Deals of the Week

This week we shopped around and found some unusual deals, including a powerful projector from Canon and a rugged GPS device.

Canon LV-7375, $985

If it's time to update your office's grouchy old projector, head over to TigerDirect to save a bundle on the powerful Canon LV-7375. This multimedia projector normally retails for $1249, but Tiger Direct will ship it at no extra cost for just the $985 sale price.

At 7.3 pounds, the LV-7375 is easy to transport, and it boasts one of the highest brightness ratings around--3500 lumens. For a better idea of technical specs and alternatives, see our overview of ultraportable projectors.

Sony PSP Go, $189

Reviews are mixed on Sony's PSP Go, but Dell is definitely sweetening the deal with a sale price of $189 ($60 off the list price). The portable gaming device has a 3.8-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth support, and 16GB of internal flash memory. See PCWorld's assessment for more on what you need to know about the PSP Go.

Canon EOS Rebel XSi, $400

Adorama has a refurbished digital SLR, Canon's EOS Rebel XSi (now retired to make space for the younger T2i), marked down to little more than the price of a good point-and-shoot. The XSi, a well-received digital SLR, combines beginner and pro-level features for a variety of shooting options.

The camera even earned recognition from Macworld's 2008 Editor's Choice (Eddy) Awards for redefining the entry-level DSLR category with its game-changing array of upgrades.

HP G71-340US, $600

Staples offers the HP G71-340US laptop for $600 after combined instant savings and a $50 rebate. If you're looking for a desktop replacement that won't break the bank, the G71 may be a strong candidate. It features a 17.3-inch screen, a 2.2GHz Intel Duo processor, and a 320GB hard drive.

Garmin Dakota 10, $215

Your smartphone or dedicated GPS device may get you around town just fine, but dedicated wanderers will want to check out the Dakota 10. With instant savings and a $50 mail-in rebate at, this rugged, outdoor navigation system costs just $215 (it usually retails for between $260 and $300).

The Dakota 10's 2.6-inch touchscreen is designed for use in the great outdoors, featuring maps that make sense of marine topography and off-road terrain, along with traditional driving directions. When you get back into areas that support Internet connectivity, you can use Garmin Connect to track and view your activities on Google Earth.