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The Xiaomi Mi 9 was recently leaked online, at least in the form of some press images. Now more details have surfaced about the device, confirming a few fuzzy details about the phone and giving us some insight into the kind of performance to expect from Xiaomi’s latest. As we mentioned earlier, the Mi 9 […] Come comment on this article: Xiaomi Mi 9 will have an in-display fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 855 processor Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android news, android phones, mi 9, snapdragon 855, xiaomi

We might have been declaring Android widgets dead too early. In last week's poll our readers showed us that they still use and love plenty of them.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Do you have what it takes to conquer the world? We've picked the best strategy games on Android for your next mission, commander.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Best answer: Yes! The Moto G6 is one of those phones that really, truly delivers everything you need in a smartphone at a reasonable price. The debut of the Moto G7 series has discounted the price of the Moto G6 to $180, making it an excellent choice in 2019. Amazon: Moto G6 ($180) The Moto G6 is still a great phone in 2019 The Moto G6 comes with everything you'd expect in a phone: a Snapdragon 450, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 3000mAh battery, a 12MP rear camera, a fingerprint sensor,...

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Digital deals. Amazon, through the end of the day, is offering a selection of top Kindle reads at a discount. Prices start at only $1.99 and there are three pages of items to choose from. Did you know that Amazon's Kindle Reading app is free? You can download it and use it on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC devices. You don't need a Kindle to take advantage of discounted eBooks. If you have any no-rush shipping digital credits, you can apply them to Kindle titles too. As one example, Emily...

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Facebook Messenger is great for keeping in touch but when it doesn't it can be annoying. Here's how to find and fix the problem, quickly!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't let that drag you down, though. We've rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can't miss out on. New Worlds Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality headset The headset normally sells for $500 or more and has never dropped this low on Amazon before. We don't think this price will last very long because a deal we saw from Newegg...

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Getting a second-hand phone doesn't have to be overly complicated or stressful. The used phone market is an iceberg; you can only see the tip sticking out of the water, but it goes far deeper than you can imagine. This bears out in a recent Deloitte report that claims the used phone market grew to 120 million units in 2016, generating $17 billion for their owners. That number is only going to get bigger faster, too: IDC believes that by 2020, over 220 million used devices will be sold or...

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New apps are in - get them while they're fresh! As we do every week, we bring you the best Google Play has to offer.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Best answer: As long as you've secured access to your hotel Wi-Fi and there are no restrictions on the number of devices you're able to connect, you should be fully capable of connecting your own Amazon Echo speaker to any hotel Wi-Fi. Alternatively, you might be able to use your phone's mobile hotspot feature or a portable wireless router extender like the TP-Link N300 Wireless Portable Nano Travel Router if you want to create your own secure Wi-Fi network for your room and avoid any extra...

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Return to the physical keyboard. The BlackBerry KEY2 LE 64GB unlocked Android smartphone has dropped to $399.99. This matches a price we saw in early February, but it's a deal we haven't seen outside of that drop since last year. Slate is the only color available at this price as the others are still $450, which also matches what other retailers like Best Buy are selling this phone for. It features a 4.5-inch display, 13MP camera on the back, runs Android 8.1 and boasts an insane 22 hours...

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Sony is poised to have a very busy MWC 2019, and another leak has just added to the list of things we’re expecting them to announce. The Xperia L3 will be a midrange device from the company to complement its flagship and upper-tier devices that will also be announced at the conference next month. The […] Come comment on this article: Say hello to Sony’s midrange Xperia L3, expected at MWC this year Visit TalkAndroid

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Can you hear me now? No? Leave Verizon behind. If you're not happy with Verizon's service, it's your right to cancel whenever you please. Just remember that you signed an agreement with the carrier, so you're probably not getting off scot-free. The penalties and processes associated with canceling your Verizon service will depend on whether you're on a traditional two-year contract or in a month-to-month agreement. We'll tell you how to do both. We'll also give you some advice when it comes...

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The Samsung Galaxy S10e is probably one of the most interesting smartphones that will come on the market. Here's why you might be tempted.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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The Motorola Moto Z3 was announced back in August as one of the world’s first 5G phones. The phone didn’t have 5G built-in, but would be able to connect to Verizon’s future 5G network using a 5G-equipped Moto Mod. When the phone arrived shortly after being introduced, we knew it wouldn’t see that 5G Moto … Continued

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is $300 off today at Samsung’s store in one of the better deals we have seen on this phone. All you need is to apply a coupon code at checkout and the discount will be immediately shown. No trade-ins are required here. With $300 off a Galaxy Note 9 (review), … Continued

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Categories: deals, news, galaxy note 9, samsung, unlocked

There are some great new games coming to the Play Store this year, from big budget beauties to indie darlings, these are the ones we can't wait to play.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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The unlocked 128GB model is on sale through midnight EST. Update: Bummer, this deal has already expired. Samsung is still offering some discounts on various carrier versions of the device, so be sure to click through to see what kind of deal you can score today. Samsung is holding a flash sale on the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 device today, offering $300 off through midnight EST when you enter promo code SAMSUNG300 during checkout. That'll bring its price down to $699.99, but only the...

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With OneUI and Android Pie, Samsung — like Google and OnePlus — is offering a gesture navigation system option to replace the traditional nav bar if you so choose. Unlike Google and OnePlus, Samsung's version keeps the Recents "button" alongside Home and Back, and even has two modes to help you ease into your bar-less experience. Whether you want to try the new modes or just want to put your nav buttons back the way you want them, everything lives in one simple menu. Samsung phones with...

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Three manufacturers rule the market when it comes to smartphone processors: Samsung, Qualcomm and Huawei. Which brand makes the fastest chipset?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik are joined this week by Android Police managing editor David Ruddock! They discuss Amazon's acquisition of mesh Wi-Fi company, Eero, and why David thinks 5G might be the death of some smartphone companies. They also look at Samsung's 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S5e and rumors about several new Galaxy wearables. There are also rumors about Pixel Watch from Google and some not-so-great realities when it comes to the current state of Wear OS. Rounding things out, the...

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Children come into contact with smartphones and tablets earlier and earlier. With child protection apps like Qustodio, parents stay in control.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Electric cars are an emerging technology but it will take some time to become widespread. In this week's poll we ask: what is missing, in your opinion?(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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In what appears to be a drill against possible cyber attacks from the West, Russia plans to shut down its entire network for a whole day.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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If you have a OnePlus phone dating back to the OnePlus 3, your phone will eventually be running deep integration with Google’s Duo video calling service. We actually wrote about this previously when the change was made for the OnePlus 6 and 6T in a recent OxygenOS update, but now the company has announced that the … Continued

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Categories: apps, news, duo, oneplus, oneplus 3, oneplus 3t, oneplus 5, oneplus 5t, oneplus 6, oneplus 6t

Amazon Web Services, or AWS for short, is a crucial backbone to the internet right now. Whether you’re developing websites, apps, or other services, there’s a good chance you’re going to need to be familiar with AWS to do your job well. The good news is that we’re here to make that easier with a […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Save 96% on the AWS Certified Architect Developer Bundle 2019 Visit TalkAndroid

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The latest SwiftKey Beta is now rolling out to the Google Play Store, and it’s bringing a feature that’s going to please a ton of customization enthusiasts. Microsoft has been working to keep SwiftKey as a good alternative keyboard to someone that maybe just isn’t happy with their default keyboard or Gboard, and they’ve done […] Come comment on this article: Latest SwiftKey Beta adjusts navigation bar color to match your keyboard Visit TalkAndroid

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We already know everything there is to know about the Galaxy S10, but Samsung apparently has some wearables behind the curtain to show us at Unpacked 2019. At least, they did have some surprises left, but Samsung’s own Gear Wearable app has accidentally revealed all of that stuff early. Samsung has to be doing this […] Come comment on this article: Samsung accidentally reveals all of their 2019 wearables in their own app Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android news, wearables, galaxy buds, galaxy fit, galaxy fit e, galaxy s10, galaxy watch active, samsung, tizen

For President’s Day, Nest is hosting deals on four different products, with savings ranging from $30 all of the way up to $100. The $100 off deal is for a complete Nest Secure alarm system, which includes two Nest Detect units and two Nest Tag units. Other offers include $50 off of a Cam IQ, … Continued

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Categories: deals, news, nest, nest cam iq, nest cam outdoor, nest hello, nest secure

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we are back! Apologies for not having shows over the past month, but we ran into some frustrating software problems. We think we have them fixed, so let’s talk about stuff! The Galaxy S10 is coming next week, the LG G8 is coming soon, we’ve got new Google … Continued

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Samsung’s Galaxy Wearable app picked up a new update yesterday and it revealed all of the new wearable products that Samsung will announce next week alongside the Galaxy S10. The Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Fit e, and Galaxy Buds are all seen here, thanks to an early app update. The devices have leaked … Continued

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It’s just over six months since Samsung launched its flagship Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4, complete with S Pen and a premium price tag. Earlier today the Korean company officially took the wraps off of its newest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S5e, complete with a 10.5-inch Super AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 670 processor, and […] Come comment on this article: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S5e tablet is official with a 10.5-inch AMOLED display and $399 price tag Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android manufacturers, android news, android software, android tablets, entertainment, amoled, android tablet, galaxy tab s5e, one ui, samsung

The LG G8 ThinQ made its way through the FCC this morning as LG prepares to announce it at MWC in a couple of weeks. How do we know that the LM-820 is the G8? Well, the documents here don’t say “THIS IS THE LG G8, KELLEN,” but the LG G7 ThinQ was the LM-G710. This … Continued

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Xiaomi is set to release a new phone later this month, and it looks like it will appeal to the crowd that likes sleek paint jobs and tons of cameras. The Xiaomi Mi 9, as seen above, is showing up in some more-or-less official press renders that look like they’re designed to heavily showcase the […] Come comment on this article: Xiaomi Mi 9 will launch next week with a holographic design and triple cameras Visit TalkAndroid

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Samsung has done a pretty poor job of keeping anything about the Galaxy S10 under wraps, and now we’re getting a look at the last color option before the phone’s official announcement next week. This time around we’re seeing the Luxurious Ceramic White variant of the phone, which looks similar but distinctively different from the […] Come comment on this article: One last Galaxy S10 color leaks before Samsung’s Unpacked event next week Visit TalkAndroid

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LG has officially revealed one new feature of the LG G8 ThinQ before it’s actual announcement, and it looks like it’ll be a really cool party trick. The last few iterations of their G series devices have been focusing more and more on audio, and this year they’re going a step further by utilizing the […] Come comment on this article: LG G8 ThinQ will use its OLED display as a speaker, debuting at MWC 2019 Visit TalkAndroid

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Like with previous unlocked Samsung phones, the unlocked Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are last to the party. The Android Pie update has still not arrived on either phone as a stable build, even as all the carrier models have been upgraded. As noted, this isn’t a new theme emerging here, but it’s worth pointing … Continued

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Categories: news, galaxy s9, galaxy s9 plus, pie, samsung, unlocked, update

If you still have yet to pick up a Smart Display for your home, Lenovo’s option is currently on sale for $100 off the usual pricing, including both the 8″ and 10″ models. At $100 off, the 8″ model drops to just $99.99, while the 10″ model goes for $149.99. That’s really good pricing. We’ve reviewed … Continued

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Google doesn’t seem all that interested in sharing the percentage of Android phones running Pie, their latest release. After dropping Pie on us in August, they released two months of Android distribution numbers that would potentially reveal its adoption, it’s just that neither of them showed Pie making a debut. Since October, Google has stopped producing those numbers … Continued

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If you’re struggling to become a faster typist and need some help, Typesy is the solution. The easy-to-use software will walk you through becoming a fast, adept typist so you can fly around the keyboard and not get bogged down with finger pecking and forgetting where the keys are. We’re running a deal on a lifetime […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Typesy will help you become a faster typist for cheap (93% off) Visit TalkAndroid

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We don't see many new Android tablets announced anymore, but today Huawei revealed exactly that. The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite is a new tablet aimed at families. It's got features like Kid's Corner, which is a customized environment for children where parents can set time limits, control access to content, and use the fingerprint reader to create user profiles. Huawei has also included a Distance sensor to keep kids from putting their eyes too close to the tablet and a Posture Detect sensor...

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It's been awhile since Apple announced a new iPad mini, but that may finally be changing soon. Images that may show an updated iPad mini have made their way online. Posted to Twitter, the photos show the back of an iPad mini with a different cellular antenna than the iPad mini 4 that Apple currently sells (shown below), which is white or black plastic depending on which color the iPad mini is. This updated iPad mini uses a new antenna design with a more minimal antenna line, helping to keep...

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The Android gaming phone trend is officially in full swing, and the Nubia brand is getting in on it with a new device that's coming to North America and Europe. The Nubia Red Magic Mars is a new gaming phone with all of the high-end specs that you'd want out of a performance-focused device. That includes a Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 10GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of built-in storage. There's a 6-inch 2160x1080 display on the Red Magic Mars and 3D surround sound to help immerse you in the...

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Samsung took the CES 2019 stage today for its big press conference, and it had some significant news to share about its Bixby digital assistant. Samsung is working with Google to integrate Bixby with several popular Google apps. This includes Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, and YouTube. However, Samsung didn't share much more on the effort, so it's not known when this Bixby integration will roll out. This is pretty big news for Bixby. To date, Samsung's assistant has been a bit lacking...

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We've known for a while now that 2019 was going to be a big year for 5G, but today Qualcomm has proved that with a new announcement. Qualcomm has announced that there are more than 30 5G mobile devices set to launch in 2019, the majority of which are smartphones. These devices will be powered by Qualcomm's new flagship Snapdragon 855 processor and the Snapdragon X50 5G modem family. Devices are expected to begin arriving in early 2019. Qualcomm went on to explain that devices powered by the...

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After AT&T confirmed last month that it would begin rolling out a "5G E" indicator to select Android devices with support for its 5G Evolution network, updates to enable that indicator have begun rolling out. AT&T is now updating the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30, and LG V40 ThinQ to add the 5G Evolution network indicator. The Galaxy S8 Active is receiving an update to version R16NW.G892AUCU3BRL1 that also includes the December 1, 2018 Android security patches, while the LG V30 is getting...

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The start of a new month means new Android security patches from Google. Google today released the January 2018 Android security updates for Pixel devices. The full factory images and the OTA images are now available for download for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C. Unfortunately for Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners, there are no images available for those devices, which means that the December 2018 update may be the last that the Nexus phones receive....

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After taking some time off for the holidays, Apple has resumed its iOS 12.1.3 beta testing. Apple today released iOS 12.1.3 beta 3 to registered developers. The update can be downloaded over the air by going to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or iPad, or you can point your computer's web browser to the Apple Developer Center on the web. As noted by MacRumors, this is actually only the second iOS 12.1.3 beta update released by Apple. It contains the same changes that were...

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Looks like Samsung isn't the only smart TV maker that's adding Apple AirPlay 2 support to its televisions. LG and Vizio have confirmed that they'll be adding Apple's AirPlay 2 functionality to their smart TVs in 2019. During its CES 2019 event, LG revealed that Apple AirPlay, AirPlay Audio, and HomeKit support will be added to its 2019 TVs. There aren't many other details on LG's plans quite yet, but we should hear more soon. As one of Apple’s first TV partners, LG is adding Apple AirPlay,...

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At the tail end of last year, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile all confirmed that they were planning to launch a 5G Samsung smartphone in 2019. Now Sprint has done the same. Sprint today revealed that it will launch a 5G smartphone from Samsung in summer 2019. The device will include support for both 5G and 4G LTE coverage. For 5G and LTE, it'll offer support for Sprint's 2.5GHz spectrum. Also included will be support for 1.9GHz (Band 25), 800MHz (Band 26), and other LTE spectrum bands for...

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