Alex Wagner

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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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Google Opinion Rewards arrives on iOS, will pay you to take surveys

Google Opinion Rewards has been available on Android for years now, giving users the chance to earn some Play Store credit for answering brief surveys. Now iOS users can get paid, too. Google has...
Pure White Essential Phone

Pure White Essential Phone now available for purchase

If you’ve been waiting for the Pure White version of the Essential Phone before pulling the trigger on the new flagship device, your wait is now over. Essential has announced that the Pure White...
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Google integrating video calling into Contacts, Phone, Messages apps on Pixel and Nexus

Google is making it easier to start video calls on its Android phones. Google is now rolling out video calling integration on Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices. With it, you’ll be able to start a...
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T-Mobile adding high-speed data limit to Mobile Without Borders next month

Heads up, T-Mobile customers, because there’s a policy change coming soon that you should be aware of. T-Mobile has revealed that starting November 12th, 2017, customers will have up to 5GB of high-...
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Razer says that its 'biggest unveiling' is coming November 1st

Rumors claimed earlier this year that Razer, a company traditionally focused on PC gaming, is planning to launch a smartphone. Now it looks like we may be less than a month from seeing that phone...
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iOS 11.0.3 update released by Apple with fixes for haptic feedback, unresponsive display bugs

A little more than one week after releasing iOS 11.0.2, Apple has unleashed another iOS update. iOS 11.0.3 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. This is a bug fixing update, says Apple, with the...
New Amazon Kindle Oasis

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis features a bigger display and a waterproof body

Amazon today introduced a new Kindle e-reader, and it adds a new feature that’s been one of the most oft-requested additions to the Kindle family. The new Kindle Oasis is now official, and it’s the...
Honor 7x

Honor 7X now official with 5.93-inch 18:9 display and metal body

Honor’s family of affordable X phones is growing again today with the debut of the Honor 7X. The Honor 7X jumps on the trend of smartphones with 18:9 displays, packing a 5.93-inch screen with a...
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Google can roll out new Android Wear features through the Play Store

If you’re rocking an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, Google’s got some exciting news for you. Googler Hoi Lam has revealed that with Android Wear 2.0, new features can be delivered to smartwatches...
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Android One Moto X4 for Project Fi hit with 'production delay'

Google began taking pre-orders for the Android One Moto X4 on Project Fi after the phone’s debut last month. Now the company has shared an update on the Android One Moto X4’s status, and it’s not...
ZTE Blade Force

ZTE Blade Force hits Boost Mobile with 5.5-inch display, support for HPUE network tech

ZTE and Boost Mobile have teamed up to launch a new affordable Android smartphone. The ZTE Blade Force is now available from Boost Mobile for $129.99. One of the highlight features of the Blade Force...
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Essential hosts another Reddit AMA, says Oreo beta for Essential Phone coming soon

Last month, the team behind the Essential Phone took part in a Reddit AMA to answer questions about the new flagship device. Now they’ve returned to Reddit to field even more questions from Essential...
Microsoft Vela all-screen Windows Phone

Microsoft made a Windows Phone with super slim bezels in 2014, but it was cancelled

Back in early 2015, Microsoft introduced the Lumia 435, an entry-level Windows Phone with a blocky design. There wasn’t anything particularly remarkable about the device, but it turns out that...
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Apple releases iOS 11.1 beta 2 update with new emoji

New week, new iOS beta release. Apple has unleashed iOS 11.1 beta 2. The update is now available to registered iOS developers, who can grab it by going to Apple’s Developer Center or by going into...
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Microsoft executive says Windows Phone hardware and software no longer a focus

Last week ended with some disappointing news for Windows Phone fans, as HP confirmed that it was ending any future plans that it had for the Elite x3, which is perhaps the last big WP release. Now...

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