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Apple Opens $29 iPhone Battery Replacements to All Starting Today

Apple recently apologized for slowing down its iPhones with newer versions of iOS. It had good reason for it (avoiding random shutdowns caused by older batteries was part of it), but many believed it was to upsell previous customers to upgrade to newer models of the device. This led to Continue Reading

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Moto Z2 Force Now Receiving Android Oreo on T-Mobile

Following the release of the update on Verizon last week, Android 8.0 Oreo is now making its way to Moto Z2 Force users on T-Mobile, according to users at XDA Developers. The update comes with the usual array of new features packed inside Oreo such as picture-in-picture, better control over Continue Reading

Apple Will Soon Charge $29 for iPhone Battery Replacement Admist Performance Controversy

Apple has published a letter to its customers today on its website apologizing for slowing down users’ iPhones after upgrades to recent versions of the iOS operating system. The company said they’ve begun hearing feedback about how they manage the performance of iPhones running on older batteries. “We know that some Continue Reading

RIP: Google Kills the Pixel C, Removes from Store

Google today made an unexpected but unsurprising move today by officially killing the Pixel C, as originally spotted by Android Police. Originally announced back in 2015, the device served as a more versatile successor to 2014’s Nexus 9 and allowed for more productivity with its attachable keyboard while still balancing Continue Reading

You Can No Longer Use YouTube on the Amazon Fire TV

Earlier this month, Google said they would pull YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show and Fire TV devices as the result of a bitter disagreement between the two companies. The Fire TV was expected to lose support for the video streaming service on January 1st of the new year, but a Continue Reading

LG Unveils ThinQ Google Assistant Speaker Ahead of CES 2018

LG today unveiled its new ThinQ smart speaker ahead of CES 2018 where the device will be on display. While we don’t know much about the speaker, we do know it’ll be powered by the Google Assistant for voice interactions. LG says it worked with Google to ensure all available Continue Reading

Android Oreo is Now Rolling Out to the LG V30 in South Korea

Before it hits eager users here in the United States (or any other country, for that matter), LG is rolling out an update to Android 8.0 Oreo to V30 owners in its home territory, South Korea. The update arrives with picture-in-picture mode, improved App Shortcuts, better battery management, and presumably Continue Reading

Face Unlock is Coming to the OnePlus 5

When the OnePlus 5T debuted, one of its most anticipated features was Face Unlock. Not that it was built to compete with the iPhone X or anything, but it did provide a way to unlock your phone even quicker than using your fingerprint. In fact, many prefer the feature to Continue Reading

Moto X4 with Android One Now Getting Upgrade to Oreo

Moto’s X4 wasn’t reviewed very fairly on our behalf, but the Android One variant of the device did a bit better at other outlets. This is mainly because the software is different and is faster, more secure, and receives far faster updates. That lattermost point is no exception to today’s Continue Reading

Moto Z2 Force on Verizon Now Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Upgrade

After what felt like a lengthy wait since we saw this prompt, Motorola has finally begun rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo to the Verizon variant of the Moto Z2 Force. The update comes with the usual array of new features packed inside Oreo such as picture-in-picture, better control over notifications, Continue Reading

Review: Protecting the LG V30 with Cases from UAG and Zizo

LG’s V30 is my favorite phone of the year, right next to Google’s Pixel 2 XL. It’s got a gorgeous 6-inch bezel-less screen, speedy performance, great software, great cameras, exceptional battery life, and a beautiful glass and metal design. Of course, that last feature is prone to breaking, shattering, and Continue Reading

Amazon Prime Video Now Available on Android TV

After releasing an app for the Apple TV as the result of a lengthy wait, Amazon has finally launched its Prime Video application for Android TV. Streamers can download it here to a compatible streaming box that runs Google’s television OS. While this is good news for those of you Continue Reading

You Can Now Watch Netflix in HDR on Windows 10

Following support for the feature on a variety of smartphones, Netflix is adding HDR support to Windows 10. Now, for those of you who like to binge on their PC can do so in High Dynamic Range with supported content such as Daredevil, Marco Polo, and Bloodline. A wider range Continue Reading