Amazon is selling the YI Action Camera in the U.S.


Did you know Xiaomi invests in an imaging technology company? It’s called YI. And among its products is the YI Action Camera that rivals what we’ve seen from companies like GoPro and Activeon but costs much less. Although it has been sold internationally, the United States has never had access to the device. But Amazon has been tapped to be the exclusive seller of the YI Action Camera in the United States.

[TA Deals] Get the BACtrack Vio Smartphone Breathalyzer for just $39.99

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The festive season is well upon us, which means we will be subjected to loads of great food, good times with family and friends, and possibly the odd alcoholic drink here and there. It also means that incidents of drink-drinking will increase sharply, which is something that no one wants. Luckily, most of us own a smartphone, which, combined with Talk Android Deals’ BACtrack Vio Smartphone Breathalyzer, will allow us to determine what our BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) is. It just slips unobtrusively on to your key chain, being on hand when needed. 

HTC could announce its ‘One’ smartwatch in February


Whether or not HTC will launch a smartwatch has been an ongoing saga for quite a while. We get excited when a rumour says that the launch of an HTC wearable is imminent, we are disappointed when we hear that the wearable has been delayed or is even flat-out denied. Today’s rumour says that the beleaguered Taiwanese handset maker will take the wraps off of its ‘One’ smartwatch in February next year.

[Deal] Amazon’s All-New Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD is reduced to just £65 in the UK

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t deals to be found in the run-up to Christmas. Amazon UK slashed the prices of its Fire Tablet (keep an eye out for Brad’s upcoming review), Fire TV Stick and Echo devices last week, and this week the company is one of a selection of retailers discounting the all-new Fire TV 4K. 

[TA Deals] Score a discounted car charger and vehicle locator for 40% off

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Zus is a unique little device that does a lot for its price tag. It’s primarily a high-speed car charger, great for anyone that needs a fast charger for their smartphone or tablet in a vehicle. But it also doubles as a tracking device, and using its companion smartphone app, will let you find wherever you left your car.

It uses GPS location, so there’s no need for WiFi and 3G/4G connectivity, and it’s extremely easy to use thanks to the simple interface in the Zus app. The charger normally costs $50, but right now you can pick one up for 40% off the list price, which is only $29. Not a bad price considering you’ll never forget where you parked again.

[Deal] Save on these Quick Charge 2.0 chargers from Tronsmart


Nothing is worse than your phone, tablet, smartwatch, or any other mobile device dying. It prevents you from doing important things like tweeting, taking selfies, and playing Flappy Bird. Why not reclaim your right to power your rotation of hardware with chargers from Tronsmart? The accessories maker is currently hosting a Black Friday promotion on Amazon where you can choose among seven chargers that all support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology.

Happy charging!

[Deal] dbrand is hosting a sitewide 30% off sale, attaches contest to Black Friday


Right now, you can purchase anything from dbrand with a 30% discount. The skin maker announced that absolutely everything is eligible for its Black Friday promotion. And for each $30 spent, dbrand will enter you into their contest to attend the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto with Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) and Lewis Hilsenteger (Unbox Therapy).

Deals and contests on this Black Friday? Oh yes!

[Deal] Amazon slashes the price of its Fire Tablet, Fire TV Stick, Echo and other devices in Black Friday promotion


Black Friday craziness has descended upon us, with everyone and his dog discounting all the items under the sun trying to entice your hard-earned cash out of your wallet, or purse for that matter. Amazon is one of the biggest culprits, cutting prices on its Kindle and Fire hardware in the UK and the US, some of which were already cheap to start with. 

If you bought a OnePlus Type-C cable for use on a third-party device you’re entitled to a refund


If you cast your mind back a week, you may recall that Google employee Benson Leung published a post over on his official G+ page disclosing that the OnePlus’ official Type-C cable is not safe for use with Android-powered smartphones and tablets as it doesn’t comply to the operating system’s USB compatibility specifications.

OnePlus has now issued a statement revealing that the cable is only safe for use with the OnePlus 2 and may cause damage to third-party devices. As a result, the Chinese company is offering all customers who purchased a wire independently for use on a non-OnePlus handset a full refund.