Featured: Top 10 Android News Stories - April 3rd, 2016

Lots has happened this past week in the world of Android. LG announced last week that March 31st would mark the official launch of the LG G5, starting with South Korea, and that global launches in other regions would begin starting April 1st. Now that it's two days later customers should be starting to receive their G5 smartphones on their doorstep if they pre-ordered. The Google Wallet card, although short-lived, has been confirmed by Google to be shutting down, and will be discontinued as of June 30th. That still leaves those who have been using it some time to get the most out of it before it's gone.

Nest, the company that Google had purchased back in 2014, saw reports of two of its long-time senior staff leaving the company this past week, while Samsung applied for a patent on a Gear VR sensor that would allow for "in-air" clicks. It was also rumored that Samsung's new foldable smartphone would launch sometime next year. In addition, Samsung announced the all-new Galaxy A9 Pro smartphones, complete with 4GB of RAM and a massive 5000mAh battery inside. While LG has now just recently launched their flagship device for this year, HTC continues to tease their own leading up to an April 12th announcement, having just published another teaser this past week stating it has the fastest and smoothest experience around. If you've missed any of this past week's top stories. you can find them all from the links below.

Nest Is Losing Its Hardware Chief & Engineering Manager

Report: Sony Mobile U.S. Relocates & Cuts Workforce

Google Confirms Support Ending June 30 For Google Wallet Card

Samsung’s Foldable Phone Rumored To Launch In 2017

Samsung Patents Gear VR Sensor For In-Air “Clicks”

Report: ZTE Working with Cyanogen on a Smartphone for AT&T

Galaxy A9 Pro Announced With 4GB Of RAM, 5,000mAh Battery

LG Announces Global Launch Of G5 Begins March 31st

HTC Canada Teases Fastest, Smoothest Experience On HTC 10

Verizon Memo Details Introduction Of New $20 Upgrade Fee

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