Printers and peripherals
Here's a list of our favorite printers for the at-home workhorse, office jockey, and everyone in between.
You want to stay close to your friends and family? These are the best networking products that not only make great gifts but also help everybody stay well-connected despite the physical distance.
With the way we currently consume and generate content, we're always running short on storage, and so are our friends. This means giving a storage device as a present is not only fitting but is also never a bad idea. As long as you pick one of these excellent products, that is.
Monitor manufacturers are offering better and better choices for people in need of a new screen. Here are our top picks.
Latest Tech Deals
Normally $100, these top-rated 'phones provide over-the-ear comfort, enhanced bass, and detachable cords.
Mar 12, 2014
Soundfreaq Sound Step Speaker for $99 + free shipping
StackSocial offers the Soundfreaq Sound Step Freaq Of Nature Speaker in Woodgrain or Gold for $99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for any color by $8. It includes a custom 30-pin to Lightning adapter, on-board capacitve touch buttons, Bluetooth, internal FM tuner, 3.5mm line-in jack input, and USB. Deal ends March 19.
- Get an HP SlateBook x2 tablet and keyboard for $394.99 shipped
Refurbished Western Digital 2TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $70 + $8 s&h
Western Digital offers its factory-refurbished Western Digital 2TB My Book Essential USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, model no. WDBACW0020HBK-NESN, for $69.99 plus $7.99 shipping. That's $11 below our May mention of a refurb and the lowest total price we could find for a one now by $7. It features USB 3.0 and password protection with hardware encryption. A 6-month Western Digital warranty applies.
MacMall St. Patrick's Day Blowout: Up to $749 off Macs, iPads, iPods, more
MacMall cuts up to $749 off over 615 Apple laptops, monitors, SSDs, iPads, iPods, and more, during its St. Patrick's Day Blowout. Shipping starts at $3.99, but orders over $25 qualify for free shipping. Deal ends March 17. A couple of best bets, each with free shipping:
- HP 23" 1090p LED LCD Monitor for $109.99 via $30 rebate (low by $20)
- Apple ME664LL/A i7 2.4GHz 15.4" 256GB SSD MacBook Pro (pictured) for $1,749.99 ($449 off)
2nd-Gen Apple iPad minis at Best Buy: Up to $80 off, from $450 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, Best Buy cuts up to $80 off a selection of 2nd-generation Apple iPad mini 8" Tablets with Retina Display, with deals starting from $449.99. Plus, all items qualify for free shipping. Deal ends today. A couple of best bets:
- Apple iPad mini 8" 32GB WiFi Tablet with Retina Display (pictured) for $449.99 (low by $49)
- Apple iPad mini 8" 128GB WiFi Tablet with Retina Display for $649.99 (low by $49)
Logitech Wireless Touchpad for $19 + $3 s&h
As one of its daily deals, PricePlunge offers the Logitech Wireless Touchpad, model no. 910-002345, for $18.99 plus $2.99 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $6. (For further comparison, we saw a refurb for $6 less in January.) This multi-touch navigation pad features a 5" touch surface, gesture-based controls, USB receiver, and more. Two AA batteries are included. Deal ends today.
KitchenAid Pro 600 6-Quart Mixer w/ Attachment for $275 + free shipping
KitchenAid via eBay offers the KitchenAid Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer in Licorice, model no. KP26M1X, for $274.99 with free shipping. Redeem this mail-in rebate to claim a free Ice Cream Maker Attachment. That's $35 under the lowest total price we could find for this pair elsewhere, although we saw them for $26 less two weeks ago. It features a 6-quart capacity, ten speeds, and comes with a PowerKneed spiral dough hook. Deal ends March 31.
Name Your Own Price 8-Course Learn To Code Bundle for $13
StackSocial continues to offer The Name Your Own Price Learn To Code 8-Course Bundle for whatever you want to pay. As of this writing, the average is $12.81. Assuming you pay the average, that's $880 off and the best price we could find for this assortment of apps, although the average price was $1 less last week. The included courses cover Java, HTML & CSS, Python, iOS & OS X, and many other programming languages. Note that 10% of your contribution will be donated to your choice of charity. (Choose from Child's Play, World Wildlife Fund, or Creative Commons.) Deal ends March 17.
Of note, if you pay less than the average you'll only get two of the eight apps: Programming Java for Beginners and PSD to HTML5/CSS3.
Open-Box Apple iPad Air 64GB WiFi Tablet for $620 + free shipping
As one of its daily deals, 1Sale offers the open-box, fifth-generation Apple iPad Air 64GB WiFi Tablet in Black/Space Gray, model no. MD787LL/A, or White/Silver, model no. MD790LL/A, for $619.99 with free shipping. That's the best price we could find for a sealed unit by $30, although we saw one for $20 less with pickup in January. This 1-lb. tablet is 0.29" thick and features a 9.7" 2048x1536 Retina display, Apple A7 64-bit processor, M7 motion coprocessor FaceTime HD front-side camera, dual microphones, 5-megapixel iSight camera, 802.11n wireless with MIMO, Lightning connector, 10-hour battery life, and iOS 7. Deal ends today.
A 6-month warranty applies, although it's unclear who backs it.
Refurb Samsung 2.1-Channel Soundbar System for $112 + $13 s&h
TigerDirect offers the factory-refurbished Samsung 2.1-Channel Soundbar System, model no. HW-E450, for $136.97. Coupon code "MFT118060" cuts it to $111.97. With around $13 for shipping, that's $25 under our refurb mention from last summer and the lowest total price we could find for one now by $15. The soundbar features 280 watts of power, 2-way speakers, two HDMI ports, Bluetooth, and more. It also includes a wireless subwoofer. A 90-day Samsung warranty applies. Deal ends March 30.