Tag Archive: Launches


Amazon launches the Echo Spot in India, discounts all Echo devices in the process

The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195).

Amazon introduced the Echo family in India at the end of last year, and the company is now launching the Echo Spot in the country. The Echo Spot has an introductory price of ₹10,499 ($ 155), after which it will retail for ₹12,999 ($ 195). The device offers the same great functionality as other Echo devices, but  [Read More…]

Samsung launches new version of its Chromebook Pro with a backlit keyboard

It still costs the same at $ 599.99.

Seemingly out of nowhere, Samsung’s taken its already great Chromebook Pro and made it even better by adding something that should have been there in the first place – a backlit keyboard.

Spotted by SamMobile, heading to the Samsung website will show a new listing for “Samsung Chromebook Pro with Backlit Keyboard.” It costs $ 599.99 just like the previous version, and for whatever reason, exists alongside the non-backlit  [Read More…]

ESPN+ launches on Android and Chromecast for $4.99/month

Available now through the ESPN app.

The number of video streaming services that are available to choose from is pretty staggering these days, and now another one’s joining the ranks in the form of ESPN+. ESPN+ is available as part of an update to the existing ESPN app, and it’s made by Disney-owned BAMTech – the same company that made streaming apps for HBO and WWE.

ESPN+ is already available on a number of platforms, including Android,  [Read More…]

The Amazfit Stratos launches with all of the best features for just $199

Huami, a Xiaomi sub-brand, has announced the new Amazfit Stratos smartwatch. This smartwatch includes many of the features that you’re looking for in a fitness-oriented smartwatch, all while being priced at $ 199.

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Google launches game design contest to inspire female developers

The winner has a shot at $ 25,000+ in total prizes.

In early December of last year, Google launched a new program called “Change the Game” to help shed some light on the female gaming community. Google reports that 49% of people that play mobile games on the Play Store are women, but even so, a mere 23% of video game developers identify as such.

To help bring a renewed focus to this conversation, Google’s now launching  [Read More…]

The Google News Initiative launches to give online news a helping hand

A lot of small steps to make the Internet a better place.

For the past couple years, there’s been a heightened focus on the subject of fake news. Misleading stories continue to pop up online, it gets more difficult to tell legitimate sources from illegitimate ones, and the words of some politicians don’t make this matter any easier to deal with. Thankfully, to help make sense of the world of online news, Google is launching the Google News Initiative.

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BLU Vivo XL3 launches with Android 8.0 Oreo, metallic finish and $189.99 price

BLU just unveiled a new phone this week in the form of the Vivo XL3. A mid-range device, the new smartphone boasts a premium design and includes a modern 18:9 display.

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Huawei Mate SE launches in the U.S. as a more powerful Honor 7X for $249

$ 50 more gets you an extra 1GB of RAM and twice as much storage.

If you want to buy a solid Android phone without spending a ton of cash, one of your best options is currently the Honor 7X. The 7X offers a modern design with commendable specs at a great price, and now U.S. consumers get to choose between it and its new cousin – the Huawei Mate SE.

For all intents and purposes, the  [Read More…]

Sports streaming service DAZN launches Roku TV app in Canada

More streaming options for sports fans looking to cut out cable TV 🇨🇦

DAZN subscribers in Canada can now access the sports streaming platform on Roku streaming players and Roku-enabled smart TVs.

Adding Roku rounds out DAZN’s list of supported devices which already included the prerequisite support for web browsers and smartphones along with apps and support for Android TV, Chromecast, VIZIO SmartCast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Apple TV.

For a $ 20 monthly subscription, DAZN  [Read More…]

BLU Vivo X launches with a 6-inch 18:9 display, quad cameras, budget price

BLU doesn’t think you should pay premium to get the true flagship experience and the latest Vivo X smartphone is proof of its creed.

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