Update 8/26/14: Over 100 units sold thus far. Looks like stock is still going strong.
Take a byte out of some Apple savings. Mmm. Puns. The current generation of MacBook Air will typically run you $1,000 or so, but if you go back a few years in model, you can snag some serious savings. Today a refurbished Apple Certified MacBook Air 11 MC968LL/A is just over $500 – the cheapest it’s ever been. Despite its somewhat dated specs, it’s still cheap and effective ultraportable computing for most users. Check the item description for full detail on laptop to see if its condition meet your needs.
For something a little more up-to-date for power-hungry gamers or similar, the new 2014 Envy 17t is down to $865 after coupon, tying the previous all-time low. This model comes equipped with Core i7 Haswell processor, 12GB RAM, and a 1080p screen driven by a GeForce GTX 850M discrete graphics card.
And if you’re tired of running out of hot water, you never will again with an Ecosmart electric tankless water heater from Amazon.
MacBook Air 11 MC968LL/A Core i5-2467M ULV 1.6GHz, 2GB RAM, 64GB SSD (Refurbished) for $510 with free shipping (next best is $641). Cheapest ever by $190.
HP Envy 17t (2014) Core i7-4510U, 12GB RAM, Full HD 1080p, GeForce GTX 850M for $865 with free shipping (normally $1,140 – use coupon code LDS75OFF999). Ties cheapest ever.
Ecosmart Electric Tankless Water Heater for $360 with free shipping (next best is $505).
If the MacBook Air 11 and HP Envy 17t didn’t strike your fancy, you can choose from four more solid picks, all cheapest ever today. For a smaller screen but plenty of power, the HP Envy 15t is down to $745 and still features a Core i7 processor, 1080p screen, and a GeForce GTX 850M graphics card, all powered by an upgraded 48WHr battery. Three other HP choices finish the category, including a $185 shipped Chromebook.
HP Envy 15t (2014) Core i7-4510U, Full HD 1080p, GeForce GTX 850M, 8GB RAM, 48WHr for $745 with free shipping (normally $990 – use coupon code LDS75OFF999). Cheapest ever by $10.
HP Pavilion 14z (2014) Touch Quad Core AMD A4-6210 for $385 with free shipping (normally $480 – use coupon code SAVE15HP).Cheapest ever by $30.
HP Chromebook 14 Celeron 2955, 4GB RAM, 16GB SSD (Refurbished) for $180 plus $5 shipping (normally $329). Cheapest ever.
GamersGate’s Summer Sale Reloaded is still going strong. Other than South Park: The Stick of Truth for last-gen consoles and a $100 PlayStation 3D monitor, the rest of the section today is PC games. Six of seven are at all-time lows.
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel + 40% Off Next Purchase (Steam) for $54 (normally $60 – use coupon code 54BL0Z-Z6FZIO-ODDPXZ).Cheapest ever by $6.
Warframe: Tenno Pack (PC DLC) for $50 (normally $100).
ALL THE OTHER GOOD DEALS
Insignia NS-20ED310NA15 20-inch LED HDTV with Built-in DVD Player for $130 with free shipping (normally $150).
Vivitek D554 3D DLP Projector (Refurbished) for $180 plus $5 shipping (normally $400).
Lenovo A1000 8GB Tablet (Refurbished) for $60 with free shipping (normally $120).
Sennheiser Adidas OCX 685i Water Resistant Sports Headphones for $20 plus $5 shipping (next best is $47).