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T-Mobile launches free scam services just in time to block fake IRS calls

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:33
T-Mobile is rolling out Scam ID and Scam Block features to customers starting today as part of a strategy to protect customers. Three out of four people in the US have received scam calls at some point, resulting in an incredible amount of stolen money.

No Echo required: Amazon Alexa now available for the Huawei Mate 9

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:00
In addition to Google Assistant, Huawei Mate 9 owners now have the option to use Amazon Alexa for intelligent voice control.

LG G6 camera app: Powerful software pairs well with outstanding results

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 19:38
You can now pre-order your own LG G6 and reviews keep praising the camera performance as even better than the Google Pixel. The full featured camera software makes it an even more functional camera phone.

Battle of the big smartphones: HTC U Ultra vs Huawei Mate 9

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 15:46
The trend in 2017 is toward taller, narrower phones, but that doesn't mean we won't continue to see some beasts. The HTC U Ultra and Huawei Mate 9 are two of the largest Android smartphones available today and one seems to be a clear winner.

LG G6 pre-orders may start at Verizon this Friday, for a reasonable $672

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:15
The LG G6 was revealed at MWC a few weeks ago, but without pricing and availability information. A report indicates Verizon may be taking pre-orders this Friday.

First look: HTC U Ultra delivers gorgeous hardware, secondary display, advanced audio, UltraPixel cameras

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 07:27
HTC's latest flagship, now shipping to some pre-order customers, is better than I expected, bringing the best of HTC into a single -- and quite large -- device.

Caseology Parallax and Vault for LG G6 hands-on: Outstanding $20 cases offer protection and style

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 07:47
The LG G6 is not a rugged phone, but it is built to withstand the elements and accidental drops. These two new cases improve your ability to hold on to the phone and offer a bit more protection.

Android improves for work: Exchange Tasks now available on Gmail app

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:18
Android phone owners previously had to use a third party app for Exchange email, but Google updated Gmail last year to support Exchange. This week Google added support for Exchange Tasks.

LG G6 hands-on: Unique 18:9 display, water resistance and dual camera flexibility

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 07:47
LG spent the last month revealing bits and pieces of the G6 so the recent announcement was no surprise. After spending a couple days with the LG G6, it's clear that LG is ready to compete with the best.

Eight reasons the LG G6 is better than the Google Pixel for business

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:21
LG revealed the G6 yesterday at MWC and it turns out that it has more to offer to the enterprise than the Google Pixel XL. Matthew put together a list of why you should consider the LG G6 for business.

Google Assistant coming soon to Android Nougat 7.0 and Marshmallow 6.0 smartphones

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 07:29
The Google Pixel launched with Google Assistant as an exclusive for a period of time. Google revealed today that Google Assistant will start rolling out the other Nougat and Marshmallow phones so millions more can get access to this new artificial intelligence.

MWC 2017: LG G6 announced with big screen, water resistance, and dual cameras

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 07:00
LG spent the last month revealing bits and pieces of the G6 so today's announcement was no surprise. There looks to be just one thing the rumors were wrong about: the all metal design.

Lenovo plans to sell three million Moto Zs, Moto Mods will be compatible over next three years

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:21
With failed attempts at smartphone modularity, I've been hesitant to spend money on accessories. But Motorola Mobility recently revealed that we can count on Moto Mods for at least three years.

Ahead of LG G6 and Galaxy S8 launch, T-Mobile offers S7, S7 Edge, and LG V20 for just $360

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:47
We often see discounts of $100 on existing flagship phones when new flagships are about to be launched. T-Mobile is offering last year's models, which all run the latest version of Android, at a massive discount.

ExoLens Pro wide-angle kit hands-on: Making a good iPhone 7 Plus camera even better

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 07:47
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus has a solid camera, but sometimes you want to capture more. The iPhone camera is limited by space so an external lens helps enhance the camera at a price.

Hands-on with Android 7 Nougat on the Samsung Galaxy S7: screenshot gallery

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 07:47
The long awaited Google Android 7 Nougat update is finally rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners. There are some major appearance changes and improvements in performance.

Android Wear 2.0, LG Watches, and new old devices (MobileTechRoundup show #390)

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 00:00
Google announced the launch of Android Wear 2.0 with a couple new watches from LG. We continue to hear more about rumored upcoming phones as well.

Android Nougat and EMUI 5.0 roll out to the Honor 8: in pictures

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:43
The Honor 8 was one of the best affordable phones of 2016 and today the update to Android Nougat is starting to roll out.

Is AI the next Android differentiator? LG teases 'less artificial more intelligence' for G6

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 11:31
Google Assistant is available on the Pixel, Alexa is coming to the Huawei Mate 9, Sense Companion is coming on the HTC U Ultra, Samsung may be launching Bixby on the Galaxy S8, and LG may be bringing something else on the G6.

Moto Mods Hackathon: Moving the modular smartphone concept forward

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 11:43
With active participation in hackathons and a full Mod Development Kit, Motorola Mobility is enabling hardware developers to help its Moto Mods be successful. The Moto Z is an excellent modular smartphone that looks to be getting even better.