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Rare Apple TV 4K deals, ecobee’s new SmartThermostat is $235, and Prime Day details

Rare Apple TV 4K deals, ecobee’s new SmartThermostat, and early Prime Day deals highlight today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break. Head below for more.

Apple TV 4K deals deliver markdowns to $139

Rare is an understatement when it comes to Apple TV 4K deals in 2019. If you’ve been holding out for Apple’s streaming media player, consider jumping on this deal at $139. That’s good for $40 off the regular going rate and the best we’ve seen this year. Apple TV 4K delivers access to all of your favorite streaming services and content through Apple’s stable of movies and TV shows. It can also act as a hub for your HomeKit setup, and don’t forget about Siri integration with the included remote. 

ecobee’s new SmartThermostat sees first discount

ecobee announced its latest SmartThermostat at the beginning of the month with a refreshed design and a handful of new features. Today, it’s on sale at Amazon for the first time with a $235 price tag. Regularly $249, this is a new all-time low and a great chance to grab a launch discount on the latest HomeKit thermostat out there. ecobee completely redesigned its new thermostat, now featuring a glass face and a “vivid” touch display. You’ll still be able to count on HomeKit and Siri control, along with support for Alexa, Google Assistant and other smart home mediums. Ships with a new smart sensor that’s made to track temperatures throughout your home.

Amazon announces Prime Day 2019, launches early deals

Prime Day 2019 is just a few weeks away and today Amazon officially announced its plans for the biggest shopping event of the summer. While July 15th and 16th will serve as the actual Prime Days, Amazon is already rolling out early deals over the coming weeks. Check out all of our coverage for the latest on how-to prepare and make the most of Amazon’s two-day shopping event.

Aukey’s USB-C Hubs drop to new lows: 7-in-1 $35 or 8-in-1 $48 (Up to 30% off)

Save up to 30% on Aukey USB-C Hubs from $35

Aukey’s Amazon storefront offers its 7-in-1 USB-C Hub with Power Delivery for $35. That’s good for a $15 discount, is the first notable price drop we’ve seen and a new all-time low. Aukey’s hub features a compact design as well as seven inputs to give your Mac all of the I/O options right might be missing out on. That includes dual USB 3.0 as well as HDMI, plus SD and microSD card readers. Finally, two USB-C port rounds out selection of ports, one of which offers 100W power passthrough capabilities to charge your Mac. There’s also an 8-in-1 hub on sale for $48.

Add August’s 3rd Generation Door Lock to your door for $105

Amazon is offering the August 3rd Generation Smart Lock for $105. Matched at Walmart. That’s up to $45 off the some retailers are charging, $15 off of recent Amazon pricing, and is one of the lowest offers we have tracked. If you have yet to upgrade to a smart door lock, Augus is a fairly inexpensive way to go. You can control it using the August app and can purchase August Connect at anytime in the future to bring remote locking functionality into the mix. You’ll also gain integration with Alexa, Assistant, Airbnb, and more.

9to5Mac Deal of the Month: Get 15% off the Slope stand for iPhone and iPad from Wiplabs w/ code 9to5mac2019

Featured in the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) Design Stores, Slope is the ultimate iPhone/iPad stand featuring a beautiful patented design made from the same brushed and anodized finish as an iMac or MacBook. It utilizes a unique suction technology with thousands of microscopic air pockets that grip your device snuggly at the perfect viewing angle. Available in two sizes for both smartphones and tablets.

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