Samsung reportedly planning to release just one flagship line next year

One of the biggest theories we’ve seen surrounding the fallout from Samsung’s Note 7 recall is the potential that the company would ditch the Note branding ─ something I don’t doubt at all ─ however, according to a report out of Korea, that cut may be a bit more drastic.

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Google and Levi’s sold just 3 Jacquard-enabled jackets in the first 2 hours of sales in LA

Today was the official retail launch day for the Levi’s Commuter Trucker jacket with Jacquard fabric (yep that’s pretty much the official name), a product we’ve known about since May 2016. According to someone who was at the LA location this morning, sales are off to an unsurprisingly slow start…

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Google just published the Material Design Awards for 2016, here are the winning Android apps

Ever since the introduction of Material Design way back at 2014’s I/O, Google has put a lot more emphasis on design than ever before. “Google Design” itself became a thing, and among the initiatives promoted by the company to bolster its overhauled aesthetic sense, there are proper MD “Awards”, whose 2016 winners have just been announced

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We just got our Moto Z and Moto Z Force (and Moto Mods) — Ask us anything!

We went hands-on with the Moto Z and Moto Z Force earlier this year at Lenovo’s event in San Francisco, California. But now, as the phones are about to hit store shelves (or at least Verizon’s shelves), we’ve finally received our review units. While our full review(s) won’t drop until next week, we wanted to give you all an opportunity to ask about the phones — ask us anything!

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Nextbit Robin hits India, will sell for just 19,999 Rupees ($295) from May 30th

The Nextbit Robin — a cloud powered smartphone that we happen to like a lot — has made its way to India. Customers wanting to grab the Robin in India can do so exclusively from Flipkart, where it will cost 19,999 Rupees (roughly 6), that’s around 0 cheaper than it was at launch in the US.

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Deal: You can get a Moto 360 Sport for just $161.32 on Amazon right now

The Moto 360 Sport, which we said earlier this year is the best Android Wear fitness solution so far, has today popped up on Amazon for a new low price of 1.32 shipped. That may not be as great of a deal as the crazy bundle that Motorola offered last week (which combined the Moto X Pure and the 360 Sport for just 0), but it’s the best deal we’ve seen yet for the watch by itself. 1.32 is about less than the current going price of 0 and 0 less than its original retail price of 0…

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Waymo alleges Otto was just a ploy to steal IP, but judge says there is no ‘smoking gun’

In the latest chapter of Waymo and Uber’s ongoing legal battle, a lawyer for Waymo alleged during a hearing today in San Francisco federal court that Uber conspired with Anthony Levandowski to create a “cover-up scheme” in order to steal Waymo’s self-driving car technology…

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Comment: Google Clips is the company’s first high-stakes AI product that needs to just work

As Sundar Pichai and company love to opine, Google is moving to an AI first world. This transition sees existing products being rethought to see how they benefit from machine learning, while Google is literally discovering how artificial intelligence can be used to create new ones.

One of those new discoveries is Google Clips. With this mostly under-the-radar gadget, Google wants to apply artificial intelligence to one of its most high-stakes consumer-facing uses ever: capturing memories. Moments are literally once in a lifetime events and the company feels that its AI-laden approach is ready to handle that one take for you.

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Motorola’s new ‘Moto Camera’ app just hit the Play Store, only for 2016 devices

Motorola’s phones haven’t always had the best camera sensors, but on top of that their default camera app has long been just downright horrible. With the company’s new 2016 devices, including the already announced and released Moto G4 family, they’ve finally given us a brand new camera app and it’s just hit Google Play…

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