Author: Mike Flacy

    By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

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  • wayfair-living
    Everything you need to know about Wayfair Way Day 2019

    After a first year kickoff in 2018, Wayfair’s Way Day is back for 2019. Here’s everything you need to know about Wayfair Way Day 2019. What is Wayfair Way Day? Playing off the Black Friday-ish, one day...

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  • Night-King
    Game of Thrones is coming. Here are all the free HBO offers

    The final season of Game of Thrones kicks off this month and you will need streaming HBO to watch it. HBO does release the streaming versions of their shows at the same time as the show debuts...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • What’s new in April 2019 on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

    Interested in what movies and television shows will be added to your favorite streaming service this month? We’ve compiled an extensive list of everything coming to Netflix and Hulu as well as what’s arriving on Amazon Prime / Instant...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • switch-online
    New Amazon Prime Perk: 1-Year Nintendo Switch Online Membership

    Amazon and Nintendo have teamed up for a new promotion that’s ideal for Nintendo Switch owners. Available for all Twitch Prime members (which is free to join if you have an Amazon Prime account), you can get...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • running
    Waste Not, Want Not: Best Deals to Buy in April

    The start of Spring always brings a new selection of seasonal deals, many of which are geared toward outdoor events such as exercise, home care and clothing that doesn’t have to be hidden by a heavy winter...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • google-stadia-controller
    Shut Up and Take My Money: Google Stadia

    Announced recently, Google is attempting to perfect the ability to stream games into your home without having to invest lots of money into hardware. Called Google Stadia, games will run on servers within Google’s data centers. Players will connect...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Pioneer-receiver
    Turn a Dumb Car into a Smart(er) Car with these Upgrades

    Technology has improved cars significantly over the last twenty years, with a heavy emphasis on mobile technology that’s absolutely exploded in the last decade. Technology like rear view cameras, touch-screen dash panels, Wi-Fi hot spots, mobile device...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • santa
    What’s new in March 2019 on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

    Interested in what movies and television shows will be added to your favorite streaming service this month? We’ve compiled an extensive list of everything coming to Netflix and Hulu as well as what’s arriving on Amazon Prime / Instant...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • legion-season-2
    What’s new in February 2019 on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu

    Interested in what movies and television shows will be added to your favorite streaming service this month? We’ve compiled an extensive list of everything coming to Netflix and Hulu as well as what’s arriving on Amazon Prime / Instant...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • drop it like it's hotspot
    50 funny Wi-Fi names that will make your neighbors smile

    Tired of the boring name that’s assigned to your Wi-Fi network? If you have ever browsed the list of networks in your area, you’ve probably found that the majority are named after the brand of router broadcasting...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • student-loans
    Refinancing Student Loan Debt could save you Thousands

    According to a 2016 study, nearly 70 percent of seniors achieving an undergraduate degree will leave college with more than $35,000 of student loan debt! Resulting in monthly payments around $350 (average in 2012), that’s a decent chunk...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • junk
    5 Products to help you Organize Junk Drawers

    The junk drawer, we all have one somewhere in our home. Maybe it’s in the kitchen or the front hallway. Maybe it’s in your office or a bedroom. But it’s there and it’s getting worse month after...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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