👋 Good morning! I trust you had a nice and filling Thanksgiving if you celebrated it, and we're back for Black Friday, with DGiT Monthly out this weekend too! Also, can you believe it’s only been a week since the Tesla Cybertruck was launched?
Black Friday has become an overwhelming behemoth, with every store jostling for your attention both online and offline.
So, as is careful tradition, here’s a list of a few devices and gadgets on sale that are worthwhile, don’t go on sale too often, and aren’t going to collect dust -- plus links to useful hubs that have more of everything if you do want to go hunting from the safety of your WiFi.
Android Authority has a run down of some great upfront deals for great phones, which includes the following:
There are loads and loads of TV deals - I’m sticking with an LG 4K bargain here
Here are better UK deals from major retailers, many of which mirror US deals in pounds, including the Google Pixel 3a —£329, £70 off.
🦚 Twitter has paused its plan to delete inactive accounts, after outcry (Axios).
📸 Staff Picks: 8 things Ryan-Thomas Shaw uses every day. Interesting to see what the youngsters are using for shooting video while on a budget (Android Authority).
🍃 Levoit LV-PUR131S smart air purifier review (Android Authority).
🧹 Roborock S4 review: A powerhouse robot vacuum cleaner (Android Authority).
🎧 Amazon Echo Buds Review: Not super premium, but bring a lot to the table, “and with a much more attainable price than the direct competition” (SoundGuys).
🚖 Uber struggles with 'open secret' of shared driver accounts (Wall Street Journal).
🔓 Security fails we’re kinda thankful for (Engadget).
🦠 Researchers engineer E. coli strain that 'eats' carbon dioxide: important proof of concept (Nature).
🧪 Speaking of: How do CO2 scrubbers work? (r/askscience).
Time’s Best Inventions of 2019 list is out, and I’m both excited and a teeny tiny bit cynical. Here's the mag cover:
There are reasons for hope:
Together with AT&T
Shop for cell phones, prepaid phones and cell phone plans at AT&T Wireless. AT&T is a wireless telecommunications company providing coverage to millions of customers in the U.S. AT&T offers exclusive products from Apple, Nokia, Sharp, Sony, LG, Moto, Samsung and other manufacturers. The cellular company remains a favorite of consumers who like its sharp voice quality and discounts on cell phone plans.
This year, AT&T wants to give you a new phone, with a new line, for $0 upfront on a 0% APR 30-mo installment plan.
AT&T Black Friday highlights:
The special offer is only valid from November 22 to December 5, so don’t let it slip through your fingers.
Signing off for the week but not the month just yet,
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor
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