T-Mobile will offer a new $30 prepaid Tourist Plan for international visitors to the United States. The new plan will offer 1,000 minutes of domestic calling, unlimited texting to the U.S. and over 140 other countries and regions, plus 2GB of 4G LTE data, dropping to 2G speeds after that.
If you’ve wanted to try Alexa, the powerful AI behind Amazon’s Echo home personal assistant device, but you’re not sure if you want to blow the dough to buy one, give Echosim.io a try.
It’s that time again. It’s time to see whats coming to Netflix during June 2016. Sadly, in order to make room for the new stuff, there are also shows and movies that will be leaving Netflix in June.
This isn’t really Apple related, but it will make for some cool lunchtime viewing. A group of folk in Uruguay has taken the classic arcade game Pong, and brought it into the real world. Square balls and all, y’all!
Reuters reports that support for a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a “backdoor” to a user’s encrypted communications and electronic devices – such as the iPhone – has waned, and the encryption legislation looks to be dead, at least for now.
PayPal has announced it is dropping support for the PayPal app on the Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Fire platforms.
Microsoft has all but given up on the consumer smartphone business, as the Redmond-based firm has announced it is cutting 1,850 jobs, and is setting aside nearly a $1 billion to cover the costs of shutting operations down.
Twitter announced on Tuesday that it will no longer count Twitter handles and media attachments toward the 140-character limit on tweets. The change will offer users more characters to use for actual text.
Facebook allows you to designate someone to take over the management of your Facebook profile if you bite the big one. Here’s how to designate a caretaker for those all important posts and GIF animations.
Spotify has lowered the price on its Premium for Family subscription to $14.99 per month. The price cuts the price of a Spotify family membership in half, plus it adds one more member to the plan.
Samsung announced Thursday that its Samsung Pay mobile payments service is headed for China, thanks to a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Netflix has begun offering a simple tool for Internet users to test their real-time download speeds on their Internet connection. Fast.com is a simple one-click website that performs a series of downloads directly from the Netflix server.
LinkedIn announced on Wednesday that another 100 million LinkedIn members’ emails and passwords have been released that were obtained in a 2012 security breach.
Google on Wednesday unveiled its much-rumored competitor to Amazon’s Echo at its annual I/O developer conference. Google Home is a smartspeaker powered by a rebranded Google Now voice assistant.
T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it is adding a number of new video streaming services to its data-free Binge On program.
The Merchant Consumer Exchange consortium (MCX), has put the nationwide release of their CurrentC mobile payments system on hold.