Deal: Buy the LG G5 for just $299.99 and get a free LG 360 VR headset worth $129.99


LG tried to launch a whole new set of modular features with 2016’s LG G5 flagship phone. However, consumers didn’t take too kindly to it and this year’s LG G6 had removed all of the modular capabilities from the year before. Part of the reason for LG’s decision to give up on modular with this year’s flagship had to do with the Moto Z line released last year by Motorola/Lenovo. The Moto Z series made adding modular accessories a snap thanks to the 16 magnetic pins on the back of the handsets.

Eliminate the modular features, and you still have a serviceable high-end handset with the LG …


Calls and texts to the UK are free on AT&T, Sprint, Boost, and Virgin for a limited time following terror attack

After the horrific terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in London, US carriers AT&T, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, and Boost Mobile are making calls to the area completely free of charge.

Until the end of May 24, British time, AT&T and Sprint will either waive or credit charges for calls placed and texts sent from America to Britain. Virgin and Boost, Sprint’s pre-paid virtual operators, also offer free calls and texts between the US and the UK.

T-Mobile and Verizon are yet to make any moves or statements, though it’s highly likely that they eventually …

Samsung running a BOGO deal with T-Mobile – buy one Galaxy S8 or S8+, get one free


Samsung is running a new Galaxy S8 promo in America that’s an alternate take on T-Mobile’s BOGO campaign from earlier in May. The way it works is as follows. You buy two Galaxy S8 phones from the Magenta carrier through Samsung.com and activate at least one. Sammy sends you a rebate card worth $750, so the second Galaxy S8 is on the company.

On top of that, you will get Samsung’s Entertainment Kit as a present. It includes a six month Netflix subscription, a 64GB microSD card, and a Clear View Standing cover to let you prop the smartphone in landscape mode and comfortably watch videos. …

Deal: Snag a handful of great Android icon packs that have been made free for a limited time!

Ah, custom icon packs! If you’ve been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we love custom icon packs around here. And why wouldn’t we? Applying a custom icon set is like giving your home screen a fresh coat of paint!

Along with changing your wallpaper, that’s one of the easiest, hassle-free ways to spice things up. There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Joking aside, we do like our icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with our readers.

We …

Best free Android and iPhone games of the week! (May 15 – 21)

It’s that time of the week again, when we get to sit down and line up a bunch of cool free games that showed up throughout the last seven days! As always, there’s no shortage of good stuff to play, so head to the slideshow below where we’ve picked 10 fantastic free games for you.

Especially the new Lode Runner reboot – it’s a visual feast with gold-standard arcade gameplay. They come complete with links, descriptions, images, and videos so you know exactly what you’re getting.

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This week's free iOS app is a game about eggs and vomit

Normally $2.99, this week’s free iOS app of the week is Eggggg. The main character of the game is Gilbert, who is allergic to eggs. When he consumes eggs, Gilbert ends up regurgitating them. Yes, this is a game about vomit. In fact, the game is also known as the “Platform Puker.” Gilbert uses the act of vomiting to propel himself around the 21 different levels of the game. Those playing on a device running iOS 10 will find a sticker pack for iMessage that comes with the game.

From now until the end of this coming Wednesday, you can download Egggs for free and use Gilbert’s awesome …

Greatest pre-order gift ever? Austrian telecom bundles free PS4 Slim with Xperia XZ Premium

If you thought Samsung offered some great pre-order gifts for the Galaxy S8, you’ll be amazed at what Sony is giving away for early adopters of the Xperia XZ Premium. 
The company’s e-stores in Europe recently started taking orders for the 2017 Sony flagship, bundling a set of premium headphones to people who reserve their unit before May 31st.
 
Apparently, high-end headphones are not a cool enough gift for Austria’s “3” telecom, so the carrier’s pre-order bonus for the XZ Premium is a free Playstation …

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.

You can get a preview of each icon pack/app in the gallery above. The links to Google Play and end-of-sale times can be found below.

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New York City's Wi-Fi kiosks have provided users with $15 million worth of free internet service

The 934 Link kiosks that dot the New York City landscape have provided a ton of free data to New Yorkers. The kiosks started operations early last year, and since that time period over one petabyte of data has been employed by mobile device owners in the Big Apple. Based on current rates, that is equivalent to more than $15 million of broadband internet connectivity that has been received for free in New York City.

To give you a better idea of how much data that is, one petabyte is equivalent to one million gigabytes. The amount of data that New Yorkers have used, thanks to the kiosks, is …

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

Looking for some nice new games to play on your Android smartphone? If that’s the case, you might be pleased to hear that several games that are usually paid are now available for free on Google Play.

This collection features several different genres, so we’ve made sure to include an image and video plus a short description below each title in order to aid you in the selection process.

Also, make sure to check out the end of sale times for each game below the respective download link. At the time of writing (May 16), some of these titles only have about …