These top picks for laptops, desktops, hybrids, and tablets will help you give the gift of screen-time.
BuyDig offers the WD Sentinel DS5100 4TB Ultra-Compact Storage Plus Server, model no. WDBYVE0040KBK-NESN, for $899 with free shipping. That's $351 under our June mention and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low by $1,661.) It features an Intel Xeon dual-core processor, 8GB RAM, LCD status display, Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 3.0.
Instant Replay Electronics via eBay offers the refurbished 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 2.3GHz 13.3" Laptop, model no. MC700LL/A, for $524.99 with free shipping. That's $5 below our refurb mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current low for a refurb by $85.) Features include an Intel Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz Sandy Bridge dual-core processor, 13.3" 1280x800 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, Thunderbolt, media card reader, and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
Note: A 30-day warranty applies, although it's unclear who backs it.
HP offers the HP ENVY 750xt Intel Haswell Core i7 3.6GHz Desktop PC, model no. M0K53AV#ABA_1, for $699.99. Coupon code "SEPTEMBER20" drops it to $639.99. With free shipping, that's $160 off list and tied with our mention from last week as the lowest total price we could find. This desktop features an Intel Haswell Core i7-4790 3.6GHz quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, media card reader, and Windows 7 64-bit. Deal ends October 31.
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 $549.99. Coupon code "XPS10815" cuts the price to $349.99. With free shipping, that's $420 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit, although we saw a used unit for $20 less two weeks ago. 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.
Note: This item may have scratches, scuffs, dents, chips, or dings and may have replacement or missing accessories. No warranty information is provided.
ANTOnline via eBay offers the 5.2-lb. HP ProBook 450 G2 Intel Broadwell Core i5 2.2GHz 15.6" 1080p Laptop, model no. L8D89UT#ABA, for $529.99 with free shipping. That's $270 off and the lowest total price we could find. It features an Intel Core i5-5200U 2.2GHz Broadwell dual-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 8GB RAM, 1TB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, 4-cell battery, and Windows 7 Professional 64-bit with a Windows 8 Pro license.
MegaMacs offers the refurbished Apple iMac Intel Core i3 3.06GHz 21.5" 1080p Desktop, model no. MC508LL/A, for $549.99 plus around $33 for shipping. That's tied with our mention from last week as the lowest total price we've seen for a refurb. (It's also $109 under the best price we could find for a refurb elsewhere.) This iMac features an Intel Core i3-540 3.06GHz dual-core processor, 21.5" 1920x1080 (1080p) LCD, 8GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, ATI Radeon HD 4670 256MB graphics card, SuperDrive DVD Burner, AirPort Extreme (802.11n wireless), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, iSight webcam, wireless keyboard and mouse, and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Deal ends October 6.
Note: A 30-day MegaMacs warranty applies.