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Christmas Gift Ideas for Women: Save $235 on a Versace Watch, Running Shoes for $51

Time is running out to find that perfect present for the special ladies in your life. Whether you're shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mom, or daughter, we've rounded up the week's best Christmas gift ideas for women. Save $235 on a Versace watch, nab a pair of Asics running shoes at $12 off, and knock $35 off a pair of Velodyne Bluetooth headphones.

Best Laptop Deals: $450 Off a Gaming 'Jewel' From Lenovo, Budget Machines From $142

We're a week away from Christmas Eve, and if you're still on the lookout for a notebook, this week's best laptop deals can help. Included in our roundup are two budget Intel machines starting at just $142. We've also found an excellent all-purpose HP ENVY 15t at $800 and a well-equipped Lenovo gaming laptop for $949.

VIDEO: Would You Pay a Monthly Fee to Use Windows?

The rumor going around is that the next version of the Windows operating system will be subscription-based. Either you'll pay a monthly fee to use it, or you'll pay a monthly fee for add-ons. In this brief video, our experts discuss the pros and cons of paying a monthly fee to use software.

Christmas Gift Ideas for Men: Almost Half Off AKG Headphones, Discounts on Sports & Grilling Goods

If you're stumped about what to get for a boyfriend, dad, or another gentleman in your life, then allow us to provide some helpful inspiration. We combed through our Editors' Choice deals to find the best Christmas gift ideas for men, in the hopes that you'll find something that's a good match for your giftee. Buy a new coat, leather bag, or headphones at a fraction of their original cost, or opt for grilling tools and sports equipment.

14 Gift Ideas That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? But just because you shouldn't blow a bundle on them doesn't mean that you can't blow their minds. Here's how.

10 Countdown to Christmas Sales You Can't Miss: Daily Deals on Apparel, Tech, More

Christmas is roughly two weeks away and retailers are doing everything they can to promote their deals. That means we're seeing an uptick in countdown to Christmas sales. From flowers to tablets, you'll find something for everyone in these countdown sales.

More Than Free Shipping: 8 Perks to Amazon Prime

Since we're all about getting the most bang for your buck here at DealNews, we don't want you missing out on a single Prime-only service that you're entitled to. So we've put together this run-down of all the perks, including the lesser-known ones, you get with an Amazon Prime subscription.

Best Cyber Week Laptop Deals: Lenovo Convertible for $700, Powerful HP Notebook for $500

Just because Cyber Monday is over doesn't mean retailers have ended all the amazing laptop deals we saw this year. Read on to see which are still active, and be sure to check our laptop home page for all the latest, best laptop deals.

Best Cyber Week Apple Deals: Cheapest Ever Unlocked 64GB iPhone 5, Refurb 4s

Missed all the great Apple deals that happened on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Well, Cyber Week is here to give you a second bite at that — er — apple. We're still seeing strong deals on iDevices, but jump on them fast, as they won't be around forever, and you might not get another chance to nab these Cyber Week Apple deals!

Best Cyber Week Tablet Deals: Budget Tabs Starting at $60, All-Time Low on a User-Favorite LG Slate

Tablets for work, tablets for play, small tablets, big tablets — there's one to fit every need, so how do you pick? Well, in celebration of Cyber Week, we've rounded up the best Android- and Windows-based tablet deals we could find.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

You may have skipped Black Friday, but you still need to buy holiday gifts. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Best Cyber Monday Storage Deals: Score a Crucial 240GB SSD 2-Pack for $130

Whether you're upgrading your computer's guts or just need a hard drive you can take on the road, data storage is an essential part of our lives. And what better time to grab Editors' Choice deals on this essential hardware than Cyber Monday? Be sure to check back here regularly, as we'll continue to update this page with the best Cyber Monday storage deals.

Cyber Monday Tablets You Can Get Now: Score the Nexus 9 With a $50 Credit

Whether you're looking for a high-end PC replacement or a super cheap slate, there's a tablet to fit your needs. To help you sort the awesome deals from the merely good, we've rounded up the best Android- and Windows-based tablets we could find. And be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Cyber Monday tablet deals.

Best Black Friday Apple Deals: There's Still Time to Save $74 on iPad Mini 3

Apple gets a bad rap for being overpriced, but Black Friday can still work its savings-magic on this popular brand. Unfortunately, these popular offers tend to disappear fast — be ready to grab these gadgets before they're gone! And be sure to check back here often, as we'll be updating this page with all the best Black Friday Apple deals.

Best Black Friday Laptop Deals: Chromebooks Face Off at $150

Retailers have declared open season on laptops and we're seeing prices never before imagined. From Chromebooks to budget ultraportables, read on to see the most recent, most noteworthy offers. Just be sure to check back often, as we'll continue to update this page with all the best Black Friday laptop deals.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Cheapest iPhone 6 & MacBook Air Ever, iPad Gift Card Bundles

The Apple Store's Black Friday sale is predictable and disappointing, so we've taken the liberty of rounding up our favorite Apple Black Friday ads to date, whether you're shopping for a MacBook Air or just a cheap iTunes gift card.

Why Wait? 12 Black Friday Doorbusters You Can Buy NOW

Black Friday week is here and that means you can expect spectacular deals to appear at any time. However, unlike Friday's doorbusters, many of this week's early deals will release without fanfare. That's where we come in. We're shining a spotlight on the best Black Friday deals you can buy right now, so you can skip the lines and avoid the crowds.

Update: Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: $99 Budget Machine and $750 Powerhouse

Laptops are among the most sought-after and heavily-discounted devices on Black Friday. However, this year, laptop deals have been slow to surface, with few head-turning deals. But not all hope is lost. Below we've hand-selected the best Black Friday laptop deals we've seen.

Best Black Friday Tablet Ads: Target Schools Competition in Epic iPad Deals

Despite a slump in sales, retailers are hoping to make tablets the darling of Black Friday sales. With prices that start at $5, this year's tablet deals look promising and in some instances have already busted our tablet predictions. So whether you're an Android fan or deeply embedded in the iOS ecosystem, we've gathered the best Black Friday tablet deals to date.

Best Black Friday Home Ads: Finally, an Affordable Dyson Vacuum

If you can get past the pages and pages of TV and tablet ads, you'll see that retailers are cooking up some seriously great home deals this year. We've scoured the Black Friday ads from top to bottom to bring you the appliances, gadgets, and kitchenware deals that are set to save you the most money. Read on for our favorite Black Friday home ads.

Black Friday Price Matching Guide: What Walmart, Target, and More Will Offer

Black Friday is right around the corner, and hordes of savvy shoppers are going to descend on malls near you to scoop up the best deals immediately. If you want another way to get the best Black Friday offers, you should look into price matching policies. Here's a guide to understanding price matching, including some breakdowns of the Black Friday price matching policies for specific retailers.

Best Laptop Deals: A Black Friday-esque Budget Laptop You Can Buy Today

Outside of Staples' unprecedented laptop deal, there have been few Black Friday notebook sales to make our heads turn. That changes with this week's best laptop deals, which feature a budget machine that doesn't match Staples' offering, but comes very close, and best of all, it's available today. We've also found deals on the Asus Transformer Book Flip, the cheapest Lenovo Y50 4K laptop configuration we've seen, and Dell's XPS 12 convertible.

Kmart Black Friday Ad Analysis: Tablet Deals Worth Waking Up For

Kmart isn't playing around with Black Friday this year. Boasting the earliest Thanksgiving opening time at 6 am, Sears' sister store is intent on holding a 42-hour Black Friday shopathon. But will the deals be worth ditching your turkey dinner to stand in line? We examined the leaked Kmart Black Friday ad to find out.

Staples Black Friday Ad Analysis: Surprisingly Awesome Deals

Bigger isn't always better, at least not according to Staples. The retailer's Black Friday ad preview consists of only six items, but of those six specials, one has the potential to make deal history while the others are solid deals in their own right.

Costco Black Friday Ad Analysis: Discounts on Tablets, Gift Cards, and More

Of all the Black Fridays ads we've seen to date, Costco's is the trickiest; rather than list final prices, the wholesale retailer chose to list dollar-off discounts on select products. However, we've hand-picked a few deals we think will be the winners of this bunch.

Deals That Make You Go Hmmm...: The Most Unusual Black Friday Deals

TVs, laptops, toys — you'll see loads of these items discounted on Black Friday. But who expects to see a discount on prosthetic cat ears? How about a free bag of real reindeer poop? We've scoured the DealNews archives to bring you the most unusual Black Friday deals.

11 Things NOT to Buy on Black Friday

Make no mistake: Black Friday will be full of killer deals. But while stellar sales on wine and cars may surprise and delight you, there are some items you shouldn't even bother looking for. Whether it's furniture deals you should have grabbed in the summer or gift cards that'll be cheaper in December, read on to discover the product categories that Black Friday forgot.

Dell Black Friday Ad Analysis: Console Deals Beat TVs and Laptops

Dell's official Black Friday ad is here, making it the first consumer electronics circular we've seen this season. Though in the past the retailer has wowed us with its aggressive TV deals, this time around it's Dell's gaming console deals that have us feeling weak in the knees.

Everything You Need to Get an Amazing Black Friday Tablet Deal

The tablet market may be saturated, but that will mean great deals on Android and Windows devices this Black Friday. We'll be updating this page with all the latest news, ads, buying guides, and any other information you'll need to get the best tablet; so be sure to bookmark it and check back regularly.

Everything You Need to Get an Amazing Black Friday Apple Deal

Here's you're one-stop destination for all the latest buying guides, news, ads, and any other information you'll need to get the best Apple deal on Black Friday. This is one of the few times of the year Apple products go on sale at both Apple and resellers; so be sure to bookmark this page and check back regularly.

Everything You Need to Get an Amazing Black Friday Laptop Deal

Laptops are seeing a resurgence, thanks to some competitive pricing and the saturation of the tablet market. We'll be compiling all the latest news, ads, buying guides, and any other information you'll need to get the best laptop on Black Friday on this page; so be sure to bookmark it and check back regularly.

Holiday Layaway 2014: Don't Sacrifice Savings for Convenience

It's never too early to start holiday shopping, or so say big retailers like Walmart, Toys "R" Us, and Kmart, which have already rolled out layaway programs to lure in early holiday shoppers. And while layaway may be a good way to stick to a budget, there are some downsides to layaway — including hidden fees and the potential for missed deals.