Google IO 2015 Coverage

[Deal] Best Buy takes $100 off of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A when trading in a working tablet

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Now through May 16, Best Buy will be running a promotion to lower the price of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Simply trade in any working tablet and the electronics retailer will hand over a $50 coupon for the device and a $50 gift card.

This deal means that you can purchase the Galaxy Tab A for $100 less than normal. Pricing without any discount starts at $229 for the 8-inch model and reaches $299 for the 9.7-inch model.

[Samsung Galaxy Tab A – Best Buy]

Verizon awards 1GB bonus data to prepaid customers who opt for auto pay

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Verizon has announced that they are launching a special bonus for prepaid customers to entice them to enroll in auto pay. Verizon is providing an additional 1GB of data to customers who sign up for auto pay. The additional block of data will be available after the first successful auto pay is made and according to Verizon will continue on a monthly basis as long as the customer stays enrolled. Verizon has extended the offer to their current customers who are already enrolled in auto pay.

Verizon offers a couple prepaid plans. For $45 per month users can get 1 GB of data, so this new offer will double the amount of data they have available. Users could also get a 2.5 GB per month plan for $60 and with this latest bonus, they would have access to 3.5 GB of data per month.

If you are a Verizon prepaid customer or may be thinking about signing up, hit the source link for more information on this latest deal and how to get a prepaid plan.

source: Verizon

[Deal] Nexus Player discounted on Amazon, includes $20 Google Play credit

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Today, the price of the Nexus Player on Amazon’s site has fluctuated between $69 and $75. The constant, though, is the inclusion of a $20 Google Play credit. So the online retailer has discounted the Android TV device while also including a digital credit, meaning that you are sort of paying only $55 or so for the Nexus Player.

Has this deal caused you to take a look at the Nexus Player? Or is the Razer Forge TV or NVIDIA SHIELD TV more appealing? Let us know in the comments.

[Nexus Player – Amazon]

[Deal] Pick up a discounted Pioneer Android Auto stereo through Amazon

Android_Auto_Screenshot_01If you’ve been waiting for a good deal to get started with Android Auto, Amazon is hosting a deal that just might push you over the edge. They’re offering up Pioneer’s AVIC-8100NEX stereo with a heavy discount off the MSRP, you can pick up one for roughly 900 bucks. It’s definitely not cheap, but considering these things have an MSRP of 1400, that’s a hefty discount.

The stereo has a full touch screen interface and works with your Lollipop-powered device and the Android Auto app. Pioneer’s own interface and Apple CarPlay also work, in case you like to mix and match devices.  Read more

[Deal] Select Motorola Moto 360 models discounted through Best Buy, Amazon

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Didn’t pre-order an Apple Watch? That’s probably because you don’t have an iPhone or you did not want to wait weeks or months to get a smartwatch. If you want one right now, maybe the Moto 360 is worth a look because both Best Buy and Amazon (which we mentioned earlier) have select models discounted. The Motorola smartwatch, which is powered by Android Wear, can be purchased for as low as $179.

Check out the models listed in the links below. Let us know in the comments if you purchased one or already have a smartwatch on your wrist.

[Best Buy] [Amazon]

[Deal] Select Nexus 6 models discounted at Amazon

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There was once a time when Nexus devices were considered affordable. Now they cost just as much as any other flagship device. So any discount on a Nexus device causes consumers to take notice. After all, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 do start at $399 and $649 respectively. Both of them are, surprisingly, discounted this weekend. We learned yesterday that Best Buy was selling the Nexus 9 for $75 less than normal. Today, we found out that Amazon has select Nexus 6 models discounted. The discounts, which keep changing, are for all models except the Nexus 6 64GB in Midnight Blue. The models that are discounted will keep about 8% in buyers’ pockets.

[Nexus 6 – Amazon]

[Deal] Best Buy takes $75 off the Nexus 9

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Want one of the best Android tablets around? Then head over to Best Buy and purchase the Nexus 9. The electronics retailer is selling Google’s flagship tablet for $75 less than its normal price and both 16GB and 32GB models are eligible. That means the 16GB model costs $324 while the 32GB model has been lowered to $404. The Indigo Black and Lunar White color options are available in either storage size with the discount.

[Nexus 9 – Best Buy]