Today’s best deals include up to $300 off Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro, plus deals on HomePod, and an Alpine CarPlay Receiver. Head below for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro $300 off

Today you can save upward of $300 off Apple’s 2018 12.9-inch iPad Pro, headlined by a certified refurbished Wi-Fi 64GB model direct from Apple at $699. A one-year warranty is included with purchase. That’s the best price we’ve tracked to date. If you prefer new condition, hop over to Amazon where various models are being discounted by up to $219.

HomePod on sale from $205

Trusted Seller Other World Computer offers Apple’s HomePod from $205. These are new and open-box models complete with all original accessories. You’d typically pay $299 for these speakers, which is down from the original $349 price tag. This is the second-best 2020 offer we’ve tracked. Apple HomePod delivers Siri and access to Apple Music and more in one sleek package. Add in AirPlay 2 and you can easily beam content from a variety of sources on your iOS device. OWC includes a full one-year warranty with purchase on this open-box model.

Alpine CarPlay Receiver is $400, today only

Today only, Best Buy is offering the Alpine CarPlay and Android Auto 7-inch Receiver for $400. Today’s deal is down $200 from the regular going rate at retailers like Crutchfield and the best we’ve seen in 2020. Notable features here include a 7-inch display with support for both Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto systems. You’ll be able to access all of the best features from both software platforms, ensuring that you can access all of the best features while driving safely.

Bring home ambient lighting with Philips Hue

Amazon currently offers the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 LED Smart Bulb with Bluetooth for $42 shipped. Usually selling for $50, today’s offer matches our previous mention for the Amazon all-time low. Armed with multicolor lighting capabilities, this Philips Hue bulb brings Bluetooth connectivity into the mix alongside the usual inclusion of Zigbee. Having your choice between the two connectivity options means you can use the bulb by itself, or pair with with a hub and the rest of the Hue ecosystem down the road. You’ll even find HomeKit control as well as Alexa and Assistant compatibility. Learn more in our announcement coverage.

eero HomeKit Wi-Fi Systems on sale from $79

Amazon is currently offering the eero Pro Mesh 802.11ac Wi-Fi System in certified refurbished condition for $277. Normally fetching $399 new, today’s offer is good for a 30% discount, is the best we’ve tracked in months, and a new low for 2020. This system includes an eero Pro router alongside two satellite beacons and is able to provide 3,500-square feet of Tri-Band coverage, making it perfect for up to 4-bedroom homes. Earlier this year, support for Apple’s HomeKit routerfunctionality rolled out, bringing enhanced smart home security and more into the mix. Plus, there’s TrueMesh technology, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, and more. Shop additional eero deals from $79 here.

9to5Mac Deal of the Month:

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Best trade-in deals

9to5Mac also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Mac along the way!

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