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Alex Wagner

Editorial Director of News and Content for PhoneDog Media. Arsenal, beer, video games. Can be followed on Twitter at @alw.

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Huawei Mate 9

Honor 6X and Huawei Mate 9 discounted at Amazon

If you’re looking for a deal on a new Android smartphone, Amazon’s got two of ‘em for you right now. First up, Amazon is selling the Honor 6X for $174.99. That’s $75.00 less than the price that the...
Meizu Pro 7

Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus both feature secondary rear display

We’ve seen a few Android phones with secondary displays launch recently, and today another such device has debuted. The difference between those other phones and this new one, though, is that the new...
Xiaomi Mi 5X

Xiaomi debuts Mi 5X with dual rear cameras, Mi AI Speaker device

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 6, a flagship follow-up to last year’s Mi 5. Now that the Mi 6 has been on the market for a bit, Xiaomi has revealed a new Mi 5 variant. The Xiaomi Mi 5X features a 5....
OnePlus 5

OnePlus reveals why OnePlus 5 rebooted when calling emergency services

Last week, some OnePlus 5 owners discovered that their phone would reboot when trying to dial emergency services. OnePlus quickly fixed that bug, and now the company has explained what happened....
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Google launches Trusted Contacts for iOS, updates Android app with new features

After launching last year on Android, Google’s Trusted Contacts app today arrived on iOS. Trusted Contacts for iPhone is similar to the Android model. You can add family and friends as trusted...

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 renders leak, show updated design and no 3.5mm jack

Earlier this month, we were treated to an early look at Google’s upcoming Pixel XL 2. Now that device has leaked again, and it’s brought its smaller Pixel 2 sibling with it. Renders that claim to...
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Apple releases iOS 11 Public Beta 3 to testers

iOS beta public testers, it’s time to update. Apple is now pushing iOS 11 Public Beta 3 to members of the Apple Beta Software Program. This update comes one day after the release of iOS 11 beta 4,...
Google Daydream View

Google Daydream VR will be compatible with 11 phones by the end of 2017

Google’s list of Daydream VR-compatible smartphones will soon be growing. During Alphabet’s Q2 2017 earnings call, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that there will be 11 Android phones that support...
Moto 360 Camera

Moto 360 Camera is a brand new Moto Mod that's launching August 10

Alongside the new Moto Z2 Force Edition, Motorola today took the wraps off of a brand new Moto Mod. The Moto 360 Camera is now official. This add-on can capture 360-degree 4K video with what Motorola...
Nokia 8

HMD sending invitations for August 16th event, Nokia 8 expected to be the focus

After unofficially meeting the Nokia 8 earlier this month, we’ve now got a date on which HMD Global may officially introduce the world to its new Nokia flagship. HMD is sending out invitations to an...
HTC U11

HTC U11 with 128GB of storage and 6GB of RAM now available in the U.S.

When the HTC U11 was announced, it was revealed that models with 64GB and 128GB would be offered. Only the 64GB model has been offered in the U.S. to date, but now that’s changing. HTC is now taking...
Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo now on sale for $50 off

If you’ve recently decided that you’d like to add a digital assistant to your life, Amazon’s got the deal for you. The Amazon Echo is now on sale for $129.99, which is $50 off its normal price. Both...
Android O Developer Preview octopus

Android O Developer Preview 4 includes strange octopus Easter egg

Today Google unleashed a new Android O Developer Preview update, and with it came a new Easter egg. A new octopus Easter egg has appeared in the Android O Developer Preview 4 release. To access it,...
Samsung Galaxy J3

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy J3 and Galaxy J7 launching in the U.S. this week

Samsung today expanded its selection of unlocked Android smartphones with two new devices. Unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy J3 (above) and Galaxy J7 (below) will launch in the U.S. on July...
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Android O Developer Preview 4 update is now available

It’s been nearly two months since Google last released a new Android O Developer Preview update, but today that drought is finally ending. Android O Developer Preview 4 is now rolling out. If you’ve...

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