1. Portable computer companion.
Product: 16” Laptops 4GB RAM. 500GB HD
Average online price: $451
Features: Built-in speakers, touchpad mouse, sleek design, battery-operated (in case the power goes out)
Why buy online: Electronics powerhouse Best Buy offers good deals, but its price-match policy only applies to item prices in other brick-and-mortar stores—online retailers with bigger discounts, of which there are plenty, don’t make the cut for a reason.