DEAL: Save $30 on a Nest Cam Outdoor Through Amazon, Down to $168

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Taking place over on Amazon, buyers can pick up a Nest Cam Outdoor for just $168, down from its usual price of $199. These are Nest’s 1st-generation outdoor cameras, capable of surviving the rain and other weather, while sending a video feed directly to your smartphone, tablet, or Android TV with the help of Google Assistant and other digital assistants that Nest works with (like Amazon Alexa). For specs, the camera shoots 1080p video, can see in the dark, is weatherproof at IP65, connects via WiFi, sends ...

DEAL: 4-Pack Etekcity WiFi Smart Plugs are Just $49.99 Right Now

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As Tim noted in yesterday’s QotD post, we plan to put a coverage focus on smart home products this year, as they certainly seem to be a growing industry and fun trend to follow. Who doesn’t want to have a cool as hell tech house? So while we prepare a possible series of posts to get you all started on your own smart homes, we’ll do our best to point out good smart home product deals along the way. Today, those of you getting started in ...

[Update: Rolling out] Google finally preparing a fix for Nexus Player remote sleep bug from last November

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Since late last November, Nexus Player owners have had the frustrating experience of erratic behavior from the remote. After about 5 to 10 minutes, the remote would seemingly go to sleep. Pressing any button causes the remote to blink for a few seconds, then hopefully reconnect. While not precisely broken, the erratic functionality from the remote has been a point of pain for owners of Google's streaming hockey puck. Finally, Google is preparing to roll out a fix. According to a post from a ...

You can now pre register for Tekken Mobile on Android

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Tekken is coming soon to mobile in a brand new iteration of the franchise. You can pre register for it right now to grab it as soon as it launches. There are over 20 characters to collect in the mobile version, and you can upgrade and unlock a wide variety of moves for each of them. Tekken is now available for pre registration on Android Recognisable characters include Paul, Panda, and Kazuya, among many others. The story follows Kazuya Mishima as he strives to take down his ultimate foe ...

MapleStory M is out for a week in beta on Android

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MapleStory M is an upcoming mobile version of the hit side scrolling MMORPG. Well, we say upcoming, but it’s actually out right now in beta. Even better is the news that this version is English, so if you can download it you should have no trouble playing it. The bad news is that it will disappear again after a week. MapleStory M has entered limited beta on Android The beta period will last only a week, from January 22nd till the 30th. The developers will wipe all data as well, so ...

Instagram Adds GIF Stickers for Stories, Teases Ability to Change Photo Sizes

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For the people who can’t post enough Stories to Instagram, the app is adding GIF stickers for usage on your photos and videos that go directly into Stories. When selecting a photo or video to add to a Story, you’ll see many GIF stickers to choose from, like funny faces, a dog with sunglasses, a floating cheeseburger, plus plenty more. Not only did Instagram introduce GIF stickers, but they also teased the soon-to-be-released ability to change the size of photos inside of Stories. For example, if you ...

Verizon Kicks Off BOGO Deal (With Trade) for Pixel 2, 2 XL, Galaxy S8, S8+, More

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Verizon’s big BOGO (buy one, get one) deal is now live and it’s quite the deal, to be honest. If you take advantage (both current and new customers), you could get a Pixel 2 or 2 XL, Galaxy S8 or S8+, V30, or Moto Z2 Force, along with another for free, as long as you trade-in another phone. Verizon BOGO-Trade Deal In order to get the deal, which is only here for a limited time, you pick a phone that you’ll buy on a device payment plan. ...

Google Play Audiobooks Section Going Live Right Now

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Over the weekend, hints of an Audiobooks section launching on Google Play surfaced, leading us to believe that Google would announce details at some point early this week. As it turns out, today is the day – Google Play Audiobooks are now official. With Audiobooks from Google Play, you can buy single audiobooks (no subscription required), add them to your Family Library, tell Google Assistant on your phone or Google Home to read your books (including setting timers), Cast them to supported devices, and pick-up where ...