The Washington Post has a metered paywall, meaning that after you’ve read a few articles online, they ask you to subscribe. If you’re sick and tired of hitting the paywall this election season, there is a cheapskate lifehack you can utilize. Consumers who already have a subscription to Amazon Prime get The Washington…
Do you live in Los Angeles and pay for online access to the New York Times? Have I got a cheapskate lifehack for you.
TomTom is gung-ho about getting good press for its new fitness wearable, the TomTom Spark Music GPS Fitness Watch. Fortunately for the company, members of the press are cool with publicizing the Spark if it means they might get something in return.
Earlier this year, Google Maps added Local Guides, a feature that rewarded heavy contributors to Maps reviews and content with a nifty profile. Now, Local Guides will get real, better rewards.
If you got a new ereader or tablet for Christmas—or if you have an old one that needs an infusion—Amazon and Apple would be happy to sell you ebooks and movies to fill it. Or you could just load up on these free goodies instead.
The year is ending and things are winding down — but maybe you're still stuck at work, repairing arcane electrical equipment or drafting memos that nobody will read. For you, our downtrodden comrades, we present the ultimate distraction: Classic SF movies you can watch in their entirety on YouTube.
I'm celebrating winter by giving away ten free, signed copies of my science nonfiction book Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction. Everybody wants apocalypse and extinction at the holidays! Here's how to get it.
The iTunes App Store is giving away some of the best iPhone and iPad apps ever to celebrate its fifth anniversary. From $5 games to full $20 apps. Some of them—like Sword & Sworcery or Infinity Blade II—are a must get if you don't have them already.
Did your Motorola Droid battery cover slip off into the night on New Year's Eve, never to be seen again? Did several of your memories from that evening do the same? Well, sorta good news, bad news: I can kind of help with the former.
These Gadget Deals of the Day round-ups remind me more and more of Tom Waits' genius Step Right Up*. Everyone's a winner, bargains galore! $500 off! $500 off this 1080p fancy 42-inch Philips LCD TV. You need videogames? We got Xbox 360 videogames for $10! And Olympus waterproof cameras at almost half the price!…
Mark Bent, owner of SunNight Solar, is giving away 500 of his company's solar flashlights (no Polish jokes, please). This isn't a simple first-come first-served deal, however; you need to justify why you deserve one. People who work in emergency services or the media (ahem) get first dibs (as do Al Gore and Angelina…
Good news on the Pepsi-Amazon MP3 contest front: It's official, it's not a contest and they've giving away more than MP3s. It's a point-based promo that launches on Feb. 1, with 4 billion Pepsi products carrying points that you can bank on PepsiStuff.com for MP3s from Amazon store, which now has tracks from all four…
Own a Mac? Get a copy of DivX Pro free, today only. Don't own a Mac? What the hell, grab a copy anyway. You never know when you'll get one/sell it to someone for $5.