Deal: Apple iPad Mini 4 Wi-Fi 128GB is 25% off at Best Buy

The two-year-old iPad Mini 4 is on sale once again, so if you haven’t bought a cheap Android slate or a more expensive Apple tablet, you might consider this deal.

Best Buy now offers the Wi-Fi only version of the iPad Mini 4 128GB for just $299.99, so you’ll be saving $100 when you buy it. The slate comes in three color variations: Space Gray, Silver, and Gold.

Along with the tablet, customers who purchase it will receive a 6-month subscription to Trend Micro Internet Security, a software meant to protect up to three devices (PC, Mac, Android iOS and Windows …


BlackBerry splits BBM into three services, switching platforms no longer possible after September 25

In the last couple of weeks, many BBM users ran into issues when trying to switch their BBM accounts from one platform to another. Apparently, they couldn’t access their contacts, groups, and BBM channels after moving from one device to another.

Well, it turns out that BlackBerry was working on something that made the BBM servers temporarily unavailable. The Canadian company announced today that it has decided to split BBM into three separate services: BBM Enterprise for all devices, BBM Consumer for BBOS and BB10, and BBM Consumer for Android, iOS and Microsoft …

Google Maps gains new parking features, difficulty icons in 25 cities outside the U.S.

Google has just updated its Maps service with a bevy of new features meant to improve the parking capabilities of the mobile apps (Android and iOS). Starting with this update, Google Maps users in 25 cities outside of the United States will be able to use parking difficulty icons on both Android and iOS devices.

Here is the list of cities where the new feature has been enabled: Alicante, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Cologne, Darmstadt, Dusseldorf, London, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan, Montreal, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Sao Paulo, Stockholm, Stuttgart, …

Colorado teen who stole 25 guns arrested after posting selfies

Colorado teen who stole 25 guns arrested after posting selfies
18-year-old Colorado teenager Viet Trinh was the getaway driver in a smash-and-grab burglary in the Denver area and he escaped uncaught after stealing 25 guns, but he fell easy pray for police after posting numerous selfies with the guns on social media.
The teenager was charged with theft in Denver Federal Court on Tuesday, and faces up to 10 years in prison, if convicted.
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The Essential Phone will be showcased at a “First Look” event on August 25

We only know that the Essential Phone actually exists, but no one can buy one yet. Even though Andy Rubin promised its smartphone will be launched on the market one or two weeks after being officially unveiled, it looks like the Essential Phone has a two months delay.

A couple of days ago, Essential’s officials confirmed their smartphone is already in full mass-production and that they plan to announce when it will go on sale next week.

We now have information that suggests Essential will be hosting a “First Look” event where people will be able to see and try the Essential Phone …

Moto's Gamepad mod to cost $79, available starting August 25 exclusively through Verizon

Motorola’s Gamepad mod is one of the most obvious application of the company’s mods concept, taking advantage of the low-latency input while also acting as a handy battery pack. So it’s a bit surprising just how late it’s making its debut: we’ve already seen the release of the Moto Z2 Force, the second flagship in the mod-compatible Z line of phones, but the Gamepad has still not been made available for purchase, despite being announced all the way back in February.

This will change soon, however, as the new mod now has an official release date: …

T-Mobile killing its Windows Phone app effective August 25

T-Mobile one of the most active Windows Phone supporters in the United States is giving up on Microsoft’s mobile platform, which makes sense considering the Redmond-based company’s latest moves in the smartphone space.

The Uncarrier has started to send messages to some of its customers to let them know the T-Mobile app for Windows Phone will no longer be supported beyond August 25, 2017.

What does this really mean for T-Mobile customers who own Windows Phone handsets? Well, after August 25, they will be forced to use the carrier’s website to check their accounts instead of the mobile …

More Moto G5S Plus photos leak ahead of possible July 25 announcement

Just a week after noted leakster Evan Blass shared details about the Moto G5S Plus, two live images of the handset surfaced online. They give us a good “in-action” look at the upcoming smartphone, even if the latter is still covered in stickers and obviously still being prepared for a soon-to-be reveal.

According to Blass’ report and all the leaked evidence supporting his claims, the reported changes from the original Moto G5 Plus are both cosmetic and technological. For starters, the smartphone is now made of aluminum, no longer making do with a plastic back. What’s more, a dual camera …

Samsung gives the owner of a mint condition LG K8 $25 for its Galaxy S8/S8+ trade-in deal

This past week we told you about a couple of Samsung sponsored deals that that did not live up to their promise. We mentioned how one BOGO participant purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8+ for full price and was supposed to get a free Samsung Galaxy S8 within 1 to 3 business days. Instead, the second free model has been placed on back order. With the other deal, Samsung promised a $200 credit toward the purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ to anyone trading in a phone in working condition.

Some taking advantage of this deal said that Samsung was refusing to give some consumers …

Samsung gives the user of a mint condition LG phone only $25 for its Galaxy S8/S8+ trade-in deal

This past week we told you about a couple of Samsung sponsored deals that that did not live up to their promise. We mentioned how one BOGO participant purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8+ for full price and was supposed to get a free Samsung Galaxy S8 within 1 to 3 business days. Instead, the second free model has been placed on back order. With the other deal, Samsung promised a $200 credit toward the purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ to anyone trading in a phone in working condition.

Some taking advantage of this deal said that Samsung was refusing to give some consumers …