Deal: Buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9, get a 128 GB memory card and charging pad for free

If you need a brand new, unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ in your life, you can currently take advantage of a few deals that are available in the US. While Samsung itself is offering a Gear S3 watch for just $99 (or a free pair of Gear IconX earbuds) with any of its Galaxy S9 smartphones, Best Buy today revealed a different offer.  
When purchasing an unlocked Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ at Best Buy, you’re receiving two free gifts: a Samsung EVO Plus 128 GB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card (normally priced at $99.99), and a Samsung Fast Charge Wireless …


OneDrive for Android gains the option to move the app on an SD card

One of the most user-requested features for OneDrive, the option to move the app on an SD card is now finally available to Android users. Microsoft has just released OneDrive version 5.9, which has some improvements over the previous iterations, including the one mentioned earlier.

Apparently, the developers made some under the hood improvements to the Photos view to make it faster than before. As far as the SD card support goes, you will now be able to move the OneDrive app into such a gadget so that you can have more space for files and offline content.

If you’re using OneDrive …

Switch to Verizon and get the Asus ZenFone V Live for free along with a $150 gift card

Verizon has a great deal for those looking to switch to the nation’s largest carrier. Bring your current number to Big Red, activate a 4G LTE line, and you will get the Asus ZenFone V Live for free. And wait, there’s more. You also will receive a $150 Verizon gift card. You will have to lay out the $168 to buy the handset using the device payment plan, but you’ll receive an offsetting credit of $7 a month over 24 months.

The Asus ZenFone V Live is a Verizon exclusive, and features a 5-inch LCD display carrying a resolution of 720 x 1280 (HD). Under the hood is the Snapdragon 425 chipset …

Buy a $50 or higher Google Play gift card from Amazon and save $5

Earlier today, we told you how you can score a $15 Target credit for a Google Express order just by saying “Spring into Target” to Google Assistant. Now, we can save you $5 thanks to a promotion being offered by Amazon. Purchase a Google Play gift card in the amount of $50 or more, and save $5 on the cost. In other words, a $50 card will cost you $45, a $75 card is priced at $70 and a $100 card is priced at $95, etc.

Now, to get the $5 taken off your bill, write in the code GOOGLE when you check out. One $5 discount is available per customer, and to reiterate, the discount is offered for …

Deal: Save up to $300 on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or S8 (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile), or get a $350 gift card (Sprint)

Since their release, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S8+ have been included in so many deals and promotions that we kind of lost track of them. Still, we have to report about the newest deals involving Samsung’s three phones, as they’re pretty tempting (particularly if you’re interested in a Verizon Note 8), and don’t require trade-ins.  
As of this weekend, Best Buy lets you purchase a Verizon Galaxy Note 8 at $300 off. Verizon was already taking $200 off the Note 8 (reflected in reduced monthly payments), but Best …

Deal: Save $150 on an iPhone 8 with AT&T or Verizon activation, or get a $300 gift card with Sprint activation (today only)

If you’re planning to buy an Apple iPhone 8 and activate it on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint, Best Buy today has a couple of nice deals that you should definitely check out. 
The retailer lets you save $150 on an iPhone 8 64 GB when you’re purchasing it with a monthly installment plan on AT&T or Verizon. Savings aren’t instant, but will be reflected in reduced monthly payments. After 24 months (or up to 30 months on AT&T), you’ll end up paying $549 – instead of $699 – for a brand new iPhone 8 64 GB.
As …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro now available to pre-order in the US, $150 gift card included

Officially unveiled stateside last month at CES 2018, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro won’t be released via any US carrier. However, Huawei USA is launching an unlocked version of the smartphone (1-year warranty included), and pre-orders for it are available as of today, February 4.
At this very moment, you can pre-order the Huawei Mate 10 Pro from Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, and Newegg, all of which will properly release the handset on February 18. The new phone costs $799.99, and, for a limited time, it comes with a $150 Gift card. Interestingly, Huawei says the Mate 10 Pro …

Do you use a microSD card to expand your storage?

MicroSD cards used to be a pretty common thing back in the day among Android users. While handsets used to come with a more… limited internal storage, you could always trust that there would be a slot to allow you to expand it.

Now, a lot of manufacturers are omitting the microSD card slot. Google insists on keeping it away from its own Pixel line and many of its partners has followed suit. Some major manufacturers still keep it — like Samsung and LG — but their phones also come with plenty of internal storage. That, combined with the contemporary cloud features — like Google Photos and …

As many as 40,000 OnePlus customers were affected by theft of credit card data

Earlier this week, we told you that OnePlus had to stop accepting credit cards for purchases made on its website. A security breach allowed customers’ credit card information to be stolen while in the middle of completing a transaction online. According to the company, the breach was executed by a malicious script that had been running on one of its payment processing servers since the middle of November. With a third party security firm investigating the matter, OnePlus says that it has discovered how and where the attack was introduced to its server, although it doesn’t know if it was installed …

Update: OnePlus disables credit card payments on its website in wake of reported security breach

Update: OnePlus has now disabled credit card payments on OnePlus.net. Customers will still be able to shop via PayPal. The company is still investigating and also looking for alternative payment options. If you’ve done any credit card payments on OnePlus.net, it’s advised you keep an eye on your payment history and statements. Original story follows:

OnePlus is well-known for offering awesome devices at unbelievably low prices and the company does a few things to make sure its corner-cutting doesn’t come from the actual hardware. Since it started …