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Top Kindle reads are available starting at just $2 today

Digital deals.

Amazon, through the end of the day, is offering a selection of top Kindle reads at a discount. Prices start at only $ 1.99 and there are three pages of items to choose from.

Did you know that Amazon’s Kindle Reading app is free? You can download it and use it on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC devices. You don’t need a Kindle to take advantage of discounted eBooks. If you have any no-rush shipping  [Read More…]

Sunday’s top deals: mixed reality headsets, network storage, and more!

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

New Worlds Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality headset

The headset normally sells for $ 500 or more and has never dropped this low on Amazon before. We don’t  [Read More…]

Heading out on a trip? Bring along your Amazon Echo!

Best answer: As long as you’ve secured access to your hotel Wi-Fi and there are no restrictions on the number of devices you’re able to connect, you should be fully capable of connecting your own Amazon Echo speaker to any hotel Wi-Fi. Alternatively, you might be able to use your phone’s mobile hotspot feature or a portable wireless router extender like the TP-Link N300 Wireless Portable Nano Travel Router if you want to  [Read More…]

How to cancel your Verizon service

Can you hear me now? No? Leave Verizon behind.

If you’re not happy with Verizon’s service, it’s your right to cancel whenever you please. Just remember that you signed an agreement with the carrier, so you’re probably not getting off scot-free.

The penalties and processes associated with canceling your Verizon service will depend on whether you’re on a traditional two-year contract or in a month-to-month agreement. We’ll tell you how to do both.

We’ll also give you  [Read More…]

We may not like the notch, but we definitely needed it to happen

Notches and hole punches are warming the bench for something better.

There isn’t a plight more impressive in the world of smartphones than the rise of the notch. Uncelebrated as it is, the notch stands today as one of the most common design traits found in these little devices we love.

It’s easy to point to the iPhone X as the reason for the notch’s acceptability (though it wasn’t the first of its kind to market, Essential  [Read More…]

Samsung’s flash sale takes $300 off the Galaxy Note 9 today only

The unlocked 128GB model is on sale through midnight EST.

Samsung is holding a flash sale on the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 device today, offering $ 300 off through midnight EST when you enter promo code SAMSUNG300 during checkout. That’ll bring its price down to $ 699.99, but only the 128GB models are eligible for this promotion; shipping is free. There is a limit of two devices per customer.

By trading in an eligible device, you  [Read More…]

Ditch the nav bar on the latest Samsung phones with One UI

With OneUI and Android Pie, Samsung — like Google and OnePlus — is offering a gesture navigation system option to replace the traditional nav bar if you so choose. Unlike Google and OnePlus, Samsung’s version keeps the Recents “button” alongside Home and Back, and even has two modes to help you ease into your bar-less experience. Whether you want to try the new modes or just want to put your nav buttons back the way you want them,  [Read More…]

This one-day sale on JBL Bar Soundbars can upgrade your home audio

Add some oomph to your home audio.

Today only, Woot is offering up to $ 200 off JBL’s Bar Soundbar Systems. You can take your pick between the 4K Ultra HD 5.1 Channel Soundbar for $ 499.99 or the 3.1 Home Theater Starter System that’s currently $ 100 less, though you don’t have much more time to make a decision. Shipping is free at Woot for Amazon Prime members and $ 5 for everyone else.

JBL’s Bar  [Read More…]

Pride and Tribalism [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik are joined this week by Android Police managing editor David Ruddock! They discuss Amazon’s acquisition of mesh Wi-Fi company, Eero, and why David thinks 5G might be the death of some smartphone companies.

They also look at Samsung’s 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S5e and rumors about several new Galaxy wearables. There are also rumors about Pixel Watch from Google and some not-so-great realities when it comes to the current state of Wear OS.

Rounding  [Read More…]

Saturday’s top deals: affordable smart switches, headphone mounts & more

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

Making it all smarter Etekcity Smart Switch (2-Pack)

Using coupon code UDTUBLTV during checkout drops the price of these popular smart switches by $ 14, and brings them to  [Read More…]