Tag Archive: Owners


Some Pixel 3a owners are experiencing random shut downs

The bug could be related to using Wi-Fi.

What you need to know Some users are experiencing random shut downs on both the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Running in safe mode doesn’t appear to fix it and it could be related to using Wi-Fi. At the moment, there has been no official statement from Google on the matter.

It wouldn’t be a Pixel launch if users weren’t already having problems, and unfortunately, it only took  [Read More…]

Original Google Pixel owners could receive up to $500 for faulty microphone

Pixel owners who didn’t experience issues could still get $ 20 in the settlement.

What you need to know Google has agreed to pay a total of $ 7.25 million in the class action settlement. Owners of the original Pixel could get a payout of up to $ 500. A hearing to approve the settlement will take place on June 5.

Google has agreed to pay $ 7.25 million dollars in a settlement of a class action  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 owners — Do you feel ripped off by the Pixel 3a?

There’s always something new around the corner.

The Pixel 3a has garnered a lot of attention in a short amount of time. And rightfully so. It offers one of the market’s best smartphone cameras, guaranteed software support, and good overall specs for $ 400.

In other words, you’re essentially getting about 80% of the Pixel 3 experience for half the cost.

That’s a fantastic value proposition to people in need of upgrading their old phone, but what  [Read More…]

The Incipio Aerolite case is a clumsy Galaxy S10 owner’s best friend

Great drop protection.

The Galaxy S10 has some of the best hardware you’ll find on a smartphone in 2019. Its curved AMOLED display is a thing of beauty, the sleek glass back is available in a multitude of eye-catching colors, and the overall fit-and-finish is sublime.

As great as all of that is, it also results in the phone being extremely prone to shattering/cracking in the event of a fall. There are a lot of cases out  [Read More…]

Echo owners can try Amazon Music free for four whole months right now

Exactly zero dollars.

Amazon is offering Echo owners four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. That’d normally cost you $ 40, but there’s a catch. You have to be a new user to the service.

Amazon Music Unlimited gets you access to millions of songs. You can listen offline, skip as many times as you want, and listen hands-free using your Alexa device.

Note that the subscription automatically renews at the $ 7.99 per month rate  [Read More…]

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…]