Giveaway: Win a Scosche MagicMount Power Bank (USB-C)!

Battery life is the most important aspect of a phone for many people, but not every device you pick up is going to feature superb longevity. Sometimes you’re going to need power when and where a wall outlet just isn’t available. Sure, you could use one of the power banks with a wire hanging between the power source and your phone; however, Scosche offers a better alternative.

We’re giving away a Scosche MagicMount Power Bank (USB-C) to a Talk Android reader.

App drawer comes with latest update for LeEco Le Pro 3, Le S3

Both the Le Pro 3 and Le S3 from LeEco were missing a simple thing at launch: an app drawer. There’s good news today, though. The company is rolling out a software update for its two U.S.-sold phones that includes an app drawer and other enhancements. It’s all part of the UP2U initiative in which LeEco gets customer feedback and adjusts its user interface through software updates.

Goodbye, Google Messenger: Android Messages is the new flagship messaging app

Messaging is an integral part of business for companies like Apple, Facebook, and Snap. Their respective platforms open up communication between people in unique ways. Google, however, has struggled for years to figure out messaging. A new messaging platform debuts every year or two and another is left behind. Then the entire strategy is overhauled and the same thing happens.

Google just made an unannounced change to its most popular app for messaging, Google Messenger.

[TA Deals] Live an active lifestyle? The BK Sport wireless earbuds are here! (66% off)

Wires make many things difficult, but they really make being active tough. Between limiting mobility and getting tangled, wires are just no good! The BK Sport wireless earbuds featured on Talk Android Deals eliminates the hassle caused by wires. The wired connection between your device and ears goes away at a slim price courtesy of our online store.

The BK Sport wireless earbuds offer wireless streaming, on-device controls, noise reduction, and a snug fit.

Release dates leak: March 10 for LG G6, April 21 for Samsung Galaxy S8

Everyone knows when the LG G6 will be announced. The launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S8, however, isn’t clear. And, for both, release dates remain up in the air at this point. Neither company is ready to say when you’ll be able to buy their respective 2017 flagships until they’re official.

Now, with days until the G6 debuts and weeks until the Galaxy S8 introduces itself, a report is exposing the release dates for both phones.

Leaked materials show Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs

There won’t be a new Samsung flagship until this spring, but we’re getting an idea of what’s coming. Rumors, reports, and leaks surrounding the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ are beginning to be published multiple times every week. However, none of this is new for Samsung. It’s just the territory that comes with being Apple’s rival and the biggest manufacturer of Android devices.

Evan Blass, the mobile industry’s top insider, just shared an image listing specifications for the Galaxy S8+

[Deal] T-Mobile is running an unbelievable sale on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, LG V20

Companies are about to introduce their 2017 flagship; therefore, carriers are seeking to unload inventory of existing devices. Right now, T-Mobile is running a sale on three very good Samsung and LG phones in which you pay hundreds of dollars less than usual.

The Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and LG V20 are all eligible for the discount in which you can get one of them for $360 without any money down or monthly payments required.

Packing photos and videos into one Instagram post is now possible

A single post on Instagram just isn’t enough at times. If you’re out at a party or enjoying the sights of special place, you want to be able to share more than one photo or video. There is, however, a little embarrassment from posting everything at once. Your posts could flood your friends’ timelines. No one wants to be that person who is always showing up on timelines and getting talked about for being excessive.

Instagram went live today with a solution for people who want to pack everything into a single post.

Get a look at the on-screen buttons from the Samsung Galaxy S8

The world is still waiting for Samsung’s 2017 flagship and will continue to do so for a couple more weeks, but leaks are beginning to come in at a quicker pace. Now we’re getting all different types of information regarding the Galaxy S8 coming this spring. Things like its launch date, appearance, and logo have all showed up already. There’s probably going to be very little we don’t know about the phone upon showtime.

Today’s discovery involves an area that many people were curious about. Rather than having a physical home button and capacitive buttons on each side, the Galaxy S8 is likely to end up being the first Samsung device with on-screen buttons. Previous leaks have showed the physical home button is gone, and a leak going around right now confirms that.

Hit the break for details.

The Spectacles from Snap just went on sale online

Phones are what we’ve all been using for Snapchat, but there could be a groundbreaking way of uploading photographs and videos to the service that takes over in 2017. The Spectacles, a special pair of glasses with two cameras enabling more immersive content to be captured, have just gone on sale online for everyone to buy. It comes as Snap, the parent company of Snapchat and the Spectacles, readies itself to go public.