Ep. 476: Where we all Cyber on Monday Video
On today's show we honor Leslie Nielsen and Irvin Kershner, run down Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, re-cap our Thanksgiving meals, and more!
Bridget Carey fills in for our Black Friday and Cyber Monday wrap up. We'll also talk about Walmart's most popular Black Friday item, Amazon's plan to launch drones for 30-minute package delivery, and a social network to help you get to know your neighbors!
CNET's Laptop and Tablet Editor Scott Stein fills in for Wilson today and chats with us about Black Friday madness, the Muppets movie, and Cyber Monday deals!
Today we're wrapping up Thanksgiving, picking out our favorite Cyber Monday deals, and taking a closer look at the confetti at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The Monday after Thanksgiving, better known as "Cyber Monday," is expected to be the most popular shopping day of the year, beating out the traditional Black Friday. According to AmEx, 55 percent of consumers plan to shop online that day versus the 52 percent who will actually go to the stores. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi brings us some tips on navigating the online deals.
This week, we go over everyone's Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases, plus we check out a bunch of current online deals for laptops and TVS to see which are worth it, and which you should skip.
Angry Birds will soon unwrap a Christmas theme, a French channel launches 3D pornography on demand, and why Cyber Monday is just another chance for marketers to push deals up your nose.
With record-breaking Cyber Monday sales, it's not surprising that another trend is the seasonal growth of online fraud and theft. CNET's Kara Tsuboi provides ways to keep your credit card information safe as you fill your virtual shopping cart.
Amazon is selling many smartphones for just a penny through Cyber Monday, Microsoft uses bacon to entice potential employees to its Kinect for Windows group, and Facebook may be working on a smartphone with HTC codenamed Buffy after the TV show.
The Sleep Doctor Michael Breus is back in the studio answering your questions and telling us about his new book, "The Sleep Doctor's Diet Plan: Lose Weight through Better Sleep." We also have two copies of the book to give away, so be sure to follow The Sleep Doctor and The 404 on Twitter, mention both of us in a tweet, and you'll be on your way boosting your metabolism, decreasing your hunger, and increasing your energy and willpower through a good night's rest!