ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for $959

ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for 9

If you’re looking for a thin, lightweight laptop with all-day battery life, check out the ThinkPad X1 Carbon from Lenovo. It only weighs about 2.6 pounds, measures less than seven-tenths of an inch thick, and holds nearly 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. Better yet, today’s coupon will help you save over 400 bucks off the list price.

small X1 So, what exactly are we looking at here? This configuration sports a sixth generation dual-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U CPU, integrated Intel HD Graphics 520, 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM, a 180GB solid-state drive, Bluetooth 4.1, and 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi support. But the best part is definitely the 14-inch display. Not only does it have a native full HD resolution of 1920×1080, but the in-plane switching means you’ll be able to view the screen from nearly any angle.

Obviously, the X1 Carbon is a superb traveling companion, but it’s also a solid workhorse when you’re at your desk. It features three USB 3.0 ports to make adding extra storage or an optical drive a breeze. And with the built-in HDMI port and mini DisplayPort, you can easily attach your favorite external display.

By default, it comes with Windows 10 Home (64-bit) installed on the drive, so you’ll have access to awesome new features like local Xbox One gameplay streaming, the Cortana personal assistant, and hundreds of thousands of apps in the Windows Store.

While this laptop typically retails for $1369, Lenovo is selling it directly for $1026.75. If you use coupon code “SAV30THINKPAD” in your shopping cart, you’ll save an additional $68.45. And thanks to the free standard shipping provided by Lenovo, you end up only paying $958.30 (plus any applicable taxes). This bargain won’t last forever, though. Take advantage of the deal while it lasts.

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ET deals: Dell Latitude 13 7000 13.3-inch two-in-one laptop for $499

ET deals: Dell Latitude 13 7000 13.3-inch two-in-one laptop for 9

If you want the portability of a tablet with the versatility of a laptop, consider investing in the two-in-one Latitude 13 7000 from Dell. Not only will you have a fully functional Windows laptop at your disposal, but you can easily detach the screen at will, and take it wherever you go.

Latitude 13 7000 Small Internally, it has a fifth generation dual-core 1.2GHz Intel Core M-5Y71 CPU, integrated Intel HD Graphics 5300, 4GB of RAM, a 128GB solid-state drive, Bluetooth 4.0, and 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi support. As for the 13.3-inch display, it features ten-point multitouch sensitivity and a full HD resolution of 1920×1080. And if you want to hook into an external display or projector, the built-in mini DisplayPort on the keyboard base makes that easy.

In the tablet portion of this device, you’ll find a 30WHr battery. In the keyboard, you’ll find an extra 20WHr battery. As such, when the two parts of this laptop are attached, it offers up to ten and a half hours of battery life on a full charge. And considering that it weighs under four pounds, this is solid choice for heavy travelers.

The Latitude 13 7000 lists for $999, but Dell is selling it online for just $599. Even better, entering the coupon code “LATI100” during checkout will save you an extra $100. And if you go through the process of signing up for a free Dell Advantage membership, you’ll receive two-business-day shipping at no extra cost.

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ET deals: Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-inch curved 3440×1440 IPS monitor for $680

ET deals: Dell UltraSharp U3415W 34-inch curved 3440×1440 IPS monitor for 0

Ready to leave your old 1080p monitor in the dust, and upgrade to a 3440×1440 ultra-wide display? Take a look at Dell’s 34-inch UltraSharp U3415W. While this massive monitor is still on the pricey side, today’s coupon code will save you a whopping 32% off the sticker price.

UltraSharp 34 small The 34-inch UltraSharp U3415 sports an ultra-wide 21:9 IPS display with a resolution of 3440×1440, but it’s not just wide — it’s also curved. The panoramic nature of this large display further allows the curving to engage your peripheral vision for better immersion.

Given the extremely wide aspect ratio, Dell has added functionality to this monitor designed to make the best use of that horizontal space. With either picture-by-picture or picture-in-picture, you can use the multiple inputs to hook up two different PCs to this monitor and easily display their content while managing it all with a single mouse and keyboard. And since it supports HDMI, MHL, mini DisplayPort, DisplayPort, and USB 3.0, you shouldn’t have any problem connecting up all of your devices.

This model ships with a highly adjustable stand that allows you to swivel, tilt, and alter the height of your display. On top of that, a pair of integrated 9W speakers adds to the overall experience — giving you great audio built right into the monitor.

The UltraSharp U3415W lists for $999.99, but Dell is selling it directly for $799.99. Better yet, using coupon code “EXTRA10” in your cart will drop the subtotal to just $679.99. And since Dell covers this model with a three year advanced exchange warranty, you can rest easy.

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19 ways to stay anonymous and protect your online privacy

19 ways to stay anonymous and protect your online privacy

Now more than ever, your online privacy is under attack. ISPs, advertisers, and governments around the world are increasingly interested in knowing exactly what you’re up to when you browse the web. Whether you’re a political activist or simply someone who hates the idea of third-parties scrutinizing your surfing habits, there are plenty of tools available to keep prying eyes off of your traffic.

In this post, I’m going to highlight 19 ways to increase your online privacy. Some methods are more complicated than others, but if you’re serious about remaining private, these tips will help shield your traffic from snoops. Of course, internet security is a topic in and of itself, so you’re going to need to do some reading to remain thoroughly protected on all fronts. And remember, even the most careful among us are still vulnerable to imperfect technology.

Justified paranoia

You might not think you have anything to hide, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy the benefits of online privacy. Some of these recommendations are a real hassle to live with — I’m well aware. It’s a lot easier to shove your fingers in your ears, and pretend like the NSA and your ISP aren’t watching every move you make. But what you browse is your business, and your business alone. Now is the time to stand up for yourself, and take back your privacy.

In time for Black Hat and DEFCON, we’re covering security, cyberwar, and online crime all this week; check out the rest of our Security Week stories for more in-depth coverage as the week goes on.

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Source: ExtremeTech

ET deals: Get Vonage VoIP service for $9.99 per month for a year with a $100 bonus Visa card

ET deals: Get Vonage VoIP service for .99 per month for a year with a 0 bonus Visa card

Is the cost of your phone bill creeping up? It’s time to ditch your overpriced landline! Join Vonage, keep your existing number, and you’ll only be paying $9.99 per month for your first year. Add in a bonus $100 pre-paid Visa card, and this bargain is outstanding.

Vonage App Sign up today, and you’ll get free shipping, a free adaptor (for your existing landline phone), and free activation. And the best part? You’ll get unlimited calling to the US (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. And even if you’re making calls to other countries, the rates are extremely low.

Since we’re dealing with an online service, you’re not tied down to your house. Thanks to the Vonage app, you can make and receive calls from your home number wherever you are. And if you use multiple phones, you can easily configure Vonage calls to ring on all of your devices so you never have to miss an important call.

During your first year, you’ll be paying $9.99 per month for the Vonage North America plan. After those twelve months are up, the monthly cost rises to $24.99. But since you’re only on a one-year agreement, you’re under no obligation to continue your service afterwards. You can decide for yourself whether it’s worth it. And thanks to the 30-day money-back guarantee, you can buy with confidence.

Terms and restrictions apply. Taxes and fees vary based on your location. See Vonage’s site for more details.

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ET deals: Dell PowerEdge T20 quad-core server for $279

ET deals: Dell PowerEdge T20 quad-core server for 9

Today, Dell is offering up the PowerEdge T20 tower server at a substantial discount. If you’re in the market for a super-cheap server set-up, you won’t want to let this deal pass you by. Today’s coupon code expires soon though, so don’t wait to get your order in.

PowerEdge Tower Inside, this model features a quad-core 3.2GHz Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3 processor, 4GB of RAM (1600MHz), a 1TB 7200RPM hard drive, and a DVD burner. It doesn’t come with an OS installed, and the specs here are modest, but that certainly won’t be a problem if you’re up for some DIY action.

When you go to upgrade this machine, you’ll find that it offers four PCI/PCIe slots, four DIMM slots, and six internal drive bays. If you’re looking to build a test server or a sweet media streamer, this affordable machine is the perfect place to start. And with a one year hardware warranty, you can buy with confidence.

On Amazon, you can grab five more 1TB drives for about $250, and an OEM copy of Windows 10 Home (64-bit) will only run you about $99. Getting up and running won’t require much money, and only a little bit of effort on your part.

Typically, this server retails for $638, but Dell is selling it directly now for $489. Apply coupon code “279T20” during checkout, and you’ll save an extra $210. And when you sign up for a Dell Advantage membership, you’ll get two-day shipping at no additional cost.

If you’re looking for an even cheaper machine to start with, this barebones configuration with a dual-core Intel Pentium G3220 CPU is only $129 when you use coupon code “129T20” in your cart.

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ET deals: HP Pavilion 15 quad-core Skylake 15.6-inch 1080p laptop for $590

ET deals: HP Pavilion 15 quad-core Skylake 15.6-inch 1080p laptop for 0

If you’re in the market for a Windows laptop with powerful internals and equally beefy battery life, the HP Pavilion 15 is worth taking a look at. And with today’s coupon in play, you can save a total of 30% off the starting price.

Small HP Pavilion Inside, this model sports a sixth generation quad-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6300HQ CPU, a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics card (with 2GB of memory), 8GB of DDR4 RAM (2133MHz), a 1TB 7200RPM hard drive, Bluetooth 4.2, and 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi support.

The 15.6-inch display benefits from WLED backlighting, in-plane switching, an anti-glare coating, and a full HD resolution of 1920×1080. And if you want to plug into your PC monitor or HDTV for a big-screen view, the built-in HDMI port makes that process easy.

While this model doesn’t really qualify as a gaming laptop, the quad-core processor and respectable graphics card can handle quite a few recent titles. You’re definitely not going to be getting high-end performance, but dropping down to medium or low graphical settings will allow you to play some of your favorite games on the go.

$849.99 is the list price for this configuration, but HP is selling it online for just $599.99. Enter coupon code “EMRY9599” in your shopping cart, and you’ll save an extra ten bucks. On top of that, shipping (and returns) are free, so don’t wait — get your order in now.

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ET deals: Save 25% on a Skylake HP Envy 13.3-inch laptop

ET deals: Save 25% on a Skylake HP Envy 13.3-inch laptop

For a limited time, HP is discounting the 13.3-inch HP Envy 13t laptop by 25%. With a Skylake CPU, a speedy SSD, plenty of RAM, and a high-res display, this tiny laptop is a sweet deal when you use today’s coupon code.

HP ENVY small Feature-wise, this model has a sixth generation dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i7-6500U processor, integrated Intel HD Graphics 520, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive, three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, Bluetooth, and 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFi support. As for the 13.3-inch screen, it benefits from in-plane switching, WLED backlighting, and a QHD+ resolution of 3200×1800.

From the position of portability, this HP Envy is a good fit for heavy travelers. It weighs roughly three pounds, measures a bit over half an inch thick, has a back-lit keyboard, and the three-cell 45WHr battery can offer up to seven and a half hours between charges.

Keep in mind, you’ll need to manually configure this setup on HP’s site. First, load up the product page, and press the “Customize & buy” button. On the next page, be sure to select the i7-6500U CPU, the 3200×1800 display, and the 256GB drive before adding it to your cart.

While this configuration lists for $1229.99, HP is selling it online for just $1129.99. Better yet, applying coupon code “HPBTS2016NB” during checkout will save you an additional $207.50. And since HP offers free shipping, you’re only left spending $922.49 on this incredible little notebook.

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ET deals: Get a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B on Amazon

ET deals: Get a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B on Amazon

Ever wanted to make your own custom set-top box? What about building your own robot? If those kinds of projects interest you, the best place to start is the Raspberry Pi. This tiny computer is widely supported, extremely flexible, and you can now find it on Amazon with free two-day shipping for Prime members.

Pi 3 Specs-wise, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B features a quad-core 1.2GHz ARMv8 CPU, 1GB of RAM, a VideoCore IV 3D graphics core, 4 USB ports, an HDMI port, an ethernet port, a 3.5mm audio jack/composite video combo, a micro SD card slot, 802.11b/g/n WiFi support, Bluetooth 4.1 support, 40 GPIO pins, a camera interface, and a display interface. With some time and effort on your part, this tiny computer has the capability of handling almost anything you throw at it.

Over at our sister site PCMag, Matthew Murray reviewed this iteration of the Raspberry Pi, and gave it a favorable rating of 4/5. He warns that you’ll need to invest in more hardware to get things up and running, but the reasonably powerful components and the low barrier to entry make this computer very appealing for tinkerers of all types.

Looking for something new and exciting to do with your Raspberry Pi? Check out this DIY round-up we posted earlier this year that highlights a few outstanding projects. You can learn to build your own tablet and make your own handheld arcade machine, so it’s definitely worth looking at if you need a little inspiration.

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ET deals: Save big with Dell’s Black Friday in July sale

ET deals: Save big with Dell’s Black Friday in July sale

We’re over four months away from Thanksgiving and the massive discounts that follow, but that isn’t stopping Dell from celebrating Black Friday in the middle of July. Today, you can find HDTVs, PC monitors, laptops, desktops, gaming gear and more at a significant discount.

Dell will be rolling out massive doorbuster sales during this event, but some items are bound to sell out quickly. If you have your heart set on a specific deal, you’ll need to act fast before the supply runs dry.

Featured deals

Desktops and servers

Electronics and components

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