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
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Apr 18, 2014
Battlefield 1942 for PC for free
Origin offers downloads of Battlefield 1942 for Windows for free. That's $7 less than the best total price we could find for a boxed copy.
Grado SR60i Prestige Series On-Ear Headphones for $55 + $6 s&h
J&R offers the Grado SR60i Prestige Series On-Ear Headphones for $54.99 plus around $6 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $18, although we saw them for $2 less two weeks ago. It features a soft adjustable headband, 1/4" screw-in adapter for use with professional equipment, and frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz.
- Best Buy 2-Day Sale: Up to 50% off laptops, HDTVs, and more
Used 3rd-Generation Apple iPad 16GB WiFi Tablet for $250 + free shipping
CowBoom offers the used 3rd-Generation Apple iPad 16GB WiFi Tablet in White, model no. MD328LL/A for $299.99. Coupon code "10625172" drops it to $249.99. With free shipping, that's $15 under our February mention of a refurb and the best price we've seen for this model. This 1.4-lb. tablet features a 9.7" 2048x1536 LED-backlit Retina display, A5x dual-core processor with quad-core graphics, 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p video recording, front-facing FaceTime camera, voice dictation, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, up to 10 hours of battery life, and iOS 5. Deal ends April 24.
Note that this used item may be be missing parts or accessories and may show signs of wear. No warranty information is provided.
Dell Financial Services coupons: $10 to $100 off laptops, desktops, and more
Dell Financial Services cuts $10 to $100 off a selection of its factory-refurbished and off-lease monitors, desktops, laptops, and more via the coupons listed below. Shipping starts at $17.99. Dell refurbished systems are covered by a 100-day Dell warranty. The coupons, all of which expire April 20:
PNY 16GB Pro Elite Class 10 SDHC Card for $9 + pickup at Best Buy, more
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the PNY 16GB Pro Elite Class 10 SDHC Secure Digital High-Capacity Memory Card (pictured), model no. P-SDH16U1H-GE, for $8.99. Opt for in-store pickup to avoid the $1.99 shipping fee. That's a buck below our October mention of a similar card and the lowest price we could find by $6. It features read speeds of up to 90MB/s.
Also available as a daily deal is the PNY 32GB Pro Elite Class 10 SDHC Secure Digital High-Capacity Memory Card, model no. P-SDH32U1H-GE, for $16.99. Again choose pickup, this time to avoid the $2.99 shipping fee. That's the lowest price we could find by $7. It features read speeds of up to 90MB/s. Both deals end today.
Refurb MacBook Core 2 2GHz 13" Laptop Bundle for $300 + free shipping
MegaMacs offers the refurbished 5-lb. Apple MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz 13.3" Laptop, model no. MB881LL/A, bundled with a Brenthaven Trek Sleeve, model no. 2439101, and Adobe Lightroom 5 for Mac for $299.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our mention of this bundle from two weeks ago and the best price we've seen for this laptop alone. (It's also $155 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere.) The laptop features an Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 1280x800 LCD, 2GB RAM, 120GB hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256MB video card, Airport Extreme (802.11n wireless), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies.
rooCASE Cases for iPhone 5C at PC Micro Store: 50% off+ free shipping
PC Micro Store cuts an extra 50% off a selection of rooCASE Cases and Screen Protectors for iPhone 5C via coupon code "IPH5C50APR". Plus, most orders qualify for free shipping. Coupon expires after 500 uses.
A best bet is the rooCASE Hype Hybrid Dual Layer Case Cover for iPhone 5C in six colors (Blue pictured) for $15.95 before the above coupon, $7.97 after. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $12.
rooCASE Cases for Galaxy S4 at PC Micro Store: 50% off + free shipping
PC Micro Store cuts an extra 50% off a selection of rooCASE Cases and Screen Protectors for Samsung Galaxy S4 via coupon code "SAMS540APR". Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. Coupon expires after 500 uses.
A best bet is the rooCASE Bumper Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 in Black/Grey (pictured) for $10.95 before the above coupon, $5.47 after. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $18. It's made from flexible TPU material.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 16MP Digital Camera Combo for $159 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 16-Megapixel Digital Camera in Silver, model no. E1OMSZ16S, bundled with an 8GB Secure Digital Memory Card, Ultra-Compact Carrying Case, and a 3-Piece Lens Cleaning Kit for $158.88 with free shipping. That's $10 below the lowest total price we could find for the camera alone. Features include a 3" LCD touchscreen, 1080p video recording, dual image stabilization, 24x optical zoom, SDXC slot, and USB.