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Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Live-Action TV Shows? Apple Cars? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Cars, Star Wars, Half Life 3, 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!

The Week's Top 5 Freebies: Free Kids' Zoo Ticket, Free Bowling Game

Everyone knows the best things in life are free (or nearly free). That's why we've rounded up another batch of our best freebies for your convenience. Score a game of bowling, enjoy a root beer float, and take your kids to the zoo — all for free!

Amazon Signs the Former Hosts of 'Top Gear' for Its Own Car Show

Amazon announced today that former hosts from BBC's very popular car show, Top Gear, have signed on to create a new show for Amazon Video, accessible only to Prime members.

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 kid might not thank you when you say no to them, but your wallet will!

VIDEO: Would You Pay More to Remove Ads From Hulu?

The rumor going around is that Hulu is going to offer a new, ad-free tier of service. The catch: It might cost $12 to $14 a month! In this short video, our experts debate if paying a premium for Hulu is worth it.

16 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 16 categories for freebies.

5 Streaming Services That Let You Share an Account

While streaming services are becoming increasingly popular, many have strict limits on the number of people who can stream at the same time, even within the same household. Still, some services have embraced the sharing economy. Here we take a look at which allow for sharing — either for free or at a special rate.

9 Things That Are Cheaper When You're Ant-Man

Ant-Man hits theaters this week, and since our secret identity is The Deal Finder — "Defending humanity against over-paying, one deal at a time!" — we're interested in exploring the money saving aspects of Ant-Man's ability to get teeny-tiny (to use the scientific term).

Rumor Roundup: A Superman Video Game? Facebook Firehose?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Facebook, Nintendo, 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 to Stream Music on the Cheap

Music streaming subscriptions may only cost $10, but it can add up. Free previews, freemium services, and various discounts can score you tunes and savings.

VIDEO: Do You Mind Overpaying for Music?

According to The Wall Street Journal, the average person spends about $51 on music every year. However, people who subscribe to a streaming music service pay $120. That's more than double! In this video, our experts discuss: Is "overpaying" for music is really so bad?

10 Awesome Terminator Collectibles (For the T-800 Who Has Everything)

Terminator Genisys is almost here, and to celebrate, we've found everything from Terminator chess boards to candy on eBay. After all, every Terminator fan needs a custom-made bust of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Will Amazon's New Author Payment Policy Only Reward Suspense? (Click Here to Find Out!)

Amazon is changing its author payment policy, so some writers will be paid based on how many pages of their books are read. This might have side effects....

Rumor Roundup: Presidential Park? A Dance With Snapdragons? Giant Phones?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple iPhone, VR Goggles, Snapdragons, Amazon, 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 Movies to Stream With Dad This Father's Day

After you've barbecued and given your dad his gifts, put on one of these father-friendly films, available instantly and affordably on your favorite streaming service.

10 (Sometimes Weird) Pop Culture Dinos in Honor of 'Jurassic World'

"Jurassic World" is just days away! To get pumped, we're looking back at our other favorite dinos from movies and TV, from Reptar to the Dinobots.

10 Crazy 'Jurassic Park' Collectibles for Super Fans

Jurassic World is coming, so we rounded up the strangest and wildest toys, set pieces, and costumes from the franchise — including old cereal and William H. Macy's pants.

Rumor Roundup: Joss Whedon Heading to Star Wars? Siri Update?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Pay, Joss Whedon, Microsoft Band, 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!

Google Play and Chromecast Users Can Now Get HBO Without Cable

Earlier this year HBO announced that its long-awaited standalone streaming service, HBO Now, would be available for Apple only. As of today, that's no longer the case.

Thursday Jolt: Disney Frozen Toy Set for $15, 6-Pack of Earbuds for $13

Bring the entire cast of Frozen home for your children for just $15, plus save $20 on Samsung's 1TB UHD Video Pack, which comes preloaded with 10 UHD movies and 30 documentaries. These deals, and more are in today's list of five Editors' Choice deals that we found overnight and early this morning.

The NYTimes Now App No Longer Requires a Paid Subscription

NYTimes Now failed to gain users as a cheaper, limited subscription to the paper. Now, the Grey Lady is trying to attract young readers with free access to select articles and curated content.

Tired of TV? 10 Sites That Create Great Original Content Online

Yahoo, AOL, and... PlayStation? It seems like everyone and their mother is producing original programming these days. Here are 10 of our favorite non-TV studios.

10 Streaming Movies to Watch With Mom This Mother's Day

After you've taken Mom out for a mimosa brunch on Sunday, you'll all probably be full and sleepy. Then it's time to put on one of these great streaming movies about motherhood, and enjoy a quiet afternoon together.

Buy This, Not That: The 10 Best Gifts for Mother's Day

Your mom raised you, so the least you can do is put a little thought into her present. We show how to avoid common pitfalls and cliches with your Mother's Day gift.

May the Fourth Be With You: 10 Incredibly Odd 'Star Wars' Collectibles

Since May the Fourth, aka Star Wars Day, is upon us, we've rounded up weird (and awesome) ways for Jedi and Sith lovers alike to spend their cash. Darth Vader poncho, anyone?

VIDEO: What TV Shows Should Be Rebooted?

Netflix thinks you want to see a Full House reboot! In this short video, our experts talk about what shows they'd rather have rebooted; the results are ridiculous.

Rumor Roundup: Does Han Shoot First, Again?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Amazon, who shot first, 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!

The 'Daredevil' Binge-Watching Survival Guide

When whole seasons of a show are dropped onto Netflix — as Daredevil is about to be on April 10 — the expectation is that many viewers are going to binge watch the entire season in a single 13-hour-long frenzy. Here's how to do it, without having a psychotic episode (probably).

Rumor Roundup: Are Lightsabers Coming to Disneyland?

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

Hulu Gets Exclusive Rights to CSI, Will Soon Have 14 Seasons for You to Binge

Crime drama addicts, take note. Hulu has just scored the rights to 14 seasons of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The exclusive agreement marks a first for CBS, which is traditionally protective with its current content, and could help Hulu distinguish itself in a cut-throat streaming market.

10 Streaming Love Stories for Valentine's Day You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Tired of When Harry Met Sally? Think that love absolutely means having to say you're sorry (a lot)? These romantic (and not always romantic) movies are off-the-beaten-path love stories involving vampires, criminals, and the trials of real love.

Netflix Bids Farewell to Bond, Brando, and Mad Max in February's Purge

Got a few snow days on your hands? Good, because on February 1, Netflix is pulling the plug on a number of Hollywood classics that include Goldfinger and Apocalypse Now. So settle in, fire up your favorite streamer, and make sure you catch these outgoing blockbusters.