Tag Archive: Allows


Cricket now allows talk, text, and data in Mexico for certain customers

Customers that have a $ 50/month or more expensive plan are eligible.

Cricket Wireless, the popular MVNO powered by AT&T’s network, is getting a big upgrade for customers that travel to Mexico.

Starting today, anyone that’s on a $ 50/month or more expensive plan has access to unlimited talk, text, and data in Mexico at no extra cost.

Commenting on the announcement, Cricket’s Chief Marketing Officer Tiffany Baehman said:

This is a big move in the right  [Read More…]

New standard finalized that allows 5G to be independently deployed

There’s still work to do, but we’re making progress.

It’s often hard to believe we’re getting closer and closer to a 5G reality, but with so much work being done on all fronts, that’s a future we’re rapidly approaching. Most recently, the 3GPP announced that it’d officially completed the Standalone standard for 5G.

This new standard will allow for independent deployment of 5G technologies, and it’s an essential part in rolling it out to the masses over  [Read More…]

Chrome OS now allows Android apps to use SD cards

So long, storage woes.

Since the introduction of Android apps in Chrome OS, Google’s operating system for laptops and desktops has become far more useful than ever before. Now, Google’s adding a long-awaited feature by allowing Android apps to use storage provided by SD cards.

As noted by Redditor marcellusmartel, updating to Chrome OS’s beta channel of 67.0.3396.41 now allows any installed Android apps to use an SD card for storage if you’ve got one installed.

Why  [Read More…]

Amazon now allows parents to remotely control FreeTime settings

No more snooping over your kid’s shoulder.

When it comes to parental controls for mobile gadgets, Amazon’s FreeTime system is one of the best around. FreeTime allows parents to set a number of limits on their children’s Fire Tablets, but until now, these settings were only accessible on the tablet itself.

Starting today, however, Amazon is giving parents remote access to these things.

By going to the Amazon Parent Dashboard from a phone, tablet, or desktop, parents  [Read More…]

Google Play Instant allows you to play games before downloading them

Available first for Words With Friends 2, Clash Royale, and others.

The Google Play Store is home to millions of mobile games, and while a lot of them are truly excellent, there are also quite a few that aren’t even worth the time of day. To help you better decide which games are downloading and which aren’t, Google is launching Play Instant on the Play Store.

Using the Android Instant Apps technology that was announced back at  [Read More…]

This $78 AmazonBasics wall mount allows you to move your monitor where you want

Put your monitor in the perfect position.

This AmazonBasics wall mount monitor stand is down to $ 77.79 on Amazon. That price is a discount from its $ 100 street price, and it is only one of two discounts we’ve ever seen for this mount.

If you work in a semi-permanent office space and don’t mind attaching this to the wall behind your desk, you could really free up a lot of real estate for yourself. Just  [Read More…]

Instagram’s latest update allows you to send live videos in direct messages

With a few days to go before the kickstart of Christmas celebrations, Instagram announced a new update which allows users to share live videos in Direct Messages. This new tool is meant to easily encourage people to watch your live videos and make it easier to share cool videos you’re watching with your friends. Now […]

Gmail now allows you to receive 50MB emails

Gmail is Google’s approach to email and chat. So far the popular service allowed users to send and receive attachments to up to 25MB. However, this won’t be the case anymore from now on. Google announced that starting this week users will be able to receive emails of up to 50MB. Note that you’ll be […]

Google now allows anyone develop Daydream VR apps

When Google officially launched Daydream for developers back in September, the company offered access to only a lucky few. Well fast forward a few months later and this week Google announced it is opening Daydream development for all. Which is not a big surprise, given that the Daydream app ecosystem is pretty scarce and if

Netflix now allows you to download videos for offline viewing

Netflix has updated its mobile application to allow for users to download videos for offline viewing.