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.
Aug 1, 2014
Wolverine 4-in-1 20MP Film to Digital Converter for $80 + free shipping
Fry's offers the Wolverine 4-in-1 20MP Film-to-Digital Converter, model no. SUPER F2D, for the in-cart price of $79.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $38. It features a 2.4" color screen and converts 35mm, 110, 126KPK, and Super 8 slides in to digital images and saves to internal memory or SD/SDHC cards. Deal expires August 7.
Toshiba Satellite S-Series Laptops: Up to $300 off + extra 10% off
Toshiba Direct cuts up to $300 off a selection of Toshiba Satellite S-Series Laptops. Plus, coupon code "RMN10814" chops another 10% off orders of $500 or more, yielding prices starting from $599.99. Even better, all orders qualify for free shipping. Deal ends August 4. Some best bets, with price after coupon:
- Toshiba S50-BBT2N22 i3 15.6" 12GB RAM 500GB HDD Laptop for $539.99 (pictured, $360 off)
- Toshiba S50-BST2NX2 i7 15.6" 12GB RAM 1TB HDD Laptop for $701.99 ($198 off)
Refurbished Apple iPad Air 32GB WiFi Tablet for $400 + free shipping
CowBoom offers the refurbished Apple iPad Air 32GB WiFi Tablet in Space Gray, model no. MD786LL/A, for $459.99. Apply coupon code "14681903" to cut the price to $399.99. With free shipping, that's $145 below today's mention of a new model bundled with a dock, still available, and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also $109 below the cost of a refurb elsewhere.)
Note: No warranty information is available. Also, this used unit may be missing parts or accessories and have dents or scratches.
HP Home Back to School Sale: 20% off select items
HP Home & Home Office takes 20% off select items via coupon code "BTS20" as part of its Back to School Sale. Even better, get free shipping on all PCs; otherwise, shipping starts at $5.25. Deal ends August 27. A couple best bets, with prices after coupon and free shipping:
- HP Envy 14t Haswell Core i5 1.7GHz 14" Laptop for $559.99 ($140 off)
- HP Envy Recline 23-k105xt Haswell i3 Touch AIO 23" Desktop PC for $839.99 (pictured, $210 off)
2 Liger High Output 3-Port USB Car Chargers for $10 + free shipping
SharkStores offers the Liger High Output 3-Port USB Car Charger 2-Pack in Black/Silver, White/Blue, or White/Silver for $13.95. Coupon code "SDLIGER3USB" cuts it to $9.95. With free shipping, that's $4.50 per charger and the lowest per-unit price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $12.) Each charger features three 3.1-amp ports. Deal ends August 5.
Dyson Vacuums at Target: Extra 20% off + extra $10 off, pickup at Target
Target cuts an extra 20% off Dyson vacuums via code "DYSON20". Although these items are eligible for free shipping, you can bag an extra $10 off if you choose store pickup on eligible models. Some best bets, each with price after coupon:
- Dyson DC34 Handheld Vacuum Cleaner for $151.99 (pictured, low by $23)
- Dyson Digital Slim DC59 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum for $391.99 (low by $63)
Toshiba P-Series Laptops: Up to $350 off + extra 10% off $500
Toshiba Direct cuts up to $350 off a selection of Toshiba Satellite P-Series laptops. Plus, coupon code "RMN10814" cuts an extra 10% off orders of $500 or more. (Discount will be applied during the final step of checkout.) Even better, all orders qualify for free shipping. A 90-day Toshiba warranty applies to refurbished units. Deal ends August 4. A couple of best bets, after coupon:
- Toshiba Satellite P50-BBT2N22 15.6" i5 12GB RAM 500GB HDD Laptop for $629.99 ($280 off)
- Toshiba Satellite P50-AST3GX1 15.6" i7 12GB RAM 1TB HDD Laptop for $854.99 ($280 off)
3-Foot 8-Pin Lightning to USB Cable 6-Pack for $8 + free shipping
Igloo27 via eBay offers this 3-Foot 8-Pin Lightning to USB Cable 6-Pack in White for $7.89 with free shipping. That's $1.32 per cable, the lowest total price we could find for this quantity by $3, outside of the price below. (For further comparison, we saw a single cable for $2.99 with free shipping in April.) It's for use with Apple's latest connector, found on the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and latest-generation iPad, iPod touch, and iPod
A close price: Pennywise charges $7.99 plus 1 cent for shipping. Deal ends tonight at 9 pm ET.
PNY 240GB 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Internal SSD for $85 after rebate + free shipping
Fry's Electronics offers the PNY 240GB Optima 2.5" Serial ATA 6Gb/s Internal SSD, model no. SSD7SC240GOPT-RB, for $105. Redeem this $20 mail-in rebate to cut the price to $85. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $25, although we saw it for $11 less a month ago. This drive features read speeds of up to 510MB/s and write speeds of up to 320MB/s. Deal ends August 7.
Kate Spade New York Cases for Apple iPhone 5/5S for $26 + free shipping
Nordstrom cuts 35% off a selection of Kate Spade New York Cases for Apple iPhone 5/5S, as listed below. Plus, they each qualify for free shipping. Deal ends August 4. The cases:
- Kate Spade New York Leroy Street Case for iPhone 5/5S for $25.90 ($14 off)
- Kate Spade New York Jubilee Stripe Case for iPhone 5/5S in Black or Cream for $25.90 (pictured, $14 off)
- Kate Spade New York "Play Hooky" Case for iPhone 5/5S for $25.90 ($14 off)