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Jet is Crushing Amazon: Here’s How (and Why)

Jet, the newly launched Amazon alternative/competitor, is crushing it. Amazon, that is. Not in terms of market share of course (not yet), but in my own life. Aside from the savings you can see add up in your cart, Jet has better customer service by far (with American employees who go the extra mile), massively […]

In this undated photo provided by Nestle Purina PetCare is Grumpy Cat. It probably won't affect her famous mood, but Grumpy Cat now has an endorsement deal. The St. Louis-based company announced Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the frown-faced Internet sensation, real name Tardar Sauce, is now the "spokescat" for a Friskies brand of cat food. (AP Photo/Nestle Purina PetCare)

Amazon Crime: It Took 97 Minutes For Amazon To Admit They Were Screwing Me

“Some people definitely do use it that way,” says Ryan, an Amazon support representative I spoke to by phone. “It is an apology for a negative experience. It sounds like exactly like you put it: they were just throwing it out there just so you would stop bugging them.” I knew it! I’ve become sadly […]

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Dapper: The App That Lets Guys Shop Like A Man (Review)

Shop like a man. That’s the motto of Dapper, an app that “brings the brands to you” and focuses on letting you browse and buy quickly and easily—all without ever having to set foot in an actual, physical, store. I have to admit I was immediately taken in by the idea. I, like many guys, […]

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Hiku: a product scanner and app combo for easy shopping lists

Shopping lists are one of those things you have to have but never want to maintain. They are a huge pain. Luckily there now exists the hiku ($79), a scanner and app combo that largely alleviates that pain. Plus it just looks cool. Goodbye paper shopping lists. And let’s face it… nobody wants to peck […]

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Personalized Online Family Shopping

Millions of products. Thousands of stores. Instant personalization. That is what you get with an app called Sift. We all know that email was never designed for shopping; so its not surprising that sales and deals you care about may go unread in email. Sift helps you save tons of time and money by aggregating […]

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Giveaway: Recharge Your Batteries With Huckberry

A few times each year, we like to shut down our devices (or at least lose reception) and get away from it all. We’ve camped Yosemite, skied Jackson Hole, and surfed Costa Rica. Each time we come back recharged and ready to bring you the best in tech. To outfit our decidedly low-tech adventures, we […]

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Startup Stories: Slice, the Service that Organizes Everything You Buy

When I first read about Slice and investigated their website, I was impressed (to say the least). It’s one of those services that makes you think, “Wow, why hasn’t someone thought of that before now,” and “How did I live without it.” It’s that useful. Essentially, Slice tracks your packages to the extreme; you can […]

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100 Ways to Shop It Like It’s Hot (Categorized)

Whether you like it or not your life basically revolves around shopping. From the fun (clothes, gadgets) to the boring (groceries) you are constantly buying stuff for yourself and for others so whether shopping online and off wouldn’t you prefer to do it with a little style? This post is #28 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series […]