There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.
Antonline via eBay offers the Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Console bundled with a digital download of The Last of Us: Remastered for PlayStation 4, model no. CUH-1115A, for $349.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find for this bundle by $50, although we saw it for $9 less last month. The console includes a DualShock 4 wireless controller, wired headset, and cables. Deal ends August 31.
Monoprice offers its Monoprice MFi-Certified 3-Foot Lightning to USB Cable in White for $1.99 plus $2.32 for shipping. That's $2 under our mention from last month and the lowest total price we could find by $5.
Also available is the Monoprice MFi-Certified 6-Foot Lightning to USB Cable in White for $2.99 plus $2.50 for shipping. That's $2 under our mention from last month and the lowest total price we could find by $2.
Best Buy via eBay offers the Asus MeMO Pad 8GB 7" Android Tablet in Black, model no. ME170C-8G-BK, for $53.99. Add it to your cart to bag free shipping. That's $16 under our June mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $26.) This tablet features an Intel Atom Z2520 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 7" 1024x600 touchscreen display, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage, 0.3-megapixel front camera, 2-megapixel back camera, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, microSD card reader, microUSB, and Google Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean).
Mhestore2009 via eBay offers this Car LED Push Start 12-volt Button in Red for $9.49 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $7, excluding other eBay vendors. It allows you to replace your key start with a modern push-button start.
Expect this item to take up to three weeks to arrive.
BuyDig offers the Sennheiser MM 50 iP High Dynamic Sound Earbuds for $34.95. Coupon code "EMD15" cuts it to $19.95. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $13. They feature a microphone and is compatible with iOS and Android devices.
CowBoom offers the used Dell XPS Intel Haswell Core i5 18.4" 1080p Touchscreen Portable All-in-One Desktop PC, model no. XPSO18T-4444BLK, for $499.99. Coupon code "XPS9315" cuts it to $399.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find for a used model by $420 and the best deal we've seen for any XPS 18.4" desktop. It features an Intel Haswell Core i5-4210U 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 18.4" 1920x1080 touchscreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, webcam, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, and Windows 8. Deal ends September 3.
Note: This item may have scratches, scuffs, dents, chips, or dings and may have replacement or missing accessories. No warranty information is provided.
Toolsmith Direct via eBay offers the Powerbuilt 2-Ton Triple Lift Floor Jack, model no. 620422, for $118.85 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $11, outside of the mention below. It features a removable lift saddle, padded lift rails, and 2-ton capacity.
A close price: Sears offers it for $119.96 with free shipping.
BuyDig offers the PowerAll 12,000mAh Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter, model no. PBJS12000R, for $99. Coupon code "POWER2X15" cuts it to $69. With free shipping, that's $6 under our mention from last fall and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $15; most stores charge closer to $100.) It features charging adapters for all major electronic devices, a car jump starter that can purportedly jump start your car 20 times on a full charge, LED flashlight, strobe light, and SOS signal light that lasts 120 hours.
Microsoft Store offers Duck Dynasty for Xbox One for $9.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $8.
Microsoft Store offers The LEGO Movie Videogame for Xbox One for $9.99 with free shipping. That's $10 under our March mention and the lowest total price we've seen for a physical copy. (It's a current low by $5. For further comparison, we saw a download for a buck less for Xbox Live Gold members last spring.)