Tag Archive: Mobile


Mobile gaming has an advertising problem that needs to be addressed

There are so many great games in the Google Play Store library — don’t fall for sleazy advertising tricks.

It’s safe to say that aside from the Super Bowl, people generally go out of their way to avoid watching ads. We use ad blockers wherever possible and smash that “Skip Ad” button on YouTube pre-roll ads as soon as humanly possible.

Needless to say, I am also aware that ads are still a necessary evil in the  [Read More…]

AT&T reveals its first three mobile 5G cities

Mobile 5G is coming this year, and now we know the first cities that’ll get it.

AT&T says that Dallas, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia will be among the first cities to get its mobile 5G service. AT&T plans to launch 5G in a dozen cities by the end of 2018, and it’ll reveal more of those cities in the coming months.

AT&T’s mobile 5G will be standards-based, and at least initally, it’ll use millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum. Additional  [Read More…]

Mega Man Mobile series for Android review: Malfunctioning robots

What should be a celebration of an iconic video game series is dragged down by development issues.

Nostalgia plays a huge role in gaming these days. As cool as games with jaw-dropping graphics are, more and more you’re seeing retro-styled titles or ports of 8-bit video game classics making their way to the Google Play Store.

Play Mega Man Mobile 1-6 for FreeGAMESTASH

Sega set the standard for how companies ought to go about re-releasing  [Read More…]

Verizon Prepaid gets affordable $30/month plan and 3G mobile hotspot

Travel Pass for Mexico and Canada is also coming.

Although they may not come with as many amenities as traditional post-paid wireless plans, going the prepaid route is a great way to still get reliable service while saving those precious dollars. Verizon Prepaid is one of your best prepaid options if you rely on Verizon’s network, and starting February 20, it’s getting a few upgrades.

First off, Verizon is introducing a new $ 30/month plan for customers  [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…]

Google Search on mobile is now the ultimate hotel booking tool

New features include price filtering, a better UI, and the ability to book hotels right from Google Search.

Finding the perfect hotel can often be a hassle, and to help you, there’s no shortage of travel booking/planning apps to choose from on the Play Store. However, if you like to keep things as simple as possible and would rather get all travel accommodations booked right through Google Search on your phone, your day has come.

Next time  [Read More…]

Ultra Mobile updates entry-level plan, offers 500MB of 4G LTE data for $19

Mobile virtual network operators or MVNOs for short are smaller carriers that rent space on larger networks. They come in all shape and sizes, and often offer unique value propositions. One such example is Ultra Mobile, which has been around since 2012. The carrier uses T-Mobile’s networks and focuses on offering low-cost plans for those […]

Page speed will soon affect Google Search results on mobile

The change will officially begin this July.

When you search for something, finding the best answers as quickly as possible is key. This is important when browsing on your desktop, but even more so when doing it from your phone. According to Google, this is the reason it’ll be tweaking how search results are displayed later this year.

Starting July 2018, search results on mobile will use page speed as a factor to determine what’s placed up  [Read More…]

Ingenico’s latest mobile POS reader runs Android out of the box

With the Moby M70, Ingenico is offering a mobile POS solution running Android 7.0 Nougat.

Ingenico is one of the largest integrated payment solution providers in the world. Even if you haven’t heard the name previously, if you’ve used a credit card reader at a retail store recently, chances are it was made by either Ingenico or Verifone. Ingenico has been offering POS (point of sale) systems for over 35 years, and the company is now rolling out its  [Read More…]

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 gets better, longer lasting and a ton cheaper

Shaky smartphone videos be damned, the new DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is so cheap that almost any mobile videographer should have one.

DJI is best known for its range of drones, but at CES 2018 the company’s focus is away from the skies and into your hand. Along with a new gimbal designed for DSLR and mirrorless cameras, DJI has introduced an all-new Osmo Mobile to stabilize all your smartphone videos.

And the biggest news of all  [Read More…]