TigerDirect has a wild deal on a refurbished Microsoft Surface 3 tablet – a mere $199 with $6.99 shipping. The tablet came out in 2017 and was one of the definitive devices in the Surface line. I loved mine when I had it but I sold it a few years ago to fund some other silly purchases.

The tablet has an Intel Atom x7-z8700 1.60GHz chip with 4GB DDR4 RAM, 64GB SSD (with a microSD slot), 10.8″ Touchscreen, USB 3.0, WiFi, Win 10 Home. It’s a great little device for web browsing, document editing, and some VERY light gaming. Don’t expect to play Far Cry on this thing and you’ll be fine.

I’d move fast. I haven’t seen these things at this price ever.

By John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

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