Spring cleaning is in high gear for many. Donate unwanted items to a local thrift store or shop for bargains to fill out your wardrobe. Start planning for an inexpensive international summer trip, or...
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...
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...
With all those nifty and alluring devices out there for the plucking, its getting harder and harder to separate electronics from entertainment. Early come-hither holiday shopping ads are pouring forth,
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...
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...
Summer is coming and with it comes wedding season, DIY projects, summer fashion and more. In addition to our new Home Depot vs. Lowe's article, we have a newly updated guide to inexpensive wedding dresses...
So much more than a phone, smartphones let users surf the web, read email, check the weather, view maps, get directions, track calories, update statuses for social media accounts, check bank and credit...
**UPDATED 11/23 AT 4:40 PM**
We will be updating this blog post continuously as new deals are announced! Newest update: Amazon's Black Friday deals.
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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.
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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.
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...
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 »
Travelers always want to know about the cheapest roaming data option. So we've got a hot tip for you, courtesy of PC Magazine. It's an app called Boingo that works with a variety of smartphones... Read more on PC Magazine »
As competition heats up, a cheap RIM smartphone may soon hit the market. According to Business Insider, the maker of the BlackBerry is determined to keep pace with companies offering cheap smartphones... Read more on Business Insider »
What is the cheapest cell phone plan? That's a question that probably bounces around your head every day. So here comes Digitaltrends to minimize the confusion with a simple approach that sorts... Read more on Digitaltrends »
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 »
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 »
Looking for the cheapest smartphone plan may be one of the most frustrating and confusing searches you'll ever undertake. So here comes CNET to your rescue, with a chart comparing the cheapest bundles... Read more on CNET »
If you do a lot of traveling, you surely want to know what are the cheapest global phones. PC Magazine did some checking and concluded there's no simple, or cheap, answer. Read more on PC Magazine »
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 »
The best cheap prepaid phone plans aren't necessarily the ones you see advertised. PC Magazine has a round-up of 10 companies that offer hard-to-beat deals for the minutes you need. Read more on PC Magazine »
The tablet market is starting to look like, well, the market for every other electronic device -- as in, everyone's getting in on the act. This time it's TV-maker Vizio, according to The Washington Read more on The Washington Post »
Who needs a smartphone when you can get a messaging phone for free, or at least cheap. Phonedog offers up four for your cool consideration. Read more on Phonedog »
A super-cheap deal on an Android smartphone. TCMnet has the details. Read more on TCMNet »
A very cheap Android smartphone from T-Mobile. See what Devicemag.com has to say about it. "T-Mobile has a plethora of top-notch Android smartphones which are already being sold through various... Read more »
The mobile phone wars keep getting more interesting. Virgin Mobile just introduced a no-contract prepaid plan and Android smartphone, a move PC Magazine suggests is aimed at Cricket, which did the... Read more on PC Magazine »
It's hard to beat the appeal of a cheap smartphone with a prepaid plan. But read this review of the Kyocera Loft by PC Magazine before rushing out to buy your very own. With the good, there's also... Read more on PC Magazine »
Smartphones are becoming so mainstream that even the smaller carriers are now pushing them. Wirelessground.com reports that MetroPCS will soon offer a BlackBerry Curve with a very reasonably priced... Read more on wirelessground.com »
If you're needing a new cheap smartphone, the next generation Nokia E73 might suit you just fine. A review in The Washington Post gives it a thumbs up, but notes that the $70 price tag requires... Read more on The Washington Post »
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 »
Are smart phones the new loss leaders for big box retailers? It certainly seems that way. According to SmartMoney.com, mass merchandisers are offering these little devices at unbeatable prices -- Read more on SmartMoney.com »
Following closely on the heels of the cellphone market, pre-paid plans are beginning to make inroads into the smartphones arena. CNET reports on this growing trend, which is another piece of good... Read more on CNET »
More cheap smartphones. Wireless and Mobile News reports that Verizon has cut the price of the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus to $49.99 and $29.99, respectively, after rebates. If you ever wanted... Read more on Wireless and Mobile News »
Yet another new, cheap smartphone. This one from Nokia, to be used with T-Mobile service. Brighthand has a rundown on the features. Read more on Brighthand »
For all you AT&T folks eagerly awaiting a Palm Pre you can use, your moment has arrived. PC World reports that the smart phone maker will be rolling out the AT&T version, with a few exclusive services, Read more on PC World »
Cellular customers of AT&T and T-Mobile USA have cause for cheer. An article in The New York Times reports on a gadget that affixes to your PC and acts as your own private cell tower. The bottom... Read more on The New York Times »
Going overseas is no excuse not to stay in touch --especially now that international calls with mobile devices are so cheap. Read this article from The New York Times and you'll find some sweet... Read more on The New York Times »
Smartphone technology is now accessible to the masses. A new phone from Samsung, says Brighthand.com, with those all-important touch-screen features, costs $100 plus a monthly service contract with... Read more on Brighthand.com »
More new smartphones on the market mean lower prices and more features. According to Channel Web, Nokia is about to roll out three new smartphones that are relatively affordable and stocked with lots of... Read more on Channel Web »