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The ad-supported Amazon Moto G5 Plus. (Source: Amazon)

Amazon offers a cheaper, ad-supported Moto G5 Plus to Prime members

Hello, lock screen ads—Amazon's Moto G5 Plus features a lower price in exchange for regular advertisements. Aside from that, it's the same as its non-branded counterpart: specs, looks and all.
FreedomPop V7 Android smartphone, FreedomPop intros $5 USD family plan with 1 GB data

FreedomPop intros $5 USD prepaid family plan

While other carriers in the US introduce unlimited data plans, FreedomPop focuses on affordability. Its new plan starts at $5 USD per line a month, offering unlimited text, talk, and 1 GB of shareable data.
Samsung Gear S3 Classic smartwatch with LTE coming soon

Samsung Gear S3 Classic LTE coming soon

The 4G LTE-enabled Gear S3 Classic smartwatch will soon be available via AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. Availability and pricing depend on each wireless carrier and should be unveiled soon.
BLU Life One X2 Mini 5-inch Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 and 4 GB RAM

BLU Products Life One X2 Mini hits Amazon

This Android handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, having a 5-inch full HD display, 4 GB RAM, and 64 GB internal storage space, all for a price of just $179.99 USD.
Motorola Verve Loop sports wireless headphones

Motorola Accessories unveils Verve Loop wireless headphones

These new sports wireless headphones join the VerveLife lineup of products and come as a cheaper alternative to the existing VerveOnes ME, while still providing IPX4 water resistance and HD audio.
All sorts of PCs and tablets are on sale in honor of Pi Day (Source: Microsoft Store)

Microsoft celebrates Pi Day by slashing prices on select laptops and desktops

The limited-time deals extend across various laptop, desktop, and tablet models. There are also discounts on Xbox One consoles and select games and accessories.
E FUN Nextbook Ares 8A Android tablet with Intel Atom processor

E FUN Nextbook Ares 8A tablet hits Walmart

Carrying a price tag lower than $70 USD, this 8-inch tablet comes with an Intel Atom processor and runs Android Marshmallow out of the box. Its specs also include 16 GB internal storage, a 2 MP main camera, and more.
The FreedomPop V7 is available now in the UK and Spain. (Source: FreedomPop)

FreedomPop begins selling its own smartphone

The FreedomPop V7 is a decidedly budget smartphone aimed at users that need only the basics. FreedomPop will begin selling the device in the UK and Spain before rolling it out to other markets.
Microsoft OneDrive for Kindle Fire and Fire phone, OneDrive unlimited accounts reduced to 1 TB storage limit

Microsoft phases out OneDrive unlimited storage

Since some Office 365 subscribers who received limitless OneDrive storage used their cloud space to store movies, TV shows, and other similar files, Microsoft is now placing a 1 TB limit on all previously unlimited accounts.
US Cellular corporate logo, the carrier finally intros its first unlimited data plan

US Cellular intros unlimited data plan

The new unlimited data plan comes for $60 USD per month for a single line with autopay/paperless billing enrollment, but after reaching 22 GB of data, the speed automatically goes down to 2G.
Eurocom "Love Your Laptop" monthly newsletter

Eurocom launches "Love Your Laptop" monthly newsletter

This newsletter that made its debut on Valentine's Day provides regular technology updates and is part of a campaign that also involves customers in the development of the company's future products.
Samsung Galaxy Tab E Android tablet now free for T-Mobile users

T-Mobile offers free Samsung Galaxy Tab E slates

The "Tablet on Us" promotion offers the Samsung Galaxy Tab E for free to T-Mobile One subscribers, as well as to those who sign up for any mobile plan with 6 GB of data or more.
The Shield Pro has 500 GB of internal storage and support for microSD cards. (Source: NVIDIA)

NVIDIA Shield Pro now available

For $299, the Shield Pro brings much more storage (500 GB) and support for microSD cards. However, the Pro is equipped with the same Tegra X1 processor as the entry-level Shield TV.
BLU Vivo XL2 Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6737T processor

BLU Vivo XL2 now available in the US

This affordable Android handset uses the MediaTek MT6737T processor, next to 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, a 13 MP main camera, all driven by a 3,150 mAh battery. It runs Marshmallow and has a price tag of just $100 USD (special launch price, regular price being $150 USD).
WinkPax G1 Android tablet for gamers with MediaTek MT7873 processor

WinkPax G1 Nintendo Switch alternative is already up for sale

This 8-inch "3 in 1 phablet" comes only with Android 5.1, but offers 4G connectivity via a micro SIM card, HDMI output, and has a foldable/detachable/adaptable controller with two joysticks, one D-pad, and four action buttons.
LG Aristo Android smartphone with 4G VoLTE and Nougat preinstalled

LG Aristo hits T-Mobile and MetroPCS next week

Although it can be purchased right away for just $144 USD, this Snapdragon 425-driven, 5-inch handset comes with a 13 MP main camera, 16 GB internal storage, 4G VoLTE, and runs Android Nougat out of the box.
Lava Pixel V1 Android One smartphone might reach the US market

Android One handsets might reach the US market

Initially introduced to allow low-cost handsets to retail loaded with stock Android and to receive updates coming directly from Google, the Android One initiative only targeted emerging markets so far, but the US might be added to the list by mid-2017 as well.

Users might still be able to upgrade to Windows 10 free of charge

Microsoft may have officially the free upgrade period months ago, but still seem to sponsor other free upgrade methods.
ZTE Blade V8 Pro Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 and dual-camera setup

CES 2017 | ZTE launches Blade V8 Pro smartphone

This 5.5-inch Android handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and has a dual-camera setup (13 MP + 13MP), 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, all for a pre-order price of $229.98 USD.
Eurocom discounting Tornado F5 and Sky X7E2 gaming notebooks for the Holidays

Eurocom discounting Tornado F5 and Sky X7E2 gaming notebooks for the Holidays

The 10 percent off sale starts and ends on December 26 for select 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch notebooks with desktop-class CPUs and removable MXM 3.0 GPUs.
Elephone S7 Limited Edition with Helio X25 SoC on sale for the Holidays

Elephone S7 Limited Edition with Helio X25 SoC on sale for the Holidays

The Galaxy S7 Edge clone just got a little faster and is now available for $250 USD.
CUBE iWork8 Air tablet with Windows 10 and Android 5.1 Lollipop

CUBE iWork8 Air dual-boot tablet available for less than $90 USD

This 8-inch tablet comes with Windows 10 and Android 5.1 Lollipop on board, its hardware specs including an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor, 2 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage.
Google Home now with Netflix and Google Photos support December 2016

Google Home gets support for Netflix and Google Photos

Not long after introducing "Actions on Google" for third-party voice support through Google Assistant, Google adds Netflix and Google Photos support to Google Home. Even more, new YouTube Red subscribers get a free 6-month trial with their Google Home purchases by the end of 2016.
Save up to $700 on VAIO devices now through December 25th

Save up to $700 on VAIO devices now through December 25th

VAIO is currently running a sale on devices from now until Christmas. In addition to saving up to $700, VAIO will throw in a free laptop bag with the purchase of a laptop.
BLU Vivo 6 Android handset with 5.5-inch full HD display and 64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 processor

BLU Vivo 6 hits the UK

The 5.5-inch Vivo 6 handset was announced last month, and now this unibody Android device made using aircraft grade aluminum goes on sale in the UK. As a Black Friday deal, those interested can get it today for £184.99 GBP - £55 GBP off its regular price.
Sprint-exclusive HTC Bolt Android smartphone gets free headphone adapter

HTC Bolt buyers can get a free headphone adapter

Owners of this Sprint-exclusive handsets can get a free headphone adapter, since it was not included in the retail box so far. Even more, future HTC Bolt batches will come with the USB Type-C to 3.5 mm jack adapter in the box.
Affinity Photo, a powerful photo editing tool and alternative to Photoshop, is now available for Windows. (Source: Affinity Photo)

Serif's Affinity Photo app now available for Windows as a beta

Serif's Affinity Photo, named by Apple as the best app for Macs in 2015, was recently made available as a beta for Windows. Could this move encourage creatives to leave Photoshop behind for a cheaper alternative?
UMi Plus E Android smartphone with MediaTek Helio P20 SoC and 6 GB RAM

UMi Plus E now up for pre-order

This new handset is the first to use the MediaTek Helio P20 processor, and it also features 6 GB RAM, a 5.5-inch full HD display made by Sharp, and can be acquired for only $199.99 USD during the pre-sales period.
Apple has recently started selling refurbished iPhones. (Source: Apple)

Apple starts selling refurbished iPhones

For consumers hoping to enjoy iOS without spending a lot of money, Apple has started selling iPhones on its refurbished store. The refurbished units will be sold at a discount, but still come with the standard warranty and accessories.
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier hits AT&T, pre-orders begin

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier pre-orders begin on AT&T

When purchased alongside a Samsung Galaxy smartphone with a two-year plan on AT&T, this smartwatch has a price tag of just $49.99 USD. Without the handset, it comes for $17.50 USD per month for 20 months.
LG V20 Android phablet hits major US carriers and retailers

LG V20 hits major carriers and retailers in the US

The unlocked V20 smartphone/phablet is now available in the US via multiple carriers and retailers, including AT&T, T-Mobile, US Celullar, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Best Buy, and others.
Lenovo & Fujitsu: Talks about cooperation confirmed

Lenovo & Fujitsu: Talks about cooperation confirmed

Fujitsu and Lenovo have confirmed that both companies are in talks about a potential cooperation in the PC business. Its a confirmation of the rumors that surfaced earlier this month.
BLU R1 Plus Android smartphone at FCC

BLU R1 Plus hits FCC

This upcoming 5-inch handset uses a MediaTek MT6737V processor and is expected to use a generous 4,100 mAh battery. A dual-SIM capable phone, the R1 Plus is expected to cost not much more than $100 USD.
Unlocked Lenovo Moto Z Play now available for purchase

Unlocked Moto Z Play now available for purchase

This 5.5-inch Android handset powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor can be acquired from various US-based retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo. Its price is $449.99 USD.
ZTE Axon 7 mini Android smartphone now up for pre-order in the US

ZTE Axon 7 mini now up for pre-order in the US

This 5.2-inch mid-ranger is a smaller, less powerful variant of the popular Axon 7. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, and can be pre-ordered for $299.98 USD.
Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532-C47C with Intel Celeron N3060 processor

Acer Chromebook 15 model priced at $199 USD hits Walmart

This 15.6-inch notebook with Chrome OS on board offers 12 hours of battery life, packing a Celeron N3060 processor by Intel, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage.
Nextbit Robin Android smartphone now available in both blue and black

Nextbit Robin finally hits the market

This 5.2-inch handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 on board and a custom OS focused on cloud services is now finally in stock and can be acquired for $299 USD (free shipping included).
Slickwraps skins for Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones

Slickwraps launches Google Pixel and Pixel XL skins

The new Google Pixel handsets just got nine skins each, including carbon, metal, wood, and stone finishes. Each has multiple color choices and costs less than $20 USD.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Android phablets to face a second recall

Sprint to replace "safe" Galaxy Note 7 units

After the first incident with a supposedly safe Note 7, Sprint has decided to allow its customers to replace their last-gen Samsung phablets with any other handset.
Google Pixel and Pixel XL Android smartphones now up for pre-order on Verizon Wireless

Google Pixel now up for pre-order on Verizon

Verizon Wireless is the only carrier to have the new Pixel and Pixel XL handsets up for pre-order at this time. Their full retail prices are $649.99 USD and $769.99 USD.
Sony Xperia X Compact Android smartphone now up for pre-order via Amazon

Sony Xperia X Compact hits Amazon

Although it lacks water resistance and a high-end processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650-powered Xperia X Compact has a top-of-the-line 23 MP main camera and can be currently pre-ordered from Amazon for $449.99 USD (unlocked), $50 USD down from the regular price.
Dell Latitude 13 3000 Windows convertible with Skylake processor, up to 16 GB memory and 512 GB SSD storage

Dell Latitude 13 3000 hits the market

This Windows convertible notebook lineup now features USB Type-C connectivity, Skylake processors, up to 16 GB RAM and 512 GB SSD storage, for prices starting at $699 USD.
ZTE Nubia Z11 Android smartphone launches globally

ZTE Nubia Z11 coming to Europe and the US

This flagship is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, next to up to 6 GB of memory and 64 GB internal storage, all for a starting price of around $550 USD on the European market.
Alcatel Fierce 4 Android Marshmallow smartphone hits T-Mobile for $69 USD

Alcatel Fierce 4 coming soon to T-Mobile

This 5.5-inch Android Marshmallow handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, all for less than $70 USD.
OnePlus Bullets V2 headphones now official

OnePlus unveils Bullets V2 headphones

Although the price is still unkown, this new accessory promises to deliver excellent value like its $15 USD predecessor.
Samsung Z2 Tizen smartphone with 4G connectivity

Samsung Z2 launches in India

This 4-inch handset is the first Tizen-powered smartphone to feature 4G connectivity and its price in India is less than $70 USD.
HTC-exclusive JBL Reflect Aware C noise-canceling headphones

HTC launches JBL Reflect Aware C noise-canceling headphones

These $200 USD high-end noise-canceling headphones with USB Type-C connectivity will only be available from HTC until early 2017.
ZeroLemon Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 8500mAh Extended Battery Case

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets 8500 mAh battery case from ZeroLemon

This case only comes in black and can be currently purchased from Amazon for just $59.99 USD, down from a MSRP of $99.99 USD.
Microsoft offering Surface Membership subscriptions for U.S. businesses

Microsoft offering Surface Membership subscriptions for U.S. businesses

Microsoft is strengthening its focus on corporate customers with a new subscription plan for staying up-to-date on the latest hardware and support services.
Microsoft Surface Book promotion includes free Surface Dock

Microsoft Surface Book promotion includes free Surface Dock

The promotion will be specific to European regions until May 22nd and is valued at about 250 Euros.

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