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5 Deals You Need to Know This Morning: Mmmmm, Doughnuts!

Today's $20 doughnut credit is the best option for snack-based savings you're going to find. You might say it's the Krispy Kreme of the crop! See this offer and more in our roundup of the five best Editors' Choice deals we found last night and this morning.

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.

Verizon Plans are About to Get More Expensive, but at Least You'll Get More Data

Verizon's prices are going up, but it's also increasing the amount of data for each plan. Existing customers won't be forced into these new plans, but will these adjustments be enough to persuade new customers to switch?

10 Must-Have ThinkGeek Items for Any True Nerd

We rounded up ThinkGeek's 10 best-selling items for 2016, featuring weird watches, glowing hoodies, and a whole lotta Star Wars stuff. Trust us: These items will have you reaching for your credit card faster than you can say, "Han shot first."

10 Things You Need to Know About Apple's Big Event This Week

Though there was a notable lack of new hardware, Apple crammed a ton of info into its WWDC 2016 keynote. Here are 10 of the most stand-out things from the presentation, including an OS update and an Apple Music revamp.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free. Happily, with a little patience and creativity, you can almost always find things ranging from music to a month of Amazon Prime being given away for nothing.

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Cell Phone's Battery Life

It's not always obvious how to keep our handheld devices fully (or partially) charged. To that end, we've gathered up the 10 best tips for squeezing extra life out of your phone's battery.

5 Things to Buy in June (and 3 Things You Should Definitely Skip)

The first full month of summer means hot deals on... lingerie and donuts? Plus, get the lowdown on summer apparel, grills, laptops, and more.

Rumors: Is an All-Glass iPhone in the Works?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, PlayStation VR, Google Android OS, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

Retailers Giving Back: Shop These Memorial Day Deals for Veterans!

In an effort to show their appreciation this Memorial Day, some retailers are teaming up with SheerID to offer exclusive discounts to military members and their families. We've rounded up the best Memorial Day deals for veterans, those on active duty, reservists, National Guardsmen and women, retirees, and their families.

48 Major Retailers That Offer Free Shipping, and How to Get It

A lot of online stores will ship your orders for free, but those bargains often come with limitations. To help you navigate, we've put together a list of 48 retailers that offer free shipping, and some tips on how these deals work.

Rumors: Will the Next iPhone Be Thinner Than Ever?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, Left 4 Dead, Amazon, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

The First iPhone SE Discount is Here, But Not From Apple

Just a day after Apple began shipping the new iPhone SE at the end of last month, the first discounts made an appearance. Not surprisingly, the savings aren't from Apple. Instead, the best place to get a deal is a store that's rapidly becoming the go-to source for discounts on new Apple products — Walmart.

If Apple Removes the Audio Jack From the iPhone 7, What Will Happen to Headphone Prices?

Rumors are still circulating that the iPhone 7 won't include a standard audio jack. It's a move that will surely make waves in the headphone world, and affect the pricing of audio accessories. But by how much?

Here's Why the Apple Watch Price Cut Isn't as Great as It Seems

Apple announced a $50 price cut on the Apple Watch at its event on Monday, but that drop doesn't beat the deals we've been seeing since December. Still, prices could go even lower in the months ahead.

7 Things You Need to Know About the iPhone SE

Apple just announced the iPhone SE. Although the specs are familiar, this tiny smartphone holds one big surprise — its starting price.

What Will Apple's New iPhone 5SE Cost?

The next Apple event is only days away, and one of the most anticipated announcements is that of the iPhone 5SE. Here's what we're expecting to see, including noted features and possible prices.

UPDATE: Apple Has a Repair for iPhones That Were Bricked by Error 53

Apple experienced a wave of negative media attention and backlash after they explained an error bricking iPhones was meant as a security feature. Now, they've released a solution, and it doesn't involve buying a new iPhone.

Free Candy & Car Washes: 8 Examples of Super Customer Service

Most tales of customer service stories are complaints, but what about the others? From lifetime service to enticing freebies, these companies lead in keeping customers happy.

This Error Could Brick Your iPhone 6... And Apple Won't Fix It

Error 53 is plaguing iPhones everywhere. How can you tell if your phone is at risk? And what can you do about it?

Apple Now Accepts Cracked iPhones for Trade In

A cracked or damaged iPhone used to mean shelling out for a new screen, or a whole new phone. But now, Apple is helping those with broken phones skip repairs — by moving straight to upgrades.

4 Things You Might Consider Renting — And Whether You Should Buy Them Instead

Have you ever been in a conundrum when it comes to renting vs. buying something? With new technology and better information, the decision to buy or rent changes. So here's a guide to help you decide whether buying or renting is best for you in four common situations.

Best Phone Deals: Refurbished iPhone 6 Plus for $490, HTC Desire

Has your phone met with an unfortunate accident? Are you just looking to upgrade your smartphone? Look no further! Here, we bring you the week's best phone deals.

New Apple Watch in March! (Just Kidding, It's Just Bands)

Back in December, reports that Apple would release the Watch 2 in March made some hold off on buying a first-gen model. Unfortunately, new reports point to a Watch 2 release in the fall — which means it might be time to jump on a deal.

Shop Wisely With These 6 Great Store Credit Cards

You have to be diligent in how you use and pay for the purchases you make with a store credit card, if you want to realize the greatest savings and benefits. To ensure you get the most out of your shopping trips, here are six of the best store credit cards available.

Mobile Shopping on the Rise: What Stores Do You Shop on Your Phone?

The convenience of shopping on smartphones has become an undeniable trend. Its widespread appeal is made apparent by the sheer volume of holiday sales that were completed on mobile devices in 2015. Are you making the most of mobile shopping?

7 New Year's Resolutions That Will Save You Money

It's time to start formulating your resolutions for 2016, and wouldn't it be awesome if this year's list included ways to save money? Here are seven fresh New Year's resolutions for you to consider.

More Power to You: 6 Alternatives to Apple's iPhone Battery Case

Apple's new battery pack case for its iPhone 6/6s has left some longtime Apple fans less than impressed. For those turned off by the case's shortcomings, we've rounded up six alternative battery extension options.

A New Apple Watch Is Coming: Should You Buy a Deal Now or Wait?

Rumor has it that the Apple Watch 2 will be unveiled in March, so should you bother scoring a good deal on an Apple Watch now?

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

Black Friday Smartphones 2015: 7 Ways Deals Will Be Completely Different This Year

With wireless carriers making the move to no-contract plans, what we know and can predict about smartphone pricing during this Black Friday season is in flux. The smartphone landscape hasn't just changed — we're on a whole new planet! Here's how this might affect deals this Black Friday.

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.