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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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Oppo Reno 2

Oppo Reno 2 teased with quad rear cameras and 20x zoom

Earlier this year, the Oppo Reno was announced with a some highlight camera features that included a triple rear camera setup with 10x hybrid zoom and a wedge-shaped pop-up selfie cam. Now that phone...
Instagram

Instagram testing new Boomerang modes, comment sharing, and other improvements

Boomerang is a popular Instagram feature that lets you easily create looping GIF-style clips. Now a new leak has shown that Instagram is testing some new modes for Boomerangs. Instagram is reportedly...
Motorola One Action

Motorola One Action official with ultra-wide action camera and 21:9 display

Motorola's newest smartphone is here, and the company claims that it has an industry first feature. The Motorola One Action includes a 16MP ultra-wide action camera with 117-degree field of view that...
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iPhone 11 event could happen on September 10, according to iOS 13 asset

It's widely expected that Apple will host an event in early September to show off its new iPhone hardware, and now the iOS 13 beta appears to have given us the date that Apple may be planning on. An...
Apple Watch

Smartwatch shipments continue to grow in North America, Apple and Samsung show big gains

A new analyst report shows that smartwatch adoption continues to grow in North America. Smartwatch shipments grew to 7.7 million in Q2 2019, up from 5.6 million in Q2 2018. That's according to a new...
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iOS 13 beta 7 and watchOS 6 beta 7 updates now available to developers

One week after releasing iOS 13 beta 6, Apple has another beta release ready to go. iOS 13 beta 7 is now available to registered developers. If that's you, then you can download the update over the...
Google Assistant

Google Assistant gains Assignable Reminders for friends and family

Google Assistant is getting more useful today with new Assignable Reminders. With Assignable Reminders, you can now create reminders specifically for other people in your house. This means that you...
Huawei Mate X

Huawei Mate X delayed again, not expected to launch before November

This year has been a tough one so far for foldable smartphones, with both Huawei and Samsung's first folding handsets getting hit with delays. Now the Huawei Mate X is being delayed again. There's "...
Apple logo iPhone

Apple says iPhone battery replacement warning is about customer safety

Last week, it was found that if an iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR gets a battery replacement anywhere other than Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider, the "Battery Health" feature in iOS will put...
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Another 5G OnePlus smartphone is launching later this year

After launching its first smartphone in the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G earlier this year, OnePlus has now confirmed that it's got another 5G phone in the works for this year. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau says that his...
Gallery Go

Gallery Go dark theme rolling out this week, says Google

Another day, another Android app from Google getting dark mode. Gallery Go is now getting a dark theme. Google officially announced the news on Twitter today, saying that the new feature will be...
Misfit Vapor X

Misfit Vapor X debuts with lightweight aluminum case, discounted introductory price

One week after Fossil introduced its new Wear OS smartwatch, another Android-powered wearable has made its debut. The Misfit Vapor X is launching today, and to celebrate its arrival, Misfit is...
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Nokia commits to a third year of security updates for some older Android phones

HMD Global is one of the better Android device makers when it comes to software updates, pushing regular security patches to its Nokia phones. Now HMD has committed to continue updating its first...
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FCC Chairman officially throws support behind T-Mobile-Sprint merger

T-Mobile and Sprint got some good news today in their progress toward completing their merger. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has formally approved the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. "The deal would advance fast #5G...
HTC Wildfire X

HTC Wildfire X official with 6.22-inch display and three rear cameras

It feels like it's been awhile since we've seen a new HTC phone, but that drought is ending today. The HTC Wildfire X is now official, reviving a brand that HTC first used way back in 2010. The new...

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