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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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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners can now disable their Bixby button

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+ earlier this year, there were quite a few notable new features. One of those was a hardware button on the side of the devices dedicated to calling up Bixby...
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Verizon disconnecting 8,500 customers over roaming data usage

Did you recently get a letter from Verizon saying that your service will be disconnected on October 17th? If so, you’re not alone. Verizon has confirmed that it’s disconnected 8,500 customers with 19...
Google Pixel XL

Google will delete backups of inactive Android phones after two months

If you’re an Android user and you keep multiple devices around, then there’s something you may want to know about backups. Google deletes backups for your Android devices if they go unused for two...
Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 data speeds limited to 512Kbps on T-Mobile

UPDATE: T-Mobile CEO John Legere says that he's "heard your frustration" about this news and that T-Mo's Apple Watch Series 3 plan will now include unlimited 4G LTE data for $10 per month.   ORIGINAL...
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YouTube TV expands to 8 more markets, including Austin and Portland

YouTube TV has expanded quite a bit since it first launched in five markets in April, and today the streaming TV service has expanded once again. Google’s YouTube TV service is now available in an...
Essential Phone

Essential Phone team talks Android Oreo update, Verizon certification, and more

Now that the Essential Phone is shipping out to buyers and hitting Sprint store shelves, the Essential team took a little time to jump on Reddit and answer some questions in an AMA (Ask Me Anything...
Moto Z2 Force

Motorola reveals Android 8.0 Oreo update plans

The list of Android phones that are confirmed to be getting an Oreo update is growing longer today. Motorola has revealed which phones it plans to update to Android 8.0 Oreo. Included are flagships...
Bose QuietComfort 35 II Google Assistant

Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones expected to have Google Assistant built in

Bose’s QuietComfort headphones are some of the more popular models on the market, and according to some new leaks, it looks like an upcoming pair could be even popular with Android users. Bose...
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus RAM and battery sizes revealed

Apple spilled many of the spec details of its new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus earlier this week, including info on the devices’ screen sizes and cameras. Some of the more technical details of the new...
Google Pixel XL 2

Google Pixel XL 2 appears in FCC database, LG confirmed as manufacturer

One month after the Google Pixel 2 was spied in the FCC, its larger sibling as also beed spotted making a stop at the Federal Communications Commission. A device with the model number G011C has been...
Nokia 2 image leak

Nokia 2 leak shows the unannounced Android phone in clear images

To date, we’ve gotten the Nokia 8, Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3. Now it looks like we’re going to add another number to that list. Images that claim to show a device called the Nokia 2 have been...
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

T-Mobile announces iPhone upgrade program

T-Mobile confirmed earlier this week that it’ll offer a trade-in deal for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, but it turns out that that’s not the only offer that T-Mo will have for Apple’s...

Google Pixel 2 event officially happening October 4th

Looks like it’s official: Google’s got new phones coming next month. Google today posted a video teaser called “Funny you should ask…” which shows someone typing questions about their smartphone into...
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Google billboard hints that Pixel 2 event will happen October 4th

Now that Apple has taken the wraps off of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, many folks are looking ahead to the reveal of Google’s new flagship smartphones. And it looks like that event may be less than one...
iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

Verizon iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 pricing and trade-in deal announced

Hot on the heels of AT&T and Sprint announcing their iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 pricing and deals, Verizon has done the same. Verizon will begin taking pre-orders for the iPhone 8, iPhone...

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