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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

Best Black Friday Tablet Ads: Target Schools Competition in Epic iPad Deals

Despite a slump in sales, retailers are hoping to make tablets the darling of Black Friday sales. With prices that start at $5, this year's tablet deals look promising and in some instances have already busted our tablet predictions. So whether you're an Android fan or deeply embedded in the iOS ecosystem, we've gathered the best Black Friday tablet deals to date.

Amazon Black Friday Ad Analysis: Undercutting the Competition Left and Right

Amazon's official Black Friday ad is out and in addition to starting its deals an entire week before the competition, the online retailer is also throwing some serious price-matching punches toward Black Friday veterans like Walmart and Target. Here are the deals we think you shouldn't miss.

What It Takes to Score a Doorbuster Deal

Navigating through stores on Black Friday can be a nightmare. But what if there's a Black Friday doorbuster you simply must have? As professional deal hunters, we're here to show you how to increase your chances of getting that super deal, and more importantly, how to decide if it's worth your time in the first place.

The 19 Best Black Friday Ads So Far

As we inch closer to Thanksgiving, we're finally getting a clear picture of the 2014 Black Friday landscape. We've examined the advertised deals from stores like Target, Best Buy, and Walmart, and we're ready to pick some winners. Read on for the top Black Friday ads so far.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Ads: Cheapest Prices on Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6

From the S5 to the 5s, Black Friday is an excellent time to upgrade your mobile. While most of these deals will require a 2-year contract renewal, they're the best advertised Black Friday smartphone deals you'll find.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Cheapest iPhone 6 & MacBook Air Ever, iPad Gift Card Bundles

The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.

Best Laptop Deals: Cheapest Lenovo Y40 Ever & Most Affordable 15" Core i3-Based Laptop

This week's best laptop deals feature two record-breaking offers — the cheapest Lenovo Y40 we've ever seen and the most affordable 15" Core i3-based notebook we've laid our eyes on. We've also found deals on the Asus Transformer Book Flip and HP ENVY TouchSmart 14-k11nr Signature Edition.

Best Black Friday Electronics Ads: Discounted Wearables and Cheapest Dyson Ever

Don't have the money to splurge on a new TV? You can still save the holidays with these equally-desirable Black Friday gadgets from Amazon, Fitbit, and Keurig.

Best HDTV Deals: Thanksgiving Day Deals You Can Buy Today, LG 60" Plasma for $500

Get a head start on your Black Friday shopping as this week's best HDTV deals offer previews of some Thanksgiving Day doorbusters. Included in our roundup is an LG 60" plasma for $500, the award-winning RCA LED46C45RQ for $299, and pre-orders of a 32" Samsung doorbuster from Best Buy.

Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: Our Favorite Budget Machine and MacBook Air Deals

Laptops are among the most sought-after and heavily-discounted devices on Black Friday. However, this year, laptop deals have been slow to surface with few head-turning deals. But not all hope is lost. Below we've hand-selected the best Black Friday laptop deals we've seen.