The Best Time of Year to Buy Everything
Lifehacker has come up with a quarter by quarter calendar of the best times during the year to buy particular things. Included on the list are computer monitors, clothing, furniture, giftcards, TVs, and more. Do take all these suggestions with a grain of salt since great deals can pop up anytime during the year.
New Whiz-Bang Gadgets Previewed
Last week, Las Vegas was buzzing about all the futuristic e-gadgets being demonstrated at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. Here are a few:
This Panasonic TV Watches YOU
Samsung Wants You to Upgrade Your TV Annually (With a Module)
Kitchen Appliances Talk to Each Other
HD TVs Give Way to Ultra HD TVs
Gadget Tattles on Your Health to Employers, Insurers
She Says Most Financial Gurus' Advice is Worthless
Suze Orman is not going to be happy with Helaine Olen. Olen is a former personal finance columnist, who says that many of these so-called experts dole out overly simplistic advice making it misleading or useless. The author of "Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry" is interviewed by Time.
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Mouse Print* -- TreadClimber Burns Up to 3.5 Times the Calories?
As we atone for our holiday eating sins, diet promoters and exercise equipment makers are hoping you will choose their products for trimming down. One novel exercise device vying for your money is Bowflex's TreadClimber, which says it can burn up to three-and-a-half times the calories of a conventional treadmill. Really? We asked them to prove it.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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