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Google releases Spotlight Stories app into the Play Store

When Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, El Goog decided to hold on to the ATAP division that’s responsible for Project Ara. Now it looks like Google and ATAP kept another piece of Moto called Spotlight...
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Verizon LG G4 pre-order starts May 28 ahead of June 4 launch, LG G Pad X8.3 coming too

The next carrier to share its LG G4 launch plans is Verizon Wireless. Verizon will begin taking pre-orders for the LG G4 tomorrow, May 28, with an in-store launch planned for June 4. Verizon notes...
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Apple 'Proactive' said to be iOS 9 version of Google Now

Google Now is one of the most popular features of Android and possibly one of most-liked in mobile in general. The feature aims to offer up information that you need without making you track it down...
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Xiaomi Mi Store will officially launch in the U.S., U.K., and more on June 1

Looks like Xiaomi’s Mi store test in the U.S., U.K., Germany, and France went well, because the company has announced that it’s going to officially launch its shop soon. The Mi Store will have its...
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Google App Indexing coming to iOS to help push you to in-app content

Google has long been using a feature called App Indexing on Android that would allow users to find in-app content through web searches and then jump straight into the relevant information in the app...
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iOS bug can crash iPhone with a certain text message [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Apple has confirmed to Reuters that it’s aware of the messaging bug and that it’s working on a fix that’ll be pushed out in a future software update. The company’s full statement: "We are...
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Amazon Fire phone on sale again, available for $179 unlocked

The Amazon Fire phone is on sale once again. Amazon is selling its Fire phone for $179 without a commitment, which is a full $270 off of the device’s normal asking price. Included in the phone’s $179...
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Nexus Player receives $20 discount in the Google Store

Last week, Sling TV launched a deal that would get you a Nexus Player for half off when you pre-pay for three months of Sling TV service. If you’d rather just save some cash without ponying up for...
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Android M will launch this year, says Google exec

We already know that Android M is very likely going to be a part of Google I/O later this week, but it looks like we’ll actually get to taste Google’s M dessert this year, too. Hiroshi Lockheimer,...
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Verizon Edge change will let you upgrade whenever, so long as your device is paid for

Verizon’s Edge payment program is undergoing a change later this month that’ll allow customers to upgrade even more frequently. Starting May 31, Verizon Edge customers will be able to upgrade any...
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OnePlus says it's 'time to change,' plans announcement for June 1

As if the next few weeks weren’t exciting enough with Google I/O and Apple’s WWDC, our schedule just got even more jam-packed thanks to OnePlus. OnePlus is going to…do something on June 1. The...
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Moto 360 discounted by $100 for Motorola, Moto Maker customizations included

Motorola really wants you to buy a Moto 360. We’ve seen countless Moto 360 deals lately, and today Motorola kicked off yet another sale on its Android Wear smartwatch. Moto has knocked $100 off of...
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LG G4 will launch at U.S. Cellular on June 4

Yesterday we learned that U.S. Cellular would begin accepting orders for the LG G4 on May 29, and now the carrier has elaborated on its pre-order and launch plans for LG’s new flagship phone. U.S....
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iPhone 6s tipped to get Force Touch, iOS 9 Messages tweaks also rumored

Apple’s WWDC is just weeks away, but to help iOS users pass the time until the conference kicks off, the rumor mill has churned out more reports about new iPhone hardware and iOS 9. According to...
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T-Mobile LG G4 pre-orders start tomorrow, early adopters get a 128GB microSD card [UPDATED]

UPDATE: I reached out to T-Mobile for clarification on whether their 128GB deal totally replaces LG's memory card/battery offer or if customers can apply for both. Here's what T-Mo said: "T-Mobile’s...
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Periscope for Android arriving on Google Play today [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Periscope for Android is now live on Google Play. The app requires Android 4.4 or higher and includes tablet support. You can download Periscope for Android right here.   After promising in...
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Cortana, Windows' digital assistant, is coming to Android and iOS

Cortana is going cross-platform. Yep, Microsoft just announced that it’s releasing Cortana for both Android and iPhone. The digital assistant will help Android and iOS users do most of the things...
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Sony Xperia Z3+ is the Z4 for the rest of us

One month after announcing the Xperia Z4 in Japan, Sony today took the wraps off of another updated version of the Xperia Z3. The Sony Xperia Z3+ is now official, running Android 5.0 on a 5.2-inch...
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Google said to be prepping two new Nexus smartphones made by LG and Huawei

Now that we’ve seen the 2015 flagships of several major manufacturers and we’re nearing the end of the first half of the year, there’s a lot of focus being put on Google’s new Nexus hardware. That...
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HTC One ME9 leak suggests new Android 5.0 phone with 5.2-inch high-res display is coming

We’ve already got the HTC One M9+ and the HTC One E9+, and now a report claims that HTC is working on a new device called the HTC One ME9. According to @upleaks, the HTC One ME9 is a new smartphone...