[Deal] LeEco’s Valentine’s Day flash sale covers phones, TVs, and accessories

Love is in the air! LeEco is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special flash sale that includes items you and that special someone can enjoy together. There are televisions, cables, earphones, and a wireless controller taking part in the promotion. All of these things can be used together for a romantic date night at your place.

[Deal] Buy a Moto Z, get a free Moto Mod for Valentine’s Day

A special deal for the Moto Z is live on Motorola’s site right now, but it’s only going to last for the next two days. Lenovo’s Valentine’s Day celebration is including a free Moto Mod with purchases of any member from the Moto Z family. That means you could potentially save hundreds of dollars while getting of the best phones around.

Hit the break for details.

Giveaway: Win a case for your LG V20 from Caseology!

Among the very best phones right now is the LG V20, and we want you to be able to keep your device looking stylish while staying protected. So we’ve partnered with Caseology to host a giveaway for three cases made specifically for LG’s late 2016 flagship. These cases from Caseology and its Parallax line feature a comfortable grip, a dual-layered design, and drop protection.

If you’re in need a stylish protection for your V20, head down below and enter our giveaway.

Battery life on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is reportedly 10% down after Nougat update

Samsung has been rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in recent weeks, the product of its beta testing program that began in November 2016. While it’s always good to see a handset updating to the latest version of Android, it has been reported that the Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 could have an adverse impact on battery life.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is rumored to be code-named ‘Baikal’

Last year’s Galaxy Note 7 was on course to be named as the smartphone of the year until production was discontinued and units were recalled due it’s flawed battery design. As a result, there was major doubt whether Samsung would continue the Note series at all, but it was confirmed back in January that the Korean handset maker would indeed be producing a 2017 edition, and it seems that its internal codename is ‘Baikal’.

Long-awaited oft-rumored foldable Samsung smartphone could attend MWC 2017

For several years now we have seen a wide variety of proposed solutions for foldable smartphones from different manufacturers. One of the main contributors in the field has been Samsung which has a very active group of researchers in their display division. As Samsung moves closer to make a foldable smartphone a reality, ETNews from Korea is reporting the company will have some prototypes on hand at MWC 2017.

Google serves notice on app developers that violate the Play Store’s User Data policy

These days, protecting your data is increasingly difficult to achieve, even on the Play Store where there are apps that access your sensitive information without a proper privacy policy. It seems that Google is on the case of these rogue apps, with the search giant sending emails to developers informing them that their apps violate the Play Store‘s User Data policy. Possible repercussions of this could see the offending apps having their visibility limited, or being removed from the Play Store.