Tag Archive: Place


What’s the best place to buy a Samsung Gear VR controller?

Best answer: The official Samsung website sells Gear VR controllers for the same price that Amazon charges for a 2-pack. That easily makes Amazon the best choice for buying a Gear VR controller. Not only are you getting the best prices, but also more product!

Amazon: Samsung Gear VR controller 2-pack ($ 30)

Comparing prices and deals

A singular Samsung Gear VR controller sells for $ 30 at the Samsung store and $ 40 at Best  [Read More…]

CloudMounter: Access and manage your cloud storage accounts in one place for $19

Every once in a while we learn of a product or service that makes us say, “why didn’t they think of this sooner?” That’s exactly what happened when we learned about CloudMounter.

As we have multiple user accounts and online storage options, we’ve got files all over the place. And, while we like to think we’re organized, the truth is we’re not. Between Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, and other services, we’re storing myriad things in numerous outlets.

With CloudMounter, your cloud  [Read More…]

Follow Thrifter this week for the best Black Friday deals in one place!

Black Friday is the new Thanksgiving, or is eclipsing it for importance in popular culture — for better or worse. At the very least, the “holiday” offers a couple days of the best savings on everything from tech gadgets to appliances, clothing, and everything in between.

If you’re like me, you aren’t looking for a lot of things, just one or two specifics — like a new TV, or that Sonos speaker that’s taken forever to get discounted.  [Read More…]

Where should I place the Amazon Echo Sub in my room?

Best answer: Ideally, you will want to place your Echo Sub in the third of your room that also has your paired Echo speaker(s), about 12 inches away from any walls, and not under a table or enclosed inside a cabinet of some sort. But placement is not as critical as other subwoofers, so put it where the power cord isn’t in the lane of traffic and somewhere between where you sit and where your paired Echo  [Read More…]

What’s the best place to buy the RED Hydrogen One?

Best answer: You can buy the Hydrogen One from AT&T, Verizon, or unlocked directly from RED, but only AT&T offers a bundle with two free movies optimized for 4V playback.

AT&T: RED Hydrogen One ($ 1295)

Carrier support

If you’re a cinema aficionado who just can’t resist the temptation of the RED brand name, the Hydrogen One is finally available to purchase starting this Friday, November 2nd. At a whopping $ 1295, it’s certainly not cheap,  [Read More…]

How to add a Trusted Place to Android Smart Lock

Consider how many times you want to check your phone at home. Depending on what sort of lock screen security you’re using, it can be a real nuisance to unlock just to check messages. Speed things up by adding a trusted place to your device.

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IKEA Place uses Google ARCore to let you virtually shop for furniture

Furniture shopping just got a lot more fun.

Since the launch of Google’s ARCore, we’ve been seeing a lot of ingenious implementations for it. On one hand, you can get up close and personal with tanks from WWII. On the other hand, you can see how IKEA furniture will look in your home before buying it.

This week, IKEA announced that it’s bringing its IKEA Place app to Android. The app was first available on iOS, but  [Read More…]

Augmented Reality is the cool new place for Android fragmentation

The next big problem facing Android is the same as the last big problem facing Android.

One of the cool things about having an Android phone is, for the most part, the app experience is the same. There are a handful of apps which exist as exclusives to specific phones, because they rely on specific hardware or are tied to specific features only available on those phones. Everything else is available in the Play Store, the one  [Read More…]

It’s not perfect, but Google Play is still the best place to get all your apps

Android allows you to install apps you downloaded from anywhere and everywhere, but most people should stick to Google Play.

As smartphone users and general citizens of the internet, we’re all used to seeing headlines telling us how the app store for our phones was found to have a handful of apps with malware and that they were downloaded a few million times. These stories come from security companies who spend 100% of their time looking for  [Read More…]

Best Place to Buy your PlayStation Aim Controller

Taking PlayStation VR to the next level

With games like Bravo Team and Farpoint being released for the PlayStation VR, the need for an Aim Controller gets that much harder to silence as the days go on. Well, no worries, I’ve done the work of comparing prices and site reviews for you! This way you know you’re not only getting the best deals, but they’re also from the best sites. Check out below to see the buying  [Read More…]