Alison Barretta

Alison Barretta

Based out of Philadelphia, Alison joined the Blog team as a contributor to share her knowledge and experience as a daily deal-slinger. Alison previously worked with DealNews, and was a newsroom intern at CBS 3 Philadelphia. In her freelance career, she has covered a variety of topics, such as technology, hockey, and education. She also likes cats. You can follow her on Twitter @alidealnews.

Alison Barretta's Most Recent Blog Posts

Best 4K TV Deals: Save $400 on an Editors' Choice Sony 65" 4K Smart TV

As the temperatures begin to drop, we'll be finding ourselves huddling over the warmth of the television more often to take in numerous football games or enjoy fall's new shows. If your current TV isn't up to task, check out our roundup of this week's best 4K TV deals, which is chock-full of Editors' Choice models from Sony, LG, Vizio, Sceptre, and Samsung.

Best Android Phone Deals: The Galaxy Note9 Has Already Dropped by $100

Listen up, #TeamAndroid — we've rounded up a selection of the week's best Android phone deals just for you. The brand-new Note9 has already dropped in price, and it's barely two weeks old! Also featured are price drops on Samsung, LG, and Motorola handsets plus a deal on a phone created by one of Android's co-founders.

Best Back to School Deals: This Editors' Choice 16" Dell Laptop is at the Top of the Class

As the calendar turns to September, school bells are ringing once again. Are you prepared to tackle another academic year? If not, don't panic — our best back to school deals include the essentials you need to make it your best year yet. Whether you need to upgrade your laptop or your on-campus wardrobe, we got you.

Best Phone Deals: LG's New Flagship Phone Can Be Yours For $7 Per Month

Great news if you're a Sprint customer (or considering switching to them, like Verizon's "Can Your Hear Me Now?" Guy did) — you can score a new LG G7 ThinQ or iPhone X for super-low monthly rates. Meanwhile, if caveats or contracts aren't for you, this week's best phone deals also features stellar deals on unlocked and prepaid phones.

Best Smart Home Deals: This Editors' Choice Remote & Dimmer Bundle is Under $40

The Disney Channel Original Movie Smart House came out nearly 20 years ago. What was once a mere kids' film starring Katey Sagal (and directed by LeVar Burton!) has now become reality. You can create your own Smart House without breaking the bank — check out this week's best smart home deals.

Best Laptop Deals: This Dell With 16GB Intel Optane RAM is Under $500

School's almost in session. Are you prepared? If not, don't fret, as this week's best laptop deals feature a range of systems that will propel you to the top of the class. Save on low- and mid-range models from Dell, Lenovo, and HP. (There's even a MacBook Air, if that's more to your tastes.)

Best Freebie Deals: Enjoy Free Food for a Great Cause at Ruby Tuesday

Whoever said there's no such thing as a free lunch needs to check out this week's best freebie deals. You can enjoy a meal on behalf of Ruby Tuesday and No Kid Hungry throughout the month of August. Other featured freebies include video games, eBooks, and toilet paper roll extenders. (We do agree with whoever said variety is the spice of life.)

Best Headphone Deals: Design-Savvy Editors' Choice Earphones for Only $28

If you're desperately seeking a new pair of headphones, listen up. This week's best headphone deals are all available for $50 or less. Whether you're looking for exceptional sound quality or comfort (or both!), we have just what you need.

Best Laptop Deals: A Budget Dell Desktop Replacement at an Editors' Choice Price

Whether you're seeking a system for work or play, our roundup of the week's best laptop deals has you covered. Featured players include the second-best price we've seen for a Dell desktop replacement and an early discount on a just-released MacBook Pro.

Best 4K TV Deals: Here's an Amazing Bargain for a Name-Brand 49" 4K TV

This week's roundup of the best 4K TV deals features a name-brand 49" 4K TV for only $230 — perfect for the entry-level consumer on a tight budget. If that doesn't sound like you, we also have an all-time low Editors' Choice price for any Samsung 65" 4K Smart TV, as well as a $450 savings on a mid-range Sony 65" 4K HDR LED Smart TV.