This rugged HD camera takes GoPro quality photos and video — and it’s only $40

It’s never been more affordable to snap quality action photos, an endeavor once relegated to *serious* photographers with pricey equipment. GoPro, of course, changed all that when it charged upon the scene a few years ago. It famously originated during founder Nick Woodman’s surfing trip to Australia in 2002, when he sought to capture his exploits on film and realized there wasn’t an easy way to pull it off.

Just like that, GoPro was born, breaking open a whole new market. But GoPro’s offerings currently start at $200 and scale up to $400 for their Hero 6 and Hero 7 models. Are there any more affordable options for the budget-minded action photographer? Read more…

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10 awesome gadgets on sale right now

Sometimes life hands you lemons. But sometimes, life hands you some awesome gadgets on sale. That’s how the saying goes, right?

Get out of your winter slump with some new gear — just use the code SEMIANNUAL at checkout to unlock the 15% savings. 

1. TRNDlabs Spectre Drone

Drone flight seems like a prohibitively expensive hobby, but this drone lets you fly your drone without living off ramen or selling your kidneys. Win, win. The Spectre Drone comes with an HD camera, automatic takeoff and landing, and incredibly precise controls.

Available in the Mashable Shop for just $69Use code SEMIANNUAL to get it for $58.65. Read more…

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The best UK deals for Friday: LEGO sets, Sony cameras, Olay skincare, and more

When we hear about a great deal it can be difficult to not immediately think that the brand in question must be fighting for the spotlight in a crowded market. Sometimes this is true, but not always.

Sometimes the deals come from the big boys. Sometimes the deals come from the likes of Sony, Olay, Optimum Nutrition, and the biggest of all the big boys — LEGO.

We have tracked down the best deals on construction sets, cameras, protein powders, and skincare products from all the leading names. Alongside LEGO sets, you can save on BULK POWDERS supplements, Maximuscle protein powders, L’Oréal face masks, and more. Read more…

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The best UK deals for Thursday: Philips toothbrushes, Berghaus backpacks, Canon cameras, and more

Where else could you find a deals roundup that includes fantastic opportunities to save on electric toothbrushes, backpacks, fitness trackers, and digital cameras? We’re not saying this is the first and only list to include that eclectic mix of products but if there are others, we bet they are few and far between.

We understand that it’s perhaps not the most natural mix of products, but that’s no bad thing. You can save up to £200 on electric toothbrushes, over £30 on backpacks, £40 on fitness trackers, and over £100 on digital cameras in this list. So whilst it might be slightly jarring to see a Trespass Albus backpack lined up alongside a Fitbit Alta fitness tracker, they do share something in common — they are both heavily discounted. Read more…

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