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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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BlackBerry Motion

BlackBerry Motion now official with 5.5-inch display, 4000mAh battery

The latest Android-powered BlackBerry phone is now official. The BlackBerry Motion was introduced today at GITEX Technology Week, a conference being held in Dubai. As expected, the BB Motion is a...
Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 can automatically enable Do Not Disturb while you're driving

One of the new features of iOS 11 is Do Not Disturb While Driving, which can detect when you’re in a vehicle and automatically activate Do Not Disturb so that you’re not bothered by notifications....
LG V30

U.S. Cellular launches LG V30 and LG V30+

Sprint recently said that it’ll be the only major U.S. carrier to offer the LG V30+, but it turns out that the Now Network isn’t the only operator that you’ll be able to score a V30+ from. U.S....
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Sprint and T-Mobile merger talks said to be in final stretch, announcement may be coming soon

It feels like we’ve been hearing rumors about a Sprint-T-Mobile merger for awhile now, but that deal may finally be happening soon. Sprint and T-Mobile are working out the final details of a merger,...
Apple iOS 11.1 new emoji

Apple says new emoji coming with iOS 11.1 update

iOS 11 brought with it many new features, including a Files app, an updated Control Center, and a new app dock for the iPad. Today Apple revealed another new feature coming with the iOS 11.1 update...
HP Elite x3

HP confirms that it will abandon Elite x3 plans

Remember the HP Elite x3? This high-end Windows phone was one of the last smartphones we saw running Microsoft’s mobile platform. We haven’t heard much about the Elite x3 lately, but that’s changing...
BlackBerry Motion Krypton image leak

BlackBerry Motion leak gives a clear look at the unannounced full-touch Android phone

Last month, we got an early peek at the back panel of the BlackBerry Krypton, an upcoming full-touch BlackBerry smartphone. Now the Krypton is back with a new name and a much clearer image leak. The...
ZTE Blade Vantage

ZTE Blade Vantage launches as Verizon's first LTE-only prepaid smartphone

In addition to launching the LG V30 today, Verizon has started taking orders for a new prepaid Android device. The ZTE Blade Vantage is now available from Verizon. This is a prepaid device that’ll...
Essential Phone

Essential Phone updated with camera improvements and bug fixes

Essential has been working to improve the Essential Phone since the device’s launch, especially with regard to camera performance, and today those efforts continue with new updates. Essential says...

LG V30 now available from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon

LG’s V30 flagship is finally touching down in the U.S. The LG V30 is now available from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon. T-Mobile’s LG V30 is technically a pre-order since the carrier’s launch won’t...
Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge coming to Android and iOS, Microsoft Launcher for Android also revealed

Microsoft today announced some major app news, including the arrival of its Edge browser on Android and iOS. Microsoft Edge is now available for testing on iOS, and it’s coming to Android soon. If...
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Netflix raising prices in the U.S.

Heads up, Netflix subscribers, because your monthly bill is about to go up. Netflix will increase the prices of two of its plans starting in November 2017. The standard $9.99 plan will grow to $10.99...
Sonos One

Sonos One features Alexa and $199 price, will gain Google Assistant and Apple AirPlay 2

Sonos today introduced its newest speaker, and the device is getting a boost from a familiar mobile assistant. The Sonos One features Amazon Alexa built in. That means that you can ask Alexa...
Apple Watch Series 3

watchOS 4.0.1 update released for Apple Watch to address Wi-Fi bug

One day after pushing an iOS 11.0.2 update to the iPhone and iPad, Apple has released a new update for the Apple Watch, too. watchOS 4.0.1 is now available for download. This update is only available...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Galaxy Note 8 camera scores 94 in DxOMark testing, beating all other Android phones

Camera testing group DxOMark recently rated the iPhone 8 Plus the best smartphone camera on the market with a score of 94. Now the new iPhone is sharing that title with another device, though....

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