Tag Archive: Weekend


Relax and enjoy your weekend comments thread

The place to chat about stuff with friendly folks.

The weekend comments are back!

I’ve been out of commission on and off for the past few weeks getting some work done on my back, and have neglected the comments thread posts. Funny, saying “getting work done” on a body part makes it sound like an oil change. I could probably use one of those, too. It’s no fun getting old. But I digress.

The year is coming  [Read More…]

Your weekend comments thread is open for business

Reset and recuperate with friends both online and off.

Weekends are all about taking time to shake away the work-week brain dust. No matter your job, work can get stressful and everyone needs to find time to step away and remember how to enjoy themselves. That could mean something quiet and relaxing or extreme and adrenaline pumping, or anything in-between. And while you’re winding down from it all here’s the place where you can get together with friends and  [Read More…]

Here is your long weekend comments thread!

Celebrate your three-day weekend and chat about it right here.

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and is the last day you can wear your white shoes or seersucker suit without people pointing at your fashion faux pas. But it’s also a three-day weekend to celebrate the Great American Worker so it’s pretty awesome.

Many of us will be out doing something fun for Labor Day, while others will be enjoying the time to do absolutely nothing.  [Read More…]

What tech gear goes into your bag for a weekend trip? [Roundtable]

Just the necessities.

Whether it’s spent in the city or camping under the stars, Android and all other sorts of Google tech can make a weekend getaway even better.

This week we’re going around the table and sharing what goes inside our travel gear when we’re out of town for a quick trip.

Jerry Hildenbrand

When my wife and I take a weekend getaway, I am the dedicated gadget transportation engineer and charge wrangler. That  [Read More…]

Snag some Comic-Con deals on movies from Google Play this weekend!

The San Diego Comic-Con is well underway, and to celebrate Google Play has some pretty sweet deals on superhero movies!

Following along with all the news coming out of the San Diego Comic-Con is always fun but if you’re looking jump even deeper into the superhero world, why not take in a movie at home this weekend? Right now, Google Play has discounted a bunch of superhero movies that you can rent or purchase. Everything from live action movies  [Read More…]

Kick off your weekend with $1 movie rentals and $5 purchases at Amazon

Team Thrifter is back again, this time with some great deals on Amazon movie rentals and purchases ahead of Prime Day!

Before you know it, we will be in the midst of the Prime Day madness, but before that, we should all take some time this weekend to sit back, relax, and watch a movie. Amazon’s latest offer brings $ 0.99 rentals and $ 4.99 purchases to Prime members. The deal, as you’d expect, doesn’t cover the company’s entire  [Read More…]

This weekend T-Mobile is offering up BOGO on 2017 flagships, but with a catch

T-Mobile is back at it again. This weekend the nation’s third largest carrier is pushing a new buy one, get one deal this weekend on some of the hottest phones of 2017, but as always there’s a catch. Here’s how it breaks down. This offer is open to both new customers and current customers, which is […]

It’s time for a holiday weekend comments thread!

Sit back, relax and chat about stuff because it’s the weekend!

Another week is in the can, and we have a three day weekend to quietly reflect and rest so we’re ready for Tuesday to come. Just kidding. Weekends are for fun!

What started as a quiet week (everyone was recuperating from Google I/O) quickly morphed into something with good news for Canada about Android Pay, more teasers from Andy Rubin, and a beautiful shiny HTC U11  [Read More…]

LG X power2 will get you through the weekend on a single charge

LG launches the LG X Power back in 2016 – a mid-ranger with a powerful battery nestled under its hood. Well LG is not coming at MWC 2017 only to launch the highly anticipated LG G6, but also to introduce a mid-range phone. It’s the successor of the LG X Power, which the company calls […]

What you may have missed this weekend (12/10/16 – 12/11/16)

Happy Monday everyone. Did you get some rest this weekend? I know I tried to, but it always seems like this time of year is just that extra little bit busier with all of the holiday activities. There didn’t seem to be any huge, earth-shattering news in the tech world this weekend, but we do