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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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LG V30

Verizon launching LG V30 on October 5th, Sprint LG V30+ coming on October 13th

Now that the GSM carriers in the U.S. have announced their LG V30 launch plans, it’s time for the CDMA carriers to do the same. Verizon says that it’ll launch the LG V30 on October 5th. No pricing...
Amazon Echo Show

Google reportedly working on Amazon Echo Show competitor

One day after Amazon unveiled a new Echo device with a display, a report claims that Google is cooking up its own smart device with a screen. Google is reportedly working on a competitor to the...
OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 promotion offers a free accessory with device purchase

If you’ve been considering the OnePlus 5 as your next daily driver, OnePlus has a promotion to help convince you. Until September 30th, customers that buy a OnePlus 5 8GB+128GB model will get a free...
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active may launch at T-Mobile

After spending some time as an AT&T exclusive, the Galaxy S8 Active might soon make its way to another U.S. carrier. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active will is coming to T-Mobile, according to...
ZTE Axon M leak

ZTE Axon M leak gives us a peek at the foldable dual-screen smartphone

Following rumors that suggested that ZTE is working on a smartphone with a foldable dual-screen design, an image that may show that very device has leaked. An image that appears to show a hinge...
Moto X Pure Edition

Moto X Pure Edition now receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update

We haven’t heard much about the Moto X Pure Edition lately, but that’s changing today, and it’s good news for folks still using the device. The Moto X Pure Edition appears to be receiving its Android...
iPhone 8 Plus

FCC chairman wants Apple to activate FM radio chips in iPhones

UPDATE: Apple has issued a statement in response to the FCC chairman saying that while it "cares deeply about the safety of [its] users", the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 don't have FM radio chips nor do...
NVIDIA SHIELD TV

NVIDIA SHIELD TV update brings Google Assistant and several other improvements

NVIDIA SHIELD TV owners, there’s a new update coming your way. NVIDIA has released the SHIELD Experience Upgrade 6.0 for SHIELD TV. Perhaps the most notable addition is Google Assistant, giving you...
LG V30

LG V30 launching at AT&T on October 6th, T-Mobile on October 13th

If you’ve been wondering when you’ll be able to get your hands on the LG V30 in the U.S., wonder no more. AT&T will launch the LG V30 on October 6th. Pricing will be set at 30 monthly payments of...
Essential Phone

Essential Phone has reportedly sold 5,000 units so far

The Essential Phone has now been available for a little over a month, and some folks may be wondering how the premium smartphone from a new company is selling. If a new report is accurate, the answer...
Google Home

Google Home Max rumored to be coming with 'premium' design

Rumors have suggested that Google is prepping a Google Home Mini device, and now it looks like there may be a Google Home Max in the works, too. Google is developing a device referred to internally...
Amazon Echo Connect

Amazon Echo Connect will let you make landline calls using your Echo

Alongside its new Echo and Echo Plus smart speakers and Echo Spot alarm clock, Amazon today introduced a fourth new Echo product that’s a bit different. The Amazon Echo Connect is an accessory that...
Amazon Fire TV 2017

Amazon's new Fire TV includes 4K, HDR, and $69.99 price tag

Just like the rumors said it would, Amazon today introduced a new Fire TV device. The new Amazon Fire TV is a small square device with an HDMI cable built in. It offers 4K Ultra HD support as well as...
Amazon Echo Spot

Amazon Echo Spot is a smart alarm clock with Alexa and a 2.5-inch display

Alongside its two new Echo speakers, Amazon today revealed an all-new Echo device. The Amazon Echo Spot is sort of like an Alexa-powered alarm clock. The round device features a 2.5-inch display with...
Amazon Echo 2

New Amazon Echo debuts for $99.99, Echo Plus also revealed

Amazon today held a surprise hardware event, and there it announced a boatload of new Echo devices. The new Amazon Echo is shorter than the first Echo and is covered in cloth. It’s also got a...

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