In this week’s Best of 9to5Toyswe go hands-on with the Nintendo Switch, ecobee3 Smart Thermostat gets a nice discount, Comcast introduces its new prepaid internet service, and MacBook Pro continues to see solid price drops across the board.

As you may have noticed, we’ve begun to roll out some new changes to 9to5Toys, including a renewed focus on sharing some of our favorite gear with you. You can find all of our coverage down below but we certainly want to highlight Ben’s stellar review of the new Nintendo Switch. If you’ve been lucky enough to get your hands on this hybrid console, be sure to let us know if you agree with our take. We’d love to hear from you!

On the deal scene, the star of the show was Amazon’s price drop on the popular ecobee3 Smart Thermostat to $199. I’ve been using model at my home for a few months now and it definitely lives up to the hype.

Of course, you can get the latest App Store Free App of the Week right here, and don’t forget that Google Play is now offering a similar promotion too! You’ll rest of this week’s best news and deals down below.

New Products |

Nintendo Switch Review: The hybrid that changed my mind about consoles

Top Deals |

Ecobee3 Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat has HomeKit + Alexa control: $199 (Reg. $249)

9to5Rewards: Fabriq Wireless Speaker w/ AirPlay and Alexa [Giveaway]

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