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Samsung Pay is now available in beta on the Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung Pay aims to rival Apple Pay and Google Wallet in the mobile payment space. Here's everything you need to know about the service from how it works, where it's accepted, and which countries it will reach next.

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.
Virtual Reality

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.
Health & Fitness

Styr Labs wants to turn your fitness data into customized supplements

Getting fit isn't just about tracking your activity -- it's also about eating right and getting the right nutrients. That's why Styr Labs has introduced a fitness tracking ecosystem, complete with a tracker, scale, and supplements.

The 8 Best Note-Taking and Productivity Apps Compared: OneNote, Dropbox, and More

Evernote is a capable service, but it's not for everyone. Check out some of our favorite note-taking apps and Evernote alternatives, whether you utilize iOS, Android, Windows, or another platform entirely.

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.