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The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are being updated with the June security patch

Samsung has started rolling out an OTA update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge which includes various bug fixes, while also including the June Android security patch.

Samsung may be close to announcing its $300 million US factory

A new report suggests that Samsung may be nearing the announcement of a $300 million factory in South Carolina.

Indian government urges citizens to cease use of Google Maps

The Indian government is urging its citizens to stop using Google Maps due to the service being "not authenticated". Instead, the government wants its citizens to use the maps services provided by the "Survey of India".

Google will no longer display personal medical record in search results

A new report claims that Google has quietly stopped showing personal medical records from its search results.

Honor 9 will start at £379.99 in the UK

The Honor 9 has already been announced for some markets, but has just been introduced to the UK with pricing to begin at £379.99.

The LG V30 will support wireless charging

@OnLeaks has shared that the LG V30 will support wireless charging, while also confirming the return dual rear cameras.

Here's a look at the 2017 lineup for YouTube Red Originals

Google has announced 6 new shows that are coming to YouTube's 2017 lineup of Red Original shows.

The Xiaomi Mi 6s or 6c could be be powered by Xiaomi's Surge S2 SoC

A new rumor suggests that either the Xiaomi Mi 6s or Mi 6c could be launched using Xiaomi's own Surge S2 SoC.

The LG X Power 2 is now available in Canada for CAD 350

The LG X Power 2 and its 4,500mAh battery is now available for purchase in Canada for CAD 250 (~$190)

The Solar Red HTC U11 is now available for pre-order in the UK

After being announced earlier in the week, the Solar Red HTC U11 is now available for pre-order for those in the UK. The device is priced at £649 and is only available as a dual-SIM model.

DEAL: Get the Moto G4 Play for just $99

B&H Photo is offering the Moto G4 Play for just $99, down from its regular price of $149.99.

The Canadian launch of the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been delayed

Sony has confirmed that the Canadian Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been delayed from June 22nd to July 5th due to a "shipping delay".

Andy Rubin's Playground Ventures announces a new 360-degree camera for $799

A new 360-degree camera has been announced and is called the Meeting Owl. This camera is priced at $799 and is a standalone video conferencing solution.

The YouTube app will soon adapt any videos to fill the screen

Google has confirmed that an upcoming update for the YouTube app will allow videos to fill the screen "as they are supposed to".

DEAL: Get the Casio WSD-F10 smartwatch for just $307

Amazon is offering the Black Casio WSD-F10 smartwatch for just $307, down from its regular price of $399.

YouTube has 1.5 billion logged-in monthly users

During VidCon 2017, YouTube has shared some stats regarding the video streaming service, including the amount of logged-in users visiting the site every month, while also sharing that those users spend over an hour per day watching videos on mobile devices.

Google WiFi could be coming to France as soon as Monday

The Google France Google+ page teased that a surprise would be coming on Monday. This had led to speculation that Google WiFi will finally be made available in the country.

YouTube TV expands to 10 new US markets

YouTube TV has expanded to 10 new markets and is now available in the following cities: - Washington DC - Phoenix, AZ - Dallas-Fort Worth, TX - Houston, TX - Alabama - Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL - Detroit, MI - Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - Atlanta, GA - Orlando, FL

New Fenix feature gives you a countdown before publishing a tweet in case you need to edit it

Since Twitter is likely never going to give us the ability to edit a tweet, the developer behind the Fenix application is working on a solution. Instead of automatically publishing a tweet when you press the button, a countdown begins and it gives you the ability to read over it just in case you need to press the cancel button to edit or delete it.

Latest Google WiFi and OnHub update adds support for IPv6 and more

Google just started rolling out a new firmware update for Google WiFi and their OnHub devices that bring their versions up to 9460.40.5 and come with the following changes. . . - IPv6: You can now enable Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) on Google Wifi - Family Wi-Fi: Warning appears when you try to pause your own device - Device names:...

You can play Mad Libs with Google Assistant

There are a bunch of hidden commands for Google Assistant and one of these is the ability to play a game of Mad Libs.

Airbnb is testing a feature to let you split a payment between friends

Many Airbnb customers have had friends tell them they'll pay their share of the rental at a later time and then just forget or never pay. So to help keep people from getting stiffed like this, Airbnb is testing a feature that will let you split the bill among your friends.

XML file for Package Disabler Pro disables all the bloatware on on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with a lot of bloatware but an XDA community member has a quick way to disable all the useless stuff. Simply load this XML file into the Package Disabler Pro application and it will disable 129 different apps and services.

TYLT Energi Pro review says it offers plenty of space to carry gadgets

Mr. Mobile just published his review of the TYLT Energi Pro battery backpack and he says it's his favorite one that he's ever used.

Republic Wireless now has a desktop client for SMS for Android devices

There are many applications and services that let you send and receive SMS messages from a desktop client. Republic Wireless has just launched a piece of software that will let their Android customers do this with their own software.