11/18/2011, We know that Google has announced their plans to purchase Motorola Mobility, and it seems that Motorola’s shareholders have given the company the green light to proceed with the acquisition deal with a 99% vote in favor of the deal. The shareholders at the meeting reportedly represented about 74% of Motorola’s total shares, thus displaying a strong support for the deal, according to Motorola’s CEO Sanjay Jha.
11/07/2011, Best Buy is currently offering a promotional deal for customers who are interested in purchasing Call of Duty MW3 which will be out tomorrow. It seems that if you were to buy a copy of the game, you would be entitled to receive a free HTC Android handset, on contract of course, although for those shopping for a new phone this could be a pretty good deal. Unfortunately if you […]
11/07/2011, Verizon subscribers will be happy to know that come 8th of November 2011, Verizon will be offering a pretty sweet deal for the LTE subscribers, whereby they will double the amount of data they give you, meaning that if you were to subscribe to the 2GB a month plan, they will instead offer you 4GB at the same price. This is applicable to both new and current customers who are […]
11/01/2011, Vimeo is launching Vimeo Perks, a discount program that offers discount ranging from 5% to 25% on select products from a number of partners like B&H, which is offering a dozen packages of products at discounted prices for the launch. Vimeo told me that it is not making money from these deals, and that it came up with the Perks to bring more value to its users.
10/27/2011, For fans of Google Offers, we’ve got some good news for you. Google has announced that it will be making some upgrades to the service, which will help users get more deals that they want as opposed to deals that they have no interest in. Starting today, Google Offers users can customize the service to give them deals that are based on their interests and their locations.
10/21/2011, It seems like Microsoft is doing everything in their power to try and increase the adoption of Windows Phone devices, even if that means giving them away free. In this case, Microsoft has partnered up with Klout, which is a service that uses social media analytics in an attempt to weigh the influence you have on your social network.
10/19/2011, If you’re thinking about taking a leap of faith and trying the Windows Phone mobile operating system, Microsoft is now giving away free Windows Phone handsets. However just like the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”, there is a catch to this deal, which states that you will have to spend at least $499 or more in order to qualify for this deal.
10/17/2011, While there’s only one phone on one carrier that is capable of making payments with Google Wallet, it looks like a lot more merchants are warming up to the idea of having NFC-based payments. Google has just announced that a whole bunch of new stores now support Google Wallet payments and “Featured Offers”. Starting today, shoppers at American Eagle Outfitters, The Container Store, Foot Locker, Guess, Jamba Juice, Macy’s OfficeMax […]
10/06/2011, A couple of days ago we reported that Best Buy had dropped the price of the HTC Flyer down to $300. It’s unsure as to why Best Buy made that decision, although many are thinking that it’s probably due to how cheap the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet is, and that it seems price is a huge factor on how well a tablet does.
10/04/2011, Last week we reported on rumors that Best Buy may be slashing the price of the HTC Flyer tablet to $300. It was suggested that this would be in response to Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet, which we now know is priced at a rather affordable $199. Well the good news is that it turns out those rumors are true.
09/28/2011, Amazon has reinvented the e-reader/tablet and the Web browser with its $199 Kindle Fire, an Android-based e-reader/tablet with a 7-inch touch LCD screen and running its own special version of Android, and re-asserted itself in the e-ink e-reader market with three new QWERTY keyboard-less Kindles, two Touch models ($149 with 3G and $99 for a Wi-Fi only) and a non-touch priced at $79.
08/31/2011, Facebook has decided that they will no longer support the daily ‘Deals’ service that has yet to see action outside of the US, and at least it is rather comforting to know that the closure of this service will not affect check-in Deals that enables Facebook users to obtain access to a bunch of discounts as well as offers in shops or restaurants that they happen to ‘check into’.
06/22/2011, Everybody loves deals, but don’t you just hate it when you’re given discounts to stuff you don’t need? It’s almost as bad as receiving spam. Well, the folks over at Loopt have come up with a solution called u-Deals. Instead of being subjected to receiving discounts for things you don’t want, u-Deals gives you the power to make your own deals instead. How does u-Deals work? Well, firstly you run […]
06/17/2011, If you’re looking for a good bargain for a gadget chances are that there are so many sources available online that you don’t know where to begin, since different sites price the items at various prices, sometimes going over the retail price while sometimes going below it’s hard to get a gauge of what’s a good price and what isn’t. Thanks to a new start-up, the Shopobot, getting the best […]