BlackBerry Priv Review

The BlackBerry Priv is, in my opinion, the most important phone of the year. That’s not something I say lightly. The Priv gets so many things right and has a uniquely beneficial experience that you can’t get on any other device, but like every other phone there are flaws. Is the Priv the phone of the year or just another nail in BlackBerry’s (née RIM) coffin?

This is our BlackBerry Priv review. (more…)

Fossil Q Founder Now Available for Purchase at $295

The Q Founder from Fossil, the brand’s first dive into Android Wear, is now available for purchase at $295 directly through its website. The Q Founder is one of the first smartwatches available from a brand that has been in the watch game for years, bringing their design and manufacturing expertise to a relatively new sector of wrist computing. When Android Wear was first announced oh so long ago, Fossil was one of the initial partners with Google.  (more…)

T-Mobile is Giving Sprint Customers Who Switch an Extra $200 Just Because

T-Mobile continued its holiday giving ways this morning by announcing to Sprint customers that they will receive an extra $200 per line should they make the switch to magenta. The deal kicks off tomorrow, November 26, and doesn’t seem to be limited in the number of lines you can bring over nor do there seem to be any hidden tricks. If you switch from Sprint to T-Mobile, they will credit your account with $200 per line.  (more…)

Games for NVIDIA SHIELD Devices Currently 50% Off Through Google Play

Probably thanks to the holidays, NVIDIA is listing a ton of great games at 50% off this week on Google Play, including DOOM 3 BFG Edition ($5) and the Half Life 2 episodes. Each of these games will require you to own a compatible device, which currently, is the SHIELD TV, SHIELD Tablet, and SHIELD Tablet K1. Additionally, you will need a SHIELD Controller to play.  (more…)

DEAL: Tronsmart Quick Chargers All Substantially Discounted at Amazon for Black Friday Week

The folks at Tronsmart sent us their list of Black Friday week deals (they are all live now), which includes most of their products at pretty substantial discounts. For example, you can grab a single-port Quick Charge 2.0 car charger for just $5.99 after coupon code. They also have 3 and 4-port car chargers discounted, 3-port wall chargers under $10, and bigger desktop chargers as well.

These are those great stocking stuffer type options for your friends and family members who always have a dead phone.

The full list of deals, with coupon codes is below.  (more…)

Give the Gift of Data on Verizon, $10 for 1GB Billed to Your Account

Let’s face it, the times are changing. Instead of gifting hideous Christmas sweaters or gift cards, you can now give the gift of free cellular data, brought to you by Verizon. Through Verizon’s website or through the Verizon Messages app (on Android), you can gift 1GB of high-speed LTE data to a loved one, priced at $10 that is billed directly to your account.  (more…)

Yep, That New Google Play UI is Finally Rolling Out to Everyone (on the Web Too)

Remember that new Google Play UI that was teased back in early October, the one we said was starting to rollout the next day? Turns out it didn’t really rollout to many for a good month. But on Friday or Saturday of last week, and continuing on through today, everyone seems to be getting the new look, which features separated front pages for “Apps & Games” and “Entertainment.”  (more…)

FoxFi Working Again on Verizon Phones

Update 11/24:  According to a number of our readers, plus a number of newly updated reviews on FoxFi’s Google Play listing that confirm, FoxFi is back to working on Verizon. Enjoy that unlimited data, enjoy it, friends.

I hope this isn’t the end, but it may be. FoxFi has stopped working with Verizon unlimited data plans.

According to a number of our readers and dozens more who have commented on Google Play, FoxFi, the popular tethering app that doesn’t require root and was used by many unlimited Verizon data plan subscribers, stopped working yesterday and is still not working today. Some of our readers have tried FoxFi with multiple phones, asked friends to test, and done everything else they can think of to see what the issue is, yet have come up empty.  (more…)