With Netflix, Hulu Plus, and a host of other streaming services offering monthly subscriptions, it isn’t really a surprise that Amazon has chosen to offer its Prime Video as a standalone service with a monthly fee. Instead of being bundled up as part of Amazon Prime‘s one-off payment of $99, you can now choose to subscribe only to Prime Video for $8.99 a month. Read more
BlackBerry continues to bring its Android-powered creation in the Priv to more territories. The latest expansion being Mexico.
The HTC 10 is official, with a 5.2-inch QHD Super LCD 5 display, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, a 12MP UltraPixel rear camera, and yet another well-designed aluminum body. We’ve told you where you can get the HTC 10 in the States, but where can you pre-order the device in the UK? So far, details are a little scarce, but it is possible to snag HTC’s latest flagship for as little as £512 (SIM-free). Read more
The budget-friendly sub-brand of Huawei, Honor, has just launched its Blue Wave promotion discounting both the Honor 5X and Honor 7 handsets and includes a choice of either a Bluetooth selfie stick or speaker with every order. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
Huawei launched its P9 and P9 Plus flagships at an event held in London yesterday, placing a lot of emphasis on its partnership with camera maker, Leica and their intentions to ‘reinvent smartphone photography’. That’s all well and good, but when can you, the consumer, get your hands on a P9 or P9 Plus in the UK from your favourite network? Join us after the break for more details. Read more
If you’re interested in the Honor 5X, now’s the time to buy. Three of the phone’s retailers, including Honor itself, are running promotions starting today that include freebies with the Honor 5X for $199. Honor, Amazon, and Newegg are throwing in free earbuds and selfie sticks through the rest of the week.
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If you’re on the fence about buying a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge (reviewed here) because of the cost, it seems that you can grab an impressive $150 discount (or credit rather) on the handsets from Walmart in-store. The promotion also applies to the Galaxy S6. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
It seems that Samsung is in the midst of another lawsuit, but this time, it isn’t over allegedly stolen patents. Instead, the Korean electronics giant is being sued by football (or soccer) legend, over his likeness being used without permission in an advertising campaign that was run in The New York Times in October last year. Read more
Remember when Google’s Benson Leung took it upon himself to test the various USB Type-C cables in order to find out which ones met the standard, and which ones didn’t? Well, it seems that Amazon has decided to help in a different fashion by prohibiting USB Type-C cables that aren’t compliant with the standards set by the USB Implementers Forum Inc. Read more
Casio’s smartwatch for the outdoorsman is now on sale through ShopCasio, the Google Store, Amazon, and REI. Since the WSD-F10 is packed with unusual features only an outdoorsman would use, the smartwatch’s price is rather large.