Holiday shopping tips and tricks

Trouble viewing this email? Read it online

Share:     Facebook     Twitter


November 27, 2015

Download Windows Update

Holiday shopping tips and tricks


On Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving in the US — the retail floodgates officially open for holiday shopping. You may be experiencing some anxiety: Will you get the best deals? Are you going to the right websites? Can you avoid the mad rush and still get little Timmy that toy he’s pining for? Plan your attack with our holiday shopping strategies. We have four tips for online shopping and another four for hitting brick-and-mortar stores. Read more »


Tom McNamara

Senior Editor

  Share:     Facebook     Twitter

Recent Editors’ Reviews


Avast Free Antivirus 2016

The 2016 version of Avast Free Antivirus adds a password manager with cloud syncing.


The Windows 8 Start menu replacement is back for Windows 10.

ESET Smart Security

The software’s core protection is great, but we encountered some hiccups with the bundled tools.

Avira Free Antivirus

A refreshingly low-key antivirus app with a high-quality interface, though one bundled tool could use a chill pill.

Kaspersky Total Security

An excellent security suite with some less than excellent frills.

See all recent Windows reviews »

New Releases


Opera – Test the latest beta browser from Opera.


Mozilla Thunderbird – Read e-mail and news the way you want it, with intelligent junk controls and personalized themes.


Google Chrome beta 64-bit – Explore the Web with the beta channel version of Google’s speedy browser.


Mozilla Firefox beta – Check out the latest pre-release of the upcoming Firefox.


PassKey – Store and manage your passwords.

See all the latest Windows software »

Subscribe to Updates



Download Weekly


Software Deals


Download Mac Update


Get our top news and reviews for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.


Get a weekly special deal from our publishers.


Discover the latest new software for Macs.



Connect with us on:     Twitter     Google+     YouTube



The email address for this newsletter is

Unsubscribe | Privacy Policy

Copyright 2014 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved.
CBS Interactive, 235 Second Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, U.S.A.