Cell Phones and Smartphones
If you're on a budget, consider these reasonably priced -- and sometimes even free (after you sign a carrier agreement) -- handsets for the holiday season.
Giving someone a phone without a data plan this holiday season? Start with these.
The holidays are coming up fast, which means that the smartphone battle is getting fierce. Let CNET guide you on the top handsets available today.
Mobile phones are certainly capable devices in their own right, but when paired with a handy Bluetooth accessory they become even more useful. From advanced Bluetooth headsets to awesome wireless speakers, this list of our favorite wireless gadgets will help you get the most out of your handset.
Latest Tech Deals
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May 22, 2013
Magic Chef 0.9-Cu. Ft. 900W Countertop Microwave for $63 + free shipping
Home Depot offers the Magic Chef 0.9-Cubic Foot 900-watt Countertop Microwave in Stainless Steel, model no. MCM990ST, for $68. Coupon code "MEMHD5" cuts it to $63. With free shipping, that's $26 off list and the lowest total price we could find, although we saw it in black for $10 less in March. Features include 10 power levels, six auto-cook buttons, kitchen timer, rotating glass plate, and more. Deal ends May 27.
- Get a free 100-photo flip-book from Groovebook
Refurb Canon BCI-3eC / BCI-5C / BCI-6C Ink Cartridge for $1 + free shipping
mwave offers the refurbished Canon Cyan BCI-3eC / BCI-5C / BCI-6C Ink Cartridge for 99 cents with free shipping. That's $4 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It's compatible with a wide range of Canon printers; see the product page for a complete list.
Note, no warranty is included.
- Get a 480GB internal SSD for $299.99, shipped
Dell Outlet Business coupon: 20% off refurbished desktops, laptops, tablets
Dell Outlet Business cuts 20% off any factory-refurbished desktop, laptop, or tablet via coupon code "49Z2$5RSB4B0FQ". Plus, many items qualify for free shipping. Although not as good as our mention of 30% off from three weeks ago, it still produces a number of price lows. Refurbished items carry a 1-year Dell warranty. Deal ends May 24.
AC Delco Alkaline AAA Battery 100-Pack for $22 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Caloby offers the AC Delco Alkaline AAA Battery 100-Pack for $21.79 with free shipping. That's $0.22/battery and the lowest total price we could find for this quantity by $5, although we saw them for $2 less in March. Deal ends May 23.
Thermapak 12" HeatShift CoolGuard Netbook Sleeve for $5 + $3 s&h
As one of its daily deals, PricePlunge offers the Thermapak 12" HeatShift CoolGuard Netbook Sleeve, model no. HSN10A, for $4.99. Coupon code "SPRING5" cuts it to $4.74. With $2.99 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $2. This sleeve cools your netbook while you work and when it's in storage. Deal ends today.
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.