Wednesday’s best tech deals: Stave off the winter blues with the Philip’s full spectrum light

    Happy Wednesday!

    I apologize for not getting out the deals listing yesterday as I had some bad salmon the night before.

    With daylight savings ending and winter on the horizon, we are destined for shorter day light. With the technology available from Philips and its Sunrise light on sale, you can wake up to light just like you would with the sun. You can program it to keep your normal schedule with a bright yellow light to wake you up. An even more important light is the GoLITE Blue from Philips.

    The winter blues is a real thing with people suffering from depression and a lack of energy due to the reduction in natural full spectrum light. Studies have shown the winter blues cause a downturn of your mood, increase in irritability, apathy, less energy, fatigue, boredom, over-eating and more.

    If you want to fix your home networking problems, the SecurFi Almond gigabit WiFi router is on sale for $60 off. With this system, you can expand on it to make a huge wireless mesh network, and even connect smart devices like smart plugs and sensors. It’s a great deal at this price considering it just came out a month ago.

    Check out the deals below.

    Featured deals of the day

    Philips GoLITE BLU Energy Light, Rechargeable – $99.99 at Amazon, save $50

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    • Clinically proven to increase energy levels and mood, helps to stay sharp
    • As effective as 10,000 lux white light
    • Fights energy dips, fatigue and winter blues, results in just 20-30 min/day, use while reading, working
    • Has a similar effect on well-being as a sunny blue sky, controls glare for ultimate eye comfort
    • Rechargeable battery and cord for use anywhere, 5 light intensity settings, travel lock

    Philips Wake-Up Light with Sunrise Simulation, White – $48.99 at Amazon

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    • Wake-up naturally and improve your ability to function in the morning
    • Only Philips Wake-up Lights are clinically proven to work
    • Bright yellow sunrise simulation wakes you up gradually with natural light
    • Includes a tap-to-snooze alarm clock and a beep function to ensure you wake up on time
    • Use as a bedside lamp with 10 brightness settings

    Bluesmart One – Smart Luggage – $403.99 at Amazon, save $45

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    • Charge & Track – Battery with 2 USB charging ports can charge your devices up to six times over. 3G + GPS tracking lets you locate your suitcase anywhere the world.
    • Weigh – Built-in scale in the suitcase’s handle allows you to weigh it through the app.
    • Lock – Remote digital lock means you can lock/unlock the suitcase using your phone.
    • Compact & Durable – Designed to meet international carry-on requirements, ideal for 2-3 day trips. Water-resistant polycarbonate exterior designed to withstand extensive travel.

    Securifi Almond+ Long Range Touchscreen Wireless Dual Band AC Gigabit Wi-Fi Router – $139.99 at Amazon, save $60

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    • AMAZINGLY SIMPLE TOUCHSCREEN SETUP that doesn’t require a PC or Mac or Web browser
    • LONG RANGE DUAL BAND Wi-Fi using Powerful Amplifiers. Get Notifications when unknown/known devices join the network
    • REMOTELY ACCESS ROUTER and connected sensors using the free Almond iOS and Android apps; INTEGRATED SUPPORT for Phillips Hue, Nest and Amazon Echo. Supports all the ISP’s modem/router
    • MULTI PURPOSE: Use as primary Router or Range Extender or Access Point or Wireless Bridge – No built-in DSL modem

    Starry Station – Touchscreen WiFi Router- $269.99 at Amazon, save $30

    iOrange-E 6Ft USB C to USB Reversible Braided Cable – $4.99 at Amazon with discount code U8A23ABG (extended sale through 11/06)

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    While we are on the topic of the Pixels, you might as well grab a few new USB C cables from i-Orange. The 6ft braided cable from iOrange is one of the most durable you can get with its nylon wrapping, and it even lights up on the end to let you know you’re charging your smartphone. iOrange is a confirmed safe brand by Amazon and I use them on all of my devices. I love the metal connectors and braided cable that never wear down like their plastic counterparts.

    Vantrue X2 Dash Cam – 2.5K (2560x1440P +HDR) Super HD 2.7″ LCD Car DVR Dashboard Camera Video Recorder with F1.8 170° Wide Viewing Angle – $149.99 at Amazon with discount code SLAPVANT

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    • Utilizes the newest Ambarella A12 CPU, super HD 2560*1440 at 30 fps+HDR provides great sharp video quality and super night vision. Support quick snapshot in 16M pixels allowing still images to be taken to capture close-up collision damage.
    • High optical performance of full 6 glass lens with wide aperture of F/1.8, 2.7 Inch high resolution LCD, 170 Degree high-resolution ultra wide-angle lens, presents a widest field of view!

    Spigen Pixel and Pixel XL cases – all on sale at Amazon

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    We love our Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones here at AndroidGuys. Most of us think, in our early impressions, that they are the best two Androids you can get. The only problem is their massive prices which start at $649. Regardless, it still is ridiculously fast, has the coolest launcher, and has one of the best cameras in a smartphone.

    You need to protect your investment with a case. Right now, Spigen has a sale on most of its premium cases at Amazon.

    Google Pixel XL Screen Protector[5.5″], Yootech  [2-Pack] – $7.85 at Amazon 

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    • NOTE: Yootech Google Pixel XL Tempered Glass Screen Protector is intentionally little smaller than the actual screen due to the curved-edge design of the Google Pixel XL. This design is to prevent the protector from overlaying these curved edges which can lead to unwanted bubbling and peeling up around the edges.
    • 99.99% HD Clarity and Maintains the Original Touch Experience.
    • Made from the Highest Quality Tempered-Glass with 9H Super Tough protects From scratches to high impact drops.9H Strong Hardness Anti Scratch: three times stronger than a regular screen protector film.

    Android Smartphone deals

    Buy a Galaxy device and get a FREE Gear VR (SM-R322) with purchase (10/31 – 11/12 only!) Plus free shipping! – Samsung.com

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    Honor 8 Unlocked Phone 32GB, Midnight Black- GSM- (US Warranty) – $349.99 at Amazon(save $50)

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    • Innovative bionic 12MP dual lenses allow you to capture crisper, more detailed photos
    • Wide aperture mode allows you to redefine the focus even after the photo has been taken
    • Secure fingerprint access that can unlock your Honor 8 as fast as 0.4 seconds
    • Smart Power 4.0: 1.77 day battery life for normal usage and fast-charging technology to reach 50% charge in just 30 minutes
    • Powered by an octa-core CPU at 4×2.3GHz and 4×1.8GHz built on 16nm architecture, along with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM to enable seamless multitasking

    DE GIGASET ME PRO (for our European readers) –  €199.99 at eFOX with discount code VDPR10Y

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    • 5.5 inch 2.5D In-cell Gorilla Glass screen, 1920 * 1080 pixels
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 1.8GHz Octa Core
    • Supports bone conduction technology, surface conduction, holeless receivers
    • Supports Touch ID
    • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM, Supports TF card up to 128GB
    • 20 MP OIS main camera + 8 MP front camera
    • Gigaset UI (based on Android 5.1)
    • 4000mAh battery, support Qualcomm quick recharge
    • Supports USB Type C, HiFi chipset, Dirac HD sound, IR control, UV sensor, Pedometer, Heart rate sensor, Dual Band WiFi (2.4G and 5G), etc.
    • Dual SIM: NANO SIM + NANO SIM / TF card (One Other SIM slot Can be used in combination with One NANO SIM card or One TF card)
    • Network: GSM 850/900/1800 / 1900MHz, WCDMA 850/900/1900 / 2100MHz, FDD-LTE B1 / B3 / B7 / B20, Supports 2G & 3G & 4G LTE Network

    Audio

    Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones – $79.99 at Amazon, $79.99 at Target and Best Buy

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    • Signal plus for skip-free music outdoors – use your music device anywhere on your body
    • 8 hour super-capacity battery HD
    • Patented secure-fit enhanced comfort sport ear fins
    • Includes comply premium sport foam ear tips.

    J&L Portable Water-Resistant Bluetooth 3.0 Speaker – $9.00 at Amazon with discount code YW3HAN9F (save $11)

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    • ENHANCED BASS CSR 3.0 Bluetooth chipset, 3W powerful driver and enhanced bass resonator offer excellent performance of crystal clear and incredible stereo sound.
    • PORTABLE & COMPACT Small size with hang wire. Advance energy saving technology and rechargeable battery for up to 6 hours of playtime, so much better for travel & hiking, easy to fit in your backpack, baggage.

    Wearables

     

    Fossil Q Founder Silver Smartwatch Android Wear – $204.99 at Amazon

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    Have you been waiting to try a smartwatch that doesn’t actually look like a smartwatch? Fossil has always been a watch maker and finally got into the Android scene last year with the Founder and it’s now on sale for just $192.50. It doesn’t look like a toy or a gadget, it simply looks like a watch. The Founder runs full Android Wear which means you will also get notifications from your smartphones, activity tracking, wireless charging and syncing, and customizable watch faces in addition to a whole host of other features. If you prefer the all metal look, or prefer metal over leather for its durability, you can also grab the other designs on sale too.

    Chargers and other mobile accessories

    QardioArm Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor – $79.99 at Amazon (save $20)

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    Did you know cases of Stroke spike right after Thanksgiving? The average Thanksgiving meal is roughly 3,000 calories containing 230g of fat, according to the American Council on Exercise. Pair that with alcohol, and your body is under a whole lot of stress.

    High blood pressure, or hypertension, is called the “silent killer” because there are usually no symptoms to show the underlying problems. Hypertension can be avoided and treated rather easily these days, so take control of your health. Don’t wait to end up in the hospital or worse on your death bed. Grab a Qardio Arm to monitor your blood pressure through the connected Android and iOS apps, and even share the data with your medical professionals.

    The Qardio Arm is unique because it can even detect irregular heartbeats. $20 off at $79.99, this is an investment you shouldn’t overlook.

    Cymas Full HD 1080P 2.0 Inch Sports Action Camera with 16 Accessories – $45.99 at Amazon with discount code YS2253WL 
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    • 2.0-inch HD Display: Built-in 2.0 inches high-definition screen, 170 degrees super wide-angle fisheye, 6 layers of glass lens, make your photos sharper, clearer and less distorted.
    • Durable and Waterproof Case: If you are a fan of water sports, this action camera is just what you need. The waterproof case keeps the water away from the camera. All buttons can be operated underwater. You can easily take it snorkeling or even diving up to 30 meters!
    • High Definition Recording: With the ability to shoot high definition video in 1080p/30fps, 720p/30fps, WVGA and VGA, the camera is ready to capture your life in vivid detail. You can set up, preview and playback video on the built-in, full-color display. It’s always on the screen! Support Micro SD card up to 32GB(Micro SD card not included).

    Vantrue R2 Dash Cam 2K HD 1296P 2560×1080 2.7″ LCD 170° Wide Angle Dashboard Camera – $89.99 at Amazon with discount code OMQTFN87

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    • High Resolution: Wirecutter and DigitalTrends’ Best Dash Cam Pick. With built on Ambarella A7, Super 2K HD 2304*1296P/2560*1080P video at 30fps+WDR provides great sharp video quality and super night vision with infrared light, clearly captures the license plates cars as well as road signs during the day and night.
    • Wide-Angle Lens: 170° Wide Angle lens presents a wide field of view and splendor scenario; F2.0 Six Layer Optical Glass Lens, dust and heat proof, helps capture high quality images in bad environment.
    • Emergency Lock: G-sensor detects any impact and auto locks the important video segments to video files, so you will never miss an important moment. Also supports manually locking videos. Auto turns on and record while car engine starts.

    AXGIO Quick Charge 3.0 Car Charger Dual Port USB Fast Charger – $13.99 at Amazon with discount code EJXL5AAN

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    • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, to refuel compatible devices up to 4 times faster than conventional charging, to charge twice as fast as Quick Charge 1.0 and to be up to 38% more efficient than Quick Charge 2.0 Technology
    • Dual QC3.0 USB Ports, to charge 2 compatible devices efficiently with QC3.0 technology, or non-Quick Charge devices (support iPhone, iPad) at their full speed with automatic recognition technology, no need to find the most suitable output to charge, just plug your devices into any of the ports

    Computer related deals

    Save 21% on a Samsung Chromebook 3 11.6″ – $179.99 at Samsung (save $50)

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    Built-in security features ensure you’re protected from viruses and malware. No setup or long load times—simply log in with a Google account, and you’re in. Navigate your world with Chrome OS. Get the best of Google, Gmail, Maps, Docs and Pics, and back everything up safely in the cloud. And since your Chromebook gets free updates automatically, it will only get better.

    Pictek FPS Gaming Mouse [Fire Button][ 7200 DPI High Precision] – $10.99 at Amazon with discount code KJANOMNY 

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    • 6-LEVEL DPI ADJUSTABLE WITH 7-COLOR BACKLIGHT Red-purple 7200DPI, white 5400 DPI, blue 3200 DPI, green 2400 DPI, red 1600 DPI, yellow 800 DPI. Press and hold the DPI button for 2 seconds to turn the light off.
    • 5000,000 TIMES BUTTON-CLICK TEST: Bear up to 5 million times click with clear and crispy sound.
    • FIRE BUTTON FOR FPS GAME: Press and hold the Fire button for 3 seconds to switch modes between triple clicking and double clicking.
    • 1.8 METERS LONG BRAIDED CABLE AND ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Smooth surface bring you comfortable hands feeling without fatigue even for long-term use. The scroll wheel is wrapped with ergonomic design