I think the title is pretty self-explanatory on this one. Just watch and listen:
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Google Express is a great service. Who doesn’t want to have their groceries delivered to their front door? But sometimes, things run amuck. One reddit user says that a squirrel got into his Google Express delivery, and took a snack break on some tasty bagels from Costco.
Google knows that there are sometimes freak accidents like this (so he could definitely get a full refund if he wanted to), but it looks like the person who ordered them doesn’t really mind. “I’m not even mad about it,” they said.
For me in Saint Louis, it’s 2-day delivery (can be anywhere from same day to 3 days). I can order from mostly grocery stores and some other chains (Walgreens, Staples). Not everything is available, but quite a bit. I normally order things from Costco.
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Yes, we know that this is only a partially valid argument. It’s still amusing.
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Chris Evans was until recently the head of Google’s Project Zero, a team of hackers employed full-time by Google to find zero-day vulnerabilities on not only their own products, but any software that could affect Google’s users. Today, Evans announced that he will soon join Tesla Motors to lead its security team.
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While rumors that Samsung was in talks to acquire BlackBerry for as much as $7.5 billion ultimately proved to be untrue, the two smartphone makers remain interested in working with one another. “We want to work with BlackBerry and develop this partnership, not acquire the company,” J.K. Shin, head of Samsung’s mobile phone business, told The Wall Street Journal. expand full story
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January 17, 2015
Following some Nexus 6 users complaining about the smartphone’s back cover coming unglued, The Times of India reports that Motorola is aware of at least a few devices affected by the problem. The handset maker tweeted earlier this week that it has received at least a few complaints about the defect, but fortunately appears to be willing to help affected customers replace their devices. expand full story
January 16, 2015
Sprint announced on Friday that it will be expanding its smartphone leasing program to cover the LG G3 and Galaxy Note 4. Beginning today, new and existing individual and business customers can purchase the LG G3 for $15 per month or the Galaxy Note 4 for $25 per month with zero down payments through the Sprint Lease program. expand full story
Citing “highly credible sources,” SamMobile reports that Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy S6 will have a touch-based fingerprint scanner for improved usage. Samsung has equipped several of its devices with fingerprint scanners in the past, dating back to the flagship Galaxy S5, but each has used swipe-based technology that often resulted in identification errors. expand full story
January 15, 2015
T-Mobile continues to shake up the wireless industry by introducing a number of affordable plans and options as part of its ongoing Un-carrier initiative. Today, the carrier announced that it is expanding choices for prepaid customers with new Simply Prepaid plans for as little as $40 per month. The new plans will be available for new and existing customers starting January 25th. expand full story