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New & Notable from Lifeproof and Baublebar

Also: Peloton’s new 100-day home trial period, Samsung’s new Galaxy laptops and what to expect from Apple’s upcoming event.
New launches include an Apple Watch case from LifeProof and a new kids line from Baublebar.
New launches include an Apple Watch case from LifeProof and a new kids line from Baublebar.Lifeproof ; Baublebar

From now until March 21, Peloton has increased its home trial period from 30 days to 100 days for its Bike (which we recommend), Bike+ and Tread, with delivery and setup included. Samsung has also announced the Galaxy Book2 Pro and the 2-in-1 touchscreen Book2Pro 360. Among other features, the Galaxy Book2 Pro will have 5G connectivity and the Book2 Pro 360 will come with S Pen functionality. Both devices will be available for preorder on March 18 and officially launch on April 1.

SKIP AHEAD Ongoing sales

Apple will host an Apple Event on March 8 to presumably announce a new iPhone and a new iPad. For users of Apple’s iPhone 13, Select editor Justin Krajeski recently wrote about how the Smartish Wallet Vol. 1 case and wallet combo simplifies his journey out the front door. To fill your wallet with cards that help build your credit, we also recommended the best credit cards. And if you’re in an area where the weather is starting to warm up and you have vacationing on the brain, our colleagues at Shop TODAY recommended spring break destinations, approved by a travel expert.

LifeProof releases eco-friendly Apple Watch Series 7 cases

LifeProof, whose phone cases we’ve recommended, released new cases for the Apple Watch Series 7 made from 85 percent recycled plastic, according to the company. They’re available in both 41-millimeter and 45-millimeter sizes — the two sizes the Apple Watch comes in — as well as several different color schemes, including Let’s Cuddlefish, Pavement, Anchors Away and Gambit Green.

Baublebar launches kids line with custom blankets

Baublebar, who makes some of our favorite face masks, recently debuted a kids line called minibar that comprises a collection of acrylic blankets that are all machine-washable — you can also add custom names and initials to the blankets. The blankets are available in dozens of patterns and styles including Bundle of Joy, Happy Days, Wild Child and more.

Sales this week

  • Otterbox, whose phone cases we’ve recommended, is offering up to 30 percent off select cases and accessories while supplies last. In addition to cases, the company is also discounting screen protectors.
  • Buy Buy Baby, a go-to destination for parents shopping for a toddler that sells one of our top recommended strollers, is offering 20 percent off its sleep gear through March 6.
  • Layla Sleep is offering up to $200 off mattresses and two free pillows during its spring sale. The company is known for its flippable mattresses, which we recommended in both our soft and firm mattresses guides.

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