There’s nothing better than getting a normally expensive product for a whole lot cheaper. Keeping an eye out for deals is standard fare during the holiday season, since we’d all like to get gifts for others or ourselves for cheap. Well, if you’ve been thinking about getting a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, now is the best possible time to do it. That’s because you can get one at Walmart right now for the lowest price it’s ever been in the United States, $55.
Sony’s State of Play broadcast is one of the best ways to keep up with everything happening on the PlayStation console. The final State of Play broadcast for 2019 will be aired on Tuesday, December 10th, and despite being the last of the year, there’s some exciting news included with it. Of course, it’s more of vague teasers than detailed information, but it’s certainly better than nothing.
The sequel to the immensely popular shooter Overwatch was announced much earlier this year at the BlizzCon Expo, so we as gamers have known about it for quite some time. We’ve learned a good bit of information about it, such as the intent to add a single player campaign mode to the game, a major deviation to it’s almost entirely PvP multiplayer focus.
The Starbucks Roastery Reserve will feature an assortment of Starbucks Reserve specialty coffee, boutique Milanses Princi bakery and Arriviamo Bar that features coffee cocktails. Additionally the reserve will pay tribute to Chicago artists and feature locally inspired cocktails available for purchase. This is the sixth reserve roastery the company has opened with other locations in Seattle, Shanghai, Milan, New York and Tokyo.
When Google revealed the launch lineup for its soon to be released Stadia game streaming service, people were understandably concerned; it only had 12 games, some of which weren’t all that new or even that demanding in terms of processing power, which was kind of Stadia’s whole selling point. In fact, the initial response to the Stadia launch lineup was so lackluster that Google is making a last ditch addition to the whole thing; ten extra games will now be available at launch, barely a day before said launch actually occurs.
Disney+ is still in its opening week, but it has been plagued with problems small and large. The most recent one is pretty serious; it seems that thousands of accounts for the new streaming service have already been hacked. Some have even been found getting sold online, meaning it might be a good idea to change your password if you are a subscriber.
Thanks to information from Kotaku, it seems that a new Mass Effect game is in very early development at BioWare Edmonton, under the supervision of Mike Gamble. Gamble’s been working at BioWare since 2009, and had a hand in both Mass Effect 2 and 3 (also Andromeda, but we’re trying to get our hopes up here). He also worked on Anthem, but it seems he’ll be returning to where he started.
There’s plenty of categories and deals available online and in store from jewelry to home goods at Macy’s. The retail giant said that deals will begin in store and online Nov. 21 and will continue through Cyber Week, Dec. 1-7.
The tech market is booming these days, with new gadgets seemingly coming out each month. For the non-technophiles out there, it can be difficult to know what new tech is available and what the uses are. Some of these newest gadgets are already available to purchase in time for the holidays and would make excellent gift ideas for family and loved ones. Here are some of 2019’s newest and best gadgets.
Xbox Game Pass has always been a stellar deal when it comes to content for your dollar. But thanks to the news we’ve gotten from Microsoft at the X019 Show, we’ve learned that the deal is getting even better. During the event, Microsoft announced over 50 titles that would be added to Game Pass in the next couple of months, including highly anticipated titles like Final Fantasy 8 Remastered and many of the Yakuza titles.
Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite, Nintendo has a few deals going on for this Black Friday. The Nintendo Switch, a popular console that’s seen the top of the charts for the past 10 months, has a few specials going on for holiday shopping.
The current total debt for student loans has surpassed $1 trillion with the average student borrower in 2017 holding more than $30,000 in student loan debt. As of March 2019, more than 43 million American had student loans. According to a recent study by Pew Trusts, one-fourth of those borrowing default on their loans within five years of entering repayment.
Now, shoppers can create a voice order to add items to their cart through Siri. The Siri Shortcut for Online Grocery allows customers with iOS devices to ask digital voice assistant Siri to add items to their cart by saying “Add to Walmart.” The new feature works for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, HomePod or CarPlay.
The twelve games that have been revealed for Stadia’s launch lineup are as follows: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Destiny 2: The Collection, GYLT, Just Dance 2020, Kine, Mortal Kombat 11, Red Dead Redemption 2, Thumper, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition and Samurai Showdown.
Whether it’s not making any big purchases or foregoing a doctor’s visit, millennials and Generation Z are serious about becoming homeowners and making sacrifices to do so, according to Zillow.
In the world of social media “fake news” and shared posts, it can be difficult to believe or understand half of the posts shared on social media. Facebook has decided to step into the ring of journalism by providing its own platform service, Facebook News, for “underserved communities with a small amount of local news providers.”
Walmart, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based grocery chain announced online that customers could choose from a variety of wine and beers — in accordance with state and local regulations — and pick them up with no hassle.
This holiday season’s bargain shoppers will be pleased to learn that Amazon recently began announcing details for its 2019 Black Friday sale. Rather than the retail holiday falling on the traditional Friday following Thanksgiving, Amazon announced that this year’s sale will for the full week of November 22nd, beginning at 12:01 AM PT and running through November 29th.
In February of this year, Target Circle was launched in six pilot markets - Dallas, Charlotte, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Phoenix. Now, the company is spreading the savings nationwide. The company rolled out its new program Oct. 6, offering incentives to provide help to local nonprofits nationwide.
Maybe it’s the security issues that Facebook has experienced in the past several years or people are just getting tired of arguing online, but the Media Outlook 2020 study by Activate Consulting states Facebook usage is declining.