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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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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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OnePlus 3T all but confirmed by Qualcomm

OnePlus 3T all but confirmed by Qualcomm

OnePlus has always been one of the most vocal new Android players in the market, but it has mysteriously fallen silent of late. Whether that’s a worrying sign or simply because the company is too busy cooking up something is something we might finally know next week. The latter, however, seems to be the case, if Qualcomm’s not so subtle teaser is any indication. The mobile chip maker tweeted that a Snapdragon 821-powered smartphone will be coming soon from OnePlus, practically confirming what is currently nicknamed the OnePlus 3T.

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Verizon updates BlackBerry Priv to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Verizon updates BlackBerry Priv to Android 6.0 Marshmallow

While the BlackBerry Passport may have been the company’s most popular smartphone by way of eccentricity, the Priv is arguably it’s most contentious because of how it represented the company’s full embrace of the Android platform. Still, it has had its fans, especially with its sliding keyboard, and BlackBerry hasn’t forgotten them, and neither has Verizon. Now months after rival AT&T did so, Verizon is finally pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the BlackBerry Priv, along with some special features of its own.

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More HTC Bolt details ahead of unveiling this week

More HTC Bolt details ahead of unveiling this week

It’s no secret that HTC hasn’t exactly been doing well in the smartphone market. In fact, one might even wonder if HTC is better off just putting its eggs in the Vive VR basket instead. It might have had a bit of financial reprieve by becoming the Google Pixel’s manufacturer and assembler, but it has yet to stand on its own smartphone feet. That chance might come with the HTC Bolt, which could be announced this week. And based on this latest leak, it might be a rather high-end smartphone, but an odd one at that.

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All-metal Moto M gets listed online ahead of official debut

All-metal Moto M gets listed online ahead of official debut

“M” is for metal. Or so we think it is. It’s definitely not for “magnificent” or “maximum”. Lenovo and Moto have yet to actually announce the smartphone, but the Moto M has already broken cover on the Tmall webshop, giving us a glimpse of the first ever all-metal Moto smartphone. And that metal design might actually be the best thing about the Moto M, as the spec sheet for the device reveal a mixed bag of mid-range specs that will have a hard time standing out from the crowd.

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LG G5 gets Android 7.0 Nougat in Korea, others coming soon

LG G5 gets Android 7.0 Nougat in Korea, others coming soon

LG prided itself for having what it boasted as the first commercial smartphone to come with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Now it is making another boast, this time for being the first company after Google to upgrade an existing smartphone to the latest Android version. In this case, that’s the modular LG G5, which has started to receive the notification in LG’s home country of South Korea. LG promises that other markets will follow soon as well.

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AT&T Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge: here’s when you can get it

AT&T Blue Coral Galaxy S7 edge: here’s when you can get it

With the Galaxy Note 7 out of the running, Samsung has focused its resources and marketing strategy on the Galaxy S7 and especially the Galaxy S7 edge. Just last week, it announced a variant of the curved smartphone in Singapore that bore a distinctive Blue Coral sheen. Although a Samsung representative did confirm that such a color would be coming to the US as well, it wasn’t clear when that would actually happen. AT&T, however, has just let us know that it’s all taking place next week.

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Galaxy S8’s first detailed secrets spilled in Korea

Galaxy S8’s first detailed secrets spilled in Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S8 appears to have started its trickle of leaks this week with details dripping in from South Korea. The first big change seems to be in the device's next-gen display. It would seem that the company is eager to distance themselves from the design and feel of the Galaxy Note 7, thereby pushing the Galaxy S8 into a different school of industrial design thought. This version of the Galaxy smartphone may be a bit more fragile than previous generations.

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