MetroPCS promotions start today including one that gives you two free LG K20 Plus handsets

Pre-paid carrier MetroPCS has some new promotions that it is launching today. The first deal requires you to switch two lines over to MetroPCS. That will allow you to pick up a pair of 32GB LG K20 Plus handsets for free after instant rebates. Actually, you will be responsible for the sales tax only. The K20 Plus is a low-to-mid-range handset with a 5.3-inch display and a 720 x 1280 HD resolution. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 425 chipset and has 2GB of RAM. A 13MP camera graces the rear of the phone.

Or, you can switch a single line to MetroPCS and take 50% off the 16GB LG Stylo …


Popular Ridge Racer car racing game is the free iOS App of the Week

As an iOS user, you’ve probably got used with the free app of the week section in the App Store. Each week, iOS users can download an app for free, which might or might not have been offered in a promotional deal before.

This week, those who like car racing games will be pleased to know that Ridge Racer Slipstream is the newest free iOS app of the week. The game usually costs $3, but for a limited time, iOS users will be able to download it for free.

The game features 12 sports cars that you’ll be able to choose from, but there are hundreds of customization …

The best free Android and iPhone games! (July 3 – 9)

Free games? You asked for them, we have them. Here are seven of the finest games that appeared in Google Play and the App Store last week, all free (or mostly free) for you to play! Highlights include Mini DAYZ, Siege: Titan Wars, and Trail of Treasure.

That’s a survival game, a card battler, a location-based treasure hunt, and then there’s much more – city building, arcade finger twisters, tower defense… the selection is very varied! 
Enjoy the free games in the hot summer afternoons, and keep those spirits up!

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These premium Android icon packs are free for a limited time, grab them while you can!

If you love to customize your Android phone, you might be pleased to hear that several icon packs that are usually paid are now available for free on Google Play. Typically, the price of these icon packs is $1 or more, but now it’s possible to download them free of charge.

This assortment should give you some ideas for your next custom home screen masterpiece, just make sure you pick a nice wallpaper to match. Keep in mind that the freebie period on most of those ends in a few hours, so act swiftly!

You can get a preview of each icon pack in the gallery above. …

These paid iOS apps are free for a limited time

Once again, it is time for you iOS users to rub your hands together with glee at the prospect of picking up some paid apps for free. There are usually some gold nuggets in the mix, and the fact that you won’t have to spend a dime on any of these apps makes this a fun and often productive process. However, do keep in mind that these apps are free for a limited time only. That means that as soon as tomorrow, you might have to shell out some cash to buy them. To prevent this from taking place, as soon as you see an app you want, install it immediately.

Some of the interesting freebies include …

Samsung lists phone as in stock, but puts it on backorder for the free half of a BOGO deal

Recently we told you about Samsung’s decision to apparently tighten up which phones it would accept on a trade-in deal it has for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. The original deal required that the trade be in working condition without a cracked or broken display, and be able to hold a charge. That led some to use cheap phones purchased at Walmart as trades. Apparently, Samsung caught on because a model like the $9.99 Alcatel OneTouch Pixi Eclipse was both accepted and rejected for the trade credit of $200. 

Today, one of our loyal Phone Arena readers told us about his …

Deal: Verizon sells the Pixel for $15/month and Pixel XL for $20/month, adds free Google Home

We’re just a few months away from Google’s big smartphone reveal, and the company’s current flagships are one sale at Verizon. Just like it did last week with the LG G6, the Big Red now offers customers who don’t mind committing to a long-term contract, the chance to get either of the two Pixel phones for a low price.

As some of you might already know, Verizon was selling the Pixel for $649.99 outright or $27.08 monthly for 24 months. Starting this week, the Pixel is available for purchase at Verizon for just $15 per month, which will save you $289.99 over the next …

Best free Android and iPhone games! (June 26 – July 2)

Ready for another round of brand-new free games? We have lined up eight amazing titles for Android and iOS devices that appeared this week, including new Final Fantasy and Futurama games.

You definitely don’t want to miss some of this stuff, so make your selection and get on with the awesomeness! While not all games are fully free, remember – you don’t have to pay anything to play them, and a good portion of them, at that. That’s what counts!

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Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with free $200 gift cards at Best Buy

If you’re in the market for a new, unlocked high-end Android phone (in the US) and you’re looking for a good deal, Best Buy has something that may interest you. The retailer is currently offering free $200 gift cards with the purchase of an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+.

As you can see by visiting the source link below, Best Buy is selling the unlocked Galaxy S8 for $724.99, and the unlocked S8+ for $824.99, both only in midnight black (folks needing other color variants have to look elsewhere). With the free $200 gift card, you’ll (kind of) end up paying $524.99 and $624.99, …

Pre-register for The Elder Scrolls: Legends at Google Play Store and get a free legendary card

Bethesda has already published The Elder Scrolls: Legends on Android platform, but the card game is only available for tablets. A smartphone version of the title is still in the works, and it’s supposed to go live in the Google Play Store soon.

To make the wait bearable, Bethesda and developer Dire Wolf Digital announced a promotion that will rewards participants with a legendary gift. Android users who pre-register for The Elder Scrolls: Legends at Google Play Store will receive a free legendary craft to include in their decks.

The pre-registration reward …