[Now available] Google Store Black Friday deals: $599 Pixel 4, $299 Pixel 3a, more

All the Google Store Black Friday 2019 deals are now live. Kicking off Thursday, November 28th, highlights include $200 off the Pixel 4 and a bundle that packs Stadia Premiere Edition with Nest Wifi.

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Google Home Max now $269, $99 Nest Hub w/ Smart Light Kit in latest deals

At I/O 2019 last month, Google announced price cuts for its entire Home lineup. Another round of deals have kicked off today on the Google Store and other retailers, with the most notable being a $269 Google Home Max and $99 bundle that includes the Nest Hub, Home Mini, and C by GE smart bulb.

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[Update: Pixel 3 BOGO 50% off live] Google Store Black Friday: $99 Home Hub, $300 off Pixelbook, more

Made by Google is heavily advertising its latest lineup from Hardware Stores to pop-ups, but sometimes nothing brings in more sales than a good deal. The Google Store today has shared its Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers, with good deals beginning the week before.

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Google Pixel 2 XL gets limited-time $150 discount on Project Fi

Three years ago today, Google revealed that it was entering the U.S wireless business as a mobile virtual network operator. Project Fi has since added group plans, an unlimited plan called Bill Protection, and more devices, with the service considered easy to understand and a good deal for some, particularly international travelers.

Google Store Cyber Monday deals: Pixel 2 and 2 XL + $100 store credit, Pixelbook w/ free Home

The Google Store rolled out a suite of deals on Black Friday, but on Cyber Monday announced a new set of offers on its most in-demand items. A Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL purchase nabs a Google Home Mini and $100 store credit. Meanwhile, the first Pixelbook offer throws in a Google Home.

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Google Play Black Friday deals: Up to 50% off movie/TV purchase, $1 rentals, 80% off games

In time for Black Friday, Google Play is hosting a number of offers on movies, TV shows, books, and Android apps. Many of the deals start today and end on Cyber Monday, but some of the best savings come into effect this Saturday.

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Philips’s new line of affordable 4K TVs run Google Cast, starts at $649 for 43-inches

Back in March, Chromecast was renamed to Google Cast and Vizio announced the first Cast-enabled televisions. Philips just announced four new sets as part of the 6000 series Google Cast Ultra HDTV. Like recent affordable Android TV showings from RCA, these models start at $649.

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Affordable RCA 4K Android TV will be available in June, starting at $499 for 50-inch model

While Google’s latest approach to smart TVs involves Google Cast, Android TV is still around with new partners and models announced at CES earlier in the year. Now, RCA has revealed details and pricing for its new line of 4K Android TV sets that will be available in June.

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Review: Fitbit Alta pairs smart fitness tracking with a small and beautiful design

Despite wearing a Moto 360 with fitness tracking features for the past year, I continued to use a Fitbit on a daily basis. A fitness tracker from the San Francisco-based company has been on my body for the better part of the last four years, and in February, Fitbit announced a fashion-oriented fitness band called the Alta that particularly caught my eye. I had to give it a shot.

After just a week of usage, the $130 retail Fitbit Alta has completely replaced my full featured Android Wear device and I’ve come to realize that less is more. At least for me, the Alta has proven — and this has been echoed many times over at 9to5Google — that the fundamental features of actionable notifications and apps on a smartwatch are a convenience that can easily be lived without.

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