Buying 4K Electronics Online? Then You Might Love This Chrome Extension
Stephan Jukic – January 30, 2018
A great thing about shopping online, be it via Amazon, or any one of many other major online shopping sites, is that you can find lots of discounts and coupon offers spread across the web. These can sometimes shave serious margins off the final retail prices you end up paying. A hassle of the same thing can however be finding and correctly matching the coupon code offers right when you could most use them for something you really want.
This is where the “Honey” Chrome extension comes in handily. What does Honey do? Quite simply, it automates the whole process of finding and applying coupon codes online to a range of major retailers. It does this for you as you add items to your cart and the savings also thus become basically automatic.
Chrome users who download Honey to their Chrome browser can do their searching and adding of items to a shopping cart as usual and right during checkout, simply click the honey button among their browser extensions and let it do its job. This of course is finding and matching all available online coupon code discounts that apply to the specific items you bought from your specific retailer at that moment. It’s that simple, it’s free and with the extension, you’re good to go for whatever savings are available.
Honey also offers a few other neat bonuses for Amazon in particular. To quote their own promotional material:
“On Amazon discover the best time to buy with price history charts and alerts when your favorite products are on sale.”
The extension claims support for major online retailers in the U.S, U.K, Canada, Australia, India as well as sites that serve global customers. Now, like most Chrome Addons, Honey comes with its little but pretty normal privacy issues, so as usual, user beware. To quote their own advisory on this just in case you’re curious:
“Disclaimer:This extension uses Google Analytics to collect extension usage statistics to help improve user experience. If you want to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or you can set up a filter in Adblock Plus or similar ad blocker tools like AdBlock, uBlock or Adblock Pro.”
Fans of online discount shopping might find lots to like about Honey (we ourselves admit that we haven’t tried the addon and aren’t promoting it by anyone’s request) and those who are interested in more details on this little extension can find them here in its download section of the Chrome Web Store. What you can clearly see by checking it out is that the addon has almost uniformly perfect ratings (4.82 stars average) out of over 80,000 reviews, and has been downloaded several million times.
What we can say about an extension like Honey is that it can definitely be useful for comparing and hunting down the cheapest available offers on 4K TVs, cameras, monitors and whatever other kinds of accessory electronics are available out there. That’s always a great thing to have if you’re trying to save a bit on the hundreds to thousands you might be spending on your next new 4K HDR TV.