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Amazon is offering excellent deals on memory cards and external drives today, from Samsung’s T7 2TB portable SSD for $159.99 to a microSD adapter from BaseQi at just $24.99.

Monday’s best deals include storage devices and adapters from BaseQi, Samsung, SanDisk, and others. Through Amazon’s latest sale, bargain hunters can find plenty of discounts, from microSD cards to solid-state storage devices. Below are a few of our favorites.

BaseQi Micro SD adapter

The adapter from BaseQi helps Mac users add up to one terabyte of extra storage on their computers. It has a low-profile, aluminum design that sits flush with a MacBook’s side and blends in with the device.

It works with older MacBook Pro models from late 2013 to mid-2015 and is available for $24.99. Here at AppleInsider, we’ve also used it with a 16-inch MacBook Pro, although it’s not flush against the chassis.

Samsung T7 2TB external drive

Samsung’s T7 drive can write data at up to 1,050 MB/s and reads at up to 1,000 MB/s through USB 3.2 Gen 2. Using a Dynamic Thermal Guard, it can also withstand and control the heat, so data speeds stay at optimal performance.

The 2TB option is available at 41% off for $159.99, down from the regular price of $269.99. You can also pick up the rugged T7 Shield in 2TB for the same $159.99 price.

SanDisk 256GB Extreme Micro SDXC

SanDisk’s Extreme Micro SDXC card has up to 160 MB/s read speeds for fast file transfers of high-res images and 4K UHD videos. It also has up to 90 MB/s of write speeds for the quick shooting of high-quality videos and photos.

It’s rated A1 for fast loading, and SanDisk built the performance for harsh conditions. It’s resistant to heat, water, shock, and X-Rays.

Amazon is offering the SD card at 20% for $26.30, down from $32.99. The company says it’s the lowest price in 30 days.

Samsung Pro Endurance 128GB Micro SDXC

The Micro SDXC card from Samsung is an excellent option for dash cams, body cams, or security cameras. It’s built to last up to 140,000 hours of recording.

With read and write speeds of up to 100 MB/s and 40 MB/s, respectively, it ensures that crucial moments are recorded in high resolution to document every necessary detail.

Amazon offers the card at 43% off for $15.99, down from $27.99.



How to create portable applications and be able to use them on any Windows computer from a pendrive


Surely you have ever wanted to use applications that you had on your computer on another Windows device, but, by not installing them, and then having to delete them, you have been left with the desire. Well, you should know that you can create portable applications to use from a flash drive and we are going to show you how.

The fact of being able to create portable applications so that we carry the USB and we don’t have to install them on another computer to be able to run them, is something that is going to give us a lot of comfort and that is going to allow a greater speed when using these programs.

This is something that has happened to more than one of us, since we have all been in a situation of being on a computer that is not ours, wanting to use the application that we normally have at our disposal to carry out a certain task, but realize that installing it is going to take a long time.

In addition, it can also be the case that said app needs us to register a particular account to execute its work, but we do not want to put it, since it would activate our own account on a computer that is not ours.

To solve all these situations, the best thing is that we can have our programs on a USB in portable mode, so that, in this way, we are able to use these applications whenever we want.

For this we are going to need PortableApps, a project that we are going to talk about right now.

What is PortableApps?

PortableApps It is a project that began in 2004 with the intention of creating a portable version of Mozilla Firefox. Shortly after it was followed by Mozilla Thunderbird and OppenOffice, until reaching the more than 400 portable applications that it currently has.

We can say that the portable apps are special versions of certain programs, whose main characteristic is that they do not need to be installed in order to work with Windows.

This is what will allow is that such programs will be able to run on any computer with the Microsoft operating system from an external drive such as a USB stick.

PortableApps is already prepared to turn our flash drive into the center of all these applications to be able to use it on any computer.

In addition, this software has the great capacity of having an extremely simple interface that does not need any type of adaptation, of what is understood from the first moment without any type of difficulty.

All the applications that are included in PortableApps are free and if you look at what the list of them is, it is that it does not include commercial software, since most of them are pirated. To replace this type of software, what they have done is look for alternatives that legally support this type of application.

There are so many programs that it is best to take a look at them and see which ones may interest us before starting to create a flash drive.

The arrival of the MacBook has opened all the debates about USB. Is type C really better? How is USB-C different from regular USB?

Instalar PortableApps

As is normal with any type of software, the first thing to do is download PortableApps to our computer from the developer’s website.

You will see a green button where it says Download from PortableApps.com, which you should press. Once downloaded, we must connect the USB that we want to our computer (we recommend making a backup of your unit if you have any data).

When we have downloaded it, the next step is to install it and follow the steps that appear on the screen, until we see the option Portable – Install on a portable devicesince it is the one that we must mark.

After that we must choose usb drive that we have connected before and click on install.

Once you’re done, dial Launch PortableApps.com Platform and so the program will be launched directly.

From there we can use it.

How to use PortableApps

When it is running we will see how a list with all applications that we can install on the pendrive that we have selected.

We must go calmly looking at them one by one, and install only those that we really need, since it is not convenient to install simply to have them.

In addition, we will not have any problem either, since later we can add more if we need

Once we have all the programs selected, all that remains is to click on Following.

From there we will see how they are going to download one by one all those we have chosen. When it has finished, the installation process will start on the USB memory. Something you should know is that this installation process is not automatic, that is, we are going to have to confirm the installation of the different applications.

When an entire installation has finished we will be able to see in the core part of the interface by PortableApps everything we have installed by categories.

Additionally, we will have at the bottom an indicator of total capacity and the amount of memory available, as well as a button to close the app whenever we want.

To be able to use the applications that we have installed, all we have to do is click, inside the pendrive unit, on Start.exe

That will start PortableApps and from its menu we can access the application that we want to use in a portable way. As simple as that.

As you have been able to read, it is extremely easy to be able to use portable applications from a USB drive. You just have to try it for yourself.

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Tronsmart Bang Speaker review: Solidly middle of the road for a portable speaker




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Tronsmart’s new Bang speaker can pair with up to 100 other Bang units to fill a large space with sound, but there are several spots where the speaker could see improvement.

Tronsmart has released a portable speaker designed to get the party started wherever you go. The Bang certainly seems impressive, with an IPX6 rating and the ability to pair 100 units together, but we still wanted to see how it held up to our standards.

Design

We like the design of the Tronsmart Bang quite a bit, taking the form of a cylindrical speaker that features an integrated plastic handle. The all-black design looks pretty slick, though we will note that it makes seeing the buttons rather tricky if you’re in a low-light setting.

The buttons are also difficult to understand, and the layout isn’t intuitive, so there’s a bit of a learning curve here.

Tronsmart has included a button that allows you to pair the device with other Tronsmart speakers, but the icon doesn’t convey that. Likewise, the one-touch equalizer button doesn’t make much sense, either.

The buttons can be hard to identify in the dark, and the paring and equalizer buttons aren't immediately obvious

We’re tech-savvy here at AppleInsider, and we still had to take quite a bit of time to read through the included handbook to make sense of it. In addition, we still don’t have all of the controls committed to memory.

The Tronsmart Bang features built-in LED party lighting, which is a nice touch. If this doesn’t float your boat, or if you’d prefer not to use it, it can also be turned off.

A built-in charging port also allows you to connect smartphones or small electronics.

Lastly, the speaker has an IPX6 rating, meaning that it’s pretty water-resistant. So it should be able to handle hanging out poolside — though you shouldn’t submerge it, — the occasional rainstorm, or even hanging out in the shower, if that’s your thing.

Tronsmart says that it’s also dust and sand-resistant, but since the IP rating does not say what the speaker is rated at, we feel that it would be too risky to take it somewhere particularly dusty. So we don’t think this would be a good companion at the beach.

Pairing

There are two ways to pair the Tronsmart Bang. The first is a standard Bluetooth pairing process where you hold down the device’s power button for about three seconds to put it in pairing mode. We paired the speaker with a Mac, a Windows PC, an iPhone, and an iPad without much trouble.

You can also pair the speaker via the integrated NFC chip. However, as the iPhone doesn’t support NFC pairing, iPhone owners won’t be able to use this feature.

The speaker uses Bluetooth 5.0, which means it has a 60-foot range from whatever device it’s paired with. Of course, we didn’t have a reason to need to get more than 60 feet from the speaker, but we did manage to get about 40 feet away from it with no connection issues.

One of the more interesting features of this speaker is that it can pair with up to 100 other Tronsmart Bang speakers. While that may not be particularly useful for an individual, flexibility is helpful for certain businesses.

We think three or four Bang units paired together would make an excellent weather-resistant sound system for an outdoor restaurant section.

A closeup of the unit's ports

A closeup of the unit’s ports

If you don’t want to play music over a Bluetooth connection, Bang also features a spot for a flashcard and a 3.5mm aux port.

Sound quality and performance

Because it bills itself as an outdoor/party speaker, we wanted the Tronsmart Bang to sound good at medium to high volume. And, good news — it does. The bass coverage is solid, the mids are crisp, and the highs are clear without distortion or clipping.

We wouldn’t call the sound quality revolutionary, but it is pretty decent. We’d go as far as saying it’s a bit above average for its price.

It does fall a bit short at lower volumes, though. Also, we noticed that the audio sometimes sounds muffled if you’re playing audio under 15% on the speaker, especially if you’re listening to something like a podcast.

The sound quality wasn’t bad enough to make us avoid using the speaker, but not enough for us to prefer using it over something like our iMac‘s built-in speakers, either.

You can also customize the sound quality by using the Tronsmart App. We found that this helped round out the quality for things like podcasts, which we appreciated.

Battery Life

As with all speakers, the battery life is highly dependent on how loud you’re playing your audio. The louder the audio, the shorter the battery life.

Additionally, because this speaker features integrated LED lighting, leaving the lighting on can reduce battery life.

We were able to get nearly 13 hours of playtime across three plays at about 30% volume with the LEDs on. Tronsmart notes that you should be able to get up to 15 hours with the LED off at 50% volume.

The side LEDs are quite bright

The side LEDs are quite bright

However, this is a speaker that you can use while it’s charging, so if you’re using it indoors, you can leave it hooked up to USB-C power.

When we fully depleted the battery, we found that it took about 4 hours to fully recharge it using a USB-C 30W PD wall charger.

Buying one

Perhaps one of the most significant downsides to this speaker is that it’s currently only available through purchase through Aliexpress.

Aliexpress is hardly a beginner website, and many people may find that it might not find it worth it to shop outside of more familiar retailers. Additionally, it takes a full two weeks for the item to arrive, and you’ll need to pay for shipping as an extra charge.

Overall

The Tronsmart Bang is a decent speaker for what it is. The sound quality is good, the design looks nice, the battery life is great, and we like that it’s water-resistant.

We aren’t the biggest fans of the buttons, though, which hinder the speaker more than help it.

It’s certainly an attractive option for businesses that may want to order several speakers rather than just one or two. We wish it was easier to obtain one, though, and hope the seller eventually lists it through Amazon.

  • Wholesale option for businesses
  • Can be paired with up to 100 other units
  • Decent sound quality for price
  • Built in charger for keeping smartphones topped up
  • Only available to purchase through Aliexpress
  • Controls are not intuitive
  • Limited lighting effects
  • Sound quality at lower levels is lacking

Rating: 3 out of 5

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CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus review: A reliable, durable, portable SSD




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The CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus is a speedy SSD with an impressive 2TB capacity designed for on-the-go iPad and Mac workflows.

CalDigit makes amazing accessories for Mac and iPad, recently releasing a line of Thunderbolt 4 accessories including the TS4 dock and the Element hub.

While they make headlines for their docks, they also offer several storage solutions. The CalDigit Tuff Nano has been around for a few years, and now the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus joins the lineup.

Portable storage

Out of the gate, one of the best parts of the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus is its packaging. It arrives in a plastic box that can double as a storage option.

This reduces waste and provides an extra accessory for your drive.

Holding the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus box

Holding the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus box

The box’s label can be removed and replaced with one of your choice. These cases can be clearly labeled and organized on a shelf for quick access for heavy media users.

Open the box, and CalDigit includes both a USB-C to USB-C cable and a USB-C to USB-A cable. This can be unnecessary, but it’s helpful to keep the second cable in the case should you ever need it for other devices.

CalDigit Tuff Nano and USB-C cable in the case

CalDigit Tuff Nano and USB-C cable in the case

The Tuff Nano Plus is a hair over four inches long, two inches wide, and a little over half an inch thick. With the rubber bumper, it weighs 0.22 pounds all-in.

CalDigit uses an all-aluminum enclosure for the Tuff Nano Plus wrapped in a rubber bumper. The bumper covers the corners as well as the USB-C port.

The CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus without the cover

The CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus without the cover

You can remove the cover at any time for a sleeker appearance, though you do sacrifice some of the durability. The Tuff Nano Plus has an IP67 resistance rating with the protective bumper attached.

IP67 means it is sealed off entirely from dust and can be submerged in one meter of water for up to 30 minutes. The USB-C port must be sealed for that water resistance to hold.

As a bus-powered USB-C NVMe SSD, it’s perfectly suited for mobile workflows. All current Macs have adopted USB-C as have the iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad Pro. Regardless of which device you use, the Tuff Nano Plus will work.

Tuff Nano versus Tuff Nano Plus

In many ways, the CalDigit Tuff Nano and Tuff Nano Plus are the same. They have a very similar metal design with a colorful rubber bumper around the outside and are bus-powered over USB-C.

Both have the same IP67 resistance and come preformatted in HSF+. Where they differ is in speed, size, and capacity.

CalDigit Tuff Nano and Tuff Nano Plus

CalDigit Tuff Nano and Tuff Nano Plus

The Tuff Nano Plus is just slightly longer than the Tuff Nano due to the new internal NVMe media. CalDigit only offered the Tuff Nano in 512GB and 1TB configurations, while the Tuff Nano Plus comes in 2TB.

Finally, that updated NVMe SSD and larger capacity result in slightly faster speeds. The Tuff Nano was advertised at 1055 MB/s read speed, while the Tuff Nano Plus is advertised at 1088 MB/s.

2TB capacity on the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

2TB capacity on the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

As the differences aren’t huge, CalDigit continues to offer both versions. The smaller capacities in the Tuff Nano and the higher capacity Tuff Nano Plus.

Format as needed

Out of the box, CalDigit has formatted the Tuff Nano Plus in Apple’s HSF format. This has been Apple’s go-to file format for years before it started transitioning to APFS.

APFS was designed specifically for the flash-based storage in its latest Macs but can be used with external drives. We ran speed tests both in the default HSF+ format and APFS.

Speed test results when formatted HSF+

Speed test results when formatted HSF+

Formatted as HSF+, our CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus scored an 828 MB/s write speed and a 738 MB/s read speed. That’s just shy of the advertised 1088 MB/s maximum read speed.

Speed test results when formatted APFS

Speed test results when formatted APFS

When we reformatted the drive as APFS, the write score jumped to 921 MB/s while the read score stayed nearly identical at 740 MB/s. This score is higher than we saw on the standard CalDigit Tuff Nano.

Should you buy the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus?

When we reviewed the CalDigit Tuff Nano back in 2019, we loved it. It was exceptionally compact and fast.

Since then, many more portable SSDs have made their way to market.

Box for the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

Box for the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

It’s much more competitive than it was back then, and users have many more choices to choose from. Despite that, CalDigit remains at the top of our recommendation list.

The updated CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus is faster while also offering a larger storage size. Users who need a lot of storage on the go needn’t look any further.

Box for the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

Box for the CalDigit Tuff Nano Plus

  • Ultra-fast NVMe SSD media
  • Protective rubber exterior
  • Carrying case included
  • Great read and write speeds
  • IP67 resistance
  • Not many color choices
  • Larger than the Tuff Nano

Rating: 4.5 out of 5



Portable Registrator: set portable apps as default handlers on Windows


Portable Registrator is a new open source application for Microsoft’s Windows operating system that adds options to Windows to make portable applications the default handlers on the system.

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Windows users who run portable applications do so for numerous reasons. Portable programs do not need to be installed and they don’t leave files behind after they have been used. Some users like to keep portable apps on a USB device to run them whenever they are needed and regardless of the Windows PC. Others like the fact that the apps do not leave traces behind.

Whatever the reason, one downside to using portable applications is that Windows does not support making these programs the default handler. While there are ways around this, Windows’ frontend configuration lacks options to do so easily.

Portable Registrator solves this by adding that option to Windows. The developer has tested the program under Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10, but not under Windows 11 yet. All you do is download Portable Registrator from the project’s GitHub site and run it afterwards. The program does not need to be installed, but it requires elevated rights. Also, Windows may throw a SmartScreen warning when you run it.

The application creates a default configuration file on first run that adds web browser and mail program presets to it. Users who want to configure other types of portable programs, for instance image viewers, media players, or photo editors, need to edit that configuration file first. Editing the configuration file is also required in regards to the supported file and URL associations.

Thankfully, doing so is not as complicated as it sounds. The developer published an example on the portable-registrator.

The program interface is straightforward and easy to use. Just select the portable executable that you want to make the default in the first step, pick the desired program type in the second, and add a name to it to better identify the application.

Portable Registrator highlights the file and URL associations that will be mapped to the selected program. Once you are done, select the register button to apply the change. Options to remove a registration and to reset are provided as well.

Closing Words

Portable Registrator is a useful program for Windows users who run portable applications regularly. More supported application types for common activities would make things easier for users, as the manual editing of the configuration file is the biggest hurdle for new users.

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Best Deals August 27 – 35% off 23andMe+ Premium Membership Bundle, $90 WD 5TB portable HDD, and more


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If an item is out of stock, it may still be able to be ordered for delivery at a later date. These deals won’t last long, so act fast for anything that might be of interest to you.

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Networking

New today:

  • Amazon eero 6 dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 system, was $394 now $244
  • Amazon eero 6 dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 router, was $129 now $90

Deals still going on:

  • Asus AX6000 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi 6 Router, was $449.99 now $395.24 with promo code AATST43
  • Deco Mesh Wi-Fi System, was $189.99 now $149.99
  • Google AC1200 Mesh WiFi System 4500 Sq Ft Coverage – 3 pack, was $199.99 now $149.99
  • TP-Link AC1200 Wi-Fi Extender, was $49.99 now $29.99
  • Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Wi-Fi Router, was $299.99 now $199.99
  • 8-port Gigabit Unmanaged Ethernet Switch, was $19.99 now $17.99

TV, TV accessories, and TV speakers

Televisions and Projectors

Deals still going on:

  • Anker Nebula Apollo mini projector and speaker, was $349.99 now $299.99 with on page coupon
  • Anker Nebula Astro mini projector and speaker, was $279.99 now $199.99 with on page coupon
  • Hisense 100-inch L5 Series 4K Android Smart HDR Projector Laser TV, was $4,999 now $3,499
  • Hisense 65-inch U7G Series Quantum ULED 4K UHD Android TV, was $1,099.99 now $999.99
  • Samsung LSP9T The Premiere Smart Triple Laser Projector, was $6,500 now $3,999

LG OLED TV Deals

  • LG 48-inch 4K HDR Smart OLED TV, was $1999.99 now $1196.99 and get a $50 Visa Gift Card
  • LG 55-inch 4K HDR Smart OLED TV, was $1999.99 now $1296.99 and get a $50 Visa Gift Card
  • LG 55-inch 4K Smart OLED TV, was $1796.99 now $1496.99 and get a $50 Visa Gift Card
  • LG 65-inch Gallery 4K UHD HDR Smart OLED TV, was $3,499.99 now $2,096.99 plus get a $200 Gift Card and 3 Year Protection Plan
  • LG 65-inch 4K Smart OLED TV, was $2499.99 now $2096.99 and get a $100 Visa Gift Card
  • LG 65-inch 4K HDR Smart OLED TV, was $1999.99 now $1796.99 and get a $100 Visa Gift Card
  • LG 77-inch 4K HDR Smart OLED TV, was $3199.99 now $2,996.99 and get a $200 Visa Gift Card

Sony 4K TV Deals

  • Sony 65-inch 4K Ultra HD Full Array LED Smart TV XR65X90J, was $1,599.99 now $1,348 and get a Visa $50 Gift Card with purchase
  • Sony 75-inch 4K Ultra HD Full Array LED Smart TV XR75X90J, was $2,399.99 now $1,898
  • Sony X90J 65-inch TV BRAVIA XR Full Array LED 4K Ultra HD, was $1,599.99 now $1,298

TV accessories and TV speakers

Deals still going on:

  • Fire TV Stick 4K with Dolby Vision, was $49.99 now $37.99
  • Jamo S 809 5.0 Home Cinema Pack – Black, was $1,297 now $987
  • Roku Express 4K+ 2021, was $39.99 now $29

Smart products and housing goods

Smart Proudcts

Deals still going on:

  • Blink Mini smart security camera – 1 pack, was $34.99 now $24.99
  • Blink Mini smart security camera – 3 pack, was $84.99 now $64.99
  • Blink Outdoor smart security camera – 1 pack, was $99.99 now $69.99
  • Blink Outdoor smart security camera – 3 pack, was $249.99 now $169.99
  • Blink Indoor smart security camera – 1 pack, was $80.00 now $59.99
  • Blink Indoor smart security camera – 2 pack, was $139.99 now $99.99
  • Blink Indoor smart security camera – 3 pack, was $189.99 now $139.99
  • Coredy R750 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, was $320.99 now $199.99 with on page coupon
  • Coredy L900 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, was $519.99 now $349.99 with on page coupon
  • Coway Airmega 400 Smart Air Purifier (1,560 Sq Ft Coverage), was $749 now $473.39
  • Ecovacs Deebot 711 Robot Vacuum Cleaner with 110 Minute Battery Life, was $549.99 now $129
  • eufy Security Solo IndoorCam, was $51.99 now $46.99 with on-page coupon
  • eufy Smart Scale with Bluetooth, was $44.99 now $29.99
  • Eve Room with Apple HomeKit Smart Home Indoor Air Quality Monitor for Tracking VOC Temperature & Humidity, was $99.95 now $89.95 with on-page coupon
  • Kasa Smart 2K Security Indoor Camera with 2-Way Audio and Night Vision works with Alexa & Google Home, was $44.99 now $35.99
  • Kasa Smart Plug 4-Pack – White, was $29.99 now $24.99
  • Kasa Smart Light Switch HS200 2.4GHz Wi-Fi works with Alexa and Google Home, was $19.99 now $11.96
  • Kasa Smart Light Switch HS200 2.4GHz Wi-Fi works with Alexa and Google Home three-pack, was $44.99 now $34.99
  • Meross Smart Garage Door Opener, was $49.99 now $44.99 with on-page coupon
  • Reolink Lumus Outdoor WiFi Security Camera with Spotlight, was $49.99 now $39.99
  • Reolink 4MP Dual-Band WiFi Security Camera, was $59.99 now $47.99
  • Reolink 5MP Dual-Band WiFi Security Camera, was $99.99 now $84.99
  • Ukoke Smart WiFi Portable Air Conditioner, was $630 now $362 on Walmart and Amazon
  • Wemo Smart Plug (HomeKit compatible) – 1 Pack, was $24.99 now $17.99

Cleaning products, vacuums, exercise equipment, small appliances, tools, and more

New Today:

  • iRobot Roomba i7+ (7550) with Automatic Dirt Disposal, was $799 now $649

Deals still going on:

  • Aduro Surge Shelf Series Surge Protector with 8 Outlets & Dual USB Ports, was $60 now $10.01 for non-members with promo code AIFS, members get an extra 10% off ends on 08/27
  • Body Champ 2-Piece Olympic Weight Bench with Rack Combo, was $252.03 now $136.82
  • Clobot Robotic Vacuum, was $199.99 now $139.99 using the on-page coupon
  • Craftsman Versastack Mechanic’s Tool Set – 216-Piece, was $219 now $119
  • Lefant Robot Vacuum Cleaner, was $146.99 now $96.99 using the on-page coupon
  • Cricut Joy Machine, was $179.99 now $149
  • Cricut Maker, was $399.99 now $249
  • Dyson V7 Animal Cordless Vacuum – Nickel, was $349.99 now $229.99
  • Dyson V11 Animal Cordless Vacuum, was $449.99 refurbished $329.99
  • Echelon Connect Sport Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike with 30 Day Free United Membership, was $599 now $497
  • Endust Electronics Surface Cleaning Wipes 70 Count (6-Pack), was $47.99 now $19.99
  • FlexiSpot 48-inch x 24-inch Adjustable Electric Standing Desk (Black), was $239.87 now $139.12 with promo code SDCODEFS
  • Instant Pot Duo Plus 6 Quart 9-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker – Stainless Steel/Black, was $119.99 now $99.99
  • Keurig K-Supreme Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker, was $190 now $139 and use AIFS for free shipping or members get 10% off through 8/29
  • LG CordZero Bagless Cordless Stick Vacuum, was $699.99 now $449.99
  • Monoprice 10-Outlet 3420 Joules Slim Surge Protector w/ 8-foot Cord, was $29.99 now $12.60 with promo code GET30
  • ODK 48-inch x 24-inch Mobile Height Adjustable Standing Desk, was $298.99 now $149.99 with promo code 506QVBEM
  • ODK 55-inch x 24-inch Mobile Height Adjustable Standing Desk, was $359.99 now $179.99 with promo code 506QVBEM
  • Skonyon Portable Evaporative Air Cooler Fan, was $199 now $99.98

Other

Headphones, Ear Buds, and Speakers

$54 off Monoprice Premium 5.1-Channel Home Theater System with Subwoofer

$54 off Monoprice Premium 5.1-Channel Home Theater System with Subwoofer

New today:

  • Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, was $349 now $187
  • Monoprice Premium 5.1-Channel Home Theater System with Subwoofer, was $179.99 now $125.99

Deals still going on:

  • HiFiMan HE6 SE V2 Planar Magnetic Headphones, was $1,799 now $649
  • HyperX Cloud II 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset, was $99.99 now $69.99
  • Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Gaming Earbuds, was $99.99 now $41.99
  • Jamo S 803 Dolby Atmos Bookshelf Speakers – Black, was $299.00 now $169.00
  • Jabra Elite 25h Wireless Bluetooth Music Headphones Black, was $99.99 now $23.99
  • JBL Link Music, was $119.95 refurbished $38.99
  • Infinity Reference R253 Tower Loudspeaker, was $399.95 now $149.99
  • Infinity Reference R12 Subwoofer, was $499.95 now $169.99
  • Monoprice Center Channel Speaker MP-C65RT w/ Ribbon Tweeter, was $45.89 now $27.99
  • Monoprice Monolith 15-inch THX Ultra Certified 1000-Watt Subwoofer Amplifier, was $1,339.99 now $1,149.99
  • Westone W60 Gen 2 Six-Driver True-Fit Earphones with MMCX Audio and Bluetooth Cables, was $999.99 now $379

Tech and gadgets

Deals still going on:

  • Monoprice Cadet 3D Printer, was $199.99 now $169.99 with promo code CADET15 ends 08/31
  • Monoprice Maker Ultimate 2 3D Printer, was $499.99 now $399.99 with promo code ULTIMATE20 ends 08/31
  • Monoprice MP Select Mini V2 3D Printer, was $199.99 now $159.99 with promo code MSELECT20 ends 08/31
  • Pimax Vision 8K X Virtual Reality Headset, was $1,449 now $1,399
  • Pimax Vision 5K Super Virtual Reality Headset, was $749 now $729
  • Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator, was $116 now $100
  • Vislink HeroCast Wireless Transmitter Kit for GoPro, was $7,500 now $350

Video games, toys, and games

40% off Mass Effect Legendary Edition - PC Digital [Origin]

40% off Mass Effect Legendary Edition – PC Digital [Origin]

New today:

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons Aloha Edition Carrying Case & Screen Protector – Nintendo Switch, was $24.99 now $7.99
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, was $59.99 now $24.99 for Xbox, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5
  • Bravely Default II – Nintendo Switch, was $59.99 now $29.99
  • The Lego Movie 2 Videogame – Xbox One, was $19.99 now $5.49
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition – PC Digital, was $59.99 now $35.99

Deals still going on:

  • Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger, was $24.99 now $14.99
  • Eldritch Horror Strategy Board Game, was $59.99 now $30.11
  • Funko Godzilla Tokyo Clash Board Game – Multicolor, was $34.99 now $21.49
  • Lego Architecture London Skyline Collection (468 Pieces), was $39.99 now $32
  • Lego Architecture Empire State Building 21046 (1,767 Pieces), was $129.99 now $107.83
  • Lego BrickHeadz Star Wars: The Mandalorian & The Child Building Set – 295-Piece, was $19.99 now $14.99
  • Lego Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Hogwarts Castle Clock Tower, was $89.99 now $72 on Walmart and Target
  • Lego Ideas Central Perk Building Kit 21319 (1,070 Pieces), was $59.99 now $48.00
  • Lego Star Wars: at-ST Raider 75254 (540 Pieces), was $49.99 now $39.99
  • Lego Super Mario Piranha Plant Power Slide Expansion Set 71365 (217 pieces), was $29.99 now $20.99
  • Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Mario Set Edition – Nintendo Switch, was $99 now $74.99
  • Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller (Carbon Black), was $59.99 now $54.99
  • Paper Mario The Origami King – Nintendo Switch, was $38.80 now $35.99
  • Persona 5 Strikers (Nintendo Switch), was $59.99 now $24.99
  • Quake II RTX is free on GOG.
  • Risk of Rain 2 – Nintendo Switch, was $29.99 now $17.59
  • Resident Evil Village/Resident Evil 8 Steam Key, was $79.99 now $33.84
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo Switch, was $59.99 now $49.94

Movies

New today:

  • Prometheus (4K UHD), was $29.99 now $4.99

Deals still going on:

  • American Made (4K Ultra HD) [UHD], was $49.99 now $10.99
  • Red vs. Blue Complete Volume 1-14 Movie Collection, was $139.86 now $4.99
  • Robocop 1-3 Trilogy (RPKG/DVD), was $14.97 now $7.50
  • Robocop 1-3 Trilogy Collection (Blu-ray), was $24.98 now $19.99
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital), was $29.99 now $15
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital), was $25.99 now $10 on Amazon and Target
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Classic Series (23-Disc DVD Set), was $39.99 now $24.96 on Walmart and Amazon

Apple products and Accessories

Deals still going on:

iPhone Cases

iPhone 12 Pro Max

  • Apple Leather Sleeve with MagSafe – Saddle Brown, was $129 now $52

iPhone 12 Pro

  • Apple Leather Case with MagSafe – (Product) RED, was $59 now $49.99
  • Apple Silicone Case with MagSafe – (Product) RED, was $49 now $34.99

iPhone 11 cases

  • Mophie Juice Pack Access 2200mAh Battery Case – Blush Pink, was $69.99 now $15 with promo code MOPHIE50

iPhone 11 Pro cases

  • MophieJuice Pack Access 2000mAh Battery Case, was $99.95 now $15 in Black and Blush Pink with promo code MOPHIE50

iPhone 11 Pro Max cases

  • Mophie Juice Pack Access 2200mAh Battery Case, was $99.95 now $15 in Black and Blush Pink with promo code MOPHIE50

iPhone XS or iPhone X cases

  • Mophie 2000mAh Juice Pack Access Battery Case, was 99.95 now $8 in Stone and Deep Red with promo code MOPHIE50

iPhone XS Max cases

  • Mophie 2000mAh Juice Pack Access Battery Case, was 99.95 now $8 in Stone and Deep Red with promo code MOPHIE50

iPhone XR cases

  • Mophie Juice Pack Access 2000mAh Battery Case – Red, was $49.99 now $12.48 with promo code MOPHIE50

Other Apple accessory products

  • Apple Magic Keyboard for 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd Generation) (4th Generation), was $349 now $199
  • M1 Mac mini 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM, was $699 open box $549
  • Mophie Snap+ Juice Pack Mini 5,000mAh Battery, was $49.95 now $45.54
  • Mophie Powerstation Mini 3000mAh Power Banks (4-Pack), was $30 now 4 for $19
  • Incase Hardshell Case for 13-inch MacBook Air, was $50 now $1.01 for non-members with promo code AIFS, members get an extra 10% off – ends 08/27
  • AmazonBasics MFi Certified USB-A to Lightning Cable – Various, $1.99 to $9.99 for Amazon Prime members or $3.99 to $11.99
  • Apple Sport Loop for Apple Watch 42mm and 44mm – Sunflower, was $49 now $29
  • Apple Sport Loop for Apple Watch 38mm and 40mm – Sunflower, was $49 now $29
  • Apple Sport Band for Apple Watch 44mm – Cactus, was $49 now $29
  • Belkin Studio 10W Wireless Rapid Charging Stand, was $40 now $10
  • InstaCharge 5000 mAh Power Banks with LED Flashlight, was $40 now $10

MagSafe

  • Apple Leather Wallet with MagSafe, was $59 now $49.55
  • Apple MagSafe Charger at Daily Steals, was $39.99 now $31.99
  • Apple MagSafe Charger at Amazon, was $39.99 now $34
  • Apple 20W USB-C Power Adapter, was $19.00 now $17.98

Woot refurbished MacBooks, iPads, and iMacs

Amazon’s company, Woot, is holding an awesome sale on refurbished Apple products. You can save on an iPad Pro, iMac, MacBook Pro, and more! Check out the great deals below or find more at Woot.

  • MacBook Pro 13-inch with Touch Bar (Mid 2019) with Intel Core i5 2.4GHz Quad-Core 8GB RAM 128GB SSD, was $1,799 refurbished $769.99
  • iMac 21.5-inch (Late 2015), refurbished for $389.99
  • And other great Woot deals on refurbished Apple products

Monoprice mobile essentials sale

Monoprice is holding a sale on many of its popular cables, chargers, and hubs.

  • 30W PD GaN USB-C charger was $19.99 now $12.99
  • MFi Lightning to USB-A charge cable 3ft was $8.39 now $6.99
  • USb-C 4-port hub was $14.99 now $12.59

Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless is offering the ad-supported tier of HBO Max for free, included with the subscription. Customers also get a year of Sam’s Club and Acorns savings with their purchase.

The single line plan with all these perks starts at $60 per month. Purchase three months of this plan as a new customer to get an iPhone SE for $0 once rebates and discounts are included. Visit Cricket Wireless for terms and conditions.



Global Portable Generators Market to Reach $2.7 Billion by 2024


FACTS AT A GLANCE
Edition: 7; Released: May 2021
Executive Pool: 19553
Companies: 69 – Players covered include Atlas Copco AB; Briggs & Stratton Corporation; Caterpillar, Inc.; Champion Power Equipment; Eaton Corporation PLC; Generac Power Systems, Inc.; Honda Motor Co., Ltd.; Honeywell International, Inc.; Kohler Co.; Kubota Corporation; Siemens AG; Wacker Neuson SE; Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Others.
Coverage: All major geographies and key segments
Segments: Application (Emergency, Prime/Continuous); End-Use (Residential, Commercial, Industrial); Fuel (Gasoline, Diesel, Natural Gas, Other Fuels)
Geographies: World; United States; Canada; Japan; China; Europe (France; Germany; Italy; United Kingdom; Spain; Russia; and Rest of Europe); Asia-Pacific (Australia; India; South Korea; and Rest of Asia-Pacific); Latin America (Argentina; Brazil; Mexico; and Rest of Latin America); Middle East (Iran; Israel; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; and Rest of Middle East); and Africa.

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Global Portable Generators Market to Reach $2.7 Billion by 2024
An electricity generator represents an electro-mechanical machine that creates electrical energy from mechanical or motive energy. During power outages, electric generators become crucial providers of electricity for the most essential appliances. Portable generators are used for generating electric power for domestic, industrial, and commercial applications. The generators help in providing power supply during a power outage; generating electricity for electrifying machinery in construction sites, for providing electricity for live commercial events. In the event of an unexpected, sudden power outage, buildings like airports, hospitals, water and sewage facilities, data centers, communication and transportation systems, and fueling stations, need some alternative power, which is provided by a portable generator. These generators are used as a standby power source during the expansion or renovation of industrial infrastructure and commercial infrastructures. For the residential sector, portable generators enable in providing electricity to household lighting, cooling, refrigeration, heating and other electronic appliances/devices during power outages.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Portable Generators is projected to reach US$2.7 Billion by 2024, registering a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0% over the analysis period. The United States represents the largest regional market for Portable Generators, accounting for an estimated 33.0% share of the global total. The market is projected to reach US$884.4 Million by the close of the analysis period. China is expected to spearhead growth and emerge as the fastest growing regional market with a CAGR of 6.1% over the analysis period.

The market is on a healthy growth path, driven by a myriad of factors, which include significant rise in extreme weather-associated power outages and increased business downtime, growing demand for reliable and uninterrupted power supply in both the developed and developing countries globally, surging demand from rapidly growing building and construction industry, and increasing demand for low-cost generators. Besides weather-related power outages, aging grid infrastructure in several countries struggling to address growing demand for electricity from small and medium scale businesses resulting in power outages spurs the growth opportunities for portable generators. Portable generators also find extensive application in the building and construction sector for powering varied power tools such as air compressors, cutters, drives, drills, air hammers, nail guns and rotary tools. Rise in number of new construction projects where access to power from the power grid is not available, and renovation of existing buildings, drive the growth for the portable generators market. Rising construction activities in India, China, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the US is likely to propel demand for portable generators for continuous power applications. More

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Best deals for August 1 — $149 Magic Keyboard, Lego Bonsai, SanDisk Portable SSD, and more!


Sunday’s best deals include $149 for a Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch iPad Pro and more.

Shopping online for the best discounts and deals can be a difficult and annoying task. Rather than sifting through miles of advertisements, check out this list of sales we’ve hand-picked just for the AppleInsider audience.

You’ll find more than just Apple products here. Each section is organized by product type or brand, and can contain anything from furniture to iPhone cases.

This post was originally published on August 1 at 12:00 p.m. ET. If an item is out of stock, it may still be able to be ordered for delivery at a later date. These deals won’t last long, so act fast for anything that might be of interest to you.

Deals are added every day, throughout the day. The newest deals will appear at the top of each section.

If you are a subscriber to Amazon Prime, then you can get a discount on items sold from Amazon Warehouse. Until 5pm PT on August 14, you can get 20% off products and digital content sold through the storefront.

Discount is good while supplies last, and digal services may only be available to customers located in the U.S., and are subject to terms and conditions of Amazon Digital Services LLC.

Brydge Back to School Sale

Brydge Pro+ on sale for only $139.99

Brydge is holding its Back to School sale and customers can score up to 65% off of some products. Check out some sales below.

  • Brydge Pro+ for iPad Pro 12.9-inch & 11-inch, was $169.99 now $139.99
  • Brydge Pro for iPad Pro 12.9-inch & 11-inch, was $149.99 now $89.99
  • Brydge 10.2 MAX+ for iPad (8th & 7th Gen), was $149.99 now $89.99
  • BRYDGE 10.2 for iPad (8th Gen) & iPad (7th Gen), was $129.99 now $99.99
  • MacBook Vertical Dock, was $169.99 now $129.99
  • Stone Lite, was $129.99 now $99.99
  • Brydge SPX+ for Surface Pro X, was $159.99 now $119.99
  • Brydge 12.3 Pro+ for Surface Pro 4-7, was $149.99 now $99.99
  • Brydge 10.5 Go+ for Surface Go Go2, was $139.99 now $89.99
  • W-Touch for Windows, was $99.99 now $79.99
  • Computers and computer accessories

    Computer accessories

    • Logitech MX Anywhere 3 for Mac, was $79.99 now 69.99
    • EVGA X17 Wired Gaming Mouse, was $79.99 now $29.99
    • Portable Laptop Table Stand with 2 CPU Cooling Fans and Detachable Mouse Pad, was $35.99 now $16.20 with on page coupon
    • Logitech K400 Plus Wireless Keyboard with Built-In Touchpad, was $39.99 now $19.99
    • EVGA SuperNOVA 650 Ga 650W Fully Modular Power Supply (80 Plus Gold), was $129.99 now $86.00
    • Twelve South BookArc for MacBook was $59.99 is $40.69
    • Razer DeathAdder v2 Mini Gaming Mouse, was $49.99, now $19.99
    • MoKo RGB Gaming Mouse Pad, was $13.96, now $9.17
    • Wacom Intuos Wireless Graphics Drawing Tablet (Black and Pistachio), was $199.95 now $149.95
    • For Intel Mac mini and Intel iMac – G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 32GB (2 x 16GB) 260-Pin SO-DIMM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Laptop Memory Model F4-3200C22D-32GRS, was $169.99 now $149.99
    • Mike uses this, you’ve seen it on his desk – TEDNETGO Gaming Mouse Pad, was $19.99 now $12.93 if you clip the coupon
    • Razer BlackWidow TE Chroma V2 Gaming Keyboard, was $139.99 now $69.99

    Computer storage

    • Toshiba Canvio Basics 4TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive, was $94.99 now $89.99
    • WD Blue 2TB NVMe M.2 2280, was $259.99 now $199.99
    • Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA SSD, was $114.99 now $99.99
    • Samsung 1TB 980 PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 Internal SSD, was $139.99 now $109.99
    • SanDisk 1TB USB Type-C Ultra Dual Drive, was $130.75 now $109.99
    • Seagate BarraCuda 4TB 5400 RPM 256MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5-inch bare hard drive – OEM, was $89.99 now $84.99
    • Samsung 980 PCI-Express 3.0 x4 500GB MLC Internal Solid State Drive, was $74.99 now $64.99
    • Team Group 2280 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 with NVMe 1.3 3D NAND Internal Solid State Drive, was $104.99 now $89.99
    • Seagate 2TB Portable External Hard Drive, was $72.49 now $59.99
    • Samsung 64GB microSDXC was $16.99 is $12.99
    • Sabrent Rocket Nano Rugged Water Proof 2TB External SSD (all colors), was $449.99 now $289.98
    • SAMSUNG 870 QVO Series 2.5″ 8TB SATA III 4-bit MLC V-NAND Internal Solid State Drive, was $849.99 now $699.99
    • SanDisk 500GB Extreme Portable SSD, was $149.99 now $87.99
    • XPG Spectrix S20G Series: 1TB Internal Solid State Drive PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280, was $139.99 now $109.99
    • Samsung T5 Portable 2TB USB 3.1 Type C External SSD, was $279.99 now $221.87

    Computers

    MSI Sword 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop currently $200 off

    MSI Sword 15.6-inch Gaming Laptop currently $200 off

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    Best Portable Light for Photography


    In photography, there are many elements that influence the outcome of a photo, determining the quality and how professional it looks.

    The camera, is of course, one of those elements, as having good equipment is always vital to ensure performance. Talent and skill is also a key element.

    But something that is quite easy to achieve and can signify the difference between amateur-looking photos and professional quality, is the lighting. Good light is essential for good photography, which is why photographers will be a pain to make sure they get it just right.

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    However, the time for waking up before dawn to get the soft light, or waiting out until the golden hour at sunset, is long past.

    You can shoot photos any time of day, thanks to the use of lighting kits and LED lights, used in almost every professional photoshoot, or to get high quality photos. They’re very common in studios, but what if you want to take pictures outside?

    With more and more portable lights available, the future of photography is looking very bright. You can now get professional studio lighting, on the go!

    The same amount of quality light, designed to be portable and easy to transport, so you can set it up in any location to create the best pictures!

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    NEEWER 160 LED CN-160 Dimmable Ultra High Power Panel Digital Camera / Camcorder Video Light, LED Light for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Panasonic,SONY, Samsung and Olympus Digital SLR Cameras

    • 160-LED lights for optimum illumination and diffuser.
    • There are 2 filters included with this item, with Spotlight effect, Diffuse effect, and for reducing the color temperature to 3200K
    • The light intensity can be changed to offer professional effects.
    • Rotate switch for on/off and brightness adjustment.
    • Compatible Battery (NOT INCLUDED): AA Ni-MH or Alkaline battery; Panasonic SD Series Li-ion Batteries; Sony Li-ion Battery FH, FM and F models. NOTE 1: Sony FW series battery can not work with the LED panel; NOTE 2: Batteries are needed to be taken out if not in use

     

    Finding the best portable lighting can be a bit overwhelming, with a lot of choices on offer in the market. You need to make sure you get good quality, and of course, make sure that it’s easy to transport and carry around in a safe and secure way.

    If you’re in a rush to get going, we recommend you go straight for our number one top pick in portable light for photography: the NEEWER CN-160 Led Light.  

    This product has an overwhelming amount of positive reviews, and the brand is top selling and reliable. The portable light attaches onto the camera, allowing for easy maneuvering and portability.

    It’s very easy to use, with a rotate switch to turn it on and off, and adjust the brightness. It has a battery life indicator, so you always know how much life it has left, handy for not being caught with a dead camera all of a sudden.

    It comes with two different light filters, for different lighting effects, and the temperature can be adjusted down to 3200k, so it offers a good range of versatile results when shooting!

    Here are the main features:

    • High-quality and reliable 
    • Very easy to use with rotate switch button
    • Battery life indicator
    • 2 light filters and temperature adjustment

    Best Portable Light for Photography – Comparison Table

    Best Portable Light for Photography – Reviews

    Our Pick

    NEEWER 160 LED CN-160 Dimmable Ultra High Power Panel Digital Camera / Camcorder Video Light, LED Light for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Panasonic,SONY, Samsung and Olympus Digital SLR Cameras

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    NEEWER is a top and leading brand when it comes to any sort of photography lighting, and they’re known for providing top quality light rings and portable lights, to make photography more accessible.

    The CN-160 is a top selling product with an overwhelming amount of positive reviews, perfect for having professional light on the go.

    This portable light is extremely easy to use, with a rotate switch to turn it on and off, and adjust the brightness. The only other button it has is a battery life indicator, so you always know how much more time you have and it doesn’t catch you unawares. 

    It attaches on to the top of your camera, so you can shoot freely as you would normally, but with the added professional lighting. It comes with two different light filters: white and orange, to give you different light effects.

    And you can also reduce the light temperature down to 3200k, so there’s a lot of versatility in the amount of results you can get, with a very small and portable product!

    Pros

    • Reliable, cost-efficient and high-quality
    • Very easy to use
    • Battery life indicator
    • 2 light filters and temperature adjustment
    • Bright and consistent

    Cons

    • Batteries are hard to insert and remove

    Aputure AL-M9 Amaran LED Mini Light on Camera Video Light, Black

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    The Aputure AL-MP LED Mini Light, just as the name indicates, is rather small in comparison to other portable lights. However, don’t let the small size fool you, as it shines just as bright!

    It’s extremely portable and is great for any type of shoot, with a very versatile use. It has a built in lithium battery, rechargeable through a USB connection, so you don’t have to worry about fiddling around with batteries that are hard to insert. 

    The brightness is adjustable through a plus and minus button, that you can tap or hold to dim the light output to fit your needs.

    It’s very compact and lightweight, so it doesn’t get in the way at all when shooting, meaning you also won’t get as tired from holding the camera up and keeping it steady for that perfect shot.

    Very flexible in use, and favoured by photographers that need to shoot in rougher terrains, where maneuverability is key.

    Pros

    • Small, compact and lightweight
    • Built in lithium battery
    • Adjustable brightness
    • Flexible and versatile use

    Cons

    Neewer Dimmable Bi-Color LED with U Bracket Professional Video Light for Studio, YouTube Outdoor Video Photography Lighting Kit, Durable Metal Frame, 480 LED Beads, 3200-5600K, CRI 96+

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    The risk of a portable light, is that with all the travelling to different locations and outdoors usage, it can face some damage. NEEWER knows this, which is why their 480 LED portable light has been designed to be extra durable and sturdy.

    Perfect for more adventurous photography! The solid construction is made from metal and aluminum, which makes it a bit heavier than other portable lights, but it’s worth it for the high resistance to bumps and drops.

    It mounts onto the camera with a U-bracket, meaning it has a lot more flexibility and can be adjusted to various angles, to better suit the lighting the photographer wants. 

    With half of the LED lights yellow, and the other half white, it offers versatility of results in the lighting itself, with a high-quality professional finish.

    The battery is powered with an AC adapter, and the light is overall easy to use. As an extra, this product also comes with its own storage bag and with a diffuser, making it a very complete and efficient option.

    Pros

    • Strong build, resistant
    • U-bracket mount for flexible angles
    • Yellow and White LED Lights
    • Comes with storage bag and diffuser

    Cons

    Neewer Dimmable 176 LED Video Light with 2-Pack 2600mAh Li-ion Battery and Dual USB Battery Charger Lighting Kit for Canon, Nikon and Other Digital SLR Cameras for Photo Studio Video Shooting

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    The NEEWER 176 LED portable light is slightly bigger than other portable lights, and it is better suited to shoots in which you don’t move around as much, although it is of course still perfectly maneuverable and portable.

    It offers a bigger and brighter light, so it’s perfect for getting a vibrant daylight effect. Designed to be energy-saving, it’s renowned for having an extremely long-lasting battery life, great for those long photoshoots. 

    It comes with two different light filters: an orange and a transparent. A single knob is used to turn it on and off, as well as to adjust the brightness from 10% up to 100%, so you can set it up to the exact right light output.

    It’s powered by a DC power adaptor, and it is perfect for any sort of full-day shoot or vlogging.

    Pros

    • Extremely bright
    • Very long-lasting battery life
    • 2 different light filters
    • Adjustable brightness

    Cons

    • No battery life indicator

    YONGNUO YN300 III YN-300 III LED Camera Video Light with Adjustable Color Temperature 3200K-5500K for Canon Nikon Pentax Olympas Samsung

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    The YONGNUO YN300 LED portable had to make it into our top picks, thanks to its professional appearance, high-quality, and the accessories it comes with.The LED lights are extra luminous, for a prolonged life span and more even lighting.

    This gives a studio-level of professional lighting coverage. It’s bicolor, and the light temperature can be adjusted to switch up the results, as well as coming with two light filters, to achieve unique photos.

    It also includes a handle, a lamb base, a multifuncional distance remote, and a user manual to help you with the set up and custom settings. Definitely a great option for having high-standard lighting while on the go or shooting at a location!

    Pros

    • Professional and durable
    • Extra luminous LED lights
    • Adjustable temperature
    • Comes with many accessories

    Cons

    • The mount isn’t as stable and secure

    Best Portable Light for Photography – Buyers Guide

    Making use of professional and high quality lighting at different locations, be it indoors or outdoors, has never been easier. With portable lights, you can shoot on the go, taking your light with you anywhere you go, without having to worry about the time of day.

    More and more people are getting into photography, thanks to the accessibility of professional equipment that allows for good results, and portable lights are a very popular choice amongst people wanting to try out portrait photos, cosplay shoots, or create video content such as vlogging.

    There are many options for different portable lights, and it can be tricky to know which one is the best fit for you. You need to take into account the type of photography you’re going to use it with, the type of locations you’ll shoot at, and the type of results you’re after.

    If you’re not sure of these things, or you’re just starting out and are searching for your style, then it’s good to go for something that will cover all the basics to a good standard.

    In this buyer’s guide, we’ve summarized the features you need to look out for, to ensure you choose the best product possible. 

     

    Portability

    For a portable light, the main thing you need to look for is portability. Seems obvious right? Most portable lights can be attached onto the camera, so they are very manageable and you can pretty much forget about them and shoot as you usually would.

    Quite often, these same lights can also be attached onto stands, so they double up as a double function and it gives you more of an option in regards to the kind of setup you want.

    You need to check the type of adapter that the portable light has, and whether it is compatible with your camera. If not, there are plenty of adapters available, but it would probably be an added cost.

    Another thing that factors into portability, is the weight of the light. It’s important for portable lights to be as lightweight as possible, without compromising their durability or structure.

    You must ensure that the light you choose is comfortable to you. It should mount onto your camera in a way that it doesn’t get in the way at all. If you’re having to fiddle about or it tires your arm out a lot, then it might be a sign that you need a smaller, less heavy, light. 

    LED Lights and Brightness

    The function of a light, no surprise here, is to light up the area you’re wanting to photograph in. So it really is vital for you to ensure the light you choose has the right amount of brightness and power that you’re after.

    Most portable lights have an adjustable brightness, meaning you can dim down the output when needed, but not all lights have an increased amount of brightness with extra luminous LED panels. It depends on the type of lighting you want, but it’s good to check.

    Some lights have bicolor LED lights, meaning half the LEDs are white while the other half are yellow, this gives more flexibility in the hue of the light.

    You should also check whether the temperature can be adjusted, as this will be a professional feature to have. It’s also a plus if the product comes with one or two light filters, as it will massively increase the versatility of your photography. 

    Battery Life

    When you’re out and about and shooting on the go, the last thing you want is a dead battery to cut your photography time short.

    It’s the same with long days of photos planned out, it’s super frustrating to suddenly have your camera die on you, without having prepared a backup. It’s the same with lighting! You don’t want to be suddenly left in the dark, right?

    Something we recommend you always look out for, is whether or not the portable light has a battery life indicator, a button with a flashing light of some sorts to let you know when the light is running out of charge. That way, you can be prepared and get those final shots you want to prioritize. 

    Depending on the type of light, it will have either a lithium battery that can be recharged, normal batteries that have to be replaced every now and then, or it will plug into the camera itself.

    It’s down to personal preference and the type of usage you’re planning on giving it. However, lithium batteries tend to be one of the nicer options, as you can recharge it before your shoot and then you’re ready to go without having to worry about it. 

    Accessories and added features

    Like with any other product, the more money you invest the more you’re likely to get. Portable lights can go up and up in price, reaching high-end levels in which the professional features have the photography almost take itself!

    For more budget-friendly options, there is still hope. High quality is achievable with the right accessories and features.

    One of the most useful accessories, that is always a plus, is a distance remote control, to play around with the settings without having to fiddle with the buttons on the light.  

    Another accessory that will come in extremely handy, is some sort of carrier or storage bag for the light. Since it’s a portable light, it won’t be permanently set up in a studio or room.

    It will be constantly on the move or packed and ready to go, so having a bag that’s specifically made to fit that light will be great. 

    Not many portable lights will come with a stand included, but if they do, that’s another great addition, as it will give you even more versatile usage of your light.

    As for any other accessories, they’re not necessary, but they’re good to keep an eye out just in case they can be added to your buy. If anything, you could ask whether or not the portable light you’re considering comes with a manual of user instructions.

    But most lights are super easy and intuitive to use, so don’t stress if they don’t!

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

     

    Are LED lights good for photography?

    LED Lights have quite a short distanced output of light, so they’re really well suited for close-up portraits or still photography. They work great for illuminating smaller areas of a set, or if you’re using a portable lighting method, such as one that attaches onto your camera.

    They offer a high amount of adjustable brightness, and they can come with many differently sized panels, as well as being different colours for different photography results.

    Overall, they’re a pretty standard method of lighting for photography, that works extremely well for small projects. 

    Is portable light effective under any natural lighting conditions?

    The short answer to this question is yes. Portable light can be used during any time of the day, no matter whether the natural light is bright, dim, or even if it’s pitch dark.

    The results will vary, but you can also adjust your portable light’s brightness to work with the surroundings. The function of a portable light is to support lightning and to enhance it in the way that you want it to be, so it will always become useful, one way or another.

    Last Updated on 2020-10-07 //Source: Affiliate Affiliates