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Google Maps gaining info on all railroad crossings in the US

Google is constantly working to improve upon Maps, like by adding a warning if the place that you’re headed will be closed when you arrive. Now it’s been revealed that Google Maps’ next tweak will be...
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Sprint Direct 2 You expands to New York, San Francisco, and other metro areas

After expanding to Chicago and Miami earlier this month, Sprint’s Direct 2 You setup service is arriving in even more cities today. Sprint Direct 2 You is now available in New York, Los Angeles, San...
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iOS 8.4 and Apple Music expected to roll out at 8:00 am PT on June 30

Apple has previously said that its new Apple Music streaming service will launch on June 30, but now we’ve got an exact start time for you iOS fans to mark on your calendars. Apple Music will go live...
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iPhone 6s with Force Touch reportedly now in production

Recent rumors have suggested that one of the upgrades that Apple is planning for the iPhone 6s is Force Touch, a feature on the Apple Watch and MacBook that allows the device to tell how hard you’re...
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Google making changes to reduce accidental ad clicks on mobile

Most of us have probably accidentally clicked on a mobile ad or two in our times, whether we were scrolling and hit an ad, tried to tap on an “X” to close the ad but clicked the ad itself instead, or...
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Android 5.1 soak test for Verizon Moto X (2nd Gen.) underway [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Motorola's David Schuster has confirmed that the Verizon Moto X (2nd Gen.)'s Android 5.1 soak test is underway, adding that it should open up to more users next week so long as the test goes...
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BBM app updates brings material design for Android, new privacy features for all

BlackBerry today announced some new privacy features for BBM on BlackBerry 10, Android, and iOS, as well as a UI refresh for Android. First up, BlackBerry is adding a material design refresh for the...
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Moto 360 on sale once again, starts at $149.99

Yesterday we saw the ASUS ZenWatch on sale for $149.99, which is a nice deal for that Android Wear smartwatch. But what if you prefer your smartwatches round? Woot’s got you covered. Woot is hosting...
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ZTE Maven hitting AT&T with Android 5.1, ZTE Sonata 2 to Cricket

ZTE today revealed two new Android phones: one for AT&T, and one for AT&T subsidiary Cricket Wireless. First up is the ZTE Maven, an Android 5.1 handset for AT&T. The Maven’s got a 4.5-...
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Motorola starts full Android 5.1 push for Moto X (2nd Gen.) Pure Edition

If you haven’t gotten Android 5.1 on your Moto X (2nd Gen.) yet, well, it should be arriving soon. The update is now in full deployment mode in the US, says Motorola’s David Schuster, meaning that...
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Motorola DROID Turbo update soak test getting underway

DROID Turbo owners, I’ve got some news to share with you. Several DROID Turbo folk are reporting that they’ve been invited by Motorola to take part in “an early preview of a new software release.”...
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LG G4 deal knocks price of unlocked model to $499.99

The LG G4 is still a pretty new smartphone, having launched, having hit US carriers less than one month ago. Despite its newness, though, the phone is now available with a nice discount. eBay seller...
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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview update to build 10149 rolling out

Windows 10 Mobile testers, it’s time to update. Microsoft is now pushing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10149, an update from the last build 10136 update that MS pushed out. The good news is...
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Google rolls out new Free App of the Week for Android users

Google has once again refreshed its Free App of the Week promo with a newly-discounted family app. The latest premium Android app to go free is Dr. Panda & Toto's Treehouse, an app that’s...
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OnePlus 2 will be revealed on July 27 during a virtual reality event

Mark your calendars, smartphones fans, because we now know the date on which the OnePlus 2 will be revealed. OnePlus will show off its next flagship Android smartphone on July 27 at 7:00 pm PT/10:00...
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SanDisk 200GB microSD card now available on Amazon for $239

If you’ve been itching to add 200GB of expandable storage to your phone or tablet ever since SanDisk announced its mega microSD card in March, you can now do just that. Amazon is selling SanDisk’s...
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ASUS ZenWatch on sale for $149.99

Earlier this month, ASUS introduced the ZenWatch 2, its newest Android Wear smartwatch with two different size options. The ZenWatch 2 isn’t actually launching until Q3 2015, though. If you don’t...
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Amazon giving away more than $50 in premium Android apps, including Monument Valley

It’s time for another Amazon Appstore Free App of the Day Bundle. Amazon is now offering more than $50 of premium Android apps and games for free. The Free App of the Day Bundle will be available...
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T-Mobile JUMP! On Demand will let you upgrade whenever you want

T-Mobile recently teased its Un-carrier Amped initiative that’ll see it improve some of its past Un-carrier moves, and the first one to get Amped is JUMP! With JUMP! On Demand, you can upgrade your...
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Oppo R7 and its slim body available for pre-order, free Bluetooth headset included

Following its debut last month, Oppo’s slim R7 is now available for pre-order. The Oppo R7 is priced at $399 and is available in gold and silver color options. The US version of the R7 supports WCDMA...