Tag Archive: U.S.


Motorola One Action U.S. pre-order includes a free Moto G6

Motorola’s all-in-one GoPro competitor is affordable and features robust ultra-wide video recording.

What you need to know Pre-orders for the Motorola One Action are open now on Motorola.com. There are lots of promotions for pre-orders, including a free Moto G6 in some circumstances. Record proper horizontal ultra-wide-angle video while holding the phone vertically.

The Motorola One Action is now available for pre-order in the U.S. with units shipping just in time for Halloween on October 31. Aside  [Read More…]

Best family plans with data in the U.S.

It’s nice to have your entire family on the same cell phone plan, but it’s even nicer if you can save money at the same time. Most providers have moved away from the family plan as a name and have moved towards offering discounts for having multiple lines on an account, but that still works well for families. The prices in this guide will be shown for four lines but some plans allow you to save with even  [Read More…]

Google Shopping launches in the U.S. with price tracking, local stock info

Google Lens is also getting a new “style ideas” function.

What you need to know Google is formally launching Google Shopping in the U.S. — a revamped version of Google Express. New features include price tracking, stock availability at nearby stores, and “Buy on Google.” There’s also a new Google Lens feature.

Google Express, Google’s online shopping service in the U.S., is no more. The company announced early last month that Express would be rebranded as Shopping,  [Read More…]

U.S. Cellular is launching 5G in two markets in early 2020

U.S. Cellular will be upgrading its existing 4G equipment to support 5G through 2020.

What you need to know Low-band 5G is launching on U.S. Cellular in the first quarter of 2020 4G equipment upgrades add support for 5G on 600Mhz spectrum. Parts of Iowa and Wisconsin will be upgraded first with 5G phones and service launching as it’s ready.

In the first phase of a multi-year plan, U.S. Cellular is upgrading its 4G towers to new  [Read More…]

Google will soon roll out car crash detection for Pixel phones in the U.S.

The ‘Personal Safety’ app was listed on the Google Play Store accidentally and is no longer available to download.

What you need to know Google has quietly rebranded the Emergency Information app for Pixel phones as “Personal Safety.” The app description on the Play Store reveals car crash detection will soon be available for Pixel smartphones in the U.S. Once the feature is rolled out, the phone will help users reach 911 if it detects they’ve been  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will finally go on sale in the U.S. on September 27

You will be able to get the Galaxy Fold in either Cosmos Black or Space Silver color.

What you need to know Samsung will begin selling the Galaxy Fold in the U.S. on September 27. Consumers in the U.S. will be able to purchase the foldable smartphone from Samsung, AT&T, or Best Buy for $ 1,980. The foldable smartphone has been on sale in South Korea since September 6.

Samsung today finally confirmed the Galaxy Fold’s U.S.  [Read More…]

Ring’s new Rapid Ring app is now available to download in the U.S. & Canada

The Rapid Ring app has been designed to allow users to respond to a notification or start streaming as soon as possible.

What you need to know Ring’s new “Rapid Ring” app is now available for users in the U.S. and Canada. Rapid Ring is a “light” version of the full Ring app, which lets users access video feeds and answer notifications faster. The app was released a few weeks back for users in Australia and the  [Read More…]

PSA: Verizon is down for a lot of people in the U.S. right now

It’s unclear when the service will be back up and running.

What you need to know Verizon Wireless is down for a lot of people in the U.S. The most affected states include Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas. It’s unclear right now when service will be back to normal.

We hate to interrupt your Friday with this kind of news, but if you’ve been having issues with your Verizon service today, you aren’t alone. For a lot of  [Read More…]

Twitter users in the U.S. and Japan can now hide replies to their tweets

Twitter says it saw “positive and heartening results” during its initial test in Canada.

What you need to know Twitter’s “hide replies” feature is launching in the U.S. and Japan today. The feature gives users the ability to hide replies that are irrelevant or abusive in nature. Twitter says the feature will give users more control over their conversations.

Twitter introduced a controversial “Hide Replies” feature in July this year, giving users on its platform greater control  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.2 now available to pre-order in the U.S. through B&H for $349

The official launch date is set for September 30.

What you need to know The Nokia 7.2 is now available for pre-order from B&H for $ 349 in Cyan Green. It will be officially available beginning September 30. The Nokia 7.2 features a Snapdragon 660, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, three cameras on the back, and runs Android One.

The Nokia 7.2 is officially up for pre-order on B&H Photo for $ 349 in Cyan Green  [Read More…]