MakeUseOf: 5 Sites to Find Ethical Alternatives to Tech, Fashion, and Unfair Brands

MakeUseOf: 5 Sites to Find Ethical Alternatives to Tech, Fashion, and Unfair Brands. “When we talk about making an ethical choice, there are different aspects to look at. For example, how a company behaves with its employees or a firm’s carbon footprint, or even how they treat animals. Importantly, you don’t need to be strict about ethical choices either. The first step is finding out what’s out there.”

EurekAlert: Cybershoppers make better buying decisions on PCs than phones — Ben-Gurion U. researchers

EurekAlert: Cybershoppers make better buying decisions on PCs than phones — Ben-Gurion U. researchers. “This holiday shopping season, consumers may make better shopping decisions using their PCs rather than smart phones or other mobile devices, according to new research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.”

Digital Journal: Gourmet Popcorn Finder Launches World’s First Online Popcorn Directory – The Ultimate Resource for the Upcoming Holiday Season (PRESS RELEASE)

Digital Journal: Gourmet Popcorn Finder Launches World’s First Online Popcorn Directory – The Ultimate Resource for the Upcoming Holiday Season (PRESS RELEASE). “Gourmet Popcorn Finder provides visitors to the site with a comprehensive online directory that enables them to search an extensive database of over 500 gourmet popcorn flavors. Users are able to filter their search by flavor, by company name, by city, by state, and even by country.”

Ubergizmo: Using Your Phone While In A Store Could Make You Buy More Junk

Ubergizmo: Using Your Phone While In A Store Could Make You Buy More Junk. “In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, a team of researchers found that playing with your phone while you’re inside of a store has the potential to cause you to end up buying junk that you don’t need.”

Make Tech Easier: Best Sites to Help You Find the Best Black Friday Deals

Make Tech Easier: Best Sites to Help You Find the Best Black Friday Deals . “Black Friday is just about upon us, and already the deals are pouring in from across the Web. But do you dive in now, or do you bide your time until the day itself? Are the current prices really as low as they’ve ever been, or can they get even better? Deal-hunting on Black Friday (and the week leading up to it) can feel like a high-stakes game, so we’re here to make it a little easier by showing you the best tools and websites for monitoring items and tracking down the best prices.”

PC World: Microsoft Bing’s Black Friday research tools are hit-and-miss

PC World: Microsoft Bing’s Black Friday research tools are hit-and-miss. “With Black Friday just (gulp!) a week away, Microsoft’s Bing search engine is launching tools to help with your shopping: a searchable index of deals, phone comparisons, and shortcuts to roundups of the best products. Unfortunately, Bing doesn’t currently seem to provide what you’re probably hoping for: a searchable list of Black Friday prices by item, together with the dates and times they’re available. It appears you’ll still have to do all the legwork yourself.”