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Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Apr 17, 2014
Skullcandy Navigator On-Ear Headphones for $50 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Skullcandy Navigator On-Ear Headphones in White, model no. S5AVDM-074, for $49.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $9. They come with a travel bag and feature leather-touch ear pillows, Rex Driver technology, and a three-button microphone.Deal ends today.
Electrolux Precision Steam Mop for $80 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the Electrolux Precision Steam Mop in Polar Blue, model no. EL9010A, for $79.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $29. It features CleanBurst technology, three steam settings, two microfiber pads, 30-foot power cord, and an extra-wide 15" cleaning path. Deal ends today.
Refurb Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 16GB 7" Android Tablet for $100 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the refurbished Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 16GB 7" Android Tablet, model no. 59366253, for $99.99 with free shipping. That's $19 under our mention of a new one from a month ago and the lowest total price we've seen for a Lenovo IdeaTab A3000. (It's currently $40 under the cost of this one new.) It weighs 0.76 lbs. and features a MTK MT8389 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 7" 1024x600 IPS touchscreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 16GB flash memory, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, 0.3-megapixel front camera, 5-megapixel rear camera, microUSB, and Google Android 4.1 OS (Jelly Bean). Deal ends today.
A 1-year warranty applies, although it's not clear who backs it.
GOgroove BlueSYNC TYM Bluetooth Speaker System for $40 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the GOgroove BlueSYNC TYM Wooden Bluetooth Stereo Speaker System, model no. GG-BLUESYNC-TYM, for $39.99 with free shipping. That's $5 under our October mention and the lowest total price we could find by $15. It streams audio from most Bluetooth devices and features two 3-watt speakers, 3.5mm audio input, LED display, on-board volume controls, alarm clock, thermometer, and speakerphone. Deal ends today.
Refurb ASUS Transformer Pad 10" 32GB Android Tablet for $160 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished 1.4-lb. ASUS Transformer Pad 10.1" 32GB Android Tablet in Black, Dark Blue, or Red, model no. TF300-B1, for $159.95 with free shipping. That's $20 under our February mention and the best price we've seen for this model. (It's also a current price low for a refurb by $40.) It features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 1280x800 IPS multi-touch LED-backlit LCD, 1GB RAM, 32GB internal flash storage, 8-megapixel back-facing camera, 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11n wireless, SD card slot, GPS, gyroscope, light sensor, and Google Android 3.2 (Honeycomb). It's also upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Deal ends today.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
Western Digital 1TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive, more for $68 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Western Digital 1TB My Passport Ultra Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive in Black (pictured) , model no. WDBZFP0010BBK-NESN, or Blue, model no. WDBZFP0010BBL-NESN, bundled with the Patriot LX PRO 32GB Class 10 microSDHC Memory Card, model no. PSF32GMCSHC10BK, for an in-cart price of $68 with free shipping. That's tied with last month's mention of this bundle and $29 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere.
Western Digital 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $129 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Western Digital 4TB My Book Essential USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, model no. WDBACW0040HBK-NESN, for $159. Coupon code "HDD30" cuts it to $129. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find for a 4TB My Book external hard drive by $21, although we saw it for $10 less in December. It features automatic, continuous backup.
Xpand DLP-Link Revolution 3D Glasses 2-Pack for $20 + free shipping
Newegg Flash offers the Xpand DLP-Link Revolution 3D Glasses 4-Pack, model no. X102, for $19.99 with free shipping. That's $10 per pair and easily the lowest total per pair price we've ever seen. (It's also a price low in this quantity by $60.) They're compatible with many active 3D televisions.
Refurb Toshiba Excite 8" 32GB Android Tablet for $120 + free shipping
Toshiba via eBay offers the factory-refurbished 0.77-lb. Toshiba Excite AT275-T32 7.7" 32GB Android Tablet in Silver, model no. PDA09U-001004B, for $119.99 with free shipping. That's $104 under the lowest total price we could find for a new model. It features a NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 7.7" 1280x800 AutoBrite touchscreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 2-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel back-facing camera, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11n wireless, microSD card slot, GPS, and Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). A 90-day Toshiba warranty applies.
Refurb Logitech Pure-Fi Express Plus Speaker Dock for $23 + free shipping
4SurplusCity via eBay offers the refurbished Logitech Pure-Fi Express Plus Speaker Dock for iPod or iPhone in Black, model no. 980-000187, for $22.90 with free shipping. That's a buck under last month's mention and the lowest total price we could find by $7 for a refurb. Compatible with most iPod and iPhone models, this dock features a wireless remote, LED alarm clock, 3.5mm auxiliary input, and AC adapter.
Note: A 30-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it. Also note that this seller is away until after April 17.