Tag Archive: Week


Cyanogen’s services and nightly builds are shutting down next week

Cyanogen’s grand plan to put “a bullet through Google’s head” has failed.

It’s been a rough couple of months for Cyanogen that saw the company undergo a round of layoffs, shutter its headquarters, and part ways with its co-founder Steve Kondik. The company has now announced that it will be shutting its services and nightly builds after December 31.

In a short post on its blog, Cyanogen said:

As part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen,  [Read More…]

NVIDIA offering up to 80% off Android and GeForce NOW games for one week

Get into the holiday spirit with savings on games.

Continuing a regular tradition, NVIDIA is rolling out solid discounts on a bunch of games for the holidays. The sale runs from December 22 to 28, giving you a full week to get in on a combination of GeForce NOW titles and native Android games. Discounts range from 20 to 80% off the list price, which is great for many of these games that regularly list for  [Read More…]

Pearl Black Galaxy S7 edge with 128GB storage debuting in Korea later this week

Samsung’s answer to the Jet Black iPhone 7 is here.

Samsung is looking to introduce new color options to increase sales of the Galaxy S7 edge for the holiday season. We’ve already seen the Blue Coral variant break cover last month, and Samsung is now getting ready to launch the Pearl Black color option in South Korea on December 9. Notably, the new color variant is expected to come with 128GB of storage.

The information  [Read More…]

Google Play ‘Cyber Week Deals’ discounting just about everything

Holiday shopping is just about physical goods — you can get great deals on digital, too.

Google Play has just kicked off its “Cyber Week Deals” that run through November 29, sharply discounting games, apps, books, movies, TV shows, comics and more — basically, every category has something on sale.

You can save up to 80% off games and in-app purchases for games, get 80% off best-selling books, buy top movies from $ 6.99, check  [Read More…]

Moto Z getting Daydream support with Nougat update starting this week

Nougat is starting to roll out to the Moto Z this week!

It appears the rumors were true: the Moto Z and Moto Z Force on Verizon are the first of the company’s newest phones to receive updates to Android 7.0 Nougat, and with it, the first non-Google phones to receive support for Daydream VR.

According to Motorola, the Nougat update will begin rolling out “this week” to Moto Z and Moto Z Play on Verizon, with other  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Fitbit, eBay

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime UK price drops to £59 this week

Grand Tour tie-in gives new subscribers a £20 discount on a year of Prime.

In the run-up to the first episode of Top Gear spiritual successor The Grand Tour hitting Amazon Prime Video, the company is sweetening the deal for viewers in the UK. New British Amazon Prime subscribers to sign up this week can get a year’s membership for £59, a £20 saving on the regular price.

As well as getting to see the latest antics from Clarkson,  [Read More…]

Best 10 smartphone, smartwatch and accessory deals of the week – Nov 11

This week went by fast. We’ve shared a few great smartphone deals that we spotted on the web this past week, but we thought we’d give you a quick roundup in case you missed. We’ve also done some additional digging to make sure we’ve included the best deals of the week. We’re still a few weeks out from Black Friday and the official kickoff of the holiday shopping season, but the deals below are definitely worth taking a look at.

Amazon  [Read More…]

What We’re Streaming: Week of 11/13/2016

We’re back this week with another addition of “What We’re Streaming.” This week we are featuring a few choice shows and podcasts that we hope you will enjoy. Let us know what your thoughts are and what you’ll be watching this week! Scrubs: Scrubs medical comedy TV series that follows the lives of the employees

Why I would choose Amazon’s Echo family over the Google home any day of the week

There’s a battle going on for your home, and it is between two major powerhouses – Google and Amazon. Amazon wants to rule your home with the Amazon Echo family of speakers; Echo, Echo Dot and the portable Tap. Google saw Amazon’s massive success with the smart speaker and recently released the Google Home to compete