Microsoft’s new Universal Foldable Keyboard, first unveiled earlier this year, is now available to purchase online and through Microsoft stores. The super portable Bluetooth keyboard folds in half when not in use and allows users to connect to two mobile devices at once including Android, iPhones, iPads, and Windows devices. Read more
Along with the full launch of the family friendly section on the Play app store, Google is now giving us a new app for free every week. This time around, it has selected Thomas’s Musical Day for Percy. It is regularly listed at $5 or so and can be dowloaded on to all your Android devices for free until this time next week.
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You can now get LG’s most recent flagship, the LG G4, on eBay via seller breed (97.9% positive feedback) for $500 unlocked. That’s $100 less than the nearest low price for the device, and the lowest we’ve seen. The device comes with 32 GB of flash storage, and is factory unlocked for 4G LTE GSM networks. Read more
The Amazon App Store is giving away another collection of paid apps. While not quite as large as past sales in terms of selection, all told there are about $50 worth of games and apps for free. To sweeten the deal even further, the Amazon App Store Free Android App of the Day is the stellar puzzle platformer Monument Valley. Typically $4, you can grab the game for completely free on the Amazon App Store. It has received a 4+ star rating from over 80,000 ratings on Google Play. It appears Monument Valley is also a part of the freebie sale, but there is a chance it could expire tomorrow morning.
Some other standouts from the freebie sale include Weather Live (Reg. $2), The Bard’s Tale (Reg. $3), Quell Memento (Reg. $3) and more. Combining both Google Play and the Amazon App Store, just these three apps alone have received 4+ star ratings from around 78,000 ratings. You’ll also find titles Trouserheart (Reg. $3), Table Top Racing (Reg. $3), Simply Yoga (Reg. $4), Alarm Clock Pro (Reg. $2) and Airport Mania 2: Wild Trips (Reg. $1), among others.
This sale runs from now through July 1st. Be sure to keep a close eye on our game/apps roundups for all the best deals across every platform and our 9to5Toys Google Lunch Break for a list of the day’s best Android hardware and software deals. Read more
Update: The Pebble Time is now available to purchase from Best Buy and is coming to Target next month.
Pebble has a long-time friendship with Best Buy, and now the smartwatch maker is launching the first widespread availability of its new Pebble Time through the retailer. Available for $200, the standard 22mm non-steel version of the watch is now available for consumers to put their claim on red, black, and white models.
While the Kickstarter Edition just recently began shipping to those who backed the watch, those just now realizing that they would actually like a smartwatch that has a color e-paper display, more than 5 days of battery life, and cross-platform compatibility are in luck:
We recently reviewed the Pebble Time, saying that while it does have its upsides, it still feels stuck in the past compared to the currently-available Android Wear devices and the Apple Watch. Long battery life is nice, but the lack of a touch screen and sketchy compatibility with iOS hold the device back—especially at this price point.
Google has started offering Chromecast users a pretty sweet deal today. The company is offering all Chromecast owners a free movie rental from the Play Store and the list of movies that you can choose from is pretty impressive. Google is offering up modern day titles such as American Sniper, Lucy, Unbroken, Interstellar, Fifty Shades of Grey, and We’re the Millers for free as part of this promotion.
Back in January, I found myself becoming increasingly enamored with the idea of making bicycling a serious a hobby. A month later I was the proud owner of a Trek CrossRip hybrid bike, great for riding around town but also for longer trips through the country. As someone that enjoys technology, I quickly looked for ways to make my new hobby a connected experience.
There are a plethora of good apps for iOS that track and record your excursions. I found this to be particularly handy in keeping tabs on my progress as a rider. However, finding a safe, visible spot for my iPhone 6 during the ride proved to be more challenging. The beauty of having all of this data is somewhat lost when your phone is stored away during your ride.
Over the last month, I’ve had the opportunity to spend some time with iOttie’s new Active Edge Bike & Bar Mount, which places an iPhone or Android directly on your handlebars. Head below for my thoughts as well as an exclusive 30% coupon code. Read more
The Fleksy keyboard app is a popular option among both iOS and Android users for its creative and customizable options. Recently updated with hotkey shortcuts, case-sensitive layouts and previously with built-in GIF support, Android users can now get it for free. Regularly listed for $2 on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, you can now activate the full version inside the free trial. Simply head over to Google Play and download Fleksy + GIF Keyboard Free, where you’ll find a free upgrade link inside the app right after the installation process. This promotion will run for a week according to Fleksy’s update on the Google Play page
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If you’re in the market for a new smartwatch, now might be a pretty good time to get the Moto 360. In a new deal today from Best Buy, the retailer is offering $100 savings when you purchase both Motorola’s Android Wear smartwatch and a new Android phone. Considering that the Moto 360 is already on sale at Best Buy—and nothing in the small print says the two offers are incompatible—this probably means you can effectively get a Moto 360 for $79.99 (and it looks like you can get another $25 off if you can use the current .edu promotion). Read more
Update (4/15 8:40am): The below Moto 360 deals from Amazon and Best Buy are now over, but you can still find discounts available at Google Play. You’ll also find the Motorola Moto360 Smartwatch Charger for $28.23 Prime shipped on Amazon right now (Reg. $40, lowest we can find).
On the morning when initial Apple Watch supplies have sold out and try on sessions are happening all around the globe, the best Android Smartwatch is down to its lowest price ever. Coincidence? Maybe, but who cares what the reason is. These prices are terrific for anyone looking to jump into Android Wear:
- Motorola Moto 360 23mm Black: $179 at Amazon or Best Buy (Reg. $250)
- Motorola Moto 360 23mm Stone Leather: $179 at Amazon or Best Buy (Reg. $250)
- Motorola Moto 360 22mm Cognac: $179.99 at Best Buy (Reg. $250)
- Motorola Moto 360 23mm Dark Metal: $229 at Amazon or Best Buy (Reg. $300)
- Motorola Moto 360 18mm Champagne Metal: $219 at Amazon or Best Buy (Reg. $330)
- more deals here
Note: Best Buy prices are $0.99 more. Also, anyone with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $25 on any Moto 360 Smartwatch.