Saturday, April 12, 2008

Online laptop specials for the weekend!

Hello laptop fans! This post is primarily targetted for shoppers, shopaholics, and those who like to see what specials are running out there! If you are looking for ways to spend your tax refund, or ideas on how to pre-send your $600 tax stimulus check that is coming in a few weeks, this post is for you :-)

HP Small Business (good til April 30, 2008)
We don't want to ignore small business laptops, an area that sometimes doesn't get the spotlight it deserves among high tech and gadget blogs.

We start with the HP Small Biz specials, all good until the end of April 2008. If your business relies on marketing, prestige and perception, you can dazzle your clients with the HP tc4400 Ultralight Tablet PC, which gets free shipping throughout the month. A smaller option is the HP 2510p Ultralight PC, which as the model name suggests has a 12."1 display.

And now we have some e-coupons for custom configured HP Compaq small business laptops, ranging from 12% all the way to 25% in savings. We start with coupon code CUSTOM2510 for HP Compaq 2510p Notebooks. Similarly, we have coupon code CTO6515b-8510p-8710w which saves 18% off HP Compaq 6515b notebooks. Then at 21% savings we have coupon code CUSTOM2710p for the HP Compaq 2710p. Last but not least, coupon CTO6510b-6710b for savings of 25% on custom configured HP Compaq 6710b notebooks.

Laptops for everyone!

Well they are intended for everyone, but they are certainly not free :)

We start with the Lenovo ThinkPad T61 7658-RUU, which is a 14.1" Notebook, offered by J&R World for $850 and comes with free shipping. With Lenovo you are getting the legacy of Big Blue!

And how about a powerful yet stylish DELL laptop? The XPS M1530 Laptop is offered at $1049 after $200 instant savings. This has an Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 processor, 3gb of RAM, 320gb of hard disk space, a slot loading dvd burner, and so much more! And it's a prestigious Dell XPS model!

On the other hand if you want a bang for the buck laptop, do consider the Dell Inspiron 1525 for $649 after $210 instant savings. This lovely has an Intel Pentium Dual Core T5550 Processor, 2gb of memory, 160gb of disk, and you get a choice of eight colors or four patterns. With a 15.4" widescreen display of course.

Now if you prefer a 17" display instead of the smaller ones, Dell has a nice deal for you as well! The Inspiron 1720 Laptop is $1299 after $345 instant savings. Apart from the aforementioned 17" display, it has an Intel Core 2 duo T8300 processor, 3gb of memory, and powers up the lovely display with a 256MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT graphics system. And of course all the usual features and amenities one can expect from a Dell laptop at this price range!

Accessorize your computer life!

We start the Accessories segment with the Maxtor 500gb 16mb EIDE hard drive, offered by the good people of Tigerdirect for $75.

With broadband speeds increasing, and content generation and production services becoming more readily available, the need for storage is greater than ever before. So it pays to plan ahead and have a few extra storage options. They can come in handy when you need them in a hurry! Such is the SimpleTech STI-USB235/400 External USB 3.5 inch 400GB Hard Drive offered for just $80 by J&R World! That's right, just eighty dollars, no rebates, no crap! Get yours now!

And a brand new, fun yet versatile camera that will surely turn heads with its high-tech geekness factor! We are talking about the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5K Black, offered by for $290 and the price includes FREE 3-day Federal Express shipping and handling. This is a fun camera to use!

Want more storage on the go? How about one terrabyte? That's right 1 TB! One Terrabyte! Who would have thought that once we had 64K RAM limitations! Remember that Bill Gates? :) Anyways, this is the Seagate 1TB FreeAgent Pro Hard Drive offered for $260 with free budget shipping by It has a triple interface, meaning you can USB 2.0 it, eSATA it, or Firewire it. Verbs not included ;-)

Factor Recertified

Aka reconditioned! Remember, the laptops mentioned in this section are reconditioned/refubrished! We start with an Acer Aspire Notebook powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo T5250 processor, 2GB memory, 160GB disk space, dual layer dvd burner, a 17.0" Ultrabright wide display, and the obligatory wireless, built-in webcam, and Vista Home Premium. Note this is a Factory Recertified laptop. The price? $600 at with free budget shipping.

Also recertified is the Gateway M-6307 Notebook, at $530 with free budgeet shipping from This is powered by the Intel Dual-Core T2330 processor, and has a 15.4" Wide display. Also 2GB RAM, 120GB disk, Dual Layer DVD Burner, Intel GMA X3100 graphics, built-in webca and fingerprinter reader (can it detect KFC Original or Crispy?), and Vista Home Premium. Note this is Factory Recertified.

And we have a Top Seller recertified laptop at! That's right, a top seller! Take a look! It is the Gateway T1616 Ultra Thin Notebook offered for $500 by It has an AMD Dual Core Turion 64X2 TL-58 processor, 14.1" Widescreen LCD display, 1GB memory, 160GB hard disk, built-in memory card reader, Dual Layer DVD burner, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, built-in webcam, HDMI output, and Vista Home Premium. Note this is Factory Recertified. This is a nice price though, if you are a fan of factory recertified models!

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