Friday’s best deals include second-generation AirPods from $129, plus 13-inch MacBook Air is $900, and you can grab a 21-inch iMac for $950. Head below for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Second-gen. AirPods are back to Amazon low

Amazon offers Apple AirPods 2 with charging case for $129. You’d typically pay $159 with today’s deal returning to the Amazon all-time low price. Upgrade to the same AirPods with a wireless charging case for $169 (Reg. $199). The second-generation AirPods offer support for “Hey, Siri” and include Apple’s upgraded H1 chip for fast wireless pairing. We loved them in our hands-on review.

Take $199 off Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air

Amazon offers Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air 128GB for $900. As a comparison, that’s a $199 savings off the regular going rate and a match of the best we’ve seen outside of holiday mentions in recent months.

The latest MacBook Air from Apple sports a 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID, a dual-core 8th generation Intel i5 processor and 128GB of storage. Two Thunderbolt 3 ports and up to 12 hours of battery life round out the list of notable features.

Score an Apple 21-inch iMac for $950

Amazon offers the previous-generation 21-inch iMac 2.3GHz/8GB/1TB for $950. Originally $1,099, today’s deal is $150 off the regular going rate. We saw it drop to $900 once back in August, otherwise, it’s held steady at this price. The Apple iMac is a solid option for students or those not in need of the latest tech. It features 802.11ac Wi-Fi and ships with Apple’s Magic Keyboard and Magic Mouse 2.

UE Boom 3 speakers at Amazon lows

Amazon currently offers the Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker in Black for $120. Good for a 20% savings, today’s offer matches the second-best offer all-time and is tied with our previous mention for the Amazon low. Delivering up to 15 hours of 360-degree audio playback, BOOM 3 touts a water-, dust- and drop-proof design. This speaker also has Ultimate Ears’ Magic Button for effortless control of your music and can even be synced up with other UE speakers to widen the soundstage. 

These HomeKit filament bulbs are 25% off

Amazon is currently offering a 4-pack Sylvania HomeKit Smart LED Filament Light Bulbs for $75. Typically selling for $100, today’s offer is good for a 25% discount, marks the second-best offer we’ve seen to date, and is the best we’ve seen since October. You can also score a single bulb for just $19 at Amazon, down from $26. Sporting a hub-less design, Sylvania’s smart bulb pairs to your HomeKit network over Bluetooth and allows you to control brightness or turn the light on and off with Siri. Differing from the average connected bulb look, you’ll be able to bring the Edison-style aesthetic to your smart home.

Best trade-in deals

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