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Elizabeth Harper

Elizabeth Harper

Elizabeth is a professional writer and editor whose articles on tech and gaming have appeared on USA Today, Time, AOL, PriceGrabber, Techlicious, and Sprout Insights. A lifelong technology enthusiast, Elizabeth worked in IT before picking up writing and has a keen interest in how tech is changing the world we live in.

Elizabeth Harper's Most Recent Features

Has Your Car Been Recalled? 8 Questions You Need to Ask

With both Kia and Ford recently issuing recalls that collectively affect 420,000 vehicles, automotive recalls are back in the news. We look at how these work, and what you need to do to get the proper repairs for free.

If You Bought a Lenovo Laptop Recently, You NEED to Read This

Pre-installed adware on some Lenovo laptops has made users' personal information vulnerable. Find out if your model is affected, and how to properly fix the issue.

New FAA Restrictions Will Crush Your Dreams for Amazon Drone Delivery

The FAA posted proposed regulations for commercial drone use, and it's not looking good for Amazon's plans of using robots from the sky to delivery your packages.

Amazon Expands Super Saver Free Shipping to Third-Party Merchants

Amazon is making a meaningful policy change: items from third-party merchants that offer free shipping will now count towards the $35 threshold to get "Super Saver" free shipping — sometimes, at least. Is this a boon for consumers, or another ploy to get them to spend more?

Store Newsletters Offered Fewer Discounts Last Year; Are They Still Worth It?

A recent study by Listrak suggests that deals are coming less frequently in retailer email newsletters, giving way to personalized messages. But with some sites still offering incentives, like eventual discounts on items left in-cart, it still may be worth signing up.

Study: In-Store Pickup Isn't Any Faster Than Just Shopping In-Store

A study of eleven major retailers found that ordering online and choosing in-store pickup saved little time, if any, compared to finding the item in-store and buying it there. But there are still several situations where buying online and picking up in-store can be advantageous.

Amazon Will Sell Its Own Line of Diapers, But Don't Expect Generic Brand Pricing Just Yet

Today Amazon announced that it will sell its own line of diapers, stepping into the world of house-brand products like Target's Up & Up line. But if you were hoping for much cheaper, generic-level pricing, think again.

More Than Free Shipping: 8 Perks to Amazon Prime

Since we're all about getting the most bang for your buck here at DealNews, we don't want you missing out on a single Prime-only service that you're entitled to. So we've put together this run-down of all the perks, including the lesser-known ones, you get with an Amazon Prime subscription.

Holiday Layaway 2014: Don't Sacrifice Savings for Convenience

It's never too early to start holiday shopping, or so say big retailers like Walmart, Toys "R" Us, and Kmart, which have already rolled out layaway programs to lure in early holiday shoppers. And while layaway may be a good way to stick to a budget, there are some downsides to layaway — including hidden fees and the potential for missed deals.

DrivePop's Double Cross: What to Do When an "Unlimited Deal" Expires

DrivePop's offer of "unlimited lifetime" cloud backup service for a fixed, up-front price turned out to be too good to be true. Can consumers do anything when a company cancels an unlimited deal?