How to Get Amazon Prime for Free During the Holidays

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If you happen to do a lot of your shopping on Amazon, you probably already have an Amazon Prime membership, but if not, now is the time to sign up for a free trial that will get you Amazon Prime for free throughout the holiday shopping season. If you sign up for a free trial […]

How to Return a Gift That Was Ordered from Amazon


More likely than not, most of the gifts you received this year for Christmas were probably ordered from Furthermore, you usually receive at least one gift that needs to be returned, whether it’s the wrong size or you received duplicate gifts from different people. However, returning a gift to Amazon is a little different […]

How to Set Up a New iPhone

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Christmas is the time of giving, and it’s probably a good bet that a handful of people will get new iPhones as a gift. Electronics are one of the most popular gifts on Christmas, and we’re guessing a lot of folks will be unwrapping a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c come Wednesday morning. The […]

Amazon Offering Free Overnight Shipping on Select Products


It’s not too late to shop for last-minute Christmas gifts on Amazon. The company is offering free overnight shipping on a select number of products, meaning that you can order something as late as midnight tonight (Eastern Time) and receive it tomorrow on Christmas Eve. The best part is that a Prime membership isn’t required. […]

Amazon Prime Free Shipping Deadline Is Today

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The deadline for standard Amazon shipping has passed, but if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you still have time to order something on Amazon and have it arrive before Christmas. If you’re like many folks and do most of your Christmas shopping on Amazon, then you should be aware of the Amazon Christmas ordering cutoff […]

10 Great Samsung Galaxy S4 Stocking Stuffers

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The holiday season and Christmas shopping can be stressful for some, especially when you’re shopping for a family member that is the “techie” of the group or that has everything already. Since the Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most popular smartphones on the planet, owned by millions, a few stocking stuffer ideas specific […]

Google Easter Egg Brings Christmas Carols to Mobile

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Google is getting into the holiday spirit this year in more ways than one. In fact, they’ve been adding features to many of its services all month long to help users enjoy the holiday and Christmas season even more. Last week they turned our smartphones into a snow globe, letting users shake their smartphones to […]

Amazon Christmas Shipping Deadlines Begin Tomorrow

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If you’re like many folks and do most of your Christmas shopping on Amazon, then you should be aware of the Amazon Christmas ordering cutoff dates that the company has set. These dates signify the last day that you can order something and guarantee that you receive it in time for Christmas. For starters, tomorrow, […]

Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 is Google’s Gift of Choice This Christmas

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It’s no secret that working for Google has its share of perks. From being one of the best companies to work for on the planet to getting toys and gadgets well before the rest of the world. As if they needed another, add holiday bonuses and Christmas gifts to the list. Much like we’ve seen […]

7 Digital Gifts to Give This Christmas


With Christmas quickly creeping up on us, it’s that time where we start picking out gifts for all of our loved ones. While a thoughtful, homemade gift can be one of the best gifts to give this holiday season, a digital gift can be just as thoughtful for the technology enthusiast or media junkie in […]

Overhaul Your Christmas List with an Amazon Wish List


It’s that time of year again when aunts and uncles ask for your Christmas list, and you get a bevy of them in return. Unfortunately, Christmas lists are still mostly done the old-fashioned way, where you get a hand-written or emailed list of vaguely-described items and you keep having to confirm with them what exactly […]

New App From Google Lets Android Users Track Santa

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To celebrate the holidays every year, Google helps families track Santa on his trip around the world and this year Google has an Android app to help track Santa’s ride. The Google Santa Tracker is free in the Google Play Store, and it works on Android smartphones and tablets. Right now the app doesn’t do […]

Turn Family into Santa or Rudolph on Thanksgiving with the iPhone

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Liven up Thanksgiving by turning friends and family into Santa, a robot or a reindeer and more with the free Folger’s Wakin’ Up app. Folger’s kicked off the holiday season with a cool new mobile app that turns the iPhone into a funny photo booth capable of putting Santa’s beard or Rudolph’s nose on a […]

So GBM Readers, What did Santa bring you?


Santa brought me exactly what I wanted, SOCKS! I didn’t ask for much, I got the Galaxy Nexus I wanted a couple of weeks ago and bought myself a 55″ LED TV on Black Friday that’s already broken. I also gifted myself a Canon S100 last week in preparation for CES in January. So, that’s […]

Best Buy Cancels Some Customer Orders in Run Up to Christmas


One of the prices of success is that you have to keep investing in order to be successful. One of the downfalls is that if you don’t, you risk the gains you’ve made. Consumer electronics retail giant Best Buy may be running up against that as this holiday season comes to a conclusion. Best Buy […]

5 Funny iPhone Pranks to Liven Up Thanksgiving

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As you head over to Thanksgiving gatherings today, you’ll certainly need to have something to pass the time in between turkey and pie. As more of our friends and family members get smartphones, like the iPhone, it’s easier than ever to pull off some funny pranks by borrowing your cousin’s phone. While some of these […]

Charlie Brown Christmas Interactive App Brings Back the Memories


Oh, my. Maybe I’m a sucker for Christmas. Although I find that hard to believe given how many Christmas plays and musicals I’ve spent many autumns directing. Or maybe it is just the fond memories I have of watching A Charlie Brown Christmas every year in my childhood (and a few since becoming an adult.) […]

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We hope your Christmas holiday is as bright and cheerful as this special wrapping paper. Enjoy the day with your family and loved ones, and we’ll see you again on Friday. Team GBM Rob, Warner, Matt, Sierra, Matthew, Truc, John, and Craig

5 Last Minute Gift Ideas From the Comfort of Your Keyboard


I hope you are not frantically searching for last minute gift ideas for that special geek on your list. But in case you are, here are a quick five hints that you can take care of right from your keyboard. Most of them are gift cards, but then everybody knows geeks love to do their […]