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1 week ago

VR, two-hour keynote lead the just-released Google I/O schedule

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Google has posted the full schedule for the upcoming Google I/O 2016 developer conference. The schedule gives a full list of sessions that will be held on May 18-19.

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1 week ago

LG V10 Marshmallow update now available from AT&T

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If you're rocking the AT&T variant of the LG V10, you'll be happy to hear that the Marshmallow update is now rolling out. The update weighs in at just over 1GB in size, so you will want to make sure you have enough battery power, and a strong Wi-Fi connection before attempting to download it. The update brings a number of new features to the phone, like enhanced permission controls, Doze and much more.

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1 week ago

Facebook will adjust your News Feed based on how long you look at articles

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Facebook has started rolling more changes to its News Feed. It will now take into account how long a person spends looking at an article.

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1 week ago

LG releases official bootloader unlock for European LG G5

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LG has released an official bootloader unlock for the European variant of the G5. That's right, if you have the H850 variant of the LG G5, you can now unlock the bootloader thanks to LG.

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1 week ago

Sprint Galaxy S7 review: The start of your 'Galaxy Forever' journey

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Sprint Galaxy S7

How does adding the Sprint network change the experience of one of the best Android phones around?

By now, most of us know the story on the Galaxy S7. Samsung really doubled down on everything that made its 2015 flagships great, while fixing a few of the main pain points like battery life, expandable storage and waterproofing. And since you can get the same basic Galaxy S7 from just about any carrier in the U.S., each one is trying to do things a little different to get customers in the door.

Thankfully for us the carriers haven't customized the hardware on the Galaxy S7, and Sprint in particular didn't even put its name or logo on the phone. Obviously the software differs slightly between the carriers, as do the pre-installed apps, but what really differentiates them is their offerings in terms of network, features and pricing.

If you haven't done so already, it's worth reading our complete Galaxy S7 review for the full take on the phone, regardless of which carrier you choose to go with. Beyond that, I've spent a couple weeks with the Sprint version of the Galaxy S7, seeing how it differs from the other carrier versions and where Sprint has made changes to try and differentiate itself. Here are all the details.

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1 week ago

Android N Developer Preview is now available for Sony Xperia Z3

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Sony's Xperia Z3 is one of the first non-Nexus device to support the Android N Developer Preview. It was previously rumored that Google would allow other manufacturers to begin testing the software, and that appears to have proven true. You will need to flash the first image (of Developer Preview 2) and then Sony will push future updates over-the-air to the phones.

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1 week ago

First Priv Marshmallow beta update now available, invites for T-Mobile customers incoming

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BlackBerry is now pushing out its first Marshmallow beta update for the Priv to those who signed up to help test it. Previously, only devices purchased from ShopBlackBerry were eligible to join the beta program, but that is about to change.

T-Mobile customers who signed up for the beta will begin receiving their invites to download the update in 24 hours, according to Nathan Webster who is the manager of BlackBerry's beta program.

So, if you are on the current beta be sure to check for an update. If you are a T-Mobile customer, keep an eye on your inbox in the coming days for your invite. The update weighs in at over 1.7GB, so you will want to make sure you have plenty of battery power and a good Wi-Fi connection to get it downloaded.

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1 week ago

Acer's Liquid Zest Plus has a 5,000mAh battery for under $250

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That's a lot of juice!

At its next@acer event in New York City, Acer announced its latest Android device, a mid-tier smartphone with a funny name: the Liquid Zest Plus.

Sporting a 5.5-inch HD display and a 13MP rear camera with laser autofocus, and a wide-angle 5MP front camera, the Liquid Zest Plus may have a memorable name (and not in a good way), but it does have one particular standout feature: its 5,000mAh battery.

Acer notes that the Liquid Zest Plus has one of the largest integrated batteries on the market, and certainly in its sub-$250 price range.

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1 week ago

HooToo's VR headset is just $22 at Amazon

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Amazon's Deal of the Day can score you some sweet savings on HooToo's VR headset, dropping the price to just $22. This headset can be used with iPhone and Android smartphones, and it's as easy as sliding your phone into the headset to get started. Designed with comfort in mind, HooToo's VR headset has three adjustable straps, very similar to the Gear VR headset.

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1 week ago

Why an HTC Nexus phone in 2016 makes perfect sense

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New Nexus phones would be a natural fit for HTC as it looks to secure the future of its smartphone business.

Google's Nexus phones don't have the instant recognition of a Samsung or LG handset, but they do play an important role in the Android ecosystem. As such, they draw a special kind of attention from Android enthusiasts. Each year sees a fresh cycle of rumors, speculation and leaks as a new generation of Android device, showcasing the latest the OS has to offer, comes into focus.

This year, many of the most credible rumors surrounding the 2016 Nexus phone (or phones) points to HTC being the manufacturer of choice. And aside from just how likely these individual reports are, there are plenty of logical business reasons why HTC might want to hop onboard the Nexus train. Let's take a look at why it almost makes too much sense to not happen.

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1 week ago

Watch Acer's April 21 event here!

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Acer is all set to show off some new tech in New York City tomorrow, April 21.

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1 week ago

Eve: Valkyrie will support cross-platform play on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR

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Eve: Valkyrie, a space combat simulator and one of the more prominent launch titles for the Oculus Rift, has been previously revealed to also be coming to the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Now, developer CCP has revealed that the game will feature cross-platform play. This means that you'll be able to fly through space with those that own either of the other two.

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1 week ago

Amazon expands its Fire tablet lineup with new colors and storage options

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Amazon has updated its line of low-cost Fire tablets, adding three new colors and a new storage option. The company is also expanding its line of kid-friendly tablets, the Fire Kids Edition, with one new color and storage option.

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1 week ago

Lenovo's ZUK Z2 Pro offers Snapdragon 820, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage for $420

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Lenovo's mobile-only sub-brand ZUK hasn't garnered much attention, but that's about to change with its latest offering, the ZUK Z2 Pro. Unveiled in China earlier today, the phone features a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC, 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 128GB UFS 2.0 storage, USB Type-C (3.1), Bluetooth 4.2, and a 3100mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.

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1 week ago

Verizon reports $32.2 billion in revenue, nets 640,000 postpaid additions in Q1 2016

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Verizon has announced its Q1 2016 earnings with $32.2 billion in total operating revenue coming in, of which $22 billion came from the wireless end of the business. The carrier was also able to add 640,000 postpaid net additions, which is a low-volume quarter for them. Customer retention remained solid at Verizon, with its retail postpaid churn as low as 0.96%, a huge improvement year over year.

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