Google Assistant smart displays are one of the most intriguing new product categories in recent years, but they aren't that affordable. The Google Home Hub is the cheapest available at $150, but it's still a fair whack. At just $100, this 8" Lenovo Smart Display from Best Buy could be the perfect starting point. Read More
Under HMD Global, Nokia has been making some seriously good phones. Earlier this year, we checked out the Android One-equipped Nokia 3.1 and found it to be one of the best phones in its price range on the market. The 3.1 is currently $139.99 at Best Buy, $20 less than its regular price. Read More
If you're willing to spend home theater-level pricing, but don't want to deal with a standalone speaker/receiver setup, super-expensive soundbars like Sony's 7.1.2-channel unit might be your figurative and literal jam. But if the original $1,500 asking price was just a bit too rich for your blood, the price has been dropped basically everywhere to $1,200. Read More
Pricing aside, Sony phones are generally well-liked. That means that an event such as Black Friday could be the perfect time to pick one up. Currently, we're seeing some decent sales on the last-gen Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra, with a $50 discount on the Xperia XZ3 as well, from multiple retailers. Read More
Sony's WH-1000XM2 wireless headphones debuted to rave reviews in 2017. It was praised for excellent sound quality, effective sound cancellation, and a comfortable fit — not to mention the fact that it was among the first to feature the Google Assistant. A new model, the WH-1000XM3, was revealed this August as a follow-up to the popular headset, but the 2017 variant is still worth consideration, especially at its current $200 price point during the Black Friday sales week. Read More
Sometimes Black Friday deals stick around for the better part of a week all the way until Cyber Monday, but sometimes they're incredibly short-lived. Case in point: The 2018 Roku Ultra is on sale for $50, but it looks like it has already sold out at B&H Photo. If you're interested, you had better pick one up while you can. Read More
If you want exquisite-sounding music in your life, Sonos is one of the best options out there, especially when it comes to a hassle-free and reliable multi-room setup. The only problem is that the hardware is rather expensive. Thankfully, Black Friday is here and there are a few enticing Sonos offers. Read More
We've already detailed some of the best Google deals as we found out about them in the lead up to Black Friday, but now they've all gone live on the Google Store and at other retailers, so it's time for a comprehensive list of everything that's on offer. Read More
Looking to make your home a little smarter, or just tired of manually controlling its temperature? Nab yourself a new Nest Thermostat or other Nest product as part of an official sale, just in time for Black Friday.
Starting today, Nov. 21, and running through Nov. 28, retailers are hosting discounts on Nest products, including the Learning Thermostat, Thermostat E, and indoor or outdoor security cameras. You can even grab a smoke and carbon monoxide detector or smart doorbell, as they're all part of the sale. Here's a list of what you can expect from each retailer as well as Nest and Google's digital storefronts. Read More
Facebook's recently-revealed Portal video calling device is already getting a price cut for Black Friday at Best Buy. The 10.1" Portal is going for $149.99, which lets you save $50 on the video calling product that just debuted on Nov. 8.
Facebook's products, which it steadfastly reminds us were "built with privacy and security in mind," are available in two flavors: the smaller 10-inch screen Portal for $199, and the larger Portal+ that can be rotated for $349. Both feature Amazon Alexa support and allow for calling contacts via Facebook Messenger. The products also include a special cover to ensure the camera is inaccessible when not in use as well. Read More