Deal: JBL Link smart speakers are discounted by up to 35% at US retailers

It’s true the Amazon enabled Alexa voice commands on its Android app, but that won’t replace the smart speakers yet. Two voice assistants seem to drive sales of smart speakers these days, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

If you happen to a fan of the first, you’ll be pleased to know there are a few JBL smart speakers on sale in the United States that might interest you. Abt, B&H, Best Buy, Newegg, and Verizon are now selling the JBL Link series smart speakers at deep discounts.

The cheapest of the three smart speakers, the JBL Link 10 usually sells for $150, but you can get …

Deal: Unlocked LG V20 discounted to $302 at Walmart

LG has just announced it will bring its newest flagship smartphone, the V30, to the US on October 5. However, if you can’t afford to purchase the company’s top-tier handset, you might want to take a look at what the last year flagship has to offer.

The LG V20 is currently on sale at Walmart for just $302, about 20% cheaper than the usual price. Many US retailers still sell the V20 for $380 or even higher, so you’ll be saving quite a lot if you decide to go for Walmart’s deal.

It’s worth mentioning that the smartphone comes unlocked and you’ll also receive …

MediaTek's unreleased Helio P23 faces a price cut to match discounted Snapdragon 450 SoC

With the Snapdragon 450 chipset recently the subject of a price cut to $10.50 per chip, the competition now must follow suit or find themselves behind the eight-ball when it comes to pricing. And if you’re MediaTek, that means cutting the price of the unreleased Helio P23 series, a line of chipsets designed for mid-range smartphones. According to “industry sources,” MediaTek is now considering dropping the price of these chips to less than $10 per unit.

Samsung reportedly pays $2,500 per wafer to produce the Snapdragon 450 SoC using the 14nm process. That gives Qualcomm plenty of wriggle …

Deal: Get the Galaxy S8 and S8+ at 20% discounted price on Amazon

We all like solid deals on smartphones, but don’t you just love it when it’s a shiny, top-tier flagship that’s gotten the discount treatment?

We know we do, and guess what: you can currently get the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ (in Midnight Black color), Samsung’s best phones yet, at a cool 20% off from their usual respective prices. Best of all, the deal is found on Amazon, so you won’t have to deal with some semi-obscure eBay seller.

ProductLocationDeal priceRegular priceDiscountOffer ExpiresGalaxy S8Amazon$575$75020%unknownGalaxy S8+Amazon$675$800 – …

Results: would you buy a discounted phone if the retailer uses it to serve you regular ads in exchange?

Amazon’s Prime exclusive phones have been a hot topic last week. With the Nokia 6 added to its roster, the discounted phones got a bit more attention than usual and had users asking themselves “Would I go for this deal?”.

Prime phones are usually midrangers, which you can buy at a $30 – $180 discount, depending on the phone, but there’s a catch. If you get one of these devices, you will also have to endure Amazon ads and offers popping up on your lockscreen at all times. That’s right, no more pictures of your dog or your cousin’s toddler — your lockscreen is now Amazon’s personal “your …

Would you buy a discounted phone if the retailer uses it to serve you regular ads in exchange?

Amazon’s Prime exclusive phones have been quite the topic this week. There are a couple of reasons behind this. For one, Nokia 6 has been added to the roster and we all know that this brand evokes quite a lot of feelings in phone fans. Secondly, Prime phones, usually midrangers, come with a nice discount — from $30 to $180 off, depending on the model.

Of course, there is a catch. If you get a bargain on a Prime exclusive phone, you will also have to endure Amazon ads and offers popping up on your lockscreen at all times. That’s right, no more pictures of your dog …

Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers get discounted by Amazon once again

Keep missing out on Amazon Echo details? Fret not, there’s another one for you! The retailer has discounted its Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers to sweeten up the purchase. Amazon is taking $40 off the regular Echo speaker, selling it for $140 in both black and white versions. Meanwhile, the Echo Dot is discounted by $10, coming down to $40.

You ought to know the difference between the two speakers, of course, seeing that the one costs $100 more than the other. The Echo is a big, tube-like speaker that’s able to play your favorite Spotify tunes (also Pandora, Prime …

Deal: Honor 8 64 GB discounted to $320 again

The Honor 8 is arguably one of the best sub-$500 Android phones released in the US in the second half of 2016, and, even now, it remains a handset worthy of your attention (that is, if you’re ok with it not being among the newest devices on the market).

The 64 GB variant of the Honor 8 can currently be bought for $319.99 ($130 off the original price) if you’re getting it from Amazon or Newegg. Both retailers are offering free shipping within the US, and Newegg is even including extra gifts – a pair of Samsung Level U wireless headphones, two protective cases, …

Best Android game deals of the week: Top free and discounted games

The universe of apps and games that is the Google Play Store is expanding by the minute. With some estimates pointing to close to a thousand new entries being added to the vast market place every single day, and with developers discounting their products on a regular basis, there is no shortage of either content or sweet deals on the Play Store. However, at a certain point, finding the quality stuff in this seemingly infinite hodgepodge of software, becomes a rather tedious exercise in trial and error.

That’s the reason we decided to go hunting for quality …