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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 HDTV Deals: A Trio of Editors' Choice TVs From 43" to 65" 4K from $300

Big-screen TVs are no longer the money vacuum they used to be, and this week's best TV deals are proof. We've found an Editors' Choice 50" LG TV for $450, a 55" Sharp bundled with a Roku Stick for $600, and a 4K 65" Seiki for just $999. If you don't have room for a giant display, we've also got 43" and 46" LCDs from $300.

Best Tablet Deals: Editors' Choice Deals, Current & Previous-Gen iPads

The week's best tablet deals include Editors' Choice sales on Apple-, Windows-, and Android-based tablets. Included in our roundup is Lenovo's ThinkPad Tablet 2, discounts on the previous- and current-generation iPads, and a sitewide sale on Dell Venue tablets at Dell Outlet.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August

August is a fantastic month for shopping, but you still need to shop wisely. Back-to-school sales and state sales tax holidays mean laptop deals are hot — but watch out for Apple's notoriously bad discounts. That, plus travel, patio furniture, and more!

It's a Great Week for Comic Deals: Free Digital Issues, Video Games, and More

From Captain America to The Walking Dead, this week's best comic book deals include a superhero for everyone. Need to give your eyes a break? Head over to Sony's PSN sale where you can find comic book-themed games for as low as $2.44.

Best Laptop Deals: 2 MacBook Air Deals That Beat Apple's Back-to-School Sale

Apple laptops tend to dominate many college campuses. But if Apple's premium prices keep you from your dream machine, fear not, for this week's best laptop deals include two Editors' Choice 2014 MacBook Air deals that trump Apple's own back-to-school sale. We've also got deals on Lenovo's updated Flex 2 hybrid and a do-it-all desktop replacement from HP.

Amazon's First Fire Phone Commercial: It's All About the Prime

Amazon released its first Fire Phone TV commercial, and you'd think the store would hype the device's unique features, right? Instead, the ad spot talks a lot about that sizable freebie that comes with the phone, Amazon Prime. But as it turns out, this isn't all that surprising.

Best HDTV Deals: 2 PC Mag Award-Winning TVs From $319

This week's best TV deals are loaded with Editors' Choice sets, starting with a 50" LG plasma model that has hit rock bottom at $399. We've also found two PC Mag Editors' Choice budget TVs starting at just $319. Last but not least, Dell Home offers an unbeatable LG TV bundle complete with Blu-ray player and $150 gift card.

Best Shoe Deals: A 'Black Friday in July' Sale That Lives Up to Its Name

Whether you're headed to the beach or just strolling through the park, you're sure to find your perfect sole mate in this week's roundup of the best shoe deals. Shop a "Black Friday in July" sale that lives up to its name at ShoeMall, show your team colors with Fila's MLB sandals, and score a pair of men's or women's Ralph Lauren sandals for just $9.

Best Headphone Deals: 3 Editors' Choice Sets with Smartphone Controls

Headphones come in all shapes and sizes and this week's best audio deals feature a selection of over-the-head, in-ear, and ear-clip style headphones. Even better, four of the five models let you control your smartphone thanks to built-in mics and on-cord play controls.

Best Tablet Deals: A 'Zippy' 32GB Tablet for $190, New Refurb iPad Prices

The week's best tablet deals kick off with a selection of Editors' Choice refurbished iPads with prices starting at $289. Not an iOS fan? We've also found deals on two budget Android tablets and a $190 Windows 8.1 tablet from Toshiba.