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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Samsung shows 5.5-inch 3840x2160 display that's ready for VR

Samsung’s been in the virtual reality game for a while now with the Gear VR, and now the company appears to be stepping its VR efforts up. Samsung showed off a “high resolution for VR” display at the...
ASUS ZenPad Z8 tablet for Verizon

ASUS ZenPad Z8 leaks, headed to Verizon with 8-inch 2048x1536 display

Verizon’s tablet lineup currently includes some iPad models, a few Galaxy Tabs from Samsung, and Verizon’s own Ellipsis slates. And soon, it could include an ASUS tablet, too. The ASUS ZenPad Z8 for...
Samsung Galaxy C5

Samsung Galaxy C5 and C7 official with large Super AMOLED screens, metal bodies

We’ve got some good news and some bad news. First, the good news is that Samsung today introduced two new metal-bodied Android phones. First up is the Samsung Galaxy C5, an Android smartphone with a...
Acer Liquid Zest Plus

Acer Liquid Zest Plus and its 5000mAh battery will launch in July for $199

Remember the Acer Liquid Zest Plus? Sure, it’s got a strange, soapy name, but its also got a whopping 5000mAh battery pack inside of its body. And after being announced in April, Acer today revealed...
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Google Photos may give Nexus owners unlimited free storage of original quality backups

There are already some benefits to buying a Nexus phone instead of other Android phones, like speedy OS updates. And according to a new leak, there may soon be one more benefit added to the list....
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T-Mobile's new Buy One, Get One offer includes all Samsung Galaxy smartphones

Heads up, T-Mobile customers and anyone interested in switching to T-Mo, the magenta carrier has kicked off a nice deal. T-Mobile is now offering a Buy One, Get One Free deal on all of its Samsung...
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Google app for iOS update with AMP support, keyboard shortcuts, and more

Google has a lot of apps on iOS that can give you a taste of the Android experience on an iPhone or iPad. Today Google updated its main iOS app with some spiffy new features. A Google app update — to...
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Best Buy Memorial Day sale includes Apple Watch for $200 off

The upcoming Memorial Day weekend in the US means that there will likely be lots of deals springing up. HTC already has some sales going on, and now Best Buy has revealed its weekend specials. One of...
Jolla C

Jolla C is a brand new Sailfish OS 2.0 smartphone that's limited to 1,000 units

We haven’t heard a ton of Jolla news lately, and of the little bit that has come out, it hasn’t been great. That’s changing today, as Jolla has announced a brand new smartphone. The Jolla C is a new...
Samsung Batman Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition

Samsung reveals Batman Galaxy S7 edge that'll launch in early June

After teasing a Batman version of the Galaxy S7 edge earlier today, Samsung has officially revealed its Dark Knight smartphone. The Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition is a special version of Samsung’s...
HTC RE camera

HTC offering free RE camera with HTC 10 purchase, other deals for Memorial Day

Verizon’s not the only one that’s currently running an HTC 10 deal. Between May 26 and May 31, customers that buy an HTC 10 from HTC’s online store will get a free RE camera. If you’ve already got an...
Verizon HTC 10

Verizon HTC 10 will get update with camera improvements tomorrow, May 27

Verizon HTC 10 owners, an update will soon be coming your way. HTC’s Mo Versi has announced that an update will be pushed to Verizon’s HTC 10 starting tomorrow, May 27. It’ll bring with it camera...
Motorola Lenovo

Lenovo says Motorola 'did not meet expectations,' hopes to get US business back on track

It’s not been about a year and a half since Motorola officially joined Lenovo. So how have things been going? Well, not great, according to Lenovo. Lenovo today shared its Q4 and full year 2016...
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Google offering three months of YouTube Red for 99 cents

If you haven’t yet tried YouTube Red, Google’s ad-free version of YouTube, there’s a solid deal right now that might be worth a look. Google is now offering a three-month subscription to YouTube Red...
Batman Galaxy S7 edge teaser

Samsung teases Batman edition Galaxy S7 edge

Nananananananana Bat Phone! Samsung took to Twitter today to tease a new device that looks like it could be a Batman version of the Galaxy S7 edge. “Coming soon: A new device for the battle against...

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