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TAPS touchscreen sticker lets any gloves work with any screen

TAPS touchscreen sticker lets any gloves work with any screen

Winter is here in much of the world and that means it's glove weather. The catch with gloves is that many of them won't work with your touchscreen device leaving you having to pull off a glove in the cold before you can answer a call or use your smartphone. TAPS touchscreen Sticker with Touch ID promises to allow you to use any glove with any touchscreen device.

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Galaxy S7 gets Android 7.0 Nougat in Open Beta Program

Galaxy S7 gets Android 7.0 Nougat in Open Beta Program

If you owned a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge and are worried that the company might be too busy putting out fires to pay any attention to the early 2016 flagship, you can put your fears to rest. On the contrary, Samsung is pouring all its attention and love on this two actual cash cows. Part of that involves updating the two to the latest Android 7.0 version. But hold your horses, the update isn’t out yet. At least not if you don’t apply to Samsung’s Open Beta Program that will let you try it ahead of everyone else.

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“Galaxy X” patent reveals Samsung’s foldable smartphone idea

“Galaxy X” patent reveals Samsung’s foldable smartphone idea

Exploding batteries notwithstanding, Samsung isn’t going to shy away from experimenting with smartphones to both push the envelope as well as be the first in the market. The most awaited innovation is, of course, the promise of a foldable smartphone. That might come really soon, based on this recently unearthed Samsung patent for what is being nicknamed the “Galaxy X”, a.k.a. Project Valley. Aesthetically, though, it might not be as impressive, looking less like a smartphone and more like the love child of a Motorola RAZR and a Microsoft Surface Book hinge.

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T-Mobile gives the Galaxy S7 a BOGO weekend

T-Mobile gives the Galaxy S7 a BOGO weekend

In order to recoup their losses, Samsung its retail and carrier partners are promoting the hell out of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, like putting out new color options like Blue Coral. Now, it’s T-Mobile’s turn to give Samsung’s only remaining 2016 flagship, aside from the Galaxy S7 edge, of course, to salvage what’s left of Samsung’s brand. Only for this weekend, you can buy a Galaxy S7 from T-Mobile and get a second Galaxy S7 “for free”. Of course, there’s always a catch.

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7 ways I’ll escape or mobilize today with technology

7 ways I’ll escape or mobilize today with technology

While many search for "how to move to Canada" today, I just want to distract myself while I avoid burying my head in the sand. I feel bad about the world today, but I must remember that we live at a time where technology is magic and I have the opportunity to mobilize. The ways in which I choose to escape the world today include distractions that aren't distractions at all. Today I bring you a list of technology-driven activities that are fueled by hope for a better future - along with a few easy escapes if you're not quite there yet.

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AT&T GoPhone offers users more LTE data for the same money

AT&T GoPhone offers users more LTE data for the same money

AT&T has announced a special deal that kicks off Friday for GoPhone customers. AT&T wants to celebrate the holidays by offering GoPhone subscribers who renew their current $40 and $55 monthly plans get more data without the use needing to do anything. The $55 monthly plan after AutoPay discount will now get 8GB of high-speed data. The $40 monthly plan with AutoPay will now get 4GB of LTE data. Both of those numbers are 33% increases compared to previous data allotments.

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Galaxy S8 screen tipped to grow to lure Note 7 users

Galaxy S8 screen tipped to grow to lure Note 7 users

A new rumor is making the rounds that claims Samsung is set to enlarge the screen of the Galaxy S8 smartphone in an effort to lure the customers who are considering going somewhere else for a big screen phablet back to the Samsung fold after the Galaxy Note 7 failure. This would dovetail nicely with the rumors from earlier this month that the Galaxy S8 would get a body that was 90% covered by the screen. This new rumor started with a report from a South Korean news outlet called The Bell.

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Refurbished iPhones now available from Apple

Refurbished iPhones now available from Apple

Not everyone who wants an iPhone may want to pay the full price for a shiny, completely brand new unit. Some might be satisfied with the most affordable deal that will land them a functional one. But the second-hand and refurbished market for iPhones isn't exactly a worry-free one, but now Apple is swooping in to save you from anxiety, and earn your money as well. Apple has just silently added iPhones to its list of refurbished products for sale, giving aspiring iPhone owners another route to their dream smartphone.

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OnePlus “3T” confirmed coming next week with Snapdragon 821

OnePlus “3T” confirmed coming next week with Snapdragon 821

After Qualcomm has basically “let it slip” (intentionally, we bet) that there is a new OnePlus smartphone coming, the Chinese startup really had no choice but to make an official teaser as well. Or perhaps it was all an orchestrated marketing plan. Either way, without revealing any other detail aside from the Snapdragon 821, OnePlus has indeed confirmed that there is a new smartphone coming soon. So soon, in fact, that it’s unveiling is going to take place no later than next week.

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Who will win, Trump or Clinton? Digital Election Results Live

Who will win, Trump or Clinton? Digital Election Results Live

Welcome to the year 2016 and November 8th, the day where the United States votes for their next President. In this futuristic time, we're able to watch some results of the election as they happen. Aside from the inevitable recounts in some close-race regions, today we're running down the best ways in which you can watch the election unfold over the next day-or-so.

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Sony Xperia X concept software launches in Europe

Sony Xperia X concept software launches in Europe

Last summer Sony launched a program that it called "Sony's Concept for Android" and it was a crowd sourcing program to explore new ideas for software innovation. During the program Sony maintained close dialog with the Xperia community to develop the software concept. Sony says that the program established a more open development workflow with customer feedback and real-time usage data to ensure that the software being developed had the things in it that the users wanted most.

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Samsung runs full page ad in major newspapers to say sorry for Galaxy Note 7

Samsung runs full page ad in major newspapers to say sorry for Galaxy Note 7

Samsung really wants people to feel better about continuing to purchase its smartphones. The problem is that many people aren't feeling very good about the brand after the fires that happened with a large number of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones before and after the recall. Samsung has taken out full page ads in major newspapers around the US to apologize to consumers and to outline its commitment to consumer safety.

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