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Best Laptop Deals: Lowest Price Ever for Current-Gen 16" Lenovo Ideapad

These days laptops are used for many tasks. This week's roundup of laptop deals features a selection of flexible machines, from media powerhouses to budget convertibles — all under $900! Read on to save!

9 Things You Need to Know About Apple's Quiet Update to the Retina MacBook

A brand new version of the 12" MacBook will soon be available, and it will come with some snazzy new features, colors, and other performance specs that might convince some holdouts to finally upgrade to Apple's newest line of Macs. So is it worth trading in your old laptop for the new MacBook?

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in March

Without any major holidays or seasonal needs, March is a quiet month for sales. But everything from chocolates to iPads are discounted this month, if you know where to look.

Free Candy & Car Washes: 8 Examples of Super Customer Service

Most tales of customer service stories are complaints, but what about the others? From lifetime service to enticing freebies, these companies lead in keeping customers happy.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amazon Might Release a New Fire TV to Compete With Apple This Week

The Apple TV is expected to be announced on Wednesday, with a hefty price tag to boot. Will Amazon steal Apple's thunder with a cheaper alternative?

What to Expect From 2015 Labor Day Sales

It's no surprise that Labor Day offers the best clearance sales on summer items, but also on laptops, TVs, and more. Find out what buys will save you the most money this Labor Day season.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in August

August may lack a major commercial holiday, but the dog days of summer are still a busy month for retailers and deal hunters alike. Back-to-school sales are at their prime this month and you can also expect to see dozens of deals on outdoor furniture, grills, and travel. Plus, take advantage of tax-free shopping days in select states.

Now is a Terrible Time to Upgrade Your iPhone or iPad

Apple is getting ready to refresh its iPhones and iPads, which means any deals you find today will only get better in the weeks to come. So when is the best time to buy and what can you expect to pay?

Most College Students Shouldn't Spend More Than $500 on a Laptop

Opting for a laptop with all of today's bells and whistles can quickly push your back-to-school purchase into the $800+ price range, but does the average student really need so many features? We look at which students might have heavier needs, and which can be satisfied with most mainstream laptops.

How to Get the Best Deals on Back-to-School Laptops

Laptop prices are at the lowest they've ever been and with back-to-school season in full swing, prices are about to get lower. Here's where you can snag the best deals on the latest Windows and Mac laptops.

First Look at the Steve Jobs Movie: What Do You Think of Michael Fassbender?

The trailer for the new Steve Jobs movie hit the Internet yesterday, and we want to know: Will you see it? What do you think of Michael Fassbender as Jobs? Does this look better than the Jobs movie with the guy from That '70s Show?

The Best 4th of July Sales: Discounts on Summer Apparel & Outdoor Furniture

The 4th of July is proven to be a great time for in-season purchases. From swimsuits to patio furniture, check out our July 4 sales guide before you fire up the BBQ to find out what summer items you should restock on in the coming days.

Clean Slate: How to Erase Personal Data Before Selling or Recycling Your Device

A recent study found every Android device tested retained some personal data after supposedly being "wiped." We look at how to be certain your old device is clean.

4 Things You Need to Know About Apple Music

Will the new streaming service slay Pandora and Spotify? We look at it's most distinct features, from price to curation.

Rumor Roundup: Will Apple Augment Reality? 'Need for Speed' Reboot?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, more Apple, and mountain lions? 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 Tips to Make Your Laptop Run Faster

Regular maintenance can help assure that you get the most out of your laptop investment. Virus scans, upgrading to an SSD, and more can all help your tried-and-true laptop run like (almost) new, possibly getting you extra years before you have to buy a new one.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in June

With graduation ceremonies and Father's Day on the horizon, June can quickly turn into an expensive month. To ensure you don't blow through your summer budget in the first few weeks of the season, we've created a buying guide of items you should and shouldn't purchase this month.

Apple's Newest MacBook Pro and iMac 5K Upgrades Are Pretty Meh

Tempted by Apple's latest offerings? Whether you're looking to save money or want to pack the latest tech, Apple's iMac and MacBook Pro refreshes will likely feature shorter-than-average lifespans as Intel's new processors could debut as early as this August.

Rumor Roundup: Will the iPhone 7 Be the Strongest One Ever?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, GTA VI, Tesla, 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: Will Apple Devices Get Flexible Screens?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Blade Runner, video games, 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!

UPDATE: It's Not Just You: Apple App Store and iTunes Are Down Worldwide

You can't download that free app, or any app, because Apple's software stores are experiencing universal outages. We'll update you as more information becomes available.

5 Reasons You Might Want to Skip Apple's New MacBook

Apple claims to have reinvented the laptop with its new MacBook, but are the compromises worth the hefty price tag? We take a close look at five things that might make Cupertino's latest laptop a questionable buy, depending on your needs.

Rumor Roundup: Is the Apple Watch Water-Resistant?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Watches, Apple Cars, GoPro Cameras, 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!