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Amazon offering discounts on refurbished Echo and Echo Dot

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 22nd, 2017 - No Comments »
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Amazon has announced a couple of new Echo devices in recent weeks, one with a fashion focus and one with a video display, but if you’re more interested in a plain ol’ Echo, you can now get a deal on one. Amazon is discounting the refurbished versions of the Echo and Echo Dot. The Amazon Echo is available for $134.99 in both black or white, down from its normal $179.99 price. The Echo Dot is $37.99 for a model in black or white, down from its regular $49.99 asking price. Amazon says that its. 

Samsung offering buy one, get one deal for T-Mobile Galaxy S8

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 22nd, 2017 - No Comments »

Earlier this month, T-Mobile officially rolled out a buy one, get one (BOGO) deal for the Samsung Galaxy S8. But, as is par for the course with these types of deals, there were a few hopes to jump through to get that second phone free. Now Samsung has decided to cut down on all the strings by offering its own BOGO deal for T-Mobile customers. Samsung has announced that if you buy two Galaxy S8 phones for T-Mobile and activate at least one of them, it will send you a rebate card with $750 to cover. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active appears in new image leak

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 22nd, 2017 - No Comments »
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Samsung has seen great success with the launch of its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone, but the company has further plans for the S8 line. Now revealed in an image leak, we can see Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 Active, a more rugged version of the Galaxy S8. While the device will likely retain the same specifications as the primary flagship, the design has been tweaked. The Galaxy S8 Active does not feature a dual-edged Infinity Display, instead opting for the traditional slab design. We can. 

LG X venture headed to AT&T on May 26

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 22nd, 2017 - No Comments »
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Today, AT&T and LG announced a brand new “resilient” smartphone headed to the big blue network later this month. LG is calling it the X venture, and it’s designed for the “on-the-go lifestyles” that so many people out there enjoy. To reach that goal, the smartphone features IP68 water and dust resistance. The rest of the specifications look like this: a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage. There’s. 

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: OK Golf, Find My Device

By DailyNews | OnMonday, May 22nd, 2017 - No Comments »
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Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top five list more than three times. 1. Find My Device App info: Introducing Find My Device – the new and. 

Gmail adds Smart Reply on Android and iOS

By DailyNews | OnSaturday, May 20th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Smart Reply is a feature in Inbox and Allo that suggests quick responses that are created by analyzing the email you received. Rather than pre-made quick responses, the suggested responses are relevant and in your style of writing. Now when you view a message in Gmail, three smart replies are suggested for you. Once you press them, you can edit them before sending. The more you use this feature, the more Smart Reply learns and writes like you. The feature is rolling out to Android and iOS users. 

Pioneer releases three new Android Auto head units

By DailyNews | OnFriday, May 19th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Pioneer has announced three new head units that support Android Auto (and Apple CarPlay if you’re into that sort of thing). The three head units are the AVH-3300NEX, AVH-2330NEX, AVH-2300NEX. The 3300 is a single DIN head unit with a slide-out capacitive display, which retails for $600. The 2330 and 2300 are the same head unit, though the 2330 includes HD Radio support, and they feature resistive displays (which is a shame). These retail for $500. If you have a car that can take an aftermarket. 

Latest Android O beta can turn WiFi on near trusted networks

By DailyNews | OnFriday, May 19th, 2017 - No Comments »
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WiFi isn’t a huge battery drain these days, but many users still toggle it on and off to save some juice. Phone batteries aren’t getting all that much bigger, with companies opting for slim bodies over battery life. Google’s latest Android O beta aims to fix this issue by toggling WiFi on when you get near a trusted network. The toggle, which was grayed out in earlier Android O builds, is located in Settings > Network and internet > WiFI > WiFi preferences. Presumably,. 

Redesigned Pixel Launcher spotted at Google I/O

By DailyNews | OnFriday, May 19th, 2017 - No Comments »
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For several Android releases, Google has offered a Google Search widget that stretches across the full width of the screen. The Pixel Launch is different, instead using a small pill-shaped Google Search widget that sticks out the left side of the screen. That might change soon, though. A redesigned Pixel Launcher was spotted on Google Pixel demo units at I/O this week. 9to5Google found the new-look Pixel Launcher in the Android Instant Apps demo area and managed to capture it in a couple of brief. 

Android O beta update released by Google

By DailyNews | OnFriday, May 19th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Did you enroll in the Android O Beta Program that launched yesterday? If so, you’ve got a new update coming your way. Google is now rolling out a small update for Android O beta testers. The update is version OPP2.170420.019, up from yesterday’s OPP2.170420.017 release, and it weighed in at just 44.5MB on my Nexus 6P. As for what’s included, Google hasn’t officially spilled any details. The small size suggests that it’s a bug-fixing update. Some folks say that they’re no longer getting.