Cheap 42 inch 1080p tv – September 2014

changhongWhile I was looking for a 1080p LED TV, I came across the Changhong brand which I have never heard of. Turns out this is one of the largest manufacturer of television sets in China and has recently entered the US market.

Changhong’s 42 Inch 1080p LED TV retails for less than $300 in the market!! You would pay about about 30-40% more to get a television set with same specifications from a more popular brand such as Samsung or LG.

02. September 2014 by author
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Cheap 1080p laptop – September 2014

If you are looking for a cheap 1080p laptop that will last atleast a few years then look no further! Acer Aspire V3-572-5217 is one of the cheapest 1080p laptops in the market with decent specifications. acerlaptop

Acer Aspire V3-572-5217
Intel Core i5 4210U
8GB DDR RAM
1TB HDD
Windows 8.1 Pro

The laptop has a Intel 4400 graphics card meaning you will be able to run Fifa 14, Total War Rome 2, Dota 2, Counterstrike on medium-high settings.

02. September 2014 by author
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Basic laptops for college under $300 – August 2014

Here are some Windows 8 laptops that you can get for less than $300! Good for browsing, watching videos online.

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Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298
Intel 2.16 GHz Celeron N2830
4 GB DIMM
500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
15.6-Inch Screen, Mobile Intel HD graphics

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Dell Inspiron i3531-1200BK
2.16 GHz Celeron N2830
4 GB RAM
500 GB
Windows 8.1

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ASUS 15.6-Inch HD Dual-Core 2.16GHz Laptop
Intel 2.16 GHz Celeron N2830
4 GB DDR3L SDRAM
500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
15.6-Inch Screen, Intel HD Graphics

Even though all of them have almost the same specifications, I would recommend you guys to go with either Toshiba or Asus laptops as they are much more reliable than Dell laptops.

All of the laptops mentioned would be able to play Dota, Minecraft, League of Legends on low settings.

02. September 2014 by author
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Should i get a macbook for school?

Before you buy a macbook for school, you should be asking yourself two important questions.

Do I have enough money to buy a macbook and you might indeed have it. But while you may spend $1000-2000 on a macbook, it is possible for you to purchase a windows based laptop for less than $500 that might do the job for you. If money is not an issue then go ahead and get yourself a macbook :)

Do my courses have softwares that can run on macbooks. Science or engineering students usually face this problem when they purchase a macbook and find that the software package designed for the course does not run on Mac OS. There is a solution to this problem which is getting yourself a os virtualization software that will allow you to run windows operating system on macbook.

28. August 2014 by author
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Cheapest ultra hd tv in the market

Believe it or not but Seiki is selling a 4K resolution TV for less than $350!! That is almost for the price of 1080p LED TVs that are selling in the market! If you are a college student, looking for a nice television set then Seiki’s 40 Inch 4K tv would be a really good deal for you.

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At the present moment, the price of this LED TV is only $339.00 and if you don’t have a problem getting a used one then that would cost you less than $250!! Look over at Amazon, if you intend to buy a used or refurbished one.

The only limitation of this television set is that at 4K resolution, it has a refresh rate of only 30 hz. That means you won’t find it comfortable using as a monitor or gaming. But if you are looking for something to watch 4k resolution movies on, this would be a good fit :)

18. August 2014 by author
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Free $1 amazon gift card!!

Just for today (15th july as well), I am giving out free $1 amazon gift codes :)

All you have to do is enter your name and email at which you (or a friend) would like to receive your gift code. Enter your details just like the format shown below.

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Your details will not be published/shared with anyone.

Note: Limited number of gift codes. First come first serve.
Note: Gift codes must be redeemed within 15 days.
Note: US Only.

Update: Getting dozens of requests every minute! Processing them as fast as I can! In the meantime, checkout how you can get free $5 credit from Amazon instantly!! (This offer expires 15th July!!)

Update: I have officially ran out of gift cards! There are still thousands of gift card requests pending which I would be unable to fulfill.

14. July 2014 by author
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When to start applying for fall internships?

Fall 2014 internships usually start around the end of August in the United States. If you haven’t yet started applying for internships then not only start applying for internships online but also look for any job fairs around the place you are living. A lot of companies who are in urgent need of resources come up at job fairs where they recruit candidates on the spot!!

Pro-active students usually start applying for fall internships during spring but that doesn’t mean you are too late. Update your resume if you haven’t done already and start shooting off your resume to employers not tomorrow but today!!  :)

Good luck :D

13. July 2014 by author
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Free $5 credit from amazon – hurry up!

Amazon is running a promotion right now which gives customers $5 credit on their next purchased of $25 or more. All you have to do is install their one click promotion extension on your browser.

To redeem this offer simply go to – Amazon One Button Promotion and install the button app on your browser.

Note that this offer expires at 11:59 pm (pacific time) 15th July 2014, so only have a small window to make the best use of it :D

13. July 2014 by author
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Good cheap car for college students

If you are looking to buy a new car then the Toyota Prius C is going to be a really good fit for you. The lowest variant of the car costs about $19,000 making it one of the cheapest hybrid cars in the market. On top of that the car gives about 46-53 mpg making it one of the most fuel efficient cars, and will save you about $300-400 each other in fuel costs compared to other 25-30 mpg cars.

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If you are planning to study three-four years at your school then instead of buying a car, you might just opt-in going for the monthly lease or loan. Depending on your financial situation, a lease can be a better option as you will have more money in your hands as compared to if you bought the car with a one time payment.

If you are not interested in hybrids then have a look at Toyota Yaris which has a cost of only $14,000!!

13. July 2014 by author
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Cheap tablet for students under $400 – July 2014

Recently I came to know about HP’s Omni 10, which is a Windows 8.1 tablet and retails for only $399!!

Tablet might be suitable if you want a portable computer which has full windows capabilities, allowing you to work with MS Office and other applications without any issues.

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Here are the main specifications –

  • 10″ 1900 x 1200 multi touch screen!
  • Intel Atom Z3770
  • 2GB DDR3 SD RAM
  • 32 GB Internal storage
  • WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0

07. July 2014 by author
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