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15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free. With a little patience and creativity, you can almost always find free stuff, be it music, books, or even a month of Amazon Prime.

11 Whimsical Picks From the Kate Spade Surprise Sale

It's not that everyday life is dull, but sometimes it's nice to encounter a little bit of whimsy to keep things exciting. Example: Kate Spade, the queen of tasteful eccentricity. Get some of her pieces now at up to 75% off during the Kate Spade Surprise Sale. Here are 11 totally justifiable buys with a touch of frivolity.

All the iPhone 8 Rumors You Need to Know

Buzz about new iPhones will only build as we move closer to fall, when Apple is expected to announce its latest generation. To help tide you over, here we examine all the latest rumors about the highly anticipated flagship.

9 Things You Should Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8

In the market for a new Android smartphone? The Samsung Galaxy S8 — one of the most anticipated phones of the year — recently made its debut. Before you place an order, check out everything you need to know about this handset.

When's The Best Time to Buy the Most Popular Smartphones?

Phones usually see the best discounts a few months after they're released, and all phones used to be released at major industry events in January or February — meaning spring and summer was always the best time to buy.

But now, different brands follow their own schedules, so the best time to get a new Samsung Galaxy, Apple iPhone, or LG G6 might be different.

Verizon Brings Back Unlimited Data, but It'll Cost You

You can finally get unlimited data plans on all the major carriers again, but the cost and catches might not be worth it.

HTC Released New Phones! Here's What You Need to Know

HTC just unveiled its new flagship phones, each boasting a bunch of new features. From AI to missing headphone jacks, get the scoop on the new Ultra and Play phones.

7 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Used Phone

Going with a less-than-new phone can save you a bundle. But if you choose poorly, you could end up with a non-functioning phone and no return policy. Here's what you need to know about buying a used cell phone — and seven questions to ask before doing so.

The Top FREE Apps to Help Your New Year's Resolutions Succeed

The new year is here, and you've probably made a few resolutions. While it's true that every year many people fail these commitments, you don't have to be one of those. We've rounded up some of the most popular resolutions, and the free apps that'll help you succeed this year.

Your Ultimate Guide to Samsung Galaxy S7 Accessories

Samsung's line of Galaxy accessories is as performance-oriented and aesthetically pleasing as the smartphones themselves. Here's a look at some of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge accessories you should consider picking up.

7 Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts for Tech Fans

From cables to quadcopters, these seven budget-friendly tech items are sure to please the gadget lovers in your life without breaking the bank.

Best Cyber Monday Apple Deals: Lowest EVER for 256GB iPhone 7

Cyber Monday is finally here and so are the deals! We've rounded up the best prices on iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. Read on to save, but be sure to check back as we'll be updating this page.

Best Buy Cyber Monday Is Now Live! Here Are the Top 10 Deals

Best Buy is one of the most popular stores for Cyber Monday electronics shopping. We've rounded up the top Best Buy Cyber Monday deals so far, as well as tips for what's still to come.

Best Black Friday Apple Deals: Target's Awesome iPad Pro Deal Is Back

Sure, the Apple Store is having a Black Friday "sale," but most shoppers would be better served buying from resellers like Target. So, we've rounded up all the incredible Black Friday Apple deals you can find right now!

Apple Black Friday 2016: Do NOT Shop at the Apple Store

Some stores are unveiling their Black Friday sales, and many of them include Apple deals. Read on to see what offers you can buy now — including a surprising announcement from the Apple Store.

Black Friday Phone Deals You Can Get NOW: Get an iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7 for Free!

Black Friday may still be a few days away, but that doesn't mean you can't get your hands on a smartphone deal today! We've rounded up the best phone deals thus far, but be sure to check back often as we'll continue to update this page as Black Friday progresses.

You Won't Believe People Actually Wanted These Black Friday Doorbusters

Ah, the days when we believed Palm E bundles and Robosapiens were legit doorbusters. Join us as we travel back in time to make fun of the Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They're delightful in their quaint awfulness!

10 Ways to Save Up for a Black Friday Doorbuster

Now's the time to start saving if you want to have the cash to jump on those Black Friday sales. Here are 10 ways to cut your expenses over the next two months so you can afford to buy that doorbuster TV, iPad, or laptop.

Black Friday Smartphones 2016: Flagship Androids Are Finally Affordable

If you're in the market for a new smartphone this holiday season, then Black Friday can be a boon. But should you wait for Cyber Monday? Will the iPhone 7 see any significant discounts? We look at these questions and more.

Don't Replace Your Broken iPhone! It's Probably Cheaper to Fix It

After a couple of years, even the most reliable iPhone's battery life starts to fade — and that's assuming you didn't drop it and crack the screen before then. Let's dig into which iPhone issues you can repair yourself, and what it will cost you to let a professional handle the fix.

Wireless Carriers Are Offering a Free iPhone 7 With Trade-In

You can preorder the iPhone 7 starting today, and surprisingly, we're seeing some really great offers. However, be careful about restrictions that may negate the savings.

9 Things You Need to Know About the New iPhone 7

The new iPhone boasts improved cameras, a brand new color, and an absence of a headphone jack. We look at this and more so you can consider upgrading to the iPhone 7.

The Complete Guide to Senior Discounts

Are you afraid to ask for a senior discount? Once you see some of the deals that are available, you'll reconsider! To help you get started, we've rounded up some of the best senior citizen discounts.

How to Sell Your Old iPhone to Pay for the iPhone 7

Apple iPhones are expensive, but they have good resale value. Selling your old handset on your own will net you the most money, but many services streamline the process.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 9 Things

Thanks to the overlap of Labor Day, summer clearance, and back-to-school sales, September is a great time to buy everything from clothes to TVs. So while the end of summer may be upon us, the best deals of the year are only now beginning.

Apple Announced the Date for the iPhone 7 Event

The time has come for Apple's next iPhone Event, and it's going to take place next week. Will the iPhone 7 be what we expect? Will the Apple Watch 2 be unveiled? And what does this mean for your potential savings? Read on, chum!

If You Want a Cheap iPhone, Wait Until September

If you're thinking of buying a new iPhone right now, don't do it! You could save a small fortune by delaying that iPhone purchase until September, when Apple is set to unveil the next models. We'll tell you when and how far the iPhone prices will fall, so you can get an idea of whether it's really worth waiting.

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.
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