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As Trump threatens more tariffs on China, tech and manufacturers hold breath

President Donald Trump ratcheted up his ongoing trade war with China, saying if China President Xi Jinping fails to appear at the G-20 meeting later this month in Japan, he'll immediately slap an additional $300 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, which could have a big impact on the tech sector.
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Before buying an Apple Watch, check out this cheap smartwatch under $100

Not looking to spend hundreds of dollars on a smartwatch? You might want to consider this little-known but well-reviewed cheap smartwatch from Amazfit called the Bip. It's on sale on Amazon, and you can have it in one day if you're a Prime member.
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Why cars last longer than ever: The tech that keeps your car running

We’re driving more than ever, and our cars are lasting longer. How are automakers making sure our cars can keep up with our driving habits? Hint: it’s all about the tech inside. Here’s a list of the most important advancements that will keep your car running smoothly well past 200,000 miles.
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Amazon’s Father’s Day sale cuts $150 off Garmin’s Fenix 5X Sapphire smartwatch

We continue to uncover great fitness smartwatch deals across the web ahead of Father's Day, especially on some of the high-end models like the Garmin Fenix 5X Sapphire. For Dads that are fitness junkies, Garmin's top of the line smartwatch is a great choice.
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From GoPro to Lenovo, Trump tariffs would have raised prices on tech from Mexico

While the Trump Administration's efforts to place tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. have obvious consequences for American businesses and consumers, Trump's Mexico tariffs might have a much more immediate and potentially economy-killing effect.
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New dad? Here are some great Father’s Day tech deals on baby monitors and more

What to get a new father on Father's Day? It's not an easy answer. New families need everything, but much of this might have already been bought for Mom. Still, we've been able to come up with some great Father's Day gifts, all of which are under $100.
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This Samsung Galaxy Watch Father’s Day deal drops a $50 price cut

If your Dad is a Samsung fan, we have a great idea for a Father's Day gift they're sure to love: the Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch. We've also uncovered a great deal at Walmart, where for a limited time, you can snag the company's latest and greatest for $50 off retail.
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Father’s Day Smartwatch sale: Garmin, Samsung Gear, and Apple Watch deals

Father's Day is around the corner, but there's still plenty of time to pick up a new smartwatch for Dad. We've scoured the web for the best deals on smartwatches, and have found a few from Apple, Garmin, and Samsung that we wanted to share.
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Why wait for Prime Day? Amazon cuts prices on Ring Video Doorbell

Amazon's got a whole lot of great deals on refurbished Amazon devices right now, but the deal on the original Ring Video Doorbell is one you don't want to miss -- as it's the best price we've seen yet, saving you close to 40% off the original price. Better yet? Prime members save more.
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Need to beat the heat this summer? Walmart drops deal on Haier air conditioner

June is here, and so is the heat. Arguably the summer is the worst time to buy an air conditioner -- mainly because retailers know you're desperate to cool down. However once in a while, a good deal comes up, like the Haier 8,000 BTU Energy Star Window AC.
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Grab a Fire HD, Ring Doorbell, and other great devices in this Amazon sale

In the market for an Amazon device? Amazon is marking down select refurbished devices as by as much as 33%, including select Echoes, Fires, Kindles, and even the Ring Doorbell Pro. Better yet, you can save even more with a Prime membership since the discounts are stackable.
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Amazon slices Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatch prices by up to 20%

Miss our Fitbit Ionic and Versa smartwatch deal from April? While Rakuten has since sold out of its stock, Amazon has a deal on either fitness smartwatch that matches Rakuten's price, saving you up to 20%. Get to work on that summer bod (there's still time left).
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TP-Link’s Touch P5 touchscreen router is on sale at Amazon for 60% off

The process of setting up your router can be a real pain in the you-know-where, but TP-Link has come up with a nifty a solution: put a touchscreen right on the router itself. It's called the Touch P5, and this AC1900 router is currently on sale at Amazon for 60% off its usual retail price
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Amazon drops prices on Ring’s Smart Lighting with bundle saving you up to 30%

Looking to add security lights to your smart home? Ring Smart Lighting is the doorbell-making company's latest offering, turning on the lights automatically for you using your doorbell and camera. Amazon's offering up to 30% off bundle deals for these products right now.
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Amazon slices prices on select AeroGarden smart indoor gardens by up to 50%

Summer is here, and with the change in seasons come cookouts. Fresh ingredients are always best, and Amazon's cooked up some great deals on select AeroGarden smart indoor gardens of all sizes -- with discounts of up to 50%. We even found a cheap AeroGarden alternative for under $50.
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Ignore the scaremongers. 5G won’t interfere with weather satellites. Here’s why

There are fears that 5G's use of mmWave -- the spectrum required for higher bandwidth -- will interfere with weather satellites, setting back weather forecasting by decades. But given no one has yet figured out how to make it work at scale, do we really have anything to fear?

Roomba and Shark Ion robot vacuum cleaners get big price cuts for Memorial Day

Got that big Memorial Day BBQ planned out? Did you think about the clean up afterwards? Probably not. If you act quickly enough you might be able to get Roomba robot help in time for the cleanup thanks to a few good sales on robot vacuums this weekend. We've spotted deals on several well-rated models.
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Honda recalls 119,000 2019 CR-V crossovers over fears of airbag deployment

A manufacturing defect in select 2019 Honda CR-V crossovers could cause the airbag to malfunction and unexpectedly deploy, leading the automaker to recall some 137,000 vehicles worldwide, 118,598 of them in the U.S. The issue affects vehicles manufactured between Oct. 3, 2018, and April 1, 2019.
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B&H cuts the price on this 27-inch LG monitor — save up to $90, today only

B&H's DealZone sales offer deep price cuts on some quality products, but they only last for a single day. This means you'll need to act quickly to save nearly 50% on LG's 27MK430H-B 27-inch Monitor with FreeSync -- making gaming on this monitor an absolute pleasure.
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Neato Botvac D6 robot vacuum gets a big $330 price cut through Memorial Day

Neato is one of our favorite robot vacuum manufacturers besides iRobot, which has all but become the industry's standard for quality. We've just been alerted to a special sale on last year's Botvac D6 Connected model at Best Buy, saving you $330 off the retail price through 10 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday.
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Don’t trust Tesla’s new autonomous lane-changing feature, Consumer Reports warns

Consumer Reports warns that last month's Autopilot updates that enabled automatic lane changing may put you at risk of a ticket or accident. Reaction times lagged what a human could do, testers say, and the system cut others off or passed in ways that could violate the law.
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Walmart cuts prices on this Bose wireless speaker and Samsung Soundbar

Don't settle for a cheap soundbar or wireless speaker. Walmart has great sales on the Samsung HW-N550 Soundbar System and Bose SoundTouch 20 Series III wireless speaker this week. Both are great options if you're looking to upgrade the sound in your home.
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Wyze’s next ultra-affordable smart device is an $8 light bulb

Budget smart home device manufacturer Wyze has done it again, announcing Tuesday that it has begun to take orders on an $8 smart light bulb. The bulb, now available for pre-order exclusively through the app in a limited access run, ships in June.
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Want to Alexa-enable your phone landline? Amazon’s Echo Connect is now 30% off

Do you still have a landline, or have VoIP in your home? We've spotted a good deal on the Echo Connect, Amazon's phone adapter which connects your home phone to your Echo device. Normally $35, Amazon is offering the Connect for 30% off for a limited time.
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This Emerson Sensi smart thermostat is a steal with this special promo code

Smart thermostats are essential to building out your smart home, but have two things going against them: price and compatibility. Neither is an issue with the Emerson Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat, which you can grab at Newegg for $40 off with a special promo code.
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Looking for a smart speaker? Grab the first-generation Echo Show for only $90

Looking for a video-enabled Alexa device, but those high price tags scare you? If you don't mind the less sleek look of the first-generation Echo Show, then Woot's latest electronics deal is one you don't want to miss: and they're brand new, too.
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Looking for an action camera this summer? Best Buy halves price of GoPro Fusion

Looking for a great action camera? Best Buy's got a killer sale on the GoPro Fusion 360-degree action camera, a device we think is the future of 360-degree video. Normally $600, Best Buy has it on sale for half the normal price.
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AirPods deal alert: Apple’s latest wireless earphones are at their lowest price

Apple refreshed its AirPods, making a solid product even better. The newest AirPods make the case chargeable using Qi wireless charging, always-on Siri, and better Bluetooth connectivity. While they're currently out of stock on Amazon, you can order a version with wired chargin to lock in a $20 discount.
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Sale at Microsoft Store knocks 20% off Samsung SmartThings devices

Looking to make your home even smarter? Samsung SmartThings is the electronics manufacturer's smart home hub, sensor, and most recently a decent mesh Wi-Fi router system, and everything's on sale for 20% off at the Microsoft Store at the moment.
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The 2019 Audi A4 gets a noticeable face-lift, and adds hybrid power

Audi last tweaked the design of the Audi A4 a year ago, making mild changes to the exterior, but there are much larger changes on the way, both inside and out. The latest refresh gives the A4 a sportier, more aggressive appearance, and pushes the fuel economy to nearly 40 mpg.
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LIFX’s innovative and modular Tile smart light is $70 Off at the Microsoft Store

In smart lighting, there are two companies that are at the top of the heap -- Philips Hue and LIFX -- and then everyone else. While Philips Hue plays it safe, LIFX has come up with some pretty innovative smart light solutions, and one of them, the Tile, is currently on sale at the Microsoft Store.
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Save up to $130 on Anker’s Eufy security systems with promo codes on Amazon

Anker's EufyCam offers one-year battery life, excellent picture quality, and facial recognition technology that works well. Now you can save up to an additional $130 off of Amazon's sale prices through May 27 with our promo code.
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Save $10 on a Roku Streaming Stick+ and get 30 days of Sling for free

If you've been debating about cutting the cord, Walmart has a great Memorial Day deal on the 4K HDR-ready Roku Streaming Stick+, which combines a sale with a free month of Sling (a $40 value), saving you $50 altogether. The Roku Streaming Stick+ won our Editor's Choice award in that category.
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Amazon bundle sale slashes prices of Echo Show, Echo Dot, and more by up to 40%

Every so often, Amazon runs specials on its Echo speakers where buying more than one saves you money. While single speakers are at their typical price, buying multiples will trigger the savings. Hurry, however, as these sales run only for a limited time.