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Google details new Play Store features for developers, like new subscription promos

Google is holding its Playtime developer event in San Francisco today, and while the event is focused on devs, there is some news from the event that’s interesting to us non-devs, too. One of the new...
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Samsung W2017 is a new high-end Android flip phone

One day after a ZTE-made Android flip phone debuted in the US, a higher-end Samsung model has been revealed in China. The Samsung W2017 is now official, and it looks pretty similar to the model that...
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Samsung Gear S3 available for pre-order in the US on November 6, pricing starts at $349.99

UPDATE: AT&T will begin taking pre-orders for its LTE-enabled Gear S3 Frontier on November 4. Pricing will be set at $49.99 with a two-year contract when purchased with a Samsung Galaxy...
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Huawei Fit is a new fitness-focused wearable that costs $130

Alongside the Mate 9, Huawei today introduced a new wearable device. The Huawei Fit is a fitness-focused wearable that can track your activities, including different sports, as well as count your...
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Huawei Mate 9 official with 5.9-inch display and dual rear cameras

The year may be winding down, but it’s still in flagship season in the smartphone world, and today Huawei introduced its latest piece of kit. The Huawei Mate 9 is the company’s newest Android...
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Google testing rounder search bar widget on Android

With its new Pixel phones, Google introduced a “pill” widget rather than using the search bar that most Android users are accustomed to. However, now it looks like Google may be planning to tweak...
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Android is just as secure as iPhone, says Google security engineer

Android is often thought of as being a less secure platform than iOS, but according to one Google engineer, that’s simply not the case. Adrian Ludwig, director of security for Android, recently said...
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ZTE Cymbal-T is a new Android flip phone that's available in the US

Typically when we see an Android flip phone, it’s a model that’ll only ever be available in China. That’s not the case today, though. The ZTE Cymbal-T is a new flip phone that runs Android Lollipop....
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Pokémon Go will soon gain daily bonuses to give you more XP

Pokémon Go players, the big Halloween event may be over, but today there’s some good news to make you happy again. Pokémon Go developer Niantic today announced that daily bonuses are coming soon. As...
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Wileyfox debuts Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus with 5-inch displays, £159 starting price

European phone maker Wileyfox is making a name for itself by launching affordable Android phones running Cyanogen OS, and today the company took the wraps off of two new phones that stick to that...
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OnePlus Gear launching tomorrow with bags and t-shirts

OnePlus has been offering accessories for awhile now, including headphones and battery packs. Now OnePlus is expanding its non-smartphone offerings with gear. OnePlus Gear is a new line of wearable...
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LeEco Le Pro3 and Le S3 flash sales happening today

LeEco is a major Chinese device maker, and now it’s looking to make a splash in the US market. To help kickstart its efforts, the company is holding a flash sale of some of its products today.  Both...
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Verizon eliminates two of its prepaid rate plans

While AT&T is adding data plan options for its prepaid customers, Verizon is eliminating some of its prepaid plans. Verizon recently discontinued two of its prepaid plans. First is the $30...
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AT&T boosts GoPhone data package add-ons

Heads up, AT&T GoPhone customers, because AT&T has made some changes to its prepaid plans that you should be aware of. The data package add-ons for AT&T’s GoPhone plans have been...
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iOS 10.2 beta 1 now available to public testers

Yesterday Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.2 to registered developers, and now public testers can get a taste of the early software, too. iOS 10.2 beta 1 is now available to members of the...
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Google Daydream View VR headset officially launching on November 10

Following the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL late last month, Google today revealed when another one of its major new products will launch. Google’s Daydream View virtual reality headset will...
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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro with Google Tango features now available for purchase

Right on schedule, the first Google Tango smartphone has officially been put up for sale. Lenovo is now taking orders for the Phab 2 Pro, the first consumer Google Tango smartphone. The Phab 2 Pro is...
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Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 hitting T-Mobile on November 10 with 5.5-inch display, SD820

T-Mobile users, you’ll soon have a new option when it comes to buying a Windows 10 smartphone. The Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 will launch at T-Mobile on November 10 for $469.99. The handset will...
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Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge officially coming to the US

After debuting last week, the new Blue Coral Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is now confirmed to be US-bound. Samsung today said that it’ll begin selling the Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge in “selected markets...
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Cricket Wireless promo bumps $50 plan from 5GB of high-speed data to 8GB

Cricket Wireless recently launched a promotion that gives one of its plans a notable data boost. For a limited time, Cricket’s $50 rate plan will include 8GB of high-speed data in addition to...