During a recent heat wave, we had a dream that we were in a glow-in-the-dark bed using cufflink cigarette lighters to set fire to the tail of a 12-foot inflatable spider. A moment of whimsy led us to Google the dream, and guess what! It was not so far-fetched after all! Subsequently we put together this list of weird and wonderful stuff you can buy that has made us gasp and giggle and shake our heads no less than 10 times.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 256 is here! In this, their final episode — EVER — our panel of jokesters have a discussion about Facebook, Antenna Gate, space travel, Google Now, McDonald's all-day breakfast, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 254 is here! Counting down to our final episode, this third-to-last show features a Facebook Home hands-on plus discussions of Google's Inactive Account Manager, 4K Ultra HD TV prices, Facebook auto-play ads, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 252 is here! Press play and be swept away by our relaxing consumer news comedy podcast. In this episode, we announce some bad news. Plus: Celebrities who are getting Google Glass, Walmart making customers deliver to other customers, Google's same-day delivery service, Amazon and Apple reselling digital goods, and more!
The dealnews Podcast has hit Episode 250! That's over five years of our lives dedicated to bringing you consumer news ... and laughs (hopefully)! In this milestone episode, we talk about the death of Google Reader, Kickstarter, watch computers, and how you can win our NOOK giveaway!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 249 is delivering consumer news right to your front door. This week, our panel talks about Google Glass, airlines changing how and what we pay for airfare, how EA handled the new Sim City launch, Apple's streaming music service, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 248 will serve up some knowledge, hot and fresh, to your ears! This week, our panel talks about the new Google Glass video, the PlayStation 4 announcement, the state of the gaming industry, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 246 is here to fill your ears with consumer news. This week, our panel talks about future OUYA releases, U.S. Postal Service cuts, American Express Twitter purchasing, Valentine's Day, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 245 asks: Are you ready for a podcast?! If so, press play and hear our panel talk about failed Super Bowl streaming, BlackBerry's new phones, OUYA preorders, Canadian pennies, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 244 asks the age-old question: Do you want to listen to a podcast? If so, tune in to hear our panel talk about snack cakes, J.J. Abrams, Super Bowl streaming, Dungeons & Dragons, chicken wings, the 128GB iPad, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 243 is here to entertain and delight you. This week, the panel talks about the "big" Facebook news, Amazon AutoRip, HDTV upgrades, some of the best and worst of CES, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 241 sees our panel return from a 2-week holiday. They are refreshed, rested, and ready to tackle CES. (Oh, not by going there! No, they'll leave that to the 1 million other reporters who want to put up with that mess.) This week's stories include: 4K TVs, NVIDIA's portable gaming console, Walmart's VUDU movie plan, reusable Starbucks cups, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 240 is all about the end. (Of the world and the holiday season.) The panel discusses holiday shipping deadlines, last-minute expedited shipping deals, Instagram's new policies, Facebook gifts, Amazon's Gifting Tool, holiday stresses, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 239 gets into the holiday spirit with talks about coffee, holiday shipping deadlines, the best time to buy toys, store tactics that manipulate you into buying more during the holidays, snow globes, Man Town candles, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 238 is like Janus, looking forward towards the holidays, while looking backwards at Black Friday. This week, the panel talks about Redbox Instant pricing, more Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales numbers, the "True Cost of Christmas," better gifts to buy people who don't really understand what they want, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 237 fondly looks back at this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The panel talks about our experiences during on those days, how much the average American spent, what it means for the holiday season, who the best and worst merchants were, and other holiday shopping topics.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 236 is here to dole out just a bit more Black Friday knowledge. In this doorbusting episode, the panel talks about what not to buy on Black Friday, Walmart guaranteeing certain items in stock for Black Friday, results of our Black Friday reader survey, Amazon Prime monthly subscriptions, Ikea's interactive "catalog", and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 235 is here to tell you everything you need to know about Black Friday. In this doorbusting episode, the panel talks about how Black Friday will be different; Black Friday 2012 price predictions; store hours; how stores are leveraging mobile devices; historically awesome/bad deals, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 234 is here to haunt you ... with knowledge! This week, it's a fun-size episode that covers very important Halloween-related consumer news including: The cost of Halloween, sexy Big Bird and other top adult costumes, presidential mask predictions, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 232 is here to educate you about the latest consumer news ... and have a laugh while doing it. Edutainment. This week: iPad mini invites go out, but Jeff misses them; Time Warner starts charging for their modems; Best Buy wants to be relevant this holiday shopping season; Microsoft Surface RT tablet prices; Amazon breaks even; Boba McRib; and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 231 is gonna teach you a thing or two ... and have a laugh along the way. This week: iPhone 5 camera problems; Halloween spending; 1 billion Facebook users; Starbucks tries to figure out tipping in a digital world; Google's next Nexus devices, haggling at Amazon; and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 230 is gonna rock your ears with knowledge! This week: iPhone 5 glitches; the Samsung vs. Apple lawsuits continue; Android Gingerbread; 30 years of CDs; Amazon Wine; and, of course more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 227 is hitting the Inter-waves. Be the first of your friends to surf on over to it and listen. But don't wipe out. Instead hang 10! Er... And other surfing terms and catch-phrases! This week, we go into detail about the new Amazon Kindles and Kindle Fires. Also included: Our usual banter and jokes, too. Enjoy!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 226 can, once again, be seen and heard this week. (The novelty is sure to wear off soon!) Talked about this week: Musicians make peanuts from streaming services; eBooks price-fixing settlement means money coming your way; Walmart hates cashiers; more Facebook ads coming soon; more movies on Amazon Prime Instant Video, and, well ... more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 225 can, again, be seen and heard this week (choose from the audio or video version, or collect them all!) The novelty is wearing off! Talked about by our living faces: Apple wins its patent lawsuit against Samsung and what that means to you, the consumer. Also: Pandora and Spotify have a terrible business model; something is coming from Amazon, and more.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 224 can, like an unruly child, be seen and heard this week. (Choose from the audio or video version, or collect them all!) Talked about by our faces: OnLive's restructuring, Apple's place as the biggest company in history, Groupon's woes, restaurant cell phone etiquette, direct-to-DVD movies, and more. We even have a taste-test video extra!