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[Update: Same offers at other stores] Deal alert: Google Store offering $150 credit with purchase of Pixel 2 XL and Home Mini, $50 off Clips, and much more

[Update: Same offers at other stores] Deal alert: Google Store offering $150 credit with purchase of Pixel 2 XL and Home Mini, $50 off Clips, and much more

The Google Store is currently running quite a few sales on everything from the Pixel 2 XL to the Chromecast Ultra for Father's Day. Purchasing a Pixel 2 with a Home Mini will get you a $150 credit for future purchases, the Clips is $50 off, and there are several deals for Home/Wifi products.

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[Deal Alert] Nest Thermostat E down to $149 ($20 off) with free Home Mini at Google Store

[Deal Alert] Nest Thermostat E down to $149 ($20 off) with free Home Mini at Google Store

Smart thermostats are an easy way to make your house look ten years newer - not to mention the vastly superior control you get over your air conditioning and heating, of course. If you don't yet have one of your own, the Google Store is offering the Nest Thermostat E for $20 off and throwing in a free Home Mini.

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The Google Store now supports returning gifts

The Google Store now supports returning gifts

People always say "it's the thought that counts" when someone gets a bad gift. But hey, the gift kind of matters, too. That's why most stores let you return gifts. Now, the Google Store does that as well. It's not the easiest process, and you won't get the cash. Still, it's better than staring at that Home Mini you don't need forever.

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Google pulls Moshi Type-C charging/audio adapter from Google Store without ever selling it

Google pulls Moshi Type-C charging/audio adapter from Google Store without ever selling it

We live in strange times when many phones have but one port, forcing you to choose between charging and audio. The $45 Moshi Type-C charging/audio adapter promised to let you do both, but Google just pulled it from the Google Store. In fact, it never actually went on sale. It was "coming soon" for six months, and now it's dead.

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Google Home Max makes its way to Canada, priced at $499 CAD

Google Home Max makes its way to Canada, priced at $499 CAD

Google released the Home Max near the end of last year, but there's still only one country it's officially available in: the United States. That changes today, though; the Home Max is now being sold in the Great White North at a price of $499 CAD (~$389 USD).

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[Deal Alert] Google Clips is down to $199 ($50 off) on the Google Store

[Deal Alert] Google Clips is down to $199 ($50 off) on the Google Store

Google's Clips is quite unlike any camera you've seen before. Announced along with the Pixel 2 in October 2017, this camera uses machine learning to detect when something interesting is happening and automatically take motion photos (think short videos without sound). Google seemed to target it to households with kids or pets where parents may want to leave the camera laying around and then check it out to see if it captured anything interesting. However, with a price tag as high as $250 and a launch date that slipped way into February/early March, Clips sort of came to market without much fanfare.

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Google Store launches in Singapore with Pixel 2 XL, Google Homes, Chromecast, and more

Google Store launches in Singapore with Pixel 2 XL, Google Homes, Chromecast, and more

Buying Google's gadgets can be very difficult if you live in a country where they're not officially available. Overpriced black markets, questionable imports, and difficulty of finding support are some of the issues you face. But after today, that won't be the case for Android and Google fans in Singapore as the official Store is now launched in their country.

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[Deal Alert] Google Daydream (2017) is 50% off again at several retailers

[Deal Alert] Google Daydream (2017) is 50% off again at several retailers

The Daydream View (2017) virtual reality headset was announced last October along with the Pixel 2 devices, bringing better lenses, a better fabric material, and a controller that matches its color. Ever since, it has dipped from its $99 MSRP price a few times, the last of which was a half-off at Best Buy in March. Now the offer is back, but it's not just Best Buy that is discounting it: the same $49 price is available on the Google Store and a few other retailers.

If you're intrigued by Virtual Reality and don't want to invest in thousands of dollars worth of equipment, the Daydream View remains one of the cheapest ways to dip your toes and see the potential uses.

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The 2016 Pixel phones are no longer available on the Google Store

The 2016 Pixel phones are no longer available on the Google Store

Google changed tactics in 2016 with the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL. The Nexus brand was gone, and the phones were more expensive. Still, the Pixel turned out to be a fantastic phone. Google kept it around on the Google Store even after the Pixel 2 launched, but now that's over. The first-gen Pixels are gone.

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Review: Moment's modular lenses up your Pixel 2's photography game... if you have a few hundred bucks lying around

Review: Moment's modular lenses up your Pixel 2's photography game... if you have a few hundred bucks lying around

The cameras on smartphones are getting ridiculously good --- good to the point that most households don't even own standalone cameras anymore. But given the dimensions that phone cameras are restricted to, they're not as flexible as something like a mirrorless or DSLR with interchangeable lenses. That's where Moment comes in. The company offers a small collection of lenses that can be individually purchased and attached to its Photo Cases, which are available for a variety of phones.

Of course, this isn't the first time that someone has come up with the idea of attaching lenses to phones. There are loads of cheap solutions on Amazon, though none are as high-quality and cohesive.

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