These top picks for laptops, desktops, hybrids, and tablets will help you give the gift of screen-time.
HP offers its 5.2-lb. HP Envy 15t Intel Broadwell Core i7 2.4GHz 15.6" 1080p Laptop, model no. L8C64AV_1, for $1,649.99. Coupon code "15LESS75" cuts it to $1,084.99. With free shipping, that's $70 under our mention from a week ago, $565 off, and the lowest total price we've seen. It features an Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz Broadwell dual-core processor, 15.6" 1920x1080 (1080p) display, 16GB RAM, 2TB hard drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M 4GB graphics, Blu-ray/DVD burner, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, 4-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. Deal ends May 26.
ANTonline via eBay offers the Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 5U Intel Haswell Xeon 3.2GHz Tower Server, model no. 70A4001MUX, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $90. (For further comparison, it's within $2 of the best price we've seen for a similar TS140 model without a hard drive.) It features an Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3 3.2GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, DVD-ROM drive, Gigabit Ethernet, three 3.5" drive bays, one 5.25" external bay, and six USB 3.0 ports. (No OS is included.)
MacMall offers the newly released Apple iMac Intel Haswell Core i5 3.3GHz 27" Retina 5K Desktop, model no. MF885LL/A, for $1,994 with free shipping. Although it's only a low by $5, it's Apple's first 5K iMac with a release price for under $2,000. Features include an Intel Haswell Core i5-4690 3.3GHz quad-core processor, 27" 5120x2880 LED-backlit IPS Retina display, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm drive, AMD Radeon R9 M290 2GB graphics card, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD cameras, Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, wireless keyboard and mouse, and OS X Yosemite.
Note that some specs listed listed at MacMall are not correct for this model; the above specs are correct per Apple.
RefurBees offers the refurbished Dell 360 Optiplex Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop PC, bundled with a refurbished Dell 19" 1280x1024 LCD Monitor, for $245. Coupon code "BUNDLE" cuts that to $229. With free shipping, that's $371 off list and the lowest total price we could find. The PC features an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 250GB hard drive, DVD burner, Gigabit Ethernet, and Windows 7 Home Premium. The monitor features a native resolution of 1280x1024, and DVI and VGA inputs.
A 90-day warranty applies, although it's not clear who backs it.
Buy.com via eBay offers the 2.8-lb. Lenovo N21 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 11.6" Chromebook, model no. 80MG0000US, for $179.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $12. It features an Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz Bay Trail dual-core processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LCD, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, 720p webcam, 802.11ac dual-band wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, USB 3.0, 3-cell battery, and Chrome OS. Deal ends May 26.