Get a Northwest travel router for $21 shipped

Why is this man smiling? Because he got a travel router for cheap! (Credit: Daily Steals) Quick reminder: All prices, shipping charges, etc. are accurate at the time I write about them. They may (and often do) change suddenly and without notice. Frustrating, but true. Also, if a friend recommends a product and you get […]

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Cubby out of beta, offers free 5GB accounts to all

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET) Remember Cubby? It’s the new file-syncing and -sharing service from LogMeIn (makers of my longtime favorite remote-access tool). Cubby’s been running a closed, invitation-only beta for some time, but I’ve got good news: now it’s an open, no-invitation-required beta. That means anyone can sign up for a free Cubby account, […]

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Cubby out of beta, offers free 5GB accounts to all

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET) Remember Cubby? It’s the new file-syncing and -sharing service from LogMeIn (makers of my longtime favorite remote-access tool). Cubby’s been running a closed, invitation-only beta for some time, but I’ve got good news: now it’s an open, no-invitation-required beta. That means anyone can sign up for a free Cubby account, […]

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Get a 22-inch desktop monitor for $99.99 shipped

The AOC e2251Swdn 22-inch LED-backlit monitor is a steal at $99.99 shipped. (Credit: TigerDirect) Yesterday my brother-in-law Bill was balking at the idea of using a laptop as his primary PC. A longtime desktop user, he likes having his monitor up at eye level. Fair enough, I said, but didn’t he know he could connect […]

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Get a 22-inch desktop monitor for $99.99 shipped

The AOC e2251Swdn 22-inch LED-backlit monitor is a steal at $99.99 shipped. (Credit: TigerDirect) Yesterday my brother-in-law Bill was balking at the idea of using a laptop as his primary PC. A longtime desktop user, he likes having his monitor up at eye level. Fair enough, I said, but didn’t he know he could connect […]

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The Cheapskate’s Cyber Monday deal roundup

Microsoft just cut $100 off this Acer Windows 8 tablet. (Credit: Microsoft) Now this is my kind of deal day: lots of killer bargains, no circling for 20 minutes just to find a parking spot. Rather than highlight a single deal on this Cyber Monday 2012, I’ve cherry-picked a bunch I think you’ll like. Let’s […]

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The Cheapskate Fifth-Anniversary Giveaway Spectacular, Round Three

You could win a Samsung Galaxy Note 2! (Credit: Wirefly) Happy Black Friday, cheeps! (That’s “cheapskates” plus “peeps” in case you’re new around here.) In honor of this crazy day of shopping madness, and to cap off the celebration of my fifth anniversary writing the Cheapskate blog, I’ve got one seriously killer contest for you. […]

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The Cheapskate Fifth-Anniversary Giveaway Spectacular, Round Two

Win a Slingbox 350! (Credit: Sling Media) What’s the only thing better than a cheap deal? A freebie, of course. As you may recall from last Friday, I’m celebrating five years as The Cheapskate. (Confession: I think it’s the single longest job I’ve ever held. It’s definitely the best.) Where, oh, where did the time […]

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Three ways stores can make me care about Black Friday again

What’s next? Black Friday on Tuesdays? (Credit: Target) A little while back I confessed my general apathy about Black Friday. It could have something to do with my day job — finding awesome tech deals all year round — but I just can’t work up much excitement about the day. And many readers agreed: most […]

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Get a Westinghouse 50-inch HDTV for $349

It’s worth a drive to your local Target to score this 50-inch HDTV for $349. (Credit: Target) First things first. For those who celebrate it, I wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. Space doesn’t permit me to list all the things I’m thankful for, but you can bet you’re looking at one of them right […]

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