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17 things every ZTE Blade V8 Pro owner should do

The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is a borderline insane value at $230. For those who jumped on one of the best deals in mobile, we’ve put together a healthy list highlighting the first things you should do upon booting up the Blade V8 Pro for the first time.

NOUGAT UPDATE

AT&T now rolling out Nougat update to the LG G5

A new report suggests AT&T is now rolling out the Nougat 7.0 update to the LG G5 on its network. The update will also include January’s security patch updates.

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What to do if I forget my lock pattern? [Android 101]

The Android pattern lock is an extremely handy way to put a layer of security on your device. However, unlike a pin code or password it can be easy to forget. What do you do then? We’ve got the answer for you.

Enter the Secret World

How to enable the secret Android Developer Options

The Developer Options is like a secret world for Android enthusiasts to do cool stuff. Not only can you speed up animations, but you can force all apps to do multi-window and much more.

Hot Deal

Deal: SanDisk’s 256GB microSD card is just $135

Needing to max out on mobile storage? Amazon has the biggest available Class 10 microSD card on sale for $45 off. We’re talking about SanDisk’s 256GB Ultra microSD card, complete with an SD adapter.

METAL AND GLASS

Leaked images of the Galaxy Tab S3 show premium design

New images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 have leaked courtesy of a Taiwanese approvals board. The new tablet appears to feature the same metal and glass design as Samsung’s most recent phones.

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20+ Best Android Games [August 2016]

When the heat gets unbearable you will need to seek refuge in the air conditioning. You’ll also need some new games to keep you entertained. Luckily, July brought us a plethora of awesome new Android titles.

Hot Deal

Deal: $300 off the unlocked LG V20

B&H Photo is making it super cheap to pick up an unlocked LG V20. They’re taking $300 off the phone in their latest deal.

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10 Most Addictive Android Games of 2015

mobile gaming is dominated by simple arcade-style games. They may only require a few taps here and there, but their addictive nature is nothing to scoff at. We’re back with even more addictive games for you, but this time we’re focusing on newer games. You’ll be playing these games until your battery is screaming at you.

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7 sneaky ways pickpockets steal your phone (and what you can do about it)

Even the most complicated lockscreen pattern, pass code, or even Face Unlock, can’t protect against someone physically stealing your phone. We’ve written about what to do about lost or stolen phones in the past, but sometimes even the best anti-theft software is no use.

Get Snappin'

Snapchat Spectacles are now available to buy online

Spectacles have only been sold at “Snap Bots” that randomly appear in cities throughout the U.S. If you really wanted a pair you could buy online for outrageous prices from opportunistic users. Thankfully, Snap Inc is finally selling Spectacles online for everyone.