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Recent articles by Rick:

Christmas countdown: Best deals on Nintendo Switch, Fire HD 8, Xbox One, iPad and more!

Sweet savings on tablets, TVs, game consoles and plenty more. → Read More

Friday roundup: 5 great cheap Christmas gift ideas

A huge sale on videogames, a crazy-cool toy for $10, a sound bar for only $30 and more! Plus: A space-age thermometer for just $20. → Read More

Get Full Throttle Remastered and Lego The Hobbit free!

That's $35 you don't have to spend on two seriously good games. → Read More

Make your kids adorable while they listen to music with these $7 reindeer headphones

Must... resist... adorableness! Actually, at this price there's no need to resist. Cutest kid-phones ever! Plus: Get an essential-oil diffuser for $13. → Read More

Alexa Christmas tips: 10 fun things to try

Make the holidays a little more festive with Amazon's smart-home assistant. → Read More

Nintendo Switch Bundle for $340, Apple Watch Series 3 for $229, Xbox One for $219: Best deals since Black Friday

Black Friday is over, but sales are everywhere. Walmart has a solid Switch deal, Google's Pixel 3 price drop is back, and the new iPad is still just $250 at Target. → Read More

How to get a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts for $1

Today only, double up on donuts: a buck buys you a dozen when you buy another dozen. → Read More

Download this free Microsoft Office alternative, help charity

For a limited time, SoftMaker will donate 10 cents to charity for every FreeOffice download. It's available for Windows, Linux and Mac. Plus: The last good Nintendo Switch bundle before Christmas? → Read More

This Dell Inspiron 15.6-inch laptop is a steal at $399.99

Specs include a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD and a touchscreen. There's just one wrinkle. Plus: Your last chance (this year) to get the BlitzWolf wire-free earbuds for $34. → Read More

HyperChiller instant-iced-coffee maker makes a great gift at $23

The HyperChiller HC2 can turn hot coffee to iced coffee in 60 seconds. → Read More

These are the best Green Monday 2018 deals

Don't know what Green Monday is? Who cares! This may be your last chance to save big on gifts. → Read More

Get 3 months of no-contract Mint Mobile cell service for free*

Actually, it's $20 up front, but you soon get that cash back in the form of, well, cash back! Your only cost is a few bucks in taxes and fees. Plus: Get a neck and shoulder massager for just $40. → Read More

Xbox One for $219, iPad for $250: Best deals since Black Friday

Black Friday is over, but sales are everywhere. Like Google's Pixel 3 Black Friday prices are back, the Xbox One hits a new price low and the new iPad is just $250 at Target. → Read More

The best deals you can find since Black Friday

Follow along as we spotlight the top picks from retailers' holiday countdowns. → Read More

This Microsoft Office 365 Home deal is actually pretty decent: $55

Today only, you can save $45 on the six-user edition of this popular suite. Plus: Lenovo's 10-inch Smart Display is on sale for a great price. → Read More

The adorable Dancebot dancing Bluetooth speaker is $44 with these stackable coupons

What, your speaker just sits there? This one shakes its groove thing, meaning it's instantly better than every other speaker ever. Plus: Two excellent portable-hard-drive deals and two equally excellent giveaways. → Read More

The Samsung Xpress M2024W monochrome Wi-Fi laser printer is only $35 today

One of the most compact models ever for one of the lowest prices ever. → Read More

This hoverboard is only $99. Here's why you should buy it

Go ahead and make your fire jokes -- this is a great deal on a self-balancing scooter. Plus: free cookies and a super-cheap OBD2 car scanner! → Read More

National Cookie Day: The best places to score free cookies

Today only, don't miss these delicious deals. → Read More

Should you buy this off-brand 55-inch 4K TV at Walmart for $230?

If you buy it strategically, it's a great deal. Plus: return of the Qi-savvy portable power bank for under $20. → Read More