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Today’s bargains include some great deals on refurbished notebooks and tablets, and a Walmart promotion allowing you to snag a $50 gift card when you pick up Acer’s new 7 inch Android tablet.

You can find more bargains on mobile gadgets and accessories in our daily deals section.

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3 replies on “Deals of the Day (8-16-11)”

  1. I ordered the refurbished Aspire One from ecost when it was listed here last week.  SInce then they’ve dropped the price $5.  After ordering, ecost told me to call them to verify that I actually placed the order.  This involved waiting on hold to talk to someone in India.  Then they held my order for a week for “credit card verification”.  They finally shipped it today.

    Some of the third-party resellers on amazon.com sell refurbished computers for similar prices.  If I’d known how much of a pain in the ass ecost would be, I’d have ordered from amazon instead.

    1. Update: I received the computer and it’s like new.  Nothing wrong with it at all.

      1. Good to hear. It’s been a while since I bought anything from eCost, but I believe I had a similar experience: delivery was slow but the product was exactly as described. 

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