**Sponsored Content** If 2020 wasn’t already a blur, the kick-off to the holiday shopping season is about to begin! Are you ready? Well, if you’re like many shoppers, you’re probably thinking you’ll hit the stores or your keyboards in search of not only the best deals but also finding that perfect gift. So, with tech once again expecting to be at the top of everyone’s list, why not find out from an expert about the top tech trends? Enter Tech Lifestyle Expert Carley Knobloch! She partnered up with InTheNews.TV and some of her favorite brands to help cut through the confusion and dish out her top tech gifts so you’ll have a more stress free holiday shopping spree!
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Beats Flex is the brand’s most affordable premium wireless earphones to date, featuring magnetic auto-play/pause earbuds, a 12-hour battery life, a new acoustic driver and upgraded microphone for impressive sound performance, and USB-C charging. Beats Flex delivers a high-quality sound experience at an incredible price, making it the perfect gift for anyone you know this holiday season. Beats Flex will come in four stylish colors—Beats Black, Yuzu Yellow, Smoke Gray and Flame Blue—with Beats Black and Yuzu Yellow available today at apple.com.
- Priced at $49.99.
- Available for purchase or for more information, visit www.apple.com.
What are the hot tech trends this holiday? Here are two gift ideas that will be big winners this year!
Oculus Quest 2 is an advanced all-in-one VR system that lets you explore an expansive library of awe-inspiring games and immersive experiences with unparalleled freedom – No PC or console needed.
Whether you’re catching up with friends, collaborating with coworkers, or sharing a bedtime story with grandparents, Portal is the best way to stay connected with the people you care about most when you can’t be together in person.
Oculus Quest 2
Portal from Facebook
Oculus Quest 2, the newest virtual reality headset from Facebook, is an all-in-one, completely wireless headset with blazing-fast performance and our highest-resolution display ever. It features a range of fun, immersive games and experiences that offer something for everyone this holiday season. And at $299, Quest 2 is one of the most affordable VR systems on the market, making for the perfect gift.
- Priced at $299.00 USD for 64 GB version; $399.00 USD for 256 GB version.
- Available for purchase at www.oculus.com and from their US retail partners including GameStop, Best Buy, Target, Walmart and Amazon.
- For more information, visit www.oculus.com.
Hashtag: #Quest2 Portal Mini, Portal, Portal+ and Portal TV are a family of home video calling devices that make it easier to connect with loved ones, and share the little everyday moments that relationships are built on. With Smart Camera, Portal makes it feel like you’re together in the same room even when you’re far apart. Portal also features fun shared AR experiences and a picture-perfect photo frame to help you feel connected when you’re not on a call. And with Alexa built-in you can listen to music, get the weather, control your smart home and more, hands-free.
- Save on the Portal family of devices this holiday season, starting November 20 through November 30:
- $64 off Portal Mini
- Portal Mini – Promotional price $65.00 (Retail $129.00)
- $50 off Portal and Portal+
- Portal – Promotional price $129.00 (Retail $179.00)
- Portal+ – Promotional price $229.00 (Retail $279.00)
- $20 off Portal TV
- Portal TV – Promotional price $129.00 (Retail $149.00)
- Available for purchase online and through major retail stores.
- For more information, visit www.facebook.com/products.
- $64 off Portal Mini
Affirm is a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards that gives shoppers the option to pay over time at over 6,000 top U.S. merchants, without the fear of late or hidden fees.
With consumers more budget-conscious this holiday season, Affirm offers a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards that lets shoppers pay over time without late or hidden fees. Shoppers can choose payment schedules from six weeks to 48 months for purchases at 6,000+ top U.S. merchants, including adidas, Casper, Peloton, Walmart, West Elm, and Target. By selecting Affirm at checkout, consumers find out if they’re approved in seconds, without affecting their credit. Once approved, shoppers are shown the total cost of their purchase upfront and can split their purchase into terms that work for their budget. There is no cost to apply to use Affirm and once approved, paying for a given purchase with Affirm is simple and transparent. Affirm offers interest as low as 0% APR, which means there is no additional cost other than the product itself. At times, there is interest, which varies depending on your credit history and the pay-over-time program you choose. Either way, the total cost is always shown upfront and payments are broken out for you — no tricks or complex calculations. The amount owed never changes and there are never late or hidden fees.
- Consumers can shop online or in-store with Affirm at more than 6,000 retail merchants such as Walmart, Peloton, Target, Warby Parker, Dyson, West Elm and more.
- For more information, visit www.affirm.com/where-to-shop.
The Nintendo Switch is designed to go wherever you do, transforming from a home console to a portable system in a snap…even during a game! Great for gaming on the go, especially during holiday road trips.
Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Red Joy-Cons
Super Mario Bros. 3D All Stars Video Game
Super Mario Bros. Running Mario Protection Case for Nintendo Switch
GameStop is your home for everything gaming. Perfect for families and holiday road trips, the Nintendo Switch from GameStop for $299.99 is designed to go wherever you do. It’s a great home console experience that transforms into a portable gaming-on-the-go system for gaming anytime, anywhere. Plus, you’ll love to play Super Mario Bros. 3D All Stars video game for $59.99 where you can play three of Mario’s greatest 3D platforming adventures—all in one package! And to protect your Nintendo Switch, don’t forget the Super Mario Bros. Running Mario Protection Case, only at GameStop for $19.99.
- Priced at $299.99 for the Nintendo Switch; $59.99 for the Super Mario Bros. 3D All Stars video game; $19.99 for the Super Mario Bros. Running Mario Protection Case for Nintendo Switch. Plus, you can also find both versions of the Oculus Quest 2 at GameStop for up to $399.
- GameStop is hosting more Black Friday sale events than ever before where customers can expect deep discounts. Visit www.gamestop.com/gifthub each week to get an early glimpse on all the deals GameStop is offering before, and on Black Friday, with a variety of FlexPay payment options.
- If customers are not able to visit one of GameStop’s more than 3,300 store locations, they can “Shop in Easy Mode” from any location by taking advantage of one GameStop’s numerous retail channel options for safe, contactless shopping, including Delivery@Door, www.gamestop.com, the enhanced GameStop mobile app, Buy Online Pick Up In Store, or Same Day Delivery (available in select areas).