Zedd, T-Mobile offering 250,000 free downloads of latest single

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Those who follow/like T-Mobile on Twitter and Facebook will have an opportunity to download a remix of Zedd’s “I Want You To Know” for free. Starting tomorrow, T-Mobile plans to allow 250,000 free downloads of the musician’s latest single to promote his True Colors album. The carrier has already done similar promotions with Macklemore and Shakira.

T-Mobile also announced its return as the sponsor of Coachella’s livestream. Beatport, another sponsor of the event, will join T-Mobile’s Music Freedom program as well. This brings the total amount of music streaming services featured on Music Freedom to thirty.

Hit the break for the full press release.


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OnePlus reflects on 476 days of existence, looks to the future

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Today, April 7, marks the four hundred seventy-sixth day of OnePlus’ existence. The company decided to issue a statement regarding its past, present, and future to acknowledge the milestone. Its forums have reached ten million posts and the company appreciates fans staying with the company through tough times. Despite its setbacks and speedbumps, OnePlus proclaims it has yet to reach “1% of our potential.” OnePlus generally apologizes for such matters in its statements and this one is no different. The company has committed to its initial approach of communicating efficiently.


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Google served with complaint regarding deceptive ads on YouTube Kids

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Various advocacy groups are coming together in an effort to get the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the possibility of deceptive advertisements being placed on YouTube Kids. The complaint submitted to the FTC points out that Google has neglected to define a difference between advertisements and user-generated content from the service itself. Also, spacing between videos and advertisements is nonexistent.


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How to factory reset or wipe the cache on your Samsung Galaxy device after the Lollipop update

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With many Samsung Galaxy devices receiving Android 5.0+ in the US and other areas of the world, performance post update process may not be all that you expected. Some users are complaining of major battery drain, force closes for apps and just an overall abysmal time since Lollipop’s release.

While we may have to wait for Android 5.1 — with all its bug fixes and battery improvements — there may be a few things you can do to make your experience with Lollipop on the Note 4, Galaxy S5, or other Galaxy device a bit better. You know, until Samsung finally starts working on the update.

Sometimes a simple reboot will fix a lot of problems. Like with most updates, sometimes a simple restart and letting the device sit for a little bit will fix a good percentage of problems. However, sometimes you may need to wipe the cache or in the most extreme of cases, factory reset the device completely. We’ll walk you through a few ways to do it.


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PSA: 1Password now works perfectly on tablets running Lollipop

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If you’re a 1Password user who’s been experiencing a rather frustrating bug on Lollipop-powered tablets, which causes the application to spontaneously close, we have some great news for you. As of this afternoon, the developers have begun pushing out an update for the app, which fixes the bug — so now your tablet and 1Password application will work together in perfect harmony.

To install the update, simply open up the Play Store on your device, toggle the hamburger menu by swiping in from the left-hand side of the screen, select ‘My Apps’ and click on ‘1Password’. Next, hit the update button, and the application will instantly start to download and install the upgrade from the Google Play servers.