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Is the LG V30 the best new bang for your buck smartphone this year?

I just heard that the LG V30 will be available here in the US starting on October 5 from Verizon and then later on October 13 from T-Mobile. This may sound surprising, but I’m more excited to try this Android smartphone than I am to get my hands on the iPhone X which isn’t due …

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Samsung Dex Station review

Ever since the first days of the Palm Pilot PDA, I’ve wanted a small handheld device that would function as my phone, my camera, and my desktop computer. One device to rule them all! Companies like Motorola with their Atrix phone flirted with this concept six years ago, and I’ve even tried turning an Android …

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Samsung Galaxy Note8 review (day 1)

Yesterday I posted a gadget diary entry where I professed my immediate love (lust?) for the Samsung Galaxy Note8. Today I turned off my iPhone 7 Plus, set up the Note8, and started using it as my primary device. Have my feelings changed already? Let’s find out with my multi-part diary style review. 

Google announces Android Oreo

During yesterday’s solar eclipse, at an event in Manhattan complete with the unveiling of a cookie themed statue, Google officially announced that Android 8.0 will be known as Android Oreo. The OS was previously known simply as Android O. 

Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Moto Z Mod review

When you shop for a new smartphone, do you base your decision on how good the camera is? It’s a determining factor for me. I wouldn’t consider buying a phone that has a sub par camera because my phone is my main camera. That’s why I’ve been fascinated with camera accessories like clip on lenses …

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Android 7.0 tips part 2: Open Chrome in two separate windows using split-screen and enable Night Mode

Last month I wrote an article entitled Android 7.0 tips: Notifications and power notification controls which seemed to interest some of you, so this month I thought that I would share some additional Android 7.0 tips. Did you know that you can open two Chrome windows using the split-screen feature? And did you know that Nougat …

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Android 7.0 tips: Notifications and power notification controls

I thought it might be interesting to write up some tips about Android 7.0 (Nougat) features that I find fun to use. I realize that not all our readers have Android 7.0, but for those of you who do, you will find some of the new features very handy. One of those features that I …

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Samsung teams up with The Weather Channel to bring new functionality to weather app

The Weather Channel App for Samsung, which was released in 2016, offers exclusive functionality to users of the soon-to-be-released Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices and older devices like the S7, S6 and Note 5. The latest feature to be added to the Weather Channel App for Samsung includes Google calendar event syncing and Lyft …

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Get one free Android app from Google every week!

Google recently quietly rolled out a new section on Google Play. It’s called Free App of the Week and it is wonderful! Both Apple and Amazon have had similar programs for years now, highlighting a particular paid app and providing it for free for a limited time. Google has finally caught up and created a program for …

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