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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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OnePlus TV

OnePlus TV name and logo confirmed for upcoming smart TV

Nearly one year after OnePlus confirmed its plans to launch a smart TV, the company has revealed a couple more details about the upcoming device. The OnePlus smart TV will officially be known as "...
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New Nintendo Switch with improved battery life now available

Shortly after Nintendo introduced the Switch Lite, it quietly revealed an updated version of its regular Switch with improved battery life. Now that model is available for purchase. The updated...
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Facebook paid human contractors to listen to Messenger voice chats

So far this year, we've learned that Apple, Google, and Amazon all had workers listening to user recordings to improve their voice assistants, and now a report says that Facebook has done the same...
Apple

Apple and Spotify reportedly in talks to enable Spotify playback using Siri

Apple and Spotify had a public quarrel earlier this year after Spotify accused Apple of anti-competitive behavior, but now a report says that the two companies may be working together. Spotify is in...
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Spotify testing favorite speaker quick connect feature, discontinuing Android widget

Spotify is testing out a new feature for its mobile app while also discontinuing one part of its Android app. First up, Spotify is testing a feature that'll make it easy to push your music to your...

Facebook app dark mode is now in development

We've seen dark mode spreading quite a bit lately, with Google adding it to several of its Android apps and baking it into Android Q as well, and Apple is adding a dark mode into iOS 13, too. Now it...
Samsung

Samsung could launch phone with fast charge graphene battery as soon as 2020

Smartphones are constantly improving and getting better and better specs, but one phone part that doesn't seem to be getting better nearly as rapidly is the battery. A new battery from Samsung could...
Spectacles 3

Spectacles 3 for Snapchat feature second camera and $380 price tag

Snap is back today with another pair of camera-equipped sunglasses for taking Snapchat photos and videos. Spectacles 3 are now official and available for pre-order. They're available in two colors, a...
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Razer Phone 2 sale offers deep discount on the gaming phone

We recently saw a major sale on the Razer Phone 2, offering a well-specced gaming phone at an aggressive price. If you missed out on that sale, you're now getting a second chance. The Razer Phone 2...

LG G8X renders hint at smaller notch, in-display fingerprint sensor

After introducing the LG G8 ThinQ earlier this year, LG may have an updated model of its G series flagship in the works. New renders claim to show the LG G8X, which has a couple of notable changes...
Galaxy Note 10+

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ screen earns 'Highest A+ Rating' from DisplayMate

Turns out that the camera performance on the Galaxy Note 10+ isn't the only feature of the new phone that beats out all other handsets on the market. DisplayMate has given the Samsung Galaxy Note 10...

Google now letting Android users sign into services using their fingerprint

Google is making it easier to sign into its services from an Android device. Starting today, you can sign into select Google services on your Android phone using your fingerprint rather than a...

Google Pixel 4 camera could have 20x zoom

We already know that the Pixel 4 is going to have a dual rear camera setup, and today we may be learning another piece of info about the Pixel 4's camera capabilities. The Google Pixel 4 camera may...
Galaxy Note 10+

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G comes out on top in DxOMark smartphone camera rankings

Ahead of its official launch, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G+ has come out on top in DxOMark's smartphone camera rankings. The Galaxy Note 10+ 5G put up an overall score of 113 points in DxOMark's...
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Samsung intros 108MP camera sensor for smartphones

We're starting to see 48MP smartphone cameras be a regular thing, but Samsung is one-upping that with a new camera sensor that offers more than double the megapixels. Samsung today announced a 108MP...

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