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Best Smartphone Deals: Amazon Fire Phone Hits All-Time Price Low

This week's roundup of the best smartphone deals has something for every type of user. From an all-time price low on Amazon's Fire Phone to a discount on LG's G Flex2 smartphone.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September

September may mark the end of the summer season, but this month is bound to keep shoppers busy thanks to a healthy mix of Labor Day, back-to-school, and Apple iPhone/iPad deals.

Best HDTV Deals: Best Deal Ever for a Samsung 55" 4K TV

Big screen smart TVs can be a pricey high-end viewing experience, but this week's best HDTV deals includes not one, but two such sets bundled with Dell gift cards, all for under $1,000.

Goodbye, Subsidized Phones: A Rundown of Every Carrier's Leasing Plans

All the major carriers are moving away from traditional two-year contracts, and leasing options are now springing up. But plenty of variations exist.

Rumor Roundup: Is This the iPhone 6s Plus Box? Peter Cushing Rises?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about the Apple iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, Peter Cushing, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Rumor Roundup: Is the iPod a B-List Device? Metroid for Wii U?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple devices, breakfast cereal, Metroid, and more? Well, neither are we! Hooray! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Want a Cheap iPhone 6? Wait Until September

The buzz surrounding Apple's next-generation iPhone is getting louder with each passing week, but it's the possibility of yet another iPhone price drop that has us most excited. Here's what you can expect to pay for the iPhone 6 once the iPhone 6s is unveiled.

Ask an Editor: Where Can You Find the Best Unlocked iPhone Deals?

Verizon is the latest carrier to ditch subsidized phone plans. However, that doesn't mean you have to pay full price for your next smartphone. Here's how you can find the best deals on an unlocked iPhone.

How to Sell Your Old iPhone to Pay for the New iPhone 6s or 7

With a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 7 likely on its way in September, we look at the different ways to sell your old phone, like through Gazelle, Glyde, and trade-in programs from Amazon and Walmart.

Is it Cheaper to Repair or Replace These 9 Electronics & Appliances?

Buying new stuff is expensive, but in today's consumer landscape, it's sometimes cheaper and more sensible than repairing a soon-to-be obsolete product.

7 Ways to Send Money Online: Which is Best for You?

PayPal, Venmo... Western Union?! Finding the right online money-sending service can certainly make life easier, and even save you cash in unnecessary fees.

How to Save on Back-to-School Clothes, Supplies, Backpacks, and More

Whether you're on the hunt for pretty pens, trend-setting apparel, or a shiny new laptop to get school-ready, we're here to help you navigate the best of the back-to-school sales by looking back at the cream of the crop of last year's offerings.

T-Mobile Announces 'Free Upgrades' to the Next iPhone This Fall

T-Mobile knows you're on the prowl for iPhone deals, and it just made getting one a bit easier — if you're OK with the idea of leasing your smartphone.

These Are the 5 Easiest Electronics to Repair

From phones to tablets, these devices will keep repair costs down and make it easy to delay buying expensive new electronics.

Rumor Roundup: Video Game-Themed Amusement Park? NFL On Apple TV?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Google, The NFL, 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!

8 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Windows Phone

Rumors are swirling that Microsoft is about to give the OS the boot soon, which leads us to wonder: Is it worth buying a Windows Phone?

Now is a Terrible Time to Upgrade Your iPhone or iPad

Apple is getting ready to refresh its iPhones and iPads, which means any deals you find today will only get better in the weeks to come. So when is the best time to buy and what can you expect to pay?

16 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free — and there are certain types of items that are regularly available without a charge. From smartphones to restaurant food, here are the top 16 categories for freebies.

A Guide to the Best Student Discounts on Apple, Tech, Travel, and More

Your student ID is good for more than just 10% off at the movie theater. Get discounts on Amazon Prime, computers, and even cars.

Rumor Roundup: Is the Next Google Glass Not for You? RIP iPad mini?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Facebook, Windows 10, 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!

What Did You Think About Amazon's Prime Day Sale?

Amazon has successfully garnered a lot of hype for its latest promotional event, but are any of the deals piquing your interest?

These Are the 5 Toughest Electronics to Repair

Repairs can save big bucks on electronics. Here are five electronic devices to avoid if you want to keep maintenance costs low.

Ask an Editor: When is the Best Time to Buy a TV?

When it comes to TV deals, no month compares to November. And although 55" TVs will get the most attention, retailers will also slash prices on entry-level 42" sets. In fact, November pricing for this size category has fallen dramatically in the past three consecutive years.

Rumor Roundup: Is Google Buying Twitter?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Watch, Google, Twitter, 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!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

Independence Day may be July's hallmark holiday, but the sales don't end there. Shoppers can also expect to see a variety of deals on in-season items like air conditioners, swimsuits, and even ice cream.

The Best 4th of July Sales: Discounts on Summer Apparel & Outdoor Furniture

The 4th of July is proven to be a great time for in-season purchases. From swimsuits to patio furniture, check out our July 4 sales guide before you fire up the BBQ to find out what summer items you should restock on in the coming days.

Clean Slate: How to Erase Personal Data Before Selling or Recycling Your Device

A recent study found every Android device tested retained some personal data after supposedly being "wiped." We look at how to be certain your old device is clean.

Rumor Roundup: Is Your Battery Spying on You? No More Home Buttons?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, government spying, Windows 10, 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!

14 Things to Consider When Buying a Projector

Projectors make any home theater or work presentation a professional affair. We look at several factors that affect your purchase, from usage needs to technical specs.

The Sound of Music: Is New Hi-Fi Digital Audio Worth It?

Audiophiles bemoan the poor quality of MP3s. But high quality alternatives may still be too slow, expensive, and legally troubled.

10 Surprising Things We Learned From Our Father's Day Survey

When it comes to Father's Day gifts, power tools, neckties, and whiskey are bound to be high on most dads' wish lists. Or are they?

Are Smart Appliances and Furniture Worth Buying?

With Ikea introducing a line of furniture with built-in wireless chargers, we examine whether all these touchscreens and extras on appliances are any better than your phone.