Turn your Google Home into a portable speaker with this $50 battery

The Google Home speaker is a cool and popular way to get a smart home assistant at an affordable price, but since the speaker is always anticipating voice commands it needs to be constantly connected to power in order to work. Which means you cannot easily carry it around with you, in case you want to use it as a truly portable speaker.
There is a way to change that. A new, $50 battery “base” for the Google Home attaches cleverly to the speaker, so that it can constantly draw power from the battery and with the battery base on, the Home turns …


Deal: Samsung's Gear IconX (2018) wireless earbuds are now $50 off


Released in the US less than two months ago, the Gear
IconX (2018) are Samsung’s latest fitness earbuds. Replacing the  Gear IconX from 2016, the new earbuds were priced
at $199.99 at launch. Now, you can get them for $149.99 (that’s $50 off) via Samsung,
Best Buy, and Amazon.

 

Available in three color variants – black, pink, and grey –
the Samsung Gear IconX (2018) earbuds are completely wireless, so they’re
perfect to use when working out. Compatible with both Android, and iOS devices,
the new Gear IconX can be connected to your phone via Bluetooth, and will
provide up to 5 hours …

Save $50 on the purchase of an Apple Watch Series 3 cellular from T-Mobile

This is the time of the year when carriers and retailers wield price slashing tools allowing them to offer deals on mobile devices. Starting today, both online and inside T-Mobile stores, you can save $50 on an Apple Watch Series 3 cellular smartwatch. Purchase the timepiece with a T-Mobile Equipment Installment Plan and activate a T-Mobile DIGITS plan (allowing you to use the same phone number for your T-Mobile smartphone on your Apple Watch), and the $50 will be given to you in the form of monthly bill credits (approximately $2.08/month over 24 months).

Or, you can decide to receive three …

Qualcomm tinkered Bluetooth 5.0 to allow music streaming to two devices simultaneously

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 845 chipset can do a lot of things that weren’t possible until now or required extra accessories. For example, if you want to pair two speakers to an Android device to stream music at the same time, you’ll need an accessory like a hub.

Well, it looks like Qualcomm has found a way to tweak Bluetooth 5.0 support on its Snapdragon 845 chip so that users can stream music to two devices (smartphones, speakers) at the same time without an extra accessory in-between.

According to Peter Carson, Qualcomm’s director of product marketing, the …

Deal: Save more than $50 (20%) when you buy the Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 10-inch on Amazon

Lenovo’s Tab 4 series made its debut in the United States during the summer as cheap alternatives to other tablets released by brands like Samsung and Apple. Obviously, they’re using Google’s Android OS and more than decent specs the price you pay.

One of the high-end tablets in the Tab 4 series, the 10-inch Lenovo Tab 4 Plus is getting nearly 20% discount on Amazon, so if you’re looking for an Android tablet that costs less than $250, this is likely to be the best deal you can get until the holiday season.

For a limited time, the Tab 4 Plus is available …

How to earn two top business credentials for less than $50

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Are you sick of getting passed over for promotions and raises simply because you don’t have an MBA? It’s difficult to stand out with just an undergraduate degree in business—and let’s be real, not all of us went to Harvard. Surprisingly, there are a ton of other business certifications out there that will give your resume the punch-up it desperately needs without shelling out for an MBA.

For example? The CBAP® & CCBA® Business Analysis Certification Training Package introduces you to two of these certifications focused on business analysis. The two-course bundle will help you build your knowledge in business analysis planning and monitoring, elicitation, requirements management and communication, enterprise analysis, requirements analysis, and solution assessment and validation. With these skills, you’ll be able to better prep for the IIBA-CBAP® and CCBA® certification exams.  Read more…

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Battery life still poor? You can save 30% to 50% on mophie's power banks and charging cases

Does the battery inside your smartphone continuously let you down? Are you using power saving modes all day just to make sure that you have a little speck of power available for your commute home? Are you wedded to the power outlets in your office? If you answered in the affirmative for any of these questions, you need to check out mophie’s website. The company, known for its battery enhancing solutions, is offering discounts in the range of 30% to 50% on selected power banks and charging cases.

The juice pack air line of charging cases is priced on mophie’s website at 30% off at $69.95. …

50+ Awesome high-res wallpapers, perfect for your iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, LG V30, Pixel 2 XL and others

It’s that time of the week again, folks! “What time,” you may ask, and let me tell you – it’s the time of the week when we post our regular pick of awesome, high-def wallpapers! If you’ve been following our various columns on customization, then you should know by now that we like giving our home screens a fresh coat of paint every now and again. And by “every now and again”, we mean almost every week! This means doing a wallpaper rotation at the very least, and/or applying a custom set of icons in the case of Android users to really freshen things up.

However, …

Deal: You can now get the Asus ZenWatch 3 $50 cheaper on Amazon

Well, there are plenty of deals on smartwatches these days, so it’s hard to assess them all in order to make an informed purchase. Just about every smartwatch maker has its products on sale, so it’s up to each and every one to choose their favorite brand.

If that brand is Asus, then you might want to consider purchasing a ZenWatch 3, an Android Wear smartwatch that’s been discounted in the past but didn’t really get below the $180 price mark.

Luckily, for a limited time, customers can purchase the Asus ZenWatch 3 for just $179, thus saving $50 (22%) from …

Verizon cuts the price of nearly all Moto Mods by 50%

If you, or someone on your holiday shopping list owns a Moto Z or Moto Z2 series phone, you might want to mosey on down to your nearest Verizon store. There, nearly all Moto Mods are priced at 50% off. And that even includes the brand new Polaroid Insta-Share Printer Mod, which is $100 off at $99.99. The Insta-Share Projector is priced at $149.99 following a $150 discount, and even the price of the new Amazon Alexa Smart Speaker Moto Mod has been sliced in half to $74.99.

If you’ve been waiting for Moto Mod prices to drop like stock prices in the Crash of 1929, this is about as close as …