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A permanent Google retail store may be launching in Chicago

The building is two stories and nearly 14,000 square feet.

For the past two years, Google’s launched pop-up stores in major cities around the U.S. shortly after the launch of its new yearly hardware refresh. This is a good way to allow potential customers to get some hands-on time with the new tech, but Google may soon get a permanent home for its retail goods in Chicago.

Per a report from The Chicago Tribune:

Google is planning  [Read More…]

Ring Video Doorbell gets permanent price cut to just $100

Amazon also hints at possible Amazon Key functionality for Ring’s smart doorbells.

At the tail end of February, it was announced that Amazon had purchased smart doorbell-maker Ring for around $ 1 billion. That deal was officially completed on Thursday, April 12, and during an interview with CNET, Amazon’s head of devices (Dave Limp) shed some light on what we’ll see from the two brands going forward.

Right off the bat, the biggest change consumers will see  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 9 and Honor 6X get permanent discounts in the US

It’s not even August yet, but some companies are already announcing Back to School deals. It’s the case of Huawei which has started offering permanent discounts on two of its handsets, the Mate 9 and Honor 6X. Customers who want to take a Huawei device for a spin can purchase the Mate 9 phablet from […]

Unlocked BlackBerry Priv gets a permanent $50 price cut to $649 in U.S.

Several months after its launch, the unlocked version of the Android-based BlackBerry Priv is getting a price cut in the U.S., the UK and parts of Europe. The new US price from ShopBlackBerry.com has been reduced by $ 50, in the U.S. from $ 699 to $ 649.

BlackBerry adds that the UK unlocked price has gon down from £559 to just £529, while the price in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands has  [Read More…]

OnePlus 2 gets a permanent price cut to $349

The 64GB variant of the OnePlus 2 is now available for $ 349 in the U.S. (down from $ 399), £249 in the U.K (from £289), and €345 (down from €399) in Europe. Decreasing component costs means that OnePlus is able to pass on the savings to customers.

OnePlus mentioned that anyone who purchased the OnePlus 2 over the last fifteen days will receive a $ 50 rebate to reflect today’s price cut. The vendor  [Read More…]

Nexus 5X gets permanent $30 price cut from Google, now starting at $349

If you’ve been looking for another deal on the Nexus 5X to become available, you’ll be happy to hear that Google has permanently cut the price of the phone by $ 30, dropping the starting price down to $ 349. Google has offered a number of deals on the Nexus 5X already, dropping the price by as much as $ 80 during some promotional periods, but this is not just another promotion. This is the new price  [Read More…]

Boost launches ZTE Speed; Data Boost Plans now Permanent

The ZTE Speed by Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile, one of the most well-known prepaid wireless services, is now offering the ZTE Speed, along with new Data Boost Plans.

The ZTE Speed features Android 4.4 KitKat, a 4.5-inch display, a 5MP rear-facing camera, a 2MP front-facing camera, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 2,000mAH battery, Enhanced LTE, HD Voice, and Bluetooth 4.0.

Boost Mobile’s Data  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus news roundup: Permanent root, USB mass storage and more


The Galaxy Nexus has been a busy handset this past day, making the rounds in several different areas. Not only has the device received the permanent root treatment, but there’s a nasty volume bug plaguing handsets, along with some confusion on USB mass storage and exactly how big the internal storage will be in the Verizon Nexus.

Over at MoDaCo, a popular website for smartphone hacks and mods, Paul O’Brien has  [Read More…]