Archive for March, 2020


PS4 and other consoles see massive spike in sales across Europe

A lot of people are playing video games now that they’re stuck inside.

What you need to know Many countries have ordered people to stay in their homes the last few weeks due to COVID-19. Game networks like PSN and Xbox Live have seen an uptick in traffic as a result. PlayStation 4 and other consoles have also seen a spike in sales across Europe with over 250,000 sold.

People are spending a lot of time indoors  [Read More…]

Activision is cracking down on cheaters in Call of Duty: Warzone

Activision is taking a stronger stance towards anyone found cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone.

What you need to know Call of Duty: Warzone is a Battle Royale mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It’s also available as a standalone free-to-play game. Activision has issued over 35,000 bans so far to players found to be cheating.

While Call of Duty: Warzone has already seen strong success with millions of players jumping in, Activision is taking a  [Read More…]

Score double the minutes and data with any Tello mobile plan from $5/month

There’s no need to stay locked into paying for an expensive service provider anymore while companies like Tello Mobile exist. Tello is an affordable, prepaid service which uses Sprint’s network and has a variety of plans for less than $ 20 monthly. The best part is that you’re never locked into a contract and there are no fees to worry about; you only pay the cost of the plan you choose.

Thanks to Tello’s latest deal for new and existing  [Read More…]

Google Hangouts Meet vs. Zoom: Which conferencing tool is better for you?

Best for quick meetings Google Hangouts Meets

From $ 6/ mo. at Google

Pros Share screen Send files through chat Included with G Suite accounts No additional fee for call-in participants Cons Messy dashboard compared to Zoom Can host fewer participants Clunky and unreliable for Mac users

Google Hangouts Meet comes free with your G Suite subscription. This program is pretty basic but has all the collaboration tools you’ll need to conduct productive meetings. It also  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Google blacklist led to a $12 billion revenue shortfall in 2019

Without Google apps, Huawei’s hardware loses its appeal for most.

What you need to know Huawei has been unable to work with Google since its inclusion on the Entity List in May 2019. The company thought it could handle the loss by creating its own replacement for Google’s services on top of its already good hardware. Huawei was in-fact not able to handle it and reported a shortfall of $ 12 billion.

Huawei’s first year without Google  [Read More…]

5 deals to help keep you entertained while you’re stuck at home

It’s beginning to look like we may be in self-isolation for a long time to come. If you’re already running out of ideas on how to entertain yourself at home, you may be in for a tough time. Fortunately, we’ve found a few programs that should give you many more hours of entertainment. Check them out.

VideoDuke: Lifetime License

MSRP: $ 29.90

Sale Price: $ 15

Price Drop: $ 9.99

VideoDuke lets you save complete channels  [Read More…]

Free VPN hide.me increases monthly data limit from 2GB to 10GB

What you need to know The data usage limit on hide.me’s free plan has increased. It’s gone from 2GB to 10GB and resets monthly. Other limitations remain the same.

With VPN usage skyrocketing as more and more people begin working from home, hide.me has announced the data transfer limit for its free VPN plan has been raised from 2GB to 10GB. The five-fold increase is live now and is a permanent change.

Some of the best free VPNs  [Read More…]

Diablo-like ‘Titan Quest’ gets Atlantis expansion on PlayStation 4

Explore the lost city.

What you need to know Titan Quest is a Diablo-like action game from THQ Nordic. It just got an expansion that focuses on Atlantis. The expansion costs $ 20, while the base game costs $ 30. You can purchase Titan Quest through the PlayStation Store.

Titan Quest is one of my most favorite games. I love the lore and I like that it features mythology from a lot of different regions. The game  [Read More…]

How to play Half-Life: Alyx on the Oculus Quest

Whether you want to play it with Oculus Link or wirelessly, we’ve got you covered.

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s first flagship VR title, and it’s the first new Half-Life game in well over a decade. Valve has, once again, lived up to its pedigree as one of the world’s foremost video game developers and created a must-have title but, as of this moment, it’s only available on a PC running Steam. But Oculus Quest owners can rest  [Read More…]