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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Apple shares temporary fix for text message crash bug as it's found to affect other apps

Earlier this week, it was discovered that a specific string of characters could crash an iPhone and cause problems for the user’s Messages app. Apple has said that it’s working on a software update...
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Android M will come to the HTC One M9, One M9+

Now that Android M is official, the question on the minds of many Android device owners is, “Will my phone get it?” We’ll likely get many answers to that question in the coming months, but today we...
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ZTE Overture 2 lands at Cricket with a 4.5-inch display, Android 5.0

Two years after the ZTE Overture launched at Aio Wireless, its successor has launched at Cricket Wireless (which Aio became part of when AT&T bought Cricket). The ZTE Overture 2 has quietly...
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Android M Developer Preview will receive OTA updates over the coming months

Google today launched the Android M Developer Preview, allowing owners of select Nexus devices the opportunity to get an early taste of the next major Android update. Now it’s been revealed that...
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Google's Inbox email app now open to all, gains Undo Send and more new features

Google launched Inbox, its new email app, using an invitation-based system back in October 2014. Folks scrambled to get invites in the following months to give Inbox a try, but if you never managed...
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Android M Developer Preview includes a new easter egg

With each new version of Android comes a new easter egg for folks to mess with in the Settings app. Android M is no different, and so it should come as no surprise that hours within the launch of the...
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NVIDIA SHIELD console launches with Android TV, 16GB and 500GB versions available

Nearly three months after introducing the SHIELD console, NVIDIA has launched its newest Android gaming device. NVIDIA SHIELD console is available today from NVIDIA’s online shop, Amazon, and Best...
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Google doubles down on virtual reality with new Cardboard hardware, iOS support, and much more

After launching its Cardboard virtual reality headset at I/O 2014, today Google took to its I/O 2015 stage to double down on VR. Google has revealed a new version of its Cardboard VR headset that’s...
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Google's Brillo is based on Android, will power Internet of Things hardware

Today Google took to the I/O stage to announce Android M, the next major version of its mobile operating system. That’s not the only new Android-based software that Google revealed today, though....
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Google Now on Tap is Android M's more powerful version of Google Now

Alongside Android M, Google today revealed a new update to Google Now that’ll be included with the update. With “Now on Tap,” Google Now will be able to answer your questions without needing context...
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Google Photos launching on Android and iOS today, will offer free unlimited backup [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Google Photos for Android and iOS are now live. The web interface — photos.google.com — appears to be rolling out in stages, with some folks able to access it while others are being told to...
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Android M announced at Google I/O, developer preview coming today [UPDATED]

UPDATE: If you've got a Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, or Nexus Player, you can now give Android M a try by installing the dev preview. Because this is early software, though, you may not want to install...
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Android 5.1 now making its way to Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition

A few weeks after Motorola announced the start of its Android 5.1 rollout for the Moto X (2nd Gen.), the update has made its way to the U.S. The Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition is now getting bumped...
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Sprint CEO: Our network will be No. 1 or 2 in coming years, unlimited data may not last forever

Ever since Marcelo Claure took over Sprint, the big yellow carrier has focused on #gettingbettereveryday, an effort that includes network improvements. Now Claure has made a bold statement on just on...

AT&T LG G4 pre-orders kick off May 29, launch happening June 5

AT&T today revealed when its customers will be able to get their hands on the LG G4. The LG G4 will go up for pre-order at AT&T tomorrow, May 29, with both the Metallic Gray and Genuine Black...

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