Rick Broida, CNET

Rick Broida

CNET

Earth, TX, United States

Contact Rick

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • CNET
Past:
  • ZDNet
  • Computerworld
  • TIME.com
  • CIO.com
  • TechHive

Recent articles by Rick:

Get a 4-pack of Wi-Fi smart outlets for $18

These app-powered plugs can also be controlled via smart speakers. Plus: Get a two-month SiriusXM streaming subscription for just a buck. → Read More

Free camera and save 15% on a SimpliSafe security system

The camera is a $99 value and the systems start at under $200. → Read More

The best Google Home Hub deal just got better (again): $74

Another day, another dollar off. Normally $149, the screen-equipped smart assistant hits its lowest price yet. → Read More

Try TV-streaming service Philo free for a month

The usual trial period is just seven days, so this is a great offer. → Read More

Get the Aukey B60 wireless sport earbuds with magnetic on-off switch for $45

Best. Feature. Ever! Plus: Bonus deals on phone cases for Mom, white-noise machines and microSD storage. → Read More

This space-age digital thermometer is only $19.97 (save $7)

Normally $27, it looks like something they might use on the starship Enterprise. → Read More

Let the Roborock S5 sweep and mop your floors for $416 (save $154)

A huge discount on one of the top-rated robo-vacs. Plus: Save on a SimpliSafe home-security system and get a free camera! → Read More

This GoPro-alternative 4K sport camera can be yours for $39

The Dbpower EX7000 comes with a waterproof housing, wrist remote, touchscreen and more. → Read More

Mother's Day gift idea: This clever kitchen timer is just $15.29

A little adorable and a lot ingenious, this hexagon-shaped clock works just by rotating it to the desired countdown time. → Read More

Get three Nintendo Labo kits for just $67.95

If you don't mind Japanese writing on the boxes, this is by far the best Labo bundle ever. → Read More

The Facebook Portal gets a huge price cut: $99

Just in time for Mother's Day, the controversial but widely loved video-calling smart screen is 50 percent off. Plus: Save 20 percent on Game of Thrones merch! → Read More

This is the best cheap live-TV streaming service for cord cutters

Priced at just $16 per month, Philo TV is the only Cheapskate-approved choice. → Read More

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019?

The company's big summer sale will be here before you know it. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Swap your 1TB hard drive for this 1TB SSD for just $96

Ten months ago, this drive sold for $250. Plus: Score four MFi-certified Lightning cables for $8. → Read More

How to slow Google Sensorvault from tracking your location on iOS, Android

Learn how to disrupt Google Maps and Google Location History from tracking your every movement. → Read More

Survive camping trips and power outages with this AC/DC power station: Just $84.49

Normally $126, this luggable battery has two AC outlets, four USB ports and more. → Read More

Build a home theater on the cheap with this Epson 1080p projector for $400

The PowerLite Home Cinema 1060 is a crazy-good deal at this price, though it does have one limitation. Plus: A sweet Record Store Day turntable deal. → Read More

How to get free e-books, magazines, movies and TV shows from your library

Forget physical media. Modern libraries let you check out digital versions of all the best stuff. → Read More

Return of the ridiculously good TCL 65-inch Roku TV deals

Still available! Score the Series 4 for $500 or the Series 6 for $800. → Read More

Get a nicely outfitted HP Chromebook 14 for $200

It's a refurb, but it ticks all the important Chromebook boxes. Plus: Two bonus deals! → Read More