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Amazon’s new Fire TV 4K supports Alexa, starts at $70

Amazon’s new Fire TV undercuts everyone on the market — by a lot.

Earlier this week, NVIDIA announced that its Shield TV got a price drop — from $ 200 to $ 180, as long as you don’t need the included controller. Apple’s new 4K TV also costs $ 180. Roku’s Premiere+ set-top box starts at $ 80, and supports 4K and HDR; Google’s Chromecast Ultra dongle is a reasonable $ 69.

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You can now preorder Sony’s Xperia XZ1 Compact for $599

The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact has a 4.6-inch screen, Snapdragon 835 processor, Android Oreo, and costs $ 600.

When you think of 2017 flagships, devices like the LG V30, Galaxy Note 8, and iPhone X are likely the first to come to mind. These big, bezel-less beasts are quite intriguing, and are the future. But for those of us that just want to be able to use a phone with one hand again, Sony has the answer in the  [Read More…]

This is our first look at the ZTE Axon M foldable smartphone

ZTE will be releasing a dual-display phone in the coming months.

Since the launch of the first iPhone, smartphones have looked mostly the same. Sure, we have smaller bezels and modular attachments, but phones themselves still use the same touchscreen slate form factor. It looks like ZTE will be trying to mix that up soon.

Android Authority shared images of the upcoming phone, which will use a foldable form factor not seen since the days of  [Read More…]

Echo, Fire TV, Echo Spot, and more: Everything Amazon announced at its Fall event

That’s a whole bunch of new hardware from Amazon — from new Echoes to a new Fire TV and some crazy little buttons.

Today, Amazon unveiled a boatload of new hardware at a quickie event in Seattle. That’s not to downplay it at all. I’ve been to a lot of hardware events over the years, and this one might well be packed with more new devices than any before.

And, yeah. It can be a bit overwhelming.  [Read More…]

Best accessories for Samsung Gear VR

What are the best accessories for Gear VR?

The Samsung Gear VR is a fantastic entry point for anyone interested in virtual reality. There are a ton of great experiences awaiting discovery, and it’s one of the most affordable headsets out there. To help make your time with Gear VR even more memorable, let’s take a look at some of the best accessories available now.

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House of Marley Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones review

The Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones are a $ 60 pair of Bluetooth-connected earphones and one of the latest models out of The House of Marley. A wireless take on an existing pair of in-ear headphones, they have the increasingly popular design which lets wearers drape them around the neck when not in use. We were sent […]

Get up to $410 back when trading in your Pixel through Google Store

A new trade-in program on the Google Store allows you to get up to $ 410 back for your soon-to-be outdated Pixel XL

We’re just a few short days away from Google’s official unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and in preparation for this, Google quietly launched a trade-in program on the Google Store late last week. The company’s own Pixel and Pixel XL were noticeably absent from the list of eligible phones to trade in,  [Read More…]

New Amazon Echo Plus has ZigBee smart home hub built in, priced at $150

You can easily connect over 100 smart home devices to Amazon’s newly announced Echo plus.

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon unveiled the Echo Plus, the newest and most premium iteration of the company’s famed tabletop smart home device.

The Echo Plus looks a great deal like the original Echo — tall, slender, plastic shell — which is an interesting choice given that it just updated the Echo’s look with interchangeable covers to  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Kenu car docks and mounts

For those of you looking to purchase a new car mount for your phone, you might want to check out Kenu and its latest products. With four new models to choose from, there’s surely something for your needs. First up are the new Airframe Magnetic and Airframe Pro.  Priced $ 24.95 and $ 29.95, respectively, they are designed to clip […]

Chuwi announces the Hi9, a budget tablet with some pretty impressive specs

Chuwi is a Chinese manufacturer that’s been trying to get into the US electronics market for a couple years now. Generally more well known for its dual-boot Windows/Android tablet PCs, Chuqi is now setting its sights on the Android Tablet market with the Hi9, an 8.4″ Android tablet that features some pretty powerful internals – […]