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Weekend Jolt: "The Way of Kings" eBook & Star-Gazing App for Free

If you've overstretched those purse strings throughout the long week, you'll need to curb that spending by opting for some freebies or low-cost luxuries instead. You can bag Brandon Sanderson's award-winning The Way of Kings ebook and the Observer Pro Astronomy app for absolutely nothing, as well as some big price lows in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

Rumor Roundup: Is an Obi Wan Kenobi Movie in the Works?

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

Rumor Roundup: U2 Pre-Loaded on New iPhones? Why Not?!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, U2, Chris Pratt, The Tick, 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!

Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Novels Are Mandatory Reading, Now?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Star Wars, Full House, 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!

Customer Service Reps Should Roleplay as Thor More Often

If you have ever wanted to know what it would be like if the ruler of Asgard had to deal with a book being mistakenly sent back to Amazon, then you need to read this immediately.

You Won't Believe This Rumor About Star Wars ... Because We Don't!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhones, YouTube, Star Wars, 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!

Not Sure What to Watch on Netflix? Here Are Our Favorite Movies & TV Shows

Summer is almost over, but if you're anything like us, you might still be suffering from the boredom that comes when your favorite shows are on hiatus. That's when your trusty Netflix subscription can come in handy. We polled the DealNews staff for their favorite TV and movie suggestions so you can dive into something new. Do you agree with our picks?

Turntable Buying Guide: What to Look for in New & Used Record Players

We may be living in a digital world where you can hold thousands of albums in the palm of your hand, but an ever-increasing portion of the listening public is eschewing the convenience of MP3s for a seemingly anachronistic format: the vinyl record. If you're ready to go retro, make sure you know what to look for when buying a turntable.

Here's Why You Should Never Pay Full-Price for an iTunes Gift Card

We turned our deal-finding microscopes to Apple's gift cards to see what kind of discounts you can expect for iTunes content. It turns out that iTunes gift card discounts are such a common and regular occurrence, that you probably shouldn't ever buy an iTunes card at face value.

Rumor Roundup: Joaquin Strange? iPhone 6 Release Dates? More?!

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Joaquin Phoenix, the iPhone 6, 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!

Give It A Try: Our Guide To Free Samples

Getting something for nothing is a thrill, but it’s also a great way to give a new product a test-run before you decide to shell out real money for it. Tons of companies and retailers are eager to get their products out there, but you have to know where to find them. We rounded up the best ways to score free samples online and off, plus advice on avoiding scams and managing all of the marketing messages that come with free stuff.

TMNT WTF: Celebrating 30 Years Of Terrible Turtle Toys

This year marks 30 years of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles being a thing that exists. Over that time, a lot of dubious merchandising has been created. We found some experts to help us create a top 10 list of the worst TMNT junk ever made!

How Much Are 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comics Worth Now?

Now that a Guardians of the Galaxy movie is hitting theaters, the comics that the film is based on are surely going to be worth a lot, right? If you had you been collecting Guardians comics from the start, way back in the 60s, would you be rich? Let's find out.

Where to Watch Free Movies and TV Online

The spread of broadband Internet is changing the way we watch TV and movies. A lot of people are cutting the cable company cord or dropping that satellite service in favor of online streaming, and we've compiled a list of the best free (and cheap) streaming websites.

Rumor Roundup: Is Harry Potter a Villain? Giant iWatches? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Harry Potter, Apple iWatches, Microsoft, 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!

10 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition; students need lots of things as they live and work away from home. Here's a list of items that you should not buy your matriculating student, as they head back to school. Your wallet will thank us!

Everything You Need to Get Free Stuff Online

We all love to get things for free, and there are many opportunities throughout the year to do so. There are your standard everyday freebies, as well as specific points throughout the year in which you can snag something for free. Here's where you'll find all the best ways to get free stuff.

PlayOn Review: Is This TV Streaming & Recording Software Worth It?

PlayOn and PlayLater claim to make cord-cutting possible once and for all. We decided to see for ourselves, and it turns out the latter in particular offers some interesting features that any media-junky can appreciate.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free — and there are certain types of items that are regularly available without a charge. From smartphones to restaurant food, here are the top 15 categories for freebies.

Rumor Roundup: Mr. Scott Will Be in Star Wars? Apple Kills the Headphones?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Star Wars, Google, 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 Prime Music is Just Okay

Amazon launched its very own Prime Music streaming service, touting it as yet another benefit of being an Amazon Prime member. The service is free (and ad-free) for Prime subscribers, but it remains to be seen whether this addition will make membership more attractive — especially when other streaming services seem to offer a better user experience.

Shopping for Dad is a Pain: Our Awkward Father's Day eCard Guide

Father's Day is right around the corner on June 15, but we're betting you still haven't found a gift. Because dads are notoriously hard to shop for, we've made some Father's Day eCards (with a little help from Awkward Family Photos) to point you towards the perfect gift.

Apple Buys Beats Music: Are You Psyched, Depressed, or Indifferent?

Dr. Dre can now add Apple executive to his ever-diverse resume. The rap mogul, along with Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine, sold their Beats empire to Apple for a cool $3 billion. But some Beats fans aren't thrilled about the idea of Cupertino controlling their favorite streaming service. What do you think?

Amazon Blocks Hachette in Effort to Obtain Cheaper Book Prices

Amazon has been known to play hardball when it comes to contract negotiations and Hachette is the latest publishing house to feel its fury. The massive online retailer is blocking titles from the publisher while pushing for low prices. Is this good for consumers, or a childish move by Amazon?

Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Ghosts Come Back? Apple Loves Sunlight? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Star Wars, Facebook, 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.

With HBO on Board, 54% of Consumers Now Think Amazon Prime Is 'Worth It'

According to a DealNews survey, it would seem that shoppers are now more willing to spend $99 on an Amazon Prime subscription due to the addition of HBO content. That's good news for Amazon, as it strives to find more convincing ways to get users to commit.

The Cost of Textbooks Is Rising Faster Than the Price of College Tuition

With textbook prices increasing faster than tuition, classroom materials can cost students hundreds of additional dollars every semester. And with professors mandating which books to buy, students are a captive market. But here are some ways to save on that necessary reading material.

Amazon Will Exclusively Stream HBO Shows Starting Next Month

Amazon announced yesterday that it has entered a multi-year contract with HBO to be the sole streaming provider of its content. That means that only Prime subscribers will be able to stream HBO shows without subscribing to the channel itself.

Celebrate the Final Season of 'Mad Men' With Our Savings Game

While other sites are suggesting drinking games for this week's final season premiere of Mad Men, we here at DealNews think that saving money is the most fun activity of all.

Budget-Friendly Instruments with the Best Value for Newbie Rockers

Ready to start rocking in your garage on the weekends? (Hey, we all need an outlet.) Here are some top picks for great gear that won't cost a ton.

Rumor Roundup: Lindsay Lohan Passed on The Avengers? Google Wireless?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Lindsay Lohan, Google, Twitter, 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!

How Much Does it Cost to Create Captain America?

If it weren't for the high cost of vibranium, it really wouldn't be that expensive to create another Captain America. Find out how much money it takes to create, clothe, and feed your very own super soldier!