Senior Commerce Writer
60 articles published since January 03, 2022
About Cale Hunt
Cale has been testing and reviewing laptops, phones, and games for more than six years. His expertise extends to Chromebooks and accessories, and he has hundreds of reviews to his name. He is a multi-platform user with no real staked allegiance, willing to take on any hot new device.
Govee still has a bunch of great deals on smart lighting and appliances despite Prime Day proper coming to and end
Amazon's Prime Day has officially come to a close, but many great deals are still live. As we were busy curating the savings, it became apparent that Govee had a ton of great products on sale. If you've been checking out our curated list of the best Prime Day smart home deals, you'll notice the name throughout the categories.
Is your home not smart enough? Teach it a few things with these great Prime Day smart home deals still available
Amazon's Prime Day event has officially come to a close, but as expected there are still plenty of great smart home deals of which you can take advantage. Some of the best smart home gadgets available continue to enjoy a discount. These gadgets can transform regular appliances, speakers, lights, and controls into intelligent devices, but their high costs can often deter some consumers.
Chromebooks come in many shapes and sizes, and we have a Prime Day deal for you!
Amazon's Prime Day has technically come to an end, and many of the great sales we tracked have gone cold. However, a bunch of our favorite Chromebooks are still available at the same discount we saw for the past two days. We always recommend buying during a sale — especially on big-ticket items like Chromebooks — and Prime Day provided plenty of opportunity to pick up a new computer on the cheap. If you missed the event but are still shopping around, you can check this list to see what deals are still live. With Auto Update Expiration (AUE) dates, pricing history, and market norms in mind, we can help you get the perfect deal on a Chromebook even though Prime Day proper has ended.
These gadgets have never been cheaper, and you can still buy them before Prime Day concludes
The two-day Amazon Prime Day sales event has been a whirlwind, and as the second day draws to a close you can be sure that we're still sniffing out deals that shouldn't go unnoticed. In particular, we're highlighting here some products that have never been cheaper until this year's Prime Day pricing.
Philips has some tasty standalone products and bundles on sale for day two of Prime Day
We've now entered the back half of Amazon's Prime Day event, and we're still seeing many of the same great deals, along with some new highlights. If you've been shopping around for the best Prime Day smart home deals, you've probably come across a bunch of smart lighting options.
Rock-bottom pricing can be tempting, but there are better tablets available on Prime Day.
Amazon isn't the only place to find a great deal; these Best Buy sales are too good to miss
Amazon's Prime Day is in full swing, and it's the place to be for most of the best deals around. However, other major retailers are countering some of Amazon's specials with their own sales events. Best Buy, for example, is hosting a Black Friday in July sale with a ton of great deals on everything tech. While a lot of these products can be found at Amazon — and in many cases at a slightly better price — there are some standout deals that Amazon isn't hosting.
Don’t buy an old Chromebook; check out this Prime Day deal on the new Lenovo IdeaPad 3i instead
Amazon's Prime Day event is finally here, and along with just about everything else tech related, we're keeping close tabs on the best Prime Day Chromebook deals. Chromebooks have come a very long way since their inception, and they now deliver a full-fledged operating system in ChromeOS.
Acer's best Chromebook to launch in 2023 is already on sale for Prime Day — just not at Amazon
Amazon Prime Day has arrived, and we're having a lot of fun combing through the mountains of deals to find the absolute best for you. If you were wondering if you should buy a Chromebook on Prime Day, we might just be able to point you in the direction of the perfect option.
Take care of your S23 Ultra's display with one of these great screen protectors
For as long as we can remember, Samsung phones have had beautiful displays, which isn't surprising when you remember that Samsung manufactures the screens for most of its rivals' devices. The Galaxy S23 Ultra is no exception, with a 6.8-inch 1440x3088 display that can refresh itself anywhere from 1-120Hz. It's also cornea searing even in direct sunlight, thanks to a max brightness of 1,750 nits, which it also uses to display HDR10+ content with incredible accuracy.
Take a look at these Chromebooks that can function equally well as a tablet or as a notebook
Chromebooks come in many shapes and sizes, but only the best 2-in-1 Chromebooks — which include detachable and convertible models — can offer the versatility of a tablet and a notebook in one sleek package. These 2-in-1 and convertible marvels all come with a touch display, and some even include true inking support for those who enjoy jotting down notes and making sketches.
Keep your phone and other devices alive for days, even when outlets are far away
The best power banks make it easy to charge wherever you go, whether you need to juice up your phone, laptop, earbuds, e-reader, smartwatch, and generally any other device with a rechargeable battery. Even the best Android phones and best Chromebooks can use a bit of battery help now and then to reach the finish line. A portable power bank is an affordable way to help you get through busy work days, network tethering, hectic travel, and extended camping or festival trips. They're also great for emergencies when the power is out and you need to keep your phone charged up to send and receive calls.
Chromebooks come in all shapes and sizes — 10-inch to 17-inch, budget to premium, laptop or tablet — and we'll help pick your next one!
Chrome OS is more than "just a browser" these days. This cloud-focused operative system now runs on everything from tablets and laptops to All-in-One Chromebases and desktops. As basically the only mainstream alternatives to inconsistent Windows laptops and ungodly expensive MacBooks, Chromebooks have turned into the "it just works" laptops for millions of consumers as well as tens of millions of students, educators, and business users.
Amazon offers five Fire tablets spread out over three different sizes. Which one is right for you?
Amazon's Fire tablets are popular thanks to their affordable pricing and excellent build quality. They're compact, easy to use, compatible with Amazon's Alexa assistant, and have full access to countless apps through the Fire OS ecosystem. You can even install the Google Play Store for access to more apps. There are various reasons to buy an Amazon Fire tablet, but which tablet is best for your specific needs?
HP makes a lot of Chromebooks, but these are the best of the best
Some of the best Chromebooks available today come from HP's stable, including the high-end Dragonfly Pro Chromebook and the affordable HP Chromebook 11a. The wide variety of laptops available makes it easier to get the proper Chromebook for your needs, and we've put together this collection with the absolute best of the best. Whether you're in search of something for general use, for business practices, for school and students, or even for gaming, there's an HP Chromebook for you.
Add protection and hassle-free wireless charging with these great MagSafe cases for the Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra
The best MagSafe cases for Samsung's Galaxy S23 lineup can protect your phone while keeping the ability to add the best MagSafe adapters (or other accessories!) for wireless charging. Your charger will magnetically attach directly to the back of the case, meaning you don't have to remove your phone each time you want to top up your battery.
Add ports, flexibility, and functionality to your Chromebook with an excellent USB-C hub.
The best USB-C hubs for Chromebooks can effectively turn your laptop into a connectivity oasis, all with a compact piece of hardware that can even travel with you quite easily. Some Chromebooks might have enough ports for your needs as they come, but even today's best Chromebooks are paring things down with a focus on USB-C. And thanks to the versatility of the USB-C port, there's a huge variety of powerful hubs to choose from.
Chromebooks come in all sizes and prices, and we've gathered the best that won't break the bank
Buying a quality Chromebook can be difficult, especially if you're shopping for a more affordable option that still performs well and offers some enticing features. While Chromebooks have come a long way since their inception — with many now sporting much better specs, high-end displays, added security features, and LTE connectivity — there are still plenty of duds out there to avoid.
Set your student up for success with these great Chromebooks
Some of the best Chromebooks around make ideal devices for students thanks to their affordability, compact and durable design, and reliable operating system. We've collected a bunch of great options from different brands ranging from compact, budget laptops to oversized desktop replacements. Whether you're shopping for a young student with small hands or a more mature student who needs extra hardware performance and screen space for high school or college courses, these Chromebooks should be perfect when it's time to head back to school.
Want to get Windows running on your Chromebook? Here's what you need to know.
Chromebooks have been extremely popular in the world of casual computing for a long time, and they've now blossomed into powerful computers with relatively high-end specs that can accommodate the needs of professionals and more intensive users. Many of the best Chromebooks now have a build quality that rivals and, in some cases, surpasses that of Windows laptops, with strong Intel performance hardware and high-res displays to suit a wider audience.