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Amazon Music gets a free ad-supported tier for Alexa users

You’ll be able to listen to Amazon Music playlists and stations even if you’re not a Prime member.

Amazon Music Unlimited costs $ 8 a month on its own, but Amazon is now starting to roll out a free tier for Alexa device owners. Customers in the U.S. will be able to access an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations for free, even if they’re not Prime subscribers.

Customers will be able to tune into a  [Read More…]

Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

It can be enabled manually whenever you want.

The Galaxy S10 has a pretty impressive combo of cameras to work with, and when the lights go down and you still want to snap photos, there’s a feature called “Bright Night” that makes it easier to capture low-light images. As effective as it is, Bright Night is slightly annoying in the sense that it can’t be enabled manually and is only used when the S10 thinks it should  [Read More…]

Cool gear to consider as the weather gets warmer

You smell that? It’s fresh air! The weather is warmer, windows are opening up, and pollen is sneaking its way into our respiratory systems. It’s baseball season and one of our favorite parts of the year.

If you’re like us, you’re probably always on the lookout for new things – particularly gadgets and gizmos. We’re privileged to get the chance to test and review items in the mobile and smart space. Further, we’re only too happy to help you guys  [Read More…]

Editing footage gets easier with Movavi’s Software Suite bundle down to $15

Get serious about your video editing skills.

Having dependable editing software is essential for anyone looking to get into vlogging. For a limited time, you can snag Movavi’s professional photo and video editing suite bundled with the Deco Gear DSLR Mirrorless Camera Bag and various accessories for just $ 14.95 at BuyDig when you enter promo code DECOBAG during checkout. The bundle is on sale at $ 50 otherwise, which still is a good value compared to buying all  [Read More…]

DirecTV Now gets 2 new plans, HBO included

DirecTV Now’s other plans are staying put at their current prices, for now.

DirecTV Now today (finally) took the lid off a couple new plans for its streaming service. Here’s what you need to know:

The two new plans are called PLUS and MAX. (And that’ll be the only time we use them in all uppercase.) Plus costs $ 50 a month. Max costs $ 70 a month. Both plans include local channels and a handful of  [Read More…]

Samsung Health gets mindfulness and meditation courses via Calm integration

Available first for Samsung phones running Android Pie.

Since its launch in 2013, Samsung’s actively been improving its Samsung Health app to be a robust health/fitness platform that can compete toe-to-toe with Fitbit. Now, thanks to a partnership with Calm, Samsung Health is getting a bunch of new programs to help with your body’s mental state.

Under a new section in Samsung Health called “Mindfulness”, you’ll be given the option to either create an account for Calm  [Read More…]

One of the best smartphone values gets better with this Nokia 7.1 discount

Here’s your chance to save on one of Nokia’s best offerings as of late.

Late last year, Android Central dubbed the Nokia 7.1 “one of the best smartphone values available in the U.S.”, and today the value gets even harder to resist. For a limited time, B&H has the unlocked device on sale in Blue for just $ 299.99, saving you $ 50 off its regular cost. You’ll receive a free Avoda tempered glass screen protector with  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 9 gets a DxOMark score of 107, beating out the Pixel 3 and Note 9

With a 48MP f/1.75 camera at the back, the Mi 9 edges out flagships from Google and Samsung.

Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 9 in China earlier today, with the device being the first from the Chinese manufacturer to sport three cameras at the back. There’s a 48MP f/1.75 main camera joined by a 16MP wide-angle sensor and a 12MP telephoto lens that offers 2x zoom.

The camera setup sounds impressive on paper, and Xiaomi’s claims that  [Read More…]

Better Together gets even better as Instant Tethering expands

Get back to work quicker on 15 more Chromebook models and dozen more Android phones.

Better Together has already brought amazing convenience to Chromebook users with Android phones, allowing us to keep our Chromebooks unlocked when our phones are nearby and respond to text messages straight from our Chromebooks with Android Messages for Web. The third portion of this Android-Chromebook pairing, Instant Tethering, has only really been available for the Pixelbook and Pixel phones, forcing other users to open  [Read More…]

Pokemon Go gets Lunar New Year update with shiny Spoink

It’s the year of the pig. Niantic today announced a new limited-time Lunar New Year event for Pokemon Go, bringing with it the chance to catch a new shiny Spoink. Why? Because it’s a pig-type, of course.

Starting immediately, and running through February 13, Pokemon Go players should be on the look for increased spawns for the following Pokemon:

Rattata Ekans Mankey Ponyta Electabuzz Dratini Mareep Miltank Torchic Poochyena Spoink Buneary

As you can tell, each of those listed here  [Read More…]