Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 has hit its lowest ever price at Best Buy


Monday doesn’t have to be bad, especially when we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on the internet to make your week easier. Take the latest version of Microsoft Surface Pro 8, for example, which you can currently grab a top-of-the-line configuration at Best Buy for $1,299.99 instead of $1,599.99. This powerful tablet is equipped with an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB of RAM and 256GB of storage which can be supplemented with SD cards if you need a little extra space. The Pro 8’s 13-inch, 120Hz display also offers a 2880 x 1920 resolution but can also be paired with an external monitor, thanks to its pair of Thunderbolt 4 ports. It even has a 3.5mm audio jack if you’re still using headphones that plug into something, but keep in mind that you’ll need to purchase the removable keyboard cover and stylus separately if you want to get the most out of the Windows 11 machine. Read our review.

Microsoft Surface Pro 8

The new Surface Pro 8 is Microsoft’s biggest update in years. The excellent 2-in-1 touts Thunderbolt 4 support, a 120Hz display, a better camera and a more modern design.

Another lightweight workhorse, this particular configuration of the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 is currently discounted from its usual price of $699.99 to $549.99 at both. Amazon and best buy in its fire engine red colour. The compact 13-inch Chromebook has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage out of the box, but can be expanded with up to a terabyte of additional storage via a microSD card. While the laptop’s 10th Gen Intel Core i3 processor isn’t meant for a lot of work, it’s more than enough to run multiple apps in parallel on Google’s Chrome OS. Some other notable features include a pair of USB-C ports in addition to a 3.5mm audio jack, as well as a 1080p QLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Read our review.

The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 seen from above and on the right.  A cup sits to his left on the desk, a notebook to his right.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 (128GB/8GB RAM)

The Galaxy Chromebook 2 is Samsung’s flagship Chromebook, the one that’s cheaper and improves on its predecessor with better battery life, a packed stylus, a good QLED display and a vibrant design.

Although it usually sells for $129.99, you can currently buy the Elgato Cam Link 4K for $99.99 at Adorama. The price for this handy little dongle changes fairly regularly, but it’s close to the best price we’ve seen for the device in recent months. It may look like it’s only available at full price, but don’t panic, as the discount will apply as soon as you view the item in your cart. If you’re unfamiliar with Elgato’s Cam Link 4K, the gadget lets you convert just about any conventional DSLR, mirrorless, or action camera into a webcam for streaming, giving you video quality that is hard to match.

Elgato Cam Link 4K

The Elgato Cam Link 4K lets you convert your DSLR, mirrorless or action camera into a webcam for your computer.

If you’re looking to buy a second DualSense controller for your PlayStation 5, you can currently save $10 at checkout at Adorama if you opt for the standard white colorway. The DualSense controller in white or black usually costs $69.99, but the device the current discount at Adorama brings the price down to $59.99, easily one of the best controller prices to date. The DualSense builds on the excellent design of Sony’s DualShock controller by adding adaptive voltage and vibration to each trigger, giving you more precise haptic feedback. Note that the price will appear unchanged until you put the accessory in your cart, so don’t worry if it appears at full price on the landing page.

Sony DualSense Controller

Sony’s DualSense controller is designed for the PS5, using adaptive triggers, a built-in microphone, and haptic feedback technologies.

Only available for its full price of $84.99 on Amazon, the latest iteration of the Echo Show 5 is currently reduced to $44.99 at Best Buy. The ubiquitous 5-inch smart display is hardly a revelation over its previous model, but its list of features still makes it the standard for screen-based smart hubs. The compact touchscreen is small enough to fit on your bedside table and comes with a surprisingly powerful speaker. It’s also capable of streaming video and displaying a variety of customizable updates, including calendar alerts and weather forecasts, and is compatible with Amazon’s full suite of Alex features. And while you can technically use it for video calls thanks to its 2MP camera, the hub’s paltry camera and limited video calling options are definitely shortcomings. Read our review.

Amazon Echo Show 5 (2021, second generation)

Amazon’s Echo Show 5 is an ideal smart display for a bedside table. You can set alarms with Alexa using your voice, play music, control smart displays, get weather reports, and more. When the alarm goes off, just press the top of the Echo Show 5 to snooze it.

A few more…

  • This month’s free game on the Epic Games Store is now live. The neon nightmare of a pinball game, Demon’s Tilt, is a frenetic pinball game with hellish sensibilities that you can currently grab for free.
  • The Liberty Air 2 Pro, Anker’s latest generation wireless headphones, are currently on sale in their blue colorway at Best Buy. Normally $129.99, you can buy these noise canceling headphones right now for $69.99. Read our review.
  • Monoprice is a supplier you’re probably familiar with from their wide selection of charging cables, but did you know they also make gaming monitors? Until April 10, Monoprice is running a sitewide sale that knocks $10 off a purchase of $50 or more (use promo code GREAT at checkout) or $50 off purchase over $250 (use promo code ALL SITE at the register).
  • Need to tie a few knots? Therabody’s Theragun Prime is on sale at Best Buy and Amazon for only $249.99, $50 off the regular price of the Powerful Personal Massager.

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