Moto Maker options for upcoming DROID Turbo 2 revealed in leaked image

Verizon has already teased its rumored DROID Turbo 2, sharing an image that clearly shows off the design of the phone and suggesting that it could have a more rugged-feel to it. Now, a post on the Chinese social network Weibo claims to show the colors in which back of the device will be available via Moto Maker…

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LG V30: First hands-on photo leaks showing a prototype of the upcoming flagship

LG is scheduled to hold a press event on August 31 at IFA in Berlin, where the company’s upcoming V30 flagship is set announced. Device renders have already given us a pretty good idea for what to expect from the V30, but a leaked photo for a prototype of the phone now shows us what it might look like in person…

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Upcoming YouTube Go app minimizes data usage with previews, quality controls, phone-to-phone transfer

If you love watching YouTube videos on the move but hate large data bills, Google has good news for you: it is introducing YouTube Go, an app specifically designed to minimize mobile data usage.

The bad news is that YouTube Go will initially be available only in India, but the company has said that it will be rolled out to other countries later, and hinted that both the U.S. and Europe are on the list.

The app seems pretty clever, offering four separate ways to reduce mobile data usage …

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Leaked images show Lenovo’s upcoming MotoMods for the Moto Z [Update]

Update: The ‘MotoMods’ in the image, from left to right (as revealed by Blass) are: The pico projector, JBL speakers and a Hasselblad camera. The latter appears to cover the built-in Moto Z camera, replacing it with the optical zoom-equipped lens system.

Last week, a report claimed that alongside its new smartphones, Lenovo would unveil new modular backplates for the devices called MotoMods. The report claimed that the company was at work on several of them, including a battery pack, camera grip with optical zoom and flash, stereo speakers, and pico projector. Now, Evan Blass has shared an image of a trio of MotoMods to his Twitter page…

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Google explains lack of in-app Feed and Upcoming tabs for some, hints at future update

While an A/B test of a new transparent homescreen pane is underway, other users still don’t have access to the most recent revamp of the Google app that added tabs. In a statement, Google has now provided an explanation, as well as hinting at a future update to remedy the discrepancy.

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Nest mistakenly shows what looks to be Google’s upcoming Pixel phone in a commercial

We’re only a couple short weeks away from what we assume will be Google’s announcement of the Pixel and Pixel XL, and the leaks are really heating up. We’ve seen detailed renders, terrifying pricing, and now, we’re getting an unofficial look at what might be the Pixel in an ad from Nest…

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LG G5 teaser reveals ‘always on’ screen feature for the upcoming flagship

Yesterday, a patent revealed that Samsung might be planning an ‘always on’ display feature for its next flagship, the Galaxy S7. While Samsung hasn’t passed comment on those rumors yet, LG was quick to respond by confirming that its next high-end G-series smartphone will have an ‘always on’ feature.

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Upcoming Pokémon Go update adds a virtual ‘Buddy’ that gives you in-game bonuses


Niantic has shared the first details about one of the “new and exciting” features coming to Pokémon Go. Similar to how characters in the television show have Pokémon that wander alongside them, you’ll soon have a Buddy Pokémon that explores the real world with you and provides bonuses.

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New details on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 surface alongside a possible Note 7 successor

That Samsung has had a rough 2016 H2 is no mystery. Between the Galaxy Note 7 disaster and other unfortunate events related to subsidiaries outside the Mobile division, the following twelve months will not just be challenging, but also absolutely crucial for the brand’s identity.

And arguably two key devices will be represented by the S7‘s successors: two Galaxy S8-labeled smartphones and — it seems — a potential Note 7 follow-up…

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