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Soft Gold OnePlus 3 coming in latter half of July

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The OnePlus 3 made its debut earlier this week for $399, and by all acocunts, it looks like an awesome phone for the price. While OnePlus has mentioned that the phone will be sold in two color variants — Graphite and Soft Gold, only the former option is up for grabs. Earlier today, co-founder Carl Pei said that the Soft Gold variant will be available sometime in the latter half of July.

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The Beatles come to India as Saavn scoops up streaming rights

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Indian streaming music service Saavn has picked up rights to stream The Beatles, bringing 13 remastered studio albums and six collections to listeners on its platform. Music from The Beatles' debuted on streaming services late last year, including Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, Amazon Prime Music, and Tidal. This is the first time the group's tracks are available on an Indian streaming app.

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Google makes it easier than ever to find Android Pay promotions

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Google has started listing all Android Pay promotions in a single page, making it easier to track all the deals you'll be eligible for should you sign up for the contactless payments service.

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Chrome OS developer channel 53 brings the Play Store to the ASUS Chromebook Flip

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The ASUS Chromebook Flip has picked up developer channel 53, bringing the Play Store to the device. Google said as much a month ago when it stated that Android apps would be coming to Chrome OS, and with the update now live for the Chromebook Flip, we're starting to see the first instance of full-fledged Android apps and games making their way to Chromebooks.

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Moto G4 and G4 Plus — what's the difference?

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Big differences, small prices.

When Lenovo unveiled its latest Moto G products in mid-May, we were surprised to see the company release two variants of the fourth generation smartphone, the Moto G4 and G4 Plus (along with a smaller, lower-cost Moto G Play that we haven't seen yet). Aimed at different markets and price points, the two devices are identical in all but three ways, but those differences are significant.

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Verizon updates Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ with June security patch

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Google's Android Security Rewards program has paid out more than $550,000 so far

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Google has released an overview of its Android Security Rewards program, which has just wrapped up its first year.

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ZUS USB-C cable review: A decent right-angle cable that should've gone further

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There are lots of USB-C cables on the market. This one is a little bit different.

With more Type-C Android phones being released all the time, a lot of folks will be stocking up on spare cables. This last month, ZUS has been making a lot of noise about a new unique series of cables, with a successful Indiegogo having concluded on Monday. Their cable is reinforced and protected with Kevlar, but that's not the only thing that made it stand out to me.

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Bluetooth 5 will double the speed, quadruple the range of its predecessor

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The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) have announced the details of Bluetooth 5. The next version of the wireless hardware standard will have double the speeds and four times the range of Bluetooth 4,

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1 week ago

We have an HTC 10 for one lucky Android Central reader! Enter now!

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The HTC 10 is unquestionably HTC's best phone ever. It's also a great Android phone in its own right, with an attractive metal unibody, top-notch audio credentials, fast and uncluttered software, speedy fingerprint security and a camera capable of taking great photos. We happen to have one here, and it's just itching to find a new home, so we're passing it on to one of you in this contest! Awesome! Scroll on down and get yourself entered!

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Google Photos now lets you start a slideshow from any album

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Google Photos users can now start a slideshow from any album.

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Domino's ditches T-Mobile Tuesdays after getting hit with too many free pizza orders

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Domino's has decided to "indefinitely" postpone any future participation in the T-Mobile Tuesdays rewards program after getting hit with way too many free pizza orders earlier this week from customers of the wireless carrier.

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1 week ago

Dive back into the EAC with our Finding Dory theme

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Pixar is diving back into the world of Finding Nemo with a new film about everyone's favorite absent-minded Royal Blue Tang, Dory. She has short-term memory loss, which obviously presents a lot of challenges to her everyday life. And while fish can't use smartphones, I think we have a Finding Dory theme that would be perfect for her situation. As someone who forgets a lot of things, Google Keep is my friend, and I know it'd be Dory's friend too.

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1 week ago

TED app gets complete design overhaul and more in latest update

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Checking out the latest and best TED Talks on your Android phone should be a nicer experience thanks to the app's latest update.

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BlackBerry offers $100 off the Priv for Father's Day

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BlackBerry is currently holding a Father's Day sale on the Priv, offering $100 off the Android-powered smartphone. From now through June 20, you can get the Priv for $549, or $749 CAD when you buy through ShopBlackBerry in the U.S. and Canada.

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