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.
Mar 10, 2014
8-Pin Lightning to USB Cable Keychain 2-Pack for $9 + free shipping
A DealNews exclusive! iTech Deals offers the 8-Pin Lightning to USB Cable Keychain 2-Pack for iPhone / iPod / iPad in Black for $10.95. Coupon code "DEALNEWS2" cuts it to $8.95. With free shipping, that's only $4 over our January mention of a single unit (this is a 2-pack), and the lowest total price we could find for two by $3. Deal ends March 12.
HP ENVY Haswell Core i7 3.4GHz PC w/ 4GB GPU for $865 + $10 s&h
HP Home & Home Office offers its HP ENVY 810-135qe Intel Haswell Core i7 3.4GHz Desktop PC, model no. F9A63AV#ABA, for $1,149.99. Coupon code "DEALNEWS15HP" cuts it to $864.99. With $9.99 for shipping, that's $45 under our mention from last week, $285 off list, and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. It features an Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 2TB 7200 rpm hard drive, 4GB Nvidia GeForce GT640 video card, Blu-Ray / DVD combo drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, media card reader, USB 3.0, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Polk Audio CS2 Series II Center Speaker for $70 + free shipping
Polk Audio via eBay offers the Polk Audio CS2 Series II Center-Channel Speaker in Cherry for $69.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. It features two 6-1/2" woofers, one 1" tweeter, 50Hz to 25kHz frequency response, and low pass magnetic shielding.
HP ENVY Haswell Core i7 Quad 3.4GHz Desktop PC for $665 + $10 s&h
HP Home & Home Office Store offers its HP ENVY 700-215xt Intel Haswell Core i7 3.5GHz Desktop PC, model no. F9A62AV#ABA, for $679.99. Coupon code "DEALNEWS15HP" cuts it to $664.99. With $9.99 for shipping, that's $10 less than our mention from three weeks ago, $185 off list, and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. It features an Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, Beats Audio, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, media card reader, USB 3.0, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Refurb Microsoft Surface 11" 32GB Win RT Tablet for $189 + free shipping
Manufacturer Certified via eBay offers the factory-refurbished 1.5-lb. Microsoft Surface 10.6" 32GB Windows RT Tablet for
$199with free shipping. That's tied with last week's refurb mention and $120 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 10.6" 1366x768 multitouch LCD, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, front- and rear-facing 720p HD cameras, microSDXC card slot, up to 8-hour battery life, and Windows RT OS. A 1-year Microsoft warranty applies.
Update: The price has dropped to $189 with free shipping.
Unlocked Nokia Lumia 520 Windows 8 Smartphone for $89 + $5 s&h
A DealNews exclusive! Yugster offers the Unlocked Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone in Black for $89.97. Coupon code "FreeYugBuck" cuts it to $88.97. With $5 for shipping, that's $6 under our mention from last week and the lowest total price we've seen for the unlocked version of this phone. (It's a current low by $11.) Features include a 4" 480x800 touchscreen IPS LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz dual-core processor, 8GB internal storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, microSD card slot (up to 64GB), and Windows Phone 8 OS.
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HP ENVY Haswell Core i5 Dual 16" Touch Laptop for $635 + free shipping
HP Home & Home Office offers its 5.6-lb. HP ENVY 15t-j100 Intel Haswell Core i5 15.6" LED-Backlit TouchSmart Laptop, model no. E4T16AV, for $649.99. Coupon code "DEALNEWS15HP" cuts it to $634.99. With free shipping, that's $115 off list and the best price we've seen for a 15t-j100 since December. Features include an Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 6GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. (No optical drive is included.) Coupon expires March 15.
Body Glove Mobile coupon: 50% off phone cases
Today only, Body Glove Mobile cuts 50% off sitewide via coupon code "50BRADS". Plus, all orders receive free shipping. That's the first such coupon we've seen from Body Glove Mobile, yielding several price lows. Shop cases for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, iPad, and other devices.
Insignia 24" 720p HDTV / DVD Combo for $140 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Insignia 24" 720p LED-Backlit LCD HD Television / DVD Combo, model no. NS-24ED200NA14, for $139.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our December mention and the best price we've seen for this TV. It features a 1366x768 (720p) native resolution, built-in DVD player, USB, and two HDMI inputs. Deal ends today.