Tag Archive: Service


How to get Google Project Fi service

Signing up for Project Fi is simple, just like the service itself.

Google’s own carrier, called Project Fi, has been around for a quite a while now. But given its restrictions on compatible devices and just how infrequently U.S. consumers switch carriers, there’s a good chance you’ve only heard bits and pieces of information about Project Fi but haven’t ever actually looked into switching.

Just as you’d expect, it’s dead simple to sign up for Project Fi  [Read More…]

Buy 3 Months of Wireless Service, Get 3 Free with Mint SIM

Mint SIM is offering HUGE savings for new customers!

Mint SIM is a revolutionary mobile service that lets you prepay for your service in 3-, 6-, and 12-month increments, with various data plans, for much less than the other guys. Since Mint SIM already helps you save big on your phone bill every month, it only makes sense that it’s offering two of the best deals around for new customers.

Right now, new customers can get 3  [Read More…]

YouTube’s upcoming Remix music streaming service reportedly launching in March

A few months ago, YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen confirmed the add-free YouTube Red service and Google Play Music will be merged into a new subscription service. Now a new report coming out of Bloomberg sheds more light on the matter. Apparently, the new service – internally referred to as Remix – is […]

Plex adds its own personalized free news service

Following its acquisition of Watchup, Plex is launching its first in-house content stream in the form of Plex News.

Plex is best known for being a home media server, running on basically any device you can imagine. For a while, you’ve been able to add in channels delivering third-party content, but now Plex is getting into that game on its own.

Plex News is launching as a free addition to the service for all users, though those  [Read More…]

Get access to Roku’s full streaming service for just $25

This deal from Thrifter features two Roku devices for just $ 25 today!

If you’ve got $ 25 to spend, you can get a Roku today. The Roku Express is down to $ 25 on Amazon. It’s normally $ 30 and has never had a direct price drop this low.

The Roku Express+ is also down to $ 25 during an Amazon Gold Box deal of the day. It’s a refurbished unit but it comes with a 90-day warranty  [Read More…]

Rogers increases price of Roam Like Home travel service

Rogers is getting in on the price increase trend.

Canadian carrier Rogers is increasing its Roam Like Home roaming data service by $ 1 to $ 6 per day while in the United States, its most popular destination. Prices to other countries will remain at $ 10 per day.

The service debuted in late 2014 under old CEO Guy Laurence, and proved to be one of the most endearing parts of his legacy at the company, which  [Read More…]

Amazon Launches Instant Pickup Service

Amazon launches Instant Pickup service to compete with convenience stores.

Having spent the last few days moving into a new apartment, I’ve made about twenty or so trips to local stores to get the one last thing I think I’ll need. Whether it has been hand soap, various ingredients for different recipes, or more of those 3M Command hooks than I thought possible, I’ve spent a lot of time in different store aisles.

Amazon launched a service  [Read More…]

Get a landline you’ll actually use with the $63 Ooma Telo free home phone service

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on free home phone service!

The Ooma Telo free home phone service device is down to $ 63 as part of Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day. This is the lowest price ever for the Ooma Telo, matching a drop it hasn’t seen since April. Over the last six months, its street price has fluctuated around $ 80-90.

If you haven’t heard of Ooma  [Read More…]

No more service fees and wait times: Fix your electronics yourself for $7

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on an awesome screwdriver set!

Jackyled’s 45 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Set is currently available at Amazon for just $ 6.92 when you enter promo code ZDAU28AE at checkout to save $ 4 off this item’s regular price.

Featuring a tweezer, handle, extension bar and 42 screwdriver bits, this set is a great option for repairing smaller objects like phones, laptops, watches or eyeglasses. It  [Read More…]

Read the fine print: Terms of service, privacy policies and the power of knowledge

It’s the only way to know what you’re giving away.

When you buy a new phone or install a new app, reading the boring (and often difficult to comprehend) privacy policies and terms of use are the last thing you want to do. But it’s also the most important part of the process.

We were having a discussion about visual voicemail in the Android Central Slack channel recently. With Marshmallow, Google introduced a visual voicemail framework for  [Read More…]