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Lenovo Yoga Chromebook hands-on: $599 gets you a whole lot of laptop

A great upgrade pick for people who value size and screen quality over weight and portability.

After making plenty of successful Chromebooks in the cheaper price segment, Lenovo is stepping up to something a bit more premium with the launch of the new Yoga Chromebook. That “Yoga” name means this is, of course, a convertible laptop with a 180-degree rotating hinge, but it’s also a sign that Lenovo is willing to position a Chromebook with the more premium-focused  [Read More…]

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the $166 TP-Link Deco M5 system

Because sometimes one router just isn’t enough.

The TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system is down to $ 166.13 at Amazon today. It mostly sells between $ 220 and $ 230 when not on sale. This is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen and better than any recent deals we’ve shared.

A single Deco M5 device is $ 95 on its own, so you’re actually getting three for less than the price of two with this  [Read More…]

Edifier S880DB speakers review: Taking your music to a whole ‘nother level

Big sound, small package, right price. Edifier gets it all right with its S880DB speakers.

Choosing the right set of speakers for your desk or living room can be fun but tough all at once. There are so many different choices in all price ranges and most of the time you can’t just borrow a set to try them out. Ideally, you want options so you can use them with a small receiver or through your computer,  [Read More…]

Prime members who spend $10 at Whole Foods Market will get $10 to spend at Amazon Prime Day

It’s like free money.

Amazon has announced that Prime members who spend $ 10 or more in a single transaction at Whole Foods Market between July 11 and 17 will get a $ 10 promotional credit to use on Prime Day. To qualify for this promotion, you’ll need to scan your Prime Code during checkout. You can find this in the Whole Foods Market or Amazon app once you’ve linked your two accounts, so be sure to do that  [Read More…]

Mobile gaming is influencing the future of the gaming industry as a whole

Mobile gaming — and by extension the entire gaming industry — is at a crossroads.

Mobile games have always carried a stigma of compromised quality amongst the larger gamer community. In the ongoing PC vs Console debate, mobile games are all too often relegated to a lesser category altogether from PC and console equivalents because they’re “too casual” or simply not considered to be “true games”. For some time, these were valid critiques because so many mobile  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Whole Foods Market discount for Prime members is expanding nationwide

Shop and save.

Earlier this month, Amazon announced a new benefit to your Prime membership – the ability to use it at Whole Foods Market stores and get a 10% discount on almost everything in the store. When it was first announced, it was only available in Florida. Today Amazon has officially kicked off the nationwide expansion by adding 12 states to the list, including Colorado, Texas, and parts of California. You can now use your Prime membership at  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S9 has dramatically faster LTE than the iPhone X, but that isn’t the whole story

The Galaxy S9 may be 42% faster than the competition, but that’s not as impressive as it may sound.

As technology advances and more of what we do transitions to the internet and cloud, it’s increasingly more important to carry smartphones that offer reliable LTE performance. Samsung recently revealed that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have demonstrated LTE speeds that are up to 42% faster than competing handsets in real-world conditions, and while that might sound like a seriously  [Read More…]

5G and a whole lot of Benjamins [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader is back from South Korea, and he has plenty of insight to share with Andrew Martonik and Jerry Hildenbrand about the (finally official) LG G7 ThinQ. But first, Sprint and T-Mobile are merging to become a Voltron of cellular service in the United States. They discuss the business rationale behind this alliance; as well as pros and cons of this news from a customer perspective.

The crew also look ahead with a preview of Google I/O  [Read More…]

Take $100 off the DJI Goggles and experience drone flying in a whole new way

Look ma, no hands!

DJI’s first-person view Goggles are down to $ 349 with code GOGHEAD at B&H. These have gone for $ 449 since they released more than a year ago. If you want a discount, you have to go through shady third parties on Amazon, but traditional retailers like Best Buy sell it at its regular retail price. And this deal from B&H is better than all of them because not only is it $ 100 off  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s Bluetooth SoC aims to make truly wireless headphones a whole lot better

Qualcomm’s new Bluetooth SoC will bring Bluetooth 5.0, Active Noise Cancellation, and aptX HD to future truly wireless earbuds.

While Qualcomm is mostly known for its smartphone chips, it also makes components for PCs and headphones. The latter category is our focus today, as Qualcomm has announced its new QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC.

This component will go into truly wireless Bluetooth headphones, and will bring features that only larger headphones have had until this point. Most importantly, the new chip  [Read More…]