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Is T-Mobile Right? Is 'Data Stash' Really Cooler Than 'Rollover'?

T-Mobile unveiled a new perk that allows users to rollover unused data from month to month. Except the wireless provider can't actually call it "rollover." That's fine though, because CEO John Legere claims that the current name, Data Stash, is cooler anyway. Readers, help us find the answer to this debate!

Christmas Gift Ideas for Women: Save $235 on a Versace Watch, Running Shoes for $51

Time is running out to find that perfect present for the special ladies in your life. Whether you're shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mom, or daughter, we've rounded up the week's best Christmas gift ideas for women. Save $235 on a Versace watch, nab a pair of Asics running shoes at $12 off, and knock $35 off a pair of Velodyne Bluetooth headphones.

What to Expect from Super Saturday Sales for 2014

The last weekend before Christmas is a heady, anxious time for shoppers. The so-called "Super Saturday" sales that occur during this time offer one last chance to score a deal on that perfect present. Super Saturday falls on December 20 this year, and we've searched our archives to give you all the data you need to prepare.

Best HDTV Deals: A Killer Price on the Best Plasma TV Samsung Has Ever Made

Plasma TVs may be dead, but their legacy continues. This week's best HDTV deals includes a deal on Samsung's videophile-worthy PNF8500 plasma TV — a TV that CNET called Samsung's best TV ever made. We've also got deals on a top-performing 65" Vizio and a no-frills 40" Sony LCD.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Men: Almost Half Off AKG Headphones, Discounts on Sports & Grilling Goods

If you're stumped about what to get for a boyfriend, dad, or another gentleman in your life, then allow us to provide some helpful inspiration. We combed through our Editors' Choice deals to find the best Christmas gift ideas for men, in the hopes that you'll find something that's a good match for your giftee. Buy a new coat, leather bag, or headphones at a fraction of their original cost, or opt for grilling tools and sports equipment.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Parents: Fly Them to Hawaii at the Lowest Rates We've Seen

Cut us some slack, Mom and Dad; buying holiday gifts for one's parents is wicked hard when you're a grown-up. It's not like you can just glue a bunch of macaroni to a piece of construction paper these days! Because we at DealNews understand this struggle all too well, we're helping out our fellow clueless offspring by rounding up five Editors' Choice gift ideas for parents.

14 Gift Ideas That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

Is it Finally Time to Buy a 4K TV? - UPDATE: Joel McHale Weighs In!

In the past, we've cautioned against buying an "Ultra HD" 4K TV because there was barely any content for it and they were still too expensive. A year has passed, so has the situation changed? In this video, our experts discuss if 4K TVs are now a smart purchase.

10 Countdown to Christmas Sales You Can't Miss: Daily Deals on Apparel, Tech, More

Christmas is roughly two weeks away and retailers are doing everything they can to promote their deals. That means we're seeing an uptick in countdown to Christmas sales. From flowers to tablets, you'll find something for everyone in these countdown sales.

More Than Free Shipping: 8 Perks to Amazon Prime

Since we're all about getting the most bang for your buck here at DealNews, we don't want you missing out on a single Prime-only service that you're entitled to. So we've put together this run-down of all the perks, including the lesser-known ones, you get with an Amazon Prime subscription.

Cyber Monday Clothing Sales That Are Still Available

Cyber Monday has now passed, so many sites and retailers are declaring an official end to Black Friday shopping weekend. But that just means it's now the holiday shopping season, and the deals are still going strong! Several apparel retailers have extended their Cyber Monday or even Black Friday sales, and we've rounded up all the best Cyber Week clothing deals right here.

Best Cyber Week Apple Deals: Cheapest Ever Unlocked 64GB iPhone 5, Refurb 4s

Missed all the great Apple deals that happened on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Well, Cyber Week is here to give you a second bite at that — er — apple. We're still seeing strong deals on iDevices, but jump on them fast, as they won't be around forever, and you might not get another chance to nab these Cyber Week Apple deals!

Best Cyber Week Phone Deals: LG's Best Phone Yet for 1 Cent, Unlocked Amazon Fire Phone for $199

The holidays are a great time to upgrade your phone; there are great deals, but you can also claim that you "lost" Uncle Mortimer's number in the transfer, so you have an excuse for not inviting him over for the holidays. Whatever your motivation, we've rounded up all the best Android and Windows phone deals right here.

Best Cyber Week Headphones: 4 Sets Under $85, Gaming 'Phones With Fantastic Audio

There's no better way to tune out the world than to stuff your head between two portable speakers and crank the Nine Inch Nails (or Taylor Swift — no judgies!). Let us help you isolate yourself with these Cyber Week headphone deals that could save you hundreds of dollars.

Best Cyber Week Camera Deals: SLRs from $525, Canon Lens Low by $150

Give your photos a much-needed reboot with one of these Editors' Choice camera deals. From point-and-shoots to SLRs, we've got the right Cyber Monday camera deals for every need and budget.

Best Cyber Week Electronics: Logitech Harmony Remotes from $60, Power Packs for $30

Cyber Week is a great time for unexpected deals, and these electronics make an ideal gift for anyone. Whether you're de-cluttering your coffee table with a universal remote or packing some extra charge to go, these Cyber Week gadget deals will be sure to impress. (And they won't break your holiday budget!)

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

You may have skipped Black Friday, but you still need to buy holiday gifts. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Best Black Friday Apple Deals: There's Still Time to Save $74 on iPad Mini 3

Apple gets a bad rap for being overpriced, but Black Friday can still work its savings-magic on this popular brand. Unfortunately, these popular offers tend to disappear fast — be ready to grab these gadgets before they're gone! And be sure to check back here often, as we'll be updating this page with all the best Black Friday Apple deals.

Best Black Friday Camera Deals: All-Time Low on Nikon D7000 DSLR Body

Although they're not headlining any sales, cameras are still an integral part of Black Friday, with numerous Editors' Choice-level deals on both new and refurbished kits. So whether you're buying your first SLR or looking for a spiffy point-and-shoot, we've rounded up the best Black Friday camera deals.

Best Black Friday Freebies: Award-Winning Voice Recognition Software & Tons of Music

Give your wallet a break with our collection of today's best Black Friday freebies. Whether you're in need of new music or looking to fill your Android device with some apps, here are the best freebies you'll find. Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday laptop freebies.

Best Black Friday TV Deals: Massive Savings on the Cheapest 60" Plasma Ever

This Black Friday has already made DealNews history, beating most of our TV predictions. And the sales keep getting better! Just don't drag your feet adding these sets to cart; discounts like these won't last forever! Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday TV deals.

Best Black Friday Electronics Deals: Media Streamers from $25, LG G Watch for $100

Can't find the right holiday gift for someone? These stocking-stuffer hits are guaranteed to please anyone from Netflix-streaming addicts to fitness-tracking athletes. Better yet, with many at all-time price lows, there's even room to fill your own stocking. Be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday gadget deals.

Best Black Friday Phone Deals: 4 Ways to Save on the Galaxy S5, No-Contract 4G LTE for $40

Gadget lovers on the hunt for the new hotness in phones must love Black Friday; all the latest models tend to see amazing discounts! Whether you want a contract-free phone or a subsidized flagship model, we've rounded up the best options available.

Best Black Friday Headphone Deals: Monster Savings On Monster Cans

There's no better way to tune out the world than to stuff your head between two portable speakers and crank the Nine Inch Nails (or Taylor Swift — no judgies!). Let us help you isolate yourself with these best Black Friday headphone deals that will save you hundreds of dollars. Not head-bangin' enough? Check back often, as we'll be updating this roundup throughout the weekend.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Cheapest iPhone 6 & MacBook Air Ever, iPad Gift Card Bundles

The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.

Why Wait? 12 Black Friday Doorbusters You Can Buy NOW

Black Friday week is here and that means you can expect spectacular deals to appear at any time. However, unlike Friday's doorbusters, many of this week's early deals will release without fanfare. That's where we come in. We're shining a spotlight on the best Black Friday deals you can buy right now, so you can skip the lines and avoid the crowds.

Update: Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: $99 Budget Machine and $750 Powerhouse

Laptops are among the most sought-after and heavily-discounted devices on Black Friday. However, this year, laptop deals have been slow to surface, with few head-turning deals. But not all hope is lost. Below we've hand-selected the best Black Friday laptop deals we've seen.

Rumor Roundup: Next-Gen Moto 360? Dual Camera iPhone? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, Facebook, Microsoft Band, 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!

Amazon Black Friday Ad Analysis: Undercutting the Competition Left and Right

Amazon's official Black Friday ad is out and in addition to starting its deals an entire week before the competition, the online retailer is also throwing some serious price-matching punches toward Black Friday veterans like Walmart and Target. Here are the deals we think you shouldn't miss.

What It Takes to Score a Doorbuster Deal

Navigating through stores on Black Friday can be a nightmare. But what if there's a Black Friday doorbuster you simply must have? As professional deal hunters, we're here to show you how to increase your chances of getting that super deal, and more importantly, how to decide if it's worth your time in the first place.

Black Friday is a Board Game?: 13 Things You Didn't Know About Black Friday

Ever wonder how many people shop on Black Friday? Or what website gets the most traffic? Or what's the plot of the Steely Dan song called "Black Friday?" No? Well, with the biggest shopping day of the year approaching fast, it's still worth it to review 13 facts that you didn't already know about Black Friday.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Ads: Cheapest Prices on Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6

From the S5 to the 5s, Black Friday is an excellent time to upgrade your mobile. While most of these deals will require a 2-year contract renewal, they're the best advertised Black Friday smartphone deals you'll find.