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Nintendo now sells a cheaper Switch bundle without the dock

Nintendo is now selling a cheaper Switch bundle without a TV dock or AC adapter. By sacrificing these accessories, gamers can save ¥5,000 (~$45). Unfortunately, the bundle is currently exclusive to Japan, and there's little chance...
Unreal was especially praised for its graphics and atmosphere upon release. (Source: GOG)

Download Unreal Gold for free for a limited time

It has been 20 years since the original Unreal first-person shooter appeared on PCs around the world. The classic game was released on May 22, 1998, and it spawned a whole franchise of best-selling titles. To celebrate Unreal’s bi...
The TV alone is worth upwards of $300. (Source: LG)

Deal | LG is offering the G7 ThinQ with a free 43" 4K TV in Canada

LG is currently offering its latest flagship, the G7 ThinQ, on pre-order with a free 43-inch 4K TV. The deal is available from May 18 to May 31, and is exclusive to the Canadian market.
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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Budget Gaming Laptops

May 2018 update. The following article contains a list of the best budget gaming notebooks reviewed by us. This overview will allow you to find the right notebook that fits your budget and requirements quickly and easily.
Samsung claims the 970 Pro can offer a sequential read speed of up to 3,500 MB/s and sequential write speed of up to 2,700 MB/s. (Source: Samsung)

New Samsung 970 Pro and Evo SSDs receive price cuts

The latest solid state drives from Samsung have only just been launched, and they have already received price cuts. The tech giant announced the 970 Pro and Evo NVMe SSDs in April, with the devices being made available for purchas...
Huawei cuts Mate 10 Pro down to $650 USD, introduces new Mocha Brown color (Source: Huawei)

Huawei cuts Mate 10 Pro down to $650 USD, introduces new Mocha Brown color

The Mate 10 Pro launched in the United States for $800 three months ago, but it can now be purchased for $150 less through major online retailers like Amazon, Newegg, and B&H. Huawei's mid-range MateBook D laptop will also be $200...
A special price of US$899.10 for the 8 GB model is available to eligible shoppers. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft offers new Surface Pro configuration

Microsoft has recently updated its store with a new configuration of the Surface Pro. It is now possible to buy an Intel Core i5-powered Surface Pro with 128 GB SSD and 8 GB RAM for US$999. Previously, Microsoft offered the 4 GB R...
OnePlus 6 launching on May 21 for early adopters around the world (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 6 launching on May 21 for early adopters around the world

The manufacturer will be throwing "pop-up events" in at least 14 cities across North America and Europe for the public to experience the upcoming OnePlus 6 firsthand. Prizes, food, and special guests have been announced to encoura...
Dell slashing prices off select business laptops from now until the end of May (Source: Dell)

Dell slashing prices off select business laptops from now until the end of May

The Vostro 15 5000 gets a 40 percent price cut with a free Western Digital HDD thrown in for good measure on some deals. The promotion includes systems with 8th gen Intel Core ix CPUs as well. The timing of the price cuts are in l...
The Dell XPS 15 9575 convertible is now suddenly $200 cheaper (Image source: Dell)

The Dell XPS 15 9575 convertible is now suddenly $200 cheaper

Dell has introduced a new SKU to its lineup that halves the storage capacity for a cheaper introductory price of $1300 USD. Core specifications are otherwise untouched from the Core i5-8305G CPU, FHD touchscreen, Radeon Vega M GL ...
BattleTech received funding of US$2.78 million on Kickstarter. (Source: RockPaperShotgun)

Strategy titles BattleTech and Frostpunk released

Fans of the strategy genre will be pleased to learn that the games BattleTech and Frostpunk have been released today. The former, developed by Harebrained Schemes, gives the player the opportunity to control enormous BattleMechs o...
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (Source: Dell)

Deal | Inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop currently US$250 off

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming is up for grabs for a discount of US$250. For US$850, you get a very capable gaming machine. The 7th Gen Intel Processor might be a bit older, but if you are okay with it, you can get yourself an e...
The Razer Phone. (Source: Razer)

Deal | The Razer Phone is now available for just $600

The Razer Phone is now available for slightly cheaper than it cost at launch. The device launched with an MSRP of US$700 but potential buyers can now get it for $100 less. The deal has been on for the past two days but will end on...
The Essential PH-1 sees a price slash to $400

Now $350 | The Essential PH-1 sees a price slash to $400

The PH-1 is currently available on Amazon for US$400. This is the lowest the device has been officially sold at since it was launched but it's already a last-gen flagship for the most part, so it really shouldn't come as a surpris...
LG Fortune 2 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 and sub-US$100 price tag

LG Fortune 2 hits Cricket Wireless priced at just US$99.99

The 5-inch LG Fortune 2 comes about one year after the introduction of the Android Marshmallow-driven LG Fortune and provides more than enough for a backup device. Its list of specs and features includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 ...
Crusader Kings II gameplay example. (Source: Paradox Interactive)

Deal | For the next 24 hours you can get Crusader Kings II free-to-keep forever

For a limited time Paradox Interactive is offering Crusader Kings II for free (yours to keep). CK2 is a grand strategy game set in medieval Europe where players use warfare, assassinations, and strategic marriages to attempt to bu...
The Honor V10. (Source: Phone Radar)

Deal | The Honor View 10 is now on sale for just US$470

Honor is offering a number of its devices on a two-day deal. The flagship Honor View 10 is on sale for $470, the Honor 6X for $150, and the Honor 7X for just $1. Yes, you read that right. All deals end on April 8.
Google Pixel 2 flagship to get a mid-range successor soon

Mid-range Google Pixel phone could finally arrive this summer

Although Google is currently involved in lower-cost initiatives like Android Go and Android One, the Google Pixel smartphones and phablets released so far always targeted the top tier of the market. However, the company is now pla...
Huawei fights back with an even steeper discount on the Mate 10 Pro in the US (Image Source: Huawei)

Huawei fights back with an even steeper discount on the Mate 10 Pro in the US

It's only been one week since Huawei's last promotion on the Mate 10 Pro and now the manufacturer is bringing it back but with a deeper $150 discount. The news follows on the footsteps of Best Buy's plan to drop all Huawei devices...
Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times for iOS (Source: Warhammer Community)

Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times coming to Android next month for US$4.99

Warhammer Quest 2 has been available on iOS devices for a while, and now this sequel to the original Warhammer Quest video game is finally heading for Android. Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times will hit Google Play on April 11, but...
ZTE Tempo Go Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, ZTE Tempo X renamed (Source: ZTE USA)

ZTE Tempo Go now shipping in the US

Although the sub-US$200 market sector is quite crowded these days and there are a few capable handsets even around US$100, the ZTE Tempo Go tries to fight them with a price tag of just US$79.99. Sadly, this is nothing new, since t...
Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact Android flagships coming to the US for US$799.99 and US$649.99

You can pre-order the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact for US$799 and US$649

Expected to hit Europe on April 5, the 5.7-inch Sony Xperia XZ2 and the 5-inch Xperia XZ2 Compact can be pre-ordered in the US from B&H Photo for US$799.99 and US$649.99. Both come with four color options: green, black, silver, an...
The XZ1 Compact. (Source: AndroidPit)

The Xperia XZ1 Compact is now available for US$399.99

The Xperia XZ1 Compact was the only true compact flagship of 2017. The device launched with an MSRP of US$600 but is currently available for just US$399.99. Not a bad deal for a last-gen flagship with excellent cameras, Android Or...
Nokia 7 Plus Android One phablet coming May 2 (Source: HMD Global)

Nokia 7 Plus faces a brief delay, coming May 2 with free Google Home Mini

Unveiled at MWC 2018, the Nokia 7 Plus was expected to arrive in April. However, the launch date of this Qualcomm Snapdragon 660-powered handset has just been confirmed for May 2. Even more, those who buy the 7 Plus from Nokia's o...
Huawei slashes $100 off the Mate 10 Pro to combat the Galaxy S9 (Source: Huawei)

Huawei slashes $100 off the Mate 10 Pro to combat the Galaxy S9

The Mate 10 Pro will be cheaper than the Galaxy S9 for a limited time in North America. Huawei intends to have smartphone options available across all price ranges from the budget $200 Honor 7X, mainstream $500 Honor View10, and f...
LG Zone 4 budget Android smartphone (Source: Verizon Wireless)

Verizon intros the LG Zone 4 phone with Snapdragon 425 and HDR support

The latest result of the collaboration between LG and Verizon Wireless is the LG Zone 4 low-end Android smartphone. The highlights of this handset include a 5-inch HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB i...
BLU Vivo XL 3 Android phone with Oreo onboard (Source: Amazon)

5.5-inch BLU Vivo XL 3 hits Amazon with Android Oreo onboard

One month after the Android Nougat-driven BLU Vivo X got listed on Amazon, the US-based company BLU Products is back with a 5.5-inch handset that runs Android Oreo out of the box. The BLU Vivo XL 3 has a 2:1 ratio display, a singl...
Motorola Moto E4 Moto E4 low-end Android smartphone

T-Mobile finally gets the Motorola Moto E4

Although the Moto E4 has been around since last July and Verizon Wireless has been selling it ever since for just US$69.99, T-Mobile decided to add this 5-inch Android Nougat smartphone to its portfolio now instead of waiting for ...
Broadcom has made offers of US$117 billion and US$121 billion to acquire Qualcomm. (Source: Mac Rumors)

CFIUS may have just stopped Broadcom acquiring Qualcomm

It seems that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) may have just thwarted any further attempt by Broadcom to succeed in its quest to takeover Qualcomm. CFIUS has sent a letter raising concerns to offici...
BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition hits the US for US$549

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition finally available in the US

The BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition has been around since last August in various markets, and now it is finally available in the US. While the original came in February 2017 with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, this version c...
Alcatel 1T 10 cheap Android tablet (Source: Alcatel Mobile)

MWC 2018 | Low-end Alcatel 1T Android tablet starts below US$90

In addition to the new Android-driven phones that were introduced at this year's Mobile World Congress, Alcatel has also launched a low-end tablet that comes in two form factors. The Alcatel 1T 7 and the Alcatel 1T 10 come with An...
ZTE Tempo Go Android Go smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor (Source: ZTE USA)

MWC 2018 | Qualcomm Snapdragon 210-powered ZTE Tempo Go joins the Android Go crowd

The ZTE Tempo Go might look familiar to some, and this happens for a good reason: this Android Go handset is nothing more than a ZTE Tempo X with a new name and Google's highly optimized Android Oreo variant. The specs are exactly...
General Mobile GM 8 (Source: General Mobile)

General Mobile intros GM 8 Android One handset with 2:1 display

Although some recent leaks claimed it would arrive as an Android Go device, the General Mobile GM 8 is now official with full Oreo onboard as an Android One handset. Its specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, up to 4 G...
Alcatel 1X Android Go smartphone with 2:1 display and MediaTek MT6580 processor (Source: Alcatel Mobile)

MWC 2018 | Alcatel 1X debuts with 2:1 display, Android Go, sub-US$125 price tag

Introduced as the first sub-100 EUR (~US$125) handset from a major global brand to feature a 2:1 display, the Alcatel 1X is also the first Android Go handset to be unveiled at MWC 2018. Its list of specs includes a MediaTek MT6580...
BLU Vivo X Android phablet with 2:1 display and quad camera setup (Source: BLU Products)

BLU Vivo X now official, 2:1 display and quad cameras in tow

The MediaTek Helio P25-powered BLU Vivo X phablet is finally official. Currently available for purchase on Amazon for US$249.99 (17 percent down from a list price of US$299.99), this 6-inch phablet comes with a quad-camera setup a...
Android Go apps (Source: Google - The Keyword)

MWC 2018 | First Android Go devices coming at MWC 2018

Almost a decade since the release of the first Android device, Google is rapidly expanding this ecosystem by adding branches for specific categories of users and devices. After the Android One initiative that aims to provide a sto...
Microsoft Surface Pro LTE, Surface Pro celebrates fifth anniversary

Microsoft Surface Pro celebrates fifth anniversary

Announced as Surface for Windows 8 Pro back in June 2012, Microsoft's well-known 2-in-1 convertible was later renamed to Surface Pro and made its debut in February 2013. The fifth generation was released last year, in June.
BLU Vivo X phablet (Source: BLU Products)

BLU Vivo One and Vivo X unlocked Android handsets coming soon

Miami-based BLU Products unleashed two new handsets, namely the quad-camera Vivo X and the budget-friendly Vivo One. Just as expected, both run Android Nougat and use MediaTek processors.
Mi India Xiaomi Mi TV teaser still image (Source: @XiaomiIndia)

Xiaomi Mi TV apparently heading for India

While the Redmi Note 5 is headed for India and expected to arrive on February 14, it looks like the Mi TV is going to be introduced locally on the same day.
Street Fighter IV Champion Edition for Android pre-registration banner (Source: Capcom Mobile)

Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition coming soon to Android

Quite a while after reaching iOS (July 2017), Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition is finally (almost) ready to launch on Google Android. This mobile game is based on the 2008 title and features 25 playable characters.
The Mi Note 3. (The Indian Express)

Deal | The Mi Note 3 is currently available for under $300

The Mi Note 3, one of our top value picks of 2017, has seen yet another price slash—one that takes the price tag of its base model below the $300 mark.
Image: Amazon (with edits). Prices may not be reflective of Amazon's new policies.

Amazon to drop lock screen ads from their Prime Exclusive phones

Phones sold through Amazon's Prime Exclusive Phone program will no longer display lock screen ads, according to the retailer. The phones, which which were sold at prices substantially lower than MSRP, will instead feature Amazon-c...
The Moto Z2 Play. (Source: Expert Reviews)

Deal | Moto Z2 Play now available for $349.99

The Moto Z2 Play is currently available for just $349.99, $150 off its MSRP.
Huawei Hono 7X limited edition February 2018 deal (Source: Honor Official Store)

Honor 7X in red hits the US for US$199.99

Just in time for this year's Valentine Day, the Honor 7X can now be acquired in red. Priced at US$199.99, it also comes with a free case, but the amount of units available is limited.
The Top 10 Bestselling Gaming Laptops from iBuyPower

The Top 10 Bestselling Gaming Laptops from iBuyPower

As mouth-watering as those flagship $2000+ gaming laptops may be, they infrequently sell anywhere near the volume as more affordable budget and mainstream alternatives. We compare and contrast the top gaming notebooks that users are much more likely to purchase.
Microsoft Surface laptop in Cobalt Blue (Source: Microsoft Store)

Microsoft Surface laptop with Intel Core m3-7Y30 onboard available for US$799

The new base model of the Microsoft Surface laptop features an Intel Core m3 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 128 GB internal storage. Sadly, this US$799 model can only be acquired in Platinum finish.
The U12 will be announced within the next few months. (Source: HTC)

Deal | HTC U11 sees temporary $100 price slash in the US

The HTC U11, starting today, will see a price slash that shaves $100 off its regular retail price. The deal ends on February 15.
BLU Pure View Android smartphone with 18:9 display and dual front camera setup (Source: Amazon)

BLU Pure View packs an 18:9 display and dual front cameras for just US$200

The BLU Pure View was silently introduced last week on Amazon with an 18:9 display, 5V/2A quick charge, face unlock, and a dual front camera setup onboard. However, this 5.7-inch handset is only powered by the outdated MediaTek MT...
The Essential phone. (Source: Twitter)

Deal | Essential Phone now available for just $435

The Essential PH-1 was one of our picks for best value smartphone of 2017, and it's cheaper right now, as Amazon has it listed at US$435. Not a bad deal for a device with a QHD display, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, and a Snapdr...
BLU R2 Plus 5.5-inch Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6753 SoC (Source: BLU Products)

BLU R2 Plus budget smartphone hits Amazon

The 5.5-inch BLU R2 Plus is now available via Amazon for US$179.99. Its specs include a MediaTek MT6753 processor, 3 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage.

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