Stumped on what to get your loved ones this season? Here's the creme de la creme of the stuff we've reviewed thus far.
It seems like every day someone is slapping smart features into some new category of previously mundane household devices. Here are some smart home products you'll be excited to give or receive.
Our small-appliance holiday picks won't end up in the regift pile.
With touch screens, smartphone apps, and built-in Wi-Fi, these appliances are sure to brighten up the holidays.
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Apr 23, 2014
iPhone 5 Style Earpods w/ Remote & Mic 2-Pack for $9 + free shipping
A DealNews exclusive! iTech Deals offers the iPhone 5 Style Earpods w/ Remote & Mic 2-Pack for $11.95. Coupon code "DEALN2OFF" trims it to $8.95. With free shipping, that's $1 under our March mention and the lowest total price we could find by $1. These headphones are compatible with the iPhone 5 and come with a carrying case.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 20MP 4x Zoom Camera for $400 + free shipping
6ave via eBay offers the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 20-Megapixel Digital Camera for $399.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from January as the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $59.) It features a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T f1.8 3.6x optical zoom lens, 3" LED touchscreen, 1080i movie capture, optical image stabilization, and SDHC card slot.
Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker for $25 + free shipping
Target via eBay offers the Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Oval Slow Cooker, model no. SCCPVL605-S, for $24.99 with free shipping. That's a buck under our December mention and the lowest total price we could find by $10. It features a locking lid with gasket, programmable controls with pre-set cook times and settings, automatic warm setting, and removeable oval stoneware. Deal ends April 24 at 8:19 am ET.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera Bundle for $1,748 + free shipping
B&H Photo-Video offers the Olympus OM-D E-M1 16.3-Megapixel Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera, model no. V207010BU000, bundled with an Olympus M. Zuiko 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 II Zoom Lens, model no. V315040BU000, and a SanDisk Extreme 32GB SDHC Class 10 Secure Digital High Capacity Card, model no. SDSDX-032G-X46, for $1,748 with free shipping. (Click under "Savings Available" and scroll down to find this offer.) Plus, you'll receive a $43.94 B&H Photo-Video Rewards Credit (good for a future purchase) with your order. Assuming you use the credit, that's $95 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere. The camera features a 3" tilting touchscreen LCD, 1080p video recording, image stabilization, up to 10fps, USB, HDMI, and SDXC card slot.
Need more lenses? Adding additional lenses to the bundle could save between $100 to $200 per lens.
Dark Souls II for PC preorders for $40
Green Man Gaming offers preorders of downloads of Dark Souls II for Windows for $49.99. Coupon code "OFU76E-1C6RHK-OX6OMC" cuts it to $40. That's $10 under our mention from last month (although that deal included a $12 credit) and the lowest outright price we've seen for this game. (It's also a current price low by $10.) Coupon expires April 25.
Note: A Steam account is required for activation.
Refurb SanDisk CruzerGlide 64GB USB Flash Drive for $22 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished SanDisk Cruzer Glide 64GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive, model no. SDCZ60-064G, for $22.37 with free shipping. That's $10 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one. It features password protection, 128-bit file encryption, and 2GB of secure online storage. Deal ends today.
Note: A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
- Hamilton X Slat Office Desk for $92 + $20 s&h
Panasonic 50" 120Hz 1080p WiFi LED LCD Smart TV for $700 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Panasonic Smart Viera AS530 Series 50" 120Hz 1080p WiFi LED-Backlit LCD Smart TV, model no. TC-50AS530U, for $699.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $100. Features include 1920x1080 (1080p), 120Hz refresh rate with 240 BLB technology, WiFi, swipe and share, remote viewing, two USB ports, and more. Deal ends today.
Denon 400W 5.1 3D Home Theater Receiver w/ Airplay for $290 + free shipping
Crutchfield offers the Denon 400-watt 5.1-Channel 3D Home Theater Receiver with AirPlay, model no. AVR-X1000, for $299.99. Coupon code "10BUCKS" cuts it to $289.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $94. It features 80 watts per channel into five channels, six HDMI inputs and one HDMI output, Apple Airplay streaming, DNLA, and 3D pass-through.
Oster Belgian Flip Waffle Maker for $20 + pickup at Best Buy
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Oster Belgian Flip Waffle Maker in Black, model no. CKSTWFBF10, for $19.99. Opt for free in-store pickup to avoid the $2.99 shipping fee. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8, although we saw it for $3 less in December. It features adjustable temperature control, non-stick surface, and indicator light. Deal ends today.