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Moto G5S+ leak shows off all possible color options to be made available

May 23, 2017
Yesterday, we passed along to you images alleged to be those of the Moto G5S. Apparently, the only difference between the Moto G5 and Moto G5S is that the latter will feature an all-metal body. The regular version sports a plastic back and sides. Today, images of the Moto G5S + have been unveiled; not only can we see all of the possible color options being made available to consumers, we can see that the handset comes with a dual-camera setup on back.

The first we heard about the Moto G5S and Moto G5S+ was earlier this month when an “alphabetical road map” for the Moto line was leaked during …

Verizon is exploring the opportunity to test and launch a streaming TV service of its own

May 22, 2017

Variety reports that Verizon will take advantage of its ownership of Yahoo (not finalized as of yet) and AOL to test and launch a streaming TV service. By merging the two providers, Verizon will build a platform with a massive number of potential subscribers – Yahoo and AOL enjoy a combined total of 1.3 billion users – to kick-start streaming TV.

The product will be separate from the already available Go90 content delivery platform, but other details aren’t available at this point. However, Verizon has the means to invest in lucrative content for its future streaming …

Sprint CEO responds to racial incident at a Sprint store (NSFW)

May 22, 2017

Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure didn’t like what he heard on a video taken inside a Sprint store in Manassas, Va. The video shows a female Sprint customer by the name of Tiffany Cormier on her phone, trying to find a third Sprint store to visit in the area after she had visited two other locations. That is when another Sprint customer by the name of Juan tells the woman about a location in Fairfax. Instead of being thankful for the information, the woman goes off like a fire alarm at a chili cook-off.

She accuses Juan of listening in to her conversation, and much more. “Well you better …

New PayPal update finally brings Android Pay support

May 22, 2017
Google and PayPal announced last week that Android Pay support would be integrated withing the latter’s mobile application, but an ETA wasn’t given at the time.

Today, PayPal released a new update for its Android app, which finally brings Android Pay support for all users. In addition to MasterCard and Visa cards, Android users will now have a PayPal option available when they use Android Pay at an NFC terminal.

Before you start using Android Pay, you’ll need to attach your PayPal account. You’ll be guided step-by-step on how to do that by the Android app itself, so after you’re done, …

Microsoft teases Adventure Time update for Minecraft: Pocket Edition

May 22, 2017

It’s been slightly more than a month since the last major update hit Minecraft: Pocket Edition and developer Mojang has already teased year another mash-up pack that will go live in the coming weeks.

The new Adventure Time update will be pushed to all version of Minecraft probably at the same time, but an exact release date hasn’t been announced yet. Here is the new update’s description, as teased by developers:

Join Finn the human and Jake the dog in a Minecraft world like no other. Protect the candy citizens of Ooo from some familiar foes, or run amok in …

Facebook Live update adds new ways to interact with friends on Android and iOS

May 22, 2017

Two new features are coming to Facebook Live very soon, which are supposed to provide users with more ways to engage with friends. Live Chat With Friends and Live With should make it easier for Facebook Live users to share experiences and connect in real time with their friends.

Live Chat With Friends is available for both Android and iOS users. The new feature allows Facebook Live users to invite their friends to a private chat about a public live broadcast. It’s not required to invite friends who are watching the broadcast, as any person in your friend list can …

Best low light camera: Galaxy S8 vs Google Pixel vs LG G6 vs iPhone 7

May 22, 2017

Low-light performance has not traditionally been among the strongest suits of smartphone cameras. However, with the wider adoption of OIS (optical image stabilization) over the past couple of years, and thanks to the great advances in camera software that we’ve recently witnessed, smartphones are becoming ever more capable of coping with less-than-optimal light conditions.

Whether it’s taking a spontaneous picture in the streets late at night, or shooting in the minutes just after the sunset, getting sharp, noise-free photos with your pocket camera—err, smartphone—is …

Google’s new Family Group enables sharing on Photos, YouTube TV, Calendar and Keep

May 22, 2017
New family-oriented features have just been announced by Google, aimed at users who like to share music, photos, and other entertainment. Family Group allows users to share stuff on various Google services like YouTube TV, Photos, Calendar and Keep. Let’s have a look at how families can share to-do-lists, photos or practice schedules and more on these services.

Google announced that up to six household members will be able to get their own cloud DVR for $35 a month. They will be able to stream live TV from many popular cable networks such as ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC. Keep in mind though that …

Samsung Gear S3 software update brings bucketloads of new features for users in the US

May 22, 2017

The Tizen-powered Samsung Gear S3 is already available in the United States in both versions: frontier and classic. The smartwatch already offers a full array of great features, but Samsung is now rolling out a new update that brings more improvements to the Gear S3 in the US.

The changelog of the newest software update for the Samsung Gear S3 looks intimidating (in a good way). Aside from many of the new features, the update adds a couple of new Partner Apps will be available for download in Galaxy Apps Store.

Spotify, BMW Connected, Gear for Nest, Facer, …

Want to toughen up your Samsung Galaxy S8? LifeProof FRE cases are now available to pre-order

May 22, 2017

Current and future owners of a Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ can now pre-order a seriously tough protective case for their handset: the LifeProof FRE.

First announced back in March, the LifeProof FRE for Galaxy S8 and S8+ is a rugged, yet not too bulky case (15 mm in thickness) that’s made for adventurous people. The new case is part of the “Made for Samsung” program, thus having passed both LifeProof’s, and Samsung’s quality standards.

A  LifeProof FRE case will make your Galaxy S8 or S8+ drop-proof, as long as you’re not dropping the phone …

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