Technology

9 Ways to Watch Movies: Your Guide to Online Video Streaming & Good Old-Fashioned Movie Rentals

We may have said "Hasta la vista, baby" to the late fees, overpriced rentals, and the inconvenience of video stores, but most of us are still learning how to find our way through the ever-evolving world of online video streaming.

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Turn Your Old iOS Device Into a Free Home Security System

Did you upgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod this holiday season? If so, you might be wondering what to do with your old device, and while we've already given you quite a few options for reselling and recycling your used electronics, here's another idea: turn your old iOS device into a home security system--for free!

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5 Steps to Responsibly Recycle Your Old Electronics

Christmastime has come and passed, and chances are you've got some new gadgets to show for it. But before you get lost in that new phone, tablet or laptop, you've got to figure out what to do with your old devices.

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8 Free Holiday Apps for the Whole Family

Remember that 2009 iPhone commercial which claimed the (then new) smartphone had an app for everything? It might have seemed silly back then, but here in 2014, we really do have an app for everything--including holiday fun!  

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4 Frugal Tips for Surviving the Holidays at the Airport

Holiday travel is always a headache, and a pricey one at that. Flying is expensive, but it's airport prices that really grind my gears. No matter how many times I experience it, I will never think paying $8.50 for a Big Mac, or $7 for a bottle of water is OK.

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In-Store Only: iPhone 6 for $129 at Walmart

Following the announcement of its 12/13/14 weekend sale, Walmart has slashed the prices on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to $129 and $229 respectively with the purchase of a two-year contract with AT&T, Verizon or Sprint. It's also cut prices on the older generation iPhone 5s, which is selling for just $49 with a two-year contract!

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Beware! That 'Order Confirmation' Email Could Be a Malware Attack

You've no doubt been doing a bit of online shopping in preparation for the holidays, so getting an order confirmation email from a store like Target, Home Depot, Walmart or Costco most likely wont set off any alarm bells for you.

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Your 7 Biggest Questions About Apple Pay (Answered!)

On Monday, Apple rolled out yet another perk of living in the modern age: Apple Pay. No longer will the shoppers of the world have to pull out their wallets and laboriously swipe their credit cards to make a purchase. No, the payment of the future can be made with just a tap of a smartphone.

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Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on sale September 19! Here's everything you need to know

It's the moment Mac junkies worldwide have been waiting for. Apple has finally unveiled the long-awaited, much discussed iPhone 6, and in typical Apple fashion, they had a surprise in store. Spoiler alert: there's TWO of them!

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Trade an old iPhone for a new iPhone 5s at Best Buy this weekend

Free iPhone 5s at Best BuyWith the iPhone 6 ready to be unveiled in August, we're starting to see serious discounts on Apple's current models.

Through Sunday, May 11, Best Buy is allowing customers to trade in a working iPhone for, at most, a new iPhone 5s and over $100 in Best Buy store credit.

Here's the breakdown: the iPhone 5s is currently discounted to $99.99 on Sprint and Verizon (sorry, AT&T customers - it's still $199.99 for you). In conjunction with this, Best Buy is offering guaranteed trade-in values for used iPhones - as long as they're in working condition with no water damage or screen cracks.

Guaranteed Trade-in Minimums 

  • iPhone 5: $200. This means a free iPhone 5s + $100 gift card for Verizon and Sprint; free iPhone 5s for AT&T.
  • iPhone 4s: $150. This means a free iPhone 5s + $50 gift card for Verizon and Sprint; $50 off iPhone 5s for AT&T.
  • iPhone 4: $100. This means a free iPhone 5s for Verizon and Sprint; $100 off iPhone 5s for AT&T.

Of course, customers need to be eligible for a device upgrade to take advantage of this offer. It's also worth noting that these prices apply to the 16GB models of the 5s. Those looking to upgrade to the more expensive 32 or 64GB models on Verizon and Sprint will still get a price break, though, as Best Buy is discounting them each $100 through May 11.