For all the readers living in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you get all the food, drink and of course plenty of Black Friday shopping after!
Today and for the next 48 hours, we’ll be scouring the internet for the best Black Friday deals on technology, computer hardware, and other generally awesome deals you may want to check out. We’ll keep this post updated with all the latest deals, so check back often!
CPCR Black Friday Picks Laptops MSI GL62M 7RDX-NE1050i5 15.6″ (Core i5 7300HQ, GTX 1050, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD) – $599 After $50 Rebate MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO-060 17.3″ (Core i7-7700HQ GTX 1070 8G MAX Q 16GB [...]
Over the past few days, Amazon has been running multiple pre-sales leading up to their big Prime Day sales event, but starting at 9PM EST today, July 11, and ending exactly 30 hours later at 3AM EST tomorrow, July 12, Amazon will be hosting their largest sale for the year with deals coming up every five minutes.
We’ve went through the first round of deals and here’s a list of some of the deals to watch out for:
PCs:SkyTech Omega Gaming PC /w Intel Core i7-7700K, 16GB DDR4, GeForce GTX 1080, 240GB SSD + 2TB HDD – $1,499.99 CyberPowerPC Gaming PC /w Intel Core i7-7700K, 16GB DDR4, GeForce GTX 1070, 128GB PCIe SSD + 2TB HDD – [...]
Missed out on the last free line promotion from T-Mobile and been kicking yourself ever since? No worries! T-Mobile is bringing back a new free line promotion starting March 1.
According to the details of the announcement, new or existing T-Mobile customers with at least two lines of voice service can get an additional line for free after bill credits and will remain free until cancelled or changes are made to the account. The line can be used for any sort of device including a smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, etc.
Unlike many other promotions T-Mobile has been running as of late, this one does not require subscription to T-Mobile’s ONE or Simple Choice [...]
A couple weeks ago, Google launched an entire host of new hardware including new smartphones, a new Chromecast, a Wi-Fi router system, and a home assistant, but something curiously missing was the rumored smartwatches, based on Google’s Android Wear 2.0 platform.
If you were waiting on those smartwatches, it appears that they may be launching sometime in 1Q2017.
Google's two smartwatches will be released with Android Wear 2.0 in Q1 2017 [image courtesy of: https://t.co/so8uJyEZCy] pic.twitter.com/ruejqXSNSy
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) October 13, 2016
For those unfamiliar with Google’s rumored upcoming [...]
Samsung recently announced that they’ve begun mass production of their new Exynos 7270 Dual Core Application Processor designed for wearable devices.
The Samsung Exynos 7270 application processor features 2x Cortex A53 ARM cores, which will be built on Samsung’s 14nm FinFET fabrication process. Samsung claims that the new process will allow the Exynos 7270 to be 20% more power efficient compared to its 28nm predecessors. While smartphone and tablet SoCs such as Samsung’s Exynos 8890 have been in mass production on Samsung’s 14nm FinFET LPP for quite some time, this is the first time Samsung is manufacturing a SoC designed for wearable devices on [...]
ASUS has been hosting Zenvolution events all around the world showing off their latest line of Zen products and for North America, ASUS recently held their “Zenvolution” event in New York City where they displayed a whole host of new products including the ZenBook 3 ultraportable, ZenFone 3 smartphone. ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, Transformer 3 Pro Tablet, Transformer 3 Mini, and ZenPad 3S 10.
As computers have always been ASUS’s bread and butter, the ZenBook 3 is arguably the coolest new product. While the general design of the ZenBook hasn’t changed over the years, ASUS has made some internal upgrades that make it [...]
According to a new report from Business Insider, Apple’s smartwatch may be starting to lose steam.
In an investor’s note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s smartwatch business may see a 15%-25% decline from 2015 as the introduction of the Series 2 Apple Watch and price cuts on the Series 1 Apple Watch does little to improve sales. Revised shipment numbers are down from an estimated 10-10.5 million units to 8.5-9 million units. In 2015, Apple shipped a total of 10.4 million units.
Kuo believes that there are 4 major reasons that the Apple Watch is tanking. These include a lack of killer applications, inadequate battery life, heavy [...]
Samsung appears to be quite confident about their new Gear S3 smartwatch. According to a report from ETnews, sales targets for the upcoming Gear S3 smartwatch has now been increased to 5 million units per year, which is a 61.3% increase compared to current overall shipments of Samsung smartwatches and bands which was estimated at 3.1 million units by market research firm, IDC.
The Samsung Gear S3, which was first announced at IFA 2016 is not only Samsung’s latest smartwatch, but is also the most advanced smartwatch they’ve made to date. The new smartwatch will come in two varieties, the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.
In a bold move, Razer has unveiled the Razer Nabu Smartwatch and the Razer Stargazer Depth Sensing Webcam at CES 2016.Razer Nabu Watch
Razer made it explicitly clear that the Nabu Watch isn’t a smartwatch, but a rather a watch with smart functions. The Razer Nabu keeps track of you life in three dimensions: time, fitness, and messages/notifications. Time keeping functions include stopwatch, countdown timer, and world time. The Nabu Watch can also sync with your phone to automatically switch time zones. Fitness sensors includes step tracker, distance sensor, and sleep sensor, all of which are compatible with popular fitness apps including Google Fitness and iOS Health. [...]
HTC is rumored to announce their next flagship smartphone along with a highly anticipated smartwatch in March – just in time for Mobile World Congress.
According to Bloomberg, an industry affiliate revealed that HTC’s upcoming phone, codenamed M9 (likely HTC One M9), will have improved cameras and audio capabilities. The upcoming smartphone is expected to feature a 20 megapixel rear camera and a front facing camera featuring HTC’s UltraPixel technology. For those unfamiliar with UltraPixel, HTC’s UltraPixel technology improves low light camera performance by enlarging the pixels on a sensor at the cost of the megapixel count of the camera. HTC [...]