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Expensive iPhone X will boost smartphone sales growth next year

The iPhone X is indeed the most expensive phone you can buy right now, and not all buyers are happy about that, even if there will be ways to lower the entry price. Regardless of how expensive it is, especially in international markets,...Show More Summary

WhatsApp introduces encrypted live location sharing service

With more than a billion active users. WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging platforms out there. It works across operating systems, offering a way for friends and family to chat and exchange pictures and files relatively quickly. Show More Summary

Google Maps goes interplanetary, adds Pluto, Venus, and a bunch of moons

When it comes to maps, Google has already conquered Earth. Whether you need a bird's eye view of your neighborhood or a street-level glimpse at a storefront half the world away, Google can deliver it in seconds. So it's no wonder that...Show More Summary

Walking Dead star teases ‘Die Hard’-level action in epic season 8

The eighth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead premieres on October 22nd, but I can’t say I’m too excited about it, after last season. However, fans should know that the action should pick up significantly in the upcoming season, at least...Show More Summary

The best Windows laptop just got even better

For the last year, Razer's Blade Stealth has been the laptop of choice for any MacBook Pro refugees looking for more ports. Razer isn't big on waiting for updates, and today, the Blade Stealth is getting its third upgrade of 2017. The laptop now comes with Intel's newest processor, the 8th-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 8550U. Show More Summary

You can watch America’s giant fighting robot take on Japan tonight, and wonder where we all went wrong

It's 2017, the world is in utter chaos, we don't have flying cars or a cure for the common cold, but we do have giant fighting robots. Where did we go wrong? It doesn't matter, obviously, because we have fighting robots now, and you can watch them battle tonight via Twitch. Show More Summary

Desert discovery: Lost temple of Ramses II uncovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the remains of an ancient temple belonging to King Ramses II. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says that the discovery was made by an Egyptian-Czech mission in the village of Abusir southwest of Cairo. Show More Summary

These heated, shiatsu-massaging seat covers for any car will make your rich friends jealous

One of the best things about ultra-premium luxury cars has nothing to do with the engine or any of the gadgets and gizmos that surround the driver. Instead, it’s all about the seats. You don’t truly know the joy of being hugged by the insanely comfy seats in a luxury car until you’ve ridden in one — at least, that used to be the case. Show More Summary

Of course Alphabet is working on a drone-powered burrito delivery service

Everyone gets cravings for tasty, tasty Mexican food every once in a while (or every few days, if you're me), but leaving your couch is just such a hassle these days. I mean, you can order caskets on Amazon Prime and have them delivered...Show More Summary

AT&T’s strategy to beat cordcutting has backfired

Things aren't good in the land of Big Cable. Cord-cutting is happening faster than anyone could have predicted, which is ending three decades of lucrative cable TV profits. Millions of consumers are cutting the cord every year, and younger...Show More Summary

The iMac Pro will be the most powerful computer Apple’s ever made

The moment Mac fans have been waiting for is approaching fast. The iMac Pro desktop, first unveiled at WWDC 2017 in June, will be the most powerful iMac ever, sporting top of the line hardware that should deliver impressive performance. That’s...Show More Summary

Your iPhone or Android will see where no other phone can with this wireless endoscopic camera

We cover a ton of different gadgets here at the BGR Deals team, but we’ve never covered anything else that’s quite like the Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera. It flew off of Amazon’s virtual store shelves the last time we told you about it, so we wanted to bring it to your attention again now that Amazon is offering a little discount. Show More Summary

80 original movies, and everything else Netflix is spending $8 billion on in 2018

In a letter to investors this week, Netflix revealed that it is planning to spend up to $8 billion on content in 2018, which would mark a new high for the streaming service. In fact, the increase in spending alone is more than HBO spends...Show More Summary

Tesla’s bad week includes racist drawings and hundreds of layoffs

Right now, Tesla is hustling like never before to get Model 3s out the door and into customers' driveways, in time for a self-imposed deadline of the first deliveries by the end of the month. The last thing Tesla needs right now? Non-production-related...Show More Summary

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is the official name of the Han Solo movie coming in 2018

Following a turbulent year that saw directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller unceremoniously part ways with Disney and Ron Howard take over as the new director, the standalone Han Solo movie finally wrapped principal photography this week. Show More Summary

Don’t ask how this 49? 4K Roku TV is only $340 right now on Amazon

How is it possible that a nice big 49-inch TV with 4K resolution, HDR support, a 120Hz refresh rate, and built-in Roku software is on sale for just $339.99 right now on Amazon? We have no idea, but we're not complaining. RefurbishedShow More Summary

Cops in Dubai are getting real, actual hoverbikes, and they look amazing

Back in the 1950s, everyone thought that by the year 2000 we'd be jetting around in flying cars. Nearly two decades late, we're finally seeing the very beginnings of the systems and technologies that could make that dream a reality, and the Dubai police force is going to be one of the first to experience it. Show More Summary

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

I've always thought of Tuesday as the most pointless day of the week. It's not the middle of the week, it's not the beginning of the week, it's not Friday and it's not the day before Friday. It's just kind of there. But no matter what...Show More Summary

Google Calendar has been completely redesigned and it’s so much better

Google has pushed a long-overdue redesign to Google Calendar. It's live on the web version right now, and it's everything I've ever dreamed of while clicking my way through a schedule. The new design features much larger date icons,Show More Summary

Want a Super NES Classic in 2 days? They’re in stock on Amazon and prices have dropped

Amazon still doesn't have any of its own Super NES Classic inventory, and there's no telling when the console will be back in stock. Of course when it is back in stock, it'll sell out instantly so you'll almost certainly miss it. IfShow More Summary

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