For the first time, fewer Americans subscribed to cable and satellite TV last year than did the year before, according to The Diffusion Group. Pay subscriptions peaked in 2011, and will continue to erode for years to come, according to TDG. Meanwhile, TV streaming has taken off, driven by sleek, inexpensive set-top boxes such as Google's Chromecast, Microsoft's Xbox 360, and Apple TV.Check out our list of alternatives to cable TV to see what all video-streaming hype is about.
Cash-strapped consumers, take note: buying a laptop with an AMD processor instead of an Intel one could save you up to 38 percent off of a new laptop. AMD systems tend to be outperformed by Intel, however, so take your needs into consideration when you're buying.
The Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire will both likely drop to their lowest prices yet as both companies seek to release newer, updated models of their tablets. Hold off on buying a new tablet for a little longer to see the best prices on the Nexus and the Kindle.