It seems as though that most notebooks these days are getting more affordable, right? Guess again. More expensive than some homes, Amazon offers a Powerbook for an outragous $99,999.99 - and it isn’t even a G5! We ordered three.
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Well, that was certainly quick. If you weren’t one of the ones that felt the need to preorder the Mac mini the second it was announced, you are in luck if you were thinking of buying one with some Apple customized features. After less than a week at retail, Apple has lowered the price for the WiFi, Bluetooth, hard drive and RAM add-ons. For example, you can now get both integrated Bluetooth and AirPort Extreme for a cool $99, or a 512 MB RAM upgrade for $75. Now, yesterday they had also bumped up the speed of the Superdrive from 4x to 8x - but when I looked again today, it was back to 4x. Why must you toy with us, Apple? Why?
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Sharp has announced the availability of its anticipated Actius MC24 notebook computer. This notebook computer is designed with the home/small office user in mind; it is a fully equipped notebook computer including a 60GB hard drive for a selling price of $999.00. The list of features are the following:
- AMD Mobile Athlon XP-M 2400+ with AMD PowerNow!TM Technology Support
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service 2 with Advanced Security Technologies
- 512MB DDR SDRAM (PC2100) standard (expandable to 768MB)
- 12.1” XGA TFT LCD (1024 x 768), 16 million colors
- 60GB Hard Drive
- CD-R/RW&DVD-Rom drive
- 4 USB 2.0 ports, Audio output jack, External mic. jack, External Display Connector
- 56kbps fax modem (V.90)
- Wireless (IEEE802.11b/g, 11 channels), 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
- Approx. 2.0hrs Battery Life
- 5.07 lbs
As you can see, this is a pretty good deal at less than $1000. Sure some parts could be better, but at $999 almost anyone can afford this stylish notebook.
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They have 700 of these new activity based remote controls to give away, and you can score one simply by filling out a very short survey on their site. We recently reviewed the Harmony 688, and walked away impressed. Logitech has a good thing going with the Harmony remote line. If you have multiple components and use a bunch of remotes to control them, this contest is for you - that is, if you are at least 18 and live in the United States.
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Tech4Free offers a 20 GB iPod, $300 Cash, Canon SD10 Digital Camera, Philips LX3750W Home Theater System, and a Canon ZR80 MiniDV camcorder.
PCTech4Free hooks you up with excellent PC gear including Corsair XMX 1GB DDR PC-3200 RAM, $300 Cash, a video card/hard drive/RAM bundle, the ATI Radeon X800 PRO, or a Compaq Presario laptop.
Their newest site, AutoTech4Free, focuses on car electronics. They offer a Sony CDX-F7705X CD/MP3 radio, $300 Cash, the Alpine CDA-9826 w/ iPod interface, the Valentine1 Radar Detector, and a Garmin iQue GPS.
Time to get your game on, courtesy of EB Games.
Circuit City is up next.
First up, Best Buy.
For example, if you sign up at DVRs4Free.com you are able to earn yourself a free TiVo Series 2 or ReplayTV. If you don't want either of those, then you can opt to get a $275 USD Paypal payment or a Visa gift card in the same amount. You can do the same at Cameras4Free.com, and choose a $325 cash prize instead of a digital camera. It is safe to assume that any future OfferCentric sites will also offer cash payments as well, just in time for the holidays. Sign up using one of the links above, and we will add your referal link to this story.
Edit: Not to be outdone, it looks like PrizeCube is doing the same thing. In fact, if you sign up for a free portable video player you can get a $500 gift card instead.
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