[Deal Alert] Sennheiser HD1 wireless headphones with active noise cancellation down to $349.95 ($150 off) on Amazon, $349.98 ($149.97 off) at Best Buy

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_sennheiser-hd1-deal-alert-amazon.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-464480" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_sennheiser-hd1-deal-alert-amazon-728x429.png" alt="" width="668" height="394" /></a></p> <p>The writing on the wall is larger than ever before for headphone jacks in smartphones, so it's no surprise that <a href="https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=bluetooth%20headphones">web searches for "bluetooth headphones"</a> have hit an all-time high this holiday season. Sure, you could tentatively dip your toe in the water and save yourself some cash by trying out a pair of cheaper bluetooth earbuds. But if you're feeling in the mood to be generous to yourself or a loved one, maybe it's time to spring for a pair of premium over-the-ear bluetooth headphones —...

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“Hey Google” hotword for phones rolling out to more users

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_google-assistant-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-407578" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_google-assistant-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>For years, the Google Search app for Android has listened for the voice command "Ok Google." This carried over to Google Assistant, but it hasn't become any less awkward to say. When the Google Home was first introduced, it could listen for "Hey Google" in addition to the old phrase.<span id="more-464473"></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/20/hey-google-hotword-now-works-phones/">Back in October</a>, Google started testing the "Hey Google" hotword on phones. At the time, it only worked for a handful of people, but now it has started rolling out more widely.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/hey-google-hotword-phones-rolling-users/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/hey-google-hotword-phones-rolling-users/'>"Hey...

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[Deal Alert] Grab a pair of the Jaybird X3 Bluetooth earphones for $80 ($50 off)

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_da-jaybird.png" class=" no-style"><img class="aligncenter size-hero-size wp-image-464470" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_da-jaybird-728x231.png" alt="" width="668" height="212" /></a></p> <p>With Christmas right around the corner, it's no secret that a lot of people will be hitting the gym in an attempt to make 2018 the year that they get back in shape (and more power to them). When working out, take it from me when I say that having a good pair of earphones or headphones will go a long way toward helping you reach your goal. Luckily, both Amazon and Best Buy are running a sale on Jaybird's X3 wireless earbuds.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-jaybird-x3-bluetooth-earphones-80/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-jaybird-x3-bluetooth-earphones-80/'>[Deal...

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[Deal Alert] Pixelbook is $100 off ($899+) with free Google Home from B&H, Best Buy, and Google, $100 off with $50 credit from Amazon

<p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_pixelbook-deal.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-464463" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_pixelbook-deal.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>If you read <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/26/google-pixelbook-review-laptop-chrome-os-needs-maybe-doesnt-yet-deserve/">our review</a>, you'll know the Google Pixelbook is a fantastic Chromebook. Unfortunately, it also has a fantastically-high price, comparable to most Windows-powered ultrabooks. If you've been looking to buy one regardless, now is a good time. All models are $100 off from a variety of retailers, with some free goodies thrown in.<span id="more-464461"></span></p> <p>The Pixelbook comes in three different models. The first has a Core i5-7Y57 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of solid-state storage, and costs $899 right now.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-pixelbook-100-off-free-google-home-bh-best-buy-google-100-off-50-credit-amazon/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Weekend poll: Are you giving someone an Android device for the holidays?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_android-logos-christmas.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-463889" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_android-logos-christmas-728x249.png" alt="" width="668" height="228" /></a></p> <p>Finding the right gift for someone this time of year can be tricky. But if there's one thing we're apt to recommend here at Android Police, it's an Android device.</p> <p>Ripping open that wrapping paper to find a phone or tablet is an excellent way to cap off your holiday. It's better to give than to receive, though, and with all the recent sales, it doesn't have to be a very costly proposition.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/weekend-poll-giving-someone-android-device-holidays/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/weekend-poll-giving-someone-android-device-holidays/'>Weekend poll: Are you giving someone an Android device for...

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[Deal Alert] Verizon Pixel 2 and 2 XL are $550 off (GC + bill credit), original Pixel is $200 off (GC) at Target

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_pixel-2-target-deals.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-464448" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_pixel-2-target-deals-728x433.png" alt="" width="668" height="397" /></a></p> <p>It's a fantastic time to be in the market for a Pixel 2 or 2 XL, especially if you're a Verizon customer and live near a Target store. Hot on the heels of a <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/16/deal-alert-pixel-2-2-xl-50-75-off-google-store/">Google Store deal offering $50-75 off the latest Pixel phones</a>, Target is offering a $250 gift card if you activate a Pixel 2 or 2 XL on new Verizon line or a current one, and Verizon is offering a $300 bill credit spread out over 24 months.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-verizon-pixel-2-2-xl-550-off-gc-bill-credit-original-pixel-200-off-gc-target/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Fourth Android 8.0 Oreo beta now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_s8r.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-441107" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_s8r-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>It's been about a month and a half since Samsung announced the first <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/01/samsung-starts-rolling-oreo-beta-galaxy-s8/">Android 8.0 Oreo beta for its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones</a>. Since then, there have been a <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/14/second-android-8-0-oreo-beta-now-rolling-samsung-galaxy-s8-s8-plus/">second</a> and a <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/23/third-oreo-beta-update-now-rolling-galaxy-s8-s8/">third beta</a>, and now there's a fourth. The latest update, build number ZQL8 for both phones, features a long list of bug fixes.</p> <p><span id="more-464401"></span></p> <p>The fourth Oreo beta for the S8 and S8+ comes in at a shade over 850MB, which is larger than each of the previous two betas.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/fourth-android-8-0-oreo-beta-now-rolling-samsung-galaxy-s8-s8/" class="read-more">Read...

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[Update: Prime LG G6+ too] Deal alert: Prime Exclusive Nokia 6 is $149.99 ($30 off)

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/12/10 8:38am PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-prime-exclusive-nokia-6-149-99-30-off-prime-phone-deals-start-december-10/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2017/12/10 8:38am PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The Moto G5 Plus 64GB, Moto x4, LG X Charge, and LG Q6 are now on sale.</span> </div> </a> </li><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2017/12/17 7:08am PST Update" href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/17/deal-alert-prime-exclusive-nokia-6-149-99-30-off-prime-phone-deals-start-december-10/#2"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_2"> 2</span>: 2017/12/17 7:08am PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">As expected, the Prime Exclusive LG G6+ is now on sale.</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nokia-6-deal-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-463241" src="http://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_nokia-6-deal-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/electronics-store/b/?tag=androidpolice-20&ie=UTF8&node=14613304011">Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones</a> remain a popular option for people wanting to save money on...

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