Deals: Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 $330, Powerbeats Pro $150, Anker accessories from $13, more

Today’s best deals include the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 from $300, Powerbeats Pro at an all-time low, and Anker’s Cyber Week promotion starts at $13. Head below for all that and more in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 lineup beats Black Friday

Amazon is currently offering the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 45mm for $330. Typically fetching $430, today’s offer saves you $100, beats our previous mention from Black Friday by $29, and marks a new all-time low. The 41mm version is also on sale for $300, down from $400 and marking a new all-time low, as well.

Samsung’s latest wearable delivers a circular OLED display in either 41mm or 45mm sizes complete with a rotating bezel. On top of the usual fitness tracking features you’d expect, there’s also heart rate monitoring as well as SPO2, VO2 max, and even ECG functionality that’s on the way. 

Powerbeats Pro drop to all-time low price at $150

Amazon offers Apple’s Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Headphones in Lava Red for $150. That’s down $100 from the regular going rate and a new all-time low at Amazon. For comparison, we saw these popular earbuds trend between $160 and $170 during Black Friday, depending on the color.

Powerbeats Pro delivers some of the latest technology on the audio side from Apple, offering up to 24 hours of playback and a totally wireless design made for workouts. Apple’s H1 chip makes it easy to quickly pair and enjoy longer range and features like Hey Siri

Anker Cyber Week sale start at $13

Amazon has kicked off Anker’s Cyber Monday week sale with deals on stocking stuffers, iPhone and Android essentials, and more. Free shipping is available with a Prime membership or in orders over $25. Our top pick is the Anker Soundcore 2 Bluetooth Speaker for $30. That’s down from the usual $40 price tag and the second-best price we’ve tracked all-time.

Notable features here include up to 24 hours of playback on a full charge alongside IPX7 protection from rain, dust, snow, and more. This is a great stocking stuffer idea for parents or grandparents looking to enjoy wireless playback for the first time.

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Black Friday is finally here and so are its many sales on tech — from laptops to Apple’s AirPods Pro — and across major retailers, including Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, Adorama and many more. Common among many deals are Apple products, from the aforementioned AirPods to MacBook Pros and Apple Watch models. Even Apple is holding a specific four-day sale, during which it’s offering shoppers up to $150 in gift cards with the purchase of select Apple products.

To help give you an idea of all the best Apple deals right now across retailers, we compiled outstanding options below, followed by where you can find swaths of sales on Apple products both newly released and previous models.

Best Apple Watch Black Friday deals

1. Apple Watch Series 6 GPS

Rating: 4.6-star average rating, more than 75 reviews

According to price comparison site camelcamelcamel, this is the lowest price the Apple Watch series 6 has ever been listed. One of several major upgrades to the Apple Watch is a new tool to measure blood oxygen levels and an improved tool for measuring sleep as well as a hand-washing countdown timer. Apple also claims the new Apple Watch 6 charges faster than its predecessor by nearly 40 percent.

Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm)



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  • Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm) $329.98 at Amazon
  • Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm) $379.00 at Best Buy
  • Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm) $329.98 at Walmart

There are also various sales across retailers for different Apple Watch models. These aren’t necessarily the best deals on iPads at any given moment as each sale carries multiple discounts, but this will give you an idea of what’s on offer at major retailers.

Best MacBook Black Friday deals

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2. MacBook Pro

  • Rating: 4.7-star average rating, more than 2,690 reviews

This new 16-inch MacBook Pro is currently $20 shy of the lowest price since 2019, according to camelcamelcamel. Beyond its 16-inch retina screen and navigation touch bar, the new MacBook Pro is powered by Apple’s M1 chip. The brand claims it replaces multiple chips to help improve your new laptop’s overall performance and power efficiency.

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  • Apple MacBook Pro $2099.00 at Amazon
  • Apple MacBook Pro $2,399.00 at Apple
  • Apple MacBook Pro $2099.00 at B&H Photo

There are also various sales across retailers for different Apple MacBook models. These aren’t necessarily the best deals on MacBooks at any given moment as each

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Global Beauty Drinks Market (2020 to 2024) – Featuring Bode Pro, Bottled Science and Kino Biotech Among Others

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 27, 2020–

The “Global Beauty Drinks Market 2020-2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The beauty drinks market is poised to grow by $161.17 million during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 3% during the forecast period.

The report on the beauty drinks market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the growing prevalence of premature aging and growth in online retailing.

The beauty drinks market analysis includes product segment and geographic landscape. This study identifies the increasing frequency of new product launches as one of the prime reasons driving the beauty drinks market growth during the next few years.

This report presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters.

Companies Mentioned

  • Bode Pro Inc.
  • Bottled Science Ltd.
  • Feed Your Skin JV SL
  • Hangzhou Nutrition Biotechnology Co. Ltd.
  • Kino Biotech Co. Ltd.
  • Lacka Foods Ltd.
  • Sappe Public Co. Ltd.
  • Shiseido Co. Ltd.
  • Skinside (Switzerland) AG
  • Vital Proteins LLC

The beauty drinks market covers the following areas:

  • Beauty drinks market sizing
  • Beauty drinks market forecast
  • Beauty drinks market industry analysis

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.

This report presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters such as profit, pricing, competition, and promotions. It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers. The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research – both primary and secondary. This market research report provides a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast accurate market growth.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Market Landscape

  • Market ecosystem
  • Value chain analysis

3. Market Sizing

  • Market definition
  • Market segment analysis
  • Market size 2019
  • Market outlook: Forecast for 2019 – 2024

4. Five Forces Analysis

  • Five forces summary
  • Bargaining power of buyers
  • Bargaining power of suppliers
  • Threat of new entrants
  • Threat of substitutes
  • Threat of rivalry
  • Market condition

5. Market Segmentation by Product

  • Market segments
  • Comparison by Product
  • Collagen protein – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Vitamins and minerals – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Fruit extracts – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Others – Market size and forecast 2019-2024
  • Market opportunity by Product

6. Market Segmentation by Distribution channel

  • Market segments
  • Comparison by Distribution channel
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Best Black Friday 2020 deals: Oculus Quest 2, iPhone 12, AirPods Pro, Xbox gift card and more

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Black Friday 2020 is upon us, with countless Black Friday deals available now from Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and pretty much every store that sells things. One exciting today-only, while-supplies-last addition to the lineup: The super-hot Oculus Quest 2 VR headset. It’s not discounted, but there’s a gift card in it for you. See below.

As you might expect, many of the best deals are selling out quickly, while others won’t ship for a week or two. In the case of Best Buy’s iPad sale (including the iPad 10.2 for $280), you’ll need to find a local store that has them in stock. In better news, while the famed $169 AirPods Pro are sold out at Walmart, Amazon has the AirPods Pro for $170. They’re currently listed as “temporarily out of stock,” but you can purchase them at that price and get delivery once stock is replenished.

Read more: Black Friday 2020 ad scans

We’ve been sifting through these and other sales to find the cream of the crop, which we’ve gathered below. Note that a few of the previously “expired” deals we kept at the bottom have resurfaced, which is why we recommend keeping this post bookmarked and checking it often for updates.

Best Black Friday deals available now

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Visible, which runs on Verizon’s network, is sweetening its iPhone 12 deals: When you buy an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max, you’ll get a free pair of AirPods Pro. Those are worth $249 (though as you’ll see below, they’re currently on sale for $170).

What’s more, although the phones themselves are priced a few dollars higher than what Apple charges, you get a fairly substantial rebate (in the form of a prepaid Mastercard): $100 for the Mini, $150 for the iPhone 12 and Pro, $200 for the Pro Max.

Meanwhile, Visible charges a flat rate of $40 a month for unlimited service, or you can take advantage of their Party Pay option for rates as low as $25.

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The new Oculus VR headset is among my favorite products of 2020. Deals are all but impossible to come by; just finding it in stock is a challenge. So if you’re thinking of getting one, don’t miss this Newegg offer, which includes a $15 gift card (delivered electronically after your purchase).

How great is the Quest 2? CNET’s Scott Stein thinks you should skip buying a new Xbox or PlayStation and get this instead. To learn more, read his Oculus Quest 2 review.

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Pretty straightforward: Add this $100 gift card to your cart, apply promo code 23BKFCYMB63, check out for $88. (Note that you need a Newegg account in order to use this or any other code.) The card is delivered electronically.

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Deals: OnePlus 8T $629, AirPods Pro are $190, Anker accessories, more

Today’s best deals include the OnePlus 8T at $629, AirPods Pro $190, Anker accessories, and more. Head below for all of that in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

OnePlus 8T with four cameras is down to $629

Today only, B&H offers the OnePlus 8T 256GB Unlocked Android Smartphone for $629. As a comparison, it typically fetches $749 at retailers like Amazon, and this is just the second discount we’ve tracked. The OnePlus 8T delivers a 6.55-inch AMOLED display that’s backed by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset. Other notable features here include the quad-camera backside array, which includes 48, 12, 5, and 16MP lenses. This model is Dual-SIM compatible and is made for GSM + CDMA/4G LTE networks here in the United States.

AirPods Pro offer ‘Hey Siri,’ stellar ANC, more

Woot offers Apple’s AirPods Pro for $190. As a comparison, these wireless in-ears typically sell for $249. Today’s deal is $5 less than our previous mention. We are expecting to see these earbuds fall to around $170 during Black Friday.

Apple’s AirPods Pro arrives with Active Noise Cancellation, Hey Siri support, and up to 24 hours of battery life on a single charge. Not to mention, they are sweat- and water-resistant, so you can enjoy them during workouts and more. 

Anker sale offers accessories for Android

A fresh batch of Anker deals has cropped up at Amazon today highlighted by the 2-in-1 PowerWave+ Pad for smartphones and Apple Watch at $35. This is the model that includes a power block and charging cable with purchase. Regularly $50, today’s deal is the second-best offer we’ve tracked on this bundle. The built-in Qi pad offers 7.5W of power, but you will need to provide an Apple Watch charging puck. Ships with a wall power block and microUSB cable. 

Samsung’s 11-inch Chromebook 4 is $199

Walmart is currently offering the Samsung 11-inch Chromebook 4 1.1GHz/4GB/32GB for $199. Typically fetching $230, like you’ll find at B&H right now, today’s offer is matching our previous mention for the all-time low. With an all-metal body, Samsung’s 11-inch Chromebook 4 delivers a more durable package compared to other Chrome OS machines alongside a robust “military-grade” design. Notable features like 12.5-hour battery life, built-in Google Assistant, and USB-C charging are complemented by 4GB of RAM and 32GB of solid-state storage.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A at $199

B&H currently offers the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch 128GB Android Tablet for $199. Usually selling for $300, today’s offer saves you 33% and matches our previous mention for the all-time low. For comparison, this is also $32 less than what the 64GB model goes for. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A delivers a 10.1-inch full HD display alongside built-in Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers, up to 10-hours of battery life per charge, and more. While this model comes equipped with 128GB of storage, a microSD card slot allows for up to 512GB of expansion.

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3 Best AirPods Pro Alternatives Under $200

KEY POINTS

  • Apple’s AirPods Pro are great audio accessories, but they are expensive
  • There are many great alternatives, with some selling for prices well below the $200 mark
  • These include the Mpow X3, Bose Sport Earbuds and Amazon Echo Buds

Apple’s AirPods Pro are great audio accessories for those who are invested in the Cupertino tech giant’s ecosystem. They offer good sound quality, have great active noise canceling and transparency features and are perfect for those who use multiple iDevices such as iPhones, iPads and MacBooks.

That said, the highly-rated AirPods Pro costs a lot. They normally sell for $250 per pair, which means not everyone can afford them. And while some outlets sell them with discounts from time to time, it’s still a fact that they are expensive and beyond the reach of the average person.

Thankfully, Apple is not the only company making great-sounding wireless earbuds. Some AirPods pro alternatives offer great audio quality, provide excellent noise cancellation, or at least noise reduction features, and come in different colors.

Here are some of the best wireless earbuds that sell for less than $200 a pair.

Amazon Echo Buds

Amazon jumped into the wireless earbuds market with the Echo Buds, a cheap pair of in-ear headphones equipped with Alexa. These are currently being sold for $130 via Amazon.

These buds do not offer noise cancellation, but they do feature Bose’s noise reduction technologies. This means users will get to enjoy the same level of quiet and focus on music without having to pay the amount Bose’s headphones normally cost.

Bose Sport Earbuds

Speaking of Bose, the famed audio company also has an affordable but formidable pair of wireless earbuds under $200 – the new Sport Earbuds. This device does not have active noise cancellation, but it offers Bose’s signature audio, which means users will still be able to listen to great-sounding music anyway.

Bose designed the Sport Earbuds to stay in place so that wearers won’t have to worry about them falling off while running or jogging. They are available via Bose’s website for $179.95.

Mpow X3

Those looking for noise cancellation but can’t afford the AirPods Pro or even the Echo Buds can get these earbuds instead, CNet noted. They look like the AirPods Pro (but in black), offer good sound output, have active noise cancellation and retail for only $60 via Amazon.

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Apple AirPods Pro are the ideal luxe tech Christmas gift

Apple’s AirPods Pro are one of those gadgets that people may be hesitant to splash the cash on themselves, but would love to receive, making them the perfect Christmas present. The in-ear earphones are Apple’s latest and are designed to make music, podcasts and phone calls clearer thanks to noise-cancelling tech, (which you don’t get with the basic AirPods).



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The gadgets include the company’s H1 chip, enabling low audio processing latency and real-noise cancellation, which basically means music sounds better. They have a new shape too, designed for comfort, fit and stability. 

Just like the standard AirPods, they can be charged wirelessly and offer 4.5-hours of listening time on a single charge, or 1-hour on just 5 mins of charging, making them brilliant for the super busy people we all know. If that’s not enough, you can also have them engraved free of charge, for a personal and thoughtful gift.

Who’s it for?

Busy workers: Workers who commute on public transport (in normal times) and those who work from home would love a pair of AirPods Pro. The noise-cancelling feature would be handy in a busy office, or when trying to block out family sounds when they are trying to focus on a task for work. The gadget’s voice controls would be useful too. 

Runners: The ability to switch between the noise-cancelling mode and transparency mode is really useful for anyone who runs or exercises outside, as they will be able to choose to hear traffic when crossing a busy road, for example, while the customisable fit of the AirPods will keep them happy too by not falling out every five minutes!

Music lovers: Anyone who is into their music in a big way is always on the hunt for the beat speakers or headphones to do their favourite tunes justice. The AirPod Pro’s active noise cancelling tech promises to give music more depth and block out annoying noises from the outside world.

Age range:

There’s no official age range for the Apple AirPods Pro, but at almost £250 they are probably a gift for grownups who will look after them well!

What makes it the perfect gift?

Clearer sound: The big difference between Apple’s popular AirPods and the AirPods Pro is noise cancellation technology for clearer sound. These are in fact the only in-ear headphones with active noise cancellation that adapts to the geometry of the ear 200 times a second. They work by using an outward-facing microphone to detect external sound, which they counter with equal anti-noise, cancelling annoying disruptions for clearer music, a more relaxing workout or a more focused workday.

Customisable fit: For any fitness fanatic, the fit of wireless headphones is upper important, because there’s nothing more annoying than them continually falling out during a workout. The Airpods Pro model comes with three sizes of soft silicone tips so users can pick the best one for their ears. The tips form a seal on the ear, keeping

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Herminia Hall, a women’s pro football player, is tight ends coach at Fullerton High

COVID-19 delayed Herminia Hall’s plans to play in a women’s professional football league, but it also presented her with a new opportunity — to be a high school football assistant coach.

Hall, a 45-year-old Narbonne grad, has become the tight ends coach at Fullerton High under Richard Salazar while she waits to join the Los Angeles Fames of the Women’s Football League Assn. She plays offensive guard.

Hall has been an instructional aide at Fullerton since 2007. She decided to ask Salazar if he needed help with the football team. He agreed.

“I love it,” Hall said. “The players have been very positive, very accepting. They accept everything I say. They work hard. There’s been no ‘I’m not going to listen to her, she’s a girl.’ It’s been a positive experience. They see me as a coach.”

Hall is supposed to begin her professional playing season at some point next year, but she’s also trying to coach for as long as she can.

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Save $100 on a OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro with a free gift

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Black Friday is usually a time of buying gifts for others, but it’s always nice to get a little something back. That’s the idea behind the latest OnePlus deal — $100 off plus a free gift just for you. There’s never been a better time to upgrade to the OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro, but you’ll have to act fast to get the version you want.

If you choose to go Pro, you’re getting the very best that OnePlus has to offer. From the 5G-ready Snapdragon 865 processor to the incredibly smooth 120Hz display, it’s not hard to see why the OnePlus 8 Pro swept our Best of Android awards.

As for color options, you can grab either the Onyx Black or Ultramarine Blue version right now. Both include a powerful 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, so you should never hurt for power. The massive 6.78-inch AMOLED display is the finishing touch, and four rear cameras should have you snapping away all day.

Don’t miss: Everything you need to know about the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro

This special deal drops the flagship beast down to just $799 right now, but we haven’t mentioned your free gift. Right now, OnePlus is including a new pair of OnePlus Buds in white with each OnePlus 8 Pro purchased. Learn more and secure yours below:

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On the other hand, you can go for the budget-friendly approach and nab the OnePlus 8 instead. It’s not quite as polished or as fast, but it’s still a worthy device. The screen swaps 120Hz for 90Hz, and the 6.55-inch display is a bit more pocket-friendly.

You can even choose between the 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage version or the larger 12GB and 256GB version of the OnePlus 8. If you go small, you’ll get the sleek Glacial Green version of the phone. Although, the larger version sports the eye-catching Interstellar Glow finish instead.

Your storage configuration also plays an important role in the price you pay. If you opt for the smaller device, OnePlus will knock your price down to $599 right now. The more capable version with extra RAM and storage costs slightly more at $699. As for your free gift, you’ll get to keep your device safe with a limited edition Andre protective case in one of two unique designs.

Grab yours right here:

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Pro Football Player Daryl Worley’s Backyard Pandemic Wedding

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Daryl Worley and Sierra Simmons held their backyard pandemic wedding in New Jersey then headed to Philly for their mini-moon. Photography by Ryan Eda Photography

The elopements and micr0-weddings of this year have taken many forms, as couples throughout the Philly region find a way to still get married in their unique way. There have been simple but floral-filled rooftop elopements, living-room “I do’s” and socially distanced picnic soirees. Then there’s this backyard pandemic wedding, during which pro football player Daryl Worley and bride Sierra Simmons donned chic styles to say “I do,” then took a ride to Philly for an ultra-glam post-party photo sesh. Take a peek at their luxe looks, captured by Ryan Eda Photography, below.

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For Philly natives Sierra Simmons and Daryl Worley, it all began in 2013, during their senior year in high school. They connected via a Twitter hashtag for West Virginia University, through which they realized they were from the same area and planning to attend the same college. But, like many couples, they also discovered they’d been running in nearby circles for years: They both attended the same sleep-away camps as pre-teens, and Daryl, now a cornerback with the Buffalo Bills, attended a few high school football games when Sierra was cheerleading. They started dating freshmen year of college and have been inseparable ever since.

Daryl proposed five years later at their son, Kaiden’s, first birthday party, held in their backyard with friends and family. Daryl handed Kaiden to Sierra to sing happy birthday, and that’s when she spotted her son’s shirt. It read, “Mommy, will you marry Daddy?” When Sierra turned to look at Daryl, he was down on one knee. “I was so nervous I couldn’t even talk,” he says. “All I could do was smile.”

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They set their wedding for June 19th, 2020, at the Ballroom at the Ben, with 180 guests, but decided to postpone a month beforehand due to the pandemic and on the strong recommendation of their venue. “We were heartbroken that we couldn’t celebrate our Big Day surrounded by friends and family the way we wanted.” Sierra reached out to planner Mandy Rainstein of Events by Rainstein Design, who informed their vendors. The bride-to-be also ordered postponement cards from Chick Invitations to inform guests; they read, “Let’s try this again,” with other details about their decision. (The couple hopes to hold their future celebration February 28th, 2021, at the same venue with the same vendors.)

RELATED: A Guide to Philadelphia Weddings During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Through all of this, they realized they didn’t want to push their “I do’s” back any longer — the party could wait, but their love couldn’t. So, they planned for an elopement on their original date in their Swedesboro, New Jersey, backyard — already a special place

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