It’s expensive being an Apple fanboy (or fangirl). Not only do you typically pay a premium for the Cupertino, California, tech giant’s latest hardware — as the iPhone X proves — but Apple’s accessories can often cause sticker shock as well. Fortunately, when it comes to shopping for accessories, the Apple Store isn’t your only source.Whether you’re looking to pair your newly minted iPhone with wireless headphones or simply need to load up on Lightning cables, we’ve rounded up some awesome deals on Apple accessories for everything from your iPhone to your MacBook. We will periodically update these deals in the future, so be sure to act quickly if you want to get the best prices.Tirnga Shockproof Apple Watch Band -$14If you’ve jumped on the Apple Watch bandwagon, then getting a new strap is the perfect way to express your style. This shockproof Apple watch band from Tirnga has a mesh band that is very smooth and … [Read more...] about Here are the 12 best deals on accessories for the Apple iPad, iPhone, and Watch
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If you’re a wiz at shopping for bargains, you’re well versed in the ways of Black Friday and its online cousin, Cyber Monday. But have you heard of Green Monday? It’s another sales day that fits in well at the end of the year and has typically been held on the second Monday of December. So what is Green Monday? It’s a great chance to pick up last minute holiday gifts.Don’t confuse Green Monday with the Cypriot holiday by the same name though. This isn’t the celebration at the start of Lent, known in other countries as “Clean Monday.” This one’s all about buying and selling online.Online retailers have known for some time about the power of the second Monday in December, a point at which many people realize they don’t have long left before the holidays. It only became Green Monday in 2007, after either Shopping.com or parent company Ebay (depending on who you ask) noticed that it was their best sales day of the year. The … [Read more...] about What is Green Monday and when will it have the best deals?
The Thanksgiving joy and Black Friday madness have faded away and now it’s time for Cyber Monday to rule the day. For those getting their Christmas shopping done early and need a new desktop PC, portable charger or display, HP’s Cyber Monday sale has great options for you to choose from. All of these are available as supplies last.HP Spectre 32 32-inch Studio Display for $750:Surf the web and stream your favorite movies in stunning 4K resolution with this 32-inch LED monitor. The attractive displays are one of the hallmarks of HP’s Spectre line and the Spectre 32 ensures any content you watch will be optimized to look its best.Buy at HPHP Pavilion 51OZ Desktop PC for $300:HP’s Pavilion line of desktop PC’s has evolved over time and the 51OZ — with its 8GB of memory and $300 price tag — is a budget computer that’s hard to pass up.Buy at HPHP USB 3.0 Port Replicator for $65:This Swiss army knife of a device … [Read more...] about Here are the 5 best deals HP is serving up for Cyber Monday
The United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an FCC decision that would allow for the reallocation of a $4.5 billion fund intended for improving land line telephone service in rural communities. Now, that money can be used towards upgrades for better broadband Internet access in those same areas.Back in October 2011, the FCC voted unanimously in favor of the fund reallocation. The initiative, dubbed Connect America, was expected to provide faster access to the Internet for roughly 7 million Americans without broadband. Plus, a separate $500 million fund was to be used toward expanding mobile broadband access in rural areas. Connect America is part of a larger $8 billion program designed to improve access to such services for schools, low income families, and more.However, a multitude of phone companies challenged the FCC’s decision to divert the flow of this funding. The strongest opponents of the reallocation reportedly stood to lose substantial … [Read more...] about Court upholds FCC’s plan to fund upgrades for broadband access in rural areas
More than 90 percent of apps and games follow the freemium model now, trying to make their money off of micropayments and subscriptions, but there are still plenty of premium apps on our wish list. Not all of the good things in life are free. Today we’re going to take a look at how to find the best deals on great apps and games for Android and iPhone.Related: Check out our picks for Best Android apps, best iPhone apps, best iPad apps, and best Android tablet appsMake a wish list in the app store (seriously)The first step is to compile a wish list. If you see an app that you really like the look of, but you don’t want to pull the trigger on a purchase right now, keep a note of it. Believe it or not, this functionality is actually built into Apple’s App Store, the Google Play Store, and the Amazon Appstore. Use the wish lists!Check out seasonal sales and App of the DaySales come along periodically, often blowing in with the new season, like this summer sale at the … [Read more...] about 5 tips to help you find the best deals on apps
T-Mobile announced a new unlimited smartphone plan that claims to offer everything a user needs for $79.99. But does it? We’ve done the math. If you’re in the market for a real individual “unlimited” plan, here is what it will cost you on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.AT&T unlimited planTotal cost: $114.99Price breakdown: $69.99 for unlimited talk, $20 for unlimited texts, $25 for 2GB of dataAT&T is one of the most expensive carriers around. It doesn’t offer a formal “unlimited” plan, but you can piece your own together, for a price. If you’d like any kind of smartphone plan under $100, prepare to make some sacrifices. Don’t go over your 2GB data cap either, or you’ll be charged another $10 for an extra 1GB of data.Sprint “Simply Everything” unlimited planTotal cost: $99.99Price breakdown: This is a bundled plan offered by SprintSprint has one of the better deals going. For $99, it offers … [Read more...] about Unlimited data plans: Who has the best deal?
Check out our picks for the best Verizon phones, best T-Mobile phones, best Sprint phones, and the best AT&T phones. Choosing a cell phone plan has never been simple, but lately every carrier seems to be claiming to have the best deals on plans and features. We’re here to set the record straight. We’ve compared the four carriers in three separate use scenarios: an entry-level user who just walks to talk, an experienced cell phone user who wants to step up to a smartphone as cheaply as possible, and an advanced user who needs all the minutes and data providers will offer.Keep in mind that this doesn’t account for factors like which carrier offers the best phone selection, coverage and customer service — just which offers the most features for your hard-earned dollar.Just the minimum, please You would just assume keep using a land line for a couple of bucks a month, but those goons you call friends and family insist on being able to reach … [Read more...] about Cell phone plan comparison: The best deals at every price level
If you’ve ever found yourself running past scores of unfamiliar vans, jeeps, and SUVs while searching frantically for the parking spot you were sure you’d remember, you’re definitely not alone. Unless you’re one of the lucky souls blessed with a photographic memory, finding your parked car in a crowded, homogeneous lot isn’t easy. Thankfully, technology has the answer. The best “find my car” apps for iOS and Android devices combine GPS, Wi-Fi, and cellular triangulation to pinpoint the location of your ride. They’re not always the most accurate — and some require more fiddling than others — but they can be a godsend in the right situation. We’ve also curated a detailed list of the best Android apps and best iPhone apps, if you’re looking to bolster the app selection on your phone.Find My Car SmarterIf you’re looking for a no-frills app that’ll help you find your car in a jiffy, look no further … [Read more...] about These are the best “find my car” apps for Android and iOS
Roku is our favorite streaming device platform right now. It lets you watch all of our favorite shows and movies without the constraints of traditional cable or satellite packages. If you’ve been looking to cut the cord on your cable subscription, or if you simply want to add services like Netflix and Hulu to your regular programming, then a Roku can give you instant access to thousands of free and premium channels, movies, apps, and games for a customized and money-saving entertainment experience.Amazon currently has a number of new and refurbished Roku models available for discounts of up to $20, so now is a great time to jump into the wide world of streaming if you haven’t already. We’ve selected four of the best Roku streamer deals on Amazon right now to save you some time and help you make the right choice.Roku Streaming StickBest for: Regular HDTVs, or if you have a wall-mounted TVThe first Roku streaming device on our list will be a very popular choice for … [Read more...] about Roku roundup: The best deals we can find for our favorite TV streamer
The 24-hour Sam's Club Holiday sale on Saturday is a full-blown opportunity to get some of the best Black Friday deals of the year. Walmart owned Sam's Club will not bring back the November 11 deals in the actual Black Friday sale. All you need to save big on giant TVs is a $45 annual Sam's Club membership, available online at samsclub.com. Signing up now gets you a $10 gift card.The Sam's Club One Day Only sale on Saturday, November 11 kicks off online at 12:01 am EST at SamsClub.com/onedayonly. The Sam's Club stores will open early at 7 am local time for the One Day Only sale. The best deals will sell out very quickly online. Serious Black Friday deal hunters will stay up until midnight Eastern, to have first dibs on Sam's Club Black Friday 2017 deals on November 11.West coast Sam's Club members are preferred here as it's only 9:01 pm on Friday, when Sam's Club Nov. 11 sale begins for them. They can just take a short break from watching TV to score a $500 discount on a 75-inch … [Read more...] about Sam’s Club November 11 Sale: The Best Deals And How To Get Them