Report: Holiday Hackers Attacked At Least Three Other Major Retailers

If you thought you dodged a bullet during Target and Neiman Marcus' holiday data breaches, you might want to sit down. According to a Reuters report published early this morning, at least three other well-known U.S. retailers were hacked, too. » 1/12/14 10:00am 1/12/14 10:00am

Best Buy's Got Free Holiday Shipping, But Maybe Not For What You Want

Perhaps to counter Walmart's offer of free shipping on all electronics, Best Buy has instituted free shipping on, uh, most electronics. Pretty much everything except laptops, iPads, iPods, netbooks, appliances, consoles. You know, all the stuff you actually want. But! I'll take what I can get. [Businesswire] » 11/17/10 9:39am 11/17/10 9:39am

NY Times' Pogue-O-Matic Guides Your Gadget Shopping, Sets My Heart…

Maybe it's because I have the hugest crush on David Pogue of the New York Times, but I find his recently released product finder guide, the Pogue-O-matic, absolutely adorable... and useful too! The Pogue-O-Matic is divided into four parts: cameras, camcorders, smartphones and televisions. If you were planning on… » 11/19/08 2:30am 11/19/08 2:30am

Wal-Mart Selling Wiimote Knockoff, Perfect for a Stepchild Stocking…

Usually this kind of awesome is relegated to Chinatown shops, but this fake Wiimote produced by LA-based ToyQuest is available in that most red-blooded of American institutions, Wal-Mart. The $10 to $15 Wiimote-"inspired" toy actually features motion controls for the built-in game, but thanks to the tiny, cruddy screen… » 11/05/07 4:00am 11/05/07 4:00am