Tag Archive: Service


How to cancel your Verizon service

Can you hear me now? No? Leave Verizon behind.

If you’re not happy with Verizon’s service, it’s your right to cancel whenever you please. Just remember that you signed an agreement with the carrier, so you’re probably not getting off scot-free.

The penalties and processes associated with canceling your Verizon service will depend on whether you’re on a traditional two-year contract or in a month-to-month agreement. We’ll tell you how to do both.

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Amazon Live is a new livestreaming service designed to take on QVC

Watch and shop at the same time.

When you shop on Amazon, it’s usually a pretty solitary experience. You hop on the app or website, browse for what you want, add it to your cart, check out, and you’re done. In what’s likely an effort to try and make that experience a bit more social, Amazon’s rolling out a new platform called “Amazon Live.”

If you’ve ever watched QVC before, that’s essentially what Amazon Live is. It’s  [Read More…]

How to move your UltraViolet movies over to another service

You’ll still have access to your UltraViolet library until July 31, 2019.

On January 31, UltraViolet announced that it was officially preparing to shut its doors for good. UltraViolet used to be one of the top cloud-based services for storing digital movies and TV shows, but over the years, it’s fallen to the wayside thanks to stiff competition from competitors like Movies Anywhere.

If you still have a collection of titles stored on UltraViolet and want to  [Read More…]

How to add a music service to your Sonos system

There are a lot of different reasons to buy Sonos speakers, but one of the biggest draws to the ecosystem is its huge support for music services. From Spotify, Apple Music, Pocket Casts, TuneIn Radio, and everything else in between, here’s how to add one to your Sonos app!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Sonos One ($ 199) Amazon: Sonos Beam ($ 399) How to add a music service to your Sonos system

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Verizon is reportedly working on a game streaming service for Android

Verizon Gaming is currently in alpha testing on the NVIDIA Shield Android TV.

With things like Google Project Stream and Xbox Project xCloud in the works, it’s evident that cloud-based game streaming is going to be a big deal in 2019 and beyond. According to a report from The Verge, another company that’s looking to tap into this niche is Verizon.

Verizon’s game service, called “Verizon Gaming”, is reportedly in alpha testing right now on the NVIDIA  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s TV service is being pushed back to 2019

T-Mobile needs additional time to make the service “more groundbreaking.”

Over a year ago, T-Mobile announced plans to launch its own television service to compete with the likes of Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and other internet-provided TV platforms. The service was supposed to launch in 2018, but with just a few days of the year left, a report’s come out indicating that it’s being pushed back to 2019.

According to Bloomberg:

T-Mobile US Inc. is delaying the  [Read More…]

Save up to $45 on three months of US Mobile’s already-affordable service

An interesting offer exclusively for our readers.

US Mobile does things a little differently than other carriers out there do, and while the rates are already insanely affordable, the carrier is offering Android Central readers an exclusive chance to drop the prices even lower. We recently took a deep dive into US Mobile, checking out the plans, data speeds, and more, and walked away from it quite impressed. With plans that start at literally just $ 6 a month,  [Read More…]

US Mobile review: The best wireless service you’re not using

Fast data speeds, customizable plans, and reliable coverage make this a winner.

Although the United States may only consist of four main wireless service providers, there are a plethora of smaller MVNOs out there that piggyback off of The Big 4’s service and use it to offer cellular plans that are more affordable and contract-free. Some of the most popular include the likes of Mint Mobile, Ting, and Cricket Wireless, but today I’ll be talking about one  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile Black Friday deal: 3 months of service for just $20

Buying phones during the holiday season is a lot of fun, especially when you can get in on some huge savings. Samsung, for instance, is discounting its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 models to the tune of hundreds of dollars off.

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If you buy a phone that’s unlocked, you have the luxury of choosing which carrier you use for service. Before you run out and sign up with the big name carriers, do a  [Read More…]

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 DNS service comes to Android on 11.11

This one-button DNS app is so easy, you have no excuse not to use it.

Cloudflare launched its 1.1.1.1 DNS service a few months ago — on April Fool’s, of all days — with a focus on privacy and speed. Cloudflare put its mobile app into beta a month ago, and now — on 11.11 — it’s releasing the 1.1.1.1 mobile app on Google Play and the Apple App Store, and it looks like it’s just about  [Read More…]