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Work from home essentials: laptops, monitors and more

Work from home essentials
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Many of us are working from home to ensure social distancing during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Thankfully, our mobile society affords us access to project management and conferencing software which makes working from home fairly easy. However, you need the right equipment for maximum productivity away from the office.  

If you need a new laptop, monitor or PC accessories to work remotely for the next few months or more, we're here to help. From the best laptops to must have accessories, we're rounding up the best deals on work from home essentials you can get right now. 

Work from home laptop deals

Working from home requires a good PC for maximum productivity. If you're workload consists of large media files and demanding applications, we recommend a laptop with a minimum of 8GB of RAM. 

HP Laptop 17z: was $629 now $469 @ HP
This HP Laptop 17z is configured with a 17.3-inch 1080p display, an AMD A9-9425 dual-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. For a limited time, it's $160 off at HP. View Deal

HP Pavilion Laptop 15t: was $1,159 now $739 @ HP
The HP Pavilion 15t is a solid machine for a great price. It packs a 15.6-inch 1080p IPS display, a Core i7-8565U CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. It's currently $420 off at HP. View Deal

Surface Pro 7 w/ Type Cover: was $1,029 now $799 @ Adorama
For the full Surface Pro 7 experience, this configuration features a Core i5-1035G4 CPU, 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD. Even better, it comes with the MS Type Cover keyboard (a $129 value). View Deal

Dell XPS 13 7390 Laptop: was $1,059 now $949 @ Dell
The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops you can get at this price. It packs a Core  i5-10210U CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Dell is currently taking $111 off our favorite everyday laptop via coupon, "50OFF699". View Deal

MacBook Air 13" (128GB/Core i7): was $1,399 now $899 @ Newegg
The 2019 MacBook Air is the perfect Mac for most users offering ample power for everything from work to streaming. Newegg is taking $500 off this stylish Apple laptop. View Deal

Work from home monitor deals 

No work from office is complete without the right monitor. Expand your screen's real estate with a 32-inch display or a curved multi-display for juggling documents and spreadsheets. 

Lenovo D24 24" Monitor: was $119 now $93 @ Lenovo
The Lenovo D24 monitor is a 23.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display with a 1ms response time, tilting design and TUV low blue light. It's now under $100. You can also get a dual monitor setup for $175View Deal

Dell S-Pro 27 Monitor: was $319 now $239 @ Dell
Enhance your machine's viewing experience with this beautiful 27" Dell S-Pro monitor. With a thin bezel design, small footprint and an adjustable stand, it's the perfect addition to any workspace. View Deal

Dell 24 Ultra HD 4K Monitor: was $499 now $399 @ Dell
See fine details and true-to-life color on this Dell 27” QHD (2560x1440) monitor in an innovative, stylishly thin design. View Deal

Lenovo X1 Bundle: was $249 now $339 @ Lenovo
This business monitor bundle includes a ThinkVision P24q 23.8-inch QHD Monitor, ThinkPad X1 Active noise cancellation headphones and a Thinkpad X1 presenter mouse. View Deal

Home networking deals

Working from home requires a stable internet connection. That's where a whole home mesh router comes in. This system woks with your cable modem to blanket your home with WiFi, eliminating buffering and dead zones. 

For smaller homes, alternative, a WiFi range extender might be do the trick. 

Netgear Wi-Fi Router, Wireless Range Extender Bundle:was $89 now $69 @ Newegg
The Netgear AC1200 dual band WiFi range extender boosts your existing network range, delivering AC dual band WiFi up to 1200Mbps.Use code 4NFJSPC37 to take $20 off.
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Tenda Whole Home Mesh WiFi System (3 Pack): was $199 now $129 @ Amazon
This WiFi system replaces your traditional router and supports multiple connected devices at one. It works with your ISP modem to blanket up to 6000 sq.ft with reliable WiFi.  View Deal

TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System: was $299 now $169 @ Amazon
Say goodbye to dead zones and buffering for good with the Deco M5 whole home WiFi system. It covers up to 5,500 sq. ft and supports up to 100+ connected devices.
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Work from home accessories

Investing in the right PC accessories can help make working from home more comfortable. An ergonomic keyboard reduces risk of fatigue and promotes neutral wrist posture. Meanwhile, an wireless over-ear headset lets you take calls away from your PC, hands-free.

Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse: was $99 now $79 @ Dell
This wireless keyboard and mouse bundle includes a full size keyboard and precision mouse. Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless technology with 128-bit AES encryption offers a fast and secure connection.
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Logitech H390 Wireless Headset: was $39 now $29 @ Adorama
Roam freely as you chat and listen up to 33 ft away with the Logitech H390 wireless headset. Laser-tuned speaker drivers and a noise-cancelling mic ensure crystal clear calls. View Deal

HP OfficeJet 3830 Wireless Printer: was $100 now $69 @ HP
This HP color inkjet photo all-in-one printer does it all. It can copy, scan, fax, wireless printing, and AirPrint. View Deal

Seagate 1TB Mobile Drive for Chromebook: was $59 now $49 @ B&H
Instantly add 1TB of storage to your Chromebook, Windows or Mac with this Seagate Mobile Drive. It requires no formatting and offers simple drag and drop functionality with fast data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps via USB 3.0. View Deal

Austere VII Series Power 6-Outlet: for $179 @ Amazon
The Austere VII series outlet offers a safe way to power 4K TVs, home audio systems, tablets and laptops. Isolated outlet filtration ensures flawless a/v output while flameless MOV protection prevents electrical fire.