If, like many Americans, part of enjoying your three-day holiday weekend means doing some online shopping, today’s the last day to shop the ongoing Memorial Day sales and grab those deals before they’re gone. Amazon has bargains going year-round but its Memorial Day offerings are exceptional. With Memorial Day kicking off the summer sale season, now might be the last time we see discounts like this before July 4 and Prime Day. To help you get a leg-up, we’ve already smoked out our five favorite tech deals from the Amazon Memorial Day Sale so you don’t miss your last chance to save big before July rolls in.
— $50, was $84
Every techie knows you can never have enough storage, and gone are the days of clunky external hard drives of the sort that required their own power supply while only offering one or two terabytes of space. Modern portable HDDs like the Western Digital Elements have rewritten the book on external storage, and this one offers 1TB of room for all your goodies in a package you can fit inside your pocket. It’s cheap, too, at just $50 after the Amazon Memorial Day Sale slashes 40% off its normal $84 price.
— $60, was $90
As great as tablets are, nothing beats reading on an e-reader (except reading an actual book, perhaps). The e-ink displays are simply easier on your eyes than even the best LCD and LED screens when it comes to reading text for extended periods, and if you don’t care to pay extra for all the bells and whistles of the high-end e-readers, then Amazon’s latest Kindle gives you everything you need and nothing you don’t. This new model even comes with a front light built right in for reading in low-light conditions. It’s already pretty affordable at its usual $90 price, but for the Amazon Memorial Day Sale, you can grab this excellent ebook reader for just $60.
— $228, was $249
Despite a slew of great competition in the
— $299, was $399
Smartwatches never quite took off like many were expecting, except for one: The venerable Apple Watch. This now-iconic wearable has blazed a unique path in the tech world and gets better with every update. The Series 5 is the latest, and it’s pretty much perfect: It boasts a gorgeous always-on touch display, fantastic battery life, great performance, and a sleek and durable design. It packs a great suite of fitness- and health-tracking functions, too, for those who are looking for that. The Amazon Memorial Day Sale shaves $100 off its $399 price tag, knocking it down to $299 — the best price we’ve seen so far on Apple’s best wearable.
$750, was $999
Microsoft has been offering one of the best Windows 2-in-1 experiences money can
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