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It's Finally Safe to Buy a Tablet Again! Save on Surface Pro 3, Galaxy Tab 4

Earlier this year, a serious dearth of tablet discounts put our weekly roundup on hiatus. Fortunately, it looks like the drought has ended! This week we found a slew of Android and Windows tablet deals.

Labor Day Trips Will Be More Affordable This Year, But Prices Are Better if You Wait

Data from Hopper shows falling Labor Day airfare prices. But is it worth braving the traffic?

If You Own a Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, or Fiat, You Need to Read This

Security researchers found the onboard computer system could be hacked, even stopping the car in the middle of the road. But Chrysler is already taking action.

The 10 Best Back to School Sales: Shop eBay, Walmart, Staples, and More!

Get ready to study up on savings, because we've gathered another batch of discounts on laptops, clothing, school supplies, and more the latest back to school sales available now.

7 Ways to Send Money Online: Which is Best for You?

PayPal, Venmo... Western Union?! Finding the right online money-sending service can certainly make life easier, and even save you cash in unnecessary fees.

Rumor Roundup: Star Wars Live-Action TV Shows? Apple Cars? More?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple Cars, Star Wars, Half Life 3, 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!

The Week's Top 5 Freebies: Free Kids' Zoo Ticket, Free Bowling Game

Everyone knows the best things in life are free (or nearly free). That's why we've rounded up another batch of our best freebies for your convenience. Score a game of bowling, enjoy a root beer float, and take your kids to the zoo — all for free!

New Video Games Are Coming! Play Catch Up With the Best Prices on Previous Titles

E3 2015 boasted long-awaited series installments from Fallout, Mass Effect, Halo, and many more. You might want to track down a ton of old titles to familiarize yourself with these game worlds. But don't let your eagerness lead to impulse purchases! Give your wallet a break with our handy chart.

How to Save on Back-to-School Clothes, Supplies, Backpacks, and More

Whether you're on the hunt for pretty pens, trend-setting apparel, or a shiny new laptop to get school-ready, we're here to help you navigate the best of the back-to-school sales by looking back at the cream of the crop of last year's offerings.

How to Buy a Road Bike: The Basics, Where to Find Deals, and More

If you have a yearning to start cycling this season, you might want to opt for a bike that takes advantage of modern equipment rather than turning to the rusty beater buried somewhere in your garage. In this guide, we've detailed the types of road bikes you can buy, and features you should look for.

6 Reasons to Book This 4-Star Vietnam Vacation Deal

Vietnam is a melting pot where over 50 ethnicities mix and blend to create a vibrant country full of excitement and flavor. From the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh to the dramatic limestone peaks in Halong Bay, Vietnam is a completely unique landscape that immediately transports you into a different world.

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.

11 Things to Know Before Buying a Used Car

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Not only is it a big purchase, but you want a good deal on a safe and reliable vehicle that won't cost a lot of money in repairs in the long run. To ensure that you make a smart purchase, read up on these 11 things you should know before buying a used car.

Rumor Roundup: Video Game-Themed Amusement Park? NFL On Apple TV?

Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane hearsay about Apple, Google, The NFL, 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!

Ask an Editor: Should You Take the Free Upgrade to Windows 10?

Upgrading to the latest version of Windows is a great idea, but you'll enjoy a smoother transition if you time it right.

10 Things NOT to Buy Your College-Bound Student

College is expensive, and not just because of tuition; students need lots of things as they live and work away from home. Here's a list of items that you should not buy your matriculating student, as they head back to school. Your kid might not thank you when you say no to them, but your wallet will!

VIDEO: Would You Pay More to Remove Ads From Hulu?

The rumor going around is that Hulu is going to offer a new, ad-free tier of service. The catch: It might cost $12 to $14 a month! In this short video, our experts debate if paying a premium for Hulu is worth it.

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?

16 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free — and there are certain types of items that are regularly available without a charge. From smartphones to restaurant food, here are the top 16 categories for freebies.

5 Streaming Services That Let You Share an Account

While streaming services are becoming increasingly popular, many have strict limits on the number of people who can stream at the same time, even within the same household. Still, some services have embraced the sharing economy. Here we take a look at which allow for sharing — either for free or at a special rate.

A Guide to the Best Student Discounts on Apple, Tech, Travel, and More

Your student ID is good for more than just 10% off at the movie theater. Get discounts on Amazon Prime, computers, and even cars.

Did Apple Quietly Cancel Its Annual Back-to-School Sale?

Apple's back-to-school sale has been around for over a decade, and it typically debuts in June or early July. But the sale has yet to make an appearance so far this year. Does this signal the end of Apple's annual summer sale?

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.

9 Things That Are Cheaper When You're Ant-Man

Ant-Man hits theaters this week, and since our secret identity is The Deal Finder — "Defending humanity against over-paying, one deal at a time!" — we're interested in exploring the money saving aspects of Ant-Man's ability to get teeny-tiny (to use the scientific term).

These Are the 5 Toughest Electronics to Repair

Repairs can save big bucks on electronics. Here are five electronic devices to avoid if you want to keep maintenance costs low.

Travel, Cook, Eat: 5 Gourmet Vacations Around the World

We trawled the internet for gourmet travel deals to find packages that will let you see the sights and fill your belly at the same time.

The Pros and Cons of a Tempur-Pedic or Memory Foam Mattress

Many people regard Tempur-Pedic mattresses as the most comfortable on the market, but they are also the most expensive. We look at other memory gels, as well as traditional innersprings.

Ask an Editor: When is the Best Time to Buy a TV?

When it comes to TV deals, no month compares to November. And although 55" TVs will get the most attention, retailers will also slash prices on entry-level 42" sets. In fact, November pricing for this size category has fallen dramatically in the past three consecutive years.

How to Find Men's Dress Shoes That Will Last for Decades

Men's dress shoes can be amazingly expensive — but spending on quality can actually save money in the long run. We took a look to see how men can get the most quality for their dollar at any price point.

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.

Are Airlines Conspiring to Keep Ticket Prices High?

Planning your summer vacation? You may want to double check your airfare. The nation's four largest airlines are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly colluding to keep fare prices high. At the center of the probe are American, United, Delta, and Southwest.

9 Weird and Wonderful Candle Scents You Won't Believe Exist

Our DealNews elves have scoured the internet to find nine of the weirdest scented candles that were actually produced. We found everything from nachos-scented candles to candles that smell like brown paper packages tied up with string!