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.
Mar 9, 2014
Lenovo Miix 2 8" 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet for $200 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the Lenovo Miix 2 8" 32GB Windows 8.1 Tablet, model no. 59393605, for $199.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our expired mention from five days ago as the best price we've seen for this tablet. (It's a current price low by $89.) This 0.8-lb. tablet features an Intel Atom Z3740 1.33GHz quad-core processor, 8" 1280x800 multi-touch LCD, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 2-cell battery, microSD card slot, and Windows 8.1 32-bit.
Refurb Nikon Coolpix AW110 16MP GPS Camera Bundle for $108 + $8 s&h
Adorama offers the factory-refurbished Nikon Coolpix AW110 16-Megapixel Waterproof Digital Camera in Orange bundled with a Kingston 8GB Class 10 SDHC Memory Card, model no. SD10V/8GB, Lowepro Dublin 20 Camera Pouch, Adorama Cleaning Kit, and Adorama Slinger Memory Card Wallet for $108.10 plus around $8 for shipping. That's $43 under our Black Friday mention of this refurbished camera alone and $106 less than the best price we could find for a new camera without the extras elsewhere. Features include 5x optical zoom, 1080p video recording, WiFi, GPS, and HDMI. A 90-day Nikon warranty applies.
SEGA Mega Drive Collections 1 - 5 for Windows for $2 each
Green Man Gaming cuts up to 75% off a selection of SEGA Mega Drive Collection downloads, leaving each at $1.87. That's the lowest price we could find for any Mega Drive Collection by $5. Each collection includes several classic Sega titles such as Golden Axe, Ecco the Dolphin, Ristar, and Streets of Rage. The deals:
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 1 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 2 for Windows (pictured) for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 3 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 4 for Windows for $1.87
- SEGA Mega Drive Collection 5 for Windows for $1.87
Kensington KeyCover Hard Shell Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad for $15 + $6 s&h
MacMall offers the Kensington KeyCover Hard Shell Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad, model no. K39785US, for $14.99 plus around $6 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. It's compatible with 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-generation iPads and features an adjustable stand and auto sleep.
Jet Set Radio for PC for $1
Green Man Gaming offers downloads of Jet Set Radio for Windows for $1.24. That's tied with our October mention and the lowest price we could find by $4. This is a port of the classic Dreamcast game.
Note that this game requires Steam to play.
Dash Squeeze Juicer for $100 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the Dash Squeeze Juicer, model no. JB250SS, for $99.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $65. This 250-watt juice extractor purports to produces more than 30% more juice than traditional juicers.
Refurb Acer Haswell i5 1.6GHz 16" Touch 2-in-1 Laptop for $650 + free shipping
Acer via eBay offers the factory-refurbished 5.3-lb. Acer Aspire Intel Haswell Core i5 1.6GHz 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop, model no. R7-572-6423, for $649.99 with free shipping. That's $100 under last week's mention of a new unit and $149 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit elsewhere. Usable as a notebook or a tablet, it includes an Intel Haswell Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, HDMI, USB 3.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit. No optical drive is included. A 90-day Acer warranty applies.
ZipBuds Fresh Tangle-Free Earbuds for $10 + free shipping
Three Jack via eBay offers the ZipBuds Fresh Tangle-Free Earbuds in four colors for $9.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $30. Features included zipper-integrated cabling and three sets of ear tips.
Shutterfly coupon: 10 Custom Cards for free + $6 s&h, more
Online photo service Shutterfly offers 10 Custom Greeting or Stationery Cards for free via coupon code "FRESHCARDS". That's among the best such deals we've seen on cards from Shutterfly, although we saw 12 free Valentine's cards in December. Choose from 5x7", 4x8", 5x5", 6x8" flat stationery, 5x7" folded, or 5x7" trifold cards. Shipping starts at $5.99. Deal ends March 9.
Need some other photo goodies? You can also get 25% off sitewide via coupon code "S43LK" and free shipping with orders of $30 or more via coupon code "SHIP30".
Inveo HDMI WiFi Streaming Router for $67 + $4 s&h
TigerDirect offers the Inveo HDMI WiFi Streaming Router, model no. I14-42263, for $66.97 plus around $4 for shipping. That's $29 under our June mention and the lowest total price we could find. It streams content wirelessly from your PC or Mac to your TV and features dual antennas and DLNA support for Android devices.