Tag Archive: Owners


Echo Dot owners can get three months of SiriusXM streaming radio for free

Alexa’s always ready to play your favorite stations.

SiriusXM is teaming up with Amazon to offer three months of streaming radio for free to Echo Dot owners. New customers who sign up for a SiriusXM All Access or SiriusXM Premier subscription will receive one of the smart speakers featuring Amazon Alexa for free, which is a $ 50 savings. Plus it’s the latest (third-gen) version of the device. Furthermore, SiriusXM is offering 60% off six-month All Access  [Read More…]

At $10 each, these smart home accessories are no-brainer buys for Alexa device owners

Buy now, think later.

Right now, you can grab TP-Link’s Wi-Fi smart plug mini or LIFX’s mini white smart bulb for just $ 10 at Amazon when you use coupon code SMART10 during checkout. This pricing is impulse buy territory, seriously. At $ 10 each, you can afford to give both a try and finally see what all the smart home stuff is about, or expand your current one at a small cost.

This promotion is only  [Read More…]

Amazon is discounting popular smart home accessories by 20% for Echo device owners

Some deals worth considering!

If you own an Echo device or other 3rd-party Alexa-enabled hardware, you can save 20% on a bunch of smart home accessories at Amazon right now with the use of coupon code SMART20. From smart plugs to bulbs, smart door locks to security cameras, this sale has a little bit of something for everyone. The TP-Link Wi-Fi smart LED bulb drops to $ 17.59 from $ 22, the Sengled starter kit with 2  [Read More…]

Huawei phone owners can no longer download VLC from the Google Play Store

VideoLAN, the developer of popular VLC media player, has recently taken the drastic measure of preventing Huawei phones from acessing its app from the Google Play Store.

VideoLAN says it has taken this step due to the way Huawei phones handle background apps. The maker of VLC explains that Huawei software will prevent any apps from running in the background unless there are its own. This, in turn, hurts the overall VLC experience on mobile.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile phones  [Read More…]

Android P beta 2 is now out, available for Pixel owners

Right on schedule, Google this week released the second beta version of Android P for Pixel owners. It comes bundling the final APIs and updated SDK, so developers can start readying their apps for Android P.

The Android P beta 2 arrives as an OTA update if you’re already running the first beta on your Pixel device. You can also flash the factory image if your Pixel has an unlocked bootloader. Partner OEMs that are part of the Android P  [Read More…]

Google Lens in Assistant now available for OnePlus 3/3T and 5/5T owners

Google Lens in Assistant is now available for owners of the OnePlus 3/3T and 5/5T. Previously the feat was only available on flagships like the Galaxy S8/S9, Note 8 and LG V30.

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SanDisk’s $56 200GB microSD card is a must-have for all Galaxy S9 owners

Expand the capacity.

This 200GB card normally sells for closer to $ 70 and this is the lowest price drop on it since Black Friday. You can use it to expand the storage in your phone, tablet, action camera and much more. It has transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s and it is shockproof, waterproof and can even withstand X-rays.

If you are looking for more storage, Amazon has the 400B variant of this card down to  [Read More…]

Some Galaxy S9 owners have unresponsive touchscreens

Samsung’s looking into the issue.

It’s not uncommon for a new gadget to launch with a few bugs here and there, but the severity of these often varies from phone-to-phone. Even a company as large as Samsung still manages to drop the ball here and there, and according to a number of customer complaints, something wonky is going on with the Galaxy S9’s touchscreen.

The issue at hand has to do with the responsiveness of the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Android 8.1 Oreo is now rolling out to all Essential Phone owners

Dear Android OEMs — this is how you do software updates.

No matter what you think about the Essential Phone, one area that it dominates all other Android OEMs at (aside from Google, of course) is with its software updates. Less than a month after launching a beta for Android 8.1 Oreo, Essential’s now pushing the software to all of its users.

This marks the first public Oreo update for the Essential Phone as Essential chose to  [Read More…]

Samsung’s $100 256GB microSD card is a must-have for all Galaxy S9 owners

Don’t go without it.

Samsung’s 256GB microSD card has only been cheaper once before, and that was during a brief sale on Black Friday. Unless you have a time machine to go back and get that price, this is easily the best deal around on such a large capacity card. SanDisk’s similar option is currently $ 10 more.

The EVO Select is a Class 10 UHS 3 card, meaning it’s great for storing files, capturing photos, and  [Read More…]