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Google pushing Play Store update with better support for Android app beta tests

Heads up, Android users, because a notable Play Store app update is now rolling out. Play Store v6.7 has started rolling out, but as with all Google app updates, it’s hitting devices slowly. What’s...
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Google Phone app can now be installed on several non-Nexus phones

UPDATE: Looks like this was a mistake. Google has said that it didn't intend to make the Phone app compatible with non-Nexus phones, and it's even go so far as to block sideloading, too.   Heads up,...
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Moto X (2014) on sale for $149.99 from Motorola

We’ve seen a few deals on the Moto X Pure Edition lately, but if you’re looking for an even more affordable device, Motorola is currently running a nice deal on the Moto X (2014). Motorola is...
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Get the old Instagram icon back on your iPhone home screen with this trick

Earlier this week, Instagram rolled out a brand new app icon that’s pretty different than the old one. Not everyone is feeling the new look, though. If that’s you, then you’ll be glad to hear that...
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UK shows prototype digital driver's license using Apple Wallet

Digital wallets like Apple Wallet and Android Pay can store things like credit cards and reward cards, but there’s one important card that they still can’t hold: a driver’s license. However, that may...
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Windows 10 Mobile to gain fingerprint reader support this summer

Fingerprint readers have become a big feature in mobile lately, with many iOS and Android devices adopting them. Soon it looks like the feature will expand to Windows phones, too. At its recent...
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Samsung Charm is a minimal, stylish fitness tracker

Looks like the Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX aren’t the only new wearable devices that Samsung is cooking up. Samsung today announced the Charm, a “stylish lifestyle band” that can track your steps and...
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Boost Mobile launches family plan promo with 10GB of high-speed data per line

Sprint prepaid brand Boost Mobile has launched a new promo plan aimed at families. Boost Mobile is now offering a family plan with 10GB of high-speed data per line as well as unlimited talk, text,...
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Sprint offering one year of Amazon Prime with 40GB Better Choice XXL plan

After offering customers the ability to sign up for a monthly Amazon Prime subscription earlier this year, Sprint today is doubling down on its Prime promotions by bundling the service with one of...
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YouTube messaging rolling out, aims to make it easier to share videos with your friends

Google regularly updates its YouTube apps with features that make your video-watching experience better, like an improved UI and better recommendations. The latest feature being added, though, is...
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AT&T launching LG Phoenix 2 years after the original model debuted

The original LG Phoenix launched on AT&T way back in 2011 with Android 2.2 in tow. Fast-forward 5 years later and its successor has arrived. The LG Phoenix 2 is a new Android phone for AT&T’s...
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Google pushes back 3D Touch for Android, report claims

We’ve seen some Android devices come to market with a pressure-sensitive touch feature similar to Apple’s 3D Touch, but so far Google hasn’t baked anything like that straight into Android. It was...
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ZTE ZMAX Pro rumored to be heading to T-Mobile with Android 6.0 and a 6-inch display

ZTE’s ZMAX line of Android phablets started life on T-Mobile in 2014, then the ZMAX 2 jumped GSM ships and was released on AT&T. Now a new report claims that the next ZMAX phone will switch back...
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NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet getting its Android 6.0.1 update with lots of bug fixes

One month after the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet K1 got Android 6.0.1, the time has come for its non-K1 sibling to get the same update. NVIDIA is now pushing SHIELD Tablet OTA 4.1 to the original SHIELD...
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Verizon makes previously promotional prepaid plans permanent

Verizon today announced some news regarding its prepaid rate plans. Back in February, Verizon launched new prepaid plans that offered 2GB of data for $45 per month and 5GB for $60 per month, with...
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Dark Sky weather app makes the jump from iOS to Android with hyperlocal forecasts in tow

There’s certainly no shortage of weather apps available on Android, but if you’ve ever found wanting more info than the basic 7-day forecast, there’s a new app that you should check out. Dark Sky, a...

Gboard is a Google keyboard for iOS with web and GIF search, trace typing, and more

A couple of months after a rumor claimed that Google was working on a keyboard for iOS, that rumor has become reality. Gboard is now available for download on iOS, and it offers features that you’d...
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iPhone 7 factory CAD leak hints at no headphone jack, dual lens camera setup on Plus model

The iPhone 7 rumor mill has been kicking into high gear recently, and today two more reports regarding Apple’s 2016 iPhone have surfaced. First up, alleged factory CAD drawings of the iPhone 7 and...
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Google's Amazon Echo competitor reportedly codenamed 'Chirp', said to be launching this year

Remember that rumor from back in March that claimed that Google is working on an Amazon Echo competitor? Well if a new report is to be believed, you’ll be able to buy it this year. Sources speaking...
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Republic Wireless launching 7 new phones, including Nexus 6P and GS7, and adding GSM partner

For years, Republic Wireless has offered Motorola phones that use its Wi-Fi-centric service as well as the Sprint network when you’re away from Wi-Fi. Today things are changing. Republic Wireless...