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Here are some more live photos of Samsung's high-end Android clamshell, the SM-W2017

We’ve been inundated with photos of the Samsung SM-W2017. And just when you thought that there could be no more photos showing this high-end Android powered clamshell, more images arrive. Yesterday, we learned that the phone, codenamed Veyron, is expected to be released next month in China. The expected price ...

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Verizon chief believes consumers 'don't need' unlimited plans

Speaking at a recent investor conference, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo made a statement that’s sure to ruffle the feathers of mobile consumers far and wide. In speaking of Big Red’s strategies amid the disruptive, unlimited price plans of rivals like John Legere’s T-Mobile, Shammo outlined his belief that such packages ...

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Opera for Android gets a fresh, new look

It’s only been a few days since Opera pushed a major software update for its browser on desktops, and now the company announced a similar update is available for Android devices. Obviously, it comes with different changes, but it’s important nonetheless. Before going into details, let’s clear up some things. ...

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Sony reveals launch dates and pricing in the U.S. for the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact

Sony announced today that the unlocked Sony Xperia X Compact will be available in the U.S. starting on September 25th, priced at $499.99; the unlocked Sony Xperia XZ will launch in the states on October 2nd, carrying a price tag of $699.99. The phones, which will work with GSM carriers ...

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Asus Zenfone 3 goes on pre-order in Canada for $429.99

One of the high-profile smartphones unveiled in Q2 that hasn’t been yet released in Canada, Asus Zenfone 3 is now available for pre-order. Although Asus Canada has yet to announce an official release date for the Zenfone 3, the smartphone is finally up for pre-order in the country. Customers will ...

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Edward Snowden not a fan of Allo, dubs it "Google Surveillance"

Having first announced its Allo instant messaging service back at the I/O developers conference earlier this year, Google has finally begun to roll it out. As discussed in our review, we’re not overly impressed with it, while the majority of our wonderful readers have given the app a collective “meh”. Edward Snowden, the ...

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Samsung asked to extend Galaxy Note 7 refund period in its home turf

South Korea was the first country where the Galaxy Note 7 made it to shelves. To be more precise, Samsung’s flagship smartphone went on sale on August 19, so customers who bought it have been using the Galaxy Note 7 for the longest time. However, South Koreans did not have ...

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iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users report of subpar in-call audio quality

A new iPhone launch wouldn’t really feel complete without its fair share of early bugs and reported problems. So far, Cupertino’s iPhone 7 roll out has been a relatively smooth one. There have been reports of hissing noises affecting some models under heavy load, though Samsung’s messy ongoing Note 7 ...

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You can replace Samsung Galaxy Note 7's green battery indicator with a white one

Samsung announced a few days ago it will roll out a software update for the Galaxy Note 7, which will replace the white battery indicator with a green one, but the update will only install on the new, safe devices. The update should already be available in most of the ...

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UMi Plus Extreme Edition coming soon with 6GB RAM, Helio P20 CPU, Android 7.0 Nougat

UMi, the Chinese smartphone maker that’s trying to make headlines with its high-end products at very low prices. The last achievement of the company is called UMi Plus, an Android smartphone packing 4GB RAM and a Helio P10 CPU, which is priced at only $250. Today, UMi made an even ...

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