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July 8, 2018

Save 25% off your next Google Express order with this promo code

Google Express is currently offering 25% off sitewide when you apply promo code EXTRA25 at checkout. You can save a maximum of $10 off your purchase and shipping is free on orders of $25+. This offer is good through July 17th. Our top picks along with full terms and conditions are below.

July 4, 2018

Best July 4th Deals: save on Apple, Chromebooks, 4K TVs, Fashion and more!

It’s July 4th, and that means that there are plenty of deals out there today from tech to home goods, sporting gear and everything in between. We’ve rounded up all of the best Independence Day deals down below from Best Buy, Amazon, and many more. Most of these offers end today, so be sure to grab any deals that catch your eye.

July 3, 2018

Amazon officially announces Prime Day 2018 w/ more than 1-million deals on the way

After much speculation, Amazon has officially announced that Prime Day is coming on July 16th and is slated to run through the 17th. As expected, we’ll see a rotating cast of deals over the 36-hour window. This marks the fourth year in a row that Amazon will offer exclusive deals to its Prime members, and this round promises to be the biggest yet. More details below.

June 29, 2018

Hands-on: Alpine’s HALO9 CarPlay/Android Auto receiver offers a unique & premium experience

When it comes to car infotainment systems, stock units are rarely good. For years, you had regular knobs, buttons, and small screens to show you what radio station or CD track you were listening to. Fast forward to today and companies are building GPS into car radios, though the interface is never pretty, and they often feel difficult to navigate.

Alpine, an industry leader, has always produced solid car receivers, and recently has been stepping its game up with better interfaces, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and more with its offerings. The latest head unit from Alpine, dubbed the iLX-F309 HALO9, is one of the nicest I’ve ever had the pleasure of using, with a capacitive 9-inch touchscreen, built-in light sensor for dimming, dedicated GPS antenna, and more. This car radio has it all.

June 25, 2018

CBS All Access to stream NFL games on mobile, previously exclusive to Verizon customers

CBS has today announced a new agreement with the NFL, now allowing users to stream NFL games through its CBS All Access service, through 2022.

June 22, 2018

Supreme Court ruling says government now required to have search warrant to obtain cellphone data

A new Supreme Court decision this morning has ruled that in general the government will need a warrant to collect information from wireless carriers like location data.

June 13, 2018

Twitter has announced a host of new features that it says will make it easier to discover ongoing news and events. In a blog post, the company outlined improvements to Moments, personalized news and events notifications, and more.

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Today only, pick up the new LG V30S 128GB Android Smartphone for $600 (Reg. $930)

Today only, B&H offers the new LG V30S ThinQ 128GB Android Smartphone (Unlocked) for $599.99 shipped. Having just gone up for pre-order last month, this is the first discount that we’ve seen from the $930 list price. Early reviews are solid and LG is known as a trusted Android manufacturer. Features includes a six-inch OLED display, 16MP camera, 4K video capabilities and it ships with Android Oreo.

June 12, 2018

Judge says AT&T can move forward with its $85B merger with Time Warner

A federal juge ruled on Tuesday that AT&T can proceed with its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Judge Richard Leon ruled the deal is legal and he did not impose any conditions on the merger.

Today’s ruling comes as part of the antitrust lawsuit levied by the Justice Department last year.

June 2, 2018

Google Pixelbook hits new all-time lows from $749 shipped (Reg. up to $1649)

Update (6/5): B&H is no longer offering this discount.

Update (6/4): Walmart is no longer offering this discount.

Best Buy is currently offering the Google Pixelbook 1.2GHz/8GB/128GB with 12.3-inch Display for $749 shipped. Also available at Walmart, B&H, and the Google Store. That’s $250 off the going rate and beats the the lowest price we’ve seen by $150. If you have been interested in Chromebooks, then you can’t go wrong with Google’s first-party offering. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Head below to find additional configuration options that are on sale and don’t forget to take a look at 9to5Google’s hands-on review.

May 29, 2018

Apple ranked behind Google as world’s second most valuable brand

A new report out today from global brand consultancy BrandZ places Apple as the second most valuable brand in the world, with Google holding the lead. The rankings are based on a combination of customer sentiment and financial performance…

May 24, 2018

Snapchat rolling out new Send and Request location features aimed to be more privacy cautious

Snapchat is the original proprietor of the ephemeral sharing idea, before major players such as Instagram began copying its ideas. Looking to gain a leg up on competitors like Instagram, Snapchat is expanding its location sharing features..

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was widely criticized yesterday for failing to answer many of the questions put to him by the European Parliament.

He promised written answers to these, and some have been provided, but more than half of the unanswered questions remain so …

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May 16, 2018

Fox Sports partnering with AT&T and Intel to test the power of 5G connectivity

Carriers have made it clear that 5G is the next big thing for mobile technology, with AT&T targeting the end of this year for a rollout to a dozen markets. To show the power of 5G, however, Fox Sports is partnering with AT&T, Intel, and Ericsson to use 5G technology to broadcast the upcoming U.S. Open Championship in 4K HDR…

May 15, 2018

Last week at its annual I/O developer conference, Google unveiled its new AI-powered “Google News” application. Replacing the neglected Newsstand service from Google, and seen as a direct competitor to the Apple News app, Google News is now available on the App Store…

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May 11, 2018

Support for HDR YouTube videos now widely rolling out for iPhone X

YouTube has been trialling support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) videos on the iPhone X since the end of last month, and now appears to be rolling it out more widely …

May 3, 2018

Twitter today has detailed an internal bug that saw passwords be stored in an internal unmasked log. While Twitter says that it sees no signs of breach or misuse, it’s recommending that users “consider changing” their passwords…

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April 24, 2018

9to5Toys Last Call: TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Bulbs $38, Qi Wireless Charger $8, SanDisk 64GB SDXC 2-pack $50, more

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April 23, 2018

9to5Toys Last Call: AT&T Galaxy S9 from $570, WeMo Smart Wall Switch $35, SanDisk 256GB USB-C Flash Drive $65, more

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April 20, 2018

9to5Toys Last Call: Belkin microUSB Cable Charging Kits $10, Adjustable Tablet Stand $9, TP-Link Smart Plug $20, more

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