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Alex Wagner

Alex is the Editorial Director of News and Content for PhoneDog Media. He digs mobile tech and just about every other kind of tech, too. He's also into cooking, sports, his two cats and drinking lots of coffee.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket now getting software update

Remember the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket? AT&T and Samsung sure do, because the aging phone is getting a software update out of nowhere. Yes, both AT&T and Samsung’s support sites show that...
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Moto X (2nd Gen.) will launch at Republic Wireless on December 10, Moto Maker in tow

Republic Wireless and Motorola have been pretty tight over the past year, with the Moto X, Moto G and Moto E all launching on the Wi-Fi-focused operator. That’s why it should come as no surprise that...
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Verizon Connection Day promo offers free music, apps and more

There are lots of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales coming soon that offer deep discounts on wireless hardware and accessories. If you’d prefer not to spend any cash, though, that doesn’t mean that...
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Moto X (2nd Gen.) to get $140 price cut on Cyber Monday

Was Motorola’s Black Friday sale not exactly what you were hoping for? Maybe its Cyber Monday discounts will be of interest to you. Motorola has announced its Cyber Monday sales, and unlike its Black...
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Amazon Fire phone now being sold for $199 without a contract

Must…resist…fire sale…joke. Amazon is now selling the Fire phone for just $199 unlocked and without a contract. That’s how much the Fire phone cost with a two-year contract when it launched back in...
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T-Mobile agrees to be more clear about throttled network speeds

T-Mobile launched its Music Freedom program earlier this year that exempts select streaming services from a user’s monthly data allotment. Those aren’t the only apps that are exempt from data...
HTC Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio official

Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio finally available from Google Play

The HTC Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio has been available for purchase from Amazon for more than a month now, but if you prefer to buy your goodies straight from Google, you can now get a Keyboard Folio from...
Kyocera DuraForce U.S. Cellular official

Kyocera DuraForce taking its ruggedized body to U.S. Cellular tomorrow

After launching at AT&T earlier this month, the Kyocera DuraForce will make the jump to CDMA tomorrow. The Kyocera DuraForce will launch at U.S. Cellular tomorrow, November 26. It’ll be available...
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T-Mobile teases 'massive Cyber Monday special'

We already know that T-Mobile’s got several Black Friday deals on offer, including a special Stateside International Talk add-on and a free Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet. However, today T-Mo revealed...
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HTC RE Camera will have its price slashed to $99 this weekend

We’ve seen a lot of Black Friday deals so far that include smartphones, audio accessories and wearables. Now we can add a camera to that list as well. HTC has announced that its new RE Camera will...
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Pebble, LG G Watch smartwatch deals now available

If you’re looking to treat yourself to a new wearable this holiday season, I’ve got some deals that could get a device on your wrist on the cheap. The Pebble, Pebble Steel and LG G Watch are all on...
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Battle to be Apple's default Safari search engine heating up

The search engine used by millions of iOS users could switch next year. As it stands, Google is the default Safari search engine on iOS devices, but that deal is slated to come to an end in 2015....
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Sony to cut back smartphone offerings in effort to return to profitability

Earlier this month, we learned that Samsung is planning to offer fewer smartphones in 2015 in an effort to reduce its costs. Now another firm has pledged to do the same thing. Sony has said that it...
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New Google tool lets you easily manage devices connected to your account

If you’ve got multiple devices that are signed into your Google account or have a job that involves managing several devices, you know that it can be a pain to keep track of all of that hardware. But...
Samsung ChatOn messaging service

Samsung ChatOn messaging service to get the axe

Samsung’s got a number of its own services, including Milk Music, Milk Video and ChatOn. That lengthy list is about to get a bit shorter, though, as it looks like Samsung is planning to axe one of...

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