Jabra's excellent noise-cancelling Elite 85h headphones are down to an all-time low of $200 ($100 off)

These days, you have a plethora of options when you’re interested in noise-cancelling headphones. Other than Sony and Bose products, the Jabra Elite 85h are one of the better options in this market, and they’re currently $100 cheaper than usual at multiple resellers, going for $200 instead of $300.

In his review, our own David Ruddock felt the Jabra Elite 85h’s audio quality and noise-cancellation capabilities were even better than similar offers from Bose while providing a much longer battery life of 36 hours. Read MoreJabra’s excellent noise-cancelling Elite 85h headphones are down to an all-time low of $200 ($100 off) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

JBL and Harman’s Black Friday weekend sale includes discounts on headphones, speakers, and a ton more [Featured Deal]

If you’re in need of premium audio gear without the premium prices, you’ve landed on the right article. All throughout this Black Friday weekend, Harman is running exclusive deals on a ton of its most popular products, like wireless headphones, Bluetooth speakers, sound bars, and much more. Here are just some of the highlights you’ll want to check out:

Headphones and earbuds

Left to right: HK Soho, AKG N5005
When it comes to channeling serious sound straight to your eardrums, look no further than these headphones and earbuds from Harman Kardon, JBL, and AKG. Read MoreJBL and Harman’s Black Friday weekend sale includes discounts on headphones, speakers, and a ton more [Featured Deal] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

All the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more

Black Friday has come and gone, but we’re not done with pre-holiday deals by a long shot. Cyber Monday starts in just a few hours, and many retailers have their sales live already. For tonight, the bargains are pretty similar to what they were earlier this week, but plenty of them are still really great deals. New deals are sure to be flying all day Monday, so be sure to check back often. Read MoreAll the best Cyber Monday deals on phones, chromebooks, headphones, smart home hardware, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Some carrier RCS implementations have security issues

The biggest issue with RCS prior to Google’s benevolent rollout was the sheer volume of implementations. Every carrier had its own spin on the standard with proprietary seasoning on top, and few of the systems talked to one another. Beyond the practical limitations imposed on customers’ cross-carrier communications, it turns out these customized versions are also exposing users to security vulnerabilities, based on details dug up by a cybersecurity firm in a recent report by Motherboard. Read MoreSome carrier RCS implementations have security issues was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Weekend poll: Why did you last upgrade your phone?

With Black Friday behind us and Cyber Monday just ahead, odds are a good chunk of you just bought a new phone — or you’re planning to. Whether you’ve got spec envy, you’re moving carriers, or your old phone is just broken, there are plenty of reasons for wanting an upgrade. It may have been just yesterday or two years ago, but was your motivation the last time you bought a new phone? Read MoreWeekend poll: Why did you last upgrade your phone? was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Get the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 30 for just $180 ($90 off), other models up to $100 off

Anker is known for building reliable yet relatively affordable products. Its Eufy sub-brand focuses on delivering the same promise for smart-home appliances such as robot vacuums, mops, smart cameras, doorbells, light bulbs, and more. This Black Friday, you can save up to $100 on a range of robot vacuums and mops, with models as low as $180.
Vacuums
When it comes to robot vacuums, Eufy has a substantially large offering. Although not all of them are on sale this weekend, five are marked down, and you’ll get to pick the one that’s the most suited to your needs. Read MoreGet the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 30 for just $180 ($90 off), other models up to $100 off was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

LG reportedly begins Android 10 rollout for G8 ThinQ

LG’s tendency to update its devices incredibly slowly has become something of a running gag in the tech community, especially after the company unveiled a ‘Software Upgrade Center’ last year that didn’t change matters much. It seems like the company’s current flagship is receiving Android 10 in a timely manner, but don’t get excited yet.
There is currently one confirmed report of Android 10 rolling out to an LG G8 ThinQ in South Korea, courtesy of Reddit user Jerry101923. Read MoreLG reportedly begins Android 10 rollout for G8 ThinQ was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Samsung Galaxy Buds hit amazing all-time low in early Cyber Monday deal

The Galaxy Buds are a pretty solid deal even at their normal asking price of $129.99, but in this early Cyber Monday deal on Amazon you can pick them up for just under $100! That’s about 23% off and one of the best deals we’ve seen on a pair of truly wireless earbuds from a major brand.
The Galaxy Buds offer a compact case that charges wirelessly or via USB-C, the earbuds themselves have about 6 hours of battery life which should be enough for most listening sessions and the case will provide a little more than one additional full charge to the earbuds for approximately another 7 hours of listening.
The lower profile look of the Galaxy Buds is preferable to some of the larger options on the market and while they aren’t going to hold up to audiophile standards, the sound quality is solid enough if a bit light on the bass.
The Galaxy Buds feature an Ambient Aware mode that lets in additional sound if you are using them while walking on the street, biking or jogging and need to remain aware of your surroundings. They do notably lack active noise-canceling, so if you are looking for something to totally block out your surroundings these probably won’t cut it.
If you aren’t a Samsung fan you can find the fairly similar Jabra 65t for the same $99.99 price point at Best Buy currently. They are a bit bulkier (case and earbuds) than the Galaxy Buds, but offer slightly more battery life in the case.
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Get the JBL Free X true wireless earbuds for just $70 ($80 off)

If you’re looking for a pair of workout buds that offer superior audio quality, you’re in luck, as JBL’s Free X true wireless earphones are designed for active people, and are more than 50% off this Black Friday. You can get them for $70 at B&H or $75 on Amazon, instead of their original $150 MSRP.

For this price, you get IPX5 water and sweat resistance, as well as four hours of battery life. Read MoreGet the JBL Free X true wireless earbuds for just $70 ($80 off) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

25 new Android games from the week of November 25, 2019: GRID Autosport, Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos, and King Tactics

Welcome to the roundup of the new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have the release of the console racer GRID Autosport, a new spin on the Might & Magic Heroes series, and a tactical board game themed around the Wars of the Roses. So without further ado, here are the more notable Android games released during the week of November 25th, 2019. Read More25 new Android games from the week of November 25, 2019: GRID Autosport, Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos, and King Tactics was written by the awesome team at Android Police.