BlackBerry DTEK 50, DTEK 60 both receive the May Android security update, but there are some issues

Both the BlackBerry DTEK50 and DTEK60 have received the May Android security update, dated the fifth of this month. Some owners of the two devices have been complaining about verification issues that have prevented them from downloading and installing the update. As pointed out by one DTEK60 owner, it seems to be a case of hit or miss as far as the update is concerned.

Other manufacturers might not be so concerned with having the latest Android security update available for their handsets, but BlackBerry licenses its software to companies like TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile …


Deal: Fitbit Ionic gets a 20% ($60 off) discount on eBay, grab it while you can

Fitbit is trying to make its smartwatches as appealing to consumers as possible, but the Ionic was a bit of a failure from this point of view. The company’s newest smartwatch, the Versa copies Apple Watch’s design but in a much cheaper form.

Even so, the Ionic is among the most expensive smartwatches launched by Fitbit, so every time there’s a new deal on the wearable device, it’s worth checking out. For example, two new promotional offers are now live in the United States, so if you’ve been looking for a Fitbit wearable device, you might want to take advantage of one of them.

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Ultra slow motion is almost as important as 4K 60 FPS footage?

This year, as always, phone manufacturers are pushing the hardware on their smartphones up to threshold and beyond, especially when it comes to cameras. While imagery is consistently good among the different brands’ top-tier devices, extra features that challenge the hardware have been introduced. Like 4K recording at 60 FPS, or the new ultra-slow-motion recording at the mind-boggling 960 FPS.

While these are currently features found on the Xperia XZ2, Galaxy S9, and iPhone X, rest assured that the competitors will look to add similar ones to their phones this year. It is at this thought …

4K 60 FPS recording or Super slow motion? Which of these camera features is more important to you?

With smartphones getting pretty even in power and screen quality nowadays, everyone is looking for ways to make their product stand out. We have the good old custom user interfaces doing a complete Android reskin, we’ve also got the ones that rock a pure Android experience and touting it as an advantage. Some are going well out of their way to add AI features where their usefulness is often questioned, and others will look into incorporating a ton of ways to securely lock your phone.

But the good old camera race is still ongoing. Nowadays, since everyone makes cameras that are more or less …

Take $60 off the Huawei Watch 2, $102 off the Huawei Watch 2 Classic via Amazon

Amazon has a couple of Android Wear powered smartwatches on sale for a limited time only. The Huawei Watch 2 is now priced at $239, a savings of $60.99 or 20% from the online retailer’s normal price. The Huawei Watch 2 Classic is $267.21, a savings of $102.78 or 28% from Amazon’s everyday price. Both watches are powered by Android Wear 2 and will be updated to Android Wear Oreo. Their specs are mostly identical with both carrying a 1.2-inch circular AMOLED display and the Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform. Both run on a 420mAh battery and have an IP68 certification rating. That means that both timepieces …

PSA: T-Mobile allows college students, teachers to save $60 on phones (including Galaxy S8) and iPads

If you’re a US college student and you need a new smartphone or tablet, you may want to know that T-Mobile currently allows you to save $60 on select devices, including some high-end models. This also applies to US college staff, as well as K-12 (primary and secondary education) staff. 
Dubbed Campus Exclusive, T-Mobile’s $60 off deal requires a new line and a qualifying plan (while excluding postpaid devices, as well as devices costing less than $240). This is a call-in offer only, meaning it’s not available online or in stores. T-Mobile has full details on this …

LG Aristo 2 goes official at MetroPCS, priced to sell for $60

As expected, the LG Aristo 2 has just made its debut at MetroPCS and you can get it for a great price: $60. Although the smartphone usually costs $140, the carrier offers a $30 instant discount and $50 mail-in rebate, so you’ll be saving $80.

When it comes to specs, everything seems to come in line with our previous report. LG Aristo 2 comes with a 5-inch display with HD (720p) resolution, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a secondary 5-megapixel camera with Auto Shot and Gesture Shot.

On the inside, the budget-friendly smartphone packs a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, …

Deal: LG's Tone Active A80 neckbuds are 60% off, grab a pair for $30!

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Looking to get yourself a nice and affordable pair of around-the-neck wireless earphones? If that’s the case, you might wanna check out Daily Steals’ latest offer for the LG Tone Active A80 neckbuds. The e-commerce site is currently selling these in black and blue for $29.99, a discount of 60% when compared to the price on Amazon.
The Tone Active A80 uses LG’s Quad-Layer …

Square Enix kicks off Final Fantasy sale (Android and iOS) with discounts of up to 60%

Japanese publisher and developer Square Enix is spreading the holiday cheer with a special mobile sale, offering up to 60% off many of its Final Fantasy titles and other RPG classics.

The sale is available in both App Store and Google Play Store and contains games like Romancing SaGa 2, Final Fantasy II, Adventures of Mana and Secret of Mana. Some of the game included in the sale are already discounted, while a few will be on sale starting December 26.

Romancing SaGa 2 – $14.99 (iOS)/$15.99 (Android) (was $17.99)Final Fantasy – $3.99 (was $7.99)Final Fantasy …