The Morning After: Deadpool’s animatronic head is haunting our desires

This week felt like a throwback, with Halo trying just about the identical as earlier than and OnePlus promising a strong midrange telephone. And that was earlier than Friday’s shock announcement that G4 is coming back.

It’s not clear what a reborn G4 TV would appear like in 2020 now that Twitch and YouTube exist, however after seeing The Recreation Awards and Summer season Recreation Fest, perhaps there’s room? The community went off the air in 2014, though a one-minute teaser says “we by no means stopped enjoying.” Effectively, we by no means did both, however quite a lot of us stopped subscribing to cable so will probably be fascinating to see what Comcast has deliberate for the relaunch in 2021.

— Richard

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OnePlus Nord and a gaming telephone occasion

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With Devindra busy internet hosting Engadget’s Xbox livestream occasion, Cherlynn is joined by UK Bureau Chief Mat Smith. They dive into the OnePlus Nord, which was launched this week, and has been puffed up by the corporate and its followers. Our hosts additionally go over the OnePlus Buds, Xiaomi’s Mi Good Band 5 (and different merchandise), the ASUS ROG Cellphone three and different gaming telephones. And since we’re speaking to somebody within the UK, we additionally talk about the variations in perspective in the direction of Chinese language-made devices in America and Europe.

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Arms-on with Hasbro’s animatronic Deadpool head

The merc with only a mouth and… not a lot else.

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This $100 head strikes and talks, and reacts to your presence. Simply add 4 C batteries, and take away your expectation of listening to Ryan Reynolds’ voice.
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The perfect offers we discovered this week: Amazon gadgets, iPad mini and extra

Plus financial savings on wi-fi headphones from Bose and Sony.

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We’ve seen quite a few nice offers over the previous week, and some of them are nonetheless obtainable proper now. Amazon’s large Fireplace gadget sale stays in impact, so you will get issues just like the Fire TV Stick 4K and the Fire 7 tablet for under $35. Apple’s iPad mini is $50 off, the AirPods Pro are $20 off and the Apple Watch Sequence three stays discounted to $169. In the event you favor Android, take a look at Finest Purchase’s $70 present card provide hooked up to the $260 Galaxy Watch or $280 Galaxy Watch Energetic 2.

Listed below are all the very best offers from the week that you may nonetheless snag as we speak, and observe @EngadgetDeals on Twitter for extra updates.
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