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Qualcomm increases NXP offer to $44 billion amidst Broadcom drama

Qualcomm’s increasing its original bid by 16%.

Earlier this month, Qualcomm remained resilient against Broadcom by declining the company’s second buyout offer of $ 121 million. Shortly after this, Qualcomm has increased its offer to NXP by 16% in an attempt to get Broadcom off of its back.

NXP is a Dutch semiconductor business that’s primarily involved with the creation of infotainment systems in automobiles, and this bid increase would see Qualcomm pay $ 127.50 per each  [Read More…]

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s second offer to buy the company

Despite increasing its offer by $ 16 billion, Qualcomm still refuses to sell to Broadcom.

Ever since early November of last year, there have been talks of Broadcom being interested in acquiring chip-maker Qualcomm. The deal was turned down by Qualcomm’s Board of Directors later that same month, but a report quickly followed this up suggesting that Qualcomm would reconsider its decision if Broadcom offered more money.

Broadcom recently came back to Qualcomm with a new offer  [Read More…]

5 clones that can offer the Samsung Galaxy S8 look on the cheap

With a few weeks to go until the Samsung Galaxy S9 goes live, it might be a good time to start looking for discounts on the soon-to-be previous generation flagship, the Galaxy S8. However, even if you end up buying the Galaxy S8 on eBay you should still expect to pay around $ 500 for the […]

Reminder: Project Fi doesn’t offer simultaneous voice and data when connected to Sprint

Yes, this is still a thing you have to remember.

Project Fi offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to networks, with seamless switching between T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular and Wi-Fi for calling, texting and data needs. While we’ve established that the switching isn’t much to worry about and actually works quite well, the one shortcoming arrives when you go to make calls and use data at the same time when your phone is connected to the Sprint  [Read More…]

Google’s $159 Pixel Buds offer real-time translation, other smarts

The Google Pixel 2 series announcement brought a number of significant hardware for both mobile and the smart home, but Google also unveiled more mobile hardware than we expected. We expected to see the Google Home Mini and the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but Google took things one step further: the Bose […]

U.S. carriers offer free calls, texts and data after Hurricane Maria and Mexico City earthquake

Carriers are offering free calls, texts and data following Hurricane Maria and the latest Mexican earthquake.

As Hurricane Maria continues to make its way along the East Coast of the United States (after already destroying numerous Carribean islands), AT&T and T-Mobile have announced they will be waiving fees for calls and text messages sent to affected areas, as well as offering unlimited calls, texts and data to customers inside the affected regions. We have not heard if Verizon or  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 will start at $649, offer ‘Kinda Blue’ third color option

How many more leaks will we see? This about wraps it up.

The Google hardware leaks are coming hard and fast, and the latest of the group reveals fresh information about the forthcoming Pixel 2 — the smaller sibling to the Pixel 2 XL. According to Droid-Life, the Google Pixel 2 will launch at the same starting price as last year’s Pixel, $ 649, which will put it well below the purported $ 849 price of the Pixel 2  [Read More…]

Spotify teams up with Hulu to offer a $5 bundle for students

Are you a student enrolled at an accredited university or college in the US? Then listen to this. Starting this week, Spotify Premium for Students subscribers will also get Hulu video streaming for free. Students are required to pay the same $ 5/month free to get Spotify Premium which now comes with Hulu’s on-demand streaming plan […]

Spotify and Hulu join forces to offer an amazing bundle to students

Today Spotify teamed up with Hulu to unveil a streaming bundle that will allow users to stream music and television shows under a single subscription plan. Best of all? It’s insanely cheap.

In a press release on Hulu’s website, the companies announced that Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu, will launch today nationwide – just in time for the school year.

The first-of-its-kind entertainment bundle will offer students immediate access to ad-free Spotify Premium as well  [Read More…]

LG V30 will offer audio features ‘unseen in a smartphone before’

The V30 will feature a 32-bit Quad DAC with digital filters and sound presets.

LG is continuing to serve up information regarding its upcoming flagship ahead of its release at IFA. The company is now talking up the audio prowess of the V30, saying that the phone will feature “next-generation audio functions unseen in a smartphone before.” LG rolled out a 32-bit Quad DAC in last year’s V20, and its successor will feature a “32-bit Advanced Hi-Fi Quad DAC”  [Read More…]