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Ring’s new Smart Lighting is now available with prices starting at $30

Back at CES 2019 Ring introduced its Smart Lighting lineup for the first time, but it hasn’t been made available for purchase until just now. The lights integrate right into your existing Ring setup and can be set to turn on when cameras detect motion and more. Unlike other Ring products, the Smart Lighting requires its own Bridge to work, so your best bet to start out is the two light starter kit, which is just $ 79.99. If you  [Read More…]

HP launches the stylish new Chromebook 15 starting at $449

An attractive blend of style and power.

HP has a new Chromebook on the block, and this one is as stylish as it is powerful. The new HP Chromebook 15 includes a 15.6-inch 1080p touchscreen display with micro edge bezels on the sides. This beautiful touch display is perfect for working, using Android apps, or watching videos.

Speaking of working, the full-sized keyboard features a numeric keypad and is backlit from edge to edge, providing you number  [Read More…]

Google is starting to deliver Pixel system updates via the Play Store

Google may deliver system updates alongside app updates on the Play Store.

From Android’s inception, system updates have been delivered from the Settings app, but it looks like that’s set to change with Android Q. The folks at 9to5Google uncovered a new string in the Play Store APK that allows system updates to be installed directly from the app, alongside regular app updates.

Google is now testing that particular implementation, with a user on Reddit getting a  [Read More…]

Save big on certified refurbished Philips Hue gear today starting under $30

Change up the look of a room in an instant.

As part of its deals of the day, Amazon has a selection of refurb Philips Hue bulbs and more on sale for up to 25% off. These are certified refurbished kits and bulbs, meaning that they are tested to work and look like new, and are backed by a 90-day warranty. There’s a wide variety of starter kits, bulbs, and accessories included in this sale, so whether you are  [Read More…]

Early access for The Elder Scrolls: Blades is starting to roll out!

A brand new adventure in Tamriel awaits!

One of the most anticipated games of the year is The Elder Scrolls: Blades. Revealed during Bethesda’s showcase at last year’s E3 conference, Blades promises to deliver console-quality graphics on your smartphone with a brand new first-person role-playing adventure set in the mystical world of Tamriel.

Pre-register on Google Play

The Elder Scrolls: Blades follows in the huge success of Skyrim, which honestly could just as well have been  [Read More…]

YouTube is starting to disable comments on videos featuring minors

YouTube’s also testing a new comments classifier.

There’s been a lot of controversy lately regarding YouTube and predatory content being added to both videos and in the comments of videos focused at kids. In response to this, YouTube’s announced that it’s now automatically banning comments from videos featuring children/minors.

Per a blog post published on February 28:

Over the past week, we disabled comments from tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.  [Read More…]

YouTube is starting to disable comments on videos featuring minors

YouTube’s also testing a new comments classifier.

There’s been a lot of controversy lately regarding YouTube and predatory content being added to both videos and in the comments of videos focused at kids. In response to this, YouTube’s announced that it’s now automatically banning comments from videos featuring children/minors.

Per a blog post published on February 28:

Over the past week, we disabled comments from tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 9 announced with SD 855, 48MP camera, and a starting price of under $450

Even though MWC hasn’t begun some of the big announcements have begun. Xiaomi is first up announcing the Xiaomi Mi 9 at a launch event in China today. Two models were shown off including a Mi 9 Transparent special edition that is a collaboration with the movie release of Alita: Battle Angel.

Xiaomi is never one to shy away from big specs for an affordable price. Let’s take a quick look at the numbers and see what the new Xiaomi  [Read More…]

Top Kindle reads are available starting at just $2 today

Digital deals.

Amazon, through the end of the day, is offering a selection of top Kindle reads at a discount. Prices start at only $ 1.99 and there are three pages of items to choose from.

Did you know that Amazon’s Kindle Reading app is free? You can download it and use it on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC devices. You don’t need a Kindle to take advantage of discounted eBooks. If you have any no-rush shipping  [Read More…]

Verizon is launching RCS Chat on the Pixel 3/3XL starting Dec. 6

Universal Profile RCS chat is coming to the Pixels later this week.

Two weeks ago, Verizon announced it will kick off support for RCS — the messaging standard that’s set to replace SMS — from early 2019, and the carrier confirmed via a Reddit thread that it will roll out the RCS chat feature on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL from December 6.

The latest Pixels will be the first phones on Verizon to pick up  [Read More…]