Latest ‘Etsy’ Update Adds AR Feature for Prints and Photos

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Etsy was updated yesterday with a new augmented reality feature. If you’re shopping for a print or poster for your wall, you can use AR to preview what it looks like in your home. Tap an icon, point your phone at the space you want to hang the item, then place and move the print around on the wall. You can also adjust the size of the item (if available), the add the item to your basket to purchase with Apple Pay. App Store: Free

Latest ‘Etsy’ Update Adds AR Feature for Prints and Photos

Save $15 on a $100 iTunes Gift Card on Amazon

· Andrew Orr · Product News

Amazon is offering two deals on iTunes gift cards in time for the holiday season, one for a US$100 gift card and a US$50 gift card.

Here's How to Track UPS Packages in 2019

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

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We’ve covered all of the other popular package services, now we’ll show you where you can track UPS packages.

Flash Deal: Get $10 off a $50 iTunes Gift Card on Amazon

· Andrew Orr · Link

Amazon is offering a US$50 iTunes gift card for US$40. But you have to buy one in the next 90 minutes because it’s a Lightning Deal.

One card, millions of ways to enjoy it. Use the App Store & iTunes Gift Card to get apps, games, music, movies and TV shows. Available in a variety of denominations – spend it on in-app content, books, TV show subscriptions or even iCloud storage to secure files from all your Apple devices.

Where Dr. Mac Shops for Value

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Regardless of what you might seek—a new or used Mac, a peripheral, an iDevice, a performance upgrade, a protective case, or something else entirely—Dr. Mac almost always has an opinion on where he likes to shop for the best product of that type at the lowest price.

Apple Cuts HomePod Price by $50, Now $299

· Andrew Orr · Link

Apple is cutting the price of the HomePod a bit. It used to be US$349 but now it costs US$299.

Apple today cut the price of HomePod on its online store by $50, with the smart speaker now listed for $299, down from $349. The price drop follows recent promotional discounts at several third-party retailers across the U.S.

Buycott Lets You Make Value-Based Shopping Decisions

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

I think it’s great if you can do business with companies that align with your personal values. This can go both ways. I like Apple’s stance on environmentalism and privacy. Other people boycott Starbucks because its cups don’t mention the word Christmas, or buy dophin-safe tuna. Whether we agree with those shopping decisions or roll our eyes, we’re avoiding or gravitating towards companies that support what we believe in. It’s pure free market capitalism. Which is why apps like Buycott are helpful. With this app you can: Join campaigns to support causes you care about, scan product barcodes to learn a product’s history, and make a purchase decision on the product and communicate your decision to the company. One thing to keep in mind: Buycott’s privacy policy says the app collects your location and other data. App Store: Free

Buycott Lets You Make Value-Based Shopping Decisions

5 Free Apps to Order Valentine's Flowers

· Andrew Orr · Quick Tip

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve found five apps to help you order Valentine’s flowers.

5 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying New Tech

· Andrew Orr · Link

David Nield wrote about five mistakes we all make when we buy new tech. It’s a good list to reflect upon when you’re in the market for new gadgets.

Prying open the packaging of your new gadget should fill you with excitement, not second thoughts. To avoid the sinking feeling that you have, once again, spent $80 on a device you don’t need, take note of these common pitfalls before you buy.

Get a HomePod From Target For $100 Off

· Andrew Orr · News

You can get a HomePod from Target for US$249.99, which is US$100 off the regular price. This is one of the biggest price drops we’ve seen.