Happy Independence Day! We hope you can celebrate this holiday weekend with your family and friends. Maybe stay indoors this year to distract yourself from the heat wave sweeping through the United States. If you’re outdoors, we’ve got plenty of tips for staying cool. The good news is, there’s money to be saved on some of our favorite home and outdoor products this weekend thanks to a slew of July 4th sales.
Update July 4, 2021: We’ve made one deal and added two new ones, along with verified pricing throughout.
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Check out our guides to latte and cappuccino machines and robot vacuums to make your home the perfect oasis for summer parties and stays.
That’s a lower price than what we saw on Prime Day. Having the right weight off the ground and the right grind size is important when searching for the perfect cup of coffee. This burr crusher takes care of it for you thanks to its integrated scale. Just set the grind size, choose a weight, and that’s it. It stops when it’s done.
It was initially a better deal than what we saw on Prime Day, but the price has already increased slightly. It’s still a good deal. This Oxo coffee maker (9/10, WIRED recommends) can brew up to eight cups of coffee, making it a great option for large households, and it’s super easy to use. It will brew at the right temperature for the right amount of time. Plus, if you just want to make the value of a single cup, a drip attachment is included.
The DeLonghi is a very simple machine and one of the best prices when it is do not reduced. It is very easy to clean and you get a lather wand.
That’s $ 10 less than the price at Target’s rival Prime Day sale. We haven’t tested it, and while Keurig machines aren’t our favorite way to brew coffee, there’s no denying that it’s one of the easiest methods. Make sure to take K-Cups!
It is our favorite robot vacuum cleaner for most people. It has features of more expensive vacuum cleaners, such as mapping, problem detection and virtual barriers. Plus, it has a larger than average dust bin and 180 minutes of battery life. It’s been reduced to $ 310 on Prime Day, but it’s still a solid price.
Cut out the coupon on the page to see the discount at checkout. We’ve seen this robot vacuum cleaner cost $ 100 cheaper on Amazon Prime Day, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth buying for that price. It is an excellent vacuum cleaner for households with pets. It sucks dog hair from low pile rugs and, most importantly, its cameras can dodge obstacles like animal droppings. No need to worry about coming home for animal damage spread around your house.
The D8 has a Turbo mode for particularly tough messes and an auto-recharge and resume feature when the battery dies while it’s still cleaning. We loved the old Neato D7 when we tested it, and you can get it from the Neato site for the same price right now. But the new model is probably the way to go. You can also find this offer at Bed Bath and Beyond and Lowe’s. If you buy the D8 direct from the Neato site before July 5, you can get a side brush and a four-pack of filters with your discount purchase using the promo code SUMMER21.
Apple’s latest MacBook Air (9/10, WIRED recommended) uses its own M1 chip instead of an Intel processor, and the result is excellent. It’s a really well-balanced machine, with great battery life, powerful performance, a beautiful display, and the same classic, slim design. This is the lowest price we have ever seen.
That price isn’t as low as we saw on Prime Day, but it’s still a steal on a 2020 flagship phone (8/10, WIRED recommends). The 90Hz AMOLED display is one of the best you’ll find at this price point, and it’s hard to find such a powerful Android phone for less than $ 500.
It’s not the lowest price we’ve seen on the iPad Air, but if you’re looking for Apple’s latest mid-range tablet, it’s well worth it. It has the modern design of the iPad Pro without Face ID; in fact, Touch ID is built into the power button. It is powerful and has a long battery life.
Do you want an Android tablet instead? We love the Tab S6 Lite. Performance won’t be as smooth as the more expensive slates, but they get the job done. The screen is nice as are the speakers and the battery life.
Frequently shoot videos with your iPhone? It’s an easy way to improve the quality of your microphone. It can also plug into professional DSLRs or mirrorless cameras with this adapter. Learn more in our story about the gear and tips you need to create studio-quality home videos. If you want a wireless solution, it’s more expensive, but Rode’s Wireless Go system is also on sale for $ 182 ($ 17 off).
You will likely be spending time outdoors in the next few months. We have guides on everything grilling, including gas grills, charcoal grills, portable grills, and accessories. Plus, check out our favorite bluetooth speakers if you want to DJ at your next party.
Click the coupon button to see the discount at checkout. It might not be the biggest discount, but the StormBox is our favorite budget Bluetooth speaker. It’s IPX7 rated, which means you can bring it to your pool or the beach while you’re celebrating the summer. It has 20 hours of battery life and powerful bass.
It’s nice to have a cooler on hand when you’re hosting (or going!) Backyard parties, a beach trip, or a number of events. The 16 Quart Stanley Adventure is strong, relatively light, and can hold 21 cans of your choice of beverage.
Nothing says more than summer on the grill. If you grill regularly, you should get an instant-read thermometer. This Thermapen doesn’t come cheap, but Scott Gilbertson, editor-in-chief of WIRED, says the investment is worth it. It has an automatic backlight and folds up for easy storage.
It’s senior WIRED writer Scott Gilbertson’s favorite smart hub for a grill. It is ideal for anyone who does a lot of slow cooking, smoking, or anything that requires maintaining a constant but low temperature. It has four channels, you can see different temperatures, and you don’t need to have your phone with you to see all of this information.
Click the coupon button on the page to see the full discount at checkout. Most people don’t think they need gloves for grilling, but that makes it a whole lot easier. These gloves can withstand up to 932 degrees Fahrenheit, but you should still be careful even when using your gloved hands.
If you are going for a hike this summer, trekking poles help relieve some of the strain on your legs and knees by transferring the work to your upper body. You should buy rubber end caps to hook the end and avoid dragging the poles while hiking – scars from the poles can damage the environment.
WIRED employees have used a few different versions of these bottles, and love them all, but this one has a nice pocket with a pocket to store your keys. All bottles are 15% off until July 5th, so you should be able to find something you like.
You might be a little rusty in the grooming department. Check out our guides to hair straighteners, hairdryers, and hair removal tools for all of our favorite picks.
Sephora’s summer sale runs until July 5, and our favorite Amika straightening brush is at a reduced price. It’s worth it at this price if your hair type responds well to brushes. It removes the curls from my hair but leaves it puffy, and I’ve seen others achieve flat iron-like results in less time and with less damage.
This dryer is cheap the way it is, so another $ 5 discount is fine. It works well for diffusing curls and has the best design from the 90s. However, the low setting can be too low and the high setting can cause frizz on delicate curls. A medium option would have been nice.
This tumble dryer features a quick-drying oscillating nozzle that moves quickly from side to side as you dry, mimicking the back-and-forth motion you might do with your hand.
Cut out the coupon on the page to see the discount at checkout. It’s an expensive dryer, but it automatically adjusts the heat and airflow based on humidity levels and air temperature.
This Dermaflash is on our list of the best hair removal equipment. It’s expensive and the blades are single-use only, but they remove peach fuzz and dead skin from your face without irritation.
It wouldn’t be a vacation if all of our favorite mattresses weren’t at a discount. Read our guide to all the mattresses we’ve tested to find out more. The following prices are for queen sizes.
Use promotional code July4200 to see the discount at checkout. It’s our favorite mattress. It’s quite expensive even on sale, but it’s really great for chilling out at night. This offer includes two Helix pillows for free.
Use promotional code THE 4TH OF JULY to see the discount at checkout. We’ve seen this mattress drop even more in price, but it’s affordable even if it’s not on sale. Comfort doesn’t suffer in the name of a good deal, either.