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Which gadgets will fill your e-stocking?

As e-tailers gear up for the holiday rush, savvy consumers can find some good deals on favorite gadgets and other goods. Used PCs can be a good buy, but you get what you pay for with cheap digital cameras.

 

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As e-tailers gear up for the holiday rush, savvy consumers can find some good deals on favorite gadgets and other goods. Used PCs can be a good buy, but you get what you pay for with cheap digital cameras.

 


Embattled e-tailers prepare for big holiday rush
Many "pure play" online stores are entering the madcap holiday season hobbled by the effects of almost nine months of dot-com decline.

Holiday sites prepare
What price digital photos?
Consumers buying the lowest-cost cameras may feel more like Santa left a lump of coal in their stockings than a digital delight.

Consumers find hot deals in used computers
Bargains come in the form of refurbished, or reconditioned, systems--computers returned for one reason or another that have been fixed but can no longer be sold as new.

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Will flat-panel monitors make nice stocking stuffers?
Prices on desktop flat-panel monitors are falling fast because of a sudden glut of inventory, which could well make them one of the most attractive high-ticket items this holiday season.