Tag Archive: Costs


Ignore these Black Friday TV ‘deals’ at all costs

Not exactly the time to buy.

Black Friday brings along with it a ton of “deals”, some of which appear better on paper than they actually are. When it comes to TVs, this is often the case as many companies end up creating Black Friday specific models, and throughout the years people have complained that these don’t work as well as they should. Many of these are used as Doorbuster deals, but as things continue to move  [Read More…]

The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 is the company’s first Smart Display, costs $300

It’s launching at a special promotional price of $ 200.

The Smart Display family is getting a little bigger today. Following the Lenovo Smart Display, JBL Link View, and Google Home Hub, we now have more details on LG’s foray into this market with the wonderfully-named LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9.

The WK9 has an 8-inch HD display that allows you to interact with the same great Smart Display experience we’ve been messing around with for a  [Read More…]

Chuwi Hi9 Plus is a great iPad Pro alternative that costs only $199 (Promoted)

Dig the new iPad Pro, but you don’t have $ 799+ to spend right now? No worries, Chinese brand, Chuwi has your back. The company is offering an alternative to the costly iPad Pro, which is available at one-fifth of the price.

It’s called the Hi9 Plus and it’s a lightweight, slim tablet that boasts a body made of aluminum alloy. The product takes advantage of a 10.8-inch display that uses OGS full-laminated technology to reduce two pieces of glass  [Read More…]

HP Chromebook x360 14 announced, costs $599 and pre-orders open today

Another high-end Chromebook enters the ring.

Thanks to products like the Pixelbook and HP’s Chromebook x2, this past year has been an awesome one for high-end Chrome OS machines. Just ahead of Google’s event where we’ll likely learn all about the Pixelbook 2, HP’s announced its Chromebook x360 14.

Unlike the education-focused Chromebook x360 11, the x360 14 is being marketed as a premium device with fast internals, a pretty design, and slim bezels. As the name  [Read More…]

Verizon now taking sign-ups for 5G Home service, costs $50/month

Available in Indianapolis, Houston, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.

After years of talk, 5G connectivity is finally making its way to consumers at a steady pace. One of the first efforts comes from Verizon with its new 5G Home broadband service.

After signing up for Verizon 5G Home, you’ll get a modem/router for your home that’s able to pull in Verizon’s 5G network to power all of the devices. In other words, it essentially replaces your  [Read More…]

The inside story of how the POCO F1 costs just $300

Two factors: conscious cost-saving and Xiaomi’s supply chain.

With so many diverse options in the smartphone segment, it’s hard for a new player to stand out. However, Xiaomi’s sub-brand managed to do just that. When POCO unveiled the F1, it did something that I thought wasn’t possible anymore: take Indian consumers by surprise. India is one of the hardest markets to sell a phone — there’s no dearth of choice across any given category, and the average  [Read More…]

Alcatel’s second Android Go phone costs only $79.99

At MWC 2018 back in February, Alcatel announced it will be joining Google’s Android Go program with a device of its own. The phone called Alcatel 1X landed on the US market a few months afterwards with a $ 99 price tag attached to it.

And now Alcatel has unleashed a second Android Go smartphone, that’s even more budget than the previous. It’s called the Alcatel 1 and it’s currently available for purchase for $ 79.99 on Amazon.

In case  [Read More…]

Michael Kors’ new Wear OS smartwatch has GPS, NFC, and costs up to $450

Prices range from $ 295 up to $ 450 depending on the model you choose.

Michael Kors is one of the many fashion brands that’s been keeping Wear OS alive over the last few months, and most recently, the company announced an update to its popular Runway series of smartwatches.

Regarding design, there’s nothing here we haven’t seen before. We’ve got a 1.2-inch 390 x 390 circular display, metal casing, and three lugs on the right side.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 officially announced, includes DeX and costs $650

The new flagship tab launches August 10 at Amazon, Best Buy, and more.

After weeks of rumors and leaks, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab S4 on Tuesday, August 1. This is the company’s latest flagship Android tablet, and while that may seem like an odd product to launch in mid-2018, there are some interesting things going on this time around.

Starting off with the specs, you’ll find a large 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display that has much slimmer  [Read More…]

Armani’s new Wear OS watch has GPS, NFC, and costs $295+

Qualcomm’s Wear 2100 processor strikes again.

We’re expecting big things to happen with Wear OS later this fall, but until then, we’re left with fashion brands continuing to keep the platform alive. Most recently, Armani announced its latest entry in its Emporio Armani Connected series.

Armani’s kicked out a number of Wear OS watches over time, and its latest entry looks a lot like other options in its portfolio.

There’s a 1.19-inch AMOLED display on the front,  [Read More…]