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Project Fi deal knocks $200 off LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ, $150 service credit also available

Project Fi has a new deal to tempt you into putting a new LG smartphone into your pocket.

Google has announced a new deal for Project Fi that’ll get you $ 200 off the LG G7 ThinQ or LG V35 ThinQ. This cuts the price of the LG G7 ThinQ down to $ 549, or $ 22.88 per month for 24 months, while the LG V35 ThinQ is available for $ 699, or $ 29.13 per month for 24 months.

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Metro by T-Mobile to be the first prepaid brand to offer 5G service in 2019

Recently, T-Mobile announced it was rebranding its prepaid brand MetroPCS to Metro by T-Mobile and also introduced new plans. The Magenta carrier touted the change as a way to eliminate the distinction between prepaid and postpaid service.

Well, this week, these plans have gone live, so interested parties can start signing up for them. On top of that, T-Mobile also revealed that the new Metro is going to be the first prepaid carrier to offer 5G network access, as well  [Read More…]

Google now has an official repair service for Pixel and Pixel 2

Google joined forces with phone repair company uBreakiFix to make it easier for Pixel owners to fix their broken handsets. But what if you don’t live next to such a repair shop?

Well, Google has finally addressed this issue by opening its own Repair Center. The service is available via the Google Store and allows Pixel and Pixel 2 owners to mail their damaged devices to be fixed.

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Google Store adds mail-in repair service for Pixel phones

This is never a fun screen to wake up to, but it’s especially painful at 5 AM.

A broken phone is a sad phone, and Google doesn’t want to see any sad Pixels.

The customer support for Google Pixel phones is rivaled by few in the smartphone industry, especially in regards to when something with your phone goes wrong. The 24/7 chat and telephone support lines available for Google Pixel phones are a lifesaver — and  [Read More…]

Verizon now taking sign-ups for 5G Home service, costs $50/month

Available in Indianapolis, Houston, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.

After years of talk, 5G connectivity is finally making its way to consumers at a steady pace. One of the first efforts comes from Verizon with its new 5G Home broadband service.

After signing up for Verizon 5G Home, you’ll get a modem/router for your home that’s able to pull in Verizon’s 5G network to power all of the devices. In other words, it essentially replaces your  [Read More…]

Walmart’s new service aims to save you money on ebooks and audiobooks

Read and save in a whole new way.

You know what Amazon’s online Kindle store has been missing? True competition. The sort of competition that makes prices better for the rest of us. Well, Walmart and Rakuten are teaming up to provide exactly that with a new site featuring e-books, e-readers, and audiobooks called Walmart eBooks. This site will include a library of more than six million titles, Rakuten’s Kobo e-readers, and a subscription-based audiobooks service similar to Amazon’s  [Read More…]

MoviePass vs. Sinemia vs. AMC A-List vs. Cinemark: Which movie subscription service should you get?

There are so many movie theater subscription choices out there now, but how do you know which one to pick?

So it’s peak summer season, which means prime time for going to the movies. But with ticket prices the way they are, along with the cost of concessions, moviegoing gets fairly pricey.

So what are you supposed to do without spending an arm and a leg to enjoy the latest summer blockbusters? Fortunately, movie theater subscriptions have  [Read More…]

Google offers $300 Project Fi service credit when you buy the LG G7 ThinQ or V35 ThinQ

Summer is a great time to find awesome deals. Case in point, Google’s Project Fi announced one which might be of interest to you.

You might remember, the MVNO recently added the LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ to its portfolio. They can be purchased for $ 749 and $ 899 respectively.

But if so far, these prices have kept you from truly considering to buy one of the two LG flagships, now it’s a good time to reconsider.  [Read More…]

NVIDIA moving Shield TV to its GeForce Now service for some serious game streaming

GeForce Now allows you to play desktop games on the Android TV-based streaming console box.

NVIDIA today announced that its Shield TV will be switching over to the GeForce NOW service — basically a cloud service for gaming — that’s currently available on Macs and Windows machines, bringing desktop games to the Shield platform. It’ll let Shield owner play their personal library of games, or purchase new ones from digital stores like Steam and Uplay.

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Another streaming service is about to raise its prices, too

That’s $ 60 for the year, across the board.

So the funniest thing just happened. First DirecTV Now increased the monthly price of its plans by $ 5 a month over the weekend. And you’ll never guess what else just happened.

Now PlayStation Vue is increasing the price of its plans by $ 5 a month. (Never mind that DirecTV Now had said it was increasing prices to better stay in line with where the market was.)

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