The best-selling phone right now isn’t the iPhone X

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/07/06/best-selling-smartphone-may-2018-iphone-8/">The best-selling phone right now isn’t the iPhone X</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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103: Samsung stories… Gear S4, Galaxy S9/10, & Galaxy Note 8 | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a handful of Samsung stories. Gear S4, Galaxy S9 and S10, the Galaxy Note 8 and why you should still consider it, and the latest 9to5Toys deals. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/9to5google-daily-1031.mp3 more…

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Why is my phone so slow? Common causes explained

Why is my phone so slow? This is one of the most commonly asked questions about aging handsets. It seems our phones almost inevitably transform from fresh and nimble into bloated and sluggish without any obvious reason why. There are a number of possible causes for your smartphone slowing down with age. Fortunately, a number […]

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Top deal: Your ticket to a six-figure career in the booming project management field

The Project Management Institute’s Earning Power Report makes interesting reading. For example, did you now that the average salary of a U.S. based project manager holding a PMP certification is $111,000? If you’re looking to move into this high-powered profession, you will need certifications to stand out from the pack. The Project Management Professional Certification Training Bundle will […]

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Viacom apps mysteriously breaking compatibility with Android TV, play disappearing act with launcher

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Pasted-image-at-2018_07_06-12_41-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501865" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Pasted-image-at-2018_07_06-12_41-PM-728x484.png" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p>We might be fans of Android in general here, but we've also been <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/21/android-tv-streaming-boxes-uneasy-start-apparent-death/">vocal critics</a> of Android TV—though Google promises to <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/google-promises-renewed-focus-performance-updates-android-tv/">make things better</a> someday. But even in its current form, it's a popular platform for many via devices like Nvidia's SHIELD TV. In a strange development, Viacom appears to have removed Android TV support for many of its apps, including Comedy Central, VH1, MTV, and BET. Even weirder, for a brief period some of the apps themselves seemed to have disappeared from Android TV...

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[Deal Alert] Dell offering Bose QC25 for $169 ($110 off), Jaybird Freedom F5 for $50 ($100 off), and more

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-06-at-4.15.03-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-501880 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-06-at-4.15.03-PM-e1530908221149-728x420.png" width="668" height="385" /></a></p> <p>Dell is having a "Black Friday in July" sale. Technically, it's actually in Early Access phase, with the actual sale coming in about three days. We won't complain about the dumb name, though, because there are some great deals being offered here. Those include the Bose QC25 for $169, the Jaybird Freedom F5 for $50, and more.</p> <p><span id="more-501868"></span></p> <h2>Bose QuietComfort 25</h2> <p>We've seen the QC25s discounted <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/09/deal-alert-bose-qc25-noise-canceling-headphones-179-100-off-several-retailers/">quite a few times</a>, and Dell's price of $169 <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/12/19/deal-alert-bose-quietcomfort-25-anc-headphones-169-amazon-130-off-msrp/">matches the lowest</a> we've seen from retailers like Amazon.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/deal-alert-dell-offering-bose-qc25-169-110-off-jaybird-freedom-f5-50-100-off/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/deal-alert-dell-offering-bose-qc25-169-110-off-jaybird-freedom-f5-50-100-off/'>[Deal...

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The LG G7 and V35 are now shipping on Project Fi

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/lgfi.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501882" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/lgfi-728x344.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="316" /></a></p> <p>Google's Project Fi service has always offered compelling pricing, but the phone selection was severely limited. It recently announced a handful of new devices, and two of them start shipping today. The LG G7 ThinQ and V35 ThinQ can be yours on Fi, but get ready to spend big to get them.</p> <p><span id="more-501878"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">Now available on Fi—the “sleek design and sharp display” on the LG V35 ThinQ - <a href="https://twitter.com/DigitalTrends?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@DigitalTrends</a> </p> <p>Go Fi: <a href="https://t.co/nX44pZT51M">https://t.co/nX44pZT51M</a> <a href="https://t.co/hwneWYgwgM">pic.twitter.com/hwneWYgwgM</a></p> <p>— Project Fi (@projectfi) <a href="https://twitter.com/projectfi/status/1015313389550268417?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 6, 2018</a></p></blockquote> <p><a href="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js">https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js</a></p> <p>The G7 on Fi...

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9to5Mac Daily: July 6, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/9to5mac-daily-07-06-2018.mp3 more…

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[Deal Alert] GGMM D6 20W speaker dock for Echo Dot on sale for $41.85 ($15 off) via Amazon today only

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/81ZegtrEbzL.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501870" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/81ZegtrEbzL-728x447.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="410" /></a></p> <p>Smart speakers come in all shapes and sizes, but the smallest ones are basically in impulse purchase territory now. the problem: the speaker performance isn't great in devices like the Echo Dot. Today's Amazon Goldbox deal includes a neat speaker dock for the dot that adds a lot more power.</p> <p><span id="more-501867"></span></p> <p>The GGMM D6 looks quite a bit like the full-sized Echo speaker. However, it has a slot at the top to add an Echo Dot.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/deal-alert-ggmm-d6-20w-speaker-dock-echo-dot-sale-41-85-15-off-via-amazon-today/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/deal-alert-ggmm-d6-20w-speaker-dock-echo-dot-sale-41-85-15-off-via-amazon-today/'>[Deal Alert] GGMM D6 20W speaker dock for Echo Dot on...

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At this point, what can HTC do to save itself?

The bad news has been coming in waves for beleaguered smartphone manufacturer HTC. Only last week the company admitted that it would be eliminating 1,500 jobs – about 22 percent of its global workforce. Today, it posted its dismal earnings for June 2018 which represent a whopping 68 percent drop year-over-year. Although we don’t want […]

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Motorola releases 8.1 Oreo kernel source code for Moto X4

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_MotoX4_BackSide_SterlingBlueDv-e1516808625785.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-443231" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_MotoX4_BackSide_SterlingBlueDv-e1516808625785-728x411.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="377" /></a></p> <p>The Moto X4 started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo back in May, and it <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/moto-x4s-android-8-1-update-broke-android-auto-usb-transfer-fix-way/">brought with it a couple of issues</a>. Two months later, Motorola has released the kernel source for that update as it's <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/21/motorola-releases-oreo-kernel-source-code-moto-x4/">mandated to do by the GPL</a> whenever there are any modifications to the Android kernel.</p> <p><span id="more-501860"></span></p> <p>What this means is that developers will now have a much easier time making custom ROMs and recoveries for the Moto X4 on Android 8.1 Oreo.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/motorola-releases-8-1-oreo-kernel-source-code-moto-x4/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/motorola-releases-8-1-oreo-kernel-source-code-moto-x4/'>Motorola releases 8.1 Oreo kernel source code...

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Samsung’s upcoming ‘Galaxy Watch’ may run Wear OS after all, be able to measure blood pressure

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_gear-s3-lte-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-429832" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/nexus2cee_gear-s3-lte-hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>A few weeks back, we'd heard that <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/08/samsung-may-using-wear-os-upcoming-smartwatches-instead-tizen/">Samsung might be using Wear OS for its upcoming smartwatches instead of Tizen</a>, which it had been using for the past few generations of Gear watches. However, it was later reported that they were actually just one-offs. In the latest twist to this story, it turns out that Samsung's upcoming smartwatch, dubbed 'Galaxy Watch,' may come with Wear OS after all. It's also being rumored to have a blood pressure monitor.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/samsungs-upcoming-galaxy-watch-may-run-wear-os-able-measure-blood-pressure/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/samsungs-upcoming-galaxy-watch-may-run-wear-os-able-measure-blood-pressure/'>Samsung's upcoming 'Galaxy Watch' may...

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California law could make canceling subscriptions easier for everyone

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/California-flag-because-fuck-it-Im-done.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-501849" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/California-flag-because-fuck-it-Im-done-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>A lot of our favorite things come from California. Artichokes, Android, almonds, even those newfangled talking pictures. But thanks to a law that recently went into effect in the state, an accidental export might update the cancellation process across the US for recurring payments when it comes to services like newspapers.</p> <p><span id="more-501800"></span></p> <p><a href="https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180SB313">California Senate Bill no. 313</a>, which went into effect July 1st, introduces a few new requirements for businesses operating in the state.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/california-law-make-canceling-subscriptions-easier-everyone/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/07/06/california-law-make-canceling-subscriptions-easier-everyone/'>California law could make canceling subscriptions easier for...

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