Have a weak spot for gadgets? So do we. But you can't always afford the gear you want. Or can you? We created a list of five daily expenses you can eliminate to help you save up for the tech gear you want. You'll be surprised at what you can save up for in just one week.
High definition is the holy grail of video. However, unless you're subscribed to a monthly cable or satellite plan, finding HD content can be difficult. Fortunately, the Internet has a growing number of sites that provide free (and legal) HD programming. From the Tonight Show to Grey's Anatomy, the following sites can help satisfy your HD fix
Can a small device the size of a pack of gum save you money on your phone calls? That's what MagicJack, a phone service provider, promises. The USB-based device uses your Internet connection to let you make and receive calls without the hefty costs levied by traditional telephone operators. But can this device become your main phone line?
The dealnews Podcast - Episode 34 is here!
This week, our intrepid band of dealnews editors try to answer the questions: Is MySpace Music worth checking out? Is AC/DC worth an exclusive deal with Walmart? Is it worth suing RealDVD? Is it worth saving Pandora? And is it worth paying to get TiVo on your PC?
A new iTunes competitor stepped into the ring last Friday, promising DRM-free tunes and free, unlimited streaming. But does MySpace Music have what it takes to challenge Apple or did the site's new overhaul miss the mark? We spent the past three days with it to find out.
Okay, you've been e-dating for weeks, and you've finally asked her out. She says yes. SHWEET. You'll want to look sharp, but unfortunately, all you have to wear is your Wi-Fi Detector Shirt and a pair of pale $5 jeans you bought off of dealnews ... from 1998. The good news is, we've gathered a list of tips and examples — from a woman's perspective — that will let you put together a men's "first date" outfit for under $100, from head to toe. It's dealGQ to the rescue.
The dealnews Podcast - Episode 33 is here!
This week, the dealnews editors take back what they said about Earthlink, discuss the G1 Android phone, evaluate IMDB and The WB's online services, ponder the usefulness of DRM, question Nokia's "Comes With Music" plan, and more.
Saving up for a big ticket item? In order to help, we've dug up
accounts that automatically deposit money into your savings when
you do everyday things like use your debit card or pay your bills
online. So whether you're saving for a short-term goal, like a new
computer, or just looking to fatten your emergency funds, these
methods are a fool-proof way for the lazy person to save money,
Google's first smartphone, the T-Mobile G1, made its official debut Tuesday morning. Like Apple's iPhone 3G, the $179 G1 has full touch-screen functionality and works on both Wi-Fi and 3G networks. But does this new smartphone pack enough muscle to beat Apple's industry leader? Our first Android v. iPhone comparo is on.
It's been roughly seven months since Hulu's inception and already the NBC Universal- and News Corp.-backed giant has won over viewers with its clean interface and well-balanced mix of content. But creeping up behind Hulu is a small wave of new aggregators eager to steal some of its followers. Are these new sites worth your time or is Hulu still on top of its game?
The dealnews Podcast - Episode 32 is here!
This week, the dealnews editors give their picks for the best HDTV antennas on the market. Plus: We learn Italian, make Black Friday price predictions, discuss Vizio's new marketing ploy, have our doubts about a global syndicate's ability to make DRM acceptable, and more.
It's already 100 days to Christmas. We've been watching the trends, analyzing the data, and it's time for us to put our soothsaying skills on the line.
From $149Blu-ray players to 50" plasma HDTVs for $699 — and dozens more — check out dealnews CEO Dan de Grandpre's Black Friday 2008 predictions to see what this year's crop of Black Friday deals will be. Plus, Apple prophecies, advice on when to buy and when not to buy, and more. Nostradamus would be proud.
Buongiorno! For an upcoming feature, dealnews will be reviewing and evaluating different methods to learn a language. Starting today, and continuing over the next month, three of our editors will each take a different approach to learning Italian. Jeffrey Contray will be using Rosetta Stone's online software; Louis Ramirez will be using Pimsleur Basic Italian audio lessons; and Jeff Somogyi will be using whatever he can find for free online. (Podcasts, mostly.) Click here to read more.
In this, the second part of a 2-part series exploring a year's worth of Rumor Roundups, I've further pushed the limits of the faith my editors have in me to deliver interesting content. So read on! I might not be around much longer if this is the kind of pap I write about!
Every semester students from across the country drop thousands of dollars on overpriced textbooks. Rather than get gouged by your campus bookstore, we'll show you how to get the books you need at a fraction of the cost.
With over 1,000 applications ready for download, the iTunes App Store is perhaps the iPhone's biggest feature. But before you spend a small fortune downloading apps, we've sampled a few free apps that are worth your time.
Summer's last hurrah has officially arrived, but fortunately it comes chock full of deals. Below we've listed some of this weekend's best Labor Day specials to help you get a jump start on your fall shopping.
Buying a new video card can be a confusing experience if you're new to the graphics card scene. To help you purchase a card that won't drain your savings, we've combined our best deals with the latest video card benchmarks from Anandtech so you get top performance for your dollar.
The dealnews Podcast - Episode 29 is here!
This week, we talk Ubuntu, best bets for on-the-go Internet access (for our Dads), newegg's sales tax, how to call and talk to a human, smelly billboards, Who the Ad Wizards are who came up with Microsoft's new campaign, and Comcast's continuing "evil".
WARNING: Very, very bad Seinfeld impersonations are contained within this episode.
Like it or not, gaming is an expensive hobby. Between the cost of peripherals, online services, and new releases, it's easy to dig yourself into a financial hole. We'll show you where to look for deals on both old and new games alike.