Archive for November, 2018


Pocket Casts 7.0 brings a complete redesign and tons of new features

The update’s available as a beta for Android right now.

If you’re a podcast lover, you’ve probably been using Pocket Casts for quite a few years now. It’s easily one of the best podcast apps available for Android, and now it’s getting even better thanks to its big 7.0 update that’s rolling out now. This is the first major update Pocket Casts has received since it was acquired by the NPR-lead radio group in May, and for  [Read More…]

Get 360-degree sound for $10 with the SoundPEATS P4 Bluetooth speaker

Sound in every direction.

You can get the SoundPEATS P4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker for just $ 9.93 when you use coupon code JPV7LFY7 at checkout. It usually sells for $ 19.89, so you’re getting it for half price with that code.

The P4 speaker is cylindrical and offers 360-degree omni-directional sound so it works great no matter where it is placed. On top, there’s a touch screen panel for controlling playback and switching songs, and a rotating  [Read More…]

Want a Smart Display that can rock the house? The JBL Link View is for you!

Best answer: The JBL Link View is the best-sounding Smart Display you can buy. It has powerful bass, crisp highs, and loud volume that’ll rock your house with heart-pounding tunes.

Best Buy: JBL Link View ($ 250)

JBL’s Link View sounds better than any other Smart Display

Without a doubt, the JBL Link View is the Smart Display we recommend for buyers that want the best-sounding one they can get.

Equipped with two 51mm drivers and  [Read More…]

Here’s how to erase and reset the NVIDIA Shield TV

Whether you own the 16GB NVIDIA Shield TV or the 500GB NVIDIA Shield TV Pro, there may come a time when you need to clear everything out and start fresh. Thankfully, factory resetting an NVIDIA Shield TV is just as easy as factory resetting any Android phone.

Products used in this guide Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV ($ 140) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV Pro ($ 299) Before you get started

The best and easiest way to delete all the  [Read More…]

Samsung’s 8nm Exynos 9820 unveiled with dedicated NPU, 8K video recording

Samsung is betting on a dedicated NPU to introduce a host of AI-enabled features in its upcoming flagship.

Huawei was the first to roll out its 2019 chipset, with the Chinese manufacturer announcing the 7nm Kirin 980 last month. With the 980, HiSilicon (Huawei’s semiconductor division) doubled down on AI processing, introducing a dual NPU that enables a host of new features on the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

Samsung is now announcing its own flagship  [Read More…]

Make your home safer with the $36 Kidde Three-Story Fire Escape Ladder

A wise investment.

Amazon is offering the Kidde Three-Story Fire Escape Ladder for $ 35.93, which saves you about $ 20 off the average price.

This 25-foot ladder features metal anti-slip rungs and a bright red nylon strap. The ladder is extremely strong and durable, and capable of holding 1000 pounds or more. It attaches quickly and easily to most common windows, and the design unfurls smoothly and quickly. No assembly or tools are required to install  [Read More…]

Why you should be using ethernet to play your PlayStation 4 online

Enjoy more network stability with an ethernet connection!

Getting a wired Ethernet connection setup for your PS4 isn’t always the easiest task to achieve. While setting up a wireless connection acquires little more than a wireless router, a hardwired connection can be a bit more complex. Depending on your situation you may need to go out and purchase a longer Ethernet cable and there may even be drilling required.

If setting up an Ethernet connection is such  [Read More…]

Best Cases To Keep Your Wired Earbuds From Getting Tangled

There’s endless variety when it comes to wired earbuds, but a common issue — whether you’re using a pair of $ 20 earbuds or a $ 200 option — is the cables tangling up. Thankfully, there are a few cases that provide an easy fix for this particular problem. Digital Innovations’ The Nest is a particularly great option as it has a unique design that ensures that your earbuds stay secure.

Our pick The Nest

The Nest does  [Read More…]

Join our Discord and talk about the newest deals, Black Friday, and more!

Help us build a deal-centered community.

Our team at Thrifter spends all day sorting through deals, writing about new products, and sharing our favorite price drops on social media. We spend a lot of hours and put forth our best work to help make your online shopping experience a little better and a lot more informed. Everything we do is for you, our readers and followers, so it makes sense that we continue to explore new ways to engage  [Read More…]

Got an older car without Bluetooth? You can still stream tunes — here’s how

We’re seeing more and more automakers incorporating Android Auto-compatible displays into their vehicles, allowing you to use Google Assistant to mirror popular apps for music, navigation, and communications right onto your dash. It’s a great way to safely use the functionality of your phone when you’re behind the wheel, but you don’t need to buy a brand new car to take advantage of Android Auto. The mobile app is really good and lets you customize your own setup  [Read More…]