Tag Archive: Costs


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…]

BlackBerry KEY2, third opinion review: Keyboard at all costs

You better really love that hardware keyboard, because you’re giving up a lot to get it.

With our own Daniel Bader taking on the canonical KEY2 review for Android Central, and Jerry Hildenbrand following it up with his own thoughts, I’m in the privileged position of using the phone far longer before putting my conclusive thoughts down. I’ve been using the KEY2 for over three weeks now, which was essential for me to get over the stumbles  [Read More…]

Newton Mail’s latest feature surfaces emails that require a follow-up; now costs $99 yearly

Newton Mail’s recap feature ensures you don’t miss important emails.

Gmail’s redesign earlier this year saw the introduction of a feature called Nudge that reminds you to respond to emails. Nudge looks through your inbox to find actionable emails, and it’ll surface the mails to the top of your inbox along with a note showing when you’ve received the mail.

Newton Mail — one of the most feature-rich mail clients available today — is getting a similar  [Read More…]

Verizon announces its third unlimited plan that costs $95/month

You can also mix and match unlimited plans on a family account.

On June 18, Verizon’s going to be shaking up its wireless plans once again. In addition to its Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited plans that are already available, June 18 will see the launch of the carrier’s third unlimited plan — Above Unlimited.

Above Unlimited will be Verizon’s most expensive yet at $ 95/month for one line, and for that price, you get “Premium Unlimited  [Read More…]