WalMart News

  • Wait - Verizon throttling Bridezillas is bad why? [CARTOON]

    Posted June 21, 2013 - 6:00 am

    Verizon throttling Netflix streaming may not be the worst thing in the world
  • Walmart, jobs and the rise of self-service checkout tech

    Posted January 16, 2013 - 11:38 am

    Walmart this year plans to install 10,000 self-service kiosks in hundreds of stores. But even as it moves ahead, other retailers are bailing on the technology.
  • iPhone 5 for less: Walmart pricing starts at $189.97

    Posted September 13, 2012 - 8:42 pm

    Walmart will slash, well, trim the price of an entry-level iPhone 5 to $189.97, less than the standard $199 price (with two-year contract) that Apple announced at its unveiling on Wednesday in San Francisco.
  • Walmart tries new tech with eye on consumers

    Posted November 11, 2011 - 4:14 pm

    Walmart could start letting shoppers buy products in the aisles and skip the checkout line, but the world's largest retailer needs to find out how that would improve the customer experience, the company's e-commerce chief said Thursday.
  • Buy an HP Laptop at Wal-Mart, Get a TouchPad for $149

    Posted November 8, 2011 - 7:00 am

    The comeback continues, with Wal-Mart joining Best Buy in offering the hot tablet with purchase of a qualifying laptop. If you’re a developer, HP will let you pick up two of those 32GB TouchPads for $150 each.
  • Walmart Announces a New Postpaid Wireless Plan

    Posted September 14, 2010 - 2:17 pm

    Walmart announced Monday that it will jump head-on into the cellphone business with its own, branded wireless plan.
  • Walmart drops iPhone 3GS price to $97

    Posted May 25, 2010 - 1:00 pm

    Walmart announced on Tuesday that it had dropped the price of the iPhone 3GS 16GB to $97, the lowest price on the handset ever in the United States. The 32GB variant of the iPhone 3GS, however, remains at its previous price of $297 on Walmart.
  • Google nixes Wal-Mart Nexus One sales

    Posted January 26, 2010 - 5:36 pm

    A page on Wal-Mart's Web site indicates it will sell the phone, but Google says that's not so.
  • Weekend Walmart tech deals for geeks, gamers

    Posted November 5, 2009 - 9:05 am

    Walmart has a couple of very interesting tech deals running this Saturday. Get a cheap laptop and find out how to update your old 360 for next to nothing through a scheme that only Rube Goldberg could love.
  • Wal-Mart Lowers Blu-ray Player to $128

    Posted June 11, 2009 - 8:47 pm

    It may be a Father's Day special, but Wal-Mart's $128 special for a Magnavox Blu-ray player is another indication of the mainstreaming of the high-def disc format.
  • Wal-Mart iPhone Sales: Where's the Discount?

    Posted December 29, 2008 - 11:57 am

    Wal-Mart rolled out sales of the iPhone 3G this weekend -- but without the savings you'd expect from a chain famous for having cheap stuff.
  • WalMart to sell iPhone 3G starting Dec. 28

    Posted December 27, 2008 - 11:41 am

    Wal-Mart Friday announced the long-rumored availability of the iPhone 3G at almost 2,500 Wal-Mart stores beginning Sunday.
  • Rumors build on Wal-Mart's iPhone plans

    Posted December 17, 2008 - 10:11 pm

    Speculation surrounding Wal-Mart carrying the iPhone reached fever pitch on Wednesday, with a leaked memo saying the retailer would start selling the smartphone on Dec. 28.
  • Walmart unleashing "thousands" of Wiis online

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 3:01 pm

    Remember when it was hard to find a Wii? You know, like just yesterday? Walmart feels your pain, and they've got the cure: "Tens of thousands" of Nintendo Wii consoles on sale through the retailer's official website, starting today.
  • Reports: Wal-Mart to sell iPhone with $2 price drop

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 12:02 pm

    Wal-Mart will reportedly become the second major retail chain - after Best Buy - to sell Apple's iPhone. The iPhone 3G will be sold for $197 for the 8GB version, a whopping $2 cheaper than in AT&T and Apple stores.
  • Rumors suggest WalMart to sell iPhone 3G

    Posted November 20, 2008 - 1:33 pm

    So you know you can buy your iPhone at an Apple Store or an AT&T store -- nothing new there. And as of a couple months ago, Best Buy was added to the list. Now comes word that a few more chains, including WalMart, could be in the offing.
  • G1 price drop: Wal-Mart to sell Android for less

    Posted October 28, 2008 - 8:46 pm

    T-Mobile's G1 Android phone is about to get cheaper -- at least, if you look in the right place. Wal-Mart will start selling the Google-powered device at a discounted rate this week, the company has confirmed.
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