You're going to want something to watch and listen to over the holidays, so why not get some of this great home theater gear?
Your TV's built-in speakers aren't good enough. Do yourself a favor and upgrade to a sound bar this holiday season.
Discs are on the way out, so we've rounded up the best boxes to stream movies and TV shows for this holiday season.
The only way to get true home theater sound is with a separate AV receiver or amplifier. Here are the best options for the audiophiles on your gift list.
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Oct 22, 2014
iHip MLB Team Logo Speaker Set for $5 + free shipping, more
GearXS offers the iHip MLB Team Logo Speaker Set in eight styles (New York Mets pictured) for $9.99. Coupon code "GXS-050" cuts the price to $4.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $4. These speakers feature plug & play functionality and are compatible with most stereo audio devices.
Also available are the iHip MLB Team Logo Earbuds in six styles for $9.99 before coupon, $4.99 after. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $3. Compatible with iPhone/iPod, these earbuds include two additional pairs of eartips and a bass booster.
Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell 4GHz Quad Processor for $283 + free shipping
TigerDirect offers the Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell 4GHz Quad-Core Desktop Processor, model no. BX80646I74790K, for $309.99. Click here and enter your email to receive a link that, when activated, will drop the price to $282.99. With free shipping, that's $5 under last week's mention (which required in-store pickup at Fry's) and the lowest price we could find by $27. It features a base frequency of 4GHz and an 8MB L3 cache. Deal ends October 25.
ASUS Sabertooth Intel Z97 ATX Motherboard for $150 + free shipping
Fry's offers the ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Intel Z97 LGA 1150 ATX Motherboard, model no. SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK2, for $149.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $16. It supports up to 32GB of RAM and features two PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots, one PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot, three PCI-Express x1 slots, six Serial ATA 6Gb/s connectors, and military-standard certified components. Deal ends October 23.
Refurb LG 800G Prepaid Phone w/ Triple Minutes for life for $5 + free shipping
ShopCellDeals via eBay offers the refurbished LG 800G TracFone Prepaid Cell Phone and Triple Minutes for Life for $4.99 with free shipping. That's $7 under our mention of a new unit from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also $25 under a new unit today.) The LG 800G features a 2.8" 240x320 color touchscreen LCD screen, 2-megapixel camera, video capture, microSD card slot, voice recorder, Bluetooth, and up to four hours of talk time.
Note that no warranty information is provided.
Refurbished Dell Optiplex 960s Core 2 Duo 3GHz PC for $221 + $4 s&h
As one of its daily deals, MidnightBox offers the refurbished Dell Optiplex 960s Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz Desktop PC for $220.95 plus $3.99 for shipping. That's $10 under a similar Optiplex with half the hard drive storage and RAM elsewhere. Features include an Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 250GB hard drive, DVD/CD-RW combo drive, and Windows 7 Professional. Deal ends October 23.
Note: A 1-year warranty applies, although it's unclear who supports it.
Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Over Ear Headphones for $110 + $5 s&h
Yugster offers the Monster Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Noise-Canceling Over Ear Headphones in Black or White for $109.97. With $5 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $78, although we saw them for a buck lower in May. They feature active noise cancelling (powered by three AAA batteries, not included), a detachable cord, collapsible design, and in-line controls.
Neo Hybrid Rugged Case for iPhone 6 for $2 + free shipping
Dr. Hot Deal via eBay offers the Neo Hybrid Rugged Case for iPhone 6 for $2.25 with free shipping. That's a quarter under last week's mention and the best deal we've seen. (It's $1 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar case without any of the extra items.) It features a built-in kickstand and includes a stylus, screen protector, and microfiber cloth.
SanDisk 240GB Ultra SATA 6Gbps Internal SSD for $90 + free shipping
TigerDirect offers the SanDisk 240GB Ultra Serial ATA 6Gb/s Internal SSD, model no. SDSSDHII-240G-G25, for $109.99. Enter your email address at this link to get a special $10 off coupon (you'll receive a unique discount link shortly after) and apply coupon code "VWF143866" to drop it to $89.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $10, although we saw it for a buck less last month. It features up to 500MB/s write and 550MB/s read speeds.
HP Envy Haswell i7 2GHz 16" 1080p Touch Laptop for $799 + free shipping
Microsoft Store offers the 5.81-lb. HP Envy 15 k012nr Signature Edition Intel Haswell Core i7 2GHz 15.6" 1080p Touchscreen Laptop for $799 with free shipping. (Click "PC only" to see this offer.) That's $100 under our mention from last week and tied as the lowest total price we've seen for this model. Features include an Intel Core i7-4510U 2GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen LCD, 12GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M 4GB video card, 802.11ac wireless, DVD burner, HD webcam, Bluetooth, USB 3.0, HDMI, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit.
Western Digital 1.5TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $65 + free shipping
Adorama via eBay offers the Western Digital 1.5TB My Passport Ultra Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive in Black, model no. WDBMWV0015BBK-NESN, for $64.99 with free shipping. That's $1 under our August mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $4.) It supports USB 3.0 data transfer up to 5 Gb/s and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.