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Get most of Plume’s benefits without the required subscription

Plume takes the guesswork out of building a home Wi-Fi network with its software and hardware combination. Many people don’t want to pay the subscription fee that comes with Plume or want some more flexibility. As many of us work from home, having a reliable and secure connection is more important than ever. If you want your Wi-Fi to offer more than just a connection, these are some of the best options with extended support.

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LG V60 review: Most of a Galaxy S20+, for hundreds less

In keeping things simple and hitting the basics, LG has a value-focused flagship worth considering.

LG managed to zig when Samsung zagged. In a year where Samsung set the standard for flagship phones at $ 1000 for the Galaxy S20 and $ 1400 for the S20 Ultra, LG rolled out the comparable V60 ThinQ 5G (henceforth, simply V60) for under $ 950. Despite the price savings, the V60 generally has the same specs and features, including a  [Read More…]

PSA: Netflix is down in most parts of the U.S. right now

Netflix is seeing widespread outages across most parts of the U.S.

What you need to know Netflix is seeing a widespread outage in the U.S., with users in California, Texas, and the Pacific Northwest facing connectivity issues. Users are getting an HTP-500 error code when trying to stream content, suggesting issues with Netflix’s servers. Netflix says it is aware of the issue, and is investigating a possible fix.

Netflix is down across most parts of the U.S.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus review: The best phone for most people

A real Ultra.

Galaxy S20+ review Where does the Plus fit? A pefect display A Samsung legacy The fingerprint sensor The cameras Incredible battery life Typical Samsung software Should you buy it? The other S20s Galaxy S20 review Galaxy S20 Ultra review

If the Galaxy S20 Ultra is too much of a good thing, the Galaxy S20+ is just the right amount of goodness. Or greatness. It’s the best phone I’ve used in a long  [Read More…]

Are you making the most of your Amazon Prime UK membership?

You might not know it, but your Amazon Prime subscription comes with a ton of benefits for UK users besides the free one-day shipping. With streaming video and music, books and audiobooks, photo storage, and much more either included with your subscription or available at a discounted rate for Prime members, it’s much more than just an expedited delivery service.

Whether you’re new to Prime or have subscribed for years, there’s probably more value you could get out of your  [Read More…]

Get the most out of these smart devices and services with Google Assistant

Google Assistant is one of the most popular smart voice assistants on the planet and is accessible on devices as diverse as smartwatches, smartphones, smart speakers, and more. In addition to the devices it’s built-in to, the Google Assistant has integrations with hundreds, if not thousands, of other smart devices and services. What follows is a list of some of our favorites, broken down by category.

Smartlights Home automation Smart appliances Security Entertainment Music services Streaming services for video Smartlights  [Read More…]

Bethesda is pulling most of its games from NVIDIA GeForce Now

Another major publisher removes support for NVIDIA’s streaming service.

What you need to know Bethesda Softworks publishes multiple game franchises including Fallout, The Elder Scrolls and Wolfenstein. Bethesda Softworks is pulling most of its games from NVIDIA GeForce Now streaming, with the exception of Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Recently, Activision Blizzard also pulled its games from the service.

While the NVIDIA GeForce Now streaming service is seeing quite a bit of attention shortly after coming out of beta testing,  [Read More…]

Service appears to be restored across most U.S. carriers

Everything’s broken.

Updated 2:27 PM ET: A couple of hours after this outage began, things seem to have calmed down. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and Straight Talk all have substantially less reports flowing in. Things have also settled a bit with Verizon, but as of 2:09 PM ET, there were still 1146 outage reports.

What you need to know As of January 31, every major phone carrier is having service issues. Affected companies include Verizon, Sprint,  [Read More…]

AMOLED will soon be the most popular screen tech in the galaxy

One of the top LCD makers bets big on the other side.

What you need to know BOE will invest heavily in AMOLED and flexible OLED in 2020. Up to 70 million AMOLED screens will be produced, with up to 20 million flexible displays. BOE is rumored to be in the running for a future iPhone display supplier contract.

BOE technology, a display company that is one of the world’s largest supplier of LCD panels, will be  [Read More…]

These are the five Android gaming trends I’m most excited for in 2020

From cloud-based gaming to more phones with 120Hz refresh rates, I’m excited to see what the new year has to offer.

The state of Android gaming is strong as we stare down a new decade. Even if I wasn’t the mobile gaming guru here at Android Central, I’d still probably be spending an excessive amount of my free time playing mobile games due to the sheer number of mobile games I’ve enjoyed just in the past year.

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