Tag Archive: Years


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…]

Two years of ProtonVPN Plus can be yours for only $79.99

Picture this: You’re hanging out at your local coffee shop, using the free Wi-Fi. You come across something you want to purchase, input your credit card information, and buy something awesome.

A few days later you look at your bank statement and realize that there’s quite a few more charges on there, and at places you’ve never heard of or visited. Chances are good that your information was stolen — likely last week at the coffee  [Read More…]

Here’s why the NVIDIA Shield TV is still being updated after three years

The best Android TV product is also one of the best-supported Android products ever.

We all love the Shield TV around here. It’s almost universally thought of as the best way to get Android on your TV, isn’t outrageously expensive, and has enough power to stream your 4K HDR content without sputtering or complaining. It’s also a decent gaming console and makes for a heck of a streaming server when you use Plex or Kodi. It’s one  [Read More…]

5 years on, the Chromecast still has frustrating flaws that detract from the magic

We were caught off guard by how great the first Chromecast was — now, we expect more consistency from this streamer.

The original Google Chromecast was announced just over five years ago. Three generations and tens of millions of sales later, it’s hard to believe this idea originally blindsided us, accompanying the launch of the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet. The idea was ever-so-simple: use your phone to control a TV-based streaming device, but let the controls happen  [Read More…]

Google’s Fuchsia OS may replace Android in 5 years [Update]

The end goal is to have Fuchsia on phones, computers, smart speakers, and more.

Updated 2:05 PM ET: Shortly after this report came to light, Google issued a statement to CNET saying that it’s inaccurate and that the company doesn’t have any plans to release products with the operating system over the next three to five years. Even if Google is planning on a release then, confirming that it might replace Android in half a decade wouldn’t be  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot, and Instant Pot were this year’s Prime Day best-sellers

More than 100 million products purchased worldwide.

Now that the huge 36-hour event is over, Amazon is offering us a quick look inside some of the successes of Prime Day 2018. As we expected, this was the biggest shopping event that Amazon has ever had, beating out previous Prime Day events, as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday when comparing the same lengths of time. During the 36 hours, Prime members purchased over 100 million products around the  [Read More…]

HTC just had its biggest drop in sales in more than two years

Sales fell by 62% this past June.

It’s no secret that HTC has been struggling for quite some time, but the past few days have been particularly brutal on the company. On July 6, the Taiwan-based OEM announced that its sales for June have fallen by a whopping 62%.

That drop in sales is the biggest HTC’s seen in over two years, with the exact number being $ 2.2 billion NT compared to $ 6.9 billion NT  [Read More…]

Cut the cord and 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.

See Also: What we know so far: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

If you head to the AndroidGuys Deals Store you’ll find we’re offering a three-year plan to SelectTV with  [Read More…]

Save 80% on two years of NordVPN

Gone are the days where the only folks who would need a proxy internet connection are the nefarious creeps at the internet cafe. In our modern world of rapidly vanishing privacy, it’s increasingly important to protect yourself your data.

We’ve all seen more and more reports of compromised security, leaks, and hacks and there’s nothing in the cards that makes us believe we should expect things to get any safer in the immediate future. How does one safeguard their internet activity?  [Read More…]