New video explains everything about the LG G Flex 2


Starting next week, the LG G Flex 2 to will arrive in select markets to begin its global rollout. Those that still are unsure of whether or not the device is for them should take a look at the new product story video posted by LG earlier today. The company goes feature-by-feature explaining how everything works. The company provides collected data to support its decisions and offers comparisons to other technologies.

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Wallpapers nine and ten for the HTC One M9 posted online


Continuing the slow and steady release of HTC One M9 wallpapers, Twitter user @LlabTooFer has posted what would be the ninth and tenth wallpapers for the device. The two most recent images lean on geometric shapes, one circles and one diamonds, to create a background tapestry for the devices. If you want to check out these new wallpapers, just hit the break. Once you see them, if you want to download the full-size images, just follow the source link for download links.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 wireless charger pays a visit to the FCC


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While many of us are looking forward to Samsung’s official unveiling of the Galaxy S6 on March 1st at MWC, the Korean manufacturer has been busy getting its ducks in a row with regards to its accessories. An example of this would be the wireless charger that has been approved by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). As seen from the image above, the wireless charger has a circular design. 
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Motorola delivers the Moto E (2015) to our doorstep


The mystery announcement promised by Motorola arrived on the doorstep of Talk Android’s very own Robert Nazarian this morning. As it turns out, Motorola decided to forgo a traditional in-person press event in favor of a virtual one. Contained inside of the package sent by the company is the brand new Moto E (2015) with a truly unique unboxing experience.

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Say goodbye to bloatware, the Galaxy S6 will only have 2 Samsung App’s pre-installed


The Galaxy S6 is due to be officially revealed on March 1st at MWC in Barcelona, after a steady drip feed of leaks and rumours. The pressure is on Samsung to deliver, and deliver big this year after the Galaxy S5 failed to meet expectations in 2014, both in terms of sales and what the mainstream consumer wanted. This time round though, it seems that Samsung has indeed listened to what its fans want by producing the Galaxy S6 (and Edge) out of metal, optimising TouchWiz as well as toning down the bloatware. Yes, you heard it right, according to Sammobile, Samsung is apparently only pre-installing two of their own apps, along with the other apps in the list below.

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Samsung is now the underdog and that’s bad news for HTC


For a while, Samsung could do no wrong. With a big-time marketing budget, it didn’t matter if the critics praised them or not. It didn’t matter if their phones were plastic or if they were loaded with tons of bloatware because people went to the carrier stores and bought them. However, things took a big turn in 2014 thanks to many cheaper handsets and Apple’s commitment to enter the 21st century with a larger display on the iPhone 6. By the end of 2014, Samsung’s market share dropped significantly, and companies like HTC are thinking Samsung is now ripe for the picking. Sounds logical right? Wrong!

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The countdown to the Unpacked Galaxy S 6 event has begun, watch the live stream right here


Samsung will be hosting Unpacked this Sunday, March 1, and it will of course be live streamed. There is already a considerable amount of buzz surrounding the Galaxy S 6 and the Galaxy S Edge, but Samsung wants to add a little more. They have already posted the link for the live stream along with a countdown to the big event, which is just over 4 days at the time of this post.

It might actually be easier to enter the event in your calendar rather than checking the video stream to see how much more time is left. But then again, it’s also nice to have the link ahead of time so you’re ready to go this Sunday. Just bookmark this page and come back Sunday at 5.30 pm GMT / 12:30 pm EST / 9:30 am PST for all the action.

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Galaxy Tab S 2 specs revealed by benchmark


Samsung will launch the Galaxy Tab S 2 sometimes this year, possibly in the spring or summer. We already know that it will sport a metal build and the display will be more squarish as in a 4:3 ratio. There will also be two sizes, 9.7-inches and 8.0-inches. Probably the most important feature that we know is that it will be very thin, at 5.4 mm.

Today we have a little more confirmation on the rest of the specs thanks to a benchmark test on GFXBench.

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Galaxy S 6 to be pricey, Galaxy S 6 Edge to be very limited and pricey


I don’t think anyone will be surprised by part of this news. If you were looking to get your hands on the Galaxy S 6 Edge, plan on jumping through hoops because it will be very limited as Samsung won’t be able to produce them fast enough. And not surprisingly, it will be pricey. The 64 GB version will go for €949 and the 128 GB version will be €1,049. That’s €50 more expensive than the iPhone 6 Plus. Converted to U.S. dollars, that’s $1,076 and $1,189 respectively, but it probably won’t work out that way due to extra taxes in Europe.

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