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Xiaomi launches its first Android Go phone in India

Redmi Go runs Android Oreo (Go Edition) and costs just ₹4,499 ($ 65).

Xiaomi has released a few phones under the Android One initiative, and the Chinese manufacturer is now launching its first Android Go device. The Redmi Go is an entry-level device that runs Google’s lightweight OS, and like all other Xiaomi phones, it offers pretty great value at ₹4,499 ($ 65).

The Redmi Go features a 5.0-inch 720p display with a 16:9 form factor, and  [Read More…]

Verizon taps Chicago, Minneapolis as first 5G markets

Verizon on Wednesday announced that Chicago and Minneapolis will serve as the carrier’s first two markets to receive its 5G Ultra Wideband technology.

The next-gen, super fast network gets started on April 11 with select areas of each city getting the 5G treatment. The two are just the first of what should be some 30 cities over the course of 2019.

According to Verizon, the 5G service plan comes with unlimited data for just $ 10 per month with any  [Read More…]

First five things to do with your Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Samsung Galaxy lineup has become one of the best options in mobile for your smartphones, tablets, and even watches. One of Samsung’s latest watches is aptly named the Samsung Galaxy Watch. So maybe you just picked one up, but you’re not really sure where to start? We’ve got you covered!

Here are the first five things to do with your new Samsung Galaxy Watch.

Sync to the Companion App

While the Samsung Galaxy Watch does have a version with  [Read More…]

Get a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game; pre-registration starts today

Wands at the ready all of you aspiring witches and wizards out there. Today, we got a first look at the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game. This new venture into the wizarding world of Harry Potter comes to us from WB Games and Niantic.

If Niantic sounds familiar, there is a good reason for that. Niantic created the ever popular Augmented Reality game Pokemon Go. Which means, of course, the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will have an AR  [Read More…]

First 8 things to do with your Galaxy S10, S10+ or S10e

Nothing beats the excitement of opening up a brand new phone — and it’s all the better when it’s a new Galaxy S10. But before you get carried away and jump right into using the new phone just like you did your old one, you should take the time to get acquainted with all of its features and capabilities. You’ll have months to get to deep into everything the Galaxy S10 can do, but these are the first  [Read More…]

Sign up to stream with Sling TV and save 40% on your first three months

All three of Sling’s base packages are getting in on this offer.

Sling is offering 40% off three months of its live TV services for a limited time to help combat lower than expected tax refunds this filing season. Compared to 2018, people have received around $ 170 less on average according to IRS.gov, so Sling’s deal comes at just the right time — especially if you end up owing money to the IRS this year.

There  [Read More…]

ZTE intros Axon 10 Pro 5G as its first 5G phone

ZTE has become the latest smartphone maker to introduce a 5G handset. This week, at Mobile World Congress, ZTE announced its Axon 10 Pro 5G will arrive at some point in the first half of 2019.

ZTE didn’t disclose too many details of the Axon 10 Pro 5G but reveal it would feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with an SDX50 5G modem. Theoretically, the phone will reach download speeds of 2Gbps.

Other hardware expected in the phone include an  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate X first look: Three screen modes, four cameras, five Gs

First impressions of Huawei’s new foldable are positive — but there’s a lot we don’t yet know

Mobile World Congress 2019 is obsessively fixated on two major trends: 5G and foldable phones. So it stands to reason that Huawei’s first entrant into both categories should debut at the Barcelona-based trade show.

This is the Huawei Mate X. It’s super-thin, (supposedly) super-fast, and quite unlike any of the handful of foldables we’ve seen so far. The basic design  [Read More…]

The Instant Pot Ultra 6-quart cooker just got its first price drop of 2019

Gotta do the cooking by the book.

The Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1 6-quart programmable pressure cooker is down to $ 127.99 at Amazon. That’s over $ 40 off what it normally goes for. We have shared slightly better deals on this model before, which were drops down to $ 100 as part of a one-day deal and $ 85 for Black Friday. However, this is the best discount on this model we’ve seen since. If you missed  [Read More…]

Nokia’s first phones for U.S. carriers are basic but offer great value

You can finally buy a Nokia phone through a carrier, although maybe not the ones you were hoping for.

Nokia is coming to the North American market, with three devices exclusive to three carriers launching in the coming months. Two of them, the Nokia 2V for Verizon and the Nokia 3.1 Plus for Cricket Wireless are now available, but don’t let the price fool you — there’s much more to these partnerships than just these budget entries.

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