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5 Deals You Need to Know Today: These Sporty Samples Are Basically Free!

We've got you covered for the weekend, whether it's essentially free sports nutrition samples or a LEGO architecture set. See these offers and more in our roundup of the five best Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

Black Friday Streaming Device Predictions 2016: 30% Off Rarely Discounted Roku 4

From Roku to Apple TV, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for streaming devices once the Black Friday season arrives. Think you should save money by buying older models? Not in this case.

Best Phone Deals: These Androids Are Way More Affordable Than the iPhone 7

If you don't want to upgrade to the new iPhone 7, we've rounded up five affordable alternatives in the week's best phone deals. Score a refurb LG G3, a super economical handset perfect for kids and teens, and more.

10 Ways to Use Groupon's Awesome New Customer Coupon

Groupon is giving new customers an extra 25% off one local, goods, or getaway deal. That's the best discount we've ever seen at the site, so it's an ideal time to give Groupon a try. We've come up with 10 ways you might use the coupon, on everything from photo printing to oil changes.

Best HDTV Deals: Who Needs November? Buy a 4K Set Today for $269

With the many television features now available, it's possible to find one suited specifically to your needs. This week's roundup of the best TV deals offers a number of different, competitively priced configurations. Read on to save!

10 Ways to Save Up for a Black Friday Doorbuster

Now's the time to start saving if you want to have the cash to jump on those Black Friday sales. Here are 10 ways to cut your expenses over the next two months so you can afford to buy that doorbuster TV, iPad, or laptop.

Black Friday Smartphone Predictions 2016: Flagship Androids Are Finally Affordable

If you're in the market for a new smartphone this holiday season, then Black Friday can be a boon. But should you wait for Cyber Monday? Will the iPhone 7 see any significant discounts? We look at these questions and more.

Don't Replace Your Broken iPhone! It's Probably Cheaper to Fix It

After a couple of years, even the most reliable iPhone's battery life starts to fade — and that's assuming you didn't drop it and crack the screen before then. Let's dig into which iPhone issues you can repair yourself, and what it will cost you to let a professional handle the fix.

Black Friday TV Predictions 2016: This Is the Year to Buy a 4K TV

Nothing is more anticipated for Black Friday than televisions. Retailers consistently drop TV prices to crazy lows, and we routinely see the best offers of the year. But what specs, prices, and brands should you look for, and when? Read on to save.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs. S7 Edge: Which is Best for You?

Since they hit shelves earlier this year, these flagship phones have surpassed more than 25 million in sales. But at first glance, the S7 doesn't appear all that different from the S6 or even the S5. Read on to see if the Galaxy smartphones are right for you.

What to Expect From Best Buy Black Friday Sales in 2016

Shopping blindly on Black Friday is probably the worst way to score savings. Read on to see what to expect from the Best Buy Black Friday ad, store hours, best deals, and more.

Reduce, Reuse, Save: 10 Ways to Help the Earth AND Your Budget

Recycling and reusing items reduces waste, preserves resources, and leaves planet Earth an overall nicer place to live — but can it save you money in the long run? You bet! Follow these 10 tips to go green and save green at the same time.

Black Friday Electronics Predictions 2016: Up to 75% Off Headphones, Even Name Brands!

Laptops and TVs aren't the only electronics on sale during Black Friday. Savvy shoppers can score best-of-the-year prices on everything from fitness trackers to Bluetooth speakers.

Wireless Carriers Are Offering a Free iPhone 7 With Trade-In

You can preorder the iPhone 7 starting today, and surprisingly, we're seeing some really great offers. However, be careful about restrictions that may negate the savings.

Hybrid Hype: Should You Buy a Dell Inspiron 2-in-1?

If you're looking for a machine that does double duty as a laptop or tablet, it makes sense to consider a 2-in-1. Check out our guide for a rundown of the affordable 2-in-1 PCs in Dell's Inspiron family, and see if they're right for you.

The Deal With Dell: Your Ultimate Guide to Inspiron Laptops

Dell's current Inspiron lineup belies its budget-oriented position in the market. Shoppers will find the Inspiron gives the Macs and Notebook 9s of the world a run for their money. Check out our guide for a rundown of the laptops in the inspired Inspiron family.

9 Things You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

The new iPhone boasts improved cameras, a brand new color, and an absence of a headphone jack. We look at this and more so you can consider upgrading to the iPhone 7.

The Complete Guide to Senior Discounts

Are you afraid to ask for a senior discount? Once you see some of the deals that are available, you'll reconsider! To help you get started, we've rounded up some of the best senior citizen discounts.

2016 Labor Day Sales Are Here, and Summer Clearance Is HOT

Labor Day weekend sales have begun! We're rounding up the best deals, and — surprise! — summer clearance items are dominating the hottest discounts.

How to Sell Your Old iPhone to Pay for the iPhone 7

Apple iPhones are expensive, but they have good resale value. Selling your old handset on your own will net you the most money, but many services streamline the process.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 9 Things

Thanks to the overlap of Labor Day, summer clearance, and back-to-school sales, September is a great time to buy everything from clothes to TVs. So while the end of summer may be upon us, the best deals of the year are only now beginning.

Apple Announced the Date for the iPhone 7 Event

The time has come for Apple's next iPhone Event, and it's going to take place next week. Will the iPhone 7 be what we expect? Will the Apple Watch 2 be unveiled? And what does this mean for your potential savings? Read on, chum!

Are the Expensive Kindles Really Worth It?

Are those pricey high-end Kindles really worth it? Whether you're looking to buy your first eBook reader or update an existing Kindle, we take a look at just what you get, both from eBook readers in general and from Amazon's most expensive Kindles.

Amazon Fire TV vs. Fire TV Stick: Which One Should You Get?

Amazon isn't the biggest name in streaming devices, but has two worthwhile options. We break down the details to help you find out whether the compact Fire TV Stick or the more expensive Fire TV has the features you need.

The Top 5 Geekiest Picks From ThinkGeek's Clearance Sale

At ThinkGeek, a selection of clearance items are currently marked up to 80% off. To help you find some new toys, we've chosen five fun items from the sale that you didn't even know you needed.

If You Want a Cheap iPhone, Wait Until September

If you're thinking of buying a new iPhone right now, don't do it! You could save a small fortune by delaying that iPhone purchase until September, when Apple is set to unveil the next models. We'll tell you when and how far the iPhone prices will fall, so you can get an idea of whether it's really worth waiting.

10 Things You Didn't Know Amazon Alexa Could Do

Everyone knows Amazon's Alexa excels at useful jobs like playing music, making grocery lists, and giving weather forecasts. But you're missing out! We browsed the app's extensive Skills section to find 10 things you didn't know Alexa could do.

Is the Amazon Tap Worth Buying?

Amazon expanded its speaker range this year with the Tap, a portable Bluetooth speaker that uses the Alexa voice assistant. Learn more about the Amazon Tap, how it compares to similar speakers, and whether you should consider buying it.

These Are the Dos and Don'ts of Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school season is an expensive time of year for parents. From detailed budgets to spending on quality, here are 14 dos and don'ts to help you make the most of your back-to-school budget this year.

10 Handy Tips to Make Your Laptop Run Faster

Whether you're Team Mac or Team PC, we've found 10 simple tricks you can try out on your laptop to improve its performance. If your rig is running slower than molasses, these tips can help restore your productivity.

3 Easy Ways to Use Your Phone Abroad (Without Going Broke)

No one wants to return home with a giant cell phone bill after traveling overseas. Here's how to call, text, and use data in another country — and not spend too much money.

How to Really Erase All Personal Data From Your Laptop, Tablet, or Phone

Selling or giving away a device is economical, but shouldn't become an opportunity to lose private data. Short of destroying the processor (which will definitely hurt the resale value), here are the best ways to totally delete the data on your laptop, tablet, or phone.