Desktops and Laptops
These are our overall top picks for laptops, desktops, and hybrids.
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Gather the family around a computer that's most at home on your coffee table.
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Aug 1, 2014
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)
Refurb MacBook Core 2 Duo 2.26GHz 13" Laptop, Case for $430 + $20 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo 2.26GHz 13.3" Laptop, model no. MC207C/A, bundled with an Incase Hard Case for MacBook for $429.99 plus around $20 for shipping. That's $16 under our mention of this system with OS X Snow Leopard from two weeks ago and $45 under the lowest total price we could find for a similar refurbished build and case sold separately elsewhere. This unibody MacBook features an Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 2.26GHz dual-core processor, 13.3" 1280x800 LED-backlit glossy display, 4GB RAM, 250GB hard drive, 8x SuperDrive, 802.11n wireless, and Bluetooth. No OS is included.
A 90-day MegaMacs warranty applies. Also, this system features a Canadian keyboard.
Refurb Apple Mac mini Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz Desktop for $430 + $20 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple Mac mini Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz Desktop, model no. MC239LL/A, for $429.99 plus around $20 for shipping. That's $69 under the lowest total price we could find for a used model elsewhere. It includes an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, Super drive, DVI, and Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Deal ends August 6.
A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies.
Refurb Apple Mac mini Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz Desktop for $480 + $17 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple Mac mini Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz Desktop, model no. MC438LL/A, for $479.99 plus $16.60 for shipping. That's $53 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It features an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 1TB hard drive (2 x 500GB), 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, and Mac OS X (Mountain Lion).
A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies.