Archive for September, 2017


Google matching Apple by lowering prices for some UHD movies to $19.99

Certain UHD titles on Google Play Movies & TV are being lowered from $ 29.99 down to HD prices of $ 19.99.

Alongside the announcement of the Apple TV 4K, Apple revealed that it would be upgrading its customers’ HD digital movie purchases from iTunes to UHD quality at no additional cost. This is something that’s been missing from Google Play Movies & TV for quite some time, but it looks like that’s starting to change.

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Google and Emogi team up to bring animated stickers to Gboard

If you love to share stickers using Google’s popular mobile keyboard application, Gboard then you’ll be glad to know that the app has just received an infusion of animated stickers courtesy of Emogi (not Emoji). According to the official press release, animated stickers are 3.6 times more likely to be shared during conversation than their […]

You can now pre-order the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact for $599.99

Introduced back at IFA 2017, the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is now available for pre-order in the US for $ 599.99. The phone will start shipping on October 4, the same day that Google is expected to unveil its next-gen flagship phones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact is a […]

Woot drops the price of a refurbished Google Pixel to as low as $355

The Google Pixel 2 is likely right around the corner, which means now may not appear to be the best time to buy the original Google Pixel, right? Well, it is still a good time to buy, but probably not a brand new one. Whether you are unimpressed by the leaked images and specs of the upcoming Pixel, or just want to have an extra original one for a backup, you won’t want to miss this one-day deal.

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Sony’s next-gen phone will finally feature an ‘all-new design language’

Sony’s next-generation flagship will sport a bezel-less design.

Sony hasn’t strayed from its OmniBalance design language for some time now, but it looks like that’s finally about to change. On the sidelines of the launch of the Xperia XZ1, Sony India’s managing director Kenichiro Hibi said that the company will introduce an “all-new design language” to better compete with 18:9 devices like the Galaxy Note 8 and the LG V30. To that effect, Sony’s next-generation flagship will feature a  [Read More…]

Facebook takes another stab at improving the News Feed on Android

Present at Droidcon in New York, Facebook had some good news for Android users, announcing it has improved the News Feed experience. As the type of content people normally share on their News Feed has evolved from mere text, photos, and videos to more complex 360-degree video or Live, the challenge is to be able […]

How to sort the Galaxy Note 8 launcher app drawer alphabetically

Organizing your app drawer can be done alphabetically.

Keeping all of the apps you download onto your Galaxy Note 8 organized can be a daunting task. Between email, messaging services, social media, and more, there are always apps you need to find easily. Thankfully, Samsung has made this easier, by letting you sort all of the apps in your app drawer alphabetically in its default TouchWIZ launcher. We’ve got the details on how to do it below!

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Google blocks YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show

If you own an Amazon Echo Show, you might have noticed something missing – you can no longer access YouTube from it. Ask Alexa to play you a music video from YouTube and you will get this stern response in return: “Currently, Google is not supporting YouTube on Echo Show.” Ouch! What’s going on, you […]

Deal: Get unlimited talk, text & data from ROK for just $50 a month

ROK Mobile’s offering the cheapest unlimited data plan on the nation’s most reliable network.

Anyone interested in an affordable unlimited data plan and top-notch nationwide coverage should check out the latest offer from ROK Mobile.

Currently, you can bring your own CDMA-compatible phone to ROK Mobile and pay just $ 50 a month for unlimited talk, text & data on the “nation’s most reliable network” (AKA Verizon’s network). The $ 50 deal is $ 25 a month cheaper than Verizon’s $ 75  [Read More…]

Cafago offers great discounts on two Class 10 MicroSD cards; don’t miss it! (Promoted Deals)

Similar to GearBest and BangGood, Cafago is an online retailer that sells a number of different kinds of products – notably for us, cell phones and their accessories. As such, we thought we’d offer you, our dear readers, a chance at getting a couple nice deals on MicroSD cards – one 64GB, one 128GB. Check […]