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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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Xiaomi Mi Box

Xiaomi Mi Box appears at Walmart store with $69 price tag

Xiaomi has remained pretty quiet about its Android TV-powered Mi Box since the device was announced back in May, but it looks like the set-top box will be available soon. Twitter user George Garrett...
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Snapchat Spectacles leak shows sunglasses with built-in camera

UPDATE: Evan Spiegel, CEO of Snap Inc. (the new name of Snapchat’s company), has confirmed the existence of Spectacles to the Wall Street Journal. The sunglasses will launch this fall for $129.99 and...
Google Home

Google Home expected to cost $129, Chromecast Ultra to be priced at $69

Hot on the heels of a report that leaked the upcoming Google Wifi router, new details on other devices that’ll debut on October 4 have leaked. The Google Home assistant device will cost $129 when it’...
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Sprint may have ended leasing program for new Android phones

If you’re shopping for a new Android phone at Sprint, you no longer have the option to lease a device. A report from Wave7 Research claims that Sprint no longer offers leases on any of its Android...
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Google Wifi, a $129 router from Google, may debut on October 4

October 4 is looking like it’ll be a big day for Google, with rumors that the company will unveil new Pixel smartphones, a new Chromecast, and a VR headset on that date. Now a new report claims that...
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Verizon prepaid customers will get HD Voice support on September 25

After a false alarm last month, Verizon today confirmed that its prepaid customers are getting access to HD Voice. Starting Sunday, September 25, Verizon prepaid customers will get access to HD Voice...
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iOS 10.0.2 update now available with with fixes for bugs related to headphones, Photos app

Looks like iOS 10.1 beta testers aren’t the only ones getting an update this week. An update to iOS 10.0.2 is now rolling out to all iOS 10 users. The update includes a fix for the bug that causes...
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Google, Salesforce said to be among companies interested in buying Twitter

Twitter is one of the more popular social networks around right now, and it could be acquired soon. A new report claims that several companies have reached out to Twitter with interest in buying the...
Amazon Echo

Apple reportedly continuing work on Amazon Echo competitor, now in prototype stage

Following a report from earlier this year that claimed that Apple is working on a competitor to Amazon’s Echo (shown above), more details on the device have now come out. Apple is still working on...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung says half of recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones in US have been exchanged

Earlier this week, Samsung shipped 500,000 Galaxy Note 7 devices to the US to replace the potentially dangerous models that were in the wild. Now the company has given us an update on how the...
Unlocked GSM Moto Z

Unlocked GSM Moto Z pre-orders begin, priced at $699.99

After launching on Verizon in July, the Moto Z is now available to customers on GSM carriers, too. The unlocked GSM Moto Z is now available for pre-order from Motorola. Pricing is set at $699.99 and...
Sony Xperia XZ

Sony reveals Xperia XZ and X Compact launch and price details for the US

Sony’s Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact are coming to the US. Sony announced today that the Xperia XZ (shown above) will launch in the US on October 2 for $699. It’ll be sold unlocked by Amazon, Best...
BLU Life One X2

BLU Life One X2 official with aluminum body, up to 4GB of RAM

BLU today took the wraps off the latest addition to its lineup of Android smartphones, the Life One X2. The follow-up to last year’s Life One X, the Life One X2 features an upgraded 16-megapixel rear...
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iOS 10.1 Public Beta 1 now available for download

One day after pushing the first iOS 10.1 beta to developers, Apple has pushed the same update to public testers. iOS 10.1 Public Beta 1 is now available for members of the Apple Beta Software Program...
Nextbit Robin

Nextbit Robin sale drops price to $199.99

We’ve seen some nice deals on the Nextbit Robin in the past, but if you missed them or skipped over them, you’ve now got another opportunity to grab a discounted Robin. The Nextbit Robin is now...

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