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LG V30 Launches In Korea This Week, North America Soon Thereafter

LG today said it will begin shipping its V30 flagship handset to customers in South Korea this week. The phone will arrive in North America, Europe, and other markets "in the days and weeks to come." LG didn't provide an exact launch window for the U.S., and LG's U.S. Show More Summary

Apple Boosts Over-the-Air App Downloads to 150 MB

12 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Apple today made it possible for iPhone owners to download larger applications via their cellular connections. "We’ve increased the cellular download limit from 100 MB to 150 MB," said Apple to developers, "letting customers download...Show More Summary

Apple Music for Android Updated to Match iOS 11

13 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Apple today updated its Apple Music application for the Android platform in order to ensure the experience is similar to that of the revised iOS version. Android device owners have access to the same iOS 11 Apple Music discovery feature that allows people to create public profiles and share playlists. Show More Summary

T-Mobile Ups Throttling Threshold to 50 GB

16 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

T-Mobile today said it will allow customers to use more LTE data before potentially throttling them. Previously, T-Mobile would slow the mobile internet speeds of the heaviest users after they surpassed 32 GB of mobile data in a single billing period. Show More Summary

Apple Releases WatchOS 4.0 for the Apple Watch

16 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Apple today made watchOS 4.0 available to the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 wearables. The platform prioritizes the heart rate monitor. Apple Watches will now notify people when it senses a high heart rate if owners are not active. Show More Summary

Apple Releases iOS 11 for iPhones and iPads

16 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Apple today made new system software available to its smartphones and tablets. iPhone and iPad owners can download iOS 11, which introduces new lock screen behaviors, new control center behaviors, as well as new features for the camera, messages, maps and more. Show More Summary

Review: iOS 11

17 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Apple's annual iPhone operating system upgrade is here. Beginning September 19, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owners can download and install iOS 11, the latest mobile platform from Apple. This year sees Apple chiefly refining its core...Show More Summary

Google Search for iOS Adds Related Content Suggestions

19 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Google today updated its mobile search application for iOS devices and made it easier for people to find similar articles or content. Moving forward, a pull-up tab will appear at the bottom of web pages with suggestions for related content. Show More Summary

ZTE Intros the $80 Tempo X for Boost Mobile

20 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

ZTE today announced the Tempo X, an entry-level Android smartphone for Boost Mobile. This affordable handset features a 5-inch screen with 854 by 480 resolution and a 1.1 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor with 1 GB of memory and 8 GB of storage. Show More Summary

iOS 11 Won't Support Peer-to-Peer Apple Pay Right Away

Apple today reiterated that iOS 11 will reach iPhones, iPads, and iPods Touch beginning September 19. Not all the new features will be available at launch, however, with Apple Pay on deck for later this year. According to Apple, theShow More Summary

Essential Says PH-1 to Get Oreo In Next Couple of Months

Essential Products today indicated that its smartphone, the PH-1, will eventually receive the latest system update from Google. "Get your milk ready -- #AndroidOreo is coming soon to Essential Phone. Watch for updates in the next couple months," said the company through its Twitter account. Show More Summary

Google Surfaces Library eBooks In Search

Google today made it possible for people to discover what ebooks are available from their local library directly in search results. Readers in the U.S. who search for books will be shown various ways to find, purchase, or borrow the book in question. Show More Summary

Gmail to Convert Numbers, Addresses, and Contacts to Clickable Links

Google today said its G Suite customers will soon be able to take advantage of active hyperlinks in Gmail and Inbox that simplify the process of sending emails or making calls. Both mobile apps will convert text, such as phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses, into interactive links. Show More Summary

Asus Reveals the ZenFone V for Verizon

Asus recently unwrapped the ZenFone V, an Android smartphone that's exclusive to Verizon Wireless. The ZenFone V features a metal chassis with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass on the front. The handset sports a 5.2-inch AMOLED display with full HD resolution. Show More Summary

Software Update Lets Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note8 Owners Disable Bixby Home Button

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note8 smartphones can now modify the behavior of their handset's dedicated Bixby button. The hardware key, located on the left edge of the phone, automatically calls up Bixby Home with a short press or Bixby Voice with a long press. Show More Summary

Essential Phone Now Compatible with Verizon's Network

Essential Products says its smartphone, the PH-1, is now fully able to run on Verizon Wireless's network. The company announced the news via its Twitter account. Essential didn't say what changed, or what it might have updated to make the phone work more properly on Verizon's network. Show More Summary

Apple Details Face ID and Safari Privacy Issues

Apple this week provided more detail concerning some of the behaviors of its forthcoming Face ID tech on the iPhone X and Safari in iOS 11. Concerning the former, Apple executive Craig Federighi explained to Techcrunch that "[Apple does]...Show More Summary

Review: Samsung Alcantara Case for Galaxy Note8

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is now on sale in the U.S. Though third-party cases are widely available, Samsung has its own, high-end Alcantara case for the phone. If you place style ahead of practicality, the Alcantara case is one option for protecting your Note8.

Review: ZTE Blade Z Max for MetroPCS

Looking for the biggest possible screen on the least expensive smartphone? The Blade Z Max may be what you seek, thanks to its IMAX-sized display, insane battery, dual cameras, and affordable price point. Here is Phone Scoop's review of ZTE's latest Android handset for MetroPCS.

Google Deletes Inactive Android Backups After 2 Months

Google will delete Android device backups that are left inactive for two months with little or no warning. The discovery was made by a Reddit user who left a Nexus 6P backup in his Google Drive Backup folder for more than two months, only to later find it had been deleted by Google automatically. Show More Summary

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