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Samsung has been almost completely silent regarding its Chromebox since its CES outing, so we were taken aback when we were tipped off that it was hiding in plain sight on TigerDirect's web store. Sure enough, a product listing provides a lot more detail about the tiny Chrome OS desktop than Samsu...

May 22nd 2012 at 4:32pm 0 Comments
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Depending on where you are right now, you're either pretty much done with April Fools' Day (hence our bloated inbox thanks to all you lovely tipsters!) or it's just about to start on your side of the world. In fact, some of this year's submissions already got a head start, including the excellent...

April 1st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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"We've got TouchPads!" That's the slogan, but even TigerDirect admits that it's expecting its latest batch of TouchPad slates to evaporate in a matter of minutes. Strangely enough, we've seen the zombie-like webOS tablet on sale in a variety of locations during the past few months, and if you're qu...

December 15th 2011 at 2:13pm 0 Comments
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After shelling out some $6.5 million, you had to know that Systemax planned on doing something with Circuit City's trademarks and internet domain names. As of today, CircuitCity.com is back and better than ever, carrying on the legacy of a name that became synonymous with overpriced consumer electr...

May 23rd 2009 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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Just like it did in January of last year, Systemax is snapping up leftovers from a now-defunct national consumer electronics retailer. As part of the post-bankruptcy proceedings, Circuit City Stores Incorporated recently closed a deal that'll net it $6.5 million. The price for the coinage? Systemax...

April 13th 2009 at 6:33pm 0 Comments
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If you can't wait for Lenovo's $1,200 (starting MSRP) IdeaPad Y710 to hit the regular channels, you can order it today from TigerDirect with a "2 to 5 day" turnaround. Your $1,860 nabs you a 17-inch consumer slab with 2.5GHz T9300 processor, 2GB memory and 500GB disk, with Blu-ray disc drive a full...

January 8th 2008 at 10:48am 0 Comments
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We're not sure how many people will be relieved by this news, but the few die-hard CompUSA fans out there can rest easy tonight, as the big box retailer will continue to live on as a ward of Ohio-based Systemax. According to Reuters, the TigerDirect owner will shell out around $30 million for the C...

January 7th 2008 at 1:41am 0 Comments