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.
Oct 1, 2014
Creative Market Wordpress Bundle for $39
StackSocial offers downloads of the Creative Market Wordpress Bundle for $39. That's $1,864 off and the lowest price we could find. This Wordpress bundle includes 39 themes designed by 10 Creative Market artists. Deal ends October 15.
Olympia 14" Laptop Messenger Bag for $10 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, iTech Deals offers the Olympia 13.5" Laptop Messenger Bag in Black or Brown for $9.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $33. It fits 13.5" laptops and features a padded laptop compartment, shoulder strap, several external zip pockets, and an internal organizer. Deal ends today.
Refurb Pioneer 400W 5.1 3D Home Theater Receiver for $125 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Shnoop offers the refurbished Pioneer 400-watt 5.1-Channel 3D Home Theater Receiver, model no. VSX-523, for $129.99. Coupon code "jXweDaKQ" cuts it to $124.99. With free shipping, that's $15 under our mention of a refurb from April and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also $90 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit.) It features 80 watts per channel into five channels, 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response, 3D pass-through, 4K pass-through, USB, four HDMI inputs, and one HDMI output. Deal ends today at 9 pm ET.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
Rajfoo i5 Gaming Mouse for $8 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, NeweggFlash offers the Rajfoo i5 Gaming Mouse for $7.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. This wired mouse features 1,600 dpi, programmable buttons, scroll wheel, and teflon feet. Deal ends today.
AMD A6-5400K Trinity 3.6GHz Dual-Core 3.6GHz CPU for $30 + free shipping
TigerDirect offers the AMD A6-5400K Trinity 3.6GHz Dual-Core Socket FM2 Processor, model no. AD540KOKHJBOX, for $29.99 with free shipping. That's $15 under our August mention and the lowest total price we've seen for this CPU. (It's also a current price low by $20.) It features AMD Radeon HD 7540D graphics and a 1MB L2 cache.
Refurbished Sony ICD-BX140 Digital Voice Recorder for $15 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished Sony Digital Voice Recorder in Silver, model no. ICD-BX140, for $14.99 with free shipping. That's $3 under our refurb mention from last month and the lowest total price we've seen for this recorder. (It's also $23 under the best price we could find for a new one.) It features 4GB of built-in memory, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a purported 45-hour battery life. Deal ends today.
A 90-day A4C warranty is provided.
Continental Electrics 5.5L Platinum Deep Fryer for $28 + pickup at Home Depot
Home Depot offers the Continental Electrics 5.5 Liter Platinum Deep Fryer, model no. CP43279, for $28.21. Opt for free in-store pickup to dodge the $5.99 shipping fee. That's the lowest total price we could find by $6. It features a stainless steel finish, frying basket with metal handle, glass lid, and non-stick inner pot.
Used Samsung Galaxy Note 2014 10" 16GB Tablet for $200 + $5 s&h
As one of its daily deals, Cowboom offers the used Samsung Galaxy Note 2014 Edition 10.1" 16GB Android Tablet in Black, model no. SM-P6000ZKVXAR, for $199.99 plus $5 for shipping. That's $85 under our August mention of a refurb (which included a $44 Rakuten credit) and the best price we've seen for this device. (It's also $125 under the best price we could find for a refurb elsewhere.) It features an Exynos 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 2560x1600 touchscreen, 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video capture, and Android 4.3 OS (Jelly Bean). Deal ends today.
Note: No warranty information is provided. This used unit may be missing parts or accessories.
Watch Dogs for PC for $25 + free shipping
Microsoft Store offers Watch Dogs for Windows for $24.99 with free shipping. That's $15 under our May mention (which also included a downloadable content 5-pack) the lowest total price we could find by $15.
Anker Astro E4 13,000mAh Battery Power Bank for $25 + free shipping, more
AnkerDirect via eBay offers the 2nd generation Anker Astro E4 13,000mAh External Battery Power Bank in Black (pictured), model no. AK-79AN13K2-BA, for $29.99. Coupon code "CELLSAVE5ON20" drops the price to $24.99. With free shipping, that's a buck under our mention from four weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current price low by $8.) It features two USB ports and LED status lights.
Also available is the 2nd-generation Anker Astro E3 10,000mAh External Battery Power Bank in Black, model no. 79AN7917-BA, for $25.99 before the above coupon, $20.99 after. With free shipping, that's $5 under last week's mention (which also included a dual-port USB charger) and the best price we've seen. (It's also $9 under the best price we could find for it bundled with a dual-port USB charger elsewhere.) It has the same specifications as the above model, but a slightly lower charging capacity.