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Android user? Good luck getting a date with someone using an iPhone

It turns out that politics and religion aren't the only indicators of compatibility -- smartphone preferences are as well. Apparently, when it comes to finding love, one person having an iPhone while the other has an Android can be a deal…

Facebook’s Community Help is a forum for survivors to mount rescue efforts

Facebook's new Community Help feature aims to help survivors of terrorist attacks and natural disasters connect and coordinate relief efforts. It's a component of the network's Safety Check feature.

Samsung’s batteries just caught fire, and nearly took a factory with them

A Chinese factory belonging to Samsung SDI, Samsung's battery division, caught fire in dramatic fashion. The resulting damage was reportedly "minor," and production "wasn't affected."
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ZTE Axon 7 mini Review

ZTE’s gorgeous Axon 7 Mini can’t keep up with cheaper budget phones.

The Google Pixel audio bug has been fixed with the February security patch

Pixel and Pixel XL users have been reporting static at high volumes since late last year, and it seems Google has now delivered a solution through the February security update for the devices.

The Edge Moto Mod on Indiegogo gives your Moto Z an LED notification strip

Own a Moto Z and want an easier way to check your notifications? The Edge Moto Mod uses an LED strip around the edge of the phone and it doubles as either an external battery or a wireless charging pad.

YouTube begins rolling out live-streaming via app, starting with creators

YouTube has featured live-streaming on its desktop site since 2011, but the firm is ready to take on Facebook Live by bringing the feature to smartphones. It's available for creators now, but will see a wider rollout soon.

Expect massive mobile data traffic growth from 2016 to 2021, Cisco says

Mobile traffic is expected to grow to 39 times its current volume between 2016 and 2021, according to data researchers at Cisco. Mobile devices expected to contribute an outsize amount as live-streaming video grows in popularity.

ZTE integrates Hiya’s spam-blocking technology into the Axon 7 smartphone

ZTE is getting serious about blocking the billions of spam calls that reach cellphone users each year. It's partnering with call-filtering service Hiya to roll out support for the Axon 7.

New features galore arrive on the ZTE Axon 7, but Daydream VR is the most exciting

We're already fans of the ZTE Axon 7, and now there's another reason to buy one - an update to Android 7.0 Nougat that adds Daydream VR support, making the Axon 7 the cheapest way to enjoy Daydream VR.

BT says it supports Google in EU antitrust case against Android

BT, a telecommunications provider in the U.K., has sent a letter to the European Commission announcing its support for Google in an ongoing antitrust case involving Android, the world's largest mobile operating system.

AT&T’s flexible GoPhone gets a bit cheaper in time for tax season

AT&T's launching discounts just in time for tax season. Starting Friday, GoPhone prepaid customers can save on new devices including the ZTE Maven 2, the Apple iPhone 5S, and more.