Tag Archive: Early


Eletrolux announces Google Assistant support for smart ovens early next year

What’s the point of a smart home if Google Assistant support isn’t available? Is a product truly “smart” if you can’t tell your Google Home to control it?

Existentialism aside, Electrolux announced that future smart ovens will feature Google Assistant support. While the smart-ifying of common household appliances is often frowned upon (as they get more complicated, more annoying, less secure, and potentially even less reliable), this one makes sense.

How many times have you left the house and realized you  [Read More…]

Red Hydrogen One phone official release delayed with early access for developers

Some bad news good news here for all you Red fans hoping to try out their Hydrogen One phone with the holographic display. The bad news is, it won’t be as soon as you had hoped because of more delays. The good news is the Red Hydrogen One has an official release date of October 9th for pre-orders and November 2nd for carrier models.

Beginning November 2nd AT&T, Verizon, and Telcel in Mexico will offer the Aluminum Red Hydrogen One  [Read More…]

Score $20 off your $60 purchase of razors, Rogaine and more in this early Prime Day deal

The easiest decision you’ll make today.

Prime Day 2018 is one day away, but some Prime Day deals have already started. Shopping the early deals now is smart, because tomorrow is guaranteed to be as chaotic as it is fun. Give yourself one less thing to worry about amidst the Lightning Deal craziness that is sure to ensue by getting in on these discounts now.

This new early Prime Day deal is one of the best yet.  [Read More…]

Early access for HTC’s Exodus blockchain phone opens in Q3 2018

HTC is partnering with Cryptokitties, Animoca, and Bitmark to help create Exodus.

This past May, HTC confirmed it was working on a new phone by the name of “Exodus.” Rather than release another typical Android handset, Exodus is a smartphone that’s powered by blockchain. Today, July 11, HTC announced it’s opening up early access for Exodus during Q3 this year.

Per an HTC press release:

Context and meaning are being destroyed by copyright and privacy laws that  [Read More…]

Amazon begins its Prime Day celebration early with $100 off the Echo Show

The savings start today!

Prime Day may not officially start until July 16, but Amazon has started the deals early by taking $ 100 off its own Echo Show. The Alexa-enabled speaker-with-screen is available for just $ 129.99 for Prime Members — the lowest price we’ve seen for the Echo Show.

Most will already be familiar with Amazon Echo line of products, adding smart assistant functionality to rooms in your home. The hands-free, voice-controlled Show offers the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to arrive in early August, indicates FCC filing

Given that we’re in the start of the summer season, and just coming out of the flagship device releases, it’s time to start looking ahead again. Yes, we’re ready to look to the horizon at what’s next. In other words, it’s time to gather up all of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumors we can find.

Typically released in the fall, the bigger, stylus-friendly device comes from Samsung to carry us through the holidays. It’s also, not coincidentally, introduced to  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 mid-rangers coming to the U.S. in early June [Update]

The J3 will cost $ 209 on AT&T.

We’re just a few short months away from the Galaxy Note 9, but before we can get our hands on Samsung’s latest and greatest, we’re going to be served with two typical and unsurprising mid-range phones. This year, we’re getting updated models of the Galaxy J3 and J7.

Samsung says the two phones “focus on the key features that users love: sharp displays for movies and apps, great-low-light cameras  [Read More…]

This is an early look at Gmail’s new design for desktop

Gmail for the modern era.

In the “coming weeks”, Google will introduce a huge redesign for Gmail. Something along these lines is long overdue, and thanks to recently shared screenshots, we now have an early glimpse at what Gmail’s new desktop interface will look like.

Obtained by The Verge, these screenshots reveal that Gmail’s new aesthetic lines up nicely with the design language found in a lot of Google’s other apps. Corners are rounded, there’s a hamburger  [Read More…]

What Android phone should you buy in early 2018?

The AC community is here to help.

Buying a new smartphone is an exciting quest, but at the same time, can also be anxiety-inducing. A lot of truly excellent handsets have been released over the last few months, and all of this choice might make it difficult for you to narrow down the perfect phone for your needs.

One of our Android Central forum members reached out to the community for help in buying their next phone,  [Read More…]

Samsung (accidentally) publishes full Galaxy S9 promo video early

Well, this is awkward.

Samsung’s launch event for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ is set to start in just a handful of hours, at 12:00 p.m. ET on February 25, but someone was apparently a bit too hyped about the launch and accidentally published a full-length product promo video. It was promptly taken down, of course, but Slashleaks was able to grab it first.

Feast your eyes on this gorgeous leaked footage. It’s  [Read More…]