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Black Friday Video Game Predictions 2016: Clearance-Price Xbox One, PS3, and Wii U

Are you looking to grab a current-gen console before they're all gone for good? Will you fill your cart with 2016's hottest AAA titles? No matter what your gaming goals are this Black Friday season, we've got the predictions to keep you — and your budget — happy.

Are You Really Seeing the Best Price on Amazon?

Amazon customers believe they're seeing the best prices when they use the online retailer's site. But those rankings could actually be costing you up to 20% more if you're not careful.

Black Friday Tablet Predictions 2016: Gift Cards Make iPads Affordable

These versatile electronic devices can come cheaply or cost nearly $1,000, so we want to make sure you get the most bang for your buck. Whatever tablet you're shopping for on Black Friday, we've got the essential info you need to know.

Here's What Black Friday is Really About

As the holiday season gets closer, you'll start hearing the term "Black Friday" more and more. Read on for all of the answers to your burning questions about how to save on the hottest shopping event of the year.

Black Friday Streaming Device Predictions 2016: 30% Off Rarely Discounted Roku 4

From Roku to Apple TV, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for streaming devices once the Black Friday season arrives. Think you should save money by buying older models? Not in this case.

What to Expect From Target Black Friday Sales in 2016

Target usually drops one of the first major Black Friday ads, but don't be fooled by early deals that'll be topped by competitors. Read on to learn more of the best and worst things we expect from Target's Black Friday deals.

Apple Black Friday Predictions 2016: Save Hundreds on iPhones & iPad Doorbusters

We'll certainly see Apple gear on sale this Black Friday season. The trick is knowing what discounts to expect (like gift card bundles), and where to look (which is anywhere but the Apple Store).

10 Ways to Use Groupon's Awesome New Customer Coupon

Groupon is giving new customers an extra 25% off one local, goods, or getaway deal. That's the best discount we've ever seen at the site, so it's an ideal time to give Groupon a try. We've come up with 10 ways you might use the coupon, on everything from photo printing to oil changes.

10 Ways to Save Up for a Black Friday Doorbuster

Now's the time to start saving if you want to have the cash to jump on those Black Friday sales. Here are 10 ways to cut your expenses over the next two months so you can afford to buy that doorbuster TV, iPad, or laptop.

Black Friday Smartphone Predictions 2016: Flagship Androids Are Finally Affordable

If you're in the market for a new smartphone this holiday season, then Black Friday can be a boon. But should you wait for Cyber Monday? Will the iPhone 7 see any significant discounts? We look at these questions and more.

Don't Replace Your Broken iPhone! It's Probably Cheaper to Fix It

After a couple of years, even the most reliable iPhone's battery life starts to fade — and that's assuming you didn't drop it and crack the screen before then. Let's dig into which iPhone issues you can repair yourself, and what it will cost you to let a professional handle the fix.

Black Friday TV Predictions 2016: This Is the Year to Buy a 4K TV

Nothing is more anticipated for Black Friday than televisions. Retailers consistently drop TV prices to crazy lows, and we routinely see the best offers of the year. But what specs, prices, and brands should you look for, and when? Read on to save.

What to Expect From Best Buy Black Friday Sales in 2016

Shopping blindly on Black Friday is probably the worst way to score savings. Read on to see what to expect from the Best Buy Black Friday ad, store hours, best deals, and more.

Reduce, Reuse, Save: 10 Ways to Help the Earth AND Your Budget

Recycling and reusing items reduces waste, preserves resources, and leaves planet Earth an overall nicer place to live — but can it save you money in the long run? You bet! Follow these 10 tips to go green and save green at the same time.

Black Friday Predictions 2016: Inside Info on the Most Likely Doorbusters!

They're finally here, the DealNews Black Friday predictions! We looked into our archives of deals and ads from last year to see what the big doorbusters are going to be in 2016. If you're hoping to buy a TV, iPad, or video game console (or anything else, really) be sure to check out our predictions to see what you can expect.

Black Friday Shoe Predictions 2016: Boots and Sneakers Will Be HUGE

We've taken a hard look at the trends to see where you can score the best deals in your Black Friday shoe shopping.

Black Friday Beauty Predictions 2016: Amazon Deals Will Be Hot — and Fleeting

From low-stock Amazon deals to big-brand free sample offers, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for health and beauty goods once the Black Friday season arrives.

Black Friday Travel Predictions 2016: Get Ready for $10 Vegas Hotel Stays

Traveling during the Black Friday holidays will probably see you forking over top dollar for your flights and accommodations. But the smart shopper will use this time to pick up savings and bonus extras on a variety of travel deals for the coming year.

Black Friday Toy Predictions 2016: The Fabulous 15 Are Hard to Find

Fancy electronics get most of the attention during Black Friday, but the shopping holiday is a great time to stock up on holiday gifts like toys, too. Whether you're standing in for Santa, or just adding to your personal collection, we'll tell you the best times to get the greatest deals.

Black Friday Clothing Predictions 2016: Outerwear and Watches Will Be Hot Buys

Any big shopping trip needs a strategy, and Black Friday is no different! Here, we've rounded up our top tips on the best way to buy clothes on the busiest shopping day of the year.

Black Friday Home Goods Predictions 2016: Small Appliances & Coffee Makers Will Steal the Show

From small appliances to tools, we've created a "cheat sheet" so you know exactly where to shop for home goods once the Black Friday season arrives.

Wireless Carriers Are Offering a Free iPhone 7 With Trade-In

You can preorder the iPhone 7 starting today, and surprisingly, we're seeing some really great offers. However, be careful about restrictions that may negate the savings.

Hybrid Hype: Should You Buy a Dell Inspiron 2-in-1?

If you're looking for a machine that does double duty as a laptop or tablet, it makes sense to consider a 2-in-1. Check out our guide for a rundown of the affordable 2-in-1 PCs in Dell's Inspiron family, and see if they're right for you.

The Deal With Dell: Your Ultimate Guide to Inspiron Laptops

Dell's current Inspiron lineup belies its budget-oriented position in the market. Shoppers will find the Inspiron gives the Macs and Notebook 9s of the world a run for their money. Check out our guide for a rundown of the laptops in the inspired Inspiron family.

DealTip: We're Not Just Deals! Check Out Our In-Depth Articles

Did you know that we also provide you with expert advice on consumer topics, so you can make more informed buying decisions? Check out all of our buying guides, analyses of consumer trends, consumer news, price trends, product reviews, tech news, rumors, humor, videos, and a whole lot more on The DealNews Blog. We don't just give you the deal, we teach you how to get a deal.

Check Out the Fun, Affordable Deals in Our Newest Section!

DealNews fans have a brand new way to save on food and music festivals, golf course passes, admission to amusement parks, sporting events, and more. We've assembled a sample of the deals you'll find in the new "Things to Do" section.

The Complete Guide to Senior Discounts

Are you afraid to ask for a senior discount? Once you see some of the deals that are available, you'll reconsider! To help you get started, we've rounded up some of the best senior citizen discounts.

10 Top Picks Under $20 From Zara's Sale

Get on-trend items from the world's largest fashion retailer as Zara marks sale items up to 70% off, with deals starting at $3. We've selected 10 items all under $20 that'll slide into your wardrobe with ease.

This Bad Food Habit Could Be Costing You $2,000 a Year

Bad food-budgeting habits can cost you twice. Not only are you spending money eating out, but also the groceries at home go to waste. Realistically planning for dining out can reap big benefits. Follow our nine steps to lean in to eating out.

2016 Labor Day Sales Are Here, and Summer Clearance Is HOT

Labor Day weekend sales have begun! We're rounding up the best deals, and — surprise! — summer clearance items are dominating the hottest discounts.

How to Sell Your Old iPhone to Pay for the iPhone 7

Apple iPhones are expensive, but they have good resale value. Selling your old handset on your own will net you the most money, but many services streamline the process.

September Is the PERFECT Time to Buy These 9 Things

Thanks to the overlap of Labor Day, summer clearance, and back-to-school sales, September is a great time to buy everything from clothes to TVs. So while the end of summer may be upon us, the best deals of the year are only now beginning.