Now on Sale at Walmart: An 11-Year-Old External Hard Drive

Say hello to the Seagate 160 GB external hard drive. It runs on USB 2.0, is nearly a foot long, and weighs a sturdy five pounds. So hurry on down to Walmart to scoop one up for your very own—on sale! Oh, and by the way, it came out in 2004. » 3/05/15 11:45am 3/05/15 11:45am

Ordering Online? Target's Free-Shipping Minimum Is Lower Than Amazon's

Target wants your business bad, so bad that the big box retailer is undercutting Amazon on shipping prices. Now, you can get free shipping on on all online orders of $25 or more. Your goods will arrive in three to five business days, for free. » 2/23/15 2:50pm 2/23/15 2:50pm

Walmart's Vudu-Only Chromecast Knockoff Somehow Wasn't Just a Bad Dream

Deals: Your Black Friday Lego Guide

Black Friday is just a couple days away and you need to know what the major deals on Lego items are. There are a few different major Lego retailers that are running some fantastic deals for Black Friday, I'll go over each of them after the jump. » 11/28/14 3:23am 11/28/14 3:23am

There Are Some Countries Smaller Than This Epic Millennium Falcon Toy

First revealed earlier this summer, Hasbro's latest version of the most iconic spaceship in the Star Wars universe is finally available to add to your collection. The two-and-a-half-foot long Millennium Falcon toy (if you can even call it that at this scale) is packed with details and believe it or not is powered… » 11/21/14 4:43pm 11/21/14 4:43pm

Walmart's Pre-Black Friday Sale Includes a 40" TV for $115, and More

Not content to wait around for Thanksgiving, Walmart has kicked off several of their best Black Friday deals early today. Our picks are below, but I suspect a lot of the best stuff will sell out early, so head over to their site to see the up-to-date list. » 11/21/14 8:20am 11/21/14 8:20am

People Are Scamming Walmart With Bogus Cheap PS4 Listings [Update]

There's nothing like some good ol' fashioned corporation scamming on the holidays. And as we inch closer to Black Friday, some particularly ambitious shoppers have convinced the mega-chain Walmart to sell them PlayStation 4s for as cheap as $50 thanks to a simple new price-matching scam. » 11/18/14 1:39pm 11/18/14 1:39pm

Walmart Will Start Price-Matching Amazon at Its 5000 Stores

You'll now be able to get Amazon's bargain prices at your local Walmart, as the company embraces price-matching with online retailers. » 11/13/14 10:37am 11/13/14 10:37am

Usher's New Song Is a Download at the Bottom of a Box of Cheerios

Remember for a second that Usher is a dad. Bearing that in mind, let's move onto the news that the R&B singer is giving away a new song at the bottom of Honey Nut Cheerios boxes sold exclusively at Walmart. Taylor Swift, you still looking for post-Spotify ideas? » 11/11/14 9:37am 11/11/14 9:37am

Walmart's Chromecast Knockoff Looks Like How They Stream in Hell

I suspect the Germans have a word for taking something great and then stripping it of everything remotely joyful until it's a cold hollow shell not fit for existence. Now I do too! Well, two words, I guess: Vudu Spark. » 11/07/14 4:59pm 11/07/14 4:59pm

Walmart and Target's Bush League Apple Pay Rival Already Hacked

Well, that didn't take long. CurrentC, the horrible payment system developed by a consortium of retailers including Walmart, Target, and CVS, has already been hacked. And it's not even being implemented yet! » 10/29/14 11:46am 10/29/14 11:46am

Report: Contracts Prevent Some Big Retailers From Using Apple Pay

The spat between Apple Pay and a prototype rival system, CurrentC, is already relatively well documented. But according to a New York Times report, things go a little deeper: any merchant that's signed up to use CurrentC is legally forbidden from accepting Apple Pay. » 10/28/14 11:33pm 10/28/14 11:33pm

You Can Now Buy Bitcoin Mining Hardware From Walmart

Not long ago, mining Bitcoin was territory for serious nerds and hardware freaks who were willing to horde GPUs and Frankenstein them into hulking digital drills that devoured electricity and spit out cryptocurrency and garbage heat. Now, all you have to do is buy a little black box on » 5/29/14 10:20am 5/29/14 10:20am

Walmart Is Downsizing Its Superstores and Putting Apartments on Top

Walmart, the leviathan of the U.S. retail economy, has had a tough year. So tough that the company's new CEO is prescribing a surprising strategy to slow decaying sales: Build smaller stores. And, in at least one case, put housing on top of them. » 4/16/14 4:00pm 4/16/14 4:00pm

Putting Video Game Trade-Ins To The Test

Remember that time you walked into a big chain store with a shopping bag full of games, thinking you were going to cash out big time, only to leave with a gift card housing barely enough credit to grab even one new game? Of course you do; we've all been there. » 4/07/14 11:59am 4/07/14 11:59am

This Futuristic Truck Was Actually Designed By Walmart

With 7,000 tractor trailers currently in its fleet, it makes sense that Walmart would have a vested interest in designing more efficient delivery vehicles. The company's new ultra-aerodynamic Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience—or WAVE—concept is lighter and more fuel efficient than other trucks on the market, and can… » 3/04/14 10:00am 3/04/14 10:00am

This Friday, Walmart will slash iPhone 5C prices to just $27 with a two-year AT&T or Verizon contract. Kick in another hundred bucks, and you can jump up to an iPhone 5S. Both prices will last through December 24th. [LA Times via Business Insider] » 12/12/13 9:28am 12/12/13 9:28am

Walmart's offering up to $300 off a new tablet when you trade in an older, working tablet. Meanwhile, Best Buy's giving at least $200 for working iPad 3, 4, or (old) mini models traded on a new one. [Walmart, Cnet] » 10/23/13 10:34am 10/23/13 10:34am

Walmart's Already Got Discounts on iPhone 5S and 5C

Walmart is looking to save you some money on both of the newly-introduced iPhones. It's offering a $20 discount on the iPhone 5C, and a $10 cut on the iPhone 5S. » 9/12/13 9:12am 9/12/13 9:12am