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May 22, 2013
Refurb LG 55" 240Hz 3D LED LCD HDTV w/ glasses for $698 + $171 s&h
TigerDirect offers the factory-refurbished LG 55" 240Hz 3D LED LCD HD Television, model no. 55LM8600, bundled with six pairs of 3D glasses for $697.80 plus around $171 for shipping. That's $231 less than our mention of a new unit via pickup from a month ago and $506 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit now. Features include a 1920x1080 (1080p) resolution, edge-lit LED backlighting, 240Hz refresh rate, USB, and four HDMI inputs. An LG warranty is supplied, but the duration is unclear.
Urge Basics Soundbrick Bluetooth Stereo Speaker w/ Mic for $40 + free shipping
The Digital Pavilion via eBay offers the Urge Basics Soundbrick Bluetooth Stereo Speaker in five colors (Pink pictured) for $39.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find outside of the mention below by $20, although we saw it for a buck less last week. It features a built-in microphone, up to 80 hours of usage per charge, Bluetooth 2.0, and compatibility with most Bluetooth-enabled devices (including the iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab).
Toshiba P-Series Laptops: Up to $370 off, deals from $600 + free shipping
Toshiba Direct cuts up to $370 off a selection of Toshiba Satellite P-series laptops. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. With deals starting at $599.99, that's among the best discounts we've seen for Toshiba P-series laptops in recent months, although we saw $350 off a similar selection of laptops two weeks ago. Deal ends May 27.
A best bet is the 5.4-lb. Toshiba Satellite P850-BT3N22 Core i5 2.5GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop, model no. PSPKEU-09X00C, for $599.99 with free shipping. That ties our March mention as the lowest total price we've seen for any Ivy Bridge Core i5-equipped Toshiba Satellite P850 16" laptop. Features include an Intel Core i5-3230M Ivy Bridge 2.6GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 6GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, LED-backlit keyboard, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.
Magic Chef Portable Ice Maker for $120 + $12 s&h
Meijer offers the Magic Chef Portable Ice Maker in Stainless Steel, model no. MCIM22TS, for $149.99. Coupon code "EMAIL20" cuts it to $119.99. With shipping starting at $11.99, that's the lowest total price we could find by $43. It purports to make a maximum of 27-lbs. of ice per day and features storage of up to 4-lbs. of ice, three cube-size settings, digital control panel, see-through window, and recessed handles.
Alienware X51 Ivy i7 Quad Blu-ray PC for $900 after rebate + $11 s&h
As one of its daily deals, TigerDirect offers the Alienware X51 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 3.4GHz Desktop PC (no monitor) in Stealth Black, model no. AX51-9302BK, for $899.99 via the directions below. With around $11 for shipping, that's tied with last week's mention (which didn't require a rebate) and the lowest total price we could find by $328. (For further comparison, we saw it for $111 less via rebate two weeks ago.) It features an Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, Blu-ray disc player/DVD burner combo drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 1.5GB video card, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends today. To get this deal:
- View the Alienware X51 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 3.4GHz Desktop PC for $999.99
- apply coupon code "OML90205" to cut it to $999.99
- redeem this $100 mail-in rebate for a final price of $899.99
Toshiba Gaming Laptops: Up to $700 off, deals from $850 + free shipping
Toshiba Direct cuts up to $700 off a selection of Toshiba gaming notebooks, with prices starting at $849.99. (The discount is reflected on the product page.) Even better, all orders qualify for free shipping. That beats our mention from two weeks ago of up to $500 off and is the best discount we've seen on gaming laptops at Toshiba this year. Deal ends May 27.
A best bet is the 7.5-lb. Toshiba Satellite P870-BT3G22 Intel Core i7 2.4GHz 17.3" Laptop, model no. PSPLFU-02M011, for $849.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our January mention of a similarly configured Toshiba Satellite with only 6GB RAM and a low price for an Ivy Bridge Core i7-equipped Toshiba Satellite with 8GB RAM and a 2GB graphics card. It features an Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 2GB video card, 802.11n wireless, webcam, media card reader, USB 3.0, HDMI, 6-cell battery, backlit keyboard, and Windows 8.
Dell Multifunction Monochrome Laser Printer for $160 + free shipping
Dell Small Business offers its Dell Multifunction Monochrome Laser Printer, model no. B1265dnf, which also scans, copies, and faxes, for $159.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $40. It features up to 29 ppm printing and copying, duplex printing and copying, 600dpi scanning, 250-page paper tray, 40-page document feeder, USB, and Ethernet.
Dell Ivy Bridge i5 Dual 16" 1080p Laptop w/ 2GB GPU for $649 + free shipping
Dell Home offers its 6.3-lb. Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 2.6GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Laptop in Stealth Black Anodized Aluminum for $899.99. Coupon code "$MXRD3N?Z?4RM0" cuts it to $649.99. With free shipping, that's the second-lowest total price we've seen for any Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop with a 1080p LCD display. It features an Intel Core i5-3230M 2.6GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, AMD Radeon HD 7730M 2GB graphics card, webcam, Bluetooth, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends May 31.
- Get a Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad for $39.99
Horchow Work and Play Sale: 25% off office and travel items
Horchow takes 25% off office and travel items during its Work and Play Sale. (If the discount doesn't apply automatically, try coupon code "WORKPLAY".) Plus, the same promotion yields free shipping on many items; otherwise, shipping starts at $8. That's among the best discounts we've seen on these items from Horchow in recent months, although we saw 20% to 40% off sitewide last month. Deal ends May 24.
A best bet is the Jonathan Adler Smartphone Holder (pictured) for $48 before the above coupon, $36 after. With $8 for shipping, that's $12 off list and the lowest total price we could find. It features a porcelain construction and it accommodates most handheld devices.