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U.S. Department of Labor investigation into Google gender pay gap could change Silicon Valley

Android’s maker has been ordered to hand over 8,000 employees’ contact info for failing to adhere to equal pay laws.

It’s been a few days since a judge ruled that Google had to hand over 8,000 of its employees’ contact information to the U.S. Department of Labor, but the reason for it remains a prescient matter — and one worth studying up on before heading into the weekend.

Android’s maker is currently under investigation for allegedly failing  [Read More…]

ASUS getting back into phones in the UK starting with Zenfone AR

After a few years away, ASUS has announced it will begin selling smartphones in the UK again.

It begins with the Google Tango powered Zenfone AR which will be up for pre-order from ASUS directly beginning on July 21.

ASUS isn’t coming back with a budget phone, then. The Zenfone AR will cost a fairly hefty £799, and the premium is certainly added with having Tango. Folks who pre-order will also get a Google Daydream View  [Read More…]

OnePlus is looking into potential OnePlus 5 ‘911 reboot’ issue

The OnePlus 5 may have a pretty dangerous ‘911’ bug.

Over the last few days, a small but growing number of OnePlus 5 users have claimed that upon dialing ‘911’ or ‘999’ — numbers designated for emergency services in the U.S. and UK, respectively — their phones have rebooted prior to the call going through.

On Reddit, many people have speculated that it is a problem with the phone’s ability to find a reliable GPS signal, which  [Read More…]

HTC U11 adds Amazon Alexa support, turning it into a venerable portable Echo

HTC triples up on its artificial intelligence offering.

The HTC U11 launched in June with Google Assistant as its primary artificial intelligence service, though the promise was that at a later date we’d receive Amazon Alexa as a secondary choice. Now the time has come — with a new software update and an app install, you can use your U11 almost identically to the way you’d use an Amazon Echo sitting on your kitchen counter.

Alexa can  [Read More…]

Take a deep dive into Python with this boot camp bundle!

Python is one of the most popular programming languages out there thanks to a fast edit-test-debug cycle and wide versatility. Jumping into Python from a beginner’s standpoint isn’t exactly easy, as there are many routes you can take. The training required to become a Python expert is also generally quite expensive.

Become a Python master and save over 90% with this bundle! Learn more

What if there was a bundle of courses that included teaching for beginners as  [Read More…]

Slip this thin 10000mAh power bank into your pocket for just $15

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a slim portable battery that puts 10000mAh of power into your pocket for less!

We continue to demand more and more out of our phones these days, and that means battery life sometimes takes a hit. No one wants to sit attached to a wall all day to keep their phone charged, and luckily you don’t have to. Aukey has recently released a new 10000mAh dual-USB portable power bank  [Read More…]

Tablo’s new app turns Android TVs into standalone DVRs

Following the release of its Tablo Dual – a DVR for cord cutters who wish to record TV over-the-air from a digital antenna, Nuvyyo now returns with a couple of hot new products. The first one is an Android app for Android TV called Tablo Engine, which will initially work with the NVIDIA Shield to […]

YouTube TV expands into 10 new markets

Google has announced that YouTube TV will expand into 10 new markets including Dallas, Orlando, Atlanta, Charlotte, and more.

UMIDIGI Z1 Pro squeezes a big battery into a slim body

The OnePlus 5 made a debut yesterday with a sleek body, a dual camera setup and not so affordable price-tag. But despite being the most expensive flagship OnePlus ever released to date, the OnePlus 5 is still cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy S8 or HTC U11. Even so there are customers out there who crave […]

This $379 Chromebook can convert into a tablet and lets you access Android apps alongside ChromeOS

The Thrifter team is back again with a great deal on Samsung’s Chromebook Plus that you won’t want to miss!

The Samsung Chromebook Plus is one of the newest Chromebooks around, having just been introduced in January this year, and is currently $ 378.74 on Amazon. It shipped at a starting price of $ 449. While it has seen a few drops here and there since then, this is the lowest it has ever dropped. Pretty much everywhere else,  [Read More…]