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Best Laptop Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a Dell That's 23% Smaller Than the MacBook Air

Whether you use your computer for socializing, working, or gaming, this week's selection of laptop deals has something for everyone.

Microsoft Wants You to Upgrade to Windows 10 (Now)

Windows 10 is not a bad operating system, but longtime Windows users are often reticent to switch to the latest OS. Unfortunately, PC users' days of playing the waiting game are running out. Read on to see why you should be more concerned about Windows 10 compatibility.

Best Laptop Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a Lenovo Ideapad, Get a Bargain Machine for $180

Where once a new computer was a major investment, as this week's laptop deals attest, you can get a quality machine no matter how much you want to spend. From gaming rigs to budget netbooks, we've got discounts up to $250 off this week.

Shop Wisely With These 6 Great Store Credit Cards

You have to be diligent in how you use and pay for the purchases you make with a store credit card, if you want to realize the greatest savings and benefits. To ensure you get the most out of your shopping trips, here are six of the best store credit cards available.

Rumor Roundup: Apple Buying a Cable Giant? Gravity Waves?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Gravity Waves, Sony's VR Helmet, and more? Well, neither are we! That's why we put all the latest speculations from the Internet into one place, the Rumor Roundup!

High-End Routers: Is it Worth Spending More Upfront for Longterm Savings?

When it comes to routers, many consumers choose to rent a unit from their cable company. However, there may be some big benefits to buying a router outright, particularly if it's a higher-end model.

Gaming Laptop Buying Guide: What Specs Do You Need?

Gaming laptops can be had in a range of prices, from at least $600, to easily $2,000. Knowing the most important features for a killer system will allow you to choose a gaming laptop that fits your budget and your need for Michael Bay-level explosions in Call of Duty.

11 Stores That Offer Christmas Eve Pickup — And One That Will Deliver the Same Day!

Christmas Eve is just a couple days away, and if you're short a few gifts, we've got your back. We've rounded up 11 stores that will let you shop online and pick up your items in-store on Christmas Eve. Even better, one of these retailers will hand-deliver your items to you.

We're Daydreaming About These 8 Super-Extravagant Celebrity Gifts

Among the land of extravagant gifts, some presents are so over the top that they make a Tesla look like its Hot Wheels equivalent. Here we present eight gifts that marked special occasions with especially noteworthy excess.

More Power to You: 6 Alternatives to Apple's iPhone Battery Case

Apple's new battery pack case for its iPhone 6/6s has left some longtime Apple fans less than impressed. For those turned off by the case's shortcomings, we've rounded up six alternative battery extension options.

17 Gifts 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.

Do You Need Renters Insurance? What Is it and What Does it Cost?

If you rent, then renters insurance protects the contents of your home, whether you're living in an apartment or renting a house with a roommate. For most renters, we're pretty sure that having renters insurance is a good buy — but let's dig into exactly what it is, what it does for you, and whether you really need it.

The Top 10 Stores for Cyber Monday Deals in 2015

Move over Black Friday, it's time to start shopping for Cyber Monday! From Crocs to Dell Home, here's the top 10 stores to shop at during the Cyber Monday shopping weekend.

6 Songs That Will Get You in the Mood for Black Friday Week

Every year, Black Friday deals seem to roll around a little sooner, making the deal season last longer than ever before. And yet, there are still no traditional Black Friday songs. So, we've slightly modified six existing holiday classics to reflect the most wonderful time of the DealNews year.

Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday: What to Buy Each Day

Black Friday is held up as the ultimate shopping day, but Thanksgiving actually offers better deals. Of course, there are great sales to be found on Cyber Monday, too. So when is the best day to shop? It depends on what you're buying!

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2015

Almost every major retailer has unveiled their Black Friday ad by now, and even a week out, some of our predictions have been blown out of the water by lower prices. We looked at last year's top deal performers, and see that they are already gunning for a repeat this year.

Our Master List of EVERY Black Friday Ad Worth Buying Next Week

Sorting through Black Friday ads can be overwhelming, so our editors have pared down the thousands of offers into a list of only the deals that are truly great. From TVs to tablets, and everything in between, here are the things you need to be on the lookout for next week.

Best Black Friday Laptop Ads: Under $300 Will Be the Norm, $720 MacBook Air

Laptops are one of the hottest items every Black Friday, and these year will be no exception. We're seeing ads for laptop deals for every budget, from a $75 2-in-1 to MacBook Air for a price that undercuts the current best by $71.

Best Black Friday Apple Ads: 3 Ways to Score a Discount on the iPhone 6s

Despite Apple turning in bland Black Friday offerings year after year, their products will see some crazy-good discounts this season. We've combed through all the available ads and hand-selected the very best of what you can expect to find.

'I Bought 8 TVs at Once': Stories From People Who Have Camped Out for Black Friday

We spoke with two in-store Black Friday warriors to get the skinny doing the Black Friday line ritual right — and we heard some amazing stories in the process.

Best Black Friday Tablet Ads: Store Credits For the (Apple and Android) Win

Whether you're shopping for iPad, Android, Windows, or Fire, your Black Friday tablet prospects are off to a promising start in 2015. We've had a chance to examine even more leaked ads since our first roundup, and some of our top picks have changed. Read on to see which Black Friday tablet ads made the cut.

10 Psychological Reasons Why We Go Bonkers for Black Friday

Why do we buy into the Black Friday hype? A consumer scientist and a consumer psychologist shared some insights as to why deals feel so good, why the shoppers who plan ahead tend to be the ones who lose it, and more.

Meijer Black Friday Ad Analysis: A 55" Doorbuster That Matches Target

While ho-hum for the most part, Meijer's Black Friday ad does boast a couple of TV doorbusters that are worth seeking out, a great Wii U bundle, and savings on Amazon Fire tablets.

Best Buy Black Friday Ad Analysis: Cheapest Amazon Tablet Ever, 49" TV for Just $150

This is not a drill! The release of Best Buy's Black Friday ad signals the entrance of a major player into the shopping season. These 27 pages are packed with impressive price drops on TVs, tablets, and laptops — but there are some notable missteps with Apple.

11 Surprising Things You'll Find on Sale During Black Friday

As Black Friday continues to grow into a massive promotional juggernaut, more stores have taken the opportunity to discount even unconventional wares. From wine to luxury goods, here are some Black Friday deals that go way beyond the typical electronics.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping During Black Friday

While shopping for yourself, don't forget that Black Friday is a time to buy for others too. Cashmere, beauty products, and more make for affordable gifts.

6 Crazy Deals That Could Actually Happen This Black Friday

Black Friday is all about best-of-the-year prices, but there are some deals that are so promising, we have to single them out. From TVs to video games, these are the ultra low prices and the unpredictable products that could make Black Friday worth it.

Dell Home Black Friday Ad Analysis: Highly-Rated 60" 4K TV Hits New Price Low

Dell Home's 2015 Black Friday ad has arrived and we've just finished hand-picking the circular's top deals. From budget 2-in-1s to an Xbox One bundle that's perfectly in line with our predictions, these are the Dell deals you shouldn't miss.

Apple iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which 2-in-1 Device Should You Get?

More and more people are being persuaded to replace laptops and tablets with a device that can be both. Microsoft and Apple are about to go head-to-head in this space with the Surface Pro 4 and the iPad Pro. Which one is right for you?

Columbus Day Sales Have Started! Here's Where You Should Shop in 2015

For most stores, Columbus Day is October's main holiday. But with Black Friday just a few weeks away, it's easy to overspend on items that will be significantly cheaper next month. So we've created a list of Columbus Day sales that won't come with a serious case of buyer's remorse.

13 Things You Probably Pay Too Much For

Even deal-hunting pros like us are guilty of sometimes missing opportunities to save. From batteries in bulk to discounted gift cards, these deals are almost always available.

Here's When Apple's New iPads Will Go on Sale

Did Apple's recent keynote whet your appetite for a new iPad? Here are the prices you can expect to see from retailers as they begin to discount Apple's new family of iPads.