It's the dealnews Podcast Episode 200! This landmark episode features guest appearances by past panel members, trips down consumer-news memory lane, as well as instructions on how to enter our big, celebratory sweepstakes in which you can win a Kindle Fire, Roku 2 XS, or a $50 Amazon gift card (as well as a SharkBanana). We also find time to discuss Hulu, netbooks, Netflix, Google's augmented reality glasses, how to pick the right lightbulb, and more. A good time will be had by all!
Have you got a plan to pay back Uncle Sam? With tax season in full force and the April 15 deadline inching closer and closer, many folks have already learned that they owe both federal and state governments a couple of bucks. There are a few different ways to pay what you owe, but beware of using your credit card to pay your taxes.
It's rumored that Apple will announce the much anticipated iPad 3 next week, and it will likely be another compelling iDevice. But will you purchase it? You'll sure want to! That is, unless you have one of these five very good reasons not to buy the iPad 3.
Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing about the iPhone 5? The future of Apple, Microsoft, and George Lucas? Well neither are we! That's why we put all the latest buzz from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup! Go on, indulge your guilty pleasures! And then go tell everybody about them!
According to the FBI, in 2010 a home was burglarized once every 14.6 seconds. What's more, the U.S. Fire Administration estimates that there were 362,100 residential building fires last year. Fortunately, with a home security camera system you can reduce the chances of your home being robbed, and with a home safe, you can safeguard your precious documents from fire damage. For tips and deals to help make these purchases a little easier, read on!
In the dealnews Podcast Episode 199, the panel talks about the sneak peek of OS X Mountain Lion, Samsung's all-OLED manufacturing scheme, why Internet connected TVs are not so Internet connected, harmful toothbrushes, and vat-grown meat. Plus, Jeff displays a little bit of "the crazy," and so very much more!
Do you break into a cold sweat when someone walks by your cubicle? Well then maybe you shouldn't be shopping online at work! But, if you must (and we all must, right?!), at least have an excuse ready! Here are 10 reasons why it's OK to shop online at work, whether you need to make yourself feel better or if you have to wiggle out of an uncomfortable situation with your boss.
Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing about the iPhone 5? The future of Apple, Microsoft, and Nicolas Cage? Well neither are we! That's why we put all the latest buzz from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup! Go on, indulge your guilty pleasures! And then go tell everybody about them!
Just a few generations back, the formula for a spiffy house contained two simple elements at its core: a high stack of rags and plentiful elbow grease. Then came a newfangled wave of disposable cleaning aids, like the beloved Swiffer mop. But in many cases, reusable materials and inexpensive household cleansers could've done the same job for just pennies. We examine some of the most popular disposable cleaning products, and what they'll cost you over the course of a year, along with far less expensive, more eco-friendly alternatives.
We got our hands on a list of the 10 most-visited Caribbean islands, and — luckily for readers with wanderlust — most of them are extremely deal-friendly. So we pulled all the current deals we could find on these popular locations, to help you plan your next Caribbean adventure. Whether you want to lounge in Aruba, walk the beaches of Jamaica, or hit up the Dominican Republic, St. Martin, and more, be sure to read on!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 198 serves up thoughts on the iPad 3, and the 'casters discuss whether or not Han shot first. Then there's chatter about Amazon producing original content, Sony possibly exploiting celebrity deaths, and non sequiturs: hoverboards, Kodak, Shamrock Shakes, and more.
Rumors! You know the Internet is going to continue to crank out "news" about Apple, Google, Adele, Amazon, et al. The least you can do is read them. That's why we put all the latest buzz from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup! If you don't read them, the Internet will feel like it went through all that trouble for nothing!
As a homeowner, there are numerous tasks that can crop up that can only be satisfied with a certain tool. Say your cat's up a tree (again) and the fire department is busy fighting, like, an actual fire. Or perhaps your gutters are so full of leaves they're beginning to sag like the rear end of an old hound. When a homeowner needs a ladder, no other tool will do. And given the cost, you don't want to bring home the wrong one. So here's our guide to selecting the right ladder at the right price.
Don't feel bad if a few of those New Year's resolutions have already bitten the dust. It's hard to get excited about running 45 minutes on a treadmill, and pinching pennies isn't enjoyable. But shopping to spruce up the home? Now there's a self-improvement regimen that's actually fun to keep. We've found five great deals on decorating and sprucing up both your bath and boudoir.
Rumors! You know the Internet is going to continue to crank out "news" about Apple, Google, Nintendo, Amazon, et al. The least you can do is read them. That's why we put all the latest buzz from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup! If you don't read them, the Internet will feel like it went through all that trouble for nothing!
It's a well-known fact that new technology ushers in a barrage of deals on the previous-generation tech it replaces. But this year the stakes are higher as the TV industry braces itself for one of the biggest debuts we've seen since the introduction of high definition — OLED panels. We can't help but wonder how OLED will affect prices of other TVs, specifically LED-based LCDs, so we turned back the clock to the summer of 2009 to see how LED itself impacted pricing when it first hit the market.
By Lindsay Sakraida, dealnews Features Director, with contributions from Louis Ramirez
The short month of February is here, but don't worry: 2012 is a leap year, which means savvy consumers will have one extra day to cram in more deal-shopping! Check out our list of the best and worst things to buy in February, which we compiled after poring over the extensive dealnews archives of sales, coupons, and individual products from years past. If you're curious about Presidents' Day sales, gifts for Valentine's Day, or prices on electronics, outerwear, and more, then read on.
Photography has become more and more popular a hobby, and it's no wonder: Cameras just keep getting better and better, yet remain surprisingly affordable in a great many instances. From Olympus to Sony, we've fixed our deal-finding telephoto lens on five cameras you won't want to overlook.