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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

Another iPad mini?! When to Get a Deal on Each Generation of the mini

By now, most consumers know that the iPad mini 3 and its predecessor are essentially the same tablet. But many don't know how retailers will react now that there are three generations of iPad mini tablets on the market simultaneously. We've analyzed the iPad mini landscape to let you know which mini tablet you should buy and at what price.

When to Buy Apple's New iPad Air 2 Tablet

It's been less than 24 hours since Apple's iPad announcement, yet we already know of one likely way to save $80 on the new iPad Air 2 — wait for Black Friday. Last year, the now-defunct iPad Air saw incredible deals during Black Friday week with retailers slashing its price to $429, while others bundled it with generous $75 and $100 gift cards. Here's what you can expect in the coming days.

Thursday Jolt: Dirt-Cheap Console Games, Gadgets for the Outdoors Lover

Whether your weekend revolves around outdoor activities or lying on your living room sofa, we've found a plethora of deals designed to save you money. Take your tunes outdoors with Altec Lansing's Soundblade portable speaker, or get two video game deals for the Xbox 360 and PS3 starting at $0. Finally, cheese lovers can score a savings of $81 on Vermont Creamery's 15-pack cheese sampler. These deals, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

Best Laptop Deals: Price Cut on HP's Chromebook Killer, Deals From $285

The budget laptop is undergoing a radical makeover. This week's best laptop deals include some of the most popular budget systems, including the HP Stream 14, a cloud-based Windows laptop that's going head-to-head against the Chromebooks of the world. Also on sale this week is the value-priced Acer Aspire E5, Dell's entry-level Inspiron 15, and — for our well-heeled readers — Lenovo's high-end Yoga Pro 2.

The Floodgates Are Open: The First Black Friday Ad is Here

Ready or not, Black Friday ads are here. To kick off the holiday season, we have our first sales circular leak courtesy of Black Friday veteran Harbor Freight. So now that the holiday seal is broken, here's what else you can expect from retailers in the coming weeks.

Best TV Deals: 55" Panasonic With Amazing Color, 60" Sony With Free Movies

This week's best TV deals feature a healthy mix of budget and big-screen models starting with a 55" Panasonic TV that reviewers say displays deep, inky blacks and an accurate color palette. Meanwhile, budget shoppers can turn to the 42" JVC Emerald series HDTV, which for the second consecutive week comes bundled with a Roku Streaming stick and an affordable $298 price tag.

5 Game Deals for Every Console: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Madden NFL 15

Whether you're new to the gaming scene or looking to replay old favorites, check out our roundup of the week's best video game deals for savings on a variety of titles. Pickup LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes for just $15, or play the cinema-driven Beyond: Two Souls for just $10. Not a console gamer? Find out how you can download a copy of Dragon Age: Origins for free.

Monday Jolt: Best Urban Outfitters Sale of the Year, 20% Off Dog Food

Monday is the cruelest day of the week, but these top five Editors' Choice deals can help ease you from your weekend slumber. Take advantage of Urban Outfitters fall sale, or save a few bucks on your four-legged sidekick's next dinner. These and more in today's jolt.

Thanksgiving Will Top Black Friday for the Best Deals

One of the biggest myths about Black Friday is that the best deals will be on Friday itself. But if Black Friday is no longer the starting point, when should shoppers be looking? And is Cyber Monday as good as it seems?

Stampedes, Stocks, and Savings: 16 Black Friday Myths Busted

For seasoned shoppers, Black Friday offers an endless array of best-of-year sales. However, not all the deals are good, and for the uninitiated, Black Friday can be overwhelming. Plus, with so many conflicting views on the holiday, it can be easy for a shopper to "do it wrong." So we're here to dispel the Black Friday myths from reality so you can shop smartly this year.