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  • Win one of three Pixel 4a's to celebrate Ting Mobile's new plans!
    von Michelle Haag am Dezember 1, 2020 um 11:39 pm

    Ting Mobile is proud to announce brand new pricing plans for all! Now, no matter if you use 2GB or 20GB a month, there's a perfect Ting plan for you and your family. And no need to worry — the only thing that's changed is a lower monthly phone bill. You still get access to Ting's award-winning customer service with nationwide LTE and 5G coverage, plus no contracts, ever. We've partnered with Ting Mobile to not only help you save an extra $25 on a new Ting plan, but also to give away one new Pixel 4a to three Android Central Readers! Keep reading for info on the new plans and to enter the giveaway! Not only has Ting launched a Set data plan with 5 GB of fast data plus unlimited data at 2G speed beyond the fast data allotment for just $25, they've also announced two Unlimited plans! These new plans include unlimited talk and text and 22 GB of fast data for $45 or 35 GB of fast data for $60. If you run out of fast data, you can add more for just $5 a GB and all top-ups will be... […]

  • Slack is joining Salesforce to expand its enterprise offerings
    von Brandon Lee am Dezember 1, 2020 um 11:09 pm

    Salesforce will give Slack the backing it needs to play with the big boys. What you need to know Salesforce has announced its aquisition of Slack for $27.7 billion. The two companies will integrate their services together to better address the demand for remote working and communication. The deal is expected to close in 2022 pending approval. Workplace communication has been a major focus of the year, with companies left and right taking advantage of the fact that many employers cannot yet return to the office. Many have been pushing their business tools and productivity apps, while others have been focused on ways to expand their business to better accommodate for the new status quo. The latest expansion comes in the form of Salesforce, as it has announced its acquisition of Slack for a staggering $27.7 billion. To give a little perspective, Slack went public last year for $19 billion before seeing its shares fall. But the offer from Salesforce, which provides a suite of sales... […]

  • Can I use my PSVR on PS5?
    von Samuel Tolbert am Dezember 1, 2020 um 11:00 pm

    Best answer: Yes, Sony has confirmed that the PS5 will be backward compatible with the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. Your headset, games and accessories will carry over into the next generation. Build your library: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $10 at Amazon) Hard to find: PlayStation 5 ($500 at Amazon) PSVR on PS5 Can I use my PSVR on PS5? Yes. While Sony is almost certainly working on a newer version of the PSVR headset, it didn't launch alongside the PS5. As such, the company has confirmed that the current PSVR headset will be compatible with the PS5. For an idea of what tech might go into the next PlayStation VR headset (or PSVR2) then you can check out this patent here, as well as some concepts that Sony has previously talked about. While these improvements appear enticing, it could be some time before we see it materialize into the next available headset. PSVR on PS5 What about my PSVR games on PS5? Your PSVR games will also be compatible with PS5, as Sony has conf... […]

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War patch addresses weapon XP issues
    von Samuel Tolbert am Dezember 1, 2020 um 10:34 pm

    Level up your different weapons more rapidly. What you need to know Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is now available. A new patch has been released, increasing the rate at which players earn weapon XP. The patch also fixes an out-of-bounds glitch for Nuketown '84. A new patch is now available for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, mainly focused around increasing the rate at which players earn weapon XP and level up their guns. Leveling up different weapons is extremely important given how attachments dramatically alter playstyles and the use of various guns. You can see the patch notes for multiplayer and zombies below. Multiplayer Increased weapon XP Zombies Increased weapon XP. Addressed an issue that was causing lower-than-expected weapon XP in solo matches and later rounds. Addressed an issue where the Napalm Burst Ammo Mod wasn't consistently awarding weapon XP. Nuketown '84 Closed an out-of-bounds gap that allowed players to stay alive outside of the playable ... […]

  • Fortnite's latest event saw players battle Galactus... and destroy the map
    von Zachary Boddy am Dezember 1, 2020 um 10:07 pm

    Fortnite's in-game events keep on getting bigger. What you need to know Fortnite is a free-to-play battle royale that gets a dizzying number of updates, refreshes, and events. The latest in-game event was just wrapped up, and saw players teaming up with the Marvel heroes to battle Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds. The epic confrontation ended in the map possibly being remade, with the game's servers being shut down for maintenance. Expect a new map to be unveiled when the game comes back online, as well as tons of other updates and changes. If there is any game that can be crowned as the king of marketing and in-game events, it's Fortnite, which continues to draw players and non-players alike with its crazy in-game events. The latest just wrapped up, and was truly ridiculous, seemingly putting a wrap on the long-running Marvel Avengers mash-up in Fortnite. Fortnite's latest event had players team up with Marvel heroes like Iron Man, Thor, and Wolverine to clash with Galactus, De... […]

  • Protect your Galaxy S9+ with these stylish cases
    von Joe Maring am Dezember 1, 2020 um 10:00 pm

    There are plenty of cases available for the Samsung Galaxy S9+, but it can be hard to separate the good from the bad. The beautiful and large design of the Galaxy S9+ will quickly turn to horror after a nasty drop, so a quality case is almost a requirement. We've rounded up the best Galaxy S9 plus cases, which not only protect your phone but can give it a new look. So darn good Spigen Neo Hybrid Staff Pick You get an excellent two-tone design and shock absorbent rubber paired with a hard plastic frame for the ultimate protection. $48 at Amazon Crystal clear Spigen Ultra Hybrid Spigen's Ultra Hybrid has a lightweight design that doesn't add too much bulk while offering excellent protection for your device. $14 at Amazon Military-grade Amuoc Protective Case With a design backed by a military-grade rating, you can rest easy knowing your Galaxy S9+ will be protected from virtually everything. $12 at Amazon Built tough Spigen Tough Armor Spigen's rugged case should... […]

  • Horizon Zero Dawn and more games are being added to PS Now in December
    von Samuel Tolbert am Dezember 1, 2020 um 9:52 pm

    Aloy is back and here to stay on Sony's gaming subscription service. What you need to know Several new games are coming to PlayStation Now for December 2020. These titles include Horizon Zero Dawn, which has been on PS Now for a short time before. This time, Horizon Zero Dawn does not have a date it's leaving the service. Several new games are coming to the PlayStation Now streaming service (or PS Now) later in December. Per PlayStation Blog, these additions include Guerrilla Games' Horizon Zero Dawn as the highlight, as well as Stranded Deep, Broforce, Wreckfest: Drive Hard Die Last, The Surge 2 and Darksiders 3. While Horizon Zero Dawn was previously added to PS Now for a short time, it doesn't have a date it's leaving the service this time. Wreckfest: Drive Hard Die Last will be available until May 31, 2021. For more titles to explore, several games were also previously added in November, including Injustice 2 and Warhammer: Vermintide 2. PS Now can be used to stream games ... […]

  • You can play the Immortals Fenyx Rising demo for free right now on Stadia
    von David Jagneaux am Dezember 1, 2020 um 9:11 pm

    Immortals Fenyx Rising is out now across PC, consoles, and Google Stadia to offer a deep, robust open-world RPG experience set within a whimsical take on Greek mythology. If you're curious about whether or not Ubisoft's new take on the genre is for you, there's now a free demo available on Stadia you can check out right now. The demo offers a glimpse of the full game, and How to play the free Immortals Fenyx Rising demo on Stadia Visit the Stadia home page to connect a Google account to Stadia and create your Stadia account. If this is your first time, that also includes a free trial to Stadia Pro which enables 4K streaming, improved performance, and a collection of games from the Stadia Pro library. Once your free account is set up, you can start playing the Immortals Fenyx Rising demo without needing to download anything. You can play in a web browser, on the Stadia app, or on a compatible Chromecast device. You have the option of playing it with a mouse and keyboard or w... […]

  • Can I play PS3 games on PS5?
    von Anthony J Nash am Dezember 1, 2020 um 9:00 pm

    Best answer: Unfortunately, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan confirmed that only PS4 titles will be playable on the PS5. PS3, PS2, and PS1 titles will not be playable unless they're available on the PS Store. Pick up a game: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $20 at Amazon) Watch for restock: PlayStation 5 ($499 at Amazon) Will the PS5 support PS3 titles? The PS5 is backward compatible with PS4 games but will not play games from earlier Sony consoles. In an interview with Japanese site Famitsu (via Siliconera) PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan explained this is due to restrictions in the development process. We keep in mind the engineering specialized for the PS5, as we produced the device. In the midst of that, the PS4 already has 100 million players; we thought they ought to want to play PS4 titles on the PS5 as well indeed, so we included compatibility with the PS4. While implementing that, we also focused our efforts on taking in the high-speed SSD and the new controller DualSense at the... […]

  • The Wyze Watch brings a whole lot of battery life for very little money
    von Michael Allison am Dezember 1, 2020 um 8:59 pm

    Wyze has announced its first smartwatch. What you need to know Wyze today launched the Wyze Watch, its first smartwatch. It's set to arrive in February 2021, though pre-orders open today. It's also a really affordable product, set for a $20 retail price. Smart home device maker Wyze has entered the smartwatch market with an affordable $20 smartwatch aptly named the Wyze Watch. The Watch is available for pre-order now, with orders shipping to customers in February 2021, and it's one of the cheapest smartwatches available. Specs-wise, it's a decent smartwatch for the price. It has a 44mm and a 47mm variant, both of which come with 1.4-inch and 1.75-inch LCD screens respectively. The Watch also comes with your standard array of fitness sensors, so it tracks your blood oxygen, heart rate, running speed, and step count as you use it. Battery-wise, Wyze says it offers 9 days of battery life in normal use. It's more than the 3 days you'll get from Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3, though you... […]

  • Can you use physical discs on PS5?
    von Samuel Tolbert am Dezember 1, 2020 um 8:30 pm

    Best answer: Yes, physical discs are still supported on the standard edition PS5, which includes a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Go digital instead: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $10 at Amazon) Hard to find: PlayStation 5 ($500 at Amazon) PS5 Can I use physical discs? Yes. Mark Cerny, lead architect of the PS5, previously confirmed that the PS5 has an Ultra HD Blu-ray player, which will allow the console to play games from physical discs as well as digital media. Cerny also confirmed that PS5 games are going to ship on 100GB Blu-ray discs. It's important to note that there are two PS5 models and unlike the regular edition, the PS5 Digital Edition does not include a disc drive. Using larger discs help prevent games from needing to ship on two discs, which is what started happening on PS4 with games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and The Last of Us Part II. Because games will be installing on an SSD, you should also see faster load times, though the exact boost of how much quicker ... […]

  • YouTube TV offers one of the best streaming deals for Cyber Week at $21 off
    von Alex Smith am Dezember 1, 2020 um 8:05 pm

    Cyber Monday is over but Cyber Week is just beginning. Along with some of the best Cyber Monday deals still live today, we're also seeing new discounts appear on various products and services. One offer that was just launched today could score you three weeks of YouTube TV for free! This live TV streaming service regularly offers a short 7-day free trial, though thanks to Cyber Week, the trial has been extended to 21 days but only if you sign up before December 10. If you decide to keep your membership after the trial ends, you'll score $21 off your first monthly payment and drop its price down to $43.99. There are a ton of other great streaming deals you can still grab after Cyber Monday, including discounts on streaming devices like the Fire TV Stick or Roku Streaming Stick, services like Audible and Amazon Kids+, and even smart TVs so you can watch in glorious 4K without needing any additional devices plugged in. With your YouTube TV subscription, you'll gain access to over 85 ... […]

  • Can I customize my PS5?
    von Samuel Tolbert am Dezember 1, 2020 um 8:00 pm

    Best answer: Maybe, but we don't have any details right now. It seems likely though, since in a now-deleted thread on LinkedIn, a PlayStation executive said that the hardware is "also customizable in ways previous gens weren't." Grab some PS5 games: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $10 at Amazon) Can I customize my PS5? Right now, Sony has not explicitly stated that the PS5 can be customized. With that said, Sony's VP of UX design at PlayStation, Matt MacLaurin, made some interesting commentary in a thread on LinkedIn (spotted by The Verge) that has since been deleted. MacLaurin stated that the hardware "is also customizable in ways previous gens weren't," indicating that maybe players can do something to customize it on their own. While the PS5 has launched worldwide, it's possible more details on this subject are coming in 2021. PS5 customization What about special edition consoles? No unique special edition PS5 has been announced...yet. However, ome special edition console... […]

  • Android Enterprise Essentials will help small businesses secure their data
    von Jerry Hildenbrand am Dezember 1, 2020 um 7:42 pm

    Android Enterprise Essentials provides easy and automatic security for any small or medium-sized business. What you need to know Android Enterprise Essentials provides core data protection features for small and medium-sized businesses. Devices purchased through the program come pre-configured and no additional action is needed by the user. Google plans to make the program globally available in early 2021. You probably have heard about how businesses can administer accounts for people who have a company phone or bring their own phone to work, or maybe you even have experience with it. Typically we think of huge Fortune 500 style companies with their own internal IT department when we talk about device and data security, but smaller businesses face the same sort of security risks as their larger counterparts do. Well, Google understands that smaller businesses require the same sort of secure phone that large companies do. In response, they've kicked off Android Enterprise Esse... […]

  • Walmart Cyber Monday deals continue with Cyber Deals Week
    von Alex Smith am Dezember 1, 2020 um 7:24 pm

    Just because Cyber Monday is over doesn't mean your opportunity to save some cash before the holidays has ended. In fact, many of the Cyber Monday deals we saw yesterday are still available for a limited time thanks to Cyber Deals Week. Walmart Cyber Week deals Walmart is full of some of the best Cyber Week deals and holiday gifts you can grab right now. Find deals on tech, toys, fashion, kitchen appliances, furniture, and so much more while supplies last. Shop at Walmart Walmart is one of the retailers getting in on Cyber Deals Week this year and offering savings on everything from electronics and toys to home essentials, appliances, and more. Whether you're in need of a new gaming laptop like the Acer Nitro 3, some help in the kitchen with 50% off an Instant Pot Viva, or a reliable pair of headphones like these Bose QuietComfort 35 II, Walmart is the place to shop. Not only does this sale include deals from Cyber Monday, but it also features new discounts appearing each day of ... […]