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The LG G6: One year later

The LG G6 was one of the first devices to market with an 18:9 display and was the first flagship released in the states in 2017. Does the device still hold up a year later? Read our full review and decide for yourself.

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Google Play Music might be killed off this year in favor of YouTube Remix

Users are said to be forced off Play Music by the end of the year.

Right now, the state of Google’s music streaming services is a bit of a mess. Google Play Music is the company’s most notable player, but you can also listen to tunes and watch music videos via YouTube Red. If you’re on mobile, you can separately download the YouTube Music app that also comes with a Play Music/YouTube Red subscription. This jumble of services isn’t  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 review, one year later: Much cheaper, still fantastic

The Galaxy S8 is still a great phone, one year after release.

While the Galaxy S9 holds the lion’s share of our current attention, the Galaxy S8 is still chugging along. It’s been a year since the S8’s release, but it’s still worth your money today.

In fact, it may be worth your money more than the S9 is right now. The S9 has the benefit of newer hardware, better cameras, and… not much else, really. The S9 launched  [Read More…]

Palm is getting a reboot in 2018, new phone coming to Verizon later this year

It’s happening! According to a new report, TCL and Verizon are partnering up to launch a new Palm smartphone with Android, coming later this year.

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T-Mobile gifting its subscribers with MLB.TV for a year

Are you a T-Mobile customer? Do you love America’s Past Time? Well, T-Mobile has an awesome gift for you! Starting next week, the carrier will be gifting its customers with a free year of MLB.tv. Click here to find out how to get yours.

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Google releases its 2017 Android security year in review, showing Play Protect has huge impact

How Android got safer and more secure in 2017.

With a platform as massive and amazingly varied as Android, security is of utmost importance. Google works tirelessly to keep Android and Google Play a safe as possible, and in the first quarter of the year it releases an annual report on how it did — today, we get to see how Android security stood throughout 2017.

The big improvement to Android security in 2017 was the launch  [Read More…]

Snap may release new version of Spectacles this year

Snap Spectacles were an interesting concept, putting a basic camera into sunglasses and allowing you to quickly capture and upload events around you to Snapchat. They didn’t sell as well as the company wanted, but they were a cool concept nonetheless.

Now it’s rumored that Snap will be releasing a new version of the Spectacles. They should be similar to the originals, with improvements to performance as well as new colors and water resistance. They are allegedly already in production and  [Read More…]

Get a free year of MLB.TV just for being a T-Mobile customer

Forget going out to the ballgame. Stay in and watch it on the couch.

If you love baseball, then now’s a good time to be a T-Mobile customer. You’ll soon be able to redeem a promotion to get a full year of MLB.TV, which is normally $ 115.99.

The promotion will be active between March 27 and April 2. You can redeem it on the T-Mobile Tuesdays smartphone app, which is available on iOS and Android while  [Read More…]

Essential Phone 2 — How Essential can have a much more successful year two

Essential’s biggest task is to learn from the mistakes of the PH-1.

One of 2017’s most polarizing devices was the Essential Phone. There was a lot of hype for the startup headed by Android father Andy Rubin, and while the Essential Phone’s hardware is still some of the best money can buy, continued software bugs and lackluster camera performance continues to put a damper on what should have been one of last year’s best handsets.

Essential’s confirmed  [Read More…]

Here’s the complete list of real-world Ingress events for the next year

Yes, people still play Ingress. A lot of people. Can we move on now? Good.

It may be the oldest of the Niantic games, but Ingress still draws in massive crowds all over the world to participate in its events. This vibrant community of strategists work together just as well side by side as they do across oceans to complete tasks in the game and win the war for their side. With the launch of Ingress Prime, the  [Read More…]