Tag Archive: Buys


Hot Take: Pocophone F1 review, Slack buys Astro, and Galaxy P30 leaks (Episode 28)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. Kicking us off was giving a sneak peek at Donovan’s Pocophone F1 review, what’s going on email apps, and a surprising upcoming Samsung device.

What we talked about today Pocophone F1 Review Slack buys Astro, shuts down email service The Galaxy P30 could sport an embedded fingerprint scanner More news Jaybird Tarah include ‘Made for Google’ certification, priced at $ 99 New  [Read More…]

At $10 each, these smart home accessories are no-brainer buys for Alexa device owners

Buy now, think later.

Right now, you can grab TP-Link’s Wi-Fi smart plug mini or LIFX’s mini white smart bulb for just $ 10 at Amazon when you use coupon code SMART10 during checkout. This pricing is impulse buy territory, seriously. At $ 10 each, you can afford to give both a try and finally see what all the smart home stuff is about, or expand your current one at a small cost.

This promotion is only  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s 3-day sale has some of the best tech deals around

If you’re going to spend, you might as well save a little more at the same time.

Best Buy wants you to spend your tax return with them, and for the most part it doesn’t seem like a bad way to save on some good products. This tech sale lasts through the end of the day Saturday and features some really good products going for some of the best prices we can find. There is no killer  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s Presidents’ Day sale features the UE Megaboom, 4K TVs, and more

Happy Birthday, Mr. Washington! Now take my money!

Best Buy’s 4-day Presidents’ Day sale is actually five days if you’re a My Best Buy rewards member. It’s free and easy to be a member. Just sign up with an account on Best Buy’s site. Once you do that you’ll be able to see all the Presidents’ Day sales starting today and take advantage of your early access.

There are plenty of electronics and appliances on sale. We’ve  [Read More…]

Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink

Amazon keeps growing its smart home arsenal.

Back in 2014, a young startup by the name of Blink hit the scene with a smart home security camera that promised to be affordable, truly wireless, and filled with the most important features. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Blink followed up this initial release with more advanced security cameras and even a smart video doorbell. Now in late December of 2017, Amazon’s officially purchased the company.

The acquisition was  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s Cyber Monday in July deals are live: iPad (2017) for $280, 4K TVs under $400 and more!

Best Buy is running its Cyber Monday in July sale, and our friends at Thrifter are here with some of the best deals from it!

Following its Black Friday in July sale, Best Buy is back with a Cyber Monday in July sale. From appliances for your home to a new speaker system for your car, a new iPad for an upcoming present to a new TV for your living room, there are a ton of deals here you’ll  [Read More…]

All the best deals from Best Buy’s “Black Friday in July” sale

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with roundup of Best Buy’s “Black Friday in July” sale!

Best Buy is kicking off a huge day of deals with “Black Friday in July.” The deals have been leaking out over the last couple days because Best Buy Elite and Elite Plus members (customers who spend $ 1,500 and $ 3,500 a year at Best Buy) have had early access. The fun starts today for “My Best Buy” members,  [Read More…]

Sprint buys a big stake of Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service

Today Sprint just announced it will be acquiring a 33% stake in Tidal – a streaming music service owned by famed rapper and business man Jay-Z. The partnership between the two companies translates into Sprint customers will be offered exclusive content if they are Tidal subscribers. Tidal is co-owned by iconic music artists including Alicia

Google buys mobile app toolkit Fabric from Twitter

Twitter has announced that Google has purchased Fabric for an undisclosed sum.

Fabric is Twitter’s set of tools that helps mobile app developers to build, distribute and monetize apps. These tools are designed to give developers easy access to Gnip, Fabric’s data platform, and the MoPub ad revenue platform. This gives a wide range of analytics and tools for development and a complete set of enterprise APIs driven by real-time and historical social data and hosted methods  [Read More…]

Google buys smartwatch OS maker Cronologics in bid to revitalize Android Wear

Interest in the wearable market has started to decrease drastically, as more and more users realize they don’t really need a smartwatch (including our own Henry). But Google doesn’t want to give up on Android Wear, not by a long shot. The company is looking for new ways to make wearables relevant (again!?). Its latest