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When it first released last year, the Sonos Roam was the audio tech company’s first truly wireless and portable speaker. It delivered some excellent performance and included some helpful features like wireless charging, a waterproof exterior, and voice-control capabilities. We continue to be impressed by the speaker but there were definitely some drawbacks including a quickly draining battery and a relatively hefty price tag when compared to other Bluetooth speakers. Sonos is remedying at least one of those concerns with the new Roam SL. While the Roam SL still includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi audio streaming as well as the same top-tier engineering we’d expect from Sonos, it sacrifices the built-in microphone. But, Sonos has knocked $20 off the price tag of the original Roam as compensation. Plus, if you don’t particularly care to use Alexa or other voice-controlled apps then it isn’t a significant drawback. The Sonos SL is available exclusively through Sonos for $159.

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When it comes to watches that combine quality, design, durability and affordability, there’s no better value proposition than VAER’s C5 Field Watch. As they put it–and we agree–the rugged-yet-refined collection offers a guaranteed waterproof warranty, scratchproof sapphire crystal, USA-built Ameriquartz movement, C1 SuperLuminova, and your choice of two interchangeable straps. We hesitate throwing around the “best ever” moniker when it comes to anything, but it fits in the case of this watch. Even better, pricing starts at only $209 for quartz or $449 for automatic movements, with free US shipping and returns. What are you waiting for? Get your VAER Watch today.