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Corbin Davenport
Corbin Davenport

Corbin is a tech journalist and software developer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. He's also the host of the Tech Tales podcast, which explores the history of the technology industry. Follow him on Twitter at @corbindavenport.

Google’s brand-new Nest Hub is now on sale for just $85

Google released an upgraded version of its Nest Hub smart display back in March, with Soli motion sensors for tracking hand gestures and (optionally) sleep patterns. The Nest Hub is typically sold for $99, but now you can pick one up for just $85. That's not a mind-blowing discount, but considering the speaker has been...

Logitech’s fantastic MX Master 3 mouse is on sale for $80

Logitech sells some of the best computer mice around, and the MX Master series is the company's top-of-the-line option for productivity. The latest MX Master 3 rarely goes on sale, but thanks to a coupon code at Staples, you can now get it for just $80. That's $20 off the typical price, and while $80...

Logitech’s 11″ iPad Pro keyboard case now costs less than half of Apple’s Magic Keyboard

Apple's iPad lineup has become increasingly popular for productivity work over the past few years, especially as its hardware has rapidly evolved. However, Apple's accessories for the iPad remain shockingly expensive, as well as some third-party options. Thankfully, Logitech's Folio keyboard case for the iPad Pro is now on sale for $129.99 on Amazon, a...

Amazon’s latest crackdown on fake reviews hits popular tech accessory brands

Amazon, like most other online retailers, has struggled with fake product reviews for years. The company has strict guidelines against fake reviews, which block sellers and product manufacturers from paying people to publish reviews for a given product, but many sellers are able to skirt under the radar. Multiple tech brands have now been pulled...

Apple’s official MagSafe charger is on sale for its lowest price ever

Apple introduced its new MagSafe charging system alongside the iPhone 12 series, as a replacement for the aging Lightning connector. It's a standard wireless charging pad, but with added magnets to maintain a strong connection to the phone — even when it's positioned vertically. Apple's first-party MagSafe charger has now dropped to just $29.85 on...

HMD Global is struggling to update Nokia phones to Android 11

HMD Global released the first batch of Nokia-branded Android phones as affordable devices with frequent and fast Android OS updates. The company delivered on that promise for a few years, but as its product lineup has ballooned in size (there are already seven phones for 2021), HMD has struggled to maintain a speedy update cycle....

Amazon’s new Echo Dot now on sale for just $30 ($20 off)

Amazon released a bunch of new Echo smart speakers last year, including an updated Echo Dot with a new ball-like design. Now there's an excellent Echo Dot deal available: the speaker is now just $29.99 on Amazon. That's a savings of $20 from the original price, and it's the lowest price we've seen for the...

Anker’s portable batteries, chargers, and cables are up to 38% off today only

Anker produces some of the best charging accessories available today. I've purchased a few of their wall adapters for family members who needed more charging ports, and I use Anker's 60W PowerPort Atom III wall charger constantly with my laptop and phones. Today the company is discounting a handful of its products for Amazon's 'Deal...

Google is scaring TiVo away from Android TV

TiVo started as a DVR box for over-the-air television, but the brand is now used for various TV products under its current owner, Xperi. The TiVo Stream 4K was released last year as a $50 Android TV player, though most excitement around the product faded once the Chromecast with Google TV arrived later that year....

Get the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 for as low as $230 today ($170 off)

Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 is one of the best smartwatches currently available, especially if you pair it with a Samsung phone. There's now a Galaxy Watch 3 deal available at Amazon, where both sizes are $170 below their original prices. The smaller 41mm model is now just $230, while the larger 45mm watch is available...

Samsung has a new SmartThings app for Windows 10

SmartThings is the smart home platform owned and developed by Samsung. It was originally designed to tie together thousands of different smart home products (much like Alexa and Google Home/Assistant today), but it's now the home of Samsung's own Internet-connected devices too. The company finally released a web dashboard for SmartThings last month, and now...

Samsung Internet can now sync page positions across Galaxy devices

Samsung Internet is a popular web browser originally developed for Galaxy smartphones, but is also available to download on the Play Store for other devices. The browser is often praised for its speedy Chromium-based rendering engine and extensive customizability, and now there are a few new features to try out in the beta release channel. Samsung...