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AT&T posts Q1 2015 earnings: $32.6 billion in revenue, 1.2 million net wireless adds

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AT&T has posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2015 today, reporting a slight bump in revenue over the same quarter last year and its lowest first-quarter churn rate ever.

AT&T's combined revenue for its wireless and wireline businesses in the first quarter was $32.6 billion, which marks a year-over-year bump of 0.3 percent.

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1 week ago

Qualcomm says to expect further hit this year due to slower Snapdragon sales

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Following up on its first-quarter earnings, Qualcomm as part of its Q2 2015 earnings said that it's reducing its expectations for the second half of the fiscal year due to lower sales of its Snapdragon processors.

While it's largely gone unspoken in official channels, that's basically because the Samsung Galaxy S6 opted for the Samsung Exynos processor and not the Snapdragon 810, which can be found in a number of other current high-end devices.

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1 week ago

How to extend the battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S6

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Samsung Galaxy S6

There's no way around it — the Galaxy S6 doesn't have a huge battery. We're going to help you make the most of it.

With a brilliant display, powerful processor and plenty of software features you may find yourself draining down the 2550 mAh battery on the Galaxy S6 a bit faster than other phones, but that doesn't mean the phone's battery life is completely out of your control.

With just a handful of tips — some specific to the GS6, others you can use on any phone — you'll be able to make the most of the sealed-in battery on the Galaxy S6, and we're going to tell you all about them.

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1 week ago

Outlook for Android is ready for the big leagues, ditches 'Preview' tag

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Microsoft has graduated Outlook, their popular mail app for Android, out of 'preview' status.

After pushing out 17 updates since launching in back in January, Microsoft has now removed the 'preview' tag from Outlook for Android. The team at Microsoft had high expectations for Outlook, and while enhancing performance and squashing bugs they had tagged the app as a preview. With the expectations finally being met, the team has no longer calls it a preview.

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1 week ago

Latest LG G4 teaser is all about the leather [updated: camera and display, too!]

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It's just 15 seconds, but it's 15 seconds of leather. That is, 15 seconds of leather on the upcoming LG G4.

It'll finally be unveiled April 28 in New York. But for now, enjoy.

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1 week ago

Check to see if you're covered by the Project Fi network

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Networks, when you think about it, come down to one thing. Coverage. If you're not covered, nothing else matters. But in partnering with two U.S. carriers — Sprint and T-Mobile — Google's Project Fi definitely has an interesting advantage.

But the question stands: Will you have Project Fi coverage where you live?

And, of course, there's a handy map for that.

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1 week ago

T-Mobile CEO John Legere: Google's Project Fi 'a no-brainer'

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Now that Google's Project Fi is officially official, the partners are starting to weigh in. And one of the first is (unsurprisingly), T-Mobile CEO John Legere.

So what did the outspoken exec and the public face behind the "Uncarrier" movement have to say?

Plenty.

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1 week ago

Google introduces Project Fi, a new way to keep you connected

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Google has announced Project Fi, a new program that aims to keep you connected, no matter what network you're on.

Beginning as an early access program, Google is working with Sprint and T-Mobile to build Fi. The service is centered around three main areas of focus: high-quality connections, easy communication across networks, and a simple service experience.

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1 week ago

Box cloud storage integration is coming to Chrome OS soon

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Soon Google Drive won't be the only option for cloud storage on your Chromebook.

Speaking at an enterprise-focused Chrome Live online event, Google announced that Box integration will soon be coming to Chrome OS. In a forthcoming release of Chrome OS users will be able to sign in and have access to their Box storage in the same way as Google Drive is currently available at a system level.

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1 week ago

Facebook wants to make your phone dialer smarter with its latest app, Hello

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Facebook has launched yet another Android app, and this time they are making your dialer even smarter.

Phone calls can be a pain, especially if you don't have the number stored and don't know who is calling you. Facebook is making your dialer and caller-ID even smarter with their latest app, Hello. With Hello you will be able to see who is calling, whether you have the number saved or not, as well as block unwanted calls based on numbers others have blocked, and much more.

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1 week ago

Best screen protectors for Samsung Galaxy S6

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Keeping the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S6 safe from scratches is a top priority and shouldn't be overlooked.

Not everyone is after cases for the Galaxy S6 to keep them protected, but a screen protector is something most of us can agree is a smart investment. Finding that perfect protector, however, is key to keeping the quality, feel and response that we're all after.

Luckily, there are some great screen protectors for the Galaxy S6 available that will keep your worries at bay and your display clear of imperfections. Check out some of our favorite picks after the break.

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1 week ago

Microsoft OneDrive update lets you to do more without leaving the app

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Microsoft's latest update to the OneDrive app now lets you do more without having to leave the app, like watch movies and open share links.

OneDrive for Android now lets users open share links and stream videos without leaving the app, as well as the ability to add photos to albums. The latest update, which bumps the app up to version 3.0, brings functionality that removes the need to bounce between apps when viewing OneDrive files.

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1 week ago

Plunder Pirates anchors itself to Google Play

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Assemble your crew, explore the uncharted waters, and conquer the ocean in Plunder Pirates.

Plunder Pirates is the latest title from Rovio Stars that brings person vs. person mulitplayer action to the seas. In the game, players will build an island, assemble a pirate crew, and then create or join a guild to conquer the seas.

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1 week ago

The latest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge TV ad gets colorful to hype its display

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Samsung's newest TV commercial for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge uses a lot of bright colors to promote the device's impressive display.

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge both have a 5.1 inch high resolution Quad HD 2560x1440 pixel screen with 577 pixels per inch.

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1 week ago

How to use Easy Mode on the HTC One M9

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If you love the idea of the HTC One M9 but can't handle everything the Sense 7 launcher throws at you, then Easy Mode might be the right choice for you.

Launchers are powerful things these days. They're your portal to all the apps and widgets and information your smartphone has at its disposal. But for some folks, the options can be a bit too much. And to that end we've seen manufacturers include a more simple launcher on their devices.

That's true on the HTC One M9, which sports an "Easy Mode" alongside the full Sense 7 launcher. And here's how to use it.

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