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Galaxy S8 Leak Hints at Galaxy Note 8's Future

Samsung's Galaxy S8 could have been even better, according to a new leak. And the feature that didn't come to pass may wind up in the company's new …

Galaxy Note

Samsung is blocking users from customizing the Galaxy S8's Bixby button

No changing it to Google Assistant, the camera, or another app<p>Ahead of the phone's commercial launch later this week, Samsung has reportedly prevented the Bixby button on its Galaxy S8 from being remapped to perform other functions. It was previously reported that a third-party app would be able to …

Lenovo’s next shatterproof Moto phone will bring back the headphone jack

And it won’t be exclusive to Verizon in the US<p>Lenovo is working on a successor to last year’s Moto Z Force, which was a thicker version of the regular Moto Z with a bigger battery, higher-res camera, and shatterproof display. A few photos of the Z2 Force have already leaked, and now <i>Android …

Galaxy S8: Android 7.1 update may roll out soon to the flagship series

The S8 may be among the first Samsung devices to get the update.<p>The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are likely to be the first Samsung devices to receive the …

Android 7.1.2 broke the fingerprint sensor for many Google Pixel and Nexus owners

Android 7.1.2 finally finished its rollout to Google’s collection of Android smartphones this past week, but according to many users on Google’s support forums, it broke a crucial function for many — the fingerprint sensor…<p>On Google’s Nexus help forum (via <i>Android Police</i>), a thread gained traction …

The new Android update is breaking fingerprint sensors

We normally make fun of Android updates because they don’t actually happen — it takes months for changes to roll from Google to consumers, which …

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T get a new Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

The OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T are seeing new Android 7.1.1 Nougat updates, bringing plenty of new improvements to the two devices.<p>The update really …

Dual SIM Hack For Single SIM Slot Phones.

[RoyTecTips] shows us an ingenious hack which turns a single-SIM-slot phone into a fully functioning dual-SIM phone. All that’s needed for this hack …

Mobile Technology

The best lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anker/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Anyone who has ever owned an iPhone loves to hate Apple's lightning cables. The charging cables …

The Nokia 9 may look even better than the Galaxy S8

Nokia is soon going to launch three distinct Android handsets, but all three of them are mid-range devices at best by this year’s mobile standards. …

HTC One X10 is finally announced in Russia for $355

HTC<p>After endless leaks, HTC finally took the wraps off the One X10, at least in Russia. The newest member to the One family comes with a whopping 4,000 mAh battery, which should give you near two days of usage according to the company. The device is priced at 19,990 Rubles or around $355.<p>We started …

LG G6 review: this superfast handset may be ahead of its time

Pros<p>Excellent battery life, top build quality, screen crack resistance, very capable cameras<p>Cons<p>Third-party apps need screen ratio optimisation, 18:9 …

Best tablets for taking notes

I like to write. (I would hope so, since I do it for a living.)<p>When a nascent idea or perfect sentence begins bubbling inside of my head, an onscreen keyboard gets the job done in a pinch, but when it comes to actually hunkering down and having a writing session it falls short of a traditional …

Gear & Gadgets

Pokémon Go Might Actually Make You Happier, a New Study Says

While many may blame video games for keeping kids inside and isolated, one new study on the monster-catching app Pokémon Go found the game was tied …

Windows 10 Creators update official with build 15204 to 13 devices

Microsoft is shrinking its core hardware focus for maintaining the Windows 10 Mobile platform with the new Creators Update, made official today.<p>All …

Windows 10

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update reportedly rolling out to Nokia 6

The Nokia 6, the first smartphone with the Nokia branding from Finland-based HMD Global, is reportedly getting an over-the-air update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. This would seem to confirm HMD Global’s previous claims that it will keep its Android-based Nokia smartphones updated regularly.<p>According to</i> …