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Facebook M is a new digital assistant that can make reservations, wait on hold for you

Digital assistants are everywhere in mobile, with Apple, Google, Microsoft, and BlackBerry all offering their own versions on the digital helper. Now Facebook has one, too. Facebook today introduced...
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NVIDIA SHIELD lands in Google Play, accessories available too

The Google Store is a one-stop shop for Google goodies, with Android phones and tablets, Android TV devices, Chromecast, accessories, and more all available on its digital shelves. Today the Google...
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YouTube Gaming launches, Android app now available [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The YouTube Gaming app for iOS is now available, too. You can get it from the App Store right here.   Just as expected, YouTube Gaming is now going live. While Google hasn’t yet made an...
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Amazon Underground launches with $10,000 in 'Actually Free' Android apps

Amazon has been handing out free apps for a while now with its Free App of the Day promotion, but now that promo has come to an end. That doesn’t mean that Amazon’s not giving out free apps, though....
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 pre-orders start today, prices start at $399 for 8-inch model [UPDATED]

UPDATE: AT&T and T-Mobile have announced their launch plans for the 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2. T-Mobile will ask $0 down, 23 payments of $27.09, and 1 payment of $26.92, which adds up to a full...
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Amazon Fire phone drops to $130 in latest sale

The Amazon Fire phone is on sale once again, and this time it’s dropped to the lowest price we’ve ever seen. Amazon is now selling the Fire phone for $130 unlocked and contract-free. As usual, that...
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Verizon will help you activate select unlocked phones on its network

Because Verizon runs a CDMA network, its customers have typically only been able to use phones sold by Verizon itself. That’s changing now, though, as the big red carrier is allowing select non-...
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Sony teases new smartphone to be revealed at IFA

With IFA a little more than one week away, we’re starting to see companies teasing the wares that they’ll be showing at the Berlin event. Today Sony got in on the action with a teaser of its own....
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Archos Diamond S runs Android 5.1 on 5-inch Super AMOLED display

Archos today took the wraps off of three new smartphones, two running Android and one powered by Windows 10 Mobile. First up is the Archos Diamond S. The Diamond S is meant to be an attractive,...
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YouTube Gaming expected to launch on August 26

YouTube Gaming was announced way back in early June, promising to be a new hub for gaming content online. Google said at the time that YouTube Gaming would launch this summer, but now the rumor mill...

See the round Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch on a wrist

Samsung has posted a couple of teasers for its Gear S2 smartwatch in recent weeks, promising to share more information at IFA next week. Before then, though, a Samsung employee has decided to share a...
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Alleged HTC A9 / Aero images leak out

What’s next for HTC? It might be the phone that you see above. Alleged photos of an HTC A9, aka “Aero,” have made their way online. The images show an HTC-branded phone next to an iPhone 6, looking a...
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Verizon DROID MAXX 2 poses for some leaked photos

Well, that didn’t take long. Less than one day after back panels for the DROID MAXX 2 leaked out, new images claim to show the phone in its entirety. Included is a Verizon and DROID-branded backplate...
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New Android Wear smartwatches may debut at IFA, including ones from LG and Motorola

One of the biggest parts of recent IFA shows has been the debut of Samsung’s new Galaxy Note smartphone. That’s not going to be the case this year, though, because Samsung announced the Note 5 weeks...
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Galaxy Note 5 S Pen can easily be inserted the wrong way and break detection system [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Samsung has issued a statement to Android Police on this whole backward S Pen insertion matter, urging users to follow the instructions in the Note 5’s manual to prevent issues. The user...
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Google's Project Ara gets a new logo

Google’s Project Ara team has been dropping details on their plans for the future on Twitter lately, including the news that the modular smartphone has been delayed into 2016. Today the company...
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Verizon-branded DROID MAXX 2 backs leak, look similar to Moto X Play

Hot on the heels of a report that the Moto X Play will be coming to Verizon as the DROID MAXX 2, a new leak has seemingly backed up that rumor with some images. HellomotoHK, the source of several...
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BlackBerry Passport with Android Lollipop shown on video

We’re already well aware of BlackBerry’s upcoming Venice, an Android-powered slider phone, but apparently that may not the only Android phone that BlackBerry is working on. A new video from Dudu ...
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Microsoft's Cortana for Android officially launches in public beta

Following a Cortana for Android announcement in May and an APK leak in July, Microsoft’s digital assistant is now officially available for download on Android. Microsoft today released Cortana for...
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Sprint Galaxy S6, S6 edge getting Samsung Pay and more with new updates

Last week, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ launched with unique features, including Samsung Pay. Now Sprint is bringing some of those special features to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Sprint is...