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.
Aug 30, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S5 Virgin No-Contract Android Phone for $405 + free shipping
Virgin Mobile offers the no-contract Samsung Galaxy S5 16GB 4G LTE Android Smartphone for Virgin Mobile in White for an in-cart price of $479.99. Coupon code "RMNGS575" cuts it to $404.99. With free shipping, that's $95 below our July mention (which also included three months of service) and the lowest total price we've seen for this phone on this carrier. (It's also a low by $140.) It features a 5.1" 1920x1080 AMOLED touchscreen display, 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front facing camera, microSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4 (KitKat). Coupon ends September 4.
Western Digital 1.5TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $66 + 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 $65.99 with free shipping. That's $4 under yesterday's mention and the lowest total price we could find by $6. It supports USB 3.0 data transfer up to 5 Gb/s and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
Samsonite Shera Backpack for $30 + free shipping
BuyDig offers the Samsonite Shera Backpack in Black/Red (not pictured) for $59.99. Apply coupon code "30OFF" to cut the price to $29.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $14. It features a padded sleeve to accommodate laptops up to 15.6".
Refurb Samsung 13" 3200x1800 Touch Ultrabook for $700 + free shipping
Manufacturer Certified via eBay offers the refurbished 3-lb. Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Intel Haswell Core i5 1.6GHz 13.3" Touchscreen Ultrabook in Mineral Ash Black, model no. NP940X3G-K03US, for $699.99 with free shipping. That's $30 below last month's mention of an open-box model, $699 off list, and the best price we've seen. It features an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 13.3" 3200x1800 touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, webcam, USB 3.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8 64-bit.
Note: No warranty information is provided.
Barneys New York Leather iPad Sleeve for $27 + free shipping
Barneys Warehouse offers the Barneys New York Leather iPad Sleeve in Red, Black, or Blue for $39. That falls to $27.30 in-cart. With free shipping, that's $173 off list, $12 under our mention from last week, and the lowest total price we've seen. These sleeves are lined with twill and measure approximately 10x8.5".
Refurbished Galaxy Note Pro 32GB 12" Android Tablet for $430 + free shipping
BuyDig via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 32GB 12.2" WiFi Android Tablet in Black, model no. SM-P9000ZKVXAR, for $429.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also $216 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one.) It features an Exynos 5400 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 12.2" 2560x1600 touchscreen display, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash, Bluetooth 4.0, 720p video capture, 802.11n wireless, and Android 4.4 OS (Kit Kat). A 90-day Samsung warranty applies.
Brookstone Labor Day Sale: Up to 70% off + $10 off $80, $15 off $120
Brookstone takes up to 70% off select sale and clearance items as part of its Labor Day Sale. Even better, apply coupon code "SAVE938" to take $10 off orders of $80 or more, or coupon code "SAVE724" to cut $15 off orders of $120 or more. Shipping starts at $7.99, or spend $99 or more to qualify for free shipping via coupon code "SHIP99". (The coupons don't stack.) Some exclusions apply. Deal ends August 31.
Refurb Otterbox Defender Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 for $22 + free shipping
A4C offers the refurbished Otterbox Defender Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 in Black, Gray/White, or Pink/Gray for $21.95 with free shipping. That's $5 under the lowest price we could find for a new one with pickup elsewhere. It features multi-layers, holster, and screen protector. Deal ends September 3.
A 90-day A4C warranty applies.
How to play Titanfall or Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for PC for free
At Origin, download Game Time and you'll be able to play Titanfall for Windows for free. You'll get 48 hours of play time, after which the game will have to be purchased in order to continue playing.
Prefer another free-to-play game? Also available is Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning for Windows for free. The same conditions apply as above.
HP Pavilion Intel Quad 2.17GHz 12" Touch Laptop for $350 + free shipping
Best Buy offers the 3.1-lb. HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx Intel Pentium 11.6" Touchscreen Laptop in Smoke Silver or Brilliant Red, bundled with Webroot Secure Anywhere 3-User 6-Month for Windows and Mac, for $349.99 with free shipping. That's the best price we've seen for any Pavilion x360 and the lowest total price we could find by $42. Features include an Intel Pentium N3520 2.17GHz quad-core processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, media card reader USB 3.0, HDMI, 2-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Note that an optical drive is not included.