Easter Sunday is upon us, presenting yet another opportunity to immortalize memories in digital format and then share them through a cloud storage service. Meanwhile, prom season is breaking out and...
For students of a certain age, the end of the school year is synonymous with prom. Whether attending this penultimate high school event in a group or with a date, it's a can't-miss opportunity to glam...
Remember when you cut coupons from the Sunday newspaper in order to cut your grocery bill? That chore is a relic of the past now that technology has revolutionized the coupon-clipping game. The current...
Nearly everybody enjoys traveling. But the planning and spending? Not so much.
As the saying goes, there's an app for that. In fact, there are several free travel apps for iPhones, iPads,
Congratulations, you're getting married! Now hand over the credit card. Seriously. USA Today reports that last year the average couple spent $26,989 on their wedding, and that's down from the...
Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and fans are busy planning for game-day parties. Prepare for kickoff by picking up cheap tortilla chips, salsa, and beer. If you're not a football fan, we found appealing...
Accountability is key in any weight loss program. With most of us carrying a smartphone everywhere, diet apps are making accountability possible at every moment of the day and night. But with hundreds...
Whatever your political persuasion, this weekend is an exciting one indeed. Watch the inauguration on a cheap tablet or download a free fitness app to jump-start a workout routine. Planning for deals...
It's the New Year and a chance for a new you - all without spending loads of cash. Instead of investing in a hefty new gym fee, try working out on your own with the help of some handy free fitness apps.
Black Friday is only a week away, and weve been helping consumers prepare for the biggest shopping day of the year. Browse our roundups of the top deals on...
Decorations are showing up in shops and homes and gift lists are getting longer. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday rapidly approaching, the savviest shoppers are already using Black Friday apps on...
This week at Cheapism we reviewed the best back-to-school shoes for kids and gathered up the best frugal ideas for hosting an Olympics party. We also found more ways to save you money with the best...
With summer travel in full force, now's the time to check out several smartphone apps that can help you save money on gas. Gas Guru is one new gas app and Waze just expanded its social travel app by...
There are hundreds of dining apps that will help you find a place to eat, but which ones will save you money on the bill? The average American family forks over more than $2,500 a year to eat out, according...
With more Americans choosing chain restaurants over independents, according to recent market research, we set out to find the best casual dining chains for families on a budget and published our rankings...
For travelers seeking a bargain, New York City is probably not at the top of their list: The Big Apple is notoriously and often prohibitively expensive to visit. The high rents businesses have to pay...
Are you feeling rushed to finish up your holiday shopping? Overcrowded aisles and hard-to-find sales help no doubt add to the anxiety. This is a moment when store-specific shopping apps can come to your...
More and more savvy shoppers are using shopping apps on their smartphones to find the biggest and best deals. In this week's app roundup, we bring you some shopping apps that can help you find the best...
Looking for a deal? Silly question -- everyone is these days, and you don't have to look far. In fact, you can roll over in bed, grab your smartphone, and instantly see the biggest and best daily deals...
This week at Cheapism we are hard at work getting you ready for Black Friday and holiday shopping.
Amazon vs. Walmart. For our Cheap Holiday
These days there are free apps for everything from tracking a run to finding low gas prices. But what about Black Friday? Yes, there are apps for that special shopping day, too -- and the good ones...
Here are some frugal stories we're reading:
Taking a long trip? Unplug your bills (MSN Money)
The Frugal Traveler: Tips for navigating the teen sports circuit (Orlando Sentinel)
Cutting through the clutter of smartphone options can be tough. Our updated guide aims to spotlight the best new budget smartphones just in time for your back-to-school or back-to-work needs.
UPDATE: Walgreen To Launch Low-Price Store Brand Early Next Year (The Wall Street Journal)
The 10 Best Wines Under $15 (Guest of a Guest)
The cost of school supplies has gone up by as much as 12% in some areas of the country. That's a whole lot of Sharpies! Obviously, some of the items requested by your kids' teachers, like graphing calculators...
Fabulous & Frugal: 2nd-hand shopping catches on with kids (The Commercial Appeal)
Clark Howard offers 6 ways to live more frugally (Dayton Daily News)
Here are some money saving stories we're reading:
This past Saturday we went hunting for a cheap USB turntable as a good report card present for our 10 year old. We have been wanting to introduce him to vinyl records for a while now.
Here are some money saving stories we're reading:
Last week, we posted a roundup of the best, good, and bad coupon sites after weeks of reviewing each individually. Many of the sites we discussed also have coupon apps so you can get discounts directly...
Your iPad may have been expensive, so you want the books you download onto it to be cheap. Luckily, you can get free eBooks from a few sources, according to this PC World story. The story... Read more on PC World »
TripAdvisor has just launched its new Windows phone cheap travel app. And when we say cheap, we mean its free. AppModo.com says the app lets Windows Phone 7 users look up TripAdvisor's 45 million... Read more on appmodo »
With music downloading software like Limewire no longer an option, more and more people must actually buy their music online. But if you love lots of tunes, costs can add up quickly. MSN Money tells... Read more on MSN Money »
Cheap Android apps will soon be available through Amazon, reports GottaBeMobile.com. Now that Amazon is going after Google for a share of the growing Android apps market, expect to see some price... Read more on gottabemobile.com »
Hear this, tablet fans: the market is awash with iPads under $400. With the recent introduction of the iPad 2, writes The iPad Guide, Apple has cut prices on the original, which now starts at $399. Read more on The iPad Guide »
It may be hard to believe, but cheap used iPads are everywhere. Time reports on the surge of pre-owned iPads that have hit the second-time-around market now that the iPad 2 has made its debut. Apple... Read more on Time »
Say you find yourself in Toronto and you need a cheap drinks finder app. Blogto.com has found it for you, but we're not giving anything away, so just keep reading. Read more on Blogto.com »
A cheap Lenovo tablet may soon hit U.S. shores. Toptechreviews reports that the new Lenovo device will sell for about $500, making it one of the first tablets to actually be price competitive with... Read more on toptechreviews »
Will the iPhone be cheap in our lifetime? That probably depends on how old you are. The New York Times puts the kabosh on rumors that Apple is working on a smaller iPhone but keeps our hopes alive... Read more on The New York Times »
Which free apps help save money? There's Mint and Skype and GasBuddy, to name just a few. Thanks to TheNextWeb.com for pointing us to these and several other useful apps. Read more on TheNextWeb »
The cheapest iPad stand can be yours in short order, writes Lifehacker. Just a few simple ingredients and a few quick steps, and presto ... you've got a way to prop up your new toy. Read more on Lifehacker »
CNET has the goods on a new cheap texting app that can save you big bucks off your currently astronomical text charges. Isn't it fun to play bea-the-carrier? Read more on CNET »
How to find cheap gas is a question that's taken on urgency now that prices have climbed well beyond $3 a gallon. Financial Edge offers up seven tips that can ease the tug on your wallet as you... Read more on Financial Edge »
Say you've got a few employees, or maybe friends, and you need some cheap tethering. Say what? As BNET explains, it's a way to instantly turn your laptop and other electronic devices into hotspots. Read more on BNET »
Another mobile price comparison app that gives you the information to decide on the spot whether to buy online or in the store, or take your business elsewhere. Thanks to Fox Business for bringing... Read more on Fox Business »
In case you haven't yet found enough cheap ways to get maximum utility out of your iPad, here's one more. CNET gives you all the instructions for turning that multitalented gizmo into a cheap home... Read more on cnet »
Hungry for an iPad? Head over to your local TJ Maxx, where the hot device is selling at an inexplicably low price. Applebitch.com wonders how this is possible. Send your conspiracy theory in now. Read more on applebitch.com »
You may be one of the lucky shoppers who live near one of nine grocery chains participating in this new free coupon app. Check on your good fortune (or not) in this post from Wallet Pop and learn... Read more on Wallet Pop »
Update: read our cheap tablets review which includes a hands on review of an iPad knockoff: http://www.cheapism.com/cheap-tablets Yet another cheap iPhone knockoff from the Chinese. But this... Read more on Cultofmac.com »
For some coupon clippers, there's a new iPad app that syncs up with your membership and loyalty cards. Mashable has the details, but also notes that its range is currently limited to a few supermarket... Read more on Mashable »
For students with an iPhone, or at least access to one, the world is full of money-saving bargains. Check out this post from PC World to learn more about cheap deals on education-related apps. Read more on PC World »
Figuring out how to boost your fuel economy just got a little easier thanks to a new app. CNET explains all the details but notes the app is currently compatible only with stick shift versions of... Read more on cnet »
While the iPhone is very popular in the press, it's not the most cost-efficient smartphone for frugal buyers. Consumers are able to acquire many other comparable smartphones by committing to a long term... Read more on Cheapism »
Get your cheap iPad look-alike now. The Chinese have done it again with a super-cheap version of the hot Apple device, according to PC Magazine. This one is called the iPed and it runs on Android... Read more on PC Magazine »
Traffic is starting to pile up in the apps lane for cheap gasoline. Best Syndication reports that AAA has entered the fray with a free iPhone app that helps you locate gas stations and see the per... Read more on Best Syndication »
Did you miss out on the first round of iPad sales but you're really desperate? Not to worry. GadgetsDNA reports you can buy an iPad clone, courtesy of a Chinese company, for a super cheap price. Read more on GadgetsDNA »
OK, get ready -- iPad apps are starting to roll off the assembly line. WalletPop/i> has done you a great service by finding some pioneering apps that could help soften the sting of that $500 you just Read more on Wallet Pop »
For those of you who occasionally get lost while driving but hate asking for directions (guys, are you listening?), there's a cheap and convenient iPhone app for you. CNET has all the details. Read more on Cnet »
Vonage has introduced a new application much like Google Voice, turning iPhones and Blackberries into big time money-savers, especially for anyone racking up lots of international calls. The wireless... Read more on Network World »