Tag Archive: Years


Get 3 years of Disney+ magic for less than $5 a month

Whether you’re a parkhopper or not, you can still take advantage of this promotion.

What you need to know Disney+ is offering discounted three-year signups with a new promo code. While the offer was intended for Disney Parks guests, the code appears to be working for all. The deal isn’t quite as stellar as the D23 promotion, but it works out to $ 4.72 a month way less than sticker price.

Disney+ is almost here and I  [Read More…]

Google apparently gave up on creating a ‘Pixel Watch’ years ago

And, no, there won’t be a watch this year.

What you need to know A new report claims that Google scrapped plans for a smartwatch back in 2016. It’s noted that the watch had syncing issues and other performance hiccups. A fabled “Pixel Watch” will not be released this year alongside the Pixel 4.

Ever since rumors started circulating about the original Google Pixel, a hype train for a possible “Pixel Watch” started moving along at full  [Read More…]

This year’s Android statue is signed by the dev team

Another year, another statue, but this one has special value for the folks that build Android.

What you need to know This year’s Android statue has been unveiled on Google’s campus in Mountain View. The newly reshaded bugdroid head appears in the 0 of the 10, but the rest of the statue is white. The statue is signed by Googlers who worked on the Android 10 release.

Statues at Mountain View are a tradition — though one  [Read More…]

Google uncovers multiple malicious sites that hacked iPhones for years

Google says the hacked websites received thousands of visitors per week.

What you need to know Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) found a number of a malicious websites that were being used to attack iPhones. The malicious websites were reportedly targeting iPhone users for a period of at least two years. iOS vulnerabilities that were being exploited by hackers were patched after Google reported its findings to Apple.

The Project Zero team at Google has announced that  [Read More…]

U.S. consumers are now keeping their phones for three years or more

Strategy Analytics surveyed 2,500 U.S. smartphone owners aged 18-64.

What you need to know Latest research from Strategy Analytics claims the average U.S. smartphone replacement time has increased to 33 months. Interestingly, only 7% of those surveyed by Strategy Analytics were willing to spend more than $ 1,000 on a new phone. The market research firm notes prices for 5G phones will be a key barrier, although one out of four people surveyed consider 5G as being  [Read More…]

Four years later, the BLOCKS modular smartwatch is officially canceled

The original Kickstarter campaign raised $ 1.6 million back in 2015.

What you need to know BLOCKS modular smartwatch was discontinued on August 15 after a successful Kickstarter campaign that started back in 2015. The unique smartwatch was canceled due to many hardships, such as losing its manufacturing and software partners. The company is in the process of distributing its remaining assets.

After nearly four years, the ambitious modular smartwatch BLOCKS is calling it quits. The team  [Read More…]

This KeepSolid bundle packs two years of VPN, project management, more for just $60

We tend to run quite a few deals on VPN services as part of our daily coverage. Why? Because we think they’re important, helpful, and our AG Deals Store has pretty good offers. Today’s offer not only packs VPN features, but security, project management, and other helpful tools.

Available in the AndroidGuys Deals Store for just 59.99, the KeepSolid App Bundle features four titles of software with two years worth protection, VPN, secure browsing, and more. It’s normally valued around  [Read More…]

AT&T awarded as the fastest mobile network for the first time in five years

Verizon was a close second with T-Mobile placing third and Sprint coming in last place.

What you need to know AT&T ranked as the fastest mobile network in PCMag’s annual test. AT&T’s 5G Evolution push that upgraded its 4G networks is what helped it outpace other carriers this year. This is the first time in five years AT&T came out on top.

PCMag has just released its results for the fastest mobile network, and this year AT&T  [Read More…]

The Oculus Quest is the most amazing gadget I’ve used in years

Fanboy raving commences in 3…2…1.

“I want to buy something.”

I said this to my wife a couple of weeks ago when we were relaxing at home after we both got off of work. Being the self-proclaimed tech enthusiast that I am, I often get an itch to play with a new piece of technology to keep myself engaged with what’s going on in the industry.

Thankfully with the nature of the job that I have, this  [Read More…]

Never worry about passwords again – Two years of RememBear now only $40

If there’s one rule in the world of passwords, it’s that you shouldn’t use the same one for every app, service, or account. Get compromised in one place and you risk having yourself exposed elsewhere. No, you need individual, strong, secure passwords.

The problem, though, with having so many diverse and tough passwords is remembering them. What you’ll want is a password manager that handles your forms and accounts with one single, master password. This way you just enter the  [Read More…]