Carrier News

T-Mobile extends Tuesday deals through today (Friday)

June 24, 2016 Doug Demagistris

The first few weeks of T-Mobile’s Tuesday promotions have been nothing but issues. Week one, people couldn’t get their free pizza. Week 2 was full of server issues. But, T-Mobile has come up with a temporary solution for the week coming to a conclusion.

General News
Google News

Use Android Pay at your local Starbucks and get two Frappuccinos for the price of one

June 21, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Google seems to have partnered up with Starbucks for a limited time offer. If you live in the UK, using Android Pay at your local Starbucks for a Frappuccino will earn you an additional Frappuccino free of charge. That’s right, get two for the price of one!

Apps & Games

Facebook Messenger’s addition of SMS may be in violation of Google’s rules, here’s why

June 20, 2016 Droid Turf

Midway through last week, Facebook extended Messenger’s list of capabilities to include SMS functionality. Many are concerned that Facebook’s SMS prompt is actually violating Google Play’s policies, which protect users from features users don’t want. These policies are primarily aimed at malicious developers, and it’s odd that Facebook matches the description here.

Google News

Use alerts to see when your name comes up in Google search results

June 20, 2016 Droid Turf

Google took it to Twitter today to promote its Google Alerts feature. Google Alerts allows anyone to receive customized notifications on just about any subject. Google’s latest tweet promotes the feature as a way to track when your name shows up in search results.

Weekly Recap

Weekly Poll: Would you be okay with Android Nutella as the name for the N release?

June 19, 2016 Doug Demagistris

It shouldn’t be long before Google unveils the name of its upcoming Android N release. Like every year, Google raises the question of what sweet dessert the Android release will be? However, this is the first time Google has opened its quest to pick a name to the public.

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