These top picks for laptops, desktops, hybrids, and tablets will help you give the gift of screen-time.
Campus111 via eBay offers the iRulu eXpro X1 7" 8GB Android Tablet in nine colors (Azure pictured) for $39.98 with free shipping. That's $5 below last month's mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a low now by $8.) Features include an Allwinner A23 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 7" 800x480 LCD, 8GB storage, 0.3-megapixel front camera, 2-megapixel rear camera, WiFi, and Android 4.2 OS (Jelly Bean).
NeweggFlash offers the HP ProLiant ML10 Intel Ivy Bridge Xeon 3.1GHz Micro Server, model no. 737649-S01, for $279.99. A $30 mail-in rebate cuts the price to $249.99. With free shipping, that's $32 below our November mention and the lowest total price we could find by $21. The server features a Xeon E3-1220V2 3.1GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and Gigabit Ethernet. Note that no operating system or hard drive is included. Deal ends February 2.
Megamacs offers the 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 Haswell 2GHz 15.4" Laptop with Retina Display, model no. ME293LL/A, for $1,779.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find now by $19, although we saw it for $281 less Black Friday week. Features include an Intel Core i7-4750HQ 2GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 15.4" 2880x1800 Retina display, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, Intel Iris Pro Graphics, 802.11ac dual-band wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, ThunderBolt port, USB 3.0, and HDMI. Deal ends February 4.
Note that no operating system is specified.
Newegg offers the refurbished HP Debranded Intel Haswell Core i7 3.5GHz Desktop PC (pictured), model no. TS-631-018-W8PRO, for $609.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention of a refurb from last week, $140 off, and the lowest total price we could find. Features include an Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 2TB hard drive, Blu-ray drive, DVD burner, and Windows 8 Pro.
Also available is the refurbished HP Debranded Intel Haswell Core i7 3.7GHz Desktop PC, model no. TS-151-018-W8PRO, for $659.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention of a refurb from last week, $140 off, and another price low. Outside of the CPU â it instead includes an Intel Core i7-4820k 3.7GHz Haswell quad-core processor â it features the same specs as the above system.
A 90-day warranty applies to both models, but it is unclear who backs it.
Newegg takes up to 68% off a selection of refurbished laptops, desktops, and tablets. (Prices are as marked.) Even better, select items qualify for additional discounts via a coupon code or rebate. (Information on extra discounts will be listed on the product page.) Plus, most orders receive free shipping. Featured brands include Dell, HP, Samsung, Lenovo, and more. Deal ends February 28.
Refurbished units carry a 90-day warranty, but it is unclear who backs it.
ANTOnline offers the Lenovo ThinkServer RD640 Intel Xeon 2GHz Rack Server, model no. 70B10007UX, for $1,749.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $5, although most stores charge more than $1,800. It features an Intel Xeon E5-2640 v2 2GHz processor, 8GB RAM, and Gigabit Ethernet. No operating system or hard drive is included.
HP Home & Office Store offers the HP Pavilion 500t Intel Haswell Core i3 Dual 3.5GHz Desktop PC (no monitor), model no. F9A61AV#ABA_1, for $429.99 with free shipping. That's $120 off and tied with our mention from a week ago as the lowest total price we've seen for this model. It features an Intel Haswell Core i3-4150 3.5GHz dual-core processor, 6GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. Deal ends January 31.
HP Home & Home Office cuts 20% off select customizable HP PCs of $999 or more via coupon code "JAN20". Plus, all orders bag free shipping. Deal ends January 31.