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Google’s not getting nearly enough credit for Stadia’s pricing

No one ever said this would be the Netflix of games.

On June 6, Google held its first Stadia Connect. After initially announcing Stadia back in February during GDC, this is where we learned what games will be coming to Stadia, what kind of internet connection is required, and — most importantly — how much it costs.

When Stadia was first unveiled, a lot of speculation arose surrounding how Google would monetize the platform. It was unclear  [Read More…]

Vacation Simulator Review: Nearly endless wonder

You, human, are now ready to VACATION.

In the pantheon of VR games, Job Simulator is essentially royalty. It’s one of the most popular VR games by a considerable margin, due in no small part to the sheer volume of things you can do in it. Owlchemy Labs worked tirelessly to anticipate every random thing someone might want to do in this game. If you want to make a soup out of apple juice and egg shells,  [Read More…]

Verizon’s 5G network is already pushing speeds of nearly 600Mbps

Customers in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis can get 600 Mbps or higher with a Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod.

Verizon was slated to unveil its 5G UWB (Ultra WideBand) service in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis the week of April 8, but it has jumped the gun and the service is live in the two locales right now. According to Verizon, users should see download speeds of 450 Mbit/s with peak speeds of “nearly”  [Read More…]

Workout with Anker’s SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth headphones at nearly 20% off

These headphones are capable of lasting for over 12 hours on a single charge.

Anker’s SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth headphones are on sale at Amazon for just $ 20.99 today. That’s one of the best prices we’ve seen on these headphones which regularly sell for up to $ 26. This deal only works with the black pair of headphones.

Listen Up Anker SoundBuds Curve Bluetooth Headphones

These affordable Bluetooth earbuds feature an integrated microphone for hands-free calls and  [Read More…]

U.S. judge says Qualcomm owes Apple nearly $1 billion in rebate payments

Qualcomm ordered to pay nearly $ 1 billion in patent royalty rebates, but a payment may not be forthcoming.

In a preliminary ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that Qualcomm owed Apple nearly $ 1 billion in rebate payments that were part of the business cooperation agreement of the two companies. Today’s ruling is unrelated to the patent fight that both companies are embroiled in, but pertains to the matter of  [Read More…]

Start jamming with nearly $20 off the truly wireless Blitzwolf earbuds

Now playing.

These Blitzwolf Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds usually cost $ 53, but right now at Amazon you can get them for only $ 34.74. Just clip the $ 5 coupon on the product page and enter promo code THRFTR20 during checkout to get in on the deal price. That’ll save you $ 18 off their regular price, which has never been discounted without a coupon before.

These truly wireless earbuds connect to your devices using Bluetooth. They  [Read More…]

Save nearly 50% on Mpow’s Bluetooth transmitter and stream your tunes

Add Bluetooth where none existed.

The Mpow Bluetooth 4.1 receiver and transmitter is down to $ 15.99 with code MPOWBH109 on Amazon. That’s almost half off its regular $ 30 price and the lowest we have ever seen.

This portable adapter is capable of being used as either a transmitter or a receiver and can be paired with two devices simultaneously. It features Bluetooth 4.1 and aptX tech for low-latency wireless audio and video streaming. Take a  [Read More…]

Take the Xcentz Universal Travel Adapter around the world at nearly 50% off

For the jetsetters.

Use code 42GX2ETQ over at Amazon to knock the Xcentz Universal Travel Adapter down to $ 11.99. Usually it costs around $ 23, so this code gets you a significant discount. The reviews left so far are very favorable.

This travel adapter will work in over 150 countries. There are four USB ports to charge your gear at high speeds. The device has built-in protection against short circuits, over-charging, and the like. It won’t  [Read More…]

Saying goodbye to T-Mobile after nearly a decade

T-Mobile didn’t do anything wrong — Google just does so much more right.

After some eight years of steadfast T-Mobile loyalty, I canceled my account last week. I’ve been with T-Mobile for longer than that, actually, starting with a prepaid line about 10 years ago. But still, I’ve had this particular postpaid line for the better part of a decade. And I gave it up not because T-Mobile did anything particularly poorly or treated me badly. I  [Read More…]

YouTube TV now covers nearly all of US

Nearly two years after making its initial debut, YouTube TV has expanded to reach nearly 100 percent of the US market. Just in time for that big football game.

As one of our favorite ways to avoid cable and satellite operators, YouTube TV is Google’s way of delivering content from more than five dozen networks. For just $ 40 per month, customers can sign up with zero long-term obligation.

Since YouTube TV’s early days, it’s been important for us to create  [Read More…]