Affordable Superfluous

Nonessential tech products get a budget-friendly makeover

Implications - Allowing those with lower incomes to reap the benefits of what are seen as "unnecessary" tech products, brands are offering consumers attractive cost-conscious alternatives. A stark contrast to an industry that's typically seen as cost-prohibitive, this change is shifting consumers' perception of how far their money can go in the tech market.
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New and Warm Top 5 Examples: 13,587 Total Clicks Dec 14 - Dec 16
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Affordable Virtual Reality Systems - The Xiaomi Mi VR Headset is Priced at Just $29
SCORE: 9
This Quarter and V. Hot 2,021 Clicks Pub: Oct 25, 16
Affordable Virtual Reality Systems
The Xiaomi Mi VR Headset is Priced at Just $29
Virtual reality systems are becoming more affordable but many are still priced at several hundreds of dollars to purchase, so the Xiaomi Mi VR headset is here to offer an inexpensive option. Priced... [More]
Affordable Mixed Reality Systems - ZapBox Provides a Way for People to Engage with Virtual Reality
SCORE: 8.2
New and Warm 244 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 16
Affordable Mixed Reality Systems
ZapBox Provides a Way for People to Engage with Virtual Reality
ZapBox is a mixed reality gaming system that provides an affordable alternative to other virtual reality products and games. The ZapBox system comes with four different products – a cardboard... [More]
Affordable Photography Drones - The Parrot Bebop is Competitively Priced for All to Enjoy
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 6,890 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 14
Affordable Photography Drones
The Parrot Bebop is Competitively Priced for All to Enjoy
Drones are some of the must-have gadgets of the year, but the high price tag has limited the availability to just die-hard enthusiasts; enter the Parrot Bebop to help effectively make the ability to... [More]
Wallet-Friendly Fitness Watches - The Withings Activite Pop is Functional, Attractive and Affordable
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 2,953 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 15
Wallet-Friendly Fitness Watches
The Withings Activite Pop is Functional, Attractive and Affordable
The Withings Activite Pop is a stylishly minimalist fitness tracking watch that represents a more affordable take on the much-vaunted Withings Activite watch. Whereas the original watch cost $450,... [More]
Inexpensive Streaming Sticks - The Mozilla MatchStick is a Budget-Friendly Chromecast Alernative
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Mild 1,479 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 15
Inexpensive Streaming Sticks
The Mozilla MatchStick is a Budget-Friendly Chromecast Alernative
The Mozilla MatchStick is an affordable HDMI streaming stick that is priced at only $12. Mozilla, known for their speedy Firefox web browser and recent smartphone launch have released a video... [More]