Best tech bargains of the week: September 25

This week you can grab some great bargains -- a 50in Full HD plasma TV for under $2000, a cheap laptop, a bargain GPS and a cut-price TiVo bundle!

  • [[artnid:171518|Nintendo Wii|Review: Nintendo Wii games console]] games console Price:$379 (save $20) The [[artnid:171518|Nintendo Wii|Review: Nintendo Wii]] is the best selling games console of this generation, with an intuitive motion-control scheme that appeals to gamers and non-gamers alike. With its family-friendly library of video games and a back catalogue of classic Nintendo titles to download, it's the console that has something for everyone. The Nintendo Wii currently retails for $399, but we've seen it over at [[xref:|The Good Guys|The Good Guys]] for $379; a saving of $20.
  • [[artnid:311577|Panasonic TH-P50S10A plasma television|Review: Panasonic TH-P42S10A plasma television]] Price: $1946 (save $903) This is the first time we’ve seen one of Panasonic’s 50in S10A series plasma televisions for under $2000. We really liked this television when we tested the 42in model of the [[artnid:311577|Panasonic TH-P42S210A|Review: Panasonic TH-P42S10A plasma television]] — so if you’re looking for a true bargain on a big screen plasma television, pop down to [[xref:|JB Hi-Fi|JB Hi-Fi: $1946 Panasonic TH-P50S10A plasma television]]. The offer is only valid until Sunday, so get in quick.
  • [[artnid:259067|Laser Navig8r M35 GPS|Review: Laser Navig8r M35 GPS unit]] Price: $142 (save $107)
    Laser's Navig8r M35 is one of the best value for money GPS units we've come across. Despite its low price, this budget GPS includes detailed mapping data and Australian-accented text-to-speech technology. Claimed to employ Australia’s most accurate maps, the Navig8r is the first locally developed GPS unit. Better still, [[xref:|Harvey Norman]] has slashed the price to just $142 - an absolute bargain!
  • [[Artnid:264761|Tivo HD personal video recorder|Review: Tivo HD personal video recorder]] Price: $995 (save $430) The past year has flown by, but the Tivo HD PVR has already hit its one year milestone. To celebrate, Harvey Norman is offering a [[xref:|1st birthday package|Harvey Norman: Tivo HD 1st Birthday Package]] that includes the Tivo HD, a Western Digital 1TB Tivo Expander and a powerline networking kit from Netgear. Add up the RRP prices and you get a total value of $1425, making this a great deal. With digital TV now offering more Flintstones cartoons than you could ever watch in one sitting (oh, and footy grand finals are around the corner), the Tivo HD has become indispensable item in any digital living room.
  • [[artnid:309733|HP Pavilion dv7-2112TX notebook|Review: HP Pavilion dv7-2002tx performance notebook review]] Price: $2299 (save $300) In our experience HP’s Pavilion DV series notebooks are generally good performers, with comfortable key lay-outs and good technical specifications. This notebook is similar to the [[artnid:309733|HP Pavilion dv7-2112TX|Review: HP Pavilion dv7-2002TX performance notebook review]] notebook we’ve reviewed. The HP Pavilion dv7-2112TX is a 17in notebook with a powerful Core 2 Duo processor, a 1TB hard drive and 4GB of DDR2 RAM. It’s practically a replacement for your desktop PC! You can save a few dollars on the RRP by shopping at [[xref:|Dick Smith Electronics|Dick Smith Electronics: HP Pavilion dv7-2112TX]] — it’s $2299 in store, a saving of $300 off the RRP.
  • [[Artnid:305228|HP Officejet 6500 Wireless printer|Review: HP Officejet 6500 Wireless inkjet multifunction]] Price: $249 (save $50) HP's Officejet 6500 Wireless inkjet multifunction provides Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB connectivity, along with direct printing through the integrated media card reader. If you want an office printer that you can also use to print some family photos, the Officejet 6500 Wireless is a decent option. You can currently pick it up from [[xref:|Harvey Norman for $249|Harvey Norman: HP Officejet 6500 Wireless inkjet multifunction]]; that’s a fair whack off the original $299 asking price.
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