If you're with EE, you could be eligible for six months' free subscription to the new BBC/ITV streaming service BritBox, as well as free data for streaming shows. Just remember to cancel if you don't want to roll onto a £5.99/month plan when those six months are up.
With the country on lockdown, many of us need some escapism more than ever, and reports suggest there's been a rise in video game playing – I know that's certainly true for me. However, gaming can be expensive, with some consoles costing up to £400 and top-selling games around the £50 mark. Rather than console-ing yourself over the cost, load up this guide of 15+ gaming tips and tricks for Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox and more.
Even many non-gamers will have heard of Animal Crossing, with the most recent game New Horizons being Nintendo's biggest Switch release ever. But if you want to play Animal Crossing or other games online the Switch - so that you can play with friends etc - you have to pay a yearly subscription. I've found a trick to get online access free for seven days, plus how to save on costs if you want to buy it after that.
With most of us at home and in need of some escapism, gaming has seen a spike in recent weeks – however, video games can be pricey, with many costing around the £50 mark. Luckily, a few of the consoles and popular gaming franchises have big sales right now including Nintendo 'up to 80% off' and PlayStation 'up to 60% off'.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch console is out this Friday (20 March), and it's a game I and many others have been waiting for. Pre-ordering new games is never cheap, but if you want it upon release I've looked at the cheapest options left to get the most for your money, whether you want it digitally delivered to your Switch, or physically to your door.
If 2001: A Space Odyssey didn't put you off robots for life, chances are you'll have heard of Google Home, and if not, you might be aware of other smart speakers or 'robot assistants' – like Amazon's Alexa.
The most environmentally-friendly option might be to live off-grid with no phone and no contact with the outside world, but tempting as that is, I wouldn’t be without my smartphone. I normally like to keep things for as long as possible, but recently technology has been forcing me to upgrade more often than I’d like. So what’s the most sustainable way to do this? Buy second-hand, which of course is also cheaper – sometimes by a lot.
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.
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