Tag Archive: Store


Google Fi SIMs coming to a Best Buy store near you

Jumping to Google Fi formerly Project Fi has just gotten easier, now you can pick up a SIM from over 500 Best Buy stores in the US. Previously, the only way to get your Google Fi SIM was to sign up online and wait for it to be delivered.

That all changed on Monday, Google has now expanded the service to Best Buy retail stores across the US. Google Fi SIMs will be sold separately from devices for $ 9.99  [Read More…]

New report states Google also violated App Store privacy rules

Google used the same tactics as Facebook to distribute data collection apps on iOS.

Apple blocked all of Facebook’s internal iOS apps after it was found that the social network was distributing a VPN app that collected an overt amount of customer data. Now it looks like Google has also been undertaking a similar practice.

An investigation by TechCrunch found that Google was using its Enterprise Certificate to let users install an app called Screenwise Meter, which  [Read More…]

Store what matters with one of the best deals on this 4TB WD Hard Drive

Save your files and some cash in the process.

The WD 4TB Elements USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive is on sale for $ 89.99 at Amazon. This deal brings the drive back down to its lowest price ever there; saving you nearly $ 20 off its average cost in the process.

This compact hard drive is compatible with Windows and Mac computers, though you may need to reformat it for use with Mac. It’s capable of  [Read More…]

Google Store holiday deals include $150 off Pixel 3 XL, $20 off Home Hub

These long-running deals will get you into Google’s latest gear for less for the holidays.

We’ve barely recovered from the swell of deals on Cyber Monday, and Google is rolling out sweeping deals in the Google Store on phones, smart home gear and more. These deals kick off immediately and run all the way to December 22, and in some cases December 24, so you have plenty of time to think about your purchases and line up  [Read More…]

Google tipped to be working on a Play Store subscription service called Play Pass

Google appears to be working on a new subscription service for Google Play. According to evidence gathered by the XDA Developers, the new service might launch under the name “Play Pass”.

The potential new feature is expected to offer users a bundle of apps and games in exchange for a fee. This is quite similar to how streaming services like Netflix work.

References to Play Pass were first spotted back in June, but an XDA affiliate recently received a Google  [Read More…]

Store 128GB of data with SanDisk’s $22 Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive

So much space in a tiny device.

SanDisk’s 128GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to $ 22.49 on Amazon. That puts it $ 8 below the price of its little USB 3.0 brother and marks one of the best prices we’ve ever seen. This flash drive normally sells for around $ 30 on average.

This high-speed USB 3.1 flash drive features read speeds up to 130MB/s. You could transfer a full-length movie to it  [Read More…]

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…]

Store 256GB of important data with SanDisk’s $50 USB 3.1 Flash Drive

All the datas.

SanDisk’s 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to $ 49.99 on Amazon. Except for a very brief drop back in July, this is the lowest price we have ever seen on this drive. Since that July deal, the drive has been selling for around $ 60, but it was selling as high as $ 70 before that. This is the best value per GB of the Ultra Fit’s capacities, and the device’s USB  [Read More…]

Custom Fortnite Monopoly board game will hit store shelves in October

Collect 2HP when you pass go.

Fortnite is taking over the world. No, seriously. These days it’s hard to go anywhere without hearing about Fortnite, and soon not even your family game nights will be safe. A newly skinned version of Monopoly, titled Fortnite Monopoly, will be making its way into stores beginning October 1. Custom versions of Monopoly are nothing new, we’ve seen tons of them through the years, but this one will surely be a hit this  [Read More…]

Hot Take: Google Pixel 3 event, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, and Play Store policy (Episode 24)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. This edition focuses on the Google’s October 9th Pixel event in New York, Dono’s review of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, and Google’s policing of the Play Store.

What we talked about today Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review: the best under-the-radar flagship around Google will unveil the Pixel 3 and possibly more on October 9th Google removes Rootless Pixel Launcher from Play  [Read More…]