Tag Archive: Money


Essential wants your attention as much as your money (for now)

Essential isn’t even trying to compete with Samsung or even LG with their first phone.

You’ve probably read at least one “first look” at the Essential Phone. They all have a few things in common, and mostly leave us with the impression that it’s an interesting first try from a new company. It’s definitely an ambitious device in some ways, especially in the looks department. What you’re probably not going to see is the Essential Phone at  [Read More…]

You can now send money through PayPal in Skype chats

Skype this week announced it was adding PayPal integration to its Android and iOS mobile apps. The partnership will allow users to simply send money to each other while chatting on Skype on their smartphone. The new “Send Money” feature is available only for personal use, so you won’t be able to employ it to […]

Skype now lets you send money to friends via PayPal on Android

Skype has teamed with PayPal in hopes to be your go-to app for paying back friends.

Skype has added the ability to send money to your friends on Android and iOS as part of a new partnership with PayPal, the company announced today. Available in 22 countries at launch, the Send Money feature allows you to pay a friend from at any point from the conversation window.

Using the feature  [Read More…]

The Secret To Saving Money On Cell Phones and Service

You can save money on your phone and plan if you do a bit of homework before you buy.

It’s never fun to pay more than you need to. And that includes your phone and plan you use with it.

Like most things, you can find a balance where you pay for what you actually use and need rather than pay what someone else thinks you need. That’s the real secret to saving money on your phone  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 vs. HTC U11: More money, more quality

We have so many great high-end smartphone choices this year.

OnePlus is riding pretty high after a year of great success with the OnePlus 3 and 3T, and it’s trying to parlay that momentum with the OnePlus 5. It’s sticking to the same recipe as before, but doubling down on the importance of the camera and also raising its price. Despite being the bigger of the two companies, HTC broke out from a slump in 2017 with  [Read More…]

Cricket Rewards wants to help you save money on your monthly bill and more

Cricket Wireless is introducing Cricket Rewards which will give subscribers points which can be used towards various bill discounts, sweepstakes entries, and much more.

OnePlus 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: What the extra money gets you

OnePlus has dropped the ‘flagship killer’ moniker, but that continues to be how its phones are measured.

OnePlus has made a name for itself with phones that offer high-end specs and experiences at prices a couple hundred dollars less than the true flagship competition. And even with the OnePlus 5 marking the company’s most expensive phone yet, at $ 479 it’s still $ 245 less than a Galaxy S8.

When comparison shopping, that’s a big price gap  [Read More…]

LG V20 long term review: is it still worth your money?

With the release of the LG G6 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 lineup, the LG V20 might not be the first name you think of when you walk into a carrier store right now, but you might want to consider it nonetheless. Released only about eight months ago, the V20 represents LG’s focus on the […]

TPO: Why Saving Money on Cellular Service Never Felt so Good

An introduction to TPO (The People’s Operator), an MVNO that saves you money on cellular plans and helps you initiate change.

The People’s Operator, or TPO, is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) based in the UK that has been servicing the US since 2015. It’s mission is to save you money on your monthly cellular bill, while bringing about social change via charitable donations to various causes.

If you’d like to help out folks in need with your  [Read More…]

Hey Alexa, let’s save some money on a refurbished Echo!

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great way to pick up a discounted Amazon Echo!

The Amazon Echo has been quite a hit since its release, but one of the stopping points for many was its price point. Amazon is now offering refurbished versions of the popular speaker for just $ 134.99, which is $ 45 cheaper than buying a new one. This is a certified refurb unit, which means it will look, act,  [Read More…]