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The Gionee A1 is now available in India for $305

After being unveiled at the end of February, the Gionee A1 is now available for purchase in India for $305.

T-Mobile will now automatically block scam calls

T-Mobile has announced its new Scam ID service which will automatically block scam calls regardless of whether you want the carrier to or not.

Here's our most comprehensive look at the Galaxy S8

A series of high-resolution images and a video shows off the Galaxy S8 in ways that we haven't seen before.

Nextbit retools its privacy policy after Robin Nougat update

Nextbit has changed its privacy policy now that the Razer acquisition is complete, along with the update to Android Nougat for the Nextbit Robin.

HTC U Ultra review states that it lacks any compelling features

Android Authority has published its review of the HTC U Ultra and gave the device an 8.6 out of 10. The pros include a beautiful design and fluid performance. The cons include a small battery and lack of water resistance.

Soundcloud secures $70 million in a new round of funding

Soundcloud has announced it has secured a $70 million round of funding from 3 new investors. This will allow the company to invest in new technology, hire more people, and more.

Everything you need to know about Super Mario Run for Android

Now that Super Mario Run has been released on Android, Marc from Android Central takes a look at the game to give you all the information about Super Mario Run before purchasing.

The Moto G5 Plus and Alcatel A30 join Amazon's Prime Exclusive lineup

Amazon has announced that the Moto G5 Plus and Alcatel A30 will join the Prime Exclusive lineup. The G5 Plus pricing will start at $184.99, while the A30 will be priced at $59.99.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review says its worth it just for the S Pen

Android Central has published its review of the Galaxy Tab S3 and state that the device is worth the purchase just because of the included pressure-sensitive S Pen.

Moto G5 Plus review says it's not the bargain it once was

ArsTechnica has published its review of the $229 Moto G5 Plus and states that it's "the king of budget Android". However, a downgraded camera and Motorola's odd update policy, may allow for another device to take the top spot.

Moto G5 Plus review states there's a new value champion

The Verge has published its review of the Moto G5 Plus and gives the device an 8.0 out of 10. Pros include a premium design, long battery life, and works with any carrier. Cons of the device include large bezels, software updates aren't guaranteed, and the camera doesn't live up to expectations.

The Moto G5 Plus is coming to the US for $229

Motorola has announced that the Moto G5 Plus will be launching in the US on March 31st for $229.

How to: Share photos from Google Photos

Jen from Android Central has created a tutorial to show you how to easily share photos from within Google Photos.

LG website says an unlocked G6 is "coming soon" to the US

If you're not a fan of carrier-branded smartphones, you should be excited to hear that LG is planning to sell an unlocked version of the G6 in the US. The price and release date of the device are not known, but LG's website does list is as "coming soon."

New update will no longer allow the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery to charge

Samsung has announced that it is working on a final software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which will disable the phone's ability to charge the battery. So far, Samsung has recovered 97 percent of the Note 7 units which were sold in South Korea.

DEAL: Huawei Mate 9 gets a €123 discount

The usual €689.99 price of the Huawei Mate 9 isn't excessively high, but you can now get the phone for just €576.87 (with free shipping) from GearBest. That's a €123 discount, making the phone more affordable than the new Huawei P9.

T-Mobile launches the LG K20 plus for $200

The LG K10 (2017) has officially made its T-Mobile debut as the K20 plus. The phone comes with a Snapdragon 425, 5.3-inch HD display, 2GB, 32GB of storage, 13 and 5 MP cameras, 2,700mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and a $200 price tag.

Moto G5 Plus will go in sale in the US on March 31

March 31st marks the US retail debut of the Moto G5 Plus. The phone will sell for $185 and $230. The cheaper model will be an Amazon Prime Exclusive and will come with advertisements on the home screen.

Rogue One is Now Available on Google Play Movies!

Star Wars fans will be delighted to hear that Rogue One is now available through Google Play Movies for $19.99. For that price you get the movie in HD, but we suspect a 4K version will soon be making an appearance as well.

Google tells G Suite admins that carrier SMS will be removed from Hangouts soon

In January of last year there was a screenshot going around that showed the Hangouts app suggest that you use Google's new SMS application. Now it seems that Google is preparing to remove the carrier SMS function from Hangouts as a G Suite admin just received an email saying this would no longer work within the app after May 22nd.

The Other Room is a new Daydream VR escape room puzzle game

Not to be confused with The Room puzzle games on Android, The Other Room is a Daydream compatible VR game with a similar goal of solving a number of puzzles to escape a room.

New T-Mobile promo offers 20% off the T-Mobile ONE plan for life

T-Mobile has announced a new promotion that will last until March 31st which earns you 20% off your T-Mobile ONE plan for the rest of your life. To take advantage of this promotion, you must attain a code from a service representative and input it into their promotions website.

Google says they fixed a Bluetooth shutdown bug on the Pixel and Pixel XL

Some Pixel and Pixel XL owners have noticed their Bluetooth service was randomly shutting off. Last month, Google identified the issue and said they were working on a fix, but now it seems the bug has been resolved thanks to a server-side update.

An alpha version of SuperSU is ready for Android O DP1 on the Nexus 5X and 6P

Earlier this week Chainfire announced that he had achieved root access on Android O, but there were some bugs to work out. Today, the man has released the an alpha build of SuperSU for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P on Android O with multiple people confirming that it works.

Hands-on with the Android 7.1.1 update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

XDA went hands-on with the new 7.1.1 OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T in a new video. We get a look at the two big features which are extended screenshots and the improvements made to EIS.