Lenovo Phab 2 Pro delayed to sometime this fall


Earlier this year Lenovo took the wraps off the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, which they touted as the world’s first Tango enabled smartphone. Tango, formerly Project Tango, is Google technology that enables a smartphone, through the use of an increased number of sensors, to orient its position in 3D space and to accurately map the environment around it. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro was supposed to be available during the summer months, but Lenovo has quietly changed the release date to be in the fall.

Galaxy Note 7 update limits battery life to 60% as a safety measure


Not long after the global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, reports of the phone exploding have been increasing worldwide. Most recently, the Galaxy Note 7 was believed to be the cause of a house fire in South Carolina. In a separate incident, the handset exploded in a child’s hands.

It goes without saying, the phone is dangerous and continuing to use it only puts yourself at risk. It’s wise to turn it in and get a replacement until Samsung can get you a fixed Galaxy Note 7. In the meantime, Samsung thinks it can begin to mitigate explosions through an over-the-air update that would limit the battery’s capacity to just 60%.

Twitter’s expanded tweets reportedly coming on September 19th


Twitter is a great social media platform that allows you to put your views across to your followers, but one of the most frustrating things is devising the perfect tweet and finding out that the image you’ve added has bumped you well over the 140 character limit. Luckily, for the folk such as myself who keep falling into this trap, it appears that this will change in the very near future. According to The Verge, Twitter will no longer count added media as part of the 140 character limit from September 19.

New Nexus Launcher gets renamed, will be called Pixel Launcher


By now you’ve probably heard a few rumors and leaks about a revamped launcher on Google’s newest Nexus devices this year. You’ve also probably heard that they won’t be Nexus phones anymore, but will instead adopt the Pixel branding.

So, what does that mean for the Nexus launcher, you might be wondering? It’s getting a name change, too, of course.

Best T-Mobile phones


Despite some interesting changes happening over at T-Mobile with its new One plan, the carrier is still disrupting the telecommunications industry. The company offers a ton of different perks geared towards customer satisfaction that’s too hard to pass up. If you’re looking to make the switch, not only will T-Mobile help you pay off some of those early termination fees, but they also have a flexible early upgrade plan, unlimited video streaming that doesn’t affect your data plan and even give you the ability to become a stockholder. Not only that, but they appreciate their customers every week with awesome rewards and free gifts.

If you’re thinking about making the switch to the Un-carrier, we’ve listed some of their best smartphones below. Be sure to follow along, you never know what you might find!

Best apps for movie lovers


Let’s face it: if you’re not a movie lover yourself, you at least know someone who is. You know, those of us who keep up with the list of movies schedule to come out in the next year, the people who buy their tickets ahead of time, pre-order our favorites on Blu-ray as they become available, and those who own nearly every movie ever made. While that last one might be a little bit of a stretch, we’ve got plenty of apps here that are perfect for every movie lover in your life!

Again the Desire 10 is teased by HTC, this time highlights fingerprint scanner


Ready for HTC’s next phone? We’ve seen what is likely the Desire 10 teased in recent weeks for a reveal on September 20. First the company released a teaser video last month and then rolled out another earlier this month. Now it’s time for our third opportunity to think about the device that will be announced next week.

The focus for today’s teaser video is on the fingerprint scanner.

[TA Deals] Gorilla Power’s 4-Port USB World Travel Charger will keep your devices powered while traveling


Having trouble keeping your devices charged up while traveling because of different power adapter styles? Then you need to check out this world travel charger over on Talk Android Deals from Gorilla Power. With interchangeable adapters for the US, UK, Europe and Australia, you’ll be able to keep your devices almost anywhere you go.

New strategy card game ‘Titanfall: Frontline’ announced


Adding to the Titanfall universe, the joint venture between Nexon, Respawn Entertainment and Particle City announced Titanfall: Frontline, a new strategy card game for play on smartphones and mobile devices. The collaboration on this new title continues a long-term, multi-year project by the companies to develop a series of games based on the Titanfall universe.

I ditched Google, used Bing for a month and here’s what happened

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Google is synonymous with search engines to the point where it’s turned into a verb on its own. If you need to find something online, you Google it. That stranglehold on the search engine market helps Google maintain their 70% hold on internet searches, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from heavily advertising Bing as a serious competitor to Google.

While Google has its name ingrained in the average person’s brain, Microsoft has thrown some advertising dollars at trying to make Bing a thing. The Bing It On campaign tried to highlight the strengths of Bing right next to Google, and while it hasn’t lead to 70% market share for Microsoft, Bing is sitting at #2 with a little more than 10% of the market. That’s a pretty sizeable gap, but hey, it’s something.

Jimmy Kimmel fools people into thinking they already have the iPhone 7


Once again, Jimmy Kimmel is proving that iPhone owners are practically oblivious to the world around them. The host of the late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live sent his team out into the streets of Hollywood to give the public its first look at the iPhone 7 from Apple; however, it’s not really an iPhone 7 the people are holding as the device hasn’t been released yet.