Google Home will apparently sell for $129, 4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ for $69

Google is set to debut a lot of new hardware at its October 4th event including new smartphones, a recently revealed WiFi router, and two other products we’re looking forward to: Google Home and the refreshed 4K Chromecast. As the event nears, we’re hearing more details on these products, and now we have pricing (via Android Police) for the Google Home and the “Chromecast Ultra”…

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Nextbit Robin hits India, will sell for just 19,999 Rupees ($295) from May 30th

The Nextbit Robin — a cloud powered smartphone that we happen to like a lot — has made its way to India. Customers wanting to grab the Robin in India can do so exclusively from Flipkart, where it will cost 19,999 Rupees (roughly 6), that’s around 0 cheaper than it was at launch in the US.

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PSA: Google will actually sell products in its pop-up shops opening this week

Google will be selling products at its brick-and-mortar pop-up shops starting this year, Google has confirmed to The Verge. We’ve known about these pop-up shops set to open this week since earlier this month (and Google’s site said “Shop”, so we assumed you’d be able to shop), but now we know for sure that you’ll be able to walk in and purchase some of Google’s new products.

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Microsoft Stores will sell customized version of the Samsung Galaxy S8, available April 21

Update 3/31: The Microsoft Store has reached out to clarify that Microsoft apps will not be pre-loaded on the device. Rather, store associates will help buyers set-up services at the time of purchase.


For a while now, Microsoft has embraced Android as a platform with its full Office suite, Cortana, and many other apps. Now, the company is continuing that work with a “Microsoft Edition” Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ available only in their retail stores.

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Motorola’s Moto X4 will reportedly sell for around $400 in the United States

Motorola is expected to release the fourth generation Moto X sometime soon, and while some were expecting to get official details on the phone at Motorola’s New York event earlier this week, that didn’t happen. We likely aren’t too much further from an announcement from the company, but until then, notable leakster Roland Quandt has some details on pricing for the X4 to hold us over.

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Report: Huawei to sell Mate 8 & Honor 5X smartphones in the U.S. beginning next year

Despite not selling its flagship smartphone in the United States, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has a hold on the third-place position in the world, behind Samsung and Apple. According to a report today from The Wall Street Journal, however, Huawei hopes to expand the availability of its flagship smartphone to the United States very soon…

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Report: LG may abandon modules with the new G6 after G5 fails to sell

This year didn’t start off well for LG with the dismal sales of the LG G5, and while things are looking up with the V20, LG is going to have to step it up with the LG G6. While the G5 was certainly a device that thought out of the box with its modular design, it fell flat, and now it seems LG is going to learn from its mistakes.

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