🎁December top tech deals by Consumer Reports

These deals extend beyond Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Over the course of a five-day holiday shopping weekend, Americans spent more than $35 billion online, with Cyber Monday hitting a new record. News 6 Insider Guide Crystal Moyer is here to present a holiday shopping guide from the experts at Consumer Reports.

If you feel like you’ve missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings, Consumer Reports says ‘Don’t fret just yet.’ These seasonal sales often extend into the month of December, so you can save money and check things off that long list just in time to sit back and enjoy the holidays.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to cash in on sales. Consumer Reports tracked 35 products that typically offer the deepest discounts in December, including popular gift items like headphones, smart speakers, and tablets. Here are the top products to look out for in this month’s Best Time to Buy.

Dazzle the ears with a new pair of high-end headphones. CR spotted the Sony wireless Earbuds for as low as $228 at Amazon.

Next, give the gift that’ll perk up the morning of any coffee-lover.

The Cuisinart Drip Coffee Maker is as low as $139.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond. CR says this coffee maker is very versatile, brewing K-cups AND drip coffee, and is built to last.

Surprise your loved one with a brand new tablet!

CR has seen this Apple iPad Pro for as low as $799.99 at Best Buy, a massive discount on a high-end Apple product.

And then there are gifts for the more practical types.

This stick vac by Tineco is as low as $349.99 at Amazon. This high-end cordless stick-vac cleaned up on CR’s vacuum tests.

And finally, if you’re still using an early-generation smart speaker, now might be the best time to upgrade.

The Amazon Echo 4th generation is as low as $59.99 at Amazon and Best Buy. CR’s testers say the sound quality is much improved over previous models. You might even notice the difference when you play your favorite holiday carols.

Happy Holidays and Happy Savings!

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