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Android Authority this week – February 14, 2016
Leaks and teasers, oh my! We’re just seven days from the big reveal of the Galaxy S7 and the LG G5, and details about the two Korean beasts are flying in fast. We’re excited to see both, but it’s the G5’s Magic Slot that really piqued our interest. Crazy breakthrough or just another gimmick? We find out next week!
Who wants to win a Galaxy Note 5?
Is the Note 5 still the king of big phones? Rivals like the Nexus 6P and the Mate 8 challenge Samsung’s stylus-wielding champion, but one thing is clear – the Note 5 is one hell of a phone. And today you can win one!
7 Android stories we handpicked for you
10 reasons why Android is still better than iOS The reasons have changed, but Android still comes on top. The next time your friend/colleague/in-law asks why you chose Android, these 10 reasons will come in handy.
Looking back at the Samsung Galaxy S6 In 2015, the Galaxy S6 was Samsung’s turning point. Forget about plastic – the S6 showed the world that Samsung gets phone design. One year later, is the Galaxy S6 still hot?
6 improvements we want to see in Android Wear Android Wear devices are boring, but they don’t have to. These key improvements could greatly improve Google’s wearable platform.
Samsung Galaxy A9 review We review Samsung’s other phablet. At 200 grams and 6-inches, the Galaxy A9 is a monster, but should you try to tame it?
Android N features: everything confirmed, rumored and expected It’s never too early to think about the next version of Android. Here’s what we know so far.
Unboxing… the Nextbit Robin A crowdfunding success story, the Nextbit Robin will stand out in any crowd. See why this phone is special right out of the box.
Where the consumer technology world is headed in 2016 We try our hand at some predictions. From VR to the explosion of mobile payments, these are the big trends shaping the tech world in 2016.
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News of the week
- The LG G5 is coming with an Always On display. Here’s what we know about it so far.
- The S7 Edge will feature a massive battery. Samsung you got our attention!
- Pre-ordering the Galaxy S7 will net you a free Gear VR.
- You can download the Galaxy S7 wallpapers right here.
- We’re cautiously excited that the One M10 will feature the same camera sensor as the Nexus 6P.
- M10 releasing in May? So the rumor goes.
- RIP Picasa
- Cardboard was cute, but Google is about to get serious about VR.
- LTE modem are getting crazy fast, and you’ll have to thank Qualcomm for it.
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