Articles by Jared Dipane

Qualcomm details how the Snapdragon processors improve low-light photos and video

Qualcomm has detailed in a new blog post how the company is able to assist in improving low-light photos and video. Over the past year, we've seen smartphone cameras improve quickly, and behind many of the best smartphones is Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, which actually assists in the pictures.

Verizon is offering an extra gig of data for two months

Verizon is running a new promotion that scores you an extra gig of data on your current plan for this billing cycle and the next one, and all you have to do is click a link. That's right, all you have to do is sign into your account through Verizon's promotional page, and you get the extra gig of data added to your account for this and next billing cycle.

The UE BOOM is on sale for just $99 at Best Buy

Save big on the UE BOOM at Best Buy

Best Buy has slashed the price of the UE BOOM Bluetooth speaker in half, making it only $99 right now. This Bluetooth speaker combines great sound, portability and durability all in one great looking package. Being water-resistant, you can use the UE BOOM by the pool, in the rain or anywhere you may want to without worrying about it getting ruined.

Pacuwi is offering big savings at Amazon

Accessory maker Pacuwi is offering some big savings on its Bluetooth headphones and portable speaker, dropping the prices down to just $14 and $19 respectively. To get the full savings on the headphones, you'll need to use the coupon code ZS5MDZYR, and for the speaker 3REW5WIC. The headphones are a standard set of sport-style Bluetooth headphones, but they also feature noise cancellation, which is a great thing to have. As for the portable speaker, you can plug a microSD card right into the speaker to play music without pairing to a phone.

Remember, you'll need to use the coupon code ZS5MDZYR to get the full savings on the headphones, and for the speaker you need to use 3REW5WIC. This deal is for Amazon US customers.

Sprint's latest promotion will save you 50 percent on your existing Verizon, T-Mobile or AT&T bill when you switch

Sprint is back at it again with a new offer to try and entice customers to switch to its network, and this time the carrier is claiming customers who switch can save 50 percent on their bills. If you are an AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile customer, Sprint is saying that you can save big when switching, though this is only good on most plans, not all.

Save big on Kmashi's 15000mAh battery pack

Kmashi's 15000mAh power bank is on sale at Amazon with the coupon code DNWS3612, dropping the price to just $12.50 from its usual $60. If you are looking for a portable battery to keep in your purse, backpack, in the car or just to have around, you'll want to check this one out.

Grab a Sonos Play:1 2-room starter set for $349

Sonos has brought back its 2-room Starter Kit, which saves you $50 on the purchase of two Play:1 speakers. The kit, which is priced at $349, is perfect for anyone. Whether you are looking to get started with Sonos in your home, or are looking to add a few more speakers to an existing set-up, you can save some money on doing so.

PNY microSD card

Amazon is currently hosting a deal that saves you up to 60% on select PNY products. Included in this deal is incredible savings on microSD cards, USB flash drives, full sized SD cards, and even portable power banks to keep you charged on the go.

T-Mobile CEO says BlackBerry is 'on a comeback'

In a recent interview with CNET, T-Mobile CEO John Legere stated that he believes that BlackBerry is 'on a comeback' when asked his thoughts on the company. The spat between BlackBerry and T-Mobile was resolved when the John Chen and Legere made up, and T-Mobile began to sell the BlackBerry Classic to its customers.

BlackBerry Priv now available at Carphone Warehouse

The BlackBerry Priv is now officially available from Carphone Warehouse, and you can pick one up for £559 SIM free. For those looking to pick one up on contract, Vodafone is offering the Priv with 6GB of data each month for £59 upfront and £39 a month, which is only £12 a month more than just the cost of a SIM only plan with the same data allowance.

Aukey outdoor speaker

Aukey is offering its rugged Bluetooth speaker for just $20 with the use of coupon code 2CZVR5JH at Amazon, a big savings from the original $60 price point. This speaker has a rugged design, and is great for outdoors or even in the shower. It's IPX4 certified, so you'll be able to use it in the rain or at the beach.

BlackBerry logo

BlackBerry has released a big update for its Enterprise Software Platform, which adds support for the recently-released Windows 10, secure calling and text messaging and more. The changes, which are available across various platforms, build upon BlackBerry's leadership in enterprise management, and bring even more security to users.

Verizon introduces TravelPass, its new international plan

Verizon has introduced TravelPass, a new way for its customers to use their smartphones overseas at a more affordable cost. Under this new plan, customers will be able to use their data in Canada or Mexico for $2 per 24 hour period, or $10 per 24 hour period in more than 65 other countries.

BlackBerry Priv to be available in Hong Kong mid-Nov

Pre-orders have already begun, but now BlackBerry has announced that the Priv will officially be available for consumers in mid-November for HK$6,488. The Priv will be available from a variety of retailers in Hong Kong, some of which include China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, csl and 1O1O under CSL Mobile Limited, SmarTone and 3 Hong Kong as well as other authorized retailers.

BlackBerry DevZone gains Build for Google Play section

With the release of its first Android-powered smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, BlackBerry has updated its DevZone with tons of information for developers to get started on Google Play. The new 'Build for Google Play' section helps developers get started with creating a publisher account, setting up their Google payments merchant account, and additional information about the Developer Console itself.

The Amazon Echo is on sale today only for $149

Grab an Amazon Echo for $149 from Amazon

If you've been eyeing the Amazon Echo, but were hoping to catch it on sale, now is your chance. Amazon is offering the smart speaker for $149, but the deal is only good for today. We've seen the speaker receive tons of new features lately, and it doesn't look like Amazon will be stopping that anytime soon.

T-Mobile's Un-carrier X brings double the data to families

T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move, Un-carrier X, brings the arrival of "Binge On", the company's video version of its Music Freedom initiative.

Save up to 60% on select Sony memory products

microSD cards

Amazon is currently hosting a deal which saves you up to 60 percent on various Sony memory products. Included in this one-day deal are savings on SD cards, microSD cards, and USB Flash Drives in various capacities. Whether you are looking for a new card for your camera, wanting to add storage to your cell phone, or need a way to keep important files with you at all times, you won't want to miss out on these deals.

John Chen confirms 'we have a range of products after this' in interview with Fox Business

In a new interview with Fox Business, John Chen has confirmed that the company has 'a range of products after this,' when talking about the launch of the Priv. Of course, it's not noted whether or not Chen is talking about new BlackBerry 10 or Android-powered devices, but Chen also says that he will let the market tell BlackBerry what to do.