April 21, 2017

Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 brings a familiar formula even nearer to perfection [Video]

Samsung has put in a lot of work over the last few years trying to create a better smartphone. The Galaxy S6 — which brought a striking new premium design made entirely of glass and metal — was the first big step forward with this. And in the time since, the Korean company has iterated […]

April 7, 2017

LG G6 Review: The screen doesn’t cut corners, but software & optimization do [Video]

LG hasn’t had a good year in a long time. The LG G4 was good, but was overshadowed by the Galaxy S6. The LG G5 was, well, simply not very good at all. The LG V10 was solid, as was the V20, but they just didn’t sell. Now, we’re at the LG G6, the company’s […]

January 19, 2017

Samsung officially kicks off Nougat rollout for S7, confirms updates for Galaxy S6 and Note 5 during first half of 2017

Over the past few days, many Galaxy S7 users have had the official, stable build of Android Nougat become available for download as an OTA, but today Samsung has finally officially confirmed the update.

December 21, 2016

Comment: Can we stop freaking out every time a Samsung phone explodes?

Every day we walk around with potential death-traps in our pockets ─ they’re called our smartphones. Each and every smartphone ever made has the potential to explode, and sometimes they do. For the most part, the batteries in our smartphones are safe. So why does everyone suddenly care whenever a smartphone does explode? The Galaxy […]

November 29, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Prepaid Galaxy phone deals, $50 off SONOS speakers, Timbuk2 laptop bags from $39, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Prepaid Galaxy phones: S7 Edge from Cricket $325, S6 from Straight Talk $230

Amazon and other retailers extend up to $50 discounts on Sonos speakers, including PLAY:3, 5, PLAYBAR and SUB

Enjoy up to 50% off Timbuk2 messenger bags and backpacks at Amazon: Showdown Backpack $44, Dopp Kit $24, more

eBay rolls out Cyber Monday Apple Deals: 27-inch 5K Retina iMac 2TB $1,900

Amazon and B&H are discounting Apple’s latest 12-inch MacBook by up to $200: 256GB $1,149 or 512GB $1,449

eBay’s Black Friday Sale brings solid Apple deals: 13-inch MacBook Air 256GB $930, more

Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar 2.9GHz/8GB/256GB: $1,700

Grab a 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Certified refurb) Space Gray/Silver/Gold at Amazon for $549 shipped

The science fiction action-RPG Transistor for iOS is now matching its lowest price at $3 (Reg. $10)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

DJI’s Phantom 3 Professional Drone has a 4K Camera and three-mile range: $700 shipped (Reg. $900)

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Give your Apple Watch the Nike+ Sports Band that Apple refuses to sell: $13.50 

Ringke iPhone 7/Plus cases in a variety of styles and colors for $4 Prime shipped

November 28, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Moto Z 64GB (unlocked) $500, Moto G4 Play for Verizon $35, Honor 8 $265, more

Well, the day has finally arrived. Just about all of the most notable Black Friday deals are now live. Head below for the best deals of the year on Apple products, TVs, media streamers, displays, games, accessories and much more:

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

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Google/Android:

Amazon knocks the unlocked 64GB Moto Z down to $500 for a limited time (Reg. $700)

Moto G4 Play for Verizon is just $35 at Best Buy, works great without a data plan (Reg. $85)

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are five affordable Android phone deals to grab this holiday season

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are the four best Android phones to buy this holiday season

TVs/Home Theater/Audio:

Cyber Monday TV Deals: Samsung 40″ 4K Smart UHDTV $290, Samsung Curved 55″ 4K w/ $100 Amazon Gift Card $748, more

Gold Box: Pioneer Andrew Jones 5.1 surround sound speaker sets and pieces, Bookshelf Loudspeaker set $90 shipped

Smartphone/Gadget Accessories:

Pick up a four-pack of Tile Mate Bluetooth Trackers for just $59.50 Prime shipped, an Amazon all-time low

  • Keep your iPhone safely in sight while driving, iOttie’s car mounts are on sale for as low as $13
  • Nomad’s Black Friday event takes up to 65% off its accessories: Lightning Keychain $12, more
  • Anker’s best iPhone accessories are all on sale for Black Friday, deals from $0.99
  • Save 35% on every Caudabe iPhone case: ultra-thin Veil XT for iPhone 7 now $13 (Reg. $20)
  • Add a new case to your iPhone 7/Plus, Apple Watch or iPad Pro for $4
  • Spigen AP12T Car Mount Universal Phone Holder $15(Reg. $5)
    • with code AP12T40P

Hard Drives/Storage:

Samsung 128GB EVO Micro SDXC Card (48MB/s) w/Adapter: $25 shipped

Electronics:

Netgear networking up to half off today, DOCSIS 3 Modem: $35, Range extender: $24, Gig Switches $15, Routers, more

Daily Deals: CyberPower Sinewave UPS Mini-Tower $130, Toshiba 55″ 4K TV w/ Chromecast Built-in $380, more

Games:

Games/Apps: Cyber Monday Consoles – PS4 Slim from $208, Xbox One S 1TB + $50 GC, Madden 17 $28, iOS freebies, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Artie’s Magic Pencil goes free for the first time (Reg. $3)

Smart Home/Home Goods:

Alexa can secure you some of Amazon’s best Cyber Monday deals: Free $10 GC, more

Amazon Devices/Streamers/More:

Amazon Cyber Monday: Buy a Dash Button for $0.99 ($4 off) and get a free $5 after first use

Fashion:

Cyber Monday fashion promotions take up to 70% off + free shipping: Amazon, Levi’s, J.Crew, Toms, Eddie Bauer, many more

Fitness Trackers:

Black Friday pricing on Fitbit now live: Alta $85, Charge 2+ HRM $110, Blaze Smart $150 w/ multiple color options

Other/More:

Give the gift of fitness with all time lows on Nordic Track, Treadmill $447more

Apple:

Amazon and B&H are discounting Apple’s latest 12-inch MacBook by up to $200: 256GB $1,149 or 512GB $1,449

Apple Pencil for iPad Pro is now on sale for Prime members: $85 shipped (Reg: $99)

eBay rolls out Cyber Monday Apple Deals: 13-inch MacBook Air 128GB $787 and 27-inch 5K Retina iMac 2TB $1,900

  • Give your Apple Watch the Nike+ Sports Band that Apple refuses to sell: $13.50
  • eBay’s Black Friday Sale brings solid Apple deals: 13-inch MacBook Air 256GB $930, more
  • Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar 2.9GHz/8GB/256GB: $1,700
  • Grab a 12.9-inch iPad Pro (Certified refurb) Space Gray/Silver/Gold at Amazon for $549 shipped

November 26, 2016

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are five affordable Android phone deals to grab this holiday season

If you’re looking to buy a phone for someone else, chances are you’d rather not go all-out and get a top-tier phone on a contract. Rather, especially if you’re buying for an Android fan, it would make more sense to just buy an affordable unlocked device. And on this side of things, that’s fine because […]

November 21, 2016

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are the four best Android phones to buy this holiday season

If you’re looking to buy an Android phone for one of your loved ones this holiday season, we’ve got you covered here at 9to5Google. We’ve had our hands on most Android phones that have hit the market over the last 12 months, and now it’s time to decide which are the best of the best. […]

October 20, 2016

Verizon offering up to $300 towards the purchase of a Pixel if you trade in almost any of last year’s flagship smartphones

Google’s Pixel goes on sale today, and everyone is getting pretty excited to get their hands on the company’s latest hardware. While most are still waiting for devices in the mail (myself included, Monday can’t come soon enough!), Verizon started offering the phone in stores earlier today.

September 23, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Aukey 8 Outlet Surge Protector w/ USB ports $25, ZenFone 2 64GB $200, OnePlus 2 64GB $200, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Smartphone Accessories: Aukey 8 Outlet Surge Protector w/ 6 USB Ports $25 (Reg. $30), more

Amazon’s 48-Hour Android Sale: ASUS ZenFone 2 64GB $199, One Plus 2 64GB $240, more

Turn your phone into a remote for your TV with the Logitech Harmony Smart Control for $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB is on sale for $570 shipped (Reg. $729)

Get a 13-inch 256GB Retina MacBook Pro for $69 less than Apple charges for a refurb: $1,200 (Reg. $1,499)

Save $269 on Apple’s robust 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro: $1,030 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

The latest iTunes $1 movie rental sale is loaded w/ new releases and classics: 13 Hours, Inception, Caddyshack, more

The Best Console Game Releases for September: BioShock Collection, NBA 2K17, and more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Daily Deals: Logitech UE Roll Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $50, Lenovo ThinkCentre Tiny Desktop $355, more

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Smartphone Accessories: Monoprice 10-ft MFi Lightning Cable in multiple colors $6.79/ea. (Reg. $8), more

Buy a spare Apple-certified MFi Lightning cable for just $4 Prime shipped (Reg. $6)more

Twelve South’s TimePorter is the ultimate Apple Watch carrying case, buy it today for $40 Prime shipped (Reg. $50)

Your MacBook deserves a nice home, pick up a stylish woven briefcase from $12 Prime shipped (multiple sizes)

Protect your MacBook with these stylish CaseCrown Vintage Messenger Bags for $20 shipped (Reg. $40)

September 22, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Nextbit Robin $199, OnePlus 2 64GB $240, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge $370, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Amazon’s 48-Hour Android Sale: Nextbit Robin $199, One Plus 2 64GB $240, more

Snag a 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for $370 shipped (Reg. $500)

Smartphone Accessories: AUKEY Car Charger with Quick Charge 3.0 $6 (Reg. $13)

Get a 13-inch 256GB Retina MacBook Pro for $69 less than Apple charges for a refurb: $1,200 (Reg. $1,499)

Save $269 on Apple’s robust 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro: $1,030 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

The latest iTunes $1 movie rental sale is loaded w/ new releases and classics: 13 Hours, Inception, Caddyshack, more

The Best Console Game Releases for September: BioShock Collection, NBA 2K17, and more

Review: TaoTronics’ best-selling LED desk lamps look right at home with your Mac, exclusive discounts

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

GoPro’s HERO4 Black Action Camera is feature packed, pick up a certified refurb for $329 shipped (Orig. $500)

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Twelve South’s TimePorter is the ultimate Apple Watch carrying case, buy it today for $40 Prime shipped (Reg. $50)

Your MacBook deserves a nice home, pick up a stylish woven briefcase from $12 Prime shipped (multiple sizes)

Protect your MacBook with these stylish CaseCrown Vintage Messenger Bags for $20 shipped (Reg. $40)

September 21, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge $370, Beats Pill+ Speaker (refurb) $110, Toshiba 960GB SSD $190, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Snag a 64GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge for $370 shipped (Reg. $500)

You can grab a Beats Pill+ Bluetooth Speaker (refurb) today for just $110 shipped (Orig. $230)

Give your Mac a speed boost and extra storage: Toshiba 960GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive $190 shipped (Reg. $230+)

Get a 13-inch 256GB Retina MacBook Pro for $69 less than Apple charges for a refurb: $1,200 (Reg. $1,499)

Save $269 on Apple’s robust 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro: $1,030 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

The latest iTunes $1 movie rental sale is loaded w/ new releases and classics: 13 Hours, Inception, Caddyshack, more

The Best Console Game Releases for September: BioShock Collection, NBA 2K17, and more

Review: TaoTronics’ best-selling LED desk lamps look right at home with your Mac, exclusive discounts

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Twelve South’s TimePorter is the ultimate Apple Watch carrying case, buy it today for $40 Prime shipped (Reg. $50)

Gift Cards up to 15% off: Babies/Toys R Us, JCPenney, Sunoco, Saks, Sephora, Gilt, more

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Charge your new Apple Watch on Spigen’s minimalist dock, just $7 Prime shipped (Reg. $12)

Charge your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time w/ Belkin’s PowerHouse Dock: $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 3 Bluetooth Speaker: $124 (Reg. up to $179)

August 29, 2016

T-Mobile lists the devices it’s preparing for Android 7.0 Nougat

If you’re a T-Mobile customer and an Android fan anxiously awaiting the release of Android 7.0 Nougat, then you’ll be glad to know that the magenta carrier has just recently updated its software updates page to list the devices currently in the works to get the major Android update…

August 12, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 might get Android Nougat within a few months, but don’t get your hopes up

At a Korean launch event for the new phablet (via Korea Times), the president of Samsung Electronics’ mobile communications division, Koh Dong-jin, said that the recently-announced Galaxy Note 7 should begin receiving Android 7.0 Nougat in the next 2-3 months. If you were waiting for word on updates before pulling the trigger on a pre-order, though, […]

PSA: You can now pre-order the new Samsung Gear VR at Amazon for $100

With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the Korean company also showed the world the next step for its Gear VR line. Most notably, the redesigned Samsung Gear VR comes in black with a USB-C port (instead of the older microUSB) to support the new Note 7, and a wider field of view — all for $99. […]

June 6, 2016

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S7 active – a tough shell meets a huge battery [Video]

Over the last fews days, I’ve had the chance to use the Samsung Galaxy S7 active as my daily driver. Like the previous entry into the “active” line, it’s the rugged version of Samsung’s current flagship, the Galaxy S7, and is an AT&T exclusive. With this in mind, sleek design and visual appeal take a back […]

May 1, 2016

Hands-on: Samsung Gear VR unboxing and impressions

I’ve long be intrigued about the potential of virtual reality, and as such, I’ve been dying to try the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive. Sadly, I’ve yet to have the opportunity to try either. I humbly settled on Google Cardboard, which is a nice novelty, but a less than ideal experience. For all that Google […]

April 6, 2016

Samsung issues Q1 2016 guidance, expects to beat estimates with $5.7 billion in profit

Samsung today has announced its earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2016. The company says that it will likely beat expectations with an operating income of $5.7 billion (6.6 trillion won), versus analyst expectations of 4.43 trillion won. The company reported strong results thanks to the release earlier release of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy […]

February 21, 2016

Samsung officially announces Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

After months of rumors and speculation, Samsung finally announced its next flagship handsets at a crowded event here in Barcelona. Thousands of tech journalist watched on as Sammy took the wraps of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge which, in many ways, are the upgraded models we needed from the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge launched […]

August 14, 2015

Samsung showing 128GB Samsung S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 on website (Update: was a mistake)

Update: Samsung has informed The Verge that the listing of 128GB versions was a mistake, and that they do not have plans to sell either the Note 5 or S6 Edge+ with 128GB of storage. While Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 mentioned only 32GB and 64GB storage options, a number […]

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