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Best tech deals on smart home devices for Dads and Grads

Check out the deals we have found on the essential smart devices every smart home should have this spring.

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As the weather gets warmer each spring and we spend more time outside, there is no better time to add to or upgrade your smart home devices. GearBrain has compiled some of the best deals on essential smart devices to help you save money, protect the environment, and enhance your health. (Note: We will update this article throughout the season to provide the most up-to-date deals available—last updated 5.29.2024.)

IRobot Dads and Grads Deals

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As spring cleaning ends and holidays like Father's Day approach, we are excited to bring you iRobot’s Dads and Grads Deals. Known for leading the consumer robot market, iRobot’s deals are an opportunity not to be missed—particularly with allergens beginning to creep into homes this season! Here are their latest offerings, which include $400 off the flagship Roomba Combo j9+, $55 off the newly debuted Roomba Combo Essential, and much more!

The following deals are available at iRobot.com and select retailers:

These deals are available only at select retailers:

  • $50 off Roomba Vac Essential robot vacuum
    • Now $179.99
  • $95 off the Roomba 694 robot vacuum
    • Now $179.99 on iRobot and

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Belkin Memorial Day Sale - Get Extra 20% off Popular Devices Site Wide

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Belkin is celebrating Memorial Day with attractive discounts on its products. Shoppers can enjoy savings of 20% off on purchases site-wide. To benefit from these discounts, use the code MEM24 at checkout, which will be applied automatically. Please note that new and already discounted items are excluded from this promotion. Whether you're upgrading your tech or shopping for new gadgets, Belkin's Memorial Day Sale is an excellent opportunity to save while stocking up on high-quality electronics.

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SoundPEATS Memorial Day Deals

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Celebrate Memorial Day with exclusive deals from SOUNDPEATS! Starting today through May 31st, enjoy incredible savings on a range of audio gear. Experience the freedom of movement with RunFree Open-Ear Headphones, perfect for exercise, available for just $27.99 using the code 20RUNFREE on Amazon. GoFree2 Open-Ear Headphones offer crisp sound at a special price of $43.74 with the code 20GOFREE2. Grab the Space Over-Ear Headphones for only $41.99 using code 20SPACEALL for extended listening comfort. Don’t miss the compact and powerful Air4 Pro Earbuds, yours for $51.34 with the code 20AIR4PRO. Dive into superior sound this Memorial Day with SOUNDPEATS!

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Get 25% off Tile's Special Bundles & Colors during this year's Mother's Day Sale!

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Take your spring travels to the next level and keep your belongings close with up to 25% off on essential Tile trackers. Whether hitting the beach or exploring a new city, our select styles are designed to make your journey smoother. Never worry about misplaced items again. Tile trackers and the free Tile app available for iOS and Android ensure you can find your things near and far.

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Rachio Sale With Discounts on all Rachio Products

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Rachio Smart Hose Timer Kit


This week, Rachio is offering its best pricing of the year to celebrate Earth Day. Enjoy 20% off on innovative devices like the award-winning Smart Hose Timer and GearBrain's Editor's Choice, the Smart Sprinkler Controller. Plus, enhance your Rachio watering system with a Tempest Weather Station, providing hyperlocal weather forecasts directly to your device. Get only $50 off the Tempest today with code "TEMPEST50" at checkout. Don't miss out on these smart savings, which are available for a limited time!

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Smart Video Doorbells

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Here are a few deals we found for smart video doorbells. These smart home security devices can help you see who is coming close to your front door during the day or in the dark of night. They can also alert you when someone might be lurking around the outside of your home. And it you want, these smart home devices can help you scare these unwanted visitors away whether you are home or not. Check out these special offers:

Best Ring Video Doorbell and Camera Deals for Spring

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Every home needs security lights — but every smart home needs a smart video doorbell. These smart devices are excellent security devices, which allow you to see, hear, and speak with unwanted visitors at your door in real time and from anywhere. Some smart video doorbells work with smart speaker displays like the Echo Show or Google Nest Hub. This integration allows another device to access the floodlight cam and see what's happening outside your home. We found a good Ring Deal for you. You can get Certified Refurbished Ring Doorbells and Cameras on Amazon starting at $ 64.99.

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Outdoor Plugs

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Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor/Indoor plugs are used to control outside lights year around.


Check out the following smart outdoor plug deals we found on Amazon and a few other smart home retailers.

Kasa Smart Outdoor Smart Plug (KP405)

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We usually hear about smart plugs controlling holiday lights, but they can be used year-round. These smart plugs are waterproof and work on a long Wi-Fi range, some up to 300 feet. They can operate landscape lighting, swimming pool pumps, and other outdoor appliances. You can control them with an app or voice control using Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant. One of the best deals is for the Kasa Smart Outdoor Smart Plug (KP405). It does not require a hub, works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT, and is currently available for $17.99 on Amazon.

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GE CYNC Outdoor Smart Plug

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Cync’s new outdoor smart plug is a smart plug that works either inside or outside your smart home on a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi connection. Once connected to your home Wi-Fi network, you can easily control any device you plug into the outdoor plug. You can turn devices on and off or set scenes and schedules from anywhere using the Cync app. You can also use your voice with an Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant-enabled device. No hub is required. (Check out our full review to learn more.)

We found the Cync Outdoor Smart Plug on sale on Amazon for $16.80 (44% off) and at Walmart for $16.80, 16% off.

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If you are unsure if any of these smart devices will work with your current smart home setup, head over to The GearBrain, our free compatibility find engine, which can help solve this problem. Please tell us what smart devices you already have in your smart home, and The GearBrain can help you determine if these smart devices — or any other smart device — are compatible. It's that simple.

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