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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.

DrivePop's Double Cross: What to Do When an "Unlimited Deal" Expires

DrivePop's offer of "unlimited lifetime" cloud backup service for a fixed, up-front price turned out to be too good to be true. Can consumers do anything when a company cancels an unlimited deal?

Top 5 Stores for the Best Black Friday Deals Online in 2014

We've rounded up the top five stores that will slash the most price tags and flaunt the best sales during Black Friday week this year. And interestingly enough, we've got a big upset alert, as Walmart dropped from the number two spot on our list.

Best Buy Black Friday Ad: Some Serious Steals, But Don't Bite on Apple Deals

We've already had a chance to review the ads from Target and Walmart, and now that the entire Best Buy Black Friday ad is available, our picture of Black Friday 2013 is getting clearer by the minute. From what we can tell, Best Buy will have some seriously competitive prices on Black Friday, as long as you're shopping for anything but Apple.

How to Get 83GB of Free Cloud Storage

Using cloud storage allows you to access your files at anytime from anywhere. It's as easy as creating an account and connecting to the internet. And if you utilize your free cloud storage resources wisely, you won't ever have to pay for the privilege!

High-Capacity SSDs Finally Match the per-GB Prices of Smaller SSDs

Although solid state drives are still costlier than traditional drives, prices on SSDs have fallen to the point where outfitting a laptop is no longer a luxury. But in terms of price-per-GB, are you better off buying a low-capacity drive or will you (and your wallet) benefit more from investing in a high-capacity SSD?

A Techie's Top 5: The Verge's David Pierce Calls Out His Favorite Gadgets

Aimed at discussing the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture, The Verge has earned its place in tech world. And The Verge's Senior Reviews Editor David Pierce is no stranger to gadgets. In this week's installment of the Techie Top 5, we get the scoop on his must-have electronics.

Breaking Down Storage Options: Is Brand Important? What Formats See Deals?

As the amount of digital content we consume increases and the quality of that content improves, we turn to bigger and better digital storage options. But how much storage do we really need? And does buying brand name storage matter?

Low-Cost Computing: What Can the $35 Raspberry Pi PC Do for You?

The Raspberry Pi: Not your father's build-it-in-the-basement computer. At the size of a credit card, and a digestable $35, will this mini PC change the way people compute at home?

When Should You Buy Apple's New MacBook Pro Laptops?

Apple refreshed its entire fleet of laptops yesterday, and before you sprint to the nearest Apple Store, we recommend waiting patiently for a modest discount. But how long will you have to wait, and how much can you save?

Today's Hard Drive Deals Feature 2010 Prices, So When Might They Stabilize?

It's been roughly six months since the devastating floods in Thailand, and the storage industry is still struggling in the wake of the destruction. Analysts predicted hard drive prices would increase in the months following, and unfortunately, that's precisely what we've seen. But where do we stand now, and how long will it take for prices to stabilize? We looked at price trends in the dealnews archives to get a better picture.

Got that Canon Rebel T1i Deal? Great! Now What Will it Cost You to "Go Pro"?

Recently we listed an excellent, Editors' Choice–caliber deal on a refurbished Canon EOS Digital Rebel T1i 15.1-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera. The price tag is tantalizingly cheap, but rarely does one buy a new camera without needing a few extra accessories. If you're looking to get serious about a photography hobby, we've gathered a few necessities and tallied up the additional costs associated with becoming a novice digital photographer.

11 Things That Will Be More Expensive in 2012

It's inevitable that as the New Year creeps closer, we begin to muse about what's to come in the next 12 months. So dealnews is taking a look at what price adjustments consumers can expect to see in 2012. This week, we read the economic tealeaves to see exactly what will be more expensive this year. Some increases seem almost customary, like ever-rising gas prices, while others, like a potential 25% hike on tap water, are more surprising.

Hard Knock Hard Drives: Seagate and Western Digital Slash Warranties

It's been a rough couple of months for hard drives; deals on HDDs are still in short supply due to flooding in Thailand, and now both Seagate and Western Digital have announced that they will slash warranties on their new drives in 2012.

5 Editors' Choice Camera Deals Worth Snapping Up: Canon, Nikon, & Panasonic

We've got some great bargains up for grabs this week on three of the most trusted brands in photography: Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic. Every single deal ranks as an Editors' Choice, and we're spotlighting merchandise at a variety of price points for both the advanced photographer and the hobbyist shooter. We bet you can picture yourself taking advantage of at least one of these fabulous camera deals.

Data Storage Deals: Free Cloud Space & 4 Editors' Choice Drives, more

Most of us don't go around thinking about the joys of data storage, and then it happens: Your computer crashes, or you're in immediate need of a flash drive to hand-off an important document. We've got five data storage deals — four of which are Editors' Choice-caliber — that will address all aspects of your storage needs, from thumb drives to an SDHC card.

Will Floods in Thailand Raise the Price of Hard Drives and Computers?

Thailand has been bailing out of its rainy season, but the flooding in some areas has been severe, and numerous factories have been shutdown. Considering the country produces 25% of the world's hard drives, some analysts are concerned about a long-term hard drive shortage — which could mean fewer deals for consumers.

Savings in a Flash: 5 Digital Camera Deals That'll Make You Smile

Step into the frame, give us your best bargain-snagging smile, and check out these camera deals we've lined up for you. Because if you think about it, getting a fabulous price on camera equipment should be as simple as point and shoot.

8 Deals to Simplify Your Life and Streamline Your Space

Many of us own so much stuff that figuring out ways to simplify, store, and condense should rank as a top priority. This week, Green Dad Lou Carlozo looks at some handy deals that streamline storage and simplify living and working spaces.