TL;DR: The bestselling Fire TV Stick streaming media player comes with the Alexa voice remote, and Amazon has it on sale right now for just $29.99. It's normally $39.99, so you'll save $10.
Heading off (or back) to college this fall? Take it from yours truly, a world-weary graduate who managed to survive the rigmarole of a four-year degree: You don't need a cable TV subscription. With the average package costing about $107 a month, according to one research firm's estimate, that's a lot of money you could be putting towards more important expenses, like tuition. Or textbooks. Or beer.
You're much better off getting a streaming media player instead, TBH — and just in time for back-to-school shopping season, Amazon has its second-generation Fire TV Stick on sale for 25% off. Not counting its discount during this year's Prime Day sales event, this is the cheapest it's ever been. (The Mashable's Choice Award-winning Fire TV Stick 4K is also on sale, FWIW, but its markdown isn't as steep.) Read more...More about Alexa Voice Remote, Mashable Shopping, Fire Tv Stick, Amazon Devices, and Tech