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Facebook takes on Snapchat with new disappearing messages

Back in 2014, Facebook famously made a $3 billion offer to Snapchat in order to acquire the company. It was turned down and now Facebook has begun incorporating features that make Snapchat unique into its own services like Instagram.

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7 tips & tricks to get the most out of Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive messaging apps available today. Here are some tips & tricks to help you master this great service


PlayStation Vue arrives on Android TV today

Sony is expanding its streaming service, PlayStation Vue, to owners of Android TV devices. The company also announced the service would be coming to PC and Mac users in the near future.


Qualcomm has acquired NXP Semiconductors in a $47B deal

Qualcomm has acquired NXP Semiconductors, one of the largest producers of chips that are currently in use in vehicles across the globe. The massive deal is worth $47 billion and will likely fuel Qualcomm’s growth into the smart automotive industry.

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How to block calls and texts on an Android phone

There’s a reason why “how to block calls and texts” is such a common question. Unwanted messages are annoying, and there’s really no single straightforward fix. We’ll show you the best ways to block those pesky spammers and ex-girlfriends.


Lenovo Phab 2 Pro will be available starting November 1st

Lenovo has put up an official shopping page for its Phab 2 mid-range phablet, which is releasing on November 1st. If the more high-end Phab 2 Pro is what you’re after, you’ve still got a wait ahead of you.

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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.


LG Mobile had its worst quarterly loss ever in Q3

LG’s mobile division has shared its financial results for Q3 2016 and they don’t look good. In fact, Q3 marks LG Mobile’s worst ever quarterly loss and the sixth straight quarterly loss.