Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is $600 for a limited time

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with 256GB of storage currently costs $950 at Amazon and from Samsung, but you can get one right now for just $600. This exclusive deal comes from Daily Steals, which has 100 units of the Galaxy Note 10 to sell at this price. Use the offer code VERGENOTE10 to knock $350 off the price at checkout.

Realme’s first wearable is a $20 fitness band with a cricket mode

Realme started out aping Xiaomi’s model of selling ultra-low-cost Redmi phones in India, so why wouldn’t it follow the same path when it comes to wearables? Today the company is announcing the Realme Band, which is no doubt intended to compete with Xiaomi’s simple and successful Mi Band series.

Realme 6 and 6 Pro announced: a 90Hz screen for under $200

Realme has followed up last week’s X50 Pro 5G flagship with the announcement of its latest mainstream models for India, the Realme 6 and 6 Pro. The phones see Realme continue its drive to offer high-end features at lower prices.

Google Stadia now supports 4K streaming on the web

Google is starting to roll out 4K streaming support for Stadia on the web. 9to5Google reports that a number of Reddit users have spotted the new 4K support in games like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Mortal Kombat 11, and Grid. The option doesn’t appear to be available for all Stadia users, though. We’ve tested three Stadia accounts and none of them have the 4K option just yet.

Ex-Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski must pay Google $179 million

Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer who helped pioneer self-driving cars before joining Uber, was ordered to pay $179 million to Google Wednesday over a contract dispute. The ruling upholds the award Google previously won in arbitration over an agreement that Levandowski would not poach employees.

Alexa adds severe weather alerts and new features for commuters

Amazon’s Alexa quietly gained a few features in February you might not be aware of, including severe weather alerts and the ability to send information about your commute directly to your phone. These, and other features, were announced in Alexa’s Monthly Roundup for February, published yesterday.

The drone boat of ‘Shipwreck Alley’

It was just past midnight when the Ironton punched a 200-square-foot hole in the side of the Ohio. It was dark, the waters were rough, and the Ohio, a wooden bulk freighter loaded with flour and feed, was no match for the Ironton, a schooner heavy with coal. The Ohio sank within half an hour, and the Ironton soon followed, taking five of its crew down too.

Best face mask alternatives for not getting sick

If hourly news updates on the spread of the coronavirus have you constantly reaching for the Purell — and your Xanax (or anxiety remedy of choice) — you’ve probably wondered if it’s time to buy a face mask. Currently, the CDC only recommends that doctors and nurses treating patients who are, or may be, infected with the virus wear N95 respirator masks — the face masks certified to filter out at least 95 percent of airborne particles. Residents of impacted cities in China have been encouraged to wear masks in public, too. While no such recommendation has been issued for those in the US, that hasn’t stopped many panicked people from buying up all the masks they can find. That’s a problem for more than just the nervous among us: As The New York Times reported yesterday, mask hoarding might actually cause a shortage for health care workers who actually need them.

TCL’s new foldable and rollable concepts imagine a wild future of phones

The first wave of foldable devices are here, and honestly they’ve tended to be a bit... disappointing. But even as hardware companies are still trying to get flexible displays right, TCL is already looking ahead with a pair of foldable and rollable prototypes that imagines what the future of phones could look like.

You can save $41 with these refurbished AirPods Pro at Best Buy

Apple’s AirPods Pro truly wireless earphones cost $249.99 new, and there’s only been a few instances of that price wiggling. If you’re looking to save some money, and don’t mind if the headphones aren’t brand-new, Best Buy is offering $41 off the original price for refurbished units.

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