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  • Get a Google Nest Hub for just $59 from eBay

    The Google Nest Hub has trickled down in price for months, originally starting at $149 and dropping a few bucks every week since then. If you still don’t have one, or you want another one, the Nest Hub is now available on eBay for just $59. That’s $91 lower than the original price, and $20 […]

  • Anker Nebula Prizm II review: A no-frills projector at a decent price

    We’ve tried out plenty of Anker projectors over the past few years, most recently the Android TV-equipped Nebula Capsule II. The Capsule II is great, but it’s also very expensive — the regular price comes in at $579.99. If you want something just as bright, and you’re willing to sacrifice on the portability (and the […]

  • Mobvoi’s Prime Day smartwatch deals include Ticwatch Pro at $175 ($75 off)

    Amazon Prime Day is still chugging along for the next day or so, so maybe you’re still finding something worthwhile to buy. Maybe you’d like to cover up your wrist with something smart? How about a Ticwatch? Mobvoi has discounted its Wear OS smartwatches by 30% for the big sitewide sale and there are pretty […]

  • Google shuts down its blog management tool just 10 months after launch

    Late last year, Google launched a blog management tool named ‘Blog Compass.’ It could connect to sites running either WordPress or Blogger, and provided the owner with insights into trending topics and a centralized dashboard for analytics/comments. However, it’s time to dig another grave in the Google Graveyard, because Compass is now dead. While Blog […]

  • The best smart home devices you can buy right now (Summer 2019)

    Update 1: 2019/07/12 7:14am PDT Worldwide sales of voice assistant smart speakers from Google, Amazon, and others continue to grow, and the same can be said of the smart home sector as a whole. The technology underpinning these products is always improving and it’s becoming increasingly affordable to bring smart gadgets into your house. There’s already […]

  • [Update: More devices] Chrome OS 75 rolling out again, but just for the Pixel Slate

    Update 1: 2019/07/10 6:27am PDT The seemingly delayed Chrome OS 75 update finally landed two weeks ago, but last week that rollout was suspended, potentially in the wake of issues like crashes/freezes and Android apps losing internet connectivity. Today Chrome Unboxed reports that the update is rolling out again, but only for the Pixel Slate. Google’s […]

  • [Update: Rolling out again] Get your Pixels ready: Android Q Beta 5 is landing today

    Update 1: 2019/07/10 10:31am PDT Update 2: 2019/07/10 4:53pm PDT Update 3: 2019/07/11 4:44pm PDT Android Q Beta 5 officially lands today. As expected, it doesn’t deliver a ton of changes or new features, representing the first so-called “release candidate” for developers to test their apps against before the final release later this summer. There are a few […]

  • Heads up: The first Google Messages beta (v4.7) instantly crashes on start

    Earlier this week, Google opened a public beta program for its Messages app. I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised since this is Google we’re talking about here, but the very first Messages beta (v4.7) is instantly crashing on start for most. First Messages beta is out (v4.7), aaaand it completely crashes on start. Off […]