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Louis Ramirez

Louis Ramirez

Louis Ramirez is the Senior Features Writer for DealNews. With a specialized focus on technology, Ramirez covers the latest gadget announcements, helping consumers weigh the pros and cons of new devices prior to purchase. Always up for a new adventure, Ramirez also curates DealNews' travel deals, scouring through dozens of sales in search of the best vacation packages.

Prior to joining DealNews in 2007, Ramirez worked for several media outlets including CNET, Gizmodo, Time Out New York, and Laptop. A native New Yorker, Ramirez graduated from Fordham University in 2000. In addition to technology, Ramirez also enjoys staying fit and is training for his second New York City Marathon.

Louis Ramirez's Most Recent Features

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in May

May typically marks the start of beach season, but before you hit the shore, you'll want to check out our May buying guide, which lists the sales you need to watch out for this month, as well as those items you shouldn't buy.

Best Laptop Deals: $50 Off Apple's New 13" MBP, Up to $400 Off Just-Released Intel Laptops

This week's roundup of the best laptop deals includes Editors' Choice deals on some of today's best mainstream laptops, starting with a student discount on Apple's just-released 2015 MacBook Pro Retina, as well as a price cut on the just-announced HP Pavilion x360.

VIDEO: Does the Color of Your Food Matter?

Kraft recently announced that they've figured out a way to remove the artificial yellow dyes from their classic macaroni and cheese, but still keep the nuclear orange glow! In this short video, our experts discuss how important colors are when it comes to food.

Best HDTV Deals: All-Time Price Low On an Editors' Choice 55" LG 4K TV

This week's best TV deals offer a mix of models with prices starting as low as $130. If you prefer the all-inclusive features of a modern-day set, we've also found an Editors' Choice 55" 4K LG TV that's currently at an all-time low.

Best Laptop Deals: $169 Off Apple's Newest 13" MacBook Air, $100 Off Current-Gen Intel

This week's roundup of the best laptop deals includes five can't-miss Editors' Choice deals starting with $169 off Apple's just-released 2015 MacBook Air. We've also found a budget Lenovo for an astonishingly low $199 and three mainstream machines from $399.

VIDEO: Lab-Grown Burgers Are Cheaper, But Still Gross?

The price of lab-grown meat has dropped from $325,000 to around $11 in just two years! In this brief video, our experts discuss if a lower price makes it more appealing, or if the whole "grown in a lab" thing is gross.

12 Things You Need to Know Before Buying the Apple Watch

After years of rumors and anticipation, Apple's smartwatch is finally within reach. But before you make that Apple Watch purchase, find out which nuances are getting the most buzz and what you may not like about Apple's latest gadget.

Best HDTV Deals: 1080p Sets You Can Afford From $270

Budget TVs dominate this week's best TV deals with prices that max out at $700. If you prefer the all-inclusive features of a modern-day set, we've also found a 40" 4K Samsung TV that's currently $249 off.

How to Speed Up Your Internet Connection

Nothing can destroy your productivity like a slow Internet connection. But before you waste hours on the phone with your ISP, we've got a few suggestions you can use to help improve your Internet connection.

Best Laptop Deals: Up to $400 Off a Trio of Newly-Released Models, More

This week's roundup of the best laptop deals includes a trio of laptops with Intel's latest Broadwell processor starting at just $499. If you don't require current-gen tech, we've also found deals on a top-notch 2014 MacBook Pro and Lenovo G50.