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Verizon is reportedly working on a game streaming service for Android

Verizon Gaming is currently in alpha testing on the NVIDIA Shield Android TV.

With things like Google Project Stream and Xbox Project xCloud in the works, it’s evident that cloud-based game streaming is going to be a big deal in 2019 and beyond. According to a report from The Verge, another company that’s looking to tap into this niche is Verizon.

Verizon’s game service, called “Verizon Gaming”, is reportedly in alpha testing right now on the NVIDIA  [Read More…]

Verizon, T-Mobile working with customers impacted by federal shutdown

Both carriers are offering to work with impacted customers on “flexible payment options”.

The United States federal government has been partially shut down since December 22, 2018, furloughing hundreds of thousands of federal employees for the Christmas holidays and now a week into the new year. As this shutdown becomes the third-longest in US history, those employees are facing a growing pile of bills that they may or may not have personal savings to cover in the absence of  [Read More…]

Sprint is working with Samsung on a 5G phone, too

First there was Verizon, which officially announced it was working with Samsung to launch its first 5G smartphone sometime in the early half of 2019.

Soon after that AT&T weighed in, confirming that it would also be launching a Samsung 5G smartphone in the spring of next year. And now here we are with Sprint rolling in hot with its own confirmation that it will be working with Samsung for its own 5G device rollout next year as well.

Sprint’s Vice President  [Read More…]

Best eight apps for working out at home

Some days, it’s just really difficult to go outside. Especially in the winter months when it’s rainy/snowy or cold, and the sun may have already gone to sleep by the time you’re ready to leave work.

So what do you do if you want to get some exercise, but you don’t want to go to the gym? Thankfully, you can just as easily work out from the comfort of your home.

With technology being so ubiquitous these days, you can  [Read More…]

New Oukitel WP1 video test shows the phone working underwater (Promoted)

Oukitel’s tri-proof smartphone, WP1 has been put to the test yet again. After testing its durability in numerous ways including putting it into a freezer and letting it soak in hot water, now Oukitel is showing us the WP1 can work underwater.

The phone was powered on above water and then placed in a container of water with benchmarking app AnTuTu turned on. The underwater test resulted in a pretty high score of 84,393.

The WP1 was also thrown  [Read More…]

Google working on fix for Pixel 3 disappearing texts

Check your Pixel 3. Has it disappeared? If not, it’s luckier than texts and photos on the device. The launch of Google’s latest flagship has been soured by software issues, including disappearing photos, extra notches, and now, disappearing text messages. Numerous users have reported the problem, and while not as widespread as the disappearing photos issue, there are indeed Pixel 3 users who have noticed their text messages disappearing at random.

Google has acknowledged the problem and says it’s working  [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…]

The best sweat-resistant Bose headphones for working out

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. An Android phone is only as good as the headphones you have to accompany it, so let us help you find the best way to jam out to your favorite tunes.

The Bose SoundSport Wireless headphones feature a winning combination of amazing sound and great battery life. The IPX4 rating means they’re protected against sweat and water, and while the $ 149 price isn’t  [Read More…]

Google might be working on a loyalty program for the Play Store

Do you often buy apps, games or music albums from the Google Play Store? Well, then we have some good news for you. According to 9to5Google who spotted evidence in the latest Play Store build, it seems like Google is working on a new loyalty program called Google Play Points.

The program is meant for people who purchase content from the Play Store including music, movies, TV shows, books and of course, apps.  To give you an example, someone making  [Read More…]

Samsung is working on massive 17 inch tablet for AT&T

In case you didn’t know or you just forgot, once upon a time Samsung made a huge 18.4-inch Android tablet called the Galaxy View. This thing was so massive it had a permanently attached handle and weighed a little less than 6 pounds.

The handle was a large piece of angled plastic on the back which pivoted in the middle and added a lot of bulk. The tablet itself could never fully collapse, meaning it was only truly portable in  [Read More…]