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Is the OnePlus 5 price worth the risk?

Is the OnePlus 5 price worth the risk?

This week prospective OnePlus 5 users considered the new price for the device that's traditionally been a low-cost feature-full smartphone. Before now it was clear that the OnePlus 3, 2, and 1 were significantly cheaper than the competition while retaining many of the features of the higher-priced competitors. With the OnePlus 5, the company takes a risk in one way while consumers take a risk in another. Are both parties ready to move out of the low price zone?

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Virgin Mobile USA is now “exclusively iPhone”

Virgin Mobile USA is now “exclusively iPhone”

Virgin Mobile USA have announced a new iPhone-only business model in which they forego selling any other device. They're making the push to this iPhone Exclusive way of living on Virgin Mobile with a sort-of deal which begins with unlimited talk, text, and data for $1 for the first year of service - of course you still need to buy the iPhone for its full off-contract price.

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3 Intelligent Live Wallpapers for Android [to Download]

3 Intelligent Live Wallpapers for Android [to Download]

This morning we're having a look at three of the best live wallpapers to trend over the past several days. These wallpapers work on Android devices and are all free to download and free to use. Users will find these live wallpapers to be especially interactive and/or deep-minded because they've all participated in the program called "Android Experiments" with android apps aplenty.

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OnePlus 5 bend, scratch test offers a much needed reprieve

OnePlus 5 bend, scratch test offers a much needed reprieve

JerryRigEverything is used to putting every new high-profile through the wringer and, save for a few rare occasions, every one of those have been more or less great. Lately, however, Zack Nelson has been running into less impressive premium devices, like the HTC U11 and the BlackBerry KEYone. With the new OnePlus 5 and its promise of even better build quality, one has to wonder if third time's a charm. It turns out that it is, but in a positive sense.

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Pokemon GO update : LEGENDARY RAID event [APK Download]

Pokemon GO update : LEGENDARY RAID event [APK Download]

Today's Pokemon GO update includes a LEGENDARY POKEMON RAID EGG - as you can see at the head of this article. The update to Pokemon GO's second age has begun, and the app files needed to join are now available for download. Earlier today, Beta Testers began leaking the game's update images and video. What we'll see here is a number of new ways in which the game operates, starting with the big Gym Overhaul. Gameplay from the updated APK file show how this update is more than just a software change-up, it's a Pokemon GO event unto itself.

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OnePlus 5 specs: iPhone copycat by the numbers

OnePlus 5 specs: iPhone copycat by the numbers

The OnePlus 5 looks extremely similar to the iPhone 7 Plus - there's no getting around it. It's so extremely similar that it'd be difficult for people not intimately familiar with either to confuse one for the other - save the logos. What we're looking at today is whether the OnePlus 5 is meant to compete with the iPhone 7 Plus for specs - or if it just happens to copy the look of the Apple smartphone because millions of people around the world buy their phone only because it looks the way it does.

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Samsung execs can’t stop whispering Galaxy Note 8 secrets

Samsung execs can’t stop whispering Galaxy Note 8 secrets

You can't blame Samsung for being excited about the upcoming Galaxy Note 8: how else could you explain all the loose-lipped execs whispering details about the next-gen phablet. Following the aborted Note 7, the glowing reviews and then unexpected battery-related recalls of which proved to be one of the more impressive trajectories in gadget releases of recent years, the new Note 8 has plenty to prove. That, it seems, is making Samsung executives a little more talkative than normal.

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OnePlus 5 release details and pre-order live today

OnePlus 5 release details and pre-order live today

Today the OnePlus 5 was revealed by the company during a special event broadcast live across the internet. This device has a 5.5-inch display with 1080p resolution and AMOLED technology as well as a dual-camera image and video capture system at its back - but it's the price that's most interesting of all. This is the most expensive device ever offered by OnePlus for any smartphone they've ever released.

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LG V30 release tipped after LG G6 Plus detailed

LG V30 release tipped after LG G6 Plus detailed

Now that the LG G6 is a few months old, it's time to begin looking forward to the next phone in LG's V-series. Though there have been a few rumors here and there thus far, what we've heard about this incoming device has amounted to unsurprising details about internal. Today, new rumors are diving quite a bit deeper, with reported information on release and design.

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iPhone 8’s screen confirmed by supplier for screen protector

iPhone 8’s screen confirmed by supplier for screen protector

With the influx of iPhone 8 rumors, you would probably have a good idea of what the upcoming Apple flagship will look like and be like – which is to say, it’s going to be pretty nice. Just to add fuel to the fire, Olixar has actually listed their full cover screen protector accessory for the iPhone 8, giving people an idea of what the screen would look like.

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Galaxy Note 8’s US unveiling date might not be that soon after all

Galaxy Note 8’s US unveiling date might not be that soon after all

Early September? Late August? Mid August? Those so far have been speculated early dates for the Galaxy Note 8. The latest seems to have favored a scenario that has Samsung scrambling to overtake the iPhone 8. While it seems that Samsung will indeed scheduled its annual Unpacked Event away from IFA in September, it might not be in such a rush after all. According to an unnamed Samsung official, that will take place on the last weekend of August instead.

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Pixel XL deal gives buyers a free Google Home

Pixel XL deal gives buyers a free Google Home

Still on the fence about buying a Google Pixel handset? The company is dangling a new incentive to help sway your opinion, offering a free Google Home device in exchange for buying a Pixel XL smartphone. The deal is only available for buyers located in the United States, and there are some terms that apply, as expected. The deal is only available for a short while.

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