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.
Whether you're shopping to enable self-improvement or procrastination, we've found a host of new sales and savings to help you save big on small treats. Dick's Sporting Goods is hosting its best ever sale, while you can bag the cheapest ever Acer 16" laptop at Fry's. These deal, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.
Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Harry Potter, Apple iWatches, Microsoft, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest biz-buzz from the internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!
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.
By Paula Kerrigan, DealNews Associate Travel Editor
Do you find yourself daydreaming of swaying palm trees and mentally packing your suitcase? We're here to help you make your daydreams a reality. (Although we draw the line at packing your bags for you!) We've pulled the week's best travel deals so that you can save money on your big trip.
The beach. Water parks. The toilet. These are all places where your beloved iPhone can find itself taking a nasty, warranty-voiding bath. Several items on the market purport to keep your gadgets dry in these situations, but how well do they really work? And do you have to spend a lot to get acceptable water protection?
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.
Despite the fact that a recent poll found that Amazon Prime subscribers aren't all that interested in the program's non-shipping benefits, Amazon still offers a growing stable of perks to draw in more $99-per-year subscribers. In fact, every perk, every app, and even every piece of Amazon hardware is designed with a singular purpose: to draw you into the Amazon ecosystem, by way of a Prime subscription, so you can ultimately spend more money.
Although 15" systems have long dominated the mainstream laptop category, 13" and 14" notebooks are proving they're no longer the underpowered laptops they used to be. This week's best laptop deals includes a trio of 13" and 14" laptop deals, one of which is a DealNews Editors' Choice pick. We've also got an HP Beats by Dr. Dre bundle and two 1080p machines from $780.
Although many critics have declared the next-gen console war over (and PS4 the winner), last week a Microsoft exec said the Xbox One is making a slow and steady comeback. If you've remained neutral thus far, then this could be the time to declare a side, as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console bundles lead this week's roundup of Editors' Choice gaming deals.
Amazon likes to talk up the many benefits of subscribing to its Amazon Prime program. Along with free 2-day shipping on many Amazon purchases, Prime members enjoy free access to a selection of streaming movies, TV shows, and music, as well as monthly eBook rentals. Last week, we asked more than 1,600 Amazon Prime subscribers whether they took advantage of these perks, and/or paid for similar services elsewhere.
Vizio takes the top spots in this week's best TV deals with two Editors' Choice TV bundles — one for the high-end videophile with deep pockets and the other for the undiscerning college student on a shoestring budget. Also included in our roundup is an entry-level Sony for $400 and a 50" LG plasma for $500.
By Paula Kerrigan, DealNews Associate Travel Editor
The Far East is an intoxicating mix of exotic foods, ancient temples, and sweeping landscapes juxtaposed with futuristic design and neon signs. Currently, Singapore Air is having a sale on flights to select Asian destinations, so we've put together five not-to-miss Asian destinations to take advantage of these cheap rates.
Does your living room look like a guest star in Weird Al's parody of Pharrell's "Happy"? We're rounding up the week's best furniture deals to take your home from tacky to tasteful. Get a Jonathan Adler console table for $1,200 off list, nab a Persian-inspired area rug for just $90, and save $325 on an ottoman that converts into a guest bed.
To get consumers to notice their back-to-school deals, retailers are discounting big-ticket items, such as the Apple iPhone and iPad Air. But Apple is slated to refresh its iPhone and iPad line of devices as early as September, meaning that an Apple bundle that might have caught your eye may not be as good a deal as you originally thought.
College tuition continues to increase, which makes saving on the little things — like laptops and clothing — all the more important. Check out all our back-to-school guides for expert guidance on how to save.
Fortunately, shoppers can expect to find better-than-average laptop deals for back-to-school. But as with any big purchase, a little research and planning can go a long way to ensure you buy a system that's right for you. Follow our guide to see what you can expect from this summer's best sales.
The right electric kitchen appliances can speed up your cooking and help you look like a pro. DealNews spoke to two expert chefs for tips on how to deck out your kitchen, with an emphasis on quality devices.