Daily Deals (11-27-2019)

With many Black Friday deals going live a bit early, you can already save on smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other devices. Looking for some games and digital media to fill up those devices? Those are on sale too — The Microsoft Store is running deals on games, movies, and TV shows. Steam and the Humble […]

Huawei’s new phones cost up to $2300, ship without Google Play

Huawei’s latest smartphones feature impressive hardware, design, and software. But one thing they don’t feature? Google Mobile Services. While Google’s Android operating system is open source, the company’s Google Mobile Services which includes Search, Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, and the Google Play Store are not. And due to US trade restrictions, Huawei wasn’t able to […]

Amazon’s 2019 Fire 7 tablet can be rooted, unlocked, and more

Amazon updated its entry-level Fire 7 tablet this year with a new model sporting a faster processor and twice as much storage as its predecessor. But two things haven’t changed. First, prices for Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet still start at $50 (or less during one of Amazon’s frequent sales). And second, the 9th-gen Fire 7 […]

Daily Deals (12-27-2018)

Did you get a new computer, tablet, smartphone, or eReader over the holidays? Then you might be looking for some apps, games, or digital media to fill it up with. Tomorrow might be a good time to do that — Amazon’s going to be running a “Digital Day” sale. But you don’t have to wait […]

Android phone makers may have to start paying for the Play Store, other Google apps (in Europe)

After the European Union slapped Google with a $5 billion fine in an antitrust case this summer, Google appealed the ruling. But while waiting for the outcome of that appeal, Google has come up with a plan B: the company is changing the way it licenses its apps and services for Android phones and tablets […]