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Google’s censored search engine for China has apparently been shut down

The project was supposedly kept secret from Google’s privacy team.

This past August, a report surfaced claiming that Google was working on a censored version of its search engine for the Chinese market and was preparing to launch it by April 2019. A few months later, another report has popped up indicating that the China-focused search engine has been canceled.

According to The Intercept:

The internal rift over the system has had massive ramifications, effectively ending work  [Read More…]

Google+ faces another data breach, shut down moved up four months to April

The new leak exposed personal info for 52.5 million users.

A little less than two months ago, it was announced that Google+ would be closing its doors to consumers in August 2019 following a three-year-long data breach. Now, Google’s revealed that it’s moving that date up to April 2019 thanks to, you guessed it, another data leak.

The bug that caused for this new round of leaked data was only around for six days (November 7 –  [Read More…]

A bunch of Amazon Fire TV devices are back down to Black Friday pricing

We have to go back!

Black Friday has come and gone, but Amazon wants to give you another shot at scoring its best pricing of the year on select Fire TV devices. These discounts are only around for a limited time, and there’s no telling when the prices will be back again once they expire.

The most-purchased item of 2018 was the Fire TV Stick, according to the Best of Prime list and right now you can  [Read More…]

It’s official: Google is shutting down Allo by March 2019

Update: Google has confirmed in a blog post that it will shut down Allo by March 2019. The company has shifted focus to Messages for texting, Duo for video calls, and Hangouts Chat and Meet for G Suite customers.

Original story follows:

Google Allo will soon see the end of its short life, according to 9 to 5 Google who has received a tip from a source familiar with the matter.

Allo was designed as the next big  [Read More…]

This Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $70

Build your own.

The Asus Tinker Board S Quad-Core Computer is down to $ 69.99 right now on Amazon. It typically sells for around $ 85, and the last deal we shared it only dropped to $ 80. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

This features up to 1.8GHz with 2GB RAM and 16GB of eMMC onboard storage. It also has a high speed non-shared GB LAN port as well as four non-shared USB 2.0  [Read More…]

This two-pack of Samsung’s Fast Wireless Charger Pads is down to $35 today

At this price, it’s hard to turn this two-pack down.

Samsung has a deal at Amazon that can get you started wirelessly charging your smartphone at a great price. Right now, its two-pack of Fast Wireless Charger Pads is on sale for $ 34.99, its lowest price ever. It regularly sells for $ 40, and a single charging pad is currently $ 23. Today’s deal brings their price to just $ 17.50 apiece, which is lower than  [Read More…]

This Sun Joe electric pressure washer is down to $109 today

Keep your home looking good as new with this handy Sun Joe pressure washer.

The Sun Joe SPX3000 2030 PSI electric pressure washer is down to $ 109 on Amazon right now. This pressure washer normally sells for around $ 150 and has only ever dropped this low in price once before.

This can handle everything from basic and light cleaning to heavy-duty tasks. The total stop system automatically shuts off the pump to save energy and  [Read More…]

The Nvidia Shield TV Smart Home Edition is down to $180

The best price we’ve ever seen.

Amazon has the NVIDIA Shield TV Smart Home Edition on sale today for $ 179.98. This version of the Shield TV comes with the SmartThings Link. It transforms it into a Zigbee and Z-wave smart home hub to wirelessly connect to and control the many compatible smart devices so they can all work together. You would regularly pay $ 220 for the bundle when not on sale.

If you already use  [Read More…]

LIFX’s smart light bulbs are down to just $40 for Black Friday

LIFX makes some of the best smart bulbs around, and they’re being steeply discounted for Black Friday.

Creating a connected home doesn’t have to mean expensive 4K security cameras and elaborate alarm systems. I’ve long argued that smart lighting is the easiest, most accessible way to tech out your house, and LIFX’s bulbs, which I’ve been using for years, are seeing some pretty great discounts for Black Friday.

They might sound superfluous at first, and smart bulbs  [Read More…]

Logitech’s K400 Plus wireless keyboard is back down to just $18

Want to sit on your couch and type on your TV? You need this keyboard in your living room.

These days just about everyone has a smart TV or something smart connected to their TV, like an Xbox One, Kodi, Android TV, or similar. Navigating the interfaces and trying to type in things as simple as a URL can quickly become a pain if you don’t have a keyboard to do it.

Logitech’s K400 Plus wireless keyboard  [Read More…]