High-definition television Stories December 27, 2014

If you haven’t yet put a streaming dongle on all of your HDTVs, $30 buys you a lot of great options currently out there.

Screen Shot 2014-12-27 at 9.54.20 AM Amazon and Best Buy continue to offer the Chromecast Dongle for $29.99 with free shipping. What makes this deal special is what Google adds on afterwards (ending January 31st): After setting up your Chromecast and visiting this page, you’ll receive $20 Google Play credit, X-Men original movie, 3 months of Drama Fever, 2 months of Hulu Plus and 90 days free Google Play music.

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  • Stream online video, music, photos and more to your TV using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop
  • Supports a growing number of apps including Netflix, YouTube, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, ESPN, MLB.TV, Google Play Movies and Music, Plex, MLS, crackle, Vevo, Rdio. Allows to cast a Chrome browser tab.
  • Box includes Chromecast, HDMI extender, USB power cable, and power adapter. No remote needed.
  • Easy setup: Plug into any HDTV and connect to your home WiFi network
  • Works with Android phones and tablets, iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks

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Next, Groupon offers either the Roku LT HD Streaming Player or Roku Streaming Stick with 2 Months of Free Rdio and 3 Months Free of Hulu Plus for $29.99 shipped. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen for these popular streaming options that come with Remote and the most streaming options available which can be operated without a smartphone, tablet or computer.

High-definition television Stories November 23, 2014

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LG and Amazon are offering 15% Amazon credit back on a number of HDTVs yielding some all time lows when you use the credit. Some standouts:

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High-definition television Stories November 7, 2014

LG 40UB8000 40%22 Class (39.5%22 Diagonal) 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart LED TV

We found the LG (40UB8000) 40″ 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart LED TV for a very low $599.99 shipped from Focus Camera. That’s half-off the list price, $300 less than Amazon, and the lowest we’ve ever seen.

This Ultra HDTV can display 4 times the quality of Full HD 1080p. That’s 8.3 million pixels producing incredibly detailed and life-like images. Netflix can stream true 3,840×2,160 4K media via LG’s Smart TV interface or you can utilize LG’s TRU-4K Engine technology for your existing TV, movies and games. TRU-4K uses a multi-step process to examine your content and upscale it from HD to 4K Ultra HD. RCA LED46C45RQ 46%22 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV

If 4K is still too far in the future for you, we found a few deals on 1080p TVs that will still do the trick. Walmart has the RCA 46″ 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV for only $299.99. That’s $200 off the regular price and the best price we could find for it.

This RCA 46″ LED HDTV lets you experience full HD entertainment from your movies, TV shows and games. It has 2 HDMI connections and it features USB Media Play for viewing photos and listening to music.

Here are some other notable TVs that we saw today:

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High-definition television Stories October 26, 2014

expiredToshiba 32L2400U 32″ 1080p LED 120Hz HDTV: $165 shipped to Radioshack (50% off)

Radio Shack offers the Toshiba 32L2400U 32″ 1080p LED 120Hz HDTV for $165.88 with free site to store or shipping to home with purchase with Radio Shack card. That’s 50% off and the lowest price we’ve seen. It retails for $330 and comes with dual HDMI ports. At Amazon, where it costs $259, it gets impressive  4.4/5 star reviews (update Amazon will price match).  Features:

  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz (Native); ClearScan 120 (Effective)
  • Backlight: LED (Edge-lit)
  • Smart Functionality: No
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand: 28.9″ x 17.3″ x 3.3”, TV with stand: 28.9” x 19.3” x 7.1”
  • Inputs: 2 HDMI, 1 USB Video, 1 Composite, 1 Component
  • Accessories Included: Standard remote

High-definition television Stories May 29, 2014

expiredCord cutters: Winegard FlatWave HDTV Indoor Antenna w/built-in amp (refurb): $20 shipped (Reg. $100)

Today only, 1Sale has the factory refurbished Winegard FlatWave Thin HDTV Indoor Antenna w/ Built-In Amplifier for $19.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original price, $40 under Amazon’s current price, and the lowest we’ve seen on any comparable refurbished Amplified HD Antenna. The Winegard FlatWave is powered by USB, either from your TV or via the included Wall adapter and is designed and made in the US.

Amplified antennas can be a great way to help bring in weak over the air signals from surrounding TV stations without paying for cable. For more information on how to “Cut The Chord” in your home or office set-up, Amazon has a great resource page outlining a number of options and to find out what suits your needs best.

This unit has received a 4/5 star rating among over 300 Amazon customers and comes with a 90 day warranty.

High-definition television Stories May 12, 2014

HDTV Deals: Vizio 70″ $1150, RCA 29″ $149 (Reg. $250), more

Update (5/15 10:45am): Newegg is now offering the 70-inch refurbed Vizio E-Series (E701i-A3) RAZOR LED 1080p Smart TV for $1149.99 shipped, which is now $150 under the 65-inch below and more than $450 under Amazon’s current listing.

We’ve spotted some nice refurbished HDTV deals today including a 65-inch smart TV from Vizio, and some more modest options from LG and RCA. First we have the refurbished 65-inch Vizio 1080p 3D Smart TV w/ Built-in WiFi & apps (M651D-A2) for $1199.99 $1299.99 shipped on Ebay, which is $600 under the regular new price and $550 better than Best Buy and most trusted retailers.

Next, Newegg is offering the refurbished 32-inch LG 720p 60Hz LED HDTV for $169.99 $189 shipped. That’s $180 off the regular new price, around $65 better than Amazon’s current listing, and the best refurb price we can find by $20.

Here are the rest of today’s notable deals:

If you’re in the market for a projector rather than a TV, B&H offers the BenQ W1070 Full HD 1080p 3D DLP Home Entertainment Projector with a free ceiling mount for $749. Amazon, where it has received a 4.7/5 star rating, has it for the same price but doesn’t throw in a mount.

Head over to our Daily Deals round-up for more of today’s best HDTV deals including Samsung 1080p TVs from $269.

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