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Umidigi offering its unlocked phones in Middle East

Chinese phone maker UMIDIGI has expanded its reach and this week announced it has begun selling its unlocked devices in the Middle East. This marks just the latest market for UMIDIGI following Africa and Latin America.

As part of an exclusive partnership with Souq.com, customers in the Middle East will be able to purchase devices such as the UMIDIGI A3 and A3 Pro.

Let’s take a look at the two devices now available through Souq’s website.

UMIDIGI A3

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Verizon Prepaid now offering $70 Nokia 2 V

Verizon Prepaid on Thursday began offering its latest smartphone, the Nokia 2 V. Priced at just $ 69.99, the handset represents one of the first steps in Nokia’s return to the US market.

The Nokia 2 V runs Android Oreo Go Edition which means it’s not built for high-end performance. Nevertheless, there’s plenty here to satisfy the needs of someone buying their first smartphone.  What’s more, it’s priced to move.

With a 5.5-inch display, the phone offers up an 8-megapixel  [Read More…]

Home Depot is offering up to 30% off Ring and security camera bundles today

No porch pirates allowed.

Home Depot is offering up to 30% off a selection of Ring Doorbell and Security Camera bundles. Shipping is free, but you only have through the end of the day to place your order.

First up, you can get the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Chime Pro and Floodlight Camera for $ 341.60, which is 30% off the normal price. The doorbell features 1080p video, two interchangeable faceplates, and a rechargeable battery pack.  [Read More…]

Google Play will stop offering 32-bit apps to some phones in 2021

Google’s pushing for 64-bit compatible phones to only use 64-bit apps.

On Wednesday, January 16, Google published a post to the Android Developers Blog to announce a few new requirements that app developers will need to follow in the near future regarding 64-bit applications and games.

Beginning August 1, 2019:

All new apps and app updates that include native code are required to provide 64-bit versions in addition to 32-bit versions when publishing to Google Play.

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Woot is offering the 1st-gen Echo Show in used condition for just $75 today

Available until the end of the day or until sold out.

Woot is currently offering Amazon’s 1st-generation Echo Show in black or white for just $ 74.99. This limited-time deal offers the original Show smart speaker in used condition for $ 45 less than a refurbished unit would cost at Amazon right now. The devices shipped from Woot have been inspected and restored to fully working condition by an Amazon technician and come with a 90-day Woot  [Read More…]

Verizon to start offering RCS chat on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL today

Starting today, Verizon and Google will start rolling out Universal Profile RCS (or Chat, as the carrier calls it) in the Messaging app for Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL users on the network.

Verizon has confirmed this information to Droid-Life, and the option should start appearing beginning today, December 6.

While Big Red already supports advanced messaging features such as read receipts and typing indicators in its own Messages+ app, the Universal Profile ensures that these features will work  [Read More…]

AT&T Prepaid offering free Alcatel Tetra with plan

AT&T Prepaid is, for a limited time, offering customers the opportunity to pick up a free phone with service. The deal runs from today through January 10, 2019 and sees the Alcatel Tetra going for free with a new line of service.

To qualify for the phone, the subscriber must sign up for Auto Pay, the automatic monthly bill payment. Note that this offer, and others, is only available at participating AT&T locations.

The Alcatel Tetra runs Android 8.1 Oreo  [Read More…]

Amazon offering big discounts SanDisk microSD cards, other storage on sale too

Amazon’s Deal of the Day is a sale on storage products, and there are even some microSD card discounts for us mobile folks.

Amazon is now offering deals on a few SanDisk microSD cards. This includes the best price we’ve seen yet on the 400GB model, which is down to $ 99.99. If you’re not looking to spend quite that much on a microSD card, there are 256GB and 200GB microSD cards available at $ 51.99 and $ 34.99, which  [Read More…]

Gearbest offering phones and mobile tech with deep discounts

The school season is getting underway, and we’re beginning to look ahead to the holidays and that always-busy buying time. If you’re smart, you won’t wait until the last minute to get in on some deals and discounts.

For some of us, we’re still picking up the gear we need to have a successful school year. That might mean a new phone, tablet, or something else.

If you’re looking to purchase some new tech, you might want to check out  [Read More…]

TomTop is currently offering the UMIDIGI Z2 with 40% off (Promoted)

In need of a new smartphone this fall? Well, online retailer TomTop is offering a few discounts on a number of worthy handsets. And you should be interested!

For example, the UMIDIGI Z2 flagship is currently up for grabs for $ 249.99 instead of $ 410. This means you’ll be able to save 40% on your purchase.

The UMIDIGI Z2 went on sale this summer and is one of those affordable but premium devices coming out of China these days.

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