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Jen Allen

Jen Allen

Freelance Writer

Jen Allen is a technology and lifestyle writer with over ten years of experience. Based in the UK, she primarily provides the best deals coverage for The Manual. She has a keen interest in gaming, fitness, cooking, smart home technology, and much more.
Besides writing for The Manual, she also regularly contributes to TechRadar, Mashable, Stuff magazine, and many others. She's featured on the BBC and is a BAFTA member. In her free time, she's an avid gamer, watches many movies, and regularly enjoys lifting weights and walking.

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The North Face sale: Up to 50% off tops, hoodies, and jackets

There's a huge The North Face sale going on right now with up to 50% off all kinds of outdoor wear like hoodies, jackets, and more.
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Adidas’ most popular running shoes just got a rare price cut

The Adidas 4FWD 2 running shoes are great for improving your run times and comfort. They're on sale now at Adidas.
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Puma Sale: 290 men’s sneakers and running shoes now under $100

Puma has a huge sale on men's sneakers, running shoes, and basketball shoes, with sneakers from just $55. Here are the best.
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Is ‘Family Guy’ on Disney Plus in 2023?

'Family Guy' is one of the biggest animated shows out there, but is it on Disney Plus? We explain all you need to know.
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College-goers will love these new HeyDude shoes

The just launched Collegiate HeyDude shoes are perfect for college students and have an iconic design to match your school. Here's why they're so great.
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Dress shirt sale: Save on Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger

Amazon is selling plenty of popular dress shirt brands right now with great discounts for your favorite shirt.
A woman sitting in the Sharper Image Revival Zero Gravity Massage Chair.

Ultimate relaxation: This massage chair is $3,700 off until tomorrow

Enjoy a fantastic massage with the Sharper Image Revival Zero Gravity Massage Chair while it's on sale at a substantial discount for today only.
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6 reasons you need to buy these ultra comfortable shoes right now

HeyDude ultra comfortable shows come in a wide range of styles and most you can slip right on. Here's why you need a pair in your life.
The Onn. 75-inch Frameless 4K TV on a white background.

Walmart has a 75-inch 4K TV for less than $500 (seriously)

The Onn. 75-inch Frameless 4K TV is a great budget TV for anyone keen to watch the big game on an equally big TV.
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There’s no Disney+ free trial — but this is the next best thing

Disney+ is the ideal place for all your entertainment needs with Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, and more. It's super cheap if you sign up today.
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Try a pair of Puma running shoes for 30 days — for free

Want to check if your running shoes are for you? You can for 30 days for free when you buy select models from Puma.
Kitchenaid Mixer.

KitchenAid’s iconic stand mixer is 15% off for Labor Day

All kitchens deserve one of the best stand mixers and right now, you can buy an iconic KitchenAid stand mixer for 15% off at Amazon.
THe Blackstone 36-inch Gas Griddle Cooking Station in a yard with people around it cooking and enjoying themselves.

Best Labor Day grill deals: Save on Traeger, Blackstone, and more

We've got all the best Labor Day grill deals right now, whether you're looking for something super cheap or something high-end.
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Bowflex adjustable dumbbells are heavily discounted right now

Amazon has a huge sale on Bowflex adjustable dumbbells right now with big discounts on equally big dumbbells.
A man using the Blackstone 36-inch Gas Griddle Cooking Station in a yard.

This is the excuse you’ve been waiting for to buy a Blackstone

Get a great gas grill cooking station for your yard for less with this awesome deal at Amazon right now.
The Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser on a table side.

There’s a huge sale on Waterpik water flossers happening today

Amazon has a huge sale on Waterpik water flossers and electric toothbrushes so you can enjoy cleaner teeth for less.
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There’s a big sale on Thule rooftop cargo boxes happening right now

Looking for a secure and durable rooftop cargo box? Amazon has a huge sale on many Thule rooftop cargo boxes. Here's what to know.
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The Vitamix Immersion blender just got a rare discount

The Vitamix Immersion blender is a pretty potent blender and it's even more appealing when it's on sale for once.
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Adidas is having a huge sale on running shoes — Save up to 40%

Looking for some awesome running shoes? Check out the Adidas running shoes sale to see how you could save today.
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Best massage gun deals: Save on Theragun, Hyperice, and more

If you're looking to soothe your aches after a tough workout then you'll want the best massage gun deals, and we have them all lined up for you here.
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This is the excuse you’ve been waiting for to get an Apple Watch

If you've been looking for an excuse to get a new Apple Watch deal, now's the time. You don't want to miss these current offers.
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Vacationers love this 3-piece luggage set, and it’s $200 off today

Travelers and Walmart shoppers alike adore this 3-piece luggage set deal that includes Travelhouse gear. Get ready for your next trip, right now.
Braun Series 9 shaver.

One of the best electric shavers you can buy is discounted today

The Braun Series 9 electric shaver is one of the best around and it's on sale now at Best Buy.
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Celebrity Cruises sale is your excuse to finally book a cruise

Looking to book your next vacation? The Celebrity Cruises sale just made a cruise way more affordable than before.
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Best sneaker deals: Save on Nike, Adidas, Balenciaga, and more

There are some great sneaker deals around, and we've rounded up the best of the bunch for every kind of event. Here's what you need to know.
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Ermenegildo Zegna sale: Get up to $2,725 off at Saks Fifth

There's a huge Zegna sale going on at Saks Fifth Avenue today. Here's some insight into how you can save and what to buy.
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Don’t pay for food deliveries: Get 2 years of Grubhub+ for free

Grubhub is ideal for food lovers who prefer food to be delivered. Enjoy two years of free delivery as a Prime member.
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From Wayfarer to Aviator: Flash sale discounts iconic Ray-Ban sunglasses

Amazon has a huge flash sale on Ray-Ban sunglasses right now. Here are just some of the sunglasses on sale right now.
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This is your excuse to buy the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer

The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is a great way of keeping your hair suitably styled and safe. It's on sale now at Best Buy with $100 off.
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There’s a big sale on G-Shock watches happening right now

Amazon has a huge sale on G-Shock watches right now with up to 45% to be saved on select models. Here's some of our favorites.
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Nike sale: Up to 40% off top running shoes and sneakers

Nike has a huge sale on running shoes and sneakers with up to 40% off. We take a look at some of the highlights.
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This popular Philips electric toothbrush is on sale for $20

Grab a sweet Philips Electric Toothbrush at a bargain price at Walmart right now, and enjoy better oral care for a while to come.
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Some of the best running shoes you can buy are heavily discounted today

Nike is currently selling its best running shoes yet for $100 off. Anyone keen to beat their records is going to want a pair of these.
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Massive HEYDUDE sale brings discounts on over 150 shoes

Looking for new shoes? The HEYDUDE sale has hundreds of options with plenty of great choices that will look good on your feet.
A man using a Greenworks lawn mower.

This bundle saves you $300 on a lawn mower, string trimmer, and leaf blower

The Greenworks Ultimate Outdoor Combo Kit is the perfect set for getting your garden in order. It's on sale now at Best Buy.
A person hauling their luggage down the hallway at an airport.

There’s a big sale happening on Samsonite, American Tourister luggage today

There's a huge sale on Samsonite & American Tourister luggage at Amazon and we've picked out some highlights.
A man does dumbbell exercises.

Usually $549, these Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbells are $379 today

Buy these Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbells and you'll never need to buy new dumbbells again. They're on sale now at Amazon.
A group of people sit in a SaluSpa hot tub.

This inflatable hot tub is under $400 at Amazon right now

The Bestway Miami SaluSpa is an easy to use inflatable hot tub that has enough room for 4 people. It's on sale now making it an even sweeter deal.
The REI Co-Op 6 person Tent on a white background.

REI anniversary sale: Up to 30% off clothes, camping and outdoor equipment

The REI anniversary sale has some fantastic discounts on all kinds of outdoor equipment and clothing. Here's a look at what you can buy.
People on the golf course with a golf bag standing on the side.

Golfing mega sale sees clothes, shoes and accessories on sale from $10

GoingGoingGone has a huge sale on some fantastic golf clothes including big name brands like Nike, Adidas, and Puma. Here's what you can buy today.
The FitRx SmartBell Adjustable Dumbbell placed on a shelf.

Forget Bowflex: this adjustable dumbbell is discounted to $99

The Fitrx Adjustable Dumbbell is a great alternative to needing to buy plenty of individual dumbbells. It's on sale now at Walmart.
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How to watch Disney Plus from almost any device

Have you signed up for Disney Plus? We've got everything you need to know about how to get started on watching things right here.
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F1 Saudi Arabian GP live stream: Watch Formula 1 for free

The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is sure to be a thrill ride to watch and we've got all you need to know about how to see the live stream for free.
The Manual examines the United States men's soccer team as it stands on the brink of earning a ticket to the World Cup in Qatar this summer.

Chelsea vs Everton live stream: How to watch for free

Looking to watch Chelsea vs Everton for free? Here's how to watch the Chelsea vs Everton live stream without paying a cent.
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Save big on Canadian Down & Feather pillows this Presidents’ Day

The Canadian Down & Feather company has a big sale on right now on some fantastic pillows that will help you sleep better than before.
A woman using the Jaxjox Adjustable Dumbbell Pair above her head.

Forget Bowflex: This Adjustable Dumbbell set is $200 today

Adjustable dumbbells are an ideal addition to your home strength workouts and these are $300 off the regular price right now.
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Best Air Fryer Deals for 2022

If you're shopping for an air fryer, these are the best air fryer deals available today.
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Confused about a ‘no contest’ decision in UFC? What you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about what no contest means when watching a UFC fight.
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Dana White’s role in the UFC: His stake, revealed

Wondering if Dana White owns the UFC? We explain all about him and the history behind the UFC.
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Best Prime Day Deals 2022: The Ultimate Shopping Guide

Amazon Prime Day is soon and Amazon has already launched some early Prime Day deals. We take a look at them and what to expect from the main event.