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Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 hardware won't have any carrier branding

Carrier branding is pretty common when it comes to Android phones, even flagship models like the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G6. But that’s not the case with the Galaxy S8. There will be no US carrier...
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Verizon loses subscribers in Q1 2017, but unlimited data helped prevent bigger loss

Verizon today reported its Q1 2017 results, and the numbers for Verizon Wireless weren’t great. Verizon Wireless says that it lost 309,000 postpaid connections in Q1 2017, including 289,000 phone...
Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5 Plus on Verizon unable to call 911 due to software issue

UPDATE: Motorola says that on Friday, April 21, it began pushing a software update to address this issue. To check for the update manually, go into Settings > About phone > System updates on...
Moto 360 Gen 2

Android Wear 2.0 updates for Moto 360 (Gen 2), Huawei Watch, and others to arrive by late May

Some Android Wear smartwatches have already gotten their Android Wear 2.0 update following a slight delay, but there are still several watches waiting for their own taste of 2.0. Now we’ve got an...
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Apple making it easier to share Live Photos on the web

With the launch of the iPhone 6s, Apple introduced Live Photos, a feature that captures a second or so before and after you take a photo to give you a short GIF-style file. Since then, we’ve seen...

Google Home gains support for multiple users

Google Home is getting a major new feature today. Google says that starting today, Google Home supports multiple users. Up to six people can connect their Google account to a Google Home, and the...
Samsung Galaxy S8

Sprint two-for-one Galaxy S8 deal starts April 21

Tomorrow’s the day that the Galaxy S8 officially lands in stores, and Sprint is celebrating with a special offer. From April 21 through April 27, Sprint customers can lease two Samsung Galaxy S8...
HTC U event teaser

HTC U flagship announcement set for May 16

It’s official: The HTC U is coming next month. HTC has taken to Twitter to reveal that it’s planning an announcement for May 16. The teaser includes the phrase “Squeeze for the Brilliant U” and a...
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Google reportedly building ad-blocker into Chrome

Lots of folks run ad-blocking add-ons in their browsers, but soon Google may be adding an ad-blocker of its own to Chrome. Google is working on an ad-blocker for both the mobile and desktop versions...
Moto Z Keyboard Mod

Keyboard Mod for Moto Z adds a physical QWERTY, prototype shown off in photos

We’ve seen a lot of different Moto Mods to date, including a projector and a camera grip, and now there’s another interesting Mod that may be coming soon. A Keyboard Mod is on Indiegogo as part of...
Sharp Aquos R

Sharp Aquos R features 5.3-inch Quad HD display, dock that turns to you when you get a call

The same day that Xiaomi introduced its new Mi 6 flagship in China, Sharp has revealed a new Android flagship of its own in Japan. The Sharp Aquos R is official, and it’s very much a flagship-tier...
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Verizon launching iPhone switcher offer tomorrow

Verizon’s got a new deal aimed at iPhone owners. Starting tomorrow, April 20, owners of select iPhones can switch to Verizon and get $200 for doing so. Specifically, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone...
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Sprint announces updated international service offering

Sprint has announced an updated international service offering. With Sprint, customers will get free 2G data in more than 165 destinations as well as free text messaging and $0.20 per minute voice...
Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi Mi 6 debuts as new flagship with dual 12-megapixel rear cameras

Right on schedule, Xiaomi’s new Android flagship has made its debut. The Xiaomi Mi 6 was announced in China today. It’s packing a 5.15-inch 1920x1080 display on its face with an 8-megapixel camera...
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Instagram for Android gains offline mode

Instagram on Android is gaining a nifty new feature. Instagram has announced that it’s adding offline support to its Android app. With this new feature, Instagram users on Android will be able to...

US Mobile refreshes pricing for prepaid plan offers

Earlier today, US Mobile unveiled new pricing and plans for their service. The T-Mobile MVNO published a blog entry talking about the different ways they changed their pricing and plans. To start...
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C Spire TV debuts as new streaming TV service

There’s no shortage of streaming TV services for cord-cutters to choose from, but today another option has sprung up. C Spire, a regional wireless carrier that’s also the sixth largest carrier in the...
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Pandora Premium now available to everyone

After originally being available only through invites, Pandora Premium is officially going live for everyone. Pandora says that Pandora Premium is now available to anyone that’d like to sign up. You...
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Google updating design of 'My apps & games' section in Play Store for Android

Google seems to tweak the Play Store for Android every few months or so, and today it looks like the latest look is rolling out to everyone. An updated “My apps & games” section of the Play Store...
Huawei Watch 2

Huawei Watch 2 launching in the US today

Following its announcement at MWC in February, the Huawei Watch 2 is officially launching in the US today. The Huawei Watch 2 is launching at Best Buy, both in stores and online, as well as at...