All in all, it's been a busier Black Friday and holiday shopping season start that we've seen in recent years, at least from my perspective. As usual online retailers have followed up with special discounts for Cyber Monday.
Best Buy has its Cyber Monday Sale live online now. Get a $10 e-Gift Card on store pickup orders over $100. All orders qualify for free shipping, with no minimum purchase required. It's the best general sale we've seen from Best Buy since its After Christmas sale last winter. Shop for computers, tablets, HDTVs, appliances, video games, and more. Sales tax is added where applicable. Sale ends November 28.
TigerDirect takes up to 67% off select HDTV's, laptops, and electronics during its Cyber Monday Madness Sale. That beats our expired mention from three days ago and it's the best sale we've seen from TigerDirect in recent weeks. (We saw up to 60% off select items in October.) Shipping varies by item, and some items qualify for free shipping. Shop for new or refurbished HDTVs, laptops, desktops, monitors, electronics, and more. Sale ends November 30.
MacMall offers more than 500 deals on select Apple and PC notebooks, iPad and Android tablets, electronics, and more during its Cyber Monday Sale. That's one of the largest sales we've seen from MacMall this year, with several items at an all-time price low. Shipping starts at $5.99, or get free shipping on purchases over $25.
A best bet is the 2.3-lb. Apple MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz 11.6" Widescreen Notebook, model no. MC505LL/A, for $799.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our Black Friday mention and the lowest total price we could find by $199. Features include an Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400 1.4GHz dual-core processor, 11.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit widescreen glossy LCD, 2GB RAM, 64GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, multi-touch trackpad, iSight webcam, and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (with a free upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion).
The newegg Cyber Monday Sale is now live online, cutting prices on digital cameras, laptops, HDTVs, and more. Deals start at 99 cents and most items include free shipping. Deals end today.
Office Depot takes up to 50% off select laptops, furniture, and electronics during its Cyber Monday Sale. Most orders qualify for free shipping. (Furniture delivery fees and contract orders are excluded.) Although we saw up to 75% off two days ago, it's still among the best general sales we've seen from Office Depot in recent months. Sales tax is added where applicable. Shop for office chairs, desks, laptops, printers, digital cameras, and more. Sale ends November 28.
Dell Home discounts a selection of items during its Cyber Monday Sale. Notebook prices start at $399.99, desktops start at $299.99, and monitors start at $139.99. Also choose from TVs, video game consoles, digital cameras, and more. That's tied with Dell's Black Friday Weekend Sale which also puts several items at lowest-we've-seen prices. Shipping is a flat $5, or get free shipping on many orders of $49 or more. Sales tax is added where applicable.
Microsoft Store takes up to 50% off select items as part of its Cyber Monday Sale. Even better, take 25% off select computer and mobile accessories via coupon code "SAVE25". Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping with no minimum purchase required. Sales tax is added where applicable. Shop for laptops, Xbox 360 consoles and accessories, Windows software, keyboards, mice, and more.
Amazon Cyber Monday Lightning Deals are now live. Lightning Deals are short-lived, low-inventory, aggressively-priced deals from Amazon. The better the deal, the more likely it will sell out extremely quickly (e.g., a few seconds). Available today will be HDTVs, laptops, electronics, apparel, jewelry, music, and more. Amazon Prime members qualify for free shipping.
GameStop discounts a large selection of video games during its Cyber Monday Sale. It's the best sale we've seen from GameStop in recent months. Shipping adds $2.99, or orders of $20 or more qualify for free shipping. Sales tax is added where applicable. Some best bets:
- L.A. Noire for Xbox 360 (pictured) for $19.99
- Grand Theft Auto IV for PlayStation 3 for $19.99
- browse the entire Cyber Monday Sale at GameStop
Electronics Expo is offering discounts on a wide selection of cameras, audio equipment, TVs, and other electronics as part of its Cyber Monday Specials. Deals start at $8.57 with $2.99 shipping. Deal ends November 30.
Barnes & Noble cuts up to 70% off select items as part of its Cyber Monday Sale. Plus, coupon code "N7C7K8T" cuts an extra 30% off one item. Combined, that's one of the best sales we've seen from Barnes & Noble this year. Discounted items include DVDs and Blu-ray discs, electronics, books, toys, and more. Shipping starts at $2.98, but most orders of $25 or more qualify for free shipping. Sales tax is added where applicable.
Today only, Origin (formerly EA Store) takes 60% off over 200 titles during its Cyber Monday sale. That's a 10% greater discount than Origin's Black Friday sale and the best percent-off discount we've seen from Origin. Shipping starts at $6.99, but orders of $39.99 or more qualify for free shipping. Shop for games for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Windows. Notable downloads:
- Need for Speed The Run for PC downloads (pictured) for $19.99
- Batman Arkham City for PC downloads for $24.99
- Battlefield 3 for PC downloads for $29.99
- shop the entire Origin Cyber Monday Sale
Of note, purchases of $30 or more receive a $10 credit for free. The credit can be used throughout December.
The Microsoft Store offers the Dell Inspiron N4030 Pentium Dual-Core 2.13GHz 14" Widescreen Notebook in Black, model no. N4030-223B3D, for $299. With free shipping, that's $100 off and the lowest total price we've seen for a Pentium dual-core LED-backlit 14" laptop. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Pentium Dual-Core P6200 2.13GHz processor, 14" 1366x768 widescreen LED-backlit display, 4GB RAM, 320GB 5400 rpm hard drive, dual-layer DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, webcam, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Microsoft Store offers the 5.8-lb. Dell Inspiron 1545 Intel Pentium Dual-Core 2.3GHz 15.6" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook, model. no. i1545-2911JBK, for $299. With free shipping, it's $35 under our July mention of a similar notebook and the least expensive Dell Inspiron 1545 we've ever seen. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Pentium T4500 2.3GHz dual-core processor, 15.6" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD display, 4GB RAM, 320GB 5400 rpm hard drive, dual layer DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium.
PC Connection Express discounts a selection of items during its Cyber Monday Sale, with prices starting at $39.95. Shipping starts at $6.28, or receive free shipping on all orders of $99 or more. Sales tax is added where applicable. Discounted items include Apple computers, HDTVs, digital camcorders, LCD monitors, and more.
Go4Computers via eBay offers the Apple iPad 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet in White, model no. MC979LL/A, for $449 with free shipping. That's $6 under our mention from three days ago and the lowest total price we could find by $51. This 0.3"-thick tablet weighs 1.3 lbs. and features an Apple A5 1GHz dual-core processor, 9.7" 1024x768 LCD touchscreen display, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, accelerometer, compass, up to 10 hours of battery life, and more.