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the surprising growth of used smartphones

buying and selling second-hand devices is a growing trend: why, and can it continue?

android 8.0 oreo update tracker – march 17, 2018

the android 8.0 oreo update is rolling out. see which phones got it already, and when to expect it on your device.

sony is rolling out android oreo for xperia xa1 family

the xperia xa1, xa1 plus, and xa1 ultra are getting the android oreo update, which brings features like picture-in-picture videos and notification dots.

alexa will talk less if you turn on new brief mode

with the new brief mode, alexa will stop issuing verbal affirmation when a task is completed.

amazon knows which prime shows get you to subscribe to prime

some data leaked from amazon that gives us a better idea of what shows users are watching and how those shows influence prime subscriptions.

get a top vpn service for just $1.91/month

purevpn is consistently hailed as a top performer in a crowded field. we've teamed up with them to bring you a fantastic deal.

samsung galaxy s8/s8 plus update tracker (update: oreo rolling out on o2 in the uk)

samsung canada announced that canadian variants of the galaxy s8 and s8 plus will receive their oreo updates on march 19.

become mickey or minnie mouse using the galaxy s9 and s9 plus

the samsung galaxy s9 and s9 plus hit shelves today, and to celebrate, samsung announced two special new ar emojis are available.

samsung galaxy note 8 update tracker (update: oreo ota arrives in france)

samsung is rolling out android 8.0 oreo to note 8 users in france.

subway surfers gets record 1 billion downloads on google play store

the endless runner game subway surfers earned the title of the very first game in the google play store's history to hit one billion downloads.

google camera 5.2 for pixel and nexus phones gets new features

two new features and a revamped settings page are the highlights of the latest update to the camera app for pixel phones and select nexus devices.

samsung shipped some sprint galaxy s9 units with verizon sim cards, is now working on a fix

we do not know why this carrier mixup happened or how widespread the issue is. either way, this is pretty funny and somewhat unfortunate.

the secrets behind google’s motion photos technology

google has discussed some of the tech that powers its motion photos feature on the pixel 2 and pixel 2 xl—with some great examples.

samsung galaxy s9 and s9 plus: best deals and where to buy

the samsung galaxy s9 and s9 plus are now on sale! here are the best galaxy s9 deals you can find on the internet.

youtube music head talks premium subscription ambitions

youtube’s global head of music lyor cohen has discussed some of the plans for its upcoming premium subscription services.

spotify working towards india launch, says ceo

spotify's daniel ek says the company is working on a launch "in some of the biggest markets in the world," but we don't yet know when.

here are the top honor view10 features

the honor view10 has many great features for a smartphone that is priced hundreds of dollars below its competitors, and here are the major ones.

nest’s first video doorbell, the nest hello, is now available

there's also a new connected lock and a temperature sensor to keep every room in your home comfy.

let the tamagotchi craze consume you once again with my tamagotchi forever (update: out now)

update: my tamagotchi forever is out now on the google play store.

these are the android wear smartwatches getting the wear os update

google has provided a list of devices set to receive the wear os update—but it doesn't include any new features.