Between the back-to-school intros and smartphone race, tech news has been cluttered with mobile PCs and handsets. As one would expect, tech deals around the Web are following suit:
Dell Home offers a black Dell Inspiron 15n with an Intel Dual Core 2GHz CPU for $334 (plus $29 for shipping). It features an Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200 2GHz processor, 15.6" 1366x768 widescreen, 2GB RAM, 160GB 5400 rpm Serial ATA hard drive, dual-layer DVD burner, 802.11g wireless, 4-cell battery, and Ubuntu Desktop Edition version 8.10. For an extra $50, you can throw in a Core 2 Duo T6400.
Ongoing at Apple, purchase a MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or iMac from the Apple Store for education and receive an 8GB iPod touch for free via a mail-in rebate (click on the "Buy a Mac for college, and get a free iPod Touch" banner).
This offer is valid only for qualified students, teachers, and staff and expires September 8. Both the system and iPod must appear on the same receipt. Limit five rebates per household. Note that you will have to create or sign into an Apple ID to fill out your information to receive your rebate(s).
ZipZoomfly.com offers the ASUS Eee PC 900A in black, for $179.99 with free shipping. It features an Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz processor, 8.9" 1024x600 widescreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 4GB Solid-State Disk (SSD), 802.11g wireless, 4-cell battery, USB and VGA ports, and Linux.
Linked are downloads of several free applications available for a limited time from Apple's App Store. The apps: Joe Hillman's Meteor Mission III, Bora Turan's Penalty Shootout, Gameloft's Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes, Jacob Schwartz's iso, WeigelSoft's iBlame, SVT Software's Cash Counter and Technical Web Studio's iScribe.
TechSunny.com offers the AT&T Car Charger with USB Port for iPhone 3G/3GS, for $5. With free shipping, it's the lowest total price we've seen for an iPhone car charger with a built-in USB port.
HandHeldItems knocks off up to 85% off its entire selection of BlackBerry accessories, and 70% off its Palm Pre accessories. In all, items for over 20 BlackBerry models and 72 Pre accessories are discounted and shipping starts at $2.85. Bag an extra 30% off by using the coupon code “30bboff” or “palmpre30” for your BlackBerry and Pre purchases. Deal ends July 31.