Items tagged with Wal-Mart

No longer a rumor, Walmart today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vizio to acquire the TV maker for $11.50 per share in cold hard cash, which works out to a cool $2.3 billion (or thereabouts). It's a huge bet ostensibly on the smart TV market, though the real play here is the opportunity to... Read more...
In what would be a surprise and potentially game-changing move, Walmart is reportedly in discussions to acquire Vizio, a popular maker of smart TVs and soundbars, for $2 billion. Nothing is set in stone, but according to The New York Times, discussions are ongoing. The appeal for Walmart isn't just to sell TVs, which... Read more...
Brick and mortar stores are finding that self-checkout is not as cost effective as they had hoped it once would be. This has companies rethinking the entire self-checkout process, with some even pulling self-checkout kiosks altogether from stores. Nearly everyone who does any shopping in-store has had the pleasure... Read more...
Father's Day is only a week away. Do you already have a gift ready for dear old dad? If not, don't sweat it -- we've got you covered with some great TV deals that won't break the bank. Let's start with the TV we pictured at the top, the 55" Amazon Fire TV 4-Series 4K UHD Smart TV. This Alexa-enabled TV supports... Read more...
When you woke up this morning, you probably didn't expect the Xbox Series X to be yours for the taking, assuming you've been trying to hunt one down. The latest generation console have been nearly as elusive as Bigfoot. But lo and behold, it's actually in stock at its MSRP. Just as enticing, there's no annoying... Read more...
Can you believe that we're already into Year 2 of the latest generation game consoles? Be that as it may, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X remain as elusive as ever, due to a combination of factors (chip shortage, rabid demand, and scalpers, mostly). If you've been trying to get your hands on one, you'll have... Read more...
Having a tough time scoring a PlayStation 5 console? You're not alone—like the Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch OLED, the PS5 is a highly elusive console that is incredibly difficult to buy. Well, unless you're willing to pay through the nose on eBay or from a marketplace seller. Good news, though. Another PS5... Read more...
We'd reckon more than a few HotHardware readers are parents. How would you feel if you bought a singing toy for your kids and it suddenly started belting out curse words and singing about cocaine and depression? Putting aside the fact that most parents would likely rather not buy their kids noisy toys, you'd probably... Read more...
If it was up to us, Mac Jones would adorn the cover of Madden NFL 22 instead of Patrick Mahomes (yeah, we tend to get overly excited about the Patriots around these parts). He's the real deal (you'll see). Our unsolicited opinion aside, you can score a pretty hefty discount on Madden NFL 22, and play it on the... Read more...
The holiday season is quickly approaching and the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 still remain high on many wishlists. The consoles have been difficult to obtain, but there is at least one upcoming opportunity to get your hands on them. Here is everything you need to know about the Walmart restock of the Xbox Series X... Read more...
Black Friday and the holiday shopping season are just around the corner, so if you are in the market for a new gaming console, now is the time to start looking. If you've had trouble getting your hands on a current-gen console, we have collected some information to help you out in this difficult endeavor, as a couple... Read more...
Update, 10/13/21: After the quoted pre-order delivery date came and went without actual delivery of the Switch OLED, my order status changed from "Placed" to "Delayed," where it remains at the time of this article update. However, I have some potentially good (nay, great) news to share. I spoke on the phone with a... Read more...
Over the weekend, we started to turn the corner concerning Zen 3 processor availability. Ever since AMD's Ryzen 5000 desktop processor family launched late last year, they've been in short supply. Early pricing was through the roof, with chips selling for well over MSRP. The Ryzen 7 5800X was the first Zen 3... Read more...
It goes without saying that finding a next generation consoles have been incredibly hard to come by for the past month. For those that couldn’t snag an early preorder spot, it has been an exhausting affair trying to find retailer that had the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X in stock for more than a few seconds at a... Read more...
The Nintendo Switch has been a hot item during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the console has been going in and out of stock for the past few months (with some new, sealed consoles commanding a premium on third-party marketplaces like eBay). Switch inventory is once again reaching low points as we are in the Christmas... Read more...
As we get closer to the Christmas holiday, the frequency of delivery trucks coursing through your neighborhood has no doubt spiked. If Amazon's own Prime delivery trucks aren't wheeling down the streets stopping at every other house, there's bound to be frequent activity from USPS, FedEx and UPS trucks as... Read more...
Smart TVs are hot ticket items this year for Black Friday, and it’s easy to see why. Prices have dropped dramatically on large screen panels, with 4K TVs measuring as big as 65 inches falling well below the $300 mark. This is good news for folks out there that don’t have a lot of money to burn, and just want the most... Read more...
Finding an Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5 in stock these days is seemingly a fruitless endeavor. Even HotHardware staffers around here have struck out over and over again attempting to score just one of the consoles for ourselves, yet we keep persisting despite the unfavorable odds. With that being said, Walmart is... Read more...
Walmart has already posted its Black Friday ad, although the discounts won't go live until next Wednesday (11/25) starting at 7pm ET. Not surprisingly, Walmart has quite a few deals on hand that should be enticing for enthusiasts, including deals on popular items like Apple's AirPods Pro and the Apple Watch Series 3... Read more...
Back in mid-September, Apple announced the Apple Watch SE as a new low-cost smartwatch that slots in between the Apple Watch Series 3 and the new flagship Apple Watch Series 6. The Apple Watch SE features the same design as the Series 6, but misses out on the blood oxygen monitoring and a bevy of other features. It... Read more...
Google might as well go ahead and launch its Nest Audio smart speaker, because some of its retail partners are not in the mood to wait. The unreleased smart speaker has been spotted on store shelves at Walmart, and there is a product page at Lowe's, though the latter is not actually accepting orders at the moment... Read more...
Walmart is hesitant to come right out and say it, but its new Walmart+ subscription service is a poised to become a direct competitor to Amazon Prime, with competitive pricing and some unique benefits. And with the retail chain having several thousand stores, the combination of online and brick-and-mortar benefits is... Read more...
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