Tag Archive: Service


Samsung Galaxy S8 will have Google Play Music as default music service

In order to celebrate Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+’s global launch today, Google announced it has partnered up with the Korean tech giant to make Google Play Music the default music player/service on the new flagships. But that’s not all, from now on, all new Samsung phones and tablets (including the Galaxy Tab S3) […]

Moto G5 Plus can’t make emergency calls on Verizon’s VoLTE service

Lenovo has offered a temporary solution, with a software update fix coming next week.

If you own a Moto G5 Plus running on Verizon’s network, this news is for you. In a recent post on Lenovo’s support forum, the company says it has identified a software issue that affects the Moto G5 Plus’ ability to connect to 911 emergency services when using Verizon’s Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service.

Obviously, this is a pretty big safety concern that  [Read More…]

Save up to 50% on your first month of service with The People’s Operator

The People’s Operator is currently offering up to 50% off your first month, and is donating part of your bill to charity!

Thinking of making the move to an alternative carrier but aren’t sure what the experience will be like? The folks at The People’s Operator (TPO) are currently offering 50% off your first month of service on select 4G plans, making it even more affordable to give one a shot. There are a number of different  [Read More…]

Comcast, ‘the worst company in America’, just launched cellular service

Comcast is launching cellular service through its Xfinity subbrand in partnership with Verizon.

Comcast, the enormous cable, internet and content creation behemoth, just launched cellular service despite owning no actual wireless spectrum.

The company, which owns NBCUniversal along with its massive Comcast Cable division, will offer 4G LTE service under the Xfinity Mobile brand, in partnership with Verizon, which powers the actual cellular part of the proposition. The other part is automatic access to Comcast’s 16 million wireless hotspots  [Read More…]

Watch out Android Pay! LG’s own mobile payment service is on the way

LG is entering the mobile payment wars, by announcing the launch of its own solution called LG Pay. The service is going to compete head-to-head with Samsung Pay and Android Pay, which have been available for a while now. LG has partnered up with US firm Dynamics Inc. to bring LG Pay into existence, but […]

First Google Area 120 app for Android arrives, it’s a Messaging service

You might not know this but, Google encourages its employee to spend some of their working hours focusing on side projects. These ideas gather under the Google Area 120 incubator umbrella and yesterday we saw the first app produced by the initiative make a debut into the wild. Strangely enough it was an iOS-only app […]

Pandora is finally prepared to launch premium streaming service

Pandora is stepping up to directly compete with Spotify, Google Play, and Apple Music.

Pandora was one of the first big players in the music streaming game, with it’s one-of-a-kind Music Genome Project powering a song recommendation engine that blew our collective minds over 15 years ago, and it continues to impress to this day. But in the time since, the field has become extremely competitive, with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Spotify, and many others all jumping into the premium  [Read More…]

Boomerang intros new Android streaming service for classical cartoon lovers

If you were a kid in the 90s you probably used to binge of Cartoon Network shows all the time. Eventually, classical shorts and cartoons like Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera shows were moved to Cartoon’s Network’s sister channel, Boomerang. Which so far was only available for cable subscribers. Luckily that won’t be the case anymore. […]

YouTube Go is a data-friendly service that lets you save videos offline

YouTube Go is aimed at Indian customers on spotty connections.

Last year, Google announced that it would be introducing a barebones version of YouTube for Indian consumers primarily on 2G connections. Dubbed YouTube Go, the app is now available in beta from the Play Store for those located in India, offering a simplistic user interface and the ability to save videos offline.

YouTube Go offers previews, allowing you to see segments of a video before proceeding  [Read More…]

Sprint buys a big stake of Jay Z’s Tidal music streaming service

Today Sprint just announced it will be acquiring a 33% stake in Tidal – a streaming music service owned by famed rapper and business man Jay-Z. The partnership between the two companies translates into Sprint customers will be offered exclusive content if they are Tidal subscribers. Tidal is co-owned by iconic music artists including Alicia