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There’s often a bad connotation with the word “hacker.” Many people relate it to the problem with breaches at banking institutions, stores and so much more; however, there are “good” hackers, too. These people are often tasked with breaking into network systems, finding the security flaws and then proposing ideas to the business to fix up those holes. With the Become an Ethical Hacker Bonus Bundle over on Talk Android Deals, you’ll learn all you need to know on becoming an “ethical” hacker.

AT&T LG G5 update to Nougat now available

 

Add another device to the list of Android 7.0 Nougat smartphones as AT&T has released the update for the LG G5. Owners of the device will have to be content with just getting Android 7.0 and not Android 7.1, but they will get the bulk of the improvements that Google makes available via Nougat. The release comes on the heels of AT&T starting to update the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge with Android 7.0 Nougat.

[Video] Unboxing the LG Watch Style

Google recently launched, after a bit of a delay, Android Wear 2.0. In conjunction with the launch of the next generation of their smartwatch optimized operating system, Google also announced the launch of two new smartwatches that will be the first to come equipped with Android Wear 2.0. Retaining branding from their manufacturer, consumers will be able to buy either the LG Watch Sport or the LG Watch Style. In a new video, Justin Herrick gives us a look at unboxing the LG Watch Style.

Check out the video after the break.

Google to launch RCS in Europe and Asia with help from Telenor

Google announced late last week that they are upgrading the text messaging service available to Android users in Europe and Asia through the addition of RCS service to users on the Telenor network. RCS stands for Rich Communications Services and is widely considered an upgrade to the traditional SMS platform that has powered text messaging for years. Through the partnership with Telenor, over 214 million users in European and Asian countries on the Telenor network will get access to features available via RCS.

How to turn off ‘OK, Google’ always listening feature in Google Now

Google Now has a neat ability to listen for the “OK, Google” command to automatically launch the app and get you into Search as fast as possible. But, you may not want Google Now to listen to that prompt or hotword for some reason or another. Good news–it’s super easy to turn off!

Join us after the break to find out how.

The Spectacles from Snap just went on sale online

Phones are what we’ve all been using for Snapchat, but there could be a groundbreaking way of uploading photographs and videos to the service that takes over in 2017. The Spectacles, a special pair of glasses with two cameras enabling more immersive content to be captured, have just gone on sale online for everyone to buy. It comes as Snap, the parent company of Snapchat and the Spectacles, readies itself to go public.

HTC will shift their focus to premium phones in 2017

If you ask anyone that’s in the mobile industry what HTC’s biggest problem is, you’ll probably find a common theme: lack of focus. HTC makes some incredibly nice smartphones (that may or may not be overpriced) but they release twelve different versions of those phones on top of dozes more budget-friendly and mid-range devices every year. For a company like Samsung that has the cash flow to manage all of that, it’s one thing, but HTC is very clearly not in that situation.

IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Headphones review

There are a lot of great headphones on the market, but many of them are wired. Wireless audio is, without a doubt, the way the future is going as far as listening to audio goes. But, many of the wireless options that offer a level of quality right now are quite expensive; however, IFROGZ has a game changer — the Impulse Wireless headphones.