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Mophie releases battery pack for Google Pixel XL

Mophie has created a $99 battery pack for the Google Pixel XL. The battery pack includes a 2,950mAh battery, which Mophie says will extend the life of the phone past 50 hours.

Rumored OnePlus 5 image leaks

A new purported image of the OnePlus 5 has been posted by flash leaks, showcasing a horizontal dual camera setup on the rear of the phone.

Is this Samsung’s new flip phone for China?

SamMobile has a few new shots of a flip phone device that appears to be headed to China. It's powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor and features a full screen display on the front with a number pad inside.

Google will learn if it will be charged in EU anti-trust case soon

The European Commission has stated that the agency will announce its decision on the Google anti-trust cases within the next few months. If Google is found guilty the company could be slapped with very large fines.

Uber testing improvements to its Pool service in Manhattan

Uber Pool is a way for drivers and riders to connect easier and Uber is now expanding how these places work within Manhattan in an attempt to get drivers and riders connected faster.

AT&T getting the budget-friendly rugged LG X Venture

Today, AT&T has announced the LG X Venture will be available on its network. The phone is a 5.2" device powered by a Snapdragon 435 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 4,100mAh battery.

Android O: Notification shade fingerprint gesture changes

Android O changes the way the fingerprint gesture for notification shade swiping works. Previously, holding the phone in a landscape view required you to swipe horizontally to activate the notification shade. Now, you can swipe vertically no matter the phone's orientation.

Android experiments bring out the weird side of Google I/O

Every year at Google I/O, Google has an Experiments tent that allows attendees to experience some of the new tech that can be developed thanks to new technology from Google. Android Central has a short recap of some of the experiments found at this year's event.

Oppo R11 and R11 Plus revealed early by TENAA

The Oppo R11 and R11 Plus have been certified by TENAA, revealing some of the specs for the upcoming phones. Both use the new Snapdragon 660 chipset and feature a dual camera on the back.

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 BOGO deal is worth doing

Samsung is offering a buy one, get one free promotion for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ on T-Mobile. Buy two phones and activate a line on T-Mobile and Samsung will offer you a rebate of up to $750 upon activation of your new line within 7 to 10 days.

OnePlus 5 headphone jack status still not confirmed

Earlier today it was suggested the OnePlus 5 headphone jack could appear on the top of the phone after a cryptic tweet from Carl Pei. Now it seems as though the status of the jack is still up in the air after Pei tweets he should be "more careful" with his tweets after outlets report the new positioning.

StockDroids lets you compare stock Android devices

Only want to use devices that feature a stock Android experience? StockDroids is a new no-frills website that lets you compare handsets that provide that vanilla Android experience.

Get the LG G6 camera app on your LG G5 thanks to this ROM

You can now use the LG G6 camera app on the LG G5 with the help of the Fulmics ROM. All of the G5 camera features work with the G6 app, as well as manual video mode and GIF encoder.

Headphone jack is probably on top of the OnePlus 5

A cryptic tweet from OnePlus CEO Carl Pei suggests the headphone jack on the OnePlus 5 will be on the top of the phone. The headphone jack appeared on the bottom of the phone for previous generations of the OnePlus.

May security patch starts hitting Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung is pushing out a new update to bring the May security patch to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

Deal: Moto Z Play now available for $399.99 on Motorola’s website

You can save $50 off the price of a new Moto Z Play, bringing the price of the device down to just $399. Enter the promo code MOTOZPLAY50OFF on Motorola's official site in order to get the deal. The smartphone is unlocked and comes with a free case.

Samsung will showcase world's first stretchable display at SID

Samsung has announced it will showcase the world's first stretchable display at Society for Information Display in Los Angeles this week. The event runs from Tuesday to Thursday and the stretchable OLED display the company will be showing is said to be bendable in both directions.

Is this the first peek at the Galaxy S8 Active?

A new image has surfaced that could be the long-rumored Galaxy S8 Active. It appears to be a flat version of the Galaxy S8 with a thicker body for handling those bumps and bruises. No spec information has been released, but it's expected to be similar to the standard Galaxy S8.

Galaxy Note 8 dummy unit shows vertical dual cameras

We've seen a few rumors about the Galaxy Note 8 this year, but the latest photos appear to show a dummy device with vertically stacked dual cameras on the back.

Specs for three new Sony phones leak

Sony is expected to unveil three new smartphones at this year's IFA conference. The devices are the Xperia XZ1, XZ1 Compact, and the X1. The report says the Xperia XZ1 will feature a Snapdragon 835 processor, 5.2" Full HD display, all powered by a 3,000mAh battery and 4GB of RAM. The XZ1 Compact will feature a smaller 4.6" screen with a...

New Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) leak surfaces

Roland Quandt has leaked a new image of the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017), which shows off the device in four different colors. They include blue, pink, gold, and black. The device is rumored to feature a Full HD display powered by 3GB of RAM and a 3,600mAh battery. It'll also feature a 13MP selfie camera and will run Nougat out of the box.

Verizon Ellipsis 10 HD tablet leaks in image

A new image of the Ellipsis 10 HD tablet has leaked, suggesting Verizon will beging selling the device soon.

New photos of the Nokia 9 have leaked

A few images of the Nokia 9 codenamed "Heart" have appeared online. The device is covered in a concealing case, but we have learned that it features a metallic build, headphone jack, USB-C port, bottom-facing speakers, capacitive buttons, as well as a fingerprint sensor/home button and two cameras on the back.

Lenovo confirms 3,000mAh battery for Moto Z2 Play

Rumors last week suggested that the Moto Z2 Play would feature a smaller battery than the original Moto Z Play. A representative from Lenovo has confirmed this is the case, as the Moto Z2 Play will launch with a 3,000mAh battery, which is down from the 3,150mAh battery included in the original Moto Z Play.

uSonic headphones bundled with HTC U11 will work on other phones, but won't sound as good

The uSonic headphones that come bundled with the HTC U11 will work with other phones that have enabled audio through USB-C, but some features will be missing, namely the built-in noise cancelling.