Tag Archive: Step


Opinion: In-screen fingerprint scanners are an unnecessary step back

A new trend is hitting smartphones and I’m not sure I care for it. Much like the elimination of the 3.5mm jack a few years ago, smartphone makers are starting to adopt in-screen fingerprint scanners and do away with the physical capacitive scanners found on most phones. I’m all for innovation, but the subtraction of something shouldn’t be removed bothers me.

It’s an unnecessary step back for tech that doesn’t offer any functionality past aesthetics. In-screen options do offer OEMs  [Read More…]

Step up your game with Alienware’s 1080p computer monitor on sale for $276

A great screen at this price.

The Alienware AW2518HF 24.5-inch 240 Hz LED FreeSync monitor is down to $ 275.97 with code SAVE17 at Dell. This is the best price we’ve seen in a while, including deals earlier this year at Best Buy when it only dropped as low as $ 280. The monitor is $ 332.49 without the code, and that’s also the price you’ll find on Amazon. It’s actually going as high as $ 500  [Read More…]

Step into home automation with four Zoozee Mini Smart Plugs at just $8 each

Control with your phone or just your voice.

Amazon has Zoozee’s four-pack of Mini Smart Plugs on sale for just $ 31.97 when you enter promo code L6UFHKW6 during checkout. That’ll save you $ 7 off the pack’s current price there and snag you each plug for just $ 8 apiece.

These smart plugs connect to the Wi-Fi in your home so you can begin controlling and scheduling them from anywhere using an iOS or Android smartphone  [Read More…]

Step up your Excel game in 2019 with this $40 ‘Bootcamp Bundle’

Let’s say you’re someone who’s been wanting to get some certification to launch a career or to enhance the one you already have. Perhaps you’re an IT graduate who feels as though a little certification could improve your chances for that first big job interview. Maybe you’re looking to polish things up before asking the boss for a raise.

It’s 2019 and that means you don’t have to go back to school and pay thousands of dollars per semester for  [Read More…]

The best and most fashionable step tracker accessories

It’s a new year, and you might be thinking that now is the perfect time to get fit. Of course, there are a lot of fitness accessories out there and it’s hard to pick which one will both suit you best, as well as work exceptionally. With these accessories, you’ll not only have the ability to track your exercise, but you’ll look stylish too.

Lightest option Motiv Fitness Ring

The Motiv Fitness is a slim titanium-shell ring that  [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…]

Mobile gaming takes a step forward with SteelSeries’ $29 Stratus controller

Level up with this wireless controller for Android and Windows PC.

One of the best wireless controllers for Android devices, SteelSeries’ Stratus XL, is now on sale for its lowest price yet at Amazon — $ 28.95. It’s regularly found selling for nearly $ 15 more on average.

This full-sized wireless gaming controller utilizes Bluetooth to connect to Android devices, but it’s also compatible with Windows 7 and up, along with Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, and  [Read More…]

Step up your Wi-Fi with 20% off TP-Link routers, range extenders, and more

No more weak signals.

Follow this link or use the code 20TPLINK to save 20% on a selection of TP-Link tools designed to increase, extend, and enhance your wireless signal at home.

With this deal you can get TP-Link’s Deco 3-pack mesh networking system for $ 157.71 total. That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen on the Deco, which we’ve shared a few deals on before. It can cover up to 4,500 square feet of your home  [Read More…]

Step up your Microsoft Excel game with the $10 ‘Essential’ bundle

Let’s say you’re someone who’s been angling for IT certification because you want to launch a new career or enhance your current one. Perhaps you’re about to graduate high school or college and feel as though a little extra certification could help. You’re right, it will.

If you’re looking to start getting some serious training under your belt that will catch a future employer’s attention, you might want to start with something you already know. Well, why not take something  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy A6+ review: One step forward, two steps back

The Galaxy A6+ is a phone without an identity.

Samsung launched the Galaxy A series back in 2014 as a way of bridging the gap between the flagship Galaxy S line and the budget-focused Galaxy J series. From the onset, the Galaxy A series was targeted at a younger audience, with Samsung focusing on design and camera as the two main differentiators.

Over the last two years, Samsung introduced water resistance as well as Samsung Pay to  [Read More…]