GeekDeal via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Phillips Saeco Talea Touch Super Automatic Espresso Machine, model no. S-TT-ST, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's $280 off list and a low price for such a super automatic model. (It's also $100 under our May mention of a similar model.) It features a touchscreen display, ceramic disc grinder, automatic shut-off, stainless steel panarello steam wand, 57-oz. water tank, and cup warmer. A 6-month Phillips warranty applies.
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