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Moto MWC 2017

Moto holding MWC event on February 26

Mobile World Congress is always a big show for us smartphone fans, with several companies using the event to unveil new hardware. This year, it looks like Moto will be one of those companies. Moto...
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Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to include 3.5mm headphone jack

Last month, a report suggested that Samsung might follow in the footsteps of competitors like Apple and HTC and launch the Galaxy S8 without a 3.5mm headphone jack. Now it sounds like that may not be...
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Andy Rubin said to be prepping new high-end smartphone that supports hardware add-ons

A little more than two years ago, Andy Rubin officially left his position at Google after working there for years as the head of Android. Fast-forward to today and Rubin may soon be getting back into...
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Sprint will give you $200 when you switch carriers and sign up for an unlimited plan

Sprint wants you to consider jumping to its network in 2017, and today it’s launching a switcher offer to entice you. Starting today, January 13, Sprint is offering $200 for each customer that...
Verizon MiFi 7730L Jetpack

Verizon MiFi 7730L Jetpack is a new mobile hotspot that's now available

With most smartphones and tablets offering built-in mobile hotspot capabilities, dedicated hotspots aren’t quite as big as they used to be. Some folks may still want a standalone hotspot so that they...
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ZTE will launch an Android Wear smartwatch with LTE later this year

We haven’t seen a ton of new Android Wear smartwatches lately, but one company has confirmed that it’s cooking up a new Android-based wearable. ZTE is planning to launch an Android Wear smartwatch...
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HTC planning to launch fewer smartphones in 2017

HTC today took the wraps off of two new smartphones, and now it’s been revealed that we’ll only see a handful more devices from the company in 2017. HTC plans to release half as many devices in 2017...
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iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 released to developers and public testers

Just a few days after publishing iOS 10.2.1 beta 3, Apple has rolled out another beta release. iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 is now available to registered developers and public testers. If you fall into either...
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge begin receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

It’s finally happening, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners. Android Nougat is coming your way. Samsung has started pushing its official Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The...
Google Maps

Google Maps update brings ride services improvements, deeper Uber integration

Google is kicking off the new year with an update for Google Maps. A new Google Maps update is now official, and it brings with it an updated ride service experience. That includes more types of ride...
Wileyfox Swift 2 X

Wileyfox Swift 2 X packs 5.2-inch display and 16MP camera, now available for €219.99

Wileyfox is growing its Swift family of Android smartphones again with today’s launch of the Swift 2 X. The Wileyfox Swift 2 X features a 5.2-inch 1920x1080 display and 8-megapixel selfie camera on...
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HTC U Ultra official with 5.7-inch QHD display, second screen, and glass body

As expected, HTC today took the wraps off of its latest Android hardware, the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. The HTC U Ultra is the higher-end of the two devices here. It boasts a new-for-HTC design...
ZTE Axon 7 Mini

ZTE Axon 7 Mini update includes security patches, general enhancements

Heads up, ZTE Axon 7 Mini owners in the US, because a new software update is coming your way. ZTE USA has introduced update B21 for the Axon 7 Mini. Exactly what’s new in this update will depend on...
LG G6 teaser

LG may be teasing G6 features in 'Wish list for the ideal smartphone' video

LG regularly reveals features of its upcoming flagship smartphones in the weeks before their release, and it looks like the same thing is happening with the G6. The official LG Mobile Global channel...
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Samsung reportedly planning to reveal foldable smartphone later this year

We’ve been hearing that Samsung is working on foldable devices for years now, but according to a new report, we’ll finally see a foldable product come to market later this year. Samsung is planning...
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Google to require device makers to offer Android Nougat notification features

Google bundled quite a few new features into Android Nougat, including a new direct reply that allows you to reply directly to a message from the notification for that message. And now Google has...
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Android Wear 2.0 to launch in early February, says Google email to developers

Google confirmed last year that it was delaying the launch of Android Wear 2.0 into early 2017, but the company never said exactly when in early 2017 the update would roll out. Now we may have a more...
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Huawei to reveal 'a new flagship device' at MWC next month

It’s been suggested that we could see the LG G6 make its debut at Mobile World Congress next month, but it looks like that won’t be the only flagship Android phone debuting there. Huawei is sending...
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Nokia teases that 'more announcements' are coming February 26

Hot on the heels of the announcement of its new phone, the Nokia 6, Nokia says that it has more news coming soon. Nokia today posted a promo video for the Nokia 6 to its Facebook page. Interestingly...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

FAA ends Galaxy Note 7 airline ban announcement requirement

The saga of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 continues as we enter 2017. The Federal Aviation Administration has said that US airlines are no longer required to make pre-boarding announcements that the Note 7...