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Become a PlayStation Plus member at 50% off the annual cost right now

Scoring a deal on a PlayStation Plus membership earns you free game downloads every month, discounts on digital games at the PlayStation Store, and more, but the best part about the service is that it unlocks access to online multiplayer modes on most PlayStation games. That’s a pretty essential feature you’d miss out on otherwise, but thanks to an early Black Friday deal at eBay, you can score a one-year membership for only $ 29.79 and start playing online at  [Read More…]

Rogers board member says Huawei should be banned from Canada’s 5G network

This would be a big blow for 5G in the Great White North.

What you need to know Philip Lind from Rogers doesn’t like Huawei’s close relationship to the Chinese government. Mike Pence and Justin Trudeau are meeting on May 30 to discuss the Huawei ban. The ban is scheduled to go into effect on August 19.

Huawei’s impending ban from the U.S. government, which goes into effect on August 19, has been creating a lot of  [Read More…]

You can see Aquaman early in theaters — if you’re an Amazon Prime member

Paying your annual tribute to Amazon will get you in on the DC superhero action five days sooner.

Can’t wait to watch the new Aquaman movie? If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you’ll be able to get in on the action a few days early.

Dec. 15, in fact, is the date on which Prime members will get their Jason Momoa on in the latest from the DC franchise. You’ll buy the tickets through Atom, which is  [Read More…]

Leaked ASUS press shot shows new member of Eee Pad family ahead of CES

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As CES 2012 draws near, we are due for some loose lips to out a product or two ahead of the actual show. First out of the gate this week is ASUS with what appears to be a 7-inch addition to the Eee Pad line. Unfortunately the image wasn’t accompanied by any additional information, so we’re left to speculate. (Fortunately with just a week to go we won’t be kept in  [Read More…]

A video tour of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus from another lucky Android Central member

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If you recall, over the weekend a few lucky Android Forums members were able to squeeze a Verizon Galaxy Nexus out of Best Buy a bit early, and guinnkevinr was kind enough to fire up his camera and shoot a few minutes of video for us to drool over.  We know what the engine is under the hood of this one, namely a dual-core TI OMAP and 1GB of RAM, but this shows  [Read More…]

XDA member gets cease and desist letter from Android OEM tracking software maker, fights back with help from EFF

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An XDA-recognized developer TrevE (Trevor Eckhart) received a cease and desist letter from Carrier IQ, a company that produces software that allows OEM manufacturers of Android devices to track everything consumers do on their smartphones. Carrier IQ’s software is embedded at the kernel level in devices made by the likes of Samsung, HTC, and several others, and collects usage information without the user knowing of its existence, let alone the ability to opt-out of  [Read More…]

Redux TV for Android tablets get an early look thanks to an Android Central member

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A few weeks back we looked at Redux on Google TV (check it out here, it’s pretty sweet), and Android Central member HAAS599 posted the comment we all were thinking:

Why is this not on my Tablet?

In some crazy random act of coolness, Andy from Redux decided to shoot a copy of what’s currently under development to HAAS599 so he could have a look.  He lets us have a look (with permission  [Read More…]