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Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.
Control home automation devices such as Philips hue lights, Nest Learning Thermostat, August door locks and more—plus advanced home entertainment devices like Apple TV, Roku, or Sonos and game consoles such as Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation3 or Wii.
Social sharing, serious slams, and plenty more in this week's app selection.
The MagGrip Vent Car Mount is a sturdy, cradle-less device holding system focused on simplicity. Pop it onto your car's air vent and magnets do all the work. Currently discounted to just $8.
It's the first major update for Google's new messaging service, and it brings a lot that probably should have been there at launch.
Be aware of the fine print, as you'll need to sign up for an unlimited plan and your reward payment is spaced out over 24 months.
Google is setting the bar high for its Android partners. Here are a few things Samsung, LG, and others can learn from it.
Oracle has taken its bid for up to US$9 billion in damages to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit after a judge in a federal court in California recently struck down its bid for a retrial in a copyright infringement suit against Google over the use of Java code in the Android operating system.
Google is trying to make the watch less dependent on the phone, but it could mean an extra step when you grab a new app.
If you've been seeing a halo effect on some of your images, with Google preparing new software to fix the problem.
You may have a better chance buying the phone directly from Verizon if you're willing to live with a locked bootloader.
Looking for scares you can take anywhere? Grab these games and get ready.
With the combined power of Nougat and Google Now, you can train your Android phone to know what you want without being asked.
Software is the story with this phone, as BlackBerry is counting on its security know-how to set this latest effort apart from others.
The version 2.0 update also displays unread count badges for custom launchers that support the feature.