Games and Gaming Gear
Here are CNET's picks for the consoles to get this holiday season.
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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!
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Jul 23, 2014
Dell Financial Services coupons: 35% off $149, 40% off $300, 45% off $450
Dell Financial Services cuts 35% to 45% off a selection of its factory-refurbished and off-lease monitors, desktops, laptops, and more via the coupons listed below. That's tied with last month's mention as the best set of general coupons we've seen this year. Shipping starts at $17.99. Dell refurbished systems are covered by a 100-day Dell warranty. The coupons, all of which expire July 27:
Refurb Dyson DC41 Vacuum w/ $32 Rakuten Credit for $210 + free shipping
Dyson USA via Rakuten Shopping offers the refurbished Dyson DC41 Multi Floor Upright Vacuum for $209.99 with free shipping. Plus, apply coupon code "SUMMERSAVE" to yield 3,150 Rakuten Super Points. (They convert to a $31.50 credit.) Assuming you use the credit, that's $22 under our mention from last month and the lowest total price we've seen for this vacuum. (After factoring in the credit, it's $152 below the best price for a new one.) It features Dyson Ball steering, a motorized brushroll, telescopic reach wand, washable filter, on-board tools, and bagless collection. A 6-month Dyson warranty applies bundled with a 2.5-year ABC Vacuum warranty for a total 3-year warranty. Coupon expires July 24.
Samsung 28" 4K 2160p LED LCD Display for $550 + free shipping
Newegg via eBay offers the Samsung 28" 4K Ultra 2160p LED-Backlit LCD Monitor, model no. U28D590D, for $549.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $50, although it was $20 less last week (since expired). It features a 3840x2160 native resolution (four times that of 1080p), LED backlight, two HDMI ports, and DisplayPort.
Samsung A157 GoPhone for AT&T Wireless for $7 + pickup at Best Buy
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Samsung A157 GoPhone Cell Phone for AT&T Wireless for $7.49. Choose in-store pickup to dodge the $2.99 shipping fee. That's tied with our December mention and $14 under the best shipped price we could find elsewhere. This 2.8-oz. GSM clamshell phone features a 1.8" color display and up to five hours of talk time. Deal ends today.
Batman Games for PC / Mac at Green Man Gaming: 75% off + extra 20% off
Green Man Gaming takes 75% off a selection of Batman game downloads and DLC for Windows and Mac. Plus, coupon code "P36EYA-K5JYKT-ABO7X9" cuts an extra 20% off. Deals start from $2 after coupon. Note that these games require a Steam account to play. A couple of best bets, each all-time lows:
- Injustice: Gods Among Us - Ultimate Edition for PC for $6 (pictured, low by $24)
- Batman: Arkham Origins for PC for $6 (low by $24)
Harman Kardon 5.1 3D Home Theater Receiver for $150 + free shipping
Harman Audio offers its Harman Kardon 5.1-Channel 3D Home Theater Receiver, model no. AVR700, for $149.95 with free shipping. That's $15 under our mention from April and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $148.) It features 75 watts per channel into five channels, 3D pass-through, and three HDMI inputs.
Refurb Unlocked iPhone 4S 16GB for GSM for $269 + free shipping
YouBuyRite via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 4S 16GB Worldphone for GSM Networks in Black, model no. MD234LL/A, or White, model no. MD237LL/A, for $268.88 with free shipping. That's tied with last week's mention as the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 16GB iPhone 4S. (It's also $79 under the best price we could find for a new one.) It's compatible with GSM networks such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Vodafone; it can't be used with CDMA networks such as Verizon or Sprint. Deal ends August 14.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
HP ENVY 17t Haswell i7 Quad 17" Touch Laptop for $835 + free shipping
HP Home & Home Office offers the 7-lb. HP ENVY Touchsmart 17t Intel Haswell Core i7 2.5GHz 17.3" Touchscreen Laptop, model no. J1H37AV, for $849.99. Coupon code "SAVE15HP" cuts it to $834.99. With free shipping, that's $165 off and the lowest total price we could find, although we saw it for $30 less last week. Features include an Intel Haswell Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 touchscreen LCD, 12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Deal ends July 26.
Refurb Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB 11" Tablet for $350 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished Microsoft Surface Pro 10.6" 64GB Windows Tablet, model no. 9SR-00001, for $349.95 with free shipping. That's $49 under our mention from April and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. (It's also $450 under the best price we could find for a new unit.) It features an Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 10.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) multi-touch LCD, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal flash storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, front- and rear-facing 720p HD cameras, microSDXC card slot, and Windows 8 Pro. Deal ends today.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
Note: Although it is listed at A4C as the RT model, this appears to be the full Windows 8 model with a Core i5 CPU.
Dynex Wireless Optical Mouse for $5 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Dynex Wireless Optical Mouse in Silver, model no. DX-WLM1401-SV, or Blue, model no. DX-WLM1401-BU, for $4.99 with free shipping. That's $2 under our February mention of different color, and the lowest total price we could find. It features a movement resolution of up to 1600 dpi and battery status indicator. Deal ends today.