Shopping

While you're watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade tomorrow and waiting for the turkey and all the fixing to be ready to eat, I have a list of holiday shopping deals for you to browse. Some of these deals are already active, some start on Black Friday, Monday for Cyber Monday and some of these deals [...]

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I know that Halloween just ended and it's only the beginning of November, but major retailers are already revealing their upcoming Black Friday deals. Don't kill the messenger folks, it's just the way it is :) If you're one of those early shopper types, you can head over to Amazon and check out their 2016 [...]

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If you are an Amazon Prime member and have an Echo or an Echo Dot, you can now shop with Alexa just by asking her to reorder the products you use the most or even to order something totally new. Just tell Alexa what to order such as "Alexa, order Honey Bunches of Oats". Alexa [...]

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There is a lot of prep involved when students are gearing up to head back to school. If it's grade school and high school, they need all sorts of supplies like notebooks, pens, etc. College students need those items too, but they might need furnishings for their dorm room or apartment. All of these things [...]

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Google is offering a short-term incentive program called Tap 10 to encourage users to use Android Pay. If you use it 10 times from now until February 29, you have the possibility of winning "credits in the Google Store/App Store for a song (e.g. music track from Google Play), movie (e.g. video from Google Play), [...]

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Dave: Alright here is a bit of the backstory -- My nearly three year old 15" MacBook Pro had been having problems for a few months. It finally died, then came back to life, but it was definitely time I took it to one of my local Apple Stores to have their Genius Bar techs [...]

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If you haven't finished your holiday shopping, you should know that the free shipping cutoff date for non-Prime Amazon members is today (12/16/15). That means if you're not already a Prime member, you will need to order your packages before tomorrow to ensure that they that they will arrive before by 12/24/2015 in time for [...]

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I know there are a lot of iPad fans out there and if you've been waiting for a deal to purchase an iPad Air 2, now is the time. Staples has discounted the iPad Air 2 WiFi models ($100 off the 16 GB models and up to $140 off the 128 GB models). Additionally, the [...]

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Amazon stated in a press release today that they are launching a Black Friday Deals store starting today and continuing until December 22. They will have deals on electronics, toys, jewelry, clothing, etc. Amazon Prime members will have access to "more than 30,000 Lightning Deals 30 minutes early" through Prime Early Access and all shoppers [...]

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The high cost of many gadgets can make them a risky investment. What if you end up not liking or needing that expensive smartwatch you just purchased? Sure you can sell it on the internet, but you might end up taking a loss. I recently found out about a service, Lumoid, that will allow you [...]

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In another move to become the ultimate one-stop shop and storefront for everyone, Amazon has introduced a new Handmade shop for artisans and unique product shoppers. Makers can now apply to offer their handmade jewelry and home products to Amazon. Navigating through Handmade offers the same experience that you're used to with Amazon. You can [...]

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Need some ideas for keeping the kids occupied and entertained this summer?  Jonesing for a new gadget, but you don't know what's new and fun?  Or maybe you have a new tech device, and you're looking [...]

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After we had our Amazon Echo for a little while, my partner decided that in addition to being able to add items to our shopping list using the Echo, it would be nice to tell the device to order them. "Just wait," I said. "Amazon is in the business of selling things. Sooner or later, [...]

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I just received this email from Amazon: Dear Julie Strietelmeier, We are writing to provide you advance notice that the price of your Prime membership will be increasing. The annual rate will be $99 when your membership renews on December 21, 2014. Even as fuel and transportation costs have increased, the price of Prime has [...]

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The Hiku Scanner is a small handheld scanner that recognizes both barcodes and your voice. With a real 1D linear imager like the ones used at grocery store checkouts, the Hiku Scanner instantly adds items to your shopping list without any need for writing or typing. When you finish that last box of Rice Crispies, just press [...]

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