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Google launches Sprayscape, an Android app for taking photos in a 360-degree sphere

Last year, Google launched Android Experiments as a way to promote unique apps for Android. Now Google has launched an Android Experiment of its own. Sprayscape is a new Android app from Google that...
Google Pixel

Verizon says its Pixel and Pixel XL will get updates at same time as Google versions

UPDATE: Now Google has confirmed Verizon's statement, telling Ars Technica, "OS updates and monthly security patches will be updated on all Pixel devices (Verizon and non-Verizon versions)...
Huawei Mate 9

Huawei Mate 9 image leak shows flat and curved edge display models

Huawei is expected to unveil its next Android flagship, the Mate 9, at an event on November 3. As often happens in the smartphone world, though, images of the device have leaked out ahead of time....
Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service launches, priced at $7.99 per month for Prime members

The streaming wars today gained a new combatant. Amazon Music Unlimited is launching today, offering a catalog of “tens of millions” of songs as well as “thousands” of hand-curated playlists and...

Smoking Galaxy Note 7 caught on video

We've seen a lot of photos showing burned and smoke-damaged Galaxy Note 7s in recent days, but we haven’t actually seen a device as it was smoking. That’s changed today. A new video shows a Galaxy...
BlackBerry DTEK60

BlackBerry DTEK60 put up for pre-order before it's even announced

BlackBerry hasn’t officially announced a phone named the DTEK60, but that hasn’t stopped one retailer from taking pre-orders for the device. B&H Photo Video is now taking pre-orders for the...
HTC 10

HTC 10 once again being discounted by $150

Earlier this month, HTC offered a $150 discount on its flagship HTC 10. That sale ended on October 8, but if you missed it, you’re now getting another chance. HTC is once again discounting the HTC by...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 return kit

Samsung sending elaborate, fireproof return kits to Galaxy Note 7 owners

Now that Samsung has officially discontinued the Galaxy Note 7, it’ll begin the process of recalling all of the devices that are already in the wild. And it looks like Samsung is going all out to...
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Android 7.1 Developer Preview launching this month, public release in December

As expected, Google has announced the Android 7.1 Developer Preview. The Android 7.1 Developer Preview will launch later this month, giving developers and other Nexus owners the chance to try Android...
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Google's Project Fi gaining group plans

Google has been improving its Project Fi wireless service since its debut in April 2015, adding things like US Cellular support and faster international data. Today Project Fi is getting beefed up...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung discontinues the Galaxy Note 7

The saga of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finally coming to an end. Samsung is halting sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7, bringing a permanent end to the device. “Taking our customer’s safety...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung asks all carriers to stop Galaxy Note 7 sales, says owners should power devices down

Following five reports of replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones catching fire in one week, Samsung is halting sales of the device globally. Samsung announced today that it’s asking all of its carrier and...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

US Cellular suspending sales of the Galaxy Note 7

The four biggest US carriers have halting sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 over the past couple of days, and now the fifth largest carrier has, too. US Cellular has officially suspended sales of...
Cyanogen Inc.

Cyanogen Inc. announces Modular OS program, executive reorganization

Cyanogen Inc., the company behind the Cyanogen OS ROM for Android, today announced some major changes to its operations. Cyanogen Inc. is kicking off a new Cyanogen Modular OS program. With it,...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Sprint and Best Buy are the latest to halt sales of the Galaxy Note 7

All four major US carriers have now stopped sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Sprint confirmed today that it is halting sales of replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices. If you’re a Sprint customer with...
iPhone 7 Plus

iOS 10.1 beta 3 update now available for developers

Another week, another iOS 10.1 beta release. Apple today unleashed iOS 10.1 beta 3 to its registered developers. The update is available over the air by going into Settings > General > Software...
Verizon Galaxy Note 7

Samsung says that it's 'temporarily adjusting' Galaxy Note 7 production as Verizon halts sales

Last night, a report claimed that Samsung was temporarily suspending production of the Galaxy Note 7 following reports that replacement models were catching fire. Now Samsung has issued an official...
HTC Halfbeak

HTC Halfbeak smartwatch with Android Wear shown in leaked photos

UPDATE: The source of these HTC Halfbeak photos says that this particular model has been shelved.   HTC was named as an Android Wear partner when the platform was originally announced in March 2014,...
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Samsung said to have suspended Galaxy Note 7 production

Following multiple reports of replacement Galaxy Note 7s catching fire and two major US carriers halting sales, Samsung has stopped production of its latest flagship smartphone. Samsung has...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

T-Mobile halts Galaxy Note 7 sales following reports of replacements catching fire

Hours after AT&T announced that it would no longer give out new Galaxy Note 7 units for exchanges, T-Mobile has made a similar decision. T-Mobile says that it’s temporarily halting sales of the...