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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

How to Get the Best Deals on Back-to-School Laptops

Laptop prices are at the lowest they've ever been and with back-to-school season in full swing, prices are about to get lower. Here's where you can snag the best deals on the latest Windows and Mac laptops.

Are Airlines Conspiring to Keep Ticket Prices High?

Planning your summer vacation? You may want to double check your airfare. The nation's four largest airlines are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly colluding to keep fare prices high. At the center of the probe are American, United, Delta, and Southwest.

Best Clothing Deals: 5 Editors' Choice Sales From Uniqlo, J.Crew Factory, More

This week's roundup of the best clothing deals is packed with sitewide sales from J.Crew Factory, Uniqlo, and Timberland. Moreover, all five sales are the best we've seen this year from each retailer and many of them include free shipping.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.

Best Laptop Deals: 3 Models for Less Than $200, Including an Award-Winning Chromebook

This week's roundup of the best laptop deals includes three budget laptops for under $200. First, we have the award-winning Acer Chromebook C720P for $200. Windows fans can opt for HP's answer to the Chromebook, the $188 HP Stream, which also includes a $25 Microsoft Gift Card. Finally, there's the Toshiba C55-B5299 for $200.

VIDEO: Do You Mind Overpaying for Music?

According to The Wall Street Journal, the average person spends about $51 on music every year. However, people who subscribe to a streaming music service pay $120. That's more than double! In this video, our experts discuss: Is "overpaying" for music is really so bad?

Best HDTV Deals: Sets From $180, 4K HD for $430

This week's roundup of the best TV deals includes five budget HDTVs for under $430, including a 4K set and two 1080p LCDs. We've also found an affordable dorm room-friendly TV complete with Roku Streaming Stick for just $180.

The Best 4th of July Sales: Discounts on Summer Apparel & Outdoor Furniture

The 4th of July is proven to be a great time for in-season purchases. From swimsuits to patio furniture, check out our July 4 sales guide before you fire up the BBQ to find out what summer items you should restock on in the coming days.

Best Laptop Deals: Cheapest 2015 MacBook Air Ever, 12" HP Stream for $188

This week's roundup of the best laptop deals includes Editors' Choice deals for both Mac and Windows fans. For the former, we've found the cheapest 11.6" 2015 MacBook Air ever. Meanwhile, budget Windows fans should check out the $188 HP Stream, which comes bundled with a $25 Microsoft Gift Card, a deal we're not likely to see again until Black Friday.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.