Lenovo: Current Moto Mods Will be Compatible for Next 3 Years of Phones, 12 New Ones Coming

Lenovo already told us to expect a whole bunch of new Moto Mods in 2017, potentially upwards of 4 new ones per quarter. Last week, though, during the company’s re-launch into Pakistan, an executive doubled-down on that promise, saying that they plan to release 12 Moto Mods throughout the year. He also discussed the longevity of a Moto Mod, something we had not yet heard from the company.  (more…)

US Cellular Getting Into the Unlimited Data Game on Friday, Plans Starting at $60

US Cellular won’t be sitting out the new unlimited data plan trend that has taken over the US wireless industry. According to a reliable source, US Cellular will introduce its own unlimited data plan(s) option this Friday with a starting price of $60 for a single line.

To be precise, an entire new line-up of single line/non-shared plans will arrive in a couple of days under the title, Total Plans. There will be 2GB ($40) and 6GB ($50) options to go along with the Unlimited plan and its higher-definition friend, Unlimited Plus. You can see a pricing chart below, but the Unlimited Total Plan will start at $60 for a single line, with Auto Pay and paperless billing enabled. The Plus option starts at $80. (more…)

Google I/O 2017 Registration is Now Open!

Google I/O 2017 registration is now open, Google fans! The registration runs from today through February 27 at 5PM Pacific, so you have a few days here to get your application in.

Like in previous years, Google is once again doing a lottery or drawing to decide who gets to come. Since thousands upon thousands of developers, geeks, and corporate techies want to attend, Google has decided that this is the fairest way, rather than opening the floodgates to a few-minute-long barrage of entries.  (more…)

DEAL: T-Mobile Hosting Mega-Phone Sale – $360 for Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, V20

For some reason (and we’re not about to complain), T-Mobile is hosting a mega-phone sale today that includes most Android devices, even of the flagship variety. We’re talking hundreds of dollars off the Samsung Galaxy S7 ($313 off) or Galaxy S7 Edge ($419 off) or LG V20 ($409 off). In fact, you can have any of those phones for just $360 total, or $15 per month for 24 months.  (more…)

DEAL: Groupon Hosting ‘Super Samsung’ Event, Save Big on Chargers, Headphones, Phones and Much More

Groupon’s major Super Samsung event is up and running, presenting deals on a range of new and manufacturer refurbished products. For example, if you need a 55″ curved 4K TV, you can get one for $650. Want a replacement charger for your Galaxy S7? They have them for $10. There’s even the Gear IconX Bluetooth earbuds available for $99.  (more…)

DEAL: Spend $50 at Amazon Today, Get $8.62 Off With Code

For the 2nd year in a row, Amazon ranked #1 in a poll about their corporate reputation. Normally, we don’t care about stuff like this, but when that ranking turns into a discount for you, we are happy to acknowledge the accomplishment. Good job, Amazon.

OK, so that ranking has Amazon in the rewarding mood, which means a discount on any order you place today over $50. The discount is $8.62, which is Amazon thanking customers for their record 86.27 rating in the Harris Poll I mentioned above. Cool, right?

In order to get the discount, simply enter in “BIGTHANKS” at checkout. That’s it. Now, go shopping.

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