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Moto G4 Plus Review

At $250, the Moto G4 Plus is a budget phone you'll actually want to own.

Android 7.0 Nougat is coming soon as the final developer preview rolls out

The final developer preview is here and it should be rolling out to your compatible device Monday if you have signed up for the Android Beta Program. You won't find any new features in this release, just a lot of optimization and squashed…

Best Buy now selling just 2,016 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition smartphones

Samsung has officially taken the wraps off the Olympic Edition of the Galaxy S7 Edge. It features all the colors of the Olympic rings -- and you'll only be able to buy it if you're in the U.S.
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Google's standalone headset may feature augmented, virtual reality

Google is working on a mobile virtual reality headset for its upcoming Daydream VR platform that will reportedly blend augmented and virtual reality features, but it's unclear if this is the same headset Google is releasing this fall.

Redesigned Messenger for Pokémon Go available after first version gets pulled

Messenger for Pokémon Go lets you chat with people nearby without having to leave the game. Even better, it now features team chats, which means you can coordinate with nearby team members.

New-ish Android Trojan prevents calls to banks’ customer service

Newer versions of the Android.Fakebank.B malware family prevent victims from making calls to their bank's customer service. Fortunately, the trojan was only discovered in two regions of the world.

The Kyocera Hydro Shore is for budget-minded folks who frequent the pool

Kyocera took the wraps off the Hydro Shore, the company's latest phone that protects itself from both dust and water. The phone will be available tomorrow exclusively through Walmart for $80.

Asus takes the wraps off of the Zenfone 3 Laser and Zenfone 3 Max

Asus has launched two more devices in the Zenfone lineup, called the Zenfone 3 Laser and the Zenfone 3 Max. Unfortunately, it seems as though the devices will only be available in Vietnam at this time.
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AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Google have waived fees to France

Following the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, mobile carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, and Google have waived fees temporarily.

Fight the power! We find out which smartphone charges the fastest

We all have to charge the battery in our smartphones, but we don't want to wait forever while it's happening. That's where fast-charging technology comes in, but the question is, which phone charges the fastest? We find out.

Verizon will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019

Verizon has announced that it will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019. It'll work to transition the service's remaining users to LTE in the intervening years.

Facebook Messenger reduces load times, now supports Instant Articles

Facebook's Instant Articles have proven a hit in the standard Facebook app, but those articles will now show up in Facebook Messenger too. This should help significantly cut down on load times while using bots from publishers.