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Amazon wants to be more involved in movie streaming. Photo: Amazon

Amazon wants an even bigger presence in your living room. Photo: Amazon

Amazon will roll out a new, standalone video streaming service next year that won’t be bundled with a $99 Prime subscription, according to sources familiar with its plans. The retail giant hopes to take on rivals like Netflix and Hulu and undercut their prices in an effort to attract customers.

This logo isn't the only modification AT&T will make to your Nexus 6. Photo: AT&T

This logo isn’t the only modification AT&T will make to your Nexus 6. Photo: AT&T

If you’re buying your new Nexus 6 on AT&T, you’re not going to get the completely pure Android experience you were probably expecting. We already know that the carrier is slapping its logo onto the back of Google’s latest smartphone before shipping it to customers, but it seems a number of changes are being made to its software, too.

Numbers and extra keys. Photo: KIllian Bell/Cult of Android

Numbers and extra keys. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google has greatly improved its default Android keyboard for Lollipop, not only by giving it a Material Design overhaul, but by adding new features as well. One of those is the ability to add a number row and other special keys to the keyboard, but enabling them can be pretty tricky. Here’s what you need to do.

Nexus 6 is already cheaper on Sprint. Photo: Google

Nexus 6 is already cheaper on Sprint. Photo: Google

Sprint has slashed Nexus 6 prices by $50 less than a week after it began offering the handset online and in retail stores. But don’t worry if you’ve already bought yours, because you’re going to get a refund for the difference.

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Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has announced a new superphone that blows the latest offerings from rivals like Samsung and LG right out of the water. It’s called the MX4 Pro, and in addition to an attractive form factor, it has a super-sharp “2K+” display, a fingerprint scanner, and a speedy eight-core processor.

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