Tag Archive: Week


Verizon kicks off 5G network one week early; Chicago and Minneapolis go live

Verizon on Wednesday launched its mobile 5G network in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis, a shade over one week earlier than anticipated.

As to why the carrier moved things up unexpectedly and without warning, there’s a very obvious reason. By doing so it is able to claim that it’s “first commercial 5G network in the world that works with a 5G smartphone”. A feather in its proverbial cap, if you will.

Earlier in the day Korea’s SK Telecom announced it  [Read More…]

These PS4 DualShock 4 Controllers are over 30% off this week only

Don’t miss this chance!

While supplies last, you can grab the DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 for only $ 39.99 via Newegg. You’ll need to add the controller to your cart in order to see the price. These regularly sell for up to $ 65 each depending on where you’re shopping, though the standard versions can more regularly be found priced around $ 50. Standard shipping at Newegg on these controllers is free.

Today’s sale  [Read More…]

Flowers last a week, but these Valentines will show your love for years

Take it from a woman who knows: traditional Valentine’s gifts aren’t the ones you remember. The Valentine’s gift I remember most fondly from my first boyfriend were Runts that were sorted by color for me because they were given to me with three white, pink, and red heart-covered Altoids tins, which I’ve used years after there wasn’t any candy left. Giving a practical gift that your partner will use every day can let a day’s expression of love echo for  [Read More…]

Sign up for a free week of FuboTV and watch the NFL playoffs this weekend

All your favorite teams in one place.

So you’ve ditched the cable company, gotten yourself a couple subscriptions to some of your favorite streaming services, and downloaded all your favorite apps to your myriad collection of smartphones and tablets. You’re ready to be free, but there’s a very vital piece of the puzzle you’re missing in your cord cutting endeavors: live sports. It’s almost impossible to find a real reliable way to watch live sports without cable  [Read More…]

Celebrate Cyber Monday Week with up to 40% off Aukey devices every day

A whole week of deals just for you.

Aukey is celebrating Cyber Monday Week with Lightning deals every day featuring great Aukey products as much as 40% off. Lightning Deals on Amazon usually only last for a limited time and have a limited supply, but if you’re fast enough it’s a great chance to save. The first Aukey sale is the 30000mAh dual USB portable power bank and battery charger. It is going to be just $ 34.99 from  [Read More…]

What to watch this week on ESPN+

All the things. You can watch all the things. (And this will tell you when they’re on.)

The sports giant that is ESPN continues its push into the 20th Century with ESPN+, which already has amassed more than a million subscribers. (And at $ 4.99 a month or $ 49 a year, that’s definitely starting to pay off for its owner, Disney.)

The question, then, is this: What the heck can you watch on ESPN+, and when can  [Read More…]

Here’s everything that’s on sale with Google Play’s Cyber Week deals

You can also save on subscriptions and ebooks.

It’s that time of year when it seems like a new sale/promotion is popping up at every store, and not wanting to miss out on the fun, Google’s announced a slew of its own deals for the Play Store as part of its Cyber Week sale.

Starting first with games, the Play Store’s discounting select titles by up to 80% and even running special promotions for in-game items. You’ll  [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…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Pocket Casts, IFTTT

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app launches this week

Red Dead Redemption 2 is receiving an official mobile companion app upon release.

Rockstar Games’ upcoming western, Red Dead Redemption 2, is just around the corner for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While a few days out, there’s still a lot to learn about the highly-anticipated title upon its slated October 26 debut. Parallel to the full game launch, an official companion app has now been announced for iOS and Android devices.

The Red Dead Redemption 2  [Read More…]