Monthly Archives: July 2013

Google Chromecast: Online Content on Your TV

Google Chromecast: Online Content on Your TV

Update: Newer, better options include the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player and the Roku Streaming Stick. The Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player is a $35 digital media player that plugs directly into the HDMI port on your TV, tablet, laptop, or phone to stream online content from Netflix, YouTube, HuluRead article

Things NOT to Buy Your College Student

Things NOT to Buy Your College Student

Getting ready to equip a new college student? How do you know what they really need vs. what they want? Luckily, the web is full of advice about how to avoid dumb things to buy. Check out these great articles: “Things to avoid: Don’t buy these dumb things for your college student” “8 Things NOTRead article

81 Student Discounts

81 Student Discounts

GiftCardGranny has a list of 81 student discounts to help you make the most of your student status. While most of these are geared toward college students, young scholars of any age should go ahead and try them. A few even apply to grade-school students. So flash your student ID and take advantage of discountsRead article

Get a Deal on Travel

Get a Deal on Travel

Rising fuel prices and a reviving economy are pushing up travel prices. Here are some strategies that may help you get a deal on travel: Book really early. Planes are packed these days, so airlines don’t have to compete hard to fill seats. Begin checking fares 3 months ahead. Keep tabs on prices using aRead article