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Google offers a free Nest Hub to some Aware subscribers

Google offers a free Nest Hub to some Aware subscribers

Google is no stranger to giving away free Assistant-capable devices, but the company's latest promotion is more interesting in that you can snag a free Nest Hub. The company has started emailing some
Google offers free Nest Hub for Nest Aware subscribers, redemption codes are now working

Google offers free Nest Hub for Nest Aware subscribers, redemption codes are now working

Offer is valid through July 31st Update 1: 2020/06/02 6:20PM PDT Redemption codes are now working Google has an interesting history of giving away copious numbers of its Assistant-powered smart
Samsung's new subscription bundles a Galaxy S20 with Microsoft 365

Samsung's new subscription bundles a Galaxy S20 with Microsoft 365

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 family is expensive when even the ‘entry’ model begins around $1,000. The company thinks it has a solution, though: turn the phone into more of a service. It just launched an
HBO Max is now live in the US

HBO Max is now live in the US

Streaming is the new cable WarnerMedia has finally launched its new streaming platform HBO Max today, joining the other online entertainment services under the AT&T umbrella. The service comes
Netflix will start canceling long-dormant subscriptions

Netflix will start canceling long-dormant subscriptions

Netflix viewership is way up while most of us are sheltering in place, but it turns out there are hundreds of thousands of subscribers who haven’t actually used their accounts in forever. The company
Strava is moving some free features behind a subscription

Strava is moving some free features behind a subscription

Strava, the social fitness network that tracks cycling and running, is putting some of its previously free features behind a subscription paywall. In a press release, the company said that it’s not
Headspace is offering free mindfulness courses to unemployed Americans

Headspace is offering free mindfulness courses to unemployed Americans

There’s no question that losing your job is incredibly stressful, and since the COVID-19 pandemic began, millions of people in the US have been laid off or furloughed. In an attempt to ease some of
Wink gives owners till May 20 to decide if they'll pay up, but won't back down on subscription

Wink gives owners till May 20 to decide if they'll pay up, but won't back down on subscription

Customers are rightly infuriated with a sudden cash grab Update 1: 2020/05/13 6:01am PDT Wink extends subscription deadline by a week Wink used to be among our recommended smart home platforms
Google's whole-home Nest Aware subscription is available now

Google's whole-home Nest Aware subscription is available now

Google’s streamlined Nest Aware service is finally rolling out in 19 markets several months after it was first announced. As of this week, you can now pay $60 per year (or $6 per month) to provide 30
Twitch now sells virtual gift cards

Twitch now sells virtual gift cards

Twitch is getting in on gift cards. Available in denominations of $25, $50, $100 and $200 (and multiples thereof), the new digital gift cards can be sent to your Twitch-loving pals (or yourself) via
Newton Mail has been saved (again) by two dedicated fans

Newton Mail has been saved (again) by two dedicated fans

It’s been a bumpy road for email subscription service Newton. After being shuttered in September 2018, its developer CloudMagic was acquired by Essential the following December, hinting at a possible
Wink smart home users have one week to subscribe or be shut off

Wink smart home users have one week to subscribe or be shut off

Many smart home device makers rely on subscriptions to keep a steady stream of money coming in, but Wink is learning how that strategy can easily go wrong. The company has announced plans to move to a
Smart device maker Wink demands customers pay up or lose features

Smart device maker Wink demands customers pay up or lose features

Smart home startup Wink announced that customers will lose functionality if they opt not to subscribe to the company's new service plan.
YouTube may let news outlets sell subscriptions to their own services

YouTube may let news outlets sell subscriptions to their own services

You’re probably used to news outlets on YouTube asking you to subscribe to their channels. Before long, though, they might hawk their own offerings. Digiday sources say YouTube is creating a tool that
Don’t miss your chance to sign up for a free Audible subscription

Don’t miss your chance to sign up for a free Audible subscription

Embrace the joys of audiobooks with this Audible no risk 30 day trial. Be quick though. It's a limited offer.
Ecobee launches Haven security subscription alongside Alexa SmartCamera

Ecobee launches Haven security subscription alongside Alexa SmartCamera

Protecting your home and minding your privacy all at once Ecobee is mostly known for its smart thermostat, but the company has decided to foray into an adjacent business field: home security. It has
Google bans apps with deceptive subscription offers from the Play Store

Google bans apps with deceptive subscription offers from the Play Store

Google is joining Apple in requiring honesty with app subscriptions. A newly instituted Google Play policy bans apps that use deceptive language or imagery to trick you into subscriptions. Apps now
Make Sure Your Google Play Music Subscription Wasn't Canceled

Make Sure Your Google Play Music Subscription Wasn't Canceled

Here’s a strange one: A number of people who signed up for Google Play Music many years ago, which was initially offered by Google for $8/month as part of a “sign up early” promotion, have found their

Yes Plz’s Coffee and Print Magazine Subscription Service

A double-delivery that encapsulates zine culture of the '90s LA-based Yes Plz, a coffee start-up, channels early morning energy into their subscription model: delivering a bag of freshly roasted
Google Play Music subscriptions are failing to auto-renew for some

Google Play Music subscriptions are failing to auto-renew for some

Go check on your grandfathered subscription Update 1: 2020/04/09 5:39PM PDT Google is working on it Holding onto a grandfathered Google Play Music subscription has become a badge of honor for