Tag Archive: Essentials


These household essentials are musts, especially during Prime Day!

There are some items that everyone considers an essential in the house. These are things that help keep everything clean, or maybe they are important for your survival (like cooking food). Here are some of the best deals we’ve found so far on household essentials that everyone should have in their home!

Disinfect Clorox Disinfecting Wipes 3-Pack

Staff favorite

It’s always important to sanitize everything! These wipes are easy to use and will clean any surface, effectively  [Read More…]

Step up your photography with discounted camera essentials for Black Friday

This sale features tripods, backpacks, and more.

If you’ve got an aspiring photographer or avid Instagrammer in the family, Amazon has a sale on essential camera accessories from Manfrotto, Joby, and Lowepro that would certainly brighten up their Christmas, and maybe even level up their creative outlook.

From tripods to camera backpacks and more, there are enough options to suit a wide variety of cameras and skill sets. For those who shoot with their smartphone, Joby’s GripTight  [Read More…]

PNY storage essentials from flash drives to SD cards are on sale today

Bring along important files and documents wherever you go.

Amazon is offering up to 30% off a selection of PNY storage essentials, from SD cards to flash drives, with prices starting as low as $ 7.99. This deal is part of the site’s Deals of the Day, so we can expect these prices to last through today only.

If you’re on the hunt for an SD card, this sale includes options like a PNY Elite Class 10  [Read More…]

Get fitted for fall with $11 Amazon Essentials Men’s Long-Sleeve Shirts

Add something new to your wardrobe.

Amazon has a few of its Amazon Essentials Men’s Long-Sleeve Shirts on sale for only $ 10.80 right now. Up until today they’ve sold for $ 18. The reviews are good as well.

You can choose from various colors of gingham, stripes, and poplin. These are nice because you can dress them up or down. Throw on a nice jacket or sweater and they’ll be perfect to wear out or to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Essentials is yet another take on affordable unlimited plans

$ 60/month gives you unlimited talk, text, data, 3G hotspot use, and more.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Verizon and Sprint introduce new “unlimited” plans that are cheaper and come with a bevy of restrictions compared to their more expensive counterparts. Not wanting to be left out, T-Mobile is now following suit with its new T-Mobile Essentials plan.

For $ 30/month for a family of 4 on Autopay, T-Mobile Essentials includes unlimited talk, text, and  [Read More…]

Don’t let today end without checking out these Prime Day discounts on kids’ toys and baby essentials

You have just a few hours left.

Prime Day 2018 is slowly coming to a close and, luckily for the hopeful shoppers out there, there are still tons of deals in stock and new offers being uncovered by the Thrifter deal team. If you’ve been keeping up during the event, you’ve already witnessed the onslaught of discounts which arrived in waves over the past 24 hours. With so much going on at once, it’s easy for great  [Read More…]

Essential’s 360-degree camera drops to only $30 at Amazon

Every degree for every shot.

The Essential 360 degree camera is down to just $ 30 on Amazon. It was selling as high as $ 100 in February, and some retailers still sell it for as much as $ 200. This is the first time we’ve ever seen it go lower than $ 50.

You can capture awesome 360-degree shots showing off everything around you right from your phone. This camera mounts right to the phone using  [Read More…]

Today only, save up to 40% on BIC essentials you’ll be buying at some point anyways

The easiest decision you’ll make all day.

Today only, Amazon is offering up to 40% off BIC office supplies. The items included are things like pens, pencils, and highlighters. You know you’re going to need them at some point, whether it’s for restocking your home office, or grabbing school supplies. Now’s the time to buy and avoid paying full price…or running out when you need them the most.

Some notable items:

Gel-ocity 8-pack Fashion Retractable Gel Pens  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: The Essentials

Andy Rubin’s new firm needs to act fast, and deliver a great product, if it’s to avoid being squeezed by the competition.

I haven’t written (or, if I’m honest, really thought a whole lot) about the Essential Phone since its announcement. Indeed, most of the hype around the device stems from the fact that it’s the brainchild of Android founder (and namesake) Andy Rubin. It’s obvious, but let’s state it upfront anyway: Tech media and tech enthusiasts probably wouldn’t  [Read More…]

Essential’s uphill battle, and its mixed message on how to fight it

You can do everything ‘right’ in launching a new phone company … and still not make it work.

Andy Rubin’s new consumer electronics brand, Essential, had a pretty well-executed launch last week. There was a little bit of hype ahead of time, but also no real leaks or expectations. So when everyone saw the Essential Phone and Essential Home, and listened to CEO Rubin talk about his plans, people felt generally positively.

But of course, we’ve seen  [Read More…]