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AmazonBasics gaming headset review: Mucho boom for your buck

This gaming headset from Amazon provides great entry-level audio for cheap.

Editor’s note: We reviewed this Amazon gaming headset on an Xbox One, but it’s also compatible with PlayStation 4. However, PlayStation users’ experiences may vary slightly due to the console difference.

For gaming accessories, the growing “AmazonBasics” line is among the best when on a budget. Backed by one of the world’s largest retailers, the range strips products down to basics, while still maintaining a  [Read More…]

Sidestep pesky airline fees with this $6 AmazonBasics luggage scale

Keep it under 50 pounds!

This AmazonBasics digital luggage scale is down to $ 6.49 on Amazon. It usually sells for $ 10 and has never dropped this low before. In fact, it hasn’t dropped from its $ 10 price since last year. This is the perfect time for it, too, if you’re planning any summer trips.

With this scale, you can see how much your bags weigh before you ever drop them on the scale at  [Read More…]

Give your Chromebook the ventilation it needs with this AmazonBasics stand for $12

Simple but effective.

The AmazonBasics ventilated laptop stand is down to $ 12.22, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen. This stand normally sells for around $ 20 and hasn’t dropped below $ 16 in more than seven months.

This laptop stand features a metal-mesh platform which draws heat away from your laptop and allows for ventilation, keeping your laptop cooler while in use. Its height is adjustable giving you a lot of viewing options, and  [Read More…]

Destroy six pieces of paper at the same time with this $24 AmazonBasics paper shredder

Shhhhrrrreeeeeddddd it up.

Right now Prime members can pick up the AmazonBasics 6-sheet paper and credit card shredder for $ 23.74, which is just over $ 6 less than it normally sells for. If you aren’t already a Prime member, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial in order to take advantage of this discount and all the other Prime benefits. The shredder can crosscut up to six sheets at the same time, and credit  [Read More…]

This $13 AmazonBasics indoor TV antenna has a 35-mile range

Catch all the local broadcasts.

The AmazonBasics 35-mile ultra thin indoor TV antenna has matched its lowest price ever with this drop to $ 12.99. It normally sells for around $ 20 and hasn’t gone below $ 15 since last September.

If you live anywhere near an urban center and have broadcast towers near you, the 35-mile range should be enough. You can use this reception map to see how it will work from your location. Whatever  [Read More…]

Prime members can get this AmazonBasics sound bar for just $63 today

A better upgrade over built-in speakers.

This AmazonBasics sound bar with a built-in subwoofer is down to $ 63.31 for Amazon Prime members. If you don’t have Prime, the price will show as $ 79.99. Although we did see it drop to about $ 62 at the end of June, this is the second best price we’ve seen.

You know what else Prime members can take advantage of? Prime Day! Amazon has officially announced the starting day as July  [Read More…]

AmazonBasics gadgets are affordable, but now you can save an extra 20%

Llllettt’s get ready for saaaavingssss!

Today’s a big day for Amazon, and this deal is just one more awesome way to celebrate the fact that Prime Day 2018 is coming (and we finally have a start date.)

AmazonBasics items are usually pretty affordable, but right now, a huge selection of AmazonBasics products are discounted by up to 20%. The categories range from household goods and everyday essentials all the way to tech and electronics. Aside from being  [Read More…]

Upgrade your TV’s built-in speakers with this $62 AmazonBasics sound bar

Better than those 3W speakers you got.

This AmazonBasics sound bar with a built-in subwoofer is down to $ 61.69. This is the lowest price ever compared to a regular street price around $ 95. Previous drops have only seen it go as low as $ 70 before.

Sound bars are a great way to step up the audio of any monitor that uses built-in speakers. Obviously, this isn’t going to be the same as a huge  [Read More…]

Watch free HD TV with this $8 25-mile AmazonBasics antenna

Watch for free.

This AmazonBasics Ultra Thin 25-mile indoor TV antenna is only $ 7.78 on Amazon. This antenna normally sells for around $ 13, and even though we’ve seen it drop to around $ 9 or so before, drops lower than $ 8 have been very rare.

Because of the limited range on this antenna, this is not going to serve you well in a rural place. You’ll get a lot more out of it if  [Read More…]

Organize your office with four AmazonBasics 20-inch zippered cable sleeves for $7

No more cords.

Good cable management is essential to a clean office space. If you want an easy way to gather all your cables together, keep them secure but flexible, and still conceal them, then you should get a four-pack of AmazonBasics 20-inch zippered cable sleeves for $ 6.54 with code 15THRIFTER15. The code works on both the black and white versions. Just a few days ago, these were going for as much as $ 14. They recently dropped  [Read More…]