5 great deals for $50 or less

Date: 05 Apr, 2021
Get what you need for less on deals from Anker, Instant Pot, and more 

5 great deals for $50 or less

Whether you’re looking for new tech or organization solutions for your home, we always want you to get what you need for less. Today, we found five great deals for $50 or less, so you can shop guilt-free.

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Today’s deals


Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo Thermometer

$30 $55

Buy now from Amazon

Say goodbye to overcooked steak—the Lavatools Javelin Pro is in town. Our midlevel instant-read thermometer is perfect for the cooking enthusiast in your life. Fast and easy to use, the Pro offers quick reads, temperature alerts, and a handy fold-up probe (perfect for odd angles), all at a more affordable price than comparable models. Ensure your meal is cooked to perfection with our recommended pick. This deal is currently only available in red.

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iOttie Easy One Touch Wireless 2 Wireless Charging Car Mount (Dash/Windshield)

$35 $48

Buy now from Amazon

If you’re seeking a simple and safe way to display and charge your phone in the car, we recommend the iOttie Easy One Touch Wireless 2. Easy to use and adjustable, our top pick can be mounted on the dash or windshield to provide a stable and secure spot for your phone. Plus, it provides one of the quickest charges of any model we tested. You can also snag a vent- and CD slot-mounted variant right now for only $1 more.

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Yamazaki Rin Magnetic Key Rack

$15 $22

Buy now from Amazon

Declutter your home’s small entryway with the Yamazaki Rin Magnetic Key Rack, our multipurpose key rack pick. This compact, seven-inch key rack has five hooks and enough space to hold a couple days worth of mail. The Rin comes with screws and anchors for easy installation, but it also includes a magnetic back—perfect for renters or anyone who doesn’t want to drill extra holes in their walls. This deal is only available in brown.

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Anker PowerLine II USB-C to Lightning Cable (3 Feet)

$9 $13

Buy now from Amazon

Searching for a USB-C-to-Lighting cable for your Apple device? The Anker PowerLine II is a sturdy, MFi-certified option that will hold up against frequent plugging and unplugging. Plus, this 3-foot size is compact enough to fit in a pocket or purse for easy mobility. Overall, we think it’s a better buy than Apple’s own Lightning cable option and it comes with a lifetime warranty from Anker. 

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Instant Pot Duo Nova Electric Pressure Cooker (3-Quart)

$50 $80

Buy now from Macy’s

It’s not easy to get dinner on the table after a long, busy day of work. Get some meal prep help with a great instant pressure cooker like the Instant Pot Duo Nova. Essentially a variant of our top pick, this notable competition option offers a slightly more streamlined interface, a larger LCD screen, and a lid that seals automatically when closed. This 3-quart model is probably too small for a family, but it’s a perfect size for busy singles or small apartment dwellers.

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