From Ars Technica
Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals to share. Today, as you may have heard, Amazon Prime Day begins—it’s the annual sales event/advertisement/sunk cost celebration in which Amazon discounts thousands of items for members of its Prime subscription service.
While more than 100 million people now subscribe to Prime, the event still leaves a big chunk of would-be bargain hunters out in the cold, and the recent price hikes to the service don’t make it any more welcoming. Naturally, this has left the door open for all the non-Amazon retailers to swoop in and try to capitalize on the Prime Day buzz with alternative deals of their own.
Below we’ve rounded up a preliminary list of tech deals from non-Amazon stores that have surfaced alongside Prime Day. The list includes discounts on Google devices, laptops, game consoles, the Apple Watch, and more. We’ll update this post throughout the next couple of days as more…