Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and S8 now come with a free Gear 360 Camera (on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint)


Are you looking to buy a new high-end smartphone made by
Samsung? If you are, Best Buy has a nice deal for you, assuming you want to
get your new device on Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint.

 

For a limited period of time, Best Buy is offering a free
Samsung Gear 360 VR Camera (2017) to all customers who are purchasing a Galaxy
Note 8, Galaxy S8, or Galaxy S8+ with a monthly installment plan on any of the
three carriers mentioned above. The VR Camera is automatically added to your cart when ordering an eligible phone. T-Mobile customers can’t take advantage of this
deal, as Best Buy does …


Google intros Files Go, a free file manager for Android


Google recently introduced Files Go, a free Android app that’s
designed to help you “manage storage smartly and keep your phone clean and
organized.” The app isn’t officially released, but it’s already listed on
Google Play, being compatible with all devices running Android 5.0 or later.
Unfortunately, at this time, Google Files Go is available only as part of an
early access program, which is “currently full.”

 

Files Go is Google’s very first file manager that has a
dedicated app in Play Store. Some of its features include the ability to
seamlessly share files with friends while offline, …

Samsung offers a free Gear VR or DeX Station with any Galaxy S8 or Note 8 purchase

If you plan to buy a high-end Samsung smartphone, there are plenty of offers that you can take advantage of, not to mention that you’ll most certainly be getting better deals on Black Friday if you wait until the end of the month.

Samsung is now running a promotion that would allow customers who purchase one of its 2017 flagships to get some free stuff in the process. The deal is only available in the United States via Samsung’s online store.

While the South Korean company does mention that this is a limited time offer, it doesn’t say when it will end. In …

Deal: BLU S1 is available for free with Sprint's BYOD promotion, or for $50 off at Amazon

The BLU S1 was released in the United States two weeks ago, as Blu Product’s first smartphone to work on Sprint and Boost Mobile networks. The low-end smartphone was available for purchase at Amazon for $179.99 in its unlocked variant.

Today, Blu Products announced that its BLU S1 smartphone is up for grabs for free when you switch to Sprint after $200 rebate. This is a limited time offer available with Sprint’s BYOD (bring your own device) promotion.

So, how is this going to work? Since the BLU S1 will be part of Sprint’s postpaid BYOD promotion, customers …

For a limited time, you can score a $5 iOS photo editing app that animates your pictures, for free

Take a lot of pictures with your iOS device? If so, you might be interested in an app that animates your photos and brings them to life. Called Plotagraph+ Photo Animator, the app will normally cost you $4.99. However, for a limited time only you can install the app on your iPhone or iPad for free via a redeemable code. You can use a picture from your camera roll by clicking on “+,” or snap a new shot by clicking on the camera icon.

Set the direction of the animation by dragging the screen in the direction you want the movement to go. And if you only want certain parts of a picture to be …

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) will be released in the US next month, free content on board


Samsung Mobile USA today announced the upcoming
release of a new Android tablet simply called Galaxy Tab A 8.0. The slate succeeds
the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2015), and it’s known in other markets as the Galaxy Tab
A (2017). As its name suggests, the new Samsung tablet sports an
8-inch screen. It’s not a high-resolution display, offering just 800 x 1280
pixels, but that’s because we’re talking about an affordable product here.

 

Samsung presents the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) as a tablet for
the whole family. The device comes with Parental Controls, Kids Mode, “$100
of premium games, books, …

MetroPCS offers free Android smartphones when you switch to its unlimited LTE plan

MetroPCS, T-Mobile’s prepaid carrier, has just announced that for a limited time customers will benefit from promotional prices on its unlimited plan. On top of that, every customer who ports its line to MetroPCS will receive an Android smartphone for free.

Starting today, new and existing customers who add at least one new line of service will receive four lines of unlimited talk, text and LTE data for just $100 (taxes and fees included). Usually, MetroPCS customers must pay $50 for the same plan, but the current offer will lower the cost to $25.

It’s a …

Some carriers offer free AirPods with iPhone X pre-orders

In just a few days, carriers and retailers will open iPhone X pre-orders. As many of you probably know by now, iPhone X price starts at $1,000, which is why some carriers plan to sweeten their deals with some freebies or discounts.

US carriers Sprint and T-Mobile have already announced their promotional offers on the iPhone X, but there are many others that would like to woo new customers into buying Apple’s new flagship.

Unlike some network operators that decided to discount the iPhone X if customers sign up for long-term contracts, Vodafone UK and maybe …

These paid 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 some of these ends soon, so act swiftly!

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

If your Pixel 2 is delayed, Google may send you a free Live Case


Some of the folks who’ve ordered a Pixel 2 smartphone
from Google Store are now receiving official word about shipping delays of up
to a month. Fortunately, Google is sending out emails informing customers that,
if their phone is delayed, they’ll get a free Live Case (at least in the US). It looks
like these long delays mostly involve the white variant of the Pixel 2.

 

Normally sold starting at $40, a Live Case is a cool
way to protect and personalize your Pixel, as you can use pretty much any photo
you want to customize its back (or you can select one of the artsy images
prepared by …