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Google’s investing $550 million into Chinese shopping site JD.com

This is part of a new “strategic partnership” Google’s starting with JD.

Similar to how Amazon is the go-to online retailer in the United States, JD.com is China’s second-largest website for buying everything from smartphones to soda. On June 18, Google announced that it’s partnering with JD.com and plans to invest $ 550 million in the company.

Per Karim Temsamani, Google’s President of Asia-Pacific Operations:

We want to accelerate how retail ecosystems deliver consumer experiences that are  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 review, a second opinion: The best Android phone under $550

This is a fantastic phone with top-notch software, performance and capabilities — and it happens to be a few hundred bucks cheaper than the competition.

OnePlus has been so incredibly consistent in its phone releases, particularly since the OnePlus 2, that you kind of get tired of the storyline. It’s a flagship-level phone, without the flagship-level price. (The “flagship killer” moniker has all but died, thankfully.) We get it now, that base premise in itself no longer  [Read More…]

Essential Phone and Earphones HD bundle costs just $550 in Canada right now

A rare Canadian discount.

The Essential Phone is one of the best-looking phones on the market, and while the overall experience is not perfect, it continues to get better with software updates.

As part of Amazon’s Innovation Day, which promotes and discounts awesome products from up-and-coming startups, Amazon Canada is now selling the $ 500 Essential Phone and its ordinarily-$ 125 Earphones HD USB-C headphones for $ 550 CAD total, which is a pretty great deal. The  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia Z5 now on sale at Carphone Warehouse for £550

Sony’s Xperia Z5 is now available for purchase in the UK. Carphone Warehouse is listing all four color variants — black, green, white and gold — with the white option exclusive to the retailer in the country.