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Amazon launches new Echo Dot for $49.99, gives Echo a white coat of paint

Amazon today took the wraps off of a new Echo Dot, six months after launching the original Alexa-enabled puck. The new Echo Dot isn’t a huge departure from the original in terms of design, but it is...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime, not Note 7, exploded in 6-year-old's hands

Yesterday, a story broke that claimed that a Galaxy Note 7 exploded in a 6-year-old’s hands, leaving burns on his body. It turns out that it was a different phone that exploded in the boy’s hands,...
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Google launches Chromecast Preview Program to let you try new features early

Do you have a Chromecast and a love for getting new features before everyone else? If so, Google’s got the program for you. The Chromecast Preview Program will let you try Google’s newest Chromecast...
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Pokémon Go update hits Android and iPhone, adds Buddy Pokémon and more

Heads up, Pokémon Go, players: A new update is coming your way. Niantic today released an update to Pokémon Go on Android (version 0.37.0) and iOS (version 1.7.0), and one of the major new additions...
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iOS 10 update causes issues for some, but Apple says problem now resolved

iOS 10 officially began rolling out today, but some users weren’t able to try the updates new features because it bricked their devices. Thankfully, Apple says that the problem is resolved. In a...
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Google releases Sept. 2016 Android distribution numbers, Marshmallow grows again

It’s time once again: Google has released its latest Android distribution numbers. The newest Android platform distribution numbers were gathered by Google as it tallied the devices that accessed the...
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iOS 10, watchOS 3 updates now available for download

Apple made a lot of announcements at its event last week, and while the highlights included the iPhone 7 and AirPods, Apple also confirmed that iOS 10 and watchOS 3 would launch to the public on Sept...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016) with S Pen now official

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Samsung introduce a new Android tablet with an S Pen, but that’s changing today. The Galaxy Tab A (2016) with S Pen is now official. The big feature here is the S...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 update will limit recharges to 60 percent

When Samsung first confirmed its Galaxy Note 7 recall, it said there had been 35 reports of the phablet exploding. That number is growing, though, and it appears that Samsung is making a move to stop...
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Twitter will reportedly exclude photos from a tweet's character limit starting Sept. 19

Earlier this year, Twitter confirmed that it would enable longer tweets by excluding attachments and usernames from the 140-character limit on a tweet. Twitter didn’t say exactly when this change...
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BLU Vivo 5R official with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 13-megapixel rear camera

After launching its Vivo 5 earlier this year, BLU today announced a refreshed version of that smartphone. The BLU Vivo 5R is available for pre-order from Amazon and Best Buy and will launch later in...
HTC #BeEdgier teaser

HTC's latest #BeEdgier teaser hints at new phone's fingerprint reader

With around a week to go before its next device reveal, HTC continues to tease its new hardware. HTC today posted another #BeEdgier teaser to YouTube, and this one appears to show that the mystery...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosion injures 6-year-old boy

UPDATE: A new report has clarified that it was actually a Galaxy Core Prime, not a Galaxy Note 7, that exploded in the boy's hands.   When Samsung confirmed that it would be recalling the Galaxy Note...
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Instagram will now let you filter certain words out of comments

Instagram today announced a new feature to help you moderate your photos and keep your page safe. Instagram is adding keyword moderation tools to hide comments that you don’t want to see on your...
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Google Pixel Launcher screenshots reportedly leak out

UPDATE: @LlabTooFeR has posted the APK of the Pixel Launcher that leaked today so that anyone can give it a try if you'd like. The APK can be found here.   Google’s upcoming Pixel phones are expected...
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Google Pixel reportedly shown off in new set of leaked renders

Now that Apple’s iPhone 7 is official, the mobile world is turning its attention to October 4, the date when Google is expected to introduce its new Pixel phones. Ahead of that date, though, the...
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iPhone 7 launching at C Spire on Sept. 16, prepaid operators on Sept. 23

We already know that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will launch at the five major U.S. carriers — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon — on Sept. 16. Now we know when other U.S....
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Google testing Play Store change that makes it easier to find an Android app's file size

Many Android users can use a microSD slot with their phones, letting them add more storage to their device when the built-in storage no longer cuts it. Not everyone has the luxury of expandable...
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Samsung Australia will use packaging stickers, IMEI database to identify new Note 7s

Samsung has said that it’s going to exchange its potentially dangerous Galaxy Note 7 units for non-faulty phones, and now the company’s Australian arm has detailed how its customers will be able to...
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U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commission says you should stop using your Galaxy Note 7

UPDATE: Samsung has confirmed that it's working with the U.S. CPSC on a Note 7 recall and reiterated that it has stopped sales and shipments of affected units. Samsung goes on to urge Note 7 owners...