Get the Galaxy A71 for just $329.99, and more of the best phone deals

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A new phone is one of the most important purchases you’ll make. You probably use it more times each day than any other device, so you’ll want to pick one that’s just right. It’s easy to spend hours scouring the web looking for the best offers, but we’ve done the legwork for you. We’ve gone ahead and gathered some of the best phone deals available to save you time and money.

We’re mainly sticking with unlocked deals for now but we’ve thrown in some of the best carrier offers too. We’ve made note of the international devices as well, but make sure to check carefully before you buy.

Featured deal: Pick up the Samsung Galaxy A71 for just $329.99

Samsung Galaxy A71 International Version Woot Deal

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International versions of phones come with caveats, but for many people, they just represent better value for money. Woot currently has a fantastic … Read more


Get a Hisense 75-inch 4K UHD Android TV for just $650, and more great TV deals

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One of the few things to keep us sane during these tough times is the number of new shows and movies to watch. Social distancing has both good and bad effects on TV shopping: You don’t have to stare blankly at a wall of TVs, but it’s also tricky to pick out the best bargains online with the tyranny of choice.

To make things a little bit easier, we’ve gone ahead and rounded up some of the best TV deals available right now. We’ve broken down the TV offers by size, so you can get out your tape measure then peruse the category that best fits your space.

Featured deal: Get a Hisense 75-inch 4K UHD Smart Android TV for just $650

Hisense 75-inch Class H6510G Series LED 4K UHD Smart Android TV Deal

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If you’re not reading this on Tuesday, January 12, then scroll on. You’ll find dozens of great TV deals below, but this Best … Read more


The Samsung JetBot AI Plus vacuum uses self-driving car tech to clean your home

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  • The Samsung JetBot AI Plus was announced today as part of CES 2021.
  • The robot vacuum uses a combination of LiDAR and 3D sensors, along with AI software, to find the best path to clean a room floor.
  • The device is scheduled to go on sale in the US in the first half of 2021.

Samsung wants to help clean your floors with the help of smart sensors and software that are normally found on experimental self-driving cars. As part of its CES 2021 announcements, the company has introduced its Samsung JetBot AI Plus smart vacuum.

Samsung’s press release states the JetBot AI Plus includes a LiDAR sensor, which can be found in self-driving vehicles. In the robot vacuum’s case, the JetBot AI Plus uses it to track its location and detect the distance to other objects. The device has a 3D sensor that can see and know … Read more


2021 could be the year smartphone prices are finally kept in check

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Jon Fingas

As rough as 2020 was for just about everyone, there was a silver lining for smartphone fans: prices for genuinely good phones came tumbling down. While there was an early spike due to premium 5G phones, it was budget devices, affordable flagships, and “super mid-range” phones that defined the year, including the Pixel 4a, iPhone SE, and Galaxy S20 FE. Smartphones under $700 were already hot, but they quickly became the stars. There are signs that will continue through 2021.

Many of the smartphones that arrived in 2020 will still be current for a while, of course. However, there are also hints phone makers are taking lessons from last year into account. From early indications, 2021 will be the year smartphone makers learn to rein in their previously soaring prices. Whether it’s due to … Read more


Pixel 5 vs Pixel 1: How Google’s strategy has changed over the years

Google’s transition from the Nexus to its Pixel series coincided with the company’s aspiration to take its products mainstream. The idea was that Pixel devices would sit alongside and compete with Samsung’s Galaxy phones and iPhones in carrier stores.

It’s been four years since the Pixel’s bold introduction, and it’s clear that Google’s strategy with the line has morphed and evolved over time. The 2016-released Pixel 1 and the latest Pixel 5 are aimed at different sectors of the smartphone market. They also have different strengths and weaknesses over their respective competition.

Let’s break down this shift in strategy and discuss why Google’s premier smartphone line has morphed so much in its short lifetime.

The hardware

We first need to look at the highlight features and specs because this is where the strategic shift is most obvious. Take a look at the original Pixel vs a couple of … Read more


We asked, you told us: You don’t think Samsung should kill the Note series

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Multiple recent reports have sounded the death knell for Samsung’s Galaxy Note series. Some say Samsung will completely ditch the phablet line in 2021 while others insist there might be one last Note on its way out next year.

Based on these reports, we asked our readers what they think of Samsung merging the Galaxy Note series with the Galaxy S flagship line. We also asked our audience across YouTube, Twitter, and our website if they want Samsung to kill off the Galaxy Note series completely. Here are the results of both those polls.

Do you want Samsung to merge the Galaxy S and Note series?

Do you think Samsung should kill off the Galaxy Note series?


60.4% of the 1,238 Android Authority readers who voted in … Read more


OnePlus Nord N10 and N100 will get Android 11…and then that’s it.

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  • OnePlus confirmed that the OnePlus Nord N10 and Nord N100 will receive just one Android upgrade.
  • Since the devices ship with Android 10, that means they’ll eventually get Android 11 and then no more upgrades after that.
  • The company did also confirm that both phones will see two years of security updates.

The OnePlus Nord series is brand new in 2020. As such, we don’t have years and years of history to look at when it comes to software upgrades, security support, etc. Up until now, that info has been all up in the air.

Related: OnePlus phones: A history of the company’s entire lineup so far

However, OnePlus recently confirmed to Android Central that the two newest Nord phones — the Nord N10 and Nord N100 — will only receive one software upgrade. Both devices ship with Android 10, which logically means … Read more


The Charlesworth Group strengthens Hindawi partnership in China

Leading open access publisher Hindawi has extended their partnership with The Charlesworth Group to include digital author marketing in China.

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The services provided by The Charlesworth Group form part of a holistic package of solutions across the entire publication journey to support Hindawi’s author engagement strategy in China. Through this partnership, The Charlesworth Group are now providing Hindawi with comprehensive digital marketing, including a new Chinese website and search marketing campaigns. Charlesworth have provided WeChat account management services and media monitoring to Hindawi since early 2018 and have recently begun offering Hindawi authors optional expert editing services through Charlesworth Author Services.

Through offering these new services, together with the existing WeChat account management service, this partnership can offer deeper author engagement in the China market at a key time for Chinese researchers as institutions begin to map out their publications policy in

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What Is Multimedia Technology?

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US Sanctions Over South China Sea Will Not Have an effect on Blacklisted Chinese Building Big CCCC, Company

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