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TAG Heuer announces Connected Modular 41 smartwatch, starts at $1200

The price of luxury ain’t cheap.

CES 2018 was home to a couple Android Wear announcements from Kate Spade and Skagen, and following this, TAG Heuer is launching its all-new Connected Modular 41 – a smaller and cheaper version of the Connected Modular 45 that launched in March of 2017.

Similar to the Modular 45, you can customize just about every aspect of the Modular 41, including the watch band, buckle, lugs, and bezel (aka module) surrounding  [Read More…]

Essential starts selling a few new accessories

Replacement fast charger, new USB-C headphones, a carrying case for the Essential 360 Camera, and more.

The Essential Phone was a difficult device to recommend when it first launched at $ 699, but following the price cut down to $ 499, it’s now a fairly decent purchase as long as you know what you’re getting into. If you recently picked up an Essential Phone and are looking to outfit it with a few new accessories, Essential now has you  [Read More…]

Android Oreo starts rolling out to the OnePlus 5 (again)

OnePlus has been working on updating its lineup of devices to Android 8.0 Oreo, and apparently, the company has been experiencing a myriad of issues. The company started rolling out the OxygenOS 5.0 update for owners of the OnePlus 5, but that update had to be pulled after a series of issues were found. Fast […]

Google starts using more secure packaging for trade-in program

Who’d of thought cardboard was better than a plastic sleeve?

Leading up to the launch of the Pixel 2, Google started a trade-in program to help drastically lower the cost of its shiny, new phone. Quotes for the trade-in program are more than reasonable, but it hasn’t been without its fair share of hiccups. One of the main complaints we’ve heard is that the trade-in kit Google sends out is pretty flimsy, but it looks like this is now  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new Fire TV 4K supports Alexa, starts at $70

Amazon’s new Fire TV undercuts everyone on the market — by a lot.

Earlier this week, NVIDIA announced that its Shield TV got a price drop — from $ 200 to $ 180, as long as you don’t need the included controller. Apple’s new 4K TV also costs $ 180. Roku’s Premiere+ set-top box starts at $ 80, and supports 4K and HDR; Google’s Chromecast Ultra dongle is a reasonable $ 69.

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Samsung starts shipping out unlocked Galaxy Note 8 pre-orders earlier

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was announced on August 25. At launch, the Korean tech giant said customers can expect the new phablet to be released on September 15. However, it seems some users who pre-ordered the phone will be able to get their hand on the shiny, new device sooner than expected. According to […]

Android O is almost ready, last Developer Preview starts rolling out

Google this week rolled out the last Android O Developer Preview for owners of Nexus and Pixel devices. It’s the fourth developer preview released so far, which will be succeeded by the public Android O version later this summer. The new beta arrives about a month before Android O gets officially released in order to […]

Google Play Music All Access finally goes live in India, starts at just ₹89 per month

Google Play Music All Access is the most affordable way to listen to music in India.

Google Play Music went live in India last year, offering customers the ability to buy and download millions of tracks starting at just ₹15 ($ 0.20). However, Google Play Music All Access — the company’s subscription service that costs $ 9.99 in the U.S. — wasn’t available at launch.

It took Google over six months, but All Access is now going live in  [Read More…]

T-Mobile starts shipping LG G6 pre-orders earlier

The LG G6 got unveiled at MWC 2017 and if you’ve taken a liking to the device and couldn’t wait to get your hands on it, then we have some good news for you. The flagship is scheduled to officially launch at T-Mobile on April 7, but as it turns out some customers who have […]

OxygenOS 4.1.0 (Android 7.1.1) update starts rolling out for OnePlus 3 and 3T

It’s a great day to update your phone!

OnePlus has begun its OTA rollout of the latest version of Oxygen OS for the Android 7.1.1 update for both the OnePlus 3 and 3T. You can read all about it on the OnePlus forum post here.

Here are some of the highlights of what new for both the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T update:

Upgraded Android 7.1.1 Updated Google security patch to 1st March 2017 Added expanded screenshots  [Read More…]