Alex Wagner

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Alex Wagner

Editorial Director of News and Content for PhoneDog Media. Fluent in whisk(e)y, video games and phones. Can be followed on Twitter at @alw.

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Google search solitaire

You can now use a Google search to play solitaire and tic-tac-toe

Lots of us probably have a game or two on our smartphones that we use to help pass the time when we’re bored. Now Google is giving you a couple of other games to play, and you don’t even need to...
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Apple's 2017 iPhone may ditch the Home button

While this year’s iPhone 7 is rumored to offer only “subtle changes” from the iPhone 6s, the 2017 iPhone will reportedly bring a major overhaul, and today a new detail of the device has leaked. As...
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Apple reportedly prepping video sharing app similar to Snapchat, Instagram

Snapchat and Instagram are currently two of the biggest applications in mobile, and according to a new report, Apple may be prepping its own version of those apps. Apple is reportedly working on a...
OnePlus Bullets V2 earphones

OnePlus Bullets V2 earbuds revealed

Today OnePlus revealed the “something special” that it teased a couple of days ago, and as expected, we’re getting some new earbuds. The OnePlus Bullets V2 are new earbuds that OnePlus says “...
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U.S. Cellular refreshes Shared Connect plans

U.S. Cellular is refreshing its Shared Connect rate plans today, adding more gigabytes to each bucket. These new Shared Connect plans are now available, and U.S. Cellular says that they “provide...
Sony Xperia X Compact leak

Sony Xperia X Compact shown in leaked image

Back in February, Sony launched a new X series of phones that began with three models: the X, XA, and X Performance. Sony then added the XA Ultra, and now it looks like two more models will soon join...
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iOS 9.3.5 now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

UPDATE: According to a report from The New York Times, the iOS 9.3.5 update patches vulnerabilities that would enable malware to read a user’s text messages, emails, and contacts; track calls; and...
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 official with 5.5-inch display, deca-core processor, $135 price

Xiaomi’s latest Android phone is here, and it continues Xiaomi’s tradition of offering phones with solid specs and low price tags. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 runs Android on a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display...
Pink Gold Samsung Galaxy S7

Pink Gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge coming to the U.S.

UPDATE: Samsung have reached out to me with a couple of updates about the Pink Gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. First, the Pink Gold phones will not be available for T-Mobile, only for AT&T, Sprint,...
HTC 10

Unlocked HTC 10 slated to receive Android 7.0 Nougat update in Q4

Now that Android 7.0 is officially rolling out to Nexus owners, we’re starting to see manufacturers shed light on when they’ll begin pushing Nougat to their devices. Today it’s HTC’s turn. HTC says...
LG V20 image leak

LG V20 shown in new image leak

With less than two weeks to go before the LG V20’s official debut, the upcoming flagship has had its facade unofficially revealed. An image of the LG V20 has been shared by prominent leaker Evan...
Samsung Gear S2

Samsung begins beta program for iOS support on Gear S2, Gear Fit 2

Way back in January, Samsung confirmed that its Gear S2 smartwatch would eventually work with Apple’s iPhone devices. We haven’t heard much about the feature since, but today Samsung finally broke...
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OnePlus 3 gets OxygenOS 3.5 community build for testing new features

Are you a OnePlus 3 owner that likes to test early software? If so, OnePlus wants your help. OnePlus today announced the OxygenOS 3.5 community build for the OnePlus 3. The update offers several new...
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Google pushing Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Nexus users

Project Fi offers a few special features, like data usage by the gigabyte, coverage that includes several U.S. networks, and Wi-Fi Assistant. Starting today, though, that last one is no longer a...
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Verizon enables VoLTE calls for prepaid customers

UPDATE: Verizon has reached out to say that its page went live prematurely. Verizon prepaid customers will get VoLTE calling support in early fall. When the official launch happens, we'll let you...

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