Verizon To Lock New Handsets

Verizon is to start locking new phones, something it calls an anti-theft measure. It’s raised some questions about whether the move breaches a deal it made with the FCC. According to Verizon, the idea isn’t that the phone will remain locked and forcing users to take its service. At first the phone can be unlocked […]

Government Considers Nationalized 5G Network

White House officials are said to be considering having the US government build a 5G network within three years to make it harder for China to intercept US communications. Reports suggest the idea is still in preliminary discussion so wouldn’t be approved any time soon. The claims come from Axios.com, which says it has a […]

Roombas Could Find Wi-Fi Dead Zones

A Roomba robot vacuum will soon be able to map the Wi-Fi coverage in your home. It’s an official feature that makes an existing hack a little easier to use. The idea itself isn’t particularly new as a few folk had figured out it’s a slightly more efficient way to track coverage around a home […]

DEAL: Our Favorite VPN Solution is Currently MASSIVELY Discounted

Sure, you see deals on VPN subscriptions all the time, but Private Internet Access, which is my favorite VPN solution, is almost never on sale. Right now, PIA is offering a 2-year subscription to their service at just $2.50 per month instead of $6.95 when you pay for the service monthly. That’s one of the […]

Cyber Monday Week Deals: Save BIG on Philips Wake-Up Lights, Sphero R2-D2, LEGO Sets, and MORE!

Even though Cyber Monday is over, there’s still plenty of good deals online this week. Here’s our selection for today! –Philips Wake-up Light with Sunrise Simulation alarm clock, White HF3500/60 – $39.99 (Be sure to Clip the Coupon at the Link!) –Philips Wake-Up Light with Colored Sunrise Simulation alarm clock & sunset fading night light, […]

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Sonos Play:1 Speakers, LEGO Star Wars Sets, Echo Dot, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Echo Dot (2nd Generation) – Black – $49.99 $29.99 –Sonos Play:1 Compact Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music. Works with Alexa. (White) – $199.99 $149 –Sonos Play:1 Compact Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music. […]

CRAZY 2017 Online Black Friday Deals

Yep, today is the day where the holiday season shopping craze starts, geeks. Don’t feel like rushing to the stores to get crushed beneath a human stampede? Here’s a few amazing Black Friday deals we stumbled on while browsing the web today. We’ll update this post a few times during the day and add new […]

WiFi Users Agree To Clean Portable Toilets

22,000 WiFi users in the UK have unwittingly agreed to unblock sewers by hand. They failed to read a clause placed in terms and conditions as a stunt. Purple provides Wi-Fi services that businesses and other facilities offer as public Wi-Fi for customers. To access the connection, customers need to confirm they accept a set […]

Battery-Free Phone Works But Isn’t Practical

A new cellphone design works without any battery. But it has some major drawbacks and would require some major infrastructure work to take off. The phone is the work of University of Washington researchers. Although it doesn’t have a touchscreen or any smartphone apps, it does use Skype technology for voice calls. The energy use […]

Sprint Offers Free Service For 13 Months

Sprint is offering free unlimited calls and data for more than a year to try to win customers from rivals. There are no major catches, but a big ulterior motive. The deal isn’t being widely promoted and is mainly being directly marketed to known Verizon customers. However, it appears the emphasis on Verizon is merely […]

When a Mousepad Becomes a Wireless Charger

Logitech has produced a mouse pad with a built-in wireless charger. One downside is that it’s a proprietary technology. Seeing your wireless mouse run out of battery is certainly one of modern computing’s annoyances, often prompting the realization that you didn’t quite get around to recharging a spare battery and you’re going to have to […]

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Touch Bluetooth Speaker , Wera Tools for Father’s Day, TP-Link Networking Products, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning. –DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass (Black) – $89.99 $23.98 –Wera Kraftform Kompakt 60 RA Ratcheting Screwdriver Set, 17-Piece – $128.92 $74.91 –Wera Zyklop 8100 SB […]