Desktops and Laptops
These are our overall top picks for laptops, desktops, and hybrids.
Enjoy some high-end PC gaming this year with these powerful portables.
Should you get a laptop or a tablet? Why choose when you can have both?
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.
Jul 11, 2014
Refurb Unlocked iPhone 5 32GB GSM Phone for $479 + free shipping, more
Factory_Certified via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 5 32GB GSM Smartphone in Black (pictured) or White for $479 with free shipping. That's a buck under our mention of an open-box unit from January and the lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 32GB iPhone 5. (It's also $29 under the best price we could find for a new one.) This GSM smartphone features an Apple A6 processor, 640x1136 Retina 4" display, front- and rear-facing cameras, 8-megapixel camera with LED flash, 1080p video, 802.11n, and 1GB RAM.
Also available is the refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 5 64GB GSM Smartphone in Black or White for $499 with free shipping. That's lowest total price we've seen for an unlocked 64GB iPhone 5 and $102 under the best price we could find for a new one elsewhere.
A 1-year warranty applies to both models, although it's unclear who provides it.
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eBay Vacuum Event: Up to 64% off, deals from $15 + free shipping
eBay cuts up to 64% off a selection of new, open-box, and refurbished vacuums, steam mops, and accessories during its Vacuum Event. (The banner notes up to 50% off, but we found even better discounts.) Plus, all items qualify for free shipping. Prices start from $14.99. Choose from brands such as Dyson, Dirt Devil, and Hoover. Some best bets:
Refurb HP Pavilion AMD Quad 1.9GHz 17" Laptop for $300 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy offers the 6-lb. refurbished HP Pavilion 17-e113dx AMD A8 1.9GHz 17.3" LED-Backlit Laptop in Anodized Silver for $299.99 with free shipping. That's $50 under our mention from April and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. (It's also a current low by $160.) Features include the AMD A8-4500M 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 17.3" 1600x900 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, USB 3.0, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Deal ends today.
A 1-year warranty applies, but it is unclear who backs it.
Refurb ASUS Transformer 10" 16GB Android Tablet for $130 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the refurbished 1.4-lb. ASUS Transformer Pad 10.1" 16GB LED-Backlit Android Tablet in Dark Blue, model no. TF300-A1, for $129.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $21, although we saw a refurb for $10 less last month. It features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 10.1" 1280x800 IPS multi-touch LED-backlit LCD, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal flash storage, 8-megapixel back-facing camera, 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 3.0, microSD card slot, gyroscope, light sensor, and Google Android 3.2 (Honeycomb). Deal ends today.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
Unlocked Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Ed. Phone for $350 + $8 s&h
Expansys offers the Unlocked Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition Android Smartphone in Black for $349.99 plus $7.99 for shipping. That's $91 below our April mention and the lowest total price we could find by $41. This dual-band GSM smartphone features a 2.2GHz Qualcomm MSM8974 quad-core processor, 6.4" 1920x1080 (1080p) touchscreen, 16GB internal storage, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and Android 4.4 OS (KitKat).
Refurbished LG Tone+ Bluetooth 3.0 Headset for $35 + free shipping
A4C offers the refurbished LG Tone+ Bluetooth 3.0 Headset in Black, model no. HBS-730, for $34.95 with free shipping. That's $2 below our May mention of a refurb and the the lowest total price we could find for a refurb today by $4. (It's also $15 under the best price we could find for a new unit.) This headset features Bluetooth 3.0, up to 15 hours of talk time, and up to 360 hours of standby time.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
Refurb Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz 22" Desktop for $950 + $27 s&h
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz 21.5" Desktop, model no. MC413LL/A, for $949.99 plus $27.11 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for a used version with these specs elsewhere by $378 (this one's refurbished). This iMac features an Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 3.06GHz dual-core processor, 21.5" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, SuperDrive, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, AirPort Extreme, and OS X 10.9 Mavericks. A 90-day MegaMacs warranty applies.
Refurb Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Phone for $260 + free shipping
Phonestore USA via eBay offers the refurbished Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android Smartphone in Blue (pictured) or Gray, model no. SGH-I537, for $259.99 with free shipping. That's $5 under our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen for this phone. (It's currently $160 below the lowest total price we could find for a new phone.) In addition to being able to survive in three feet of water for up to 30 minutes, it features a 5" 1920x1080 Gorilla Glass touchscreen, Snapdragon 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 8-megapixel rear camera (with an "Aqua Mode" for underwater pictures), 2-megapixel front camera, 1080p video capture, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n wireless, and Google Android 4.2 OS (Jelly Bean).
A 30-day warranty applies, but it's unclear who backs it.
Refurbished LG 8,000-BTU Portable Air Conditioner for $180 + free shipping
RefurbKing via eBay offers the refurbished LG 8,000-BTU Portable Air Conditioner, model no. LP0813WNR, for $179.99 with free shipping. That's $55 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It features an LED display panel, 24-hour on-off timer, remote control, and auto evaporation system.
Note: A 90-day RefurbKing warranty applies.