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MetroPCS tempts switchers with two months of free service

The prepaid brand hopes to peel away subscribers from other carriers with a limited time offer. New customers can earn instant and mail-in rebates towards phones and service.

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The $7 CyberPower six-outlet wall tap can make hidden plugs accessible again

Use every outlet you have. Even the annoying inaccessible ones.

The CyberPower six-outlet swivel grounded wall tap is only $ 6.78 on Amazon. This wall tap was selling as high as $ 13 last year and has been selling for around $ 9 for most of this year. The drop to $ 6.78 is the lowest we’ve ever seen.

This simple device turns two grounded wall outlets into six outlets. Not only that, but the outlets can  [Read More…]

ESPN+ launches on Android and Chromecast for $4.99/month

Available now through the ESPN app.

The number of video streaming services that are available to choose from is pretty staggering these days, and now another one’s joining the ranks in the form of ESPN+. ESPN+ is available as part of an update to the existing ESPN app, and it’s made by Disney-owned BAMTech – the same company that made streaming apps for HBO and WWE.

ESPN+ is already available on a number of platforms, including Android,  [Read More…]

G-DROP Submersible Bluetooth Speaker is durable and ready for the pool, just $35

No matter where you want to enjoy your music – be it the pool, beach, trail, or living room – the G-DROP is built to pack an aural punch wherever you are. Save 30% with AndroidGuys!

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What’s Home Assistant and why should home automation enthusiasts consider it?

Get all of your digital smart things talking to each other and doing more meaningful things!

Did you ever wish that Alexa or Google Assistant was able to let you have a smart home instead of just a bunch of smart things? It would be awesome to wake up to fresh coffee, have the news playing on a TV or radio, the toaster pre-heated and the temperature adjusted correctly and all the other things we can use  [Read More…]

LG opens Software Upgrade Center, aims to make slow updates a thing of the past

LG has opened a new Software Update Center in Seoul, with the express purpose of speeding up the delivery of software updates to its smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Galaxy S6: Should you upgrade?

It’s time.

Most people, particularly in the U.S., have fallen quite comfortably into a two-year phone upgrade cycle. But if you’re buying your phones outright, or you’re just one of the sensible set who doesn’t want to splash money on a new phone until you really need to, perhaps you make your flagship last a full three years. If you bought a Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, that was probably a pretty tough ask — but nonetheless,  [Read More…]

SanDisk’s 400GB microSD card has never been more affordable than right now

Large card, small price.

SanDisk is a trusted brand when it comes to SD cards, and the company is pushing the limits. Its largest capacity card, the 400GB Ultra MicroSD, is now down to $ 179.99. This is $ 50 lower than it normally sells for.

It’s a Class 10 card with transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s, which would allow you to move up to 1,200 images in just 60 seconds. You can use this in  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Alcantara case is the most luxurious way to protect your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Protection for your phone and enjoyment for your hand.

Alcantara is a fabric typically associated with the interiors of race cars and their sporty consumer counterparts, but in recent years it’s been adapted as a choice for consumer electronics as well. Microsoft has been putting feet of the stuff on the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop, and Samsung has also locked it in as a go-to material for its flagship phone cases. And I’m glad it has,  [Read More…]

It’s time to factory reset your phone

Is your phone acting up? A factory reset may help it!

Despite what the Indiana weather likes to believe, we’re officially entering spring. With that comes pretty flowers, awful allergies, and the fun that is spring cleaning. And what better way to start than by cleaning off your phone?

Well, not physically cleaning your phone — although that isn’t a bad idea — but giving your phone’s software a good scrubbing. If you’ve had your phone for  [Read More…]