General News

Amazon introduces ‘Family Vault’ and new ‘Prime Prints’

October 18, 2016 Droid Turf

Amazon is now giving people even more of an incentive to sign up for Amazon Prime. The popular online retailer has introduced some new features to their Prime Photos service, which is designed for Prime members and their close family. Amazon Prime members can now invite up to five friends or family to join the new ‘Family Vault,’ which includes Prime Photos benefits, unlimited storage of photos and an additional 5GB of space for videos and other files.

Google News
Google News
Polls

Weekly Poll: Have you considered Project Fi?

June 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At Droid Turf, we often talk about US cell carriers, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, but there are a handful of MVNO that are just as important to today’s market. This week, one in particular, Project Fi, made a few headlines. The service run by Google uses T-Mobile and Sprint network connectivity and brings it to select Android smartphones at a more affordable rate. All is managed through the Project Fi mobile application, and of late the service has shown [Read More]

Analysis & Insight

Google shows off some of the major new features in Android P at I/O 2018

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Google I/O 2018 developer conference is underway in beautiful Mountain View, California. To get everything started, the search giant held its much hyped up keynote address. During the opening session, Google took time to discuss the next software release of its mobile operating system, Android. This was typical of Google, who usually showcases what’s coming over the next year during the show. As announced back in March, the mobile platform that is the world’s most popular will be updated [Read More]

Google App Updates

Audiobooks gain functionality including ‘Smart Resume’ function in Google Play Books

April 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Audiobooks are rather new to Google Play Books having only been introduced in January of 2018. However, there are already a bunch of options to choose from and more are being added by the day. And now, Google is pushing some upgrades to how you can control audiobooks in its Google Play Books service.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

The Sony Xperia XZ3’s price and spec sheet leak

July 20, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Sony seems to believe that more phones means better performance. Coming out with a new phone that makes the older outdated every four or so months is not a good strategy IMO since value depreciates quickly after launch, but some companies have made a six-month cycle work. Earlier this week amidst continued financial struggles, an unconfirmed flagship smartphone was listed by a UK retailer. The supposed device is the Xperia XZ3, though you should probably take this with a grain of [Read More]

Deals

The Ultimate Shopping Guide for all the Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals

July 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Amazon Prime day has returned for 2018 and it begins today! Amazon has run the deal day every year since 2015, making this the fourth annual Amazon deal holiday. For those unfamiliar, every summer Amazon runs a variety of promotions on its retail website during a randomly assigned date. The retail giant is going bigger than ever before with 36 hours of deals this year that go live at 3PM EDT on July 16. There are to be some huge discounts and some [Read More]

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