Chromecast free movie rental offer includes American Sniper, Interstellar, and more hits

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Google has started offering Chromecast users a pretty sweet deal today. The company is offering all Chromecast owners a free movie rental from the Play Store and the list of movies that you can choose from is pretty impressive. Google is offering up modern day titles such as American Sniper, Lucy, Unbroken, Interstellar, Fifty Shades of Grey, and We’re the Millers for free as part of this promotion.

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Adult Swim will send you a free Google Cardboard viewer… if you fax them a form

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All of the attendees of Google I/O this year (myself included) got the latest version of the Mountain View company’s Cardboard virtual reality headset for free—and now it looks like you can too. To promote their “Adult Swim Virtual Brainload” app, Adult Swim is trying to put a free Cardboard viewer in the hands of as many people as they can. But there’s only one catch: You have to fax them a form. Read more

Samsung reportedly launching ‘Iron Man’ Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge variants

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According to a report this morning from the Korea Times, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are about to get an Avengers makeover. In partnership with Marvel, the Korean company supposedly said that it will release “Iron Man versions” of its two flagships, assumably to help promote (as if it needed help being promoted) the recently-released Avengers: Age of Ultron film… Read more

Dodocase offering its Google-certified VR viewer for free

Earlier today, Google announced a new program called “Works with Google Cardboard” that highlights all of the third-party Cardboard-compatiable viewers. The program is Google’s attempt at unifying the various variants of Cardboard, which was first shown at I/O 2014, and making sure they are all compatible with the variety of Cardboard apps that are available.

To celebrate the launch of Works with Google Cardboard, Dodocase is briefly offering its Google-certified virtual reality viewer for free… Read more

Lionsgate offering The Hunger Games and Catching Fire movies for free to select Samsung users

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To celebrate the holiday season, Lionsgate is offering users of select Samsung devices free downloads of two popular movies. Users of the Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro, Galaxy Tab Pro, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, and Galaxy Note 3 can download The Hunger Games movie and its sequel Catching Fire for totally free via the Lionsgate Android app.

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Google and Verizon enter into patent agreement to avoid future litigation and thwart patent trolls

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Google and Verizon announced on Tuesday that they have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement to “reduce the risk” of future litigation (via VentureBeat). Both companies expressed interest in reaching similar agreements with other large tech companies in an effort to thwart patent trolls that assert their patents in the courtroom in an effort to pad their pockets. Read more

T-Mobile announces new $100 unlimited 2-line data plan, $100 10 GB 4-line plan

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AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon need to watch out. The “uncarrier” has announced yet another couple of reasons they hope will get you to ditch your current cellular provider for T-Mobile. Today, CEO John Legere and his cohorts have come out to announce that T-Mobile is now offering a 2-line family plan that comes with unlimited talk, text, and 4G data, for $100 a month.

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LG G Watch recieves a temporary price cut, discounted to $180 at Google Play

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Mountain View’s wearable platform officially received some competition from the folks in Cupertino today and in what appears a coincidence, one of the most popular Android Wear-powered smartwatches on the market has received a temporary price cut. Google Play has shaved $50 off the LG G Watch’s asking price, bringing the high-tech wristwatch down to $180.

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Deal Alert: HP Chromebook 14 w/4GB RAM, Haswell & 200MB/month of free 4G: $200 shipped

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Today’s Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day is the HP Chromebook 14 in Red or Turquoise refurb for $199.99 with free shipping. That’s $129.01 off the list price and the lowest we’ve ever seen this Chromebook which includes 200MB of free 4G wireless for life thru T-Mobile with the ability to get more data at T-Mobile’s rates. The 4-lb machine features 14-inch/1366 x 768 display, 4GB RAM/16GB Storage amd 1.4GHz Haswell processor.
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