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New leak offers details on upcoming LG flagship, codenamed 'Judy'  

Rumors say that LG is cooking up another version of the V30 with AI camera smarts for an MWC debut, but that doesn't mean that LG doesn't have a brand new flagship coming. LG is currently working on a new flagship smartphone codenamed "Judy", says VentureBeat. The device is said to have an all-new design and a 6.1-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and Full Vision slim bezels. Also of note about the Judy's display is that LG is reportedly using a new type of screen known as ML

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2018-02-16 18:49:40



New Halo Gray Essential Phone now available for pre-order with built-in Amazon Alexa  

Hot on the heels of the debut of three new Essential Phone colors, Essential has announced a fourth new version of its flagship Android smartphone. The Essential Phone is getting a new Halo Gray color option. This device features a matte finish on both the titanium frame and the ceramic backside. Also of note is that this Halo Gray Essential Phone is exclusive to Amazon, and as such, comes with the Amazon Alexa assistant installed. You can use Alexa to get answers to questions, control smart hom

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2018-02-16 08:14:36



Verizon rolling out new $30 prepaid plan, cutting price on Prepaid Unlimited plan  

Verizon today announced that it's making some changes to its prepaid plans starting February 20. First up, Verizon is rolling out a new prepaid smartphone plan. This plan is priced at $30 per month and includes unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of data. It also includes the same features as other Verizon prepaid plans like Carryover Data and mobile hotspot. On the other end of the plan spectrum, Verizon is lowering the price of its Prepaid Unlimited plan. Priced at $80 per month now,

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2018-02-16 06:52:08



Google offering 20 percent discount on Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL to 'loyal' Nexus owners  

Google wants to help Nexus owners get a new Pixel phone. Google is now emailing "loyal" Nexus owners to offer them a 20 percent discount on a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. "As a thanks for being a loyal Nexus owner, here's a 20% discount on any Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL," the email reads. The discount is applied at checkout and is valid through February 28. This deal is only available using the "Shop now" link provided in the email, meaning that it's not a discount code that just anyone can use.

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2018-02-16 05:53:25



Google Pixel 2 XL gets $400 discount from Best Buy today only  

Google is now giving a discount on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to "loyal" Nexus owners, but if you aren't one of the lucky folks getting that offer, you can still get a nice deal on a new Pixel phone. Best Buy is now offering $400 off the Pixel 2 XL. The savings comes in the form of $300 in bill credits and a $100 instant rebate. To get this deal, you'll need to buy a Pixel 2 XL and activate it on Verizon with monthly installment payments. Both the Just Black and Black and White version

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2018-02-16 03:37:44



New iOS bug discovered that can crash iPhones and Messages app with an Indian character  

Apple has had a handful of serious iOS bugs pop up in recent months, and today another one has surfaced. It's been discovered that a character from the Indian language Telugu can cause iOS's Springboard to crash when sent in a message. The Messages app will just crash over and over when you try to load the app back up, and so to get your Messages app working again you'll have to wait until you get another message and then try to delete the bad thread. The issue is present in iOS 1

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2018-02-15 16:48:54



Nokia 7+ with Android One, Nokia 1 shown off in new image leaks  

Two new Nokia-branded Android phones have leaked out, and each one has something interesting going for it. First up, renders that show the Nokia 7+ have been leaked by Evan Blass. The images show a device with slim side bezels, a rear fingerprint reader, and a dual rear camera setup with Zeiss branding. In addition to the white version you see above, it appears that the Nokia 7+ will be offered in a brown color option. Perhaps the most interesting thing about this Nokia 7+ is that it's an A

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2018-02-15 14:11:53



Essential Phone getting three new colors, and the first is launching today  

As expected, Essential today had some news to share regarding color options for the Essential Phone. Essential is launching three new Essential Phone colors. Each one will cost $599, $100 more than the standard Essential Phone, and will only be available from Essential.com. The first to become available is the Ocean Depths model, which features a dark blue-green color on the body of the phone and gold trim. It'll be available in limited quantities starting today, February 15, at 12:00 pm P

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2018-02-15 13:52:40



Google Maps for iOS gains quick access tabs with info on nearby locations, traffic, and transit  

Apple Maps has definitely improved in the years since its launch, but many iOS users still rely on Google Maps to help them get around. Today Google announced a new feature for those folks. Google is now rolling out a new section in Google Maps for iOS that'll help you get more info about what's around you. Swipe up from the bottom of the app and you'll see three tabs — the explore tab, the driving tab, and the transit tab — that'll help you do things like find a meal nea...

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2018-02-15 12:18:55



Project Fi grows international coverage to 170 countries  

Project Fi has long offered international usage in more than 100 countries without roaming fees, but today Google's wireless service is getting even better when it comes to international usage. Google says that Project Fi now has coverage in even more countries. The list of newly-covered countries includes Algeria, Belize, Morocco, Guam, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Uganda, and many more. Google is also rolling out a new Project Fi feature that'll make prepping for your internation

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2018-02-15 10:30:24



Project Fi offering $80 in credits to new customers who buy a phone  

Interested in giving Project Fi a try following today's expansion of international coverage? If so, Google's got a deal for you. Google's Project Fi is offering $80 in service credits when you sign up for service and buy a new Fi-ready phone. Google offers a few different phones through Fi, like the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, the original Pixel XL, and the Android One Moto X4. Also of note is that Google is still discounting the Pixel XL and Android One Moto X4. The Pixel XL is avail

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2018-02-15 09:46:46



Google Phone app update adds chat heads with quick controls  

Google is pushing out an update to the Google Phone app for devices like Pixel, Nexus, and Android One phones, and it brings with it a neat new feature. Version 17 of the Google Phone app adds a chat head-style floating widget. Think of it like the chat head feature that we've seen before in Facebook Messenger. The Google Phone chat head works like this: When you're on a call, you can press the home button and a small photo of the person you're talking to will appear and stay on t

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2018-02-15 08:34:47



Please don't use your phone at all while driving  

I don't see a lot of the initiative anymore, but there was a while there, at least a couple of years ago or so, where there seemed to be a concerted effort to get people to stop using their phones while they were driving. I saw commercials all the time, and hashtags all over social network. I'm not saying that the movement has stopped entirely. At least, I hope it hasn't. Just that I don't see a lot of the material anymore. For what felt like a really long time I was seeing "

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2018-02-15 07:13:38



The OnePlus 5T Competitor You Haven't Heard About  

Sponsored by Squarespace. Go to to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. OnePlusHuaweiOnePlus 5T

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2018-02-15 06:48:22



Samsung Galaxy S9 teasers hint at 3D emoji, super slow-mo camera, and more  

With less than two weeks to go before the official debut of the Galaxy S9, Samsung has ratcheted up the hype machine for its next flagship. Samsung today posted three brief video teasers for the Galaxy S9. Each video focuses on a different feature, like the one above that appears to be teasing the 3D emoji feature that's rumored for the S9. In it, we see a man in different situations making different faces, and briefly at the end, his real face is transformed into one that looks like a cart

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2018-02-14 20:36:23



Essential Phone gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta update  

A couple of weeks ago, Essential delivered a bad news-good news combo, saying that it was delaying the Essential Phone's Oreo update but that it'd release an Android 8.1 update instead of 8.0 as a result. Now the first 8.1 beta has been released to testers. Essential says that it's now pushing Oreo Beta 8.1 to the Essential Phone over the air. The update includes dynamic calendar and clock icons, a slow-scrolling jitter fix, the February 2018 Android security patches, and more. Th

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2018-02-14 17:02:55



YouTube TV gaining new channels and expanding to new markets, also increasing price  

Looks like those rumored YouTube TV changes are true. YouTube today confirmed that YouTube TV is gaining some new channels and expanding to new markets, but that it's also getting a price hike. First, the new channels include TNT, Adult Swim, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, and others. YouTube TV is also gaining new sports content like March Madness, nationally televised NBA games, NBA All-Star weekend, NBA Playoff games, MLB Postseason games, UEFA Champions League

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2018-02-14 14:43:42



Qualcomm intros Snapdragon X24 LTE modem that supports speeds up to 2Gbps  

There may be a lot of focus on 5G lately, but today Qualcomm announced a new cellular modem that utilizes LTE. Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X24 LTE modem is now official. It's the world's first Category 20 LTE modem with support for download speeds up to 2Gbps. Also of note is that the chip is built using a 7nm FinFET process. The Snapdragon X24 supports up to 7x carrier aggregation on the downlink as well as 4x4 MIMO on five aggregated LTE carriers, which works out to a total of up

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2018-02-14 10:52:09



ZTE Axon 7 to get 'near-stock' Android Oreo update, beta program now open  

ZTE Axon 7 owners, if you're hungry for an Oreo treat, we've got some good news for you. ZTE has announced that it's opened its Android Oreo beta program for the Axon 7. To register for the beta, you'll need to sign up through ZTE's Z-Community forum. The Android Oreo update for the ZTE Axon 7 will be a near-stock version of Android and will include several improvements: Improved battery life View two apps at once through picture-in-picture (PiP) mode Google Play Protect

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2018-02-14 05:31:39



Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro are now official  

Xiaomi today introduced two new members of its Redmi smartphone family. The Redmi Note 5 features a 5.99-inch 2160x1080 display with 18:9 aspect ratio and on-screen navigation buttons. There's a 5MP camera above that screen for all your selfie needs, and around back there's a 12MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 micron pixels, dual LED flash, and phase detection autofocus. There's also a fingerprint reader below the rear camera. Inside the Redmi Note 5's metal body is a 1.8G

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2018-02-14 03:57:22



Samsung halts Android 8.0 Oreo update for Galaxy S8  

Samsung began pushing Android 8.0 to the Galaxy S8 in Germany one week ago, and since then, the update has made its way to GS8 and GS8+ units in a handful of other countries. Unfortunately, it sounds like all other Galaxy S8 owners will have to wait awhile longer for their serving of Oreo. Samsung has halted its Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. According to SamMobile, the update is no longer available for download from Samsung's servers. There's no word yet on exactly

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2018-02-14 03:25:44



HTC smartphone chief Chialin Chang resigns  

HTC's Valentine's Day isn't going very sweetly, as the company has announced that one of its top executives is resigning. Chialin Chang, HTC's President of Smartphone and Connected Devices, has resigned effective immediately. The reason for Chang's departure is simply listed as "personal career plan." There's no replacement for Chang right now, so it looks like HTC CEO and President Cher Wang may have some more work to do in the near future. The smartphone market ha

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2018-02-14 03:07:13



Apple HomePod may leave white rings on some wood furniture  

The HomePod is now available to the public and blasting tunes in owners' homes, but Apple's device is doing more to peoples' homes than just filling them with music. Some Apple HomePod owners have found that the smart speaker can leave a white ring on wood furniture. The Wirecutter discovered in its HomePod review that the device left a white ring on both an oiled butcher block countertop as well as a wooden side table. Owners on Twitter have noticed the issue, too. When asked abo

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2018-02-14 02:51:56



Heads of CIA, FBI, NSA say that you shouldn't use Huawei phones  

Huawei's 2018 hasn't gotten off to a great start, with both AT&T and Verizon reportedly dropping plans to offer Huawei's flagship Mate 10 Pro, and now Huawei's bad year is continuing. Six US intelligence chiefs have said that Americans should use Huawei products. This group included the heads of the CIA, FBI, and NSA, as well as the director of national intelligence. Here's what FBI Director Chris Wray said to the Senate Intelligence Committee: "We're deeply con

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2018-02-14 02:43:16



Samsung Galaxy S9 rumored to include 3D emoji and stereo speakers  

Samsung Galaxy S9 details continue to leak out ahead of Samsung's big February 25 event. Two new Galaxy S9 features have been revealed in a report from ETNews. According to that publication, the Galaxy S9 will have a 3D emoji feature that will be "more advanced" that the iPhone X's Animoji. With this feature, you can choose a 3D animal character that will follow the movements of your face and can be used in texts and instant messages. It's not surprising to hear that Samsung may b

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2018-02-13 14:43:43



T-Mobile and MetroPCS rolling out new deals this week  

T-Mobile and MetroPCS are both rolling out deals this week that can get you a free smartphone. Starting February 16, T-Mobile will offer a Buy One, Get One deal on flagship LG phones. Customers who buy an LG G6, LG V30, or LG V30+ can get a second one for free. This deal is open to new and existing T-Mobile customers as well as business customers. To get it, both phones must be purchased on EIP. You'll then receive monthly bill credits to cover the cost of the second device. Meanwhile, Metr

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2018-02-13 07:14:43



Nokia 8 receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update  

Android 8.1 isn't really available on many devices outside of Google's Nexus and Pixel phones, but today another phone is being updated to the latest version of Oreo. The Nokia 8 is now receiving an update to Android 8.1 Oreo. The rollout has been confirmed by Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global. Nokia 8 owners have already started getting their Android 8.1 update, which includes the following improvements: Battery Saving Navigation Buttons Revamped Power Menu New Settin

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2018-02-13 03:42:01



US Cellular offering four lines of unlimited data for $140 per month  

US Cellular has kicked off a new special offer aimed at data-hungry families. US Cellular is now offering four lines of unlimited talk, text, and data for $35 per line, which works out to a total of $140 per month. With this Total Plan, US Cellular customers won't have any activation fees, monthly device connection charges, upgrade fees or data overage fees. In order to get this deal, you'll need to switch four lines to US Cellular. You'll also need to purchase a smartphone on a 3

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2018-02-13 03:35:33



LG announces Vision AI, Voice AI features for new V30 model  

Typically when LG's got a big announcement coming, the company likes to drop tidbits about it in the weeks leading up to the big reveal. It looks like that's going to be the case again ahead of MWC 2018. LG plans to launch new smartphone artificial intelligence (AI) technologies at MWC. The first is called Vision AI, which is meant to make a smartphone's camera smarter. Vision AI analyzes objects that you're pointing your camera at and recommends the best shooting mode from ...

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2018-02-13 03:21:36



Essential Phone Ocean Depths color option looks to be coming soon  

It looks like a new Essential Phone color is coming soon. Essential today posted a teaser image of a greenish blue color with a gold ring and the date "02/15/18". Accompanying the image is a message that reads "A new wave is coming. #EssentialPhone". A new wave is coming. #EssentialPhone pic.twitter.com/YPFgzusFhb — Essential (@essential) February 13, 2018 We'll have to wait until Thursday before we know exactly what Essential is teasing, but it appears that the company is ready to launch...

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2018-02-13 03:21:25



YouTube TV reportedly adding new channels and markets, but also raising its price  

It sounds like some big changes are coming to YouTube TV, and while some are good, others are not so great. YouTube TV will gain several new channels tomorrow, February 14, according to a BuzzFeed post that has since been deleted. These new channels will include CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TBS, TNT, truth, and Turner Classic Movies. Also coming to YouTube TV are nationally televised NBA games, the NBA All-Star Weekend, NBA Playoffs, the NBA TV channel, MLB postseason games, and MLB Network

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2018-02-13 01:53:22



Essential Phone said to have sold 88,000 units in 2017  

Essential hasn't talked much about how many of its Essential Phone it's sold in the months since the device's release, but because Essential is a new company and the Essential Phone is its first device, many people are interested in sales numbers. Today we may finally be getting an idea of the Essential Phone's sales figures. The Essential Phone shipped 88,000 units in 2017, according to Francisco Jeronimo, Research Director at research firm IDC. "@arubin's @essential s...

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2018-02-12 12:28:43



Android P leak says Google improving notch design support, more deeply integrating Assistant  

Android P is expected to be teased at Google I/O later this year, but details of the update have started trickling out today. Google will reportedly update Android to better utilize notch designs on smartphones, like the one found on the iPhone X and the Essential Phone. Details on Google's plans are light, but Bloomberg says that Google is hoping this move will get more iPhone owners to consider switching to Android. Also said to be coming in Android P is deeper Google Assistant integratio

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2018-02-12 10:15:19



Samsung rolling out improved emoji with Samsung Experience 9.0 update  

Samsung recently started pushing Android 8.0 Oreo to the Galaxy S8, and with that update is a bump to Samsung Experience 9.0. And with that upgrade to Samsung Experience 9.0 comes new and updated emoji. Samsung has improved several of the emoji included with its custom Android user interface, making them more in line with the emoji used on other platforms. For example, the Rolling Eyes emoji looks more annoyed than happy and the Face Screaming in Fear lost the ghost coming out of its mouth. The

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2018-02-12 09:22:44



Unboxing Haul With Arlo the Phone Dog! (February 2018)  

The first installment of our new "Unboxing Haul" series, featuring Arlo the phone dog. 

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2018-02-12 04:46:19



New iOS leak says Animoji in FaceTime, new iPad features, and other improvements are coming  

Hot on the heels of a report about Google's Android P update, details on Apple's future update plans have also leaked. Apple is now focusing on the next two years of updates, says a report from Bloomberg, with engineers able to delay features for a year if they're not ready for that year's major update. The goal is to improve the quality of iOS updates instead of working to create a huge list of new features each year. The first major update to be part of this new strategy of

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2018-02-12 03:59:20



Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote receives big discount  

Amazon is starting the week off right with a nice deal on a streaming box. Amazon's Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote is now on sale. The discount it's getting is a significant one, but it's only available for the rest of today, so you don't have long to get it. This Amazon Fire TV model is a small pendant that hangs from your TV's HDMI port. This means that you can enjoy 4K Ultra HD content streamed to your TV without having a new box take up space on your

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2018-02-12 03:23:30



Verizon will begin locking new smartphones that it sells to customers  

In recent years, Verizon has sold its 4G LTE smartphones unlocked out of the box as part of an agreement with the FCC for a purchase of 700MHz spectrum. Verizon's policy is going to change in the near future, though. Verizon will begin locking its new smartphones in the spring. An exact start date hasn't been confirmed by Verizon, nor has the carrier explained how long customers will need to wait before they're able to unlock a smartphone that they purchase from Verizon. One thing

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2018-02-12 03:18:02



LG Lens doesn't sound like a killer feature  

The Life's Good crew wants to change things up. Not necessarily for the smartphone market in general (though, if they could, I'm sure they'd jump at the chance). Over the last couple of months, we've heard quite a few stories about the company, which includes a focus on releasing smartphones with a more direct, less responsive approach. Interestingly, I never really considered that LG (or any company, for that matter) was launching phones just because the competition was, but

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2018-02-12 01:34:46



Apple HomePod Unboxing, Setup and Impressions  

The HomePod has arrived to give the Amazon Echo and Google Home a run for their money. For $349, the HomePod features seven horn-loaded tweeters, high-excursion woofer, audio beamforming, six-microphone array for Siri, eight amplifiers, Bluetooth 5.0, and Apple A8 chip. How do you like Apple's new smart speaker? Apple

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2018-02-10 18:40:01



DJI Mavic Air Unboxing!  

The Mavic Air is the latest drone from DJI. Its small body includes a 12MP camera that can capture photos and 4K video as well as 32MP sphere panoramas that are made up of 25 photos that are stitched together in 8 seconds.

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2018-02-09 14:18:37



LG V30s rumored for MWC debut with new LG Lens feature  

According to a new report, LG will be joining Samsung in introducing a new smartphone at MWC later this month. The LG V30s will be announced at MWC, says ETNews. The V30s is an upgraded version of LG's V30 flagship from last year, and its big new feature is LG Lens. LG Lens allegedly combines AI and the V30s camera to offer a feature similar to create a feature similar to Google's Lens and Samsung's Bixby Vision. The feature reportedly recognizes what you're pointing the V30s

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2018-02-09 11:25:50



Huawei P20 shown in leaked renders with triple rear camera setup  

One day after we saw Huawei's P20 event invitation and it's tease at a triple camera setup, renders of the P20 itself have leaked out. These Huawei P20 renders are based on schematics and come to us from @OnLeaks and TigerMobiles. The images show a device that's reminiscent of the iPhone X, sporting a notch at the top of its screen and a pill-shaped camera protrusion on its backside. There are a few design differences with the Huawei P20 that are worth pointing out, though. First

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2018-02-09 06:56:58



Android Messages update hints at upcoming web version  

If you use the Android Messages app as your main communication method, then you'll be excited to learn that Google appears to be cooking up a pretty big feature for you. Google seems to be prepping a web version of Android Messages. A new app update to version 2.9 is now rolling out, and while there aren't any huge consumer-facing changes, the underlying code includes references to "Messages for web".  The code suggests that in order to use this feature, you'll visit a website on...

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2018-02-09 06:09:59



T-Mobile's latest deal offers a free line of service when you add a line  

Valentine's Day is happening next week and T-Mobile is launching some deals to celebrate. Starting February 10, T-Mobile will offer a free line of service when you add a line. There is some fine print to be aware of with this deal, including that you must have at least three full price lines and that the credit for the free line will be applied to the lowest cost line added while the offer is available. Also of note is that with this deal, if you cancel any of the paid lines, the credits wi

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2018-02-09 03:06:52



Essential Phone now on sale at Amazon  

Interested in giving the Essential Phone a try following yesterday's camera update? Amazon is happy to help. Amazon is now running a sale on the Essential Phone. This limited time deal applies to both the Black Moon and Pure White versions of the device, which are in stock and available for two-day Amazon Prime shipping as of this post. This week, Essential pushed out a camera update for the Essential Phone that improves its camera performance by adding Auto HDR, a new HDR algorithm, and mo

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2018-02-09 01:13:01



Unicode 11.0 to bring 157 new emoji, including a foot, toilet paper, and more  

Unicode 11.0 has been set, and it's bringing with it 157 new emoji. The new emoji coming with Unicode 11.0 includes animals, people, food, and more. For example, there will now be lobster and kangaroo emojis, a pirate flag, and a softball. People will now be able to have red hair and there are both male and female superheroes and super villains. The full release of Unicode 11.0 is scheduled for June 2018. As for when you'll begin seeing these new emoji on your phone, they're expec

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2018-02-08 21:06:40



Essential Phone Camera app update brings Auto HDR, new HDR algorithm, and other improvements  

Two days after the Essential Phone got its February 2018 security patch update, Essential has another treat for owners of its smartphone. Essential today released an update to its Camera app. Included is a new Auto HDR feature and a new HDR algorithm that Essential promises will improve camera performance, capture speed, and scene rendering. Rounding out this Camera app update are indicators for dynamic HDR and Flash as well as various stability fixes. The camera performance has been one of the

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2018-02-08 20:39:37



Image leak shows Samsung DeX Pad that turns the Galaxy S9 into a touchpad  

We've seen a few Samsung Galaxy S9 leaks lately that've given us a good look at the upcoming flagship smartphone, but today we're switching things up with a new GS9 accessory. Images of Samsung's upcoming DeX Pad have been shared by Evan Blass. The DeX Pad is allegedly a dock that'll let you hook up your Galaxy S9 to a monitor and then use the phone's screen as a touchpad or virtual keyboard. There are a pair of USB ports on the DeX Pad, too, which will let you conn

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2018-02-08 19:44:07



Samsung Galaxy S8: 10 Months Later  

It's been almost a year since the Samsung Galaxy S8 launched and a lot has changed in the smartphone market. Smartphones with thin bezels and 18:9 displays are commonplace and the justification needed to replace your current smartphone with a brand new one is even harder to find. SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8+

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2018-02-08 11:20:11



Unicode 11.0 to bring 157 new emoji, including a foot, toilet paper, and more  

Unicode 11.0 has been set, and it's bringing with it 157 new emoji. The new emoji coming with Unicode 11.0 includes animals, people, food, and more. For example, there will now be lobster and kangaroo emojis, a pirate flag, and a softball. People will now be able to have red hair and there are both male and female superheroes and super villains. The full release of Unicode 11.0 is scheduled for June 2018. As for when you'll begin seeing these new emoji on your phone, they're expec

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2018-02-08 09:36:17



Nintendo's Mario Kart Tour will be 'free to start'  

Nintendo confirmed last week that Mario Kart Tour will be its next mobile game, but beyond the name and release window, the company didn't reveal much about the app. Now some more information has come out. DeNA CEO Isao Moriyasu has revealed that Mario Kart Tour will be "free to start". DeNA is a company that is helping Nintendo to develop Mario Kart Tour. We'll have to wait until Mario Kart Tour launches before we know exactly what "free to start" will mean for it, but Nintendo did us

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2018-02-08 09:28:16



Qualcomm names carriers and OEMs that will use its Snapdragon X50 5G modem  

After announcing its Snapdragon X50 5G modem back in 2016, Qualcomm today announced that several carriers and OEMs will be using that modem for use with 5G networks. First up, many carriers have committed to using the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem for over the air mobile 5G NR trials in 2018 and early 2019. Those include AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon in the US; Deutsche Telekom in Germany; China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile in China; and more. Here's the full list of carriers

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2018-02-08 08:56:02



Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ begin receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update  

It's time for another major device to begin receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. Samsung has started pushing Android 8.0 to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The update is only rolling out in Germany right now, so if you've got a GS8 or GS8+ in Germany, keep an eye out for the OTA update to hit your device or check for it manually by tapping the "Download updates manually" button in your Settings app. This update weighs in at 487.04MB and includes the February 2018 Android security patc

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2018-02-08 05:31:39



Huawei P20 with triple rear camera setup hinted at by event invitation  

Huawei has been big on dual rear camera setups lately, using them on multiple flagships as well as devices in the Honor line of smartphones. Now it looks like Huawei may be planning to take things a step further with its next big release. Huawei may be planning to launch a smartphone with a triple rear camera setup. The company recently sent out invitations to an event on March 23 that faintly shows three circles. Additionally, the tagline for the event is "See Mooore with AI". Dual rear camera...

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2018-02-08 04:54:03



Should Google get into the video game business?  

In the goal of dominating the living room, which is one area of the home that is apparently still up for grabs, a lot of companies see video games as the deciding factor. Google, with Android TV, allows owners to play mobile games on their TV. And the same can be said with Apple, too, with tvOS and the Apple TV officially supporting games, too. But neither one of those efforts seemed to have paid off, at least not in a major way. On a personal level, I know quite a few people who own an Apple TV

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2018-02-07 16:27:07



Nest is joining Google's hardware team to better integrate AI and hardware  

Four years after Google officially acquired Nest, the group that makes smart thermostats is being brought in to work with Google's hardware team. Google confirmed today the Nest and Google hardware teams are joining forces. The big goal here is artificial intelligence, Google Assistant, and being better at building them into Nest's smart home devices. "All of Google's investments in machine learning and AI, they can very clearly benefit Nest products. It just makes sense to be dev

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2018-02-07 10:46:29



Turing Robotic Industries files for bankruptcy  

Remember the Turing Phone? This Android phone was first announced in 2015 as a super secure, metal-clad Android phone with high-end specs. The phone was originally slated to begin shipping in December 2015, but that didn't happen, and it still hasn't to this day. Now Turing, the new company behind the phone, is facing a hurdle in finally bringing it's device to market. Turing Robotic Industries has filed for bankruptcy. Reports from Finland, where TRI rented a warehouse, say that

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2018-02-07 10:21:30



Google reportedly working on game streaming service codenamed 'Yeti'  

Google has dabbled with gaming in the past, like it did with its controller for the Nexus Player, but a new report claims that the company is working on making a much bigger splash in the gaming market. Google is working on a subscription-based game streaming service codenamed "Yeti", say sources speaking to The Information. Yeti would allow you to stream video games from Google cloud servers as you're playing them rather than downloading them completely or buying physical discs. Yeti could

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2018-02-07 09:06:33



Android's 'Check for update' button seems to be working after Google Play Services 12.2.09 update  

Last year, Google said that Android's "Check for update" button would be fixed to actually pull an update if there was one available for your phone. Google then said a few months later that the button was broken but that it'd be fixed in 2018. Now it looks like the button is indeed working. Google Play Services version 12.2.09 appears to enable the "Check for update" button. The update isn't rolling out to the public quite yet, but it is available in beta. You can get it by joinin

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2018-02-07 07:44:16



ESPN Plus streaming service launching this spring for $4.99 per month  

We've seen a lot of video streaming services emerge in recent years, including some that aggregate many channels and some that come from a single channel or network. This week, details on another major single network service came to light. Disney CEO Bob Iger has spilled some details on ESPN Plus, the first dedicated streaming service from ESPN. ESPN Plus will cost $4.99 per month, Iger has revealed, and it'll be part of a redesigned ESPN app. ESPN Plus will offer live programming that

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2018-02-07 05:42:54



Microsoft Cortana app update brings native iPad support  

More than two years after launching on the iPhone, Cortana has made its way to the iPad. Microsoft today updated its Cortana app for iOS with iPad support. The look of the app is largely unchanged from the iPhone version, but now the UI is optimized for the larger display of the iPad. Also rolling out as part of this update, which is version 2.6.8, is a faster start-up. Microsoft says that this new version of Cortana launches 20 percent faster than before. Cortana is a digital assistant similar

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2018-02-07 05:42:38



Apple: Battery-related performance management less noticeable on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X  

In recent months, Apple has been criticized for slowing the performance of older iPhones as their batteries age. The company explains that it does so in order to avoid unexpected shutdowns, but many people are still frustrated about the move. The performance throttling affects iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus models, and now Apple has explained how the throttling will affect newer phones. Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Pl

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2018-02-07 02:56:57



Samsung Galaxy S9+ image leak shows Coral Blue color  

Another Samsung Galaxy S9 color option has leaked. Images that show the Samsung Galaxy S9+ in Coral Blue have been shared by Evan Blass. The phone features a light blue back, just like the Coral Blue Galaxy S8 that launched last year. ...and (by popular demand) Coral Blue. pic.twitter.com/NCTEB3GIDj — Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 7, 2018 Blass has said that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be offered in four colors: Titanium Gray, Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, and Midnight Black. Samsung has a history...

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2018-02-07 01:33:36



Google making hotel and flight search better, including ability to book from search results  

One week after announcing that it'd begin predicting flight delays, Google has confirmed that more new travel-related features are rolling out. Google is improving hotel search on mobile, complete with better price filtering and the easier-to-find amenity information. When you find the perfect hotel room, you can book right from Google. When you're researching flights for your destination, Google is making it easier to find hotels there, too. In the coming days, you'll see a "Hote

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2018-02-06 14:56:51



Amazon removing lock screen ads from Prime Exclusive phones  

Amazon's Prime Exclusive program has always been about offering discounts on smartphones in exchange for you viewing lock screen ads and offers. Starting tomorrow, though, that'll change. Amazon has announced that beginning February 7, 2018, its Prime Exclusive smartphones will no longer have ads and offers on their lock screens. This change is being made so that customers can use fingerprint readers and face unlocking features that are becoming popular on smartphones, and also so that

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2018-02-06 12:13:36



iOS 11.3 beta 2 update released by Apple  

After rolling out its first iOS 11.3 beta at the end of January, Apple today unleashed its second beta version of the update. iOS 11.3 beta 2 is now available for registered developers. The update can be downloaded over the air by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS device if it's enrolled in the developer program, or you can get it by going to Apple's Developer Center website. iOS 11.3 brings with it several new features. There are four new Animoji — a ...

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2018-02-06 07:39:57



Essential Phone now receiving February 2018 Android security patches  

One day after Google released the February 2018 Android security update to Nexus and Pixel phones, another company has released the update to its device. Essential is now pushing a new software update to the Essential Phone. The update is build NMK24B and it includes the February 2018 Android security patches. We're rolling out a software update (NMK24B) that includes February 2018 Security Patches from Google. — Essential (@essential) February 6, 2018 Essential has been pretty fast with ...

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2018-02-06 07:10:57



OnePlus X2 rumors shot down by co-founder Carl Pei  

OnePlus's flagship phones have always been on the larger side of things, offering screens that are 5.5 inches or larger. The one outlier is the OnePlus X that launched in 2015 with a 5-inch display. Unfortunately for fans of phones with smaller screens, a OnePlus X follow-up isn't in the works. Rumors of a OnePlus X2 have been circulating this week, but OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei took to Twitter today to shoot those rumors down. "Nope", Pei said in response to a rumor he saw online. N

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2018-02-06 05:56:42



Huawei Mate 10 Pro available for pre-order in US, comes with free $150 gift card  

Huawei took to the CES stage last month to confirm that the Mate 10 Pro was coming to the US, and now you can pre-order one of your very own. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is now available for pre-order from Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, and Newegg. The device is available in Titanium Gray and Midnight Blue, with a Mocha Brown version coming soon. The Mate 10 Pro will launch on February 18. Early adopters of the Mate 10 Pro will be rewarded with a gift card. Specifically, consumers that buy a Mate 10 Pro

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2018-02-06 05:29:44



A phone isn't a great Valentine's Day gift  

Recently, the news cycle found itself repeating a similar story: Here's a mid-range smartphone that happens to be red -- and it's just in time for Valentine's Day! At least one company even had a V-Day giveaway to promote, alongside that brand new red phone. Even Motorola got in on the fun, discounting one of its phones to promote the "holiday". Promotions aren't anything new for the smartphone market, and holidays are an easy way to market something. If a lot of people are g

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2018-02-06 04:56:13



HTC U12 reportedly appears at 5G event  

We haven't heard much about the HTC U12 to date, but today we may be getting some of the first details on the follow-up to HTC's 2017 flagship. A device that's said to be the HTC U12, codename "Imagine", was recently shown off at a Taiwan 5G Industry Alliance meeting. The phone is obscured, but we can see that it appears to have an 18:9 display and on-screen navigation buttons. Spec details for the HTC U12 are still a mystery, but if this is indeed a successor to the U11, expect

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2018-02-05 11:53:06



Red Honor 7X arrives in the US in time for Valentine's Day  

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the red Honor 7X that was announced last month is now available. The red Honor 7X can now be purchased directly from Honor's website. The device is priced at $199.99, just like the blue and black versions of the device. Honor says that customers that buy the red 7X will get a free case for their new phone. Honor's red 7X features a 5.93-inch 2160x1080 display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a dual rear camera setup with one 16MP sensor and one 2MP sens

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2018-02-05 09:46:57



Google enables Pixel Visual Core in Pixel 2 to improve image quality in Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp  

We've been hearing quite a bit about the Pixel Visual Core that Google put inside its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but now the feature is finally ready for use. Google has announced that it's turning on the Pixel Visual Core for Pixel 2 users with the February update. That update is now live on Google's factory image and OTA image sites, which means that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners should begin seeing it hit their devices soon. The Pixel Visual Core is improves image quality in third

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2018-02-05 09:44:29



Lava Red OnePlus 5T launching in North America and Europe on February 6  

Remember that Lava Red OnePlus 5T that launched in China last year? Tomorrow it's going to become available in even more countries. The Lava Red OnePlus 5T is coming to North America and Europe. It'll be available tomorrow, February 6, at 10:00 am ET/CET/GMT/HKT/EET. OnePlus says that this is a limited edition model, so if you're interested in one, you'll want to try and snag it as quickly as possible. Pricing for this special OnePlus 5T $559/CA$729/€559/£499, which is the...

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2018-02-05 07:32:14



Android Oreo passes 1 percent usage in Google's latest platform stats  

A new month means new Android platform distribution numbers, and this month's stats show that a milestone has been reached. Google today posted its latest Android distribution figures, showing which versions of Android accessed the Play Store during the 7-day period ending February 5. Android Oreo (8.0 and 8.1) combined for 1.1 percent, the first time that we've seen Oreo break 1 percent usage. Usage of Android Nougat (7.0 and 7.1) grew this month compared to last month, finishing at

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2018-02-05 05:37:28



Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ image leak shows off Lilac Purple color  

A little more than a week after we got our first good look at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, even more images of the upcoming Android flagships have leaked. New renders that show the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Lilac Purple have been shared by Evan Blass. In addition to giving us a peek at a new GS9 color, these images also show the backs and sides of both phones. ...in Lilac Purple. pic.twitter.com/p506mqDci4 — Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 5, 2018 Just as rumored, the Galaxy S9+ fea...

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2018-02-05 01:46:47



Amazon running big sale on Alexa devices  

Amazon today kicked off a big sale on Alexa devices that includes most of the retailer's own hardware as well as some other products. You can now get deals on the Amazon Echo (2nd Gen.) and the Echo Dot. Both the Echo Show and Echo Spot are on sale, too, if you'd prefer your smart speaker to have a display. There are also a couple of Fire TV products on sale. The Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is an affordable way to add some smarts to your television, while the Fire TV with 4K

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2018-02-03 18:39:51



Android One Moto X4 on sale for $249 through Project Fi  

Google is kicking off the month of February with a solid deal on a new Android phone. The Android One Moto X4 is getting a $150 discount on Google's Project Fi service. This discount will automatically be applied at checkout, but you must activate the Moto X4 within 30 days of its shipment or Google will charge the discounted amount to your Google Payments account. The Android One version of the Moto X4 is similar to the standard Moto X4 when it comes to specs, boasting a 5.2-inch 1920x1080

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2018-02-03 04:28:42



Google Assistant gains music alarms and other new features  

Google Assistant is learning some new skills. Google says that Assistant can now use a specific song, playlist, or radio station for an alarm. Just tell your Google Home or other Assistant-powered speaker "Hey Google, set an alarm for 6 AM that plays [whatever music you want]" and you'll be good to go. In other music news, Google Assistant can now play whatever music you've purchased or uploaded to your music library. You just need to ask for whatever artist, song, or album you want to

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2018-02-03 03:03:43



Sprint says its 5G network will launch in 2019  

We've heard a lot of talk about 5G from the major US carriers lately, and today Sprint joined in to share its own 5G rollout plans. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that his carrier plans to launch its 5G network in 2019. "Sprint is the only carrier that won't have to compromise its 5G network experience," Claure touted on Twitter, saying that the 5G coverage will offer "blazing fast speeds, low latency, and multi Gbps for both download and upload." While discussing Sprint's Q3 2017

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2018-02-03 01:42:01



Limited edition gold Razer Phone launches for Spring Festival  

A few months after the Razer Phone made its debut, the device is getting a special edition model. Razer today launched the 2018 Gold Edition Razer Phone. This limited edition version of the Razer Phone is meant to celebrate the Spring Festival and The Year of the Dog, and it features a gold Razer logo on its backside. This special Razer Phone also comes in a special red packaging with the gold Razer logo, gold Razer stickers, and more. Apart from the gold Razer logo, this Razer Phone looks to be

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2018-02-02 11:16:59



Sprint says its 5G network will launch in 2019  

We've heard a lot of talk about 5G from the major US carriers lately, and today Sprint joined in to share its own 5G rollout plans. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said that his carrier plans to launch its 5G network in 2019. "Sprint is the only carrier that won't have to compromise its 5G network experience," Claure touted on Twitter, saying that the 5G coverage will offer "blazing fast speeds, low latency, and multi Gbps for both download and upload." Claure also said that Sprint is best p

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2018-02-02 04:32:52



You can now buy Snapchat merchandise in the app, including a Dancing Hot Dog Plushie  

Normally when you use the Snapchat app, you're sending disappearing photos and videos to your friends or checking out stories. Starting today, though, you can do some shopping in there, too. Snapchat is now selling Snapchat-themed merchandise in the Snapchat app. There are a handful of different products available, including a Dancing Hot Dog Plushie with bendable arms and removable bun for $19.99 and a Streak Hat with fire emoji for $29.99. Snap is also selling a Winkface Sweatshirt and a

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2018-02-01 18:16:54



Apple reports iPhone sales of 77.3 million, overall revenue of $88.3 billion in fiscal Q1 2018  

UPDATE: Apple shared a few other bits of information during its earnings call, saying that it's now got more than 2,000 ARKit apps in the App Store. Additionally, Apple Pay is now accepted at more than half of all American retail locations. Fiscal Q1 2018 was the best quarter ever for the Apple Watch, the company said, adding that the Apple Watch Series 3 sold more than twice the volume of the Apple Watch Series 2 one year go.   Apple today reported its fiscal Q1 2018 earnings, and it was...

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2018-02-01 17:55:27



Refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units now available from Apple  

If you're looking for a deal on a new iPhone, you may want to check out Apple's refurbished store. Apple is now selling refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units in its online shop. Pricing starts at $499 for a 32GB iPhone 7 that comes unlocked and SIM-free, while a 128GB iPhone 7 is $589 and a 256GB iPhone 7 is $689. If phablets are more your thing, you can get a 32GB iPhone 7 Plus for $599 or a 128GB iPhone 7 Plus for $689. All refurbished models come unlocked and SIM-free. They a

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2018-02-01 14:39:23



Instagram rolling out new Type mode for Stories  

Instagram Stories is growing today with a brand new feature. Instagram is adding a Type mode to Stories, letting you share words without having to add a photo or video along with it. Of course, there are different fonts and colors included with Type mode to make your text a bit more fun. To use the new Type mode, open your Instagram camera and scroll over to the "Type" that's next to "Normal" under the record button. Tap "Type" and then write out whatever you want. You can then choose a dif

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2018-02-01 13:21:02



Verizon Galaxy Note 8 gets $200 discount, other deals also launching today  

Verizon is kicking off the new month with some new deals. Starting today, February 1, Verizon is selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 for $200 off. That means that you can get it for $31.66 per month rather than $40.00 per month, which works out to a total of $760 rather than $960. This Galaxy Note 8 discount does not require a trade-in and is available to both new and existing customers. Verizon is also offering a deal to customers that sign up for wireless and Fios connections. If you sign up for

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2018-02-01 12:13:41



YouTube TV now available on Apple TV  

The same day that YouTube TV came to Roku devices, it's also hitting another major device. YouTube TV is now available on the Apple TV. If you're a YouTube TV subscriber, just fire up your Apple TV, go the App Store, and find the YouTube TV app. This is big news for YouTube TV. It's already available on Android TV boxes, Xbox consoles, and several smart TVs, but Apple TV is a significant set-top box platform. Now even more consumers have access to YouTube TV, which is good news fo

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2018-02-01 12:11:16



YouTube TV now available on Roku devices  

YouTube TV is making its way onto another platform. Roku announced today that YouTube TV is now available on select Roku devices. This means that YouTube TV subscribers can now stream television, access their cloud DVR, and more all on their Roku device. The Roku devices that now offer YouTube TV include: All Roku TVs Roku Ultra Roku Streaming Stick+ Roku Streaming Stick (3800x, 3600x) Roku Express/Express+ (3910x, 3900x, 3710x, 3700x) Roku Premiere+ Roku Premiere Roku 4 Roku 3 (4200x, 4230x) Ro

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2018-02-01 11:57:26



Cell Phone Deals February 2018 Digest  

February has always been known as the month of love. And with the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event set to take the stage later this month, it's exciting to see what smartphone manufacturers have in store for the year. In the meantime, check out the deals for the month here:   Smartphones Net 10 Wireless Ending Soon: Alcatel POP Icon - Free with Plan Purchase (Ends Feb. 28, 2018) Refurbished Huawei Glory - Free with Plan Purchase (Ends Feb. 28, 2018) Refurbished ZTE Atrium - Free with Pl...

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2018-02-01 07:24:36



YouTube Go expanding to 130 more countries, gaining new features  

YouTube Go was only available to a limited number of users when it first launched, but today it's expanding in a big way. YouTube says that YouTube Go is launching in more than 130 countries today. This is in addition to 15 or so other countries that already had access to YouTube Go, like India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Thailand. The goal of YouTube Go is to make the video sharing service available to everyone, even if they don't have super fast wireless networks. With YouTube Go, you c

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2018-02-01 02:27:58



Are you excited for Mario Kart Tour?  

When Nintendo announced the Switch console, putting a focus on not just having great games to play at home, but also being able to take the console with you and play games like Mario Kart and Legend of Zelda outside of the living room, one of the reasons I was excited about the console was the company's longstanding racing franchise with Mario behind the wheel. I'm a big fan of Mario Kart. But, more than that, I thought it would be a fun experience for my two kids who could play th...

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2018-02-01 01:19:30



HTC U11 getting $100 discount  

With Valentine's Day coming up, you may be thinking about buying a new smartphone for a loved one or maybe for yourself. HTC wants you to make that a U11. HTC is offering a discount on the HTC U11. The U11 is normally priced at $649, but for a limited time, you'll be able to score one for $549. This price will be good from February 1 through February 15. The HTC U11 is one of HTC's current flagship smartphones. Its feature list includes a 5.5-inch 2560x1440 Super LCD 5 screen, oct

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2018-01-31 21:05:33



US Cellular cuts unlimited data prepaid plan price to $55  

US Cellular's got some prepaid news to share today. US Cellular has dropped the price of its unlimited prepaid data plan from $70 to $55 per month. With this plan you get unlimited talk, text, and data, with data speeds up to 1.5Mbps for up to 15GB of usage. After that threshold, you'll be dropped to 2GB speeds for the remainder of that cycle. Other prepaid plans on US Cellular include $40 for 3GB of data, $35 for 1GB of data, or $30 for data at a price of $0.03/MB. All plans include u

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2018-01-31 19:22:18



LG bootloop class action settlement offers $425 in cash or $700 toward a new LG phone  

Some LG devices have had a nasty history of bootloops, so much so that LG ended up facing a class action lawsuit about it. Now it looks like a settlement has been reached. Law firm Girard Gibbs has set up a website dedicated to the settlement of a class action lawsuit against LG about the bootloop problems that affected many of its phones. According to the website, which was up earlier today before disappearing, members of the class action lawsuit could get either $425 in cash or a $700 rebate t

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2018-01-31 15:02:12



Mario Kart Tour is the next mobile game from Nintendo  

After releasing Super Mario and Animal Crossing games on mobile devices, Nintendo has revealed which of its properties it'll be bringing to smartphones next. Nintendo will launch Mario Kart Tour on mobile. Little is known about the game, but Nintendo says that it'll launch "in the fiscal year ending March 2019." No platforms were named, but both Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp were released on Android and iOS, so it seems likely that Mario Kart Tour will hit both platf

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2018-01-31 14:26:24



OnePlus 5T gets Android 8.0 Oreo update with OxygenOS 5.0.2  

Following some beta releases, the OnePlus 5T is ready for its official Android Oreo update. OnePlus today released OxygenOS 5.0.2 for the OnePlus 5T. This is the first official Android 8.0 Oreo update for the 5T, which launched in mid-November with Android Nougat in tow. Along with a bump to Android Oreo, which brings new features like picture-in-picture, the update to OxygenOS 5.0.2 includes general bug fixes and improvements as well as a CPU security patch. OnePlus has updated some of its cust

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2018-01-31 14:26:17



Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 getting Android Oreo updates  

The OnePlus 5T isn't the only Android phone getting its Oreo update this week. HMD Global has announced that it's now pushing Android 8.0 Oreo to the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. This over the air update will go out in phases to ensure everything works smoothly, so it may take a day or two to hit your device. As for what's included, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 owners can expect new features like picture-in-picture and notification dots. Also included are the January 2018 Android security patches.

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2018-01-31 14:05:37



Should Android copy iPhone X's gestures?  

One of the defining elements of the iPhone X, aside from that "notch design", is the fact that there isn't a physical Home button on the front of the handset. This is an element of the iPhone that has been present right out of the gate for the smartphone, so its departure is certainly noteworthy. But not just because the button is gone, either. What Apple replaced it with was also catching plenty of attention back in September, and again in November when the phone launched: All those new ge

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2018-01-31 12:58:18






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