Tech Deals: Parrot Zik Wireless Headphones, HomeKit-Enabled Smart Lock, Xbox Live Gold, More

Today’s tech deals are really aimed at those individuals who love nothing more than introducing some excellent new technology into their lives, and who are happy to pay for that privilege, albeit a reduced price on the original sticker.

This time around, we have a fantastic set of noise-canceling headphones that feature touch controls, a stunning portable Bluetooth speaker, and even a HomeKit enabled smart lock for your home. There’s also a reduced-price Xbox One bundle that may also entice you into purchasing an Xbox Live membership alongside it.


The deals will be live for a limited period only, or still stock lasts, so you best act fast if there’s a product in here that you wish to grab. Let’s go!

Parrot Zik Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control ($99.99, usually $189.99)


This is a really amazing price for what are a fantastic set of noise-cancelling headphones. Some might choose a pair of Bose headphones. Others might allow Apple’s Beats brand to handle their needs. Those who know, generally let Parrot take care of their personal music needs, and these Zik headphones are a prime example of what the best looks and feels like.

Buy: Parrot Zik Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control from Amazon: $99.99 | Original price: $190

Jawbone Mini Jambox Bluetooth Speaker ($54.99, usually $70.00)


It’s small enough to fit in your pocket, and with this price reduction, the price-tag is small enough to justify the purchase. The ten hour battery life and crystal clear audio means that this little beauty really should be taken with you wherever you go. It actually also has a built-in microphone so it can also be used to take and handle incoming and outgoing calls when on the move.

Buy: Jawbone Mini Jambox Bluetooth Speaker from Amazon: $54.99 | Original price: $70

Xbox One 1TB + 4 Games + Two Wireless Controllers ($319.00, usually ~400)


If you happen to be one of the few gamers who hasn’t made the jump to a next-generation console, or are looking to purchase one for a friend or family as a gift, then how about letting Microsoft handle your gaming needs with this fabulous Xbox One bundle? There’s a 1TB console included, as well as two Xbox One wireless gaming controllers, full physical copy of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and Rare Replay, and digital downloads of Forza Horizon 2 and Ori and the Blind Forest.

Buy: Xbox One 1TB + 4 Games + Extra Wireless Controller from Amazon: $319.00 | Original price: $~400

Xbox Live Gold 12 Months Subscription ($39.99, usually $59.99)


What could be better than getting your hands on the fantastic savings that come attached to the 1TB Xbox One Bundle above? Well, taking those free games that come as part of the package and playing them online against players all over the world, of course. Thankfully, that’s where this reduced price 12 months Xbox Live Gold membership digital code comes into player. Get online play and everything else associated with Xbox Live Gold for twelve months with this subscription at discounted price.

Buy: Xbox Live Gold 12 Months Subscription from Amazon: $39.99 | Original price: $60

August Smart Lock, HomeKit/Siri-Enabled ($211.26, usually $229.99)


As far as devices go that conform to the whole Internet of Things and connected devices ideology, this is by far one of our favorites. This isn’t a little plug that monitors energy usage or something to turn you kettle on from within your car. It’s actually a very intelligent lock for your home that allows or denies access based on enabled Bluetooth devices. It’s secure, gorgeous to look at, is compatible with Apple’s HomeKit which means you can use Siri on iPhone to lock or unlock your door, and even keeps a dynamic and growing log of who enters and exits the home.

Buy: August Smart Lock, HomeKit/Siri-Enabled from Amazon: $211.26 | Original price: $230

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