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We all have opinions. We don’t all have the platform to share them. Now’s your chance to take your opinions into the spotlight. Talk Android is looking for a Writer who can contribute news posts, opinions, and guides for a global audience. Every week we’d like for you to produce content that stands out. So […] Come comment on this article: Join Talk Android as a writer! Visit TalkAndroid

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Samsung released a new app this past week called SoundAssistant. The app attempts to give you new control over your device’s audio that you probably wish you had always had. We’re talking about controls over individual app audio, an always accessible floating button for audio controls, and specific scenarios depending on time of day or […] Samsung SoundAssistant App is Here to Give You Ultimate Audio Power is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: apps, news, galaxy s7, galaxy s8, samsung

With almost all flagships phones coming out in 2017 being equipped with the Snapdragon 835 processor, at least in the U.S. and other non-Asian markets, it is no surprise that Qualcomm is already working on the successor which appears to be the Snapdragon 845 for 2018 flagships. One company that wants to make sure they […] Come comment on this article: LG working with Qualcomm on Snapdragon 845 for LG G7 Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android manufacturers, android phones, g6, g7, lg, qualcomm, samsung, snapdragon 845

Want to take a screenshot on your smartwatch but don't know how? If your smartwatch runs Android Wear, look no further than this guide on how to take a screenshot.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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If you’ve checked out our YouTube channel in recent weeks, you probably noticed something is different. We’re in the process of overhauling our video strategy under Kent Oki’s lead. That’s why the videos are really solid these days. Now we’re seeking an assistant video editor to contribute when needed. We want you to focus on […] Come comment on this article: Join Talk Android as its assistant video editor! Visit TalkAndroid

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OnePlus decided to engage in a little more hyping of the upcoming OnePlus 5 today via a tweet regarding the new device’s camera capabilities. This follows a bit of a pattern by the company of trying to create some buzz and control their message by being the source of “leaks” regarding the new flagship smartphone […] Come comment on this article: Latest OnePlus 5 teaser asks you to decide which picture is from the 2017 flagship Visit TalkAndroid

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What are the best GPS trackers for kids? Updated May 2017: We've removed the KOREX Waterproof Babysitter Smartwatch from our list because it has been discontinued. It can be difficult to keep track of your children, and it can also be hard to gauge when it's appropriate to get them a cell phone or something a bit more mature in order to keep in contact with them. GPS trackers are fantastic, potentially life-saving tools that help keep track of your little ones, so you won't have to worry...

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If you’re waiting on our Honor 6X review, we’ve got an informative (and funny) unboxing video to hold you over until we can really dig in to the phone. Kent gets his hands on the Honor 6X and will show you what’s in the box and briefly touch on what you can expect from the […] Come comment on this article: [Video] Unboxing the Honor 6X Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android news, android phones, honor 6x, huawei

It’s not uncommon to see new features and rumors leak out ahead of a device’s launch, but it is pretty rare to see mockups and press renders of a phone using a concept that may not even be the final product. Fortunately for all of us, today is that rare day where we’re getting a look at […] Come comment on this article: Older mock-ups for the LG V30 surface Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android leaks & rumours, android news, android phones, lg, v30


We’ve seen some nice Amazon Echo and Echo Dot deals lately, but if you missed out on them for one reason or another, you’ve now got another chance at a discounted device. Amazon is now offering sales on both the Echo and Echo Dot. For the standard Echo, [...]

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Categories: news, amazon, amazon echo, amazon echo dot

It's time for the Champions League finals, and now you can watch in VR! The UEFA Champions League finals are nearly here, and you know what that means. Great Football matches from teams all over Europe competing against one another. Soccer, for those americans, but Football to everyone else. The UEFA has some great games, and this year they are more accessible than ever because you can watch right from YouTube. Even better, you'll be able to watch in VR, provided you have a VR headset capable...

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Not too long ago, Donald Trump finally ditched his old and unsecure Galaxy S3 in favor of a more modern iPhone. That was good news for anyone concerned about the digital security of the President of the US, but it doesn’t look like he’s adapting to the capabilities of a newer phone. According to sources […] Come comment on this article: Donald Trump’s only app on his smartphone? Twitter Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android applications, android news, donald trump, politics, twitter

If you want or need to use a VPN, the pros outweigh the cons when it comes to using one on your phone, too. With recent news of privacy-eroding deregulation and the ever-present threat of online data theft, VPNs are in the news more than ever. While the merits of which one is the best and why is a hot subject, little attention is paid to the obvious question — should I use one on my phone? We're here to talk about if you should and the reasons why! More: The best VPN services of 2017 What...

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Now you can up your home security without spending all of your money, and you can do it without all those messy wires. The Sinji Panoramic Smart WiFi Camera is on Talk Android Deals as our featured deal of the day. We’re taking 57% off this device that syncs with mobile devices for seamless control […] Come comment on this article: [TA Deals] Snatch the Sinji Smart Panoramic WiFi Camera for $60! (57% off) Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android retailers, talk android deals

For those interested in checking out fitness trackers on the cheap! It's nearly summer which means many of us are scrambling to get more active and maybe slim down a bit before hitting the beach. And a fitness tracker can help you reach your goals, but there's nothing worse than investing hundreds of dollars into a top-of-the-line Fitbit or fitness smartwatch only to wear it for a few weeks and then leave it to collect dust in a drawer. Fortunately, there are plenty of affordable fitness...

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OnePlus' next flagship in 2017 will be the OnePlus 5. For all the latest about the OnePlus 5 release date, price, specs and other rumors, read on!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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This is the beginning of something amazing, and I'm here for every minute of it. No introduction is necessary here, right? Star Trek: Bridge Crew has been teased and shown off and talked about for over a year now, and the dividing line between people who can't wait to work with friends to crew the USS Aegis and the people who would rather not already exists. And for good reason, because this game is exactly one thing — a multiplayer Star Trek simulator where you either communicate well and...

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Don't let your wireless bill spoil your summer vacation! With summer just around the corner, you've likely finalized your travel plans before you set for a summer vacation. If your travels are going to take you out of the U.S., you'll want to know your carrier's international roaming plans and policies before you accidentally rack up a massive bill. We've broken everything down in terms of the Big Four carriers. AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Verizon This article is limited to comparisons of the Big...

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Privacy is everything nowadays. It's hotly debated online, in political forums, and huge corporations are regularly selling our information so that other corporations can, in turn, make money off of us as well. A lot of folks are OK with that and view it as "just the way the world works" and other folks are tinfoil and don't even have a landline telephone. But you don't have to belong to either extreme camp — you can meet privacy and online freedom right in the middle. Subscribe to Private...

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HTC U11 in the U.S.: where, when and for how much. HTC's relationships with the U.S. carriers have weakened, and with the launch of its 2017 flagship the U11 it has just one carrier on board. The HTC U11 is exclusive to Sprint at launch, already up for pre-order with a proper release on June 9. The pricing from Sprint is set at $0 down and $29 per month for two years, or a total price of $696. Sprint will be offering the U11 in black and blue colors, at least at launch. Thankfully, you are...

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A hybrid watch would be the perfect smartwatch if it just had Google Assistant built in. I've been seriously ruminating over this since reviewing the LG Watch Style. I thought I would still be wearing the smartwatch by now, that it would be the device that would get me back into daily life with Android Wear. It's not; the smartwatch has since been been relegated to the bottom of my jewelry box and replaced with a hybrid variant from Fossil. The Fossil Q Tailor can only do half of what the...

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New customers can try out Google Play Music for free for 120 days. Google typically offers a 90-day trial for customers looking to evaluate Google Play Music, but the company is now rolling out a four-month free trial for new subscribers. If you're using another streaming service and are looking to make the switch to Play Music, you now have an addition 30 days to decide if you want to continue. Once the trial ends, you'll have to shell out $9.99 per month. In addition to accessing Play...

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It's time to say goodbye. OnePlus has officially announced that it will stop production of its OnePlus 3T model.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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There's been an image leak of this year's Lenovo Moto Z2 Play, the next in line of this fantastic smartphone series. The official release date is now set for June 1.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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It looks like LG will follow up to the V20 with a Daydream-ready LG V30. Read all the latest news and rumors about the LG V30 here.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Having tested the Moto Z Play for 3 weeks, I'm a little disappointed in the camera and the module options. Read on to see why I would never buy the Moto Z Play.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Here is a list of the best game emulators for Android. Whether you're a fan of old school DOS games or Nintendo classics, we've got you covered with the best emulators.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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Does the battery on your smartwatch empty too quickly? Read on for our tips and tricks to increase the battery life on your smartwatch.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.)

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While many  consumers are able to find a satisfactory standard smartphone from many of the big name manufacturers, that does not mean some niche markets are still looking for options. Today T-Mobile announced they are adding a pair of devices to their on-line and retail sales channels for buyers with some unique needs. Both the […] Come comment on this article: T-Mobile portfolio now includes Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android carriers, android phones, alcatel, duraforce pro, go flip, kyocera, t-mobile

Next week newcomer to the smartphone market Essential will announce their first smartphone. Although the company is new, it has some serious history in the form of none other than Andy Rubin, one of Android’s co-founders. That connection is generating a lot of buzz for Essential and the company decided to try to amp it […] Come comment on this article: Essential teases a unique, mysterious image of upcoming smartphone Visit TalkAndroid

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Categories: android manufacturers, android phones, andy rubin, essential

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the [...]

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Categories: applications, cartoon network, daydream, daydream keyboard, google photos, google voice, hangouts meet, kodi, nova launcher, paypal, sync for reddit, top 10 android app updates

Before we get to that full HTC U11 review, we always need to get that fresh unboxing in. Thanks to HTC for sending one over, we now have a unit in house to get to testing. This is a sapphire blue Sprint unit, by the way.  With the HTC U11 unboxing experience, you get more […] HTC U11 Unboxing and Tour! is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: featured, news, videos, htc, u11, unboxing

It has been three months since Huawei officially announced both the Watch 2 and the Watch 2 Classic. Now you can finally pick up the latter option in the United States. Huawei today made the Watch 2 Classic available from both

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Categories: news, android wear, huawei, huawei watch 2 classic

If you’re in the market for a new phone and happen to be under Verizon Wireless‘s network umbrella, Best Buy has a good deal for you. For a limited time, Best Buy is offering the Verizon LG G6 for only $11.99 per month (in both silver and black), which [...]

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Categories: news, android, best buy, g6, lg, lg g6, verizon, verizon wireless

A new Nova Launcher Beta arrived last night with a couple of minor tweaks to get you feeling closer to Android O than you’ll be for the next year+ because you probably own a Samsung phone. Look at me, taking digs at your Samsung phones this early on a Friday? Gonna be a good day!  […] Nova Launcher Beta Adds Android O-Styled Notification Dots, Round Searchbar is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, android, android o, apps, beta, nova launcher

I’ve barely had a chance to scrape the morning crusties from my eyes today and I can already tell that there are going to be a flood of deals to share. Hopefully, you don’t mind, but Memorial Day Weekend is a big one for pre-summer price drops. The first to share is for the LG […] DEAL: LG G6 is Just $11.99/Month at Best Buy This Weekend ($384 Off) is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: deals, news, best buy, g6, lg, sprint, verizon

The rugged DuraForce PRO with Kyocera branding has finally arrived on T-Mobile‘s network. The handset launched on AT&T and Sprint’s networks late last year, and arrived on Verizon earlier this year. Nothing has changed in the specs department when it comes to the Un-carrier launch. The DuraForce PRO features a 5-inch [...]

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Categories: news, android, kyocera, kyocera duraforce pro, t-mobile

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic, the other version of the Huawei Watch 2 with a premium stainless steel case, is now available in the US for $369.99. Why this watch didn’t release alongside the regular, much-more-plasticky Huawei Watch 2 is something I still don’t fully understand, but that’s where we are.  This Classic version is […] Huawei Watch 2 Classic Now Available for $369 is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, best buy, huawei, huawei watch 2, huawei watch 2 classic

It looks like the next device in line to get Android Wear 2.0 is the Moto 360 (2nd Gen). Motorola said today that the Moto 360 (2nd Gen)’s Android Wear 2.0 update will start rolling out in phases as early as today. Because the [...]

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Categories: news, android wear 2.0, moto 360 2nd gen, motorola

It’s not hard for us to get excited about the hot new trend of the moment, smart home speaker assistants. Unlike Android or iOS, which are both beyond mature at this point, this category of products is growing by the day and could soon lead to a world controlled by voice. Whether its the Friday Amazon […] Thursday Poll: Do You Own a Google Home or Amazon Echo? is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, polls, amazon, amazon echo, amazon echo dot, google home

You might not remember T-Mobile announcing a new feature called DIGITS back in December because, well, December was forever ago. You should care about it now, though. DIGITS has left beta and arrives May 31 to upgrade your T-Mobile phone number. Whoa! Upgrade your phone number? Yep, that’s sounds scary, but it probably won’t be a big […] T-Mobile’s DIGITS Leaves Beta May 31 and It Affects Your Phone Number is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, digits, t-mobile

You know you’ve been around a while when a colleague writes up a profile about your time in the business and starts it out by saying, “Gather ’round, kiddos, ’cause it’s time to travel back to the Good Ol’ Days of Android.” Then again, I kind of have been doing this for a really long […] I Talked About How I Use Android Over at Android Intelligence! is a post from: Droid Life

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According to Motorola’s official support account on Twitter, the Android Wear 2.0 update is finally ready for the Moto 360 (2nd Gen). In fact, it’s so ready that some owners of the device could see the update as soon as today.  I don’t have a charged Moto 360 at the moment, but will shortly. Once I […] Moto 360 (2nd Gen) Getting Android Wear 2.0 Update as Early as Today is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, 2nd gen, android wear, android wear 2.0, moto 360, motorola, update

In January of this year, a report surfaced that outlined Andy Rubin’s next plans for the smartphone market and how artificial intelligence would play a role in his next big vision beyond just the Android platform. In March, Rubin actually teased the phone that had been rumored, showing a smartphone with a [...]

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Categories: news, android, andy rubin, essential, popular

It has been just over a year since Xiaomi officially unveiled the Mi Max, which featured a huge display and powerful specifications. Now Xiaomi has officially announced the true successor to last year’s handset, calling it the Mi Max 2. It shares one common element from the phone it is [...]

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Categories: news, android, popular, xiaomi, xiaomi mi max 2

Ready for Andy Rubin’s first phone from his new company, Essential? We’ll likely see it on May 30 at Recode’s Code Conference. The company Twitter account Tweeted for the first time today, announcing that they are “here to let you know something big is coming May 30th!” Since Rubin is speaking at the Code Conference […] Andy Rubin’s Essential has Something to Announce on May 30, Likely Their First Phone is a post from: Droid Life

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Categories: news, andy rubin, essential

Way back in December of last year, T-Mobile officially announced Digits, a way to make your phone number accessible across a variety of different devices. At the time, T-Mobile said it was “the future of the phone number.” Well, that future is just about upon us, because T-Mobile has confirmed that Digits [...]

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Categories: news, digits, t-mobile

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know in the comments section if you have any [...]

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