Holiday Highlight #1: Acer Aspire Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop

Holiday Highlight #1: Acer Aspire Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop

Acer Aspire Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Connecting Point Medford Oregon gifts holiday

Experience a next-level gaming experience with the Acer Aspire Nitro 5. Sleek design, striking red backlit keyboard, super-fast Solid State Drive (SSD), and plenty of processing and graphics power means high frame rates and effortless gameplay. All for a very affordable $799.99 (or finance it for $27/month o.a.c.). Just imagine how great this would look under your tree!


  • 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 quad-core processor (Turbo Boost to 3.5GHz)
  • 8GB DDR3L memory, expandable to 32GB
  • 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • 15.6-inch (diag.) LED-backlit HD IPS display (1920x1080)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB dedicated GDDR5 memory
  • 1280x720 webcam with mic
  • Integrated SD/SDXC card reader
  • One USB 3.1 Type C port; one USB 3.0 port; two USB 2.0 ports; one HDMI port
  • Ethernet; 802.11ac Wi-Fi; Bluetooth 4.1
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Acer Aspire Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Connecting Point Medford Oregon gifts holiday

Connecting Point will feature a series of staff-picked HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT gift suggestions over the next few weeks. Today’s suggestion comes from Tom, our marketing guy.

Deal of the Week | Elgato Smart Key for iPhone $9.99 (reg. $44.99)

DOTW Deal of the Week Connecting Point Medford Oregon
DOTW Deal of the Week Elgato Smart Key Connecting Point Medford Oregon

THIS WEEK’S DOTW: Elgato Smart Key for iPhone for $9.99
(Reg. $44.99)

Ever wonder where you left your keys? Never again. Elgato Smart Key connects your keychain to your iPhone. Now, your iPhone can notify you whenever you leave your key behind, let you know where it was last seen or help you find it by playing a sound.

Elgato Smart Key is designed to be always by your side. With low energy Bluetooth Smart technology, the replaceable battery lasts more than half a year, and you won’t even notice a hit on your iPhone’s battery life.

And don’t be fooled by the compact size: sturdy materials and IP65 certified dust and water protection make Elgato Smart Key a worthy addition to the keys you count on every day. And as this week’s DOTW, you can take one home for 10 bucks – less than a quarter of its original price! Also, this would make an amazing stocking stuffer this holiday season.

  • Works with iPhone 4S or later, iPod touch (5th gen or later), iPad mini, iPad Air or iPad (3rd gen or later); with iOS 7 or later
  • Dimensions: 1.6 x 1.6 x 00.35 inches
  • Weight: 0.4 ounce
  • Standards: Bluetooth 4.0 Smart
  • Replaceable battery: CR2032
  • Dust and water protection: IP65 certified

UPDATE – MONDAY, OCT. 30TH 2017 3:15 PM: Sorry, we have SOLD OUT of this item.

This offer runs from Friday, October 27th through Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, or while supplies last. Sorry, no rain checks.

Deal of the Week | iJoy LOGO Bluetooth Headphones $19.99 (reg. $49.99)

BANNER DOTW yellow_reflect_640x160Bluetooth headphones DOTW iJoy LOGO bargainTHIS WEEK: iJoy LOGO Bluetooth Headphones $19.99 (reg. $49.99)

Epic blockbuster sound at an intimate indie price. These fully-rechargeable wireless headphones also come with a built-in radio microphone and five-button controls, so you can take a call from your smartphone without breaking a sweat. It even has a built-in radio, to give you even more entertainment choices. Highly recommended as a welcome gift for that certain paternal person in your life. Available in two colors: Stealth (a matte-finish charcoal grey) or Avatar (a matte-finish cyan). (No, we have no idea where they came up with those color names.)


  • Deep, accurate bass
  • Extended frequency
  • Fully rechargeable through included USB cable
  • Five-button control: Play/pause/answer/hangup, Equalizer, Next track/volume up, Previous track/volume down
  • Ear cups fit around ears to help isolate audio
  • Micro SD card slot allows playback from digital media card
  • Built in radio receiver
  • Built in mic for hands-free calling

This offer runs from Friday, June 9th through Thursday, June 15th, 2017, or while supplies last. Sorry, no rain checks.

Only a few days left until Mother’s Day. Here are some great gift ideas.

Only a few days left until Mother’s Day. Here are some great gift ideas.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Thrill Mom with a gift she’ll use and love all year — long after the flowers have dried and the candy has been eaten. Here at Connecting Point, we have a few recommendations we’d like to share. (Also, we’re open every day, including Sunday — Mother’s Day itself — so we’ve got you covered.)

Mother's Day Red Planet SubSonic Bluetooth pocket speaker gift mom Connecting Point Medford ORRed Planet SubSonic Bluetooth speaker $59.99 $49.99
Do you know what 60 Hertz feels like?

Mom’s mouth will drop when she listens to the big sound coming out of this diminutive speaker. Few pocket-size Bluetooth speakers can produce 60Hz bass, the kind of bass you feel as well as hear — but the SubSonic can. It even doubles as a hands-free speakerphone. And to make it sound even sweeter, we’re shaving 10 bucks off the regular price!

Mother's Day 2017 Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch gift mom Connecting Point Medford ORApple iPad Pro 9.7-inch
The super computer that’s a super gift.

More capable, simple, and portable than anything that’s come before. iPad Pro is an incredible gift with the power of a PC. And the power to go beyond it. 1


Mother's Day 2017 PowerBeats3 wireless earphones workout gift beats Connecting Point Medford OregonPowerBeats3 Wireless earphones $199.99
Performance. Power. Freedom.

Take your workout to the next level with Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones, featuring up to 12 hours of battery life to last through multiple workouts and secure-fit earhooks to maximize comfort and stability. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 1 hour of playback. Sweat and water resistance provides trusted durability and dual-driver acoustics deliver dynamic sound to power your workout. 2

Mother's Day 2017 Apple Watch gifts mom Connecting Point Medford ORApple Watch Series 1
Give Mom the power to stay active, motivated, and connected.

A dual-core processor lets her do it all in an instant. Track and share activity. Measure her workouts. Monitor her health. And access the people and information she cares about most. 3


Mother's Day MacBook family Apple mom gifts Connecting Point Medford ORMacBook / MacBook Pro / MacBook Air
The gift she’ll love opening again and again.

Incredible performance. Innovative design. And great built-in software. With a Mac, the things she loves doing have never been better. 4


Mother's Day 2017 iHip Power Bank gift mom Connecting Point Medford ORiHip Power Bank USB charger $29.99 $4.99
Ruggedly rubberized and built to go wherever mom’s busy day takes her, the sleek iHip Power Bank is ready to revive and resuscitate practically any kind of USB gadget (tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, etc.). And we’re offering a special Mother’s Day price on it: just $4.99 (regularly $29.99). Includes Micro USB cable; to charge iOS devices, you must use its cable.

Mother's Day 2017 AirPods gift mom Connecting Point Medford OregonApple AirPods $159.99
Wireless. Effortless. Magical.

Introducing wireless AirPods. Just take them out and they’re ready to use with all your Apple devices.5 Put them in your ears and they connect instantly. Speak into them and your voice sounds clear. Simplicity and technology, together like never before. The result is completely magical.

Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard are sold separately. TM and © 2017 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

2 Beats, Beats by Dr. Dre, the circle b logo, and PowerBeats are trademarks of Beats Electronics, LLC.

Requires iPhone 5 or later. TM and © 2017 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

4 TM and © 2017 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.

Requires an iCloud account and macOS Sierra, iOS 10, or watchOS 3.

Deal of the Week | ADATA PV150 Power Bank USB Charger $19.99 (reg. $59.99)

Deal of the Week | ADATA PV150 Power Bank USB Charger $19.99 (reg. $59.99)


Deal of the Week for Dec. 16, 2016: ADATA PV150 Power Bank for $19.99 (reg. $59.99)THIS WEEK: ADATA PV150 Power Bank USB Charger $19.99 (Reg. $59.99)

The PV150 Power Bank transforms mundane charging duties into a fashion statement. With its pleasing leather-like texture, it conveys a sense of luxury marked by impressively high quality. Thanks to its streamlined design, the PV150 Power Bank is not only beautiful, but easy to carry. With a 10,000mAh capacity and a simultaneous charge/discharge function, the PV150 Power Bank is the ideal companion for your mobile life (and a pretty great idea for a stocking stuffer, too).


  • 10,000mAh (Lithium-ion rechargeable battery 36Wh)
  • White faux-leather finish
  • 3.9 x 3.3 x 0.9 inches
  • 8.3 ounces
  • DC 5V/2A (microUSB) input
  • DC 5V 2.1A (Type-A USB) output
  • Five-segment blue LED battery level indicator
  • Over-temperature, over-charge, short circuit, over-voltage, over-discharge, and over-current protection
  • One year warranty

This offer runs from Friday, December 16th through Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, or while supplies last. Sorry, no rain checks.

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