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Behind-the-scenes video shows how LG created the V30’s wallpaper

The hype machine for the LG V30 is gathering pace as we get closer to its launch at IFA 2017 in Berlin on August 31st, with Evan Blass doing what he does and LG posting details about its latest UX 6.0 interface, the floating bar that replaced the V20’s secondary display, as well as the handsets’ dual camera setup. Continuing the trend, the Korean handset maker has posted a video showing how the V30’s main wallpaper was designed, which we have thoughtfully embedded for you after the break. 

Sprint issues workaround for the BlackBerry KeyOne bloatware bug, official fix coming soon

It’s a few days since the Sprint variant of the BlackBerry KeyOne was found to have issues with bloatware, with previously disabled or even uninstalled apps being automatically reinstalled by the Sprint Mobile ID app. There was some initial worry that the issue was a sign of Sprint running riot with its bloatware apps, but it seems that there is a bug in the carriers Mobile ID app on the KeyOne. While Sprint works with BlackBerry to fix the issue, the carrier has provided a workaround for affected KeyOne owners. 

[Video] Unboxing the Moto Z2 Force

Verizon customers have long been familiar with Motorola smartphones, whether they are Motorola branded or part of the carrier’s DROID line. Outside of that, there were also customers willing to purchase unlocked phones directly from Motorola that might find their way to other carriers. This year Motorola opted to pursue a wider distribution strategy by making their new Moto Z2 devices available through all carriers. One of those devices is the Moto Z2 Force and if you are thinking about this new phone, TalkAndroid’s own Justin Herrick has an unboxing video to give you an early look at the actual product and what comes in the box.

ASUS ZenFone 4 line of devices unveiled

ASUS may not be one of the usual names you think of when shopping for your next smartphone, but that has not kept the company from continuing to churn out the models and maintaining a decent presence throughout all levels of the market. Today at a launch event the company revealed several new devices comprising their ZenFone 4 series of smartphones for the upcoming year.