LG begins offering full refunds for faulty Nexus 5X units

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With the advent of Google’s new Pixel range of smartphones in 2016, the Nexus line has been discontinued. The Nexus 5X was one of the last models in the line-up and it seems that the LG-manufactured handset has some boot loop issues, which is reminiscent of the LG G4. With the Nexus 5X no longer being produced, spare parts are either scarce or non-existent, resulting in LG taking the bold step of offering full refunds as opposed to repairing the affected phone or replacing it with a refurbished or even new handset. Read more

Get 3 months of HBO Now with every Chromecast purchase until December 24th

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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

Sprint will give you 3rd, 4th and 5th Unlimited Freedom lines free this Black Friday

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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.

Details after the break.

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HTC is offering Bolt owners a free USB Type-C to 3.5mm audio jack adapter

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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