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Grab a Chromebook for Less with These President’s Day Refurb Sales

Another holiday, another excuse to do some tech shopping. If you’re in the market for an upgrade, but your wallet is still feeling a bit light from all those winter holiday purchases, consider shopping refurbished instead. From Dell to Samsung, these Chromebooks are ready to simplify your life for an unbeatable price.

Dell Chromebook 11-3120 2.16GHz Intel Celeron 16GB SSD – Black (Refurbished)

MSRP (new): $ 249.99

Refurbished Price: $ 84.99 (66% off)

With an 11.6″  [Read More…]

Sales of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt were up 554% year-over-year

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is almost five years old and it keeps on going.

What you need to know The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is experiencing a massive rush of new players since the TV show released. According to NPD, sales were up 554% last December when compared to the previous year. This comes on top of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt setting a record for concurrent players on Steam.

While The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  [Read More…]

Huawei surpassed Apple in smartphone sales for 2019, trailing Samsung

Samsung lead the pack with nearly 300 million units sold.

What you need to know Huawei took the second-place spot in the smartphone market from Apple in 2019. It raked in sales of 238.5 million units, compared to Apple’s 196.2 million. The biggest winner, though, was Samsung, with 296.5 million shipments during the year.

Despite overwhelming pressure by the U.S., Huawei says it can handle anything else the Trump administration throws its way. And the numbers seem  [Read More…]

Samsung reports 34% dip in Q4 profit despite strong smartphone sales

Samsung’s mobile business registered an impressive 67% increase in operating profit in Q4 2019.

What you need to know Samsung reported revenues of KRW 59.9 trillion ($ 50.7 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2019, an increase of 1% over the same period a year earlier. Operating profit, however, dipped 34% to KRW 7.1 trillion ($ 6 billion). The company is hoping that stronger demand for 5G phones and OLED screens will allow it to boost profitability  [Read More…]

Samsung’s true wireless headphone sales in 2019 couldn’t compete with Apple

Apple ranks first with a 54.4% share after shipping 58.7 million units in 2019.

What you need to know Apple dominates the true wireless headphone market with over 50% of sales. Xiaomi comes in second with 8.5% of the market. Samsung is a distant third after shipping 7.4 million units in 2019 for 6.9% of the market.

When Apple introduced the AirPods, it pretty much created an entirely new category of headphones. One where Bluetooth earbuds cut  [Read More…]

Samsung and Apple dominate postpaid phone sales in the U.S.

For postpaid phone sales in the month of December 2019.

What you need to know Apple and Samsung account for over 90% of phone sales at carriers in the U.S. This was revealed after analysis firm Wave7 Research conducted a survey among the top four wireless carriers in the U.S. during the month of December. The Google Pixel lineup accounted for 2-4% of sales while OnePlus was even lower with 2.3%.

When it comes to buying a  [Read More…]

Holiday sales and discounts you need to consider this season

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Black Friday Week. Black Friday Month. Holiday Sales. Christmas Bargains. You can call this season whatever you want, we don’t care. What we do care about, though, are bargains.

As we hit December it’s time to really dig into our gift-buying. To that end, we want to help you get the best prices and deals available.

What follows is a list of brands and manufacturers in the mobile space, each of which offers something special. Whether  [Read More…]

Amazon dominates the smart speaker market while Google’s sales fall 40%

Chinese brands Alibaba and Baidu also saw huge gains in Q3 2019.

What you need to know Amazon dominated smart speaker sales in the third quarter of 2019, shipping 10.4 million units for 36.6% of the market. Google fell 40% in smart speaker sales, shipping only 3.5 million units for a market share of 12.3%. Google’s market share was further hurt by the rise of Chinese smart speaker makers Alibaba and Baidu, which saw massive growth in  [Read More…]

Amazon’s big Black Friday sales on its hardware kick off November 22

November is already here, which means that Black Friday will be here before we even know it. There are already a ton of deals to be had, including a bunch of ‘Happy HoliDeals’ offers that are running right now, but Amazon has just taken the wraps off of some upcoming plans. Amazon sells tons of its own first-party hardware, and now we finally know when we can expect to see it going on sale, as well as how much it  [Read More…]

Robust Galaxy Note 10 sales helped Samsung’s mobile division boost profits

The company is expecting 5G to be the momentum driver next year.

What you need to know Samsung posted 62 trillion won ($ 53 billion) in revenue and 7.78 trillion won ($ 6.7 billion) in operating profit during the third quarter of 2019. While the company’s third quarter profit declined sharply compared to last, its mobile division registered an increase in profits thanks to the strong sales of the Galaxy Note 10 series. In Q4 2019, Samsung  [Read More…]