Managing Editor - Ecommerce
Samantha is an avid writer, editor, and consumer with a passion for finding amazing deals and a love of products that solve everyday problems. She's equally obsessed with smart home technology and finding the best things you never knew you needed.
Articles and Reviews by Samantha Gordon
The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop this month
June 08, 2019 – There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.
These are all the best Memorial Day deals and sales you can get this weekend
May 24, 2019 – Memorial Day weekend brings loads of ways to save on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.
The coolest Amazon accessory is finally back in stock—and it's crazy cheap right now
May 23, 2019 – The Echo Wall Clock is Amazon's best-kept secret, and now this smart clock is finally back in stock and discounted for the first time.
The best Memorial Day sales you can already get
May 20, 2019 – Memorial Day is coming soon, and there are already loads of ways to save on mattresses, major appliances, fashion, tech, and more.
The best portable projector is back at its lowest price ever—today only
May 17, 2019 – A portable projector can be the key to an amazing summer of backyard movie nights, and the best one we've ever tested is on sale right now.
The best hair dryer is at the lowest price we've ever seen—for now
May 12, 2019 – This award-winning hair dryer has never been more affordable than it is today.
This Dyson vacuum is at its best price ever—for today only
May 11, 2019 – A new Dyson for under $200 is a rare and amazing thing, and this Amazon Deal of the Day on the Dyson V7 Aminal cordless stick vacuum is not to be missed.
This award-winning cooking gadget is back at its Black Friday price
May 02, 2019 – If you've ever wanted to learn how to cook sous vide, this sale on the best WiFi immersion circulator we've ever tested is the perfect chance.
The best place to save thousands on TVs actually offers shoppers a lot more
April 29, 2019 – This online marketplace is taking a crowd-driven approach to getting great deals and making amazing products even better.
The 25 most popular things our readers bought in March
April 03, 2019 – In March, our readers were really into aromatherapy diffusers, cat toys, mattresses, and other products we hope are already improving their lives.
The 10 best tech accessories under $25 you can get at Walmart
March 06, 2019 – Walmart is a great place to find affordable tech accessories, and these 10 are all amazing and cost less than $25.
This incredible Samsung soundbar is more than half off right now
February 15, 2019 – Even if you're not an audiophile, this Samsung Harman Kardon soundbar deal from Massdrop is worth checking out.
The Best Mattresses in a Box of 2019
January 09, 2019 – The deliverable mattresses that are worth every penny.
10 retailers with the worst return policies
December 26, 2018 – Buy with caution when shopping at these retailers, as returns may prove more trouble that they're worth.
The Best Amazon Echo Smart Speakers of 2019
December 11, 2018 – Every Amazon Echo smart speaker has its strengths. We take a look at what makes each one special and help you decide which is the best for your needs.
The Best Smart Doorbells of 2019
December 10, 2018 – Never miss another package delivery or visitor with a smart video doorbell.
I finally stopped spending all my money at Starbucks—here's how
October 01, 2018 – After years of spending way too much on generic swill from a corporate coffee overlord, I finally kicked the habit with the help of a great coffee maker, a good grinder, the tra...
15 things you need to survive cold and flu season
September 27, 2018 – When you're sick, you'll do anything you can do to feel better. These 15 things, like heated blankets, electric kettles, and humidifiers, can make it easier to feel better faste...
How to have a continuous conversation with Amazon Alexa
September 14, 2018 – With Amazon Alexa's Follow-Up Mode, you can ask Alexa a string of questions without having to use the wake word before every one. Here's how it works.
10 amazing products I didn't think would change my life
September 04, 2018 – I was hesitant about buying my Instant Pot, a sous vide cooker, a curling wand, and a few other products. Here's why my buying risks paid off.