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60+ freebies for while you’re stuck at home

Disclosure: Some links on this page are monetized by the Skimlinks and Amazon affiliate programs. An unprecedented number of people around the globe are being told to stay at home as a public health measure in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19. But just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you […]

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Amazon expands its free ad-supported music streaming service

You don’t need an Amazon Echo device to listen to Amazon’s free, ad-supported music streaming service anymore. Amazon Music is now available for Android, iOS, Fire TV devices, and the web… at least if you’re in the US, UK, or Germany. Amazon’s music strategy has been… complicated, to say the least. The company has been […]

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Sprint giving away a year of (almost) free service if you bring your own phone

The major US wireless carriers have been competing for customers in interesting ways over the past few years. Unlimited data plans are a thing again. Networks keep speeding up their networks and expanding their coverage maps. And price wars and bonus perks are commonplace. Now Sprint is trying something pretty extraordinary: the company is giving […]

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Get a free Google Cardboard headset (Star Wars edition)

Looking for an easy and affordable way to give this whole virtual reality craze a try? It doesn’t get much simpler than Google Cardboard… and right now it doesn’t get much cheaper either, because Google is giving away free Star Wars-themed Cardboard headsets. Just visit the Play Store, choose you design (R2-D2, BB-8, Kylo Ren, […]

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Freebox mini 4K Android TV box launches in France

French internet and TV provider Free has launched a new set-top-box with Android TV software and support for 4K Ultra HD video. It’s called the Freebox mini 4K and it features a 1.5 GHz Broadcom BCM7252 ARM Cortex-A15 dual-core processor and support for terrestrial, streaming, on-demand, and recorded video content. The Freebox mini 4K is […]

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Microsoft: 50 new companies making Windows phones, tablets this year

Earlier this year Microsoft started offering Windows and Windows Phone software free of charge to device makers producing phones and and tablets with 9 inch or smaller screens. The move effectively made Windows as cheap to use as Android… possibly cheaper, since Microsoft collects royalty fees from many companies that use Android on their devices. […]

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Cheapskate’s guide to using an Amazon Kindle (How to find free eBooks)

Amazon’s newest Kindle eReaders are now available, with starting prices as low as $69. That’s a pretty great price for a portable device with an E Ink display, a 2 month battery, and the ability to store a thousand digital books. A Kindle isn’t much use unless you also have a few books to read. […]

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Angry Birds Rio HD free for HP TouchPad this week in app six-pack

As if a $99 HP TouchPad wasn’t a sweet enough gift to those who happened to score one during the big sell-off, HP has started giving away free apps to give you some additional ways to enjoy your tablet. Last week’s special offer included apps like Glimpse and Audobon birds. This time around, Angry Birds […]