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Get These 8 Things to Help Prepare For Emergencies

With much of the country under snow (including some regions that barely see an inch), now is a good time to review what you need to prepare for unexpected extreme weather, car breakdowns, and other emergencies.

Best HDTV Deals: 5 Editors' Choice TVs for Every Budget From $340

It may not be the best season for TV bargains, but this week's best HDTV deals feature five Editors' Choice HDTVs for every budget with prices starting at just $340.

The 10 Best Coupons of the Week: Reebok, Saks OFF 5TH, Target

In this day and age, who's got the time to search for a coupon? We do! To help you stay on top of all things discount, we've rounded up the 10 best coupons of the week. Save an extra 30% in the Reebok outlet, take 20% off sitewide at Kohl's, and knock $50 off a $100 order at Advance Auto Parts.

Rumor Roundup: How Expensive Will the Apple Watch Be?

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

Sling TV Adds More Channels and Movies... For More Money

Dish Network's Sling TV made headlines by providing streaming cable, notably ESPN, for $20 a month. But slow internet speeds and even that cost could make cable still the best bet. Do additional movie channels and VOD for an additional fee still sweeten the deal?

Target Ends Streaming Service You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Target Ticket received its pink slip this week. Launched by Target in September of 2013, the little-known video-on-demand service failed to gain traction with consumers and will be closing its virtual doors on March 7. Here's what you should know before Target pulls the plug.

Current Verizon Users Can Now Score a Better Data Plan or Cheaper Rates — But You Have to Act

Bowing to the pressure of the competitive wireless service provider market, Verizon has announced money-saving changes to its plans to entice both current and new customers. But current customers won't automatically be switched to money-saving plans, and must reach out to Verizon to take advantage of the deal

A Hit Film at Sundance This Year Was Filmed Entirely With iPhones and an $8 App

From Bentley commercials to Oscar-winning documentaries, the Apple iPhone has a solid history with professional cinematographers. The latest project to join the pack of iPhone-produced works is Tangerine, an indie Sundance Film Fest hit that was recorded in its entirety with three iPhones and a cheap editing app.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in February

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it's certainly not lacking in savings. You might not score as big of a discount as you would prefer on a Valentine's Day gift, but this month you'll find deals on several necessities like winter coats and tax software.

POLL: Will You Still Buy an Apple Watch if the Battery Only Lasts 2.5 Hours?

According to a new report, the Apple Watch could offer as little as 2.5 hours per charge with heavy app usage. That doesn't compare well to competitors, and consumers were already lukewarm on the pricey, first-gen Apple device. What will they think now?

Are Microsoft's Hologram Glasses Cool or Not?

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced HoloLens, a "holographic" computer interface. A lot more like Virtual Reality than a true hologram, it requires the user to wear a headset to see interact with it. Does a hologram need to be like Star Wars to count? Honestly, we can't tell — is this cool or not?

8 Tech Innovations From CES 2015 That Are Worth Your Time

Not every amazing gadget at the Consumer Electronics Show, hosted in Las Vegas earlier this month, is worth your attention. We highlight smart Bluetooth earbuds, the best new ultraportable laptop, and more devices that could actually change the game in 2015.

Busted!: The 15 Biggest Myths About Buying a TV

Buying a new TV can be a stressful experience for the uninitiated. Even well-versed technophiles may find it hard to keep up with the ever-changing lexicon of TV acronyms and terms. Fortunately, DealNews is here to help. We're debunking myths and separating fact from fiction, from smart capabilities to display types to when to buy — all in the name of your next TV purchase.

40% of Deal Shoppers Will or Already Have Bought the Amazon Echo

When the Amazon Echo was announced, it was met with a fair amount of head-scratching, as some consumers were frightened of the space-age cylinder that would listen to their every word and relay it to the cloud. But according to a recent DealNews survey, that skepticism hasn't drastically affected our tech-forward readership.

Bundled to Run: 8 Winter Workout Essentials

We've identified 8 pieces of clothing you'll need for outdoor winter exercise. Whether it's a balaclava to cover your face, or Merino wool base garments to wick away sweat, these items will keep you dry and warm in the coldest of conditions.

Rumor Roundup: Will the iPhone 6S Check Your Heart? What About Spider-Man?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Google, Spider-Man, 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!

VIDEO: Phone FOMO Is Fo' Real!

Do you suffer anxiety when you're not with your phone? A recent study shows that you're not alone and that "fear of missing out" (FOMO) is a real concern! In this video, our experts discuss how to cope with cell phone loss.

Your Amazon Echo Could Take More Than 4 Months to Arrive

Eager to get your hands on Amazon's Internet-connected Echo? You may want to tone down your expectations, as the Echo is currently experiencing a 4-month shipping delay. Does that change your plans at all?

Smart Piggy Banks and Subterranean Beer Coolers: 8 Products to Change Your Life in 2015

Technology has produced some great breakthroughs, though some new wrinkles in the marketplace are so simple, you'll wish you'd thought of them yourself. Here we present eight new items that are either in stores now or on the way. So read on: We've got you inundated with the innovative.

Tools You Should Always Have in Your Car in Case of Emergency

It's a cold, windy, and slushy winter day, so of course that's when your car decides it doesn't want to operate properly. Are you prepared for a flat tire or a dead battery? How about a loose screw or a blown fuse? Now is a good time to make sure you've got the tools you'll need to deal with minor car troubles. We've compiled this list of the best tools and supplies you'll want to keep in your trunk.

How to Find Discounted Gift Cards & Sell Unwanted Gift Cards Online

Didn't get the gift card you wanted this holiday season? Whether you're buying a card at a discount or selling the one you have, we've created an all-inclusive guide for all of your gift card queries.

POLL: Will You Buy the Amazon Echo? (Echo... Echo... Echo...)

Amazon is again offering its Echo information device to Prime members for $99; but is a 50% discount enough to lure you in? And, more importantly... what exactly is an Amazon Echo?

Weekend Jolt: Best Ever Armani Exchange Sale, Magic Bullet Blender for $25

No matter your New Year's resolution — to hit the gym, cut back on the chips, or to be more thirfty, we have a host of savings that will help you achieve your short-lived promises. We've spotted the best ever Armani Exchange sale, while Macy's offers the cheapest Magic Bullet blender set we've ever seen. These deals, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in January

The new year is upon us, and after all that shopping you likely did during the holidays, you may be looking forward to giving your credit card a rest. But January is an excellent month to bag deals like winter apparel or early Valentine's Day gifts. So before you resign yourself to steering clear of stores all together this month, check out our list of the best and worst things to buy in January, which we compiled from our extensive archives.

Thursday Jolt: Unlocked, Refurb iPad mini for $245, 65" Samsung Smart HDTV for $975

Merry Christmas! No doubt you reading this through a food-and-nog coma, having already given and received enough presents. But with the holiday gifting season over, you can think about what you REALLY want. If that pottery kit from Aunt Marge isn't doing it for you, see if you can use the store credit on one of the items below, like an unlocked, refurbished iPad mini for the best price we've ever seen, or a 65" Smart HDTV. These offers and more are in the Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning

10 Stores That Offer Christmas Eve Pickup

Christmas Eve is just hours away, and if you're short a few gifts, we've got your back. We've rounded up 10 stores that will let you shop online and pick up your items in-store on Christmas Eve. Even better, one of these retailers will hand-deliver your items to you!

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!

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.

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.