The tree outside my window just changed from its green summer livery to a more seasonal burnt orange. Many people feel cheated by the changing of the seasons, but look at the bright side: it's indoors time! Every self-respecting geek loves the winter, where you can stay inside and watch movies, play games, and vegetate until the earth's revolution brings the warmth around again. But this also means you should be getting your hibernation cave in order.

The Apple TV is a great candidate to be your TV's brain. We at Gizmodo favor an approach where you buy a beautiful (yet dumb) display, and add smart capabilities to it through a set-top box. The Apple TV is one of the best: it's tiny, power efficient, and it streams Netflix and Hulu at 1080p. It's well-connected to the iTunes store. But its real special sauce is Airplay: if you've got an iDevice with the newest software, you can simply mirror it on your TV. And this tiny box is perennially rumored to be getting apps. It hasn't happened yet, but it could be coming soon.

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Apple's got some refurbished Apple TVs in stock for $85. We at Dealz rarely see discounts on the Apple TV, so this is a pretty great deal for a product that could be Apple's most important in the near future. Also, refurbished devices from Apple are basically new: this Apple TV comes with a year of AppleCare. And if you pick it up today, it'll last you through the winter, or, y'know, at least until the fabled Apple set-top box (doesn't) come out. [Apple]

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Top Deals

• Refurbished Apple TV ($85) | Apple | Originally $100

Accessories

• Logitech Headset H360 ($10) | Best Buy via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $40
• Mobee Magic Bar Inductive Charger for Apple Keyboard and Trackpad ($15) | Daily Steals via Daily Steals | Originally $50
• Monster Lil' Jamz Headphones ($30) | Amazon via TechDealDigger | Originally $100
• Otterbox Defender for iPhone 5 ($33.56) | Amazon via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $50
• Seagate FreeAgent 500GB Portable USB HD ($50) | Best Buy via Dealnews | Originally $70
• 32GB Kingston Wi-Drive ($55) | Staples via TechDealDigger | Originally $180
• Philips SoundBar Home Cinema Speakers ($70) | Woot via Dealzon | Originally $100

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Miscellaneous

• Evil Dead on Blu-ray ($8) | Amazon via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $20
• Vistaprint Photo Printing ($10) | Living Social via Dealnews | Originally $50
• Half Off Busted Tees ($15) | Groupon via Groupon | Originally $30
• 216 Buckycubes or Balls ($18) | Daily Steals via Daily Steals | Originally $40
• Doctor Who: The Complete First Series ($22.49) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $80
• Christopher Nolan Auteur Package on Blu-ray ($25.49) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $49.99
• Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series on Blu-ray ($79) | Amazon via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $350

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Gaming

• Eight Square Games Including Just Cause 2 ($10) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $165 | Currently looking for new keys, but should come back soon
• Borderlands 2, PC Download ($40) | Green Man Gaming via Dealzon | Originally $60 | Use coupon code GMG20-FXYD1-7WHP1
• Pre-order Halo 4 for Xbox ($45) | Newegg via Reddit | Originally $60 | Use coupon code EMCYTZT2339
• Dishonored, PC Download ($48) | Green Man Gaming via Dealzon | Originally $60 | Use coupon code GMG20-FXYD1-7WHP1
• Assassin's Creed 3 Pre-Order + $10 Microsoft Coupon + Xbox Live 1600 Points ($60) | Microsoft via Dealzon | Originally $60

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See supra note Top Deals.

Laptops

• 15" ThinkPad Edge E530 with Core i5 ($500) | Office Max via Dealnews | Originally $680
• HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook with Core i5 and 128GB SSD ($1150) | HP via Dealzon | Originally $1400 | Use coupon code NB93012

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Desktops

• Lenovo 20" All-in-one ($450) | Lenovo via Dealnews | Originally $700 | Use coupon code USPC38B1011

Tablets

• Toshiba Thrive 10" 16GB ($200) | Cowboom via Dealnews | Originally $410

Screens

• 27" Dell IPS 1080p Monitor with Edge-to-Edge Glass ($340) | Amazon via Dealzon | Originally $400
• 60" Sony 1080p 120Hz WiFi Slim LED HDTV ($1479) | BuyDig via TechDealDigger | Originally $2000

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Portables

• Monster Lil' Jamz Headphones ($30) | Amazon via TechDealDigger | Originally $100

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Camera

• Canon Powershot SX260 ($200) | Fry's via Dealnews | Originally $300
• Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 Wide Angle Lens for Nikon ($529) | BuyDig via Dealnews | Originally $729 | Use coupon code pop200
• RED Scarlet ($7100) | RED via Gizmodo | Originally $11900

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SSDs

• 256GB Crucial SSD ($160) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $340
• 240GB Kingston SSD ($176) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $465

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Apps

iOS

• Aiko Island HD ($0) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $2
• Qvoid ($0) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $1
• iBlast Moki 2 HD ($0) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5
• Solar Walk ($0) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $1
• Real Racing 2 ($1) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5
• Battlefield: Bad Company ($1) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $3
• World of Goo ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $3
• Avengers Initiative ($3) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $7
• PAC-MAN ($3) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5

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iPad Only

• World of Goo HD ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5
• Dead Space ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $10
• The Sims: Medieval ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5

Android

• Call of Atlantis ($0) | Amazon Appstore via Appsaholic | Originally $5
• Beautiful Widgets ($1) | Google Play via Appsaholic | Originally $2
• PhotoViva ($1) | Google Play via Appsaholic | Originally $3
• HD Caller ID Pro Key ($2) | Google Play via Appsaholic | Originally $5

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Mac App Store

• World of Goo ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $10
• MenuPop ($2) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $5
• Doom 3 ($5) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $10
• Quake 4 ($10) | iTunes via BestAppSales | Originally $20

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Hobomodo

• Free $2 Voucher to Amazon Instant Video ($0) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $2
• 875MB of Extra Dropbox Space for New Users ($0) | Dropbox via Dealnews | Originally $0 | Take tour of Dropbox, tweet @dropbox, like on Facebook

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