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1 month ago

Want Marshmallow on your Lenovo ZUK Z1? You can install CyanogenMod 13.0 right now!

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Lenovo's ZUK Z1 is one of the best budget phones currently available in India. The handset offers great hardware for the price, which includes a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, Snapdragon 801, 64GB storage, 3GB of RAM, and a 4100mAh battery that lasts at least a day and a half. That said, things aren't as rosy on the software side of things, as the phone is yet to pick up the Marshmallow update, currently running Cyanogen OS 12.1.

However, a stable CM 13.0 ROM — based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow — is available to flash should you desire to do so. Want to know how you can get Marshmallow on you Z1? Read on to find out.

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1 month ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab E and On5 headed for T-Mobile later in June

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T-Mobile is gearing up to launch two more Samsung devices later in June with the Galaxy Tab E and Galaxy On5.

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1 month ago

You can score a sweet deal on the Nexus 6 at eBay right now!

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Right now you can pick up a refurbished Nexus 6 from eBay for just $180. While not being new units, the condition is listed as excellent and they shouldn't show signs of wear and usage. If you are looking for a great deal on an Android N-ready phone, this may be the deal for you.

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1 month ago

The best Android phones of 2016

If you're looking for a new Android phone and you're shooting for the top, this is the place to start.

One of the strengths of the Android ecosystem is the diversity of smartphones to choose from. If you can't find a suitable Android phone to meet your needs and desires, then such a phone may not exist at all.

But while there's a lot of stuff to choose from, it can also be tough to find out what's the best one for you. And that's where we come in.

If you're looking for the very best Android phones available right now, then look no further.

New for June 2016: The OnePlus 3 has joined the list, and we've dropped the Moto X Pure Edition and LG V10.

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1 month ago

Huawei saw 2.6 million P9 shipments in first six weeks

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Huawei has announced that its P9 and P9 Plus smartphone have seen shipments of 2.6 million units in their first six weeks of availability. This represents growth of 130% over the P8, and Huawei now claims 8.5% of the global smartphone market.

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1 month ago

Best HTC 10 accessories

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Get the most out of your HTC 10 with these great accessories.

The HTC 10 is one of the best Android phones you can own. If you've got one or are planning to get one, you'll also want to get some accessories to compliment your new device. We've outlined some of the best options — from cases and screen protectors to car mounts and microSD cards — to protect and enhance your HTC 10 experience.

Ice View Case from HTC

HTC Ice View case

The Ice View Case is the perfect combination of protection and functionality, specifically designed by HTC for their flagship phone. With a transparent screen cover, you're able take photos, read texts, switch between songs, and turn on the flashlight, while keeping your screen fully protected.

HTC Ice View also has support for third-party notifications, so you can keep up-to-date with social media at a glance.

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Not quite your style? Looking for a more heavy duty case perhaps? Check out our breakdown of the best cases for the HTC 10.


G-Colour Tempered Glass Screen Protector

G-Color tempered glass screen protector

If you decide to forego HTC's case with built-in screen cover, you're still going to want protect that beautiful 5.2-inch screen. G-Color's tempered glass offering for the HTC 10 is a great option.

It features an oleophobic coating to reduce smudges and fingerprints and, at only 0.24mm thick, you'll know you're protected without noticing the screen protector is there. We've also been keen on the Orzly's tempered glass screen protector, which purports to address the screen's curved edge. It's another option to check out if screen coverage is an important factor for you.

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Want more options for protecting your HTC 10 screen? Check out our roundup of the best tempered glass screen protectors for the HTC 10.


Samsung EVO Plus 128GB microSD

Samsung EVO Plus 128GB microSD

The HTC 10 supports expandable memory up to 200GB, via microSD — a feature you'll definitely want to take advantage of. One of the best options out there is the Samsung Evo Plus 128GB.

With write speeds of up to 80MB/s, this waterproof, magnet-proof microSD card will work great for storing your HD video, photos, music and games, and is a great choice if you're considering adoptable storage. It's an investment well worth the cost, especially if you're planning to take full advantage of the HTC 10's impressive cameras.

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Looking for more microSD options for your HTC 10? Check out our list of the best microSD cards for the HTC 10.


Belkin 6ft 2.0 USB type-A to USB type-C charging cable

Belkin 6ft 2.0 USB type-A to USB type-C charging cable

The HTC 10 uses USB type-C cables for charging, so unless you've owned other devices that use this newer charging cable, you'll probably want to stock up on another for your car or office. With a length of 6 feet, this option from a trusted brand such as Belkin should give you all the versatility you require.

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TYLT Capio 2.0 Car Mount

TYLT Capio 2.0 Car Mount

The TYLT Capio 2.0 is a universal car mount that looks almost identical to the one HTC sells specifically for the HTC 10 — except at half the price. With a micro-gel suction cup that should securely adhere to any solid surface and a fully-adjustable swiveling arm, you should be able to set it up as you like in your car and be on your way.

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Still looking for another option for mounting your phone in your car? We've rounded up the best universal car mounts just for you.


Samsung LEVEL in-ear stereo headset

Samsung LEVEL in-ear headset

The HTC 10 features Boomsound technology, which means you'll enjoy fantastic audio quality when listening to your favorite music through the built-in speakers or through headphones.

This recommendation comes from our own Jerry Hildebrand's guide to choosing the best headphones. Samsung's LEVEL earbuds are perfect if you want good quality in a small, portable package, and they come with a hard zip-up case for storage and travel.

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1 month ago

AT&T brings Wi-Fi calling to the LG G4

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AT&T has announced that the LG G4 on its network can now make and receive calls, send and receive texts and more all over Wi-Fi instead of requiring a cellular connection. Getting set up is simple: you'll receive a notification that the feature is available and then be prompted to download a small software update. Once that is installed, you can get started.

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1 month ago

Nextbit Robin owners can try out upcoming software with its beta testing program

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Nextbit has announced a new optional beta testing program for owners of the Nextbit Robin. It will allow them to try out upcoming software features and updates before they are released to all owners of the smartphone.

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1 month ago

OnePlus isn't going to launch a sequel to the OnePlus X

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OnePlus won't be making a sequel to the OnePlus X. At the OnePlus 3 launch event in Shenzhen, CEO Pete Lau revealed to Engadget that the company will focus on one "true flagship" line going forward.

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1 month ago

OnePlus 3 is now available exclusively on Amazon India for ₹27,999

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The OnePlus 3 is now official. The Chinese manufacturer's flagship features a metal design, and all the hardware specs you'd expect in a high-end phone in 2016. The phone offers the Snapdragon 820 clocked at 2.2GHz, 6GB of RAM, a 5.5-inch Optic AMOLED screen, and much more for just ₹27,999. The handset is exclusive to Amazon India, and unlike its predecessors, is available without an invite.

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1 month ago

The Honor 5X starts rolling out to Best Buy stores

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Best Buy has announced that the Honor 5X is now rolling out to its retail stores across the United States. The company hopes to have the 5X out in 590 of its stores by Sunday, June 19. The phone starts at $199.99 unlocked, and comes in gray, silver, and gold.

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1 month ago

OnePlus 3 review: Finally all grown up

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OnePlus 3

The quick take

OnePlus is finally ready to join the big leagues with the OnePlus 3. Gone are the days of justifying missing features with a cheap price, and no longer can we give it a pass for its upstart-style of operation. The OnePlus 3 is the real deal, ready to be compared and evaluated as the flagship phone that it is. It isn't going to wow you with oodles of new features or headline-grabbing, never-before-seen experiences — it's just a downright great smartphone, and that's precisely what most people are looking for.

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1 month ago

Spec showdown: OnePlus 3 versus the 2016 flagship competition

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See how the new OnePlus 3 compares to the leading devices of 2016.

Each time a new top-end phone comes out, there's no shortage of comparisons to be made. From software to camera to design, we can debate all day — but there's less wiggle room when you look at the straight-up spec sheets between the phones. There's no doubt that the OnePlus 3 is aiming to compete with the highest of the high-end phones out today, and so we've compiled a comparative spec table to show you how all of the line items stack up.

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1 month ago

Spec comparison: OnePlus 3 vs. OnePlus 2 vs. OnePlus One

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We're now in our third year of OnePlus flagships — here's how the full set of specs from each generation stack up.

Three years in, and we can start to see some patterns in the specs that OnePlus values in its phones. Some things haven't changed, like sticking to a 5.5-inch screen, a top-end processor and available 64GB of internal storage. Other specs have bumped up, with the OnePlus 3 having double the RAM of the original OnePlus One, as well as a higher-resolution camera, and a few additional specs like NFC, USB-C and fast charging support.

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1 month ago

OnePlus 3 specs

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Just about every line item is filled here.

OnePlus has always been known for offering solid specs for an affordable price, and the OnePlus 3 is no exception. The difference this time around is that there aren't as many "gotcha" missing little features — this is a stacked spec sheet for sure.

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