Thursday, January 29, 2009

eMachine eMD620-5133 for $380

This is the eMachine eMD620-5133 Laptop offered by for $380. This of course is an older laptop which is why the price is under $400. But for some applications, this may be the right price for the right specs. Speaking of which, here they are:

+ AMD Athlon 1.6GHz (not dual-core)
+ 14.1" WGXA Widescreen (1280x800)
+ 2GB memory (800Mhz DDR2 SDRAM) - PC2-6400 - max 4gb
+ 160GB hard disk drive
+ dvd burner
+ wifi, wireless, Vista Basic
+ battery life estimate of 2 hours
+ manufacturer part number: LX.N230Y.055

front view of eMD620-5133

ZT Affinity 7259Xa quad-core desktop for under $500

If you are interested in a desktop under $500 that packs a performance punch, then you might be interested in the ZT Affinity 7259Xa offered by for $480 with free shipping.

So what do you get with this desktop?
+ AMD Phenom X4 Quad-Core Processor 9550 (2.2GHz 4M Cache 1800MHz)
+ 4gb memory
+ 500gb SATA hard disk
+ super multi format dvd burner
+ card reader
+ no monitor (monitor NOT included)
+ 64-bit Premium

Lenovo 3000 J205 9686-A12 for just $200 (desktop)

If you are looking for a very basic desktop computer for email, lightweight browsing and such, Tigerdirect is offering the Lenovo 3000 J205 9686-A12 Desktop PC for $200 plus shipping which will be $5 if the whole box weighs 35 pounds or less.

Here are the main specs of this Lenovo desktop:
+ AMD Sempron 3600+ 2.0GHz (not dual core)
+ 512MB DDR2
+ 80GB SATA II hard disk
+ DVD-ROM/CD-RW (no dvd burner)
+ Gigabit LAN
+ Vista Home Basic

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Microsoft Vertex Messenger Bag for $20 after rebate

If you are a Microsoft hater, please stop reading and move to the next post :-)

Okay, the MSFT haters are gone, now it's the MSFT fan club remaining! You can get the Microsoft Vertex Messenger Bag for $20 after a $10 mail-in rebate and with free shipping from the good people at Limit five bags per customer, but be sure to check the rebate terms to see whether you can use five rebates.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Refurbished Acer Aspire netbook shipped for $290

If you are a fan of refurbished computers, you may be interested in the Acer Aspire One, offered by for $290 and with free shipping and handling. This is available in either the trendy-looking sapphire-blue or the seashell-white. The main specs of this netbook are:

+ 8.9" WSVGA with CrystalBrite
+ Intel Atom 1.60GHz N270 processor
+ 120GB hard disk
+ 1GB DDR2 SDRAM memory
+ wireless, and card-reader
+ Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
+ OS: Windows XP Home
+ models: AOA150-1786 (seashell white) or AOA150-1864 (sapphire blue)
+ note that these are REFURBISHED aka factory reconditioned

Checkpoint friendly computer cases from has a new special on checkpoint-friendly computer cases. This helps when going through the checkpoints and makes life easier for the laptop carriers :) A number of brands are part of this sale, including Samsonite, Mobile Edge, Targus and Microsoft. Prices range from $21 to $150, depending on which bag you select!

More Bag Specials
But wait, there's more! also has specials on Samsonite cases and backpacks and also they have a weekly bag sale with over 30 models currently eligible for this sale promotion.

All these prices are good until January 31st, or while supplies last, whichever happens first. So shop early and often :)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Samsung Spinpoint 750gb disk for $70 shipped

Today's deal of the day at NewEgg is the SAMSUNG Spinpoint 750gb hard disk, which spins at 7200rpm and has a 32MB cache. Also, note it has SATA 3.0Gb/s.

Netbook sale at is having a giant netbooks sale including ASUS, Acer, HP and Samsung. And they also offer free UPS shipping, and without a rebate even.

Netbooks Sale - Asus, HP, Samsung and Acer

ASUS EPC900HA-BLK006X yours shipped for $320

J&R World is offering the sleek black ASUS Eee PC 900HA netbook (model EPC900HA-BLK006X) for $320 and with FREE shipping and handling.

The main specs for this cutesy netbook:
+ processor: Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz
+ memory: 1GB RAM
+ hard disk drive: 160GB
+ Intel UMA Graphics
+ wireless, webcam, and card reader
+ 4-Cell Battery
+ weight of 2.49 pounds
+ OS: Windows XP Home

16gb Kingston flash drive for $25.07

If you are looking for extra storage on the go, you are in luck! Amazon is offering the Kingston DataTraveler 16GB USB 2.0 flash drive (DT100/16GB) for $25.07 and with free shipping. The price is important, because anything over $25 qualifies for free shipping. So you are getting it with free shipping :-)

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Thirty SwissGear laptop bags on sale at Amazon

If you love laptop bags and backpacks, stop reading this post! Amazon has 30 SwissGear laptop bags on sale! That's right, thirty different ones! The prices range from $25 to $125, and they have all colors and styles that match everyone's personality. Yum! Just don't blame us if you go on a shopping spree :)

On the other hand, it's a lot better to go on a laptop bag shopping-spree than a laptop shopping-spree. They are a couple of orders of magnitude more affordable after all :-)

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