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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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Honor 9X

Honor 9X and 9X Pro feature 6.59-inch displays and pop-up front cameras

For several years now, Honor has been offering its "Honor X" series as good-looking mid-range smartphones at aggressive prices. Today that series continues with the Honor 9X and 9X Pro. Both the...
iPhone

iPhone 11 expected to include wide angle rear camera, new Taptic Engine, and Lightning port

 Apple's iPhone 11 is one of the last hotly anticipated flagship releases of 2019, and today a few more details about the next iOS smartphone have leaked out. Apple will launch three iPhone 11 models...
Apple

Apple may buy Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion

After Intel's announcement earlier this year that it would be exiting the 5G smartphone modem business, a new rumor claims that Apple is planning to purchase Intel's modem business. Apple is said to...
Google Assistant

Google Assistant could soon allow you to send text messages from your lock screen

Google Assistant may be gaining a new trick soon. Google is currently testing the ability to send text messages using Google Assistant with your screen locked. Currently you can compose texts with...
iPhone 5

Apple rolling out iOS 9.3.6 and iOS 10.3.4 updates for older iPhone and iPad models

Apple today released iOS 12.4, but it turns out that that's not the only update that Apple released for the iPhone and iPad today. iOS 9.3.6 and iOS 10.3.4 are now available for select iPhone and...
iOS 12

iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 updates now available from Apple

iOS 13 won't launch to the public for a few more months, but that doesn't mean that Apple won't be pushing out other software updates in the mean time. Apple today released iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3...
Pixel 4

Google paying $5 for people's face data on the streets, probably for Pixel 4

Would you sell your face to Google for $5? The company is apparently collecting face data in several major cities and paying folks in exchange for their faces. One person says that they were in a...
ASUS ROG

ASUS ROG Phone II official with Snapdragon 855 Plus, 12GB RAM, 6000mAh battery

Gaming phones are all about offering high-end specs for a great mobile gaming experience, and ASUS is doing just that with its new ROG Phone II. The ROG Phone II features a 6.59-inch 2340x1080 AMOLED...
Pixel 4

Pixel 4 shown off in new renders

After getting a clear look at the Pixel 4 XL in render form at the start of the month, we're now getting a peek at the smaller Pixel 4. New renders that claim to show the Google Pixel 4 have surfaced...
Pixel Buds

Google improving Fast Pair, adding individual battery levels for truly wireless earbuds to Android

Google is making it better to use truly wireless earbuds on Android. The company today announced improvements to Fast Pair, its set of specs for connecting Bluetooth headphones and speakers to...
Instagram

Instagram now hiding likes in more countries

Instagram announced this week that it's expanding the testing of one big change to its service and rolling out another change. First up, Instagram is expanding its test that hides the number of Likes...
T-Mobile Play

T-Mobile Play is a new preinstalled video app that appears alongside Google Discover feed

T-Mobile is launching its new REVVLRY and REVVLRY+ phones today, and they come with a new preinstalled app from the magenta carrier. T-Mobile Play is a free app that includes videos from more than 60...
Huawei

Huawei says its custom Hongmeng OS isn't an Android replacement

We've heard that Huawei has been building its own operating system, and it's been said that Huawei would use it as a replacement for Android if it ever lost access to Google's mobile OS. Now, though...
Nokia Android feature phone

Nokia feature phone with Android appears in leaked photo

We're accustomed to seeing Android on big touchscreen slabs, but according to a leaked image, there's a new Android device coming on a form factor that we don't see as much of. A photo of an Android-...
Samsung LPDDR5 RAM

Samsung begins mass production of 12Gb LPDDR5 RAM for flagship smartphones

Samsung today announced another major RAM milestone. Samsung has begun mass production of 12-gigabit LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, which it touts is an industry first. This RAM is optimized for 5G and AI...

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