Google Store Black Friday sale now live, deals on Home Mini, Chromecast, and more

The Google Store is kicking off its Black Friday celebrations a day early and is offering discounts on a number of Made by Google devices. If you’ve been looking to pick one up directly from the source, now would be a good time to do so! If you’re after the best savings on the Play Store, be sure to check out our other post here.

To save any possible disappointment going in, be aware that you won’t find any discounts on any Pixel phones, the Pixelbook, or the Pixel Buds earphones. Nevertheless, there are a couple of enticing reductions that might tempt you to take out your wallet.

The best deal of the lot undoubtedly goes to the Home Mini, which is on sale for just $29. That’s already $20 off the usual price, but to sweeten the deal Google is also throwing in a $10 voucher that can be spent on any Chromecast, Nest, Wifi, or Home products.

That means you’re effectively getting a Home Mini for $19. As amazing as that is, if you’re after a stupidly good price on the Home Mini, you can take advantage of the same $20 discount (minus the voucher) combined with a $25 Google Express promo code over at Walmart. That works out to $4 if you account for the promo. You can grab this incredible deal via the button below.

Back on the Google Store, the original Home is also reduced by $50, taking the price down to $79. That’s a very good price for the Home’s base model, especially if you want a smart speaker with reasonable audio quality on top of the Assistant features.

Read: What is Google Assistant? How can you use it?

In case you’re the last person on Earth who doesn’t own a Chromecast, both the regular media streaming device and its 4K counterpart, the Chromecast Ultra, are $15 off (priced $20 and $54, respectively). The Chromecast Audio is also down to $25 (originally $35).

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If you’re after a boost to your home Wi-Fi you can pick up Google’s mesh routers on the cheap too. One Google Wifi unit will set you back $99 during the sale (down from $129), or you can grab a three-pack for $249 instead of the usual price of $299.

Finally, there’s $20 off the latest version of Google’s virtual reality headset, the Daydream View. If your phone is Daydream-compatible and you fancy giving mobile VR a spin, you can pick one up for $79 for a limited time.

The offers end on November 27th, just before midnight Pacific Time, so click the button below to grab any of the deals mentioned above while you still can. Also, be sure to check out our main Black Friday deals page so you don’t miss any other great offers.

Make big savings on SanDisk storage products today only on Amazon

SanDisk is one of the most popular producers of external storage products and is favored by many Android users (we consider it one of the best microSD card brands too). Among the bazillion other Black Friday deals currently ongoing is a SanDisk sale which includes a range of microSD cards and flash drives.

You can find them all on Amazon at the links below, but note that these particular offers are available only until midnight tonight.

MicroSD Cards

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Flash Drives

Have you found any better deals on storage products this Black Friday? Let us know what they are in the comments and check out our Black Friday 2017 hub for more.

Galaxy S8 & Note 8 Black Friday Deal: Up to $400 Off + Gear 360 & Gear VR Deals

Galaxy S8 & Note 8 Black Friday Deal: Up to $400 Off + Gear 360 & Gear VR Deals is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile.

Samsung is cutting up to $400 off the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 when you trade in a qualifying phone for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. This is a $100 bonus above the normal trade-in values and you can also save big on accessories. When you buy a Gear 360, you get a free Gear VR.

There are a lot of eligible smartphones you can trade in for $400 off the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ or Galaxy Note 8. This deal is only good from November 23rd through November 27th, and it’s an online only deal. You can get the unlocked version of the phones listed above so you can bring it to your carrier by popping your SIM card into it.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is $950 before the trade-in, which drops it to $550 when you trade in a very recent phone. The Galaxy S8+ is $824.99 which drops to $424.99 and the Galaxy S8 is $724, which drops to $324.99 with the top-level trade-in. Samsung financing is available on these options. If you buy a Gear 360 during Black Friday you get a free Gear VR.

Score a great Black Friday deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ or Galaxy Note 8.
Score a great Black Friday deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ or Galaxy Note 8.

You can pay the remaining balance of the phone up front or you can make monthly payments for 24 months at 0% interest, allowing you to decide how you want to pay for the rest of the phone. Here’s the trade-in value that you get for each of these phones.

  • iPhone 7+ – $400
  • iPhone 7 – $400
  • iPhone 6s+ – $300
  • iPhone 6s – $300
  • iPhone 6+ – $200
  • iPhone 6 – $200
  • iPhone 5s – $150
  • iPhone 5 – $150
  • iPhone SE – $150
  • Galaxy S7 Edge – $400
  • Galaxy S7 Active – $400
  • Galaxy S7 – $400
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – $200
  • Galaxy S6 Edge+ – $200
  • Galaxy S6 Active – $200
  • Galaxy S6 – $200
  • Galaxy S5 – $150
  • Galaxy S5 Active – $150
  • Galaxy Note 5 – $300
  • LG G6 – $200
  • LG G5 – $150
  • Pixel – $400
  • Pixel XL – $400

When you buy the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ or Galaxy Note 8 with this deal, you see the trade-in discount instantly, so you don’t need to mess with rebates or gift cards, everything is done up front. You have 15 days to send your old phone to Samsung, so you can wait for your new phone to arrive before you ship it off. If you currently make payments on your phone to your carrier, trading in to Samsung does not pay off your old phone.

Your trade-in needs to be a working phone that turns on and holds a charge. The phone can show normal wear and tear, but the display must be in good shape.

You can visit Samsung.com to get this deal.

Galaxy S8 & Note 8 Black Friday Deal: Up to $400 Off + Gear 360 & Gear VR Deals is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile.

Deal: Google Home can be yours for as low as $64 in the US

Black Friday has arrived early in the US, it seems: with a special coupon, you can buy a brand-new Google Home for just $64 on eBay.

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The Google Home family is quickly expanding, now ranging from a $49 “mini” version to a $399 supersized speaker. That doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about the original Google Home though – in fact, the original AI-powered speaker from Google remains one of the most aesthetically-pleasing and advanced smart speakers out there. Well, to put a cherry on top, so to speak, this holiday season, you can get your hands on one of these bad boys for just $64 through eBay.

A seller by the name “yapper_wireless” on eBay is selling brand-new Google Home units for $79, which isn’t a bad deal. As Android Police points out, however, there is a special coupon that you can redeem only on the eBay for Android app. Using PSHOPAPP should automatically apply a $15 discount, bringing the total price of the Google Home down to $64 from $79. Indeed, that’s only $15 more expensive than the Google Home Mini. 

The seller has 97.5% positive feedback and offers free shipping within the US as well as a 30-day window for returns. Not surprisingly, almost 4,000 Google Home units have been sold already. Again, this code cannot be used on the eBay website, only through the Android app, so here’s a link to the Play Store:

Week of Black Friday VPN Deal: VPN Unlimited

Virtual Private Networks are becoming a necessity. They used to be a niche for tech-heads, but now they’re the norm for good reason – the rising threats online. The US government voted that your ISP can sell data about you. Advertisers want to know everything about you. Malware is more sophisticated and commonplace.

Not to mention that fact that more of your personal business is conducted online. Just the fact that you bank online is a scary prospect. All it takes is one person secretly monitoring and you could be cleaned out.

How secure do you think your connection is?

VPNs are the simple solution, which is why there are so many out there. One that consistently stands out is VPN Unlimited. Of course it encrypts your connection and masks your location. And yes it also blocks trackers and malware with A DNS firewall. Good to know, but you should expect nothing less from a VPN.

What really marks VPN Unlimited out are the award-winning touches. Unlimited bandwidth and connection speed. More than 1000 servers in 50+ countries with fast server switching. Use across 5 devices. That kinda thing.

If a lot of these terms don’t mean much to you, don’t worry. Trust the experts:

*VPN Service Providers Best VPN Service Award for 2015*

*Rated PC Mag Top VPN for 2016*

*Named a Best VPN Service of September 2016 by TechRadar*

A VPN Unlimited lifetime subscription is usually $500, but right now you can get it for the promotional sale price of just $49. Not much for complete peace of mind.

By the way, over 10,000 people have already taken up this offer and rated VPN Unlimited as 5 stars. But this deal won’t last forever, so join them by hitting the button below.

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