Galaxy S6 Stories March 10, 2016

Android Marshmallow to begin rolling out to Sprint’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge today

Even though the  Android N Developer Preview was released yesterday, Marshmallow is only on 2% of devices. The number should only increase as more OEMs release updates to last year’s flagship devices and starting today, Sprint is updating its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge variants to Android 6.0.

Galaxy S6 Stories February 29, 2016

flagship-phones

Now that Samsung, LG, Sony and Alcatel have announced their flagship phones for 2016, its competition won’t be far behind. HTC is expected to announce the One M10 soon and Huawei will unveil the P9. While new phones are exciting, perhaps even better news is that last year’s best phones are now available at lower prices, and they’re still great smartphones.

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Galaxy S6 Stories February 25, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Mophie juice packs from $50, DJI Phantom 3 w/ camera $440, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Mophie juice pack for LG G4 (3,400mAh): $50 shipped (Reg. $100) | Amazon

Mophie juice pack for Galaxy S6 (3,300mAh): $60 shipped (Reg. $100) | Amazon

DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone w/ 2.7K HD Camera: $439 shipped (Reg. $500+), more

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 128GB (unlocked): $460 shipped (Orig. $915) | eBay

Get 55% off ‘Civilization: Beyond Earth Collection’ for Mac (Steam code): $27 ($80+ value)

Review: Audioengine turns it up to 11 with its newest Bluetooth HD6 powered speakers

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Explore Renaissance Italy in the new Assassin’s Creed Identity action RPG for iOS

Samsung 850 EVO 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drives: 500GB $140 (Reg. $150+), 1TB $271 (Reg. $295+), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Free Xbox Live Gold Games for March: Borderlands, Lords of the Fallen, more

Free PS Plus Games for March: Broforce, Galak-Z, Super Stardust HD, more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Mighty is the Spotify-compatible iPod Shuffle we’ve been waiting for

The Cicret Bracelet puts a smartphone display on your arm with full touchscreen functionality

Galaxy S6 Stories February 15, 2016

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Samsung has announced officially — at long last — that its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is rolling out from today. This news follows weeks after the company made it available for some Galaxy Note 5 beta testers on AT&T and some UK beta testers with the S6/S6 Edge.  The rollout will begin in Korea from today, with other markets and carrier-locked models to come in the near future. Samsung also notes that the software update for other Galaxy models is “soon to follow”…

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Galaxy S6 Stories January 25, 2016

Android Marshmallow for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5 rolling out from next month according to sketchy leaked schedule

Samsung is historically a little behind its Android-making competitors when it comes to rolling out major software updates for its smartphones. So it’s no surprise to see that Marshmallow hasn’t yet officially landed on any Galaxy series devices. If a leaked roadmap is anything to go by, that could be about to change…

Galaxy S6 Stories January 23, 2016

samsung galaxy s7

According to a tweet from renowned smartphone leaker Evan Blass, Samsung is targeting Friday, March 11th as the release date for the Samsung Galaxy S7. The phone’s announcement will almost surely be happening during a press conference before the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, giving the South Korean company just a couple of weeks to get the phone pushed out to retail after it’s shown off on stage…

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Galaxy S6 Stories January 6, 2016

speck-pocket-vr

Speck is one of the best-known smartphone case manufacturers. Its products normally combine practicality and durability with attractive designs in a way not many other companies manage. Its Candyshell Grip case is one of the most recognizable around, thanks to the grippy, (usually) brightly colored stripes on the outer shell. Now, the company has decided to dive in to the world of virtual reality with its latest product: Pocket VR.

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Galaxy S6 Stories December 8, 2015

Update brings WiFi calling to Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be the first phones on Verizon to get WiFi calling through a software update rolling out now. Other Verizon Android and iOS phones will get WiFi calling early next year. In addition, the Samsung updates also includes other new features and bug fixes.

WiFi calling is a part of Advanced Calling, a branded feature set of Verizon’s LTE network that also includes HD voice calls and video calls over cellular. The feature is available for free to customers calling US numbers through the stock dialer app.

Today’s update to Samsung devices also includes enhanced conference calling, HiFi audio, and Live Video Broadcast. There are also fixes to wireless charging and ALM. Owners of these two phones should head on to Settings > System Update > Check for new to get the new update. Go to Samsung’s page for more details about the update.

Galaxy S6 Stories October 28, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Samsung Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $430, Nexus 6 (unlocked) $290, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $430 shipped (Reg. $600+) | eBay

Motorola Nexus 6 Unlocked 32GB: $290 shipped (Orig. $650)

Acer Chromebook 2.6GHz.2GB/16GB SSD (refurb): $120 shipped (Orig. $170)

Unlocked Motorola Moto G (2nd generation) 8GB white: $131.25 shipped (Reg. $180) | Amazon

Giveaway: Polk Audio’s Omni Whole Home Music System – Soundbar w/ subwoofer and S2 Speaker ($880 value)

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: Pioneer 7.2-Ch 4K ready AV Receiver $430, Lumsing 8,000mAh Ultrathin Portable Power Bank $10more

More deals still alive:

Storage: Seagate Expansion 4TB Desktop Hard Drive $100 shipped (Reg. $120), more

New products & more:

Can a $99 Windows PC that connects to your iPad be any good?

Blue’s new Lola headphones drop some weight but keep the retro look

Galaxy S6 Stories October 21, 2015

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With Verizon’s logo notably absent from the list of Samsung Pay U.S. launch partners, it had been unclear if or when the company might allow its customers to use the service. That uncertainty has now ended, with the app available to Verizon customers in the Google Play store. Customers on other carriers have been able to download the app since August.

You’ll need to have a compatible device, which currently means either a Galaxy S6/edge/edge+ or a Note 5. It is so far supported by cards from American Express, Bank of America, Citi and US Bank …  expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories October 15, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $430, Anker USB Solar Panel $50, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $430 shipped (Reg. $600+) | eBay

Daily Deals: Anker Charger w/ 2-Port USB Solar Panel $50, Misfit Shine Activity and Sleep Monitor $50more

Free MP3 Downloads: Greatest Hits from TLC, Muddy Waters, more plus Shakira Deluxe Edition

Turn your old system into a Bluetooth speaker with the Mpow Streambot for $16 Prime shipped (Orig. $36)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 32 GB LTE GSM (unlocked): $570 shipped (Reg. $740) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32 GB on Verizon (w/ two year contract): $50 shipped | Best Buy

HTC One M9 32 GB flash on Sprint (w/ two year contract): $1 shipped | Best Buy

More new gear from today:

Amazon and Toys R Us give a peek at this year’s must-have holiday gifts

More deals still alive:

Storage: Samsung 500GB 2.5-inch Internal SSD $150 (Reg. $170), WD My Passport 2TB USB 3.0 Portable HDD $70 (Reg. $85)

New products & more:

Electric Jukebox doesn’t want to be Spotify or Chromecast, so what is it?

Galaxy S6 Stories October 9, 2015

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According to a report this morning out of the well-sourced SamMobile, the South Korea-based Android OEM is planing to push Android 6.0 Marshmallow to a whole slew of its most popular handsets. Among those making the initial list are most variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Note 5. For good measure, Samsung threw in the Verizon variant of the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S5 Neo. Why not?.. expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories October 8, 2015

discount-flagships

With several companies having recently announced brand new flagship phones in time for the holiday season, you may be tempted to go all out and get the latest, biggest and best phones available. Samsung released the Galaxy S6 Edge plus and Note 5, LG announced the V10, and Google’s Nexus range got an update. But, with those new, shiny phones out at full price comes the depreciation of slightly less shiny and new phones which are still very much flagships in their own right.

We’ve rounded up some of this year’s flagships, all of which have seen discounts (some more generous than others) with the arrival of the newest devices…

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Galaxy S6 Stories September 21, 2015

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If you don’t want to spend $50 for a case every time you upgrade your smartphone, you still have great options: cases with comparable quality are available for much less money if you do your research. One of the best brands for that is Poetic, maker of many accessories we’ve reviewed in the past and loved, and now the company’s high quality, sub-$20 cases are available for the latest lineup of flagship Android devices including the Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus, the S6 Active, and the new Galaxy Note 5.

The two new cases are updated versions of well-reviewed products that Poetic had available for previous generation devices, so unlike many other affordable cases, we already know what we’re getting into in terms of quality. expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories September 15, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G3 (unlocked) $250, UP3 by Jawbone activity tracker $120, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

LG G3 D850 32 GB unlocked new 32 GB: $250 shipped (Reg. $450) | eBay

Daily Deals: UP3 by Jawbone Activity Tracker $120, 1-4 Outlet and Dual-USB Wall Charging Station from $14, more

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $430 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Download 10 tracks of Latin Vibes for free over at Google Play

Amazon 32GB Unlocked Fire phone w/ 1-yr Prime: $120 (Orig. $545)

Amazon Gold Box – TP-LINK Networking up to 30% off: Portable pocket router $10, Powerline starter kit $35, more

Giveaway: Schoolhouse Electric makes the clock cool again, $290 value

More new gear from today:

Portable Bluetooth Speakers: Bose SoundLink Mini $159 (Orig. $200), Sony SRSX3 $60 (Orig. $140)

More deals still alive:

GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition Action Cam $315 (Reg. $400), HERO4 Black $379 (Reg. $500)

New products & more:

Devon and Nixon reveal new luxury Dark Side-inspired Star Wars watches

Kickstarter veteran launches new HiddenHUB smart omnidirectional whole home audio system

Galaxy S6 Stories September 14, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Samsung Galaxy S6 $430, Fitbit Charge activity tracker $100, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $430 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Fitbit Charge wireless activity + sleep tracker: $100 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

Download 10 tracks of Latin Vibes for free over at Google Play

GoPro Hero 4 Silver Edition Action Cam $315 shipped (Reg. $400)

Amazon Gold Box – Cut the cord w/ Mohu’s Leaf 50 Indoor HDTV amplified Antenna for $38 shipped (Reg. $70)

Giveaway: Schoolhouse Electric makes the clock cool again, $290 value

More new gear from today:

USB chargers w/ Prime shipping: Aukey Dual Car Charger $6, 3200mAh power bank $6, more

More deals still alive:

App Store Free App of the Week: Infinity Blade III goes free for the very first time (Reg. $7)

New products & more:

Review: Monoprice’s new action camera is loaded with value for a fraction of GoPro’s price tag

The new Westinghouse Nucli combines a deadbolt, door bell and FaceTime

Galaxy S6 Stories September 10, 2015

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A Galaxy S7 render that’s not real at all

Samsung brought the Galaxy Note5 (sic) and Galaxy S6 Edge+ to market faster than expected (maybe to beat the Apple hype train?), and it looks like they’re pushing the next flagship Galaxy S handset — assumably the Galaxy S7 — through production just as fast. A Samsung device simply labeled as “Lucky-LTE” made its way through Geekbench yesterday, and now a report from the usually-reliable SamMobile claims that the device is indeed an early prototype of the Samsung Galaxy S7… expand full story

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Leading up to Apple’s eagerly anticipated keynote presentation last night, Sony had a jab prepared for the iPhone-makers before they unveiled the iPhone 6s, Apple TV and iPad Pro. It seems, however, Sony wasn’t the only manufacturer attempting to rain on Apple’s parade. Arguably Apple’s biggest competitor, Samsung had a few of its own jibes to share with us and took to its UK Twitter handle to publish them…

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Galaxy S6 Stories September 8, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Free Galaxy Tab 3 Lite w/ Galaxy S6 purchase, Chromecast $22, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Free Samsung Galaxy Tablet w/ Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge purchase at Best Buy

Daily Deals: Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote $200, Google Chromecast (Refurb) $22, more

Amazon Gold Box – Sandisk SSD, memory card & flash storage up to 60% off: 128GB Flash Drive $30 (Orig. $60), more

Amazon Gold Box – Surge Protectors: Belkin 6-outlet w/ Dual-USB $14 (Reg. $25), more

More new gear from today:

USB Accessories w/ Prime shipping: Aluminum 4-port Hub $6 (Reg. $16), 10-port Charger $20 (Reg. $35)

More deals still alive:

Motorola Nexus 6 Unlocked 32GB in Cloud White/Midnight Blue: $350 shipped (Orig. $650)

New products & more:

Minecraft: Story Mode gets a release date as pre-orders ramp up

Amazon now offers money back to Prime members after their first Dash button purchase

Galaxy S6 Stories August 26, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Canon WiFi printer/scanner $68, Chromecast (refurb) $24, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals

Amazon Gold Box – Canon PIXMA Wireless Color Photo Printer w/ Scanner & AirPrint $68 shipped (Reg. $95)

Chromecast (Manufacturer Refurbished): $24 shipped (Reg. $35) | Groupon

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB: $500 shipped w/ code DEAL80OFF (Reg. $800) | T-Mobile

Brand new LG G4 32GB 4G LTE smartphone (unlocked): $420 shipped (Reg. $550+)

HTC is offering a free $100 Google Play gift card with the purchase of an HTC One M9

Daily Deals: TDK Life on Record TREK 360 Wireless Speaker $50, M-Audio Studiophile Active Studio Monitors $99, more

Back to school gift guide: essential tech gear every student should be using

Giveaway: Jaybird’s new X2 Bluetooth earbuds are the ultimate workout counterpart ($180 value)

More new gear from today:

Bluetooth Headphones: SoundPEATS In-Ear $17 Prime shipped (Reg. $30), MEElectronics Over-Ear $38 shipped (Reg. $62), more

More deals still alive:

Free Xbox Live Gold Games for September: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition, Battlestations Pacific, more

Free PS Plus Games for September: Grow Home, Super Time Force Ultra, Twisted Metal, more

New products & more:

Sensel’s Morph is an ultra sensitive Force Touch Trackpad look-alike

The new limited edition BIT.TRIP vinyl LP comes with free game download codes

Galaxy S6 Stories August 24, 2015

Sprint Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge receiving Samsung Pay, live broadcasting via YouTube, more

The service may not be launching until next month, but owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are now receiving an over-the-air update which includes support for Samsung Pay. The update, which you’ll need approximately 303MB of free storage to install, includes some other additions as well.

For starters, there’s support for live video broadcasting over YouTube, which has been a highly-requested ability from the video hosting platform ever since the launch of the competing Meerkat and Periscope apps. This is possible thanks to WatchMe, an open-source project by Google that allows app developers to integrate with the YouTube Data and YouTube Live Streaming APIs, among others.  There’s also higher quality audio output to Samsung headsets (those new Level On headphones, perhaps?), UI updates, and the usual bug fixes.

Samsung Pay is Samsung’s mobile payments app and service that is different from other solutions from Google and Apple because it includes the ability to pay at nearly any credit card terminal. It does this through the use of MST technology, the same thing used in the magnetic strips on the back of all credit and debit cards.

While Samsung Pay is expected to work in far more places than Android Pay and Apple Pay currently do, Verizon Wireless here in the States is still evaluating whether or not to allow the service onto the Samsung devices it sells, according to a representative from the company speaking to 9to5Google.

The update could take several days to hit devices. You can check manually by visiting Settings > About phone > System updates.

Galaxy S6 Stories August 13, 2015

After starting to rollout updates to its Galaxy Note Edge and Note 4 variants earlier this week, Verizon today has begun pushing updates to its Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and Tab 4 10.1 with a fix for the Stagefright exploit in tow. Verizon has shared official update changelogs on its website for all three updates, noting that it bumps the Android OS to version 5.1.1.

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 128GB Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $600, Wireless Travel Router $5, Android Car Mount $7, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 128GB Smartphone (unlocked): $600 shipped (Reg $800+)

Aukey Wireless Portable Travel Router/1800mAh power bank: $5 Prime shipped (add on)

Spigen: Air Vent Mount for iPhone 6/Plus & Android Devices $7 (Reg. $16), iPhone 6 MFi 3100mAh Battery Case $35 (Reg. $60)

Over $90 of paid Android Apps for Free: Scribblenauts Remix, Bloons TD 5, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Goat Simulator, more

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 64 GB (factory unlocked): $580 shipped (Reg. $1,000) | eBay

 

Up to 50% off Android on eBay: LG G Pad V410 $90, Samsung Note Pro P905 32GB $400, more

Giveaway: Olio Model One Black Collection Connected Timepiece for iOS and Android ($795 value)

More new gear from today:

Canon PIXMA MX922 Wireless AirPrint All-in-One Printer $70 shipped (Reg. $97+), more

More deals still alive:

Xiaomi 16000mAh Portable External Battery: $18 shipped (Reg. $28) | eBay

USB roundup: Anker 60W 6-Port USB Charging Hub $24 (Reg. $36), Imneed Power bank + MFi Lightning cable $10 (Reg. $22), more

New products & more:

JayBird’s new Apple Watch compatible X2 in-ears sport enhanced Bluetooth audio

WalkCar looks like a four-wheeled MacBook that you can ride

Galaxy S6 Stories August 12, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 Edge (unlocked) $580, HTC RE waterproof camera $100, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 64 GB (factory unlocked): $580 shipped (Reg. $1,000) | eBay

Daily Deals: HTC RE 16 MP Waterproof Camera $100, CyberPower Standby Series UPS w/8 Outlets $35, more

Xiaomi 16000mAh Portable External Battery: $18 shipped (Reg. $28) | eBay

 

Up to 50% off Android on eBay: LG G Pad V410 $90, Samsung Note Pro P905 32GB $400, more

Get 12 months of Adobe’s Photography Creative Cloud plan for $100 ($20 savings)

Giveaway: Olio Model One Black Collection Connected Timepiece for iOS and Android ($795 value)

More new gear from today:

Samsung 850 Pro 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drives: 256GB $115 shipped (Reg. $150+), 1TB $430 shipped (Reg. $465)

More deals still alive:

 

D-Link DCS-5029L 720p HD Pan & Tilt Day/Night Wi-Fi Camera: $100 shipped (Reg. $150)

New products & more:

WalkCar looks like a four-wheeled MacBook that you can ride

Solenica’s solar-powered Lucy lamp shines light into the dark spaces in your home

The coolest Apple-certified MFI Lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone, iPad and iPod

Galaxy S6 Stories August 6, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG Optimus Exceed 2 $15, Canon T5 w/ lens kit (refurb) $252, HTC One M9 (unlocked) $380, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Verizon Wireless Prepaid LG Optimus Exceed 2: $15 (Reg. $70)

Canon’s refurbished T5 DSLR w/ 18-55mm lens kit is on sale for $252 shipped (Orig. $549)

Refurb HTC One M9 32GB flash 4G LTE (unlocked): $380 shipped (Reg. $500+) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 32GB (unlocked): $370 shipped (Reg. $700) | eBay

Acer 15-inch Chromebook 1.5GHz/4GB/32GB SSD: $270 shipped (Reg. $350)

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $480 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

More new gear from today:

Sony Headphones: Bluetooth over-ears $95 (Orig. $150), Extra Bass w/ mic (refurb) $25 (Orig. $118), more

  • Games/Apps: Pokemon X/Y $30, $100 PlayStation credit for $90, Motocross Elite goes free, more
  • Daily Deals: TurtleCell iPhone 5/5s headphone case $25, Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver $20, more
  • Harman Kardon HKTS9 5.1-channel Surround Sound System w/ Subwoofer: $190 shipped (Orig. $600)
  • TigerVPN Lite Lifetime Subscription: $29 (Orig. $790)

More deals still alive:

Two Philips Hue connected light bulbs (multiple styles) for $100 shipped (~$120 value)

New products & more:

Bang & Olufsen brings it all together with new whole home audio capabilities for existing products

Review: Sony’s RX100 IV is the best compact photo/video camera that money can buy (Video)

DJI reveals a new Phantom 3 for beginner pilots loaded with specs

 

Galaxy S6 Stories August 5, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: HTC One M9 (unlocked) $380, Galaxy Note 4 (unlocked) $370, Acer Chromebook $270, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Refurb HTC One M9 32GB flash 4G LTE (unlocked): $380 shipped (Reg. $500+) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 32GB (unlocked): $370 shipped (Reg. $700) | eBay

Acer 15-inch Chromebook 1.5GHz/4GB/32GB SSD: $270 shipped (Reg. $350)

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $480 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

ASUS ZenWatch now just $130 shipped from Best Buy (Reg. $200) | eBay

More new gear from today:

The Lexus Hoverboard is here: watch as it flies around a skatepark and over water

  • Games/Apps: Aspyr Mac sale – Beyond Earth $20, Metro Redux (PS4/Xbox One) $20, more
  • Daily Deals: Logitech Harmony Keyboard $70, JBL Clip Portable Bluetooth Speakers $30, more
  • PreSonus Ceres 3.5-inch Powered Speakers w/ Bluetooth streaming $100 shipped (Reg. $230)

More deals still alive:

Two Philips Hue connected light bulbs (multiple styles) for $100 shipped (~$120 value)

New products & more:

Xbox One announces new Halo 5 Limited Edition Console, DVR functionality, games and more at Gamescon 15

Epson’s new EcoTank printers have enough ink for “two years” right out of the box

 

Nexus 6, Nexus 5, many Samsung devices getting Stagefright fixes from Sprint

The Stagefright exploit is definitely not a minor problem, and it potentially affects basically any device going back to the early years of Android. But thankfully, Sprint has been pretty on top of pushing out fixes for as many devices as possible. Today, the carrier is pushing out Stagefright fixes, labeled simply as “Google Security Patch (Stagefright),” to a couple Nexus handsets and several of Samsung’s Galaxy-branded phones.

Here’s the full list of devices receiving the patch today, with links to Sprint’s support pages:

As usual, you should expect to see these updates roll out over-the-air over the course of the next few days. “Software updates may be released in stages and can take several days for delivery,” Sprint says. If you want to manually check to see if the update is available for your device, head into the system Settings app. But while Stagefright is not “no big deal” by any means, you’ll probably be fine until your device is updated.

Galaxy S6 Stories July 27, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G Flex 2 (unlocked) $300, Galaxy Tab Pro $350, Samsung EVO 1TB SSD $310, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

LG G Flex 2 silver (unlocked) 4G LTE w/ curved OLED: $300 shipped (Reg. $330) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2″ Tablet: $350 shipped (Reg. $650) (must be signed in) | Adorama

Samsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive: $310 shipped (Reg. $350)

Sony 7.2-ch. 4K AV Receiver w/ AirPlay and Bluetooth for $299 shipped (Reg. $400), more

More new gear from today:

Motorola Refurb DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems: SB6121 $45 (Orig. $100), SB6141 $55 (Orig. $100)

More deals still alive:

VIZIO 43-inch 4K 120Hz Smart LED UHDTV: $500 shipped (Reg. $600)

New products & more:

 

JBL details new Flip3 & Xtreme portable Bluetooth speakers w/ fresh designs & features

Review: Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 Bluetooth speaker

Review: DODOcase Apple Watch Charging Stand

Review: SanDisk Connect Wireless Stic

T-Mobile pushes minor battery improvements to its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

 

T-Mobile has today released minor updates for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge this morning, including some improvements for battery life. Both phones received Android 5.1.1 fairly recently, and now, the “Uncarrier” is releasing a couple of bug fixers. The S6 update notes battery improvements and “various bug fixes and device improvements” for the Galaxy S6, and the S6 Edge adds a “cocktailbar error fix”…

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6, much like previous generations of the S line, is sure to see a few variants to appeal to various segments of the market. The Korean company first launched the outdoors-friendly Galaxy S6 Active on AT&T (check out our full review), and now it looks like we might see a Galaxy S6 Mini at some point down the line as well (via PhoneArena)… expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories July 23, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $500, S6 Edge (unlocked) $600, GoPro HERO4 Black $399, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $500 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32GB (factory unlocked): $600 shipped (Reg. $1,000) | eBay

GoPro HERO4 Black 4K Action Camera for $399 shipped (Reg. $500)

Sony Mobile Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50: $148 shipped (Reg. $160+) | Amazon

Refurbished Acer White 11.6″ CB3-111-C8UB Chromebook: $130 shipped (Reg. $140)

LG ChromeBase 22-Inch All-in-One Cloud Desktop: $284 shipped (Reg. $325) | Amazon

Acer’s LiquidLeap+ wearable now available: $80 (Reg. $100)

Review: Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 Bluetooth speaker

Review: DODOcase Apple Watch Charging Stand

Review: SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick

Giveaway: Grain Audio OEHP.01 Over-Ear Headphones are an ideal daily set of cans, $199 value

More new gear from today:

Sennheiser Urbanite on-ears for $75 or XL over-ears for $130 (Orig. up to $250), more

More deals still alive:

VIZIO 43-inch 4K 120Hz Smart LED UHDTV: $500 shipped (Reg. $600)

Jabra SOLEMATE Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker in black $60 shipped (Reg. $90+), more

New products & more:

Stary Board cuts the weight to become the world’s lightest” electric vehicle

Galaxy S6 Stories July 17, 2015

Picture of a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ dummy unit leaks out

If you’ve been following the Samsung rumor mill, you know that the Korean company is getting ready to launch at least a couple of new phones later this year. The Galaxy Note 5 is definitely one of the more anticipated Samsung handsets of the year, but it seems pretty clear that the company wants to release at least one variant of the Galaxy S6 line as well. Now we have even more evidence of that, with a photo of a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ dummy unit…

The photo (via AllAboutSamsung) is not anything remarkable, but it is the first time we’ve seen the Galaxy S6 Edge+ branding in the flesh. Other than that though, as you might guess, the S6 Edge+ doesn’t look to be anything more than a big version of the S6 Edge. If recent rumors are correct, Samsung is going with an Exynos 7420 and 3 GB RAM. SamMobile claims that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ will be unveiled on August 12th.

 

Galaxy S6 Stories July 10, 2015

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If you’ve been following our thoughts on this year’s flagship smartphones, you know that we think that Samsung’s offerings are some of the best. The Korean company really stepped up their game with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, introducing a much more premium build, a cleaned up version of TouchWiz, and internals that are worthy of 2015. In that vein, the Galaxy S6 Active is pretty much identical. It has a really nice hard plastic body, the same less-horrible TouchWiz, and the exact same internal specifications as its standard S6 brethren. But it’s not perfect, and there are always going to be compromises. Maybe fewer compromises than ever before, but compromises nonetheless… expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories June 25, 2015

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Update: It looks like some are having a hard time finding the theme on the Theme Store. It’s not clear if it has been pulled, but we’ll update when we learn more.

If you have one the latest Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, you may be waiting for a way to ditch TouchWiz. Because even though Samsung’s skin has definitely gotten better over time and — this year in particular — has seen much-improved visual design, stock Android’s Material Design-based interface can’t really be beat. Now, thanks to developer Samer Zayer, there’s a new Material Design theme available through Samsung’s official Theme Store app… expand full story

Galaxy S6 Stories June 18, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $530, Sol Republic Tracks Air $75, Moto G (2nd gen) $140, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $530 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Bluetooth headphones: Sol Republic Tracks Air $75 (Reg. $150), JBL J56BT on-ears $44 (Reg. $149), more

Motorola Moto G (2nd generation) GSM unlocked 8GB: $140 shipped (Reg. $180)

DJI Phantom 1.1.1 Quadcopter with GoPro Mount $299 shipped (Orig. $349)

Razer Forge Android TV, new Nest products now available on the Google Store

Get dad a free T-Mobile LG G Pad tablet from T-Mobile starting tomorrow | T-Mobile

No-contract Moto X 2014 $299 after automatic $50 rebate with 30-day risk-free trial

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

More deals still alive:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $105 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

Amazon Students: get a free $10 Amazon credit with the purchase of a $50 gift card

New products & more:

Super Smash Bros. updates, Star Fox rolls onto Wii U, more

New games & hardware announced at E3 make Xbox One deserving of a second look

Sony shows Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, Uncharted 4, Star Wars, more

Microsoft unveils new hardware, 360 compatibility + Forza 6, Halo 5, more

Bethesda’s real life Pip Boy for iPhone/Android, Dishonored 2, Doom, more

Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy EA Access for free this week

Galaxy S6 Stories June 17, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: FitBit Charge HR $120, Razer Forge & Nest on the Google Store, free LG G Pad, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband: $120 shipped (Reg. $150)

Razer Forge Android TV, new Nest products now available on the Google Store

Get dad a free T-Mobile LG G Pad tablet from T-Mobile starting tomorrow | T-Mobile

No-contract Moto X 2014 $299 after automatic $50 rebate with 30-day risk-free trial

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $105 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

Amazon Gold Box – up to 50% off HDDs + Networking: Seagate 1TB Portable $50, TP-LINK Wi-Fi Extender $40, more

Rock out or catch up on a podcast in the shower w/ this water resistant Bluetooth speaker: $10 Prime shipped (Reg. $20)

Every Pixar movie is currently on sale at iTunes and Google Play with prices starting at $13 ea.

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

Free credit Jurassic World in theaters w/ select Blu-rays + JP HD rental $1, more

More deals still alive:

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas: GoPro Bundles, Gift Cards, 2-day shipping, more

Yamaha 7.2-channel Wi-Fi AV Receiver with AirPlay + Bluetooth $450 shipped (Orig. $850)

New products & more:

E3 2015:

Super Smash Bros. updates, Star Fox rolls onto Wii U, more

New games & hardware announced at E3 make Xbox One deserving of a second look

Sony shows Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, Uncharted 4, Star Wars, more

Microsoft unveils new hardware, 360 compatibility + Forza 6, Halo 5, more

Bethesda’s real life Pip Boy for iPhone/Android, Dishonored 2, Doom, more

Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy EA Access for free this week

Bartesian uses a familiar Keurig-like design to deliver cocktails on demand

Galaxy S6 Stories June 16, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Free LG G Pad from T-Mobile, Father’s Day GoPro deals, Moto X 2014 $299, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Get dad a free T-Mobile LG G Pad tablet from T-Mobile starting tomorrow

Father’s Day GoPro bundles: 64GB Lexar microSD card, gift bag and free 2-day shipping

No-contract Moto X 2014 $299 after automatic $50 rebate with 30-day risk-free trial

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $105 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

SHARKK Aluminum Bluetooth Keyboard $15 (Reg. $40)more

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

Yamaha 7.2-channel Wi-Fi AV Receiver with AirPlay + Bluetooth $450 shipped (Orig. $850)

 

 

More deals still alive:

Timbuk2 30% off sitewide: Command Messenger Bag 2015 $97 (Reg. $149), much more

Keep your Wi-Fi and iPhone running during a power outage w/ APC’s Back-UPS Connect for $48 shipped (Orig. $80)

New products & more:

E3 2015: Sony shows Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, Uncharted 4, Star Wars, more

E3 2015: Microsoft unveils new hardware, 360 compatibility + Forza 6, Halo 5, more

E3 2015: Bethesda’s real life Pip Boy for iPhone/Android, Dishonored 2, Doom, more

E3 2015: Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy EA Access for free this week

Belkin is set to take on Philips Hue with its new WeMo smart home LED bundles

Galaxy S6 Stories June 15, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: New Moto X 2014 $299, 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 $105, 10,400mAh power bank $10, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

No-contract Moto X 2014 $299 after automatic $50 rebate with 30-day risk-free trial

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $105 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

$10 Lumsing Father’s Day deals: 10,400mAh power bank (Reg. $20), Bluetooth speaker w/NFC (Reg. $16), USB chargers, more

Timbuk2 30% off sitewide: Command Messenger Bag 2015 $97 (Reg. $149), much more

Keep your Wi-Fi and iPhone running during a power outage w/ APC’s Back-UPS Connect for $48 shipped (Orig. $80)

 

Belkin is set to take on Philips Hue with its new WeMo smart home LED bundles

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

Seagate 8TB Backup Plus USB 3 Desktop Drive: $250 shipped (6TB: $200, 5TB: $134)

Samsung’s T1 Portable SSDs are smaller than a business card, now on sale: 250GB $98, 500GB $198, 1TB $398

More deals still alive:

Charge up to four USB devices at once w/ this RAVPower Desktop Charger for $9 Prime shipped (Reg. $16), more

New products & more:

Parrot details new drones with upgraded specs for land, water and air

Galaxy S6 Stories June 12, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG Watch Urbane $300, LG G2 32GB (unlocked) $190, Moto E (unlocked) $50, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

LG Watch Urbane Android Wear watch: $300 shipped (Reg. $350) | Amazon

LG G2 5.2-inch 32GB for AT&T off-contract: $190 shipped (Reg. $475) | eBay

First generation Moto E (unlocked): $50 shipped (Reg. $120)

Charge up to four USB devices at once w/ this RAVPower Desktop Charger for $9 Prime shipped (Reg. $16), more

Father’s Day: Tommy Hilfiger, Nordstrom, more up to 50% off, DEWALT tools & gift cards from 20% off, more

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal SSD $90, more

More deals still alive:

 

Sony MDR-7506 Professional Folding Headphones $70 shipped (Reg. $100)

New products & more:

Oculus finally unveils the retail version of its Rift VR headset

These Multisport Biometric Headphones are a fitness tracker and Bluetooth headset

Galaxy S6 Stories June 11, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G Pad tablet $65, Chromecast free movie rentals, Transcend flash storage, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

LG G Pad 16GB Wi-Fi 7-inch Quad-Core Android Tablet (refurb): $65 shipped (Reg. $150)

Chromecast free movie rental offer includes American Sniper, Interstellar, and more hits

Amazon Gold Box: Transcend Micro/SD Cards, USB sticks & SSDs: $18 for 64GB, $288 for 1TB SSD

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $120 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

LG is offering buy one get one free on its attractive leather covers for LG G4 | LG

Father’s Day: Tommy Hilfiger, Nordstrom, more up to 50% off, DEWALT tools & gift cards from 20% off, more

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: Samsung 40″ 4K Smart TV $550, Toshiba 1TB External HDD $50, more

More deals still alive:

Pay what you want Mobile-First Developer’s Bundle ($1,740 value, currently $6)

New products & more:

Sony’s new RX100 IV prosumer digital camera is loaded with features

Holus uses 3D holograms to bring images from phones and tablets to life

Galaxy S6 Stories June 10, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy Tab 4 (7-inch) $120, BOGO LG G4 leather covers, Lexar 128GB microSD $73, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 7″ White 8 GB: $120 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

LG is offering buy one get one free on its attractive leather covers for LG G4 | LG

Lexar High-Performance MicroSDXC (Up to 95MB/s Read) w/USB 3.0 Reader Flash Memory Card $72.99 (Orig. $159.99)

Daily Deals: Onkyo 5.2-Ch Network A/V Receiver $185, Lexar High-Performance MicroSDXC $73, more

Crucial M500 960GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive: $290 + $4 shipping (Reg. $340+)

Pay what you want Mobile-First Developer’s Bundle ($1,740 value, currently $6)

Father’s Day: Tommy Hilfiger, Nordstrom, more up to 50% off, DEWALT tools & gift cards from 20% off, more

More new gear from today:

Sony Bluetooth speakers: SRSX3 in white $80 (Reg. $128), SRSX5 in black $95 (Reg. $150)

Games/Apps: Captain Toad Treasure Tracker $33 Prime shipped, Slayin for iOS goes FREE, more freebies

More deals still alive:

Apple begins selling iPad mini 3 on its refurbished online store

New products & more:

June Oven has better specs than MacBook & was designed by former Apple engineers

Galaxy S6 Stories June 9, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G Watch $50, Huawei SnapTo (unlocked) $130, Learn to make apps for $6, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

LG G Watch Android Wear smartwatch refurb: $50 shipped (Reg. $200) | eBay

Huawei SnapTo 4G LTE 8GB flash (unlocked): $130 shipped (Reg. $180) | Best Buy

Pay what you want Mobile-First Developer’s Bundle ($1,740 value, currently $6)

Father’s Day: Tommy Hilfiger, Nordstrom, more up to 50% off, DEWALT tools & gift cards from 20% off, more

Review: Mohu Channels tries to bring your TV services together, Leaf antenna goes on sale

More new gear from today:

Brother Wireless Multifunction Laser Printers from $85 shipped

 Headphones: Harman SOHOi on-ears $150, Sennheiser HD439 over-ears $40, JBL S500 over-ears $68more

More deals still alive:

Canon refurbished cameras w/ 1-yr warranty: T5i DSLR w/ 18-55mm Lens Kit $450, PowerShot SX510 HS $130, more

New products & more:

Gibson’s new Trainer Bluetooth headphones designed by Usain Bolt are available for pre-order today

Galaxy S6 Stories June 8, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: Galaxy Note 3 (unlocked) $255, Chromebooks $30 off, Father’s Day deals, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 32GB (unlocked): $255 shipped (Reg. $500)

Save up to $30 on select Chromebooks from the Google Store

Father’s Day: Tommy Hilfiger, Nordstrom, more up to 50% off, DEWALT tools & gift cards from 20% off, more

Gibson’s new Trainer Bluetooth headphones designed by Usain Bolt are available for pre-order today

Review: Mohu Channels tries to bring your TV services together, Leaf antenna goes on sale

More new gear from today:

Canon refurbished cameras w/ 1-yr warranty: T5i DSLR w/ 18-55mm Lens Kit $450, PowerShot SX510 HS $130, more

More deals still alive:

Fitbit Charge Wireless Activity and Sleep Wristband for $100 (Reg. $130)

New products & more:

Bose updates its best-sounding Soundlink Mini II portable Bluetooth speaker

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active officially announced by AT&T, sports massive 3,500mAh battery (Update: available June 12)

We’ve had quite a few leaks of the device already, and now AT&T has officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active on its website. We’re still waiting for the customary blog post to go up with information on pricing and availability, though, so we’ll update this post when those details goes live.

Update: The press release has just gone out with everything we really want to know about the Galaxy S6 Active. In terms of details we didn’t know about, the phone runs 5.0.2 Lollipop, comes with an Exynos 7420 64-bit octa-core processor, 32GB of internal storage, and the 5.1″ QHD Super AMOLED display has a pixel density of 577 ppi. The S6 Active will be available starting June 12th, as always, as an AT&T exclusive and will be available on the same day both online and in retail stores. Installment pricing with be as such: $0 down on AT&T Next for $23.17 with 30 device payments on Next 24, $28.96 per month at 24 payments on Next 18, or $34.75 per month at 20 payments on Next 12.

“With the Galaxy S6 active, we’re delivering consumers with high durability coupled with the powerful performance of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone,” said Tim Baxter, President & COO & Mobile Division GM of Samsung Electronics America. “The result is a smartphone that brings ruggedized capabilities and water resistance coupled with the camera, battery and design features that empower our consumers and business users to do more.”

The promotional page for the S6 Active confirms just about every detail we already knew about the rugged device save for battery size – the S6 Active indeed does have a 3,500mAh onboard battery (contrary to belief it might stay at 2,800mAh), as well as Quick Charge and Ultra Power Saving functionality, that together should stretch out use off a cable by quite some time.

The Galaxy S6 Active has an IP68 rating and is certified to meet military standards for water and dust resistance, shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, humidity, and high altitude. It comes in Blue Camo, White Camo, or Gray and as expected has a 5.1″ QHD Super AMOLED display and 16MP rear and 5MP front-facing cameras.

The company has a promotional video for the phone up on its YouTube account:

Galaxy S6 Stories June 5, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: 22,400mAh power bank $29, 480GB Pro SSD $200, Galaxy Tab Pro $200, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

EC Technology 22,400mAh Ultra High Capacity Power Bank $29 Prime shipped (Reg. $39)

SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive $200 shipped (Reg. $230+), more

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4″ 16GB Black tablet: $200 shipped (Reg. $300) | Best Buy

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked) GSM: $580 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Motorola Nexus 6 from $499 shipped for 32 GB and $549 shipped for 64 GB (Reg. $649, $699) | Amazon

Get $50 in Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 9 from $399 | Google Store

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 32GB (unlocked): $400 shipped (Reg. $700) | eBay

Bose updates its best-sounding Soundlink Mini II portable Bluetooth speaker with (almost) everything we asked for

More new gear from today:

Amazon Gold Box – up to 68% off iconic actors/directors collections: Clint Eastwood 22-Disc Blu-ray set $47, more

More deals still alive:

Klipsch Quintet 5-Channel Home Theater System: $160 shipped (orig. $550)

New products & more:

Microdia plans a microSD card with 512GB of storage space, release in July

Galaxy S6 Stories June 4, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $580, Galaxy Tab Pro $200, Bose Soundlink Mini II release, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked) GSM: $580 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4″ 16GB Black tablet: $200 shipped (Reg. $300) | Best Buy

Bose updates its best-sounding Soundlink Mini II portable Bluetooth speaker with (almost) everything we asked for

Motorola Nexus 6 from $499 shipped for 32 GB and $549 shipped for 64 GB (Reg. $649, $699) | Amazon

Get $50 in Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 9 from $399 | Google Store

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 32GB (unlocked): $400 shipped (Reg. $700) | eBay

Various HTC deals are worth taking a look at

Father’s Day Gift Guide: top picks, exclusive discounts and a $482 giveaway

More new gear from today:

 

Klipsch Quintet 5-Channel Home Theater System: $160 shipped (orig. $550)

More deals still alive:

Save 20% on GoPro’s HERO4 Black Action Camera: $399 shipped (Reg. $500)

New products & more:

Logitech’s new Anywhere 2 wireless mouse follows the design of the popular Master MX

Galaxy S6 Stories June 3, 2015

Yesterday evening a report emerged that claimed Samsung would release a Galaxy S6 Plus later this year that’s essentially a larger Galaxy S6 Edge. Now, YouTuber MKBHD has shared what appears to be the first image of the Galaxy S6 Plus and as expected, it’s a larger Galaxy S6 Edge.

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samsungpay

Samsung revealed a bit of setback today for Galaxy S6 owners hoping to get their hands on Samsung Pay this summer. As Bloomberg reports, the company announced on a call with investors today that it will miss its previous target of July for launching its mobile payment service. According to the Samsung executive, the company is now targeting sometime in September to roll out Samsung Pay in the United States and South Korea. expand full story

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