Black Friday 2018 is upon us, and that means some fantastic deals and discounts on all sorts of tech products. From laptops to software, we round up the very best Black Friday 2018 tech deals.
Remember, the trick with Black Friday shopping is to be judicious and buy at the right moment. We have a few tips and tricks for working out if you’re getting the best price possible, so see our guide to checking if it’s a real deal.
The most important advice? Be sure of what it is you’re buying. You’re better off getting a healthy discount on a good brand, rather than snapping up the cheapest product you see from a brand you’ve never heard of.
If you’re unsure about all the tech jargon (and there’s no shame in that) check out our handy Black Friday Survival Guide. Happy shopping!
You can find some great deals on smartphones in time for Black Friday. Often, mobile network providers will slash their monthly contracts, including on some high-end models.
Below, we’ve rounded up a couple of great smartphone contract deals we’ve spotted so far, including a bargain price on the old iPhone 6S model – it’s a couple of years old now, but a perfectly respectable iPhone.
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Everything you need to know about the newly-announced Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, and the latest news on the next-generation Sony PlayStation 5. With Google and Apple moving into game-streaming services, Sony and Microsoft have plenty of competition ahead.
Specialist retailer B&H has started taking pre-orders for the Huawei P30, P30 Pro and P30 Lite. This marks a big break for US retailers, which stopped stocking the Chinese company’s phones after a US government ban.
Hackers Could View Outlook.com Accounts for Months
Microsoft’s Outlook.com email service was compromised earlier this year, the software company has recently revealed. As a result, hackers were able to access some Outlook users’ private information for a months-long period.
Do Facebook Outages Signal a Flaw in Combining Platforms?
Facebook went down for the third time in less than six months, causing subsequent outages on Instagram, Whatsapp, and Messenger. Does Facebook’s overarching power create problems for the social media world if their outages are this widespread?
The Opera browser has unveiled loads of new features including a built-in cryptocurrency wallet, support for Web 3.0 applications, and a new dark mode. With the browser already packing a built-in VPN, it's a genuine Chrome competitor that's well worth a free tryout.
According to industry insiders, Huawei is looking to get into your living room, with a range of TVs coming this year. In a first for the tech company, it may release premium smart TVs as soon as this April. But international security concerns around the brand are still mounting.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published a note outlining his vision for turning the social network into a "privacy-focused" platform. This is a complete reversal of its previous actions, so can we actually believe him? And, if it is true, what will the new Facebook look like?
Richard Parris is the Managing Editor of Tech.co. He has over a decade's experience writing about tech, covering everything from the latest product reviews to online privacy and security. Before joining Tech.co, Richard previously worked as the editor of the UK's largest technology magazine and its associated website.