Tag Archive: Service

Which game streaming service should you buy? GeForce Now or Google Stadia?

Your games, anywhere GeForce Now

Free, $ 5/month at NVIDIA

Pros Cheaper than Stadia right now Access to most of the games you already own Works on many Android devices and even iOS Free tier available Cons Loading times are shockingly long Not all games in your library are supported

GeForce Now uses your library to give you the games you want to play, streamed to just about any device you can imagine, for a price  [Read More…]

Flipboard launches an ad-free, curated video service for $3 a month

It will be available in a dedicated tab within the Flipboard app.

What you need to know Flipboard has announced the launch of a new curated video platform called Flipboard TV. The “premium” service will be available exclusively to Galaxy S20 owners, who will also get a three-month free trial. After the free trial period expires, the service will cost $ 3 per month.

Popular news aggregator app Flipboard is launching a new “premium” curated video service  [Read More…]

T-Mobile experiencing service issues shortly after merger announcement

Issues are popping up from San Francisco to New York.

What you need to know As of February 11, T-Mobile is experiencing service issues across the U.S. Outages are being reported in Chicago, Detroit, New York, Seattle, and more. The funk began shortly after T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint was approved.

February 11 has been an interesting day for T-Mobile. Not too long after its merger with Sprint was approved, reports of service outages throughout the entire United  [Read More…]

GameClub is a subscription service aimed at discerning mobile gamers

It’s a wild time for the mobile gaming industry. On the one hand, mobile gaming has never been more popular with easy money up for grabs for game developers able to churn out games with simplistic and addictive gameplay, then load in tons of ads and in-app purchases for quick monetization.

Conversely, it’s been equally tough for game developers intent on crafting premium gaming experiences for mobile audiences. Game developers who forgo ads and in-app purchases are faced  [Read More…]

Service appears to be restored across most U.S. carriers

Everything’s broken.

Updated 2:27 PM ET: A couple of hours after this outage began, things seem to have calmed down. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and Straight Talk all have substantially less reports flowing in. Things have also settled a bit with Verizon, but as of 2:09 PM ET, there were still 1146 outage reports.

What you need to know As of January 31, every major phone carrier is having service issues. Affected companies include Verizon, Sprint,  [Read More…]

Google is adding biometric authentication to its Android Autofill service

Password and payment completion both can be protected via biometric authentication.

What you need to know Google is working on making its Android Autofill service more secure. The company is looking to add biometric checks for password and payment completion. The feature is currently only in testing, so it’s unknown when it’ll finally make its way to users.

We’ve all been there, you’re trying to reply to an important email, but you can’t remember the password. Thanks  [Read More…]

Google Duo is the best video calling service you’re not using

Google Duo has transformed into a robust video and audio messaging service.

Google’s messaging strategy has been an unmitigated disaster, with the search giant bouncing from service to service over the years as it tried to take on the likes of WhatsApp. Allo and Duo debuted in 2016 to lofty ambitions, but in typical Google fashion, both services were hobbled from the start. Allo didn’t have SMS integration, and there wasn’t a good enough reason to switch  [Read More…]

Google vows to improve customer service by moving call center jobs in-house

The company plans to have 4,800 customer support agents by the end of next year.

What you need to know Google is doubling down on its Operations Centers. The company will expand its in-house customer service facilities in India and the Philippines — and build a new one in Mississippi. Operations Center staff is expected to grow from 1,000 to 4,800 by the end of the next year.

Tech companies have often outsourced call center and customer  [Read More…]

Amazon sets its eyes on India with free Audible Suno service

It has 60 new originals and exclusive, totaling hundreds of hours of content.

What you need to know Audible is launching an exclusive service for India named Audible Suno. Suno features more than 60 originals and exclusives for Indian users in both Hindi and English. The service is entirely free, with no ads, and no sign-ups.

India has become an increasingly more important focal point for Amazon. The company is even launching some new features in India  [Read More…]

Review: Teracube – the phone with a four year warranty and white glove service

How often do you upgrade your phone? If you’re like most Americans, that upgrade cycle tends to run between one and two years. Sometimes, we get the rare person who stretches it out to three years, but that seems to be about the limit.

There are plenty of reasons to upgrade your device. Maybe the performance is so bad that your phone is a permanent resident of Lag city. Or, perhaps the battery has degraded so that your phone turns  [Read More…]