Happy Wednesday to you. We learned yesterday that Hamilton is getting released a year early as a Disney Plus exclusive. "Instead of the planned theatrical release set for October 15th, 2021, it'll be out on July 3rd, 2020," Julia Alexander reports. I wonder how they decided to make the switch to streaming instead of waiting for theaters to reopen. I wonder who made the final decision. I bet because everybody at Disney is working from home, it happened over a video conference.
Best Buy is offering a great deal that nets you a free Razer Viper mouse when you buy the Huntsman Tournament Edition wired gaming keyboard. The keyboard alone costs $130, so getting the Viper (usually $80 by itself) for free with purchase is a great deal if you're hoping to stock up on PC gaming accessories. Just add the keyboard to your cart and the mouse will be added automatically.
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The new Nest Aware subscription now costs $6 a month or $60 a year to cover all of your devices. That gets you 30 days of "event video history," meaning you get the recordings from whenever the camera detects motion or sound. Jumping up to $12 a month ($120 a year) for Nest Aware Plus doubles your event history to 60 days and also gets you 10 days of 24/7 video recording history.
┏ Huawei's P30 Pro gets another rerelease to keep the Google dream alive. Speaking of Huawei, in Europe it is still selling this phone, albeit with updated software. It's the last flagship the company is allowed to include Google apps and services on. I suppose it has no other choice, really, given what seems to be a strong reluctance among consumers to buy its non-Google-app phones.
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