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The 42 best holiday shopping deals right now: Dec. 17 update – CNET

Apple iPad for $250 ($80 off) Google Home for $80 ($50 off) Sony PlayStation 4 1TB with Star Wars Battlefront II: $250 ($50 off) Apple Watch Series 1 starting at $180 ($70 off) Beats Studio Wireless for $200 ($180 off) DJI Spark drone for $349 ($150 off) Up to $200 off the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus HP Omen gaming laptop for $850 ($250 off) Bose SoundTrue Ultra In-Ear Headphones for $70 ($60 off) Moto Z2 Play unlocked for $350 ($150 off) Motorola Z2 Force (T-Mobile) for $375 or…

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Any phone but iPhone X, according to this Sprint salesman – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Still not the Apple of any salesperson’s eye. James Martin/CNET “You’re biased,” they said. “You’ve been to every store but a Sprint store.” When I say “they,” I mean at least two people. I couldn’t argue. I’ve paid several visits to carrier stores and Best Buy in order to learn more about how phones are sold. Sprint wasn’t one of them. Somehow, I think of Sprint as the fourth network, the one that waits to be bought. I mean,…

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Vainglory debuts new 5v5 mode at its world championships – CNET

5v5 mode will see epic team fights happening in the arena.  Super Evil Megacorp Mobile multiplayer battle-arena game Vainglory has come a long way since its debut at Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event. Though the game is currently played 3v3, come February, Vainglory is looking to shake things up with a new 5v5 mode it hopes will be as addictive as ever. Super Evil Megacorp, the company behind Vainglory, showed off the new mode at the Razer 2017 Vainglory World Championship event in Singapore, with pro players taking to the…

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CNET UK podcast 533: The year that was 2017 – CNET

Deck the Hoyles! Andrew Hoyle/CNET In a bumper episode of the CNET UK Podcast, Andy is joined by Rich Trenholm and old friend of the show Nate Lanxon. The excellent trio wrap up the year that was 2017, picking the best tech launches and the best movies, TV and games of the year. Bet you can’t guess what Nate’s favourite product was. Hint: It’s not an Apple device.  The year is rounded off nicely with a festive quiz that Andy definitely prepared fully for.  Thanks for joining us for a…

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Mozilla backpedals after Mr. Robot-Firefox misstep – CNET

It sounded like a good idea at Mozilla — promote computer security and privacy awareness using a tie-in with an online game from the popular Mr. Robot hacker TV series. But almost immediately, the plan started backfiring. On Wednesday, Firefox users started complaining that a cryptic extension had been installed in their browser with no explicit permission or explanation of what it does — only a description that read “MY REALITY IS DIFFERENT THAN YOURS.” People ripped into Mozilla in a Reddit discussion after one Firefox user fretted, “I have…

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Argos deals: iPhone 8 sale, Galaxy S8 offer and Apple iPad savings

Christmas is just over a week away and if you’re looking to get some last-minute shopping in Argos has some deals online. The popular high street store is currently offering money-off products including the Apple iPhone 8 and iPad as well as a Samsung Galaxy S8 offer. Argos are also selling the Apple MacbBook Air at a bargain price and have promotions on 4K TVs and consoles such as the PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Argos aren’t the only retailer that has a pre-Christmas offers available, with Currys also this weekend…

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Currys best deals – Huge savings on Apple MacBook, SONOS speakers and 4K TVs REVEALED

Currys have announced some great money saving deals on top tech and discount codes with just over a week left of shopping before Christmas. The electrical retailer has revealed a range of deals which include savings on Apple MacBook laptops, SONOS speakers and 4K TVs. Currys have slashed the price of Apple’s popular MacBook Air to just under £800. There’s even more money to be saved if you have an old device to trade-in with Currys offering up to £250 off when you hand in any MacBook, iPad or Apple…

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The future of driving — and transport — at CES 2018 – Roadshow

Rinspeed’s Snap concept demonstrates how future cars might separate the chassis and passenger compartment. Rinspeed As CES 2018 fast approaches, it brings with it the future of cars. As in recent years, automakers and equipment suppliers will show off the latest innovations, most of which will go into production cars in the next few years. Self-driving cars, the next big innovation for automotive, will have a big presence at the show as well. Not only will companies give demos of prototypes, but some of the biggest names in electronics are…

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Gaming 

PlayStation PS5 release news, Xbox One X games boost, new Nintendo reveal?

The PS5 release date has not yet been confirmed by Sony, who are still riding high with their PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles. While nothing official has been confirmed about the new gaming machine, the tech giant has gone as far as to say that there will be a followup to the popular PlayStation 4. While no one is expecting any big reveals for the PS5 in 2018, things could start getting interesting in the years following. Some analysts believe we could see major reveals from Sony and Microsoft as…

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OnePlus 5T has this major advantage over the iPhone X and Google Pixel 2

The OnePlus 5T has got the Apple iPhone X, Google Pixel 2 and Samsung Galaxy S8 beat in one key department, according to one report. The OnePlus 5T is the latest slick Android device from the Chinese smartphone start-up, releasing last month with a glorious screen. The device, which is an upgrade from the OnePlus 5 that was launched in June, boasts a six inch AMOLED screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen on the OnePlus 5T looks like OnePlus’s take on Samsung’s Infinity Display which debuted with the…

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