Best Verizon phones


Verizon takes a lot of flack, with many shouting at them over high prices, too many fees and other complaints. While that crowd might be right, there’s one thing you cannot deny: Verizon has some of the best coverage nationwide. If you’re someone who is on the road a lot for work, travels all over the US frequently or are just looking for top-of-the-line high speed data, Verizon is the carrier for you. Be sure to follow along after the break, as we’re going to show you what are the current and best smartphones to get from the carrier!

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Sony Xperia X Compact image spotted


Earlier this year Sony announced they were consolidating and transitioning their smartphone product line to settle on the new X series of devices. Since releasing the original Sony Xperia X the company has been expanding the portfolio of choices for consumers. A new image shared by Twitter tipster Evan Blass, @evleaks, reveals yet another device in the lineup, this one aimed at buyers who are interested in a smaller device. Read more

WhatsApp will begin coordinating with Facebook and sharing your phone number

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WhatsApp is updating their privacy policy, marking the first time they’ve done so in the past four years. The new policy will help lay the groundwork for the future of WhatsApp, but it also brings some inevitable Facebook integration after Facebook scooped up the messaging platform for nearly $20 billion. It also outlines some end-to-end encryption stuff, which is a big plus. Read more

LG V20 looks to keep its secondary display in latest leak


The LG V20 is shaping up to be an extraordinary smartphone from what we already know about it. LG has confirmed quite a bit of information before its September 6 announcement, but we’re also getting a lot of info from leaks. And this latest leak, coming by way of serial leakster Evan Blass, confirms that the V20, the successor to last year’s V10, will keep the secondary display found on last year’s model.

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[TA Deals] Bring home an ASUS Chromebook C300MA for just $149!


These days, you don’t need an expensive laptop to get things done. A device as simple as a Chromebook is completely capable of accomplishing tasks big and small. On Talk Android Deals, ASUS’ Chromebook C300MA, in your choice of black or white/red, is up for grabs with a 40% off discount. It’s not this often you can get a sneaky-good machine like this on the cheap.

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LG V20 getting B&O Play audio enhancements


One product launch coming up in September that is generating quite a bit of buzz is the new LG V20. Although some early renders of the device revealed LG is moving toward a look reminiscent of the LG G5 instead of last year’s LG V10, those looking at the device may be enticed by some of the features and functions of the smartphone. New information indicates one of those enhancements will be a Bang & Olufsen audio function, including some special top-tier earphones. Read more

Here are the Sony devices that will receive Android 7.0 Nougat


With Google officially taking Android 7.0 Nougat out of beta and releasing it to Nexus devices on Monday, other manufacturers are now starting to let their users know when they too can experience the latest sweet offering from Mountain View. Yesterday, Sony announced which of its smartphones will be updated to Nougat, and while a good number of phones are named, there is at least one surprising omission.

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