Author: Amanda Reed

Summer is here, which means camping season is here. And that means it’s time to take an inventory of all the outdoor accessories you need to upgrade. One long-weekend essential should include a way to keep your gadgets running even when you’re off the grid and we’re partial to the Goal Zero Yeti 1000X Portable Power Station, a solar-compatible electric generator that is currently only $1,199 on Amazon. That’s a sunny deal, considering it usually retails for $1,499. We’ve noted a Goal Zero Yeti’s portability, durability, and fast recharge rate in our round-up of the best solar generators. We keep…

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The weather is warming up and no temperate adventure is complete without an ice-cold boozy beverage by the pool. Enter the Ninja Foodi SS201 Power Blender & Processor, on sale for $89.99—a savings of $50. Ninja, which is always in the mix of the best blenders on the market, has mastered the art of the multifunction machine. The Ninja Foodi, which retails for $140, is part of that legacy, with 3-in-1 capabilities including blending, food processing, and dough mixing—in case you’re still making bread and your sourdough starter hasn’t crossed the rainbow bridge. The variable speed control gives you customized…

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 made our list of the best laptops for college. Now, right on time for high-school grad gifts, Best Buy has the upgraded Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ on sale for $599.99. That’s a $330 discount compared to its regular price.  The Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ combines the benefits of a laptop and tablet, in case the crushing possibility of making the wrong product choice thwarts your personal purchases. A 5-megapixel, 1080p front-facing and 8-megapixel rear-facing HD camera allow for a crystal-clear presence on video calls or in online classes. Art students and creatives will appreciate the…

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