Deal: $200 off HTC 10 and a free pair of Jabra wireless headphones (US)

Deal: $200 off HTC 10 and a free pair of Jabra wireless headphones (US)

Deal: $200 off HTC 10 and a free pair of Jabra wireless headphones (US)

We are heading into the holiday season, and HTC certainly is feeling it: the troubled Taiwanese company is offering $200 off its flagship phone in the US and is giving out free Jabra wireless headphones along with it. Hurry though, the offer expires on the 20th of December!

HTC loves to give us deals; after all, even though the company saw some moderate success with the Google Pixel phones, its own lineup has been lagging behind considerably these past few years. These deals not only help increase sales but also promote its brand image.

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OnePlus launches branded bags and T-shirts in 24-hour sale

OnePlus launches branded bags and T-shirts in 24-hour sale

OnePlus launches branded bags and T-shirts in 24-hour sale

Though OnePlus Gear might sound like a smartwatch – and it does indeed concern wearables – it’s actually the name of the manufacturer’s venture into lifestyle products. OnePlus has previously given away T-shirts and bags at its pop-up events and as prizes, but now it’s making them available for purchase during a 24-hour sale. 

The OnePlus Gear you can get your hands on includes:

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Live Out Your (Final) Fantasy on NVIDIA SHIELD

Live Out Your (Final) Fantasy on NVIDIA SHIELD

Live Out Your (Final) Fantasy on NVIDIA SHIELD

Since the series began back in 1987, Final Fantasy has consistently been the most ambitious and innovative franchise in the role-playing genre, with games appearing on multiple platforms, selling millions of copies worldwide and repeatedly resetting the standard of what makes a great RPG.

Now four of the best games in the enormously influential Final Fantasy series are available to own on NVIDIA SHIELD. Here’s what made chapters III to VI such timeless role-playing experiences.

Final Fantasy III

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Five Shadowy Facts You Need to Know About Contrast and Its Protagonist Dawn

Five Shadowy Facts You Need to Know About Contrast and Its Protagonist Dawn

Five Shadowy Facts You Need to Know About Contrast and Its Protagonist Dawn

Contrast, new on NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV, is a strange and atmospheric adventure set in 1920s Paris. Powered by the Unreal Engine, it casts you as Dawn and tasks you with helping young Didi get her family back together, with plenty of twists and magic along the way.

There’s more to Dawn than meets the eye, though; here’s our guide to what’s so special about her in Contrast, which is available now on Google Play for $14.99.

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Chrome Beta v44 update brings improvements to Notifications API and promoted add to homescreen

Chrome Beta v44 update brings improvements to Notifications API and promoted add to homescreen

Chrome Beta v44 update brings improvements to Notifications API and promoted add to homescreen

Google has just issued a new update to Chrome Beta, which brings a handful of developer-centric updates to the browser. Bumping the app up to version 44, this update will make it much easier for developers to get the most out of certain APIs that have already been introduced to the platform.

Chrome Beta version 42 introduced push notifications from favorite websites, which allowed users to receive updates from sites even after the webpage was closed. Now in version 44, devs can use a new method called getNotifications to find out which notifications are being displayed, and Notification.data so they can see which notification was clicked.

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The Power of Your Fingerprint to Change the World of Smartphones

The Power of Your Fingerprint to Change the World of Smartphones

The Power of Your Fingerprint to Change the World of Smartphones

The touchscreen versus physical keyboard. The opening of app stores to 3rd party developers. Outfitting smartphones with hi-res cameras.

For those who’ve been tracking mobile technology through the years, advancements such as the above have proven huge to the ongoing development of smartphones. Coming off IFA, an exciting new smartphone feature that has the same sort of potential is fingerprint. If you’ve been keeping tabs on the news, you’ll know that the industry is abuzz over potential applications of smartphone fingerprint technology from IT security to e-commerce to much more.

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