Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Cisco Home Networking Store : Refurb Linksys Dual Band 802.11n WiFi Gigabit Router for $90 + free shipping P.C.

Sound byte: The lowdown on new HDTV prices

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If you’re shopping for a new HDTV, you may already know that one of the best times to shop for a new television set in the U.S. is from March to April

Facebook has sometimes come under fire for its privacy policies and practices. But today, the social media giant issued a statement in in defense of privacy, opposing employers’ asking employees and job applicants for their Facebook passwords.

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Cellular Factory : 12,000mAh Portable Battery Charger for $37 + free shipping Entertainment Toys R Us : Game of Thrones Xbox 360, PS3 $44.99, free ship Toys R Us : Skylander’s Spyro’s Adventure Starter Pack Xbox 360, PS3 $44.99, free ship Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational.

A proposed spectrum deal between Verizon Wireless and several cable companies would hurt competition and put you at risk of paying higher prices, says Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports. Today, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust is holding a hearing on the sale

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Think Geek : $5 off $30, $10 off $40 & MORE (Gyroscopic Training Wheel $49.99) Best Buy : 17.3-inch Toshiba C675 Laptop Core i3-2350M, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD $399.99, free ship HP : HP Pavilion p6z Desktop AMD E-450, 2GB RAM, 500GB HDD $289.99, free ship Entertainment Tiger Direct : Xbox Live 12-Month Gold Subscription Card $29.99 with Free Shipping Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational. These deals are often fleeting, with prices changing or products becoming unavailable as the day progresses

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Tmart : LCD Screen Protector for iPhone 4 / 4S for 1 cent + free shipping Best Buy : Toshiba Core i3 Dual 2.3GHz 17-inch LED Laptop for $400 + free shipping Tanga.com : Sylvania 7-inch 4GB Android Tablet with Micro SD Slot for $79.99 Logitech : Logitech Harmony ONE Universal Remote w/ Touchscreen (REFURB) $99.99 Free Shipping Entertainment Newegg : Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller $27.99, w/ Play & Charge Pack $44.99 Free Shipping Microsoft : MLB 2K12 Xbox 360 $39.99, free ship Amazon : Dreamcast Collection PC Download $7.49 Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational. These deals are often fleeting, with prices changing or products becoming unavailable as the day progresses. These posts are not an endorsement of the featured products or the Web sites that sell them—though some of the sites may be included, and recommended, in our Ratings of retailers for computers and other major electronics (both available to subscribers).

Today’s electronics deals, courtesy of The Consumerist : Amazon : Belkin SurgeMaster 6-Outlet Wall Mount Surge Protector $9.99 Best Buy : Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V Android smart phone with $35 Airtime Card $79.99 Crutchfield : Sony HomeShare Wireless Network Speaker for $180 + free shipping Entertainment Toys R Us : Buy One, Get One 50% Off All Mario Video Games Wii, 3DS, DS & Accessories Amazon : Ninja Gaiden 3 Xbox 360, PS3 $54.96, free ship Neither Consumer Reports nor The Consumerist receive anything in exchange for featuring these deals; the posts are intended to be purely informational. These deals are often fleeting, with prices changing or products becoming unavailable as the day progresses. These posts are not an endorsement of the featured products or the Web sites that sell them—though some of the sites may be included, and recommended, in our Ratings of retailers for computers and other major electronics (both available to subscribers)

If you’re looking for a portable digital media player to enjoy your music and movies on the go, your choices aren’t limited to just an Apple iPod–or an even pricier devices such as a smart phone.

The high-resolution display on the new iPad appears to be the best we’ve ever seen on a tablet, according to our early tests of the device, which reached stores–and our labs– today. Assessing the quality of the iPad’s new high-resolution Retina display was a top priority for our engineers, and among readers, who posed their most pressing questions about the device on our Facebook page this morning. Using the same tests we use for all tablets in our Ratings, our testers assessed the Retina display’s color accuracy, viewing angle, and readability in bright light by viewing color photographs, and black-and-white text, under various lighting conditions in our lab.