Stephen Slaybaugh

Stephen Slaybaugh

Stephen has been writing for such national and regional publications as The Village Voice, Paste, The Agit Reader, and The Big Takeover for 20 years. He covered consumer electronics and technology for DealNews from 2013 to 2018. Stephen lives in New York, and is a native of Ohio.

Stephen Slaybaugh's Most Recent Blog Posts

7 Ways Cyber Monday Is Different From Black Friday

Cyber Monday is often written off as Black Friday's less-awesome sibling, but that's unfair. Read on to learn a little more about everyone's second-favorite shopping holiday.

10 Things NOT to Buy on Black Friday

Not every Black Friday offer is truly worthy of your cash. To help you sort the doorbusters from the duds, we give you our list of 10 things you should not buy on Black Friday.

How Much Does It Cost to Adopt a Pet?

Looking to adopt a new furry friend? Here's all the info you need on where to find one, what you can expect to pay, and how to save on adoption fees.

Your Biggest Cord-Cutting Questions, Answered

Unless you've been living without internet for the last few years, you've probably heard about cord-cutting. To help you decide whether it's right for you, we've answered several questions you may have about leaving your cable box behind.

What's the Catch With Free Gift Cards?

Many stores will include free gift cards with certain purchases, and often these promotions can offer a great value to the shopper. But don't be tricked into thinking that freebie is the same as a normal gift card.

How to Add Family to Your Amazon Prime Account

Follow our step-by-step guide to share all the great benefits of your Prime membership with other people in your household.

Best Laptop Deals: Lowest Price Ever for This Dell Quad-Core Workhorse!

Whether you're shopping for home or the office, this week's roundup of the best laptop deals has you covered. Read on to find the right computer for you!

Best 4K TV Deals: Lowest Price EVER for a 65" 4K TV!

Whether you're looking for a large TV to be the centerpiece of your home entertainment system or a small set for the bedroom, this week's roundup of the best 4K TV deals has plenty of options. Read on to save hundreds!

Is It Legal to Bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament?

The 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament is set to begin on March 13. From your office pool to online betting to fantasy leagues, we'll help you place your bets legally.

When Will the Samsung Galaxy S9 Go on Sale?

Samsung recently unveiled the new versions of its flagship phones. Read on to learn when you should expect a discount on the Galaxy S9 and S9+, as well as how much you can save on the S8.