X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Time Is Money Tells Your How Many Hours of Work It Takes to Buy Stuff

by Stirling Matheson
Advertisement

When shopping, especially on the internet, it’s easy to lose track of how expensive something really is. It’s easy to see a $50 price drop on something that makes you think that a $450 toy is somehow “cheap.” The Time Is Money Chrome extension aims to fix that particular problem by showing you how many hours of work something will cost you.

time_is_money_1zoom in

Yup, you put in either your hourly rate, or your weekly pay and how many hours you work, and the extension automatically shows you that that sweet Asus G751 with the GTX 980M and the 512 GB SSD would cost you 413 hours and 40 minutes at minimum wage, or 119 hours and 50 minutes if you pull in the median U.S. household income of $52,000. Suddenly it seems wiser to go for the one with a 970M and no SSD that will take you half as much time to earn.

asus_time_moneyzoom in

If you need help keeping perspective in general, or with the holiday season coming up, try Time Is Money.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Sound of Violence

The Sound of Violence

Firebiner Multitool

Firebiner Multitool

Hidden Figures & Subplots

Hidden Figures & Subplots

Advertisement
Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Devel Sixteen Makes More than 5,000 Horsepower

Devel Sixteen Makes More than 5,000 Horsepower

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?

Is the Ford Ranger Raptor Really Happening?