15 best online Black Friday sales that are live right now
See all those miserable people in the photo above? Don't be like them — shop these 15 massive online sales instead
If there is one thing I cannot imagine doing, it’s obsessively combing over footage beamed back to Earth from NASA’s Curiosity rover to search for signs of Martian life, no matter how ridiculous they may seem. However there’s an entire cult of people on the Internet that spend their days doing just that and one of them has spotted what he says might be a gigantic mouse on the surface of the Red Planet. More →
In a few weeks, Star Wars: The Force Awakens will premiere in cinemas across the world. Given this, we can expect the Star Wars universe to expand significantly as it adds many new characters, including a cute robot we’ve fallen in love ever since we saw him appear in the movie’s first trailers.
BB-8 is the robot in question and he has already became a hit toy with fans and has sold out in stores well before the movie’s launch.
And now, you can even 3D print your very own BB-8 Christmas decoration, using the following instructions. More →
Well here’s a big Black Friday sale you might not have expected: Beginning today, Thanksgiving Day, and running straight through to the end of the day on Cyber Monday, November 30th, Amazon is offering discounts of up to 34% off the price of Microsoft Office software. The sale applies to digital downloads and PC key cards for Microsoft Office Home and Student edition, and you can also save on a 1-year subscription to Microsoft Office 365.
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Amazon will soon give customers one more reason to join its special membership program: access to even better TV content than what’s already available to Prime subscribers. The company is apparently working on adding various other online on-demand networks to Prime in a move that’s likely meant to help it better position itself against rivals including Netflix and Hulu but also Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and others. More →
Life hacks are typically interesting, but let’s be honest, not all of them are entirely useful or all that practical. After all, it’s not like most people really need a life hack to figure out how to fold towels more efficiently in their bathroom.
That being the case, we thought it was high-time we drop a little bit of knowledge regarding some of the more interesting and useful life hacks that you may not already be familiar with. While we’ve covered a wide array of life hacks before, this time around we’re going to focus on brilliant and clever life hacks with a decidedly tech-oriented twist.
If you want your private information to stay private and away from the prying eyes of snoops and hackers, getting online with a VPN service is a must. We’ve rounded up five of our favorites—and today only, we’re offering them for an extra 15% off the already-discounted prices with code VPN15. Grab them today at the BGR Store!
Choose from the following top-rated VPN services: More →
Black Friday shopping starts tomorrow but even if you don’t feel like dealing with the massive crowds at your local mall, there’s still a way you can get Black Friday prices if you’re smart. In a WiseBread article about how to score Black Friday deals without even leaving your home, Kyle James explains how you can use eBay to get Black Friday prices on products days after Black Friday has ended. More →
You’ve probably seen Neil deGrasse Tyson on various TV shows to talk about what he knows best: Space.
Therefore, it’s not surprising to hear Tyson give his two cents on the most recent developments in space travel. In case you somehow didn’t hear about them, Blue Origin and SpaceX are privately funded space companies (by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Tesla’s Elon Musk, respectively) that made enormous progress towards private space travel.
Blue Origin just beat SpaceX when it comes to successfully landing a reusable rocket, and SpaceX rockets will soon be used to send people to the International Space Station.
But the renowned astrophysicist isn’t so sure that SpaceX and similar companies will lead the space frontier. More →
After all this time, we’ve finally reached the end of daily deals from Walmart. Leading up to Black Friday 2015, the retailer was putting 10 new items up for sale every day, but now that the official Black Friday sale is about to begin, the daily deals are going to end. Nevertheless, we’ve put together one last collection.
Are you looking to get someone a tech-related gift this holiday season without breaking the bank? There’s good news: You have plenty of options. SpecOut has put together a giant list of holiday tech gifts that cost $100 or less and we’ve picked out five of the best ones — let’s check them out below. More →
Many people still think of eBay as an auction site, but anyone who has been paying attention knows that eBay is about much more than just auctions. Retail stores and individuals from all over the world flock to eBay to sell products at rock bottom prices without any need to bid, and now many of those rock bottom prices have somehow gotten even lower for eBay’s big Black Friday 2015 sale. More →
The world collectively dropped its jaw when the Raspberry Pi was first unveiled. A $35 computer that could be used to power just about anything? Yes, please. Then the even more capable Raspberry Pi 2 came along and earlier models dropped to as low as $20, which is staggering considering the doors that could still be opened by such a capable device.
But now, the unthinkable has happened: The UK-based Raspberry Pi Foundation has unveiled a brand new computer that can be purchased for just $5. More →