Google’s YouTube TV is a streaming cable TV service for $35 a month

Google is making another big move for its YouTube service. The company has announced its plans to launch YouTube TV in the US, an internet-based television service that will offer access to local broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and the CW, along with a bunch of cable networks, for $35 a month. The service will first launch later this ...

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BMW backtracks on Android Auto, says it won’t support it after all

In November 2015, during BMW’s quarterly conference call, its CEO Harald Krüger said that the company would add support for Google’s Android Auto OS, as well as its main rival, Apple’s CarPlay, in its future vehicles. Well, it looks like BMW has had second thoughts about those plans. In a new interview, a BMW exec has ...

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Hands on with the Kodak Ektra

Kodak is synonymous with photography but isn’t the first name that come to mind when thinking about Android smartphones. Kodak is hoping to combine the best of both worlds with their first smartphone offering. While the device was announced last October and has been on sale in some European markets since December, this is the first time ...

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Gionee A1 and A1 Plus hands on: big batteries and high megapixels galore

While most of our time at MWC 2017 has been focused on flagships from LG, Huawei, and Sony, we’re not forgetting about the little guys either. During our time on the floor, we had the chance to check out two new phones from the brand Gionee. So what do they bring to the table? Let’s jump right in and find out. Gionee A1 Plus Let’s start ...

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Hands on with the Nubia N1 Lite

While the flagship launches at MWC are understandably the stars of the show, the lesser known OEMs take advantage of the general fanfare surrounding the event to showcase their offerings as well. Nubia just took the wraps off their latest entry-level smartphone, which, like a lot of other affordable smartphone out there, is a ...

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Xiaomi Surge S1 VS: more than your typical mid-range SoC

The announcement of Xiaomi’s first in-house mobile processor, the Surge S1, is big news not just for the company, but for the processor industry too. Xiaomi joins the ranks of Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung, Huawei HiSilicon, Apple, and a few others, in the market for mobile chips, throwing in additional competition that could be a boon for ...

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