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PS5 restock retailers tipped this week: Time to call

PS5 restock retailers tipped this week: Time to call

A set of retailers are expected to get new stock of the Sony PlayStation 5 this week at Best Buy, Target, Walmart and others. If you're searching for an in-store drop, make a call to your local GameStop first. Target and Best Buy may also get consoles in stock, but it's entirely possible they will not be made available to the general public - depending on store policy.

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Walmart’s ReliOn private brand is bringing cheaper insulin to the US

Walmart’s ReliOn private brand is bringing cheaper insulin to the US

Walmart has announced a cheaper insulin product that'll provide diabetics with more affordable access to the life-saving substance. According to the company, its ReliOn is the first private brand to launch its own analog insulin, which will be available to purchase in vials and as FlexPens. The company anticipates ReliOn insulin saving diabetics hundreds of dollars monthly.

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Walmart onn. Android TV devices released in two tiny sizes

Walmart onn. Android TV devices released in two tiny sizes

This week Walmart released their "onn." collection of Android TV devices, for real this time. These devices have appeared in leaks more than once before - now they're out there in the real world, for sale. There's a 4K Streaming Device and an FHD Streaming Stick in the mix, both at Walmart stores across the United States.

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Walmart and Target are planning their own Prime Day alternatives

Walmart and Target are planning their own Prime Day alternatives

Amazon plans to hold its Prime Day 2021 over a 48-hour period starting June 21 at midnight Pacific Time. Competitors Walmart and Target are gearing up to compete with the online retailer with their own sales, both of which will take place on the same dates as Prime Day. Target is calling its June sale 'Deal Days,' while Walmart is referring to its own Prime Day alternative as 'Deals for Days.'

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Walmart onn Android TV stick seems like a bargain, but is it?

Walmart onn Android TV stick seems like a bargain, but is it?

The Walmart Onn Android TV stick leaked today with a price that seems to undercut all rivals. The device is one of two, the other (also with Walmart "onn." branding) costs slightly more and has significantly higher image resolution output. This device appears to herald the release of a collection of similar devices, all with essentially the same remote control design, coming with Android TV software here in 2021.

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Pokemon cards are too dangerous to sell in stores, says Target [UPDATE: Walmart statement]

Pokemon cards are too dangerous to sell in stores, says Target [UPDATE: Walmart statement]

Safety concerns have elevated to a point where both Target and Walmart have removed Pokemon cards from store shelves in the United States. A Target document shared this week that all stores will "pause selling MLB, NFL, NBA, and Pokemon trading cards" starting on May 14, 2021. Any product already shipped to stores must be kept in a secure location "with camera coverage until further notice."

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Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

If you're looking for an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you're not alone. The next-generation console series shortage is one of a wide variety of results of the COVID-19 pandemic and supply issues worldwide. Once supply was short, scalpers came to take advantage of the situation by buying up the Xbox Series X and S that were sold in the first few waves this year. Now, Microsoft is taking action with a "Console Purchase Pilot."

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Walmart Onn Android TV streaming device almost ready for launch

Walmart Onn Android TV streaming device almost ready for launch

In its efforts to compete with Amazon, Walmart has started investing in its own mobile and entertainment hardware. Unlike Amazon's Fire devices, however, Walmart's Onn brand has stayed directly under Google's blessed Android ecosystems, which means access to Google Play Store and services. That was true for tablets and now it seems it will be true for Walmart's first streaming device. That might not be the HDMI stick we've seen before but will instead be an Onn Android TV box.

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Walmart acquires MeMD, paving the way for new telehealth services

Walmart acquires MeMD, paving the way for new telehealth services

Walmart has announced the acquisition of MeMD, a telehealth services provider, a business move that will benefit the company's Walmart Health division. With the platform, Walmart Health will be able to offer virtual telehealth services across the US, according to the company, in addition to its in-person centers. The change will come 'over the coming months.'

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Android Entertainment Space lets Google invest in tablets without new hardware

Android Entertainment Space lets Google invest in tablets without new hardware

Google revealed a new Android tablet experience called Entertainment Space in May of 2021. This new experience - a new home screen replacement of sorts - is a different approach to Android. It's difficult to see what they presented with Entertainment Space without thinking about Amazon's series of Fire Tablet devices and their take on Android. The software, as Google showed it on May 5, 2021, centers on Google-hosted media - everything from the Google Play app store, books store, videos, shows, and games.

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Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

Xbox Series X and PS5 restock at Target, Best Buy, Walmart this week

The time for the next PlayStation 5 (PS5), Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S restock appears to be imminent. The place is Target, and the time is tomorrow. If you're reading this on the 27th of April, 2021, you'll find Target stocking the Xbox Series X and PS5 tomorrow morning, according to inside sources. If you're hoping to find one of these next-gen consoles at Walmart, you'll do well to wait for Thursday, while Best Buy looks to have the consoles on Friday.

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Walmart invests in GM’s Cruise ahead of starting autonomous deliveries

Walmart invests in GM’s Cruise ahead of starting autonomous deliveries

Walmart has invested in autonomous car company Cruise, ahead of a pilot delivery program with the GM-backed company's self-driving vehicles. The pilot was announced late last year and is expected to begin in 2021, as Walmart explores new options for the so-called "last mile" of getting groceries and more to shoppers.

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