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From the Editor’s Desk: Nothing on your phone is worth looking at while you drive

Smartphone addiction is a real thing. And it has serious consequences when it’s combined with driving.

In the last couple weeks, both my girlfriend and I have come within inches of being hit by cars while walking, in crosswalks, in downtown Seattle. Unfortunately this isn’t the only time that’s happened to us, nor is it exclusive to us or this city. Every single day in every city I visit, I see drivers blow through lights, stop in crosswalks and  [Read More…]

How to delete games from your PlayStation 4

Need to know how to delete some games from your PlayStation 4? We have you covered.

It happens to those with even the most spacious of hard drives. Sometimes you just run out of space and some of those old games have to go. Or maybe it’s as simple as a terrible game in your library and every time you look at it you are reminded of what a terrible waste of money it was.

No matter  [Read More…]

Deal: Get 4 lines of unlimited data from Cricket, Boost Mobile, or Metro PCS for just $100 a month

Save big on unlimited data!

Any party of 4 — friends or family — can grab 4 lines of unlimited data from Cricket, Boost Mobile, or Metro PCS for just $ 100/month out the door. All the extra fees, taxes, and surcharges are included in the pricing. But that’s not all — choose 4 lines with Boost and get a 5th line FREE. Or if you opt to go with Metro PCS, you’ll get a full year  [Read More…]

Qualcomm gets 5G commitments from major carriers and phone makers, with a few exceptions

Qualcomm is preemptively boasting about its 5G advantages — because it can.

Qualcomm today announced that it has received intense interest from worldwide telecom operators and equipment manufacturers, including smartphone makers like LG and HTC, to test its burgeoning X50 5G platform, which is set to be released next year.

The move from LTE to 5G promises to bring enormous improvements to speed, capacity, and latency in the worlds of fixed and mobile wireless service. It also  [Read More…]

How to prevent your Android apps from accessing your location

These days a staggering amount of apps require access to your location when common sense dictates they don’t really need it. Understandably, most Android users don’t welcome the idea of being tracked by their apps. If you are among those who are concerned about your privacy, the good news is that there are ways to […]

Top 5 tips for getting the most from your Spotify subscription

Spotify is easy to grasp and difficult to master.

Spotify is a music service that is built on simplicity and convenience. You can start up a radio station and it will play for as long as you need it to, be that minutes or hours. You can find massive playlists that will keep you jamming out all day, and you follow playlists that will evolve and change as newer, better music comes out.

Spotify may be easy  [Read More…]

Amazon is getting rid of lock screen ads from its Prime Exclusive phones

Current Prime Exclusive phones will receive an update that removes lock screen ads.

Amazon offers exciting discounts on a variety of phones via its Prime Exclusive program in exchange for lock screen ads, but that’s changing. Starting tomorrow, February 7, Prime Exclusive phones will no longer feature ads, and Amazon has mentioned that it will roll out a software update for current phones that will get rid of the ads.

Amazon stated that the move was  [Read More…]

Should you switch from iPhone X to the Galaxy Note 8?

The iPhone X is Apple’s best phone to date, but the Note 8 is even more impressive.

Samsung and Apple wowed last year with the release of the Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone X. Both phones are two of the absolute best (and most expensive) that money can buy, and as you’d expect, there’s a heated debate about which one is truly supreme.

One Android Central forum user recently shared that they’ve had an iPhone X for  [Read More…]

How to recover photos from a deceased loved one’s Android phone

The death of a loved one is never easy. Here are some ways to recover their old photos and look back on the good times.

Death is hard to cope with. Wakes and funerals bring a flood of memories — good and bad. Naturally, you may want to look back on photos of those old memories in order to bring yourself some closure. In the old days, you may have had a photo book to look through (and you  [Read More…]

Panda Internet Security: Protect up to five devices from malware, ransomware, and other threats for $39.99

The internet can be a dangerous place. There are threats around nearly every corner, and it seems to be increasingly scarier with malware, ransomware, viruses, and more. A lot of us use multiple devices throughout the day or as part of our lives. Between phones, tablets, and computers, we’re using different operating systems and tech. […]