home : hot deals & information involving: computers Sunday, March 29, 2015
- Asus 15" Touchscreen Laptop Computer for $400
Staples has put an Asus Touchscreen 15.6-inch Convertible Laptop Computer on sale for $400.
Staples Rewards members (free signup) get free shipping and 5% credit.
A similar version of this laptop sells for $715.
The specs are pretty good, with a Core i5-4210U 1.7GHz processor, 6GB memory, 1TB 5400rpm hard drive, Wifi a/b/g/n, Secure Digital (SD) Card Reader, USB3.0, Bluetooth, Windows 8.1, and a 1 year warranty from Asus.
- Dell Inspiron i660 Desktop PC for $400
Dell Inspiron i660 Desktop is on sale for $400 with free shipping.
Intel Core i5-3330 3.2GHz Quad-Core processor (supports virtualization and 64-bit), 8GB of DDR3 1600Mhz memory, 1TB 7200rpm hard drive, CD/DVD Reader/Writer drive, Windows 8.1, two USB3.0 ports, 6 USB2.0 ports, VGA and HDMI video output ports, keyboard, mouse, and a 1-year Dell warranty.
More details on this model can be seen on Dell.com.
- Thinkpad E440 14" Laptop Computer for $345, code: SAV15THINKPAD
Lenovo Thinkpad E440 14-inch Laptop Computer is 30% off of normal, and coupon code SAV15THINKPAD applies an additional 15% off in the cart.
The base configuration comes with an Intel Core i3-4000M 2.4GHz processor, 14-inch 1366x768 HD display, 4GB of DDR3 memory, 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, 6-cell battery, CD/DVD drive, Wifi b/g/n, Windows 8.1, and a 1 year warranty.
The base configuration prices out to $344.50 after coupon.
Upgrading to a Core i7-4702MQ would bring the total price to $467 after coupon.
That CPU is capable of about twice the performance of the Core i3-4000M.
This is the iPad Mini 2, not the newer iPad Mini 3.
The only considerable difference between the Mini 2 and the Mini 3 is the Touch ID feature, which lets you unlock your iPad with your fingerprint rather than keying in a code.
Both iPad Mini generations have the same processor, and similar cameras, battery life, and size.
Here is a comparison chart between the iPad Mini 2 and 3.
The iPad mini 2 is a considerable upgrade from the iPad 1, according to a CNet article.