Cell phones and smartphones
The best, brightest, and baddest communication machines you can slip into your pocket, ripe for your gift-giving pickin'.
Mobile phones are superb communication tools but the right accessories can help them become even more useful. Here's a list of great gadget gifts which bring extra tricks to smartphones.
Supersave me: If you're thinking about purchasing a smartphone for the holidays, here are a few standouts that won't break the bank.
Looking for a new case for your new iPhone 5S/5C or Samsung Galaxy S4? Check out some of our top picks for the holiday season.
Latest Tech Deals
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Dec 8, 2013
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Pro Camera Flash for $449 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Professional Camera Flash, model no. 5296B002, for $499. At final checkout, it falls to $449. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $36, although we saw it for $49 less on Thanksgiving. It features an LCD panel, 180-degree swivel, and radio-controlled wireless transmission.
Jawbone JAMBOX Bluetooth Speaker for $87 + free shipping
All4Cellular offers the Aliph Jawbone JAMBOX Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker in White for $99.95. Coupon code "CYBER13" cuts it to $86.96. With free shipping, that's $3 below our September mention of a new JAMBOX and the lowest total price we could find by $56. (For further comparison, we saw a refurbished unit for $27 three days ago, since expired.) Features include a microphone, 3.5mm jack, microUSB cable, up to 10 hours of continuous play, and carrying case.
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Autofocus Lens for $694 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Autofocus Lens, model no. 0344B002, for $1,149. At final checkout, it falls to $694. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $405, although we saw it for $5 less during Thanksgiving week. It features image stabilization and three aspherical lenses.
ASUS Intel Atom Quad 10" Touch Convertible Laptop for $300 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the 2.4-lb. ASUS Transformer Book Intel Atom 1.33GHz 10.1" LED-Backlit Touchscreen Convertible Laptop, model no. T100TA-B1-GR, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $101, although we saw it for $11 less a month ago. It features an Intel Atom Z3740 1.33GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 1366x768 IPS LCD touchscreen, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory, 802.11n wireless, media card reader, USB 3.0, microHDMI port, 2-cell battery, and Windows 8.1.
HP AMD Dual 1.75GHz 23" 1080p All-in-One PC for $500 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the HP Pavilion AMD E2 1.75GHz 23" LED-Backlit Desktop, model no. 23-b364, bundled with 6 Months of Titanium Internet Security for $499.99 with free shipping. (The software is added to your cart automatically.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $80. Features include an AMD E2-2000 1.75GHz dual-core processor, 23" 1920x1080 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200RPM hard drive, DVD burner, AMD Radeon HD 7340 graphics, 802.11n wireless, webcam, memory card reader, USB 3.0, and Windows 8.
Refurb Logitech K760 Solar Bluetooth Keyboard for Mac for $30 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, 1Sale offers the factory-refurbished Logitech K760 Wireless Solar Bluetooth Keyboard, model no. 920-003884, for $29.99 with free shipping. That's $3 under our Black Friday mention of a new unit and the best price we've ever seen. (It's also a current low for a refurb by $13.) It features Bluetooth connectivity with support for the iPad and iPhone. Deal ends today.
A 90-day warranty is included, however it's unclear who backs it. Also notable is that this item has an estimated shipping time of one to two weeks.
Samsung Galaxy Note Tablet Accessories from $9 + free shipping
BuyDig discounts a selection of Samsung Galaxy Note accessories via coupon code "TABFUN", as listed below. Plus, all orders receive free shipping. That puts each at the lowest total price we could find by at least $2, and as much as $21. The deals, with prices after coupon:
Refurbished Motorola H19txt Bluetooth Headset for $17 + free shipping
All4Cellular offers the refurbished Motorola H19txt Bluetooth Headset for $19.95. Coupon code "CYBER13" cuts the price to $17.36. With free shipping, that's $33 under our February mention of a new model and the lowest total price we could find by $11 for a new model. It features a noise-canceling microphone, MotoSpeak voice texting, and up to five hours of talk time.
A 90-day All4Cellular warranty applies.
ASUS Intel Ivy Dual 1.5Ghz 12" Touchscreen Laptop for $200 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the 3-lb. ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Celeron 1.5GHz 11.6" Touchscreen Laptop, model no. X200CA-HCL1104G, for $199.99 with free shipping. That's $155 below the lowest total price we could find for an ASUS laptop with comparable specs elsewhere. It features an Intel Celeron 1007U 1.5GHz Ivy Bridge processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, HDMI, webcam, 3-cell battery, and Windows 8.
Hisense 32" Class 720p LED-Backlit LCD HDTV for $170 + free shipping
PC Richard & Son offers the Hisense 32" Class 720p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. 32D33, for $169.91 with free shipping. That's $20 below the lowest total price we could find for any 32" LED HDTV elsewhere. It features a 1366x768 (720p) native resolution and three HDMI inputs.