Tag Archive: Services


What live TV services does the Amazon Echo Show support?

Best answer: The Amazon Echo Show supports live TV with Alexa skills, and now directly with support for Hulu. You can watch any programming that’s included in your Hulu subscription on the Echo Show, as well as a variety of TV stations that can be accessed through Alexa’s skills.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Show ($ 229.99)

What’s an Amazon Echo Show?

The Echo Show is the next generation of the Amazon Echo, its groundbreaking wireless, voice-controlled smart  [Read More…]

Using Google services on a Chromebox vs. Samsung DeX

The best thing about Google’s services is they truly work anywhere. I don’t have to use a specific operating system — or even a specific web browser. If I have an Internet connection, I can get to my documents and be productive. This extend to my phone’s screen — typing on a six-inch phone takes longer than it does on a proper laptop, but it’s better than nothing.

Samsung’s DeX mode is a great way to have a  [Read More…]

What are the best cloud storage services for my Android?

Having a mobile phone that’s capable of taking pictures and videos, creating documents, and downloading media is something we often take for granted. That such a small device is so powerful and able to house so much is lost on a lot of us.

In the early days of PDAs it was a different situation, and for a number of reasons. Chief among them was the fact that much of what was stored on these phones was locally housed and  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

Microsoft, Google and more team up to help you transfer data between services

Tech giants are teaming up to make it easier to port your data between services.

Microsoft, Google, Twitter, and Facebook have partnered to form the Data Transfer Project (DTP), a new initiative whose goal it is to make transferring your data between services much easier. Initially founded in 2017, DTP’s aim is to create an open-source platform that apps and services can adopt, ultimately stoking competition by giving consumers the ability to easily try out new services  [Read More…]

Google might face a $2.82 billion fine for pushing its services on Android

The European Commission is behind this.

When you get a new Android phone, you probably don’t think too much about the Google Search widget on your home screen, Chrome being set as the default browser, or all of Google’s big apps pre-installed out of the box. However, the European Commission certainly has and is planning on fining Google billions of dollars for these actions.

According to a report this week from The Wall Street Journal, it’s expected  [Read More…]

What apps and services are bundled on an Amazon Prime Exclusive phone?

These days, Prime Exclusive phones are a pretty incredible deal.

Remember when Amazon started offering certain phones at a discount through its Prime Exclusive program? Originally, this meant that your phone would come loaded with tons of non-removable Amazon apps, along with annoying lock screen ads for Amazon products. You could pay to have the lock screen ads removed months after buying the phone, but the Amazon apps would remain.

Sounds annoying, right? Luckily, Amazon no longer  [Read More…]

Why Android is vital to Microsoft’s software and services strategy

Android and is now a key player in Microsoft’s overall software and services strategy — and that’s a good thing for Microsoft.

When Microsoft announced that it was stepping away from its smartphone efforts, there were quite a few of us who were worried about how we’d continue to remain invested in Microsoft’s ecosystem without being able to carry Windows around in our pockets. But it ultimately allowed Microsoft to invest in bringing ecosystem synergy to more  [Read More…]

PayPal now available with Google Pay across a number of new Google services

PayPal can now be used as a payment method across all of Google.

Google’s been adding a heap of new features to Google Pay ever since it ditched the Android Pay branding earlier this year, and the latest addition comes by way of deeper integration with PayPal.

You can already use your PayPal balance to pay for things in-store using Google Pay, but coming soon, you’ll be able to use your PayPal money via Google Pay across  [Read More…]

YouTube Music & YouTube Premium are Google’s latest streaming services

Google has surprisingly announced new streaming services called YouTube Music and YouTube Premium. These services are likely to replace Google Play Music and YouTube Red when they launch on May 22nd.

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