Notebook and Tech Deals for 12/2/2005 – 12/5/2005

by Reads (11,151) Up to $750 Off Inspiron Deal (expires 12/8/2005)

Three Coupon codes are available that will work on ANY Inspiron notebook (not XPS notebooks).

  • P686ZD1$H759L9 $750 off purchase of Inspiron $1999+ (expires 12/8/2005 6:00:00 AM)
  • $9$R6HL08VG6S0 $500 off purchase of Inspiron $1499+ (expires 12/8/2005 6:00:00 AM)
  • W0?L3T7SM8D?F$ $250 off purchase of Inspiron $999+ (expires 12/8/2005 6:00:00 AM)
  • Dell Inspiron 9300

    Dell Inspiron 6000 (Celeron 1.30GHz, 256MB, 30GB)

    Dell Inspiron 700M (Pentium M 1.60GHz, 256MB, 30GB)

     Dell Inspiron B130

    To see how to use a Dell coupon code visit this page and scroll to the diagram at the bottom.

    IBM ThinkPad R50e for $749 and Free 512MB of Memory has the IBM ThinkPad R50e (new) for $749 with the following specs:

    • Intel Pentium M Processor 725 (1.60 GHz)
    • Windows XP Professional
    • Screen 15.0″ XGA TFT
    • Memory Size 256MB + 512MB free = 768MB
    • Hard Disk 40GB (4200 RPM)
    • Optical Drive CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo
    • Dimensions 13.1″W x 10.6″D x 1.5″H, Weight 6.2lbs

    $20 Off Any Purchase at and How to Get $35-$45 Off Coupon Codes

    To get $20 off a purchase via Dell Home (not the business store) use coupon code: 1P002ZF2T7QPD0 (expires 12/6). This is also known as the PayPal coupon, but you don’t have to use PayPal to get the discount.

    You can also get coupons like $35 off $300 purch or $45 off $400 purch by playing the Regifting Game at but most of the time, you’ll get stuff like $250 off $999, and you can only play once a day. BUT, you can buy one of those coupons for $3 on ebay – well worth the price (check for the sellers rating and feedback when buying). The auctions have these coupons that expire on either Nov 30 or Dec 7.

    These coupons can’t be used together, but they can be used with instant savings, % off, and some other offers, Ebay auctions should have details on these offers.

    You can also ge the price down signing up for the Dell Purchase Plan and getting 2% off.   Use these coupons to get the price down to about $430 for basic laptops such as the Dell Inspiron B120 Celeron M 1.4GHz . (thanks to Malia for sending in this deal)

    Lenovo IBM ThinkPad Z60M with Titanium Cover and the Works $1,566 ($887 off!) NEW 12/3!

    If you use your American Express card you can get the Lenovo ThinkPad Z60m with Pentium M 2.0GHz, 1GB RAM, ATI X600 w/ 128MB RAM 15.4″ WSXGA, DVD Burner, Bluetooth, 9-cell battery, 802.11 a/b/g wireless, multi-card reader…and more for the price of $1,566.  That’s $887 off the regular price of $2,449!

    Go here to see deal:

    IBM ThinkPad R50e with Free 512MB RAM and Free Shipping (Basic config is only $599)

    The IBM ThinkPad R50e is now on special offer direct from IBM/Lenovo, get the – Intel Pentium M processor 725 (1.60GHz), Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG (802.11b/g),  Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (Upgrade to XP Professional for only $50), 15″ XGA TFT (1024×768), 256MB DDR SDRAM, 40GB Hard Drive, CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo, 4.0-hr Li-Ion Battery, 1-year limited warranty, FREE 512MB DDR SDRAM Memory, Buy these notebooks online & you’ll automatically receive free shipping
    ( Limit 5 per customer)

    Product Deal Link

    Gateway 5% Off Coupon

    Gateway has an additional 5% off ALL consumer and small business notebooks and desktops with Code: SAVEFIVE Exp 12/12

    Linksys WUSB11 802.11b USB Adapter $5 has the Linksys 802.11b USB Adapter (WUSB11) for $50 – $20 rebate (Expires 12/3) – $25 rebate (Expires 12/3) = $5 + shipping. Pick it up in-store to save on shipping.

    Creative Labs VF0040 WebCam Instant USB PC Camera $15.54 has the Creative Labs VF0040 WebCam Instant USB PC Camera for $25.54 – $10 Exclusive Mail-In rebate (Expires 12/12/2005) = $15.54 with free shipping.

    Acer Aspire 1691 Notebook From has the Acer Aspire 1691 notebook for $799 after rebates.  Specs for the Acer 1691 include Intel Pentium M Processor 725, 1.6GHz, with Centrino Technology, 512MB RAM, 80GB Hard Drive, 15.4-inch WXGA TFT Display, DVD+/-RW Drive, Windows XP Home Edition

    Aiwa HP-CN6 Noise-Canceling Headphones $18 has the Aiwa HP-CN6 Noise-Canceling Headphones for $18 with free shipping on $25.

    Apple iBook notebook M9846LL/A 1.33GHz 12.1in 512MB DVD/CDRW WiFi $900 After Rebate

    Amazon has the Apple iBook Notebook M9846LL/A w/ PowerPC G4 1.33GHz, 12.1in TFT, 512MB, 40GB, DVD/CDRW Combo, Built-in AirPort Extreme, Mac OS X Tiger for $1000 – $100 rebate (exp 12/20) = $900 w/ free shipping.

    IBM ThinkPad T43 Offers, up to $770 Off has some great “Manager’s Special” offers right now on ThinkPad T43 notebooks.  You can get a 1.86GHz, 60GB 7200RPM HD, ATI X300 64MB, 14″ SXGA, 512MB, Multi-DVD Burner for $1,619 right now — that’s $770 off the original price.  Other offers exisit. 

    Link to ThinkPad T43 Offers

    D-Link 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub $12 has the D-Link 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub for $22 – $10 rebate (Expires 12/31) = $12, free shipping on $25.
    Product link.

    HP zd8000z notebook Turion 64 1.8GHz 80GB 17in + $1099 After Rebate (expires 12/20/05)

    HP has free shipping + free printer after rebate + $50 rebate on a Customizable HP Pavilion dv8000z Notebook (17-inch screen AMD Turion notebook)

    Seagate 5 GB USB 2.0 Pocket Hard Drive $86.44 Shipped has the Seagate 5 GB USB 2.0 Pocket Hard Drive for only $86.44 with free shipping.
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    Creative TravelSound Portable Speakers $25 has the Creative Labs TravelSound Portable Speakers for $64 – $30 rebate (Expires 12/31) = $34 after rebate.

    Compaq v2000 Notebook $399 (expires Dec. 3)

    Staples has an in-store or over the phone only deal where you can configure a Compaq Presario v2000 notebook for a starting price of $399 after mail-in rebates.  Great for those that missed the $399 deals on Black Friday!  Link to deal specifics in Staples advertisement. (thanks to Jin for sending this in)

    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5000 $89 has the Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5000 Laser (967558-0403) for $109 – $20 rebate (Expires 12/21) = $89 with free shipping. Includes Cordless keyboard and MX Laser mouse.
    Product link.

    Sony VAIO FS-742 Notebook $1,049 has the Sony VAIO VGN-FS742/W Notebook w/ Pentium M 740 1.73GHz, 15.4-inch WXGA, 512MB, 80GB, DVD+-RW DL, 802.11b/g, XP Home $1299 – $100 Sony rebate (exp 4/30/06) – $150 Amazon rebate (exp 12/20) = $1049 w/ free shipping.

    Save up to 25% on Customizable notebooks is running a special 10% – 25% off certain Toshiba laptops when configured online.

    Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse $49.99 has the RF wireless keyboard and mouse for $49.99. (thanks to moulinneuf for sending in this deal)

    Creative Labs Zen Personal Media Player $199.99 ($200 off regular price) has the Creative Labs Zen Personal Media Player for $199.99 after $200 rebate, it’s $432 on and usually at least $399 so some great savings here! (thanks to chaz for sending in this deal)

    Maxtor 250GB 7200RPM 3.5″ External Hard Drive has the Maxtor 250GB 7200RPM hard drive for $144.99. (thanks to moulinneuf for sending in this deal). also has the OneTouch II 250GB 7200RPM (newer version) hard drive for $199.

    DiskGO! 80GB External Hard Drive $49.99 has the DiskGo 80GB external USB 2.0 hard drive for $49.99 after rebate.  (thanks to moulinneuf for sending in this deal)

    Logitech Cordless Desktop LX 700 With Optical Rechargeable Mouse $34.99 Shipped has the Logitech Cordless Desktop LX 700 With Optical Rechargeable Mouse, USB Or PS2, LX700 for $54.99 – $20 Rebate (Expires 12/31/2005) = $34.99 with free shipping.

    Acer 4021 WLCi Notebook $799 After Rebate has the 15.4″ screen Acer 4021 WLCi Pentium M 1.6GHz processor, 512MB RAM notebook for $799 after rebate. (thanks to Brian for sending in this deal)

    Star Wars: Battlefront 2 PC $38.99 Shipped Free has the Star Wars: Battlefront 2 for only $38.99. free shipping. Tax in KS, ND, WA.

    HP dv1000 $645 After Student / EPP Discount and Rebate

    HP Offers academic discounts to faculty and students of education institutions, to register for this discount go here: HP Education Discount and then register and you’ll get instant savings on HP notebooks.  You can get the HP dv1000 notebook for $645 after rebate and discount for instance, that’s a great deal!  Below is a picture from the HP website of this price, an Apple with “APP” should appear if you register successfully for the student discount. (thanks to Mike for sending in this deal!)

    Palm Z22 Color PDA $90

    Palm Z22 Budget Color PDA $90 . 10% off on the new Palm Z22 right now at, and since shipping is free and no taxes, it’s safely under the $100 threshold!
    USB 4 Port Hub $2.99
 has a USB 4-port hub that supports both full speed 12 Mbps and low speed 1.5 Mbps devices and comes in a cool translucent housing.
    $5 Notebook Case
    Do you want a notebook case for really cheap? has the Icon black notebook case that fits up to 15″ laptops for $5 after rebate.
    Thinkpad Amex Coupon Code

    Lenovo has up to 25% off select Thinkpad T and R series Notebooks using American Express with Promotion Code: 4413 (expires 12/31/05)

    Creative Labs WebCam Instant $15.54 has the Creative Labs WebCam Instant for only $15.54 after rebate. free shipping. Tax in KS, ND, WA.  $10 rebate Expires 11/28/05.

    TiVo Series2 40 Hour Digital Video Recorder $30 has the TiVo TCD540040 Series 2 40 Hour Digital Video Recorder $180 – $150 rebate (Expires 1/7) = $30 with free shipping. Membership is $13/month or $300 lifetime.
    Product link. Asus Notebook Offers, up to 4% Off Asus notebook is offering 2% Off to forum members FREE shipping, 2% off for certain payment types + other offers to forum members, below are the details.  Click this link for details on the offers!



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