HTC in a tweet yesterday announced that Android 7.0 Nougat will be rolling out to the Unlocked HTC 10 starting today, November 25.
Thanksgiving is the first big occasion of the 2016 festive period, and we all know what that entails; Grandma complaining because someone drank her prune juice, Uncle Bob making inappropriate comments, and usually at least two family members squabbling in a corner over a wooly jumper. It’s hectic and noisy, but one way you can escape it is to drown out the mayhem with some soothing tunes by way of Google Play Music. And, if you haven’t previously subscribed to Google’s music streaming service, you can sign up and get four months subscription to it, and YouTube Red, without paying a penny. Read more
Buying presents for family and loved ones can be a tricky affair, with budgets being stretched as everyone wants the latest gadgets, which usually means that compromises have to be made. Maybe not so much this year, though, because Google is getting into the festive spirit by including 3 months subscription to HBO Now, free of charge, with every Chromecast or Chromecast Ultra purchase until December 24th. Read more
T-Mobile has some awesome Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals lined up, but the carrier is also doing something fairly unprecedented next week on T-Mobile Tuesday. November 29, the day after Cyber Monday, is Giving Tuesday, and to help support the movement, the Un-carrier will be giving away up to $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs across the US.
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If you’re looking for a bargain basement prices on your carrier bill, then you might want to turn your eyes to Sprint for this Black Friday. The carrier announced today that wireless customers who sign-up for the Unlimited Freedom plan will be able to get their third, fourth and fifth lines of unlimited data, talk and text all for free.
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The HTC Bolt is exclusive to Sprint in the US and boasts an interesting collection of hardware. How interesting? Well, I bet you weren’t expecting HTC to launch a new phone sporting last year’s much-maligned Snapdragon 810. They did, and the Taiwanese handset maker also had the erm, courage, to follow Apple’s lead and ditch the audio jack on the Bolt. If you were thinking of buying the HTC Bolt but the lack of a 3.5mm audio jack left you feeling perplexed, HTC is offering an adapter to help you out, free of charge. Read more
Don’t have near-field communication (NFC) technology in your phone yet, but still want to take advantage of it? Then you’ll want to take a look at the Dimple 4-button NFC sticker we have over at our online store. There are four buttons — or dimples — on it that you can program to launch your favorite apps, change settings and even place calls.
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The Google Pixel launched with Android 7.1 Nougat ahead of its release on the Nexus phones, marking the first time we’ve seen Google officially update another device to the newest OS before its Nexus line. Obviously that didn’t mean the Nexus phones were getting left behind permanently, and now we’re finally seeing 7.1 make its way to the older generation. Read more