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Roku’s Ultra 4K streaming player is down to its lowest price ever

Get the best for less.

Right now you can pick up the Roku Ultra 4K streaming media player for just $ 79.99, which is $ 20 lower than it normally sells for. This price is actually the lowest it’s ever sold for, beating the previous low by $ 5. Roku makes some of the best streaming hardware, so if you’ve cut the cord already or are considering doing so, you’ll want to have one of these attached  [Read More…]

What’s your favorite game ever played on a phone? (Question of the Week)

With myriad games to choose from on Android and iOS, chances are you’ve played your fair share of titles. Surely you’ve hopped on the hot game of the moment and tried out Doodle Jump, Flappy Bird, Draw Something, Candy Crush Saga, or Pokemon Go. What about favorite game?

Tell us and Win!

Thinking back over the years, what have been your favorites to play? Now, trim that list to just one game. Which title rises to the very top? What  [Read More…]

The Very Real reason LG built Google the sharpest OLED display ever

Everything bad about current generation VR is about to disappear under a flood of pixels.

In late May, LG and Google showed off a tiny piece of glass that’s going to change VR and AR forever. It was a 4.3-inch 3840 x 4800 (18-megapixel) OLED display with a 120 x 96 field of view. A quick check of the math says that means it has 1,443 pixels-per-inch, which makes it the highest resolution display ever. Oh —  [Read More…]

Chromebook vs. iPads: Closer than ever to being actual computers

The future of Chrome OS is to compete with the iPad, but it’s a long fight.

It should be abundantly clear by now that Android tablets are never going to catch on. Instead, it looks more and more like Google is positioning Chrome OS with Android apps to fill that space. Chromebooks have been tremendously successful in the quest to replace the traditional computer over the last couple of years, especially in school settings. At the same  [Read More…]

Question of the Week: What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a smartphone?

It’s flagship smartphone season which means this is the time of year where a lot of people spend quite a bit on their new mobile device. Are you one of those who drops tons on a handset or are you the budget-watching type? Leave your feedback and win a Google Play gift card!

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My Logitech Harmony remote is one of the best purchases I’ve ever made

My Logitech Harmony remote makes my mismatched smart home “just work”.

I have what I like to refer to as a piecemeal smart home. I’m fairly certain I’m not alone here and have different bits and pieces from various companies like Philips, Samsung, Nest, Ring, Leviton and more attached to my Wi-Fi and do my best to find ways to get them all working together. I’d love to have a custom wired automated house of the future  [Read More…]

This popular TP-Link smart plug is back down to its lowest price ever

Lowest barrier of entry for you to start your smart home is right here.

The TP-Link smart plug is down to $ 19.99 on Amazon, which is a match for its lowest price. It normally sells for closer to $ 30. The mini version, which takes up less space, is available for just a few dollars more if you’d prefer it.

This is one of the easiest ways to start adding smart home elements to your appliances.  [Read More…]

6 months after Pixel 2 launch, Google has nothing to say of its success — but hardware focus is bigger than ever

Other parts of the hardware and operating system business take the spotlight instead.

Alphabet just released its Q1 2018 earnings, and I followed along with the earnings call afterward to pick up further context on the numbers from Google CEO Sundar Pichai. The most striking thing from the call, at least as it pertains to us here in the Android world, is that the word “Pixel” was used only once — mentioned as an aside when talking  [Read More…]

Chromecast is still the best hardware product Google has ever made

Google’s best selling product also happens to be a best-in-class product. Costing only $ 35 means we all can use it, too.

Google has had its hands in a lot of different products over the years. Most of Google’s endeavors have been software-based and some have become wildly popular, like Gmail or Android. Others were a bit more low key — does anyone remember Google Lively? It’s a story shared by many Silicon Valley businesses both large  [Read More…]

More people are buying used/refurbished phones than ever before

Why? Because $ 1000 smartphones are ridiculous.

2017 saw a lot of excellent phones get released, but it also signified a pretty steep shift in the cost of the devices we know and love. Apple’s iPhone X debuted with its infamous starting price of $ 999, the Galaxy Note 8 and Google Pixel 2 XL can both set you back $ 950, and the newly announced Galaxy S9+ will put a dent of $ 840 in your pocket.

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