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Let's Discuss: Are Black Friday Ad 'Leaks' Actual Leaks?

This week, a Black Friday deal leaked when a LEGO fanatic received an order that somehow included the Black Friday promotional item for next month. What a clumsy mistake... or was it? We look at the reality of Black Friday ad "leaks."

Best Laptop Deals: A Budget Model That's Close to Black Friday Pricing, More

This week's best laptop deals include a wide range of configurations, from a budget system that comes within $22 of our Black Friday price prediction, to a high-end gaming rig. Also on sale are mid-level machines for moderate users.

Prepare Your Car to Avoid an Auto Disaster This Winter

But there are more driving dangers this time of the year than others. Freezing temperatures, snow, and ice are settling across most of the country, and elsewhere wet leaves and early sunsets can make driving less-traveled roads a little more dangerous. To ensure the safety of you and your entourage as you embark on your holiday travel plans, it's smart to take steps to winterize your car now.

10 Best Coupons of the Week: Get 50% Off an Amazon Subscribe & Save Order

In this day and age, who's got the time to search for a coupon? We do! To help you stay on top of all things discount, we've rounded up the 10 best coupons of the week. Take 50% off your first Amazon Subscribe & Save order, get $25 off select $50 orders at ThinkGeek, and cut 30% off at Eddie Bauer.

DrivePop's Double Cross: What to Do When an "Unlimited Deal" Expires

DrivePop's offer of "unlimited lifetime" cloud backup service for a fixed, up-front price turned out to be too good to be true. Can consumers do anything when a company cancels an unlimited deal?

Why Hotels Charge 20% to 30% Less for Stays on November 23

Are you planning one more quick getaway before the madness of the holiday season descends upon us? Our travel sleuths have a big tip for you: hotels are slashing prices for stays on November 23. In fact, most dates during the Thanksgiving week tend to be slightly lower, depending on the location of the hotel. We've gathered some of the best deals for these pre-holiday vacations.

Best TV Deals: $600 Off a Sharp With Great Picture Quality, Deals From $200

Can't wait until Black Friday for a TV deal? Then you're in luck, as we have some choice deals in our roundup of the week's best TV deals. Shop for budget sets starting at $200, or get $600 off the list price of a high-end Sharp.

Best Tablet Deals: There's Never Been a Better Week to Buy an iPad

With last week's unveiling of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, retailers have slashed prices on the previous-gen models. So naturally, iPads lead this week's roundup of Editors' Choice tablet deals. Read on to see the cheapest iPad Air ever, a $51 price low on the iPad mini 2, as well as $150 off the Google Nexus 7.

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.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2014

We've rounded up the top five stores that will slash the most price tags and flaunt the best sales during Black Friday week this year. And interestingly enough, we've got a big upset alert, as Walmart dropped from the number two spot on our list.

Best Shoe Deals: Save $25 on adidas Sneakers, Crocs Work Shoes for $18

As much as we'd all like to wait for Black Friday's huge shoe sales, sometimes you need a new pair now. In this week's roundup of the best shoe deals, you'll find practical styles at perfect prices. Score a pair of Alpine Swiss wingtip oxfords at $41 off, save $25 on some adidas sneakers, and grab a pair of Crocs work shoes for just $18.

Americans Will Spend $2.2 Billion on Halloween Candy This Year

Boooooo! That's an expression of discontent for a holiday without any numbers to define the consumer trends. But there's no need to get your Superman tights in a bunch. We've been stirring the cauldron night and day to deliver the digits to delight the demon shopper in us all.

Plan a Late Fall Getaway: Thanksgiving Airfare for $68, Vegas Spa for $89

Q4 - who needs it! Unsavory words like "quotas" and "overtime" are flying around the office. Protect your sanity and get away from the mania with a late fall getaway. We've picked though the best travel deals, like $79 a night in South Carolina or one-way domestic flights from $68, so you can set your email to "out of office."

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.

Best Halloween Deals: Up to 40% Off Pet Costumes at Target

Halloween procrastinators, now is the time to buy if you want to score that popular costume. Halloween shipping deadlines are looming, so we've rounded up some spook-tacular sales on costumes, decor, and more. Read on to see the best Halloween deals from Hotels.com, Target, Spirit Halloween, and Chipotle, among others.

For Most People, the New iPad mini 3 is a Waste of $100

During Apple's event today, Tim Cook and crew barely mentioned the iPad mini 3; in fact, they uttered a few short words about the new device, despite previously spending at least 10 minutes fawning over the updates on the iPad Air 2. Why, exactly, did Apple downplay its own product announcement? Probably because the iPad mini was barely updated at all.

10 Exercise Essentials From Nike's Columbus Day Sale to Keep You on Track

As the cold, grey winter approaches, it can be hard to stay motivated to keep up your exercise routine. Nike takes up to 50% off as part of its Columbus Day Sale, so we've chosen some items that might help knock out your excuses, or even get you excited to work out.

8 Commercials With Weirdly Inappropriate Music Choices

Macaroni Grill recently released a commercial with Sir Mix-A-Lot's classic "Baby Got Back" to declare that they like "big crusts." So we dug into the internet archives to find more examples of commercial music choices that were just wrong, wrong, wrong.

Best Storage Deals: Cheapest Crucial 256GB SSD We've Seen

Whether you're building a home server or just adding some space on your PC, you'll find what you need in our roundup of the week's best storage deals. Save over $300 on a Hitachi 2TB HDD, see the cheapest Crucial 256GB SSD ever, and spend just $69 on a Netgear NAS.

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.

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.

5 Seasonal Coffee Drinks, Taste-Tested and Reviewed

According to a study on coffee drinking trends for 2014, 34% of Americans consume gourmet coffee beverages daily, up 3% from last year. So we took a look at five autumn beverages offered by national coffee and tea chains, concoctions both hot and cold — in more ways than one. Here's how they stacked up and went down.

It's All About the Journey: 88% Off Cruises, International Airfare From $147

If Ralph Waldo Emerson is to be believed, "Life is a journey, not a destination" and this week we're all about the journey. Be it sea or sky, we've picked the best travel deals to save you money on your chosen mode of transportation. Board a flight to Europe from $148 or set sail on an all-time low 4-night Bahamas cruise for $240. However you want to get there, we've got a way to save you money.

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