We The People, the petition section of the White House’s website, is shutting down for a promised January relaunch. Summarily ignored since Donald Trump took office, its a wonder anyone in the current administration is expending the effort to turn off the lights.
People started freaking out on Wednesday afternoon when a giant inflatable chicken resembling Donald Trump appeared outside the White House. A local Fox affiliate even covered the event live. What the heck is happening?
Amazon would like you to believe its annual “Prime Day” extravaganza is all about the deals, but a true keyboard warrior knows that every day begins and ends with the same goal: total combat readiness.
Amazon treats its annual Prime Day like a religious holiday for shopping and the greatest thing capitalism hath wrought. In fairness, you can find some sweet, sweet deals amongst the pages of dog food and baby monitors, especially if you’re patient and enjoy spending your day hiding an Amazon webpage from the prying…
The internet has saved us from actually having to go outside and speak to real people in order to buy things—but that doesn’t mean that all online shopping sites are created equally. Take advantage of these tools to save yourself a bundle of cash, catch the best deals, and take the stress out of spending money.
Black Friday was all-around awful this year, but once again, Cards Against Humanity made out pretty well. The secret to the party game’s success? Asking for your money, and offering nothing in return.
Get ready. From 12:00am ET to 11:59pm PT on Friday, September 25, all new Amazon Prime memberships will cost $67. Normally, they cost $99, a price that’s still one of the best deals in tech. The sale is one day only, and the occasion is Amazon’s five Emmy wins. Everybody wins!
The Washington Post announced today that Amazon Prime members will get free, unlimited access to the newspaper’s National Digital Edition for six months, a $60 deal.
The FCC has approved AT&T’s $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. That means the second-biggest cell carrier is officially merging with the biggest satellite TV provider.
All week, Amazon promoted its Prime Day sale as a “bigger than Black Friday” shopping bonanza. But today, a lot of the discounts look like they fell off a truck headed to a poorly regulated flea market for sad people held in a dumpster.
The Martian was one of io9's best Sci-Fi books of 2014, and it has a stellar 4.6 star review average on over 8,000 reader reviews. I picked up a copy [The Martian: A Novel (Kindle), $6]
Feeling bored? You need a store that sells ridiculous, confusing products that probably shouldn't even exist. Let me introduce you to one of my favorite online retailers: Dealextreme. It's one of the internet's largest purveyors of cheap tablets, obscure cables and amazing off-brand oddities.
Microsoft is offering a somewhat insane cloud storage deal: You can get 100GB of free OneDrive storage for nearly two years if you sign up for a Bing Rewards account.
If you love urban fantasy, then you owe a stupendous debt to Charles de Lint, whether you've read him or not. His playful, majestic, clever stories helped shape the genre and were part of what made me fall in love with magical stories set in cities. And now you can get a collection of his best writing for free.
Pixar's famed short films are often better than their feature-length counterparts, and you can own 12 of them on Blu-ray today for just $14. [Pixar Short Films Collection 2, $14]
We have a million different options to charge our phones and tablets on the go, but laptops are generally out of luck unless you can find an AC outlet. This Lenmar ChugPlug solves this age-old problem by plugging directly into the power brick of your MacBook Air or 13" MacBook Pro, providing up to four extra hours…
If you ever use the terrible earbuds that shipped with your smartphone, stop what you're doing and replace them with this pair of Sennheisers, marked down to just $25 for the iPhone version, or $20 for Android.
Heads Up: Falling Skies Has Gotten Pretty Watchable Again, so watch it on the cheap.
Belkin's swiveling travel surge protector is almost iconic at this point, and the entry-level model is only $8 on Amazon today. Bear in mind, the USB ports only have 5W/1A combined power behind them, so this won't charge your gadgets very quickly, but it should be fine for juicing up overnight. [Belkin 3 Outlet/2 USB…
External battery packs are fine and dandy, but nothing beats a battery case for convenience and portability on long days where your phone might need a little bit of extra juice. Typically, they'll set you back $60 or more, but this one is only $30 today with code BH9VVFFN.