Tag Archive: Extends


Trump extends trade ban on Huawei and ZTE through May 2021

Huawei won’t be able to launch new phones with Google services for at least another year.

What you need to know President Donald Trump has extended his executive order that bans U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms that pose a national security risk. The extension means Huawei and ZTE will not be able to sell their telecommunications equipment in the U.S. or trade with American firms until May 2021. Huawei’s Android license will also  [Read More…]

Google extends review time for approving new Play Store apps

Developers are unhappy about not being notified regarding the changes in the review process ahead of time.

What you need to know Google is now taking more time to perform a thorough review before approving new apps for the Play Store. The change has reportedly been made to protect users from malicious apps. Developers can no longer schedule the release of their apps.

Google has silently made a few significant changes to the review process for approving  [Read More…]

Fitbit extends Pebble support through June 2018

Current Pebble owners can also get a $ 50 discount on the Fitbit Ionic.

In early December of 2016, Pebble was shut down after being acquired by Fitbit. Fitbit originally said that it’d continue to support the Pebble ecosystem until 2018, but the company has now extended that support for six more months.

The Pebble 2

The announcement came via Fitbit’s developer blog, and now Pebblers will be able to keep using their wearables like as  [Read More…]

Google extends Nexus 5X and 6P security updates until Nov. 2018

Google has updated its ‘Minimum update & support period’ to show an extra couple of months for the Nexus 6P and 5X.

Back when Google began separating out security patches from platform updates, it established a cadence for its Nexus line that stands true today: two years for platform updates — in other words, two major releases — and three years for security patches, rolled out monthly.

It appears that, for some reason, Google has decided to  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Spot peripheral extends the Shield Android TV’s Google Assistant throughout the home

A simple accessory expands the capabilities of the new Shield Android TV throughout your home.

To partner with the announcement of the brand-new Shield Android TV, NVIDIA is hoping to leverage its new power and Google Assistant smarts throughout your home with the NVIDIA Spot, a Wi-Fi-connected microphone/speaker peripheral. Rather than holding computing power and software in itself, the NVIDIA Spot is a small — roughly golf ball-sized — peripheral that can be placed anywhere and connect to your  [Read More…]

T-Mobile extends free high-speed roaming in Europe and South America until end of 2016

T-Mobile extends roaming privileges until the end of 2016.

T-Mobile always finds a way to put itself in the news. The company has announced that it will be extending free high-speed roaming to postpaid customers until the end of 2016. The original plan was supposed to expire at the end of September.

Specifically, the company says all postpaid customers will be able to roam on LTE at no extra charge in a number of European and South American countries,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile extends ‘Never Settle’ trial offer for Verizon customers through June 27

T-Mobile is extending its “Never Settle” free trial campaign for Verizon customers considering a switch to the un-carrier.

Early last month, T-Mobile fired a salvo at the competition by offering Verizon customers a 14 day trial of the un-carrier’s service. The offer was meant to expire on May 31, but T-Mobile has extended it through June 27.

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Motorola extends sale for up to $100 off devices and accessories through Feb. 17

It looks like you’ll get a few more days to save on some Motorola products. The company has extended its sale that nets you up to $ 100 off of a purchase to 11 A.M. CT on February 17.

Saygus extends V2 pre-order window until February 7

Saygus has announced that it is extending the pre-order window of the V2 until 11:59 PM MST February 7 (1:59 AM Friday 8 EST). The manufacturer says that it has received orders from over 43 countries thus far for the device.

Boost Mobile extends discounted double data offer

Sprint prepaid carrier Boost Mobile announced that its double data promotion, which was set to expire yesterday, will be extended for a limited time. With the promotion, not only will customers get double the data, but they will get the bonus at a cheaper price. The promotion slashes the data plan offerings by $ 5 while doubling the data and giving customers unlimited talk and text.

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