Category: Technology

Top Black Friday deals on cloud storage

Digital files play a significant role in everyday life, whether for work, school or a creative hobby. That’s part of why we hold onto them so dearly; yet, doing so leads to a slow computer over time. As you already know, one easy and surefire way to… …read more

The best Black Friday tech deals at Amazon

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The Pixel 5 is $50 off at Amazon | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Amazon is hosting a wide variety of tech deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The company started its deal festivities early by knocking down prices for many of its own devices, including some of its newer products that hadn’t yet seen any discounts. The fourth-generation Echo smart speaker, the latest Eero 6 mesh Wi-Fi routers, and more are all discounted right now, in addition to several other Amazon devices, such as the company’s entire range of Fire TV streaming devices.

Of course, that’s just the beginning. More deals will come later this week, and we’ll be including the best deals we find below. The latest deals to hit the wire will be at the top, while the others will be organized by category. If your search for gifts spans…

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The best Black Friday deals under $50

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Things have been tough this year for many of us, and while everyone loves giving great gifts to friends and family, you also don’t want to spend more than you’ve got. Well, don’t worry — we’ve got your back. There are loads of great gifts being discounted to under $50, and we’re letting you know where you can get them and for how much. We’ll be scouring the sales for games, gadgets, and other tech that can put a smile on your loved ones’ faces and keep your bank balance in a reasonable condition.

Looking for more Black Friday deals? Be sure to check out our continuously updated roundup of all the best sales.

Smart speakers and home tech deals under $50

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 appear in leaked images

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Microsoft’s next Surface Pro 8 tablet and its upcoming Surface Laptop 4 have appeared in leaked images online. Twitter user cozyplanes discovered the images at what appears to be an FCC-like filing, noting that the Surface Pro 8 may ship with LTE support. Both devices will likely launch early next year, and don’t appear to feature any major updates to their design.

Windows Central reports that the Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop 4 could launch as early as mid-January, with 11th Gen Intel processors and Intel’s Xe graphics support. The Surface Laptop 4 is also rumored to include AMD processor options, which will likely be a custom Microsoft chip based on AMD’s Ryzen 4000 series.

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The best Black Friday deals on Google devices

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Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Google’s line of products has expanded quite a bit over the years, and a bunch of them are discounted for Black Friday. You can find discounts on Nest smart speakers and smart displays, mesh Wi-Fi routers, Pixel phones, Stadia gaming setups, and smart thermostats.

Most of the sales are available at a variety of retailers; we’ve linked the most popular ones for each below.

If you’re looking for even more Black Friday deals, be sure to check out our continuously updated list of the best deals.

Google Pixel phone deals

There aren’t a lot of sales on Google’s Pixel phones this year, but if you’ve been eying a Pixel 5 or a 4A 5G, there are a couple of ways to save a few bucks.

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The Verge’s Guide to Black Friday 2020

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If you’re looking for something to do while recovering from your Thanksgiving meal — whether you’ve enjoyed it with family or ate it while zooming with friends — something to enjoy are this year’s biggest shopping events: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Nearly everything has moved online so that you can do all your holiday shopping and saving from the comfort of your couch.

There are a wide range of retailers participating in the Black Friday / Cyber Monday festivities, including Google, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft. You’re bound to find a discount on most of your wishlist items, including 4K HDR televisions, laptops, video game consoles, headphones, and more.

Many retailers are depending on this week’s sales to push up…

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