I’ve been seeing more than a few lucky Android users showing off their winnings across the interwebs after entering into the “Smoked By Windows Phone” challenge. The event, being held at your local Microsoft Store, is sponsored by The Hunger Games and if you think your Android device has what it takes to best a Windows Phone in a few challenges (admittedly, tailored to WP7 devices), you could walk away with a brand new laptop, free of charge. Just like this one fellow above. Contest rules say the challenge officially ends tonight at 10PM, but you’re going to want to call your local Microsoft Store ahead of time just to make sure (some stop accepting new challengers at 7PM). Good luck, Androids. Don’t fail us…
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Verizon has released its earnings for the last quarter, which revealed that the carrier lost almost 400,000 customers before re-introducing its unlimited data plans.
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 isn’t available yet here in the US, but some people have the device already in other countries. The first wave of complaints is already coming in from users in South Korea.
The Keyboard Mod Moto Mod has reached its next phase of development as the company has created a prototype which it will be showcasing to Lenovo and Verizon in the coming days.
A new report out of China claims that LG will be including a new curved OLED display panel on the LG V30 when the device is launched later in 2017.
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According to Kantar, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the most popular Android device in the US, as of February 2017. The Galaxy S5 has 15.6% of Samsung’s installed base.
A few users have shown screenshots of their Nokia 6 handsets which show an update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat is incoming to owners of the device.