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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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Apple

Jony Ive, Apple's Chief Design Officer, is leaving the company

Jony Ive is a major name at Apple, having designed some of the products like the iPhone, iPod, and iPad and currently serving as its Chief Design Officer. Today Apple announced that he's leaving. Ive...
Google Maps

Google Maps adding live traffic info for buses and transit crowdedness predictions

Take public transit? The new features in Google Maps are for you. Google Maps is getting support for live traffic delays for buses. With it, you'll be able to see if your bus will be late, how long...
Amazon logo

Amazon Counter service will let you pick up packages at Rite Aid stores

Amazon currently offers a few ways to get your package, including delivery on your doorstep, in your car's trunk, or at an Amazon Locker, and now there's another option. Amazon today launched Counter...
AT&T 5G

AT&T 5G now live in Las Vegas

Verizon isn't the only carrier launching new 5G coverage today, because AT&T has announced that it's lighting up a new 5G city, too. AT&T's 5G network is now live in parts of Las Vegas. There...
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Verizon 5G launching in Denver and Providence

After launching in Chicago and Minneapolis back in April, Verizon's 5G network is now expanding to two more cities. Denver and Providence are the next two Verizon 5G cities. Service is live in Denver...
Google

Google Images adds 'Share GIFs' section to help you easily share a GIF to an app

GIFs have become super popular, giving you a fun way to respond to a text, tweet, or other message. Now Google Images is making it easier to find the perfect GIF and share it to a variety of...
Sony Xperia 1

Sony Xperia 1 pre-orders come with free wireless noise-canceling headphones

Now that we're just a couple of weeks away from the U.S. launch of the Xperia 1, Sony has launched a special deal to tempt consumers to pre-order its new flagship. Anyone who buys the Sony Xperia 1...
YouTube

YouTube giving you more control over suggested videos

YouTube is the biggest video streaming service around, and one of its features is that it can recommend videos that it thinks you'll be interested in. Today Google announced some new features to put...
Google

Google offering auto-delete controls for location history and activity data on Android and iOS

After announcing auto-delete controls for your location data last month, Google is now rolling those tools out to Android and iOS users. Google says that you can now set up auto-delete for your...
Motorola

Motorola says no Android Pie update for Moto Z2 Force on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

The Moto Z2 Force appeared on all four major carriers, but it looks like only one model will be getting an update to Android Pie. Motorola says that it will update the Verizon Moto Z2 Force to...
Instagram

Instagram Explore section is getting ads

Get ready, Instagram users, because ads are about to begin appearing in another part of your app. Instagram today confirmed that it's bringing ads to the Explore section of its app. The Explore...
Oppo under-screen camera tease

Oppo shows off its under-screen camera tech

After teasing its under-display camera earlier this month, Oppo today gave us more info on its new tech. Oppo today showed off its under-screen camera at MWC Shanghai. The tech is exactly what it...
Visible

Visible offering uncapped data speeds for a limited time

One of the main selling points of Visible is that is offers unlimited talk, text, and data for $40 per month on Verizon's 4G LTE network. Normally your data speeds are capped at 5Mbps, but for a...
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OnePlus 7 Series Closed Beta Program taking applications, only 250 slots available

Have a OnePlus 7 Pro or OnePlus 7? Love to beta test software before it's released to the public? If so, OnePlus has some exciting news. OnePlus has announced the Closed Beta Program for the OnePlus...
Verizon

Verizon will lock new phones for 60 days after purchase

A few months ago, Verizon requested that the FCC allow it to lock phones to its network for 60 days after purchase to help fight fraud. Fast-forward to today and the FCC has granted Verizon's wish....

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