August is now halfway through, which means school and a heavier work schedule is that much closer. It‘s time for long commutes and long classes, which makes for long days. 

The one piece at the top of the list for most people doing back-to-school shopping is a new laptop or tablet. Considering that so much is now done online, it‘s the biggest necessity in modern life. 

, , and are offering another week of great deals across the board. And since the end of the summer is so close, there are plenty of great deals to take advantage of. If you‘re in need of an affordable laptop to perform and manage simple tasks, and have Chromebooks to choose from. On the other end of the scale, you have your choice of several and to save on for more demanding needs.

Check out some of the best deals of the week here:

Tablets

Image: Amazon

  • — $299.99 (list price $399.99)

  • — $389.99 (list price $599)

  • — $79.99 (list price $99.99)

  • — $89.99 (list price $109.99)

  • — $99.99 (list price $129.99)

  • — $49.98 (list price $99.99)

  • — $79.99 (list price $175.98)

  • — $87.99 (list price $179.99)

  • — $97.77 (list price $149)

$499 and under

Image: Direkt-Tek

  • — $179.99 (list price $299)

  • — $209 (list price $333)

  • — $428.78 (list price $799)

  • — $268.97 (list price $349)

  • — $179 (list price $399)

  • — $255.77 (list price $511.99)

  • — $269.97 (list price $599)

  • — $324.89 (list price $599.99)

  • — $329.99 (list price $439.99)

  • — $99 (list price $199)

  • — $129 (list price $249)

  • — $97 (list price $179.99)

  • — $129 (list price $229, students save extra $30)

  • — $479.99 (list price $599, students save extra $30)

$500 to $999

Image: Lenovo

  • — $999 (list price $1299)

  • — $749.99 (list price $849.99, students save extra $100)

  • — $879.99 (list price $1099)

  • — $879.99 (list price $1249.99)

  • — $799.99 (list price $909.99)

  • — $734.90 (list price $899)

  • — $899.99 (list price $1150)

  • — $578.99 (list price $899)

  • — $699 (list price $999)

  • — $799 (list price $1159)

  • — $999.99 (list price $1149.99, students save extra $150)

$1000 to $1499

Image: Microsoft

  • — $1199.99 (list price $1797)

  • — $1394.50 (list price $1899.99)

  • — $1419.99 (list price $1705.13)

  • — $1430 (list price $2699)

  • — $1299 (list price $1499, students save extra $100)

  • — $1099 (list price $1299, students save extra $100)

  • — $1299 (list price $1599)

$1500 and above

Image: Apple

  • — $1599.99 (list price $1799.99, students save extra $150)

  • — $1799.99 (list price $1999.99, students save extra $150)

  • — $2099.99 (list price $2399.99, students save extra $150)

  • — $2499.99 (list price $2799.99, students save extra $150)

  • — $2499.99 (list price $2899.99)

  • — $2799.99 (list price $3299.99)

  • — $1699 (list price $1999)

  • — $1899 (list price $2199)

  • — $1799.99 (list price $2299.99)

  • — $3499.99 (list price $3999.99)