One million Honor 10 handsets sold in first month

I’m using the Honor 10 right now. I’m actually writing this very article on the thing. After a few days with it, you do have to admit, for the money, this is insanely good.

It’s £399.99 and looks just amazing. The free case helps to keep it in perfect condition and the whole notch thing? Well, I think I’m actually sold.

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Specs, for less than £400, are high-end. There’s a Huawei Kirin 970 octa-core CPU (4×2.36 GHz + 4×1.8 GHz), 4GB RAM and a huge 128GB of storage. No microSD card, but with that much on board storage I can wave it through. On the one I’m testing I’ve put two SIM cards in so I can ditch the work phone.

Android 8.1 (EMUI 8.1) runs on this and that 5.84″ 2280p x 1080p screen is a bit special. The 24 and 16 megapixels sit opposite a 24 megapixel selfie shooter.

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Other specs include a USB-C charging point, Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band WiFi, GPS and a 3.5mm audio port.

Now, whilst I’ve not even started the review and I’m having a bit of faff with the fingerprint sensor (the position and / or sensitivity is a little different to the Honor 9), I’d definitely advise getting one.

Seriously. Less than £400. Why bother paying £500, £600, £700 or £800 for a smartphone when there’s kit like this?

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Today Honor tell me that they’ve already sold one million of these in the first month alone, so you’ll be in good company of you choose to get one too. Head to HiHonor.com for more information.

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Facebook Simplifies Process for Two-Factor Authentication

Facebook has made it easier for people to secure their accounts. The company improved how it handles two-factor authentication. Previously, Facebook required people to supply their phone number to set up two-factor authentication and prevent lockouts. Moving forward, Facebook has made it possible to use third-party apps, such as Google Authenticator or Duo Security, for authentication purposes. A phone number is no longer required. Facebook recommends all users take advantage of two-factor authentication, which is viewed as a best-practice for adding a second layer of protection. Facebook users can turn on two-factor authentication via the “Security and Login” tab in the settings menu.

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Virgin Summer Deals

We’ve got details of Virgin Mobile’s latest deals. It’s part of their summer of savings and you can get £216 off the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and £108 saving off the iPhone X.

Available until the 30th June, the deals are on the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.

The iPhone 8 can be purchased from £27 a month with a £72 saving. Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S9 starts at £27 per month with a £144 saving.

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You can also afford to take a plan with slightly less data because they all come with data-rollover and data-free WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Twitter as standard.

If you’ve got Virgin TV or broadband then you can get these savings on thror Truly Unlimited plan.

Head over to virginmedia.com/mobile/ for the details.

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OnePlus 6 – Review

The introduction

OnePlus are the company who set a goal of making high-end smartphones with a mid-range price tag that everyone could afford.

The OnePlus 6 is the latest from the company and yet again lives by their `Never Settle’ slogan. It’s here to bring future-proofed specs with a custom Android skin which should add some useful benefits.

We were in London recently to see the launch and have we’re lucky enough to have a review model to see just how good it really is.

Just to be open and honest, the first week we had the device it was using pre release software and this was updated to final version on the day of the announcement.

It is important to state this so readers know the full picture of my time with the device.

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Considering the fact that devices such as the S8 and P20 Pro can cost you anywhere between £650 and £799, the fact the OnePlus 6 starts at £469 could lead some to think the the more expensive phones could perhaps offer an improved experience

By the end of this review you may think differently.

The OnePlus 6 is a dual SIM device and during the two weeks with it I used both SIM cards in the device. They were mostly connected to 4G when out and WiFi when back in the house. It’s powered by a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 octa-core (4×2.8 GHz & 4×1.7 GHz) CPU with an Adreno 630 GPU. There’s NFC, GPS, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0.


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Design and display

The metal back with glass finish on the 5T made it one of the best designed phones the company sold, so for the company to try to improve the design whilst keeping it slim and light was going to be tough.

Thankfully they were up to the challenge and the OnePlus 6 is gorgeous. It has an all-glass front and a glass back, making it shine and catch the light.

OnePlus went with a larger screen than their previous 5T model. Its now 6.28 inches instead of 6, yet it’s been put it in the same sized chassis as the 5T thanks to having the now-famous (or infamous) notch.

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As far as 1080p screens go, this is one of the best, with bright clear colours thanks to the AMOLED technology. The 19:9 aspect ratio gives you more screen space for content and less bezel than ever before.

Gorilla Glass 5 covers both the front and back, making this a tough phone but also a slippery one. A case is really recommended as you will not want to scratch or crack anything. Thankfully you get a clear one in the box free of charge.

OnePlus also made the decision to include a factory fitted screen proctor which I love, it is quite thick and premium feeling and will at least protect your screen until you go for a more premium glass version costing £17.

Weighing in at 177 grams, the OnePlus 6 is heavier than the S9 we covered recently (that was 165 grams), but lighter than the Sony Xperia XZ2 which was just short of the 200 gram mark.

Whilst the OnePlus 6 lacks an official ‘IP Rating’, it is splash proof and perfectly fine to use in the rain, just don’t go swimming with it or dunk it in your friends drink to show off.

As mentioned before, the front display is made from Gorilla Glass 5 which makes it more resistant to cracks and scratches, but if you are worried you do get that pre-installed screen protector which will take the first lot of bumps and scrapes.

Up top, there is a front-facing 16 megapixel camera with f2.0 lens. It also features EIS for getting great selfie shots as well as when recording video to 1080p if you want to vlog your day. We have been told that portrait mode on the selfie camera is coming as a software update shortly.

The screen lights up to act as a flash if you need to boost the brightness of your surroundings. This helps to get a great selfie too. Many people are doing this now and it can make the difference between a blurry mess and a memory of a great time.

Whilst the OnePlus 6 does have a notch, it is smaller than the one found on the iPhone X and does not really get in the way from the overall experiance.

The OnePlus 6 has one of the best displays I have used on a phone but there is no HDR display technology which is a shame, especially with the increase in HDR content online from YouTube and Netflix. Hopefully we’ll get that in the next model, however this is not a dealbreaker and something only a few people will care about anyway.

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Navigation is very interesting on the OnePlus 6, not only do you get the normal bottom bar, but there is also a mode to hide this and maximise the space when navigation is not needed.

There is also a new gesture mode for getting around too. This is where you swipe on the right part of the screen to go back a page or screen, swipe from the middle to go home and swipe up and hold to open the multitasking window.

This takes some getting used to but is a nice way to navigate without having space used on the bottom for buttons that may not be needed all the time.

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Turning over to the right side you get the famous 2 way switch up top used to switch modes between Silent, Normal and Vibrate. Just a quick switch to move between these is very handy snd something iPhone users have had for a while, although theirs is just for silent and normal profiles.

The right side is also where you find the power button which does not really need any explaining.

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Over on the left you have the SIM card tray, and this is one of the key selling points for OnePlus devices because it allows two SIM cards at the same time. On this latest model both the SIM cards can be connected to a 4G networks to allow for VoLTE and better signal.

Below this you have the volume up and down buttons which, just like the power button, does not need explaining really.

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Up top, you just have one of the dual microphones used for noise cancelation. It’s also for recording clear audio in video recording as for the audio recording app that comes pre-installed for voice notes.

On the bottom, you have another microphone used in voice calls as well as the USB-C charging port which can also be used for transferring data to a computer.

There is also a speakerphone which is VERY loud and clear, great for listening to music or watching videos.

Then came the part everyone wanted, the headset jack. During the announcement Co-Founder Carl Pei teased everyone about now the company has wireless headphones no one needs the headset jack?

Thankfully this was just some clever way of making us wait to see the final design, and the OnePlus 6 does include this key selling point for many customers.

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Turn over to the back and you can see one of the new design features, a beautiful piece of glass that reflects the light. It really does show off just how good this phone looks, plus it also shows how many fingerprints the mirrored back attracts.

At the top you have the repositioned dual camera system which will be covered in more detail down in the camera section. The company switched from a landscape layout in the corner to a portrait design nearer the middle, the idea was this is the best location when holding the phone for taking photos.

Below this is the dual-LED flash which can be used as torch in the dropdown navigation bar, but its main use will be to help take photos in the evening or in poor lighting conditions.

Lastly is the new redesigned fingerprint sensor which has changed from a circle to a more oval shape. The company say that this is more suited to the shape of your finger and can be used to unlock the phone (although using the face ID in software is so much cooler and faster). You can also use to authorise payments on Google Pay.

Cameras

OnePlus have had a good history when it comes to their mobile camera’s and whilst older models performed well enough in good lighting conditions, it was always the dreaded low light situation that caused the problems when compared to rival devices.

This year the company has lisened to customer feedback and not only made the main sensor 19 percent larger to let in more light, they have also included OIS to help keep your photo blur free even in the tricky night conditions.

There is a dual LED flash on the back should you want to use that to help boost lighting, but it is the larger sensor and OIS that makes the biggest improvement in the camera here.

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The dual cameras on the back include a 16 megapixel main shooter paired with a 20 megapixel camera to help capture depth information which allows that rather cool bokeh feature we are seeing on a lot of devices these days.

Video recording is also a bit special here with 4K capture at even 60 frames per second if you like, however it is the new slow motion mode that has got a lot of the attention, and in the case of the OnePlus 6 you can record 1080p at 240fps and also 720p at 480fps.

Whilst the frames per second rate may not be as high as the new 960fps we are finding on other flagships, the resolution on here is plenty good enough for capturing some great footage, and the added trick over the competition is being able to record up to 1 minute of slow motion instea of a few seconds.

The other new feature is the built in video editor which lets you set which parts are slower, background music and more, then upload to your social media account or share in an email with friends or family.

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Selfie mode is decent enough thanks to the 16 megapixel camera based within the notch, it also uses the screen as a flash if you are in a poorly lit area and need that extra lighting.

The good news is portrait mode is also coming to the selfie camera in a software update due shortly, this will be great for anyone who loves sharing their selfie snaps on social media to show off what they are doing.

Video recording on the selfie camera goes to a max of 1080p resolution and also has a lower 720p resolution mode if you want to save on storage space.

Quality is OK, as you would expect from a 16 megapixel camera, without being amazing. For a selfie camera the quality is decent enough for most.

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OnePlus have some great experience with camera software on their Oxygen OS software, the layout is quite simple to understand and get to grips with even if you have not used one before from the company.

On opening the camera the left side of the display is for settings such as Flash, Camera Ratio, HDR and Timer for putting a slight delay on taking a photo.

The middle is just the area to see what you are looking at for taking your photo, tapping an area here sets the focus and also has a brightness slider so you can quickly adjust on the go. Over on the right you have a slider for Photo and Video, this slides out giving you even more modes, these are Portrait, Slow Motion, Pro Mode, Time-Lapse and Panorama.

Finally on the far right you have a preview of your last taken photo with a large white circle shutter button in the middle and a camera rotate button at the bottom to switch between front and rear cameras.

Anyone who loves their mobile photography will enjoy the Pro Mode especially, this is because you have full control over things such as ISO, White Balance, Focus as well as the added bonus of being able to capture in RAW format so you can edit them later on.

Portrait mode is becoming important to many people purchasing a smartphone, some companies went with a single camera and use software such as the Pixel, where as other flagships like the iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9 use dual lenses to get the most amount of information captured for better results.

Portrait mode on the OnePlus 6 is very good…. most of the time, it does seem to struggle with being compared to the Pixel 2 which right now offers the best solution of portrait photography, but considering the price and performance, the OnePlus 6 does a great job.

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Performance and battery

Performance is an area OnePlus are well known for and make a big impact in the market, for example the model we have in to review had 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. There’s also a 6GB RAM version with 64GB storage for less money, and is hardly lacking on specs.

All models run the latest Snapdragon 845 processor which, when paired with the huge amount of RAM, makes this one of the most smoothly performing devices I have ever had the pleasure of using.

Network performance has also been improved with the jump to 4×4 MIMO which allows Gigabit LTE connectivity, and some very impressive speeds when using a network that supports this, for example in London on Vodafone I hit over 200Mbps in Victoria Station.

The OnePlus 6 also is one of the most popular dual-SIM devices on sale today, this time both slots support 4G and have VoLTE and VoWiFi On test using an EE SIM we had both options available.

The battery comes in at a 3300mAh fixed capacity so non-removable and, even though it has a glass back, does not have wireless charging. This may be a let down to many, however the Dash Charge technology allows a 30 minute charge to get you half a day additional use.

Audio quality is really great with very loud speakers for playing back multimedia like videos or music, and speakerphone quality is also up there with the best of them.

Software

Whilst most people will concentrate on the hardware and specs, do not underestimate how software can make a huge difference to your overall experience.

OnePlus have taken Android 8.1 and added their twist called Oxygen OS.

This near-stock experience is what has allowed them to be part of the recent Android P beta program. If you wanted to take a look for yourself, it does also add some handy features such as the customizable shelf on the side of the screen and the Gaming Mode option. Also theres something many Android fans have been asking for, a dark mode for the OS.

Gaming mode is a handy addition for anyone who wants to take the power this smartphone has for some heavy gaming.

Not only does it stop notifications coming through, it also gives priority to the game in question instead of having to share resources with other apps.

OnePlus also have included handy gestures navigation into this latest update for quick launching of apps from the lock screen, but also so you can hide the bottom navigation bar and use swipes to browse as you will have seen on the iPhone X.

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When it comes to a flagship smartphone, many people get concerned over the speed of future updates, this is one of the big reasons the Pixel range sell well.

Thankfully as mentioned this should ease any concerns, the OnePlus 6 is part of the Android P Beta and means you should get the final version not long after it gets launched later in the year.

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This is a huge move and one in the right direction for software development

One other area to point out is the excellent Face Unlock which in less than 0.2 seconds, can unlock your device by just looking at it.

Conclusion

OnePlus are a company that have interested me due to their range of mid-priced high-spec flagships. They’re a market disruptor.

From the front you have the large screen with hardly any bezel thanks to the notch up top. This is how a smartphone should be. You may hate the notch craze going around but it does have its advantages.

The camera is a nice upgrade from the 5T thanks to the new larger sensor and software improvements, and this is something many customers will appreciate, especially the improved low light photography it allows you to capture.

We were sent the Midnight Black model, which is a real fingerprint magnet and will have many people rushing for a case or l a cleaning cloth. The other option is using a skin from a company such as Xtremeskins and really customise it to your taste.

The other colours are a nice matte black-looking colour, however looks can be deceiving as this is still glass like the shiny version. It just has a different look to it. There’s also a limited edition Silk White which looks beautiful.

There is not really much OnePlus have left out of this impressive flagship. Apart from wireless charging it has pretty much every feature you would hope for in a flagship device and, with the improved networking support, large battery, impressive screen and great dual camera setup, this really is the all-round perfect package.

OnePlus are a company that actually listens to what customers want and they take on board suggestions. They have a huge online community of users talking about products and often arrange open forums for face to face meetings, just to make sure they are giving customers the device they want.

The big question for many of customers out there is…

Should you pay out nearly £500 for a phone from a company you may not know too much about? Or should you go for a more established brand such as Samsung or Sony?

Well, in my opinion the OnePlus 6 is one of the best devices there is on sale right now, and it’s far better value than some of the £650+ other flagships out there.

The OnePlus 6 is a spec-heads ultimate dream, with only a few little things needing to be added in order to make it the best smartphone out there today. The company have done a great job here and the OnePlus 6 is a device both you and they can be he proud of.

If you are looking for a high-spec smartphone with an amazing software experience,it would be hard not to suggest getting a OnePlus 6 straight away.

The company have done a great job with the 6, all we ask is they do not launch a 6T in a few months with wireless charging and work on software enhancements to make the experience even better.

Without doubt, this is the best device you can get under £500

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 Brings AI Smarts to Camera and Multimedia Apps In a Powerful SoC

Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 710, the first system-on-a-chip in its 700 series mobile platform. The 710 finds space between the Snapdragon 600 series and Snapdragon 800 series for devices that need to balance performance and cost. The 710 is based on Qualcomm’s Kryo 360 CPU, with six cores using a 10nm process. Two 2.2 GHz cores target high-power tasks and four 1.7 GHz cores target low-power tasks. The 710 is pared with the Adreno 616 GPU. Together, these contribute to a 20% boost in performance while dropping power draw by 40% for 4K video playback and gaming. Similar to the Snapdragon 845, the Snapdragon 710 brings artificial intelligence / machine learning to phones and their cameras. Qualcomm claims the 710 delivers platform-wide AI optimizations with the power to handle bokeh, animoji, face detection, and more. Together with the Spectra 250 image signal processor, 710-powered cameras will be able to support real-time noise reduction, active depth sensing, slow-motion video capture, video noise reduction, and image stabilization. The chip supports 10-bit color, 4K HDR video playback, Qualcomm’s Aqstic, aptX, and Aqstic Voice UI, as well as displays up to quad HD+. On the connectivity front, the 710 includes Qualcomm’s X15 modem with 4×4 MIMO and LAA for max download speeds of 800 Mbps. The chip also packs Bluetooth 5 and dual-band wifi. Other features include support for Qualcomm QuickCharge 4.0 and the Unity/Unreal gaming engines. Qualcomm says devices with the Snapdragon 710 will debut during the second quarter of the year.

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Is our life better with new technology or without?

Our life has changed significantly thanks to modern technology. But what’s your opinion? Has it made things better? Let’s compare life with technology and without, and try to define what’s better!

Is our life better with new technology or without?

Nowadays, we live in a world full of new technologies, and it’s hard to imagine how people lived without it. Needless to say, our life has changed significantly – we have got new gadgets, cars, tools, etc. Young people are happy with changes and probably can’t understand how life went on without it. Older people, on the other hand, probably say that life was simpler and better before all these gadgets cam along.

We decided to compare and decide… was our life better without all improvements delivered by new technology? Or is it “cool” to live in a world where everything changes constantly like someone is just using a magic wand. Let’s imagine how several spheres of our life looked without technology, and compare them to now. It’s obvious that we have got a lot of new with tech, but have we lost something important, and we don’t see it still?

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Pros and cons of technology in our everyday life

Let’s compare our life with modern technology and without:

  1. Communication. We have got almost unlimited opportunities to communicate thanks to a fast and constant Internet connection. People can talk to their friends and relatives form anywhere in the world via Skype. They can use Facebook, or create group chats and discuss various things on Viber.Before all this, I doubt people would have imagined that live video calls and so much instant sharing would’ve been possible. People could only could talk in person, or on phone the phone. Because of this relatives and friends were actually meeting each other almost every day. In the flesh. People visited each other more often because they simply didn’t have any other way of seeing and talking to each other. They didn’t have Facebook and they wouldn’t be able to see what their friends and relatives were up to, so they actually had to have… a conversation!Now people just open a social network and view or comment on updates. Is our life better with new technology or without?

    Another way that the older generation used to communicate is via letters. Writing their thoughts and feelings on paper, then going to the post office to send it. That might seem boring and slow for some, but there’s a certain element of romance to it.

    Because of the instant and constant channels of communication, many kids tend to spend less time outside now. They play video games instead of playing with other children. They dream about expensive gadgets instead of having pets, they don’t see a need to learn to write because they can type everything on the computer.

  2. Kids being active. Many years ago, as we mentioned just now, kids used to spend a lot more time outside. Now, and even at this time of year when the sun is out, some kids prefer to sit inside on a Playstation or an Xbox. Kids will tell you that, with games like Fortnite and other online games, they can still communicate and interact with others. They can wear headsets and they can talk live with each other as if they were in the same room. It’s a marked change from the technology of a few years ago, where gaming would be a more solitary activity. However, the older generation will probably still tell you that it’s not quite the same as running around and playing outside. Back before technology was so popular and easy to access, kids would have to go out on the street and actually go and visit friends. They’d have proper conversations and play many different games – not just one game.
    Plus, let’s not forget, kids were actually running around, so there was less of an obesity problem. Running around meant that your burned calories, but now we’ve got fitness trackers to encourage and monitor activity, and they target children to try and get them off the sofa and onto their bikes or scooters. When coupled with fitness apps, we’re now using technology to fix the problems that technology has actually brought to us in the first place.Is our life better with new technology or without?
  3. Education. If to compare students from schools a number of years ago to those in modern life, these are two big differences. Nowadays, children can order homework online from my writers, and professional authors can create papers for you. People didn’t have that before, and without computers and the Internet, things were a lot more difficult. You couldn’t just Google something. You had to go to the library and find a book. Then you’d probably find out that everybody else in your class was after the same book anyway, and you’d have to wait for it. Student would have to write everything down in their textbooks.Likewise, teachers didn’t use computers either. There was no iPad, no laptop, no fancy projectors or interactive whiteboards. Nowadays students have unlimited opportunities for studying. They can attend lessons with their laptops instead of a pile of books, or they even can perhaps choose distance studying from home. Even if you’re not at school, you can now get a University degree or learn a new skill in your own time via online learning. Just do a bit at a time and you can achieve a qualification whilst you do your normal job.

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  4. Medicine. Nowadays, technologies have changed medicine and have taken it to a new level. Doctors can treat many serious diseases, including diabetes, AIDS, cancer. 

 

We don’t have a time machine, but you can change your environment. You can choose to take care of nature, to spend less time on technology and to improve your communication with people. It’s worth showin your children that sometimes it’s even useful to spend a couple of days without all those modern gadgets.

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Verizon Prepaid Brings TravelPass to More Countries

Verizon Wireless said its Verizon prepaid customers now have access to TravelPass in 16 more countries. This expansion targets the Caribbean and adds TravelPass to Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Cayman Islands, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Turks & Caicos, and more. TravelPass lets people access their talk, text, and data service when roaming for $5-$10 per day, depending on the country.

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Verizon Details LG G7 ThinQ and Moto G6 Launches

Verizon Wireless today provided more information about the forthcoming availability of the LG G7 ThinQ and the Motorola Moto G6. Verizon will begin taking preorders for the G7 ThinQ on May 24. Verizon is charging $31.25 per month for 24 months, or about $750 in total for the phone. Verizon says customers who finance the phone on a payment plan can score a $100 discount on the total price of the device, which will be applied equally via bill credits over the 24-month payment period. Verizon says this deal is stackable with its other trade-in offers. Verizon didn’t say when the G7 ThinQ will hit stores. As for the Moto G6, it will be available online and in stores on May 24. Verizon is charging $10 per month for 24 months, or about $240 in total for the device.

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Sprint Rolls Out LG G7 ThinQ BOGO Deal

Sprint today highlighted its pricing and launch plans for the LG G7 ThinQ. Sprint will begin accepting preorders for the phone on May 25, with retail availability expected across all Sprint channels on June 1. The company is offering the phone for $0 down and $33 per month on a Sprint Flex lease. Sprint leases run for 18 months with the option to buy or return the phone after 18 payments. The Sprint Flex also allows people to upgrade their phone after making 12 payments. This requires people to turn in their old phone when leasing a new one. Customers who lease the G7 ThinQ during the preorder period will be given the option to lease two G7’s for the $33 monthly price. Sprint says this promotion is available to new and upgrade-eligible customers for a limited time. Sprint points out that the G7 ThinQ supports its HPUE LTE service for better performance under certain conditions.

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Facebook Debuts Home Services Search in Marketplace

Facebook today made it easier to find a local plumber, electrician, or house cleaner. The social network says people in the U.S. are constantly asking friends for recommendations on home services providers. Facebook worked with companies such as HomeAdviser, Porch, and Handy to add home services recommendations to Facebook Marketplace. With this new tool, people can search through hundreds of thousands of professionals around the country, view credentials and ratings, describe projects, solicit quotes from multiple pros at once, and communicate with contractors via Messenger. Facebook say the new service is rolling out to Marketplace across the U.S. over the next few weeks. Marketplace is available in the Facebook mobile app and online.

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