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Google App Receives an Update that Lets You Share a Screenshot with Now on Tap

Google has just updated their core Google application on Android and this is what controls features like Google Now and Now on Tap. This update included a nifty little feature that lets you share the screen capture after you activate Now on Tap This means you don't have to fiddle with pressing two buttons simultaneously if you just plan to...

Some Users are Seeing Password Recovery Prompts(with Holo Scheme) in Android 6.0 and 6.0.1

Multiple users across multiple devices are being prompted about Google Password Recovery when they download an application or update a previously installed one. This seems to be isolated to 6.0 and 6.0.1, but the screen we are seeing has the Holo design There doesn't seem to be a fix yet because even confirming your credentials doesn't always...

Rumor Suggests a 2016 Nexus Smartphone from Huawei Will Use the Snapdragon 820

Information from a Chinese electronics industry analyst suggests that Google will have Huawei producing yet another Nexus smartphone for 2016. This person also believes they will be using the Snapdragon 820 which is said to be ready for devices in Q1 of next year.

You can now buy the Special Edition Star Wars DROID Turbo 2 from Verizon

As promised yesterday, Verizon is now offering Star Wars color palettes through Moto Maker for the Motorola DROID Turbo 2. Your phone will be themed based on some of the characters in the upcoming film, and you'll get an accompanying wallpaper to drive the feeling home.

Here's a look at the latest HTC Marshmallow update roadmap

LlabTooFer has gotten their hands on an updated HTC update roadmap for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The chart shows who is currently expected to get the update, and when. Note that all dates and expectations are subject to change as this list is not official.

Gift a second copy of a movie when you buy one on Google Play

Google Play is holding an interesting deal for movies. When you buy a movie (from a select, small list) you'll get a second copy to gift to someone who you want to cheer up.

Samsung's December security update plugs up 39 holes

Samsung has detailed their security update for December 2015. Between patches for their own components and the ones Google provide for Android, they've addressed 39 critical vulnerabilities.

Official: Blu Life One X is an octa-core, LTE, full HD, 13MP device for just $99

Blu has just revealed their latest affordable phone, and it doesn't sound bad on paper at all. For $99, you get an octa-core chipset, LTE and a 5.2 inch display, among other mid-range specs.

Blackberry stock soars as PRIV sells out in less than a day at Walmart

This isn't total indication that the Blackberry Priv, but the device seemingly sold out at Walmart within 24 hours of its availability there, causing stocks to rise 11% and hit a year-long high of $8.15.

Samsung patents phones with interchangeable camera modules and lenses

Samsung's latest patent is very interesting. The company is dreaming up a smartphone where you can swap out the camera module. That is nothing totally ordinary these days as modular phones give you that ability, but Samsung's implementation brings some pretty robust options, including one where you can swap lenses like a DSLR.

Samsung now dishing out $200 if you activate Samsung Pay

Samsung REALLY wants to get people to use Samsung Pay. The company is now offering $200 off at Samsung.com if you sign up with Samsung Pay and use it to purchase something.

YouTube Gaming 1.2 brings a setup flow for new users, redesigned search results and more

YouTube Gaming's latest update looks to make things easier on the new user. Google has added a setup flow that makes it easier for you to get started and learn what you can do with the app. There are also redesigned search results, Cardboard support and more.

Official: HTC Vive pre-orders start February 2016

Following news that the HTC Vive VR headset has been delayed to April 2016, HTC says they're confident enough that they can meet the new date that pre-sales will begin in February. Furthermore, they're looking to ship out 7,000 more developer units prior to its retail launch.

Deal: Lexar's 128GB microSD card is $59.99 on Amazon

Amazon has a high-performance 128GB Lexar microSD card going for $59.99. This is the lowest price it's ever been, so if you don't mind the Lexar brand then it's a pretty good deal.

Yahoo Mail update introduces Gmail support, adds new features.

Yahoo Mail's quest to allow you to use any email address you wanted didn't really feel complete without one of the biggest email services out there: Gmail. The newest update adds this functionality, as well as other new features such as "Select All," more refined settings, an improved reading layout and more.

DEAL: Get $5 in Amazon Credit for Installing a Free App with the Amazon Underground Application

Amazon is holding a little promotion right now that will net you $5 in credit(to be used anywhere on the website) just for installing the Amazon Underground application and installing one of 20 pre-selected Amazon applications(that are free)....

Play Movies & TV App Update Brings New Notifications, Extra Settings and Playback Improvements

An update is rolling out to the Google Play Movies & TV application that comes with a few generic improvements like more reliable playback of videos. It also comes with the ability to disable binge-watching and new options that will notify you when a episode/season becomes available for a TV show that you own, as well as the ability to be...

T-Mobile Poland is Expecting 2 New Sony Xperia Devices for Q2 2016

T-Mobile Poland recently held a press conference and a slide during this event showed that they are expecting two different Sony Xperia devices to be released sometime in the second quarter of 2016.

DEAL: iDea Power Battery Packs at Amazon, $5 for 2600mAh and $7 for 5,200mAh

iDea is having a little sale on their portable battery packs at Amazon right now. You can get the 2,600mAh capacity power bank from iDea for only 5 dollars http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X6L51AY Or you can get the 5,200mAh capacity one for only $7 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00X6KVSI4 You just have to enter the coupon code IDPME44L when you check...

Snapdragon 820 is Reportedly Only Slightly Faster than the Exynos 7420

Tom's Hardware was recently invited to the Qualcomm headquarters to get a first look at the Snapdragon 820 SoC. Some benchmarks showed significant improvement over the Exynos 7420, and almost beating the Apple A9, but most showed very little improvement over the SoC that Samsung used in the Galaxy S6

Google Wallet Update Lets You Send Money to Anyone in Your Contact List

Previously, you needed an email address in order to send money via Google Wallet. In an update that is rolling out now, you only need the phone number so you can send money to anyone in your contact list.

Updated Version of the Android Wear App Includes the Watch Battery Stats

A recent update to the Android Wear application inexplicably removed the battery statistics for the watch itself. This is no longer the case as a brand new update brings back the feature for everyone to use.

Reports Suggest Motorola is Doing a Soak Test for the Motorola DROID Turbo 2

Multiple people are reporting that they have received an invitation to test out a new version of Android for the Droid Turbo 2. For now, it is unclear if this soak test is for Marshmallow or if it includes WiFi calling that we saw the S6 and S6 Edge get recently from Verizon.

Samsung Announces Samsung Pay Transportation Card Service to Help Pay for Public Transport

Samsung Pay Transportation Card Service is basically a way for Samsung to combine the T-Money and Cashbee service into Samsung Pay. So all you have to do is add in your card and then you can use one solution for all public transportation payments.

Apple Music Beta Update Brings Support for Sonos and iTunes Playlist Folders

We recently saw an announcement that Sonos support was coming to Apple Play Music and this feature has just made it into the beta version of the application. Not only does the update to the beta come with Sonos support though, it also comes with support for iTunes Playlist Folders and various stability and performance improvements.