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YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV deactivated a few days early

The ongoing battle between Amazon and Google got a new chapter today. The YouTube app on Amazon Fire TV devices has been deactivated today, days before the date that Google had planned on pulling it...
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HTC and Motorola say they don't slow down phones with old batteries like Apple does

Following the news that Apple slows the processors of some older iPhones as their batteries age, some folks may be wondering if other manufacturers do the same thing. Today a couple of them chimed in...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Some Samsung Galaxy Note 8 units unable to recharge after battery is completely depleted

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been a nice contrast from the Note 7 in  that it hasn't had any major problems in the months following its release, but today a new issue with the flagship Android phone...
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Instagram rolling out 'Recommended for You' section in users' feeds

Instagram has made quite a few changes to its service recently, like letting you draw on your friends' photos and the ability to follow hashtags, and now it looks like another change is rolling out....
Huawei Mate 10

Huawei Mate 10 may launch at AT&T in February

Huawei confirmed earlier this month that its Mate 10 flagship would be coming to a U.S. carrier in 2018, and now some more details on that release may have leaked out. The Huawei Mate 10 will launch...
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First at-a-distance wireless charging solution gets FCC certification

Wireless charging has been making charging more convenient for a few years now, letting you simply place your phone on a charging pad to juice it up rather than fumbling with a cable. Now a charging...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Verizon now updating Galaxy Note 5, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, and LG G5

Verizon today confirmed software updates for several of its Android devices. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy S6 edge+ are all being updated with the December 1, 2017...
Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon touts 'tens of millions' of Alexa devices sold this holiday season

There was some uncertainty about the Amazon Echo and its potential for success when it first launched in 2014, but the device has since become popular and spawned several competitors. Now Amazon has...
Android One Moto X4

Android One Moto X4 getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update

The LG V30 isn't the only device receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update today. The Android One Moto X4 is now being updated to Oreo. Several Android One Moto X4 owners on Reddit began receiving their...
HQ Trivia

HQ Trivia for Android now in beta, full release coming soon

Popular game HQ Trivia confirmed earlier this month that it was coming to Android "for the holidays", and now we've got a bit more info on its release. HQ announced today that it's in limited beta...
LG V30

LG V30 begins receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update

It's time for another flagship Android device to begin getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update. The LG V30 is now being updated to Oreo. The update is only rolling out in Korea right now, following a...
OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 now receiving Android Oreo update, Face Unlock coming soon

This holiday season is turning out to be a pretty good one for OnePlus 5 owners. OnePlus announced today that it's now pushing the first official Android Oreo update for the OnePlus 5. This update...
iPhone 8

Sprint kicks off iPhone 8 Buy One, Get One deal

Sprint today announced a new iPhone deal that'll only be available until the end of 2017. Starting today, Sprint customers can lease an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus on Sprint Flex and get an iPhone 8...
Blink cameras

Amazon buys connected security camera company Blink

Earlier this year, Amazon introduced its Amazon Key system that includes a connected security camera and smart lock to let Amazon delivery drivers drop packages off into your home. Now Amazon appears...
Moto Z2 Force

Verizon Moto Z2 Force receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Moto Z2 Force owners on Verizon, there's a special treat coming your way just in time for the weekend. Android 8.0 Oreo is now making its way to the Verizon version of the Moto Z2 Force. Users on...
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Tidal offering 12 days of free music streaming starting December 25

Tidal is giving the gift of free music for the holidays. Tidal has announced that it's offering a 12 free days of music streaming. From December 25, 2017 through January 5, 2018, you can stream...

Amazon Prime Video app for Android TV released

Earlier this month, the Amazon Prime Video app finally launched on the Apple TV after it was promised back in June that the app was coming. Now Amazon Prime Video has made its way to another major...
Essential Phone

Amazon offering Essential Phone and 360-degree camera bundle deal

We've seen a lot of smartphone deals come out for the holidays, and today we can add another to the list. Amazon is now selling a bundle that includes the Essential Phone and Essential's 360-degree...
Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt stepping down from Executive Chairman role at Alphabet

Eric Schmidt as been at Google a long time, having become the company's CEO way back in 2001. More recently he served as the Executive Chairman of Alphabet, but today Schmidt announced a major change...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge receiving updates

Today's a big day for Samsung phones on T-Mobile, because the Un-carrier is pushing software updates to four flagship Galaxy smartphones. T-Mobile is now updating its Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8...