Nintendo's next mobile game, Animal Crossing will be announced on October 24

Nintendo has just teased a mobile game announcement for tomorrow, October 24. The Japanese company plans to unveil Animal Crossing, it new mobile game soon to be launched on Android and iOS devices.

Animal Crossing is a very popular Nintendo game that made its debut back in 2001. In Animal Crossing, players live in a virtual village inhabited by various animals and they must carry out different types of activities such as fishing, bug catching, fossil hunting and much more.

Currently, there are four Animal Crossing games released on Nintendo’s gaming machines …

Shawn Johnson bravely shares her pregnancy and miscarriage story


On Saturday, Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson East and football player Andrew East shared their 48-hour journey of a six-week pregnancy and miscarriage.

The video starts off with Johnson East reacting to the unplanned pregnancy with tears of joy. Then it shifts to East who doesn’t actually know the news yet, but suspects it’s a possibility after a phone conversation with his wife and becomes excited over the idea.

Once the couple is reunited, Johnson East tells her husband the news by surprising him with a pair of baby-sized Converse, which are his favorite shoes.

Soon after, things shift as Johnson East begins to experience stomach pains. The couple visits the doctor and find out she experienced a miscarriage.  Read more…

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In 2018, Billboard's charts will give more weight to streamers like Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon

Subscription music streaming services are extremely popular. Consider that between its paid tier and ad-supported tier, Spotify has more than 140 million users. Apple Music has 30 million subscribers. Those are only two of the many popular streaming options for consumers. Such a large number of users could change where a particular song shows up on important industry charts produced by Billboard. Currently, the publication divides streaming services into two categories for the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, on-demand and programmed. The former, which includes Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music …

Smartphone related distracted driving deaths are being under-reported?

With 80% of the American public using their smartphones to read news, follow social media, and share pictures, a problem occurs when those driving a motor vehicle feel compelled to use their handset to stay in touch even while driving. According to the latest statistics, U.S. traffic fatalities rose 14.4% over the last two years after years of declining deaths. The blame is being placed on smartphones. From 2014 to 2016, the share of Americans who own a smartphone rose from 75% to 81%. More smartphone users taking their eyes off the road, even for a second or two, equals more deaths due to distracted …

Apple discontinued the 256GB Apple iPhone 7 in a bid to spur iPhone 8 sales

On September 12th, the day that the Apple iPhone 8, Apple iPhone 8 Plus and Apple iPhone X were unveiled, the tech titan stopped offering the 256GB Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus. This comes from a report published today that cites an Apple customer service rep who confirmed the story. Actually, a trip to Apple’s online store shows that the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus are both now available only in 32GB and 128GB versions.

Apple did this to spur sales of the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus, both of which have a 256GB model. The upcoming Apple iPhone X also will …

Nokia 2 briefly listed by US retailer, priced to sell for just $99

After HMD introduced another Android smartphone a few days ago, the Nokia 7, there are only two other handsets we’re now expecting the Finnish company to reveal in the coming months.

The two upcoming smartphones belong to completely opposite price categories. While the Nokia 9 will be HMD’s next flagship, the Nokia 2 is supposed to be the company’s cheapest smartphone to date.

And the good news is there’s a high chance that it will be coming to the United States at some point. Major retailer B&H briefly listed the Nokia 2 on its website, along with information …

Deal: Save up to $250 when you buy a Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ or Note 8 from Best Buy

Samsung has some of the most popular Android flagships available on the market. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are selling much better than the previous models, while the Galaxy Note 8 is likely to be off to a good start as well.

If the price was the main obstacle that prevented you to purchase either of the three smartphones, you’ll be pleased to know Best Buy is now running a promotional offer that allows customers to save up to $250 when they buy the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+.

The only caveat for some might be the fact that the deal requires them to …

The entry-level ZTE Blade X launched at Cricket Wireless for $120

Cricket Wireless recently announced that it has picked up the sequel to the ZTE Blade X Max phablet, which made its debut the at the US carrier back in May. The new smartphone is called ZTE Blade X and it’s slightly smaller and cheaper than its bigger brother.

Starting today, the Blade X is available for purchase at Cricket Wireless, both online or at select retail locations for $120 outright. Specs-wise, ZTE’s entry-level smartphone almost unimpressive, hence the low price.

The smartphone ships with Android 7.1.1 Nougat right out of the box and features …

The Essential Phone gets a substantial price cut mere months after launch

Andy Rubin’s Essential announced that its very first
smartphone, the Essential Phone (PH-1), is now officially sold for $499. Released
several months back, the Essential Phone was initially offered for $699,
so we’re talking about a significant price cut here – $200 off. Essential says
it’s cutting the price in order to “make it even easier” for consumers to try
its device and experience its brand. Honestly, we’re not sure why it didn’t
launch the phone for $499 to begin with.


If you’re one of the (apparently not too many) people who’ve
already bought an Essential Phone, the company …

Deal: Samsung Active InEar headphones are on sale for only $12 (60% off) on Amazon

Samsung’s Active InEar headphones for smartphones are getting cheaper with each passing month. Three weeks ago, the earphones went on sale at Amazon for just $14.50, but if you missed that deal or decided that it’s still a little bit too much to pay for them, you’re in luck.

Amazon is running another sale on the Samsung Active InEar headphones, but this time the retailer has slashed 60% off the MSRP. Basically, you’ll be paying just $12 for the earphones, which usually cost around $30.

There’s a catch though: only the Black Sapphire variant is discounted …