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Sprint and SoftBank start informal talks over T-Mobile merger

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Sprint's parent company starts mulling a merger with T-Mobile.

Executives from SoftBank — Sprint's largest shareholder — have started "preliminary conversations" about an eventual merger with Deutsche Telekom, which owns 65% of T-Mobile, according to Bloomberg. Sprint tried acquiring T-Mobile back in 2014, but the deal fell through over regulatory hurdles. Specifically, the Federal Communications Commission barred any mergers as it was conducting an $19.8 billion wireless spectrum auction. That ended on April 27, opening up the door for potential mergers.

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1 week ago

T-Mobile Buyer's Guide: Everything you need to know

 Everything you need to know

Check out what T-Mobile has to offers.

T-Mobile is the third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. with over 72 million subscribers. It provides nationwide voice and data coverage using GSM and LTE technology, primarily on bands 2, 4, 12, and 66.

T-Mobile offers unlimited talk, text, and data plans for individuals and families and carries all of the latest phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, as well as the LG G6. Since T-Mobile only offers one kind of postpaid plan, things are a bit pricey, but T-Mobile's got solid coverage and decent extras that make it worth it for you to switch.

Here's what T-Mobile has to offer.

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Individual and family plans

T-Mobile has just one postpaid plan: T-Mobile ONE. The carrier does not offer plans with tiered amounts of data, nor does it offer a true "family" plan; instead, every plan features unlimited talk, text, and data, as well as Music Unlimited, and the only difference in price depends on how many lines you have on your account.

Note: T-Mobile claims that you have unlimited 4G LTE data, but a small percentage of users, once they hit 30GB per month, will be throttled to slower speeds, and even then it's only likely to happen during times of congestion.

For a single line, it's $70 per month; two lines is $100 per month ($50/line); three lines is $140 per month ($47.50/line); and four lines is $160 per month ($40/line).

Keep in mind that those prices don't include monthly payments on devices.

Prepaid plans

Keeping things ever-simple, T-Mobile offers two prepaid plans: $45/month for up to 4GB of 4G LTE, unlimited talk and text, and unlimited 2G data, as well as $55/month for up to 6GB of 4G LTE. Each plan also gets Music Unlimited, which lets you stream as much music as you want without eating into your 4G LTE allotment.

Bring your own device to T-Mobile

T-Mobile makes it incredibly easy to bring your own phone over, since just about any unlocked phone will work with the network. Before making the switch, you should just double-check it will work on T-Mobile's network.

Best phones

If you don't have a phone to bring over to T-Mobile, you can purchase the latest and greatest devices straight through the carrier.

Here are the best phones T-Mobile has to offer:

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung's newest flagships are the best Android phones on the market, with their slick design, featuring minimal bezel, curved screens, a new aspect ratio, and industry-leading displays. These phones have huge displays, but they don't feel huge, thanks to the fact that they're thinner than other big phones. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ also have phenomenal cameras, both rear and front, offering excellent image quality, thanks to updated processors.

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LG G6

The LG G6 is LG's latest flagship, featuring a glass back, a dual camera setup, a rear fingerprint sensor, and a whole host of other delightful features. The LG, like the Samsung Galaxy S8, has the new tall aspect ratio, making for a longer screen and a slightly thinner phone. It's an excellent phone with a great camera setup and it feels sturdy in hand. If you're looking for great battery life and a fun user experience, check it out.

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

The latest iPhones have phenomenal cameras, excellent battery life, and fast fingerprint sensors that make for an excellent user experience if you prefer Apple's devices. The iPhone 7 Plus features a dual camera setup and "Portrait Mode", which makes for some neat effects and some excellent depth-of-field shooting. These are the first iterations of the iPhone to exclude the headphone jack, though they do come with an adapter if that's a huge concern. If you're already ingrained in Apple's ecosystem, you might consider sticking with iPhone and the 7 and 7 Plus are great devices to do so with.

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Best deals on T-Mobile

Right now, T-Mobile has the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge on sale for only $20 per month with $0 down. The total price of the phone is only $480, down from $600. It's actually cheaper than the Galaxy S7!

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The LG G6 is on sale for $500, down from $650. You put $20 down and then pay only $20/month. Plus, you receive a free LG G Pad X, LG's stylish tablet.

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How to cancel T-Mobile

The easiest way to cancel T-Mobile, like any carrier, is to simply switch carriers and have your number ported over. Then you're not having to deal with customer service reps who try to sweet-talk you into staying.

Just remember that you'll have to pay out anything you owe on devices you bought from T-Mobile. If you don't want to just switch carriers, then try this:

  • Call T-Mobile customer service at 1-877-746-0909 or dial 611 on your T-Mobile phone.
  • Head into a T-mobile store near you and chat with a rep.

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How to unlock a T-Mobile phone

To unlock your T-Mobile phone, you'll first have to make sure it meets eligibility requirements. Your account will have to be in good standing; the phone can't be reported as lost or stolen, and you can't have requested more than two unlocks per line of service in the past year.

After that, you can use T-Mobile's Device Unlock app to unlock your phone. Keep in mind that fees may apply.

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Finding an alternative carrier that uses T-Mobile's network

If you like T-Mobile's coverage but aren't thrilled about it's lack of plan options or prices, then you may want to consider a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) or "alternative carrier". These carriers lease coverage from the big carriers and then sell it to you for less. You'll still get 4G LTE coverage, as well as calling and texting coverage, but you'll probably find that you'll pay a lot less.

There are roughly 26 MVNOs that piggyback on T-Mobile's network, so you have a wide range of options and should shop around to find out which one will cover you and fit your needs the best.

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1 week ago

Intel and Samsung lend support to FTC's lawsuit against Qualcomm

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Qualcomm is facing litigation on several fronts.

Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission leveled a lawsuit against Qualcomm for resorting to anti-competitive tactics to maintain its position in the semiconductor segment. According to the lawsuit, Qualcomm imposed "onerous and anti-competitive supply and licensing terms on cell phone manufacturers" in a bid to weaken competition. Qualcomm has since filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit, but Intel and Samsung — Qualcomm's main rivals in the semiconductor category — are throwing their support behind the FTC.

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1 week ago

Motorola to release nine phones from C, E, G, X and Z lines in 2017

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Motorola brings back old favorites and adds a Moto C line that offers "Unlimited Essentials."

The latest leak from Evan Blass should get fans of Motorola phones excited.

In a leaked slide we get to see Motorola's 2017 lineup, including the introduction of a new Moto C line. According to the photo, there are nine phones expected this year to cover everything from value shoppers to enthusiasts.

While seeing a return most of these phones isn't unexpected, the new addition of the Moto C is intriguing. According to the leak, it will offer "Unlimited Essentials" which could mean anything. We expect it will be a budget-friendly model that can offer a no-frills experience for folks who aren't looking for things like Moto Mods or other bells and whistles. It all depends on the meaning of essential to Motorola's marketing team.

We're also looking forward to some features from the existing lines, like 3D Glass for the Moto X (which promises "Unlimited Perfection") and a dual-camera setup in the 2017 Moto GS+ which appears to replace the Moto G5 and G5+. No word on exactly when Motorola will make any of these phones official, but considering the source of the leak we're betting that this is exactly what we'll see from Moto throughout the year.

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1 week ago

Where to buy the LG G6 in the U.S.

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You can now buy the LG G6 in the U.S.

Updated, May 15: This post was last updated with new pricing and the latest offers from U.S. carriers and retailers.

One of our favorite phones of 2017 so far is now available on American shores. The big four U.S. carriers have started selling the LG G6. Here's how much you'll be paying.

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1 week ago

Farpoint for PlayStation VR: Everything you need before the game launches!

Survive the desert, find the scientists, kill the baddies, and do it all with a sweet new aim controller.

After months of waiting, Farpoint for PlayStation VR is almost here. With a release date of May 16, 2017 it's right around the corner. There has been a lot of hype for Farpoint, and for good reason. You've got a full length single-player campaign, a mysterious desert planet that wants to kill you, a new controller for shooting things in VR, what's not to love?

If you're anything like us, you want to be prepared when launch day arrives. That's why we've put together list of everything you need to know ahead of launch day.

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1 week ago

Project Treble is super exciting, but custom Android interfaces are here to stay

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From the Editor's Desk

The future of Android updates is upon us ... sort of.

For the Android enthusiasts among us, Google's announcement of Project Treble felt like a message straight from the heavens. The new system, coming in Android O, lays the groundwork for Android devices to have proper separation between the core of Android and the necessary (and unnecessary) customizations device manufacturers need to apply before sending out software updates. Functionally, it means Google can update its own parts of Android without disturbing the OEM interface on top or the low-level device-specific firmware underneath. Reaction on Twitter and in the comments of our articles took this announcement as a sign that the utopian future of Android updates is finally here.

Galaxy S8 and Google Pixel

Looking at the details a bit closer and thinking about how this will actually play out in the real world with real companies, though, you start to bring yourself back down to earth a bit. The first issue is that because of the massive change in overall architecture, this isn't something that is likely to come to any devices released before 2017 — it requires a complete partition change, and that's not something you want to mess with by just sending out an OTA. Some of the big flagships of the year may be able to have Project Treble with their Android O update, but that's not a guarantee — and we may see devices released throughout the year that don't ever get it.

Perhaps the biggest thing that will bring people back down to earth with Project Treble is realizing exactly what Google can and can't change without the device maker's intervention. Project Treble being integrated into a phone does not mean that the device maker's "skin" is somehow easily removable or no longer part of the device — it's still there, looking as it always did, even if Google pushes out an under-the-hood platform update. Project Treble simply creates an abstraction layer to separate the parts Google can change from everything else — it doesn't get rid of the manufacturer's customizations entirely.

Project Treble is super important, but primarily in the long run.

And that brings into play what is likely the most substantial hurdle here: the manufacturers themselves are still involved. They're just simply not critical to the process of Google updating the parts of the software it will now have control over. That's a good thing! It means that Samsung or Qualcomm doesn't necessarily have to be involved with Google pushing out a new feature or a security patch. But at the same time, you're still going to be waiting on Samsung, Moto, HTC, LG or Huawei (and hey, probably your carrier) to push out new user-facing interface changes — that in no way changes with Project Treble.

With all that being said, Project Treble is an extremely important change to the way Android works and will have huge influence on the Android experience. The ability for Google to push out software updates unilaterally that improve security or standardize phones on a single implementation of a feature is a big deal going forward. Just because this change doesn't signal the death of manufacturer interface customizations doesn't mean it can't have a big impact on how we use our Androids in the future.

And with that, a few random thoughts:

  • HTC is about to drop its new flagship, expectedly called the U 11, on Tuesday — the launch event is at an ... inconvenient time of 2 a.m. ET, as it's happening in Taipei.
  • After a frustratingly weak showing with the U Ultra and U Play, here's hoping HTC can get a few things right and make a dent of some size with the U 11.
  • I'm still using the Galaxy S8, and I've actually found a nice super-thin case that works for me — bonus being how much better it makes the fingerprint sensor.
  • Also actually bringing the Galaxy Tab S3 and its keyboard case on my current trip. Much easier to use on a plane than a laptop, and more compact than a Pixel C.
  • Google I/O kicks off on Wednesday, and if this big Project Treble announcement is any indication we should be in for some really interesting news out of the conference.
  • That being said, a lot of the magic of I/O happens behind the scenes rather than in the headlines — developers and device makers learn so much from the conference, and the fruits of those discussions come later on.

That's it for now — have a great week, everyone.

-Andrew

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1 week ago

Best Philips Hue Alternatives

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What's the best alternative to Philips Hue? Here are our favorites!

Updated May, 2017: Switched the LIFX A21 for the A19, added the Flux Bluetooth bulb.

Philips Hue smart lights are some of the coolest on the market and they're definitely some of the most popular, but they can be quite expensive, especially once you get into colored bulbs. If you're looking for a less expensive alternative or just something other than what's popular, then check out these other awesome options.

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1 week ago

Access geo-restricted content from anywhere with this lifetime subscription for just $39

Ever go to watch a show or stream music only to find out that it isn't available where you live? There is nothing worse, right? Whether it is something on HBO that you want to check out, or some music you want to stream on Pandora, not being able to access it because it is only available in a different country is completely annoying. There are ways around it, but some are difficult, and others are expensive. It doesn't have to be this way though!

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1 week ago

Amazon, get ready for all the scrutiny you never wanted

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It's easy to see every mistake now, Amazon.

Welcome to the big leagues, Amazon. After just three days of people being able to use Alexa Calling and Messaging on the Echos we already have, you've met the first of many public rebukings when it comes to user privacy. And there will probably be plenty more.

The internet loves it when the big guy makes a mistake.

Amazon has always been one of those companies that collects gigantic mountains of user data anywhere and everywhere it can; It was never really that much different from the Facebooks and Googles of the world in that regard. But because most people only think of Amazon as that place where you can buy the thing you really need and have it overnighted to the front door, it has escaped much of the outrage over how it treats that data. Most people never noticed how you would see fine-tuned recommendations from Amazon all over the web if you had an account, or if we did we didn't much care because seeing things you like is better than seeing ads for things you don't. But now things will be very different.

When you move from a device that's always listening to every word but is there to tell you the whether to buy a box of Tide to a full-fledged communication platform, the things you do get scrutinized much more closely. Things like not being able to block incoming calls made on your new platform seem more important than building a customer profile that tells Amazon when your kid's birthday is because that's information you let Amazon have. In 15 years, when our kids have their own Amazon accounts and there's a full history of all the things they liked since they were babies, we might freak out a little bit, but right here and right now we can see that Amazon lets "anyone into our living room" through Alexa Calling. When the Echo Show finds its way into everyone's house and a face gets attached to those calls, there will be more freakouts. Promise.

I'm not discounting the attention this is getting. Yes, this is no different than when we used to have real paper phone books with our names and addresses in them, but Ma Bell gave us an opt out. Amazon needs to do the same and add a "block unknown caller" setting. I'll bet it is doing it right now and we'll see it soon. And to be perfectly honest, having any company get more attention when it comes to privacy is a good thing because it makes everyone pay closer attention. Facebook, Google, Microsoft and every other company that routinely collects copious amounts of data and offers services that use it are paying attention. They don't want to be the next Twitter target.

Editor's note: An Amazon spokesperson confirmed via email that a block feature "will be available in the coming weeks. We know this is important to customers, and we're working on it.

We need to look at everything Amazon does and make our own decisions before we call Mom on her new Echo Show.

On our side, we need to take a look at everything about Alexa Calling instead of just focusing on the new parts. It undoubtedly is connected to the other data Amazon has always collected, and we need to make an informed decision about trusting Amazon with our voices and faces. It's not that what it is doing is inherently bad; data collection can make a good service better. The value of what it's offering may very well be worth the information we have to give them. But that's something we should have already been doing when we asked Alexa to turn on our lights and remind us to buy a Mother's Day gift.

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1 week ago

How to use Samsung Health to build better habits

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Samsung Health makes building better habits easier than ever.

The hardest part of making real changes to your lifestyle, comes when you realize you need to build better habits. Whether this involves ensuring that you get enough sleep every night, or cutting down on your daily caffeine intake, Samsung Health can help you in this endeavor.

Use the Tracker

The first big way that Samsung Health helps you out in building better habits is by delivering a Tracker that you can customize. There are 11 different options for your Tracker, from a daily step counter, all the way to your daily Blood Pressure.

You can enable any of these at any time, and the only default tracker that you cannot remove is the step counter. Some of the trackers will allow you to enter your information manually, while others will need a compatible accessory to take a reading.

How to add a Tracker

  1. Open Samsung Health.
  2. Tap Manage Items.
  3. Tap the toggle next to the habit you want to track.

How to manually input information into a Tracker

  1. Open Samsung Health.
  2. Tap the Tracked activity that you want to input information into.
  3. Tap the plus sign to add information.

How to input measure information into a Tracker

  1. Open Samsung Health.
  2. Tap Measure on the Tracked activity you want to measure information for.
  3. Place your finger on the sensor to left of your camera on the back of the phone.

  4. Wait while the sensor measures an activity.
  5. Set a status for more information about the activity collected by the sensor.
  6. Tap Save.

See your progress

After you've started to track your habits, the next step is seeing your progress towards better habits. To this end you have two different options. You can view your overall insights from the home page of Samsung Health, or view information specific to a tracked activity.

View your overall Insights

  1. Open Samsung Health
  2. Tap the green lightbulb icon in the upper right corner of your screen.
  3. Tap Set Up Insights.

  4. Type in a nickname and double check your information.
  5. Tap Next.

  6. Set goals that you want to track.
  7. Tap Next.

View Trends on a Tracked Activity

  1. Open Samsung Health.
  2. Tap on the Tracked Activity you want to view Trends for.
  3. Tap on Trends to view a graph of information of that activity.

Have you tried Samsung Health?

The first step is building better habits is having a good look at all of your information. Between tracking your information, and seeing Trends in how these habits change from day to day, it's easier to see where you're doing well along with where you still need to improve. Have you tried using Samsung Health to build better habits? Let us know about it in the comments below!

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1 week ago

Open up in this weekend's comments thread

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Sit back, relax and chat about stuff because it's the weekend!

It's that time again. Time to talk about stuff, any kind of stuff, because it's the weekend and talking about stuff while chilling on the deck or whatever you're doing right now is the best time to do it.

We're all getting ready to head to Google I/O in just a couple days, so this weekend isn't as lazy as most. We'll make up for it by eating too much and drinking too much because the company is paying for it over the next week. Talking about all the things Google tells us while eating a good meal you didn't have to cook is the best way to digest everything. Speaking of I/O, Daniel, Flo, Andrew, Alex, and Jerry (with special guest Mr. Mobile) will be at Shoreline for the festivities, so if you are there you better come say hey! Flo is going to teach me how to Instagram, so the group selfie game is on. Next step: Snapchat spec thingies.

I'm also going to torture test that BlackBerry KEYone battery (I f'ing love this phone) by using the phone with an open hotspot, so if you see AC@IO in your Wi-Fi list while you're there feel free to help me abuse some T-Mobile tethering.

So what else is going on? I know you guys do a lot of cool stuff. Let's hear it!

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1 week ago

Essential Accessories for LG V20

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Gear out your V20 with these solid accessory picks.

We all have specific needs from our phones, but when it comes down to it there's a handful of accessories most of us will need to pick up no matter what. A case is usually at the top of the list. Then an extra cable or charger, perhaps. For the heavier users, maybe a portable battery.

So before you get too deep into more specific accessories, give this group a look to find a great starting point with the basics for your new LG V20.

Update, May 2017: Article brought up to date with the latest information and prices for accessories.

Ringke Fusion Clear PC Back TPU case

Ringke Fusion Clear PC Back TPU case

The V20 is a big and tough phone so you may be reluctant to toss a case on it, but if you want to protect that metal exterior when you expect to toss the phone around a bit you should have a case ready to go. Considering its size you probably don't want a big and bulky case, either, so we've picked the Ringke Fusion Clear PC Back TPU case.

Keeping things simple, this case has a hard plastic back combined with a shock-absorbing TPU "bumper" around the outside. You can get it in either all-clear or with a smoke bumper accent, but in either model you're going to get a solid amount of protection while also showing off the V20's design. It's also plenty cheap, starting at just $12.

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SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB UHS-I/U3 microSD card

SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB UHS-I/U3 microSD card

There are so many microSD cards out there to choose from, and they all offer various value propositions in terms of price, capacity, speed and reliability claims. If we have to pick just one that you know lands right in the middle of the pack and offers good value for the money, right now we pick the SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB U3 microSD card. At under $50 for 64GB (to double your internal storage) it isn't cheap, but the idea here is that you're buy a fast, reliable card that's worthy of your high-end phone.

If you need something more specific in terms of higher capacity or a lower price, be sure to look at our list of the best microSD cards for Android.

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Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-C cable

Anker cable

The LG V20 comes with a USB-A to USB-C cable in the box (a nice one at that), but the future is all about C-to-C. Whether it's for connecting to new computers, wall chargers or other phones and tablets, you'll want to have a C-to-C cable around at some point. Thankfully there are lots of good, cost-effective models out there like this Anker PowerLine cable.

The 3-foot cable comes in black or white and is just $8 — perfect for starting your USB-C transition, and making sure you're not relying on just the in-box cable.

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JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic Compact Tripod

JOBY GPod Mini Magnetic Compact Tripod

The LG V20 is packed full of excellent photo and video features, from its dual cameras to complete manual controls and hi-fi audio recording. It can do great things when it's simply handheld, but for the most professional-looking videos, long exposures and time lapses, you'll want a tripod. This compact magnetic GPod tripod from Joby does the trick. It has sturdy, flexible legs that articulate to wrap around objects and get positioned just right, and also has magnetic feet so you can stick it on metal for a secure hold.

It comes with a standard tripod head, so you can attach whatever phone clamp you like ... Joby's own is slim but relatively expensive, but there are many solid (and cheaper) choices out there. Take your pick!

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Anker PowerCore Speed 10000 QC portable battery

Anker PowerCore Speed 10000 QC portable battery

The V20 has a removable battery, but since replacement cells are specific to just this phone and require a separate charger themselves we're going to recommend you pick up a compact but powerful portable battery instead. Anker's one of the best-known names in the business, and its PowerCore Speed 10,000 mAh battery gets the job done. It's compact but packs plenty of juice for multiple recharges of your V20, and offers Quick Charge 3.0 support for the fastest possible charging of your phone.

The battery has a standard USB-A port so you can plug in the cable that came with your V20 but also any other cable if you need to charge up an older Micro-USB or Apple device instead. Anker's power delivery system will give the fastest possible charge for the device that it detects.

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Aukey CC-T8 Car Charger

Aukey CC-T8 Car Charger

Seeing a theme here? Quick Charge 3.0 is great, and if you're going to be buying new accessories for your phone you might as well get ones with the proper specs to get you charged up right. Charging in a car is a perfect example of when charging speed is important, getting your phone topped up while you're on a quick drive or keeping it from draining while you're using the screen and GPS for navigation.

Aukey's CC-T8 car charger offers two Quick Charge 3.0 ports, meaning you can keep your V20 topped up on one but can also have a backup for your passenger to charge up at the fastest possible speeds. For less than $20 that's a great deal.

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Anker Micro-USB to USB-C adapter (2 pack)

Anker USB-C to MicroUSB adapter (2 pack)

If you're coming to the V20 from an older Android phone, chances are you haven't stocked up on USB-C cables just yet. If you want to be able to use your old Micro-USB cables with the V20, you can pick up this two pack of Anker adapters. They're cheap and get the job done, particularly for chargers or devices that have integrated cables you can't easily swap out.

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The Best Accessories for Daydream

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Capture all the action with the All PRO Action Camera for only $35

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