Apple will now sell you a refurbished Series 3 GPS only Apple Watch for $50 off

Want a Apple Watch Series 3 GPS only model at a discounted price? Apple has added the timepiece to its offerings of refurbished devices with $50 knocked off the price. That takes the price of the 38mm version of the timepiece down to $279, while the 42mm model will cost you $309. The discounts amount to savings of up to 15% off the price of a brand new watch. And in case you’re concerned about buying a previously owned device, all of these watches go through “Apple’s rigorous refurbishment process” and are sold with a 1-year limited warranty. Buyers have 14-days to return their watch if they are …


Verizon follows AT&T's move, drops plans to sell the Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Wireless network provider Verizon is not going to sell the upcoming Huawei Mate 10 Pro. This unexpected decision has to do with the U.S. government, according to people familiar with the matter.

Earlier this month, AT&T abandoned plans to offer the Huawei Mate 10 Pro to subscribers after members of the congress, with the help of federal regulators, stood against it. Verizon has been going through the same thing, after dropping plans to sell the Chinese flagship to the U.S. audience. That means only channel left for Huawei to distribute its newest device is …

Virgin Mobile to sell 'pre-loved' iPhone 7 and 7 Plus for as low as $380

US carrier Virgin Mobile has just announced it will start selling pre-owned iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets for prices between $379.99 and $429.99. These smartphones will be available for purchase starting February, once the carrier’s Certified Pre-Loved program adds the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to its portfolio.

In case you don’t know, a Certified Pre-Loved handset is tested and inspected according to Apple specifications. Also, the iPhone is restored to factory default settings and comes with a brand new battery inside and updated to the latest iOS version. On top of that, Virgin Mobile …

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, …

Samsung planning to sell 320 million smartphones in 2018, foldable phone in development

Samsung plans to sell as many smartphones in 2018 as it did in 2017: some 320 million phones. The information comes from Korean publication The Investor which cites leaked Samsung projections to suppliers.
With 320 million smartphones sold in 2018, Samsung will keep sales flat and the reason for this lack of growth is a saturated phone market, according to leaked information from the company.
Here are Samsung’s sales projections for 2018 by different types of devices:
320 million smartphones40 …

Google is thinking about opening stores in India to sell the Pixel 2, Google Home and more

India is the second largest smartphone market in the world. Despite a per capita income that is considered to be very low, Google has been encouraged by the strong response to the Pixel 2 handsets at pop-up stores that the company put up in the country. These temporary stores allowed Google to show off the Pixel 2 and allowed the company to answer any questions from Indian consumers related to the phone.

Two top tier malls in India say that they have received requests to open Google stores in their locations. One executive whose mall hosted one of the pop-ups, says that Google has learned …

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) press renders and full specs leaked out, it will sell for €115

Samsung plans to refresh its lineup of cheap Android smartphones and the first to make its debut on the market is likely to be the Galaxy J2 (2018). Although it’s yet unclear when exactly the entry-level handset will be launched, we already know everything there is to know about the Galaxy J2 (2018).

Thanks to the folks over at Winfuture.de, we’ve learned Samsung’s cheap handset will be available for purchase in Europe for only €115. That’s quite a decent price considering the smartphone comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with qHD (540 x 960 pixels) resolution.

Furthermore, …

Motorola's Polaroid Insta-Share Printer moto mod goes official, priced to sell at $200

Last month news about an unannounced moto mod called Polaroid Insta-Share Printer made headlines. Today, the US-based company has taken the wraps off the previously rumored Moto Mod.

Starting this week, the Polaroid Insta-Share Printer moto mod will be available for purchase at Verizon for $200. Motorola also announced it will go on sale in other markets globally “in the coming months.”

As the name suggests, the moto mod can be attached to a compatible Motorola smartphone and used to print the pictures taken with the phone’s camera while on the go. Simply …

Redesigned Snapchat to launch on Android December 4th?; Snap to sell Spectacles at store in London

Yesterday, we told you that Snapchat parent Snap had reported a lower than expected gain of 4.5 million new Active Daily Users during the third quarter. More importantly, founder and CEO Evan Spiegel said that the messaging app will be unveiling a new redesign for the Android version of Snapchat. Following the redesign, Snapchat will be easier to use. While Spiegel didn’t reveal a launch date for the new version of Snapchat, a source familiar with the matter said that employees were internally given the date of December 4th as to when to expect the new look to be available.

The source adds …

Sprint launches the Nougat-powered LG G Pad F2 8.0 tablet, priced to sell for $149.99

Sprint has just announced the immediate availability of the inexpensive LG G Pad F2 8.0, a tablet that can be connected with pogo pins to the Plus Pack in order to expand its battery life.

The slate is available for purchase right now for just $149.99, or $6.25 per month for two years. The Plus Pack comes separately and you must pay $79.99 to get one. It will allow you to connect an additional 4,400 mAh battery to the tablet, as well as a USB port and 2x2W speakers.

Plus Pack aside, the LG G Pad F2 8.0 is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery and packs a 1.5GHz …