Google Fi gets an unlimited plan

For the longest time, Google Fi didn’t play the unlimited calls, text and data game and instead focused on offering pretty affordable and flexible plans with a price cap of $80 (before taxes and government fees). Today, however, Google is introducing Fi Unlimited, which, as you’ve probably figured out from the name, is more akin to a traditional “unlimited” plan from other carriers. Fi Unlimited plans start at $70 for…

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A Password-Exposing Bug Was Purged From LastPass

Developers of the LastPass password manager have patched a vulnerability that made it possible for websites to steal credentials for the last account the user logged into using the Chrome or Opera extension. The vulnerability was discovered late last month by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy, who privately reported it to LastPass. In a write-up that became public on Sunday, Ormandy said the flaw stemmed from the way the…

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IHOP’s special Halloween menu features Addams Family spooky meals and Kids Eat Free deal

Halloween has arrived early at IHOP with a special menu and a monster deal. Double snap because IHOP announced a kids eat free promotion and a limited-time menu inspired by the upcoming animated movie, The Addams Family, which debuts in theaters Oct. 11. “We wanted to take our most quintessential menu items, such as our Buttermilk pancakes, omelettes and milkshakes, and put a signature Addams Family twist on them,” Alisa…

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Google announces October 15th hardware event for Pixel 4

Google has invited media to a hardware event on October 15th in New York City. The company is expected to formally announce the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, and other devices, including a Pixelbook 2 and new Google Home speakers. The invite says “Come see a few new things Made by Google.” Google made an unusual move among tech companies in June when it confirmed the Pixel 4’s existence months…

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Hulu Is Now More Popular Than Amazon Prime On Roku

Hulu is proving that all it takes is one breakout hit to really make it. The subscription streaming service was launched to the forefront by The Handmaid’s Tale, the first streaming show to win an Emmy for best drama, and it has since gone on to define the kind of quality shows that are possible. Hulu also has a number of other top programs that are drawing in subscribers, including…

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Now Is The Time To Start Your Wine Collection (Even If You Don’t Drink Wine)

“Today, wine supply is moving into unknown territory. We have now reached the point where we have a large and unhealthy excess in grape supply in all price segments,” writes Rob McMillan founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division based in Saint Helena, California. “Creating this is a unique set of circumstances we’ve not experienced before.” McMillan is the author of one of the most-respected annual reports in the North…

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Taco Bell expands vegetarian menu nationwide to compete with meatless trends

As the meatless menu trend continues to grab ahold of the fast-food industry, Taco Bell is refreshing its menu and rolling out new items to meet the demands of consumers nationwide. Starting Sept. 12, the Mexican-inspired fast-food chain will introduce its own spin on the alternative protein trend. However, unlike other quick-service restaurants capturing this market with the help of Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, customers shouldn’t expect to see…

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Here’s how much your Social Security check is likely to increase in 2020

As lawmakers are looking for ways to expand and preserve Social Security, Americans might be in for a smaller cost of living adjustment (COLA) next year. According to a new estimate released by The Senior Citizens League on Thursday, the 2020 COLA is forecast to be a 1.6 percent increase – which would come out to about $23.40 per month for the average beneficiary. That compares with the $40.90 beneficiaries…

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Recycle your old phone, laptop, TV and batteries — everything you need to know

Devices can pile up over the years — batteries, cables and older devices for nostalgic reasons, or because you thought you might be able to use it down the line. Peek into your drawers, the garage or a dark corner of your closet, and you’re sure to find a pile of stuff you really don’t need. Leave the tech museum to somebody else. You have better things to do than…

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Krispy Kreme Is Offering a Excellent Deal on Donuts for Friday the 13th

If you need to convince yourself donuts are a good idea on Friday morning, the list of reasons could be lengthy. Among the items that should be on your list: They’re delicious, your coworkers will owe you one, and donuts might repel jinxes, which is important on Friday the 13th. Maybe. You don’t know. Here’s another line item to add to your list. Krispy Kreme is running a promotion for…

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Amazon reportedly lets toys go on sale without proof of safety

Amazon doesn’t ask some toy sellers for proof of safety documents until after their toys have gone on sale on its site, according to a Wednesday report from CNBC. Some sellers had been asked to produce required safety documents only recently, for toys that’d already been available to buy on the platform for about two weeks, CNBC said. The news follows a Wall Street Journal report last month that found…

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The Trump administration will move to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Amid vaping-related lung illnesses and multiple deaths around the United States, President Donald Trump’s administration is gearing up to ban flavored e-cigarettes nationwide, officials announced Wednesday. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that the Trump administration is preparing the ban and will soon issue new regulatory guidance over vapes. Azar said that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started to finalize plans to take flavored e-cigarettes…

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