Save on official Pixel 4/XL cases at $16, Acer Chromebooks, more in today’s best deals

Today’s best deals include Google Pixel 4/XL cases at $16, plus Acer Chromebooks, and WD USB-C storage. Hit the jump for all of that and more in today’s 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Verizon discounts Pixel 4/XL cases

Verizon Wireless currently offers the official Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL cases for $16 in two styles. Typically fetching $40, today’s offer saves you 60%, beats our previous mention by $4, and marks a new all-time low. For comparison, you’ll pay $35 when taking advantage of Amazon’s competing offer right now.

Google’s official Pixel 4/XL cases coat the handset in a fabric design with a raised edge to protect the screen and wireless charging support. You’ll also be able to call up Assistant w“with just a squeeze” thanks to Google’s Active Edge technology.

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 hits $279

Amazon is offering the Acer Chromebook Spin 11 1.1GHz/4GB/32GB for $279. Normally $329, this is a match of our last mention and is the best available.

Offering you an 11-inch display, this Chromebook can convert into a tablet thanks to a 2-in-1 design. It’s great for playing games with Google Stadia, writing term papers, browsing Facebook, or watching Disney+. Thanks to 10-hours of battery life, you’ll enjoy all-day usage before it’s time to plug it back in. Plus, you’ll get two USB-C and one USB-A port, giving you quite a few ways to plug in. This Chromebook also has the Android Play Store built-in, giving you access to millions of applications to easily install and use.

Add USB-C storage to your setup

Amazon is currently offering the WD 2TB My Passport Ultra USB-C Portable Hard Drive for $70Usually selling for $90, today’s offer is good for an over 22% discount and matches our previous mention for the 2020 low at Amazon. For comparison, other 2TB USB-C hard drives sell for $90 or so at Amazon. Wrapped in a metal enclosure, WD’s My Passport Ultra packs USB-C connectivity which gets you upwards of 5GB/s transfer speeds. Perfect for adding some extra storage to your MacBook or iPad that won’t require an extra dongle or accessory. You’re also looking at a 3-year warranty.

TP-Link Smart Light Switch at $18

Amazon is currently offering the TP-Link HS200 Kasa In-Wall Smart Light Switch for $18. Down from its $25 going rate, today’s offer saves you 28%, beats our previous mention by $2, and matches the all-time low set only once before. For comparison, we’ve only seen this discount beaten once before on a 3-pack, which dropped the individual price to $16.50 each.

With support for both Alexa and Google Assistant control, this light switch is an affordable step towards whole-home smart lighting without needing to replace every bulb. Plus, TP-Link’s Kasa bulb works over Wi-Fi, so you won’t have to pick up an extra hub.

These ANC headphones are just $50

Sunvalley Brands (99% positive feedback from 433,000+) via Amazon offers the TaoTronics Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones for $50. Typically fetching $80, today’s offer is good for a $30 discount, marks one of the first price cuts to date, and a new all-time low. TaoTronics’ latest pair of headphones sport hybrid active noise cancellation which is perfect for blocking out distracting sounds around you when it’s time to focus. Two 44mm drivers power the audio end of things, delivering “deep and powerful bass.” You’re also looking at up to 30-hours of playback, with just 5-minutes on the charger equating to 2-hours of listening thanks to its rapid refueling technology.

Best trade-in deals

9to5Google also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy, iPhone, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Google along the way!

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