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The Cheapskate's top Black Friday deals 2015

From the Cheapskate: On your marks, get set -- spend! These are my favorite deals, and not one of them requires a trip to a store.

By November 27, 2015


Don't buy ______ until Black Friday

The day after Turkey Day tends to be mostly hype, but for a select few stores and tech items, Friday should be buy-day.

By November 27, 2015


Australian Roads Minister's stern reminder: Hoverboards are banned

Marty McFly made them cool and Justin Bieber has even ridden one, but a politician in Australia has played the "Christmas Grinch" warning against buying hoverboards, which are banned on local roads.

By November 24, 2015


Brits banned from hoverboards and Sky's Star Wars tie-up (CNET UK podcast 453 show notes)

Self-balancing scooters are deemed illegal to ride in public, Sky has renewed a deal to hoard movies from Disney, and there's a quirky new British alternative to Spotify.

By October 16, 2015


Riding hoverboards in public is illegal in the UK

Like Segways, self-balancing scooters are not allowed on roads or paved walkways, Britain's public prosecution office has decreed.

By October 12, 2015


Mr Hoverboard kit really hovers, leaf blowers not included

You too can have a working hoverboard with Mr Hoverboard. It's not quite the same as what Marty McFly rode, but it does actually hover.

By October 5, 2015


The Lexus hoverboard is real, but it isn't coming to a skate park near you

The automaker has unveiled its "Slide" hoverboard at a custom-crafted skate park in Spain. Enjoy the video demonstration, but don't get any ideas about buying one.

By August 4, 2015


No hoverboard, no problem: Buy McFly's skateboard instead

Marty McFly's hoverboard antics may get all the glory, but he had a much more reliable method of transportation: a skateboard, now available as a replica.

By August 28, 2015


Rapper Wiz Khalifa arrested for allegedly refusing to dismount hoverboard

Technically Incorrect: Claiming it was "all because I didn't want to ditch the technology everyone will be using in the next 6 months," Khalifa undergoes some physical restraint at the hands of the LAPD.

By August 23, 2015


The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer, Ep. 214

This week on Crave we are gathering whale snot with drones, reflecting on what we learned from the HitchBot murder and finally getting some details on the much-anticipated Lexus Slide maglev hoverboard. It's the Crave show, ya'll.

By August 6, 2015