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Verizon Offers New Military Discounts on Unlimited Plans, Up to $40 Off Per Month

Verizon kicked off a new promotion this morning that offers savings to military families on Verizon Unlimited plans. Any of the unlimited plans will now be discounted up to $40 per month depending on how many lines a family has. The new promo saves military families $15 off a single line, $35 off tw...

Android

AT&T’s ‘Administrative Fee’ for All Wireless Customers Jumps to $1.99/Month

Placed inside all of AT&T customers’ monthly wireless bills is something called an Administrative Fee. It’s a pretty vague name considering what AT&T says that fee is associated with. According to AT&T when asked, “This is a standard administrative fee across the wirele...

Android

OnePlus will launch a 5G phone in 2019, try to partner with US carriers

At Mobile World Congress Shanghai, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau talked about future plans for the company. During the chat, he said there will be a OnePlus 5G phone released in 2019. He also said that OnePlus is looking to partner with at least one U.S. wireless carrier to sell OnePlus phones in U.S. stor...

Android

Who makes the best true wireless earbuds? (No, it’s not Apple)

If your new phone’s missing the headphone jack, you’ve probably already had to entertain the idea of switching to Bluetooth. Why stop there? Why not go truly wireless, and ditch even the cables connecting the earbuds to each other? There’s more than just AirPods out there...

Android

Turn your Fire tablet into an Echo Show with this new dock

Amazon Amazon just announced the Show Mode Charging Dock, which turns your Fire HD tablet into a makeshift Echo Show. The dock is available for the Amazon Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 8 tablets. The docks list for $55 and $40 respectively, and ship on July 12. Pre-orders are open now. The Amazon E...

Android

Google aims lower than Android Go with new $22m investment

KaiOS is one of the fastest growing mobile platforms right now, bringing smart functionality to feature-phones in emerging markets. Google has evidently been paying attention, because the Mountain View firm has made a $22-million investment in the company. The KaiOS team announced the news on the c...

Android

Google Home and Chromecasts are down (Update: Reboot now to fix)

Update 6/28/2018 at 9:55 A.M. EST: Google sent out the tweet below stating that a fix is rolling out for problem Chromecasts and Google Home hardware. If you wait long enough, the fix will roll out to your device(s) automatically; but if you want them to work right away, simply perform a reboo...

Hardware

UE Boom 2

Chances are, if you're shopping for a Bluetooth speaker, you've probably heard of the original UE Boom, or at least you should have. It's unmatched in style, offers powerful audio and battery performance – plus includes a ton of features thanks to its companion app. It was easily one of t...

Tech

VR blockchain startup founded by Second Life co-creator raises $35M

If VR on the blockchain is all a bit too disruptive for you to handle, close the tab and carry on you luddite. High Fidelity, a social VR startup founded by one of Second Life’s original creators has bagged a $35 million Series D led by Blockchain investment firm Galaxy Digital Ventures. Also...

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Chat app Line to launch crypto exchange in July but it won’t cover US or Japan

Messaging app firm Line has confirmed it will launch a cryptocurrency exchange called BitBox next month. The company said back in January that it planned to enter the crypto space with an exchange, but today it said that the BitBox service won’t be available for users in the U.S. and Japan &m...


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