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Ditch your cable company for the $30 Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

Stick to streaming and saving cash instead.

Amazon has its Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote on sale today for only $ 29.99. This deal saves you $ 10 off its regular price and is sure to last a limited time only.

The Fire TV Stick lets you get rid of the cable company and monthly cable bill by giving you access to over 500,000 movies and TV episodes via Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO and other streaming  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5 Lite ditch the bezels

The ZenFone 5 ditches screen bezels and brings a little brother along to Barcelona.

Today at Mobile World Congress 2018, ASUS announced two new phones: the ZenFone 5 and the ZenFone 5 Lite. What they have in common is a huge aspect ratio display that gives users as much display area for the smallest body sizes possible.

The 6.2-inch full HD AMOLED display on the ZenFone 5 has a bezel that is hardly noticeable, barring  [Read More…]

The Pixel 2’s eSIM makes it dead simple to ditch your carrier for Project Fi

Google’s new Pixels have an ace up their sleeves.

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have what’s called an “eSIM” — essentially an embedded SIM card that can be activated and deactivated on the fly to emulate a physical SIM card. But you don’t have to know the details about how it works — you just need to know that it’s an amazing innovation that makes it dead easy to  [Read More…]

Google ‘Ultra Pixel’ phone rumored to ditch navigation keys, have dual cameras, and more

According to a new rumor, the Google Ultra Pixel will feature dual-cameras, a new kind of fingerprint scanner, and get rid of Android’s navigation buttons.

Google’s Pixel 2 event next Wednesday will be here before we know it, and alongside the highly anticipated Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, we’re also expecting Google to show off a Home Mini, and Pixelbook to go alongside its latest flagship smartphones. However, according to a new rumor that just popped up, Google  [Read More…]

HTC U rumored to ditch headphone jack, pick up IP57 water resistance

HTC’s first global flagship with water resistance.

HTC’s next flagship phone will follow in the footsteps of last year’s Bolt in a couple of significant areas. According to seasoned HTC tipster @LlabTooFeR on Twitter, the phone will carry an IP57 rating for water and dust resistance, while also doing away with the 3.5mm headphone jack.

IP57 means dust particles can’t enter the phone in a way that affects normal operation, and it’s water resistant in up to  [Read More…]

Ditch the wires with up to 66% off these Bluetooth headphones

Right now you can save up to 66% on a variety of SoundPeats Bluetooth headphones at Amazon, but only for today. The discounts range from the company’s sport headphones right down to the truly wireless ones, so you won’t want to miss out here. Whether you need to pick up some headphones to replace an older pair, or can’t use your old ones in your new phone without a headphone jack, Bluetooth is the way to go these days.

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Why I’m ready to ditch the Nexus 6P for the Pixel XL

When your phone starts acting up, sometimes you have to live with it.

If you follow me on social media, you’ve likely read my complaints about my year-old Nexus 6P. Frankly, my “Really Blue” Pixel XL can’t get here soon enough. I’m ready to throw Google’s last Nexus device out the window. The frequent lag, the touch-input delay, the poor battery life—things seem to have taken a turn for the worse these last six months with  [Read More…]

LeEco’s latest phones ditch the headphone jack for USB Type-C audio

LeEco has unveiled three new handsets in China today, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2. The phones are the first to eschew the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB Type-C audio, with LeEco rolling out two USB-C headphones to go with the handsets.

The Le Max 2 is the flagship offering with a 5.7-inch QHD display, 2.1Ghz Snapdragon 820 SoC, an astounding 6GB of RAM, 64GB internal memory, ultrasonic fingerprint  [Read More…]

Google will ditch Flash for advertisements by January 2017

Everyone dislikes Flash, including Adobe themselves. Google is among those trying to push for change and has actively encouraged advertisers in the past to use HTML5 on its advertisement platform. Now the company has announced that the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing (basically everything advertised through Google’s platform) will go HTML5 by January 2017. Rest in peace, Flash.

From June 30 later this year, display adverts built in flash will no longer be  [Read More…]

It’s time for you to ditch T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon: Save money with Google’s Project Fi

 

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AT&T announced that it is bringing back “Unlimited Data” today for its DIRECTV and UVERSE customers at $ 100 for the first line and $ 40 for each additional line. I was originally on AT&T Wireless back when the first iPhone came out and signed up for the only data plan at the time, which was the Unlimited Plan for $ 30 on top of my monthly limited  [Read More…]