RadioShack is nearly one hundred years old, but that does not mean it is guaranteed to hit the milestone. The last few years have been especially difficult for the electronics retailer and now it seems that a bankruptcy filing is on the way. To combat bankruptcy and gain some cash, RadioShack is working to sell some of its stores to Sprint. The carrier, who has also had its fair share of troubles recently, would be able to expand with the takeover of many leases belonging to RadioShack. Sprint has been very open about expanding through retail stores; therefore, it is not shocking to hear of interest in RadioShack locations.
Everyone should own at least one external battery pack. They allow charging from anywhere even when a wall outlet is not accessible. Sure, external battery packs can be expensive. However, the long-term value is tremendous. Today, a Motorola external battery pack with 3000mAh that normally costs $50 is available for $8.99. Furthermore, the two-pack is available for $14.99 with free shipping. The latter would cost $100 and now it is obtainable for much less.
[Motorola Power Pack 3000 – eBay] [Motorola Power Pack 3000 (two-pack) – eBay]
Last month Huawei introduced the Honor 6 Plus, a follow-up device to the Honor 6 that was released earlier in the year. The Honor 6 Plus bumped up the screen size to a 5.5-inch display compared to the Honor 6’s 5.0-inch display. When initially released, Huawei was only making the device available in the Chinese market. Now, buyers outside of China have a chance to get the Honor 6 Plus for $399 thanks to Oppomart which is selling an unlocked version.
The $399 that you shell out for the Honor 6 Plus will get you a 16 GB version that does support 4G LTE. The main caveat is that you have to want a white phone as that is the only color that is currently available. Along with the 5.5-inch 1080p full HD screen and support for 4G LTE, Huawei gave the device an octa-core Kirin CPU running at 1.8 GHz, 3 GB of RAM, and the dual 8 MP camera setup particular to the Honor devices. Huawei also gave the device their Emotion UI on top of Android 4.4.
If you want to check out the Huawei Honor 6 Plus or even place an order, hit the source link to start the process.
If you were interested in picking up one of Samsung’s premium Galaxy A3 or A5 phones but weren’t sure where to buy them, Expansys has you covered. The online retailed has listed both devices on their website for purchase for fairly reasonable prices.
The Galaxy A3 carries a $329.99 price tag and sports a 4.5-inch screen with 8 GB of internal storage and 1 GB of RAM. The A5 runs $409.99 and has similar specs, but features 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, plus an improved camera and a 5-inch screen. Read more
We have good news for prospective buyers of the Moto X (2014) in India. Online retailer Flipkart, the self-proclaimed “Online Megastore,” announced that the 32GB version of the Motorola handset will be available on December 22. It will be available only in black.
Flipkart did not attach a price for now, but it is expected to cost somewhere around INR 34,999 (or about $552) when it arrives on Monday.
Aspirant Nexus 9 LTE owners received a little holiday incentive from AT&T. The wireless carrier is driving a promotion on many tablets, including the newly-released LTE variant of the Nexus 9, offering a $100 statement credit for adding the device to your contract.
Even though it does not run Android Wear, the Pebble smartwatch is an excellent choice. It does everything a device in its class should do and is very affordable. Right now, the Pebble smartwatch can be purchased in black or white colors for $79. The device normally costs $99, but eBay has it for $20 less. So one of the best smartwatches around is cheaper than before. There is an option from eBay to pick up the device from your local Best Buy at no extra cost. For some, that could be quicker than weighting for it to ship.
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There are two great promotions going on right now at Best Buy. The electronics retailer is discounting one of the year’s best handsets while attaching a gift card to a newcomer with serious benefits.
The Moto X is about to launch on another carrier’s network. On December 10, Republic Wireless will be adding the Motorola flagship to its lineup. And the carrier is celebrating the launch by taking $50 off the price when purchasing directly through the online store or Moto Maker. So, through this promotion, the Moto X will cost $349 without a two-year contract from Republic Wireless. The only variant available through the carrier’s online store is 16GB in black with silver.
When the Moto X is available from Republic Wireless, it will be found on this page.
Source: Republic Wireless
Not to be outdone by the myriad of other underwater stores out there, Sony has opened its underwater Xperia Aquatech store in the waters off Dubai. (Could it be anywhere else?) As its name suggests, this is a concept store located four meters underwater. It’s also only open to media, VIPs, and contest winners. On top of that, it will only be open for three days before giving up the ghost. There are popup restaurants with longer lifespans.