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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Update: Walmart's Pre-Black Friday Sale Includes a Super Hot TV Doorbuster

We now know what will be included in Walmart's "Pre-Black Friday Event" in the store will match the prices of various items found in competitor ads. As it turns out, there are some pretty awesome doorbusters available.

Best Black Friday Electronics Ads: Discounted Wearables and Cheapest Dyson Ever

Don't have the money to splurge on a new TV? You can still save the holidays with these equally-desirable Black Friday gadgets from Amazon, Fitbit, and Keurig.

Update: Best Black Friday TV Ads: Record-Breaking TV Deals From $79, 50" for $199

Retailers are stepping up their TV discounts and demolishing our most optimistic Black Friday TV predictions. So what can you expect in terms of pricing? We've rounded up the best Black Friday TV deals we've seen to date, with prices starting as low as $79.

Best Black Friday Home Ads: Finally, an Affordable Dyson Vacuum

If you can get past the pages and pages of TV and tablet ads, you'll see that retailers are cooking up some seriously great home deals this year. We've scoured the Black Friday ads from top to bottom to bring you the appliances, gadgets, and kitchenware deals that are set to save you the most money. Read on for our favorite Black Friday home ads.

California Shoppers Line Up Outside Best Buy 22 Days Before Black Friday

Shoppers will do anything for a good Black Friday deal, but two California diehards are taking things to the extreme by setting up camp outside a Best Buy retail store 22 days before Black Friday. Are they taking it too far?

Walmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: The Cheapest 65" TV Yet, and a $199 Dyson

With the arrival of the Walmart Black Friday ad, we can all finalize our shopping game plans. So what brawl-inducing deals can we expect from the big W this year? As usual, Walmart will have some of the cheapest TVs around, as well as an Xbox One bundle for people who don't like Assassin's Creed. We also found some surprisingly sweet home deals.

Best Buy Black Friday Ad Analysis: A $200 Panasonic 50" TV?! We Can't Even

This is not a drill! The release of Best Buy's Black Friday ad signals the entrance of a major player in the shopping season, and this electronics giant is not fooling around. The massive 47-page ad boasts some truly impressive price drops on name-brand HDTVs, MacBooks, and Beats headphones, but there are notable stumbles, too. Read on for our full analysis.

Kmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tablet Deals Worth Waking Up For

Kmart isn't playing around with Black Friday this year. Boasting the earliest Thanksgiving opening time at 6 am, Sears' sister store is intent on holding a 42-hour Black Friday shopathon. But will the deals be worth ditching your turkey dinner to stand in line? We examined the leaked Kmart Black Friday ad to find out.

Sam's Club Black Friday Ad Analysis: Price Cuts on the iPhone 6 & Galaxy S5

It's name may conjure up images of economy-size paper towels, but this membership-only wholesaler is stepping up its game this Black Friday with a handful of electronics sales we think are worth checking out, including the best iPhone 6 sale we've seen to date.

Costco Black Friday Ad Analysis: Discounts on Tablets, Gift Cards, and More

Of all the Black Fridays ads we've seen to date, Costco's is the trickiest; rather than list final prices, the wholesale retailer chose to list dollar-off discounts on select products. However, we've hand-picked a few deals we think will be the winners of this bunch.

Deals That Make You Go Hmmm...: The Most Unusual Black Friday Deals

TVs, laptops, toys — you'll see loads of these items discounted on Black Friday. But who expects to see a discount on prosthetic cat ears? How about a free bag of real reindeer poop? We've scoured the DealNews archives to bring you the most unusual Black Friday deals.

Dell Black Friday Ad Analysis: Console Deals Beat TVs and Laptops

Dell's official Black Friday ad is here, making it the first consumer electronics circular we've seen this season. Though in the past the retailer has wowed us with its aggressive TV deals, this time around it's Dell's gaming console deals that have us feeling weak in the knees.

Everything You Need to Get an Amazing Black Friday TV Deal

Want to start planning your Black Friday shopping? Or are you looking for the latest ads on the day itself? We're putting all out news, ads, and guides in one place. Read on for a complete list of our Black Friday TV resources.

10 Ways to Save Up for a Black Friday Doorbuster TV

This year, our hottest anticipated Black Friday deal is a 60" LCD TV for $420. Since you obviously don't want to miss out on deals like that, here are some ways to trim the fat from your expenses so you can feast on the bargains that are just around the corner.

11 Deals That Changed Black Friday as We Know It

Black Friday is a fairly predictable day, but occasionally we come across a landmark deal or promotion that wows even us. These rock star deals are small in number, but they've helped mold Black Friday into what it is today. As we approach Thanksgiving, we'd like to pay homage to these industry game-changers.

Holiday Layaway 2014: Don't Sacrifice Savings for Convenience

It's never too early to start holiday shopping, or so say big retailers like Walmart, Toys "R" Us, and Kmart, which have already rolled out layaway programs to lure in early holiday shoppers. And while layaway may be a good way to stick to a budget, there are some downsides to layaway — including hidden fees and the potential for missed deals.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in November

We finally made it to November, one of the happiest months for budget-conscious shopping. Not surprisingly, many items hit their lowest price points this month around Black Friday. Ultimately though, November isn't the best time to buy everything, so make sure you peruse our buying guide to ensure that you steer clear of the duds this month.

Black Friday Home Goods Predictions for 2014: Fill Your House With Deals

The Black Friday season is an excellent time to score deals on electronics of all kinds, and we're not just talking about TVs and laptops. You'll find everything from large appliances to kitchen electrics to power tools included in Black Friday ads, with doorbuster prices that beat anything we'll see the rest of the year. Read on for our in-depth analysis of the best Black Friday Home Goods deals.

Best TV Deals: $600 Off a Sharp With Great Picture Quality, Deals From $200

Can't wait until Black Friday for a TV deal? Then you're in luck, as we have some choice deals in our roundup of the week's best TV deals. Shop for budget sets starting at $200, or get $600 off the list price of a high-end Sharp.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2014

We've rounded up the top five stores that will slash the most price tags and flaunt the best sales during Black Friday week this year. And interestingly enough, we've got a big upset alert, as Walmart dropped from the number two spot on our list.

Black Friday Gaming & Toys 2014: You'll Actually Find 'Frozen' Deals!

While TVs and other electronics get all the attention as Black Friday doorbusters, toys and video games have emerged to be a weighty presence during the shopping holiday. If you're a gamer or adult who has kids' toys on the brain, it's a good time to score an Editors' Choice deal. So what prices and sales can you expect to see?

Black Friday Streaming & Blu-ray 2014: 80% Off Popular Movies

With the trend towards cable cutting growing ever stronger, shoppers are increasingly interested in streaming media devices that allow them to cast movies, shows, and general videos to their big-screen TVs. Black Friday will bring a wealth of discounts on the myriad options now available. And for those of you who still prefer having the physical copy in-hand, we're also expecting amazing deals on Blu-ray movies as well.