Video games have been a staple in many American households since the mid 1970s when Atari's Pong console game became a hit. Now, whether you're a fan of Wii U, Xbox, or some 8-bit relic that's just a hair past the days of Pong, the question of which were the best video games of all time remains.
Acid-wash jeans, mullets, flared collars, Black Friday deals. These are all things that we once thought were so great back in the day, but now appear pretty silly. Join us, won't you, as we take a look back at several Black Friday deals of yesteryear. They are delightful in their quaint awfulness!
We first talked to Anthony Scarsella, Gazelle's Chief Gadget Officer, last year to find out what devices topped his list of must-haves. But a lot has happened in 18 months or so! And even though there still "isn't enough time to try every gadget" in the world, we did manage to find out his top five new favorite gadgets.
While we're aware that smartphones can do double duty as a camera, portable gaming system, and MP3 player, their potential actually runs much deeper than that. With the right apps or accessories, your phone can accomplish a variety of nifty tasks that you might not be aware of.
The last few years have seen an increase in retailer exclusives in a variety of categories, from media to clothing lines, and beyond. But despite its presence in the marketplace, consumers planning to buy Star Trek Into Darkness on Blu-ray should be prepared for a surprise.
Apple's new flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, made its debut today, but for the first time in the company's history, there was more than one smartphone announcement. Thus, shoppers looking for a new smartphone may be wondering which model is right for them; is the iPhone 5S worth the $100 premium, or can the iPhone 5C satisfy even power users? We compared both phones to find out.
By Stephen Slaybaugh, DealNews Contributing Writer
Last week TiVo, the company responsible for revolutionizing the DVR market at the turn of the century, unveiled its highly anticipated new Roamio line — its first product upgrade in three years. With the company touting its new offering as the "best DVR ever," we've took to the reviews to see if the experts agree and if, in this age of countless streaming services, they think consumers even need a TiVo anymore.
Last week, the repair commandos at iFixit.com shared with us their list of the 10 easiest-to-repair electronics. It's a useful list if you want to know which gadgets you can service on your own. But if it's controversy and indignation you want, this is the week you've been waiting for! Here are iFixit's top 10 hardest-to-repair electronics.
It's been an interesting few weeks for gamers, particularly Xbox fans. After initially planning a host of seemingly draconian online connectivity requirements and restrictive resale policies, Microsoft announced some big changes to its original Xbox One plans in response to gamers' reactions. But could new and used video games have been cheaper under the Xbox One's original model?
Microsoft announced yesterday that it will terminate the Xbox One's much-disputed DRM policy, and it will no longer require 24-hour online check-in from users. Surely this will please the gamers who hated these "features," but is it enough to make them go back to team Xbox?
Analysts have been predicting the NOOK's demise for a while, which means Amazon's Kindle line may be the way to go for those hesitant of the shaky Barnes & Noble device. And as luck would have it, we found two exceptionally good Kindle Fire deals today, including a rare discount on the current generation tablet and an all-time low price on a refurbished model.
When they debuted for consumers earlier this year, 4K TVs carried a $20,000 price tag. For this reason, we'd wager that few dealnews readers realistically ever considered buying one — that is, until Seiki released a 50" 4K TV for just $1,500. Despite that crazy low price, there are still many reasons why it's not worth investing in 4K technology just yet.
The dealnews Podcast Episode 256 is here! In this, their final episode — EVER — our panel of jokesters have a discussion about Facebook, Antenna Gate, space travel, Google Now, McDonald's all-day breakfast, and more!
Canon revolutionized the digital SLR market almost a decade ago with its release of the first DSLR priced under $1,000. Now, with the new EOS Rebel SL1, Canon has introduced the smallest and lightest DSLR on the market — a camera that will not only challenge other entry-level DSLRs, but will compete with some mirrorless models as well. But is it as consumer-friendly as it seems?
The dealnews Podcast Episode 254 is here! Counting down to our final episode, this third-to-last show features a Facebook Home hands-on plus discussions of Google's Inactive Account Manager, 4K Ultra HD TV prices, Facebook auto-play ads, and more!
The dealnews Podcast Episode 252 is here! Press play and be swept away by our relaxing consumer news comedy podcast. In this episode, we announce some bad news. Plus: Celebrities who are getting Google Glass, Walmart making customers deliver to other customers, Google's same-day delivery service, Amazon and Apple reselling digital goods, and more!
Are you tired of reading rumors about the latest technology? Sick of hearing insane rumors about LEGO, Amazon, Justin Timberlake, 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!