Best tech bargains of the week: August 28

Grab a big-screen TV, a great smartphone, a cheap printer and more!

  • [[artnid:255473|RIM BlackBerry Bold]]

    RIM's BlackBerry Bold is the weapon of choice for many corporate users, but it’s the handset’s consumer-oriented features that make this BlackBerry one of the best yet. A stunning display, a redesigned interface and a wealth of multimedia features ensure the BlackBerry Bold is more than just an e-mail device. Vodafone is currently offering the BlackBerry Bold for [[xref:|$0 up front on a $59 business cap]]. This plan includes per second billing, free voicemail and unlimited BlackBerry e-mail and Internet. Online purchasers will also receive a free Bluetooth visor worth $169.99.
  • [[Artnid:268857|Epson Stylus Photo TX800FW|Review: Epson Stylus Photo TX800FW inkjet multifunction]]

    Price: $279 (Save $120)

    If you're after premium functions, look no further than Epson's top-of-the-line multifunction. The Stylus Photo TX800FW offers two network interfaces as well as CD/DVD printing and even a touch screen for ease of use. We found it for as low as [[xref:|$279 at Officeworks|Officeworks: Epson Stylus Photo TX800FW]].
  • [[artnid:311577|Panasonic TH-P50S10A]]

    Price: $2391 (Save $688)

    Looking for a cheap big-screen plasma TV? Sate your hunger with the [[artnid:311577|Panasonic TH-P50S10A|Review: Panasonic TH-P50S10A plasma television]] — at 50in it's got enough screen real estate to perform well medium-to-large living rooms happy, while its 600hz sub-field drive means that fast motion video is accurately and smoothly displayed. It may have an RRP of $3079 — which isn't a bad price — but you can pick it up significantly cheaper at JB Hi-Fi, which is selling models at a mere $2391 while stocks last.
  • [[artnid:265551|TomTom GO 730]] Price: $477 (Save $72)

    Although TomTom's GO 730 is a refresh rather than a completely new model, the well-known Dutch brand has clearly opted for a philosophy along the lines of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." The GO 730 utilises TomTom's IQ Routes technology, has advanced lane guidance and voice address input and is packaged in TomTom's familiar and easy interface. Harvey Norman is currently selling the [[xref:|TomTom GO 730 for $477]], a saving of $72 off the RRP of $549.
  • [[artnid: 192975| Xbox 360 Elite]]

    Price: $449 (Save $100)

    Xbox Australia today announced a $100 price drop for its flagship Xbox 360 console, the [[artnid:192975|Xbox 360 Elite|Review: Xbox 360 Elite]]. The top-of-the-range system will now carry an RRP of $449; a saving of $100.
  • [[artnid:260148|Apple iPod Nano (4th generation)|Review: Apple iPod Nano (5th generation)]].

    Price: $177 (Save $22)

    If you're in the market for a small, feature-packed portable media player, go no further than the [[artnid:260148|Apple iPod Nano (4th generation)|Review: Apple iPod Nano (5th generation)]]. Discounts on iPods are as rare as hen's teeth, but we've managed to find one from The Good Guys, which is offering the 8GB iPod [[xref:|for $177|The Good Guys: iPod Nano]].
  • [[artnid:267931|HP Photosmart C6380|Review: HP Photosmart C6380 inkjet multifunction]]

    Price: $199 (Save $100)

    HP's Photosmart C6380 is going for the incredibly cheap price of $199. It offers great print quality, integrated Wi-Fi and a host of features that make it easy to print off your photos and documents with ease. The original price tag of $299 was a reasonable ask, but JB Hi-Fi's [[xref:|current online offer|JB Hi-Fi: HP Photosmart C6380 inkjet multifunction]] is too good to pass up.
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