Tag Archive: Year


LG’s Second Year Promise gives the G6 an extra year of warranty

LG is making a big move to win customer loyalty.

The LG G6 has consistently been heralded as one of the best smartphones of 2017, all but erasing the negative impression of the G5 before it. Now, LG wants to continue that goodwill with a new program called the Second Year Promise, which extends the G6’s regular warranty from one year to two in the U.S.

While this isn’t quite like HTC’s Uh-Oh Protection, which acts more  [Read More…]

Deal: Switching to Sprint gets you free unlimited for a year!

This Sprint deal seems too good to be true, but it isn’t.

We often tease Sprint for its desperate attempts at getting customers on other networks to switch over, but this latest deal is a doozy, and well worth investigating.

Until June 30, 2017, customers on T-Mobile, AT&T, or (especially) Verizon get up to five lines of free unlimited service by switching over to Sprint. There are a few caveats, which we’ll get to in a  [Read More…]

South Park: Phone Destroyer for Android is coming later this year

Good news South Park fans. Your favorite animated characters are coming to Android (and iOS) later in 2017, developer Ubisoft announced during its E3 press conference this week. The game titled South Park: Phone Destroyer was created by Ubisoft studio RedLynx in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and combines a turn-based battle system with […]

South Park is going to destroy your phone later this year

Slipped in among the latest console and PC game news at its E3 press conference, Ubisoft has announced a brand new South Park game for mobile. Phone Destroyer marks the first time the long-standing franchise has been in a mobile game, and will be on Android and iOS later on this year.

South Park: Phone Destroyer brings you iconic South Park characters, action-packed real-time strategy, exploding PvP battles, trademark South Park humor and collectible cards in a perfect  [Read More…]

Pokémon GO celebrates first year of existence with Solstice in-game event, big update

If you’re a fan of Pokémon GO then you probably know the game’s one year anniversary is coming up. And in order to celebrate this special occasion, Niantic and the Pokémon Company International announced they will be hosting festivities to celebrate the event. The Pokémon GO Fest, the game’s first official real-world event which is […]

OnePlus 3T will continue to be on sale in India until ‘later this year’

OnePlus 3T isn’t getting discontinued in India.

OnePlus announced yesterday that it would discontinue the OnePlus 3T in global markets to make way for its 2017 flagship. With the OnePlus 5 slated to launch sometime next month, OnePlus is undoubtedly looking to ramp up production of its upcoming phone.

While the OnePlus 3T won’t be available once the current stock runs out in global markets, Indian customers will be able to pick up both the 64GB and 128GB variants  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge – One Year Later (review)

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge originally released on March 12, 2016. Now that users have had a full year to use and explore the device in the wild, we decided to look back on the S7 Edge and how it’s fared over the past 12+ months. Samsung is slightly notorious for having devices that find ways […]

Spotify may finally launch in India later this year

Spotify could make its long-awaited debut in India sometime later this year.

Google Play Music rolled out All Access in India last month, making its international catalog available to customers in the subcontinent. It now looks like Spotify and Amazon Prime Music are about to make their foray into the market, according to industry sources speaking to The-Ken (paywall).

From the publication:

Spotify has begun scoping the Indian market, following multiple trips to the country by  [Read More…]

The last year saw more than 82 billion Google Play app installs

Google Play sees a huge uptick in app installs in 2016.

At I/O 2017, Google’s VP of Engineering for Android, Dave Burke, revealed that over 82 billion apps have been installed from Google Play last year, a noticeable uptick from the 65 billion in 2015. Android itself now powers over 2 billion active devices, and is the largest operating system in the world.

Burke also shared details on Android wear, stating that 24 manufacturers have committed  [Read More…]

Moto X is still alive and kicking, new one coming this year

It was widely expected that the Motorola and Lenovo merging would see the end of the Moto X brand in favor of the Moto Z. It now appears that the Moto X lives on and there will be a new one coming this year. A new leak has surfaced that gives a glimpse into what […]