[TA Deals] BESTEK’s portable international voltage converter is just $35! (41% off)

When you travel overseas, charging might not be easy. That’s why you need an international voltage converter from BESTEK, which is being featured right now on Talk Android Deals as our deal of the day. You get all of the pieces necessary to charge in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. So you won’t have to worry about carrying around numerous plugs, outlets, and cables anymore.

[Video] Unboxing the HTC U Ultra

The HTC U Ultra is technically HTC’s first premium phone for 2017, even it’s a little disappointing on paper. It’s still high end, but we just didn’t love the price point. HTC’s had some decent sales to counteract that, though.

It may not be enough to sway you away from that shiny new Galaxy S8, but there’s plenty to love about the U Ultra.

Check out our unboxing to see how it looks in hand before you make any decisions.

Amazon expands hardware line with new Echo Look device

Building on the hardware line rooted in their Alexa software, Amazon has released a new Echo product called the Echo Look. The device is a hands-free camera with a companion app that Amazon is positioning as a “style assistant.” Fixing what is basically a selfie camera in a device that is also running Alexa software may not be stretching technology, but some of the features in the companion app appear to make good use of the powerful computers we now call smartphones.

[TA Deals] Take 95% off the Learn to Code 2017 Bundle!

Attempting to learn how to code? Maybe you’re struggling. Getting into a heavy subject like that involves a lot of time and money. Fortunately for you, there’s a bundle on Talk Android Deals that gives you every course you need at a low price. The Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle, which is entirely new this month, packs courses on Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Python, Java, HTML, CSS, and more.

Robinhood hits 2 million users, saved $500 million in commission fees to date

Until Robinhood came along, it was incredibly difficult for people outside of the financial system in the United States to get involved. You needed a financial expert’s help, fees were high, and the methods of entry were far too complex. Robinhood got rid of those things by just bringing investing down to a simple app for mobile devices. Now it’s possible for anyone with a phone to get Robinhood and immediately start investing their money in stocks.

Today a milestone was reached, and Robinhood shared it alongside news of additional funding.