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The king of Black Friday: 7-inch Android tablets

According to NPD, sales of familiar products -- TVs and tablets -- led the way on Black Friday, although emerging categories (headphones?!) also recorded strong showings.

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11 great gift ideas for the geek on your list

Nerds can be hard to shop for. Stick with our list, and they'll be sure to love your gift.

Short on holiday music? Slip into the stream

If your tree isn't trimmed or egg fully nogged until it's accompanied by oceans of holiday music, we can help you find the stuff by the stockingful.

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Don't pay more for holiday shipping than you did for the presents

Here are holiday shipping deadlines that you need to meet -- to save money or to save your neck when you wait too long to get a present on the move.

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Find the right backup drive for your storage needs

If coming up with a backup strategy is one of your New Year's resolutions, maybe a backup drive should be on your holiday shopping list. We can tell you what to look for.

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You live on your laptop. You need these accessories.

A comfy stand, a nice case, and other essentials that make your mobile life easier.

Buying Guide: Find the perfect ebook reader

What's the best device if you want to embrace a post-paper reading world? That all depends on whether you want a dedicated reading device or a more versatile tablet.

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Cyber Monday deals: 15 more decent PC buys from the seedy discount jungle

Black Friday may be gone, but the deals keep coming, particularly for PC users.

15 Cyber Monday tech deals that actually make sense

Not every Cyber Monday deal is at hot, hot, hot as advertised. But we managed to find some worthy bargains on HDTVs, smartphones, cameras, tablets and more.

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Black Friday free-phone offers: Are the deals real?

Plenty of retailers will offer phones for free on Black Friday—but only some of these deals are worth it.