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Verizon won't release update that will disable Galaxy Note 7

Hot on the heels of the news that Samsung will release a software update to permanently disable Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US, Verizon has revealed that it will not push that update to its customers...
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Samsung confirms that it will permanently disable the Galaxy Note 7 in the US

It’s official: Samsung will soon permanently kill the remaining Galaxy Note 7 devices in use in the US. Samsung announced today that it will distribute an update to Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units in the US may soon be disabled

Yesterday we learned that Samsung Canada will soon disable service on all remaining Galaxy Note 7 units in that country in an effort to get them returned. Now it looks like the same thing might soon...
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Google confirms several new Daydream VR apps rolling out today

Today’s a big day for Google’s Daydream VR platform. First up, Google says that there are a number of new Daydream VR apps rolling out today. Those include: Lego BrickHeadz Builder VR HBO Now and HBO...
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Pokémon Go and Starbucks team up to turn 7,800 coffee shops into PokéStops and Gyms

One day after it was announced that Pokémon Go is partnering with Sprint, another partnership has been struck. Pokémon Go is teaming up with Starbucks to turn 7,800 Starbucks stores in the US into...
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Samsung Galaxy S8 tipped to include 'all-screen design', Snapdragon 835

Rumors have suggested that the Galaxy S8 will ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack and go all-in on USB Type-C, and now a new report claims that another big change is in store for Samsung’s next Android...
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Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge official, launching December 9 with 128GB of storage

As expected, Samsung is prepping a new color for the Galaxy S7 edge. The Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge is now official. Samsung confirmed the device tonight, saying that it’ll launch in “select markets...
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Samsung Canada will disable service on Galaxy Note 7 units this month

It’s now been nearly two months since Samsung discontinued the Galaxy Note 7, and in that time, the company has continued to work to reclaim all of the Note 7 units in the wild. Now Samsung Canada...
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Bluetooth 5 official, promises improved speed and range

After teasing Bluetooth 5 earlier this year, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today officially released the newest Bluetooth spec. Bluetooth 5 offers big improvements over previous versions...
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Pearl Black Galaxy S7 images leak again, launch rumored for this week

Remember that Glossy Black Galaxy S7 that leaked out last month? Well it looks like it could launch soon with a new name in tow. The Pearl Black Galaxy S7 will launch in South Korea on December 9,...
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iOS 10.2 beta 7 update now available for download

Another day, another iOS 10.2 beta. Apple today unleashed iOS 10.2 beta 7, which is the second update we’ve gotten this week and the fourth in the past week and a half. The over the air update is...
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T-Mobile reveals Digits, a service that promises to free your phone number

T-Mobile today unveiled its latest attempt at disrupting the mobile industry. Digits aims to let you use your phone number across multiple devices. That includes smartphones as well as feature phones...
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Chrome 55 for Android update adds support for downloading music, videos, and webpages

A few months ago, Google teased a new Chrome feature that’d let you download web pages, music, videos, and photos in your browser. And after going through beta testing that feature is now rolling out...
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Fitbit acquisition of Pebble official, Pebble Time 2 and Core devices canceled

The rumors are true: Fitbit is buying Pebble. Both Fitbit and Pebble confirmed the acquisition today, with Pebble explaining that it “due to various factors, Pebble can no longer operate as an...
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Sprint strikes Pokémon Go deal to turn stores into PokéStops, new monsters coming soon

Pokémon Go might not be quite as huge right now as it was when it launched over the summer, but there are still people playing it, and Sprint wants those Pokémon trainers to come to its stores....
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Fitbit expected to cancel Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core following Pebble acquisition

Following last week’s report that Fitbit is close to buying Pebble, more details of the rumored acquisition have leaked out. Fitbit will pay less than $40 million for Pebble, according to sources...
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Instagram announces new safety features, including ability to disable comments on a post

Instagram today announced new features to help make its service a safer place. First up, Instagram is rolling out comment control features. That includes the ability to turn off comments on any post...
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Pandora Premium music streaming service officially detailed ahead of 2017 launch

A little more than one year ago, Pandora acquired music streaming service Rdio, and the company teased an “expanded Pandora listening experience.” Now more details on that service have come out....
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SoftBank, owner of Sprint, pledges to invest $50 billion in US

SoftBank isn’t a name that we talk about often, but the Japanese company is important to the US mobile industry because it owns Sprint. And today SoftBank’s CEO made a noteworthy announcement in the...
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Google announces Play Store file-by-file patching to reduce app update sizes

Google has rolled out several Play Store improvements in recent weeks, like better detection for fraud and fake reviews, and today Google announced another new Play Store feature. Google today...