Cars and Car Tech
No matter how grandiose or modest your gift-buying budget is this year, we've got great gift ideas for car nerds.
From GPS gadgets that give directions to discreet dongles that improve fuel economy, we've got the hottest gift ideas for the car lover in your life.
You're going to need a lot of wrapping paper, and a really big bow, if you're going to give one of these cars as a present, but the recipient will undoubtedly be delighted.
Cars have a come a long way in efficiency over the past decades, so a new car can also be an environmental statement, if it replaces an older model.
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Mar 13, 2014
Dell 3330dn Monochrome Duplex Laser Printer for $170 + free shipping
Adorama offers the Dell Monochrome Duplex Laser Printer, model no. 3330dn, for $169.99 with free shipping. That's $129 off and the lowest total price we've seen for a Dell monochrome duplex printer with a print speed of 40 ppm and such a large sheet tray. It features print speeds of up to 40 ppm, 600x600 dpi resolution, 2-sided (automatic duplex) printing, USB, and a 550-sheet tray.
Braven 440 Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker for $50 + free shipping
As a daily deal, World Wide Stereo via Best Buy offers the Braven 440 Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker in Gray, Purple, or Blue, model no. B440GBP, for $49.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our mention from two weeks ago and the best price we've seen. (It's a current low by $24.) Features include an internal noise-canceling microphone, 3.5mm jack, microUSB port, wireless range of up to 33 feet, battery-check button, and up to 12 hours of continuous play. Deal ends today.
Able Planet Noise-Canceling Headphones for $30 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Able Planet Noise-Canceling Headphones, model no. NC300B, for $49.95. Apply coupon code "VALNC" and the price drops to $29.95. With free shipping, that's tied with our December mention as the best price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $69.) These headphones feature an adjustable headband, in-line volume control, LINX audio technology, and 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response.
Polaroid 39" 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HDTV for $230 + free shipping
TigerDirect via eBay offers the Polaroid 39" 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. 39GSR3000, for $229.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our February mention and the lowest total price we could find now by $79. It features a native resolution of 1920x1080 (1080p) LED backlighting, and three HDMI ports.
Yamakasi Sparta 301 30" IPS LCD Display for $389 + free shipping
Green-sum via eBay offers the Yamakasi Sparta 301 30" IPS LCD Monitor for $389 with free shipping. That's $6 under our mention from ten days ago and the lowest total price we could find by $30. It features a native resolution of 2560x1600, 6ms response time, and one DVI-D input.
Samsung Keyboard Dock for Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 for $10 + free shipping
A4C offers the Samsung Keyboard Dock for Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, model no. ECR-K15UWEGXEU, for $9.95 with free shipping. That's $60 off and tied with our December mention as the lowest total price we could find. It features a 3.5mm stereo audio line-out. It ships in bulk packaging. Deal ends March 16.
3 Samsung 16GB Class 6 microSDHC Memory Cards for $24 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Shnoop offers three Samsung 16GB High Speed Class 6 microSDHC Memory Cards, model no. MB-MSAGB, for $23.99 with free shipping. That's $8 per card, a dollar under our August mention's per-unit price, and the best per-unit price we've seen. (It's also a current price low for this quantity purchased elsewhere by $15.) It features a data transfer speed of up to 24MB/s. Deal ends March 13 at 9 pm ET.
Note: New customers can use "DEALNEWS1" to drop it to $22.99.
10 Canon-Compatible PGI-220 / CLI-221 Inkjet Cartridges for $9 + free shipping
Ecoolmartcom via eBay offers two Canon-Compatible PGI-220 / CLI-221 Inkjet Cartridge 5-Packs for $8.68 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. It features two of each: PGI-220 black and CLI-221 black, cyan, magenta and yellow.
Samsung 3.5mm Hands-Free Stereo Headset for $3 + free shipping
A4C offers the Samsung 3.5mm Hands-Free Stereo Headset, model no. EHS49ASOME, for $2.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. It features an in-line mic with an answer/end button. Deal ends March 16.
XFX RADEON R9 280X 3GB PCIe Video Card, game for $300 + free shipping
TigerDirect offers the XFX RADEON R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 384-bit PCI-Express Video Card, model no. R9-280X-TDFD, with Battlefield 4 for Windows for $329.99. Coupon code "WKF120385" cuts it to $299.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $36. It features an 850MHz core clock speed, HDMI, DisplayPort, dual DVI, and 2560 x 1600 max resolution. Deal ends March 27.