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T-Mobile adds 16 more providers to Binge On, bringing the total to over 100

T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier is adding a further 16 providers to its Binge On program, which essentially enables subscribers to enjoy select services and streaming platforms without using up any data on their plan. The company boasts more than 100 services on this program, allowing customers to enjoy 765 million hours of video for free so far.

Here’s the full list of newly added providers:

ABC Apple Music Big Ten Network CEEK VR DISH Anywhere Disney  [Read More…]

AT&T is bringing back its buy one, get one free deal

Starting tomorrow July 16 AT&T is bringing back its BOGO deal for AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year, just in time for the school season. Phones included in the offer are Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S6 32GB, Samsung Galaxy S6 active 32Gb, LG G5 and LG V10, among others. Details In order to

Google could be bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi line of products are supported by a wide selection of operating systems, including Windows, but now Google could add another option to the list — Android. As covered by ArsTechnica, a new device tree has been spotted in Google’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository for the Raspberry Pi 3. For those of you who have yet to learn about the Pi, it’s a small board with multiple integrated components, essentially a very small  [Read More…]

Bank of America is bringing Android Pay support to 5,000 ATMs this year

Bank of America joined in on the Google I/O fray today, announcing it plans to support Android Pay at 5,000 of its cardless ATMs by the end of year. To kick things off, Bank of America says that it plans to begin that rollout starting with 2,400 ATMs this month.

Once support is rolled out, Bank of America customers will be able to hit up cardless ATMs and not only withdraw money using Android Pay, but also  [Read More…]

Glympse bringing easy location sharing to the Samsung Gear S2

Location sharing company Glympse has announced a version of its app for the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. With the app, you will be able to easily share your location with just a couple of taps on your Gear S2.

In addition to location sharing, Glympse for Gear S2 will let you request a location from your friends that are using Glympse. You can also mark certain contacts as favorites, and view incoming Glympses right on your  [Read More…]

HTC and Under Armour bringing UA HealthBox to Canada in May

HTC and Under Armour are bringing the UA HealthBox kit to Canada this May.

Available May 23 for $ 549.99 CAD, the UA HealthBox features three HTC-designed, Under Armour-operated health products: the UA Band, which tracks steps, heart rate, sleep, and calories; the UA Scale, which tracks weight goals; and the Heart Rate, a chest strap that accurately tracks heart rate during runs. All of the data is tracked by the UA Record app, available for  [Read More…]

LG G5 unboxing: Bringing some ‘Friends’ along for the ride

All things must be unboxed. And occasionally they must be filmed at the same time.

Said it before, and we’ll say it again. We’re generally not huge fans of the pomp and circumstance that tends to come with taking phones we’ve already seen out of boxes. But sometimes things are special. There was the LG Optimus Black “Unbooking” way back in 2011. Only a few months later we had the bizarre alien head that was part  [Read More…]

MasterCard and BMO are bringing biometric verification to corporate cards

MasterCard has teamed up with the BMO Financial Group for the rollout of a biometric verification program for corporate credit cards, which will allow card holders in the U.S. and Canada to confirm online purchases with either their fingerprint or using facial recognition. Verification will take place through MasterCard’s Identity Check app, and the program will at first be limited to corporate cards issued to BMO employees in the U.S. and Canada.

When using a card  [Read More…]

MasterCard bringing ‘selfie’ authentication to North America and Europe this summer

At Mobile World Congress this week, MasterCard announced that it plans to roll out a new ‘selfie’-based authentication method for online purchases.

After successful tests of the service in the U.S. and UK, MasterCard says that it will offer the authentication option, which involves using a smartphone, tablet or PC app in conjunction with a front-facing camera to verify a person’s identity after entering credit card information, in 14 countries this summer.

Initially rolling out in the  [Read More…]

Google Fiber bringing free gigabit internet to public housing in select cities

Google has announced that it will be bringing its gigabit Fiber internet service to residents of public housing in all cities where Google Fiber is offered at no extra cost. Working with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, along with local partners, Google will start the rollout in Kansas City, Missouri, its first Fiber city.

From Google Fiber:

Working side-by-side with the Housing Authority of Kansas City, we’re launching the program today at West Bluff,  [Read More…]