There's a lot of stuff that looks like a Black Friday deal but isn't. Here are the bargains really worth checking out.
Deal_Frenzy via eBay offers the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 12" 128GB Windows Tablet in Silver, model no. MQ2-00001, for $779.99 with free shipping. That's $20 under our mention from last month and the lowest total price we've seen for a new tablet outside educational purchases. (It's also a current price low by $60.) It features an Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 12" 2160 x 1440 multi-touch LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB internal flash storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, front- and rear-facing 1080p HD cameras, microSD card slot, USB 3.0, and Windows 8.1 Pro.
MobilePros1 via eBay offers the Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Alpha 32GB 4G LTE GSM Android Phone in Gold, model no. G850A, for $249.77 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $40, although we saw it for $20 less last month. Features include a Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 4.7" 720x1280 AMOLED touchscreen display, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, 802.11ac wireless, 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, front-facing camera, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android 4.4.4 (KitKat).
Target via eBay offers the Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 16GB Android Phone in White or Black, model no. SM-G900A, for $339.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $75, although it for $25 less in May. This GSM phone 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).
Yugster offers the Jlab Pro-7 7" 8GB WiFi Android Tablet for $29.97. Coupon code "FreeYugBuck" cuts it to $28.97. With $5 for shipping, that's $4 under our February mention and the best price we've seen. (It's a price low today by $4.) Features include a 7" 1024x600 touchscreen LCD, Allwinner Boxchip Cortex-A23 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB flash storage, 3-megapixel front-facing camera, WiFi, USB, microSD slot, 2,400mAh battery, and Android 4.4 OS KitKat).
Note: The countdown timer on the product page does not reflect an actual expiration time and resets daily.
Altatac via Rakuten Shopping offers the refurbished Logitech Harmony 350 8-Device Universal Remote, model no. 915-000230, for $18.95 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from a week ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's $16 less than a new unit today.) It features support for up to eight devices, Watch TV button, and programmable favorites.
A 90-day warranty applies, although it's unclear who backs it.
As one of its daily deals, A4C offers the Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, model no. MD827LL/A, for $6.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $2, although we saw them for a buck less yesterday (since expired). Deal ends today.
As one of its daily deals, PricePlunge offers Just Dance 2014 for Xbox 360 Kinect for $10.99 plus $1.99 for shipping. That's $5 under our mention from last winter and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's also a current low by $3.) Deal ends today.
As one of its daily deals, B&H Photo-Video offers the 3.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 3GHz 13.3" Laptop with Retina Display in Silver, model no. MGXD2LL/A, bundled with Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac for $1,499 with free shipping. That's $500 off list and the lowest total price we could find. It features an Intel Core i7 3GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 13.3" 2560x1600 Retina display, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris graphics, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, USB 3.0, HDMI output, and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Deal ends today.