Summer time means that retailers are scrambling to try to get you to step foot in their stores. Here are some handpicked deals to help you avoid doing any actual work today. Let’s face it: It’s too hot outside and the long weekend wasn’t nearly long enough.
2010 FIFA World Cup: $32.99 for Wii, $38.99 for PS3, $39.99 for Xbox 360 (Amazon)
Normally priced at $59.99 for Xbox 360 and PS3, $49.95 for Wii. Vuvuzela not included.
RCA 42-inch 1080p TV: $499, today only (Walmart)
A big 42-inch TV with full 1080p resolution for under $500 doesn’t come around every day. This deal is good today only. Free shipping, too.
Samsung 32-inch 720p TV: $399.99 (Best Buy)
If that 42-inch RCA is still too big or too expensive, Best Buy has a 32-inch 720p Samsung for $100 less.
Seagate 1.5TB desktop hard drive: $79.99 (Newegg)
Use coupon code EMCYTNX57 to get $20 off the regular price of $99.99.
Lenovo 14-inch G460 laptop: $579 (Lenovo)
Priced at $799, use coupon code USPG42G706 to cut the price down to $579. Free shipping.
Asus 8.9-inch EeePC 900 netbook: $139.99 (Mwave)
Fast? No. Powerful? No. Cheap? Yes. It’s a refurbished 8.9-inch netbook with a 4GB hard drive and 512MB of RAM. Might make a good computer for the kids.
Olympus X-42 digital camera: $59.99 (OfficeMax)
Normally selling for $100, OfficeMax has dropped the price to $60. Not bad for a decent digital camera.
jetBook e-book reader: $99 (JR.com)
The jetBook reader supports several book formats, including Barnes & Noble’s, and uses 4 AA batteries instead of a rechargeable lithium ion battery so you can replace them on the go without bringing the charger along.
Red Dead Redemption: $44.99 (Amazon)
Available for both the PS3 and Xbox 360 for $45. The game is selling for around $60 elsewhere. Check out our review of the game right here.
Seagate 1.5TB external hard drive: $89.99 (Newegg)
Originally priced at $139.99, now dropped to $89.99 with free shipping.