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Galaxy Note 7 “Fandom Edition” Reportedly Arrives July 7 Because You Love Those Bomb Jokes so Much

23 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Back in March, Samsung confirmed to the world that they would look to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units at some point later on this year. Why the company would want to continue to push a phone that was recalled twice and that didShow More Summary

Galaxy Note 8 CAD Renders Detail an S8+ With S Pen and Dual Cameras

24 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Ahead of all major device launches, we’re seeing these CAD renders hit the web, based on the dimensions that are typically sent to case makers to have accessories ready for a device’s launch. In the case of the Galaxy Note 8, it looks...Show More Summary

Google Photos Gets Sweet New Sharing UI, Family Library Arriving Too (Updated)

24 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Google Photos is seeing an upgrade rollout this week to its sharing functionality that so far, I’m really liking. They also appear to be pushing out the Family Group share that was shown shortly after Google I/O back in May. The newShow More Summary

Another OnePlus 5 Update Arrives to Fix Additional Bugs, Enhance Stuff

We’re only a week into the life of the OnePlus 5 and already on update number 2 (here’s number 1). While you could make the argument that two updates this quick are a sign that OnePlus launched too soon before the 5’s software was stable,...Show More Summary

AT&T Launches Fixed Wireless 5G Trial With DIRECTV NOW in Austin, TX

AT&T has launched a new trial of fixed wireless 5G with DIRECTV NOW this week in Austin, TX. What does this mean? Simply put, AT&T and its 5G business partners are ramping up testing of mmWave technology, working to one day off in the future launch a nationwide 5G network. Show More Summary

Project Fi Opened Up to All G Suite Users in US

Signing up for Project Fi has been limited to users with “” addresses, but moving forward, Google is opening up the service to all G Suite users in the US. Thanks to this, if you utilize G Suite and have your own domain, you can now sign up to use Project Fi. With this move, … Continued Project Fi Opened Up to All G Suite Users in US is a post from: Droid Life

Google Play Music Crashing Over Bluetooth Today for Many Users (Updated)

Is your Google Play Music app crashing every time you open it today? You can thank the latest update to the app on Android for that. Version 7.9.4920 began rolling out overnight and is causing all sorts of issues today. From what weShow More Summary

Honor 9 Headed to Europe, Still No Plans for the US

In mid-June, the Honor 9 was unveiled for select markets, but today, Honor went ahead and opened it up to more parts of Europe. For those interested, you’ll now find the device in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and the UK. DependingShow More Summary

Amazon Adds Nokia 6, Moto E4, Alcatel Phones to Ad-Filled Affordable Prime Exclusive Line-Up

Amazon expanded its Prime Exclusive phone line-up today by adding the recently announced Nokia 6 and Moto E4, along with three new Alcatel devices. The new additions sure are giving customers some rock bottom prices on already affordable, quality phones. Show More Summary

OnePlus 5 is Now Available for Purchase

22 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

After an initial pre-sale, the OnePlus 5 has returned and is once again available for purchase. You can buy the phone in Slate Gray with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM for $479 or in Midnight Black with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM for $539.Show More Summary

Samsung Pay Adds Support for Discover Cards

Not yet made official by Samsung or Discover, but with many users apparently seeing the option inside the app, it’s safe to say that Discover card support is rolling out to Samsung Pay. Funny enough, Discover was on the list of supported...Show More Summary

Essential Phone Stops Off at FCC

On the day that Andy Rubin first revealed his Essential Phone and began taking reservations for it, he told us that he wouldn’t have done so if we all wouldn’t soon have the chance to buy one. Since then, the company has been pretty quiet, though we’re starting to think that’ll change. Show More Summary

Nokia 6 Arrives in US in July for $229 at Amazon

The Nokia 6 is officially coming to the US in July. We’re days away from July, so there is a good chance you’ll be able to buy an Android-powered Nokia phone at Amazon before you’ve even realized it. Priced at $229 and sold through Amazon,...Show More Summary

Facebook Messenger Brings Filters, Crap Ton of Emoji to Video Chats

It seems that each day brings new features for Facebook Messenger, with the latest being specifically for the video chat function. In this update, Facebook is baking in a lot of emoji goodness, as well as filters when you and friends are video chatting with each other. Show More Summary

Verizon Prepaid Customers Get Access to the “New and Improved” My Verizon App

Depending on the carrier, as a prepaid customer, there are going to be times where you feel a bit second-rate. Your account portal typically isn’t as good, you often wonder if your connection is given the same level of priority as postpaid customers, and some features just aren’t available to you. Show More Summary

OnePlus 5 Receives First Big Update, Optimizes Camera and Much More

The OnePlus 5 isn’t available to the masses quite yet (orders begin tomorrow), but already, a large and important update is rolling out to the device. Labeled as OxygenOS version 4.5.2, OnePlus cites optimizations for quite a few things, plus a couple of bug fixes. Show More Summary

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Seeing Updates Today

The Verizon-branded Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving updates to kick off the week. The updates aren’t major, but they do aim to squash all sorts of noteworthy bugs. The updates are arriving as G930VVRU4BQF2 (S7) and G935VVRU4BQF2 (S7 Edge) and should contain a recent Android security patch. Show More Summary

DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 Today Only ($50 Off)

Yep, for today only, Amazon has dropped the price of the Amazon Echo to $129.99. That’s a $50 discount and possibly the biggest Echo deal in some time. The deal ends at 9PM Pacific, tonight. Amazon Echo Link DEAL: Amazon Echo Drops to $129.99 Today Only ($50 Off) is a post from: Droid Life

Action Launcher Overhauled With New Look, Massive List of Awesome Features

There has never been a shortage of 3rd-party launchers on Android, but there has always been a few that stand above the rest in terms of features and quality. Residing on that short list of great launchers is Action Launcher, which just underwent a serious overhaul that users are going to love. Show More Summary

Uh Oh: This Year’s Google Pixel Might be Missing the Headphone Jack

If sources of XDA are correct, a few specs and details for the 2nd-generation Pixel (Walleye) and Pixel XL (Taimen) might’ve just leaked. To catch you up on Pixel reports, since there’s no shortage, it was reported on June 12 that Taimen,...Show More Summary

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