May 9, 2012

HTC Evo 4G LTE available May 18th from Sprint

Starting May 18th the HTC Evo 4G LTE will be available for shipping via wireless carrier Sprint. The phone is available for pre-order as of May 7th. The phone can be purchased for $189.99 with a two-year contract.

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April 12, 2012 

32GB Corsair Flash Drivefor only $16.99 

Newegg is offering a great deal today on a 32GB flash drive for only $16.99 after a $12 mail-in rebate.  The flash drive is made by Corsair, they specialize in making very rugged drives that can withstand quite a beating. The flash drive has a rubberized exterior, and is even water resistant.  The drive also comes with a ten year warranty.  Another option available is the 16GB version for $13.99 after $8 mail-in rebate. 

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March 19, 2012

Free Apps Draining Your Android Device 

New research studies released show free apps as being a battery draining culprit on your Android device.  Why you ask?  Well the advertisements that display while you play uses GPS in order to report back your location so the advertisements shown to you are region appropriate.  In many of the apps reviewed the actual game only used one fifth of the power required to run the app while the rest was used on advertising. 

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February 15, 2012 

Facebook 2.3 for Windows Phone

The new Facebook 2.3 version is now available via the Windows Phone Marketplace.  The new version includes new feed performance enhancements, ability to view Likes, posting privacy, filter options for feed, panorama and profile design, along with some bug fixing. 

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January 9, 2012 

Netflix Now Available in UK and Ireland 

Making some competition for Amazon, Netflix announced they are now making their streaming service available in both the UK and Ireland.  Subscribers will pay a monthly fee of 5.99 pounds ($9.24) in the UK and 6.99 Euros ($8.88) in Ireland. 

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December 22, 2011

Hurry in to Best Buy 32” TV for $199 

Best Buy is offering a great deal right now on a Dynex 32” HDTV.  For only $199.99 this deal is available in-store and online.  If purchased online the TV is available for free shipping.  The TV features 720p resolution and 60Hz refresh rate, along with 2 HDMI inputs. In a previous blog article last month Amazon was offering a similar deal on a Haier 32” TV.  Since Amazon is no longer offering this low bargain price for the Haier model, the Dynex model from Best Buy is a great alternative.

December 9, 2011 

Get a Discount using Amazon PriceCheck App 

Amazon is offering a new discount this holiday season starting Friday at 9pm and ending on Saturday at 11:59pm.  How do you get this discount?  Well first you need to download the PriceCheck app through Amazon.  Then go shopping for the items you are looking for in your local stores.  Once you find the items scan the barcode using the app, or take a picture of the item, or even type the name.  The app will then show you competitor’s prices, along with Amazon’s price of course.  You then can purchase the item through Amazon for a 5% discount from the price you scanned, or up to $5 less than the Amazon advertised price. 

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December 3, 2011

Android Takes a Bigger Lead over iPhone 

Google’s Android continues to gain more and more customers in the smartphone market.  Comscore released findings from studies conducted over a three month period which surveyed over 30,000 smartphones users in the US.  The study was conducted from July to October. 

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November 17, 2011 

Facebook Video Calls via Skype Desktop 

The new Skype Beta releases for Mac and Windows released today now enables users to make Facebook video calls. Skype users have already been able to see their Wall and update their status via the application, and now can initiate video calls to anyone on their Friend’s list without opening a browser and logging in to their Facebook account, making life a little easier.

November 3, 2011 

Act Fast 32” LCD TV for $229

You can get your hands on a 32” LCD TV now from Amazon.com for only $229.  The TV, which is a Haier L32D1120, offers 720p max resolution, USB port, automatic volume leveler, and two HDMI ports. This great deal is only around for a limited time, so if you are in need of a TV replacement, go to Amazon now.