If you're looking for a flagship Android handset instead of waiting it out for the next iPhone to arrive, Google Play is now offering the unlocked Nexus 4 for what you'd usually pay for a device on contract.
This week's apps fall into three big broad categories. We've got camera and image manipulation apps, we've got games, and then we've got some apps to help you get things accomplished. Not get things done, per se, because these aren't all about productivity, but they are about making life easier so you can have fun with the above-mentioned games. So let's have a look at the money you'll be saving this week.
We've got a bevy of refurb Macs for you back-to-schoolers who want a great laptop at a great price, but we've also got a handful or three of accessories to protect the rest of your Apple gear. Or to turn a decent attempt at drawing on your iPad into an awesome one. That and more after the jump.
It's no secret that handset maker HTC has been struggling in recent months, despite the critical success of its latest Android-based HTC One smartphone. Now it may have another problem, as a high-profile partnership looks toward the exit sign.
Imagine you're the owner of a television network who's thus far watching helplessly as a startup grabs an over-the-air signal and finds a creative way to serve it to its own customers without paying you a dime — and the court has thus far ruled it's all perfectly legal. Sound crazy? The founder of Aereo appears quite happy to rub his success in the networks' faces this week, so read on and find out why.
Sometimes you want to stay grounded at your desk and this week's Mac refurbs will do the trick at some very nice prices that leave you some walking-around money. Of course, sometimes you need portability, and these brand new MacBooks can fill that void at great prices too. And if you need some accessories, well, you know we've got those to spare.
Online photo service Shutterfly has always been a great place to order prints or create photo gifts, but the company is gradually moving to mobile devices, including a new iPad app for creating photo books.
If you were a fan of the iOS app Matcha.tv, which quietly shut down in May, take heart: It appears the second-screen service has been absorbed by Apple, presumably as part of Cupertino's bigger television ambitions.
Still need to add the Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings movies to your collection? If you act quickly, you can get them for dirt cheap thanks to a limited-time bundle sale going on right now at the iTunes Store.
It's that time again — time for our post-PC world to kick in and for all our refurb deals to not be laptops or desktops, but handhelds and pocket-sized devices. So if you came looking for a sweet MacBook Air, check last week's column or next week, because this week we're all about the iOS.