This $530 Android phone is half the price of an iPhone X and just as good

You might not have heard of the OnePlus 6 phone, but it’s one of the best and most affordable smartphones on the market. It’s extremely fast, has facial recognition, high-speed charging, and plenty of storage. Following is a transcript of the video.  Antonio Villas-Boas: This is one of the best phones that you’ve probably haven’t heard […]

A big drugmaker is backing away from a plan to triple the price of a lifesaving cancer drug after facing a public backlash

Thomson Reuters Drugmaker Pharmacyclics had tripled the cost of a lifesaving cancer blood treatment when it introduced a new version of the pill. The new price tag faced criticism from cancer doctors who were concerned about how this would impact how they dosed patients with the drug.  Last week, Pharmacyclics reversed its decision to take […]

Google Drive update brings new features, a new name and a BIG price cut

This won’t affect free users who take advantage of 15GB storage without having to pay, but if you have a paid subscription plan for more storage space you will be set for big price cuts.  Google’s new Google One service is to replace the paid options within Google Drive.  At present if 15GB is not […]

Silicon Valley’s housing market is so dire, a burned-out home just sold way over the asking price — for $938,000

Redfin screenshot The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most expensive housing markets in America. Case in point: A fire-ravaged home in San Jose, California, has sold well over asking for $ 938,000. The home will need to be demolished.   It’s no secret that buying a home for under $ 1 million […]

OnePlus 6 price needs to be just right, or it could lose one of its biggest selling points

ONEPLUS OnePlus needs to get the price of its new smartphone just right, or it could frustrate its fanbase Opinion –OnePlus 6 will be unveiled at an exclusive London launch event on May 16th. The ticketed event, which sold out in hours, comes after months of cryptic tweets from OnePlus executives, teaser trailers, and leaks […]

Car insurance: Average price has recorded its first quarterly fall in two years

Despite the drop, average costs during the first quarter of 2018 were the highest that the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has ever seen at this time of year. The ABI’s latest Motor Insurance Premium Tracker found the average price paid for private comprehensive motor insurance was £478, down £13 on the final quarter of […]

Why this year’s insane graphics-card price surge might be over

The massive computing power of high-end consumer graphics cards make them ideal for mining Ethereum and a number of lesser-known cryptocurrencies. (Bitcoin’s simpler mining algorithm long ago came to be dominated by custom ASICs, making GPU-based bitcoin mining unprofitable.) As a result, the cryptocurrency boom that began last year led to a boom in demand […]

Mazda CX-9 review: 90% of the luxury for 75% of the price

Language is imprecise and fungible. One person’s SUV is another person’s crossover. One company’s mid-size crossover is another company’s full-size SUV. In other words, marketing materials and commercials don’t tell the whole story when it comes to the most popular car segment in the US. I recently spent a week behind the wheel of a […]