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The Cheapskate

Rick Broida scours the Web for great deals on tech.

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Rick Perry fails YouTube 101

The struggling Republican presidential candidate released an ad on YouTube Tuesday that has garnered 41 times as many dislikes as likes. Perhaps his social media team forgot they could turn off that ability.

By 8 December 2011

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Rick Astley resurrected in iPhone worm

Rick Astley, the 80s pop legend, made a stunning return to the spotlight recently when an Australian hacker became the first person to write a worm for the iPhone. The worm, however, only affects jailbroken iPhones.

By 10 November 2009

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iPhone virus hands your phone to Rick Astley

The first iPhone worm is in the wild. So if you have a jailbroken iPhone running SSH, hold on to your hats: you're about to get Rickrolled

By 9 November 2009

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BOL 1067: Pre-roll is the new Rick Roll

A listener reports that NFL.com subjected him to a 75-second pre-roll ad. Not funny, NFL. In the news today, the FCC proposes codifying Net neutrality rules, and much as we'd love to leave it to the market and the telcos, well, we just don't trust the telcos. Rules, FTW! Unless it's rules on selling energy-hog TVs. Those aren't cool.

By 21 September 2009

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BOL 1067: Pre-roll is the new Rick Roll

A listener reports that NFL.com subjected him to a 75-second pre-roll ad. Not funny, NFL. In the news today, the FCC proposes codifying Net neutrality rules, and much as we'd love to leave it to the market and the telcos, well, we just don't trust the tel

By 21 September 2009

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CNET Live - Episode 96

Rick Broida from CNET's Cheapskate blog joins us to talk bargains.

By 2 April 2009

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Rick Astley to perform at MTV Europe awards ceremony?

The "Never Gonna Give You Up" singer, subject of a won't-go-away Internet meme, has confirmed that he was invited to perform at the event but has not officially said yes.

By 28 October 2008

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Rick Wagoner puts GM's tech chops to the test

The company's CEO unveiled an ambitious small-vehicle push as part of a wide-ranging shift that will test General Motors' technology prowess in coming years.

By 3 June 2008

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The specs that Matter

CNET's TV editor David Katzmaier shares his top TV picks of the season. CNET's Cheapskate Rick Broida reveals the best time to shop for that new TV and Darold Rydl from Woot.com explains Woot's popular "Bag of Crap".

By 28 November 2011

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Black Friday Deals!

The first Holiday Help Desk of 2011 features hot Black Friday deals including giant HDTVs for under $200. Donald Bell joins us with his best tablet picks as well as Cheapskate Rick Broida & John Vincent from BlackFriday.info.

By 23 November 2011