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Amazon’s samples let you try before you buy and give you credit back

Free shipping is nice, but free food is better!

Did you know Amazon Prime members get access to entire pages of samples and sample boxes that Amazon will actually reward you for trying? Whether you want some Optimum Nutrition protein bars for $ 7.99 or an $ 11.99 variety of treats for your pupper because he’s such a good boy, Amazon’s collection of sample boxes is growing every day. The fun thing about these boxes is after you’ve paid  [Read More…]

Android 8.1 now shows how fast public Wi-Fi networks are before you connect

The latest feature in Android 8.1 Oreo introduces speed labels for public Wi-Fi networks.

Google has enabled a new feature in Android 8.1 Oreo that lets you see how fast a public Wi-Fi network is before you connect to it. Previously, all you could see was the signal strength indicator, so you had to manually connect to a network to gauge its speed. With the speed labels now in place, you can now get that information without having to  [Read More…]

6 Awesome Tech Gifts Amazon Can Still Deliver Before Christmas

Time is running out! Good thing Amazon delivers quickly.

We’ve all been there. You waited a little too long and now you don’t have a gift for someone, right? Don’t panic, don’t stress, there is still a way out of this. Amazon carries some of the best gifts out there and offers some pretty quick shipping methods. If you’re still shopping for people on your list, and need some fresh ideas, here are six great tech gifts  [Read More…]

This may be your last chance to grab 12 months of PlayStation Plus for $40 before the holidays

Grab a year of PlayStation Plus for less than $ 3.50 monthly!

Is this deal for me?

Amazon currently has the PlayStation Plus 1-year subscription card on sale for $ 39.99. This item usually sells for $ 59.99.

You can also currently save $ 50 on the PS4 Pro and $ 100 on PSVR starting today!

PlayStation Plus is Sony’s online service for its gaming consoles. With your subscription, you can begin to team up and talk with thousands  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook specs revealed less than 24 hours before announcement

The Pixelbook will come with an Intel Core i5 CPU, 12.3-inch display, and three memory configurations. Also, what the hell are Google Clips?

As most of you know, we’re just a matter of hours away from Google’s big press event tomorrow. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be the stars of the show, but alongside them and the Google Home Mini, we’re also expecting to see the new Pixelbook laptop/tablet hybrid. The Pixelbook initially broke cover  [Read More…]

Verizon brings Android Oreo to the Pixel before Google rolls it out widely

Verizon has started rolling out Oreo to Pixel owners.

Android 8.0 Oreo became officially official last week, with a stable version of the software rolling out to users of the developer preview build. It seems the time has now come for users that were on Nougat to begin receiving the update aws well.

Verizon has begun rolling out Oreo to Pixel owners. As usual, Big Red recommends having the device connected to WiFi and making sure the  [Read More…]

LG V30 will offer audio features ‘unseen in a smartphone before’

The V30 will feature a 32-bit Quad DAC with digital filters and sound presets.

LG is continuing to serve up information regarding its upcoming flagship ahead of its release at IFA. The company is now talking up the audio prowess of the V30, saying that the phone will feature “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.” LG rolled out a 32-bit Quad DAC in last year’s V20, and its successor will feature a “32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC”  [Read More…]

How your phone can help before and during a hurricane

Ed. Note: We’re re-upping this since Hurricane Harvey decided to make life difficult on a lot of folks in Texas. Stay safe out there, everybody. And if you’re told to evacuate, DO IT!

Hurricane season is here, a storm threatens, and your smartphone is now one of the most important tools in your preparedness kit.

You don’t want to be caught unaware when a hurricane hits, and as we’ve learned recently, they can arrive unexpectedly, and  [Read More…]

Learn to read faster than ever before for only $19!

Whether you’re studying for a big exam, reading important business emails, or just a serial book nerd, your reading speed is everything. You need to get through as many words as fast as you possibly can, so you can move on to the next thing. Not only is it important to read faster, but you also need to be able to retain information. Studying for an exam is only going to be useful if you remember the material.

Learning how  [Read More…]

Essential Phone makes a pitstop at the FCC before it hits the US

Back in May, Andy Rubin’s new company, Essential, decided to shock the Android world by announcing a brand new phone named ‘Essential Phone‘. However, ever since that announcement, things have been fairly quiet with various details coming out here and there, but many of us still wondering when the device would launch. While we don’t […]