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One man’s shiny new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploded while charging

What's worse than having to wait to get your shiny new Samsung Galaxy Note 7? Getting it and then watching it explode while charging, as this member of the social media site Baidu experienced.

Google Fi’s Wi-Fi Assistant comes to all Nexus devices

Google's intelligent Wi-Fi switching tech is coming to all Nexus devices. It automatically identifies and connects to public hot spots seamlessly in the background, via a virtual private network.

T-Mobile makes calls, texts from U.S. to Italy free in aftermath of deadly earthquake

In response to the earthquake in central Italy, T-Mobile has made calling and texting to Italy free. The earthquake struck early Wednesday morning, at a magnitude of 6.2.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is being delayed in some markets due to supply issues

It looks like the Galaxy Note 7 is even more popular than Samsung thought it would be -- so much so that it's having trouble keeping up with demand, and had to delay the release of the phone in some markets.

Leaked documents show Chase will begin supporting Android Pay on Sept. 7

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, which turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Chase Bank will add support on Sept. 7.

Lenovo phones are about to come preloaded with Microsoft services

Lenovo and Microsoft have inked a deal that will see Lenovo's smartphones coming preloaded with Microsoft apps like Skype and Office. While the news may be helpful to some, others suggest that the move represents a new wave of bloatware.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime could be a high-spec version of the original Galaxy J7

It looks like Samsung is prepping a pretty hefty upgrade of the original Galaxy J7, expected to be called the J7 Prime. The device will include improved specs in almost all metrics, according to recent leaks.
Virtual Reality

Everything You Need to Know About Google Daydream

Google's Daydream, announced in May 2016, is a mobile-first platform for virtual reality apps and games. Here's a list of devices and software that support it, plus the latest news of new features as they debut.

Samsung Pay celebrates one year with a whopping 100 million transactions processed

Samsung Pay is celebrated one year of operation, and it seems as though the service has grown a ton in that time. In fact, over the year it has handled a whopping 100 million mobile payment transactions.

Google Assistant will be able to answer questions in voice messages within Allo

Allo and Duo, new apps from Google, are edging near their release date. One Reddit user claims to be a beta tester for the apps and has shed some light on how they work, and what will happen to Hangouts.

When is your phone getting Android 7.0 Nougat? We asked every major manufacturer

Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here, but it's only available for select devices. We've reached out to most device manufacturers to find out when and if your smartphone is getting it. Here's everything you need to know.

Samsung's Galaxy Golden 4 is shaping up to be the Veyron of phones

Samsung is building a new flip phone, and this one is expected to have specs comparable to the most flagship-quality phones of today. Here's everything we know about the new flip phone so far.