Tag Archive: Money


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…]

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth Headphones review, the best money can buy?

Marshall is a name that you’ve more than likely heard before. It’s been well regarded for the better part of the 55 years the company has existed for the quality of it’s products. The English outfit has been best known for amplifiers and speaker cabinets but recently made a strong push into the personal Bluetooth […]

Best apps for taxes and getting money back

These apps will help you to prepare and even file your taxes with a minimum of stress.

Nobody really likes filing their taxes, but it’s that time of year. If you haven’t filed your taxes (and you should have) these apps will help you to get the job done. They can also help you to stay on top of things during the off-season so that you are ready for next year!

So grab your 1040 and let’s  [Read More…]

LeEco reportedly didn’t have enough money to pay U.S. employees in March

Things aren’t looking so good for LeEco lately…

LeEco Inc. was forced to delay payroll for U.S. employees in March, according to Bloomberg Technology, which spoke to people familiar with the matter. This latest bit of bad news from the embattled Chinese technology conglomerate seems to further confirm that the company is struggling for cash.

It’s been a tough go overall for LeEco since the company attempted to make a big splash last October when it launched  [Read More…]

You can now send money with the Gmail app on Android

If you need to quickly send money to a friend, you have a few options. PayPal and Venmo have always been looked at as quick and easy ways to send money around, but Gmail is getting into the game too. Once only a desktop feature, the Android app is now getting Google Wallet integration too. A […]

Gmail app adds Google Wallet money attachments so you can get paid faster

A sneakily great Gmail feature is coming from the web to Android.

You’ve been able to send and request money via Gmail for some time now — but curiously, the function was limited to the web. With the latest update to the Gmail app for Android, you now have the ability to make the same money transfers within the app, making it even easier to transfer money between friends and family.

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6 Ways HotelsCombined can save your time and hard earned money

With the increase in the number of travel apps, planning a holiday has become a hassle free affair. Using different apps, you can now book your hotel accommodation, travel tickets, tickets to the various places of interest of the city/country you are visiting from the comfort of your home or even while you are on […]

Android Wear 2.0 has me itching to spend money on an LG smart watch

New software and some shiny new watches from LG make Android Wear a little more interesting.

So, we’ve got a significant platform update for Android Wear and two carefully created watches to showcase it. It’s overdue. Most anyone who is familiar will tell you that Android Wear was getting a little stale and needed a watchOS-level update to freshen things up. And I think that describes the new update pretty well — what was lacking in software  [Read More…]

Honor 6X vs. Honor 8: Which offers better value for money?

Does Honor’s new budget contender deliver more bang for your buck, or should you opt for the more expensive Honor phone from late 2016?

Comparing a $ 250 handset to a $ 350-400 one might seem just a little unfair. After all, the more money you pay, the more phone you usually get. So instead, we’re going to try and quantify whether the Honor 6X or Honor 8 delivers the better bang for your buck across four  [Read More…]