Tag Archive: Buying


Nobody would ever call Amazon’s Fire Phone a hit, but even the company’s most loyal shoppers are apparently avoiding the phone like the plague. A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners says that while the Amazon Prime subscription service… Read more ›

We already know that once iOS 8 comes around, AgileBit’s password manager 1Password is going to be great. Not only will it use Touch ID to make remembering your password a thing of the past, but it will integrate with… Read more ›

Conventional wisdom is that while Beats has a lot of fashion credibility, the actual audio quality blows. So why does Apple want to buy them? Rumors have swirled that it’s an acqui-hire, and that Apple wants Beats so that it… Read more ›

10 games to make you not regret buying an Android

iOS still beats Android when it comes to quality apps and games. But lots of us use Android tablets and smartphones for one reason (price) or another (freedom), so we might as well make the best of it. You can… Read more ›

ComiXology has long been one of my favorite apps, but I’m not a big fan of their latest update. For the longest time ComiXology was the easiest and best way to buy comic from a mobile device. Thanks to the… Read more ›

Lytro Illum, The First Light-Field Camera Worth Buying

Lytro’s new Illum field Camera is the first of its products you’ll want to buy. The original Lytro Field Camera was a nice proof of concept, but the low resolution images were pretty crappy, and the unit itself was one… Read more ›

There’s Just No Getting Around Apple Buying Yahoo

Apple should buy Yahoo. This is neither a new idea, nor one acceptable to the Apple fan base. But since people briefly talked about it last year, it’s become an increasingly good idea — maybe a necessary one for Apple’s… Read more ›     

When Apple unveiled the iPad Air back in October, they curiously decided to keep the iPad 2 around for another generation at a $ 399 price point… the exact same price as an entry-level iPad mini with Retina Display. In theory,… Read more ›     

It was widely reported in January that Apple was in talks to buy Waze, an Israeli startup with a hugely popular maps app. Waze was rumored to be asking Apple for $750 million. The same outlet that broke the acquisition rumor quickly backpedaled and said no such deal was taking place. Google ended up buying […]        [Read More...]

Today Sprint announced a limited time deal that gives students a full year of free cellular service with the purchase of a smartphone at any Best Buy location. The offer includes unlimited talk/text and 1GB of data per month, with… Read more ›