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Belt out some Christmas carols with the Sonos Play:5 speaker for $459

Listen closely.

Amazon is offering the Sonos Play:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for $ 459 right now. This almost always sells for $ 499, and we hardly ever see discounts like this one. For perspective, the last time this saw a steep price drop on this model was back in January. Currently open-box versions are the price of this new one.

This well-rated speaker is one of the best that Sonos makes. With six amplifiers and six  [Read More…]

Some 2016 Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones get Call Screening

One of the most tantalizing — and potentially industry-changing — features of the Google Pixel 3 is coming to Google’s original Pixel phones.

There’s a lot to like with the Google Pixel 3, but of all the features to whet this nerd’s appetite, the ability to screen calls — and to read transcripts of the often awkward exchange — was the one that instantly made my mouth water in anticipation. The concept of being able to ward off telemarketers  [Read More…]

Verizon makes amends, offers some discounts to first responders

Just in time for the holidays, Verizon announced it will be offering new discounts for emergency first responders. The promo is available for state and local police, fire, and EMS workers, regardless of whether they are in active duty, retirees, or volunteers.

Eligible parties will be able to save on Verizon Unlimited consumer plans, as the carrier is offering a $ 15 off one line, $ 35 off two lines and $ 40 off three or more lines. Moreover, users  [Read More…]

Add some smart lighting to your home with the $90 Philips Hue starter kit

Start somewhere. Start here.

This Philips Hue Premium Smart Light 2-bulb starter kit is going for $ 89.99 on Amazon. That’s not quite Black Friday pricing, but it’s only $ 10 more. Considering this kit was $ 150 at the beginning of November, that’s a solid discount.

The starter kit includes with two Philips Hue white and color A19 60W equivalent LED smart bulbs, the Philips Hue hub, and a three-year warranty. You can choose from more  [Read More…]

Google’s Santa Tracker returns to spread some holiday cheer

Play fun games and learn how to code in Santa’s Village this holiday season.

Google’s Santa Tracker is back in time for the holiday season. This year, Google is adding a new Elf Maker that lets you customize an elf, and you’ll be able to follow Santa around in the days leading up to Christmas thanks to location sharing in Google Maps. Google is also expanding the feature to highlight how people around the world celebrate Christmas,  [Read More…]

Android 9 Pie beta with One UI is rolling out to some unlocked Note 9s

Note 9 users can get a taste of Samsung’s upcoming interface redesign.

If you own a Galaxy Note 9 and you’ve been envious of your S9-touting friends who have been running the Samsung One UI beta, then today’s your day; Note 9 users in Germany, India, and the United States can start downloading the beta today.

To receive the firmware update, you’ll need to have registered for the beta program through the Samsung+ app on an unlocked  [Read More…]

These are some of the best chatpads you can grab for PS4

Navigating a virtual keyboard with a controller is as annoying as it is time consuming. If you want to message your best friends or happen to browse Netflix and YouTube a lot, it might be best to pick up a chatpad. With any of these physical keyboards that connect directly onto your controller, you can search the storefront or message your friends with ease.

Rechargeable batteries Collective Minds – CHATBOOST for PlayStation 4

Collective Minds’ chatpad features a  [Read More…]

Get some of CHUWI’s best tech for 20% off during Cyber Monday

Are you in shopping mode? With Black Friday behind us and Cyber Monday in full swing, the deals are popping off everywhere. There are well-known names like Samsung, LG, and others dropping prices on all of their tech. But, you may want to look at some lesser known names too.

CHUWI is one of those brands that you might not know now, but you should get familiar with. With its focus on bringing high-grade tech for dirt cheap prices, they’re  [Read More…]

Add some serious smarts to your home with all these discounts accessories

When it comes to smart home gear, there’s a lot of choices out there. From smart plugs to bulbs, microwaves to thermostats, and trying to find the right stuff can be a tough task. On top of the confusion around it all comes a large price tag with some of it, so you’re definitely going to want to shop for it while it’s on sale, like right now!

The latest version Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

It may  [Read More…]

Pick out some presents from Amazon’s one-day toy sale

Make your list and check it twice.

With Christmas getting closer and closer, Black Friday is one of your last big opportunities to pick up great gifts at a fraction of the regular price. Of course, over at Thrifter, the best deals are shared every single day, though it’s not often we see a cascade of sales like this week’s. If a kid is on your gift list, one offer you won’t want to miss is taking  [Read More…]