Best Buy’s early Black Friday deals end tonight – here are some of the best ones left

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/best-buy-store.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518940" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/best-buy-store-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Best Buy pushed out a small mountain of early Black Friday deals last week, and if you didn't manage to snag any of them, don't worry, but do rush. There's only a handful of hours left before they go all pumpkin-shaped. For ease and convenience, we've put together a handful of the better ones we've spotted.</p> <p><span id="more-527041"></span></p> <p>This isn't a complete list by any means, there's a <em>lot </em>of stuff on sale right now, but these are among the better and more popular deals that we've kept an eye on...

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LineageOS 15.1 Oreo is moving to nightly builds, 14.1 Nougat will switch to monthly releases

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_lineage.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-413388" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_lineage-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Many moons ago, CyanogenMod offered daily builds for supported devices, so you could get the latest and greatest code on your phone instantly. The LineageOS custom ROM has so far stuck to weekly builds, mostly to conserve server space and processing power. According to a GitHub commit, the project has now reversed this decision, and some devices are now receiving nightly releases.<span id="more-527040"></span></p> <p>Before now, all officially-supported phones and tablets received new builds once a week.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/lineageos-15-1-oreo-moving-nightly-builds-14-1-nougat-will-switch-monthly-releases/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/lineageos-15-1-oreo-moving-nightly-builds-14-1-nougat-will-switch-monthly-releases/'>LineageOS 15.1 Oreo is moving to nightly builds, 14.1...

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Canary View smart indoor camera is $50 (half off) at several retailers

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_Canary-View-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-467873" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/nexus2cee_Canary-View-Hero-728x509.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="467" /></a></p> <p>Smart home security cameras don't always have to be expensive. Case in point: The Canary View — already a good value at its typical $99 price tag — is on sale right now for a mere $50. That's 50% off, making it one of the cheapest ways to get into smart home security, or a good opportunity to pick up a 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th) camera for your existing Canary setup.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/canary-view-smart-indoor-camera-50-half-off-several-retailers/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/canary-view-smart-indoor-camera-50-half-off-several-retailers/'>Canary View smart indoor camera is $50 (half off) at...

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Yahoo’s new app will wake you up with audio briefings

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/wakingnews-icon-thumbnail.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-527030" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/wakingnews-icon-thumbnail.png" alt="" width="180" height="180" /></a></p> <p>Yahoo's recent apps have been all over the place. The company released <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/20/yahoo-finance-launches-tanda-app-help-save-money-wisely-others/">a group money savings platform</a> earlier this year, followed by another generic <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/02/yahoo-releases-app-viewing-personalized-news-sports-updates-weather/">personalized news app</a>, then with <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/04/yahoo-together-another-group-messaging-app-nobody-asked-apk-download/">a group chat tool</a> that no one asked for. Yahoo's latest endeavor is 'WakingNews,' which can create alarms that play news briefings instead of alarm noises.<span id="more-527028"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/unnamed-11.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-527031" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/unnamed-11-217x385.png" alt="" width="217" height="385" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/unnamed1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-527032" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/unnamed1-217x385.png" alt="" width="217" height="385" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/unnamed3.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone...

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Sony Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact now receiving Android 9 Pie update

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_DSC08003.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-443536 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_DSC08003-728x499.jpg" width="668" height="458" /></a></p> <p>Back in August, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/18/sony-confirms-pie-update-timeline-xz1-xz2-xa2-devices/">Sony announced</a> that the XZ2 family, XZ1 family, and XZ Premium would be receiving their Android 9 Pie updates in November. Last month, the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/10/12/sony-xperia-xz2-xz2-compact-now-receiving-android-9-pie-update/">XZ2 and XZ2 Compact</a> received their OTAs ahead of schedule. Now, the XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact are getting theirs.</p> <p><span id="more-527027"></span></p> <p>The update, which carries the build number <strong>47.2.A.0.306</strong>, includes Sony's updated camera UI, its 1080p 960fps slow-motion recording, and HDR enhancement for videos.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/sony-xperia-xz-premium-xz1-xz1-compact-now-receiving-android-9-pie-update/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/sony-xperia-xz-premium-xz1-xz1-compact-now-receiving-android-9-pie-update/'>Sony Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact now receiving Android 9 Pie update</a>...

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Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 drops to $550 at Best Buy ($50 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/laptop-inspiron-14-7486-2in1-pdp-design-mod2.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-527017" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/laptop-inspiron-14-7486-2in1-pdp-design-mod2-728x361.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="331" /></a></p> <p>It's that time of year, folks. The holidays are nigh upon us, which means it's time for all those retailers to do their darndest to get you to give them money. This deal is on the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/08/dell-inspiron-14-hands-powerful-2-1-chromebook-thats-not-just-school/">Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14</a>, a 2-in-1 ChromeOS laptop with stylus support. Best Buy is knocking $50 off the $599.99 MSRP.<span id="more-527016"></span></p> <p>This Chromebook sports an Intel i3-8130U CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of eMMC storage.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/dell-inspiron-chromebook-14-drops-550-best-buy-50-off/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/dell-inspiron-chromebook-14-drops-550-best-buy-50-off/'>Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 drops to $550 at Best Buy ($50 off)</a>...

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Prime Exclusive LG G6+ is down to $400 ($80 off) on Amazon

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_DSC07005.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-415046" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/nexus2cee_DSC07005-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/26/four-lg-phones-added-amazon-prime-exclusive-lineup-g6-g6-q6-x-charge/">Amazon released a Prime Exclusive version of the LG G6+</a> last year, with the usual pre-installed Amazon apps and widgets. It was already $300 lower than the cost of the regular G6+ ($499.99), but now the Prime model has dropped even lower to just $399.99 — about $80 off the usual price.<span id="more-527014"></span></p> <p>The G6+ has a Snapdragon 821 processor, a 5.7-inch 2880 x 1440 LCD screen, 4GB of memory, 128GB of internal storage (plus a microSD card slot), and a 3,300mAh battery.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/prime-exclusive-lg-g6-400-80-off-amazon/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/prime-exclusive-lg-g6-400-80-off-amazon/'>Prime...

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Get a dual-SIM Galaxy S9+ (SM-G965F/DS) for $600 on eBay

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_DSC09637.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-478420" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_DSC09637-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>The Galaxy S10 is likely only a few months away, so we're starting to see even better deals on this year's model. Right now, you can get the dual-SIM variant of the Galaxy S9+ on eBay for just $599.99. That's roughly $120 less than <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Galaxy-S9-Unlocked-Smartphone/dp/B079JXY4TJ?tag=androidpolice-20">the US unlocked model on Amazon</a>.<span id="more-527003"></span></p> <p>This is the 'SM-G965F/DS' version, which has an Exynos 9810 processor, 6GB of memory, 64GB of storage (with microSD card support), a 3,500mAh battery, and a 6.2-inch 2960 x 1440 Super AMOLED screen.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/get-dual-sim-galaxy-s9-sm-g965f-ds-600-ebay/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Jump aboard the app development bandwagon for only $39

App development is a booming market. You could conceive of the most inane-yet-addictive game or a revolutionary business aid. It doesn’t really matter really; if you have an idea, then it could be worth a fortune.  The best part is that anyone can learn how to build apps. You can work on your idea in your spare time, […]

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Best iPhone XR Screen Protectors

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/11/11/best-iphone-xr-screen-protectors/">Best iPhone XR Screen Protectors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Do we really need more than three rear cameras on a smartphone?

It seems like 2018 marked the start of the triple-camera smartphone, as Huawei and LG both issued unique rear camera setups. Samsung decided three wasn’t enough, launching the quad-camera Galaxy A9 2018 last month. Adding a quad-camera setup to a non-flagship is certainly bold, but is it a harbinger of things to come? What are dual-camera […]

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CloudFlare releases Android app for its 1.1.1.1 DNS

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_cloudflare-dns.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-483656" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/nexus2cee_cloudflare-dns.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>DNS servers play a crucial role in modern networking. When you type in a website, like androidpolice.com, your DNS looks up the IP address tied to that domain so the page can be loaded. Most people stick with the default DNS from their internet service provider, but because <a href="https://dnsprivacy.org/wiki/display/DP/DNS+Privacy+-+The+Problem">ISPs have been known to log DNS queries</a>, some turn to alternatives from <a class="external" href="https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">Google</a> and <a class="external" href="https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener">OpenDNS</a>.<span id="more-526968"></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/01/cloudflare-launches-public-dns-service-claiming-faster-google-dns-opendns/">CloudFlare released its own public DNS service last year</a>, which supports DNS-over-TLS/DNS-over-HTTPS and...

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Nokia 7.1 review: Unrealized potential

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/nokia-7.1-1.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-526939" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/nokia-7.1-1-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Just a few short years ago, Nokia was seldom mentioned on Android Police... or much of anywhere, really. Microsoft gobbled up Nokia's renowned smartphone division and still couldn't make Windows Phone work. The remainder of Nokia partnered with HMD to revive the brand in 2016, and some of the phones to come out of this partnership are fantastic, helped by Nokia/HMD's commitment to Android One.</p> <p><span id="more-526502"></span></p> <p>We've given high marks to phones like the Nokia 6.1 and 3.1—both fantastic budget devices.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/nokia-7-1-review-unrealized-potential/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/11/nokia-7-1-review-unrealized-potential/'>Nokia 7.1 review: Unrealized...

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Deal: Learn to film or shoot like a pro for just $35

You’ve got a phenomenal camera in your pocket, so let’s put it to good use. Everyone’s impressed by stunning photos and videos, so it’s time you got some of that attention. Using a camera is a fun and fulfilling hobby. Plus, y’know, people think you’re all arty and stuff when you tell them that. There […]

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OnePlus’ 5G smartphone will not be the OnePlus 7

A OnePlus spokesperson revealed that the company’s 5G smartphone will launch in early 2019. The spokesperson also revealed that the 5G smartphone will not be the OnePlus 6T successor. OnePlus’ 5G smartphone will kick off a new line of devices for the company. OnePlus already confirmed that it would release a 5G-capable smartphone in 2019, […]

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