Tag Archive: Years


CES 2019 preview: Setting the stage for the year’s technology trends

Here’s what you can expect to see and learn from this year’s CES.

CES hasn’t been an acronym for years now; it’s no longer the “consumer electronics show.” CES is far more theoretical than that. It’s about showing off new technology and identifying trends for the coming year, more so than launching market-ready products. We’ll see plenty of products announced, but we’ll see even more ideas simply floated out there to gauge public (and analyst and journalist)  [Read More…]

Cut the cord! Get three years of SelectTV for just $29

More and more we’re finding that people are cutting the cable cord and checking out other options to TV. What with Netflix, Hulu, HBO, ESPN, and other players offering services, it’s pretty easy to watch television on demand. Another player in the space, SelectTV, offers the perks of both cable and web-based.

If you head to the AndroidGuys Deals Store you’ll find we’re offering a three-year plan to SelectTV with access 300,000+ TV episodes, 200,000 movies, 50,000 radio stations, and  [Read More…]

Conquer impending New Year’s resolutions with up to $50 off a Fitbit

Step to it.

Getting healthier is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. Here’s another statistic: 80% of resolutions fail by February. One of the easiest ways to stay on track is by using tech to keep you motivated. Right now over at Amazon, you can save up to $ 50 on a selection of Fitbit trackers and smartwatches. Several of these items are close to their Black Friday prices, so if you missed out on  [Read More…]

Snatch this year’s Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar at a discount

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

Amazon has the latest edition of the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar on sale for just $ 32.63 today. Last year’s version was a hit that became harder to find as Christmas crept closer, so purchasing it now not only saves you some cash but also a headache if you might want one later this year. It also snags you this set at its lowest price yet.

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Learn Spanish, French, and more with 2 years of Rosetta Stone for $169

Say ‘Hola’ to savings.

Amazon is offering up some great discounts on a selection of Rosetta Stone Bonus Packs. Each pack costs $ 169, and most of them usually sell for at least $ 220, though some have been as much as $ 300 recently. No matter which language you go for, you’ll be getting the lowest price in its history.

As of press time, your options include English, Spanish, Italian, French, and German. Each pack gets  [Read More…]

Google’s new contract makes 2 years of Android updates mandatory for OEMs

In response to being slapped with a record-breaking fine in the EU this summer, Google is preparing a major change to its business model.

The search giant recently revealed it will start charging a licensing fee for Android device makers that want to deliver handsets pre-installed with popular Google apps like Gmail or Maps.

Now The Verge has managed to obtain a copy of the new contracts that Google will soon start implementing. The documents disclose how much the search  [Read More…]

How is the Google Pixel XL holding up two years on?

How has the Pixel XL held up two years on from its release?

It’s been two years since Google shifted away from the Nexus line, ushering in a new era of Android flagships with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. With the latest iteration of the Pixel lineup soon to be revealed, let’s take a look at the handset that set the course for Google’s current hardware path.

I returned to using the Pixel XL as my  [Read More…]

10 years of Android: How the best mobile OS was made

You’ve come a long way, baby.

Step into the Wayback Machine and travel to October 2008, if you will.

I was with a small crowd of other folks at a Washington, D.C. T-Mobile store waiting in line to buy the T-Mobile G1. It was a phone that had a very limited release — in the U.S. only high-volume T-Mobile retail stores in areas with 3G deployments were selling them — and it was also a phone that  [Read More…]

Google Home review: After nearly two years, is it still worth it?

Google Home is the original Google Assistant enabled smart speaker. When it launched competition didn’t exist. If you wanted an Assistant enabled speaker, it was your only choice. Since then, there have been several Assistant smart speakers released. Your choices are no longer as limited as they once were. Now the question is, how does Google Home compare when it is no longer your only choice?

Design

The Google Home has a neutral design that blends seamlessly into most rooms.  [Read More…]

LG celebrates 40 years in America by giving away free LG G7 ThinQs and other prizes

LG fans we have some good news for you! Your favorite company is celebrating 40 years in America. And to make the occasion even more special, the smartphone giant has kicked off a sweepstakes to let you win prizes every day until October 5, 2018.

You will need to be a US resident to enter the contest and be at least 18 of age. There are two ways to participate. The first one requires you to complete an entry form  [Read More…]