Reminder: Enter to Win Your Share of $1,000 in Google Play Credit

Today is the last day to enter for the chance to win your share of $1,000 in Google Play credit that is up for grabs through the Droid Life Deals store. To be more specific, one grand prize winner will receive $150 in gift cards, the runner-up gets $100, and 15 others will see $50 cards.

Entering could not be more easy. Once logged in to the store itself, there are multiple options for you to choose from to enter. You can like us on Facebook, tweet about the giveaway, share it on G+, or any of the other choices listed. It’s free Google Play credit, so why not?

Details of the contest can be found below.  (more…)

Deal: 3 Years of VPN Unlimited Premium for $19

Need an encrypted data connection for <-insert variety of reasons both questionable and legitimate->, be sure to check out the deal we have running in our Deals shop for VPN Unlimited. You can grab a 3-year premium plan for just $19, which is 70% off the suggested retail price.

A VPN connection allows you to “unblock restricted web content, protect your WiFi connection on public networks, secure your online activity, and bypass some ISP restrictions, possibly even increasing your regular Internet speed.” Below, you will find the full list of features:

  • Secure Public WiFi Connection – No matter where you are or what network you’re using, when you connect to VPN Unlimited server, your data and activities are 100% safe
  • Protect Online Activities – Hackers are no longer a problem because your internet activity and all data remains hidden and encrypted
  • Unlimited Traffic BandwidthVPN Unlimited doesn’t limit your traffic bandwidth, so there’s no need to worry about your data usage
  • Unlimited Connection SpeedVPN Unlimited provides you with a high-speed connection
  • Connect to Territory-Restricted Web Resources – Connect to a VPN Unlimited server in the country of your choice and get access to all local web sites, meaning you can be in China and access US websites no problem
  • Select the server in the country you wantVPN Unlimited provides a growing selection of servers in the most popular countries with the most demanded web resources
  • Prevent Interceptions of Data – Encrypts your data right on your electronic device, using the powerful encrypting algorithms
  • Access VPN Service From Any Device – Pay once and use VPN Unlimited on apps for iPhone, iPod and iPad as well as Macs, PCs, and even Linux

The VPN Unlimited Premium deal includes activation on 5 devices, which could be a combination of your computers and mobile devices. There is a companion app for Android or iOS, plus future updates to the service as well.

Deal Link [FAQ]

Deal: 2 Free Months of Hulu Plus With the Purchase of a Chromecast

Beginning October 1, running through the end of the year, purchasers of Chromecast dongles can get two free months of Hulu Plus. That represents a savings of about $16.

Deals aside, Google’s venerable streaming dongle continues to impress as more and more apps add casting capabilities. A couple of notable holdouts gained support a few weeks ago and the Slingbox app added it recently, too. Future additions are essentially a guarantee as Google continues to support developers who wish to add Chromecast support.  (more…)

AT&T Offers Double Data on Plans From 15GB to 50GB for Same Price

AT&T, essentially admitting that the insanely high prices that carriers have been charging you for tiered data over the last couples of years was highway robbery, is now offering double the data on its plans that range from 15GB to 50GB for the same price…for life. That’s right, if you pay for a 15GB plan, you can now get 30GB of data for the exact same price for as long as you want – there is no expiration. Same thing goes for 20GB, 30GB, 40GB, and 50GB plans; all have been doubled without a price adjustment. For $130 per month (plus the line access charges), you can have 30GB of data to gobble up per month on up to 10 lines. Or, you could up to 40GB ($150), 60GB ($225), 80GB ($300), and 100GB ($375) at the prices you have been paying.  (more…)

Friday App Sales: Chainsaw Warrior, Osmos HD, Ku: Shroud of the Morrigan, and More

Friday is here once again, which gives us the perfect time to gather the current app and game sales taking place on Google Play.

This week, a few well-known titles are up for discounted prices, including Osmos HD, Pirates and Traders: Gold, Chainsaw Warrior, and Ku: Shroud of the Morrigan.

It may not be the biggest list of sales, but it is still full of great applications.  (more…)

Deal: NES30 Bluetooth Controller Will Take You Back to the 80s for $29

With a growing number of games supporting Bluetooth controllers on Google Play, it may be time to invest in a piece of hardware that will take your mobile game playing to the next level. And with so many options on the market, it may be best to go with a shape you are already familiar with, which is why we recommend checking out the NES30 Bluetooth Controller.

As you can see, it is shaped exactly like an old NES controller, which should make you feel right at home again on the couch in your pajamas back in the 80s. Given the advancement in games, the controller does feature a few more control buttons than the original, but its shape and feel stays true.  (more…)

Deal: Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB on Sale for $159 From eBay

Update:  The Nexus 7 (2013) deal has returned, once again. With a new Nexus 9 tablet on the horizon, we may not see deals like this for much longer.

Still haven’t picked up the Nexus 7 (2013) after the countless deals that we have shared? Well, here is another one. Today’s deal includes the 32GB variant for $159.99, which is more than $100 off the original retail price. The device is “manufacture refurbished,” but you know what that means by now – the manufacturer has had a chance to work out defects or kinks.

Not much else to say with this one; you have seen this deal countless times.

eBay Link