Tag Archive: Plus


Verizon adds Push to Talk Plus feature to select smartphones

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If you think it’s been too long since you’ve used a walkie talkie, you may be in luck. Verizon Wireless, America’s most loved/hated carrier, is adding “push to talk” functionality to some of their smartphones. They’re calling it Push To Talk Plus, and it basically does what you’d hope it to: use your phone like… Read more »

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Push to Talk Plus now available for Verizon DROID MAXX, Galaxy S5, and more

Verizon seemingly doesn’t want to let go of Push to Talk, so they’ve updated things a bit with their new Push to Talk Plus service. Push to Talk Plus brings improvements such as better voice quality and faster call set up time. New features like Talker Priority — which allows for a group leader to take over a call — and Late Join — which allows a caller to access a call late — make the  [Read More…]

Free OnePlus One plus 2500 invites up in ‘Storm of Invites’ giveaway

There are traditional ways to launch a phone, and then there’s the OnePlus way. The launch of the OnePlus One has been anything but conventional, with a metered invitation systemm set up to order phones as they become available instead of pre-ordering and then waiting like a schlub. But if you don’t want to wait for an invite, OnePlus is offering the opportunity to engage in some marketing of your own for a chance to get  [Read More…]

What we’re binge-Chromecasting this weekend (plus, win a Chromecast!)

If you didn’t watch the first season of Netflix exclusive “Orange is the new Black,” you need to do so. And if you don’t have a Chromecast, we’ll, let’s see if we can help.

Give us your top 5 binge-worthy watches in the comments. We’ll pick five winners at random at 5 p.m. EDT and ship some Chromecasts their way. Good luck, folks!

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HP 7 Plus gets an official launch, bezels overload

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Earlier this month we’ve seen a leak of a tablet with too much bezel on it, that tablet didn’t have a name, up until now that is. HP launched that bezel-heavy tablet under the “HP 7 Plus” name. This is now the most affordable tablet in the HP line, going for just $ 99, we have to admit it looks cheap and quite  [Read More…]

HP launches the bezel-heavy 7 Plus for $99

How low can quad-core go? HP’s answering that question by launching the HP 7 Plus, a 7-inch Android tablet that features four Cortex A7 cores. Leaked earlier this month, the 7 Plus is the most affordable tablet offered by HP.

Hulu Plus to offer select free viewing on mobile this summer

Previously bound to having a Hulu Plus subscription, Hulu this summer will be opening up their free streams to mobile users. As of right now, if you want to watch something that’s streaming on Hulu on your mobile device, you’ll need a Hulu Plus account — even if that show is free to stream through a desktop browser. Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins announced today that this summer that will change.

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Amazon adds Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to their lineup of Fire TV voice search partners

If you’re like Gary Busey and enjoy talking to things such as your Amazon Fire TV, you’ll be pleased to know Amazon has added new voice search partners to their still fresh set-top box. Hulu Plus, Crackle, and Showtime Anytime are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV’s unified voice search.

“We’re excited and energized by the momentum we’re seeing with Fire TV,” said Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “Customers are telling  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s Operation Tablet Freedom: 4G LTE tablets for same price as Wi-Fi models (plus free data!)

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T-Mobile on Thursday outlined its second Un-carrier move in as many days. Starting on April 12 and running through the rest of the year, customers can add a 4G LTE version of a tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only version. Yeah, for real. Saving customers hundreds of dollars on the front end, it gets even better.

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BikeConsole Power Plus for Galaxy S4 review

Don’t look now, but we’re just about out of the winter and finally into warmer weather. With the friendlier temperatures comes our favorite outdoor activities, such as biking.

I love nothing more than to toss my handset into a bag and put in some miles on the mountain bike. Very few things beat pairing some Bluetooth headphones with my smartphone and killing a few hours. The problem I run into, however, is that it’s fairly easy to deplete the battery  [Read More…]