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Google's new video-calling app, Duo, surpasses 5 million downloads on Android

Is there really room for yet another video-calling app? Google certainly hopes so, because it's just launched Duo, a super-simple FaceTime-like offering for Android and iOS.
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For less than $300, you can buy both the Yu Yureka S and Yunique Plus

Destined for India, the Yu Yureka S and Yunique Plus were released as enhancements to the original Yureka and Yunique, respectively. Going for less than $300 combined, the newer phones take aim at the Moto G and Moto E.
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Sony's next flagship is the Xperia XZ

Sony's own website has let the cat out of the bag. What was once rumored as the Xperia XR, has now been confirmed as the Xperia XZ. It may have a USB Type-C port, and we will likely see it at IFA in Berlin next week.
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Samsung-baiting Honor 8, with its dual camera, goes on sale in the U.K.

Huawei’s no-compromise Honor 8 stuffs the very best the smartphone maker’s top-of-the-line phones have to offer into an affordable, attractive package.
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Google may bring changes to Android's navigation bar in the form of more buttons

Google may be testing the option to customize Android's navigation bar to add a little more than what's currently available, according to hidden code in 7.0 Nougat. You may soon be able to add a clipboard, a keyboard switcher, and more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.