We’re just over a week out from Black Friday 2018, but if you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, the deals start today. On Thursday, Microsoft kicked off its Black Friday Xbox One game deals a few days early for paying members, giving them a 4-day head start on hundreds of digital games that are on sale. But not only do Gold members gain access to the deals earlier than everyone else, they also get an additional 10% off the games.
As Xbox Live’s Major Nelson notes, you have two options if you aren’t current subscribers to Xbox Live Gold. The first is to just wait it out, as the Black Friday sale will open up to all Xbox One owners on November 19th. The [...]
Samsung’s appetite for attention-grabbing technology experiments like folding displays for tablets and smartphones has certainly garnered the South Korean-based tech giant tons of headlines over the past week or so. The company laid out its ambitions around that technology during its recent developer conference, with the plans including the launch of its much-anticipated foldable smartphone in March, starting with an initial production run of at least 1 million units.
Behind the scenes, meanwhile, Samsung is no less hungry to ramp up its efforts in other areas of technology it sees as potentially having a huge impact on its business down the line. Samsung has [...]
Other than overeating and argument at the dinner table, the most frustrating part of Thanksgiving is the travel. You can’t go anywhere without being swarmed by traffic, whether you’re on foot, on the road, or in the airport. But Google is well aware of this frustration, which is why the search giant put together an interactive site examining search terms and traffic patterns to give travelers a cheat sheet of sorts to avoid big crowds.
Up first are the search trends, which show where people in each state are most likely to travel over the Thanksgiving weekend. In New York, they want to visit art centers and music venues. The Midwest will spend the holiday at home [...]
A rare chance for new members to save even more.
Amazon is giving new customers a new reason to sign up for Amazon Prime. It’s the first time in a while Amazon has offered a bonus just for signing up, although there are plenty of benefits to doing so anyway. Starting Nov. 16, new members joining the Amazon Prime family will be able to save $20 off your next purchase of $20 or more in-store at Whole Foods Market. You’ll still get the first 30 days free, as well.
Verizon has announced that it has successfully made its first video call, using a smartphone that’s already available: The Motorola Moto Z3. To make the call, Verizon used the 5G Moto Mod.
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