Tag Archive: Free


Spotify Free app update: Everything you need to know

Spotify’s app has needed on overhaul for a while, and it came to its non-paying users first.

Spotify’s Free service is — at its heart — meant to lure you in and then convince you to pay for Premium, To this end, Spotify has rolled out a shiny new update to its Android app that’s meant to help draw in more new users and convince them to pay for Premium.

And it is every bit as annoying  [Read More…]

Roku OS 8.1 adds free live news and private listening for multiple people

The Streaming Stick+ is also coming to Canada in May.

Roku, one of the biggest players in the home streaming market, is getting a significant upgrade this May with its Roku OS 8.1 update. The new software was announced on April 24, and while everything looks the same, there are two big things you’ll want to keep an eye out for.

First up, live news streams are being added to the Roku Channel. The Roku Channel launched  [Read More…]

The OUKITEL WP5000 is on sale now, with a chance to try it for free (Promoted)

The IP68-rated OUKITEL WP5000 released last week, and has already seen strong sales numbers, according to OUKITEL. But OUKITEL wants you to see its latest and greatest for yourself – hit the jump to see how.

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Spotify revamps its mobile app, adds on-demand listening for free users

Free users are also getting recommended playlist creation and a low-data mode.

During a recent event in New York City, Spotify talked about a heap of new goodies that are in the works for its mobile app and free users.

Looking first at the new app, there are visual changes in tow for just about everything – including the search page, now playing tab, and more. The bottom navigation bar is also less cluttered, and Spotify says  [Read More…]

Learn how to code for free with Area 120’s new app ‘Grasshopper’

Available now for Android and iOS.

Google’s a company that wears many different hats, and for all of those one-off projects that are especially experimental, they’re dreamed of and made at Area 120. Area 120 made news most recently for its intuitive Reply app that brought Smart Replies to all of your messaging apps, and now it’s back in the spotlight with Grasshopper.

Grasshopper is a new app that’s available for Android and iOS, and its main  [Read More…]

Mobvoi’s TicPods Free could be the true AirPods replacement for Android

Ever since Apple’s Airpods were released, the Android market has been on the hunt for a proper competitor. Over the last year, we have seen quite a few different options arrive. But none may be more intriguing than the new TicPods Free. The TicPods Free come from Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch. As for what these […]

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TicPods Free aim to be a $129 AirPods alternative for Android

Answer calls, talk to Google Assistant, and more.

Ever since Apple released its AirPods in 2016, there’s been a constant hunt for a comparable alternative for Android phones. Many have tried and failed, and now Mobvoi’s taking a stab at this niche with the TicPods Free.

Mobvoi is the same company behind the TicHome Mini and TicWatch series, and at first glance, the TicPods Free look like a solid AirPods competitor. You’ll find two separate earbuds that  [Read More…]

iHeartRadio now offers free curated playlists to everyone

iHeartRadio’s curated playlists no longer hide behind a paywall. Now free users can take advantage of this feature too, previously reserved only for subscribers.

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India’s ACT Fibernet is giving away a free Google Home Mini — here’s how you can get one

India’s largest ISP is giving away a free Google Home Mini to select subscribers.

With over 1.3 million customers, ACT Fibernet is India’s largest fiber-focused wired broadband ISP (think of it as Comcast, but with much better service). ACT Fibernet serves just 12 cities across India — including Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Delhi — and the service provider’s ability to offer high bandwidth at affordable rates allowed it to carve out a niche among enthusiast users. The  [Read More…]

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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