Tag Archive: peace


Create custom DND rules on your Android phone for some peace and quiet

It’s really simple to do.

Phone notifications can be really distracting when you’re in a work meeting or trying to pay attention and take notes in a lecture hall. Not only that, but the flickering light of a notification in the night can disturb your sleep.

When you know there are times that you absolutely don’t need your phone buzzing and blinking with notifications, Android gives you the ability to set custom rules for when to automatically  [Read More…]

After Google/Amazon peace accord, YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV

Available on the Amazon Appstore for customers in the U.S.

What you need to know YouTube TV is now available on Fire TV devices. Support has been added for most Fire TV devices except for the first-gen Fire TV stick and Fire TV. The new addition is the result of an agreement Amazon and Google came to earlier this year.

Amazon announced via a blog post today that YouTube TV is finally available on Fire TV devices.  [Read More…]

Kindle for Kids bundles offer parents peace of mind at a new low price

This 8th generation Kindle device might just become your child’s most helpful tool.

Starting your kid off as an early reader can do wonders for them later in life, but these days it’s even harder to get kids to choose a book when they’d rather be on one of their devices, whether that be a smartphone, a video game console, or a computer. With the Kindle for Kids Bundle, you can fool the system with a device that’s made  [Read More…]

Save 50% on the TorGuard VPN and browse in peace… for life

Pay a little extra for privacy and security.

Use the code THRIFTERDEALS to take 50% off any of the Anonymous VPN services offered by TorGuard. This deal brings the price down to $ 4.99 for the monthly service or $ 29.99 for a year. Anonymous VPN is a subscription service, but you will continue to get the discounted price every time it renews until you end it. That’s pretty awesome because it means 50% off for life if you  [Read More…]

Add peace of mind to your security system with the $120 Arlo Q wired HD camera

The Thrifter team is back again, this time with a great discount on a camera to make your home more secure!

The Arlo Q wired 1080p HD security camera is down to $ 120 at Amazon. We’ve featured a lot of Arlo deals in the past, but rarely has there been a sale on this wired security camera. Mostly because over the last six months it has jumped in price, not dropped. Barring those few jumps up to $  [Read More…]

Google’s Trusted Contacts is a simple way for families to have some peace of mind

Getting your child their first phone is maybe as exciting for the parent as it is the kid. It’s also scary as hell, yeah, but part of the idea of putting a computer in their pocket is so that you can keep in touch with them as they start branching out into the world — especially if things go wrong. (And they will at some point, right?)

Now emergency contact apps are nothing new. Various manufacturers have  [Read More…]

Could a “Droid loyalty program” provide peace of mind with guaranteed hardware and software updates?

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If a wireless carrier offered guaranteed hardware and software updates for your Android device would you be more likely to sign a 2-year service contract? Verizon might be headed in that direction if we are to believe a tip from Kellen B. of Droid-Life who says a “Droid loyalty program” is in the works.

Earlier this year Google and most of the major handset makers and carriers announced an Android update alliance that would guarantee  [Read More…]