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Posted by Allison L. on April 14, 2011 at 14:59 pm
Did you know that making iced teas and coffees with your Keurig machine is just as easy as making hot drinks? Now that it’s finally getting warmer outside, it’s nice to relax with an ice-cold sweet tea with lemon or French vanilla coffee.
Brewing these delicious drinks is easy: Fill your cup (avoid using glass) to the very top with ice. Then, pop your favorite K-cup into the machine and set it to brew either 6 or 8 ounces. This will give you a potent shot of flavor that will melt some of the ice and give you the perfect flavor-to-liquid ratio. Stir it up and you’re all set to climb into the hammock and enjoy a nice sunny day.
Posted by Allison L. on March 28, 2011 at 11:31 am
Two highly-anticipated and well-received devices were released this weekend and are available both in-store and online at P.C. Richard & Son: the Motorola Xoom and Nintendo 3DS. These devices are paving the way for new technologies and are certainly worth taking a look at.
The Motorola Xoom won the Best of Show award at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and sets itself apart from all other tablets with its look and feel. It runs on the Android 3.0 platform which is specifically optimized for large-screen devices and features five customizable home screens that you can easily access your favorite live widgets or application shortcuts. Each screen features a familiar launcher with access to all installed applications, as well as a Search box for universal search of apps, contacts, media files, web content, and more.
Posted by Allison L. on February 16, 2011 at 09:49 am
Those with an LG HDTV with NetCast (or those looking to purchase one) may want to take advantage of the unbeatable price we have on this LG TV Wireless Media Box!
Let LG’s Wireless Media Kit set your TV free from connection clutter. The kit sends a full, uncompressed HD 1080p signal to a compatible LG TV from up to 50 feet away, even through walls and doors. It also includes 4 HDMI inputs that provide 10.2 Gbps of bandwidth for deeper colors and more to take advantage of the best full HD experience.
Posted by Allison L. on December 29, 2010 at 16:01 pm
Yesterday we covered what is probably the most sought-after New Year’s Resolution: losing weight. Today, we’re covering another popular resolution that can be found on almost every list of New Year goals: getting a better education. While we don’t carry college tuition in our stores, we do have several items that can help get you gain more knowledge:
E-book readers are a hot item right now, and it’s no wonder why: the ability to carry thousands of books in a such a lightweight device is extremely liberating (and green!). They are a much better solution than downloading e-books onto your laptop or smartphone as an e-reader’s battery life lasts much, much longer. Thousands of books in the public domain, including Sense and Sensibility, A Tale of Two Cities and more are available for free from most e-book retailers.
Posted by Allison L. on December 28, 2010 at 11:44 am
I think that a majority of us have the same New Year’s goals year after year because we don’t stick to them or they become less important as the year rolls on. This year, resolve to sticking to your goals! All this week we will be covering popular New Year’s Resolutions and some products that can help you achieve them.
Lose Weight/Get In Shape
Kinect tracks your whole body so you can be sure you’re executing moves correctly. There are a variety of exercise games available for the system, including Dance Central, Zumba Fitness, and Biggest Loser.
Posted by Allison L. on December 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm
Your kids or gamer loved ones may have asked you this year for an additional controller for their PlayStation 3 console. An extra Dual Shock 3 controller will normally run you $54.99, so what about getting a game with it for just $5 more? Our new Dual Shock 3 bundles with classic PlayStation 3 games are an exciting and easy gaming gift on a budget. Over $83 in value is included in every box!
The bundles available include:
Posted by Allison L. on December 10, 2010 at 14:05 pm
Lori, customer and Dr. Oz show viewer, mentioned to us on our Facebook fan page that the doctor recommended us on his show today! His show mentioned a discounted personal humidifier that we carry. After a little bit of research I came across an episode recap from today on drozfans.com. We were delighted to read what happened!
Posted by Allison L. on December 7, 2010 at 12:54 pm
E-book readers are the hot new item that everyone wants. They’re small, portable, help save the environment by saving paper, save on battery life and hold hundreds or thousands of books. Google has just released the largest e-book store on the web and carry both paid and public domain materials and is now a perfect resource for all e-reader owners!
While more contemporary books are available for a fee, be sure to also check out the best of free section highlighting popular stories like Pride & Prejudice, Moby Dick and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, but you can find free books on any topic by searching and sorting by “free only.” As an example, here is a search on free short stories. Clicking on any of the books will allow you to read a sample, find out more about the book, or download it onto your computer, handheld device or e-book reader.
Posted by Allison L. on November 17, 2010 at 15:40 pm
Electric heaters can save you a lot of money on heating when the weather becomes coldest. Why turn up the heat in all your rooms and use more oil or gas when you only need more heat in the living room or bedroom? We have a variety of portable heaters to choose from to keep you cozy and saving money.
Electric heaters are popular because they save money on heating costs, are very efficient and easy to maintain, and don’t emit dangerous carbon monoxide like propane heaters do. There are several different kinds of electric heaters, including:
Posted by Allison L. on October 28, 2010 at 15:05 pm
The new uDraw Tablet for Nintendo Wii is pretty cool… it turns any TV into an art studio! Simply click your Wii remote into the tablet and you’re ready to draw. Bundled with the uDraw Studio game, users can create original works of art, shade in dozens of coloring book templates, use a selection of stamps, and more and can save their creations on an SD card to share them with others.
uDraw studio accommodates various levels of artistic ability, and kids and adults alike will enjoy the Pictionary game that requires the tablet too. The game has over 3,000 clues and several drawing styles, shape tools and colors. The three game modes include Pictionary game show, Pictionary Mania, & Free Draw and is the perfect addition to Family Game Night.
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