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Google’s Nest devices are up to $80 off for Verge readers today

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There have been many great deals this week, despite the fact that Memorial Day has come and gone, some of which are still available to Walmart Plus subscribers all weekend. But if you’re someone who cares more about smart home tech than the current highlights at Walmart, we’ve got an exclusive treat just for you.

Wellbots offers roadside readers up to $80 off select Google Nest devices through Sunday, June 19. This includes two great video doorbell options if you prefer using Google Assistant in your smart home setup. the long-standing Google Nest Hello – now known as the Nest doorbell (wired) – is $80 off when you use the promo code VERGE80 at checkout, bringing the excellent wired doorbell down to $149. While this model has been around since 2018 and offers a 1600 x 1200 resolution sensor with HDR, it’s also one of the few that allows 24/7 continuous recording through an additional subscription level. There’s simply no other doorbell that offers this much shooting flexibility, as well as Google Home syncing and worry-free wired operation. Read our video doorbell buying guide

Nest doorbell (wired)

The Nest Doorbell (Wired) is Google’s video doorbell for the Nest Smart Home system. It lets you see who’s at the door on your phone or a Google Assistant smart display, even when you’re not at home. Best of all, Wellbots offers roadside readers an exclusive $80 discount through June 19 when they use a promo code VERGE80 at the cash register.

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If you prefer the Google Home app or Google Assistant, another option on sale today is the battery powered Google Nest Doorbell. This model is on sale at Wellbots for $129.99 ($50 off) when you use promo code VERGE50 at checkout† You may have noticed it didn’t make the cut in our all-inclusive video doorbell buying guide, but it’s still a viable option if you need a battery-powered doorbell and can’t foresee opting for an Amazon Alexa-infused device. like the Ring Video Doorbell 4† It offers a sleek design that comes in multiple colors as well as smart features like packet detection. Keep in mind that if you plan on running it on battery power rather than hardwire it, you’ll have to pull the entire doorbell off the wall and charge it every few months. Read our review

Google Nest doorbell (battery powered)

The latest-generation Nest battery-powered video doorbell features a high form factor that comes in multiple colors: white, ivy, ash, and linen. The wireless device records a resolution of 960 x 1280 at up to 30 frames per second with HDR and night vision, and can detect people, animals, vehicles and packages. Wellbots is currently offering an exclusive $50 discount for roadside readers when they use promo code VERGE50 at the cash register.

If you want to look beyond your doorway, Google’s spotlight-equipped Nest Cam is just $199.99 ($80 off) at Wellbots when you use a promo code VERGE80† Here’s our pick for the best floodlight to use with Google Assistant, one that offers decent video quality and bright lighting that can illuminate your yard or driveway when select subjects are detected (people, animals, vehicles, and packages). Those features are added for free, but if you want 24/7 video recording, it will cost you a subscription fee. An added benefit that you unlock with the $6-per-month subscription is the Familiar Faces feature, which will notify you when someone you know approaches your home — a tool that will (hopefully) give you one less thing to worry about. about your regular postman. Read our review

Google Nest Cam with spotlight

The first lighting product from Google Nest, this floodlight camera has bright lights and a slew of controls via the Google Home app. The camera – a battery powered Google Nest Cam – attaches magnetically and via a power cable.

Now for a deal that’s less about monitoring the goings-on outside your home and more about something that should be happening inside your home: some spirited multiplayer gaming!

The recently launched Nintendo Switch Sports is currently on sale with the included leg strap on Amazon for $39.99 instead of the usual $49.99, you’ll save $10 on the physical copy of the Nintendo Switch game. If you have good memories of wii sports, you’ll feel right at home with the title’s six minigames, as this is essentially the spiritual successor to the Wii classic. It may not be the cultural touchstone Wii Sports was, but it sure is a fun way to spend time with family – especially if you have kids or young relatives. Nintendo even plans to introduce a golf minigame as free DLC later on…as if football and chambara weren’t enough. Read our review

Nintendo Switch Sports

The spiritual successor of Wii SportsNintendo Switch Sports has six minigames that use Joy-Con motion controls. Football, badminton, tennis, bowling, volleyball and chambara can be played alone, as a pair or in some cases with up to four participants. The physical copy of the game also includes a leg strap for use with soccer.

A few more Saturday advantage

  • Another smart home deal on offer elsewhere is Amazon’s three-pack of Google Nest Wifi Routers, which is currently available for $256.02 instead of $468. The mesh network kit is enough to cover a very large house, and connecting them via ethernet gives you a very strong WiFi 5 signal. Read our review
  • Totallee is discounting his Hybrid and Hybrid MagSafe Phone Cases at 50 percent until June 15. These lightweight cases — which are available for the iPhone 13 as well as the iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 — normally cost $39, but are now just $20. Just look for the hybrid models under the Clear options for each. applicable phone model.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are down to $119.99 ($80 off) on Amazon in the purple colorway. That’s one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen for the excellent noise canceling earbuds, which are the best fit for Samsung Galaxy phones. As long as you don’t mind the pop of color, these true wireless earbuds are a great buy. Read our review
  • If the Buds Pro aren’t cheap enough for you, all the more modest Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are only $94.99 ($55 off) on Amazon. These earbuds are above their weight class in terms of sound quality and noise cancellation, and they are now available in black or olive green. Read our review


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