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Verizon will give you 2GB of free data for using Android Pay

Verizon is no stranger to offering free data promotions, and today it kicked off a similar promo aimed at Android users. Starting today, Verizon customers can get 2GB of data for free after using...
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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322 rolling out with lots of new features

Microsoft today announced that it’s pushing Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322 to Fast ring users, and the update is a biggie. First up in the long list of changes in Build 14322 are...
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HTC Boost+ aims to boost your phone's performance, is compatible with non-HTC devices

Less than one week after we got an early peek at HTC’s Boost+ app, it’s officially launched in the Google Play Store. HTC Boost+ is now available for download, and it’s not limited to HTC devices....
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Google Live Cases for Nexus phones let you design a case with your favorite photo or place

Being a Nexus owner has its perks, like getting speedy OS updates and buying an unlocked phone that works across carriers. Now it has another perk: Live Cases. Google today launched Live Cases, a...

NVIDIA SHIELD tablet K1 gets update with Android 6.0.1 and more

NVIDIA has done an admirable job of keeping its SHIELD devices up-to-date with Android OS updates, and today it continues to do so with the SHIELD tablet K1. NVIDIA is now pushing Android 6.0.1 to...

LG Rolly Keyboard 2 official, gains a fifth row of keys

Last year, LG surprised us with the Rolly Keyboard, a roll-up Bluetooth keyboard designed for smartphones and tablets. Fast-forward eight months and LG has taken the wraps off of the new version of...
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T-Mobile quietly reveals LineLink home phone service

After launching refreshed Simple Choice Data-Only plans last month, T-Mobile today quietly revealed a device that’s kind of the opposite of a cellphone plan with no voice minutes. The T-Mobile...

Meizu Pro 6 features a 10-core processor and 10-LED camera flash

Lots of companies have introduced new flagship Android phones lately, and the latest to do so is Meizu. The Meizu Pro 6 is a new Android smartphone that’s powered by a deca-core processor. The...
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BlackBerry Priv Android 6.0 Marshmallow beta test kicking off today

Earlier this month, BlackBerry announced that it’d be testing the BlackBerry Priv’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow update with a public beta program. That testing is kicking off today. In a post in the...
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Android N Developer Preview 2 rolling out with Vulkan API, new emoji design, and more

A little more than a month after the Android N Developer Preview launched, the second version has started its rollout. Google says that Android N Developer Preview 2 is out today, April 13, with bug...
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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile will get Kyocera Hydro Reach, LG G Stylo 2, Samsung Galaxy J7

Sprint has two prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, and they’re both getting a trio of new Android phones. First up is the Kyocera Hydro Reach, an Android 5.1 phone with a 5-inch 960x540...
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Snapchat update adds moving emoji for your videos

Snapchat is rolling out a big update today to make its emojis even better. The new version of Snapchat enables emojis to move with whatever you attach them to rather than staying in a single place....
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Google Photos for Android update adds manual backup

Google Calendar isn’t the only Google-made Android app that’s getting an update today. Google Photos for Android is receiving an update to version 1.18 that adds a manual backup option. The feature...
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Google Calendar adds Goals to help find time for your personal activities

Google Calendar is turning 10 today, and to celebrate, it’s getting a new feature to help you achieve your goals. The aptly-named Goals feature in Google Calendar will help you find time in your...
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Amazon Kindle Oasis features refreshed design, $289.99 price tag

Amazon’s Kindle line of e-readers has been around for eight years now, and today the latest model was announced with a refreshed design and a new charging system. The Kindle Oasis is the thinnest and...
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Microsoft's Word Flow for iPhone keyboard shown off in leaked screenshots

Three months after we learned that Microsoft is planning to bring Windows Phone’s Word Flow keyboard to iOS, some new images of the keyboard have leaked out. The screenshots show Microsoft’s “Word...
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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium gains new pink color option

When the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium made its debut last year, it was available in three colors: silver, black, and gold. That’s not exactly a wide range of color options, but today the Z5 Premium is...
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HTC 10 gets $100 discount with promo code

The HTC 10 is now official, and if you’ve decided that it’s the phone for you, you can now pre-order HTC’s new Android flagship. If you haven’t already placed an order for an HTC 10, though, you can...
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Facebook Messenger adding bots to show you news, help you buy flowers, and more

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, and Facebook is frequently improving it and adding new features. Today Facebook revealed another major new addition to...
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Watch T-Mobile show off the HTC 10 with an extreme unboxing

Phone unboxings are nothing new, and we at PhoneDog have done quite a few of them ourselves. T-Mobile is mixing things up with some of its recent unboxings, though, by showing off new flagships in...