Google’s upcoming Pixel phones rumored to go up for pre-order on October 4

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We’ve already heard rumors that Google is ditching the “Nexus” branding, instead opting to call this year’s refresh the Pixel and Pixel XL. The new branding will no doubt be the biggest change with these smartphones, but carrier availability will also have a big part to play as well. We already know Verizon will be carrying them with its own spin on the two handsets. But now, Ausdroid reports that Australian carrier Telstra will offer at least one of them, too.

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New LG video explains features of LG UX 5.0+

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When LG launched the new LG V20 in a bid to jump back in to the market as a leading contender for smartphone buyers, one of the benefits they claim is their new, enhanced user interface layer named LG UX 5.0+ to go along with the new hardware. If you are wondering what LG included or tweaked in this new interface you are in luck as the company has released a video that explains some of what you will find. Hit the break to check out the video and find out more about LG UX 5.0+. Read more

Poll: Are you buying the LG V20?

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It’s finally here. After teasing the device in recent weeks, the LG V20 is official and heading your way very soon. This devices comes at a time when Samsung is calling for every Galaxy Note 7 sold to be returned and fixed; therefore, a window of opportunity exists for LG, one that’s going to close fast as Google’s Pixel phones are on the horizon.

Hit the break to tell us if you’re buying the LG V20.

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LG repackages the G5, introduces the V20

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Tonight in San Francisco, the LG V20 was announced with high expectations. It follows the G5, a device from earlier this year that fell short of major hype. Now LG is putting together the best elements from that phone and and last year’s V10 to create a complete device that touches upon many areas consumers care about. It’s coming at a time when Samsung, the top competitor in this industry, is facing a costly global recall that opens the door for LG to get its latest phone into the hands of millions around the world.

Hit the break for details on the LG V20.

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