Gaming on a PC? You Really Need to Get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

As a veteran PC gamer with a preference for Sony’s PlayStation consoles, I’m a late convert to the delights of Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription service. I often play the same games for weeks, but my Steam library is bristling with unplayed titles, and my kids have an insatiable thirst for new games. I … Read more

What Is Apple One? A Breakdown of Plans, Pricing, and Included Services

It’s worth noting that Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade can always be shared with your family, whether you subscribe separately or with an individual Apple One plan. Apple News+ and Apple Fitness+ also support family sharing.  What About Free Trials and Existing Subscriptions? You can get a one-month free trial of Apple One. If you … Read more

9 Best Free Streaming Services (2021): Freevee, Roku Channel, Peacock and More

The main casualty of the streaming wars has been your wallet. Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Hulu, Apple TV+, Disney+, Paramount+: They all demand a monthly tithe. Toss in a live service like YouTube TV, the music app of your choice, and whatever gaming concoction suits your needs, and you’re suddenly ringing up a … Read more

9 Best Free Streaming Services (2021): Freevee, Roku Channel, Peacock and More

The main casualty of the streaming wars has been your wallet. Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Hulu, Apple TV+, Disney+, Paramount+: They all demand a monthly tithe. Toss in a live service like YouTube TV, the music app of your choice, and whatever gaming concoction suits your needs, and you’re suddenly ringing up a … Read more

12 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids (2022): All Ages, STEM, Books, and Snacks

Here is a proposition: Rather than delight your kid once or twice a year with a big, expensive present that will eventually get put aside, why not surprise them with a small, delightful package once a month? I have two kids, a 5-year-old and a 7-year-old, and they love it when something arrives in the … Read more

The Best Period Underwear, Cups, Pads, and Products (2022)

Most period underwear isn’t cheap, but you can save money in the long run by not having to stock up on so many tampons or pads. Start out with a pair to see what styles you like; eventually, you can get enough to last your whole cycle. Period underwear is rated for absorbency levels. Some … Read more

MoviePass Has Stumbled Repeatedly. Why Does It Still Have Fans?

Recently, I got an email from MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that infamously went bust. It was a promo message announcing MoviePass’ return. It was signed by the company’s CEO, Stacy Spikes, and was a celebration of the service’s imperial phase. “So many of you have called, emailed, and even stopped me on the … Read more