Games and Gaming Gear
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This holiday season make sure the younger gamer in your life is playing something totally fun, but also appropriate!
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Jul 12, 2014
Used Fuhu Nabi 2 7" 8GB WiFi Kids' Android Tablet for $60 + $5 s&h
As one of its daily deals, CowBoom offers the used Fuhu Nabi 2 7" 8GB Kids' Android Tablet, model no. NABI2NV7A, for $59.99 with free shipping. That's $20 below our May mention of a used unit and $87 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one today. The tablet features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.3GHz quad-core mobile processor, 7" 1024x600 LCD touchscreen, 8GB internal flash storage, 2-megapixel back-facing camera, Bluetooth, 802.11n wireless, microSD slot, GPS, mini USB and mini HDMI ports, and Google Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich). Deal ends today.
Note: This used unit may be missing parts or accessories and have dents or scratches. No warranty information is available.
Refurb Samsung Wireless Blu-ray Disc Player for $35 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished Samsung Wireless Blu-ray Disc Player, model no. BD-D5700, for $34.95 with free shipping. That's a buck under our May mention of a refurb and the lowest total price we could find for a new unit today by $43. This player features Samsung Smart TV, with Samsung Apps (Netflix, Blockbuster, Hulu, Youtube, and more), built-in WiFi, HDMI, and USB. Deal ends today.
A 90-day All4Cellular warranty applies. Note that this product ships with a universal remote control which may not work for some of the more advanced features of this player.
The North Face Surge II Charged Laptop Daypack for $111 + free shipping
REI offers the North Face Women's Surge II Charged Daypack in Black for $170.73. Add it to your cart and it falls to $110.73. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find in any color by $39. It features an integrated Joey T1 power supply for charging devices on the go, a padded air-mesh back panel, a neoprene sleeve that fits up to 17" laptops, and padded shoulder straps with a women-specific fit.
AT&T Clearance Items: Deals from $5 + free shipping, 25% off three items
AT&T discounts a selection of clearance items, as listed below. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. Even better, purchase three or more accessories and receive an extra 25% off. (You can mix and match the three to get the discount.) The deals:
Refurb Logitech UE Wireless Boombox Speaker for $90 + free shipping
NeweggFlash offers the refurbished Logitech UE Wireless Boombox Bluetooth Speaker, model no. 984-000304, for $89.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for this speaker in any condition by $31, although we saw a new one for the same price in December. It can stream music up to 50 feet away from up to three Bluetooth-enabled devices and features a rechargeable battery, two tweeters, two woofers, and four passive radiators. Deal ends July 17.
A 90-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.
Apple 85W Magsafe Power Adapter for MacBook Pro for $50 + free shipping
MegaMacs offers the Apple 85-watt Magsafe Power Adapter for Apple MacBook Pro, model no. MC556LL/B, for $49.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our May mention and the lowest total price we could find by $24. It's compatible with 15" and 17" MacBook Pro laptops. Deal ends July 16.
Note that the extended AC cord is not included. Only the AC wall adapter is provided.
Sony 50" 1080p 3D WiFi LED LCD Smart TV for $790 + free shipping ... or less
BuyDig via eBay offers the Sony 50" 120Hz 1080p 3D WiFi LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. KDL-50W800B, for $789.99 with free shipping. That's $108 below our April mention and the lowest total price we could find by $208 (outside of the price below). It comes with two pairs of 3D glasses and features a resolution of 1920x1080 (1080p), Motionflow XR 480 (120Hz refresh rate plus backlight scanning), edge-lit LED backlight, WiFi, access to the Sony Entertainment Network (with Netflix, Hulu Plus, and more), web browser, and four HDMI inputs. Deal ends July 21 at 5 am ET.
Note, if you don't mind paying with a certified check, money order, or wire transfer, East Coast TV offers it bundled with a Flat Screen TV Wall Mount for $759.50 using coupon code "PAYCHECK". (That coupon can only be used with those payment methods.) You can also opt to pay $795 without the coupon (and pay via any method) if you need the wall mount.
Apple 60W MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook for $33 + free shipping
MegaMacs offers the Apple 60-watt MagSafe Power Adapter for MacBook, model no. MC461LL/A, for $32.99 with free shipping. That's $8 below our May mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $26.) It's meant for the MacBook and 13" MacBook Pro. Deal ends July 16.
Refurb Apple MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 13" Laptop for $460 + $17 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished 3-lb. Apple MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz 13.3" LED-Backlit Laptop, model no. MB003LL/A, for $459.99 plus around $17 for shipping. That's tied with our mention from last winter as the best price we've seen for a 13" Apple MacBook Air with this CPU. It includes an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 1280x800 LED-backlit display, 2GB RAM, 80GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, iSight webcam, and Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies.
HP Z24i 24" IPS LED LCD Display for $286 + free shipping
ANTOnline offers the HP Z24i 24" IPS LED-Backlit LCD Monitor, model no. D7P53A8#ABA, for $285.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $14, outside of the price below, although we saw it for $56 less via rebate in March. It features a native resolution of 1920x1200, LED backlight, four USB 2.0 ports, and DisplayPort, DVI, and VGA inputs. Deal ends July 16.
A close price: B&H Photo-Video charges $287.36 with free shipping.