Games and Gaming Gear
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Each holiday sees the release of dozens of titles, but here are the ones you should have on your list for the gamer who's of age.
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 22, 2014
Motorola H19txt Bluetooth Headset for $24 + free shipping
A4C offers the Motorola H19txt Bluetooth Headset for $23.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $20. It features a noise-canceling microphone, MotoSpeak voice texting, and up to five hours of talk time. Deal ends July 25.
Refurbished Kindle Fire HD 16GB 7" Android Tablet for $90 + free shipping
A4C offers the refurbished Kindle Fire HD 16GB 7" WiFi Android Tablet for $89.95 with free shipping. That's $48 below the lowest total price we could find for a new tablet, although we saw a refurb for a $5 less in May. This WiFi-only tablet runs a heavily-modified version of Google's Android OS and sports a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 7" 1280x800 LCD, and 16GB of internal storage. Deal ends July 25.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 for AT&T for $135 + $4 s&h
TigerDirect offers the no-contract Nokia Lumia 920 Windows 8 Smartphone for AT&T in Red for $149.97. Sign up for this $15 off coupon to drop it to $134.97. With about $4 for shipping, that's a buck under yesterday's mention of a refurb (this one's new) and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $121.) The phone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz processor, 4.5" OLED touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass, 32GB built-in memory, 8.7-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, 1920x1080 (1080p) video capture, optical image stabilization, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, and Windows Phone 8 OS.
Refurb Nikon D3300 24MP DSLR Camera, lens, more for $497 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the factory-refurbished Nikon D3300 24.2-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera bundled with an 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens, model no. 1532, and Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 12 for $546.95. Apply coupon code "BCD500PX" to cut the price to $496.95. With free shipping, that's a $2 drop since yesterday and the lowest total price we could find by $100 for the camera and lens alone. It features a 3" LCD display, 3x optical zoom, Wi-Fi capability, and 1080P HD video. A 90-day Nikon warranty applies.
Samsung 512GB 850 Pro Series SATA 6Gbps SSD for $360 + free shipping
Samsung offers its Samsung 512GB 850 Pro Series Serial ATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD, model no. MZ-7KE512BW, for $359.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $35. It features read speeds of up to 550MB/s and write speeds of up to 520MB/s.
Unlocked HTC One Max 32GB Android Smartphone for $400 + free shipping
Breed offers the Unlocked HTC One Max 32GB 4G Android Smartphone in Silver for $399.99 with free shipping. That's $30 under our May mention and the lowest total price we could find by $68. This quad-band GSM phone features a 5.9" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen LCD, 1.7GHz quad-core processor, 4-megapixel camera with LED flash, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2GB RAM, 32GB built-in memory, and Android 4.3 OS (Jelly Bean).
AceAbove Hybrid Case for LG G3 for $5 + free shipping
CTCStore offers the AceAbove Hybrid Case for LG G3 for $4.95 with free shipping. That's $15 off, $1 under last week's mention, and the best price we could find. It features a clear back cover with shock-resistant TPU edges, raised front edge, and hard and soft case materials. Deal ends July 27.
SanDisk 32GB USB / Micro USB Flash Drive for $18 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, TigerDirect offers the SanDisk 32GB Ultra Dual USB 2.0 / Micro USB Flash Drive, model no. SDDD-032G-A46, for $17.99 with free shipping. That's $12 under our February mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (Outside of the deal below, it's the best price we could find by $5.) It features USB 2.0 and micro USB interfaces that enable transferring of files between your compatible Android cell phone/tablet and your PC/Mac. Deal ends today.
A close price: Best Buy charges $19.99 with free shipping.
Refurbished Logitech K400 Wireless Touch Keyboard for $18 + free shipping
NeweggFlash offers the refurbished Logitech K400 Wireless Touch Keyboard, model no. 920-003070, for $17.99 with free shipping. That's a buck under our mention from four days ago and the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $4. Features include a 33-foot wireless range, built-in 3.5" touchpad, and media hot keys.
A 90-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.
Refurb Google Nexus 7 7" 32GB 4G LTE Android Tablet for $220 + free shipping
DrivenGPS via eBay offers the factory-refurbished second-generation Unlocked Google ASUS Nexus 7 7" 32GB 4G LTE Android Tablet, model no. 2B32-LTE, for $219.99 with free shipping. That's $75 under our May mention of a new tablet and the lowest total price we've seen for the LTE version. (It's currently $120 under the lowest total price we could find for a new tablet.) Features include a 7" 1920x1200 IPS LED-backlit touchscreen, Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB flash memory, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n wireless, HDMI, and Google Android 4.3 OS (Jelly Bean). A 90-day Asus warranty applies.