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Now's the time to get a Chromecast! Photos: Amazon

Now’s the time to get a Chromecast! Photos: Amazon

If you still haven’t bought yourself a Chromecast, you really should — today!

Amazon is offering everyone who purchases Google’s streaming stick (which is already reduced by $5) a $10 gift card, but the offer’s valid for today only.

HBO Now is here. Photo: HBO

HBO Now is here. Photo: HBO

HBO Now today arrives on Android, giving fans of Game of Thrones, True Detective, and Silicon Valley a convenient way to access their favorite shows at anytime, in any place. It’s also coming soon to Google Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire TV devices.

Basically a Star Trek computer for your home.

Basically a Star Trek computer for your home.

Remember Echo, Amazon’s Siri-in-a-tube which was first announced back in November, but until now has only been available on an invitation-only basis?

If the idea of getting hold of Jeff Bezos’ standalone virtual assistant appeals to you, today is your lucky day — as Echo is now available to all U.S. customers for $179.99 via Amazon.com.

Lollipop is coming to Fire Phone. Photo: Amazon

Lollipop is coming to Fire Phone. Photo: Amazon

If you were one of the few who bought an Fire Phone and didn’t instantly return it, Amazon is preparing a Lollipop-based update that hopes to heal your remorse. Its Fire OS 5 preview is now available to developers ahead of a public release later this year.

The update will also be headed to Fire Tablets, Fire TV, and Fire TV Stick.

BlackBerry finally succumbs to Android. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

BlackBerry finally succumbs to Android. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

BlackBerry could finally turn to Android in an attempt to save itself having failed to gain any traction with its BlackBerry 10 platform over the past two years.

A new report claims the Canadian company is working on a new “slider” device with a retractable physical keyboard.

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