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T-Mobile and Sprint are reportedly starting merger talks yet again

We all know how annoying it can be when you've got two friends who are clearly into each other, but neither one of them has the guts to make a move. So, everyone around them has to put up with the awkwardness and tension. That's where T-Mobile and Sprint are right now. They've almost gotten together a few times, only to have things fall apart at the last minute. Now, the carriers are reportedly entering into merger talks again. Maybe they'll finally seal the deal this time.

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Google Camera v5.2.022 restores option to disable double-tap gesture [APK Download]

Last month's update to the Google Camera app included several new features, but there's a chance one of those changes may not have agreed with every user. While users were given a new option to remap the double-tap gesture to switch cameras instead of zooming in, it technically cost users the ability to disable the double-tap gesture altogether. A minor update just rolled out that restores this simple alternative.

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The 2016 Pixel phones are no longer available on the Google Store

Google changed tactics in 2016 with the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL. The Nexus brand was gone, and the phones were more expensive. Still, the Pixel turned out to be a fantastic phone. Google kept it around on the Google Store even after the Pixel 2 launched, but now that's over. The first-gen Pixels are gone.

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25 new and notable Android games from the last week (4/4/18 - 4/10/18)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

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Facebook launches rewards program for reports of data abuse

Facebook announced in a blog post last month that it would reward users who report abuses of user data by developers of Facebook apps. That rewards program, which Facebook is calling Data Abuse Bounty, launched today. Facebook says the monetary rewards will be valued on a case-by-case basis "based on the impact of each report."

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Google Phone app now has a beta program on the Play Store

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Samsung Gear IconX update lets users transfer songs wirelessly and tune ambient noise in or out

Samsung is rolling out a software update to its Gear IconX that'll improve the listening experience on the wireless earbuds, particularly during workouts or on a busy commute. The 2018 version of the buds features several improvements over the previous iteration, including a battery life of 5 hours, up from 1.5 hours, and currently retails between $150 to $160.

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ZeroLemon releases new high-capacity battery cases for Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, LG V30, and Samsung Galaxy S8 Active [Sponsored Post]

Just about anyone who has spent much time shopping around for a battery case for their smartphone knows ZeroLemon, one of the category's top-selling and top-rated companies. They are rounding out their offerings for recent Android flagships with the release of cases for the Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, LG V30, and Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.

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Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

Passwords are kind of a pain. You probably have sign-in credentials for about a million services, and ideally, they're all different. Password managers can help, but they're often finicky. A new standard by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) called Web Authentication API could simplify your digital life by allowing for password-free sign-ins across a wide variety of websites.

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Instagram adds a portrait mode called 'Focus' in latest update

Portrait mode is increasingly available on smartphones, especially those with two cameras. These pics have blurred backgrounds to make the subject pop like you were using a lens with a shallow depth-of-field. Some phones do this better than others, but I think all of them do it better than Instagram, which just added "Focus" mode in the latest update.

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