Tag Archive: Holiday


Last-minute holiday shopping ideas for smart home beginners

Don’t worry, we’ve all put off holiday shopping before, but it’s not too late just yet. While you probably don’t have time to get any custom gifts ordered at this point, there’s still plenty of time to grab some smart home tech to get your friends or family started on kitting out a more convenient, automated home.

Smarter than your lights Philips Hue 2-Pack Starter Kit

Philips Hue is one of the most popular smart lighting brands, and  [Read More…]

Last Minute Holiday Accessory Gifts for Samsung Galaxy

If you’re picking up a last-minute holiday gift for a special Samsung Galaxy owner, you’re in luck. Samsung has a huge ecosystem of accessories, and the expansive feature set of the latest phones like the Galaxy S9 and Note 9 means it’s easy to find something they’ll love. From everyday things like power banks and wireless chargers to more expensive gifts like a new Galaxy Watch, you’re sure to find something to fit your budget.

Flagship smartwatch Samsung Galaxy Watch  [Read More…]

Finish up your holiday shopping with these great last-minute deals

The holidays are here, and shipping deadlines are already starting to close in. We get it, you like to procrastinate and push things off until tomorrow, but one tomorrow too many may mean that you don’t get your gifts in time to give them. There are a lot of great deals that are available right now, some of which we’ve seen since Black Friday, others which have just reduced in price again. Take a look through this great roundup, and  [Read More…]

A $479 OnePlus 6 is the best money you can spend this holiday season

Anyone in the market for an Android phone on a budget should be buying the OnePlus 6.

There’s an uncountable number of holiday shopping season deals out there for unlocked Android phones, running the gambit from cheap unlocked budget phones up to a $ 720 Galaxy S9+. But I’ll argue that the best money you can spend on an Android phone this holiday season is $ 479 for a discounted OnePlus 6.

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Score discounts on digital games in the PlayStation Store’s holiday sale

Bulk up your game collection at a discount with this week’s sale.

The PlayStation Store’s Holiday Sale is one of the best times of the year to add some new digital games to your collection, as it’s full of options from every genre to suit any kind of player. Some DLC add-ons and expansion packs are included in the sale too, along with some Deluxe and Premium Edition games.

PlayStation Plus members save extra on many of  [Read More…]

Google Store holiday deals include $150 off Pixel 3 XL, $20 off Home Hub

These long-running deals will get you into Google’s latest gear for less for the holidays.

We’ve barely recovered from the swell of deals on Cyber Monday, and Google is rolling out sweeping deals in the Google Store on phones, smart home gear and more. These deals kick off immediately and run all the way to December 22, and in some cases December 24, so you have plenty of time to think about your purchases and line up  [Read More…]

AndroidGuys Holiday Buying Guide 2018

The holidays are fast approaching and we’re running out of time to get gifts for those we love. Sure, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are passed, but that doesn’t mean that we’re out of luck. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best products that have passed through our doors here at AndroidGuys as a list of things you should consider for this holiday season.

Smartphones and Accessories

Smartphones are generally our favorite gadget. Here’s our pick  [Read More…]

Google’s Santa Tracker returns to spread some holiday cheer

Play fun games and learn how to code in Santa’s Village this holiday season.

Google’s Santa Tracker is back in time for the holiday season. This year, Google is adding a new Elf Maker that lets you customize an elf, and you’ll be able to follow Santa around in the days leading up to Christmas thanks to location sharing in Google Maps. Google is also expanding the feature to highlight how people around the world celebrate Christmas,  [Read More…]

Spread holiday cheer by using Alexa to donate to Toys for Tots

‘Tis the season to give back.

Amazon’s Alexa devices have no shortage of useful skills, but this holiday season, a new one has been added. Simply say “Alexa, donate to Toys for Tots.” and your assistant will present you with an item that’s $ 20 or less and appropriate for a wide range of ages. Once you confirm your order, Alexa will ship the toy directly to Toys for Tots. It’ll also be matching the first $  [Read More…]

One of the best holiday gifts you can buy this year is a smart plug

Smart plugs are helpful (and affordable) gadgets, perfect for any smart home.

The big holiday shopping season has arrived. Perhaps you’ve heard a thing or two about it? Every retailer and product manufacturer is eager to sell you its latest and greatest toys, and while there are plenty of awesome gadgets to pick up right now, there’s one I want to make sure you don’t overlook — smart plugs.

Smart home tech has quickly gone from an  [Read More…]