This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: How to max out your Cyber Monday savings
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CNET News Video: How to max out your Cyber Monday savings

1:37 /

Need a game plan for Cyber Monday? CNET's Sumi Das shares tips, from how to prepare ahead of time to how to enjoy the perks of an Amazon Prime membership without paying a cent.

-There's nothing like a shopping frenzy to dampen your holiday spirit. But why add undue stress this season. Here's how you can make the most of cyber Monday. First, to save time, set up accounts for the sites where you plan to shop beforehand. -Then research the products you want to buy and prioritize your shopping list with hundreds of like minded bargain hunters eyeing the same items, cyber Monday is no time to lull or gag. To avoid buyer's remorse and make sure you're getting the absolute rock bottom price, use a price comparison site like Google products or install a browser extension like PriceBlink or Invisible Hand. -Whenever you're on a site that has a product and a price, it will automatically pop up and CE if there's any better price on that product that you can find across the web. -Chances are you're buying at least an item or 2 from Amazon this year. If you have a relative who has an Amazon Prime Membership, ask them to add you to add you to their account. Membership perks can be shared with up to 4 people. -By adding your family members or being added as a family member, you can get that free 2-day shipping and how to spend a dime on a Prime Account. -If you don't end up snugging any deals, don't panic. Many will be available beyond cyber Monday and if you're shopping for yourself, come on we've all done it. Wait until after the holidays. Prices will be better and your blood pressure may have stabilized. In San Francisco, I'm Sumi Das, cnet.com for CBS news.
  • This is the interactive sidebar!

    Click any icon for more information as they appear--don't worry, we'll pause the video and wait for you to come back.

  • Links Polls Galleries
  • Video Review

New releases

The Superhero Workout will whip...
4:34 22 August 2014
This week on Crave we battle an alien invasion and burn some calories at the same time. Also, we e​njoy a...
Play video
Hack attack: Apps can spy on other...
2:54 22 August 2014
Researchers reveal a flaw in Android, iOS and Windows that lets hackers peer into Gmail, Chase and other apps....
Play video
The 404 Show 1,541: Look away from...
37:36 22 August 2014
Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg is back on the show today for a discussion about why he thinks technology is making...
Play video
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
9:18 22 August 2014
Is the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid just a big Prius or much more? Brian Cooley drives the sleek new SUV...
Play video
Toughest smartphones
2:56 22 August 2014
Need a phone that can take a beating? Here are five smartphones that can take anything you can throw at t...
Play video
Logitech's Bemo an oddball video...
1:32 22 August 2014
One-button video capture matched with a nice viewing and editing app adds up to a fun little camcorder if...
Play video
How the iPhone, Android, and Facebook...
39:39 22 August 2014
We celebrate 400 episodes with a look at the iPhone, Android, Facebook and the technology that's changed your...
Play video
Back-to-school tech discounts
1:02 22 August 2014
School supplies no longer mean some pencils and erasers. Expensive gadgets like laptops and tablets have stepped...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre