The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!
With a new battery-powered smart fixture and lower pricing for the white-light-only Hue Lux LEDs, the Hue family is continuing to mature.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Don't be tempted by its low price: the Toshiba Excite Go's middling display is too onerous to use.
The $70 (£55) Bluetooth keyboard accessory stylishly packs a portable punch.
Contrary to its appearance as a real bargain, usability issues and subpar cleaning performance mar this Dirt Devil.
The world's largest subscription music service retools itself for broader appeal with new types of entertainment like videos and podcasts, as it prepares to fend off an expected rival from Apple.
For simple, travel-size smoothie making, look to the affordable Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Blender, but you'll have to spend more for hard-core food processing.
With familiar characters, drift-racing action, and good-looking graphics, Angry Birds Go! is a fun arcade racer, but repetitive gameplay and freemium limitations are regrettably part of the package.
Technically Incorrect: Adult FriendFinder, a site where people seek casual, discreet relationships, suffers a breach, exposing the details of almost 4 million of its members.