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Sony made a robot puppy and you can pre-order it for 2,900

We live in ‘The Jetsons‘. The Sony Aibo Robot Puppy has been around for awhile now in other countries, but you can now pre-order it if you live in the United States. It‘ll run you a cool 2,900 and ship in December. Okay, yes, obviously nobody needs a 2,900 robot puppy. But maybe you‘re Beyonc (hey girl!) or you just won the lottery or you are super into limited-edition artificial intelligence toys. If that‘s the

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For just 3 a month, NordVPN can secure all of your web browsing

Keep your information away from prying eyes. Have you ever stopped to think about how much of your day you spend connecting to networks that aren‘t your own? Whether you‘re working at a Starbucks, trying to finish something up at the airport before your flight, or sitting in the public library, odds are you‘re connected to a network that isn‘t the most secure without even thinking about it. Daily we do things like accessi

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Um, Sony made a robot puppy and you can pre-order it for 2,900

We live in ‘The Jetsons‘. The Sony Aibo Robot Puppy has been around for awhile now in other countries, but you can now pre-order it if you live in the United States. It‘ll run you a cool 2,900 and ship in December. Okay, yes, obviously nobody needs a 2,900 robot puppy. But maybe you‘re Beyonc (hey girl!) or you just won the lottery or you are super into limited-edition artificial intelligence toys. If that‘s the

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Apple Music finally supports Android Auto with latest update

Available with the v2.6 update. It might seem like a sin to use Apple Music on an Android phone, but to be perfectly honest, it‘s a great alternative to the likes of Spotify, YouTube Music, etc. As part of the v2.6.0 update that‘s rolling out to the Apple Music app now, you can finally use it in Android Auto. When you‘re in Android Auto, you can now tap on the music icon and select Apple Music from the list of available serv

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The back of the Mate 20 will wirelessly charge Huawei‘s take on AirPods

Huawei‘s next flagship family is looking awfully exciting. It can be difficult to keep up with all the phones Huawei releases over the course of a year, but one that continues to stand out from the pack is the Mate 10 Pro. The Mate 10 Pro is a gorgeous and powerful piece of tech that made a splash in various countries but was unfortunately held back from greatness in the U.S. thanks to continuous pushback from the government. Huawei&

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Tiny flash drives, portable SSDs, and more are discounted today

Whether you‘re looking for new tech gear or household items, we‘ve got you covered. We found plenty of great deals today that include big discounts on the Ultra Fit USB 3.1 flash drive, the 24-inch hydroponic AeroGarden, SanDisk‘s portable SSDs, and more! View the rest of the deals If you want to know about the deals as soon as they are happening, you‘ll want to follow Thrifter on Twitter, and sign up for the newsle

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Can You Use Samsung Pay with the Gear Fit2 Pro?

Best answer: No. Since the Gear Fit2 Pro does not contain an NFC chip, it cannot make mobile payments using Samsung Pay. Amazon: Samsung Gear S3 (269) No NFC? Sadly, no Samsung Pay Samsung‘s Gear S3 features the technology necessary for Samsung Pay to work. NFC stands for "near-field communication," which is generally executed by a physical chip that activates when devices are held within 4 centimeters of one another. Unfortunately, S

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Amazon‘s latest Fire TV and Kindle deals rival Prime Day‘s offerings

Exclusive, but worth checking out! Amazon is no stranger to offering exclusive discounts to members of its Prime service, and right now the company has a few deals going on that are definitely worth checking out. If by some chance you aren‘t a Prime member already, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial right now to take advantage of all these deals. We‘ve been covering the deals as they went live over on Thrifter and now we wanted

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Everything you need to get started with Raspberry Pi

We love the Raspberry Pi! It‘s a great learning tool, part of a great DIY home automation setup, is a very capable HTPC, and can help with almost anything else a bright mind and nimble hands can get together and build. If you‘re thinking about diving in and tapping into your inner maker, here are a few accessories you might need to get started. Starter Kit CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ kit You need a Raspberry Pi if you want to g

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Rockstar reveals first details surrounding Red Dead Online and its beta

The wild west has never looked this good. Yes, it‘s finally happening my fellow outlaws. Red Dead Redemption II is real and it‘s coming to PlayStation 4 this year. After Rockstar Games‘ massively successful open-world cowboy game set during the death of the Wild West, fans began clamoring for a follow-up that continued the story of the Marston family or embraced a new gunslinger. After years of rumors and silence on Rockstar

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These are the best alternatives to the NVIDIA Shield TV

The NVIDIA Shield TV is hands down the best Android TV set-top box you can buy, offering a great mix of features for cord cutters and gamers alike. But all that greatness comes at a fairly high price. If you‘re looking to save some money on your next streaming box, we‘ve rounded up our picks for the best alternatives to the NVIDIA Shield TV. A streamlined Android TV experience Xiaomi Mi Box The Xiaomi Mi Box is the best option

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Amazon‘s new Gadgets Toolkit will expand Alexa in all new ways

Amazon‘s Alexa is already pretty amazing. With just a simple device like the Echo Dot you can search the Internet, shop online, play your favorite music, and figure out whether you should be wearing a jacket or not. Well, now Amazon has released a beta of the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit, and Alexa‘s functionality is going to explode. The Gadgets Toolkit will allow developers to build their very own Alexa compatible gadgets. With built-in

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Already beaten Spider-Man? These games will keep the superhero fun going

Superhero games have never been better. So, your exploits as the digital Peter Parker have finally come to an end, eh? If you aren‘t interested in Spider-Man‘s new game plus mode and can‘t wait for more story DLC to be out, you‘re probably looking for something else to sink your teeth into. If you liked Spider-Man, we‘ve highlighted a few other games worth checking out. Whether you need your superhero fix or you

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Sony MP-CD1 Mobile Projector review: Pocket-sized and powerful

A great little projector for both work and play! It‘s fair to say that mobile projectors fall into a very niche product category - not substantial enough to anchor your home theatre setup, but still a compelling option for a number of scenarios. Whether you‘re an entrepreneur or college student working on business pitches or presentations, or simply love the idea of enjoying a pop-up theatre in your own backyard - a mobile project

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Store 256GB of important data with SanDisk‘s 50 USB 3.1 Flash Drive

All the datas. SanDisk‘s 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to 49.99 on Amazon. Except for a very brief drop back in July, this is the lowest price we have ever seen on this drive. Since that July deal, the drive has been selling for around 60, but it was selling as high as 70 before that. This is the best value per GB of the Ultra Fit‘s capacities, and the device‘s USB 3.0 little brother doesn‘t even have 256GB

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Spotify vs. Google Play Music: Which should you subscribe to?

Music subscriptions can help set the tone for your life: they can help keep your energy up and your fingers tapping out a rhythm. As such, I‘ve taken a deep look at Google Play Music and Spotify to help you figure out which service is more deserving of your money and music. Google Play Music Our Pick 10/mo at Google Pros Best integration of purchased/uploaded music Stable, consistent performance with quick bug fixes Cache while str

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The year-old Google Pixel 2‘s camera still beats the brand new iPhone XS

This year-old phone is beating Apple‘s latest and greatest. With staggered release cycles, companies get a short-term upper-hand when they launch a phone against months-old hardware and software from the competition. Right now, the brand new iPhone XS is out - and we‘re still about a month away from the Google Pixel 3, so it‘s being compared to the nearly year-old Google Pixel 2 instead. Normally, you‘d think that&lsqu

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Snag lifetime access to this MBA Bootcamp for just 29!

To succeed in the business world these days takes a lot more than a business school diploma. You need to be a personable boss with the right tools and skills to inspire and lead your employees. Get this 8-course bundle for just 29! Learn more If you‘ve been looking to get the skills and strategies of a top MBA graduate but don‘t have the time or money to invest in going back to school, Android Central Digital Offers has the righ

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Call the shots with V-Moda‘s 20 BoomPro microphone

Practice your communication skills! The V-Moda BoomPro microphone for gaming and communication is down to 19.99 on Amazon. This is the lowest price we‘ve ever seen for a device that has never dropped below 25. This is a professional-grade mic enhanced with voice clarity and background noise reduction. If you have a pair of headphones like the 63 Status Audio CB-1 that have a headphone jack but no mic, you can add V-Moda‘s device to

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Best Bose QC35 replacement earpads

The Bose QC35s are extremely comfortable to wear, and a large part of this is thanks to the excellent earpads that come installed out of the box. The leather material both looks and feels great, but as we all know, leather isn‘t indestructible. Should you need to ever get replacement earpads, these are the ones we recommend buying! Looks just like the original Tranesca Replacement Ear Pads Tranesca‘s replacement earpads are mad

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Google‘s making it easier for 911 to find your location in an emergency

The service is available for Android phones running 4.0 or later. While nobody wants to make them, it‘s important that emergency calls are fast and accurate in a time of need. Google launched its Emergency Location Service (ELS) back in 2016 as a way to make these calls as effective as possible, and thanks to the help of a few brands in the U.S., ELS is now making its way to the States. When you make a call to an emergency number, ELS t

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Save 25% on various Optimum Nutrition protein powder flavors today

Use it for more than just shakes! As part of its daily deals, Amazon has a variety of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard whey protein powders on sale for 25% off the original selling price. These don‘t see too many discounts, and when they do it‘s generally for single flavors instead of nearly all of them. There are some fun flavors included here, like Strawberry Banana, Rocky Road, Cookies and Cream and more. Each container has five

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Project Fi credits can now be shared in family plans

Google‘s own carrier offering definitely has appealing features. If you‘re an Android enthusiast, you likely know about Project Fi. But that doesn‘t mean you necessarily know everything about it. And for everyone out there who doesn‘t have one of the handful of phones that work with the carrier are unlikely to have looked into Project Fi deeply. So we‘re here to give you the high-level view at the carrier option t

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OnePlus 6T teaser video shows off dual rear cameras

OnePlus is going to end 2018 with a bang. Ever since it was released this past May, the OnePlus 6 has been one of the absolute best values in smartphones we‘ve seen in 2018. The phone‘s only gotten better thanks to striking new colors and fast software updates, and right around the corner is its incremental successor - the OnePlus 6T. The 6T likely won‘t shake up the OnePlus 6‘s formula too much, but even so, it&lsqu

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