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Essential Phone U.S. launch is 'imminent', also coming to U.K., Europe, and Japan

We’re still waiting for the Essential Phone to launch in the U.S., and now it’s been revealed that folks in a few other parts of the globe are going to be waiting with us. The Essential Phone will be...
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Apple previews new emoji coming to iOS and watchOS

Today is World Emoji Day, and Apple is celebrating by teasing some of the upcoming emoji characters that it’ll release later this year. Apple teased quite a few emoji characters today, including a...
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Nokia 8 leaks out with Zeiss-branded dual rear camera setup

Nokia device maker HMD Global recently touted a new partnership with Zeiss that’d bring Zeiss optics back to Nokia phones, and today we’re getting a peek at the fruits of that deal. Images of the...
HTC 10

HTC keyboard app begins showing ads for some users

Smartphone users are used to seeing ads on the web and sometimes in games, but apparently some HTC users are now seeing ads on their keyboard, too. Reddit user Azirack started seeing ads on the...

HTC U11 gains support for Amazon Alexa assistant

We usually think of Amazon’s Alexa assistant as being on Echo devices, but now it’s available on a product from a different company. The HTC U11 now supports Amazon Alexa. To get the new assistant...
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Amazon may be prepping new messaging app called Anytime

There’s no shortage of messaging apps on the market, but it looks like another one may be coming soon from a major player. Amazon may be prepping a new messaging app called Anytime. The mega retailer...
HTC Desire 555

HTC Desire 555 lands at Cricket Wireless with 5-inch display, 8MP camera

A new HTC Desire smartphone has made its way onto Cricket Wireless. The HTC Desire 555 is now available from Cricket at a price of $119.99. It runs Android Nougat below HTC’s custom Sense UI...
Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung kicks off new Galaxy S8 Buy One, Get One offer

We’ve seen a few Samsung Galaxy S8 deals, including a sale just this week, and now another special promotion has surfaced. Samsung is now offering a free Galaxy S8 when you buy one and trade in an...
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Google Maps now showing travel time graph with your directions

Google Maps is now rolling out a nifty new feature. When you’re searching for directions in Google Maps, the app will now show you a graph to display what traffic will be like on your trip. With this...
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Sprint Flex program aims you give you more choice when buying a phone

Sprint today revealed a new smartphone purchase program that aims to give customers flexibility when it comes to getting a new device. Sprint Flex lets customers get a phone and then decide later on...
ZTE Blade Spark

ZTE Blade Spark launching at AT&T Prepaid with 13MP camera and Android 7.1.1

AT&T’s prepaid service recently got itself a new name, and now it’s getting a new phone, too. The ZTE Blade Spark is launching at AT&T Prepaid today. It's available online and in select AT...
Google Pixel XL

Verizon offering Google Pixel and Pixel XL for $290 off

There are lots of Google Pixel 2017 rumors floating around right now, but if you want a new phone right now, Verizon has some deals on Google’s current Pixel phones. Verizon is selling the Google...
Verizon Sonim XP5

Verizon launches ultra-rugged Sonim XP5

Verizon today expanded its device lineup with a pair of new products. First up is the Sonim XP5, a super rugged feature phone. The Sonim XP5 is IP68/IP69 rated and can withstand shocks, drops,...
Google Pixel XL 2017

Latest Google Pixel XL 2017 leak hints at always-on ambient display, squeezable frame features

Thirsty for more Google Pixel XL 2017 details after the image leak that surfaced earlier this week? The rumor mill is happy to oblige. A new report from XDA-Developers claims that Google’s Pixel XL...
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Google Play Music rolling out New Release Radio to all users

Remember that New Release Radio station that Google Play Music offered exclusively to Samsung Galaxy S8 subscribers? Well, it’s no so exclusive anymore. Google today confirmed that it’s making New...
BlackBerry KEYone

Sprint BlackBerry KEYone will launch July 14

We’ve known for a few months now that Sprint would sell its own version of the BlackBerry KEYone, and now we’ve finally got the launch info for that model. Sprint will begin selling the BlackBerry...
Samsung Galaxy S8+

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ both get $150 discount

If you’re looking for a solid deal on a new flagship smartphone, we’ve got one for you today. Groupon is selling the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ for $574.99 and $674.99, respectively. That’s $...
Vertu Constellation

Luxury phone brand Vertu is being liquidated

Months after being bought by a wealthy businessman, it’s been revealed that Vertu is being liquidated. Vertu will be wound up and 200 jobs are expected to be lost. This comes after an attempt at...
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AT&T 5G Evolution service now live in Indianapolis

After launching its 5G Evolution network in Austin a few months ago, AT&T is now lighting up another city with its improved LTE coverage. AT&T 5G Evolution is now live in parts of...
Amazon Echo

Details on the next Amazon Echo leak out

We’re nearly three years out from the launch of the original Amazon Echo, and reports are starting to swirl suggesting that a follow-up device is in the works. Amazon is working on a new Echo that’s...