Deal: Unlocked LG G6 (US model) now costs only $449.99

Lately, we’ve been reporting about various deals involving the unlocked, international version of the LG G6 (which comes with 64 GB of storage space and no US warranty) – at one point, this handset was offered for $400. Now, we’re glad to inform you that the US variant of the unlocked G6 is available for under $500, too, thanks to Best Buy.

Best Buy is currently offering the LG G6 32 GB (US warranty included) for $449.99, in either black, or platinum. This is definitely an attractive deal, especially since LG’s “recommended price” for the unlocked G6 is still $699 – just as it was a couple …


Another upcoming dual-camera phone from Samsung leaks, a Galaxy J7 model

Samsung is jumping on the dual-camera bandwagon big time, it seems. We’ve been hearing that it is working on its own proprietary dual camera system for a while now, and it even invested big bucks in the Israeli startup Core Photonics that deals exclusively in multiple lens setups for smartphones, but so far it hadn’t released even a single handset with more than one camera sensor on the back.

That’s about to change abruptly with no less than four dual-camera Samsung handsets in the pipeline, rumors suggest. Starting with the Galaxy C10, C7 2017 and the J7 2017 …

Time running out for Apple to embed Touch ID on iPhone 8; premium model could cost $1,200 or more

According to a trio of analysts from KeyBanc Capital Markets named Andy Hargreaves, John Vinh and Josh Beck, time is running out on Apple if the company plans on embedding Touch ID under the screen of the Apple iPhone 8. A note issued by the three to KeyBanc clients indicates that Apple has until next month to get Touch ID to work under the screen with the same speed and accuracy that iPhone users expect from the feature.

The note was acquired by financial publication Barron’s and says that Apple continues to struggle producing a fingerprint sensor that works under the display. The company …

This AR lunar model takes you as close to the moon as you can get (without a spaceship)

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The moon may be 238,900 miles away from Earth, but with a new lunar model and accompanying AR app, it might as well be in the palm of your hand.

AstroReality, a Bay Area-based startup whose co-founder is an astro-photographer, is creating hand-painted, 3D-printed moon models to bring the moon’s surface down to Earth.

The Lunar Pro is a softball-sized, one-pound orb that recreates the moon and all its craters, edges, and other topography based on NASA’s lunar orbiter data. It’s made at a resolution of 4,000 DPI, which is incredibly precise. It’s then molded with a poly resin material that is hand-painted to mimic what the moon looks like. It comes shockingly close. Read more…

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Deal: LG G6 (64 GB international model) now costs just $410

If you’re looking for a new high-end Android phone, but you don’t want to spend too much on it, there’s a deal for you over at eBay: a brand new, fully unlocked LG G6 now costs only $409.99 – that’s almost $200 less than the phone’s official price in the US.

We must mention that the G6 that’s sold for $409.99 is the international variant of the handset, so it does not come with US warranty. Moreover, the smartphone will only work on carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, being incompatible with CDMA networks like Verizon and Sprint. Still, this model has a couple …

Upcoming Moto Z2 Force is benchmarked, revealing specs for the second generation model

With Motorola expected to unveil at least one new phone during its July 25th event, one model that is a possibility to be announced in New York City on that date is the Moto Z2 Force. Today, the second-generation model has been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark site under the model number XT-1789-05. Before we run down the specs, we need to make one assumption, and that is to expect a 5.5-inch AMOLED screen on the device. That would match the specs of the screen used on last year’s model.

According to AnTuTu, the resolution of the display will be 1440 x 2560 (QHD). The current top-of-the-line …

Samsung re-introduces the Galaxy Folder 2 with a model for its hometown market

Samsung’s Galaxy Folder 2 offers the mid-range Android experience in a flip phone. Already unveiled in China last September, Samsung re-introduced the model today in its home country of South Korea. There is but one screen on the model, which means that you have to open it up every time you use the device. Still, that allows you to look cool by using that nonchalant single hand flip close, which also results in that satisfying sound made when the device is shut.

The Galaxy Folder 2 uses a T9 “keyless” pad which is made of a smooth surface with the keys outlined on top. A social app key places …

Deal: Unlocked LG G6 now costs less than $500 (64 GB international model)

The unlocked version of the LG G6 officially costs $699.99 in the US, but retailers like Amazon and B&H have been selling the handset at lower prices: $629.99 and $599.99, respectively. Now, however, you can even get an unlocked G6 for less than $500, although there’s a catch.

To purchase an unlocked LG G6 for less than $500 ($475.97, to be exact), you need to buy its international version from eBay. The phone is offered by a top-rated eBay seller, and ships from Houston, Texas. While you’re not getting specific US warranty, this is the 64 GB dual SIM version …

Tesla mechanics rescue a cute kitten that got stuck inside a Model X bumper

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Of all the things that could possibly go wrong with your electric self-driving car, finding a kitten inside your bumper may be the cutest of them all.

An unnamed Model X owner uploaded two clips to YouTube on Saturday that show a teeny kitten trapped inside the bumper of his vehicle.

“So this morning, I heard a meow in my garage,” the man said in the clip. “And we don’t have a cat.”

After narrowing down the meows to his vehicle, then the rear bumper, the man decided to bring his car into a Tesla service center to get a little help rescuing the cat safely.

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HMD requests FCC change model number for the Nokia 9, cancelling version with 4GB RAM

FCC documents reveal that the Nokia 9, which already was certified by the regulatory agency with the model number of TA-1004, will now be known as the TA-1012. In a letter to the Feds, manufacturer HMD requested the change noting that the previous FCC results for the TA-1004 are representative of the TA-1012. HMD holds the license to use the Nokia name on its handsets.

Geekbench benchmark tests for the Nokia 9 have revealed versions of the phone with both 6GB and 8GB of RAM. Both of those models tested were powered by the high-end Snapdragon 835 chipset. Another Geekbench test of the now …