EVO Magazine – 3 issues for £1 plus Free EVO mug

Got an email in my inbox this morning – a promo to get EVO magazine three monthly issues for just a pound. I have tried Dennis Publishing magazine offers before and this is a great value, especially if you like to read magazines about fast cars.

Find details below  to order your three copies for £1 and, unless you decide to continue subscription after the promo period is up. don’t forget to cancel the service as well as your Direct Debit. Note, this offer is within the UK only.

evo magazine is just as passionate about performance cars as you, that’s why every issue is packed full of news, rigorous road tests of the latest models, and stunning photography – an essential read for everyone who appreciates a true driving experience.

So why not take up this limited time offer –  try evo for just £1PLUS, we’ll also send you this fantastic EVO Mug as your FREEwelcome gift.

Click here to order >

In each issue of evo you’ll discover:

evoRadar – the latest news, analysis and interviews
evoDriven – the newest cars, road tested to the limit
evoFeatures – global driving adventures, in-depth technical analysis, unmatched group tests, supercars in spectacular locations
evoTrips & Travel – comprehensive road trip guides plus events calendar
evoTrack & Racing – updates from the world of trackdays and motorsport

Don’t miss out! With this subscription offer, you can experience the thrill of driving delivered to your door for 3 issues at a cost of£1. PLUS receive a FREE EVO Mug.

But hurry – this offer is valid for a limited time only!

Best Wishes

Geoff Love 
Publishing Director, evo

P.S. This offer is only guaranteed for the next 7 days – click hereto order!

Your great £1 offer:

3 issues of evo for £1(worth £13.20)
FREE EVO Mug
SAVE 12% on the shop price if you choose to continue your subscription
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£5pm Phone Contract (SIM Only) – Offer Expires Sunday, 10th November

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I finished paying my £35/month 24-month iPhone contract in January and had since switched to £12.90 per month SIM only, 1 month rolling contract which gives me 200 min, 5,000 texts and unlimited data. This works great for me since I don’t need a new, shiny, cutting edge smartphone – my iPhone 4 with some jailbreak does almost everything the new iPhone 5S does.

But today I’ve found even better deal for SIM only contract. It’s a 12 month contract on T-Mobile for £11/month byt ou also get free £70 Amazon voucher which makes it equivalent to £5 per month plan. This plan will give me 500min, 1GB data and unimited texts plus unlimited London Underground / Tube Wi-Fi access. Click on this moneysavingexpert’s link T-Mobile and enter voucher code MSESIMO (valid only until Sunday, 10th November). This is available only to new customers, sorry T-Mobile’s existing customers.

Smart Way to Buy a Kindle

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Ever since the first e-ink readers came out I was fascinated by their simplicity – they made a new market for people who like to read, who like the convenience and often otherwise would not be able to afford this hobby.

And then came Kindle and it instantly became the most loved reader and I started to understand why. I will not go too much into details and all I can say is it ticked off all the right boxes:

  • Long battery life – lasts for weeks with single charge of couple of hours. For the last few months I have only charged it three times.
  • Durability – I tend to act clumsy sometimes and I have dropped my Kindle on the floor but surprisingly it leaves neither scratches nor dents on the surface or the screen. I don’t even need a case to cover the device (if I opted for case it would cost almost as much as my Kindle itself).
  • Display – since the screen has neither glare nor reflection I can spend hours reading without making my eyes tired. I could never do such thing on an iPad.
  • Price point – since I am only looking for a dedicated reader I don’t care about touchscreen or a screen with colours. Lack of touchscreen also ensures that I will not accidentally flip the page.
  • Weight and size – it is small enough to slip into my jeans back pocket or in my blazer, not to mention my book bag/rucksack. So whenever I am out or got some time to kill – I can read instead of being idle. Size is perfect for holding the device in one hand.
  • Simple design and clean user interface – even my six-year-old niece has no problem using a Kindle. The build in Wi-Fi works great as I can get my content just by emailing my @kindle.com account and the device will recognise the common formats (txt, doc, pdf, mobi etc.)
  • Further costs – I have an option to read Classical books for free or buy cheap Kindle version books (often cheaper than paperback). However often I will get a free PDF book and use converter to Kindle format (*.MOBI) so the layout is good on my screen. Lately I just find the online articles I want to read and send email them as attachment to my kindle so I can read it on my way home.

Now back to the reason I started this blog post – how to get a good deal when choosing a Kindle. At first I looked at the amazon.co.uk site where the basic version is sold for £69 (with tax) and they do not provide the option to buy used/refurbished. Then I checked the amazon.com (US site) to compare the price and, as it is common with many items, they sell exactly the same item for $69 with special offers (non intrusive ads on screensaver and a tiny ribbon at the bottom of the home screen) but then they also offer used/refurbished Kindles – so I saw one for $49 with a free delivery which works out around £33. So I got myself a Kindle in a perfect conditional for less than half the price. So I placed my order around the time I went to New York to collect it. If I ever want to upgrade or sell it – I can sell it for around £40-£50 without problem as they retain their value. Might even make a small profit!

Conclusion: Do your homework and you can get yourself a great deal. In this case, I bought Kindle which changed the whole reading experience and I tend to read way more than I use to which enriches my life and knowledge. Needless to say, I feel like an ambassador for Kindle and I highly recommend it to anyone who is into reading.