Alex Wagner

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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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Nexus 6 available with $48 discount from T-Mobile

Motorola may not be including the Nexus 6 in its upcoming Valentine’s Day promo, but another company is offering a discount on the N6, and it’s doing it right now. T-Mobile is now offering $48 off of...
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Chrome Beta for Android gains pull-to-reload in latest update

Pull-to-refresh is a widely adopted app feature, and for good reason: it’s intuitive and doesn’t require an extra button in a user interface. Now another app is adopting pull-to-refresh, and it’s a...
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Qualcomm says upcoming flagship device won't have Snapdragon 810, may be Galaxy S6

Remember that recent rumor that claimed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 might not have a Snapdragon 810 when it comes to market? Well, it looks like that report may have been accurate. In the announcement...
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Moto E (2nd Gen.) may have been revealed in a leaked image

Motorola now has two second generation versions of its Moto smartphone group: the Moto X and Moto G. There’s still no Moto E (2nd Gen.) to be found, but that may soon change. The folks at Android...
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FTC fines TracFone $40 million, says throttled unlimited data isn't actually unlimited

As if it wasn’t already clear that the Federal Trade Commission doesn’t love it when carriers advertise throttled unlimited data as “unlimited”, a new FTC decision should do the trick. The FTC has...
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ZTE Blade S6 runs Android 5.0 on 5-inch HD screen, 64-bit octa-core processor

ZTE today took the wraps off of the Blade S6, the newest member of its “premium Blade series” of smartphones. The ZTE Blade S6 got its name from the six features that it has that are meant to provide...
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HTC One (M8) begins receiving Android 5.0 update in Europe

After previously pushing Android 5.0 to the Google Play edition, unlocked, and developer versions of the One (M8), HTC is now getting down to updating its more consumer-flavored versions of its...
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PlayStation Music is the result of Sony's new partnership with Spotify

The music subscription landscape is changing in a big way thanks to a new partnership between Sony and Spotify. Sony announced this morning that it’s teaming up with Spotify to launch PlayStation...
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Verizon activation and upgrade fee increases coming February 5

If you’re a current Verizon customer or are thinking about switching to Big Red in the near future, you’ll want to be aware of the carrier’s upcoming fee changes. Verizon will increase its activation...
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New HTC One (M9), One (M9) Plus image leak shows off refreshed design

Rumors regarding the HTC One (M9) and its design have been flying lately, with images that apparently showed the device’s internals inside a dummy case and reports that HTC is making a few changes to...
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Apple Watch will begin shipping in April, says CEO Tim Cook

When Apple announced the Apple Watch in September 2014, it said that the wearable would launch in “early 2015”. Unsurprisingly, the rumor mill has been scrambling to try and predict a more precise...
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AT&T reports Q4 2014 results, including 1.9 million subscribers added

Less than a week after Verizon shared its Q4 2014 earnings report, AT&T has given us its own figures to compare. AT&T added 1.9 million wireless subscribers in Q4 2014, a number that includes...
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Apple sells 74.5 million iPhones, 21.4 million iPads in Q1 FY15 [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed on his Q1 FY15 earnings call that Apple shipped its one billionth iOS device in November 2014. Cook said that the device, an 64GB space grey iPhone 6 Plus, is now...
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iOS 8.1.3 update now rolling out to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Heads up, iOS users, because you’ve got a software update headed your way! Apple is now pushing iOS 8.1.3 out to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. As you can see in the screenshots above, the...
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Motorola Valentine's Day promo will offer discounts on Moto phones and accessories

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, and if you’d like to celebrate by picking up a new Moto device for a loved one or for yourself (no judgments here), then Motorola wants to help. Starting Monday,...

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