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Galaxy S7 is available in silver titanium at Carphone Warehouse

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are available at the Carphone Warehouse in silver titanium, an exclusive option with the UK retailer. If black and gold do not represent you as an individual and you prefer a lighter smartphone, silver titanium should be right up your alley. Available with 32GB of internal storage, the Galaxy S7 will set you back £39 a month, or £36 for the S7 edge with an upfront fee of £129.

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You can pre-order Will.i.am’s standalone smartwatch at Three UK

If you’re sick and tired of carrying your smartphone with you when out and about, Will.i.am’s standalone smartwatch, called the Dial, is now ready for pre-order and could well be the answer to your cries. Here in the UK, Three has revealed that the Dial is available on a two-year contract from £24 a month with an upfront fee of £49 for the wearable itself. You’re provided with 500MB of data and 100 minutes of talk time per month for  [Read More…]

Grab the Wileyfox Swift for just £99 on Amazon UK today

Amazon UK is selling the Wileyfox Swift for just £99. The deal is valid on the white color variant of the phone, and represents a £30 discount from its usual retail price of £129.

The phone features a 5-inch 720p display, quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410, 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage, microSD slot, 13MP camera, 5MP front camera, LTE, and a 2500mAh battery. On the software front, there’s Cyanogen OS 12.1 on offer.

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Keep your BlackBerry Priv safe in this leather pocket for $16.95 today!

Cases aren’t for everyone, but that doesn’t mean that you need to let your BlackBerry Priv get all scratched up from wear. BlackBerry’s leather pocket gives you a safe place to store your phone when not in use and during transport. Today, you can pick one up for $ 16.95.

Fenix resolves Twitter issues, makes its return to Google Play

Popular third-party Twitter client Fenix has made a triumphant return to the Google Play Store after being pulled earlier this week. The app had run afoul of Twitter’s token limit, but it seems that those issues have been resolved.

From Fenix on Twitter:

Good news, everyone! Fenix is back on the Play Store! https://t.co/obl5TClTM5 pic.twitter.com/tC2axD959n

— Fenix (@fenix_app) April 28, 2016

Developer Matteo Villa has said that he worked  [Read More…]

Wireless made affordable and easy with Google’s Project Fi (open invite system)

  Why choose Project Fi? One simple plan that can be monitored and managed all from within the Project Fi app. High-quality coverage by accessing both T-Mobile and Sprint networks ensuring massive national coverage. Exceptional coverage Project Fi uses new, intelligent technology to get you the fastest network and highest-quality connection at your location, whether

Google OnHub gets a home automation boost with IFTTT integration

If you own one of Google’s OnHub routers, you’ll now be able to leverage If This, Then That (IFTTT) to program some cool automated tasks. After updating to the latest firmware, you’ll be able to take advantage of IFTTT’s recipes to craft all manner of automated tasks that are triggered by devices connecting to or disconnecting from the OnHub router.

Options for recipes are only really limited to your imagination, but you’ll be able to trigger interactions with a  [Read More…]

Xiaomi may finally unveil its smartwatch later this year

Xiaomi has been rumored to launch a smartwatch for some time now, and it finally looks like the vendor will unveil its first offering in this space sometime later this year. Co-founder and vice-president Liu De confirmed the existence of the smartwatch, stating that it will be officially announced in the latter half of 2016.

That doesn’t say much other than suggest a launch sometime after the month of June, but this is the first time  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear VR users have watched over 2 million hours of virtual reality content

It turns out we’re wearing these virtual reality headsets a lot.

Samsung is putting plenty of weight behind virtual reality, and is building a full-stack solution from 360-degree video capture to the associated software to a headset that can view it all. And as it turns out, the system is working.

Speaking at SDC 2016 in San Francisco, Samsung’s John Pleasants, executive VP of Media Solutions, dropped a pretty crazy metric on us: Gear VR owners have already watched  [Read More…]

Steal This Look! – Give your Android a makeover in 5 minutes or less! (Summer of fun)

Here at Android Guys, we’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android device. In fact, we love it so much that we have an ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or