LG V30 goes official with revamped cameras, improved audio, and 6-inch FullVision display

The LG G6 faced tough competition earlier this year with the Galaxy S8, and unfortunately LG’s flagship got buried in the hype around Samsung’s release. Now, LG is back with the LG V30, and it holds a lot of promise as we approach the end of 2017.

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Detailed teardown shows what makes Galaxy S7 water resistant [Video]

You’ve perhaps heard of the JerryRigEverything YouTube by now. Normally, the channel’s videos are made viral because of the host’s tendency to subject brand new expensive smartphones to in-depth and brutal durability tests. Normally that involves scratching the screen, bending the device and burning the display.

In his latest video however, Jerry took time out to show some genuinely useful information. Peeling back the layers, we get a look at exactly what Samsung has done to make the Galaxy S7 water resistant…

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Google-made smartwatches reportedly coming early next year with Android Wear 2.0

With Android Wear 2.0 delayed until early next year, it makes sense that the rumored Google-made smartwatches would also be delayed till then. Evan Blass has tweeted that the company’s two devices will be released running the next version of the OS in Q1 of 2017…

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PSA: Some users not receiving notifications after latest Android Messages update

Following a bug in the Google Clock app that rose to prominence last week, another first-party Google app is encountering a rather significant bug. Many have reported that the latest update to Android Messages does not alert users to incoming texts with notifications.

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Google’s Seurat tech brought a ‘Rogue One’ scene to life in incredible detail on Daydream VR

One of the main issues with mobile VR such as Daydream or Samsung’s Gear VR is that even the top of the line smartphones just don’t have the processing power required to smoothly render graphically intense visuals. To help with this, Google has created Seurat, a tool that takes full 3D environments and turns them into scenes that can be viewed on mobile VR, all without losing huge amounts of quality…

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LastPass teases what to expect with Android O’s Autofill API

LastPass is my password manager of choice and I love the way it works with Android to automatically fill in passwords and usernames in apps I download. In Android O, however, apps like LastPass are about to get a whole lot better, and now the company has given us a peek at what users can expect in future updates.

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Reflecting Google’s growing hardware line, Alphabet filing now lists inventory numbers

Reflecting Google’s burgeoning device business, parent company Alphabet now lists hardware inventory in its latest quarterly SEC filing (via Bloomberg). With the filing providing data through the end of September, it likely reflects the ramp up for hardware announced at the October 4th event.

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