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HTC One M9 gets Nougat update today

Christmas is a bit early for HTC One M9 owners. The handset is getting Android 7.0 Nougat today, with HTC’s USA Twitter account signaling the start of the rollout

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Samsung Gear S3 update improves GPS performance

The Samsung Gear S3 is getting a new upgrade today. A 14MB file is headed for the smartwatch, with its main benefit being directed toward those who use the watch’s GPS.

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How to use Android Pay right now

Android Pay is said to be coming September 16th, but did you know it’s possible to use it right now? If not, well, consider yourself aware. Here’s how to use it yourself.

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Huawei Mate 9 video review

Our video review of the Huawei Mate 9 is here! It may not be as appealing as the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, but it’s still one of the best smartphones of 2016.

Holiday Gift Guide

GIVEAWAY: Best Smart TVs of 2016

In the market for a new TV this holiday season? Here’s a quick look at some of the best TVs released in 2016 covering the spectrum from the best money can buy to more budget-conscious options.

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Android 7.1.1 arrives today for Pixel and Nexus phones

The early days of each month have become exciting thanks to Google. We’re always guaranteed a security patch for Nexus and Pixel phones, and sometimes there may be minor goodies on the way, as well. Such is the case today, with Android 7.1.1 now rolling out alongside December patches.

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Capture scrolling screenshots with any Android device

Capturing a screenshot on an Android device is pretty simple. Press the unique button combination on your smartphone or tablet and you can capture and share a screenshot in a matter of seconds. A handful of new smartphones feature a scrolling screenshot option which allows you to capture an entire web page, yourapp drawer or even …

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Sprint extends 3 free lines deal for a limited time

This Black Friday, Sprint hooked customers up with a nice deal. Folks on a family plan with more than 2 lines could get their 3rd, 4th, and 5th lines for free. That deal is now being extended.