Tag Archive: Launches


T-Mobile launches BYOD promo on Google Pixel 2, half off original price

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, like their predecessors, are Verizon exclusives in the US, and this is causing some consternation for some who were hoping to get the new Pixels on an installment plan with AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile. Google isn’t repenting of its Verizon exclusivity for its phone hardware. There is […]

Google launches Google Home Min and Max

Google Home is a speaker that offers a personal assistant in any room and has been an extremely popular alternative to Amazon Alexa. Google today introduced two new speakers to the Google Family. The first is the Google Home Mini which as the name suggests is a smaller version of the speaker to provide hands-free […]

Ring Protect is a $199 home security system that launches this month

Compared to the $ 399 Nest Secure, the Ring Protect and its $ 199 starting price bring some heated competition into the home security market.

When it comes to smart home accessories, there are a few companies that truly stand out among the rest. Philips is known for its Hue lightbulbs, Nest has become iconic for its security cameras and thermostats, and Ring still has one of the best smart doorbells on the market. Home security is huge in  [Read More…]

IFROGZ launches five new wireless earbuds and headphone models, all under $50

Accessory maker, IFROGZ recently announced it was expanding its wireless audio product portfolio to include five new models, all coming with accessible prices. The new accessories include three in-ear wireless earbuds models (not 100% wireless) and two over-the-ear wireless headphone solutions that are designed to be thrown in the bag without the owner having to […]

Alcatel Idol 5 for Cricket Wireless launches October 27 for $199

The Alcatel Idol 5 made its international debut recently, and now prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless is gearing up to launch the handset in the US.

Cricket announced today that it will begin selling the Alcatel Idol 5 on October 27 for $ 199. For that price, owners will get an Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone which features a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display. There’s an octa-core Helio P20 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage, and the Idol 5 has a microSD card  [Read More…]

Google Assistant finally launches on Android TV, starting with the NVIDIA Shield

It’s better late than never.

Google has announced that Google Assistant is finally making its way to Android TVs, starting with the NVIDIA Shield Android TV. The AI platform seems to be available just about everywhere else in the home, but having Assistant on the biggest screen in your home is a great way to experience its power.

The feature set for Assistant on Android TV is the same as what was first teased back in  [Read More…]

Logitech launches its first updated trackball mouse in nearly a decade

Do you prefer the trackball style mouse? Logitech finally updates its trackball design.

If you’ve become accustomed to trackball scrolling with your mouse, you’ll be happy to learn that Logitech has just launched its first new design for a trackball mouse in almost a decade. It’s called the MX Ergo and its design comes directly from Logitech fans that have figured out ways to make their own trackball mouse more comfortable.

What makes the MX Ergo stand  [Read More…]

Sony launches LF-S50G smart speaker with Google Assistant

Sony has taken a leap into the connected speaker market with the LF-S50G and has turned to Google Assistant for some help making it smart. Think of the speaker as a Google Home with better audio. Sony’s speaker has a 360-degree speaker array, a downward woofer, and an upward tweeter encased in a splash-proof case. […]

Motorola launches X4 with dual cameras, Amazon Alexa, and other nifty features

Following closely on the heels of its Z2 Play and Z2 Force, Motorola is back again with another smartphone release. Indeed, today sees the company launching its fourth iteration of the popular X line. Expected to go on sale starting in September, the new Moto X4 will retail for around $ 480 USD. If specs are […]

Nest launches Thermostat E

When it comes to smart homes, one of the first names that come to mind is Nest who have been in the business of smart thermostats since 2011. Nest today have expanded its range with the launch of the Thermostat E to further help owners who have saved more than 14 billion kWh to date. […]