Tuesday Poll: Do You Play Mobile Games?

In 2016, there have been a couple games to gain a lot of traction, the top being Pokemon GO, of course. That leads us to today’s poll question. Do you even mobile game, bro? There are many genres to choose from – puzzlers, FPS, RPG, etc. With so many choices, there must be something for everyone.

If you do play a mobile game, let us know which one is your favorite below. If you are a mobile game hater, please, enlighten us as to why that’s your choice.

Mobile gamers, unite!

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LeEco to Acquire Vizio For $2 Billion

LeEco, formerly known to most Android folk as Letv, has reached a deal to acquire Vizio for $2 billion. LeEco’s interests go way beyond that of just smartphones, but the company has yet to really push into the US market. In China and other markets outside the US, the company’s cloud and internet-based platforms, as well as television sets, do very well.

Anyway, Vizio, one of what seems like very few US-based TV makers is being sold to China’s LeEco. The deal includes all hardware and software operations, technology, and intellectual property. However, the Vizio data business, known as Inscape, will spin out and operate as a separate, privately owned company. (more…)

BlackBerry Announces the DTEK50, $300 Phone All About Security

BlackBerry announced the DTEK50, an affordable smartphone focused on bringing security to all Android fans. While the specs inside of the DTEK50 won’t blow you away, even with BlackBerry highlighting the autofocus-having 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, it seems like a decent option for those who value security over other premium features.

As for the specs, potential buyers will find a 5.2″ FHD display, Snapdragon 617 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (added microSD card support), 2,610mAh battery, GSM network compatibility, 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with Phase Detect autofocus, and Android 6.0+.  (more…)

T-Mobile’s Binge On Ups Amount of Supported Services to Over 100

T-Mobile’s Binge On, the added feature for customers that allows them to stream video from select services and have it not count against their monthly data allotment, is getting quadrupled in size. In total, there are now more than 100 services for users to stream DVD-quality (480p) video from.

As for which services have been added, let’s name a few. Starting today, you will find ABC, Apple Music, Disney Channel, FOX NOW, Nat Geo TV, FXNOW, as well as the Big Ten Network.

Check out the full list of new services below.  (more…)

Google Store Back to School Sale: $30 Off Chromebooks, $100 Off Nexus 6P, More

Shopping for back to school supplies can suck, as well as be quite the expense. However, if your kiddies are in need of a few new gadgets, or you just want to spoil yourself, the Google Store is hosting a new sale to save you a bit of cash.

Listed on the Google Store, select Chromebooks are marked at $30 off (Acer Chromebook 14 and Acer R11), the Nexus 6P is $100 off, $50 off the Huawei Watch, plus $5 off the Chromecast and Chromecast Audio dongles. That’s quite a bit of savings if you add it up.  (more…)

Google Maps Updated With Improved Typography, Areas of Interest

An update for Google Maps will affect users on Android, desktop, as well as iOS, bringing a cleaner look, improved typography, and much more. As you would assume, when looking over a city in Maps, there is a lot of information, all condensed until you zoom in. Because of this, Google is redesigning the layout of Maps, but don’t expect anything too drastic. Google will be providing a “cleaner” look, plus improving the typography to make things a bit easier to read.  (more…)