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Google officially launches Android Pay in Russia

Google has just announced that Android Pay is now being launched in Russia. The service is available at 15 banks and thousands of organizations are supported at launch

Review of the Annke HD 1080p asks if the IP camera is worth it

Phandroid just published their review of a 1080p IP camera from Annke. While it won't beat the Nest cam in overall features, they felt the $100 price tag allowed it to offer a variety of features at an affordable price.

Cheat sheet gives some basic keycodes to use when customizing your navigation bar

With Android O, you can add a custom button to the navigation bar without having root access. There's a cheat sheet for developers who want to learn about Android keycodes that you can use when adding a button to the nav bar.

Verizon partners with Ericsson to test some prototype 5G technology

Wireless carriers are getting closer to 5G lately as many have started doing tests in the field. For Verizon, this consisted of teaming up with Ericsson to test a 5G antenna that was mounted to a race car.

DEAL: You can get the BLU Pure XR for $180 at B&H right now

B&H Photo has discounted the BLU Pure XR by $120, bringing the price down to just $180 while supplies last.

Some are seeing a video calling option in the Google Phone app

Someone on Reddit was talking to a friend recently and noticed there was a video call button on the screen. A few others on Reddit corroborate this feature as they've seen it on their phone too.

DEAL: If you buy 2 Amazon Echos at Best Buy, they'll knock $80 off the price

Best Buy has a promotion going on right now where you can save $80 if you buy two Amazon Echos from them.

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium Dual has a dedicated microSD slot

Some dual SIM slot smartphones these days combine the microSD card slot with the SIM tray but this isn't how the Xperia XZ Premium Dual is. Instead, it has it's own dual SIM try with a microSD card slot right next to it.

DEAL: You can get the 20,000mAh Anker PowerCore II battery pack for $34 with coupon

Anker is known for their well-made smartphone accessories and typically sell the PowerCore II 20000 for $90. It's currently marked down to $44, but you can get another $10 off if you use the coupon code LIPO3399 at checkout.

Leaked press renders show off the Moto G5S from Motorola

There are a few leaked press renders from Android Authority which claim to show us what the Moto G5S will look like. The device will feature a full-metal design in an attempt to make the phone feel more premium than the G5 and G5 Plus.

T-Mobile is rolling out the May security update to the Galaxy Note 5

If you own the T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note 5, then you can look forward to a small OTA update that will bring you May's security patches.

Nevada wants to let you bet on Raiders' games from your phone while in the stadium

When the Raiders start to play in Las Vegas, their stadium lease will ban from offering bets or other forms of gambling in the building. However, the Nevada Gaming Commission read over the lease and says there's nothing that prohibits the use of mobile betting apps on the facility's grounds.

Unless you're a Project Fi customer, today is the last day Hangouts supports SMS

Back in March, Google announced they would be removing SMS support from Google Hangouts on May 22nd. The day has come so unless you're a Project Fi customer, then you'll no longer be able to use Hangouts for SMS.

This weeks' temporarily free apps and games on sale include Capcom classics, True Skate and more

As we start a new week, there are a number of applications and games that are on sale with some great ones even being 100% free right now. This includes titles such as True Skate, Please Don't Touch Anything 3D, Hook, Weatherback Pro, Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando and more.

DEAL: The Epic Platformers Humble Mobile Bundle comes with at least 9 games

There's a new Humble Mobile Bundle up and this time they're focusing on platformer games for Android. This deal includes titles such as Gunbrick, RETSNOM, LIMBO, Never Alone and more.

Video claims to show low light 4K video from the HTC U11

A YouTube channel from Shaan Haider has a video that was recently uploaded which claims to show us how 4K video looks in low light conditions from the HTC U11.

Yahoobleed is what they're calling a flaw that leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Yahoo has been under fire for the multiple security issues they've been having over the last couple of years. A new vulnerability was discovered that leaked chunks of Yahoo server memory after a tiny 18-byte file was opened.

The founder of LeEco has announced he's stepping down as the CEO

It has been announced that Jia Yueting, the founder and CEO of LeEco, has decided to step down amid the financial issues the company is having. He will be succeeded by Liang Jun, a former Lenovo executive.

AT&T is rolling Android 7.0 Nougat to the LG Phoenix 2

If you purchased the LG Phoenix 2 from AT&T, then you can look forward to an OTA update being pushed to your device soon. This update will bring your device up to Android 7.0 Nougat, and it comes with April's security updates.

AT&T will start selling the Gear S3 Classic with LTE on May 26th

AT&T has announced they'll begin selling the Gear S3 Classic with LTE smartwatch on Friday of this week. You'll be able to get one for only $50 if you buy it with a Galaxy S8/S8+, or pay $17.50 per month for 20 months for its installment plan, or pay an upfront price of $250.

Summary video of Google says it was only boring if you're not paying attention

Some publications this year complained that Google I/O was boring because the company didn't announce any new hardware. However, Michael Fisher from Mobile Nations believes it was great for the audience it was intended for (developers and enthusiasts), and that Google I/O doesn't have to be a place to announce new hardware.

The ceramic version of the Xiaomi Mi 6 will go on sale tomorrow

We've heard that Xiaomi was having some trouble with the supply of ceramic for the Mi 6, but it looks like those are being worked out. The company will start selling the Ceramic Edition of the Xiaomi Mi 6 tomorrow, and it will be priced at CNY 2,999 (which is about $435).

Hancom's Office Mobile suite is compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S8 DeX station

Hancom has announced their Office Mobile suite has been optimized for the Galaxy S8 when it is docked in the phone's DeX station. This suite of apps will be replacing Microsoft Office as the primary mobile office suite for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

Assistant is the key to Google's Android Automotive project

A new editorial published by Android Police believes that Google Assistant is the future of Android Auto and will be integral in making the platform widespread.

Nest working on a 4K camera with advanced features

Android Police is reporting a new rumor that Nest is working on a 4K home security camera that uses the 4K resolution to power a zoom interface.