6 Tips for Packing the Perfect Lunch Box

Whether you’re settling into your back to school routine or are just trying to turn your lunch habits around for work, you’ve probably faced the challenge of packing the perfect lunch box. The advantages of packing lunch are numerous; it can help you save money, and you can better control what you eat on a daily basis. But how… Read More »

Back to School with BLINQ: Headphone Giveaway!

The dog days of summer are over, and that can only mean one thing: Back to School is here! Whether you’re starting a new grade or getting ready to head off to college, it’s always fun to start the year out with new gear. In the spirit and excitement of going back to school, we’re giving away a pair… Read More »

What Is “Open Box”?

As part of the Customer Care Team, one of the most common questions I receive is, “What really is an ‘Open Box – Like New’ item?” The BLINQ.com FAQ page will tell you that these products look and feel brand new, but the packaging may show signs of wear. But why is the packaging worn? Where has the… Read More »

5 Chromecast Hacks for Cord-Cutters

The portability and power of Google’s Chromecast makes it a perfect tool for cutting the cord and ditching cable. It’s inexpensive, easy to use, and you can stream Web content to a television wherever you go, whether you’re traveling for business or just to a friend’s apartment. But streaming video content from your laptop or phone is only… Read More »

16 Sports Puns To Use This Summer

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few weeks, you are probably aware that there is a global sporting event hosted by Brazil happening right now. Now’s the time to pull out your red, white and blue gear and get ready to cheer on athletes from sports you might not otherwise keep up with during off-years —… Read More »

Six Summer Date Ideas for under $30

With dinner, drinks and an activity afterward, going on a date can be a budget buster. During the cooler months of the year, you can get away with calling Netflix at home in your jammies a date, but not so much during Summer. Long, hot days can lead to endless possibilities when it comes to summer date ideas…and… Read More »

How to Reduce your Summer Electric Bill

It’s summer and that means it’s time to crank the air conditioning and stay out of the heat! At least until you see the havoc it might wreak on your electric bill. Staying cool and comfortable in the summer months can be a challenge, especially if you’d rather stay in and binge-watch Netflix instead of going for a swim… Read More »

Power Tool Safety: DIY Dos and Dont’s

When I moved out of my parents’ home at the tender age of 23, I was woefully underprepared for living in a house on my own. Much like April and Andy on my favorite show Parks and Recreation, my tool box was a plastic bag with one screwdriver, a hammer I am pretty sure was actually a toy,… Read More »