'Ok, Google': Google Home MoneySaving tips & tricks

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.

Following on from our popular Amazon Echo 'Alexa' hacks, in this guide I'll show you how to save money on Google Home devices, as well as a few MoneySaving tricks you can ask Google to do for you.

How I replaced my smartphone for ‘free’ by selling old ones and stacking discounts

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.

Amazon Echo MoneySaving 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.

Kindle MoneySaving tricks, including save £30 buying refurbished, how to find FREE e-books & more

For many, Kindle e-readers are an everyday essential – or at least a summer holiday must-have – and if you’re thinking of buying one, we’ve tricks to cut the cost. Then once you've got a Kindle, or if you already own one, there are tips lower down to help you bag free Kindle books.

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...