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The Essential Phone will finally ship next week

After a long delay since the Essential Phone was originally announced, it seems that it will finally be ready to ship next week. Essential is now sending out emails to those who have registered interest in the device stating that their unit will ship in 7 days. Great news, your phone has been built! We […]

Samsung’s next Gear Fit will let you plumb the briny depths and listen to music without your phone

Samsung’s next Gear Fit fitness band will include standalone GPS and offline Spotify playback.

Like its phones and tablets, Samsung makes different wearables to fit different roles. One of these roles is the traditional watch, filled by the Gear S line. The other is that of a fitness band, filled by the Gear Fit line. The first Gear Fit tracker was announced in early 2014, and Samsung has been steadily improving the line since then.

Most of  [Read More…]

Make an unlocked LG V20 (refurb) your next phone for $260

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with another great phone deal!

The folks at Daily Steals are now offering an unlocked refurbished LG V20 for just $ 259.99 with coupon code THRFTRV20. This is a savings of $ 20 from Daily Steals’ regular selling price, and $ 80 cheaper than you’ll find one at B&H Photo or Amazon. This is the Verizon version (VS995), but it is fully unlocked so you can use it on the  [Read More…]

Fleksy’s new developers strive to revive the app as the next keyboard platform

Fleksy isn’t dead. Instead, it’s being ushered into a new direction by ThingThing in a bid to make the smartphone keyboard app into a platform of its own.

Consider the fact the way you type to a friend or family member is kind of like a language of its own. Think about it: the emoji you use, the shorthand you elect, and the sentences you choose to complete are all part of a system of rhetoric you’ve  [Read More…]

Leaked press render shows off LG V30 next to the Galaxy S8+ and LG G6

LG’s upcoming flagship looks a lot like the Galaxy S8.

LG confirmed that the V30 will sport a 6-inch OLED display with curved edges and tiny bezels, and we’re now getting a look at the upcoming flagship’s design thanks to a leaked press render. The leak comes by way of a tweet from Ice Universe, and shows off the front of the phone in its entirety along with a shot of the V30 next to the LG G6 and  [Read More…]

Write the next great American novel: Final Draft 10 is 40% off (Deal of the Day)

Given our job relies heavily on writing at a computer, we’re always looking for the best way to take notes or put down thoughts. What if you’re trying to pen a tell-all memoir or recap your life in a rags-to-riches story? Google Docs and MS Word are both nice, yes, but they’re sometimes also clumsy. What’s a […]

Could Bixby Voice be coming to US next week?

We’ve all heard the story of Bixby voice not being ready for the prime time when the Galaxy S8 was launched. Samsung have been working hard on getting the virtual assistant ready and even opened up a private beta for a limited number of US owners. Despite this, a release date of when we could […]

LG V30: Our wishlist for the next LG flagship

In a year of comebacks, the LG V30 could be the phone maker’s best handset to date. Here’s what we’re hoping to see when it finally breaks cover.

We don’t know a whole lot about the LG V30 just yet. (That’ll likely change in the run up to release, as more details inevitably leak out online.) But for the time being, all we have is a collection of CAD renders and some vague details around its rough proportions —  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 to launch next month, perhaps as early as August 23

We could be just over a month away from the Note 8.

Samsung’s new top-end stylus-wielding smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8, could launch as early as August 23. While the specific date is still more speculation at this point, The Investor out of South Korea has confirmation from a Samsung executive that a launch by the end of August is absolutely the plan.

The late-August launch would line up well with the last two Note launches, though  [Read More…]

The Nokia 6 is finally coming to the US next month through Amazon

HMD Global and Nokia have officially announced that the Nokia 6 will be coming to the US via Amazon for just $ 229.99 and will be available in “early July”.