Moto Z2 Force video and renders reveal small details and bigger changes

A few days ago a low quality render surfaced that appeared to show the forthcoming Motorola Moto Z2 Force and earlier today news surfaced that the device may not be a Verizon exclusive. New renders and a video reveal much more detail about the device and although the overall device is similar to last year’s version, small details point to some rather significant changes.

Best LG G6 cases

Phone are getting more fragile as time goes on, and that’s most definitely the case with the LG’s new flagship, the G6. With its glass structure, dropping this handset on the ground from ear-level could prove to be catastrophic. And, even with technologies like Corning’s Gorilla Glass, displays and screens are still extremely fragile. That said, spending a few extra dollars on a case to protect your new phone is great idea.

Follow along below and we’ll show you the best cases for the LG G6.

Samsung fixes the Bixby button remap exploit before Galaxy S8 launch

Before the Galaxy S8 was even announced, it was rumored that the AI assistant on the phone would have its own dedicated button to call it up. Well, Samsung confirmed that during the device’s unveiling, but the internet was quickly buzzing about how that button could be remapped to, say, Google Assistant instead of Bixby.

That remapping happened before the phone was officially released, but it doesn’t look like Samsung wanted that to happen.

Best LG G6 screen protectors

The LG G6 presents itself as an achievement in mobile engineering. Just look at the screen. It’s elongated because of the minimal bezels at the top and bottom. LG figured out how to create a compact device with a spacious, beautiful display. That change in aspect ratio, however, means the face of your phone is more susceptible to damage.

You need a screen protector, and luckily none of the best makers shied away from LG’s 2017 flagship and its unusual display. We picked out a couple of best screen protectors for the G6.

Verizon’s Wear24, an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, arrives on May 11

When Google launched the LG-made Watch Sport and Watch Style, Verizon quietly introduced its own smartwatch. It’s powered by Android Wear 2.0, too. The carrier wanted to bring an in-house smartwatch to customers who want a device that features cellular connectivity without the usual bulkiness. Verizon hasn’t offered many smartwatches in the past, but it seems like the right time to add one as Google’s platform for wearables was just overhauled.

Today we found out when you can buy the Wear24 from Verizon.

HTC U gets shown off in the wild

HTC, while once considered one of the top Android smartphone manufacturers, has had a shaky last few years. Despite that, the Taiwanese company hasn’t slowed down and has been working hard to bring the focus back to “U” and courtesy of Evan Blass’ Twitter, we have our first “in the wild” glimpse of the upcoming HTC U (aka Ocean).