Various vendors at eBay take up to 93% off a selection of refurbished tech items as part of its Back to School Sale, with prices starting at $9.99. (The banner says up to 60% off, but we found greater discounts.) Shipping varies by vendor, but many items receive free shipping. Shop for items such as desktops, laptops, smartphones, headphones, and cameras.
OutletMP3 via eBay offers the open-box Logitech Drive One-Touch Smartphone Car Mount, model no. 989-000132, for $17.49 with free shipping. That's $23 under the lowest total price we could find for a factory-sealed unit. It's compatible with most smartphones.
Note: This item is new but does not ship in original packaging.
e-Vipcom via eBay offers the 16-Foot Waterproof Endoscope USB Camera for $8.98 with free shipping. (Select 5M from the pull-down menu.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $4. It records at 640x480 at up to 30 fps.
Target takes an extra 10% off select Vizio HD televisions when you opt for in-store pickup, with prices starting from $152.99. (Discount is applied automatically in cart.) Deal ends August 1. Some best bets, with prices after discount:
For in-store pickup only and with stock varying by ZIP code, Home Depot offers the Husky 40-Foot 14/3 Outdoor Locking Extension Cord, model no. BLK-015P/BLK-015F-B, for $10. That's $10 off list and the lowest price we could find. The medium-duty extension cord features an illuminated plug, locking end with power indicator, and 15-amp, 125-volt, and 1,875-watt capacities.
Various sellers via eBay cuts up to 89% off select Android cell phones, tablets, smartwatches, and more, with prices starting from $15.98. (Although the banner says up to 50% off, we found deeper discounts within.) Plus, most items qualify for free shipping. A couple best bets:
e-vipcom Store via eBay offers this 49-Foot 6-LED USB Endoscope Inspection Camera for $17.35 with free shipping. (Select 15 meters.) Aside from other eBay sellers, that's the lowest total price we could find by $19. It features a waterproof camera and 640x480 maximum resolution.
Note: expect this item to take four to eight weeks to arrive.
Samsung cuts up to 78% off select Samsung products, with prices starting from $1.79. (Although the banner says up to 50% off, we found deeper discounts within.) Plus, these orders qualify for free shipping. Choose from tablets, smartphones, cameras, monitors, and TVs. Warranties for refurbished items are listed on individual product pages. A couple best bets:
ZAGG cuts up to 70% off a selection of items during its Fire Sale, with prices starting from $4.99. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. That's the best percent-off sale we've seen from ZAGG this year. Save on earbuds, speakers, batteries, and laptop cases.
MillionShare via eBay offers the Sensky Cardboard Smartphone Projector, model no. STY367, for $17.59 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $8. It features up to 8x magnification of your smartphone screen.
Newtrent offers its Newtrent Tempered Glass Screen Protectors for iPhone 5, 6, or 6 Plus for $11.95 each. Coupon code "SUMMERBLAST" cuts it to free. With $1.95 for shipping (select "First-Class Mail Parcel" to have it drop at checkout), that's a savings of $14, tied with last week's mention, and the lowest total price we could find. It resists scratches, fingerprints, dust, and normal wear.
Apple has released its new Apple iPod touch in six colors, with prices starting at $199 for 16GB, $249 for 32GB, $299 for 64GB, and $399 for 128GB. It features a high-definition 4" 1136x640 Retina Display, 3-axis gyro, iOS 8, 8-megapixel iSight camera, 1080p video recording, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.1, FaceTime, and Game Center.
Amazon offers the Bose Acoustimass 6 Series 5.1-Channel Speaker System, model no. 29275, for $369 with free shipping. (Sam's Club charges the same for its members.) That's tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $330.) This system includes an Acoustimass module with 5" woofer and five cube speakers.