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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite pricing and specs leak, no release date yet

Samsung is one of the few big names in Android keeping the drumbeat alive for decently powerful tablets. Its Galaxy Tab S series keeps up specs-wise with many recent phones. But what if you don't need all that power, just a big screen that can play movies beautifully and let you draw on the screen? There's now word of such a device that will apparently act as a follow-up to last summer's Galaxy Tab S6.

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AT&T, Cricket offer stupid cheap $15 2GB plans, bonus data for prepaid customers

AT&T's prepaid wireless operations are the latest carriers to dole out extra high-speed data to existing customers and introduce cut-price wireless plans in response to the economic impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic. AT&T Prepaid and Cricket Wireless will launch these efforts tomorrow, March 27.

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T-Mobile introducing $15 plan in wake of coronavirus (Update: Fine print)

One of the many concessions T-Mobile promised if it were allowed to merge with Sprint was that it would offer super-cheap wireless plans starting at $15 per month. Since then, however, the novel coronavirus has forced many customers out of work. While ISPs are accepting deferred payments for monthly bills, that may not be enough for people whose budgets continue to shrink. So, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile have decided to roll out those new rate plans starting this Wednesday, March 25.

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You can watch every episode of Star Trek ever for free for two months (Updated)

If you've run out of stuff to watch on Netflix while you're "working" from home, you're in luck. Patrick Stewart — real-life Picard — has announced that CBS All Access is offering a free month of service for anyone who signs up by April 23 and uses promo code GIFT.

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Here are 386 apps and games available on Google Play Pass right now (Update: 15 more)

People have been wondering about the full roster of launch titles featured in Google Play Pass — supposedly, we've got over 350 of them to go through. Here's the thing: Google doesn't make it easy to suss out all of the apps participating in the program, whether through the Play Store or external documentation on associated Google sites. Great. Well, guess what? We're gonna give it a try and list as many apps on Play Pass as possible.

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Google Gboard may be blocking 'Chinese virus,' similar terms from appearing in autocomplete results

Gboard, like many keyboard apps, provides users with suggestions on how to complete their words, phrases, or even sentences. It recently adopted federated learning, sampling anonymous user data to serve up-to-date autocomplete results featuring very new terms in our fast-moving human culture. Of course, some phrases aren't particularly suited for a wide audience or are just plain offensive. And with active, constant discourse surrounding the novel coronavirus, Google is reportedly rushing to ban some words and phrases from appearing in the Gboard autocomplete bar.

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Goal Zero introduces Yeti 500X portable power station with 505Wh of juice for all your survivalism needs

With people hunkered down in their homes putting increased constant load on network and power resources, we've seen how the coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on internet speeds. For some people, though, extra demand on local grids could pose a blackout risk. What better time, then, for a company to put out new portable power stations and solar panels? And for Goal Zero, that time is now.

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T-Mobile's free year of MLB.TV offer has been delayed until the season starts (Updated)

The boys of summer are headed our way fast and for us spectators, it means grabbing our season passes or chucking a few coins toward the piggybank for the nosebleeds... and the plane. But for the people who don't want cable, but still want to watch a whole bunch of games, you might want to hitch up with T-Mobile soon — it's giving its subscribers a free full-season subscription to MLB.tv starting March 24.

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Amazon is delaying shipment of 'non-essential' items in the US up to a month

Last week, Amazon began to prioritize shipments for sanitary products and pantry staples during the coronavirus pandemic as it faced and continues to face extraordinary demand for essential products. Today, though, many customers browsing around for items on the site have noticed that nearly all items considered to be non-essential now have a ship-by date of April 21 for Prime subscribers.

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Here are 41 grocery delivery apps for supermarkets and stores across the US

There are plenty of grocery delivery options out there in the time of our society's self-isolation and subsequent, exacerbated need. Some of them come from national services such as Amazon, GoPuff, Instacart, and others. But if you want to be able to get right at the source for your produce, meats, and pantry-fillers, your local store might have an app for that.

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