Amazon Prime version of Moto G4 comes with locked bootloader

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The Moto G4 is already a device that targets budget-conscious buyers as soon as it ships out of Lenovo’s production facilities. For buyers looking to squeeze even more of a deal out of their purchases, Motorola struck a deal with Amazon to make a variant available through the retailer at an even greater discount at the expense of buyers putting up with advertising and Amazon content and apps. To help ensure that relationship stays the same, it appears Motorola locked the bootloader. Read more

Leaked video shows Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 being handled briefly

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With less than two weeks to wait until Samsung takes the wraps off of the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd, it should come as no surprise that the leaks are ramping up in frequency. In recent weeks we’ve seen rumors that the Note 7 will only be available with a curved display, yet we’ve also seen leaked images showing it with a regular, flat screen. Today’s leaked hands-on video shows the Note 7 with a display with a curved display. Join us after the break to check it out.  Read more

ZTE ZMAX PRO Specifications

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With a 6-inch Full HD display, 3,400mAh battery, a fingerprint scanner, and a gob-smacking $99 price tag, ZTE could have produced the new budget handset champion. After all, the ZMAX PRO has similar internals as the Moto G4 which costs almost double. But what else does the ZMAX PRO have to offer? Join us after the break for the spec sheet.  Read more