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Name your own price for the Humble sci-fi e-book bundle

As little as a penny nets you five solid reads. Anything over $12 adds some sci-fi legends to the mix, including Bear, Ellison, and Zahn.

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Get a refurbished Lenovo Yoga 2 convertible for $279.99

With its 360-degree hinge, this flexible PC goes from laptop to tablet and back again. Plus: an option to knock off another $20.

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Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

You won't find these refurbs on Apple's official clearance site, but if you're looking for an unlocked iPhone 5, here are the deals.

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Get an Electrohome retro turntable stereo for $119.91

Break out the old vinyl and spin it on this '50s-style player, which also offers some decidedly modern features and normally runs $200.

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Get a Google Cardboard VR kit for $26.99 shipped

Don't want to wait 4 to 6 weeks? This kit is available now, and at a Cheapskate-exclusive discount.

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Get a Mohu Leaf amplified antenna for $34.99

That's half the regular price of this indoor HDTV helper, which promises a 50-mile range.

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Get a Striiv Touch smartwatch/fitness band for $79.99

This sleek hybrid tracks your activities (in a good way) and notifies you of incoming calls and messages.

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Get a Google Chromecast and lifetime PlayOn for $69.99

The deal also includes a lifetime PlayLater subscription, making this a mighty sweet package for cord cutters.

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Get a refurbished MacBook Air 11.6 for $649

Is it possible to be a cheapskate and still buy a MacBook? This model makes a compelling argument.

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Get an Aries Matrix wireless HD transmitter for $149.99

That's half off the regular price of this top-rated adapter, which is especially great for wall-mounted TVs and ceiling-mounted projectors.

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Get a 14-inch HP Chromebook and free 4G for $179.99

That's for a 2GB model. Want 4GB and your choice of colors? Just $20 more.

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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

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