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Leaked video may reveal the final design and the boot screen of the PS5

Sony is widely expected to announce its PlayStation Meeting 2020 event for February, which is where well finally see the actual design of the PlayStation 5, its full specs, as well as pricing and launch details. But until that happens, were going to show you what might be our first look at the final PS5 design, as well as the consoles boot screen. Thats because someone uploaded a video of the whole thing on YouTube this week. Lets start with what we know about the design of the PS5 dev kit, whic

25 Jan 2020 11:35 pm
Is this a mistake? Amazons selling a stunning 50 4K Fire TV for $249.99 right now

Insignia NS-50DF710NA19 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Fire TV Edition Smart LED TV is already a steal, and we've seen a few small discounts here and there that make this wildly popular model an even better value. Today, however, it's somehow on sale for only $249.99! That's crazy for any 50-inch 4K TV, let alone a Fire TV Edition model with more than 5,600 5-star ratings. Don't miss this deal! Here's more from the product page: Insignia 4K UHD Smart TV – Fire TV Edition delivers true-to-life 4K Ultr

25 Jan 2020 10:34 pm
Amazon is blowing out memory foam pillows and mattresses for one day only

Snuggle-Pedic Mattress That Breathes with savings of up to $250. Seriously, read through the reviews and ratings on these pillows and mattresses and you'll start to understand why it's definitely time for you to upgrade. shop the full sale : And here are some of the best deals:

25 Jan 2020 8:32 pm
Irresistible, The Lodge, and all the new movie trailers you need to watch

Going outside sucks, but there are at least two new movies out in theaters that might warrant a visit to the theater: The Gentlemen which features a dream cast including Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell, Charlie Hunnam, and Hugh Grant, to name just a few. Also out this week are horror movie The Turning and a new Vietnam War movie, The Last Full Measure . More interesting than all of those is one of the trailers below for a movie called Irresistible . Thats because its a Jon Stewart movie yes,

25 Jan 2020 7:31 pm
10 deals you dont want to miss on Saturday: $16 Wi-Fi extender, $8 wireless charger, AirPods Pro, memory foam pillows, more

4K action camera with EIS for just $67.99. See all of today's best daily deals down below.

25 Jan 2020 6:16 pm
Leaked video shows Googles upcoming AirDrop clone in action

Just when we thought we knew everything there was to know about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S20, a new nugget of information has emerged. As we detailed earlier today , Samsung has been working on a new feature dubbed Quick Share that will allow Galaxy users to quickly and seamlessly transfer files between devices. Quick Share is effectively Samsung's version of AirDrop, long one of the best -- and somewhat underutilized -- iPhone features. While wirelessly sharing files may not seem groundbreakin

25 Jan 2020 9:10 am
Dont bother with AirPods when these $200 Sony earbuds are down to $84

Sony WF1000XBM1 True Wireless Earbuds are on sale for even less — only $84.99! Here's more info from the product page: True wireless design with uninterrupted Bluetooth streaming. Digital Noise Cancelling lets you listen without distractions. Sony|Headphones Connect APP for Android /iOS uses Smart Listening technology to control your ambient sound settings . Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically switches to ambient sound mode based on your activity. Ambient Sound mode to

25 Jan 2020 6:06 am
Nintendo Switch Pro may not live up to its name

The Nintendo Switch will have a tough year ahead, as itll have to compete against the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles. As it stands, the Switch has inferior hardware compared to its direct rivals, but the vast collection of Nintendo exclusive games were enough to turn the device into a best-selling product . The fact that you can take it with you and continue to play your favorite titles on the go is also a considerable advantage over the PS4, Xbox, and more powerful tablets that wi

25 Jan 2020 4:34 am
5 deals you dont want to miss on Friday: $199 Roomba, $280 4K Fire TV, free Echo Dot, more

Fire TV Stick 4K down to its all-time low price of $24.99. Use the coupon code 4KFIRETV to get it, but not that not all customers are eligible for the deal (more details here). unlocked Samsung Galaxy A50 with an all-screen design for only $299.98! Fire TV Stick 4K The most powerful 4K streaming media stick. Watch favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO, and more. Stream for free with Pluto, IMDB TV, and more. Launch and control content with the Alexa Voice Remote. E

25 Jan 2020 3:32 am
China is building an entire hospital in a week to treat virus outbreak patients

The coronavirus outbreak that began in China weeks ago is now growing by the hour. The tally of infected individuals has skyrocketed in the past two days, with new suspected cases popping up all around eastern Asian and even the United States. Now, with health officials scrambling to put a lid on what could become a very serious situation, China is in the midst of constructing an entirely new 1,000-bed hospital specifically to house patients who may be carrying the virus. The massive new structu

25 Jan 2020 3:05 am
You can actually get really good Bluetooth earbuds for $9.99 right now

TaoTronics BH070 Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Earbuds . Use the coupon code SFESJZYA and you'll only pay $9.99 for these great Bluetooth buds. That's a killer deal, but it won't be available for much longer. Here's more info from the product page: Sleek & ergonomic: designed to reach deeper into the ear for a snug fit that stays comfortably put even during the most vigorous workout Stellar battery life: 120mAh battery streams music wirelessly for up to 9 hours with only 2 hours of charge IPX6 Spla

25 Jan 2020 2:38 am
Marvels most important MCU Phase 4 film might introduce an unexpected Avenger

Were inching closer to the start of the fourth phase of the MCU, and as a result, we're seeing more rumors about the films and TV series that are in development. Given what we know so far, we have high expectations for two Phase 4 movies, each of them unique in their own way. Both will introduce brand new characters, including future Avengers members who could star in Avengers 5 . And now, a brand new report details one such new Avenger whose MCU arrival we didnt see coming. The Eternals , set t

25 Jan 2020 2:11 am
Amazons one-day mesh deal blankets your home with blazing-fast Wi-Fi for $174

Amazon eero mesh WiFi system 3-Pack for only $174. This system normally sells for $250 and that's already a great value, so don't miss out! Here's some additional info from the product page: Whole-home coverage – An eero 3-pack is a whole-home WiFi system that replaces your router and covers up to 5,000 sq. ft. Works with Alexa – With eero and an Alexa device (not included) you can easily manage WiFi access for devices and individuals in the home, taking focus away from screens and b

25 Jan 2020 12:23 am
We now know exactly when the Pixel 4a and Android 11 will be unveiled

The Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Flip are the most discussed new devices of early 2020, but theyre hardly the only anticipated smartphones in the first half of the year. The OnePlus 8 Pro and Pixel 4a also get notable mentions, having appeared in a few rumors as well. But while we have no idea when the next OnePlus phone will be unveiled, we know when Google will unveil the phone that easily qualifies as the best-looking Pixel phone ever made. The date you have to remember is May 12th, as thats when

24 Jan 2020 11:58 pm
One of Samsungs hottest all-screen Galaxy phones is down to $299 unlocked at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy A50 , an awesome all-screen smartphone that is factory unlocked so you can use it with any carrier. Head over to Amazon right now and you can pick one up for only $299.98! Here's the scoop from the product page: With an all day battery that lasts up to 35 hours, The Galaxy A50 keeps up with your fast pace throughout the day and into the night; When you need a boost, power back up quickly with fast charging Featuring three specialized lenses, The Galaxy A50 is the only camera you&r

24 Jan 2020 11:35 pm
Boeing backs out of military spaceplane project

To say it's been a rough couple of years for Boeing would be an understatement. The company has endured a number of significant setbacks from the multiple crashes and subsequent worldwide grounding of its 737 Max aircraft to delays of its Starliner spacecraft which it eagerly wants to deliver to NASA and now we have another to add to the list. In a new statement issued by Boeing the company reveals that it is backing out of the experimental spaceplane program that it had been working on with D

24 Jan 2020 10:26 pm
The 5 best deals you can get right now on Apple accessories

portable Apple Watch charger that makes traveling so much easier. Get them all before these deals are done! AirPods Pro Active noise cancellation for immersive sound Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you Three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customizable fit Sweat and water resistant Adaptive EQ automatically tunes music to the shape of your ear Easy setup for all your Apple devices Quick access to Siri by saying “Hey Siri” The Wireless Cha

24 Jan 2020 10:03 pm
Youll probably never find a good iPhone charging cable for less than Ankers costs right now

Anker 3-Foot Powerline II Lightning Cable is on sale right now on Amazon for just $6.79, its lowest price ever. The same cable from Apple would cost you $19, and this one is actually more durable than Apple's flimsy cables. Why on Earth would you pass up this deal?! Here are the highlights from the product page: Strength In Numbers: Extreme reinforcement ensures internal wiring is protected to keep phones charging—able to support over 175 lb. (80kg). Ultimate Durability: lasts 12X longer t

24 Jan 2020 9:17 pm
Leak suggests the PS5 will be much faster than the new Xbox Series X

Both the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X will be incredibly powerful machines -- much more powerful than anything we've ever seen from a home console. AMD is in charge of providing similar Zen 2 processors and Radeon Navi graphics cards for both consoles, and both should feature fast solid-state drives as well. But a new leak suggests that the PS5 might have a huge advantage over the new Xbox when it comes to storage. A series of leaks said the PS5 will be sandwiched between the Xbox One X a

24 Jan 2020 8:54 pm
Todays best deals: $25 Fire TV Stick 4K, AirPods and AirPods Pro, $199 Roomba, $10 Bluetooth earbuds, $7 iPhone cable, more

portable Apple Watch charger for only $18.99, and more. See all of today's top deals below.

24 Jan 2020 8:31 pm
Hurry: Its not too late to get AirPods Pro at Black Fridays all-time low price

AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case are on sale for $159.99. AirPods Pro Active noise cancellation for immersive sound Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you Three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customizable fit Sweat and water resistant Adaptive EQ automatically tunes music to the shape of your ear Easy setup for all your Apple devices Quick access to Siri by saying “Hey Siri” The Wireless Charging Case delivers more than 24 hours of bat

24 Jan 2020 7:41 pm
Youre nuts if you dont get this $11 cable that charges the Apple Watch and iPhone at the same time

Skygrand Upgraded 2 in 1 Charging Cable for iPhone and Apple Watch is a single cable that branches off into two different plugs. One is a Lightning connector that obviously works with any iPhone or iPad, and the other is a wireless charging disc for the Apple Watch. That's right boys and girls, there's finally a single cable that charges both! It's down to its lowest price ever right now, so definitely grab one before this deal is done. Here's more info from the product page: ✅ Watch Charg

24 Jan 2020 6:51 pm
This is not a drill: Fire TV Stick 4K is back down to $25, its lowest price ever

Fire TV Stick 4K page on Amazon's site and you see the note below until that $50 price tag, you can pick up a brand new Fire TV Stick 4K for just $24.99! Fire TV Stick 4K Streaming Media Player in your cart, use the coupon code 4KFIRETV at checkout, and see if it drops the price from $50 to $24.99! Here are the key details from the product page: The most powerful 4K streaming media stick. Watch favorites from Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO, and more. Stream for free with P

24 Jan 2020 6:26 pm
Leaker just confirmed the best Galaxy Z Flip rumor so far

The Galaxy Z Flip will be Samsungs second attempt at launching a foldable phone that users will actually want to buy. The clamshell phone should look a lot like the Galaxy S20 when folded, rather than turning into a tablet, as it was the case for the Galaxy Fold. That should make it even more pocketable than the Fold. But whats even better is that the Z Flip might be more durable than the Fold where it counts. A rumor said not too long ago that the new foldable will have a thin layer of glass on

24 Jan 2020 6:01 pm
Galaxy S20 will get an awesome feature the iPhone had for nearly 10 years

Weve learned everything there is to know about the design and hardware of the Galaxy S20 series from an increasing number of leaks. We also have availability details for the upcoming flagship, including pricing and actual launch dates the phones might be more expensive than you expect, and theyll launch in mid-March. With more than two weeks left until the first Samsung Unpacked press conference of the year, we have plenty of time to learn the Galaxy S20s software secrets. And the first one sho

24 Jan 2020 5:20 pm
Mario Kart Tour multiplayer beta is now open to all players for free

If you read my best games of 2019 feature , you already know that Mario Kart Tour was one of my favorite games of last year, despite any flaws. Although the game constantly punishes me for not spending enough money, I genuinely enjoy racing through all of the classic levels from previous games in the series and trying to beat my high scores so I can vault as far up the leaderboard as possible. The only thing missing is true multiplayer. Last month, Nintendo kicked off the first multiplayer beta

24 Jan 2020 8:41 am
Amazons surprise sale slashes the MacBook Air as low as $899

256GB model ! Here's the scoop from the product page: Stunning 13.3-Inch Retina Display with True Tone Touch ID Dual-core 8th-Generation Intel Core i5 Processor Intel UHD Graphics 617 Fast SSD Storage 8GB memory Stereo speakers with wider Stereo sound Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports

24 Jan 2020 4:33 am
Stress really does turn your hair grey, scientists say

It's long been thought that when it comes to graying hair, stress plays a role. Most of us will go gray over time, regardless of whether we're living idyllic, stress-free lives or are constantly under the gun, but new research suggests that the amount of stress a person grapples with can dramatically speed up the rate at which those silver hairs appear. In a new research paper published in Nature , scientists reveal the results of an experiment in mice which seems to indicate that stress damages

24 Jan 2020 4:02 am
5 deals you dont want to miss on Thursday: AirPods Pro, $5 smart plugs, $29 Roku, more

discounts up to $40 . 50-inch 4K Fire TV for only $279.99. AirPods Deals AirPods Pro Active noise cancellation for immersive sound Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you Three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customizable fit Sweat and water resistant Adaptive EQ automatically tunes music to the shape of your ear Easy setup for all your Apple devices Quick access to Siri by saying “Hey Siri” The Wireless Charging Case delivers more than 24 ho

24 Jan 2020 3:39 am
Everything new coming to Disney+ in February 2020

Now that the first season of new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars . If you haven't seen this animated series, it's some of the best Star Wars media ever produced -- often better than the sequels and almost always better than the wretched prequels. Between the 12 new episodes and the 6 seasons that are already on the service, this should help tide you over until Mandalorian season 2. Here's everything coming to Disney+ in the month of February: Streaming February 1st Around The World In 80 D

24 Jan 2020 3:16 am
Professional detailers use this $9 trick to get your cars interior spotless

TICARVE Cleaning Gel for Car Detailing , which you can get on sale right now for just $8.54 thanks to a discount and a 5% coupon you can clip on Amazon. Here are the highlights from the product page: 🚕【Perfect for Car Cleaning】Cleaning gel is perfect for cleaning the nooks and crannies in your car or truck. Car gel cleaner is super great to get into the vents and little crevices on the car air vents, steering wheels, console panel, storage bins, cup holder, door handles, da

24 Jan 2020 2:53 am
Black Friday is back on Amazon for the Fitbit Inspire HR, today only

Fitbit Inspire HR Heart Rate & Fitness Tracker is on sale for $69.95 on Amazon, bringing back Black Friday's deep discount for one day only. Definitely check it out. Here's some additional info from the product page: Utilize 24/7 heart rate to more accurately track calorie burn, resting heart rate & heart rate zones during workouts Track all day activity, including steps, distance, hourly activity, active minutes and calories burned. The Fitbit Inspire band is made of a flexible, durable

24 Jan 2020 2:07 am
Netflix will release 40 new original movies and shows in February heres the complete list

February 2020 is going to be a big month for Netflix as far as new content coming to the catalog. That said, there is no question whatsoever that February is all about movies from third-party studios. There are dozens of hot new movies and classic movies being released throughout the course of the month in February, and it all starts right away on February 1st, when a whopping 29 different movies are hitting Netflix's ever-expanding catalog of content. Highlights include everything coming and go

24 Jan 2020 1:44 am
Sony had a big surprise in store for its PS5 event, but a huge leak mightve just spoiled it

Sony is widely expected to unveil the PlayStation 5 next month, with a leaker saying that the whole thing might go down at a huge press conference on February 5th in New York. Sony has yet to confirm the rumor, however, since the company hasn't yet sent out any invites to the press event. A new report claims the company was planning a huge surprise hardware announcement alongside the PS5 at next month's event, but it looks like that surprise might have just been spoiled. Apparently, the new Play

24 Jan 2020 12:37 am
Vizios hottest surround sound system is down to $120 on Amazon, today only

VIZIO SB3820-C6 38-Inch 2.0 Channel Sound Bar for just $80 if you don't want surround sound or a subwoofer. VIZIO SB3651-E6C 5.1 Soundbar Home Speaker Enjoy 101 dB of True Surround sound with the included rear satellite speakers and wireless subwoofer Stream music from any chromecast enabled audio app over WiFi with no interruptions Download the VIZIO SmartCast app and turn your mobile device into a powerful remote A Certified Refurbished Product has been tested and Certified to work and look li

24 Jan 2020 12:16 am
Coronavirus outbreak prompts lockdown of 11 million people in China

The new virus that popped up in Wuhan, China, weeks ago has since spread to over 500 people , claimed over a dozen lives, and is now even confirmed to have arrived in the United States. It's a bit frightening, and even though the virus doesn't seem to be as bad as some other pandemics in recent memory, health officials around the world are taking no chances. To give scientists the best shot at fighting off the growing outbreak, China has halted all travel to and from Wuhan, a city of 11 million

23 Jan 2020 11:55 pm
Best-selling Nintendo Switch games are up to $40 off today at Amazon

Super Mario Maker 2 . Check out all the best deals soon, because they're already starting to sell out. right here : And here are some of our favorites:

23 Jan 2020 11:34 pm
A new Marvel movie leaked for MCU Phase 5, and its the one weve all been waiting for

Marvels MCU Phase 4 starts this year and contains 14 titles, including six movies and eight TV series that are supposed to premiere at regular intervals throughout 2020 and 2021. A report a few months ago revealed eight additional release dates for MCU movies, four for 2023 and four for 2024. Weve been referring to that period as MCU Phase 5, given that Marvel seemed to indicate that Phase 4 will conclude in November 2023 with the fourth Thor movie. Of MCU Phase 5 those dates, only one has a mov

23 Jan 2020 11:13 pm
EAs Tetris games for the iPhone and Android will stop working soon, so play this version instead

Tetris is arguably the most iconic video game of all time. Even folks who otherwise steer clear of video games have likely played the engaging puzzle game at some point in their lives. Originally introduced in the 1980s, the fact that the game still resonates with users today is a testament to the title's simple and yet engaging gameplay. That said, if you happen to be a Tetris fan who previously purchased Tetris Premium or Tetris Blitz from Apple's App Store or via Google, you won't be able to

23 Jan 2020 9:28 pm
23 Jan 2020 9:05 pm
George R.R. Martin says this is how Game of Thrones should have ended

Game of Thrones ended last May, but fans still haven't fully come to terms with how the final season of the biggest show in television history was handled. And George R. R. Martin, whose books are yet to catch up with the TV shows, further twisted the knife when he revealed that the TV series could have had a brilliant end that's completely different from the path HBO and its GoT showrunners chose to take. HBO has tried to defend the final season of Game of Thrones by saying that no matter how t

23 Jan 2020 8:42 pm
5 great iPhone 11 cases under $15 each

iPhone 11 cases that cost under $15 each. Definitely grab a couple now and make sure that your investment is protected. Mkeke iPhone 11 Clear Case For iPhone 11 case : Compatible with new iPhone 11 (released in 2019) For iPhone 11 cases: TPU + Hard PC offer stronger protection from sudden dropping and scratch resistant For iPhone 11 case clear: Precise charging cutout fits the volume buttons, side button, and curves of your device without adding bulk. For iPhone 11 slim case : Transparent and fl

23 Jan 2020 8:19 pm
Sony just announced a great new PS5 feature, but it was hidden in a cryptic message

Theres no doubt about it, the PlayStation 5 is one of the most exciting products launching this year. Microsoft is also launching a brand new console this holiday season, but the PS5 is easily getting more attention than the Xbox Series X, and things might not change anytime soon. Sony is yet to unveil the PS5 hardware officially, and this could explain all the excitement, but its not like the Xbox was the talk of the town before Microsoft unveiled Series X a few weeks ago. The new PlayStation h

23 Jan 2020 7:56 pm
At just $29 for 4K and HDR, theres nothing else like this Roku Premiere deal

Roku Premiere HD/4K/HDR Streaming Media Player for only $29! Here's more info from the product page: New! Disney+ and Apple TV are now streaming on all Roku devices Incredible picture, incredible value: Experience your favorite TV in stunning detail and clarity—whether you’re streaming in HD, 4K, or HDR, you’ll enjoy picture quality that’s optimized for your TV with sharp resolution and vivid color Tons of power, tons of fun: Snappy and responsive, you’ll stream you

23 Jan 2020 7:33 pm
Add smarts to every dumb device in your home with $5 Alexa smart plugs

Gosund Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plugs is on sale right now at one of the best prices we've seen for any smart plugs, let alone popular ones like this. Use the coupon code E22PXEVO at checkout and you'll pick up a 4-pack for $20.99. That's only $5.25 each for these awesome smart plugs that are compatible with both Alexa and Google Assistant. Don't miss out! Here are the key details from the product page: Control From Anywhere: The simplest and most affordable way to make your home smart is to get a smart

23 Jan 2020 7:10 pm
5 ways Samsungs new foldable Galaxy Z Flip already sounds better than the Galaxy Fold

Samsung's first foldable smartphone was a piece of junk. Sorry to say it, Samsung fans, but first phone with a curved screen was junk, and the Galaxy Fold was junk. Thankfully, there's something else I know beyond a shadow of a doubt about Samsung: it's one of the best companies in the smartphone industry when it comes to refining devices over time. Look at the company's Galaxy S phones now. While the early models were plasticky and cheap with a horrible user interface, Samsung's recent flagship

23 Jan 2020 6:47 pm
This is not a drill: AirPods Pro are back down to Black Fridays price at Amazon

AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case are on sale for $159.99, which is just $5 more than they were on Black Friday. What are you waiting for?! AirPods Pro Active noise cancellation for immersive sound Transparency mode for hearing and connecting with the world around you Three sizes of soft, tapered silicone tips for a customizable fit Sweat and water resistant Adaptive EQ automatically tunes music to the shape of your ear Easy setup for all your Apple devices Quick access to Siri by saying &ld

23 Jan 2020 6:24 pm
Marvels new trailer reminds us were 100 days away from the first movie of MCU Phase 4

Weve been waiting to see what happens next after Kicking things off is Black Widow , which premieres on May 1st. Thats the first MCU Phase 4 film, which is a prequel of sorts. The main action happens between Civil War and Infinity War , and its supposed to highlight a different Natasha, one that we havent necessarily met so far. Were going to see her previous family, the Black Widows, and were going to meet Captain Americas Soviet alternative, Red Guardian. More importantly, the movie might intr

23 Jan 2020 6:01 pm
Huge new leak reveals Galaxy S20 price tiers and exact release date

If you were wondering how soon youll be able to preorder the Galaxy S20, and especially that Ultra beast, then the answer is February 11th. Thats when Samsung will unveil the handset, right alongside the Galaxy Z Flip foldable, and thats when preorders should go live in several markets. Youll have to wait a few weeks for the phone to ship to your door, and we have a new report that gives us an actual release date and pricing information for the S20 series. As a reminder, the Galaxy S20 will come

23 Jan 2020 5:20 pm
Scientists found ancient never-before-seen viruses locked in a glacier

You can find a lot of interesting things if you start digging around in ice that's been frozen for thousands and thousands of years. For scientists working in China, 15,000-year-old glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau provided a glimpse into the not-so-distant history of viruses, including some entirely new viruses that were previously unknown to science. Upon examining ice core samples taken from the glacier, researchers were able to identify over two dozen viruses that nobody has ever seen. If thi

23 Jan 2020 9:44 am