Amazon Echo hacks – get Alexa for less

Okay, so it's 2019 and we don't exactly have hoverboards or flying cars, but what we do have is an artificially intelligent companion known as 'Alexa'. In this guide I'll show you how to get an Alexa device such as an Echo cheaply, or if you have one already, how Alexa can bag you some freebies.

Black Friday DEALS vs DUDS – How to spot ‘em

It’s almost that time of year again, where retailers battle to shout the loudest about Black Friday, and while there are usually good deals to be had, there are always a few ‘duds’ mixed among them just waiting to catch us out.

EXPIRED: Stream music with no ads free for 6 months

Feel like you’ve exhausted all the 30-day free music streaming trials? You might want to look at rapper Jay-Z’s music service, Tidal, which currently offers a whopping six months of free music without ads for new customers...

So even if you’ve got 99 problems, ad-free music needn’t be one of them.

‘I won £250 of prizes in a week from my hospital bed!’ – Jordon Cox’s tips for successful comping

A comp a day won’t keep the doctor away (well, it hasn’t worked for me), but it’s a way to kill some spare time and could earn you a fortune – if you’re lucky. As you may know, I’m currently stuck in hospital (if you didn’t – see my Coupon Kid vs Crohn’s Disease blog), which means...

How to spot the duds and root out the best deals this Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and while it’s known as a sales day, retailers have been doing sales for weeks to pull in punters. With millions of items reduced, and countless retailers competing harder on price than at any other time of year, it can be difficult to spot the best deal. We have full analysis on our...

Black Friday predictions

Black Friday 2017 is fast approaching, which means thousands of items will be reduced across major high street stores and at online retailers. It’s important to ensure you’re not sucked in by the hype though, and just buy things for the sake of it – we’ve seen plenty of dud deals in previous years with stores claiming blockbuster...

How to get 3mths’ FREE music from Amazon & Apple (no ads)

New customers can get three months’ free music streaming with no ads from Amazon and Apple, which’ll last for Christmas and New Year. Both will roll you over into a paid-for subscription – we explain how to cancel if you don’t want to continue below. To get the most out of this, if you’ve never used either...

PlayStation Plus price hike – how to beat it

PlayStation Plus prices are set to rise significantly at the end of August, but if you’re willing to spend now to save in the long-term, we’ll tell you how you can beat the hike. From 00.01am on Thu 31 Aug, UK PlayStation Plus prices will increase as follows: – Annual membership will rise from £39.99 to £49.99 (+25%)...

Trick: Get 20% off gift cards for Pizza Express, Zizzi, Pizza Hut and more, then stack with other offers

Gift cards aren’t often reduced because stores are afraid that people will take advantage and play the system. We’ve spotted reduced gift cards at Asda, so we’re going to take advantage and play the system… Until close on Sun 18 Jun, you can get 20% off Pizza Express, Zizzi, Pizza Hut Restaurants, The Restaurant Card (valid at...

Get TWO best-selling Xbox/PS4 games for £35, or TWO pre-order games for £70 (incl Call of Duty, Destiny 2)

If you’re like me and love video games, you’ll know buying the latest releases can make a serious dent in your bank account. Luckily, there’s an offer stacking trick at Tesco right now to save your pocket from monetary defeat. This week, if you’re in the market for a couple of new games, you can make some serious...