It's Better That You Don't Remember Coby Because It Just Went Under

You know those gadgets that you can buy at drugstores? Back in the early 2000s it was all portable CD players and PC speakers. Now it's MP3 players with 2GB of storage and wimpy tablets. And if you've ever done last minute Christmas shopping at a Walgreens you know that the brands start to become recognizable for… » 10/20/13 5:43pm 10/20/13 5:43pm

Tip: Shooting a Malfunctioning Device with a Shotgun Voids the Warranty

Man, companies are always trying to screw ya. Take warranties, for example. They'll void them for practically anything these days! Just ask Keith Walendowski of Milwaukee, WI (pictured). All he did was shoot his lawnmower with a sawed-off shotgun, and now the company who makes it says the warranty is voided. What a… » 7/25/08 6:40pm 7/25/08 6:40pm

The Truth Behind Extended Warranties

Every gadget freak knows of them, and usually despises them. Yes, extended warranties. Every Sam, Joe and Bob salesman at your favorite consumer electronics store is trying to hock one to you. The Washington Post took a very in-depth look at extended warranties, the numbers, and what they mean for the consumer.
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