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LG’s modular, dual-everything G5 could be one big play for differentiation

It’s hard to stand out. But LG’s next Android flagship — the G5 — might have a few new tricks up its sleeve.

Over the past three and a half years, LG has slowly grown into the de facto alternative to Samsung in many markets around the world, including the U.S.

Since the rebirth of the firm’s “G” series in 2013 with the LG G2, the company has put being differentiation the heart of its products.  [Read More…]

Best Buy offers $50 off gold Nexus 6P, throws in $25 gift card

Best Buy is currently offering a solid deal on the gold Nexus 6P, cutting its price by $ 50 and throwing in a $ 25 gift card to boot. While this deal is only for the gold variant, it does include both the 32GB and 64GB models, knocking the down to $ 449 and $ 499, respectively.

The Nexus 6P was originally released in September, and we’ve seen a number of deals on the smartphone since. This  [Read More…]

Sweet Valentine’s Day gifts for the tech lover in your life

Set your significant other up with some awesome tech gifts this Valentine’s Day that expand beyond the traditional cards and candy.

Looking for a fun way to surprise the tech lover in your life this Valentine’s Day? We’re here to help with our unique gift guide that encompasses everything from smart mood lighting and key finders to fitness trackers and amazing speakers.

SONOS Speakers

Give the gift of amazing audio with a  [Read More…]

Classic RPG Final Fantasy IX is now available on Android

Following an announcement at the end of last year, Square Enix has brought its classic role-playing game, Final Fantasy IX, to Android through the Google Play Store. Originally released in 2000 for the first PlayStation, the mobile version of the game incorporates a number of modern features on top of the original game.

Final Fantasy IX tells the story of the character Zidane and his Tantalus Theater Troupe compatriots, who have captured Princess Garnet of  [Read More…]

Alleged Galaxy S7 Edge wallpapers leak. Get them here!

According to a leaker on an Android forum, we may be seeing our first leak of files from within the Galaxy S7 Edge. This comes, of course, after plenty of leaks of the body. The leaker was brief in their post, stating only “I will shine once more.. Here are the wallpapers of the Galaxy S7 edge.”

The wallpapers come in a few different sizes. We expected to see the 2560 x 1440 resolution wallpapers since the Galaxy S7 and  [Read More…]

HTC offering HUGE discount on Nexus 9 today only

Are you looking for a tablet for your Valentine? HTC is having a massive, limited-time sale to help you pick one up at a great price.

For today only you can pick up an HTC Nexus 9 for 40 percent off! This brings the cost down to be very competitive with even the best priced tablets. Here’s how all the prices break down:

16 GB WiFi – $ 239 32 GB Wifi – $ 287 32 GB Wifi + LTE – $ 359

The 16 GB  [Read More…]

Gmail offers new tools to put email security in your hands

Google is adding a couple of new features to Gmail on the web this week that will help make your email experience safer. The first is a new notification when you’re sending an email to a service that doesn’t use TLS encryption, the second warns you when an email can’t be authenticated.

From Google:

If you receive a message from, or are about to send a message to, someone whose email service doesn’t support TLS encryption,  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to sport massive 3,600mAh battery

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge will have quite a large battery, according to FCC documentation. It seems that the phone will sport a 3,600mAh battery, a large increase over the 2,600mAh battery found in last year’s Galaxy S6 edge. This information comes from the FCC’s label location document, which details where a device’s FCC certification ID will be placed. The FCC e-label for the Galaxy S7 edge will be found on the device’s Battery  [Read More…]

Jumpy Word combines elements of Scrabble with Tetris (review)

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Overview

If you’re choice in mobile games veers toward your inner ‘word nerd’, then you should consider “Jumpy Word” by evezzon.  This game could be alternatively titled ‘Speed Scrabble’ if not for all the potential copyright infringements.

Why do you ask? Well, how do you play Scrabble?  You are given a set of random letters and are tasked to spell the most complicated words with them, scoring the most points — that’s how.  [Read More…]

Honor shares the love for Valentine’s Day in the UK with special Honor 7 and 5X bundles

Honor has announced some new romantic bundles for both the Honor 7 and Honor 5X ahead of Valentine’s Day in the UK. The company has released some special bundles, which are available on vMall. Should you be after either smartphone, there are some goodies on offer that will be packaged alongside the handset.

Those purchasing the Honor 5X will also receive the Honor Bluetooth AM08 wireless speaker, and two £40 Gameloft vouchers, which is stated to  [Read More…]