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Pebble launches mysterious countdown timer

Ready for a mystery? Pebble has posted a countdown timer on its website with a timer that’ll expire at mid-day on September 23. Unfortunately, Pebble doesn’t reveal exactly what’s going to happen...
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Android Pay app arrives in Google Play

One week after Google officially launched Android Pay, Google has released the standalone app into Google Play. The Android Pay app is actually an updated version of the old Google Wallet app, but...
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Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P tipped as names of Google's new Nexus phones

We’ve seen lots of rumors about Google’s new Nexus phones in recent months, including alleged image leaks and reports about their specs. All along they’ve been known by the codenames “bullhead” and “...
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Nexus 6 sale cuts price to $299.99

When the Nexus 6 launched, a lot of folks were turned off from the device because of its $649 starting price, which was significantly more than the Nexus 5 that came before it. Now that the N6 has...
BlackBerry Venice hands-on video leak

BlackBerry Venice and its Android software exposed in hands-on video

The BlackBerry Venice is one of the leakier handsets in recent memory, showing up in rumor reports, press renders, and hands-on photos. Now the leaks continue with a hands-on video of the device....
Google Chromecast

Google's new Chromecast may get an improved app with 'What's On' feature

In addition to new Chromecast hardware, it appears as though Google is prepping a refreshed version of the Chromecast companion app. Internal documents acquired by 9to5Google suggest that Google is...
BQ Aquaris A4.5 Android One

BQ Aquaris A4.5 is the newest Android One smartphone

Android One is growing again today with a new device that’s launching in Spain and Portugal. The BQ Aquaris A4.5 has a 4.5-inch 960x540 display on its face and a quad-core MediaTek MT6735M processor...
Google Chromecast

New Google Chromecast leaks, tipped to feature improved Wi-Fi

Google is reportedly going to hold an event on September 29 to unveil two new Nexus phones, but that may not be the only new product that it shows there. A new report from 9to5Google claims that we’...
LG Class hands-on leak

LG Class hands-on dummy photos show off the phone's body

Yesterday LG posted a “Something New” teaser that hinted at a new phone that’ll be revealed on September 21. As is usually the case in mobile, though, the upcoming device has leaked out before its...
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Sprint Open World international add-on now supports 33 more countries

Apparently it’s “International Plan Expansion” day, because following T-Mobile and Verizon’s announcements about their expanded international offerings, Sprint some international news of its own to...
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Verizon announces international roaming for Cuba, and it's not cheap

Following the reopening of the US embassy in Cuba last month, Verizon has announced plans to support international roaming on the island nation. Starting next week, Verizon customers that plan to...
ASUS ZenFone 2 black

New ASUS ZenFone 2 variant has 4GB RAM, 16GB storage, $229 price tag

After launching the ZenFone 2 in two variants — one for $199 and one for $299 — earlier this year, ASUS has now released a third version of its new Android device. This new ZenFone 2 is priced at $...
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AT&T Wi-Fi Calling for iPhone delayed

One notable feature of iOS 9 is that it enables Wi-Fi Calling for AT&T customers. Unfortunately, despite the fact that iOS 9 officially began rolling out to the public yesterday, it looks like AT...
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Virgin Mobile boosts high-speed data allotments

Good news, Virgin Mobile customers: You’re getting more data for the same amount of money! Virgin Mobile is boosting the amount of high-speed 3G/4G data included in its unlimited plans. Here are the...
Nextbit Robin

Nextbit Robin will be available in Verizon-friendly version starting September 18

After recently suggesting that its new Robin smartphone could be sold in a version that’s friendly to Sprint and Verizon, Nextbit has confirmed that such a device is coming, but with a catch. Nextbit...
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T-Mobile Simple Global will now give you free data in 20 more countries

T-Mobile spent the summer amping up its previous Un-carrier moves with things like JUMP! On Demand and a new family plan. Now the magenta carrier is beefing up Simple Global, its third Un-carrier...
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New Amazon Fire TV supports 4K video

Days after Apple introduced its new Apple TV set-top box, Amazon has introduced a refreshed box of its own. The new Amazon Fire TV is now officially official, and while it looks similar to last year’...
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Amazon intros 4 new Android tablets, including a 7-inch model that costs just $50

Amazon today unleashed a wave of new tablet hardware that range from a large 10-inch model to a $50 7-inch tablet and a new kid-focused unit. First up, the new Fire HD tablet comes in 8-inch and 10.1...
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Google app update enables Now on Tap for Android M Dev Preview 3

Back in late May, Google introduced us to Android 6.0 Marshmallow — then Android M — and a new feature called Google Now on Tap. Now on Tap is a contextually aware version of Google Now that can...
LG Something New teaser

LG teases 'something new' ahead of September 21 reveal

LG is hosting an event in New York on October 1 at which we’ll probably see some new mobile hardware. Now we can pencil LG in for a hardware reveal on September 21, too, because the Life’s Good crew...