Echo owners can try Amazon Music free for four whole months right now

Exactly zero dollars.

Amazon is offering Echo owners four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for free. That’d normally cost you $40, but there’s a catch. You have to be a new user to the service.

Amazon Music Unlimited gets you access to millions of songs. You can listen offline, skip as many times as you want, and listen hands-free using your Alexa device.

Note that the subscription automatically renews at the $7.99 per month rate for Prime members or $9.99 for non-Prime Members unless you cancel it beforehand. Cancellation is easy; just go to your Amazon Subscription Settings.

If you don’t have an Echo device, you can still try Amazon Music Unlimited for free, albeit for a shorter time period.

Wondering how Amazon Music Unlimited stacks up against Spotify? Android Central has you covered. Oh, and if you think you’ll prefer Spotify, there’s a deal on that too.

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iPhone XS pricing — Was it too damn high?

Are iPhone prices too $%&$ high?

iPhone pricing is too damn high. That’s a singular way of expressing a sentiment that’s become all too common since Apple announced the iPhone 10s and 10s Max last September.

So, are they? And, if so, is that what caused Apple’s iPhone pain this quarter?

Watch the video version. Seriously. It’s so much better.

Tim Cook was asked about pricing directly during the Q&A portion of Apple’s Q1 2019 financial results call yesterday.

If you look at what we did this past year, we priced the iPhone XS in the U.S. the same as we’d priced the iPhone X a year ago. The iPhone XS Max, which was new, was $100 more than the XS. And then we priced the XR right in the middle of where the entry iPhone 8 and entry iPhone 8 Plus have been priced. So that’s actually a pretty small difference in the United States compared to last year.

I’ll go over historical pricing changes in the U.S. in more detail in a minute, but so far, so clear.

However, the fo…

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Don’t lose your UltraViolet movies — transfer them to Movies Anywhere!

Transfer your UltraViolet movies to Vudu before it shuts down so you can access them on Movies Anywhere.

Movies Anywhere is Disney’s attempt to merge all of those digital movie services where you purchase content into one place. You don’t have to watch all of your movies in Movies Anywhere. Instead, the service brings the movies to you. If you’ve bought digital movies on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xfinity, Microsoft, FandangoNOW, or Google Play, you can now watch all of them on whichever your preferred service is.

If you recently received an email from UltraViolet that the company is closing and you’ll have to link your movies to another account by July 31, 2019, you might be wondering whether you can get these movies into your Movies Anywhere account. You can add your UltraViolet movies to Movies Anywhere, but you need a Vudu account to do so (I know, you have to sign up for one more account).

Note: Not all movies are supported by Movies anywhere, so it’s a good idea to have your Ultr…

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Stanley’s discounted power inverter includes an AC outlet and two USB ports

Add more functionality to your car.

The Stanley FatMax PCI140 140W dual-USB AC outlet power inverter is just $11.42 on Amazon. Normally, this inverter sells for around $15 and sometimes as high as $18. Today’s price is one of the best we’ve ever seen and the first real deal on it since last year.

Turn your car’s cigarette lighter into a 120 volt AC outlet and two USB charging ports. The 140W inverter can charge plenty of small electronics, like your smartphone or tablet. It has a low voltage, fan free design with an automatic shut off, so it’s very quiet and worry free. You don’t have to worry about it draining your car’s battery for example just because you left it there. It comes with a mounting kit so you can find a good spot for it, and it has a quick release. Stanley backs it up with a one-year warranty,

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Get noise-cancelling and $10 off with Cowin’s E7 Bluetooth headphones

Get lost in the music.

The Cowin E7 active noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones are down to $49.99 on Amazon thanks to a $10 off on-page coupon. These headphones regularly sell around $60, and we haven’t seen a deal on them since last year’s holiday shopping season. The price is only good on the black version as the other colors are all selling for $73.

These headphones have active noise reduction technology that helps reduce all that ambient noise around you while you’re on a plane, in a car, or just trying to drown out your obnoxious co-workers. The noise-cancellation works in both wired and wireless mode. The 40mm drivers deliver big sound and powerful bass. The built-in mic works for hands-free calls. There’s also NFC pairing in addition to the Bluetooth. In wireless mode you can get up to 30 hours of playtime. The headphones come with an 18-month warranty.

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Can you use Fitbit Charge 3 with iPhone?

Best answer: Yes. Fitbit wearable devices work with iPhones and Android-based smartphones.

Fitbit: Fitbit Charge 3 ($150)


The Fitbit Charge 3 syncs automatically and wirelessly to computers and over 200 leading iOS, Android, and Windows devices using Bluetooth LE wireless technology. For iOS syncing, your mobile device will need iOS 10 or later installed. With the free Fitbit app for iOS, you can see a running history of your steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes, and your sleeping information.

Thanks to the integration between the Fitbit Charge 3 and your smartphone, you can also receive notifications that allow you to stay connected when you’re on the move. Included here are call and calendar alerts, text notifications, and more.

What the Fitbit Charge 3 does

The Fitbit Charge 3 is the company’s most feature-rich fitness tracker to date. Among the tools available are continuous heart rate tracking, automatic exercise recognition, real-time pace an…

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Transform your iPad Pro with Logitech’s Slim Combo Keyboard Case at $50 off

This combo case adds more than durability.

With Logitech’s Slim Combo Keyboard Case, you can start really getting down to work using your 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Nothing beats the feel of typing on a real keyboard after all, and today you can snag one built into a protective case for $99.99 at Amazon. That’s not only a savings of $50 off its regular price but also nearly the best deal ever for it.

This case was made exclusively for the iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st and 2nd generation models) and designed in partnership with Apple. It features four modes of use, including Typing, Landscape, Portrait, and Reading. The keyboard utilizes an Apple Smart Connector to plug into your iPad easily and power on, meaning you won’t ever need to charge it up separately. It’s detachable as well in case you want to keep your tablet protected while leaving the keyboard at home. The keyboard also features backlit keys that can offer a bit of light while you’re working at night.

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How to move your UltraViolet movies over to another service

You’ll still have access to your UltraViolet library until July 31, 2019.

On January 31, UltraViolet announced that it was officially preparing to shut its doors for good. UltraViolet used to be one of the top cloud-based services for storing digital movies and TV shows, but over the years, it’s fallen to the wayside thanks to stiff competition from competitors like Movies Anywhere.

If you still have a collection of titles stored on UltraViolet and want to make sure you retain access to them following the service’s closure on July 31, here’s what you need to know.

How to move your UltraViolet library to another retailer

Even though UltraViolet is shutting down, you’ll still be able to watch any movies & TV shows you have stored on the platform by linking your account to another retailer. According to UltraViolet, you can link your account to any of the following:

Fandango NOW
Verizon FiOS
If you’re logged into the UltraViolet website, you can cl…

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Play music wirelessly with 50% off the TaoTronics Pulse X Bluetooth Speaker

This compact speaker lasts for up to seven hours on a single charge.

The TaoTronics Pulse X Bluetooth Speaker drops to just $14.99 at Amazon when you enter promo code 5WQLAFGL during checkout. That saves you 50% off its regular price of $30 these days, and you’ll also be snagging the speaker at $1 less than it’s ever dropped on its own before.

This portable speaker is equipped with two 7W acoustic drivers that let you blast your music wherever you go. Its internal 4000mAh rechargeable battery keeps it powered for up to seven hours on a single charge, while Bluetooth 4.2 allows you to connect with devices wirelessly from up to 33 feet away. There’s a 3.5mm jack that lets you connect it to non-Bluetooth devices as well. Using its built-in microphone, you can even begin taking calls hands-free and get more done in the meantime.

At Amazon, more than 1,100 customers left a review for this speaker resulting in a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

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Today is the last day to get Smash on Switch to get Piranha Plant free!

It’s easy to unlock Piranha Plant in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Here’s how.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has a lot of characters to unlock. What’s one more? As a ”pre-order” (or, rather, early purchase) bonus, Nintendo is offering the Piranha Plant character alongside the game. But weirdly, you have to go through a bit of a process to get him to actually appear in-game as a fighter, and it can take a bit of time.

Here’s the step-by-step process to unlocking Piranha Plant in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch.

Remember, January 31, 2019 is the last day you can purchase Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch and still get Piranha Plant for free!

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Purchase Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before January 31, 2019.

Piranha Plant is free with all purchases up to this point, He will eventually become unlockable by anyone after January 31 (at an unknown date), but if you want him in the game without doing extra work and without spending extra money, you’ll…

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