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Google Nexus team takes it to Reddit to answer all your questions on the Nexus 5X and 6P

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We pretty much covered everything revolving the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, but there are always specific questions people need answering. This is why the Google Nexus team took it to Reddit to resolve all your doubts. Participating Googlers include Hiroshi Lockheimer, Dave Burke, Krishna Kumar and Sandeep Waraich.Sadly, the session took place from 11 AM to 12 PM Pacific. The good news is that the Google team answered plenty of very interesting questions. We thought we should grab the most interesting ones and list them for you. Let’s jump right in, shall we?Hi. What kind of security goes into keeping our finger prints safe when using imprint? Are the prints encrypted and stored on the device?DB> Fingerprint features are securely encrypted on the device, and processed in the secure Trustzone protected area of memory. The Android 6.0 fingerprint APIs do not provide any access to the fingerprint material to apps. Fingerprint features never leave the device and are not shared with Google (…

LG V10 hands-on and first impressions

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The LG V10 has finally been announced and you can bet we rushed to get our hands all over it. After spending some quality time with the device, we can tell you we like what we see so far. Is it the phone for you? It could be, but that is a question we would rather leave for the full review. For now we simply want to give you a quick look at the new high-end smartphone and show you a glimpse of this very unique gadget.DesignThough the phone definitely has an eccentric style to it, it retains the overall look LG has now become famous for. It includes signature elements such as the rear button layout and ultra-thin bezels, as well as the overall shape that characterizes LG handsets.The most significant differences with the LG V10 are the materials and build quality applied. The latest LG flagship features a resistant metal frame composed of SAE grade 316L stainless steel. In addition, the back cover and other parts of the device are covered in plastic. But this is no regular plastic – it…

LG Watch Urbane 2 official: first Android Wear watch with cellular connectivity

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Tonight LG officially took the wraps off its latest hero device, the LG V10. That wasn’t the only announcement that LG had for us though, as they have also revealed their latest Android Wear smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition.The new LG Watch Urbane sports a similar design to the original, albeit with a more refined look this time around. Cosmetics aside, the biggest difference is under the hood, as the Urbane 2 is the first Android Wear device to feature cellular connectivity. That means you not only can connect via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, but also 3G or 4G, giving you greater independence from your phone.The Urbane 2 utilizes a nano-SIM and is not carrier locked, giving you the freedom to use it with whatever network you choose. That means you can now leave your phone at home and still have access to your emails, messages, and all your other important contacts and data.Aside from cellular support, other specs for the LG Watch Urbane 2 include a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 wi…