Tag Archive: Purchases


Gmail for Android and iOS gains summary cards for flights and purchases

When an email shows up for your upcoming flights or purchases, the key info will be much easier to find.

What you need to know Gmail will surface essential details from the message and display it in a card style at the top of the email. For flights, info such as take-off, landing times, and duration will be pulled. The feature is rolling out now to both Android and iOS users.

For many people, Gmail is the  [Read More…]

Protect your Black Friday purchases with a warranty from Upsie!

If you’ve spent time online in the past week, you’ve been bombarded by Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping deals. Many Americans will be taking advantage of these discounts to buy new tech. After all, you can find some great deals right now! When you purchase tech, you’ll be asked if you want to add-on a warranty protection plan. Here’s what you need to know before saying yes or no.

Does a warranty make financial sense?

Overall, warranties  [Read More…]

Google Play Pass unlocks premium content, in-app purchases for $5/month

What you need to know Play Pass will offer access to 350+ apps and games for $ 5/month for the whole family. Removes all upfront prices, ads, and in-app purchases for the duration of your subscription. Promo price $ 2/month for the first year if you sign up in the first two weeks. Launching in the U.S. only at first, with other countries to come soon.

After months with little more than a mention that it exists, Google is  [Read More…]

Rocket League removing randomized loot boxes, will feature direct purchases

A new system will eliminate loot crates and add direct purchases into Rocket League

What you need to know Rocket League is a game based around playing soccer with cars. Rocket League was developed by Psyonix, which was recently acquired by Epic Games. Epic Games and Psyonix are removing the loot crate system from Rocket League, with a direct-purchase system replacing it. You can get Rocket League: Ultimate Edition for $ 25 on Amazon.

Psynonix, the developers  [Read More…]

Google Stadia allows access to existing purchases even if they’re delisted

They’re yours to keep in most cases.

What you need to know Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service. You pay $ 10 a month for “Stadia Pro” to stream at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. Google says if a game is removed from the store, existing owners will be able to play it. However, the company didn’t discuss issues involving Digital Millennium Copyright Act orders.

Google Stadia is an upcoming game streaming service.  [Read More…]

How to save 10% on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in-app purchases

If you have a Samsung phone, the Galaxy Store is the place to get HPWU.

What you need to know Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is available on the Galaxy Store. When you download from the Galaxy Store, you get 10% off all in-app purchases. The offer is available for all Samsung phones.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is finally here and available for everyone to download. If you plan on playing the game, your first thought is to  [Read More…]

Chase announces 5% cash back on gas purchases

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Listen up folks, it’s almost July 1st, the start of the 3rd quarter, which means a whole new set of 5% cash back opportunities with the Chase Freedom® card. This year, from July 1 to September 30, cardholders will be able to earn 5% cash back (or points)  [Read More…]

How to customize your PUBG Mobile character without in-app purchases

PUBG Mobile is a free-to-play game where you only ever need to spend real money on the game if you’re interested in participating in the Elite Royal Pass challenges or want to open crates for chances to get that rare cosmetic upgrade you really want — or spend even more just to buy it outright.

Farming the free items

For thrifty PUBG Mobile players, you’re going to need to grind through your daily challenges to collect as much  [Read More…]

Save on your digital purchases with this discounted Google Play gift card

Here’s your shot!

It’s not every day that we get a chance to save on Google Play gift cards, but today is thankfully an exception. Right now, Amazon is taking $ 5 off Google Play gift card purchases of $ 50 or more when you enter promo code GOOGLE during checkout. At $ 45 for a $ 50 gift card, that’s matching the best deals we saw on the cards during Black Friday. This deal is for  [Read More…]

How to limit child purchases on Fortnite for Android

With Fortnite on Android avoiding Google Play, here’s how to limit child purchases on the platform.

Fortnite is skipping Google Play on Android and the beta is already in full-swing. If you have a child eager to play Fortnite on their Android device, its imminent full release is great news. But as a parent, you’ll be missing out on the parental controls that come with Google Play.

Children might be inclined to make unauthorized purchases in Fortnite,  [Read More…]