Games and Gaming Gear
Here are CNET's picks for the consoles to get this holiday season.
Let CNET show you which is the best portable console for the gamer on the go.
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.
Sep 23, 2014
Refurb JBL Pebbles Plug and Play 2.0 Audio System for $29 + free shipping
Harman Audio offers the factory-refurbished JBL Pebbles Plug and Play 2.0 Audio System, model no. JBLPEBBLESSILAM-Z, for $29 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $25. It features USB, auxiliary port, and rotating volume control. A 1-year Harman warranty applies.
Motorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $80 + free shipping
Newegg via eBay offers the Motorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem, model no. SB6141, for $79.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $7, although we saw it for $11 less a week ago. It features support for IPv4 and IPv6 and enhanced network management. It may not be compatible with all service providers. Deal ends September 29 at 11 am ET.
Refurb Nikon D3100 14MP DSLR Camera w/ 2 Lenses for $330 + free shipping
Beach Camera via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Nikon D3100 14.2-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with the Nikon Zoom-NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX Lens and Nikon Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6 AF-S DX Lens for $329.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $228, although it's $30 above our mention from June. It features a 3" LCD, 3fps shooting, 1080p HD video capture, pop-up flash, HDMI output, and SDXC card slot. A 90-day Nikon USA warranty applies. Deal ends today.
Open-Box Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 Phone for $430 + free shipping
Chubbiestech via eBay offers the open-box Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 16GB Android Phone in Black (pictured), White, or Gold, model no. SM-G900A, for $429.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our mention from three weeks ago and the best we've seen for any unlocked Galaxy S5. (It's also the lowest total price we could find today by $140.) It features a 5.1" 1920x1080 AMOLED touchscreen display, 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front facing camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4 (KitKat).
No warranty information is provided.
Knox MusicJet Bluetooth Shower Speaker for $30 + free shipping
aSavings offers the Knox MusicJet Polished Chrome Bluetooth Showerhead Speaker in Red, White, Orange, or Yellow, model no. KN-BTSH-PC, for $29.95 with free shipping. That's $19 below our April mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $70.) It features a 3-watt waterproof speaker and Bluetooth 3.0 with 33-foot range. Deal ends September 30.
Nokia Lumia 822 4G No-Contract Smartphone for Verizon for $95 + free shipping
bidallies via eBay offers the Nokia Lumia 822 4G LTE Smartphone for Verizon Wireless (no contract required) in Black or White for $94.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $25. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3" 800x480 AMOLED LCD touchscreen, 16GB internal memory, up to 14-hour talk time, microSD card slot, front-facing camera, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, and Windows 8.
Denon DJ DN-MC6000 Digital Mixer and Controller for $400 + free shipping
thedigitalguy via eBay offers the Denon DJ DN-MC6000 Belt Professional Digital Mixer and Controller for $399.99 with free shipping. That's $100 under the lowest price we could find. It features a 2 in/2out stereo soundcard and comes bundled with Virtual DJ LE, audio/video/karaoke mixing software.
MEElectronics M3P Sport Headphones 2-Pack for $18 + free shipping, more
BuyDig offers the MEElectronics M3P Sport-Fi Flexible Over-the-Ear Headphones 2-Pack in Black for $17.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for this quantity by $12. These noise-isolating, sweat-resistant headphones feature a flexible memory foam over-the-ear design, inline mic and remote, and 51" cable.
These headphones are also available as a single pair in Black for $9.99 with free shipping. That's $2 below our July mention and the lowest total price we could find by $5.
SYBA Bluetooth USB Dongle for $3 + free shipping
Mwave offers the SYBA Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR USB Dongle, model no. SY-ADA23012, for $2.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $1. It has a range of 35 feet and supports networking, dial-up modems, fax machines, printers, mice, keyboards, and cell phones.
LG G-Pad 8" 16GB WiFi Android Tablet for $200 + free shipping
Newegg via eBay offers the LG G-Pad 8.3" 16GB WiFi Android Tablet in Black, model no, LGV500.AUSABK, for $199.99 with free shipping. That's $25 under our mention from last week and the lowest total price we've seen for this tablet. (It's also a current price low by $40.) Features include an 1920x1200 8.3" touchscreen LCD, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB flash storage, 802.11n wireless, 5-megapixel camera, microSD card slot, and Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). Deal ends September 29 at 11 am ET.