Upgrade Your Life
  • Almost every year, TV manufacturers have touted some shiny new technology as the reason you need to buy a new set: flat screens, HDTV, plasmas, LCDs, 3D TV… but all of these are now old news. Practically the only trick stores have left is to reduce the price. This makes it an ideal year to get a great bargain, but only if you know what to look for — and what to avoid.

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  • 10 Best Black Friday Deals

    Black Friday has something of a reputation — and for good reason. If you're willing to brave the hoards, the discounts are substantial.  I've been covering this shopping frenzy for the last 8 years, and this year may be one of the best ever for Doorbuster deals on TVs, Blu-Ray DVD players, and oddly, laser printers. Here are my top picks for the best Black Friday deals available.

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  • Upgrade Your Life: Cutting down on printing costs

    Printing at home is expensive, especially when it feels like you're swapping out ink cartridges every other week. The cheapest way to cut down on printing costs is to avoid printing altogether (have your boarding pass emailed to your smartphone for your next flight!), but unfortunately that's not always a possibility. From expense reports to concert tickets, most of us still need to print on a regular basis, but it doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Here are some smart tips to help you cut down on printing costs:

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