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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Pokémon Go Plus

Pokémon Go Plus delayed until September

Folks have been having a lot of fun with Pokémon Go lately, but one part of the Pokémon hunting experience that maybe not everyone enjoys is having to stare at your smartphone screen the whole time....
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Google Play Family Library will let you share your purchases, rollout starts today

Remember Google Play Family Library? We caught wind of this new feature back in May, and two months later, the feature is finally launching. Google Play Family Library is now rolling out, and as its...
Nextbit Robin Ember

Nextbit Robin now available in Ember, a limited edition red variant

Earlier this month, Nextbit slyly teased that a red version of its Robin smartphone was coming. Now that device is officially available. The Nextbit Robin is now available in Ember, a model that...
Xiaomi Redmi Pro

Xiaomi intros Redmi Pro with dual rear cameras and deca-core chip, Mi Notebook Air laptop

Xiaomi today took the wraps off of two new devices, including its first laptop. First up is the Xiaomi Redmi Pro. This is Xiaomi’s new Redmi flagship, an Android smartphone with a 5.5-inch 1920x1080...
Microsoft Pix

Microsoft Pix app for iPhone will automatically improve your photos

Microsoft has released a number of Android and iPhone apps lately, including some apps that aren’t even on Microsoft’s own Windows platform yet. Today Microsoft is launching another new app on iPhone...
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T-Mobile reveals Q2 2016 results, including 1.9 million new customers

T-Mobile’s Q2 2016 numbers are in, and the Un-carrier added another boatload of customers. T-Mobile said today that it added 1.9 million total customers in Q2 2016, making it the 13th straight...
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Google adding new Android app categories to the Play Store

There are millions and millions and millions (and millions) of apps out there, and so sometimes it can be tough to find a new app for a particular task. Google is working to address that by adding...
Moto Z, Moto Z Force

Motorola not committing to monthly Moto Z security patches

Earlier this month, Motorola said that its new Moto Z and Moto Z Force flagships would receive security patches. It didn’t say how often they’d be updated, though, and with some companies pushing out...
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Apple Q3 FY16 results include sales of 40.4 million iPhones, 9.95 million iPads

UPDATE: Apple shared a few interesting tidbits of info during the call, including the news that the iPhone SE demand outstripped supply and that India is one of Apple's fastest growing markets. Apple...
OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3 receiving OxygenOS 3.2.2 update with bug fixes, security patches

Today’s a big day for the OnePlus 3. Not only is the Soft Gold model now available, but there’s an update rolling out for existing OP3 owners. OnePlus has announced that it’s now pushing OxygenOS 3.2...
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LeEco buying Vizio for $2 billion

LeEco is a big player in mobile over in China, having created flagship phones like the Le Max 2. The company has made lots of other electronics, though, and today it revealed that it’s going to...
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Twitter for Android officially gains Night Mode

Remember that Night Mode that Twitter was testing earlier this year? Well, it’s now official. Twitter has announced that Night Mode is now available in the Twitter app for Android. When enabled,...
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BlackBerry's second Android phone is the DTEK50, now available for pre-order for $299

Well, that didn’t take long. Shortly after the BlackBerry DTEK50 leaked out, the Android phone has become officially official. The unlocked DTEK50 is now available for pre-order for $299 ($429 CDN, €...
BlackBerry DTEK50 leak

BlackBerry DTEK50 leak reveals the upcoming full-touch Android phone

Last month, we got wind of a few new BlackBerry phones that are coming down the pipeline, all three of which are expected to run Android. Now one of those devices has leaked out in more detail. A...
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T-Mobile's latest Binge On expansion pushes total supported video services past 100

If you’re a T-Mobile customer with a plan that qualifies for Binge On’s free video streaming, you’ve now got much more content to watch data-free. T-Mobile today expanded its free Binge On streaming...

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