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Galaxy S6 Edge may be called Galaxy S Dual Edge

We have been talking about some of the rumors surrounding the coming Samsung smartphone with the curved LCD that wraps around the edges of the device. So far, the device has been called the Galaxy S6 Edge. This is the device was saw in AnTuTu benchmarks earlier this month. A new report has surfaced that suggest the name we have been using for the new curved screen smartphone is wrong.

Android Pay tipped for Google I/O unveiling

Sources have again surfaced, and they bring with them whispers of an upcoming "Android Pay" announcement at Google's I/O conference early this summer. Android Pay, should it come to fruition, will work exactly as you'd expect: it'll be used to accept payments in apps, and to pay for items in stores with a tap-to-pay arrangement and support for Android Pay. According to sources, Android Pay will likewise be built from the ground-up for Android devs, and will be, by the looks of things, a direct competitor to Apple Pay.

Nexus 6 now on Amazon, Moto E soon with Verizon (maybe)

Motorola has been on a smartphone roll of late, being the OEM of choice for Google's Nexus 6, and receiving good reviews for their newer handsets, including the mid-range Moto E. The main problem has been availability though, as they usually run out of stock and people have to search far and wide (well, on their computers at least) if they want to get a unit, specifically for the Nexus 6. But now Motorola is widening their reach, with both confirmed and rumored news.

Pebble website teases of a surprise in 4 days

When you go to the Pebble website, you'll be forgiven for thinking a bomb will go off in 4 days and x number of hours, seconds, milliseconds, etc. Of course it's not a literal bomb (we hope not) but the timer seems to be signaling a major surprise from the smartwatch maker. But as to what this surprise will be is still up for a lot of speculation, from a colored display wearable/new hardware or it may be a new software or maybe even both.

Galaxy S6 Edge spied breaking records on AnTuTu

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been spied making a run at the AnTuTu benchmark program and in its wake are details about the hardware that will be inside the device when it launches. We are all expecting big things from the next Galaxy S device and if the benchmarks are real, big things are in store performance wise.

Samsung might have confirmed Galaxy S6, S6 Edge with support pages

While Samsung has not officially come out with a press release about it, the presence of support pages on its website may have confirmed that the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be launching in a few weeks time at their pre-event at the Mobile World Congress. There is still not much information (except speculation) about the two devices, but fans of the OEM are already looking forward to the unveiling of the newest smartphone variants.

Verizon tipped to chop $10 off most data plans this week

A rumor that is said to be from a reliable source is making its rounds having to do with Verizon. According to the rumor, Verizon is set to make some significant discounts in price to its data plans on Thursday, February 5. The source of the rumors claim that the $10 discount will come to most of the data plans that the company offers.

Samsung rumored to make bloatware optional, downloadable

Englightenment or desperation? Whichever your take on Samsung's motives, the Korean OEM is now reported to be slimming down its phone's experience even further. In addition to making the TouchWiz aesthetic fall in line with the new Material Design, it will also be moving much of its less frequently used but pre-installed apps out of the default installation and into Google Play Store, or perhaps its own GALAXY Apps Store, paving the way for a more Nexus-like experience of Samsung devices.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Jan. 25, 2015

It's been quite a start to the year, with CES kicking off 2015. Things are relatively more quiet now in the mobile world, the calm before the storm that will be MWC 2015. For this week, we turn our attention to some existing and upcoming accessories for your mobile devices, but that doesn't mean we don't have a few juicy tidbits about devices and businesses. Welcome to this year's first Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from January 19 to January 25, 2015.
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