DEAL: Development Course Bundles are an Extra 25% Off Today

Developers, need some new training bundles to help hone those skills in Java or through any of the 500+ eduCBA training courses? If so, we have a bunch available today on the DL Deals store with an extra 25% discount in celebration of Cyber Monday.

If you are looking for a couple of examples, we have the eduCBA Tech Training Bundle, where you get a lifetime subscription to the 500+ courses available in the eduCBA library. Courses include everything from C, C++, C#, Java, Ruby, Python, PERL, HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript. We also have the Hot Java Android Coding Bundle, where you get five full courses with topics like building for Lollipop and Marshmallow, framework development, getting your game ready to publish, and more.

Deal Links:  eduCBA Tech Training Bundle ($36.75) | Hot Java Android Coding Bundle ($21.75)  (more…)

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Buy a LG V10, Get a Free 64GB MicroSD Card, Battery Charging Cradle, and Battery

Starting today and ending December 20, if you purchase the LG V10 through Verizon, AT&T, or T-Mobile, you are eligible to receive a free 64 microSD card, battery charging cradle, and extra battery. This promotion highlights the V10 quite well, as it is one of the last flagship devices to feature a removable battery, as well as expandable storage.  (more…)

5 Reasons the DROID Turbo 2 is Worth Buying

When you are in the market for a new phone, you (if you are at all a modern customer) probably take to the internet to do the majority of your research. From blogs like this one to paid for services like Consumer Reports, you have plenty of places to get the information that will ultimately help you make a decision on whether or not a phone is the right fit for you. But how often to you stumble onto a review that is thousands of words long and cringe at the thought of reading every single character when you are hoping to make a decision this moment? With this post, we’re going to hopefully help you, assuming you are in the market for a phone and are considering the DROID Turbo 2.

Here are five quick reasons the DROID Turbo 2 is worth buying today.  (more…)

Best Buy Now Selling Nexus 5X, Also has It Discounted to $299

Google’s less expensive new phone, the Nexus 5X, is now available at Best Buy and on sale at the $299 Cyber Weekend price that both Google and Amazon have been selling it at. You can currently buy the phone from Best Buy with 16GB of storage and in black or white, with shipping happening within a day. At this time, no 32GB version is available in any model, nor is the greenish, blueish, mintish, “Ice” color.

According to Best Buy, the Nexus 5X should hit physical stores on December 10, in case you have been wanting to get your hands on it before deciding whether or not to buy.

To catch up on the Nexus 5X, be sure to read our review.

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Google Sent Out Lego Phone Stand Kits to Project Fi Subscribers as a “Thank You”

Just before we took off for the long holiday weekend, readers of ours who subscribe to Project Fi notified us that they were receiving little unexpected gift packages from Google as a “Thank you!” for being a part of their wireless service. The gift packages included these cool little Lego sets that were branded with Project Fi logos.

In the box, the Lego kits included instructions that helped assemble the Legos into phone stands for charging. Some even came with a USB Type-C cable, probably depending on the phone they own.  (more…)

Adobe Releases Premiere Clip for Android, a Free Video Editor

This morning, Adobe released Premiere Clip for Android, a free video editor for all to use, but one that can also be used as a “gateway into the full feature set” of Premiere Pro.

With Premiere Clip, Adobe is allowing all of us to quickly edit and share videos we have taken on our phones. You can choose soundtracks, drag and drop clips or photos, trim everything to only the footage you want seen, and even add lighting adjustments, transitions, and other effects, like slow motion. You can even “edit to the beat of your music like a pro.”  (more…)

HTC Announces Preview Program, Experience and Provide Feedback on HTC Tech Before Release

In an attempt to rally the troops, HTC is calling on all tech fanatics via reddit to join the company’s new Preview Program, allowing a few lucky individuals to test out products before they see widespread release across the globe. The program will be used to collect feedback and usage data from actual consumers, hopefully leading to devices from HTC that people might want to spend their hard earned money on.  (more…)