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Nexus 6P owners are now getting an OTA update notification for Android 7.1.2 beta

Some Nexus 6P are now getting to test out the latest version of Android but right now there isn't a changelog. Some were hoping this update would include fingerprint gesture support, but that doesn't seem to be the case here.

Press render claims to show the LG G6 in Mystic White, Astro Black, and Ice Platinum

Evan Blass is at it again with another leak and this time we get to see what is believed to be the LG G6 in three different colors. If true, we can expect the upcoming flagship from LG to be launched in Mystic White, Astro Black, and Ice Platinum.

Verizon announces the official Nougat update for the Motorola Droid Turbo 2

Toward the start of January we saw Motorola testing Nougat on the Droid Turbo 2, but now the official OTA update is being rolled out to everyone.

Vivo V5 review calls it an oddball

GSM Arena just published their review of the Vivo V5 and they feel it is out of place thanks to the V5 Plus and the regular V5's price point. They were impressed with the V5 Plus but then go on to say the V5 is certainly the less impressive product in the duo.

Image allegedly shows us the signup page for the Galaxy S8

Evan Blass has uploaded an image of what is said to be used by Samsung for the signup page of the Galaxy S8. The image hints at what the top and bottom bezels look like, which is exactly what we've seen in leaks so far.

Google says they're shutting down Spaces on April 17th

Google Spaces was an experimental messaging service from Google that was launched just last year. Google even went as far as to acquire another company to help improve it, but now it's been confirmed it will be shut down on the 17th of April.

Uber says that Waymo’s lawsuit against them is baseless

Google's Waymo division recently filed a lawsuit against Uber claiming an employee stole 14,000 documents from them. Uber has released a statement about the case and believes their claims are baseless.

Another alleged image of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 leaks, some specs revealed too

Another image of the upcoming Galaxy Tab S3 has leaked and allegedly shows us what it will look like with the keyboard accessory. There's also some specs listed on an image, claiming the device will have 4GB of RAM, a 6,000mAh capacity battery and more.

DEAL: You can save $10 off any $50+ orders from eBay with this coupon code

Amazon recently offered 8 dollars and some change off an order that cost you $50 or more and now eBay is doing something similar. If you use the coupon code CFEBFLASH10OFF at checkout, you can get $10 off your order of $50 or more. The deal will end at 6PM PT tonight though.

Sling announces 4 new bundles for extra channels on the Sling TV service

Sling TV is a popular application for those who don't want to pay for a cable subscription and today they have announced four new $10 bundles. The bundles include content for Comedy, News, Lifestyle or Children's programming, and you can save $10 by signing up for all four.

The HTC 10, Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 and others get official LineageOS 14.1 builds

LineageOS is officially supporting a number of new devices including the following with their 14.1 builds. . . - HTC 10 (pme) - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (n1awifi) - Wileyfox Storm (kipper) - Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Wi-Fi (klimtwifi) - Galaxy S II (i9100)

You can follow these steps to disable the new Whatsapp Status feature

WhatsApp recently launched a new Status feature that has surprisingly made a bunch of people upset that it's even included in the application. So an XDA member has come up with a quick guide that will let you disable this feature as long as you have root access.

Hands-on with the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport says it's good to have multiple choices

GSM Arena did a quick hands-on article for both the LG Watch Style and the LG Watch Sport. They don't talk much about these devices (other than their specs), but they do show them off in some detailed photos.

Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed is now available in the Play Store for free

Nexon Company has just published Dynasty Warriors: Unleashed in the Play Store as their latest free to play game. The game seems similar to its console and PC games where your goal is to win by beating a bunch of enemies on the battle field.

Indiegogo campaign wants to turn the Moto Z into a shortwave radio with a Moto Mod

You can use your Motorola device for all sorts of things if you have the proper Moto Mod attached to it. There's a new crowdfunding campaign happening right now that wants to create a Moto Mod that will let you use your Moto Z as a shortwave radio.

This is what you should know about the recent Cloudbleed incident

Many websites recently leaked a lot of data thanks to an issue with the popular CDN Cloudflare. Android Central gives us a brief summary of what happened and suggests some ways you can keep your data safe.

RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch is coming to Android soon

The latest RollerCoaster Tycoon mobile game is on its way to Android and iOS. The game is free and offers new 3D graphics to build your favorite amusement park.

The Xiaomi Mi 5c, Huawei P10, and Moto G5 are leaked ahead of MWC

Ahead of their official announcements at MWC 2017, the Xiaomi Mi 5c, Huawei P10, and Moto G5 have been leaked courtesy of GFX Bench.

Google brings RCS support to new European carriers

Google has announced that RCS messaging support has been added to Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and Globe.

Google has identified the Bluetooth bug on the Pixel and Pixel XL

Some users were complaining that Bluetooth would randomly turn itself off on the Pixel and Pixel XL. Now it seems Google has recognized the issue and will be releasing a fix for it soon.

US Cellular introduces new Unlimited Data plans

US Cellular has introduced a series of new plans which start at just $60 for unlimited data with 1 line of service. The more lines you add, the cheaper the cost per line will be.

DEAL: Get the Moto Z for just $449 from Best Buy

Best Buy's Deal of the Day is for the unlocked Moto Z and gets you the device for just $449, a savings of $250.

What to expect from MWC 2017

Chris from The Verge has compiled a list of what everyone should expect from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The list includes mentions of 5G, Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches, and new smartphones.

LG Watch Style review states it doesn't do anything special

Droid Life has published its review of the LG Watch Style and says that you're missing "some pretty key features" with this watch. The review also states that the Watch Style doesn't do anything special for $250.

Encrypted Microsoft Office files can now be viewed in Google Drive

A new update to Google Drive allows users to preview encrypted Microsoft Office documents without any extra hassle.