Posts From Corbin Davenport

Corbin Davenport
Corbin Davenport

Corbin is a tech journalist and software developer. Check out what he's up to at corbin.io.

Get a Nest Audio or second-gen Nest Hub for $80 today ($20 off)

Google sells a few different smart speakers at the moment, including the compact Nest Mini, the larger Nest Audio, the Nest Hub with a touchscreen, and the upgraded Nest Hub Max. Now you can get either a Nest Audio speaker or the latest Nest Hub for $80, a savings of $20 from the usual prices,...

Turn your speakers into AirPlay 2 outputs with Belkin’s $85 adapter ($15 off)

There are plenty of ways to turn normal wired speakers into smart speakers connected to your Wi-Fi network. The Chromecast Audio was a popular device for this, until it was discontinued, and Amazon had its own solution in the form of the Echo Input (which also seems to be dead). Popular accessory maker Belkin released...

Pick up a Google Nest Hub for only $45 right now

The Nest Hub was Google's first smart display, combining the abilities of a Google Assistant smart speaker with a touch interface and basic video abilities. It was released in 2018 as the 'Home Hub,' later renamed to the Nest Hub, and was succeeded by a new model earlier this year. Now you can get the...

Get the excellent Samsung Galaxy A52 5G for only $400 ($100 off)

The Galaxy A52 is one of Samsung's best phones at the moment, especially in the United States. The phone includes many of the features you'd expect on a flagship device, like a 120Hz screen and 5G connectivity, but at a lower price of $500. However, the Galaxy A52 5G is now on sale at Amazon...

Face ID stops working on iPhone 13 after any third-party screen replacements

Apple just released the iPhone 13 series earlier this month, with four models to choose from: the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max. The phones are a step up from previous models, with smoother displays and enhanced cameras, but the iPhone 13 series appears to be a downgrade...

Fairphone 4 5G will have a Snapdragon 750G and removable battery, but no headphone jack

Fairphone is one of the few companies around that prioritizes repairability and a decreased environmental impact when designing smartphones. The Fairphone 3+ was released almost exactly one year ago with a Snapdragon 632 chipset, and the Fairphone 4 has already been leaked a few times. The device was certified by the Wi-Fi alliance in August,...

HMD teases its first tablet, which could be the Nokia T20

HMD Global has been producing phones under the Nokia name for several years now, from flagship-class devices to revivals of 2000s-era feature phones. However, the company has yet to produce a Nokia-branded tablet, and now HMD is teasing a tablet launch on Twitter set for October 6th. The official Twitter account for Nokia Mobile, owned by...

YouTube Music rolling out to some Wear OS 2 watches

Ever since Google discontinued its Play Music service, there hasn't been an official way to listen to music on Wear OS smartwatches. Google finally revealed in May that it was working on a YouTube Music app for the platform, but it was later confirmed that the app would only work on watches running Wear OS...

Jackbox Party Pack games now on sale for $10-15 each on PC

The Jackbox series by Jackbox Games has some of the best party multiplayer games around, especially considering players don't need anything more than a web browser to join the fun. Each 'Party Pack' has several games included, and now the PC versions of all Jackbox Party Packs are on sale for $10-15 each. The games...

Grab a OnePlus 8T for $499, or get a nearly-free Nord N100 with the OnePlus 9 Pro

The OnePlus 8T is approaching nearly a year old, but it's still only one generation behind the current OnePlus 9 series, and it's going to stay there for a while longer — OnePlus is skipping its usual 'T' hardware refresh this year. The OnePlus 8T dropped to $569 back in May, and now the phone...

Mobvoi is misleading customers about the TicWatch Pro 3 and TicWatch E3’s hardware

Mobvoi is one of the few companies currently producing smartwatches with Google's Wear OS platform. The TicWatch Pro 3 and TicWatch E3 were released last year, and both are equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 4100 chipset. However, over the past few months, Mobvoi has claimed on product pages that both watches have the improved Wear 4100+...

Today only: Cut the cord and keep local TV channels with this $15 antenna ($15 off)

Locast, a non-profit service that rebroadcasted local TV stations over the internet for easier access, was forced to shut down earlier this month following legal battles with media companies. If you were affected by the shutdown, or you're just looking to watch TV without a costly cable subscription (or paying for yet another streaming service),...