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Louis Ramirez

Louis Ramirez

With a specialized focus on technology, Louis Ramirez covers the latest gadget announcements, helping consumers weigh the pros and cons of new devices prior to purchase.

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 Blog Posts

6 Quick Ways to Speed Up Your Internet Connection

It's more than just a nuisance: A slow connection delays work, leisure, and many parts of our lives now. Check your hardware and consider some downloads that could help speed up your internet.

Ask an Editor: When is the Best Time to Buy a TV?

Our readers asked, and we're answering! November is undoubtedly the best time of year to purchase a new HDTV. But keep in mind, new models are typically released early the following year.

Black Friday TVs 2015: 60" Sets Will Offer the Best Bang for Your Buck

Of all the tech devices that go on sale during Black Friday, few items see as many discounts as televisions. This year, big-screen TVs will drop to affordably cheap prices, while smaller 32" TVs will hit bargain bin levels for deals.

Apple Black Friday 2015: iPads Will Be the Big Doorbuster, First Deal on the Apple Watch

While some Apple fans may think the only way to purchase iDevices is at full price, the truth is that the majority of Apple products will see various discounts, especially on Black Friday. But before you spend a dime at the Apple Store, check out our Black Friday guide to find out how you can get Apple items at a fraction of the cost this year.

10 Ways Black Friday 2015 Will Be Different

If you're expecting retailers to rehash last Black Friday's strategies, you're in for a surprise. From holiday closings to an early wave of Black Friday doorbusters, here are the top changes you'll see this Black Friday season.

Apple Black Friday 2015: iPads Will Be the Big Doorbuster, First Deal on the Apple Watch

While some Apple fans may think the only way to purchase iDevices is at full price, the truth is that the majority of Apple products will see various discounts, especially on Black Friday. But before you spend a dime at the Apple Store, check out our Black Friday guide to find out how you can get Apple items at a fraction of the cost this year.

Apple Black Friday 2015: iPads Will Be the Big Doorbuster, First Deal on the Apple Watch

While some Apple fans may think the only way to purchase iDevices is at full price, the truth is that the majority of Apple products will see various discounts, especially on Black Friday. But before you spend a dime at the Apple Store, check out our Black Friday predictions to find out how you can get Apple items at a fraction of the cost this year.

Black Friday Laptop Deals 2015: You Won't Believe How Cheap Prices Will Get

As we approach Black Friday 2015, you may be wondering: How much can I expect to pay for a laptop this November? Fortunately, there will be price points for every budget. Bargain bin models will drop to eye-popping prices of $99 to $149, but even beefier mainstream systems will be unbelievably cheap this year.

Black Friday TVs 2015: 60" Sets Will Offer the Best Bang for Your Buck

Of all the tech devices that go on sale during Black Friday, few items see as many discounts as televisions. This year, big-screen TVs will drop to affordably cheap prices, while smaller 32" TVs will hit bargain bin levels for deals.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in November

November is the ultimate shopping month for deal hunters cramming Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday all in a span of less than a week. To help you navigate through the sea of sales, we've created a buying guide highlighting the items you should buy this month, and those you should skip.