Tag Archive: Gives


Roku gives its users even more free shows — even if you don’t have a device

And you don’t even need a Roku box or stick to watch it.

The new “Featured Free” section on Roku’s home pages will roll out to users starting today.

Roku today announced its earnings for the second quarter of 2018. From the company’s letter to shareholders:

Roku delivered particularly strong Q2 2018 financial results. Robust active account growth expanded the reach and scale of our TV streaming platform, while at the same time Roku captured a  [Read More…]

Amazon now gives you up to $35 off a Fire TV Cube if you trade in a Roku or Chromecast

A few weeks ago Amazon unveiled the Fire TV Cube. A cross-breed between its popular Echo speaker and a Fire TV, the device aims to unite your smart home and media consumption under one all-encompassing Amazon device.

Amazon opened pre-orders for the device, which costs $ 120, earlier this month. Shipping is expected to start tomorrow. But if you haven’t ordered your Fire TV Cube yet, you might be interested to know that Amazon is currently offering a pretty sweet  [Read More…]

T-Mobile gives AT&T grandfathered customers up to $900 to switch

You might not have heard this, but last week AT&T announced a new $ 5-per-month price increase for users on its grandfathered unlimited plan.

The data plan’s price had been $ 30/month for seven years, until the carrier raised it to $ 35 in February 2016. A second $ 5 price bump followed in January of last year. Now a third one is upon grandfathered subscribers which will take the total price up to $ 45/month. The new rate will  [Read More…]

This AmazonBasics nano Bluetooth speaker gives you six hours of music for $8

Tiny but powerful.

This yellow AmazonBasics Nano Bluetooth speaker is down to $ 7.89. It normally sells for $ 15, so this deal is almost half off its regular price. It has never gone lower than $ 12 before. Blue is also on sale for $ 8.03. Both speakers are fluctuating up and down in price but anything under $ 10 is a steal.

This is a tiny, portable, speaker with a silicon handle. You can carry  [Read More…]

ClutchPoints gives a new view to mainstream sports (review)

ClutchPoints is a sports news & tracking app that focuses solely on the Big Three pro leagues, and does so with a fantastic combination of presentation, speed, and depth.

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Verizon’s new Smart Family app gives parents control over their kids’ phones

Verizon has just announced an overhaul of its old FamilyBase service. The new Smart Family app comes with a new interface and novel features.

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Glow Hockey 2 gives you more of the same (review)

Does Glow Hockey 2 build on the excellent first installment in the series or fall flat? We take a look at the ultra-popular game to see how it stacks up. Read the full review here.

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Verizon gives you a second chance to enroll in its Total Mobile Protection insurance program

Bought a smartphone from Verizon, but you didn’t get insurance? Not to worry, the carrier is giving you a second chance to enroll with its Total Mobile Protection insurance.

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Every app gives me recommendations, but none of them are any good

Everything is going to suck until it gets better, but the wait is making me want to uninstall a whole bunch of apps.

The future is contextual computing, right? We keep being told that is the bright, shiny thing to look forward to. Wake up in the morning, and all the apps on my phone know what I want. My music app has the perfect playlist to start my day, my news app has information from sources  [Read More…]

The Galaxy A8+ gives us an early look at Galaxy S9 design cues

Samsung’s 2018 mid-ranger reveals a more accessible location for the fingerprint sensor.

Samsung introduced the Infinity Display design language last year with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, drastically cutting down on the front bezels. To accommodate a full-screen front, the company had to eliminate the physical home button and move the fingerprint sensor to the back of the phone.

While the thin-bezel display made for a more immersive experience while using the phone, the position of the  [Read More…]