While Virgin Mobile decided to jump the gun and start selling theirs a bit early, both them and Bell are now officially offering the Samsung Galaxy S II (4G) in Canada. It’s perhaps the absolute most powerful phone to hit the country to date and citizens have more than enough reasons to be excited for it. For Bell, off-contract pricing is $600, three-year contract pricing is $170 and nothing in between is worth mentioning, as usual. Virgin’s offering is here, Bell’s is here, and you should know where their physical stores are if you’d rather go that route.
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T-Mobile Tuesdays has been off to a rough start ever since it was announced, after another disappointing week, it may be time to pull the plug or change the process.
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Simply, as the name implies, is a dead simple “app” for Facebook. It’s a Chrome custom tab for Facebook. That means it uses the power of Chrome, but it doesn’t get lost in the mix of the Chrome browser.
Rumors of HTC building not one, but two Nexus devices for Google this year are starting to sound a little more real. After learning possible codenames, specs for the 5-inch HTC Nexus have allegedly leaked.
OnePlus is working is releasing an update for the onePlsu 3 which will improve the color accuracy of the display and tweak the phone’s RAM management. For now, the update is only heading to review units, but OnePlus will be releasing it to consumers “a bit later on.”
You feel OnePlus cut corners with the OnePlus 3? Carl Pei doesn’t like that, and — in my opinion — he’s got every right to be upset.
The OnePlus 3 is officially available and shipping to customers. Whether you’re new or a veteran Android user, you’ll want to check out our list of 15 things every OnePlus 3 owner should do. Something we missed? Leave your suggestions in the post.
Evan Blass (@evleaks) took to Twitter to “confirm” some of the Galaxy Note 7’s supposed features and specs, including the decision to skip the “Note 6” moniker in favor of the “Note 7.”
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With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s launch right around the corner, we now have a detailed look at the next version of TouchWiz which could be pre-installed on the phone when it shows up in early August.