Tag Archive: Cheap


Thrustmaster eSwap Pro controller review — too cheap to be this costly

The eSwap Pro could have been great, but terrible shortcuts hamper it.

When the Thrustmaster eSwap arrived for review, I was excited. As a game reviewer, I play a hellacious amount of video games, and I have been using the same DualShock controller for a long time now. My real controller love, though, is the Xbox One controller; it’s more comfortable and has the correct thumbstick layout.

So the Thrustmaster eSwap with its hot-swappable modules seemed like  [Read More…]

HelloTalk VIP: Learn new languages the cheap and easy way

Just about all of us have taken a foreign language as part of a school curriculum. While that’s a great way to learn a new language, it’s not for everyone.

We all have our own ways of learning and not every has the same amount of time to do so. Moreover, we all have different speeds that we learn, too. That’s where HelloTalk VIP comes in handy.

Rather than taking the same old approach that most language apps do, HelloTalk  [Read More…]

These dirt cheap rate plans are $20 or less

Surely you’ve seen commercials for cell phone carriers with lots of fanfare hype for a plan that costs “only” $ 40-$ 50 per month. Sometimes it’s for a single line, but more often than not it’s when dealing with multiple lines. That’s hardly a bargain.

While it might be tempting to sign up with one of the big four carriers, there’s a whole range of other providers that might work just as well for you — and save you hundreds  [Read More…]

AG DEALS: Cloud backup plans on the cheap

Despite increasingly higher storage capacities in phones, tablets, and the like, we simply cannot store all of our content on a single device. What’s more, you really shouldn’t.

A smart person keeps a second copy of their files in another location. Whether that means a desktop PC, external hard drive, or cloud, it’s up to you.

If you’re on the hunt for a safe, secure place to back up your media, photos, and important documents, we’ve got a few options  [Read More…]

What’s the best cheap Echo – regular or Dot?

Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Best bang for the buck

$ 50 at Amazon

Pros Cheapest Echo Inconspicuous size Fully-functional Alexa device Cons While improved, sound quality not as good as larger versions Not as customizable as previous versions

The Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is the Echo to get for most people. Whether you’re just starting with your smart home or you are expanding your current setup, these affordable speakers can do pretty much anything.

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Cheap cell phone plans that use the Sprint network

Sprint is currently the fourth largest wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s far from the only one that uses its network. Indeed, much like we find in other carriers, there are plenty of brands who pay for access to its towers.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on Sprint for cellular coverage.

If you have Sprint and are considering a  [Read More…]

The XT9 headphones are a dirt cheap alternative to the Powerbeats Pro at just $45

Love it or hate it, we’re in the midst of back-to-school shopping season. That means we’re supposed to be buying supplies, new clothes, and making other smart purchases. What happens when you want to treat yourself to something nice like a pair of wireless headphones?

Instead of scraping together hundreds of dollars for overpriced stuff like the Powerbeats Pro, you ought to consider offers like the one currently available from the AndroidGuys Deals Store.

For a limited time you can  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the T-Mobile network

T-Mobile is currently the third most popular wireless service provider in the United States, but it’s not the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, as we see with the other carriers, many brands and services pay for access to its network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on T-Mobile for cellular coverage.

If you have T-Mobile and want to switch providers, you  [Read More…]

Cheap cell phone plans that use the AT&T network

AT&T might be the second most popular wireless service provider in the United States, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one that uses its towers. Indeed, there are other brands and services which pay for access to AT&T’s network.

Each of these mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) offers its own rate plans, phone selection, billing, and customer service. These companies simply rely on AT&T for cellular coverage.

If you have AT&T and want to switch providers, you might want  [Read More…]

The best cheap Android phone ever was quietly announced this week

“Good phones are getting cheap and cheap phones are getting good.”

It’s a popular saying that quite a few in the tech YouTube crowd have been spouting for years now. Many give credit to Marques “MKBHD” Brownlee for popularizing the phrase, but plenty have repeated it since.

The ultra-premium device market is going strong with $ 900+ phones from LG, Sony, Apple, and Samsung. At the same time, there are a ton of compelling options from OnePlus, Huawei, and  [Read More…]