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Microsoft plans to release the HoloLens v3 in 2018

Microsoft's VR headset, HoloLens, is already available but is tailored towards developers. A new report claims that Microsoft will be launching its consumer-ready version sometime in 2019.

You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles online

Previously, the only way to get Snapchat Spectacles were to go to a vending machine that was placed randomly in different areas. Starting today, Spectacles are available for purchase online for $129.99 and are shipping in 2-4 weeks.

DEAL: Get the RAVPower 22,000mAh portable charger for $29.98

Amazon has the RAVPower 22,000mAh portable charger on sale for just $29.98. This is a savings of 70% off the regular price of $99.99.

New images suggest the Galaxy Tab S3 will feature a metal and glass build

Two new images have appeared which supposedly show off the rumored Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. The images show a build that is similar to Samsung's smartphones.

The Nokia 8 goes up for pre-order with no ship date mentioned

A new listing for the Nokia 8 has popped up, giving us a look at the rumors device, along with a price tag of $463.

The Xiaomi Mi 5c passes through GeekBench yet again

The Xiaomi Mi 5c was found on GeekBench again, but this time with scores below its previous GeekBench results.

How To: Delete an app from Android Wear 2.0

Florence from Android Central has published a tutorial describing how to delete applications from your Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch.

Samsung's Gear VR controller has been approved by the FCC

The mysterious Samsung Gear VR controller has been approved by the FCC. The FCC documentation doesn't talk about the capabilities of the controller, but it does provider one odd sketch which implies that it will be shaped similarly to the PlayStation Move controller. Hopefully, that's not the case.

The Lenovo K5 Vibe Note now comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage

Lenovo has announced a new variant to the K5 Vibe Note which features 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The device will go on sale via Flipkart starting on February 21st.

Samsung's upcoming SoC to be named Exynos 9810

Samsung is planning to reveal a new SoC this year, but the name of the chip hasn't been known - until now. The 10nm chip will apparently be named the Exynos 9810. The information was accidentally revealed by one of Samsung's SoC Verification Intern on LinkedIn

DEAL: unlocked LG V20 is now $300 off

The LG V20 is a great device, but the phone is even better when it sells for $499.99. That's right, B&H Photo has cut $300 off the phone's typical price point and is hoping that's enticing enough for you to buy one.

NuAns NEO Reloaded swaps out Windows 10 Mobile for Android 7.1

If you were disappointed that the NuAns NEO was running Windows 10 Mobile when it was first announced, you will be pleased to hear that the NuAns NEO Reloaded has arrived running Android 7.1. The device features a unique two-tone finish on the back, a Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, 13MP Sony sensor for the main camera, 8MP...

Samsung’s US reputation score took a nosedive in 2016 due to the Note 7

Samsung is now ranked at the 49th most reputable brand in the US. The company's 2016 rank is 46 positions lower than its 3rd place positioning in 2015 for 2015 when Samsung ranked higher than Google and Apple. The dramatic fall is directly related to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding battery.

OPPO to introduce '5x' technology at MWC

Oppo has announced that it is planning to introduce the world to "5x" technology at Mobile World Congress. It's not clear if this new technology will make its debut in a new smartphone, but we'll likely see a device which will feature 5x zoom which will allow photos to be "so close you can feel it."

Xiaomi's 'Pinecone' mobile chipset will be unveiled on February 28

Xiaomi has confirmed that it will be getting into the mobile chipset business. The company has announced that the "Pinecone" SoC will be unveiled on Beijing on February 28th.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Gear VR to feature 'single hand controller'

It's been assumed that the Samsung Galaxy S8 would come with an updated Gear VR. A new leak claims that Galaxy S8 will have its own Gear VR which will look like previous models, but the new unit will sport a "single hand controller" which sounds like what Google introduced with Daydream VR.

DEAL: manufacturer-refurbished LG G4 selling for $119.99

If you don't mind buying old tech, you may be delighted to hear that the manufacturer-refurbished LG G4 with 32GB of storage is selling for $120. The devices are AT&T-branded, but they have been SIM unlocked.

LG reveals details regarding the G6's rear and front-facing cameras

LG has issued another press release which gives us some insight into the various cameras which will be used on the LG G6. The front facing camera will be equipped with a 100-degree wide angle lens while the main camera on the back will have two 13-megapixel sensors - one of which will use a 125-degree lens.

Amazon's free shipping threshold is lowered to just $35

In an effort to compete with the likes of Walmart, Amazon has announced that orders of either $35 on eligible items, or $25 on books, will ship for free.

The HTC One X10 gets shown off in a series of leaked images

New images have appeared which show off the rumored HTC One X10. This device is expected to be a budget option for various markets including India.

Noodlecake Studios launches Island Delta onto the Play Store

Noodlecake studios, makers of Alto's Adventure, has released its latest game onto the Play Store. Island Delta requires you to solve puzzles and is available for purchase for $2.99.

Samsung announces it is ready to commercialize 5G

Samsung has announced the "commercial readiness of its 5G RF Integrated Circuit". This is a big step in terms of commercializing 5G network capabilities.

Google may be adding a Refresh button for Play Store updates

A reader of Android Police has discovered a "refresh" button on the Installed Apps screen of the Google Play Store.

LG Watch Style review claims that its the "Pixel of Android Wear watches"

Android Police has published its full review of the LG Watch Style and states the new smartwatch can be compared to the Pixel in terms of features and functionality.

New rumor confirms that the Galaxy S8 will cost more than its predecessor

A new rumor states that Samsung is likely to increase the price of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Pro.