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sprint's parent company softbank is rumored to be considering seeking a merger with deutsche telekom's t-mobile, only sprint would be the absorbed network this time.
a new rumor suggests huawei will be unveiling the honor 8 pro at mwc 2017, featuring flagship specs likely for a competitive price.
if you're looking for a new twitter client, flamingo has received its biggest update yet. the update is free for users, and you can now experience a slew of new features.
zte has officially cancelled the project csx/hawkeye kickstarter it launched earlier this month. that doesn't mean the project is dead, however.
every week, hundreds of android apps and games are submitted to the play store. if you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
samsung has begun teasing its next exynos processor on twitter ahead of mobile world congress, which takes place in a few weeks in barcelona.
new images of the lg g6 show off the silver color variant, while confirming the device will feature an always-on display.
donald trump refuses to give up his old unsecured android phone, which has prompted several congressmen to author a letter to the house oversight committee to investigate the security ramifications.

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antutu has released its benchmarking results for january 2017, with the oneplus 3t taking the top spot, but some newcomers are lurking in the distance.
uag has posted a few different cases for the galaxy s8, which show off the new bezel-less display, fingerprint scanner placement, and a button dedicated for bixby.
lee jae-yong has been under investigation for bribes given to the south korean government in return for favorable business mergers for nearly a month now. early this morning he was officially arrested.
a new report suggests that samsung will be reaching out to sony to help provide battery supplies for the galaxy s8 and s8 plus.
you may remember there was a nickname trick to make eevee evolve into vaporeon, flareon, and jolteon. a new nickname trick will allow you to evolve eevee into umbreon and espeon.

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a new rumor suggests that the lg v30 will be powered by the snapdragon 835 and 6gb of ram as lg pivots to turning this device into its new flagship.
a new leak reveals the model numbers, color options, and pricing for the galaxy s8 and s8 plus. the suggested retail price for the galaxy s8 is at $950, and the s8 plus is at $1050.
with the rise of daydream, samsung seems keen on matching google's wits to make sure they still have the best mobile vr experience to offer.
here's our supposed first look at the htc one x10, which figures to be an mid-range option to follow-up on the one x9 of yesteryear.
spectacles have only been sold at "snap bots" that randomly appear in cities throughout the u.s. if you really wanted a pair you could buy online for outrageous prices from opportunistic users. thankfully, snap inc is finally selling spectacles online for everyone.
in typical lg fashion, the company is doling out bits and pieces about their upcoming device before putting the full meal on the plate.
amazon's deal of the day is 70% off this ravpower 22,000mah power bank. it normally retails for $99 but you can snag it for just $30 for today only!
sprint's htc 10 has finally entered the next realm. the company has started rolling out its android 7.0 nougat update.
verizon's prepaid plans are getting a new $40 tier starting tomorrow, bringing unlimited talk, text, and 2gb of data that rolls over if you don't use it all in a month.
a new site to tease the lg g6 has launched ahead of mobile world congress, describing the lg g6 as having a full-metal body with other premium features.
on a random sunday evening, vp of android hiroshi lockheimer tweeted a photo of a spinning oreo cake. quick, open your favorite reddit app: android 8.0 will be named oreo!
b&h photo is making it super cheap to pick up an unlocked lg v20. they're taking $300 off the phone in their latest deal.
secure folders was one of the best new features of the samsung galaxy note 7, but since it's no longer available samsung wants to allow others to get in on the fun.
a new report suggests at&t is now rolling out the nougat 7.0 update to the lg g5 on its network. the update will also include january's security patch updates.
the developer options is like a secret world for android enthusiasts to do cool stuff. not only can you speed up animations, but you can force all apps to do multi-window and much more.
a new report suggests xiaomi will expand its portfolio of mid-range and high-end devices this year to compete with chinese manufacturers like huawei, vivo, and oppo.
needing to max out on mobile storage? amazon has the biggest available class 10 microsd card on sale for $45 off. we're talking about sandisk's 256gb ultra microsd card, complete with an sd adapter.
nintendo is holding a special event for fire emblem heroes players with up to 26 orbs on the table as long as you play every day this week. lots of special maps coming, too.

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oppo has something to unveil at mobile world congress, and we're very curious. they're supposedly launching something they call "5x" technology.

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new images of the samsung galaxy tab s3 have leaked courtesy of a taiwanese approvals board. the new tablet appears to feature the same metal and glass design as samsung's most recent phones.
the zte blade v8 pro is a borderline insane value at $230. for those who jumped on one of the best deals in mobile, we’ve put together a healthy list highlighting the first things you should do upon booting up the blade v8 pro for the first time.
the latest samsung galaxy s8 leak gives us our first look at what the phone's on-screen navigation buttons will look like.
a new reports claims that the samsung galaxy note 7 may come back to life as a refurbished device. the company may be planning to sell the phones with smaller batteries in a handful of markets.
count sprint as the latest major us carrier to roll nougat out to the samsung galaxy s7 and s7 edge.
samsung is communicating to users that all windows 10 pcs will be given access to their samsung flow app in april.
it seems that update was the pick-me-up it needed as pokemon go has once again made it to the top charts of both apple's app store and google play.
blackberry is one of many manufacturers that will have a new phone to show off at mobile world congress. the company has already confirmed it will be introducing the new blackberry mercury.

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anyone with a pulse in 2010 remembers hearing this song literally everywhere. now, you might hear it when lg's trying to sell you an lg g6.
well, the cat's just out of the bag now. renders and prototypes, and now even samsung-made diagrams are spilling the beans on what the samsung galaxy s8 will look like.
yahoo is still working through a world of nightmares after having revealed high-volume security breaches, so verizon wants a discount.
the honor v9 is finally official, and boy is it a looker. if honor started as a premium mid-range brand, the honor v9 breaks those expectations and picks itself up a proper flagship.
some phones come with ugly and over complex camera apps that can get in the way of getting the perfect shot. thankfully, everything in android can be easily replaced by something better.
lg is teasing more features of the lg g6, this time highlighting what seems to be a focus on water/dust-proofing. the phone will be unveiled on february 26th.
a new photo of the galaxy s8 in the wild shows the pre-installed apps that will appear on the device.
the latest lg g6 leak shows the upcoming phone alongside last year's lg g5. while the g6's display is .4-inches larger than the g5's the two phones appear to be quite close in size.
following yesterday's leak which gave us out first look at the on-screen "back" button that will make its debut on samsung's galaxy s8 phones, we now have another image which shows off the on-screen "home" button for the two phones.
with the lg g6, lg is set to debut a unique 1:1 shooting mode for the camera. this is what it'll look like once you get your hands on it.
the latest update to google's standard dialer app -- phone -- seems to be causing more issues than it claims to solve.
the lg g6 has been leaked more than a faucet, but we're very close to the official announcement. lg is already revving up the hype train by getting world renowned designers to weigh in on the design.
yesterday, a report from south korea suggested samsung would look to sell refurbished galaxy note 7 units in emerging markets like india and vietnam. today, samsung denies that report.

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motorola can now guarantee a solid 12 moto mods will launch in 2017.
instagram is about to get a lot more dynamic. now, one post can house multiple photos and videos.
a full press render of the lg g6 has leaked in the wild, giving us a good look at the upcoming phone before its announcement in a few days.
firms like crucialtec are aiming to commercialize finger-reading screen technology as soon as this year.
a new rumor suggests that asus is working on a second chromebook convertible device this year that sports massive battery life and is only 15.6mm thick.
a new report says production models of the lg g6 had a lower battery capacity than the final consumer model, which will feature a 3,300mah battery.
withings has tweeted that it will be joining parent company nokia on stage at the mwc 2017 keynote to unveil something new.
a new rumor suggests xiaomi is prepping a successor to the xiaomi mi max phablet that launched in china last may.
today is february 22nd, and in case you don't remember that means today is the day you can apply for a ticket to attend google i/o 2017.
amazon is celebrating its position at the top of a corporate reputation poll by giving its customers $8.63 back off a purchase of $50 or more.
we took the zte blade v8 pro and faced it off against its toughest competition yet -- the iphone 7 and honor 6x -- in an hdr camera shootout. the results may surprise you..
t-mobile is offering significant discounts on the galaxy s7, s7 edge, and the lg v20 as well as a handful of other phones.
if you were curious to see what kind of hardware the samsung galaxy s8 plus will be working with, @evleaks just leaked out most of the device's specs.
according to a new report, the lg g6 will go on same 42 days before the samsung galaxy s8, giving lg a huge advantage over its main competitor.
google seems to be experimenting with the idea of separating all the content in google play into their own portals.
samsung's latest processor, which is expected to be in one variant of the samsung galaxy s8, has entered mass production. the exynos 8895 is an octa-core chip and the first to take advantage of 10-nanometer finfet technology.
huawei is the latest manufacturer to create a 360-degree camera to help folks create interesting new content for this vr age
qualcomm has announced their latest hardware development kit, but this one isn't for prototyping phones. it's the vrdk, or virtual reality development kit.
the google store either got a huge unannounced change or it's simply a bug. either way, what's going on right now is that google is allowing you to buy things in a different country's version of the google store.
sony's xperia x2 has leaked, and by god the bezels are small! no, like they're actually small. not even normal-sized. but tiny.
google search outside of the play store is very forgiving. you can miss a few letters or write something completely incomprehensible, but a lot of the time google knows what you mean. that's not the case in the play store
huawei is expected to launch the huawei watch 2 at mobile world congress, and venturebeat has delivered our first look at the thing ahead of the big show.

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it seems owners of the original motorola droid turbo are receiving invites to a new soak test.

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t-mobile announced that lte-u technology -- developed in part by qualcomm, and supported by equipment makers nokia and ericsson -- has been fcc certified.
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a new update for google play music adds a new way to access your recent history, a new animation, and a boosted music catalogue.
sony's xperia x2 has leaked, and by god the bezels are small. no, like they're actually small. not even normal-sized. but tiny.
a new rumor suggests the samsung galaxy s8 will have a faster wireless charger than previous generation samsung wireless chargers.

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us cellular is slated to begin offering an unlimited plan tomorrow that's cheaper than verizon, but comes with the same fine print.
this week we're talking about the surprisingly awesome zte blade v8 pro. other topics include more samsung galaxy s8 leaks and rumors, very promising lg g6 info, pokemon go gen 2, and more!
amazon has been asked by authorities to turn over audio recordings associated with the amazon echo of a man believed to have murdered his friend.
messenger has been a part of google's messy messaging approach since 2014. today, it received a brand new name: android messages.
one of the biggest knocks against google allo was that it could only be used on your phone, and only one phone at that, but that'll soon be another point to wash away from its rough beginning history.
google teamed with fashion designer christian cowan to design a line of really blue jeans. as you'd expect, the shade of blue mirrors that of the really blue pixel.

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here's a photo of the blackberry mercury sitting next to some fcb apparel, a sure sign that they're all packed and ready to go for a formal announcement at mobile world congress.
a new report shows that samsung launched more phone models than any other phone manufacturer last year. that excludes us carrier-specific models, too.
several new leaks have appeared ahead of mobile world congress, with new alleged specs for the moto g5, huawei p10, and the xiaomi mi 5c.
alphabet's waymo has filed a lawsuit against uber alleging that the company is using stolen trade secrets to build their self-driving fleet.
a few days ago, an apk for samsung’s secure folder app leaked for galaxy s7 and s7 edge users on nougat. this app allows you to store images, documents, apps, and other things inside a folder that’s locked with your fingerprint or a password of some sort. that app is now formally available. nothing changes with ...
several phones and tablets now have support for lineage os 14.1, including the htc 10 and even the samsung galaxy s ii.
the man behind the $4 smartphone in india has been arrested on allegations of fraud after distributors claim they haven't received the freedom 251 phone.
every week, hundreds of android apps and games are submitted to the play store. if you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
turn your moto z into a regular old walkie talkie with one of the finalists in motorola's moto mod concept partnership with indiegogo.
rollercoaster tycoon touch released on ios a few days ago and should be rolling out for android sometime today.

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with mwc 2017 about to get underway, we take a look at what to expect from the event, including what we already know. we've also thrown some speculation for other devices that could be announced.
google has let pixel owners know that it has identified a fix for random bluetooth disabling that has been happening with the phone on nougat and an update will be rolling out soon.
earlybird – news for android brings you all of the android news you crave and lets users decide what matters. here are the 10 top android stories for the week of february 24th.

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