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Apple iPhone 11 Announcements and Specs

Apple announces its new triple-lens iPhone 11 Pro
After months of rumors, Apple finally held its annual hardware event today. Alongside of the new iPhone 11, the successor to the iPhone XR, it also announced the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Naturally, these are the successors to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
September 10, 2019
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Apple announces the iPhone 11 with an ultra-wide camera
Apple held its annual iPhone event today, where it announced the successor to the iPhone XR. The device is called the iPhone 11, and it still includes a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display.
September 10, 2019
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Apple introduces the A13 Bionic for the iPhone 11
Apple is announcing new iPhone models today. The iPhone 11 uses an Apple A13 Bionic system-on-a-chip. It is a nice improvement over the A12 Bionic in the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max.
September 10, 2019
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Apple introduces the new $699 iPhone 11--and it's all about the cameras
The follow-up to the iPhone XR adds a new dual-camera system.
September 10, 2019
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Apple iPhone event opening video zooms through classic products
Take through tech history with graphic representations of the company's most iconic creations.
September 10, 2019
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Apple launches the iPhone 11 Pro with triple cameras and hours more battery
Just as we all expected, Apple announced the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max today -- the more advanced (and expensive) alternative to the iPhone 11. It comes with triple cameras, and Apple notes its serious about the 'Pro' name: it's a device for people to get work done.
September 10, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 And 11 Pro Details And Prices Revealed
Apple shares the first details on its next iPhone(s).
September 10, 2019
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Apple reveals iPhone 11 with a dual-camera system, Night mode, and new colors
A successor to the default iPhone
September 10, 2019
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Apple reveals the iPhone 11 with ultra-wide camera
The iPhone 11 is the base model this time around -- the successor to the iPhone Xr. It packs the same 6.1-inch screen size, comes in 6 colors, and includes Dolby Atmos-tuned stereo speakers. It features a dual camera; notably, the second camera features an ultra-wide lens as opposed to a telephoto lens as in past devices.
September 10, 2019
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Apple says its new A13 Bionic chip brings hours of extra battery life to new iPhones
Plus a 20 percent performance boost across the board
September 10, 2019
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Apple's iPhone 11 Pro is official with three cameras and Super Retina XDR display
$999 5.8-inch Pro and $1,099 6.5-inch Pro Max include super-bright OLED panels.
September 10, 2019
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Best microSD Cards for Moto G7 in 2019
Motorola's latest flagship is the G7, which comes with 64GB of internal storage -- unless you pick up the G7 Play or Power which both ship with just 32GB. The good news is you can take some of the extra money you saved buying the phone to upgrade your storage via a microSD card.
September 10, 2019
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Here are the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro
So without any further ado, let's get into some of the details.
September 10, 2019
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iPhone 11 Announced, Costs $699
Here's the new iPhone 11 in six cool colors.
September 10, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max announced with a triple-camera system
For customers who want the 'most sophisticated technology'
September 10, 2019
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The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max Are Here
The rumors were real
September 10, 2019
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The iPhone 11 will come in new colors: green and purple
It's easy being green
September 10, 2019
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The iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max will cost $699, $999, and $1,099 respectively
The iPhone 11 comes in a glass design, which is the "toughest ever in a smartphone,” and features six new colors: purple, white, green, yellow, black, and Product Red. The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max will come in a textured matte finish in green, space gray, silver, and gold. All phones are powered by the A13 Bionic processor, which is the fastest CPU in a smartphone, and an upgrade over the iPhone XR's A12 Bionic.
September 10, 2019
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Browsers

A Chrome security setting you shouldn't overlook
One of Chrome's most important options is out of sight and all too easy to miss.
October 10, 2019
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How to use the new Firefox Private Network
Need to hide your location and encrypt your Firefox browser data? Look no further than the new Firefox Private Network add-on.
September 23, 2019
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New features are coming to Samsung Internet browser
Samsung's mobile browser generically named Samsung Internet continues to evolve thanks to the timely updates that the South Korean company keeps pushing. The most recent update released by Samsung is quite important and the result of a few months of work, according to developers.
October 10, 2019
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Phone home: Indie Chromium browser Vivaldi goes mobile
Desktop browser fans -- and Vulture Central -- get an Android client to play with
September 9, 2019
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The Vivaldi browser lands on Android
Vivaldi has long billed itself as a browser for advanced users who want to be able to customize their browser to their heart's content. With that mission, it managed to get a foothold in the desktop market, but until now, the browser company co-founded by Opera's former CEO Jon von Tetzchner didn't have a presence on mobile.
September 9, 2019
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The Vivaldi browser is (finally) available on Android
The browser space isn't exactly easy to get in, at least not when you're aiming for any significant market share. One of the bigger attempts in recent times came from Vivaldi, a company co-founded by Opera's former CEO Jon von Tetzchner.
September 10, 2019
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Vivaldi for Android is as good as its desktop counterpart
Vivaldi has been slowly continuing to rise in popularity on the desktop--with good reason. This particular alternative browser is just the right mix of features, speed, and reliability. Because the browser-that-could has gained such a strong following, it makes perfect sense that they'd develop a mobile option. And that's just what they've done.
September 13, 2019
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Car Mounts

Best Magnetic Car Mounts in 2019
It's pretty much illegal anywhere you go to hold onto your phone while you drive, so not only is a car mount a handy investment, it's the law! Plain old cradle-and-clamp car mounts can be a big, fat pain, whereas a great magnetic mount makes life so much easier when you're getting in and out of the car, as you can quite literally grab and go.
September 10, 2019
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Moshi SnapTo Magnetic Car Mount with Wireless Charging review: Stylish, reliable, but incomplete
So close to being great.
August 8, 2019
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Most mobile browsers display the Web, that's it--Vivaldi Mobile can change that
Vivaldi's power-user browser used to be desktop only. Not anymore
October 1, 2019
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Nimble iPhone Case review: An eco-friendly choice
Nimble cases are made from recycled plastic bottles.
August 2, 2019
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Cases - A

A closer look at Caseology's new iPhone 11 lineup
As we continue our hunt for the perfect iPhone 11 case, we managed to spend some time with Caseology's family of cases. We were trying them out with the iPhone 11 Pro Max, but you'll be able to find all of these available for each iPhone 11 model.
September 24, 2019
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Best Cases for iPhone 6s in 2019
Smartphones play an essential part in our lives. Unfortunately, mobile devices are just one fall away from breaking and becoming unusable.
September 23, 2019
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Best Cases for Moto G7 Play in 2019
Introduced alongside the rest of the Moto G7 family, the G7 Play sports the smallest display of the group, making it much easier to handle while still giving you a lot of the same features and specs as the other devices.
July 11, 2019
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Best Cases for Moto G7 Power in 2019
Announced alongside the Moto G7, the G7 Power is a bit beefier than its brethren thanks to its 5,000mAh battery, which should last for days. Considering this is the priciest phone of the G7 family, you'll want to make sure it's protected, and we have you covered with the following case options.
July 12, 2019
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Best Cases for Moto X4 in 2019
The Moto X4 is one of the best-looking phones in its price range. The glass back looks fantastic, and while that's great, it also makes the X4 really slippery. To keep it safe and protected, consider picking up one of these cases.
September 10, 2019
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Best Cases for the LG Stylo 4 in 2019
The LG Stylo 4 may be your new phone and if that's the case, you don't want to ruin that new-phone look with a drop. There are plenty of great cases for the LG Stylo 4 from reputable brands like Spigen, and many won't cost you too much. Among all the cases out there though, these are our favorites.
August 19, 2019
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Best Clear Cases for Google Pixel 3 XL in 2019
I know, I know, no one wants to hide their shiny, super-awesome phone under a case, but it's OK! Clear cases can keep your Google Pixel 3 XL safe while showing off that two-tone glass back for all the world to gaze upon and weep at its loveliness.
September 10, 2019
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Best Clear Cases for iPhone XR in 2019
The iPhone XR was the first iPhone in years to be released with amazing color options. Sure, you can get classic black or white, but you can also choose blue, yellow, coral, and (PRODUCT) RED.
September 12, 2019
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Best Clear Cases for Note 10 in 2019
There are many, many case styles out there, but my personal favorite has always been clear cases. These cases try to strike the balance between security and showmanship, between invisibility and intensity, and they allow us to show off our pretty new phones while still keeping them safe from slips and scratches.
August 13, 2019
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Best Clear Cases for Note 10+ in 2019
Those gradients are so, so lovely on the Note 10+, and you don't have to hide them in order to protect your investment. Clear cases are my favorite category of cases, and the ones available for the newest Note are better than ever -- not to mention more durable than ever.
August 13, 2019
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Best Essential Phone Cases in 2019
The Essential Phone arrived with so much potential in 2017, and while it didn't end up making a lasting impact, it certainly was an early trendsetter for the things we've seen on smartphones since -- shrinking bezels and screen notches.
July 12, 2019
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Best Galaxy A10 Cases in 2019
If you need a reliable Android phone for under $200, one of the best options right now is the Samsung Galaxy A10. The A10 offers a snappy octa-core processor, big battery, and expandable storage for a fraction of what some other handsets cost. H
July 15, 2019
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Best Galaxy A50 Cases in 2019
Samsung's mid-range smartphone options have typically been less than impressive, but with the Galaxy A50, the company's finally crafted a handset that doesn't skimp out on presentation or features while coming in at a price tag that everyone can get behind.
September 23, 2019
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Best Galaxy A70 Cases in 2019
The Samsung Galaxy A-series doesn't get as much love as the S and Note flagships, but just at a glance the Galaxy A70 looks way more similar to it's premium bretheren than its competition in the mid-range smartphone space.
August 19, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 9 Cases in 2019
The Galaxy Note 9 is a premium flagship that you'd be a fool not to keep protected with a case. I love the Spigen Rugged Armor for its low-profile protection and the Speck Presidio Grip for its awesome quality, but there are so many great cases to choose from!
July 1, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10 Cases in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10 is here, and it's a gorgeous sight to behold. Samsung's latest entry in the Note series is a lot more manageable than past Notes, offering a large, bezel-less display in a form factor that's easy to hold.
August 26, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10 Hole Punch Wallpapers in 2019
Like the Galaxy S10, the new Note 10 and Note 10+ have hole punch cameras in the front display. Unlike the S10 series, though, the powerhouse phablets have centered hole punches, which means that while there are some slight differences between the proportions of the hole, it's easier to make a hole punch wallpaper that fits more models compared to the S10 and S10+.
September 13, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10+ Cases in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10+ packs power, precision, and productivity into a large but manageable size. While its shiny new gradient backs beg to be shown off, this is an expensive phone with a glass back and front, so having a case is a non-negotiable requirement here.
August 27, 2019
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Best Google Pixel 2 Cases in 2019
Whether you love the Google Pixel 2 design and want to enhance it, or you're simply looking for drop protection for your phone, there's a case that's perfect for you. You can find a ton of quality third-party cases to fit your needs if you know where to look.
September 10, 2019
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Best Heavy Duty Cases for Galaxy Note 10+ in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10+ was designed to be a big workhorse of a smartphone, but it's far from being a rugged phone with all that glass used on the front and back. No matter what job you work for a living, phone drops can and will happen. You're better off to be prepared for when the inevitable happens with a heavy-duty case.
August 16, 2019
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Best Heavy Duty Cases for Galaxy S10e in 2019
The Galaxy S10e is the smaller Samsung flagship released this year, but it's also got one of our favorite placements for the fingerprint scanner -- built right into the power button on the side of the phone. You might think that would make it harder to protect, but these rugged cases do a great job of it while looking quite stylish at the same time. We've got case recommendations to fit any budget, so find the one that's right for you.
June 25, 2019
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Best Heavy-Duty Cases for Google Pixel 3 XL in 2019
Despite its notch, the Pixel 3 XL is one of the better large Android phones you can buy today. It has a gorgeous OLED display, fantastic software, and the very best smartphone camera around. Its glass back finally brings wireless charging support, but this also makes it prone to scratches and cracks. Keep your Pixel 3 XL out of harm's way with one of these rugged cases.
July 22, 2019
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Best Heavy Duty Cases for iPhone 11 Pro in 2019
While the iPhone 11 Pro may be made from the "toughest glass ever on a smartphone," as Apple might say, it's still made of glass. No matter how tough it is, it's not invincible. So if you want the best protection you can get for your iPhone, check out one of these tough cases.
September 19, 2019
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Best Heavy-Duty Cases for the Galaxy Note 10 in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10 is the smaller of the two Note phones that Samsung released in 2019, and because of that it's that more pocket friendly than the Note 10+. That also means you've got a bit more pocket space to keep it protected with a heavy-duty case because a cracked screen or glass back is never a good look for a new phone.
August 22, 2019
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Best iPhone 8 Cases with a Card Holder in 2019
Even though Apple recently released new iPhones, the iPhone 8 is still a fantastic phone. It's one of the best you can buy for the price. There's no shortage of great cases out there for the iPhone 8 and I, for one, love being able to carry around my phone and my cards together without needing a big bulky wallet.
September 12, 2019
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Best iPhone 11 Cases in 2019
Don't wait until after your new phone arrives to buy a case. If you're planning to get the iPhone 11 on release day, you're going to want a case right away.
September 23, 2019
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Best iPhone 11 Pro Cases in 2019
The iPhone 11 Pro has officially been announced, and while it mostly looks a lot like the iPhone XS that came before it, there's a big difference: the camera.
September 24, 2019
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Best iPhone 11 Pro Max Cases in 2019
Apple has just announced the new iPhone 11 Pro Max, and we definitely can't wait to get our hands on it! But the phone is going to be expensive, so you want to make sure that nothing happens to it.
September 10, 2019
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Best iPhone X Cases in 2019
Your iPhone X is expensive and walking around with it naked can lead to all sorts of scrapes, scratches, and scuffs. If you want to wrap your brand new iPhone X in a protective layer, you might as well buy a case for it!
August 19, 2019
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Best iPhone XS Cases in 2019
You're getting the new iPhone XS, which happens to be the same size as the iPhone X. So technically you don't need a brand new case.
August 22, 2019
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Best Leather Cases for Galaxy S10 in 2019
Leather cases are an exclusive brand of wonderful in the wide world of phone cases. But they come with their own challenges and often high price tags, which means that even for high-end phones like the Galaxy S10, there's not a huge market to pick from.
October 10, 2019
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Best Leather Cases for Galaxy S10+ in 2019
With its striking glass back, a multitude of color options, and a controversial hole-punch display, the Galaxy S10+ is a phone that makes a statement. It's big, powerful, and unashamed of its $1,000 starting price.
August 9, 2019
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Best Leather Cases for iPhone XR
A leather case brings style and class to your iPhone. Leather is warm and classic, in lively contrast with the iPhone's cool modern glass and metal form. Leather can also lend a sort of gravitas to the whimsical colors in the iPhone XR line.
September 12, 2019
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Best LG V40 Cases in 2019
If you just picked up an LG V40, you're probably chomping at the bit to start messing around with your new phone. We don't blame you, but before you get too far ahead of yourself, you should probably pick up a case.
September 23, 2019
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Best Moto G6 Cases in 2019
Motorola's budget beauty, the Moto G6, is covered with glass front and back, so it definitely needs a case. I love the Spigen Rugged Armor's incredible durability, letting the phone take a bit of abuse, but if you're looking for something less in-your-face, Anccer's Ultra-Thin case is pretty great, too.
July 9, 2019
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Best OnePlus 7 Pro Cases in 2019
The OnePlus 7 Pro is powerful, eye-catching, and incredibly slippery. As much as we love the phone, it's almost impossible to use without a case -- it's heavy and has glass on the back. Here are our picks for the best OnePlus 7 Pro cases you can buy!
August 20, 2019
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Best Raspberry Pi 3B+ Cases in 2019
A Raspberry Pi is a sensitive electronic device. We tend to forget that when we're making it do all sorts of tasks or even just making lights blink, but it's a computer and subject to the same dangers as any other.
July 22, 2019
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Best Rugged Android Phone in 2019
More and more often, phones are being released with shiny glass backs, smooth metal frames, and other design elements to make them as attractive as can be. That's great if you prefer form over function, but what about if you're in the market for a smartphone that you don't need to baby nonstop? Here are the best rugged Android phones we could find!
July 9, 2019
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Best Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Cases in 2019
The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is a small phone living in a big phone's world. Despite its pint-sized form factor, it's a great phone with impressive specs.
July 18, 2019
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Best Spigen cases for Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+
Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is available, we've been busy finding the best cases out there. One of the biggest names in smartphone accessories is Spigen, and we were eager to check out everything they had to offer.
August 26, 2019
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Best Thin Cases for Galaxy S10+ in 2019
Not everyone wants a tank of a case like an OtterBox, but if you're going to spend a grand on a Samsung Galaxy S10+, you need at least some kind of case on it. Slim cases can offer some drop protection as well as grip and a guard against everyday scuffs, scrapes, and smudges. These are the slim cases we love the most.
July 25, 2019
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Best Thin Cases for iPhone XS in 2019
So you just got an iPhone XS and want to protect it from minor scratches and bumps without sacrificing the original feel of the phone itself? If you answered yes to that, then you're searching for an ultra-thin case. Fortunately, we've got you covered with some great options.
September 3, 2019
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Best Thin Cases for Note 10+ in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10+ is this year's best Note. It has the best display, biggest battery, and a microSD card slot -- something you won't find on the regular Note 10. It's also a very thin phone, and if you want to retain that thinness while also keeping the phone out of harm's way, you'll want to pick up an excellent thin case.
August 15, 2019
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Best Ultra-Thin Cases for iPhone 8 in 2019
Looking for an ultra-thin, super lightweight, barely-there case for your iPhone 8? We can help you with that! Bulky, military-grade protection sounds nice, but it usually comes with a bulky price tag.
September 12, 2019
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Best Wallet Cases for iPhone 8 in 2019
The iPhone 8 is already something you need to carry with you everywhere, so lugging around both your wallet and your iPhone can make for some extra bulky pockets or a lot of space taken up in your bag or purse.
July 16, 2019
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Best Wallet Cases for iPhone 11 Pro Max for 2019
Wallet cases for iPhone serve two useful purposes. They both protect your handset and give you a place to store your bank and ID cards. Our favorite wallet case, the BookBook vol. 2 from Twelve South, also has room for some cash. We've included other cases here that may better match your needs.
September 23, 2019
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Car Mounts

Best Battery Cases for iPhone 11 in 2019
Like its predecessor the iPhone XR, the iPhone 11 continues the tradition of being one of the best phones on the market when it comes to battery life.
October 3, 2019
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Best Waterproof Cases for iPhone 11 Pro in 2019
Yes, we all know that the iPhone 11 Pro is built with water resistance up to depths of four meters for 30 minutes, even when it's naked.
October 7, 2019
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Nomad Active Rugged Case review: Water-resistant leather
Go ahead, take this leather case on your outdoor adventures.
October 3, 2019
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Pad & Quill Bella Fino iPhone 11 Pro case review: The only wallet case you'll ever need
The wallet case for serious wallet people.
October 3, 2019
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Cases - C

CASETIFY drops second collection of Pokemon mobile accessories
You gotta catch 'em all in this awesome Pokemon collection from CASETIFY!
July 9, 2019
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Caseology Legion Note 10+ Case review: Old-school design with A+ protection
If it ain't broke, don't fix it, and the Legion is a case that is definitely not broken.
September 13, 2019
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Cases - E

Ekster Parliament 3.0 voice-activated smart wallet
There are three things you likely never leave home without -- your wallet, phone, and keys -- and it could be devastating if you lost any of them, or had them stolen.
July 11, 2019
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Cases - G

Google Pixel 4 XL case renders leak
We've already seen a few Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL renders, and Google itself has shared a photo of the device. So today's leak of some Pixel 4 XL case renders by a Twitter member named Sudhanshu Ambhore (via MSPoweruser) might have less impact than usual.
July 19, 2019
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Cases - I

iWraps takes your Apple iPhone back to the 90s with an iMac G3 inspired design
The iMac G3 is probably the most iconic personal computer of the late 90s/early 2000s. The first consumer product to be released by Apple following Steve Jobs' return to the company, it is widely recognized as being responsible for helping to turn around Apple's fortunes and show the world that computers didn't have to be beige.
September 23, 2019
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Cases - L

Leak claims Vivo Nex 3 will have a screen-to-body ratio 'over 100 percent'
With 'no hole' and 'no notch'
July 25, 2019
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Cases - M

Mophie unveils the first line of battery cases for Apple's iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max
If recent history is any indication, it might take Apple a little while to release new variants of its decidedly unattractive but convenient "smart battery cases" designed specifically with the iPhone 11 family in mind. Of course, if patience is not exactly your greatest strength, you could always opt for a third-party alternative offering the same general functionality at a slightly lower price.
September 12, 2019
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Cases - S

Spigen Neo Hybrid Note 10+ Case review: Herringbone is back, baby!
The sophisticated texture has returned to the case that's won my heart three years in a row.
September 23, 2019
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Cases - T

The best iPhone 11 Pro Max thin and clear silicone cases
Just like with the iPhone XR, the newly-minted iPhone 11 successor is shaping up to be the most popular iPhone until the 2020 crop hits, due to its $699 price tag. If you want the real deal, though, the $999 iPhone 11 Pro, or the $1099 11 Pro Max (it's a mouthful) would fit the bill.
September 12, 2019
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The flagship killer versus the flagship: would you buy OnePlus 7 Pro or Samsung Galaxy Note 10+?
It was only five years ago when up-and-comer smartphone maker OnePlus launched its very first phone -- the OnePlus One. From the get-go, the company wanted to make a name for itself for making no-nonsense phones that delivered flagship specs and performance at half the price. The One was priced at $300 in a time when average flagship price was $600-$650!
August 20, 2019
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Cases - W

WaterField's new iPhone 11 leather sleeve is a perfect alternative to a bulky case
Ditch the case and go with a premium sleeve.
September 12, 2019
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We go hands-on with Spigen's full lineup of iPhone 11 cases!
Now that we've got the iPhone 11 finally in-hand, we wanted to try out Spigen's lineup of cases. From what we've seen, there's a little something for everybody, and all of the protection you need for your phone.
September 24, 2019
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Comparisons - A

Apple iPhone XS Max versus Huawei P30 Pro
The iPhone XS Max has been around for almost one year and the Huawei P30 Pro is nearing its six-month anniversary. These devices will be succeeded by the iPhone Pro and Mate 30 Pro in mid-September but, with a few weeks still left to go, we thought now would be a good time to compare Apple and Huawei's (soon-to-be-replaced) greatest phones after extensive use.
August 26, 2019
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Comparisons - C

Camera comparison: iPhone 11 Pro versus Galaxy Note 10 versus Google Pixel 3 versus Huawei P30 Pro
Comparing the best Android has to offer against Apple's flagship.
October 1, 2019
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Comparisons - G

Galaxy Fold versus Moto RAZR versus Mate X prices and release date tipped, a fall battle of the foldables
The more you try to escape the inevitability of folding handsets, the more they get you, resurrecting from the ashes of their long passed release dates in the spring. A Korean business publication claims that in the second half of the year we will witness not one, not two, but three foldable phones clashing for supremacy with different design concepts and price points.
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ versus Galaxy Note 10: Which should you buy?
A whole lot is shared between the two Note 10 variants, but there are distinct differences between them that will make each appealing to a different group of people.
August 27, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ versus Galaxy S10+: Which should you buy?
Now that the Galaxy S10+ has been out for several months, it's received some big updates and some bigger discounts. So while the Note 10+ is easily the best smartphone Samsung sells today, is it the right phone for you to buy?
September 3, 2019
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Galaxy S10e versus Galaxy S9: Which should you buy in 2019?
The Galaxy S10e is a spiritual replacement for last year's Galaxy S9, as the Galaxy S10 has gotten bigger and more expensive. But the Galaxy S9 is still on sale at a solid discount, and that makes it an interesting option for those who want to save money. Here's what you'll get by going with the newer model, or by sticking with last year's instead.
July 29, 2019
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Google Pixel 3 versus Google Pixel 3 XL: Which should you buy?
Google does a great job of offering a high-end smartphone experience in two different sizes with very few compromises. That philosophy carries into the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, which are identical aside from the changes necessitated by their size differences.
August 6, 2019
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Comparisons - H

Honor 8X versus Moto G7: Which should you buy?
 
July 26, 2019
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How The iPhone 11 Compares To The Best Android Devices
iPhone 11 versus Galaxy Note 10 versus Pixel 3 versus OnePlus 7 Pro
September 10, 2019
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Comparisons - I

iPhone 11 Night Mode versus Pixel 3 XL, Galaxy S10+, and OnePlus 6T: Catching up and dominating
Once again, Apple arrives late and steals the show.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max versus Galaxy Note 10 Plus: Durability Goes To iPhone
In a smartphone world dominated by glass, it's become more important than ever to ensure that a device will come out of daily usage without losing its luster. After all, trade-in values of gadgets depend on their condition, and one with scratches or broken glass won't fetch you much in the aftermarket. This value becomes even more important when considering flagship smartphones.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max versus Galaxy Note 10 Plus: Performance, Camera, Design
Cupertino tech giant Apple has launched the iPhone 11 lineup, and the gadgets are everything that we expected them to be. Apple's upgraded their cameras to bring the smartphones on par with today's flagships, and the iPhones' processor receives upgrades stemming from TSMC's N7+ fabrication process.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max versus Samsung Galaxy Note 10+: Which $1,100 giant phablet phone is best?
The battle of the beasts.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro versus iPhone XS versus iPhone 8: Camera shootout
When it comes to cameras, Apple has always had a "quality over quantity" attitude. For the longest time, iPhones had a single camera on the back, while the Android market was exploding with multi-camera devices.
October 10, 2019
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iPhone 11 versus Galaxy Note 10 Plus: iPhone Beats Note In Audio Zooming
One cool feature that got thrust into the mainstream this year courtesy first of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and then of Apple's iPhones is audio zooming during video recording. This feature isn't new in the smartphone world. LG first introduced it on the LG G2 way back in 2013.
September 19, 2019
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iPhone 11 versus iPhone 11 Pro Max: Which should you buy?
When it comes to size, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max both have pretty big screens -- 6.1 inches and 6.5 inches respectively -- but there's no denying the iPhone 11 Pro Max OLED screen is brighter, has a higher contrast, and deeper blacks compared to the iPhone 11's LCD screen.
September 13, 2019
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Comparisons - M

Moto G7 Play versus LG Stylo 4: Which should you buy for Prime Day?
At AC, Android phones are our bread and butter. We research, test, and compare as many of them as we can. From there, we take what we learn to then offer you top-notch buying advice.
July 12, 2019
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Moto G7 Play versus Moto G6 Play: Should you upgrade?
With new phones releasing every few months, it's hard to decide when to upgrade to a newer model. Here at Android Central, we've used all major budget phones launched over the last five years, and are here to guide you in your purchasing decision.
July 12, 2019
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Moto G7 versus Moto G5 Plus: Should you upgrade?
Here at Android Central, we use dozens of budget phones over the course of a year. With manufacturers increasingly rolling out great options in this space every year, we help you decide when to upgrade your phone.
July 12, 2019
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Comparisons - N

Night Mode Showdown: iPhone 11 versus Pixel 3 versus Galaxy Note 10 versus P30 Pro
There's a new Night King in town. At least that's what some people are saying. As usual, Apple wasn't first to computationally enhanced low light photography, just like they weren't first to multiple cameras or depth effects, or even phones at all.
September 23, 2019
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Note 10+ versus Huawei P30 Pro versus Pixel 3 versus iPhone XS Max: LOW LIGHT Camera Comparison
There is a new competitor in the smartphone camera race: the Galaxy Note 10+ is the first flagship phone by Samsung that comes with Night Mode built in the camera app and it introduces some improvements over the Galaxy S10+ for a more refined camera experience.
August 20, 2019
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Note 10+ versus iPhone 11 Pro Max specs and features comparison
Apple's iPhone 11 2019 crop isn't be a breathtaking upgrade over the XR, XS and Max but it adds enough new features and under-the-hood specs improvements to stand up to Samsung's freshest juggernauts - Note 10 and 10+. What precisely?
September 12, 2019
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Comparisons - O

OnePlus 7T versus Galaxy S10: Which should you buy?
When it comes to the regular day-to-day use of these phones, there's a lot shared. They're both metal-and-glass designs with big screens and small bezels. The spec sheets in both are great, and you won't have any shortcomings in performance or capabilities for years to come. But of course there are lots of little differences and grey areas to explore.
October 7, 2019
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OnePlus 7T versus OnePlus 6: Should you upgrade?
OnePlus refreshes its phone line every six months, so the jump from a OnePlus 6 to a 7T is an 18-month upgrade. That puts it in a relatively awkward position -- you get the full generational updates that the 7 introduced, but not enough to make the 6 feel really out of date.
October 3, 2019
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OnePlus 7T versus OnePlus 6T: Should you upgrade?
The OnePlus 6T is two generations old, but the phone launched just 11 months ago. OnePlus continues to launch a new phone every six months, but because it also over-engineers its devices, the older models tend to hold their own for at least a few years. That's the case on the OnePlus 6T as well: at the tail end of 2019, the phone has plenty to offer.
October 8, 2019
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OnePlus 7T versus OnePlus 7 Pro: Which should you buy?
The OnePlus 7T is launching just four months after the OnePlus 7 Pro, and as such, there isn't a whole lot to differentiate between the two devices in terms of hardware. Both devices are available it at around the same price point, so let's find out which phone is more suited to your needs.
October 3, 2019
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Comparisons - P

Pen Computing Magazine: Palm Bluetooth versus Handspring Treo
Palm Bluetooth versus Handspring Treo. Shootout: Wireless interconnect or complete integration? by Shawn Barnett. Palm Bluetooth card.
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Comparisons - S

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ versus OnePlus 7 Pro: Which should you buy?
The Note 10+ starts off at $1,100. Sure, it has a ton of new features and a sexy new design, but that is a ridiculous amount of money for a phone. That's where companies like OnePlus come in. The OnePlus 7 Pro offers most of the same features, but for just under $700. And after using both phones side-by-side, I'm struggling to understand why the Note 10+ carries such a hefty premium.
September 6, 2019
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Sony Xperia 5 versus Xperia 1: what are the differences?
Sony has just announced its next top-tier smartphone -- the Xperia 5! The new device comes just 4 months after the previous Sony flagship came out -- the Xperia 1 hit the market in the end of May, and it's certainly too young to be going out of style. So, what's the Xperia 5 about? How is it different to the Xperia 1? Which one should you buy?
September 5, 2019
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The Black Shark 2 PRO versus ASUS ROG Phone 2 Comparison!
Now that both the ASUS ROG Phone 2 and Black Shark 2 PRO have both been announced, the question mobile gamers are asking -- which is the better gaming smartphone?
September 13, 2019
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Comparisons - V

Visible versus Google Fi: Which carrier should you subscribe to?
Google Fi can provide a stronger network thanks to supported phones being able to switch between up to three different networks automatically. With coverage available from Sprint, T-Mobile, and US cellular, Fi is excellent for keeping your phone online.
August 27, 2019
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Games

Acclaimed PlayStation Title Journey Now Available On Apple iOS
Take Journey on your next journey.
August 6, 2019
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Angry Birds Friends is now available through the Microsoft Store
You can now compete with your friends at slinging birds into pigs and puzzles on Windows 10.
August 13, 2019
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Apple Arcade adds four new titles to strengthen lineup
Apple's new service continues to get stronger.
October 7, 2019
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Apple Arcade Lineup Includes New Rayman, Pac-Man, Next Game from Octopath Traveler Team
Today at their big iPhone 11 reveal event, Apple finally revealed concrete launch and pricing details for their Apple Arcade gaming platform.
September 10, 2019
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Apple Arcade: a quick look at the games
The new Apple Arcade service brings you over a hundred exclusive, super high quality mobile games without in-app purchases for the sweet price of just $5, and you can share the service with your whole family.
September 13, 2019
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Apple Arcade: Sign up now on iPhones with iOS 13
Apple's upcoming game subscription service features carefully curated games with no ads and no in-app purchases.
September 17, 2019
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Apple revives their original and classic Texas Hold'em game
Apple's Texas Hold'em game is back and better than ever!
July 8, 2019
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Apple's Texas Hold'em game returns to the iPhone to celebrate 10 years of the App Store
The first iOS game is back
July 8, 2019
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Barring Android, Apple Arcade 'exclusives' can still appear on other gaming platforms
The titles are mobile exclusive to iOS for keeping its main (and only) competitor in check
September 13, 2019
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Bart Bonte's colorful puzzle games are perfect for the waning days of summer [Android Game of the Week]
While searching for a great new game to feature this week, I discovered a game simply titled "blue", which was of course the latest release from indie developer Bart Bonte's series of color-based puzzle games. I found it as a featured title in Google Play's Indie Corner and decided to give it a go -- which then of course led me to re-download the other three games in the series.
August 16, 2019
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an award-winning JRPG worth buying! [Android Game of the Week]
Gamescom is one of the calendar's biggest gaming events, held annually in Germany, that attracts hundreds of thousands of gaming fans who flock to check out what developers are working on. With so much on display, Gamescom make sure to recognize the best games presented at the conference across each genre and platform.
August 23, 2019
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Best Fantasy Football Apps for Android for 2019 Season
The kickoff to the 2019 NFL season is rapidly approaching, and from office leagues to public leagues, we're sure there's a lot of you looking to get in on the fantasy action. We've gathered up our favorite Android apps to help you dominate this year's fantasy football draft (and hopefully, the season that follows it)!
August 22, 2019
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Best Free Android Games in 2019
You can play these great games without spending a dime.
October 8, 2019
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Best free Android games to play on your phone or tablet in 2019
Smartphones are the pocket computers that we used to dream of back in the 90s and early 00s. Not only are they great for browsing the Internet, chatting, and emailing on the go, but they can run a game pretty well on their own.
July 19, 2019
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Best Gaming Phone 2019: The Best iOS and Android Phone for Gaming
Next level mobile gaming
September 17, 2019
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Best Gamepads to Use with PS4 Remote Play on iOS in 2019
There's only a handful of good iOS gamepads on the market and fewer that work well with Remote Play. And with DualShock 4 not getting support for iOS until this fall with the release of iOS 13, the basic PS4 controller doesn't make the cut... yet.
July 25, 2019
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Best PUBG Mobile drop locations and survival tips for Erangel
PUBG Mobile is the massively popular 100-player Battle Royale shooter with more than 10 million daily active users. That means you're always able to jump into a match at any time of day. With such a ridiculous number of people in the game and every match playing out in a unique fashion, to actually win on a consistent basis will require the knowledge, experience, and map strategy to set yourself up for a victory.
July 8, 2019
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Best Puzzle Games for iPhone and iPad in 2019
Who says video games can't expand your mind? Play these great puzzle games on your iPhone and iPad today!
July 29, 2019
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Black Shark 2 Pro shows that gaming phones are here to stay
A strange breed with, thankfully, no sign of dying off
July 30, 2019
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Candy Crush Superfans BLACKPINK Bring Hungry Yeti to Life with AR on the Galaxy Note10
Samsung's latest addition to its flagship Galaxy Note line, the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+, features a best-in-class Dynamic AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification -- offering users vivid color accuracy and optimum eye comfort. But for gaming enthusiasts, the Galaxy Note10 also comes equipped with the AI-based Game Booster, which supports optimized extended gameplay and play pattern analysis.
August 27, 2019
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Chessplode is an explosive new chess-based puzzle game that will blow you away! [Android Game of the Week]
Chess is an iconic board game that has stood the test of time and is still enjoyed by competitive and casual players alike. Of course, a mobile version of chess might be a hard sell for many in 2019 unless it manages to add a new wrinkle or twist like we've seen with Really Bad Chess.
September 6, 2019
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Denuvo DRM is coming to Android to crack down on game piracy and modding
The controversial anti-piracy solution for PC games, Denuvo DRM, is coming to Android. If you're not familiar with Denuvo DRM, it is a much-maligned "anti temper" tool that's seen wide implementation in PC games over the past couple of years. Unfortunately, more often than not, it hasn't been reliable enough to prevent those pesky pirates from cracking games literally within the first week of release.
August 22, 2019
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DOOM and DOOM II Are Now Available on the Play Store
While we may not be able to play DOOM Eternal until much later this year, Bethesda is trying its best to keep people talking about the franchise. In the spirit of the 25th anniversary of DOOM, Bethesda just released DOOM and DOOM II on the Google Play Store. Both titles retail at $4.99 a pop and are premium versions of the game, so they're free from any in-app purchases and ads.
July 26, 2019
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Dr. Mario World Is Available on the Play Store and App Store
Last month, Nintendo announced that Dr Mario World would be coming to Android on July 10th. The title is now available on both Android and iOS. The rollout appears to be a staged one, so it makes take you some time before you can join in on the fun. The game features a single-player story mode and a competitive mode that pits you against random strangers on the internet.
July 9, 2019
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Every Rival confirmed for Pokemon Sword and Shield
Pokemon Sword and Shield has some of the most dynamic rivals to date. But who are they, what are their goals and how are they linked to your character?
August 13, 2019
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Every Unova region Pokemon confirmed for Pokemon Go so far
Pokemon from the Unova Region are headed to Pokemon Go soon! Here are all the ones we know are coming so far
August 22, 2019
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Fastest way to level up your Sync Pairs in Pokemon Masters
Happily, leveling up as a duo isn't any harder than doing it for one.
September 5, 2019
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GameClub wants to preserve forgotten iPhone games for a new generation
Ever wonder what happened to the iPhone games that you can no longer find, that one day just disappeared from the App Store with no explanation? While mobile gaming in recent years has blown up, and the more popular games have spawned bonafide franchises -- Candy Crush, Angry Birds, Monument Valley -- the early years of App Store game development were a bit more Wild West than Hollywood, and, like the former, traces of its existence have vanished into the ether.
June 25, 2019
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Gears Pop Is Available For Free Right Now
Pop some Gears into your squad and battle the Locust on-the-go.
August 22, 2019
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Google has a Gaming Device Certification program for gaming smartphones in the pipeline
In recent years, we have seen a rise in the popularity of gaming on mobile devices. To keep up with the trend, smartphones accoutered with multiple gigabytes of RAM and high-refresh-rate screens have entered the smartphone realm.
October 7, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 gameplay reportedly shown in new video
A video purports to show a demo version of the upcoming phone.
September 12, 2019
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Gunslugs: Rogue Tactics is the ultimate stealth action platformer [Android Game of the Week]
Rogue Tactics is the third release from the Gunslugs series to land in the Google Play Store, and while it shares a similar visual style and 80s action movie theme as found in Gunslugs ($1.99) and Gunslugs 2 ($2.49), the game flips the script on the frantic run-and-gun gameplay of its predecessors with gameplay that greatly rewards patient gamers and calculated stealth tactics.
August 2, 2019
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Gwent iOS Release Date Announced
Witcher battles on the go.
September 12, 2019
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How the mobile game BTS World escalates K-pop's parasocial relationships
"The information contained in this game has no intended connection to actual individuals, groups, areas, incidents, or ideas," reads the splash screen for mobile game BTS World, right underneath the face of one of the seven members of K-pop band Bangtan Sonyeondan.
July 25, 2019
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How to catch Ditto in Pokemon Go in 2019
If you're still trying to catch Mew, you're still working on catching Ditto. Good news: Now the new mythical Meltan form can help you out!
August 13, 2019
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How to collect all the badges in Pokemon Masters
Because you can't prove you're ready to compete with the best trainers without the badges to prove it.
September 5, 2019
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How to learn new moves in Pokemon Masters
Even though Pokemon Masters isn't a standard Pokemon RPG, there are plenty of stats to level up on your Sync Pairs. New moves are essential in the game as your enemies get very powerful very quickly, and your Sync Pairs will need to respond. Here's what you need to know about learning new moves.
September 17, 2019
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How to set up parental controls for Apple Arcade
Set up parental controls so your kids only see appropriate content from Apple Arcade.
October 7, 2019
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IGN Game of the Year Winner Journey Has Surprise Release on iOS
Add this to your list of calming games to play on the go.
August 6, 2019
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Journey is Now Available for iOS
The critically acclaimed adventure has surprise-released for Apple devices and costs $4.99.
August 6, 2019
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Journey Now Available for iOS
Journey--the 2012 PlayStation 3 game-- is now available to download on iOS. It brings the complete experience to mobile and a portable device. In Journey, players navigate through the desiccated remains of an ancient and long lost civilization as they make their way, often joyfully gliding across dunes, toward a mountaintop in the distance.
August 6, 2019
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Lego Hidden Side Review: Ultimate AR Toy
Legos and technology go together like a pair of studded, 6 x 2 bricks. The world's leading toy company has been heavily involved in robots and video games for decades, and last year it even dipped a toe into the augmented reality (AR) space with Lego Playgrounds, which projected digital characters on top of an existing Ninjago set.
August 9, 2019
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Mattel Launches Hot Wheels Infinite Loop for Android and iOS
The mobile platform is no strange to racing games. Titles such as Asphalt have been well-received ever since their inception. Even Need for Speed got in on the fun, but with a companion app for the main game that drops later this month. Mattel today announced the launch of Hot Wheels Infinite Loop, a racing game based on Hot Wheels. The title was unveiled at Gamescom this year. Here's the trailer:
August 22, 2019
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Mario Kart Tour for Android and iPhone release date unveiled
Nintendo has just announced that its latest mobile game, Mario Kart Tour will be released for Android and iOS on September 25. The game will free to download via App Store and Google Play Store, but it will contain optional in-app purchases, which can be disabled.
August 27, 2019
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Mario Kart Tour: Is my iPhone compatible?
Best Answer: If your iPhone is running iOS 10 or later, then yes, it is compatible. The iOS 10 requirement is listed on the App Store, and you'll need a minimum of an iPhone 5s to be able to run the game. It is also compatible with iPad Air and later, iPad mini 2 and later, iPad Pro and later, iPad 5th generation and later.
September 26, 2019
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Minit is a retro adventure game you play in 60-second intervals [Android Game of the Week]
It's not uncommon for a mobile game to impose some sort of time-based restrictions on the player, but Minit takes that concept and runs with it in a very interesting direction. Published by Devolver Digital, Minit is a retro-styled indie adventure game that first launched in 2018 on PC and consoles, and has finally been ported to mobile -- a platform where it feels right at home.
July 5, 2019
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Nvidia is bringing its GeForce Now cloud gaming service to Android phones
Yet another beta, though
August 19, 2019
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Nvidia's GeForce Now adds real-time ray tracing and Android support as cloud gaming heats up
RTX on...Android?
August 19, 2019
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Pokemon Go shadow Pokemon list: Every shadow monster available in-game for September 2019
Want to know all the shadow Pokemon you can find in Pokemon Go? We've got you covered!
September 9, 2019
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Pokemon Go: All the Regionals and where to find them in 2019
Where do you find and how do you catch Reginal Pokemon like Tropias, Ralicanth, Lunatone, Torkoal, Corsola, Heracross, Mr. Mime, Kangaskhan, and Farfetch'd?
September 19, 2019
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Pokemon GO: Best Gym defenders and attackers to power up
Blissey, Snorlax, Chansey, Slaking, Machamp, Dragonite, Tyranitar... which are the best defenders and attackers to power up so you can stay in Gyms longer or take them down faster in Pokemon Go?
August 20, 2019
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Pokemon Go: Complete List of Raid Bosses for September 2019
What are the current Raid Bosses in Pokemon Go? Here's the complete list!
September 12, 2019
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Pokemon Go: How to evolve Milotic, Dustox, Beautifly
How do you evolve Feebas into Milotic or Wurmple into Cascoon and Dustox or Silcoon and Beautifly? Like this!
August 16, 2019
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Pokemon Go: How to obtain Mime Jr
Mime Jr is going to be difficult or impossible to obtain for a majority of Pokemon Go trainers. Here's how to get it.
October 3, 2019
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Pokemon Go: New attacks, combat system updates explained
Niantic is spicing up Trainer Battles and adding some new attacks to Pokemon Go. Here's what you can expect to see hit the game soon.
October 3, 2019
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Pokemon Go's First Gen 5 Pokemon Teased
Here are some of the new monsters you'll be able to catch soon.
September 13, 2019
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PUBG Mobile Lite is a smaller game with big changes
Designed to work on less capable smartphones
August 9, 2019
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Sky: Children of the Light is finally out for iOS, Apple TV version delayed
Nearly two years after its announcement, it finally reaches a worldwide audience.
July 18, 2019
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Team GO Rocket Invasions in Pokemon GO: Everything you need to know
Team Rocket has blasted off and their introduction to Pokemon GO is live right now.
July 19, 2019
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Thatgamecompany has released Journey for iOS
One of the most serene adventure titles is now available in your pocket.
August 6, 2019
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Thatgamecompany's stunning Sky: Children of the Light finally comes to iOS
This lovely free-to-play game is Thatgamecompany's first since 2012's 'Journey.'
July 18, 2019
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The next Castlevania game is coming to Android and iOS devices
Some of you might not be aware that Koji Igarashi, the father of Castlevania series, left Konami five years ago to conceive a spiritual successor of the franchise called Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
September 17, 2019
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Total Party Kill is a puzzle platformer with a morbid twist [Android Game of the Week]
Most games that present you with a small party of playable heroes with unique skills challenge you to reach the goal while trying to keep everyone alive. This is not the case in Total Party Kill, where sacrifices must be made and only one hero -- either your sword-wielding Knight, ice spell-casting Wizard, or ace archer Ranger -- needs to successfully reach the exit of each deadly dungeon to progress to the next level.
August 9, 2019
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What Android games are you playing right now?
Checking in with the AC forums.
September 12, 2019
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Will there be HMs in Pokemon Sword and Shield?
Best answer: No, Pokemon Sword and Shield won't feature Hidden Machines (HMs). According to the planning director for these games, HMs don't facilitate the level of freedom they want players to experience in Gen 8.
October 3, 2019
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Zombieland: Double Tapper Idle RPG Coming to Android and iOS Soon
Sony Pictures Television Games today announced a collaboration to publish the new mobile game, Zombieland: Double Tapper, based on Sony Pictures highly popular Zombieland franchise. The game is set in the post-apocalyptic American universe of Zombieland. Players will have to build squads of characters, collect equipment, and survive against a horde of zombies in this Idle RPG. Paul Joffe, vice president, Sony Pictures Television Games, had the following to say:
August 1, 2019
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Games - Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite -- How to sync your Pottermore wand to your game
The wand chooses the Wizard, but you can choose to match your official wand too
July 2, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite -- Wizarding Challenge Tips & Tricks
Make sure you're prepared before you journey into the dark.
September 23, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite adds Honeydukes, new Foundables, and more!
Version 2.2.0 of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite adds Honeydukes, new Foundables, new Ministry ID options, and more!
August 6, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite announces Dark Arts Month, with multiple events to follow
With October being the Halloween month, and Haloween being all about magic, Niantic has decided to dedicate the entire month to the Dark Arts in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Featuring multiple special events, this month is shaping up to be Wizards Unite biggest yet.
October 7, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Back to Hogwarts event (Week 2) -- Tips, Tricks, and Full Guide
Everything you need to know to make the most out of the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Back to Hogwarts Brilliant Event (Week 1)
August 27, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is missing the Pokemon Go magic
'Yer a poorly skinned clone of a viral hit from 2016, Harry'
June 25, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Potter's Calamity event -- Tips, Tricks, and Full Guide
The first week of the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Potter's Calamity event has started! Here's everything you need to know!
July 16, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Potter's Calamity event (Week 2) -- Tips, Tricks, and Full Guide
The second week of the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Potter's Calamity event has started! Here's everything you need to know to complete the event
July 30, 2019
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Still Lacks A Key Pokemon Go Feature
Niantic's new Harry Potter game is missing its own Adventure Sync feature.
June 28, 2019
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How to delete apps from your iPhone or iPad
Not going to use that app anymore? Here's how to get rid of it and clear up some storage space.
July 30, 2019
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How to play Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in rural areas
It's a barren wasteland out there, but there are things you can do to find Traces.
July 1, 2019
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Pokemon Go & Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - How Do The Two Games Compare?
While very similar, Wizards Unite has some notable differences that help set it apart from Niantic's hit Pokemon game.
June 26, 2019
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Pokemon GO Safari Zone Montreal tickets are live
Head into the Zone as quick as possible by registering for the Montreal Pokemon GO Safari Zone.
August 19, 2019
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Pokemon Go: How to get maximum Stardust fast
How do you get the most Stardust to power up and trade your Pokemon? Like this!
July 26, 2019
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What does it mean to Prestige a Registry Page in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite?
As you wander the world of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite you'll find traces and collect confoundables to return to your registry. Once you've completed pages in your registry you have the option to prestige that page. We have all the details on what that means, and why it matters for you here.
June 25, 2019
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Which ingredients are worth saving in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Brewing potions takes ingredients, but some ingredients are better to pick up than others at higher levels.
June 25, 2019
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Hands On - A

Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on the Samsung Galaxy S10+: Hands-on with all the new features
Samsung is not known for peddling Android software updates in a quickly fashion. Actually, it was among those phone manufacturers that updated their devices the slowest, and users had to wait months and months before the latest major Android release would arrive to their devices.
October 10, 2019
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Asus ROG Phone 2 is a ridiculously powerful Android phone with Snapdragon 855 Plus and air cooling [hands-on]
Asus today announced the ROG Phone 2 - its second-generation gaming phone with over-the-top aesthetics and impressively awesome hardware. For the uninitiated, ROG stands for 'Republic of Gamers', which is Asus' gaming brand, typically plastered on its gaming laptops and accessories.
July 22, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 hands-on: Samsung falls behind the competition
Samsung's $1,000 phone doesn't offer anything over the cheaper, better competition.
August 8, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL hands-on videos leak out revealing almost no surprises
While the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might not be properly announced before October, Google has already shared some details about the design and features of its upcoming smartphones. We've also seen various leaked images and renders depicting the two devices.
September 5, 2019
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[Hands On] The Galaxy A80 is Empowering Live Content
Ever at the forefront of hardware innovation, Samsung Electronics is empowering users wanting to create, collaborate and consume on the go with the newest smartphone in the Galaxy A series. After spending some time with the Galaxy A80, we found that the phone's rotating camera array, full-screen New Infinity Display and 'smart battery' broke new ground as far as versatile, high-quality content interactions.
July 30, 2019
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Hands on with iPhone 11 Night Mode
iPhone users have been waiting anxiously for better photos in dark settings. iOS 13's Night Mode seems to have been worth the wait.
September 17, 2019
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Hands-On with the Galaxy Fold: A Form Factor with a New User Experience
For those not able to stop by the Messe Berlin Exhibition Grounds this year, the video above provides a look at what a hands-on experience of the Galaxy Fold looks like for users.
September 5, 2019
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Hands-on with the new Samsung DeX app for Windows 10
Any PC or Mac can be a DeX workstation with the Galaxy Note 10.
August 27, 2019
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Hands-on: The new Galaxy Fold feels tighter, stronger, and just as groundbreaking
The changes may seem small, but they make a difference to how the Fold feels and operates.
September 5, 2019
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Hands-on: The Unihertz Titan is a delightful homage to the BlackBerry Passport
Who wants a rugged phone with a square screen and a physical keyboard? Me, apparently.
August 15, 2019
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Hands-on: Vivo's Nex 3 flaunts a beautiful waterfall screen and no-button design
Vivo unveiled the third iteration of its aspirational Nex series of phones today in China with the Nex 3. The device has a super-cuvered 'waterfall' display, a 64-megapixel camera and 5G support.
September 16, 2019
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Huawei P30 Pro now comes in two new colors and they look very classy (hands-on)
The Huawei P30 Pro is getting two brand new colors that look very stylish and refined: it calls them Misty Lavender and Mystic Blue, but marketing talk aside these are a gorgeous pink version and a very nice, light blue color.
September 6, 2019
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Improved version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold shows up in hands-on photo
The Samsung Galaxy Fold was a heavily guarded secret over at the company's HQ in South Korea. No public testing of the device was reportedly done before its unveiling, and as a result, after the Fold made its way to media outlets and reviewers, numerous flaws in its design were quickly discovered.
July 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Hands-On Impressions
A quick test drive with Apple's latest flagship smartphone
September 10, 2019
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Motorola One Action hands-on preview: Capture the action like never before
If you've ever wanted an ultra-wide action camera on a phone, the Motorola One Action is the phone for you.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola One Zoom hands-on preview: Deep purple
The Moto One Zoom brings quad cameras and an OLED display, at a price that's incredibly appealing in the States.
September 5, 2019
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Motorola One Zoom has four cameras, huge battery and a freaking glowing logo
The Motorola One Zoom seems to have it all: four cameras on the back, a beautiful modern design, huge battery, a gorgeous AMOLED screen with a fingerprint embedded in it, and a $450 price that undercuts most rivals. It also comes with a glowing Moto logo on the back that replaces a traditional notification light in a really cool way.
September 5, 2019
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Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 hands-on preview: Green with envy
Two of the best affordable devices of last year just got upgraded, and if you're looking for a stellar device that doesn't break the bank, the Nokia 7.2 is the phone for you.
September 5, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro Almond hands on: Natural beauty
The color is available now for $699.
June 25, 2019
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Pixel 4 Hands-on Video Confirms Thick Top Bezel, Glossy Back & Massive Rear Camera Hump
With the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL allegedly arriving in October this year, you can rest assure that a torrent of leaks surrounding the two devices will be headed in your direction. The latest one is a Pixel 4 hands-on video which thankfully shows the upcoming handset from all four directions.
September 5, 2019
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Pixel 4 XL hands-ons demo face unlock, 90Hz, and triple camera with night samples comparison
There's barely a day that passes without Pixel 4 and 4 XL leaks now, but the latest leaked images and videos seemingly confirm that the larger Pixel may indeed ship with three cameras on the back, if we believe our lying eyes. There is even a camera samples comparison of the new night mode against the one on the Pixel 3 XL, so dig in.
September 12, 2019
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Hands On - S

Samsung Galaxy A90 5G Hands-on
The new Galaxy A90 5G is the first phone that brings 5G connectivity at a price way lower than that of a flagship. While the top-tier Galaxy S10 Plus 5G model costs nearly $1300 dollars, the A90 5G can be had for about half that price.
September 13, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 hands-on
On Wednesday, Samsung announced the latest generation of its Galaxy Note series and for the first time, the Note is offered in two sizes: the 6.8" Note 10+ and the 6.3" Note 10. If you want everything the Note offers but don't love a massive phone, you now have the option of a slightly less massive phone!
August 9, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands On Impressions: Second Time's a Charm
Several major improvements
September 6, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2: Hands-on
Тhe brand new Galaxy Watch Active 2 is official and it now comes in two different sizes and has a few new features.
September 16, 2019
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Hands On - T

The TCL Plex Smartphone Hands-On: Dedicated Low-Light Camera for Video
As one of the world's largest TV manufacturers, with its hands in a lot of other things, TCL is a fairly common name among certain regions of the world. The company also does the hardware for a number of smartphone brands already, namely Blackberry and Alcatel, but this year at IFA, executives were keen to launch TCL as its own smartphone brand, as well as showcasing new smartphone technologies like foldable displays.
September 5, 2019
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Misc. - Numbers

3 reasons why Apple spent a billion bucks on Intel's smartphone modem business
Other than the iPhone, that is.
July 25, 2019
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3 things I would change about the OnePlus 7 Pro
There's no such thing as a perfect phone.
July 1, 2019
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3D Touch to Reportedly Be Left out of Apple's iPhone 11 Feature Set, With a New OLED Supplier Apparently Being Added
Some new information has surfaced regarding the upcoming iPhone 11 series and depending on how much you use the feature, it might affect you negatively, or not at all. First off, it is being claimed that Apple will be retiring the 3D Touch technology that was introduced back in 2015 with the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus launch.
July 9, 2019
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4 big, fat, pesky problems with Android Q gestures
Here's hoping Google gets 'em fixed before Q gets finalized.
July 9, 2019
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4 cool things you can do with the iOS calculator
Slap on your aviators and step into your flight suit -- it's maths time
June 25, 2019
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4 must-have tools for creating videos with a mobile device
Creating video footage with your smartphones is easy when you have the right tools.
August 20, 2019
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4G is coming to the London Underground's tunnels next year
Starting with a trial on the Jubilee line
July 19, 2019
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5 Steps to Making Mobile App Testing More Efficient
With billions of smartphone users globally, its never been more important to test mobile applications as quickly and efficiently as possibly.
July 15, 2019
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5 things Android phones should borrow from the iPhone 11 Pro
Android phone makers, listen up.
September 16, 2019
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5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems
TechRepublic's Karen Roby caught up with Jessica Dolcourt, a senior producer with CNET, to talk about the smartphone industry and the future of 5G. The following is an edited transcript of the interview.
August 15, 2019
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5G Connectivity May Give Phone Manufacturers a Reason to Rejoice in 2020, as Sales Are Predicted to Increase
The smartphone market has been declining since quite some time and as the old adage goes, it will get worse before it gets better. Fortunately, a new report says that while sales will dip further this year, the situation will start to improve with 2020 smartphone shipments, and we can only imagine that's got to do with the influx of 5G-ready handsets that will probably sell in droves as more networks around the world pledge to switch to the next-gen connectivity standard.
September 26, 2019
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5G FAQ: What is 5G and when is it coming to the iPhone
Here's what you really need to know about this next-gen wireless technology.
July 8, 2019
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5G Modems and Phones Literally Can't Handle the Heat of Summer Weather
5G signals that rely on so-called 'millimeter wave' technology don't propagate well through walls, windows, people, or water, including water vapor in the atmosphere. This has been known since before 5G launched. It's a limiting factor for where the technology can be deployed. But now, new reports show that 5G has an even more implacable foe: summer.
July 19, 2019
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5G on Verizon: Everything you need to know
5G is the next big technology and every carrier wants in on that action. With the exception of AT&T's 5Ge network, seeing 5G on your device means that you are using the newest and fastest wireless technology available. The only problem is that every carrier has a different plan for implementing it.
August 1, 2019
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5G phones to overtake 4G in 2023, research firm says
Hopefully, data plans will keep up with the increase in speed.
July 1, 2019
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5G smartphone shipments to reach 1.9 billion by the end of 2023, says Canalys
We're in the very early stages of the rollout of 5G in some parts of the world, and it's been quite a long journey to even get to this point. Nonetheless, the 5G market is set to expand at a rapid pace in the coming years, according to a new forecast from analyst firm Canalys.
July 2, 2019
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5G Smartphone Shipments Will Eclipse 4G-Supported Devices Numbers by 2023, According to Latest Research
During this year's MWC Shanghai trade show, research firm Canalys released its estimates for 5G smartphone shipments for the next five years. The analytics company believes that the sale of 5G-ready handsets will touch around 800 million units in 2023, making up 51.4 percent of overall shipments.
July 1, 2019
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5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023
It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and market analysts were counting on two big breakthroughs to put the industry on the right track to healthy growth by the end of 2019.
July 2, 2019
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5G smartphones will surpass 4G ones by 2023
More than half of smartphone shipments will be 5G-enabled in the next four years, according to a Canalys report.
July 1, 2019
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6 interesting new phones you have to see now
From phones that bend and flip to devices stacked with cameras. Here are the best newly launched phones.
September 6, 2019
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6 reasons not to get 5G service in 2019
5G is all the rage in the tech world but one look at a coverage maps shows off its greatest weakness. Coverage is coming, but it's taking its time. 5G makes a lot of sense once you can get it everywhere you need to go but unless most of the places you go have coverage, you'll be spending a lot of time on 4G LTE anyways.
July 19, 2019
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7 Android VPN apps you should never use because of their privacy sins
Shielding your data shouldn't mean handing it over to your VPN app.
September 9, 2019
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9 critical questions about Microsoft's first Android phone
Microsoft's Surface Duo deserves your attention, but some of the things we don't yet know about the device may prove to be the most pivotal.
October 8, 2019
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10 burning Microsoft Surface Duo questions we need answered before it goes on sale
The devil is in the details.
October 3, 2019
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10 useful Google apps you probably aren't using
These easily overlooked Android apps are all made by Google -- and they're all worth your while.
July 16, 2019
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14 easy ways to cut back on data use in Android
Trimming back your Android data use can save you or your employer a bundle on your phone bill -- and with little downside. So what are you waiting for?
September 6, 2019
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15 Games Announced for Apple Arcade Subscription Gaming Service Including New Square Enix RPG
Did you know Apple announced a new Square Enix RPG?
September 10, 2019
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31 always useful Apple productivity tips
These should help you get more from your iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple Watch
August 16, 2019
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18 best phones that still have a headphone jack
There's no headphone jack on the Note 10, but you still have these other options.
August 9, 2019
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24 Statistics on Mobile App Usage
In this article, we discuss 24 statistics concerning mobile app usage by app category and demographic data.
July 29, 2019
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85 Google Play apps with 8 million downloads forced fullscreen ads on users
Banished apps used clever tricks to avoid detection and removal.
August 19, 2019
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90Hz Refresh Rate to Be Part of New OnePlus Model; CEO Says It Will Be Cheaper Than OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus has made a name for itself by selling spec'd out handsets at relatively affordable rates, but let us not ignore the fact that the company has steadily been increasing prices in recent years. Before the OnePlus 7 Pro was launched, the company's CEO had hinted that the phone will be a little expensive because of the improved display technology.
September 5, 2019
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90Hz versus 60Hz displays: do people actually see the difference?
When looking at the latest and best smartphones, it is easy to think that display technology can't get any better than this. Yet only next year, it does. A newer model comes along bringing a screen that's even sharper, clearer, or more color accurate than anything before it.
July 9, 2019
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120Hz Refresh Rate Displays Could Be a Part of the 2020 iPhone Lineup, Says Tipster
Although they are more than a year away, the 2020 iPhone lineup already sounds exciting, with a new report claiming that they will sport a screen with a switchable 60Hz/120Hz refresh rate. Now, you may have heard about the term refresh rate before, especially in connection to gaming-centric phones such as the Razer Phone, and the Razer Phone 2, which also feature a 120Hz refresh rate.
July 22, 2019
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2019 iPhone camera modules enter production at LG Innotek
LG Innotek has reportedly began production of camera modules for the 2019 iPhone lineup. To meet Apple's high-volume demand for the component, LG Innotek is said to have increased the number of its employees four times since March.
August 20, 2019
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2020 iPhone redesign comes to life in stunning concept
Where do I get in line to buy one?
October 1, 2019
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2020 iPhone rumors: 5G might be coming to all three models
Here's everything we think we know about next year's iPhone.
July 29, 2019
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2020 iPhones could get 120Hz displays -- just like the iPad Pro
Apple is said to be considering displays with variable refresh rate up to 120Hz on next year's iPhones.
July 22, 2019
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2020 iPhones might feature 120Hz displays
Leaker claims Apple is in talks with Samsung and LG for the displays
July 22, 2019
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2020 iPhone rumors: Is a follow-up to the iPhone SE in the works?
Here's everything we think we know about next year's iPhone.
October 3, 2019
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2020 iPhone SE2 to pair iPhone 11 chip with iPhone 8 design
It's been almost four years since Apple first introduced the fan-favorite iPhone SE and now, after a long period of rumors, it seems as though the Cupertino-based giant may finally be preparing a successor.
October 3, 2019
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Misc. - A

A 5G phone from OnePlus is coming to Sprint
But which smartphone will it be?
August 6, 2019
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A 5G smartphone from OnePlus is coming to Sprint
Pricing and availability info has yet to be announced.
August 6, 2019
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A 5G-enabled LG V60 ThinQ with an 'improved' second screen could be closer than you think
Originally envisioned as an answer to Samsung's Galaxy Note lineup, the ultra-high-end LG V family expanded to a little more than that when the V35 ThinQ was released months before the Note 9 and V40 ThinQ. With the V50 ThinQ 5G announcement earlier this year, LG consolidated the series as a rival for both Note and Galaxy S devices, although the G8 ThinQ also... exists, mainly going up against the S10e.
August 5, 2019
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A closer look at China's smartphone market
In February 2013, China surpassed the United States to become the world's largest smartphone market. More than half a decade on, it still proves an elusive target for international sellers. A glance at reports from the past several quarters reveals the top spots dominated by homegrown names: Huawei, Vivo, Oppo, Xiaomi.
August 2, 2019
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A Day with the Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Kirin 990 and 7680 FPS Slow Motion Tests
Last week Huawei launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Mate 30 Pro, featuring its latest Kirin 990 chipset. At the heart of the new hardware is a waterfall wrap-around screen, as well as new camera tools to help it record slow motion video up to 7680 frames per second, above and beyond what is currently available.
September 23, 2019
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A dual-display Galaxy S11 would be risky but Samsung toys with the concept anyway
If the second-generation dual display phones like the Nubia Z20 we are toying with now in the office are any indication, the technology is ripe for the picking from the big brands already.
September 24, 2019
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A First Look At Surface Duo, Microsoft's Foldable Android Phone
The mythical Surface phone is here
October 3, 2019
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A Galaxy Fold supplier tips being contracted by Huawei and Xiaomi as well
Samsung is looking for ways to quickly expand the foldable phones ecosphere once it launches its own Galaxy Fold later this summer. One of these is to supply flexible OLED panels aimed for bendable handsets to those Chinese manufacturers that are also planning to release such devices, like Oppo or Xiaomi.
July 19, 2019
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A modern version of Apple's Touch ID technology might be coming, but only on 2021 iPhones
We're probably still more than a month away from Apple's official introduction of a new iPhone lineup most likely including another two OLED models and a lower-cost LCD variant, but the rumor mill is already in full swing regarding upgrades being prepared for both 2020 and 2021 generations.
August 5, 2019
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A new Apple patent shows what technology could replace FaceID and TouchID in future iPhones
Apple's iPhones are easily recognizable by the wide notch at the top of the display. It made an appearance for the third year in a row on this year's iPhone 11 lineup. The reason Apple can't get rid of the notch is that it's housing all the sensors needed for the company's FaceID.
September 12, 2019
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A new Snapdragon 855+ benchmark cements it as the fastest Android processor
Qualcomm just recently announced the rare mid-cycle refresh of a flagship chipset in the Snapdragon 8-series but it is already giving us strong reasons to upgrade to a phone carrying the processor later this year. The Asus ROG Phone II will be the first handset announced with it but another gaming phone, Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Pro, will be a closed second, it seems.
July 19, 2019
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A Nokia Ion Mini Prototype Surfaces Running Android, Before Microsoft Took Over the Mobile and Services Division
The Nokia Ion Mini may have been the company's last attempt to become relevant again back in 2014 in the increasingly Android dominant market, but it appears the project was scrapped, and then of course when Microsoft took over, it installed its own operating system in Nokia phones.
July 2, 2019
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A phone insurance company bought uBreakiFix, the official Pixel and Galaxy phone repairer
uBreakiFix has more than 500 stores in the US
August 27, 2019
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A story about phones that look like onions and garlic
I don't know about you, but I've been getting pretty bored by phone colors of late. Everyone is offering the same silver and gold finishes, of course, while China's initially laudable effort to develop every single blue gradient pattern imaginable seems to be running out of steam.
July 8, 2019
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A word of warning about Android upgrades in 2019
As a certain Android device-maker's actions remind us, it's more important than ever to think carefully about what you're actually getting when you buy an Android phone.
June 25, 2019
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A wrap-around display: do we even want that?
Well, the Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha is a thing... The Chinese giant's newest phablet is nothing short of impressive. With its wrap-around screen, the phone glows from every direction. Extraordinary tech? For sure! Practical? Eh... the jury is still out.
September 24, 2019
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About one in three Americans think they have 5G
A recent survey finds that millions of people are potentially confused about their phones and the cell service they have.
July 2, 2019
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Action Launcher v42 brings bigger, better themes and deeper ActionDash integration
The standard Material color palette has been added to Quicktheme, meaning live wallpaper users can use something beyond basic black and white.
July 26, 2019
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Add Depth to Your Snaps With Snapchat's New 3D Camera Mode on iPhone X and Up
Snapchat has yet again added another feature on iPhone X and newer models. The latest will allow you to capture 3D selfies using filters, lenses and 3D effects. You will still be able to see the new selfies even if you do not own an iPhone.
September 17, 2019
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AirDrop on the iPhone 11 will let you point at people to share photos
Thanks to the new U1 locator chip in the iPhone 11
September 10, 2019
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AirDrop vulnerability can show your phone number and passwords to malicious third parties
Yet the latest software vulnerability.
August 1, 2019
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AirPower Dream for Apple Might Be Alive & Kicking as Company May Be Working on a New Iteration
Back in September 2017, Apple announced a wireless charging mat called AirPower. It was being touted as a device that will be able to wirelessly juice up three devices, such as an iPhone, an Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously. Later on, rumors started doing rounds that the project has been scrapped and Apple confirmed this on March 29. However, a new patent hints that the Cupertino giant could be working on a similar device.
September 3, 2019
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Affordable 5G Devices Prepped for 2020 as Qualcomm Will Upgrade Its Snapdragon 600 & 700 Series
Right now, most 5G-ready smartphones are quite expensive and out of budget for a lot of customers. A couple of handset manufacturers have already promised more affordable 5G devices in the future. However, one important piece of the puzzle we often forget is the chipset, as currently, only Qualcomm's flagship chipset supports 5G.
September 6, 2019
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After Europe, Google under fire for 'Android dominance' in India
After facing billion dollar fines in the EU for abusing its dominance to favor its own services, the internet giant has now been caught in the cross hairs of Indian antitrust watchdog.
July 1, 2019
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After Note 10 dumps headphone jack, Samsung ads mocking iPhone dongles disappear
Of course, nothing is ever really gone from the internet.
August 8, 2019
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Agenda 6 is here with Reminders integration, new timeline view, and more
Agenda 6 brings Reminders integration, a new timeline view, and more.
July 2, 2019
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Alcatel is bringing a 4G flip phone with Google Assistant to the US
TCL, the Chinese company that owns the Alcatel brand and the rights to launch BlackBerry-branded phones, has just announced a flip phone that will be released in the United States very soon.
September 17, 2019
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Alexa Built-in Phones: What's the difference between Hands-Free and Push-to-Talk?
Best answer: Alexa Built-in Phones with Hands-Free Alexa allow you to access the assistant at any time by just saying "Alexa." With Push-to-Talk phones, Alexa is accessed by double-pressing the power button.
July 15, 2019
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Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri: Voice as Future of Content Delivery
People are becoming increasingly dependent on their devices. That's why it's time to assess the future of content delivery.
July 19, 2019
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All Android Devices Released After January 31, 2020 Will Have to Run Android 10
Android 10 has been around for little over a month, and it'll be some time before most eligible devices get to run it.
October 7, 2019
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All four major carriers throttle streaming video, regardless of congestion
AT&T restricts Netflix 70% of the time.
August 19, 2019
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All Made by Google Devices to Include Recycled Material
Google this week announced a new initiative to integrate sustainability into its consumer hardware products.
August 6, 2019
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All 'Made by Google' products to use recycled materials, be carbon neutral
Major tech companies have been on a mission to lower their carbon footprints in recent years. Many have chosen to source large amounts of renewable energy while others have also made changes to their products. For example, Apple now manufactures its MacBook Air out of recycled aluminum and Samsung recently replaced its plastic packaging with sustainable materials. Google, however, is about to take things a step further.
August 5, 2019
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Alleged Google Pixel 4 & Pixel 4 XL specs emerge in new leak
We already know what Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will probably look like, but today the folks over at BGR have obtained a bunch of specifications which allegedly belong to the next-generation Pixel flagships. Although, as per usual, do take everything with a pinch of salt.
July 18, 2019
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Altice offers unlimited mobile phone service for just $20 a month
The cable operator looks to shake-up the mobile market with an inexpensive unlimited plan unmatched by others in the market.
September 5, 2019
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Almost half of tested free Android antivirus apps fail. That might prove very useful to IT.
In BYOD environments, users tend to supplement corporate security programs with free versions. That is a remarkably bad idea, and one analyst report suggests a way to stop it.
August 8, 2019
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Amazon-Apple reseller deal is being investigated by the FTC
The deal could violate antitrust laws.
August 2, 2019
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Amazon can now sell you a Sony Xperia 1 with built-in Alexa
Sony is now looking towards smart home owners for selling its flagship at a discounted price of $850
August 15, 2019
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AMBER Alerts on your iPhone: What they are and how to manage them
Your iPhone makes sure you never miss AMBER and other kinds of emergency government alerts.
July 25, 2019
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AMD's Radeon tech set to appear inside Samsung Galaxy phones in 2021
Future Samsung phones might feature some high-end gaming capabilities
August 5, 2019
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AmpliFi mesh networks receiving update enabling free VPN access from anywhere
AmpliFi users can connect to their home network from anywhere in the world.
August 15, 2019
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An Android Zero-Day Remains Unpatched Despite Being Known For Several Months
Researchers have caught up with a zero-day vulnerability in Android OS that allows an attacker to escalate user privileges. What's more troublesome is that Google hasn't patched the bug in their latest update.
September 9, 2019
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An iPhone 11 Pro camera review by a 'pro' photog takes us on a wide night samples trip
Gather around, Apple fans and photography lovers, we finally have unedited samples from the iPhone 11 Pro tri-camera model made by a 'pro' cameraman, and none other than Austin Mann at that.
September 17, 2019
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An iPhone 11 Pro Max versus iPhone X night mode camera comparison pops up
With the new iPhone 11, Pro and Max, Apple caught up to the night mode trend that brands like Huawei, Pixel, OnePlus, and even Samsung had introduced since last spring. As usual, the feature takes a bunch of shots with different exposure levels, and fuses them together to make the night become day.
September 13, 2019
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An iPhone with an in-display fingerprint scanner may be coming... exclusively to China
With the launch of the iPhone X, Apple ditched the physical home button to deliver a bezel-less design befitting of the 10th anniversary of one of its most iconic product lines. Alongside the home button, however, Apple also ditched Touch ID, which relied on the fingerprint scanner housed in the home button on the iPhone.
July 2, 2019
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An 'Olive Green' OnePlus 7T with 256GB of storage might be on the way
The OnePlus 7T will be available to purchase in two colors -- Glacier Blue and Frosted Silver -- when it goes on sale next week but eventually these could be joined by a third finish.
October 8, 2019
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Analyst forecasts disappointing sales for the Apple iPhone 11 series
The 2019 Apple iPhone models could be announced in just two months. We expect to see subtle differences in the dimensions of the new handsets to accommodate the larger batteries needed to help power the new reverse wireless charging feature that the new units might offer.
July 8, 2019
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Analyst somehow thinks "it's over. It's over for Apple"
Yes. You read that right.
September 13, 2019
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Analyst: iPhone SE 2 launching spring 2020
More iPhone SE rumors...
October 3, 2019
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Analysts think global 5G smartphone shipments will overtake 4G in 2023
After years of buildup, 5G is finally here -- albeit more as a trickle than a deluge. These things take time, of course. Carriers are adding coverage, city by city, promising dozens by year's end. And as for hardware, early adopters have somewhere between one and three handsets to choose from, carrier-dependent.
July 1, 2019
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And we're back live with the state of the smartphone market in 2019. Any hope? Yeah, nah
First ever year of sales drop pinned on long lifecycles, lack of innovation
August 1, 2019
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Android 10 aims to save lives with a new feature, but it may be exclusive to the Pixel 4
Android may be losing one of its definitive traits with the latest release--that is, the confectionary-themed naming scheme--but that doesn't mean it's going to skimp out on introducing new features. On the contrary -- Android 10 is expected to usher in many new improvements and features, including native support for foldable devices, a system-wide Dark Mode, and Assistant-powered Smart Replies and Suggestions.
August 27, 2019
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Android 10 comes to Google's Pixel phones
The search giant's mobile operating system, previously known as Android Q, will roll out on other devices later this year.
September 3, 2019
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Android 10 features you'll love: Games will be better on weaker hardware
By borrowing a tool from Chrome, Android 10 will run OpenGL ES features on your phone's GPU no matter the version.
September 6, 2019
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Android 10 gesture FAQ: How to use it and how to disable it
Android 10 is a big change for Android navigation. Let's break it all down.
September 3, 2019
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Android 10 is already rolling out to the Essential Phone
The update is first rolling out to select unlocked devices.
September 3, 2019
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Android 10 Source Code Reveals Much Smoother 90Hz Refresh Rate for Google Pixel 4
With Google's latest and greatest software update officially available, a little digging in the Android 10 source code reveals something more interesting about the Pixel 4. Currently, the only mainstream flagship (not counting gaming devices) with a 90Hz refresh is the OnePlus 7 Pro, and after reading this news, you guys are probably wondering why more manufacturers aren't making the extra effort to incorporate high refresh rate displays on their devices.
September 6, 2019
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Android 10 will make it harder to use third-party gesture navigation
Google is also killing Android Pie's "pill" navigation with the 10 update.
October 7, 2019
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Android 10's impressive Live Caption feature will likely launch on Pixel 4
It can caption spoken audio from your phone
September 30, 2019
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Android 10's name is boring, unimaginative, and a step in the right direction
Let's face it -- this was bound to happen sooner or later.
August 26, 2019
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Android 101: how to free up space on your phone
Make more room for your data
August 9, 2019
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Android Application Development With Amazon Web Services SDK
Everything you need to get up and running with Amazon SDK and Android.
September 23, 2019
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Android Apps with Millions of Installs Deceptively Pushed Ads
An adware campaign supported by as many as 182 mobile apps managed to push advertisements to millions of users on Google Play and third-party Android store.
July 2, 2019
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Android Apps With Over 100M Installs Contain a Clicker Trojan
Researchers found a clicker Trojan bundled with over 33 apps distributed through the Google Play Store and downloaded by Android users over 100 million times.
August 9, 2019
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Android Central downloads
We've got a bunch of great ways to keep up with the latest from Android Central on your smartphone, tablet or computer -- above and beyond visiting a web page in a browser.
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Android co-founder Andy Rubin accused of cheating wife out of fortune while running a sex ring
Android co-founder Andy Rubin has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions through a prenuptial agreement obtained under false pretenses, according to documents unsealed in connection with a related case.
July 2, 2019
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Android dev complains of 'Orwellian' treatment as account banned after 6 years on Play store
Stop us if you've heard this one before -- discussion over as far as Google is concerned
October 7, 2019
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Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop
Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows for short-range exchange of data between devices, and with the release of Android Q, it is going away.
July 1, 2019
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Android file transfer: How to move data between your phone and computer
Moving files between your Android device and a Windows PC, Mac, or Chromebook
October 10, 2019
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Android goes keto with a radical new rebrand
We're going to miss the dessert Android codenames
August 22, 2019
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Android Internals 101: ART versus DVM Deep Dive
Take a look at Android architecture, compilers, and virtual machines.
August 8, 2019
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Android Messages will reportedly become the default messaging app on Samsung phones
A Reddit poster who claims to be a Samsung engineer says that the company is thinking about making Android Messages the default messaging app on its phones replacing Samsung's own messaging app. The Redditor says that this is being done to "to reduce headaches down the road for US devices." The headache involves creating a universal version of the Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging platform called RCS Chat in the country.
August 1, 2019
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Android One-Tap SMS Verification With the SMS User Consent API
Get started with the SMS User Consent API.
October 8, 2019
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Android Pie Update Rolling Out For the ASUS ZenFone 5Q/5 Lite/5 Selfie Pro and HTC U11
ASUS was slow at rolling out major software upgrades to their devices in the past. However, the company switched things around and is now doing a decent job of keeping all of their devices updated with software updates. Along with flagships such as the Zenfone 5z, other mid-range devices such as the ZenFone Max Pro M1, Max M2, and Max Pro M2 have received the update as well.
July 8, 2019
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Android Pie will be the first update in a long time delivered to the Razer Phone soon
Razer may or may not have abandoned its plans for a third gaming-centric Android handset after laying off a few dozen employees earlier this year, but in case you were wondering, the company remains committed to supporting the two smartphones it has released so far from a software update standpoint.
July 18, 2019
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Android Q quits sweet naming tradition. Is now Android 10
Google is also giving the Android logo a more modern look.
August 22, 2019
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Android Q to Bring New DeX Features to Galaxy S9 and Other Supported Devices
The Galaxy Note 10 turned some heads at its launch event a few days ago. Despite its prohibitively high price, Samsung's 2019 flagship has a lot of interesting features, one of which is one that allows users to connect the device to a PC and easily transfer files between the different platforms via DeX.
August 9, 2019
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Android Q's Back Gesture Controversy, Explained
You can't go back to the way it was
August 8, 2019
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Android security: Analysis, advice, and next-level knowledge
Expand your Android security knowledge with this comprehensive collection of level-headed resources.
July 26, 2019
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Android Studio 3.5 - When Will It Be Good?
I'm past the phase of being excited at each new Android Studio release. This one is supposed to be much improved - but is it enough?
August 22, 2019
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Android Studio 3.5 Goes Stable, Culminating 'Project Marble' Quality Improvement Program
Google's months-long Project Marble aiming to improve the quality of its flagship IDE is culminating with the recent release of Android Studio 3.5 into the stable channel.
August 27, 2019
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Android updates don't matter anymore
It's 2019 and major Android updates are now largely irrelevant to the majority of users.
August 5, 2019
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Android users on Verizon don't have to lift a finger for protection from spam and scam calls
With spam and scam calls expected to make up half of all calls received on mobile phones in the U.S. in 2019 (just this morning we received four spam calls including one as we were writing this story), Verizon earlier this year launched a free version of its Call Filter tool in the states. Today, Verizon announced that it is auto-enrolling eligible Android devices in its free Call Filter service.
August 27, 2019
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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to 10
Explore Android's ongoing evolution with this visual timeline of versions, starting B.C. (Before Cupcake) and going all the way to 2019's Android 10 release.
September 13, 2019
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Android-x86 Project - Run Android on your PC
This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for android x86 support". the original plan is to host different patches for android x86 support from open source community.
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Andromeda returns: A detailed history of Microsoft's foldable phone project
Microsoft's foldable phone project, codenamed Andromeda, was assumed dead. But it's back, and it's coming next year!
October 8, 2019
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Another Cloud Service Automates Mobile App Security
Much as low-code tooling has exploded among enterprises needing more apps amid a dearth of skilled professional developers, a new niche appears to be forming: automated cloud security services for iOS and Android projects.
August 20, 2019
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Another Google app now has dark theme to save your eyes from melting
Google Fit, the company's health tracking app that collects data for Android, Wear OS and iOS users, is the latest Google app to receive a dark theme option on Android. In dark theme, the usual black text on a white background is reversed to show white text on a black background; this prevents the user's eyes from getting blinded by bright white light in dark rooms or at night.
July 12, 2019
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Another US carrier starts selling the LG Stylo 5 at a slightly lower price
LG Stylo 5 made its debut in the United States over the weekend when AT&T's wholly owned subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced it has added the budget-friendly smartphone to its portfolio. Today, another US carrier confirmed it has started to sell the LG Stylo 5 -- Boost Mobile.
July 1, 2019
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Anti-spam robocall bill stamped by the House, moves the onus to carriers
The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, was approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee last week with a full majority, and has now passed the House with a 429-3 vote.
July 25, 2019
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Anything you can fold, I can fold better: LG patents dual-folding phone with pen
Foldable phones are definitely going to be the new premium segment that's going to be evolving in the smartphone market. Three manufacturers have already thrown their hat in the ring -- Samsung, Huawei, and previously-unheard-of Royole -- but more are sure to join in the fray.
August 2, 2019
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Apollo for Reddit adds support for iOS 13's new Dark Mode
Scroll your favorite subreddits in the dark mode.
September 19, 2019
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App revenue increased by almost a quarter to $21.9b in 2019 Q3
Games continue to prove popular on mobile.
October 10, 2019
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Apple A13 For iPhone 11 Has 8.5 Billion Transistors, Quad-Core GPU
At its 'By Innovation Only' event today Apple announced three new iPhones. The iPhones 11, as they're collectively called are all powered by the A13 chip, as Apple once again differentiates two of its smartphones from the third on the basis of display material and camera specifications.
September 10, 2019
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Apple accuses software company Corellium of selling replicas of iOS in new lawsuit
Apple says Corellium is encouraging users to find exploits and then sell them on the open market.
August 16, 2019
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Apple Achieves New Milestone as 'Made in India' iPhones Reportedly Being Exported to European Markets
The 'Made in India' initiative has started to pay out dividends for Apple, and here's why. A new report claims that the company has started exporting iPhones to European countries. The Cupertino-based giant initially started manufacturing its smartphones in India for local sales only, so that it could avoid import duties and pass off some of that benefit as price cuts to make its iPhones look attractive in a market that is dominated by Chinese brands.
July 11, 2019
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Apple acquires Intel's 5G smartphone modem business for $1 billion
Apple will likely now develop its own 5G modems for future iPhones.
July 25, 2019
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Apple acquiring most of Intel's smartphone modem business in $1B deal
Apple has entered into a deal to acquire a majority of Intel's modem business, TechCrunch has learned. The deal, valued at around $1 billion, includes Intel IP, equipment, leases and employees, with Apple bringing over 2,200 new roles and bringing its portfolio up 17,000 wireless technology patents.
July 25, 2019
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Apple adds more colleges to Apple Wallet support
Ditch your wallet and go digital this next school year.
August 13, 2019
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Apple aims for iPhone 11 rebound even as current iPhone sales dip
The company's rosier outlook is largely prompted by wearables and a raft of new services like Apple Arcade and Apple TV Plus.
July 30, 2019
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Apple allegedly eyeing massive office space in New York City
The move is apparently in anticipation of making several new hires.
August 15, 2019
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Apple analyst weighs in on iPhone SE 2 rumors
iPhone SE 2 could be the perfect upgrade choice for those not interested in bells and whistles
October 3, 2019
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Apple and Samsung struggle to sell us super-pricey smartphones
We're just not that into paying $1,000 for a phone anymore.
August 1, 2019
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Apple announces a new iPhone (and you can't have it)
The pre-jailbroken iPhone for security researchers is a hit at Black Hat 2019.
August 9, 2019
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Apple announces acquisition of Intel's cellular modem business for a billion dollars
Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple would be acquiring Intel's smartphone modem business. Today, Apple announced the billion-dollar deal. The original report was pretty spot-on, with the deal being worth $1B and it including patents, employees, and equipment. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
July 25, 2019
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Apple AR Glasses Project Reportedly 'Terminated'; Wearable Was Originally Rumored to Launch in 2020
In a bizarre turn of events, a new report states that Apple has 'terminated' its AR Glasses. For those who have not kept up-to-date with the company's alleged plans, it has been mentioned a significant number of times that Apple's AR Glasses would launch as a wearable that's geared towards augmented reality.
July 11, 2019
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Apple as a service: One day you'll rent it all...
Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is the shape of things to come from the company.
September 13, 2019
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Apple bans Hong Kong mapping app citing contravention of "guidelines and local laws"
Another twist in the story...
October 10, 2019
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Apple brings contactless student IDs to a dozen more
Ahead of the upcoming school year, Apple this morning announced it's bringing contactless student IDs in Apple Wallet to several more U.S. universities. The expansion will allow more than 100,000 additional college students to carry their student ID on their iPhone or Apple Watch, where it can be used for a variety of tasks, including paying for their meals and snacks and entry into buildings, like the student's dorm and other campus facilities.
August 13, 2019
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Apple bug mishap leads to iOS 12.4 jailbreak, report says
The iPhone maker reintroduced a vulnerability it had previously fixed, according to Motherboard.
August 19, 2019
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Apple Buys Intel's Modem Tech For $1 Billion; 2,200 Employees Will Move To Cupertino
Well folks, we've got big news today. Cupertino tech giant Apple has confirmed that it is acquiring Intel's smartphone modem business. The two companies have worked closely on 5G and 4G technology, due to Apple's hesitation of continuing to due business with Qualcomm; a hesitation resulting from high licensing costs.
July 25, 2019
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Apple buys Intel's smartphone modem business
Taking its modems in house
July 25, 2019
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Apple chipmaker TSMC posts record Q3 likely on the back of iPhone
The numbers are expected to remain strong, too.
October 10, 2019
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Apple confirms that it will acquire most of Intel's smartphone modem business
The billion-dollar deal provides a huge boost to Apple's wireless patent portfolio, and shifts over 2,000 Intel employees to Apple.
July 25, 2019
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Apple continues to keep Google at bay in global app revenue, but the gap is slowly closing
Sensor Tower's latest in-depth analysis of global mobile app revenue and download figures is out, and many of the conclusions are wholly unsurprising, confirming the same old trend. While Google's Play Store continues to hold a massive advantage over Apple's App Store in terms of the number of apps installed for the first time by its users, the Cupertino-based tech giant still reigns supreme when it comes to actual financial gains.
July 5, 2019
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Apple Could Retake Its Lost Spot From Huawei; Become Second-Largest Phone Maker Thanks to iPhone 11's Popularity
Before Huawei was put on the entity list, the company was doing spectacularly well. According to most estimates, it had surpassed Apple in terms of sales by a wide margin and the Chinese tech giant was confident that it will become the largest smartphone vendor in the world by the end of the year, beating Samsung in the process. However, it now seems that the company will not even be able to hold on to the second spot.
October 8, 2019
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Apple could say goodbye to the iPhone's notch with the help of this patent
Apple hasn't made any changes to its notch since it was first introduced two years but that doesn't mean it won't eventually be removed. The company is actively researching potential replacements and a new patent hints at what may be planned.
August 13, 2019
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Apple defends controversial battery certification warning message
A message stops you from checking your new battery's health if the battery didn't come from Apple or an authorized reseller, iFixit reports. Apple says it's necessary for safety and performance.
August 8, 2019
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Apple disables Walkie-Talkie app over iPhone eavesdropping bug
An Apple Watch security vulnerability could have let people listen in on an iPhone conversation.
July 11, 2019
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Apple disabling battery health monitoring following third party repairs
The company is apparently activating dormant software when a third-party repair is performed.
August 8, 2019
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Apple execs visit Samsung in South Korea amid fears over limited iPhone chips
Microsoft, Amazon and Google also sent some executives.
July 18, 2019
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Apple expects to sell as many new iPhones this year as it did in 2018
Apple placed component orders for up to 75 million new iPhones.
July 25, 2019
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Apple fires legal salvo at Corellium claiming the virtual iPhone flinger is infringing copyright
Good-faith security research tool or help for hackers? Both?
August 16, 2019
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Apple fixes major iOS vulnerability with release of iOS 12.4.1
The release comes following the launch of a new jailbreak.
August 26, 2019
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Apple forgoes a potential iPhone camera revolution, as quantum dots prove too costly
The 2019 iPhones are expected to largely stay the same in terms of design but upgrade the camera area and the horse power under the hood significantly. These may sound as good reasons to switch from the iPhone X/8, or whatever 2017 gear you are still rocking, but don't expect any camera revolution.
June 25, 2019
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Apple gets realistic, expects tepid iPhone 11 2019 release
Last year, and precisely during its traditionally strong holiday season, Apple stopped issuing its usual iPhone sales numbers. Not only it missed breaking down the iPhone numbers by model - after all, it never did - but it also recused itself from any unit reporting, replacing it with overall revenue and guidance instead.
July 25, 2019
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Apple has created a new AR art experience in partnership with New Museum
The new AR experience is available in multiple cities around the world.
August 9, 2019
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Apple has three iPhone models with 5G lined up for a 2020 launch, fourth 'value-focused' variant
We're probably just a couple of months away from the official announcement of the iPhone 11 lineup (name unconfirmed, of course), so it's only natural we start talking about what Apple might have in the works next. Perhaps "start" is not the best way to put it, though, as 2020 iPhone rumors have been making the rounds for quite some time already, largely focusing on their belated adoption of 5G technology.
July 9, 2019
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Apple hits pause on Siri review process that had workers listen to recordings
The iPhone maker says it's committed to protecting user privacy.
August 2, 2019
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Apple introduces a 'grace period' for lapsed App Store subscriptions
Apple is changing how subscriptions work on its App Store. Before, any lapse in payment could cut off the customer from being able to use the app's subscription-based features -- and make it more difficult for the developer to reacquire that customer's business in the future.
September 13, 2019
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Apple introduces updated USB-C Digital AV Multiport dongle
The dongle was updated quietly.
August 9, 2019
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Apple invests $250 million in Corning for future iPhone glass research
Corning has provided glass for every iPhone since the first in 2007. This is the second investment by Apple.
September 17, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 Pro And Pro Max Review: The Battery Life Is Real
And the best camera you can get on a phone
September 17, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max display repair prices, and the best screen protectors to avoid them
This time around, Apple didn't raise the price for repairing a broken screen on the new iPhone 11 Pro and Max, and they will set you back just as what the XS and XS Max used to - $279 and $329, respectively.
September 16, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 review:
The best $700 iPhone Apple has ever made
September 17, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 Review: The Phone Most People Should Buy
This was not a hard review
September 17, 2019
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Apple iPhone 11 suppliers are reporting low component orders
Despite recently setting a revenue record for the April-June quarter, Apple's iPhone business hasn't been doing too well lately.
August 2, 2019
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Apple is being sued for not properly disclosing iCloud storage could use third-party companies
Apple does use Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
August 16, 2019
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Apple is close to buying Intel's phone chip business, report says
The tech giants could reportedly announce a $1 billion deal next week.
July 22, 2019
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Apple is discouraging the installation of third party batteries by displaying Battery Health warnings
In a move that is going to prove more than a little controversial, Apple is using the Battery Health feature of iOS to strongly discourage people from using cheaper third-party batteries rather than official Apple units.
August 9, 2019
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Apple is making its iPhones last longer. That's a good thing
It might seem counter-intuitive of Apple to prolong the life of its iPhones, but it's all part of the company's cunning plan.
September 13, 2019
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Apple is now selling the AirPower, basically, only it's not made by Apple
It doesn't have all the same features, but the basic concept is the same.
August 9, 2019
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Apple is poised to lose lots of iPhone users if it keeps ignoring the middle
Fewer people are buying premium phones, so why is Apple still putting all of its eggs in one basket?
July 22, 2019
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Apple is raising Japanese App Store prices because of tax changes
Prices increase incoming.
September 24, 2019
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Apple is spending a record amount on research and development as it searches for the next hit
R&D hasn't accounted for this much of Apple's revenue since 2003.
August 5, 2019
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Apple is testing new Siri web answers that deliver much better search results
Ask Siri a simple question and she'll deliver the actual answer.
August 27, 2019
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Apple is under formal antitrust probe in Russia
Make way for another antitrust investigation into big tech. Step forward Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), which has opened an official probe of Apple -- following a complaint lodged in March by security company Kaspersky Labs.
August 8, 2019
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Apple is working hard to avoid iPhone 12 leaks next year
Some companies embrace leaks completely while others use them as a marketing tool. Apple, on the other hand, belongs to a separate group of entities which absolutely hates leaks and ultimately takes them very seriously. Now, according to a report by The Information, the Silicon Valley-based brand is ready to move its leak prevention measures to the next level.
July 18, 2019
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Apple Launches New Trade-In Program With Monthly Payments, Here's How Much Your iPhone Values
Apple is done hosting its event, announcing a boatload of upgrades for mainly all of the products. The iPhone 11 lineup has been revamped, adding one more camera lens to the phone. The iPhone 11 now comes with a dual-lens camera, the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max comes with triple rear-facing cameras with new tricks and features.
September 10, 2019
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Apple locks new iPhone batteries to prevent third-party repair, report says
It's yet another change to keep iPhone owners inside Apple's ecosystem.
August 8, 2019
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Apple Maps is looking better than ever, but it still has a long way to go
The big Maps makeover that started in 2018 has expanded to include all of the US Northeast
September 30, 2019
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Apple might bring 120Hz display to next year's iPhones
Twitter leaker Ice Universe, not usually associated with revealing news regarding Apple devices, recently unveiled that next year's iPhone models might feature a display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The rumored 2020 iPhones' screens might feature a switchable refresh rate screen which can alter the display's refresh rate between 60Hz and 120Hz.
July 22, 2019
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Apple Music for Android: Everything you need to know!
Even if you have an Android phone, Apple Music is one heck of a streaming service.
August 22, 2019
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Apple needs to fix the iPhone 11's buttons so accidental screenshots go away
Commentary: There are a handful of features I hope Apple improves to make owning the next iPhone a better experience.
August 22, 2019
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Apple now sells an AirPower-like Mophie wireless charger
These will be the first multi-device wireless chargers Apple will sell at its stores.
August 9, 2019
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Apple Opens iPhone To Security Researchers
Apple is increasing its support for security researchers with special iPhones offering deeper access, and an increase in the upper limit paid to bug finders.
August 15, 2019
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Apple Opens Its Invite-Only Bug Bounty Program to All Researchers
Apple decided to open its bug-bounty program and allow participation from all security researchers. While the resolution is not effective immediately, the wait will be brief. Some hand-picked researchers will be given a new toy for a deeper inspection of iPhones security.
August 9, 2019
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Apple opens up hacker-friendly iPhone to researchers at Black Hat
If you want one, all you need to do is be a distinguished cybersecurity researcher.
August 8, 2019
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Apple Patched An iOS 13.1 Bug That Granted 'Full Access' To Third-Party Keyboards
Using third-party keyboards on your iPhone is something of a normality for many iOS users. However, it could be troublesome should the keyboard start spying on users.
September 30, 2019
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Apple patent shows how refractive lenses could improve camera quality and reduce lens "bump"
A big boost for the iPhone camera?
October 8, 2019
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Apple patent reveals idea for "displays with openings"
Could this reveal Apple's display of the future?
October 1, 2019
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Apple Pay: How to set it up and use it on your iPhone, Apple Watch and Mac
It's faster, more secure and more convenient than using your actual credit cards.
July 22, 2019
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Apple picks up another Emmy for Carpool Karaoke
One Emmy's cool. But you know what's better?.
September 16, 2019
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Apple predicted to launch new iPhones with in-display fingerprint sensor in 2021
In-display fingerprint sensors started appearing on the security screens of mobile devices since 2018, and the trend even picked up more steam this year among flagship phones and mid-range devices alike. However, Apple's iPhone lineup has been holding out against adopting this system.
August 5, 2019
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Apple prepping to launch the Apple Card in Canada following trademark application
However, the launch could still be months away as the process takes up to 10 months.
July 19, 2019
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Apple re-launches old iOS game to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the App Store
Apple has decided to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the App Store in a unique way. One of the first games launched along with the App Store, Texas Hold'em is getting a re-release to mark the achievement.
July 8, 2019
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Apple releases iOS 13.1.2 with more fixes
It's only been 11 days since Apple released iOS 13, and the OS is getting its third update today. In fact, you might recall that iOS 13.1 was originally supposed to launch today, but that release date was bumped up by six days amid complaints about iOS 13. Since then, there have been two bug fix updates, the second of which is out today.
September 30, 2019
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Apple reportedly in talks to buy Intel's 5G modem business for $1 billion
The Apple / Qualcomm fallout continues
July 22, 2019
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Apple reportedly set to plough $200 million into ailing Japan Display
Double its original plan. What's an extra $100m between friends?
October 7, 2019
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Apple reportedly shelves iPhone walkie-talkie project
It would have allowed iPhone owners to send messages without cell coverage, a report says.
August 26, 2019
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Apple responds to criticism over iPhone's third-party battery replacement controversy
Battery Health functionality has been disabled to protect users from safety or performance issues
August 15, 2019
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Apple requests to review Red's Rawcode format patent used for RAW footage
Apple argues the patent does not provide enough written support for its claims.
August 16, 2019
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Apple reveals more details about what makes its A13 Bionic chip so good
Here's how Apple stays ahead of the game.
September 17, 2019
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Apple reveals special new iPhones for security researchers
Developer units will make it easier to find security vulnerabilities
August 8, 2019
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Apple says it's responsible for 325,000 jobs in South Korea
Apple has a major presence in Samsung's backyard.
August 19, 2019
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Apple shares continue to slide as fear mounts over trade war with China
The U.S.-China trade war continues to affect Apple.
August 5, 2019
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Apple shelves tech that would have let you text off the grid
Like a walkie-talkie, but for text messages
August 26, 2019
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Apple should have made the iPhone 11 Pro in this color
The iPhone 11 Pro in Deep Sea Blue looks absolutely gorgeous.
September 17, 2019
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Apple snafu means iOS 12.4 can be jailbroken (or hacked)
There's some good news and bad news on the iPhone security front. The good news is that folks looking to jailbreak an iPhone running the latest version of iOS can do that now.
August 19, 2019
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Apple Stops Signing iOS 13.1, Downgrade No Longer Possible
Apple had seen fit to release iOS 13.1.2 last week and today, the company stops signing iOS 13.1. What this means is that you can longer downgrade to the build.
October 8, 2019
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Apple sued again over dual-camera technology in iPhones
The new lawsuit focuses on the iPhone X, XS and XS Max.
August 15, 2019
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Apple sues company that sells "perfect replicas" of iOS without a license
Apple says iOS virtualization company encourages sale of security exploits.
August 16, 2019
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Apple teases two new stores opening in Japan later this year
Apple updated its retail website with new teaser imagery.
July 30, 2019
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Apple Testing OLED Display Panels From BOE For Future iPhone Use
Apple's having problems selling iPhones, and this has started to create friction between the company and its primary display supplier for the smartphones. Samsung display manufacturers the best OLED displays in the world, and the company has invested a lot of capital in equipment built to precisely assemble display panels for iPhones.
August 22, 2019
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Apple to bring contactless student ID on iPhone and Apple Watch to more universities
Apple has announced that it plans to add support for more university student IDs to Apple Wallet, accessible from both iPhone and Apple Watch. With the expansion, more than 100,000 students will be able to leave their student ID at home and access facilities by scanning their iPhone or Apple Watch.
August 13, 2019
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Apple to give out "special iPhones" to researchers in bid to improve security
Think you have what it takes to hack an iPhone?
August 6, 2019
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Apple to put 5G in all 2020 models, the cheap iPhone included
2019 was hyped up to be the year of 5G but the new technology seems to be rolling out at glacier pace. Coverage is spotty at best and you can count the 5G capable phones on the fingers of one hand. By 2020 the situation should have improved quite a bit and especially towards the end of the year when Apple usually releases its new iPhones.
July 29, 2019
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Apple to release three iPhones in 2020 that support 5G
The report comes from noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
July 29, 2019
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Apple touts commitment to privacy with billboards across Europe
The new billboards continue to spread Apple's message of privacy.
July 25, 2019
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Apple trails Samsung and Huawei in global smartphone market
Chinese phone maker Realme emerges among the top ten
August 1, 2019
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Apple Unveils iPhone 11, Pro, Pro Max, With Heavy Emphasis on Cameras, Battery Life
Apple unveiled its upcoming trio of new iPhones today, covering the iPhone 11 and the new iPhone Pro product family. The company is retiring the confusing "XR" and "XS" brands that it deployed last year, in favor of a simplified structure. The iPhone 11 is just the iPhone 11, while the professional model will come in two flavors: iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
September 10, 2019
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Apple updates policy on third-party ads in kids games and provides more Sign in with Apple info
Apple outlined the changes at WWDC but is rolling some back.
September 12, 2019
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Apple updating older iPhones and iPads to fix GPS accuracy issue
The update will hit the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPad 4th generation, iPad mini 1st generation and more.
July 25, 2019
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Apple wants to ship devices with in-house 5G modems by 2021
Yesterday evening, Apple announced its plans to acquire the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion. The transaction, which means the company will inherit thousands of patents and around 2,200 employees, will help Apple accelerate its in-house 5G modem development. The Cupertino giant hasn't revealed when its first chips will be ready but a new report suggests it already has some aggressive internal targets.
July 26, 2019
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Apple widens the scope of its bug bounty program, and increases top payout to $1 million
Bug bounty programs are a common way for companies to learn about problems with their hardware and software, while giving people the chance to get paid for finding them. Apple is one of the big names to run such a program, and it has at long last expanded it to included macOS.
August 9, 2019
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Apple will reportedly have a cheaper iPhone that looks like the 8 next year
The iPhone SE 2 appears to be happening, but it won't look like the iPhone 5.
October 3, 2019
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Apple-backed China Clean Energy Fund has invested in three wind farms
Apples never looked so green.
September 24, 2019
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Apple's 2020 iPhone 12 series will adopt rear Time-of-Flight cameras: Kuo
The 2019 iPhones aren't even official yet but that isn't stopping analysts from talking about next year's lineup. Among these is Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes certain 2020 models will introduce a new rear sensor to the rear.
July 30, 2019
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Apple's 2020 iPhone might reduce TrueDepth notch with smaller camera
It'll likely use a smaller front-facing camera lens and could remove the notch entirely in 2021, analysts say.
July 11, 2019
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Apple's 2020 iPhone to include smaller TrueDepth camera and seven piece rear array, says leading analyst
Fixing one issue while creating another
July 11, 2019
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Apple's 2020 iPhones will offer 5G, but does it matter?
The three iPhones set to launch in 2020 will all have 5G support to compete with Android phones, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
July 29, 2019
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Apple's 2021 iPhones will feature in-display Touch ID, analyst says
The updated fingerprint recognition system will work in tandem with Face ID, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
August 5, 2019
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Apple's classic iPhone SE is on sale at a lower than ever price in refurbished condition
The almost mythical second-generation iPhone SE is pretty much guaranteed to happen at last sometime in early 2020, but with a substantial screen size increase and a performance leap from the ancient Apple A9 processor all the way up to the A13 Bionic also powering the iPhone 11 family, we're certainly not looking at the ultra-affordable option many folks have been dreaming about these past couple of years.
October 10, 2019
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Apple's Craig Federighi confirms Apple Music lyric visualizer is coming with iOS 13.1
The feature is on its way.
September 9, 2019
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Apple's first Indian store will reportedly be in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex
An Apple Store for you, and you, and you...
October 3, 2019
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Apple's First Products Sporting an in-House 5G Modem Could Appear as Early as 2021
Apple has officially secured Intel's modem business for $1 billion, and that lays out a stable foundation for the company to commence development work of an in-house 5G modem, of which we've heard countless reports about. For the time being, Apple is expected to rely on Qualcomm for its 5G solutions, which isn't a surprise given the California-based giant settled past grievances and buried their longstanding legal skirmish for reportedly a hefty sum.
July 26, 2019
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Apple's iPhone 8 Plus is a pretty great bargain at the low price of $400 with a 90-day warranty
With the iPhone 7 officially put to rest shortly after Apple's big product launch event earlier this month, the iPhone 8 has become the most affordable of its kind available through the company's e-store and in its brick and mortar locations. But as you may already know, it's not always wise to purchase stuff directly from the Cupertino-based tech giant. Especially older stuff.
September 23, 2019
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Apple's iPhone 11 doesn't have 5G because 5G isn't ready for the iPhone
But a year from now, it probably will be
September 12, 2019
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Apple's iPhone 11 event video contains a secret message for 'hard core fans'
Tuesday's iPhone 11 event was almost 2 hours long. The entire press conference can be viewed on Apple's YouTube channel but it's fair to say most people are more interested in watching a short recap. Because of this, Apple has created a 2-minute clip that summarizes the event perfectly but, rather unexpectedly, it also includes a secret message for the 'hard core fans.'
September 12, 2019
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Apple's iPhone 11 reveal defines a brand new value market
What happens when the best in the business stays at the top, but reaches further?
September 10, 2019
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Apple's iPhone will have an in-display fingerprint sensor in 2021, analyst claims
But Face ID is set to stick around
August 5, 2019
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Apple's iPhone Woes To Continue; 17% Unit Shipment Drop Predicted
As we enter July, Apple's bound to have finalized specifications for the 2019 iPhone lineup. The Cupertino tech giant is rumored to introduce several upgrades on the smartphones. It's expected that Apple will add a camera sensor on all three devices.
July 9, 2019
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Apple's iPhone X is a crazy good deal at $626 in 'very good' condition with 256GB storage
While Apple rushed to discontinue its first-ever "all-screen" smartphone shortly after unveiling three additional models with razor-thin bezels and relatively large notches, the iPhone X is still very much alive at third-party retailers like Best Buy. The problem is the 2017-released 5.8-incher remains extravagantly priced, at $900 and up, rarely scoring substantial discounts with no strings attached.
August 15, 2019
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Apple's Mac app notarization service is experiencing issues
Multiple developers have taken to Twitter to complain about the issues.
October 10, 2019
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Apple's 'MultiCam' recording will be available on iPhone XS, XR and the latest iPads
During its iPhone 11 event last week, Apple showcased an as-yet-unreleased version of the Filmic Pro app running on the new iPhone 11 Pro. The app was capable of recording footage from multiple cameras simultaneously, for example, front and rear camera or wide-angle and primary shooter.
September 16, 2019
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Apple's newest iPhone ad reminds us Face ID is better than Touch ID
Apart from the occasional "Shot on iPhone XS" promotional clip, Apple has focused largely on highlighting the general strengths of its extensive mobile device lineup in ads released in recent months rather than hyping specific features for specific models.
July 8, 2019
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Apple's Project Catalyst Details Shared by Team Members Reveal Why Developers Are Allowed Porting iPad Apps and Not iPhone Ones
During Apple's annual WWDC keynote, the company announced Project Catalyst, which will make it easier for iOS developers to turn their iPad apps into Mac apps. Project Catalyst will enable developers to automatically port their iPad apps to the desktop by just launching the project in Xcode and adding desktop-centric features when needed.
July 1, 2019
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Apple's revenue growth slows as iPhone sales dip 12% year-over-year
Apple just released its Q3 earnings and it had a solid June quarter, outperforming analyst expectations. The company reported $53.8 billion in revenue and $2.19 earnings per share. The company's stock popped 4% on the news.
July 30, 2019
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Apple's rumored tracker said to be much more precise than Tile
No wonder Tile is nervous.
September 6, 2019
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Apple's services category is now bigger than the company was ten years ago
This is a hell of a ten year challenge.
August 1, 2019
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Apple's taking a conservative approach to 2019 iPhone production orders
The iPhone 11 series is just one week away and analysts from Cowen and Rosenblatt Securities believe Apple is adopting a pretty conservative approach this year when it comes to orders.
September 3, 2019
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Apple's tap-to-use student IDs let pupils buy food and badge into their dorms
Today's college students rely on their ID cards for almost everything, including using them to get into the gym or to buy the cafeteria's beloved turkey-avocado sandwich. That means losing their ID can make navigating campus difficult, and cards can be a pain to replace.
August 13, 2019
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Apple, Google, and the copycat conundrum
"Android copied the iPhone," "iOS copied Android," and the importance of mobile tech perspective.
July 18, 2019
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AppleCare+: Everything you need to know about Apple's extended warranty program
What AppleCare+ costs, what it covers, and answers to all your other questions.
September 12, 2019
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"AR Emoji Can Be a Visual AI Assistant" -- Developers on the Galaxy S10 AR Emoji
The 'emoji' originated in 1997 as a simple pictogram used to express emotion. But after years of evolution, the technology has progressed to the point that the Galaxy S10 AR (augmented reality) Emoji can transform your face into an animated version of itself before your eyes.
July 15, 2019
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Are you more excited for the Galaxy Note 10 or Pixel 4?
Both phones should be pretty darn great.
August 1, 2019
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Are you using Good Lock on your Galaxy Note 10?
Let's chat with the AC forums.
October 1, 2019
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Are you worried about the Pixel 4's battery life?
Let's have a chat with the AC forums.
October 7, 2019
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As many as 1,325 Android apps access your location data and other information without permission
You might think that you're keeping your personal data private by not granting certain permissions to apps when you first use them. However, researches discovered (via CNET) more than 1,000 Android apps that found ways to get around denied permissions allowing them to access location data and other personal user information.
July 8, 2019
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As Russian "FaceApp" gobbles up user photos, Schumer asks FBI to investigate
FaceApp--which edits photos to make you look older--says no pics stored in Russia.
July 18, 2019
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Assistant is helping automate booking movie tickets in Chrome
Google is leveraging its Duplex technology to fill out forms and tap on buttons.
October 1, 2019
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ASUS Announces New ROG Phone II: 120Hz OLED, 6000mAh & Snapdragon 855+
Today ASUS is releasing the successor to last year's enthusiast-level gaming phone -- the ROG Phone. This year's model features the same DNA that the original model was built on- but this time around ASUS went for bigger and better in every regard, upgrading the new ROG Phone II with some new impressive hardware, creating quite a beast of a phone.
July 22, 2019
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ASUS announces the ROG Phone II with a Snapdragon 855 Plus and 120Hz OLED display
ASUS's original ROG Phone last year included an overclocked model of the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, so when the company announced the ROG Phone II today, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the firm used a Snapdragon 855 Plus.
July 22, 2019
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Asus is low-key becoming a force to be reckoned with
The ZenFone 6 is one of the best affordable flagships money can buy right now
September 24, 2019
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Asus' new ROG Phone II is an Android specs powerhouse
If you want a fully loaded phone, Asus has the device for you.
July 22, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone II is a beast
ASUS is set to toss the ROG Phone II onto the market and while we don't have new images of the device to check out right now (the original is pictured) we do know what specs will be. The ROG Phone II has a 6.59-inch 1080p OLED display with an integrated fingerprint sensor and support for 10-bit HDR.
July 22, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone II Is Official With 120Hz AMOLED Screen, Massive 6000mAh Battery, Custom Air Cooler, and More
The world's first Snapdragon 855 Plus-fueled smartphone is here and it's none other than the ASUS ROG Phone II (can also be called the ROG Phone 2). The ROG Phone II picks off and retains the beefy gaming smartphone construction and aesthetic, but there are a significant number of changes under the hood, and you'll get to find out if you read on.
July 22, 2019
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Asus ROG Phone II smartphone features 120 Hz display, Snapdragon 855+ processor
The Asus ROG Phone II features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, which is said to bring a 15 percent boost in graphics performance. It sports 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage. And the phone has a 6.6 inch, 2340 x 1080 pixel AMOLED display with a 120 Hz screen refresh rate at 49ms tough latency.
July 22, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone II specs have apparently leaked, including up to 1TB of internal storage
There have been a few gaming smartphones in the past few years, the ASUS' ROG Phone was one of the more interesting of last year. In addition to having top-end specs, including an overclocked Snapdragon 845 chipset that you couldn't find elsewhere, there was a whole ecosystem of accessories created by ASUS that made it truly unique.
July 19, 2019
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Asus' ROG Phone 2 features a 120Hz display, a new SoC, and a giant battery
Gamer phone features a Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, 12GB of RAM, 6000mAh battery.
July 22, 2019
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Asus' ROG Phone 2 is the most spec-heavy gaming phone yet
120Hz OLED, 855 Plus, 6,000mAh
July 22, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone 2 preview: Changing the rules of the game
With a 120Hz display and monstrous 6000mAh battery, the ROG Phone II is the gaming phone you've been waiting for.
July 22, 2019
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Asus ROG Phone 2 will be the first phone with new Snapdragon 855 Plus
Gaming phones are a thing: with higher screen refresh rates, better GPUs, and even things like cooling and integrated game controls, they have dug up a niche in this highly competitive market.
July 15, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone 2 Will Be The First Snapdragon 855 Plus Smartphone
Earlier today San Diego chip giant Qualcomm announced an upgrade to its Snapdragon 855. Qualcomm launched the Snapdragon 855 in Huawei last year and the SoC focuses on neural and image signal processing by increasing die area for these calculations. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus announced today is focused for gaming devices, as the company has raised clock speeds for the chip's GPU and CPU.
July 15, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone 2 will debut in coming weeks featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus
Qualcomm just announced its new Snapdragon 855 Plus and it looks like ASUS will put the SoC to use in its upcoming successor to the ROG Phone.
July 15, 2019
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Asus ROG Phone 2 Will Use Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 855 Plus
Additional premium specs include a claimed battery life of two days--presumably during normal usage rather than marathon gaming sessions--while recharging to full in just over an hour. It features 12GB of LPDDR4X memory, 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage and significantly improved camera modules that match those found on the Asus ZenFone 6. The phone uses four antenna for Wi-Fi connectivity and an impressive microphone array.
July 15, 2019
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ASUS ROG Phone 2 with Snapdragon 855+ chipset, 6000mAh battery launches in India
The ASUS ROG Phone 2 has been priced lower than the OnePlus 7 Pro in India.
September 23, 2019
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Asus ROG Phone 2, Snapdragon 855 Plus Shine In Multi-Core Tests
Leaks for the Asus ROG Phone 2 have started to take place just a day after the company announced that the device will be the first to feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus. The 855 Plus is a binned variant of the Snapdragon 855, and the new SoC from Qualcomm increases clock and GPU frequency.
July 16, 2019
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Asus Unveils ROG Phone II With Snapdragon 855+, Tons of Accessories
Asus has never been a major part of the smartphone world, but the company's gaming-focused ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand attracted some attention last year with the original ROG Phone. Now, a follow up known as the ROG Phone II is on the way.
July 22, 2019
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Asus Upgrades the ROG Phone 2 With a Faster CPU and 120Hz Screen
Bigger and better in every way
July 22, 2019
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ASUS ZenFone 6 Edition 30 now available with 12GB of RAM and $900 price tag
As the name hints at, you also get a 30-month warranty.
September 17, 2019
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ASUS ZenFone 6 Lands at Retail
ASUS has announced that its new ZenFone 6 smartphone is now available at retail outlets. The smartphone packs a 6.4-inch notchless NanoEdge display with a 92% screen-to-body ratio. The screen is covered by Gorilla Glass 6.
August 5, 2019
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Asus Zenfone 6 Review: A Neat Flipping Camera, But The Battery Life Is Better
It's been a while since Asus made a phone that's worth a look
August 15, 2019
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ASUS ZenFone 6 review: The phone for selfie-obsessionists and Android purists
ASUS is back, with the first ZenFone in years you'll actually care about.
June 25, 2019
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ASUS ZenFone 6 Update Improves Camera Rotation Stability and More
The ASUS ROG Phone 2 was released earlier today amid much fanfare. After all, a smartphone that comes with a 240Hz panel and has the 'gamer' aesthetic to it is bound to catch some attention. On the other, non-gamer-y side of things, there's the ASUS ZenFone 6, the company's other flagship device.
July 22, 2019
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Australia Uses Mobile Phone Detection Cameras To Catch Distracted Drivers
Mounted cameras already catch motorists traveling above the speed limit or cruising through a red light.
September 24, 2019
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At what age do you think a kid should get their first phone?
Let's see what the AC forum community has to say.
August 2, 2019
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AT&T 5G / 5G E network coverage map: which cities are covered?
AT&T has been one of the most controversial carriers when it comes to the launch of a 5G network in the United States. And the reason for that lies in the misleading 5G Evolution (also known as 5G E) network that it rolled out earlier in 2019, which was essentially an improved 4G LTE network, but definitely not 5G in any common terms. In fact, in some places, the 5G E network had slower speeds than a traditional 4G LTE network.
July 8, 2019
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AT&T and Spotify are teaming up to give you some free music
Spotify joins HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, VRV, and Pandora as entertainment perks on the Unlimited &More Premium plan.
August 5, 2019
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AT&T delivers long overdue Android Pie update for its variant of the Razer Phone 2
Released several months after Android Pie made its stable debut on Google's Pixel family, the Razer Phone 2 unsurprisingly came with an older OS version pre-installed. It then took several more months for the device manufacturer to promise and ultimately deliver the major software update, at least as far as unlocked units were concerned.
July 26, 2019
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AT&T expands Call Protect service to automatically block fraud calls
Great news for new and existing AT&T customers, as the US carrier has just announced its Call Protect service will be "upgraded" to include the ability to automatically block fraud calls and suspected spam-call alerts.
July 9, 2019
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AT&T is named the nation's fastest carrier again, followed by... Sprint
AT&T caused a lot of controversy with its 5G E, aka 5G Evolution, aka LTE Advanced shenanigans late last year and early in 2019, but misleading branding aside, it looks like the carrier actually made some very significant mobile network upgrades in the lead-up to a true, nationwide 5G rollout.
October 10, 2019
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AT&T is offering free Spotify to select Unlimited subscribers
AT&T is sweetening the deal on its Unlimited & More Premium plan this week, with the addition of free Spotify Premium. That amounts to a $10-a-month savings for those paying the $80 a month for the wireless service. The plan offers one of seven free partner services, including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, VRV, Pandora and now Spotify .
August 5, 2019
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AT&T is one of the most popular carriers in the United States. Unsurprisingly, that means it sells a plethora of excellent Android phones to give customers as much choice as possible when shopping for their next handset.

Bluetooth flaw could leave iPhones, Macs and more susceptible to tracking
The flaw affects Microsoft 10 and Fitbit devices as well.
July 18, 2019
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July 18, 2019
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AT&T launches 5G service in New York City
After Sprint and Verizon, it's AT&T's turn to bring 5G to another US city. The carrier has just announced that starting today, customers in New York City will be able to use its 5G service if they own a compatible device.
August 6, 2019
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AT&T rolls out (limited) 5G in (parts of) New York City
Both Verizon and Sprint have been promising 5G coverage in the nation's largest city for some time now. AT&T this morning, however, said it's starting to do just that. The U.S.'s largest carrier by subscribers announced limited availability of 5G coverage in New York City.
August 6, 2019
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AT&T says it will automatically block robocalls 'in the coming months'
The first major carrier to automatically block fraudulent calls
July 9, 2019
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AT&T settles five-year-old data throttling case with FTC
The value of the settlement wasn't revealed.
August 26, 2019
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AT&T test moves it closer to nationwide 5G service; company reports steady Q2 results
AT&T announced on Wednesday that it had a net addition of 72,000 postpaid wireless phone customers during the second quarter of this year. That topped Wall Street's expectations of 56,000, while the churn rate for the period was .86%. The nation's second-largest carrier also had a net addition of 283,000 prepaid phone customers during the three month period that included April through June.
July 25, 2019
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AT&T Unlimited subscribers can get Spotify Premium for free
Adjusted for clarity. The Spotify subscription is only limited to six months if you aren't on AT&T's Unlimited plan. We apologize for the error.
August 5, 2019
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AT&T's priciest unlimited plans will be able to add Spotify Premium as a new perk
Prefer Spotify to HBO? The streaming service is about to become an option on AT&T's Unlimited & More Premium plan.
August 5, 2019
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AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S10+ finally gets dedicated night mode with new update
The dedicated camera night mode will probably make its way to other U.S. Galaxy S10+ models soon.
July 30, 2019
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Audeara A-01 headphone review: These ANC cans promise to compensate for your hearing deficits
It's a brilliant idea, and the tech that makes it possible works fairly well, at least when ANC is turned on.
August 9, 2019
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August 2019 security patch rolling out now to Pixel phones
The Essential Phone is also getting the update without skipping a beat.
August 5, 2019
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August Security Patch Rolling Out to the Pixels and Essential Phone
It's that time of the month again when Google releases the monthly security patch for Pixels. As we've seen for the past year or so, Essential is on par with Google and has consistently released these patches alongside Google. Today, Pixel devices are receiving the August security patch. It doesn't have much in the way of new features and mostly consists of bugfixes.
August 5, 2019
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August update for Pixel handsets comes with three bug-killing fixes
It's a new month and that means that Google has released the August Android security update. The security patch dated August 1st takes care of 15 vulnerabilities while the August 5th patch covers 11 of them. The good news is that the company says that it has received "no reports of active customer exploitation or abuse of these newly reported issues."
August 5, 2019
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Avaya VoIP Phones Harbored 10-year Old Vulnerability
A vulnerability leading to remote code execution survived for 10 years in some Avaya VoIP phones, used by 90% of the Fortune 100 companies.
August 8, 2019
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Ban bacteria with InvisibleShield's new anti-microbial screen protectors
Keep your iPhone free from germs and scratches.
August 26, 2019
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Bandai Namco Reveal tori -- Creativity, Toys and Gaming for the Family
Around two months ago I wrote about the partnership between Bandai Namco and ISKN, we didn't know exactly what the partnership would entail and result in at the time. I was somewhat concerned that it may be in the lines of another uDraw debacle, fortunately from what has been revealed, this doesn't seem to be the case.
July 25, 2019
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Battery icons shape perceptions of time and space and define user identities
Research demonstrates how mobile technology is altering the way users view the outside world based on battery life and charging points
September 13, 2019
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Beauty marks: The iPhone 11 camera bump
The iPhone 11's most noticeable feature is a powerful marketing tool.
October 1, 2019
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Because of T-Mobile and Verizon, the iPhone 11 supports an LTE band record
The iPhone 11, the Pro, and the 11 Pro Max are again landing with three different model numbers depending on the carrier band support. There is a dedicated version for North America, a separate one with dual-SIM slots for China, and an international model for, well, globally.
September 13, 2019
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Being featured in an Apple ad is similar to winning a Grammy award says producer Latroit
Latroit got the same feedback as he did when he won a Grammy.
August 6, 2019
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Believe it or not, the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is selling like hotcakes in the US
While 5G-capable smartphones are only projected to truly take off in the next couple of years, bringing back growth to the entire global industry, a few of the early models appear to be selling better than expected. We're talking about last spring's Galaxy S10 5G and LG V50 ThinQ, but also the hot new 5G-enabled variants of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+.
September 24, 2019
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Bellroy manages to make its most popular bags even more luxurious with its new Premium Collection
Bellroy already makes some truly outstanding bags with an inordinate amount of details that gives a unique quality about them. Those bags are getting even better as part of its new Premium Collection that adds a hint of opulence to the already terrific design.
August 8, 2019
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Best 5G Phones in 2019
New technology works best when everyone commits to it. 5G has been getting a ton of support from both carriers and device manufacturers. If you live in an area with 5G coverage these are the best phones you can buy to get the benefits of 5G today.
July 1, 2019
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Best Accessories for Galaxy S10e in 2019
Samsung's Galaxy S10 and S10+ may be the company's best new smartphones, but if you want to save around $200 and still get a majority of what those devices have to offer, there's the Galaxy S10e.
August 5, 2019
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Best Android Apps for College Students in 2019
College is exciting, crazy, and a little scary. The road has a lot of twists and turns, bumps, hurdles, and a few slides along the way. Here are a dozen apps to help you through each part of your college career and get to the other side, ready to conquer the world.
August 6, 2019
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Best Android Camera in 2019
One of the biggest reasons to buy a high-end phone is for the cameras. Whether through computational processing or versatility through the use of as many lenses as possible, phones are taking good enough photos these days that most people don't even consider a dedicated camera.
September 19, 2019
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Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?
Find the best Android phone for photographers, smart shoppers, and more.
October 3, 2019
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Best Android Phones for Rooting and Modding in 2019
Rooting isn't as popular as it used to be, but there's still a vibrant community of modders involved in launching new ROMs. If you're just getting started or are looking to delve back into the world of modding, these are the devices you need to consider.
August 8, 2019
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Best Android Phones Under $400 in 2019
When your budget maxes out at $400, the Google Pixel 3a is the best phone you can get. That's because it offers the same core experience as the higher-end Pixel 3, which costs nearly twice as much.
September 23, 2019
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Best Android Phones with Expandable Storage in 2019
If you carry your media library with you, shoot a lot of 4K video, or are looking to download a few seasons of a TV show for a lengthy flight, expandable storage is essential. Thankfully, there's no shortage of options available.
July 1, 2019
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Best Android Phones: Q3 2019
It's past the middle of the year now, and every Android vendor has had the opportunity to release their devices. It's been a few months now since the flagship refresh cycle started and we've reviewed the ups and down of this generation, even giving vendors enough opportunity to refine their software and fix any issues that may have plagued the phones in the first few months.
August 15, 2019
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Best Apple iPhone 11 Smartphone Offers Available Now
Starting today you can officially pre-order Apple's upcoming iPhone 11 smartphones. Currently, there are several pre-order deals available that make these premium-priced smartphones more affordable. Among these, the offers available from AT&T and Verizon stand out as particularly strong deals.
September 13, 2019
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Best Apps for Making Memes on iPhone in 2019
Yo' dawg, we heard you like memes...
August 15, 2019
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Best apps to turn your non-Portrait mode photos into Portrait mode on iPhone and iPad
Portrait Mode on iPhone XS Max is the envy of all others. Calm your FOMO with these depth effect apps for iPhone!
July 25, 2019
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Best Apps with 3D Touch in 2019
Why tap and tap when you can press and go with these great 3D Touch-enabled apps for the iPhone!
July 26, 2019
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Best ASUS ZenFone 6 Screen Protectors in 2019
The ASUS ZenFone 6 is such a gorgeous device, it would be a shame if a scratch or drop ended up taking even more money out of your pocket. We've found some of the best screen protectors that you can get so everything will be just fine in the event that disaster strikes.
October 8, 2019
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Best back-to-school headphones
What student wouldn't appreciate a good pair of headphones? Here's a wide selection of top wireless models.
July 26, 2019
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Best Battery Packs for Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ in 2019
Samsung has lifted the veil on the new Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. These devices are absolute powerhouses that should handle just about everything you throw at them. However, there are times where you'll need the battery to last just a little bit longer, and that's where a battery pack comes in.
August 13, 2019
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Best Big Android Phones in 2019
What we consider a "normal" phone size today would feel downright gigantic just a few years ago. And that normalization of large phones has made it even easier for companies to make even bigger phones at the very top end of their lineup.
September 19, 2019
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Best Budget Camera Phones in 2019
It's no secret that camera quality is near the top of the list when it comes to requirements for a smartphone. And that's the case no matter how much you're spending.
September 17, 2019
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Best Cell-Phone Companies: Is Bigger Better?
Smaller providers such as Consumer Cellular and Ting take on the industry giants in Consumer Reports' new survey
August 2, 2019
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Best Cheap Cases for iPhone 11 in 2019
So, you saved up all your cash and bought yourself a brand-new iPhone 11, and now you just need the perfect case to go on it. Lucky for you, there is a ton of cases on the market that are kind to your pockets.
September 17, 2019
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Best Flash Drives for Backing up your iPhone in 2019
If you're looking to save some space, add some new music to your device, or plan to move a large file, having a flash drive that works with your iPhone is a great. There are dozens of iPhone flash drive options to choose from online, and we've highlighted our favorites that give you the most bang for your buck.
July 29, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10 Hole Punch Wallpapers in 2019
Like the Galaxy S10, the new Note 10 and Note 10+ have hole punch cameras in the front display. Unlike the S10 series, though, the powerhouse phablets have centered hole punches, which means that while there are some slight differences between the proportions of the hole, it's easier to make a hole punch wallpaper that fits more models compared to the S10 and S10+.
August 26, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10, 10+ Screen Protectors Available Right Now [List]
The Galaxy Note 10 is official and is joined with a smaller sibling. Both phones are hot and that marvelous display definitely needs some sort of protection. So, in today's list we are going to highlight some of the best Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ screen protectors which you can buy and keep your phone safe the moment it arrives on your doorstep.
August 8, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10/10+ film and glass screen protectors
What, a $1000 phone and no case or audio jack adapter in the box? We hear you, early Note 10 and 10+ adopters, especially if you are coming from a Chinese flagship where everything is included.
August 16, 2019
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Best Galaxy Note 10 Accessories in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10 already comes with a pretty awesome accessory, the S Pen. But it won't keep your phone safe, help keep your battery charged, or enhance your enjoyment of music and other media.
August 16, 2019
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Best Galaxy S10 Screen Protectors in 2019
The Galaxy S10 has got a great, big, beautiful screen with some new tricks inside -- like that fancy ultrasonic fingerprint sensor -- but those tricks make buying a screen protector all the more important and all the more difficult.
October 3, 2019
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Best iPhone and iPad apps to help you learn a new language in 2019
Whether you're learning a language for the very first time or just want to brush up, these are the very best language learning apps for iPhone and iPad!
August 19, 2019
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Best iPhone for Photographers in 2019
iPhone cameras get better each year. Features such as Smart HDR and an adjustable depth of field are just two of the camera technologies the iPhone XS Max offers making it our most recommended iPhone for smartphone photographers.
August 6, 2019
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Best iPhone for Seniors in 2019
Each year, we look at the newest iPhones on the market and decide which ones are best for our readers. For seniors, we're recommending the iPhone XR, which offers great features for less than other iPhones on the market.
July 25, 2019
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Best iPhone X Screen Protectors in 2019
The iPhone X features a beautiful, almost bezel-less display that is all glass. Even though Apple describes the glass as its most durable ever on an iPhone, it's not made out of magic. You need to protect that display if you want to keep it crack-free. To protect that beautiful OLED display, a screen protector is a way to go.
August 8, 2019
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Best Lenses and Lens Kits for Shooting Video on Your iPhone in 2019
While our iPhones are pretty great at taking photos (the best camera is the one with you), they can still be improved with lens kits. With a lens kit, you can get even better photos that could be similar to the results you get with a DSLR, but without the bulk.
August 2, 2019
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Best microSD Cards for Android in 2019
A microSD card lets you easily move your files, photos, and music from device to device without having to rely on steady Wi-Fi or costly data. I
August 27, 2019
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Best MicroSD Cards for Galaxy Note 10+ in 2019
The Galaxy Note 10+ is here and it is an absolute powerhouse. While the Note 10+ comes with at least 256GB of storage, you can still run out if you're prone to recording lots and lots of 4k video, or if you download every Google Play Movies film you own for playing on flights and trips.
October 3, 2019
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Best microSD Cards for Galaxy S10 in 2019
The base storage for the Galaxy S10 lineup is 128GB -- which is an insane number considering it was nothing more than a pipe dream for smartphones storage five short years ago -- but that's just the base level.
September 10, 2019
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Best Mobile Hotspot in 2019
Having a mobile hotspot is terrific if you're a world traveler, a college student on a budget, or enjoy being online wherever you are. Hotspots come at various price points and styles. Our favorite hotspot is the RAVPower Filehub Plus, although there are others worth considering.
August 16, 2019
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Best Moto E6 Plus Cases in 2019
The Moto E6 Plus is finally here and sports an impressive set of specs, along with new colors for Motorola's entry-level handset.
September 19, 2019
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Best Moto G6 Accessories in 2019
Motorola leads the pack when it comes to mid-range smartphones, and the Moto G6 is the latest and greatest of the G line. Covered with curved Gorilla Glass 3 and sporting a dual-camera setup and a bright, gorgeous screen (along with the snappy software Motorola is known for), this is a phone that absolutely looks premium without costing an arm and a leg. All the more reason to accessorize and take full advantage of it!
September 10, 2019
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Best Motorola Phones in 2019
Motorola is one of the oldest and most recognizable phone brands in the world, and while it may not have the same dominance in the market that it once did, the company still kicks out some truly excellent products.
October 3, 2019
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Best news apps for iPhone and iPad
Extra! Extra! These fantastic news apps for iPhone and iPad will keep you up to date!
July 2, 2019
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Best OnePlus 6 Cases in 2019
While the OnePlus 6 is over a year old now, it still delivers top-notch hardware and software at a lower price than its contemporaries. OnePlus' mantra is "Never Settle," which also applies to buying accessories because you should never settle for a damaged device.
July 11, 2019
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Best OnePlus 7 Screen Protectors in 2019
The OnePlus 7 is a fantastic follow-up to the OnePlus 6T. It retains the same body and screen size, but it received a decent spec-bump. However, with a device this gorgeous, you definitely don't want to end up with a cracked or scratched display. To keep your phone prestine, we have rounded up the best screen protectors that you should get.
June 25, 2019
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Best Phone Cleaning Kits in 2019
Human beings are filthy, and as we use our phones anywhere and everywhere, we expose our phones to all that filth as well. And since you can't give your phone a hot, soapy shower everyday like you do yourself, you should build yourself a cleaning kit to keep the grime and nastiness under control before those germs migrate back from your phone to you and get you sick.
August 8, 2019
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Best Phone Gimbals in 2019
Moving even a little while shooting video with your phone can lead to shaky, unusable footage that no amount of optical image stabilization can correct. As a photographer, I don't get paid unless my images and videos are crystal clear on every take.
August 16, 2019
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Best Phone Grips for Students in 2019
School is a dangerous environment for most tools and tech, but none more so that phones. Phones are essential items in a phone, always in arm's reach but often bumped, dropped, or banged in the hustle and bustle of changing classrooms or running to meet up with friends at lunch.
August 15, 2019
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Best Phones for Visible in 2019
When it first launched in May 2018, Visible made a big mark on the carrier space since $40/month for unlimited everything on Verizon sounds too good to be true.
September 24, 2019
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Best Phones to Use with Mint Mobile in 2019
Mint Mobile is all about getting great service for a fraction of the price of the big carriers, and for many, that philosophy extends to the phone they choose to use.
October 10, 2019
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Best photo backup services for iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Backing up photos is important for ensuring you keep your memories safe from things like lost or stolen devices and software crashes. These are the best backup services for taking care of your photographs!
August 27, 2019
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Best Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Accessories in 2019
With its two-tone glass back, knockout camera and the latest Android software inside, the Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL are dashing, debonair flagships ready to star in your daily technological adventures, but no star is complete without a few sidekicks to help it along and make it look even better than it does out of the box.
September 10, 2019
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Best Pokemon Go cheats and hacks for Summer 2019
What are the best hacks and cheats for Pokemon Go that'll help you get ahead faster and easier than ever? These!
August 13, 2019
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Best Portable Chargers for Minecraft Earth in 2019
Minecraft Earth fuses the hit blockbuster into the real world, backed by the magic of augmented reality (AR) and GPS mapping. However, it's a proven power-hungry fiend and the app can cut your battery short throughout the day. We've rounded up the best iPhone and Android portable chargers and power banks, fitting for Minecraft Earth and everyday use.
July 25, 2019
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Best Portable Charger 2019: Power Banks for Extra Battery Life
Never leave home without it.
September 13, 2019
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Best Prepaid Phone Plans in 2019
Sick of committing to annual contracts? Enjoy the flexibility of a prepaid wireless plan.
August 26, 2019
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Best Rugged Android Phone in 2019
More and more often, phones are being released with shiny glass backs, smooth metal frames, and other design elements to make them as attractive as can be. That's great if you prefer form over function, but what about if you're in the market for a smartphone that you don't need to baby nonstop? Here are the best rugged Android phones we could find!
July 9, 2019
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Best Samsung Galaxy S9 Accessories in 2019
Even a year after its launch, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is still an outstanding phone, from its stellar camera to a brilliant display and its almost perfect size. Whether you've already got one in your pocket, or you're debating whether to snag one now that the S10 is driving its price down, you should also think about investing in some quality accessories.
September 30, 2019
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Best Screen Protectors for iPhone XR in 2019
Did you just pick up an iPhone XR? While this may be Apple's more affordable option of the newest phones, it doesn't make it any less powerful or beautiful. Plus, that Liquid Retina display is gorgeous, so why not keep it safe with a screen protector that won't break the bank?
August 15, 2019
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Best Screen Protectors for Moto Z4 in 2019
The Moto Z4 is the latest modular phone from Motorola's Z-series line up, and it's got a screen that's worth protecting. It features an updated OLED display with a great screen-to-body ratio and an optical fingerprint sensor under the glass. Not every protector will fit, so we've rounded up the best tempered glass and film screen protectors for the Z4.
September 16, 2019
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Best Screen Protectors for the Galaxy Note 8 in 2019
Your best choice for a screen protector is often a tempered glass option, but they're a problem on phones with curved screens, like the Note 8. In the end, it comes down to whether you want to spend more for a tempered glass option, or take time to properly install a screen protector made of flexible film material.
September 10, 2019
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Best Small Android Phones in 2019
The definition of a small phone has changed throughout the last couple of years as the smartphone industry has moved to taller displays. One way manufacturers have kept phone sizes small is by trimming the bezels, and that's the direction Samsung took with the Galaxy S10e.
September 10, 2019
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Best Stands to Charge Both iPhone and Apple Watch in 2019
If you're reading this, then you most likely use your iPhone and Apple Watch every day, and that means you're constantly charging up your devices. If you have a small workspace or a tiny bedroom, dealing with tangled cords can be a nightmare, and it just creates a huge mess.
July 15, 2019
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Best T-Mobile Alternatives in 2019
If you like T-Mobile's coverage, check out these alternatives that use T-Mobile's coverage.
September 3, 2019
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Best Tripods for Photographing in Night Mode on iPhone 11 in 2019
The iPhone 11 series has a stunning new Night Mode feature that makes even the darkest environments look amazing in a photo.
October 1, 2019
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Best Windows Phone in 2019
If you're still looking to buy a Windows Phone in 2019, perhaps we can help with our choice of best Windows Phone.
July 12, 2019
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Best Wireless Charger: Wireless Freedom with Qi Chargers
Wireless charging is possibly one of the greatest inventions ever made. The ability to just plop down your smartphone onto a surface and have it recharge without having to plug in a cable can never be oversold.
August 13, 2019
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Best Wireless Charging Pads for iPhone XS and iPhone XR in 2019
Apple's latest iPhone models are easier to charge than any previous Apple devices. The iPhone 8 and newer (including the iPhone XS and iPhone XR) support the Qi standard, which offers contact-based "wireless" charging. Qi charging has been around for a few years, so users
August 9, 2019
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Best Wireless Charging Pads for Note 10 and Note 10+ in 2019
Wireless charging is the easiest way to top up a phone, and the Galaxy Note 10 supports every standard you can think of, including Qi, PMA and Samsung's own Fast Wireless Charging 2.0. This year, the Note lineup supports extra-fast speeds of 12W and 15W respectively, but only with a select few chargers. Let's round up the best options for your new phone!
August 9, 2019
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Best Wireless Charging Pads for Galaxy S8 in 2019
If you're using a Samsung Galaxy S8 and haven't taken advantage of its wireless charging capabilities, what have you been waiting for? Wireless charging allows you to forgo dealing with cables and have your phone charging on your desk at work or nightstand at home and simply grab it when it's time to get up and go. There's a good variety of styles compatible with the Galaxy S8 and here are the best available options.
September 10, 2019
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Best Wireless Charging Pads for the Galaxy S10 in 2019
If you like to charge your phone at your desk all day, but you still want to use it unencumbered, then a wireless charging pad or stand is the way to go. They can work great as bedside charging solutions, or for quick top-ups when you're home in between working and heading out for evening activities.
October 10, 2019
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Bixby Marketplace for Assistant Apps Live in the US and South Korea
Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace in the US and South Korea, which is a dedicated store for Bixby-compatible apps and services for supported Samsung hardware. It is now open and available through the main Bixby portal on your Samsung smartphone. Samsung says that it'll eventually be merged with the Galaxy App Store.
July 1, 2019
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Bixby Routines versus Siri Shortcuts: Samsung and Apple switched roles?
We are slowly but surely getting to the point where we will have some wicked automation options on our smartphones. It all started years ago with apps like ITTT (If This Then That), which allowed users to choose and automate specific settings whenever certain conditions were met. Then, there was an app named Workflow for iOS, which offered the same but to a kind of limited extent since -- you know -- iOS doesn't let 3rd party developers to tooch too many toggles.
July 16, 2019
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BLU G9 Pro goes for the Moto G7's jugular with crazy low price and dreamy specs
Headquartered in Miami, Florida and self-proclaimed the "market leader in unlocked devices in the United States", BLU arguably sells some of the prettiest, fastest, most feature-packed Android smartphones in the nation's sub-$300 and sub-$200 divisions.
August 27, 2019
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BLU launches another two ridiculously affordable phones with respectable specs
Spying scandals and software updating fiascos aside, BLU Products sells some of the best low-cost unlocked smartphones in the US, charging as little as 200 bucks for a "flagship" model with a Full HD+ "Infinity" display, triple rear camera system, and premium gradient design.
September 5, 2019
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BLU launches crazy affordable Bold N1 'flagship' with pop-up selfie camera
After launching an upper mid-range rival for the popular Moto G7 at a very competitive price and two entry-level handsets with pretty remarkable specifications in the last couple of weeks alone, BLU Products is debuting an affordable new flagship model today... under a new brand.
September 9, 2019
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BlueStacks Flaw Lets Attackers Remotely Control Android Emulator
Vulnerabilities in the BlueStacks Android emulator were fixed at the end of May that allowed attackers to perform remote code execution, information disclosure, and to steal backups of the VM and its data.
June 25, 2019
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Bluetooth Enabled Wireless Phones
Bluetooth Wireless Phones. Nokia 3650 Wireless Phone from T-Mobile. Want to do it without the phone and the Pocket PC ever touching? Bluetooth is the answer.
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Bluetooth for Palm
A Bluetooth protocol stack that enables programmers to easily develop Bluetooth applications for the Palm OS. IBM, what is Bluetooth Stack for Palm?
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BOLD N1 is a $250 smartphone with some premium features (AMOLED display, 128GB storage, wireless charging)
The BOLD N1 is a smartphone designed to offer flagship-level specs at a low price, and it... kind of delivers?
September 9, 2019
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Boost Mobile launches new data-only plan option alongside hotspot device
Boost Mobile has just announced two new products aimed a Internet-hungry consumers: a data plan and a hotspot device. The new data-only plan option is aimed at both new and existing customers and offer no less than 50GB of data for just $50 per month, which can be used with any 4G LTE device.
July 18, 2019
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Boost Mobile starts selling all iPhone 11 models this week, here are all the prices
Boost Mobile is one of the smaller carriers that announced about two weeks ago that it will offer Apple's new iPhone 11 handsets but neglected to offer details about their availability. We've been able to confirm with Boost Mobile that all iPhone 11 models will be available for purchase starting this week.
September 23, 2019
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Brand New iPhone 12 Pro Concept Envisions a Quad-Camera Setup Without a Notch and Crazy Slim Bezels
As expected, this year’s iPhones didn’t get a massive facelift. Apparently, Apple is saving noteworthy improvements for next year. While the 2020 iPhones are still nearly a year away, leaks have already set the expectations.
October 8, 2019
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Brand-new Galaxy Note 8 with full 1-year warranty sinks to an unbeatable price of $400
You know how Samsung was still charging a ridiculously high $900 for an unlocked Galaxy Note 8 shortly after the announcement of the Note 10 and Note 10+? As crazy as it sounds, nothing has changed between then and now, although you can get a $350 discount on a Sprint-locked variant at the manufacturer or save a "cool" 100 bucks by purchasing the unlocked model from Best Buy and activating it on the same network upfront.
September 6, 2019
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Brave browser now can show its privacy-first ads on Android, too
The browser strips out website ads but shows its own, giving you most of the revenue from them.
July 11, 2019
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Brighthand
This site offers the latest News, Reviews, Information and Prices and Discussion on handhelds and smartphones of all kinds. to find a mobile device you are interested in, use our Mobile Device Search feature in the right column.
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Bring some color into your life with HONOR's new 3D-holographic smartphones
Black. White. Blue. Red. Odds are, the back of your smartphone is some monochromatic color you'd find in a beginner Crayola set. Most phone makers took far too long to realize that smartphone colors really matter to consumers, and only recently began wooing them with fancy-sounding hues like canary yellow or coral red.
June 25, 2019
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Budget Nokia 1 scores highly anticipated Android 9.0 Pie update
Solidifying its title as the reigning champion of Android updates and keeping true to its promises, today HMD Global has announced that the Android 9 Pie rollout has began for the entry-level Nokia 1 that was first announced back in February of 2018.
June 25, 2019
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Bug forces captions on streaming content viewed by some Android users
Last month, a post made to the Google Play Help forum (via Android Police) complained that captions (aka subtitles) were showing up on every movie in an Android user's library of more than 500 films. The captions were appearing even though they had been turned off in the settings.
August 5, 2019
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Build an Android Chatbot With Dialogflow
Look at the steps to integrate a Dialogflow bot in an Android app.
September 24, 2019
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Build a Xamarin Android Mobile Application Using Azure DevOps (CI)
Build an Android app with Continuous Integration.
August 13, 2019
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Can Fairphone 3 scale ethical consumer electronics?
From fair trade to smartphones as a service...
August 27, 2019
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Can I get AppleCare with Visible's Unlimited Plan?
Best answer: Yes! AppleCare+ is available with any carrier, but it could be worth your while to sign up for the Visible Protect plan at the same time.
September 5, 2019
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Can Pixel 4's radical Motion Sense navigation spell 'the end of the touchscreen'?
There is a reason why Google is going with a giant top bezel on the Pixel 4, in times where the Note 10 will be the most compact large-screen phone in our database precisely on account of the shaved-off strip there. No, that reason is not a 3D face-scanning kit, although there will be one, and Google is collecting faces to perfect it at $5 a pop.
July 30, 2019
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Can Samsung justify the Note 10's existence when the Galaxy S10+ is already so great?
Competing with yourself isn't always a bad thing, but sometimes it feels like a waste of resources.
July 19, 2019
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Can you be mobile AND secure?
Despite the security challenges mobile devices create, there is no going back. Users demand corporate access from their smartphones and companies benefit from this access with increased efficiency, better use of time and improved user experience. Here's how to be safe and mobile.
August 26, 2019
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Can you still use the iPhone's lightning port with the Mophie Juice Pack Access on?
Best Answer: Yes, the Mophie Juice Pack Access is designed in such a way that you can still use the iPhone X's lightning port when the battery case is in place.
August 16, 2019
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Capture More with the Galaxy A80's Rotating Camera
Built for the Era of Live, the Galaxy A80 enhances live interactions, connections and spontaneous self-expression through its compelling innovations, including its rotating camera.
July 22, 2019
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Cardinal Red Samsung Galaxy S10 now available exclusively on EE in the UK
Available for all models of the Galaxy S10, minus the Galaxy S10 5G.
July 1, 2019
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Caudabe Synthesis iPhone Case review: Translucent protection
Show off your iPhone's color and logo but in a subtle way.
October 10, 2019
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Caviar's gold iPhone 11 Pro is as expensive as you'd think
If money is no object, who are we to tell you about taste?
October 7, 2019
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CBS News is bringing a 60 Minutes-inspired news show to streaming service Quibi
Jeffrey Katzenberg's streaming service Quibi, due to launch in April, has partnered with CBS News to modernize "60 Minutes"-style programming for the era of bite-sized video. Instead of an hour-long newsmagazine, CBS News will launch "60 in 6," which will condense original news stories into six-minute episodes, designed for consumption on mobile devices.
October 8, 2019
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Certification indicates that Oppo is about to unveil a 5G sequel to the Reno 10x Zoom Edition
Last month, we passed along some specs and images of the Oppo Reno 2. The phone had been certified by China's version of the FCC, TENAA. Earlier this year, Oppo had released two versions of the phone, a mid-range model and a premium variant with 10x lossless zoom.
September 3, 2019
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Challenges Testers Face for Testing SMAC
As the number of users who access applications using mobile technology grows, it becomes crucial for testers to understand the intersection of mobile and testing.
July 18, 2019
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Check out the latest press render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
A couple of days ago, press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10+ were leaked. And we have to say, the Infinity O display never looked so good with the incredibly thin bezels and the centered punch-hole selfie camera.
July 12, 2019
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Check out these weird emojis you've probably never used!
Emojis are a great way to add some flavor to your text-based conversations or just straight-up replace them if you're creative enough and have the patience to select the right ones. And, as we've recently discussed, there are more than enough emojis to choose from and the variety just keeps expanding.
August 6, 2019
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Check out this iPhone 11 battery comparison
Pro Max is the clear winner, but who came second?
October 1, 2019
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Checkm8 -- A Permanent iOS Jailbreak That Exploits An Unpatchable Flaw
Recently, Apple fixed a vulnerability with the release of iOS 12.4.1 that allowed for users to jailbreak their iPhones. The vulnerability in iOS 12.4 required urgent attention since it allowed an adversary to also create spyware by exploiting the bug. While Apple managed to fix that bug, once again, a researcher has come out with an even more robust iOS jailbreak named Checkm8.
October 1, 2019
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China is reportedly behind huge hack of global cell networks
Security research firm Cybereason reports today (via TechCrunch) that over the last seven years, hackers have been able to break into more than 10 cellular networks worldwide to gather information on calls made by at least 20 targeted individuals. The data obtained from this operation included the dates that calls were made, the times they were connected, the locations of the callers and more. The attack, dubbed Operation Soft Cell, has been active since 2012 and was spotted by Cybereason earlier this year.
June 25, 2019
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China loves the iPhone right now. Demand was up 230% in September
Strong iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro demand continues.
October 14, 2019
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China's border police are installing surveillance apps on the smartphones of some tourists
Visitors to the country's Xinjiang region are impacted
July 2, 2019
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China's Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East
Africa's mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is following its shadow to this burgeoning part of the world with low-cost offerings.
July 30, 2019
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Chrome for Android updated with group tabs and grid layout
Google is bringing important improvements to its mobile browser -- Chrome. The app received many updates that added loads of new features since its initial release seven years ago, but few included tabs improvements.
September 17, 2019
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple Again Over Secretly Throttling Its Older iPhones
It definitely looks like Apple throttling the performance of older iPhones in a bid to retain satisfactory battery life will continue to haunt it as the tech giant has been slammed with another class action lawsuit. A group of 18 people have filed the lawsuit this week in a Northern California federal court, accusing the company of 'secretly' throttling its older iPhone lineup.
August 1, 2019
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CNet tests the Galaxy Fold and shows that it lasts 120,00 aggressive folding cycles
Samsung recently re-launched its foldable OLED smartphone, the Galaxy Fold - and now the first reviews are coming in. CNet posted an interested video in which they put the Galaxy Fold to a folding cycles test, using a what seems to be an aggressive machine that folds and unfolds it quickly.
October 7, 2019
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Code found in Android Q app points to a much desired feature for the Pixel 4 camera
Last month, we told you about hidden code found in the Google Camera app that allows users to take photos with wide-gamut P3 color capture. Already used on the Apple iPhone, this system captures a 25% wider range of colors than the sRGB system currently in use.
July 5, 2019
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Comcast now lets you use your own Android device on Xfinity Mobile
Only available for select Samsung devices
July 18, 2019
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Comcast's "unlimited" mobile plan now costs $20 extra for HD video
Xfinity Mobile's unlimited plan caps video at 480p unless you pay extra.
August 2, 2019
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Computational photography: Why Google says its Pixel 4 camera will be so damn good
What's the secret behind the best phone cameras? Something called "computational photography."
October 10, 2019
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Congress wants to see Tim Cook's emails as part of antitrust investigation
Things are starting to heat up.
September 13, 2019
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Consistency: The serial misunderstanding of Apple products
Reader? Are you sitting down? Because we have some shocking news.
September 24, 2019
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Contractors reportedly targeted homeless people for testing Pixel 4 face unlock
Contractors were also told to target those with darker skin.
October 3, 2019
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Could this mysterious Motorola phone without a notch or hole punch be the Moto G8?
A new Motorola smartphone is on the horizon, but unfortunately, we have no idea how it might be called and its specifications are also kept under wraps. What we do know is that its "all-screen" design will include razor-thin side bezels, almost no forehead, but oddly enough, a sufficiently large chin to accommodate a full-sized company logo.
August 13, 2019
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Court upholds city's right to warn consumers about phone radiation
Berkeley, California, is allowed to require phone retailers to warn people about radiation risks in carrying phones in pockets and bras.
July 2, 2019
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Covertec
Cases for Palm Pilot, PDAs & HPCs
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Craig Federighi revealed Apple has considered a scheduling iMessage feature
"This is something we've definitely considered."
September 9, 2019
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Create a Stretchy Header Effect for UITableView in Swift for iOS
Create a dynamic and user-friendly header for iOS applications.
August 9, 2019
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Creepy examples of ad targeting: are smartphones eavesdropping on us?
Personal data is one of the hottest commodities right now, and companies are doing whatever they can to get their hands on it. The goal is simple: to provide better-targeted ads that bring more money to those that provide them. Of course, this is presented to consumers as a great feature since you'll no longer see ads for things that are of no interest to you.
July 11, 2019
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Cricket launches its own smartphone brand, first device costs less than $100
Cricket Wireless has just announced it's first own-brand smartphone, the Icon. The device is made by Emblem Solutions, a rather new wireless device supplier that makes phones exclusively to AT&T and Cricket customers.
September 24, 2019
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Cross Platform Swift 5 For iOS and Android
SCADE, the cross platform Swift compiler that can be used to develop native apps for both ARM and X86 Android platforms, has been updated to Swift 5.
August 8, 2019
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Cross-brand file sharing feature announced by three phone manufacturers
As many Apple iPhone users know, AirDrop is a feature that allows them to share photos, videos and documents with nearby Apple devices without requiring an internet connection. This is achieved using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. A WeChat post published today by Xiaomi (via The Verge) reveals that three Chinese phone manufacturers are teaming up to provide their customers with wireless peer-to-peer file sharing across the different brands.
August 19, 2019
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Daily Crunch: Smartphone sales decline again
After years of growth, the smartphone market's recent slide has continued in the second quarter of 2019, according to Gartner.
August 27, 2019
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Dark mode for the Google App and Assistant starts rolling out
Earlier this year, Google began rolling out dark mode to its Keep app, and last month, a dark theme for the tech giant's Fit app was announced as well. These aren't the only Google apps to have received the feature this year, and Android 10 certainly seems to be building upon this, with a native dark theme having been offered through the OS' first stable build.
September 13, 2019
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Dark Mode is coming to the Facebook Android app
Predominantly white interfaces have been the norm on both mobile and desktop devices for years now. There's a good reason for this -- they can look extremely clean, unobtrusive, and minimalistic, all the while giving ample room for vibrant colors to shine when and where they're needed. But this constant, bright, white light can get tiresome for the eyes late at night. That's why developers are increasingly adopting Dark Mode in their apps.
August 13, 2019
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Dark theme pops up in another place for Android users
Once known as AR Stickers, Google Playground is found in the Google Camera app and allows you to add AR-based Playmoji characters to your photos and videos. The characters respond to interaction by users and other Playmoji. The Playground is also where you will find animated stickers for your photos.
August 16, 2019
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Developers can no longer ship app updates to Windows Phone 8.x devices
Windows Phone 8.x apps can no longer receive updates if they're running on Windows Phone 8.x devices. In August of 2018, Microsoft announced key dates regarding updating app packages on Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. July 1 is the first key date that directly affects the ability to ship updates to older hardware.
July 1, 2019
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Developers accuse Apple of anti-competitive behavior with its privacy changes in iOS 13
A group of app developers have penned a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, arguing that certain privacy-focused changes to Apple's iOS 13 operating system will hurt their business. In a report by The Information, the developers were said to have accused Apple of anti-competitive behavior when it comes to how apps can access user location data.
August 19, 2019
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Did you get the August 2019 security patch?
The update started rolling out yesterday for Pixel devices and the Essential Phone.
August 6, 2019
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Digital Wellbeing and parental controls are now required on all Google-certified Android phones
More apps can be annoying, but standardizing phone usage management across the ecosystem is a good move.
October 7, 2019
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Directfix.com
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Disappointing Google Pixel 4 leak suggests it'll cost more than Pixel 3
Samsung and Huawei raised their prices upon the fairly recent arrival of the Galaxy Note 10+ and Mate 30 Pro. Now, one important bit of information courtesy of leaker Evan Blass suggests Google could soon follow suit.
October 7, 2019
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Discord now lets you group chat servers into folders
If you're on Discord, you're probably not a member of just one chat server. They tend to collect. You install it to chat with your Fortnite friends... then a few of them split off and start an Apex server. And each of your favorite streamers has a server, so maybe join those. Oh! And now you're in a clan, so add their server too. Then you realize that every city around you has its own Pokemon GO Discord, so you might as well add those too.
July 25, 2019
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DJI announces cheaper, more compact Osmo Mobile 3 smartphone gimbal
Chinese drone, camera and gimbal manufacturer DJI has announced the Osmo Mobile 3, a third-generation gimbal designed to be more capable and compact than ever.
August 13, 2019
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DJI made a $119 phone camera stabilizer that folds and it's awesome
The Osmo Mobile 3 is its most travel-friendly phone stabilizer to date.
August 13, 2019
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DJI Osmo Mobile 3 is a revolutionary phone gimbal that folds into a super compact size
With 4K video capture, most smartphones can record incredible footage during the day, but if you want to take that footage to the next level and make it stand out, you need it to look perfectly smooth and remove all the jitter. And while most phones these days do have some combination of optical and electronic image stabilization, none of those systems comes even close to the quality that you can get if you place your phone on a dedicated gimbal.
August 13, 2019
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DJI slims down and simplifies its smartphone gimbal
As we noted last month, DJI's camera stabilizer line began life as an offshoot of the company's drone offerings. Since then, however, it's grown into a pretty massive portfolio in its own right, spanning from SLR to standalone pocket offerings.
August 13, 2019
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DJI's Osmo Mobile 3 is lighter, smaller, and folds up
A far more manageable gimbal for your smartphone
August 13, 2019
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Do 64-megapixel phone cameras really make a difference?
It's complicated
October 1, 2019
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Do the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphone 700 support advanced audio codecs?
Best answer: The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 support just two audio codecs in: AAC and SBC.
July 12, 2019
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Do we really need all these emojis?
While sci-fi movies from the olden days show people living in the future having video conversations all the time, reality turned out to be quite different. Not that people don't "skype" and "facetime" each other, but for most of us those are exceptions rather than the rule. In reality, communication has instead regressed to text messaging.
July 26, 2019
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Do you need a business to get a business credit card?
All credit cards generally fall into one of two categories: personal and business. Almost all of us carry around multiple personal credit cards from issuers like American Express, Discover, Capital One, Chase, and more. We use them to take advantage of welcome offers, earn cash back and points, and enjoy additional benefits like purchase protection, free checked baggage, and access to airport lounges.
September 24, 2019
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Do you think we will see a change now that Jony Ive is gone from Apple?
The big news this weekend was Jony Ive leaving Apple. The Chief Design Officer who gave us so many iconic products in the past. He's not entirely gone, or at least that's what we are told. Sir Ive will go on to run his own design company LoveFrom, which will still have Apple as a client.
July 1, 2019
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Do you turn off message read receipts in your chat apps?
This is quite the dividing line between people.
July 18, 2019
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Do you use microSD cards with your phones?
Checking in with the AC forums.
August 15, 2019
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Does a Surface Duo Mean a Windows Phone Revival Is Possible? Microsoft Says It's Not Happening
When Microsoft first unveiled the Surface Duo, it wasn't known if the phone will run some variation of the company's newly announced Windows 10X OS or Android.
October 3, 2019
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Does Apple secretly throttle older phones? Another lawsuit claims yes
While Apple has admitted to slowing some older phones to combat aging batteries, more than 60 class action lawsuits are seeking to sue the tech giant.
August 2, 2019
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Does FaceApp collect any personal information?
Best answer: FaceApp does collect some information from you, but it doesn't data mine you. It's no more dangerous than uploading photos to Facebook. The big difference is this company is Russian based, which could be a concern for some people.
July 19, 2019
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Does the Galaxy Note 10 support USB Power Delivery?
Best Answer: Yes, the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ both support USB-PD charging. However, the Note 10 only supports up to 25 watts of wired charging while the Note 10+ supports up to 45 watts. If you want to hit those speeds, you'll need to buy your own 45W charger.
August 19, 2019
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Does the iPhone 11 have 4GB or 6GB of RAM? Well, yes. To both. Maybe.
Let us explain.
September 17, 2019
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Does the Pixel 3a support wireless charging?
Best answer: No. Wireless charging isn't hard-baked into the Google Pixel 3a as it is with the slightly older Pixel 3, most likely to help lower the price.
September 9, 2019
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Does your iPhone support Memoji stickers?
Memoji stickers are popping up nearly everywhere. Did your device make the cut?
October 1, 2019
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Does Visible limit my video streaming resolution?
Best answer: No, Visible doesn't limit your resolution when streaming video on its network. You may experience slow-downs during particularly busy parts of the day when the network is congested, but Visible will never actively limit your data's speed or performance.
August 22, 2019
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Does Visible support international roaming?
Best answer: No. Visible only provides service in the U.S., so you'll need to use another SIM card for international usage.
September 13, 2019
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DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint
Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion merger that was first announced on April 29th, 2018. According to a report from CNBC, the DOJ has reached a "rough agreement" with T-Mobile; the regulatory agency will allow the merger to go through as long as T-Mobile and Sprint agree to help make Boost Mobile the fourth major U.S. carrier replacing Sprint.
July 2, 2019
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DOJ approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger but there is still one loose end
The $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger is now so close to becoming a reality that investors are throwing money at the shares of both companies. According to CNBC, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has given its approval to the deal, something that it failed to do when AT&T agreed to pay $39 billion for T-Mobile back in 2011.
July 26, 2019
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DOJ asks appeals court to freeze ruling against Qualcomm's business practices
Back in January, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took chip maker Qualcomm to court. Qualcomm's business practices from its "no license, no chips" policy, to its refusal to license standard essential patents, to the use of a phone's retail price to calculate royalties was on trial. And in May, the decision made by Judge Lucy Koh was handed down in favor of the FTC.
July 18, 2019
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Domino's takes its case for non-accessible design to the Supreme Court
The ADA is almost 30 years old, but the company says websites don't count.
August 2, 2019
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Don't buy the Galaxy Note 10+ (yet)
Samsung's Galaxy Note series was all about rebellion. When it launched way back in 2011, it felt gigantic, much bigger than all the phones out there. Steve Jobs laughed it off saying it was too big (boy was he wrong!). It was courageous and not in a way of removing a headphone jack: it was vastly different from everything else out there.
August 19, 2019
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Don't Expect an End to Robocalls
A new pact will reduce but not eliminate incessant phone calls.
October 3, 2019
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Don't get ripped off by this fake app; over 10 million have already installed it
There are so many ways that scammers try to separate you from your hard earned cash. And when you are dealing with some things that might be second nature to some but seem foreign to others, the potential for those in the latter group to get ripped off is huge.
July 5, 2019
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Don't Let Encrypted Messaging Become a Hollow Promise
Why do we care about encryption? Why was it a big deal, at least in theory, when Mark Zuckerberg announced earlier this year that Facebook would move to end-to-end encryption on all three of its messaging platforms?
July 19, 2019
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Don't Want to Drop a Grand on Your New iPhone? You Don't Have To
Apple is still selling older, cheaper iPhones, and one could be right for you
September 12, 2019
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Downgrade iOS 13 GM to iOS 12 Right Now [iPhone, iPad, iPod touch]
Here's a quick tutorial on how to downgrade iOS 13 GM to iOS 12 (iOS 12.4.1) on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch right now.
September 10, 2019
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Download: iOS 12.4.1 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch -- Jailbreakers Stay Away
Apple has just released iOS 12.4.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. Jailbreakers should stay away from this update.
August 26, 2019
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Downloads needed to rank No. 1 on App Store is down 30+% since 2016 for apps, up 47% for games
With the App Store's big makeover in fall 2017, Apple attempted to shift consumers' attention away from the Top Charts and more toward editorial content. But app developers still want to make it to the No. 1 position. According to new research from app store intelligence firm Sensor Tower, it's become easier for non-game apps over the past few years to achieve the top ranking.
August 26, 2019
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DSCC lowers its foldable OLED market forecasts - now sees 68 million panels shipped in 2023
Smartphones will remain the leading devices to adopt foldable OLEDs throughout the forecast period, and starting in 2020 DSCC sees clamshell designs with at least a 60% unit share. DSCC sees ultra-thin glass as becoming a significant player, with Samsung adopting SCHOTT UTG starting in 2020. Ultra-thin glass enables an aggressive folding radius, scratch resistance, hardness and a similar touch experience to current glass based displays.
August 15, 2019
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DuetCam brings dual-camera recording to recent iPhones
Instagrammers rejoice.
October 3, 2019
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DxOMark tries audio testing and finds iPhone 11 Pro worse than iPhone XS
No we get to know how well our phones perform in the sound department.
October 10, 2019
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Misc. - E

EA announces Plants versus Zombies 3
In pre-alpha now on Android
July 18, 2019
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Early Pixel 4 XL versus Galaxy S10+ camera samples comparison yields surprising results
The Pixel 4 and its larger XL sibling are the most anticipated phones for the next month of October, and as their launch nears, we are getting more and more features and design shots revealed.
September 24, 2019
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Edison Mail app is getting the dark mode treatment
Dark mode all the things.
September 17, 2019
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Easily Edit Your Images with an ImageEditor for Xamarin.Forms
The RadImageEditor in Telerik UI for Xamarin allows you and the end users of your mobile application to easily view and edit images in different file formats.
July 29, 2019
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[Editorial] Welcome Galaxy A; Samsung's New Series of Smartphones to Fit Every Individual Lifestyle, Need and Passion
At Samsung, consumers are at the heart of everything we do. That's why, last September, I announced a shift in our mobile strategy. We saw a whole new generation of people using smartphones at a younger age and embracing new innovations sooner. To capture their hearts and minds, we needed to rethink our device offerings to better meet their unique lifestyles, needs and passions.
July 1, 2019
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EFF Sues AT&T, Data Aggregators For Giving Bounty Hunters and Other Third Parties Access to Customers' Real-Time Locations
Lawsuit Seeks Court Order Prohibiting Sale of Customer Location Data
July 16, 2019
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EMUI 9.1 : What's New + How To Get This New Mobile OS!
EMUI 9.1 is latest operating system for HUAWEI smartphones. It will not just power future HUAWEI smartphones, it will be offered as an upgrade for existing devices!
June 25, 2019
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End of an era: Android's dessert names are no more with Android 10
Desserts have been an important part of Android's branding for the past decade but all good things must come to an end. Today Google has announced that, starting with the next version, Android will be adopting a revamped branding strategy.
August 22, 2019
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Engineers develop thin, lightweight lens that could produce slimmer camera phones, longer-flying drones
Electrical and computer engineering researchers have developed a new kind of optical lens that is much thinner and lighter than conventional camera lenses that also works with night imaging, a future boon for smartphones that could flatten those unsightly 'camera bumps' as well as for drones and night vision cameras for soldiers.
October 8, 2019
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Essential Starts a Hiring Spree for Engineers and Designers; Does This Hint Toward a New PH-2 Device?
Android co-founder Andy Rubin's company Essential has confirmed that a new mobile device is in the works. Reports suggest that this will be a Snapdragon 730-fueled phone running Google's latest and greatest Android 10.
October 8, 2019
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Exynos 9830 To Have 4x Cortex A77 Cores To Power Samsung Galaxy S11
This August, Korean tech giant Samsung announced its Exynos 9825 SoC. The chip served as a good platform for the company to experiment with 7nm EUV LPP (Low Power Plus) - the node that will power next year's high-end Android gadgets. However, apart from node shrinkage, the Exynos 9825 did not change its microarchitectural layout and so was able to offer only a slight clock boost over the Exynos 9820.
October 7, 2019
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EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for selling chips below cost and driving rival out of the market
The European Commission has ruled out that Qualcomm sold 3G chips at predatory prices between 2009 and 2011 in an attempt to drive competing supplier Icera out of the market and has slapped a $272 million anti-trust fine.
July 18, 2019
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ESR Paper-Like Screen Protector review: Closer to pen on paper
Get more traction for more natural writing and drawing.
August 9, 2019
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Essential is still working on a new phone (new details leaked)
It's been more than two years since Essential released its first smartphone, and so far the Essential PH-1 is the company's only smartphone.
September 23, 2019
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Essential PH-1 Successor Might Be in the Works, as New Device Is in Early Testing Phase
Essential, a company founded by Android creator Andy Rubin, released its first phone back in 2017, called the PH-1. Since then, there has largely been radio silence from the firm regarding a follow-up device.
September 24, 2019
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Every official case & cover for the Galaxy Note 10 series has leaked
Leaked press renders have displayed the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ from almost every angle imaginable. Today, with less than a week to go until the announcement, a new set of official images courtesy of WinFuture have popped up on line showcasing the lineup of cases Samsung has planned for its new phones.
August 2, 2019
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Everything you need to know about OnePlus' Warp Charge 30T standard
Warp Charge 30T takes one of the best fast charging protocols available today and makes it even better.
October 3, 2019
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Experience the New Galaxy A90 5G for the Era of Live
Interact and play instantaneously and securely wherever you go
September 3, 2019
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Explaining 5G: Millimeter wave, sub-6, low-band and other terms you need to know
Not all 5G is created equal.
July 9, 2019
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Exploited exploits: The missing details of the iPhone hack
The iPhone attack that turned out to be more.
September 3, 2019
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Misc. - F

FAA Allows Hobbyist Drone Pilots to Get Automated Airspace Approvals
Hobbyist drone flyers must abide by a large and sometimes confusing set of rules about where they can and can't fly. Applications like Airmap and Kittyhawk have become indispensable tools for planning legal flight paths.
July 29, 2019
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FaceApp -- Everything you need to know!
What is FaceApp, why is it popular, and how do I use it? Here's everything you need to know!
July 16, 2019
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FaceApp Responds to (Mostly Unfounded) Privacy Concerns
Appearance-altering platform FaceApp has, once again, come under fire--this time from privacy advocates.
July 18, 2019
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FaceApp's incredible overnight success gives us a few important lessons
Unless you've been living under a rock, you have heard about it: FaceApp is the new must-try app sensation! This latest seemingly inconspicuous app uses AI to perform a magic trick (it really is incredibly realistic): it changes your photo so you look younger or older.
July 18, 2019
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Facebook has failed to address a WhatsApp flaw that lets hackers take over conversations
The bug has been plaguing the app for a year
August 9, 2019
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Facebook has started testing dark mode for its Android app
Facebook is planning on enabling Dark Mode for its Android - and presumably iOS - app soon. Social media savant Jane Manchun Wong recently discovered the makings of a dark mode feature in Facebook's Android app.
August 13, 2019
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Facebook is finally testing Dark Mode
From Android to iOS, and from Twitter to Slack, almost every app now has a dark mode. The only app that hasn't joined the dark side is Facebook's main app. However, according to reliable app leaker Jane Manchun Wong, the social network giant is now testing dark mode on its Android app
August 13, 2019
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Facebook is readying a dark mode for its mobile app
As of now, there is no timeline for when to expect dark mode to roll out.
August 13, 2019
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Fairphone 3 announced with eco-friendly materials and modular design
Fairphone's first mobile device was built around the idea of sustainability and social responsibility, and its latest smartphone is no different. The Fairphone 3 has been announced today in response to the need "for a more ethical, reliable and sustainable phone."
August 27, 2019
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Fairphone 3 smartphone launches for 450€ (Modular, repairable, made from ethically-sourced materials)
The third smartphone from Fairphone continues to buck phone trends. Not only does the Fairphone 3 have a headphone jack, a microSD card, and a removable battery, but the smartphone also has six modular components that are designed to be easy to remove and replace.
August 27, 2019
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Fairphone updates its ethical smartphone for 2019
Featuring a repairable design made of fairly sourced, recyclable materials
August 27, 2019
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Family Link gains per-app time limits and bonus time
Bonus time lets you increase your children's screen time in 5-minute increments.
September 17, 2019
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FCC accuses Sprint of defrauding Lifeline program
The agency says the carrier is taking a government subsidy for 850,000 subscribers who don't use the phone and broadband service aimed at low-income residents.
September 24, 2019
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FCC approval takes the Google Pixel 4 line one step closer to launch
This is a big year for the full-sized Google Pixel models as Google has huge plans for the fourth generation series. With the success of the mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL earlier this year, Google sold (not shipped) 88% more Pixel handsets during the second quarter on an annual basis.
September 3, 2019
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FCC bans international robocalls and automated text messages with fake caller IDs
The FCC can bring 'enforcement action' against bad actors
August 2, 2019
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FCC inadvertently leaks images confirming Galaxy Note10 won't have headphone jack
At some point yesterday, July 11, the FCC accidentally posted images of the long-awaited Galaxy Note10 publicly. By now, the US authority has already taken down the leaked pictures. Fortunately, XDA Developers was able to save and post the photos before deletion.
July 12, 2019
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FCC photos confirm Galaxy Note 10 won't have a headphone jack
After years of resisting the trend, Samsung is ditching the 3.5mm jack
July 11, 2019
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FCC Says Verizon Can SIM Lock Phones Again
Most phone carriers in the US lock the phones they sell to the network, ensuring you have to remain a customer for some length of time. Verizon hasn't been able to lock any of its LTE devices because of commitments it made years back. Now, the FCC has agreed to partially waive that requirement, allowing Verizon to lock devices to its network for 60 days.
June 25, 2019
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FedEx files lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce due to Huawei shipment issue
Ever since U.S. president Donald Trump enforced the trade ban on the Chinese phone-maker, Huawei has been having a tough time. The addition of Huawei to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Entity List doesn't just affect businesses though. The ban has proven to be problematic for average citizens as well.
June 25, 2019
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FedEx sues US government over export rules after Huawei shipping problems
Delivery company FedEx has sued the US Department of Commerce for requiring it to enforce export bans with extra screening efforts. In a statement, FedEx complained of an unfair and "impossible burden" of liability. "FedEx is a transportation company, not a law enforcement agency," it says.
June 25, 2019
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File-storage app 4shared caught serving invisible ads and making purchases without consent
With more than 100 million installs, file-sharing service 4shared is one of the most popular apps in the Android app store.
July 2, 2019
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Files by Google is getting an all-black dark theme, new audio player features
Google says the Files app helps users around the world free up 8GB of space every second.
August 1, 2019
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Final Huawei Mate X to be lighter but possibly feature a smaller battery
The foldable Huawei Mate X made its debut back in February and was expected to launch in June. But in light of Samsung's Galaxy Fold issues, the company chose to delay the Mate X's release until September in order to make some changes. Now, with just over a month left to go, what is allegedly the device's final spec sheet has leaked.
July 22, 2019
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Finally, Some Good News About Robocalls
The latest figures show a heartening new trend: The number of robocalls has fallen for three months in a row
July 12, 2019
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Firewall: Robo Call Blocker review: The app equivalent of Kryptonite against iPhone robocalls
Block robocalls, spam calls, and telemarketers from ringing through to your iPhone.
July 25, 2019
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First 9 things to do with your Galaxy Note 10 or 10+
Opening up the box of your brand new phone is always exciting. Even more so when it's a top-end device like a Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+. That excitement can sometimes make you skip a few important steps when getting started with your phone.
August 27, 2019
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First Galaxy Note 10 sales projection is good but not great, sitting below 10 million units
The Galaxy Note 10 lineup is technically not out yet, but because we already know so much about the specs, features, and even price points of Samsung's next big thing(s), it's time to tackle a topic that hasn't been discussed a lot by leakers, insiders, and industry pundits so far. How well will the Note 10 and Note 10+ do at the box office?
August 6, 2019
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First OnePlus 8 render shows off hole punch display, hints at wireless charging
The OnePlus 8 could be the first phone from the manufacturer to offer wireless charging.
October 3, 2019
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First smartphone equipped with a 108MP camera is "coming soon" according to a teaser
Xiaomi's phones, like the majority of handsets designed and made in China, aren't sold in the states. But it always is a good idea to follow what is going on with these manufacturers because many times they are ahead of the field when it comes to new features and specs.
August 8, 2019
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First Snapdragon 865 Benchmark Allegedly Leaks, Revealing Gains in Both Single and Multi-Core Performance
The launch of the Snapdragon 855 Plus from Qualcomm only paved the way for better things to come, and here it is, allegedly, in the form of the Snapdragon 865. Whispers of the company's SoC started back in August last year, with information stating that Qualcomm was apparently tweaking the silicon since June 2018.
August 9, 2019
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First Verizon Note 10+ 5G teardown reveals Samsung's bezel-killing genius
Finally! The first teardown of the Galaxy Note 10 is here, and it answers many pressing questions. The crafty folks from iFixit got their hands on the most complex model at that - the Note 10+ 5G for Verizon - and revealed what we suspected, and what Samsung tips in the manual.
August 22, 2019
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Five cool Android 10 features that haven't yet arrived
We're still waiting for some of the best features.
September 9, 2019
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Five features that would actually make the iPhone a 'pro' device
With the pro name comes pro expectations.
August 26, 2019
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Flutterwave and Alipay partner on payments between Africa and China
San Francisco and Lagos-based fintech startup Flutterwave has partnered with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba's Alipay to offer digital payments between Africa and China.
July 29, 2019
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Foldable future: How Microsoft hopes to define a new hardware category with Surface Neo and Duo
Microsoft's Windows-based Surface Neo and Android-based Surface Duo are a glimpse of the dual-screen, foldable devices that will redefine the laptop, tablet, and phone markets.
October 3, 2019
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Forget about the Note 10 and get excited for the Galaxy S11 with the first Snapdragon 865 benchmark
If you've been following the news as far as high-end smartphone chips are concerned, you might be a little disappointed to see both the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ powered by the "old" Snapdragon 855 rather than the hot new 855+ SoC. Of course, "international" variants of both new handsets are packing Exynos 9825 processors, but that's a different discussion.
August 9, 2019
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Former Apple exec says current structure isn't "particularly effective"
Are there too many Cooks in the kitchen?
September 13, 2019
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Former Workflow employee shares more than 150 of his awesome shortcuts
Proof that even shortcuts have shortcuts.
September 24, 2019
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Forthcoming Redmi handset will pack a 64-megapixel camera
A couple of months ago, Redmi, a sub-brand owned by Xiaomi, teased its "flagship killer" smartphone in the form of the Redmi K20 which soon after launched alongside a K20 Pro variant. The latter of these handsets features the current top-tiered Snapdragon 855 SoC with up to 256GB of onboard storage and 8GB RAM, along with Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 running on top.
July 22, 2019
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Four More HUAWEI Smartphones To Get EMUI 9.1 Upgrade!
Thanks to a post by HUAWEI South Africa, we can now confirm that FOUR MORE HUAWEI smartphones will receive the EMUI 9.1 upgrade next month!
July 12, 2019
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Four Pixel Devices Spotted on FCC, With Google Presumably Preparing 5G-Ready Models
A tipster earlier revealed that U.S. carriers were extensively testing out the Pixel 4 series for a possible launch in the month of October. However, before these phones can be sold in the United States, documentation needs to be submitted to the FCC for approval.
September 3, 2019
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Fresh Google Pixel 4 XL benchmark hints at a big surprise for multitaskers
While the Pixel 4 and 4 XL haven't been quite as thoroughly leaked as their high-end predecessors or the mid-range Pixel 3a and 3a XL, which held no secrets months ahead of their official announcement, we still know an awful lot about the next generation of Google-made flagships already.
September 9, 2019
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Fresh iPhone 11 CAD Renders of All Three Models Allegedly Leaked; Rear Camera Placement, Design, and More Details Shown
As we continue to near Apple's iPhone keynote launch in September of this year, you can rest assured that a combination of leaks and rumors will flow in our direction and at a fast pace. The latest leak concerns a group of allegedly leaked iPhone 11 CAD renders, revealing several key details that you will be interested in. Regardless of whether you think these details are minor or not, they are still worth a look, so check them out.
July 1, 2019
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FTC, Justice Dept. takes coordinated action against robocallers
Federal authorities have announced its latest crackdown on illegal robocallers -- taking close to a hundred actions against several companies and individuals blamed for the recent barrage of spam calls.
June 25, 2019
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Fuchsia Casts Shadow on Future of Android and Chrome
Fushia's existence was akin to a conspiracy theory until Google finally confirmed it at I/O 2019 in May. What does it mean for the rest of Google's operating systems?
July 8, 2019
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Full Note 10/10+ specs leak outs new S Pen features, colors, and battery capacities
Well, well, well, unlike their design, so far we've been having educated guesswork on the Note 10 and its larger 10+ sibling's specs, but a new report from a source that has been right in the past, comes to fill in the blanks.
July 22, 2019
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Fundo is a new digital meet-and-greet service for creators from Google's Area 120 incubator
Google's Area 120 incubator has a new project: the fantastically named Fundo, a digital meet-and-greet service for creators, revealed today in a report from Variety.
August 16, 2019
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Future Android Version Might Let You 'Try' System Updates Without Installing Them
One of the key features that Android 10 has is the delivery of critical system upgrades and security patches via the Play Store. It is called Project Mainline and allows OEMs to push system-level modifications to user devices via the Play Store.
September 24, 2019
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Future updates will bring key features to all three OnePlus 7 Pro rear cameras
There is plenty to like about the OnePlus 7 Pro starting with the 6.7-inch AMOLED display that carries a 1440 x 3120 resolution. Not only is it the first 1440p screen found on a OnePlus phone, but it also features a 90Hz refresh rate for buttery smooth animation and scrolling. And the triple-camera setup on back includes a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and a 16MP Ultra-wide camera. Thanks to the 16MP pop-up selfie camera, users get close to a full-screen display.
July 22, 2019
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Galaxy A50 versus Moto G7 versus Pixel 3a, battle on the carriers' midrange hill
In the good old times, when carriers ate the iPhone or Galaxy S-line price above $200 with subsidies, there was a veritable dearth of midrange option on US carriers for the simple fact that nobody cared about going cheaper than $200 or $300 if they could get less than a flagship for that tag.
July 9, 2019
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Galaxy A80 finally set to go on sale three months after initial announcement
Samsung has finally announced a July launch for its latest mid-tier device, the Galaxy A80. We first discussed the phone back in April after it was unveiled by the Korean firm. Initially, it was believed to be going on sale in late May but that wasn't the case, instead, it will go on sale later this month.
July 1, 2019
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Galaxy Fold 2 Design Could Feature an Inward Folding Form to Become a Compact Square Device
As a new ABI Research has pointed out, foldable smartphones are expected to gain popularity as vendors iron out kinks and increase affordability. Thus, don't be surprised that despite the initial setback with Samsung Galaxy Fold, the South Korean giant reportedly has a couple of unique form factors in the work, which might be seen in next year's Galaxy Fold 2 design.
September 3, 2019
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Galaxy Fold Durability Test for the New Design Reportedly Passes With Flying Colors
The Galaxy Fold durability was called into question several times after a wave of controversy appeared where the display of the device started behaving erratically after just a couple of days of use. Luckily, Samsung was earlier reported to have fixed the design flaws of its first foldable smartphone, but a launch date was still not decided.
July 18, 2019
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Galaxy Fold is the hotdog in a new teardown play on how Samsung made it tougher
Our favorite tinkerers over at iFixit have dismantled their most interesting patient to date - the re-released Galaxy Fold - and, unsurprisingly, came up with a 2/10 repairability score. What we were more interested to see, though, are the measures that Samsung said it has taken to revamp the assemblage of the Fold and make it more foolproof against tampering and debris.
October 7, 2019
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Galaxy Fold Launch Still in Limbo, Says Samsung Spokesperson Despite Handset Reportedly Passing Durability Tests
Just yesterday, we reported that the Galaxy Fold is finally ready for launch, as it reportedly passed all the durability tests conducted by various venerated industry experts. However, it now seems that it may have been a false alarm, as a Slovakian publication reached out to the Czech and Slovak spokesperson for Samsung and they had no information concerning the Galaxy Fold launch.
July 19, 2019
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Galaxy Fold: 11 best and worst parts of Samsung's foldable phone
The ongoing review continues! From the giant 7.3-inch screen to photography, multitasking and that awful notch.
September 24, 2019
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Galaxy Fold's plastic screen wasn't its only undoing
Commentary: Flimsy design is a death sentence for foldable phones.
September 8, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note 10 Plus Dummies Hands-on Video Shows Rectangular Design Change, Camera Lens Placements & More
We're in the first week of August, and you know what that means? Samsung is gearing up to launch its flagship smartphone family on August 7, but before that, how about a little close up of the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus dummies in the latest hands-on video. This way, you'll be well personalized with Samsung's upcoming offerings, at least in terms of design and some paper specs to see which model will best suit your daily requirements.
August 1, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 5G GeekBench Benchmark Shows Good Scores
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is due to be launched on the 7th of August. By the looks of things so far, it's highly likely that we'll get three different Note variants this year. Two of these will be the standard gadgets that are segregated on the basis of their screen size.
July 30, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Authentic Image Leak Confirms WiFi 6, No 3.5mm Jack
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is due to launch in two months from now.
July 11, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 best feature? Even the base model will have 256GB of storage
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is coming and it will arrive in two flavors, a regular Galaxy Note model and a "Pro" slash "Plus" model (leaks argue over the named). The two phones will be packed with features and will boast a brand new styling with a beautiful color gradient, a discreet center punch-hole design for the front camera, and almost invisible bezels.
July 12, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Camera Could Come With Samsung's DepthVision Lens Technology, According to Latest Trademark
As we near the launch of Samsung's crown jewel from the smartphone space, some new information has surfaced concerning the Galaxy Note 10 camera as the company recently filed a trademark for the name 'DepthVision Lens.' As is the case with most trademark filings, it doesn't betray any details, but given that it's filed under Class 9 which covers things such as smartphone cameras, 3D scanning, and smartphone camera software, it's safe to say that the trademark is related to cameras indeed.
July 1, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Camera 'Has No Chance of Beating' Mate 30 Pro's Optics Hardware, Claims One Tipster
Samsung and Huawei are both going to release their second flagships in the last half of the year and according to the well-known tipster, the Chinese giant's imaging hardware is expected to edge out the Galaxy Note 10 camera. Although both the phones are tipped to come with a quad-camera system, the leakster believes that the Mate 30 Pro will crank out better photos because it will apparently have larger sensors.
August 5, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Exynos 9825 Benchmark Highlights 7nm Performance
For a while, it's been rumored that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will feature a new Exynos processor. Samsung decided to take it slow with upgrading its processing nodes from 10nm to 7nm, by choosing to launch the Exynos 9820 with an intermediary 8nm process.
July 16, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Hit By Japanese Raw Material Export Stall Suggests Report
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is due for launch in less than a month from now, and if early reports for the device are correct, then a little over a month is left before the phablets hit the shelves. Samsung will launch at least two Note 10s this year. One of these will be a standard variant with a 6.3-inch screen, while the other will be a 'Plus' variant that has a larger 6.7-inch display and a ToF (Time-of-Flight) rear camera sensor.
July 15, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 is the Seventh Sign -- The End of 3.5mm jacks is nigh
Despite making all kinds of fun of Apple when they deleted the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 back in 2016, Samsung has already kicked the 3.5 mm to the curb on the Galaxy Fold, and now rumor has it they'll be killing it off the Galaxy Note 10 as well.
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Officially Launches in Markets Around the World
Combining next-level camera, performance and productivity tools with a sleek and slim design and an immersive display, the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note 10+ offer users a smartphone experience that's second to none. Available for the first time in multiple sizes, and in a choice of three prismatic hues, the newest additions to the Note family make it easy to find the perfect phone to suit your needs and style.
August 22, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G Almost Beats Huawei P30 Pro In Intensive Testing
As was expected, and as is generally the trend, Samsung has made important camera upgrades to the Note lineup with the freshly launched Galaxy Note 10. This year, the upgrades focus on the devices' video recording capabilities equally as they do on the phablets' still-image taking specifications. Now, within a week of the Note 10's launch, the good folks over at DxOmark* are out with a review of the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G. Take a look below for more details.
August 13, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G represents a third of all Note 10 sales at Verizon
Despite the high retail price and limited availability of 5G network services worldwide, Verizon sold 40,000 Note 10 Plus 5G phones, more than any 5G phone on any other network.
September 23, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G teardown shows Samsung taking a page from Apple
The iPhone-inspired design comes into view as iFixit dismantles the phone.
August 22, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus' Beautiful Variant For Young Users Shown Off In Leak
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 lineup will launch tomorrow. The Korean tech giant will overhaul the devices' design significantly this year, and as a result, the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus will differ starkly over their predecessors aesthetically. Now, we've got another live image leak of a rather attractive color variant for the Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus Initial Impressions: Still a Lot to Unpack
The Galaxy Note 10 Plus is finally here and available for purchase across all retail outlets. I managed to get my hands on the Aura Black variant. The first thing you notice after whipping the device out of the packaging is just how premium it feels.
August 26, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Plus Wireless Charger Could Feature 20W Power Support for a 'Cable-Free' Experience
Qi wireless charging has still not matured to a point where manufacturers can make users forget about the old-fashioned way of plugging in your device. If that were the case, Apple would have shipped with its iPhone X without a Lightning port, according to a previous report.
July 8, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Price for Base Model a Very Steep Affair, Claims Latest Report
The official Galaxy Note 10 price is yet to be confirmed by Samsung, which the company is expected to, during its August 7 announcement in New York. However, before that aforementioned announcement, we're sure to hear whispers in the wind on how much it would cost you to own Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy Note member.
July 12, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Sales Projection Slightly Higher Than Note 9 Range, but Below Note 8 Figures
The wait will finally be over, Samsung's next big flagship lineup will be revealed tomorrow and even though it's not here yet, the analytics firm Counterpoint Research already has its own predictions regarding the Galaxy Note 10 sales.
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Sales Reach New Milestone for Samsung; Cheaper Model, Improved Features May Have Played Vital Role
Perhaps due to the higher pricing, it could be assumed the Galaxy Note 10 notes would be off to a rocky start and wouldn't garner as much popularity as Samsung would have liked. Well, according to the latest update from the company, both the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus have broken a new record for the Korean giant, even if that record was secured in the country's home turf.
September 17, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Sees Big Design Upgrades Confirmed In Fresh Leak
Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 10 lineup in just two days from now, and right on cue, leaks for the devices have started to peak. We've seen several live images of the Galaxy Note 10 Plus leak over the past couple of days. Now, a live video of the device has leaked, once again corroborating earlier claims of a brand new display for the Note lineup.
August 5, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 U.S. Version to Reportedly Use the Snapdragon 855 and Not the More Powerful Snapdragon 855 Plus
In a rare move, Qualcomm announced that it has refreshed its flagship chipset mid-cycle yesterday and the phones carrying the beefed-up Snapdragon 855 Plus are expected in the second half of the year.
July 16, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 versus 10+ specs differences comparison
Thanks to the one and only Mr Roland Quandt posting for WinFuture, who turned out to be the Note 10 and 10+ leak champion this year, we now have the complete specs sheet of Samsung's upcoming flagship, and can compare them directly.
July 29, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 will come in two sizes, use big rapid-charging batteries, hole-punch selfie camera, and more
Samsung marketing materials confirm several Note 10 rumors
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10 Will Feature 'Zoom Audio' And Other Cool Camera Features
We've got a handful of days left before the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 lineup is official. The gadgets have surfaced regularly on the rumor mill, and we've got a rough idea of what to expect from them in terms of specifications. Samsung should launch at least two variants of the Note 10, with different display sizes and RAM/Storage configurations.
July 22, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ and Galaxy Watch Active 2 confirmed in leaked promo images
This is about as official as it gets before the Unpacked event.
July 12, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ gets caught on video ahead of imminent launch
We're just a couple days away from Samsung's official unveiling of its next flagship handset. As expected, leaks regarding the tech giant's unreleased phablet, the Note10, have been growing in number leading up to the occasion.
August 5, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ Is More Durable Than iPhone XS Max Reveals Test
As technology advances, retail prices for high-end mobile gadgets also go up. This is despite the fact that maturity in manufacturing technology should have allowed manufacturers to bring down prices. But, the complexities of making a 2019 flagship involve significant investments, and the price of a device often reflects these realities.
August 26, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ Receives DisplayMate's Highest-Ever A+ Grade
The results of DisplayMate's comprehensive tests are in, and the world's leading evaluator of video screens has concluded that the Galaxy Note10+ establishes a bold new standard for mobile displays -- one that's deserving of the firm's highest-ever Excellent A+ grade.
August 16, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10+ unboxing: stunning design and generous package!
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ are easily in the top three of the hottest smartphones ever made. You can imagine the huge dopamine hit we got as the courier rang the door bell of our stylish office today -- we knew it's Note 10+ time!
August 15, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10's UFS 3.0 storage is faster than all other Android flagships
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are the company's first phones to utilize the F2FS file system for faster transfers.
August 13, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G Minimum RAM, Storage Configurations Allegedly Leaked Ahead of Unpacked Event
With only day left for Samsung's Unpacked event on August 7, we will bear witness to the Korean giant's most premium offerings of the year that comes in the form of the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G. Apart from Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 855 that's to be found in both smartphones head for the U.S. market, both of them will also be offered in various RAM and storage configurations, and one tipster has revealed the internal specifications of the base models.
August 6, 2019
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Galaxy Note 10/10+ Get Their First Major Software Update
Although the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 isn't technically available for the general public just yet, it hasn't stopped Samsung from rolling out a day-one software update aimed at making the device snappier. Earlier this year, we saw Samsung do something similar with the Galaxy S10 series as well. The update carries software version N97FXXU1ASH5 and bundles the August 2019 security patch along with a host of changes. Here's the full changelog:
August 19, 2019
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Galaxy Note could have had 800mAh bigger battery and better cameras had Samsung removed the S Pen
The S Pen stylus that comes included with every Galaxy Note phone is one of the reasons the whole Note series exists, but do you know that you pay a steep price and you are missing out on quite a few innovative features because of enormous space inside the phone occupied by the S Pen?
July 8, 2019
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Google Releases Android 10 With "Vulkan Everywhere", Privacy Improvements
Google has officially released Android 10 today, what formerly was known as "Android Q" during development.
September 3, 2019
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Galaxy S8 Assists in Emergency Rescue
Following a recent accident at sea in Cebu, a Samsung Galaxy smartphone proved helpful in securing the safety of 20 people.
July 19, 2019
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Galaxy S9 phones will be used as body cameras by Colorado deputies
Another use for the versatile smartphone
July 19, 2019
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Galaxy S10 5G Sales Are Rising in Samsung's Home Market, Despite the Flagship's Ridiculous Price Tag
The Galaxy S10 5G was launched on April 5, nearly a month after the launch of the non-5G variants in Samsung's home country of South Korea. While initial reports hinted at a strong market reception of the 4G models, there was no news about the sales regarding the 5G variant up until now. A Korean media outlet is now claiming that 1 million Galaxy S10 5G sales have been registered.
June 25, 2019
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Galaxy S10 5G speed test: Verizon and Sprint duke it out in Chicago
One phone. One city. Two networks.
July 11, 2019
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Galaxy S10 Gets Note 10 Camera Features via Latest Update
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is host to a lot of interesting cameras features such as Live Focus Video, AR Doodle, and Super Steady Video mode. They're more than capable of running on older Galaxy devices as they don't require any special hardware. Galaxy S10 owners will be pleased to know that they can soon run the formerly Galaxy Note 10 exclusive camera on their device.
September 23, 2019
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Galaxy S10 is getting Note 10's camera features and DeX for PC support with new update
It may take a few weeks before the update begins rolling out in the U.S.
September 24, 2019
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Galaxy S10 Sales Have Exceeded Galaxy S9's Numbers, With the More Expensive Model Being the Most Popular of the Three
With a bevy of upgrades and most importantly, a hefty design change, Samsung depended on some decent Galaxy S10 sales to help prop it back to the top of the smartphone rankings. If a new Counterpoint Research report is to go by, the momentum of the Galaxy S10 sales has carried well into the third month of the phone's first quarter.
July 2, 2019
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Galaxy S11 specs, leaks and release preview, a new features' wishlist
The Galaxy S10 family may have introduced a new punch-hole display design and a new basic S10e member to the dynamic S10/S10+ duo, but apart from those, there weren't as many performance upgrades compared to its predecessors, the S9 pair.
June 25, 2019
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Galaxy S11 wishlist: 5 things I want to see in Samsung's 2020 flagship
It's never too early to start speculating.
July 29, 2019
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Galaxy S11's 5x Optical Zoom Sensor Reportedly Entering Final Testing Phase; Early Flagship Launch Rumored
A couple of months back, it was reported that Samsung has developed a 5x optical zoom camera module, which was made possible thanks to the reported acquisition of Corephotonics.
October 7, 2019
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Gearheads get their spudgers into an iPhone 11 Pro Max: Bi-lateral charging, anyone?
Plus: Start the week right by watching Apple's latest being dropped repeatedly
September 23, 2019
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Gen Z Closes 'Typing Gap' Between Mobile, Desktop
Smartphone typing speeds are catching up with traditional keyboards, according to a new study.
October 3, 2019
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Generate Barcode And QR Code In Xamarin for Android
Give your users a dynamic and robust user interface with Xamarin.
September 6, 2019
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Global smartphone sales may not rebound for another year or so, as 5G ramp-up will take time
After growing steadily for years and years, global smartphone shipments began declining towards the end of 2017, continuing their free fall throughout 2018, as well as the first half of 2019. While the year-on-year drop reported in Q2 was not as bad as some of the industry's previous results, Gartner analysts don't expect the market to fully recover anytime soon due to sluggish 5G rollouts, lengthening replacement cycles, and Huawei's uncertain situation in the Western Hemisphere.
August 1, 2019
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Gmail for Android and iOS Gets a Dark Theme
Google announced today that they are rolling out a Dark theme to Gmail for Android and iOS users. This feature is currently rolling out to users of both the Android and iOS versions of Gmail.
September 24, 2019
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Google ad confirms the Pixel 4's face unlock and handwave-y gestures
"Look ma, no hands!"
July 29, 2019
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Google and Microsoft deliver dark theme to two new apps
It looks like September could be easily called the "dark theme month" as more and more apps are getting the new feature. After Gmail, Google Play Store and a handful of other apps, Files by Google app is getting the dark theme in the latest update.
September 12, 2019
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Google announces text-to-speech features for emergency calls on Pixel devices
Can't speak? No problem
August 2, 2019
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Google announces the Pixel 4 will have FaceID, radar-powered gestures
The Pixel 4 is getting a full face unlock package with cameras and IR sensors.
July 29, 2019
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Google app and Google Assistant dark mode finally begins rolling out
This is the second time that Google is rolling out a dark theme for the Google app.
September 13, 2019
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Google Assistant can now read and reply to third-party messaging apps
Say "read my messages" and hear your texts from WhatsApp, Discord, Slack, Telegram and more
August 5, 2019
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Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don't want to do
"Hey Google, pass the buck."
August 15, 2019
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Google Assistant gains the ability to read and reply to messages from third-party apps
It is now possible to reply to a new message on WhatsApp or Telegram without even picking up your phone.
August 5, 2019
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Google Assistant gets new 'Ambient Mode' for phones and tablets
The Assistant is also coming to a bunch of new headphones and speakers.
September 5, 2019
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Google Assistant gets new sensitivity option, no longer saves recordings by default
Google admitted earlier this month that it has hired language experts, who listen and transcribe Assistant voice recordings, in order to help the company better understand certain languages. The search giant revealed that these language experts only review about 0.2 percent of all audio snippets and that these voice recordings aren't associated with user accounts as part of the review process.
September 23, 2019
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Google Assistant has a new silent response option on phones
With the setting enabled, your results will be shown silently on the screen.
August 27, 2019
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Google Assistant is getting a second celebrity voice option on both Android and iOS
There's a lot to love about Google Assistant, which has been repeatedly crowned the best service of its kind by various market research firms after analyzing its accuracy and wealth of information, but while celebrity voices might not be among the AI's top five killer features, they're certainly a cool thing to have access to.
October 10, 2019
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Google brings low light mode to Duo app on Android and iOS
To make sure that Duo users benefit from the best video calling experience even in poor lighting, Google announced a new addition to the mobile app: low light mode. The new feature is meant to help Duo users to connect face to face, even the lighting conditions aren't the best.
August 19, 2019
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Google brings new emergency feature to Android phones
Google continues to reveal new information related to its upcoming Pixel 4 phone. After the search giant explained how Pixel 4 users will be able to unlock their phones, Google now announces a new life-saving feature that will come to Pixel phones.
August 1, 2019
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Google Camera 7.1 adds Social Share, Astrophotography, and Framing hints
The UI has also received a slight redesign.
October 8, 2019
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Google Camera app hints that the Pixel 4's second lens will be for portraits and not wide-angle shots
No ultra-wide shots for you
July 5, 2019
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Google Camera may soon focus on people you often take pictures of
Face data will be saved locally on the device.
October 10, 2019
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Google celebrates 100 million Files users with a couple of new features
Google's Files Go app, which helps users manage their phone storage and clean up unnecessary clutter, started as a project aimed at users whose phones have low storage, such as those in emerging markets where high-end phones are out of reach for many people. However, the app can be useful for anyone who's more conscious about how much storage is being taken up on their device, and Google even decided to remove the Go branding from the app, renaming it to Files by Google.
August 1, 2019
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Google celebrates 100 million monthly Files users by introducing new features
Google's Files app is a very important tool. Not only does it find duplicate and junk files so the user can delete them, but it also lets the users share files to nearby devices without internet access. These features are particularly important in low-income areas and third-world counties, where phones often come with very little storage and internet access is limited or non-existent.
August 1, 2019
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Google confirms Pixel 4 face unlock and air gestures in teaser video
The Pixel 4's "Motion Sense" features will only be available in select countries.
July 29, 2019
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Google confirms "Play Pass" subscription service for Android apps
Screenshots show $4.99 a month service for "hundreds" of apps and games.
August 2, 2019
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Google confirms Pixel 4 will support hands-free gestures, face unlock (with Soli radar tech)
Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone will be the first commercially available device to use the company's Soli motion-sensing radar technology.
July 29, 2019
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Google Confirms RCS Will Soon Roll Out in More Countries
Google may be good at a lot of things, but developing instant messaging platforms isn't one of them. Thankfully, the company has been proactive in pushing RCS to more users. Currently, RCS is only supported by Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and a few carriers in the U.S. Others carriers such as Verizon Wireless support it only on select devices.
July 29, 2019
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Google continues the Android statue tradition with a new twist
Another year, another statue, but this one has special value for the folks that build Android.
September 3, 2019
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Google contractors reportedly used dubious methods to train Pixel 4's facial recognition
Google told The New York Times it has suspended the research program and opened up an investigation.
October 3, 2019
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Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS
Google publicly disclosed its acquisition of homework helper app Socratic in an announcement this week, detailing the added support for the company's AI technology and its relaunch on iOS. The acquisition apparently flew under the radar -- Google says it bought the app last year.
August 16, 2019
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Google discovered several iPhone security flaws, and Apple still hasn't patched one
A further five vulnerabilities were patched last week
July 30, 2019
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Google discovered six iOS bugs that could have been easily exploited
Thankfully five of the six bugs were patched with iOS 12.4.
July 30, 2019
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Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps get a new look on Android
The Material Theme redesign for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides is finally rolling out widely.
October 8, 2019
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Google Does A Good Job Sticking Close To Upstream For Their Linux Kernels On Chromebooks
For those wondering how Google manages the Linux kernel sources they use for shipping on the dozens of different Chromebooks and maintaining the support for the respective cycles, Douglas Anderson of Google presented at last week's Embedded Linux Conference in San Diego on the matter.
August 27, 2019
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Google doubles Pixel sales after launching the Pixel 3a mid-range smartphone
Google's Pixel smartphones get a lot of attention from the tech press, since they're first-party hardware from the company that makes the world's most widely-used smartphone operating system.
July 26, 2019
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Google Duo: What is it and how does it work?
If you're not using Duo for video calls, you're missing out.
August 20, 2019
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Google Duo's impressive low-light mode is now rolling out
Available for Android and iOS.
August 19, 2019
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Google Duo's new low-light mode will make nighttime chats easier
Keep the lights off without losing sight
August 19, 2019
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Google Fi Adds Unlimited Data Plan
Google launched Project Fi (now just Google Fi) at a time when unlimited mobile data was a rarity. Now, all carriers have a nominally "unlimited" service tier, and some only offer unlimited. Google is getting with the times today, adding an unlimited service option to Google Fi. It'll cost you more than the pay-as-you-go standard service, but it could be perfect for frequent travelers who use a lot of data.
September 17, 2019
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Google Fi now offers Pixel 3a screen repairs at uBreakiFix
uBreakiFix also offers repairs for the regular Pixel 3 series.
July 18, 2019
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Google Fi versus T-Mobile: Which is best in 2019?
T-Mobile really is the better service for most smartphone users with it's cheaper plans offering data speeds and video quality that will be good enough for most. While Google Fi's network has better coverage thanks to sharing service from Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular, and works internationally, if you use a lot of data the cost will balloon rather quickly.
August 9, 2019
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Google Fit updated with dark theme, improved sleep insights
If you're wondering what's the next Google app that will get a dark theme, we can solve the mystery for you. Google has just announced its fitness app, Google Fit is now getting a major update that brings a dark theme, among other things.
August 2, 2019
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Google Fit will soon be able to track your sleeping habits
Google Fit will also be able to map your workout route on the iPhone soon.
August 2, 2019
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Google Go app comes to Android users everywhere
Initially launched on Android Go edition devices back in 2017, the Google Go app is now available on the Play Store worldwide, Google announced today. The not so new Google Go app is lightweight, fast and should help users access info, both online and offline, even with an unstable connection.
August 20, 2019
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Google has a new social networking app, but it is no Facebook competitor
Google+, which was shut down in April, may have been the Internet search giant's most popular (albeit ill-fated) stab at creating a social network, but it wasn't the first. Technically, it was the fourth--following in the footsteps of such mishaps as Google Buzz, Google Friend Connect, and Orkut (yes, that was a thing in India and Brazil)--and Google+ aimed for the stars, but never quite managed to catch up to the hopes of its creators.
July 12, 2019
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Google has quietly launched a developer website for Fuchsia OS
Developers might be able to start creating Fuchsia apps sooner than expected.
July 1, 2019
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Google is bringing low light mode to its Duo video chat service
If you've ever been making a video call and you just look too dark, Google's got a solution for you. The Mountain View firm today announced low light mode for its Duo video chat service. It's exactly like it sounds, adjusting the brightness of your video feed.
August 19, 2019
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Google is bringing voice-free emergency operator access to Android
Google today highlighted a new feature that will bring voice-free emergency service interaction to Pixels and other Android devices. Designed for instances of injury, situations where speaking can present a danger and for users with speech impairments, the feature allows callers to communicate via touch menus.
August 1, 2019
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Google is giving social networking another try with Shoelace
Currently, Shoelace is only available in New York City and requires an invite.
July 11, 2019
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Google is taking a small step towards ensuring more companies will release Android 10 phones soon
Android 10 has been out for more than a month now in its stable and polished form, but as always, third-party device manufacturers aren't exactly rushing to join Google's own Pixel phones in supporting this latest OS build.
October 8, 2019
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Google is testing a $5 per month app subscription service
A rival to Apple Arcade?
August 1, 2019
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Google is testing a Play Pass subscription service for premium apps and games
Apple Arcade might have some competition
August 1, 2019
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Google Is Testing a Subscription Service Called "Play Pass"
At WWDC this year, Apple announced Apple Arcade, a monthly subscription service that gives you access to over a hundred mobile games for a flat fee. Apple Arcade games will be playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. It means that users can pick up where they left off in a game, even if they switch devices.
August 1, 2019
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Google is testing Play Pass subscription for ad-free Android apps & games
The Google Play Store is filled with a combination of free and paid apps and games... but many of the free ones are either laden with annoying ads or require in-app purchases to access some content or features.
August 1, 2019
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Google is testing hands-free lockscreen texting for Assistant
Google Assistant in its current form does not offer users the capability to send a text directly from their Android phone's lockscreen, without unlocking the device. This can be perceived to be so due to security concerns that may crop up for said users if someone else gains access to their phones. However, it looks like Google may enable lockscreen texting in the future, as is indicated by a server-side A/B test spotted by 9to5Google.
July 22, 2019
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Google is testing new AR camera effects in Android Messages
New AR effects are coming to Messages, but it may take a while for them to roll out.
July 1, 2019
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Google just launched Android 10, Pixel phones (and a surprise handset) are being updated starting now
Google today released Android 10, the very latest iteration of its mobile operating system. Formerly known as Android Q, Android 10 is the first major version of Google's OS not to have a dessert name since Android 1.0 (launched way back in 2008).
September 3, 2019
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Google just revealed that you won't have to touch the Pixel 4 to use or unlock it
The Pixel 4 is shaping up to be a massive update.
July 29, 2019
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Google lets Android users non-verbally contact emergency services by phone
If you ever find yourself in an emergency situation, you can just call 911 for help, right? Well, usually, but not always. In some situations, you may be unable to communicate verbally. God forbid, but what if you are kidnapped and forcefully gagged by an assailant? Maybe an intruder is in your home and you are hiding in a closet -- calling 911 might alert the bad person of your location.
August 1, 2019
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Google launches new Shopping experience in the United States
Google has just released a brand new Shopping app for mobile and desktop in the United States. The redesigned app includes information from thousands of stores and lets users discover and compare millions of products to find the best prices.
October 3, 2019
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Google listed the wrong number for its product hotline, nobody noticed
Not so long ago, Google set up a consultation hotline in case you needed to be convinced why your home needs a smart speaker -- or any other smart device. But if you were wondering why nobody was picking up the phone, don't worry, it wasn't personal: the Big G had listed the wrong number on product pages for months.
August 22, 2019
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Google Maps adds support for those recovering from alcohol or drug addiction
Google Maps is rapidly becoming Google's digital version of a Swiss Army Knife. Sure, it will give you turn-by-turn directions to help you navigate from point "A" to point "B," but it will also tell you what events are happening in a particular city, give you information about the subway, help you pick a plumber or a roofer, and more.
September 13, 2019
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Google Maps adds three exciting new features for users in India
These new features will help Indian users discover hidden gems in their city more easily.
July 11, 2019
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Google Maps' AR Navigation Rolls Out to More Devices
Google Maps is finally releasing its Live View augmented reality navigation feature for Android and iOS.
August 9, 2019
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Google Maps Highlights Bike-Sharing Stations, Availability
Google Maps is making it easier for cyclists to take advantage of bike-sharing programs worldwide.
July 18, 2019
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Google Might Try to Buy Your Face for $5
Unless you're a digital hermit, Google probably already has a lot of data about you. Even when you don't tell Google specific bits of data, it can make educated guesses based on your searches and how you use its services.
July 22, 2019
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Google now requires all Android manufacturers to include Digital Wellbeing and parental controls
Last year, several students at Stanford started a group called Stanford Students Against Addictive Devices (SSAAD). Protesting in front of the Palo Alto Apple Store, SSAAD members carried signs demanding that Apple do something about screen addiction.
October 8, 2019
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Google One paid storage service gets more phone backup features
If you don't have a Google One membership yet, you might consider one after the latest improvements the paid storage service has just received. The Mountain View company has just announced that Google One is now getting additional phone backup features on Android devices.
September 12, 2019
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Google paid people to scan their faces for Pixel 4 'field research'
The goal is to make the Pixel 4's face unlock as inclusive as possible.
July 29, 2019
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Google Pay shouldn't be so terrible in 2019
This is not the digital wallet I was hoping for.
July 22, 2019
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Google Pixel 3 camera defect causes loud clicking, OIS issue while shooting
A number of Google's $499 Pixel 3 smartphone units are experiencing an issue that causes the camera to 'shake' while recording video even when the device is placed on a stable surface. A large number Pixel 3 owners have published complaints about this problem on Reddit, Twitter, the Google Support forums, and other online destinations.
August 6, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 camera features detailed in new leak
The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL could be Google's first phones to offer audio zoom capability.
September 13, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 gets compared to iPhone XR and more in latest leak
Google purposely leaked the Pixel 4's design in early June and then spent July and August successfully controlling the narrative. But last week an unmanageable wave of Pixel 4 leaks hit the internet and these past few days have been even crazier.
September 12, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 might call for help automatically if you're in a car crash
An app will reportedly use sensor readings from the accelerometer and microphone to detect if you've been in a crash -- and then try to check in with you.
October 1, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 Might Launch With Support for P3 Wide-Color Image Capture
Pixel 4 will once more be marketed by Google as having the industry's leading smartphone camera, but it looks like things are about to get even more exciting. According to code located in the Google Camera app, it looks like the company might introduce the Pixel 4 with P3 wide-color image support.
June 25, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 video confirms Motion Sense gesture controls, advanced face unlock
Google doesn't want people to continue to read leaks and rumors about its smartphones, and starting this year, the Mountain View company has decided to offer information about the Pixel phones long before their official reveal.
July 29, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 will have face unlock and radar-based gesture recognition
The company is proud to spill the beans on its upcoming phone
July 29, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 will reportedly jump on the 90Hz display bandwagon
Google would actually be ahead of a hardware trend for once.
August 8, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 XL renders ditch the notch in favor of a full top bezel
Out with the new, in with the old
July 8, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 XL leak reveals notchless design and triple rear cameras
The hideous Pixel 3 XL notch is going away.
July 8, 2019
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Google Pixel 4 XL renders surface online, showcase thick bezel, notchless display
Google officially teased the Pixel 4 on Twitter last month, a couple of days after renders of its upcoming flagship phone were leaked online by OnLeaks and Pricebaba. Now, the two leakers have teamed up yet again, this time revealing renders of the XL version of the phone.
July 8, 2019
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Google Pixel 4: News, Leaks, Release Date, Specs, and Rumors!
The hype is already rolling for Google's next phones.
September 9, 2019
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Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners can now claim up to $500 for defective microphone
You can claim up to $500 only if you have documentation to prove your Pixel or Pixel XL had microphone issues.
August 13, 2019
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Google Pixel Phones Talk to 911 For You
Contacting 911 isn't always as easy as telling an emergency operator where it hurts.
August 2, 2019
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Google Play Pass Is Android's Answer to Apple Arcade
Apple Arcade launched last week, and with it a paid subscription to hopefully fix everything wrong with games on the App Store. For just five dollars per month you can play all sorts of fascinating little games with a controller and without in-app purchases.
September 23, 2019
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Google Play Pass launches with 350+ premium apps and games, initially for $1.99 per month
Following the well-received launch of Apple Arcade, Google today is officially introducing its own take on subscription-based access to premium mobile games -- or, in Google's case, premium mobile apps, too.
September 23, 2019
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Google Play Pass on Android: $5/mo for 350+ games, apps sans microtransactions
Live "this week" exclusively on Android with free 10-day trial, $2/mo for first year.
September 23, 2019
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Google Play Pass to launch in the U.S. this week with unlocked access to 350 Android apps and games
Earlier this month, the Google Play Twitter account pushed out a tweet teasing the imminent arrival of Google Play Pass. For the moment, this is Google's response to Apple Arcade, the subscription mobile video game service that features over 100 exclusive titles for $4.99 a month (following a free one-month trial).
September 23, 2019
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Google Play Pass unlocks premium content, removes ads and in-app purchases for just $5/month
After months with little more than a mention that it exists, Google is launching its Play Pass app subscription service just days after Apple's similar Arcade subscription launched on iOS.
September 23, 2019
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Google Play Store gets UPI as a payment option in India
UPI is currently the most popular digital payment option in India.
September 6, 2019
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Google Play Store starts getting Material Theme once again
For the third time in less than six months, Google restarts the deployment of the new Material Theme for Play Store. All those who received the Material Theme redesign in April or May have had their changes reverted, a logical decision if the rollout was put on hold to fix important issues.
August 2, 2019
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Google Play Store's blindingly white redesign starts rolling out
The all-white theme might actually be a good sign for dark mode lovers.
August 19, 2019
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Google pledges to include recycled materials in all its consumer devices by 2022
The search giant also says shipments of its products -- like Google Home speakers or Pixel phones -- to be carbon neutral by next year.
August 5, 2019
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Google purges 24 malware-ridden apps that were downloaded 500,000 times
Android just can't seem to shake off its malware issues. A new malware campaign targeting Android has been found to engage in ad fraud at least since early June 2019.
September 10, 2019
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Google redesigns Android brand for first time since 2014, bringing new colors and robot head
Streamlined wordmark and new colors are accompanied by body-free robot head across the brand.
August 22, 2019
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Google removes 85 adware-infested apps from the Play Store
They had over eight million installs in total
August 16, 2019
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Google researchers disclose 'interactionless' iOS exploits valued at $5M
A duo of Google bug-hunting researchers have disclosed several "interactionless" vulnerabilities in iOS that made it possible for hackers to hijack your iPhone via iMessage -- without even engaging with the malicious texts.
July 30, 2019
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Google reveals exploits for five interactionless security flaws in iOS
In recent years, Google's Project Zero team has helped discover security vulnerabilities in the company's own products, as well as those developed by other tech giants. Earlier this year, it revealed a high severity flaw in the MacOS kernel, after Apple did not fix the issue within the allotted 90-day period.
July 30, 2019
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Google Rolls Out Password-Free Logins for Android Users
Throughout all of modern computing history, passwords have been the primary method of securing data. The problems with passwords are numerous, but things are slowly changing with biometrics, hardware security keys, and so on. Google is leveraging several new technologies to make one of its sites password-free, but only for Android users.
August 13, 2019
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Google says it doubled Pixel sales year-over-year
It looks like the mid-range Pixel 3a is the hit Google surely hoped it would be.
July 25, 2019
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Google says it will use recycled materials in all of its hardware products by 2022
It also pledges a carbon-neutral shipment program by 2020
August 5, 2019
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Google shuts down service that helped carriers provide better coverage
Google has shut down a service that was aimed at helping carriers around the world improve their coverage, by providing them with aggregated data from Android devices. The closure comes at a time of heightened concerns about data privacy across the industry.
August 19, 2019
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Google stops sharing Android user data that helped carriers plan coverage
The Mobile Network Insights was meant to help carriers plan upgrades
August 20, 2019
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Google stops sharing your network data with carriers over privacy concerns
For once, Google is putting an end to a data collection practice before it attracts closer inspection from lawmakers and regulators.
August 19, 2019
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Google takes a page from Apple with Face Unlock in Pixel 4
Google released a Pixel 4 teaser video showing off Face Unlock.
July 29, 2019
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Google takes away a very useful feature with the Android 10 update
With Android 10 rolling out earlier this week to the Google Pixel handsets and the Essential Phone, some features that Android users might have taken for granted are gone. One of these features allowed those toting an Android phone to keep the display awake by tapping on the fingerprint scanner. As noted by Android Police, the latest build of Google's open-source operating system no longer gives users this useful capability.
September 6, 2019
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Google Taps Arm's Memory Tagging to Fight Android Bugs
With memory-safety bugs continuing to haunt developers of all types -- especially those using C++ -- Google will borrow from Arm's memory tagging scheme to harden its Android mobile platform development.
August 6, 2019
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Google tightens grip on some Android data over privacy fears, report says
The search giant ends a program that provided network coverage data to wireless carriers.
August 19, 2019
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Google to Android users: No passwords, you get fingerprint login to some sites
Google takes a step towards cutting out passwords for some parts of authenticating to online services.
August 13, 2019
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Google to auction slots on Android default search 'choice screen' in Europe next year, rivals cry 'pay-to-play' foul
Starting early next year Google will present Android users in Europe with a search engine choice screen when handsets bundle its own search service by default.
August 2, 2019
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Google to let Android users in Europe choose their default search engine -- and will make money in doing so
In response to a $5 billion fine for antitrust violations in Europe, Google has announced that it will introduce a new "search engine choice" option next year. It's an idea that is similar to the Browser Choice screen Microsoft introduced following anti-competition complaints about Internet Explorer.
August 2, 2019
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Google to make changes it really doesn't want to, at least in one region
We all know Google is the most popular and widely used search engine in the world. While at first, Google's popularity grew naturally thanks to its superior search algorithms, the company itself puts a lot of effort and money to keep that status quo. It's not an accident that Apple's default search engine is Google Search, that's a privilege worth billions of dollars.
August 2, 2019
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Google to offer users a choice of default search engine on Android in the EU -- but it's pay to play
Neat, another revenue stream
August 2, 2019
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Google Translate's camera feature now detects and translates a whopping 88 languages
As someone who's writing this from a foreign country, I know it's often insanely hard for foreigners to navigate a town when every sign is written in a different language. At times like this, Google Translate app's instant camera translate feature becomes really handy. Now, Google has updated it with faster on-device translation, support for 60 more languages, and automatic language detection.
July 11, 2019
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Google Translate's camera translation feature now supports 60 new languages
The new update will be available to a few users today, with a wider rollout in the coming weeks.
July 11, 2019
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Google wants Android phone makers to use the same USB-C standard for fast charging
Fast charging is quite an important feature in Android devices. Phone makers are constantly trying to outdo each other with charging methods that can juice up your phones faster. While these techniques introduce faster charging, it might also mean you'll have to stick to that particular phone maker's proprietary charger and cable.
October 8, 2019
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Google will allow European Android users to choose their default search engine starting early next year
Users can pick their preferred search provider from a choice screen when setting up an Android device for the first time.
August 2, 2019
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Google will have to pay millions to FTC for YouTube violations of kids privacy laws
Google is soon expected to introduce some changes to the way it handles children's videos on YouTube.
July 22, 2019
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Google will reportedly have a 'DSLR-like' attachment for upcoming Pixel phones
The upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone introduced by Google in June will reportedly be offered with a 'DSLR-like attachment,' according to 9to5Google, which recently leaked details about the model and its larger variant, the Pixel 4 XL.
August 8, 2019
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Google will start using its text-to-speech technology for emergency calls on Pixels
The new feature will automatically describe the kind of emergency and exact address to first responders
August 1, 2019
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Google won't be default search engine for Android users in EU next year
The tech titan shows off changes it's making to Android to comply with an EU antitrust decision.
August 2, 2019
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Google working on 'raise to talk' for the next-gen Assistant on Pixel 4
It will also tie into Continued Conversations.
October 10, 2019
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Google's apparently testing 'Play Pass' subscription service for Android apps, games
Looks like the search giant wants to take on Apple Arcade.
August 1, 2019
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Google's 'field research' offered people $5 to scan their faces for the Pixel 4
It's ensuring that the Pixel 4 will work on a wide range of faces
July 29, 2019
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Google's Hidden Wimbledon Tennis Game Is Time-Wasting Fun
The world's oldest tennis tournament is drawing to a close in the UK.
July 12, 2019
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Google's new emergency feature lets you call 911 without speaking
Available on Pixel phones and select Android devices, the feature lets you push a button to request help from emergency responders via an automated voice service.
August 1, 2019
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Google's Phone app for Android is getting one-tap emergency calling
In an emergency situation, it may not always be easy or possible for someone to tell emergency responders on a call about what might be happening. Because of this, Google is announcing a new feature for the Phone app on Pixel devices, as well as "select Android devices", which makes it easier for users to give emergency responders the necessary information for a team to be dispatched.
August 1, 2019
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Google's Pixel 4 might come in a bright orange color
Google usually offers a color variant for its Pixel handsets
September 9, 2019
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Google's Pixel 4 renders surface and all anyone can do is stare at that top bezel
This time last month, Google took the surprise (and anticlimactic) move of tweeting out images of the Pixel 4 well ahead of its October launch. Of course, that glimpse just focused on the rear of the device. Not only was the company looking to nip leaks in the bud, they were almost certainly attempting to show off their camera array before Apple got the jump on them.
July 8, 2019
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Google's Pixel 4 smartphone will have motion control and face unlock
Google's Pixel 4 is coming out later this year, and it's getting the long-reveal treatment thanks to a decision this year from Google to go ahead and spill some of the beans early, rather than saving everything for one big, final unveiling closer to availability.
July 29, 2019
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Google's Pixel Phones Will Soon Be Able to Speak to 911 Operators
Google's Duplex feature on Android phones can be a lifesaver if you just don't have time to call and set up a reservation for yourself. A similar feature coming to select Android phones could be a real lifesaver, though. Automated 911 calls will soon be able to contact emergency services and relay your exact location without you saying a word.
August 2, 2019
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Google's Project Zero found six iPhone 'interactionless' vulnerabilities
Last week's update took care of most, but one exploit remains unpatched
July 30, 2019
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Google's Project Zero outs how iMessage can brick and wipe your iPhone
Google's Project Zero security research undertaking just revealed what we've already known - that Apple's iMessage can be thrown off by a simple unorthodox string that could force you to wipe out and restore your handset.
July 5, 2019
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Google's Soli radar will be included in its Pixel 4 smartphones
Due out in October, Google has pretty much been developing its upcoming Pixel 4 handsets in the open. In fact, it even released the above renders on Twitter last month. Now, the Mountain View firm has announced some new features that will be included in the new devices.
July 29, 2019
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Google's temps told to find homeless and people with darker skin for Face unlock data
Back in July, Google released a video confirming that the new Pixel 4 series will be equipped with a more secure Face unlock feature. About a week before that video was disseminated, word got out about a project that the company had embarked on that related to a facial recognition system.
October 3, 2019
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Grammarly's latest update brings synonyms to its mobile app
Popular grammar checking tool Grammarly is rolling out a helpful new feature to its mobile application, the Grammarly Keyboard. Users of the Grammarly Keyboard will now be able to switch on an option to recommend synonyms for words while typing. The feature is designed to enhance Grammarly Keyboard users' vocabulary by suggesting complex synonyms, enabling users to discover new words.
August 20, 2019
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Graphene Batteries Could Debut in a Samsung Handset Two Years From Now, Reveals Tipster
Lithium-ion batteries are a ubiquitous entity found in nearly every portable device and while they represent a step-up compared to previous charging technologies, here's the disappointing bit. Battery technology has not evolved at the pace at which other components have when paired with lithium-ion cells in a specific product, and while there have been a number of breakthroughs, they aren't commercially viable.
August 13, 2019
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Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations
Attacks work by sending commands directly to applications stored on SIM cards.
September 12, 2019
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Hackers Could Modify WhatsApp Media Files Before You See Them
Hackers can take advantage of a logical flaw in WhatsApp for Android and modify or replace media files available in external storage, such as memory cards, before the intended recipient can see them.
July 16, 2019
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Hackers steal call records from cell providers in 'massive-scale' espionage
The attackers are believed to be state-backed
June 25, 2019
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Hacks: Tall tales of Apple security woes
WELL. Keep your hands and feet inside the cart as this ride can take sudden turns.
August 13, 2019
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Halide takes in-depth technical look at iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro cameras
What's hiding beneath the new triple-camera setup?
September 17, 2019
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Harmful Android apps racked up a scary number of Google Play downloads just last month
Despite Google's best efforts, the go-to place for safe app downloads on Android devices is still riddled with all kinds of threats, ranging from the more innocent-sounding adware to the most damaging and dangerous stalkware or banking trojans.
October 3, 2019
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HarmonyOS is Huawei's Android alternative for smartphones and smart home devices
After months of conflicting statements from Huawei executives, the Chinese networking giant on Friday officially unveiled HarmonyOS, the much-anticipated microkernel-based distributed operating system that it has developed to power smartphones, laptops and smart home devices as the company attempts to reduce its reliance on American firms.
August 9, 2019
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Have we reached the end of smartphone price inflation?
During the last few years, a worrying trend was established on the smartphone market: prices of smartphones have been slowly creeping upwards. Things have gotten to the point where when we hear about a new high-end device being released, we mentally prepare for a four-digit price tag.
August 16, 2019
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Have you ever thought about switching from Android to an iPhone?
There's no shame is seeing what the other side has to offer.
July 12, 2019
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Hipstamatic returns with new free app and updated analog camera styles for iOS
Hipstamatic, the once-popular image filter app that was largely eclipsed by Instagram, has returned as the Hipstamatic X analog camera app. The new app is free to download for iOS devices, offering users access to image filters that imitate the look of many retro analog cameras.
October 7, 2019
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Here are the first photos shot with a 64-megapixel phone camera
Realme is set to be the first company to release a phone with a 64-megapixel camera. The as-yet unannounced device, seen to the right of the above photo, has a quad-camera array including a wide-angle lens and a primary 64-megapixel module that almost certainly uses Samsung's new 1/1.7-inch ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor.
August 8, 2019
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Here are the real reasons Windows Phone failed, reveals ex-Nokia engineer
Windows Phone might have survived if Microsoft hadn't make these mistakes, says a former Nokia engineer.
July 29, 2019
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Here are the things that the Pixel 4's Motion Sense feature will be able to do at launch
Google Pixel 4's Motion Sense feature is expected to work in 53 countries at launch.
October 1, 2019
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Here comes the next silly smartphone design shift
Just when you thought you were safe from form-over-function design trends...
July 30, 2019
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Here's another look at the upcoming Motorola One Zoom with four rear cameras
The Motorola One Zoom will include a unique illuminated Motorola logo on the back.
August 26, 2019
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Here's every U.S. city with 5G coverage right now
Kicking off the next generation of wireless.
September 17, 2019
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Here's how much the Nokia 7.2 will cost in the US
The Nokia 7.2 was announced last week and, like many of HMD Global's other phones, it's coming to the US. In preparation of the release, retailer B&H Photo Video has just activated a couple of listings for the phone which reveal one very important detail.
September 12, 2019
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Here's how Note 10 may use Sound on Display tech to get an 'all-screen' design
Samsung will reportedly soon employ its own audiocasting screen technology called "Sound on Display," either on the Galaxy Note 10 or the Galaxy S11, to shave off the top bezel even further compared to what's on, say, the Galaxy S10+ (which is not much to begin with.)
July 15, 2019
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Here's how to avoid iOS 13 -- if you want to
If you're nervous about iOS 13, you don't have to update yet
September 17, 2019
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Here's how to listen to articles on your phone
Although you can probably read a lot quicker than you can listen, sometimes it's just too much effort to stare at your phone screen to read a long-form article after a hard day at work staring at your computer screen.
August 13, 2019
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Here's the dongle you'll need for headphones on the Galaxy Note 10
It almost doesn't feel real but alas, Samsung's ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10 and there's nothing we can do about it. The change isn't quite official yet but it will be in less than a week and to help mark the occasion it seems the company has created a dongle for the millions of wired headphone users out there.
August 1, 2019
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Here's the easiest way to find, lock, or wipe your lost Android phone
Losing your phone always sucks, but in 2019, it's easier than ever to make sure the loss isn't permanent. For Android users, it's particularly easy.
July 1, 2019
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Here's the lab where Google's hardware products are made
Google recently opened the lab up to a journalist for the very first time.
August 6, 2019
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Here's the Xperia 5, a more compact flagship bundled with Sony's AirPods alternative
With the unique 21:9 Xperia 1, and its 4K screen, Sony started a new naming scheme for its flagships, marking a watershed moment for its Android phone efforts. At the IFA expo today, it just introduced to us the next effort in the new line, jumping straight to an Xperia 5 notation.
September 5, 2019
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Here's what the OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro might look like from the rear
Photos of a mysterious OnePlus phone complete with a circular camera module appeared online way back in December. The device was initially thought to be the OnePlus 7 but the latter's subsequent announcement confirmed this was not the case. Now, one leak suggests it may have been an early OnePlus 7T prototype.
August 22, 2019
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Here's what we learned from iFixit's iPhone 11 teardown
A mysterious second battery connector, and an Intel modem
September 23, 2019
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Here's when the OnePlus 5/5T and OnePlus 6/6T will receive Android 10
Last year was quite the turning point for OnePlus in regards to software updates. The OnePlus 6T launched with Android 9 Pie pre-installed and the company promised to update the entire OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 5 lineups in addition to their respective T-branded variants. This year, the company wants to keep up the momentum.
October 10, 2019
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Here's when your Huawei phone will receive Android 10 & EMUI 10
The Mate 30 series and foldable Mate X may not be able to use Google's version of Android but Huawei is still very committed to updating its existing lineup of devices. In fact, over 30 models are set to receive Android 10 over the course of the next year.
September 9, 2019
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Here's why the Apple Pencil would be a good fit for the iPhone
Choice is always good.
August 5, 2019
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Hey dudes, we need to start living together in Harmony: Huawei puffs up new distributed OS
Not quite an Android replacement then?
August 9, 2019
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Hibernate Mapping One-to-Many Using Annotations
Explore Hibernate mapping one-to-many using annotations.
August 9, 2019
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Hm. Is it wise to assume 'no material disruption' from 'volatile' UK climate, Dixons Carphone?
Mobile biz is a mess, but we're sticking to revenue guidance
September 5, 2019
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HMD Global introduces new mid-range smartphones, plus some feature phones
HMD Global has announced a fairly wide range of new products at IFA in Berlin, including, of course, smartphones. Some of the devices were expected if you've followed the rumors, but others were somewhat surprising.
September 5, 2019
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HMD Global launches the mid-range Nokia 7.2 in India
The Nokia 7.2's 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel is capable of upscaling videos to HDR quality in real-time.
September 17, 2019
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HMD launches the Nokia 3 V, its first postpaid phone on Verizon
HMD Global's Nokia phones haven't exactly made a big splash in the United States, with only a few of them making their way to that market, and more often than not only through unlocked variants and without carrier deals. Only a handful of phones have been available through U.S. carriers, such as the Nokia 2 V on Verizon, but even then, they've only been available as prepaid options, so you couldn't get them on a contract.
August 20, 2019
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HMD reveals its timeline for releasing Android 10 for its existing phones
Today, Google announced a new branding system for Android, which includes a new logo and naming scheme for new OS releases. Following the announcement, Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, has shared a timeline detailing when the company expects to deliver the upcoming version of Android to its supported Nokia smartphones.
August 22, 2019
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HMD's first Nokia phones will get three years of updates (an extra year)
When HMD revived the Nokia smartphone brand and started selling Android phones in 2017, the company promised to offer at least two years of major operating system and security updates.
August 15, 2019
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HMD's latest feature phones include a Nokia 2720 revival
Before their were smartphones, there were flip phones (and a whole bunch of other phones that were... less intelligent, I guess). But what's old is new again, and HMD has been reviving classic phones for folks who don't always need a full-fledged web browser and app store.
September 6, 2019
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HongMeng OS Apparently Being Tested for Huawei Devices; Could Arrive in Q4 2019 for Affordable Phones
Even though a Huawei executive earlier stated that HongMeng OS wasn't made for smartphones, the Chinese giant has reportedly cooked up a smart strategy to roll out its custom operating system. A fresh report coming straight out of China states that the company is testing a lower-end smartphone with its operating system that can make its way to the market by the end of the year.
August 5, 2019
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HongMeng OS Isn't an Android Smartphone Alternative, Confirms Huawei Executive; Will Be Used for Other Applications
Huawei's HongMeng OS was supposed to be the company's answer to counter the Android license ban if it ended up meddling in the company consumer business. There were near-endless waves of rumors talking about software optimization and how it was faster than Google's mobile platform, but it looks like Huawei's Senior Vice President has finally cleared the air on the company's efforts towards HongMeng OS.
July 19, 2019
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Honor 9X low-light samples shown off in latest teaser
The Honor 9X and 9X Pro will both feature a 48-megapixel primary sensor.
July 19, 2019
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Honor and Huawei Announce Global Rollout of Magic UI 2.1/EMUI 9.1
The future may look grim for Huawei, but that isn't stopping the company from rolling out timely updates to its existing devices. Yes, they could come a bit quicker, but Huawei gets a pass, considering the sheer number of devices that they sell. Huawei's EMUI is arguably one of the most customised Android forks out there. I
July 16, 2019
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Honor Malaysia Announces More Price Cuts + Warranty!
HONOR Malaysia just announced a new slew of price cuts, after offering a warranty extension for select smartphone models.
August 5, 2019
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Honor V30 Could Be Huawei's Sub-Brand's First Affordable 5G-Ready Device, Offering Flagship Internals for a Cheaper Price
The first crop of 5G-ready smartphones mostly cost around $1000, with OnePlus 7 Pro 5G being the cheapest among the lost, featuring an $840 price tag, which is also fairly steep. Fortunately, we can expect the technology to trickle down to more affordable handsets from next year.
August 27, 2019
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How Amazon and Microsoft could build the world's biggest app store
Move over, Google and Apple. Consumers want and deserve another option that is free from your undue influence.
September 30, 2019
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How Apple could simplify its complex iPhone line-up this fall
An opportunity for the company to simplify.
July 19, 2019
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How Apple is improving Siri Shortcuts in iOS, iPadOS
Towards an Apple VoiceOS...
July 19, 2019
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How Deepfakes and Other Reality-Distorting AI Can Actually Help Us
We're not far from the day when artificial intelligence will provide us with a paintbrush for reality. As the foundations we've relied upon lose their integrity, many people find themselves afraid of what's to come. But we've always lived in a world where our senses misrepresent reality.
July 19, 2019
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How did Apple fit the record iPhone 11 Pro Max battery? The thicc and 3D thin
Last week, the Chinese regulatory agency revealed the actual battery capacities of the new iPhone 11, Pro and Max models, and we then dug out a legal document from Apple itself confirming those to be true.
September 24, 2019
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How did Samsung make the Aura Glow color of the Galaxy Note 10?
The days when cell phones were merely tools for calling and texting are decades behind us. Today's phones are powerful pocket-sized computers doubling as fashion accessories, status symbols, and an expression of one's individuality. This is why tech specs aren't enough for a phone to sell well. To move by the millions, a phone also needs to please the eye.
September 5, 2019
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How do I confirm my phone works on Visible?
Best answer: If you want to bring an Android phone to Visible, you can confirm that it works by entering its IMEI number on Visible's website. Alternatively, if you want to bring an iPhone over to Visible, it's as easy as selecting your model and carrier it was previously used on.
July 29, 2019
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How do I improve my phone's Wi-Fi signal?
Best answer: Make sure everything is up to date and working properly. If the phone is working correctly, remove obstacles that might cause inferences for your router. If all else fails, a stronger router may be needed.
August 2, 2019
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How do I know if my phone is unlocked?
Best answer: If you didn't buy a phone that was advertised as unlocked the best way to make sure is to try a SIM card from a different carrier. If you don't have access to one, you can likely turn to the carrier you're expecting to switch to in order to try.
July 2, 2019
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How does Hotspot service work on Visible?
Best answer: Visible's unlimited plan comes with hotspot access included for free. The two caveats are that data speeds are limited to 5Mbps, and you can only have one device tethered at a time.
July 26, 2019
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How I Created a WhatsApp Bot to Talk With My Friends
See how one person created a bot in WhatsApp to talk to his friends.
August 9, 2019
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How Google is copying Apple's Face ID for the Pixel 4
I've gone over the origin of "great artists steal" before. You know, the line the tech industry often credits to Steve Jobs who credited it to Pablo Picasso. TL;DR it comes from poets who wanted to extol the virtue not of lazily reproducing what came before but of drawing inspiration from what is to take the next step forward and create what will be.
August 1, 2019
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How Google's Pixel 4 radar system could be more than a gimmick
Before you write off Google's new hand gesture feature as yet another mobile tech parlor trick, consider some critical points about the technology behind it.
August 1, 2019
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How Much Would You Rate the Pixel 4 XL Design When Compared With Last Year's 'Notch King', the Pixel 3 XL?
With some solid renders from a leakster with a proven track record, we can safely say that the Pixel 4 XL design has improved considerably over its predecessor, the Pixel 3 XL. A trend that was started by Apple as the company needed to fit in a bevy of bezels for facial recognition, the approach was stepped up a 'notch' (no pun intended) with the Pixel 3 XL. One could argue that Google offered a dual-front-facing camera, but a look at these new Pixel 4 XL images would make you appreciate the company's efforts even.
July 9, 2019
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How often do you upgrade to a new phone?
Smartphones have quickly become an essential part of our lives. The question is no more if you have one, but which one you have. That comes with all sorts of implications, the worst one of which is probably people being judged by the device they own. Whether it's the brand, the age, or the specific model, your smartphone is at least somewhat a reflection of the person you are.
October 10, 2019
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How often do you use the S Pen on your Galaxy Note?
The S Pen has been the signature feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note series for years, ever since the very first Note launched way back in October, 2011.
July 2, 2019
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How the iPhone 11's U1 chip will change everything
Apple is bringing ultra-wideband capabilities to its iPhone 11 -- and it promises to be a game-changer (eventually) for everything from healthcare to smart cities thanks to its location accuracy, reliably and security.
September 17, 2019
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How the two-year smartphone upgrade cycle died
More than half of smartphone users keep their devices for three years or more, according to a Ting Mobile report.
August 22, 2019
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How thick is the Mophie Juice Pack Access?
Best Answer: The Mophie Juice Pack Access comes in three models: The XR model is 0.75 inches thick, the XS Max model is 0.71 inches thick, and the X/XS model measures 0.69 inches thick.
August 16, 2019
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How to access Google Assistant with Fully Gestural Navigation
Has the new Android navigation system got you scratching your head as to how to open Assistant?
July 1, 2019
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How to adjust notifications and status for your HomeKit accessories
How do I turn on notifications for HomeKit-enabled accessories? Head to the Home app!
October 3, 2019
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How to AirPlay to Windows 10 from iPhone and iPad
Apple's AirPlay is a pretty useful feature, but most assume that you need to be using Apple devices exclusively to make use of it. But like most things in tech, where there's a will, there's a way. If you want to AirPlay from your iPhone or iPad to your Windows 10 PC here's how to do it.
September 17, 2019
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How to Apply for Apple Card
Ready to get your new Apple Card application sent off? It's much easier than you think.
August 5, 2019
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How to assign a Google Assistant reminder
Google Assistant is great for doing a whole bunch of things, but one of the best perks of having a digital assistant at your beck and call is the ability to quickly add helpful reminders of all sorts for you and your family. Reminders made with Google Assistant are entirely customizable and can be set up for events of all sorts, from events recurring weekly, monthly, one-off reminders throughout your day. Here's how to set them up.
September 6, 2019
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How to Avoid a Distorted Android Camera Preview With ZXing.Net.Mobile
Get a quick workaround to solving distortion issues.
July 15, 2019
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How to avoid accidental back swipes in Android Q
Learn how to navigate Android Q like a pro and avoid accidental back swipes.
August 22, 2019
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How to back up and restore text messages on Android
Backing up text messages on Android isn't part of Google's cloud service, mainly because Google isn't in the text messaging business. If you've found this article because you've lost all your messages and want to get them back, they are probably gone for good, but there's a simple way to set up automatic backups for your messages and phone logs for the future.
October 10, 2019
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How to back up your Android phone in 2019
There's a good chance your smartphone acts as a hub for everything going on in your life. It's where you keep all of your contacts, cherished photos, important documents, etc., etc. Your phone allows you to easily access these things no matter where you are, but what if something happens to it?
August 1, 2019
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How to Build an Android Chat App With Applozic SDK in Android Studio
Make an Android chat application with this easy-to-follow tutorial
October 1, 2019
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How to cancel a FaceApp subscription
FaceApp lets you use a variety of different features to play with photos. While you do need a Pro subscription to access every feature, once you get bored with the app, you don't want to keep paying for it. To cancel your subscription, you'll need to go through Google Play to keep from being charged again.
July 18, 2019
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How to cancel an App Store, News+, or Apple Arcade subscription
Do you want to cancel a trial subscription before time runs out? You can do it right on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV!
September 30, 2019
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How to cancel Visible
Visible is one of the best values in the carrier space right now -- offering unlimited everything on Verizon's network for only $40/month. As much as we love it, we also understand that it might not be for everyone. If you sign up for Visible and decide it's not a good fit, here's how you can cancel your service.
July 29, 2019
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How to catch Unown in Pokemon Go
How do you find and catch all 26 -- make that all 28! -- of the Unown Pokemon in Pokemon Go Gen 2? Here are our top tips, from A to Z...?!
August 1, 2019
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How to clean and disinfect your Android smartphone
You spend all day with your phone, setting it down on tables, chairs, public benches, bathroom counters, and even more unsightly places. Then there's the more visible grime that gets on or in your phone from dropping it in the dog park, leaving it in your sweaty jean pockets, or letting your child pour Cheerio dust all over it.
August 5, 2019
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How to clear search and location history in Google Maps on Android
We all search for plenty of wacky and one-off things in Google Maps, and despite what Google thinks we don't always want them sitting in our history forever. There are also plenty of times when we navigated somewhere that we'll never go back to, and there's no reason to have it saved in the app's history.
July 26, 2019
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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android
Forget Windows Phone: With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.
July 2, 2019
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How to create a Google account for your kid through Family Link
The internet can be a scary place, especially for children. However, it can also be a wonderful tool to help a child explore the world and learn valuable skills. As a parent, keeping your kid safe is paramount while they expand their curious minds.
October 8, 2019
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How to create a Google Family Group
A Google account is kind of essential these days to do just about anything, and chances are that not only do you have one, but your partner, kids, parents, and other family members have one, too. A Google Family Group allows you to easily share apps, movies, music, photos, and more with everyone in your group.
September 10, 2019
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How to create a mobile policy for Android devices
Android has become a viable enterprise platform and in some ways is beating Apple in terms of enterprise functionality. This means that IT departments supporting Android devices need to create and implement effective policies.
August 8, 2019
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How to create a new Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad
New to the Apple ecosystem? Your first step is to sign up for an Apple ID.
September 3, 2019
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How to create automations and scenes in the iOS Home app
If you've yet to set up scenes and automations in your smart home, you're not getting the full benefit of the smart products you're buying.
October 3, 2019
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How to Customize Dark Mode in iOS Apps With iOS 13
Create more visually dynamic applications.
August 2, 2019
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How to delete your data from Siri on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac
Yes, you can delete your data from Siri. Here's how to do it
August 2, 2019
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How to disable location information in Android device photos
Photos taken on Android devices include location tags. Gain more security by disabling this feature.
July 12, 2019
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How to Do More by Doing Less with Samsung's Ecosystem
Most of us today use multiple mobile and smart devices in our everyday lives. While each device has its own strengths, Samsung integrates these capabilities into an intuitive ecosystem. By offering seamless connectivity across devices, the ecosystem helps users accomplish more with greater ease.
July 19, 2019
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How to double age yourself in FaceApp
FaceApp delivers a fun experience that lets you use filters to see what you'd look like under different circumstances. While there are a variety of different filters with which you can experiment. The most popular filter is the ability to age yourself, and now you can double age yourself to see just how old you might appear.
July 18, 2019
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How to edit videos with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 video editor
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is now on sale, and there's a long list of reasons why you might want one: the beautiful display, the powerful cameras, the useful S Pen, and the pack of productivity features it ships with. One such feature is the enhanced video editor found in the gallery.
August 27, 2019
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How to enable a randomized MAC address in Android 10
Don't let your Android's MAC address give away your location--use a Randomized MAC address instead.
September 23, 2019
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How to Enable Developer Options on Android 10
Enabling Developer Options on an Android device is essential for a lot of non-developers as well. The process remains the same, more or less. It hasn't changed since the early days of Android and will not, in the foreseeable future. The main intent of writing this guide is to highlight some of the new features that the Android 10 developer options have.
September 3, 2019
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How to enable the battery percentage icon in Android 10
Knowing how much battery your Android device has, in percentage, is key to getting through the day. Re-enable this feature in Android 10.
October 1, 2019
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How to enable or disable iCloud Music Library on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad
If you want to be able to share your Mac's tracks with all your other devices and download songs from the Apple Music catalog, you need to enable iCloud Music Library.
August 19, 2019
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How to enable or disable swipe typing on iOS 13
Hey, what do you know -- swipe typing is now a thing on iPhones! Yeah, Apple was never big on changing the way its iconic keyboard works -- it took all the way up to iOS 8 for the company to allow for 3rd party keyboards to be installed.
September 30, 2019
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How to enable VoLTE on the Galaxy Note 10
That's thanks in part to VoLTE, or Voice over LTE. If you're noticing that your voice calls aren't as crisp as they usually are, or recently switched carriers, you'll want to make sure VoLTE is turned on on your Note 10 -- here's how to do it.
September 17, 2019
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How to find Apple Music songs on your iPhone you've added to your library on your Mac
Here's a simple way to identify your Apple Music content.
August 9, 2019
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How to fix MIUI push notifications in 2019
MIUI has come a long way in the last two years. And while the interface has received a much-needed facelift and a trove of new features, it still has a few lingering issues. Push notifications continue to be a significant problem in MIUI thanks to Xiaomi's aggressive memory management, but there is a workaround. Here's how to fix push notifications in MIUI 10.
September 17, 2019
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How to get a refund on Google Play
The Google Play Store is the pre-installed app store on most Android phones and is where you go to find your apps and games 95% of the time. It's also a portal for buying movies, music, TV episodes, e-books, magazines, and more. While the refund stipulations for all of these items aren't same, the easiest way to refund them is.
July 22, 2019
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How to get great audio while filming on your iPhone
It's easy to take and edit quick videos on the iPhone, but getting great audio isn't always as simple as pointing and shooting. Whether you have an iPhone 7, an iPhone X, or a fancy new iPhone XS, the iPhone microphone isn't too shabby at close distances.
August 5, 2019
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How to get iPhone gestures on the OnePlus 7 Pro
We wanted all-screen phones, we got all-screen phones. And with them came some fundamental changes to how a device is to be handled and used. For example, the user interface needed to get a revamp -- since there is no more room for physical navigational buttons on the front of our phones, and a virtual navigation bar kind of ruins the look of an all-screen device -- gestures became a thing.
July 29, 2019
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How to get rid of Google passwords on your Android device
Android users can now verify their identity via fingerprint or screen lock, rather than a password, according to a Google Security Blog post.
August 13, 2019
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How to grab beautiful free wallpapers for your iPhone or iPad with a quick shortcut
Shortcuts for iOS is a very useful -- but often neglected -- way to automate your iPhone or iPad. In this series, we've been looking at different workflows to make your Apple device a lot more powerful to accomplish specific tasks. Today's automation is all about setting fresh new wallpaper for your device -- and Unsplash is great source for cool images.
July 5, 2019
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How to install Git on Android
There may be times when you need to work with Git, and the only device you have is your Android smartphone. When that's the case, what do you do? Thanks to a handy tool called Termux, it is possible to install the command line Git tool on a mobile device.
August 13, 2019
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How to install Google apps on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro doesn't come with Google apps or services out of the box. But that doesn't mean you can't install them on your own device after the fact. It's pretty easy to restore most, but not all of the apps and features you'd get from a certified Google Android device.
September 23, 2019
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How to Integrate and Test Push Notifications for Your Apps
Let's see how to integrate and test push notifications for your apps.
September 24, 2019
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How to locate Google Photos via text
The Google Photos AI received an update recently that allows you to search for text in photos. Find out how.
September 26, 2019
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How to make text easier to read on Android, iOS, and the web
Stop straining your eyes to see what's on your screen
July 25, 2019
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How to merge several PDFs or images into a single file... on iOS
Shortcuts for iOS is a useful app for automating actions on your iPhone or iPad. In this series, we've been looking at a variety of workflows to make your Apple device a lot more powerful to accomplish specific tasks.
August 9, 2019
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How to monitor and limit your data usage on an Android phone
Avoid those extra data fees
August 22, 2019
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How to mute annoying chats on WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram
Modern-day chat apps have allowed us to stay connected with our friends and family. But there are some pesky people and groups whom you don't want to interact with all the time. That's why these apps have a mute function that hides alerts from a particular chat for a certain period.
July 25, 2019
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How to navigate your Home screen on iPhone and iPad
How do you search for and browse your apps? Bring up notifications or take control? Call out for Siri? Like this!
September 26, 2019
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How to prepare your iPhone for a trade-in program
Now is the best time to get credit for your iPhone
September 12, 2019
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How to prevent Android from adding new app icons to the home screen
Learn how to keep your Android home screen clutter free--even after installing new apps.
August 5, 2019
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How to print and scan with Android
Handle paper documents like a pro with this simple guide to Android printing and scanning.
August 2, 2019
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How to quickly join Wi-Fi networks in iOS 13
No more digging into the Settings menu--you can join Wi-Fi networks right from the Control Center!
July 9, 2019
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How to rearrange and delete your apps in iOS 13
Don't worry: jiggly mode just takes longer to activate
September 17, 2019
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How to remove the watermark from FaceApp photos
FaceApp has made a resurgence, giving users the ability to tweak their faces in new and interesting ways. Along with the older filters like making yourself look older, or younger, you can also change your hair color, hairstyle, and plenty more.
July 19, 2019
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How to restore your apps and settings to a new Android phone
Whether you're upgrading to a new device or are resetting your phone, it's incredibly easy to restore your apps and settings. Google automatically backs up information like contacts, calendar entries, call logs, texts, Do Not Disturb settings, and more to the cloud, allowing you to pick up from where you left off. Here's how you can restore your apps and settings when moving to a new Android phone.
October 8, 2019
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How to save battery life on your Android phone
Keep your phone powering on
July 19, 2019
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How to scan QR codes and barcodes on iPhone and Android
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you need to scan a QR code, only to realize that you don't have a special app installed on your phone? Downloading it on the spot wouldn't be that big of a hassle, but do you really need yet another app just to scan a QR code?
August 26, 2019
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How to set up a Microsoft Remote Desktop connection on an iOS or Android device
Learn how to connect to a remote PC using your mobile device via Microsoft's Remote Desktop app.
July 11, 2019
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How to set up Kids Home child mode on Samsung phones
Going on a long road trip or flight with your family? Waiting in line for a ride at the theme park? Whatever the case, there are times when it can be helpful to hand your phone to your kids to keep them occupied for a short while, but you probably don't want them rummaging through important apps when you aren't looking.
August 2, 2019
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How to set up Outlook calendars on the iPhone
Microsoft services are ubiquitous across the major mobile OSes, and one of the main reasons to use them is that it doesn't matter which device you choose to put in your pocket. In the case of the iPhone, setting up your calendars can be done in a couple of ways, neither of which are complicated.
September 12, 2019
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How to set up your new Touch ID iPad or iPhone
If you've just purchased a new iPad, set up is easy peasy! We've got the steps you'll take to get through the process.
September 26, 2019
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How to shoot night mode photos on your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max
Among the new features that graced the iPhone 11 series is the Night Mode inside the camera app. As we mentioned in our full review of the new iPhones, which is available right here, Apple is the last one to the game with Night Mode, but after using it for a while, we can say that it gets the complexity out of the way.
October 1, 2019
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How to show battery percentage on OnePlus 7 Pro
Ah, the battery icon -- the source of so much anxiety. With our phone screens getting bigger and wider, and the notification slip becoming slim and minimalistic, the icons up there sure look tiny. So tiny, that the battery measure over there is kind of hard to read. "Wait, is that 70% battery? Am I at 40% or 20% now?".
July 26, 2019
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How to sign documents on your Mac with your iPhone or iPad
Skip the trackpad and sign documents on your Mac with your iPhone or iPad.
October 7, 2019
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How to sign up for Visible
Visible has quickly proven to be one of the most exciting options in the carrier space. For just $40/month with no extra taxes or fees, you get access to Verizon's LTE network with unlimited talk, text, data, and hotspot usage. If you like the sound of that and want to get signed up for Visible ASAP, here's a step-by-step guide on how to do so.
July 22, 2019
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How to silence Google Assistant responses on your Android phone
Mute your Assistant in public
August 27, 2019
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How to take a screenshot on the Galaxy Note 10
Capturing a screenshot on your phone is one of its most basic functions. But on a phone as capable as the Galaxy Note 10, there are multiple ways to capture and many things you can do to edit and markup the screenshot before saving or sending it where it needs to go.
October 7, 2019
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How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S9
It's one of the simplest features of a smartphone: capturing a screenshot. The basic function can be found on any phone out there, but each company does things differently and might add extras to make the screenshot process more powerful and useful. Samsung goes above and beyond on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to give you multiple ways to capture a screenshot, plus extra tools to capture scrolling lists and make quick edits after capture.
July 30, 2019
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How to take advantage of the photo-editing tools in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13
Refreshed editing tools finally make on-device editing within the Photos app a pleasure instead of a slog.
October 10, 2019
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How to take and edit a screenshot on any iPhone
With or without a Home button.
August 5, 2019
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How to take control of Face ID (with tools you may not know exist)
These two tips make it much easier to secure your device and its contents when you are on the move.
July 15, 2019
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How to take full advantage of Android 10's privacy-reclaiming powers
Attention, Android device owners: Follow these fast steps to make sure you get the full benefits from one of Android 10's most important additions.
September 10, 2019
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How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone
These steps will get you up and running.
July 25, 2019
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How to update your phone to Android 10 right now
One of the best parts of owning a Google Pixel is its regular software updates. Google releases an update every month for its Pixel phones, and supports them for at least two years with full platform updates as well.
September 3, 2019
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How to Update Your Pixel to Android 10
Android 10 is out for all Pixel devices, and it brings forth a host of exciting changes, the most notable being a system-wide Dark Theme. Have a Pixel and can't wait to get your hands on Android 10? Here are three ways you can get it on your device right now.
September 3, 2019
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How to use Apple Pay on iPhones with Face ID
How do you pay with Apple Pay in stores and on your iPhone XS or XR? With the Side button and Face ID!
August 20, 2019
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How to use Apple's new (and much better) Reminders app
Apple's improved Reminders app for Mac, iPhone and iPad is now much more useful.
October 10, 2019
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How To Use Constraint Layout in Xamarin.Android
An easy way to structure your pages for Android development.
October 10, 2019
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How to use Google Assistant as a text translator
Thanks to AI, Google Assistant continues to gain more and more power and more features. With Google's digital assistant, you can do considerably more than you probably assume.
September 9, 2019
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How to use Google Maps' re-routing option on the iPhone
Google offers alternate routes if you know where to look in iOS.
August 19, 2019
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How to use Keyboard Maestro to automate sending an email to a group of people
With Keyboard Maestro you can practically automate anything. Here's how.
July 22, 2019
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How to use synchronized lyrics in Apple Music on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV
Get ready for Karaoke night with Apple Music in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, or tvOS 13.
August 8, 2019
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How to use the new Share button in iOS 13, iPad OS
Apple is changing the way the Share button works in iOS 13 and iPad OS. Here's a look at those changes and how to use them.
July 30, 2019
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How to use Peeking In app navigation on Android 10
Android 10 brings an even more refined gesture system with the advent of Peeking In navigation.
September 13, 2019
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How to use your iPhone as a Recording device
Don't know how to record on your iPhone? We got you.
August 27, 2019
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How to turn off Galaxy Store ads and notifications on Samsung phones
Having the Galaxy Store installed on your Galaxy phone alongside the Play Store isn't ideal, but it's the only way to update some of your phone's core services. What isn't necessary at all are its notifications, which can be useful sometimes but are often just promotional pushes you may not care about. You can turn off the notifications for the app entirely, though, and it only takes a couple steps. Here's how to get it done.
August 9, 2019
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How to turn off your Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+
How do you turn off your Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+? Normally, that would be a pretty straightforward and simple exercise, but the Note 10 and Note 10+ introduce a pretty radical change that would stun Samsung fans - there's no traditional power button on the right side of the phone (where all Galaxies before have flaunted one). The side frame is completely flush with zero interruptions "ruining" the posh design of either the Note 10 or the Note 10+.
August 16, 2019
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How to view dismissed notifications on Android
If you accidentally dismiss notifications on your Android device, and you're desperate to view them, fear not--there's an app that can help.
September 12, 2019
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How's your Pixel 3 battery life on Android 10?
Let's have a chat with the AC forums.
September 9, 2019
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HP Omen X 2S Gaming Laptop Review: Mo Screens, Mo Problems
How do you make a gaming laptop stand out in a crowded market full of powerful portables? HP's answer with its new Omen X 2S 15 is to shove a second screen above the keyboard. Its placement is better than embedding a screen into the touchpad, but not as visually elegant as Asus' ZenBook Pro Duo, which puts an ulta-wide display in the same spot.
August 2, 2019
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HP's canceled Pro x3 Windows phone leaks
Back at Mobile World Congress 2016, HP introduced the Elite x3, the most powerful Windows phone ever. It was meant to be a three-in-one PC, using Microsoft's Continuum feature to allow you to also use it as a laptop or a desktop. It shipped that fall, and the Elite x3 ended up being the second to last major Windows phone release.
July 25, 2019
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HTC gives its CEO the boot, a new leader will try to bring the company back into relevancy
Once a smartphone giant, HTC today is barely being mentioned in tech news as the company experienced a major decline in popularity, sales and pretty much every other aspect of its smartphone business.
September 17, 2019
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HTC had its best month in quite some time, and the immediate future doesn't look that bleak either
Hardcore fans of a brand notable for releasing the world's first-ever Android phone way back in 2008 might be happy to hear said company is still in business, making more money in June 2019 than any of the previous six months.
July 8, 2019
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HTC is working on four Wildfire-branded phones, leaked images reveal
HTC's smartphone business has dramatically cut its output over the past few years but now it seems to be preparing for a resurgence. Just one month after the company introduced two new devices, leaked press images have now revealed that a further four smartphones are on the way.
July 16, 2019
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HTC lists devices as 'out of stock' in the UK due to patent dispute
HTC has listed all of its mobile devices as 'out of stock' on its website. The company had earlier promised to develop a workaround for its devices so that they didn't infringe on a patent held by the German firm, Ipcom. HTC made its products unavailable after Ipcom ran tests and revealed no workaround had been developed at all.
August 5, 2019
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HTC stops selling its phones in the UK over patent dispute with IPCom
HTC has been accused of displaying disregard for the law by IPCom.
August 6, 2019
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HTC surprisingly stops the financial bleeding with solid September revenue score
For a company that hasn't been relevant in the global smartphone space for a number of years now, HTC is sure in the news a lot lately, somewhat surprisingly gunning for a high-end hardware return in the near future under a newly appointed head honcho.
October 7, 2019
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HTC U11 Android 9.0 Pie rolling out across Europe
HTC was at one point among the first companies to release major Android OS updates once Google made them available. Unfortunately, things drastically changed for the Taiwanese company, which not even capable of updating its flagship smartphones, let alone the mid-range ones.
August 1, 2019
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HTC U11 starts receiving Android Pie update again, no new bricking reported (yet)
Despite keeping its fans waiting for a painfully long time, HTC somehow still managed to mess up the official Android Pie update for the high-end U11. The 2017-released 5.5-inch smartphone was treated to the long overdue UI makeover in Taiwan less than a month ago, but after reports of bricked devices started piling up, the company was essentially forced to halt the OTA rollout.
June 25, 2019
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HTC U12+ receives Android Pie in company's homeland, global rollout should follow soon enough
HTC has been bleeding money for many years now, but although the company continues to release new phones (and even 5G-equipped "smart hubs") with relative regularity, its efforts to turn the ailing business around don't seem particularly competent or effective.
July 2, 2019
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HTC Wildfire X partial specs leaked via Google
Rumor has it that HTC is working on four Wildfire-branded smartphones, which might be introduced by the end of the year. News about these devices emerged about two weeks ago, along with pictures and some of their specs.
July 26, 2019
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HTC will revive old Wildfire brand for new phones, leak claims
Photos of four new devices have surfaced
July 18, 2019
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HTC's financial crisis deepens with a fifth straight quarterly loss reported in Q2 2019
HTC may have ended the year's second quarter on an unusually high note, but the 94 percent June revenue increase compared to the previous month was not enough to stop the bleeding. After crunching the numbers, the Taiwan-based company has just released its official Q2 2019 financial report, with net losses reaching NT$2.23 billion ($70 million), up from NT$2.09 billion during the same period last year.
August 13, 2019
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HTC's third high-end phone is updated to Android 9.0 Pie, but no global rollout is underway yet
After months and months of radio silence, a vague announcement back in March, and a slightly more specific timeline detailed in May, HTC is all of a sudden on a roll on the Android Pie update front. While the company technically missed its self-imposed deadlines for the U11, U11+, and U12+, the three phones are now officially on the newest (stable) version of the world's most popular mobile OS... at least in one particular country.
July 8, 2019
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Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System
HarmonyOS is "the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios," consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. The new platform supports smartphones, smart speakers, computers, smartwatches, wireless earbuds, cars, and tablets.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei announces HarmonyOS, made for smart devices, smartphones and more
Huawei today unveiled its homegrown HarmonyOS at its annual Huawei Developer Conference (HDC 2019). This seems to be the final international branding for the Hongmeng OS we have heard so much about in the past few weeks. Within the company's home nation, the OS will be called Hongmeng.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei Announces Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G: Dual SoC Approach, Integrated 5G Modem
For the last 3 years, Huawei has announced its next generation SoC at the IFA technology show here in Berlin. In every occasion, the company promotes its hardware, using the latest process technologies, the latest core designs, and its latest connectivity options.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei Announces Refreshed P30 Pro with Android 10
Everyone involved in the mobile industry is watching Huawei's next moves closely. With a pending export ban in place, Huawei can't launch new phones with Google-certified Android, so the upcoming Mate 30 may be the first major Android phone to launch without Google apps.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei announces the Kirin 990 chipset for the Mate 30 series, with 5G and more
As the company tends to do, Huawei announced the HiSilicon Kirin 990 today. There are 4G and 5G models of the new chipset, which will be used in the company's premium smartphones over the next year.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei announces the Mate 30 series. with Horizon Display and an all-new design
Most notably, the handsets have a circular camera module on the back, and that's probably the biggest design change. Huawei called the new design "iconic", something that the Shenzhen firm also said last year when it introduced the square camera design on the Mate 20.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei apparently has no intention to develop an Android replacement after all
Just when you thought Huawei's situation in relation to the US government, American suppliers and major business partners, as well as the smartphone industry as a whole couldn't possibly get any more confusing, the company itself is now adding to the uncertainty.
July 19, 2019
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Huawei builds 5G modem into flagship Kirin 990 processor
Saving on space, and saving on power
September 6, 2019
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Huawei can't use Google Services so it's paying developers $1 billion to build for its own app store
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro may be the best phone of the year. May being the optimal word, because anyone who was planning to buy it probably won't now that we know it's shipping without Google services.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei CEO Richard Yu Q&A: "Politicians are Playing Games"
As the world's second largest smartphone manufacturer, the growth of Huawei over the last decade has been immense. Last year the company overtook Apple with smartphone unit sales, despite not being in the US market, by offering some of the best hardware and user experiences in a very competitive market.
September 23, 2019
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Huawei confirms the new Mate 30 Pro won't come with Google's Android apps
Huawei has just announced its latest Mate 30 Pro handset, but the company might find it difficult to sell the device in Europe. The Chinese phone maker was placed on the US entity list earlier this year, preventing any US companies from doing business with Huawei.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei drops a mini teaser for the upcoming Mate 30 series
Just about a week ago, the official launch details for Huawei's upcoming flagship were revealed. At that time the Chinese smartphone manufacturer revealed that its Mate 30 series will be unveiled on September 19, 2019, at an event in Munich, Germany.
September 9, 2019
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Huawei drops lawsuit after U.S. agrees to return seized equipment
The U.S. government has detained Huawei's telecommunications equipment for two years.
September 10, 2019
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Huawei explains its 'live-or-die' plan to survive U.S. trade ban
Company founder Ren Zhengfei sent a letter to employees outlining this vision.
August 20, 2019
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Huawei Founder Implies That HongMeng OS Will Fail Without a Competitive App Ecosystem Like iOS or Android Have
A flourishing app ecosystem helps elongate the life of an operating system, something Microsoft found out the hard way with its Windows 10 Mobile. According to a recent interview with France's Le Point, Huawei's CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei talked about the company's HongMeng operating system and how it is different from Android and iOS. Based on what Zhengfei said, the HongMeng OS seems a lot like Google's Fuchsia OS, which is intended for a number of devices.
July 11, 2019
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Huawei gets around Android ban with 'new' P30 Pro design
A new phone that isn't new at all
September 6, 2019
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Huawei has accused the U.S. of harassing its employees, launching cyberattacks
Huawei has alleged the U.S. is using law enforcement agencies to intimidate and manipulate its employees.
September 3, 2019
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Huawei has already shipped over 17 million P30 series phones this year
The U.S. trade ban has so far had only limited impact on Huawei's smartphone sales.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei introduces Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G smartphone chips
Huawei's new Kirin 990 processors is an octa-core chip with 16-core Mali-G76 graphics that's probably destined for some the company's upcoming Mate and Honor flagships.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei is building its own Google Maps (and Yandex and Booking.com are already on board)
The Chinese giant is developing its own mapping service called Map Kit, state-owned outlet China Daily reports. There's a catch, though: the service is not exactly meant for consumers. Instead, the idea is to give developers tools to build new applications based on its mapping capabilities.
August 15, 2019
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Huawei is shipping a lot more phones in spite of it all
There are a lot of reasons to assume Huawei's numbers would be on the decline. Even without getting caught smack in the middle of increasing trade tensions between two superpowers, the smartphone market has been trending down for some time now. A confluence of factors have contributed, including slowed upgrade cycles and stagnate economies in both China and abroad.
July 30, 2019
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Huawei is testing a smartphone running its Hongmeng OS
The device might launch alongside the Mate 30 series later this year
August 5, 2019
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Huawei just announced HarmonyOS, its answer to Android
Huawei just announced a new operating system called Harmony OS at its developer conference in China. The company said the HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based distributed OS for all platforms including mobile phones, wearables, laptops, and televisions.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei launches its homegrown Android rival -- HarmonyOS
Huawei does not have any immediate plans of replacing Android with HarmonyOS.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei launches Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro (with super slow-motion video, no Google apps)
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is the first smartphone capable of shooting slow motion video at 7,680 frames per second -- a superlative that I don't think any other company was chasing.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei launches Mate 30 Pro with "Horizon" display and "Halo ring" camera system
There's no mention of Google apps
September 19, 2019
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Huawei lets us glimpse Mate 30's power with 5G Kirin 990 chip
Huawei's homegrown Kirin 990 chip hints at what to expect from its new flagship phone.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei Mate 20 X 5G finally goes on sale in the UK today
The humongous Mate 20 X 5G was announced in May this year.
July 26, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 5G Launch Date Could Be Held Sometime in December; Kirin 985 Launch Could Happen Much Sooner
Huawei has several flagship models lined up for this year, with a lot of readers and potential customers with a thick wallet anxiously wanting to know about the Mate 30 5G launch date. While the exact date of the upcoming handset has yet to be determined, the Mate 30 5G launch could happen sometime in December.
July 1, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro specs
Here's what makes the Mate 30 series tick.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro case render shows off a circular camera module on back
With Huawei rumored to release its first phone running the homegrown HongMeng operating system in the fourth quarter of this year, and the escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, it now seems pretty certain that the Huawei Mate 30 Pro will not be Android-powered.
August 6, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro Could Ship With a 'Matrix' Camera & 'Cine-Lens' Capture Feature, According to Two Trademarks
It seems like that in addition to a matrix camera that was also a part of the Mate 20 series, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro will also be getting a new cine-lens feature.
July 18, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro Display Leak Shows the Panel Curving Nearly 90 Degrees, Creating a Bezel Melting Effect
The upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro display could be one of the most interesting design choices in the smartphone industry for 2019. That's because a new leak alleging the display panel belongs to the upcoming flagship and it definitely appears like the Mate 30 Pro will have side curves of around 90 degrees, which is a lot more than the screens of the current smartphones.
July 11, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro ditches Google Apps, keeps Android. Why it matters
Promising hardware, questionable software.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro initial review: Polarizing powerhouse
Lots to unpack in Huawei's most complex phone launch ever.
September 24, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro is official: amazing cameras, 5G support, but no Google apps
After a long summer full of big leaks and crazy rumors, Huawei's latest beast -- the Mate 30 Pro -- is finally here and ready to compete with the iPhone 11 Pro and Galaxy Note 10.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak hints at return of wide notch, Face ID-like tech
The Huawei P30 Pro has been selling incredibly well since it launched in April but with the Galaxy Note 10 and iPhone 11 just around the corner, sales will undoubtedly be impacted. To counteract this Huawei will be releasing the Mate 30 Pro later this year and now we know what the flagship might look like from the front.
July 12, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak shows that when Apple and Google zig, Huawei likes to zag
Say what you want about Huawei, but when everyone zigs, they like to zag. While the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro weren't the first phones with a square camera module on the back, they might have been the most widely known. And now that Apple and Google plan to steal the look for the iPhone 11 and Pixel 4, respectively, Huawei is allegedly changing things up.
July 1, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro may sport two 40MP cameras and have a "Pro" video mode
Huawei has been very invested in delivering advanced, high-tech camera experiences on its flagship phones, and the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro is likely to continue this trend by featuring two 40MP main cameras and a "Pro" video mode.
August 5, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro spotted in public sporting a waterfall display
Last week, we showed you a photo of what allegedly is the Huawei Mate 30 Pro. Heavily disguised inside a case built specifically to shield its design from prying eyes (like ours), it appears as though Huawei's top technological achievement for this year has once again been photographed. Posted on Weibo (via IndiaShopps), the Mate 30 Pro and its "waterfall screen" was captured again on camera, this time on the subway. With the 88 degree fold on both sides of the expected 6.7-inch AMOLED display, the side bezels cannot be seen when the display is viewed straight-on from the front.
August 16, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Pro unveiled: Kirin 990 5G, dual 40MP cameras, 27W wireless charging
The Mate 30 Pro has exciting new photo and video capabilities backed by the latest internal hardware.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design is here with a luxurious design, Kirin 990 5G chipset, and 12GB RAM
When it comes to tech specs, the Porsche Design Mate 30 RS isn't very different from the Mate 30 Pro.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate 30 Series Smartphones Announced
Iconic Handset Features the Flagship Kirin 990 5G SoC, Amazing Quad Camera System with Breakthrough SuperSensing Cine Camera & Futuristic Halo Ring Design
September 17, 2019
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Huawei Mate X with minor design tweaks spotted in CEO Richard Yu's hands
Images showing a slightly updated version of the foldable phone have now leaked, courtesy of a Chinese journalist named Li Wei, who got a chance to get her hands on one after bumping into Huawei CEO Richard Yu at an airport.
July 26, 2019
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Huawei may be working on a phone with an under-display selfie camera
It feels like yesterday when the notch "trend" took over the mobile world, with the word "bezel-less" thrown around like a rag doll. These days, though, we're over the notch and into the camera punch-hole, but that seems to be on its way out as well. After all, these are merely stop-gaps on the way to the truly all-screen, solidstate device.
July 5, 2019
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Huawei P30 + P30 Pro: Everything you need to know!
Huawei's impressive P series is better than ever.
August 5, 2019
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Huawei P30 Pro Gets Night Mode for Front Camera, August Patch and More
The prospect of losing its Android license didn't slow down Huawei's OTA updates in the slightest, and the Chinese telecommunications behemoth isn't showing any signs of slowing down. The company just unveiled it's Android Q-based EMUI 10 earlier this week along with a list of devices that will receive the update.
August 13, 2019
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Huawei plans to address its biggest weakness
EMUI is the software that runs on all major Huawei smartphones: the latest P30 Pro with its impressive camera is based on EMUI 9.1, and many other Huawei phones are based on EMUI 9.x. Rumors so far suggest that we could see a substantial jump when it comes to visual style and functionality with EMUI 10.
August 6, 2019
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Huawei Promises Mobile OS 60% Faster Than Android
Huawei's CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei recently said that the mobile OS on which his company is working is likely to be up to 60% faster than Android. Other Chinese smartphone vendors such as Oppo and Vivo are reportedly already testing the operating system.
July 8, 2019
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Huawei promo video explains why mobile gamers can't wait for 5G
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about 5G? Most likely you think about the faster download speeds that have peaked thus far at over 2Gbps (according to AT&T). With these dataspeeds, users will be able to download an HD movie in seconds instead of minutes
July 29, 2019
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Huawei Received Another 90-Day Extension to Its Trade License
Huawei has been operating on borrowed time ever since the Department of Commerce issued a directive asking all US-based companies to suspend ties with them. A temporary extension was granted shortly after that allowed Huawei to conduct business with some companies. The license was set to lapse on August 19.
August 19, 2019
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Huawei registers Harmony trademark in Europe for "Plan B" OS
Despite pressure from the US government appearing to ease in rhetoric if not impact, Huawei is pushing forward with plans on the Android alternative.
July 15, 2019
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Huawei Reportedly Wants to Release Two Mobile SoC in Q4 2019; One Might Feature First-Ever Integrated 5G Modem
Huawei's in-house Kirin chipsets have slowly cemented a name for themselves in recent years and now it seems that the Chinese company is all set to leave behind rival chipmakers such as Qualcomm, Apple, and Samsung. According to new a report, the company is gearing up to launch two advanced SoCs in the second half of the year, including the Kirin 985 chipset and a mobile platform with embedded 5G connectivity.
July 26, 2019
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Huawei reports revenue surge despite US ban
The Chinese phonemaker said its revenue grew more than 23% in the first half of 2019 over the same period last year.
July 30, 2019
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Huawei Reveals HarmonyOS, a Possible Replacement for Android
Huawei has a new tool that might help it survive in the face of an oppressive US trade ban. After months of uncertainty, Huawei has unveiled its custom operating system, which it calls HarmonyOS. Previously known only as Hongmeng, HarmonyOS uses a completely new microkernel that is more dynamic and customizable than Linux
August 9, 2019
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Huawei revenue jumps 23 percent despite US crackdown
The trade war hasn't stopped Huawei yet
July 30, 2019
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Huawei rises to the top in China as phone sales continue to decline
Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, and Apple round out the rest of the top five.
July 30, 2019
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Huawei says Hongmeng OS isn't designed as an Android replacement
Apparently it isn't designed for phones.
July 19, 2019
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Huawei says its homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones
Hongmeng was apparently not developed to replace Android.
July 19, 2019
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Huawei says its Hongmeng OS isn't an Android replacement after all
It's still unclear what Huawei would do without Google
July 19, 2019
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Huawei says its in-house Hongmeng OS isn't designed for smartphones
It intends to keep using Android
July 19, 2019
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Huawei Says Its New OS Isn't an Android Replacement
Huawei board member and Senior Vice President Catherine Chen said in a Brussels meeting on Thursday that the company's Hongmeng operating system (OS) was never designed for smartphones, or even any consumer product at all, Xinhuanet reported.
July 19, 2019
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Huawei smartphone sales up but only thanks to China as US trade ban gives punters the jitters
'Majority' of shipment expansion in Middle Kingdom -- Gartner
August 27, 2019
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Huawei Talking to Russia About Using Aurora OS in Place of Android
Huawei became one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world thanks in large part to Android. It was an early supporter of the open-source platform, selling phones in its native China without Google services before expanding internationally.
August 27, 2019
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Huawei takes hit in second quarter 2019, iPhone loyalty is down
2019 is going to be a disappointing year for smartphones
July 18, 2019
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Huawei teases Mate 30 Pro, reveals larger camera sensor, low-light improvements
The Huawei Mate 30 series will be officially unveiled in just 10 days at an event in Munich, Germany, and while we don't yet even know whether the phone will have Google apps on board, the company has just given us a big tease as to what the Mate 30 Pro will focus on.
September 9, 2019
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Huawei using Sailfish OS fork on tablets for Russian census project
Huawei is working with the Russian government to deliver AuroraOS, which is the "first stage" of launching the Sailfish variant on Huawei devices.
August 27, 2019
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Huawei unveils Harmony OS for smart TVs, watches, and pretty much everything but phones (for now)
Shortly after the US government got into a fight with Chinese electronics giant Huawei, rumors started floating that the company would stop using Google's Android software on its phones and switch to its own operating system.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei unveils its Android replacement and names it 'Harmony'
Company says it's staying with Google's Android for now, but HarmonyOS is insurance against future Trump attacks.
August 9, 2019
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Huawei won't launch a Harmony OS phone, but a smartwatch is on the way
Pushed by US sanctions, Huawei recently unveiled its in-house operating system, Harmony OS. It was developed to run on pretty much everything--from phones and tablets to cars and computers--but the Chinese tech giant is apparently still weary of deploying it on a smartphone.
August 22, 2019
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Huawei won't launch a phone with its home-brewed OS in 2019
On August 9, Huawei launched it's much talked about operating system, HarmonyOS. However, the company is not releasing any phones powered by that in 2019. Huawei's Senior Vice President, Vincent Yang, told media in New York there's no phone running HarmonyOS in the launch pipeline.
August 22, 2019
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Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 with notchless display launches in India for $230
The Y9 Prime also has a USB-C port but lacks fast charging support.
August 1, 2019
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Huawei: there will be no HarmonyOS phones this year
Unless the Android situation gets worse
August 22, 2019
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Huawei's Ark Compiler Is A Publicity Stunt?
The Huawei saga seems to grow ever more unreal as it unfolds. Its main strategy to get programmers working with its new OS Harmony is a compiler, Ark, that takes Android apps and compiles them, but it seems it doesn't work. More than this, it's a very long way from working.
September 17, 2019
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Huawei's first smartphone with HongMeng OS will arrive in Q4 2019
Huawei is hoping an affordable price tag will help it attract both developers and consumers to join the HongMeng ecosystem.
August 5, 2019
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Huawei's flagship Mate 30 Pro has impressive specs but no Google
With an eye-catching circular camera bump
September 17, 2019
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Huawei's in-house OS could show up on phones this year
Huawei has almost certainly been working on a software contingency plan for some time now, prepping for a worst-case scenario. When the U.S. announced that it was blacklisting the Chinese hardware giant earlier this year, those plans were likely accelerated.
August 5, 2019
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Huawei's Kirin 990 4G Variant Isn't the Same as the One With Integrated 5G -- Here Are All the Specification Differences
With the Huawei Kirin 990 5G officially here to fuel future flagships, there was a little shred of detail the company briefed the press about that you might have missed. There is also going to be a Kirin 990 4G variant for markets where carriers haven't rolled out their 5G networks.
September 6, 2019
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Huawei's Kirin 990 5G chipset promises improved data, battery, and camera performance
And it's 36 percent smaller than the competitors
September 6, 2019
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Huawei's latest trademarks hint at future flagship branding
Marketing the Huawei P10's successor as the P11 seemed like the most logical step when it came to the phone's release in early 2018. But in a bid to avoid clunky names such as P14 and P17 in the future, Huawei skipped these numbers and went straight to P20.
August 5, 2019
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Huawei's Mate 30 Pro ditches Google services -- is that interesting for ex-Windows Phone users?
Without any Google apps or Play Store does the Mate 30 could be an option for those who dislike Google
September 19, 2019
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Huawei's new operating system is called HarmonyOS
For everything from smart speakers to wearables
August 9, 2019
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Huawei's Twitter followers think it's owned by the Chinese government
The phone giant polled about #WhoRunsHuawei, and 42% of votes pointed toward the state. However, a similar poll on Facebook had a different outcome.
August 6, 2019
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Huawei's upcoming Kirin 990 chipset will support 4K video capture at 60fps
Kirin 990 will be HiSilicon's third 7nm mobile processor after the Kirin 980 and Kirin 810.
August 20, 2019
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Huge OnePlus 7T & 7T Pro leak reveals specs, features, release date
Today, just weeks after renders of the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro were published, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with each phone's complete spec sheet, a list of features, and their respective release dates.
September 13, 2019
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Hundreds Of Android Flashlight Apps Demand Unnecessary Permissions
Google has been tightening up its security checks for applications on the Play Store for quite a while. Yet, these efforts do not really seem fruitful with regardk to permissions that applications request. Recently, researchers have spotted numerous Android flashlight apps seeking weird device permissions.
September 16, 2019
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Hundreds of trypophobes apparently a bit off put by iPhone 11 Pro
If you saw the news coming out of Apple's September event earlier this week, you'll have seen the new triple camera design. The layout is already used on some phones but when Apple releases a product you know everyone from your cat to your grandparents will have heard the announcement. Apparently, those with a fear defined by Reddit back in 2005 as "Trypophobia", are now being triggered by the iPhone 11 Pro.
September 12, 2019
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Hyper Light Drifter is now available on the iPhone and iPad
Hyper Light Drifter -- the gorgeous pixel art "slash 'em up" -- is now available on iPhone and iPad devices for $4.99, as the latest top-quality console / PC game to make the jump to mobile.
July 25, 2019
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I am returning my Galaxy Note 10+: here is why
I was among the first people to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, even before the official launch, and since then, I have been using the phone as my daily driver for most of the time. Unfortunately, while there is a lot I like about it, there are a couple of things that ruin the experience for me and I have decided to return it.
September 9, 2019
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I hope the Google Pixel 4's air gestures can succeed where the LG G8's failed
We've seen this type of feature before, and it's been a mixed bag at best.
July 29, 2019
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I like the idea of the Galaxy Fold more than the execution
The future of foldable phones is looking bright.
October 8, 2019
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I still think the iPhone SE2 needs to happen, and so should Apple
In the absence of a "one more thing" announcement, arguably the most surprising part about Apple's big product launch event earlier this week was the starting price of the non-Pro iPhone 11 variant. The 6.1-inch handset is 50 bucks cheaper today than the iPhone XR was a year ago, despite providing a modest battery life upgrade, a substantial overall performance enhancement, and a significant improvement in the versatility of its predecessor's camera system.
September 13, 2019
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I'm excited about LG's next flagship and I don't really know why
It's no big secret that LG's mobile division is not performing as well as it used to, falling from third place in global shipments less than a decade ago all the way down to eight in Q2 2019. Making matters worse, the company's modest 8 million quarterly smartphone sales generated an operating loss of close to $270 million, which is just the latest in a long line of poor financial results reported over the last few years.
September 3, 2019
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ICE is paying an Israeli security company $30M to break into phones
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has expanded its partnership with Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite to unlock and extract data from mobile phones, reports The Daily Beast.
September 12, 2019
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IEEE Gives Bluetooth Version Thumbs Up
The global standards body approves 802.15.1, a standard adapted from the Bluetooth specification. the Premier Event for Search Engine Marketing & Optimization.
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If it's possible to have screen-to-body ratio "over 100%" this is how you'd do it
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo may be developing a smartphone with no bezels, no notches, and no holes in the screen. According to Ice Universe, the upcoming Vivo NEX could be the first phone with an "over 100%" screen-to-body ratio.
July 25, 2019
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If Xiaomi's insane Mi Mix Alpha concept seems familiar, this Apple patent could be why
As we told you earlier today, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix Alpha, a 5G concept phone that features a wrap-around screen that the company calls a "4D surrounding curved display." Because the AMOLED panel wraps around the phone, the screen-to-body ratio is an unheard of 180.6% and there are no bezels.
September 24, 2019
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If you bought an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus in the past year, Apple might fix it for free
Here's how to find out if your phone is eligible.
October 7, 2019
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If you bought an original Pixel, Google owes you $20--and maybe a lot more
Google has a settled a class-action lawsuit over microphone issues with the original Pixel--and you can get paid.
August 13, 2019
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If you use a generic smartphone charger, read this before it's too late
Admit it. At one time or another, you purchased a generic charger for your phone. We bet that you didn't even think twice about the danger that you put yourself in. You see, earlier this month the Annals of Emergency Medicine published a report stating that the majority of generic chargers present a higher risk of "electrical risk".
July 29, 2019
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If you used an Apple iPhone in the U.K., Google might be forced to pay you up to $926
Some Apple iPhone owners who visited the U.K. in 2011-12 could be owed up to £750 each (equivalent to $926 USD) by Google as the result of a massive representative action lawsuit (similar to a class-action suit in the states).
October 3, 2019
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iFixit performs teardown of iPhone 11, here's what's inside
Take a look inside Apple's affordable new flagship.
September 23, 2019
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iFixit says Apple's new iPhones have a software lock to prevent third-party battery replacements
Apple has yet another PR disaster on its hands
August 8, 2019
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iFixit's new Galaxy Fold teardown finds "chainmail armor" under the display
The Galaxy Fold gained 13 grams between April and October. iFixit finds out how.
October 7, 2019
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Images, specs leak for Samsung Galaxy A20s; Galaxy M30s to include huge 5830mAh battery
Samsung hit a grand slam when it revamped its mid-range Galaxy A line and started releasing the phones earlier this year. The manufacturer simply created a series with viable cameras and large batteries and the world beat a path to its front door. In the first 70 days from the series debut, over 5 million units were sold generating more than $1 billion for Samsung, and surely those figures are even more impressive now.
September 9, 2019
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Imagining a mid-range iPhone
The iPhone SE is never coming back, but its spirit should live on in a new, more affordable iPhone.
August 27, 2019
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iMessage is never coming to Android, so please stop asking
Green bubbles are here to stay.
August 19, 2019
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Improved 2019 Samsung Galaxy Fold Details CONFIRMED!
After months of re-engineering the Galaxy Fold, Samsung just relaunched it in South Korea, with other countries following soon!
September 6, 2019
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In 2019, OnePlus truly earned the nickname "Flagship Killer"
Anyone who is remotely interested in smartphones has heard about OnePlus by now. The company popped up just 6 years ago, but has consistently made waves throughout the marketplace since. In the early days, OnePlus relied on guerilla marketing tactics, aiming to make posts and statements that would hit the coveted viral status. Back then, it used the term "flagship killer" to describe its phones.
August 27, 2019
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In renders, the Pixel 4 trades a giant notch for a giant forehead
Google is once again going with a, uh, "unique" design for the Pixel line.
July 8, 2019
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In-app reviews are being worked on for the Google Play Store
The new bits of code were found in version 15.9.21 of the Play Store.
July 26, 2019
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In-Display Fingerprint iPhone Model Might Launch in China for the Budget-Friendly Consumer
Using an in-Display Fingerprint Scanner Will Drive Down Production Cost for the iPhone, Enticing a Lot of Chinese Customers Wanting a Cheaper Smartphone From Apple
July 2, 2019
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India's Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes
India ordered an investigation into Google's alleged abuse of Android's dominance in the country to hurt local rivals. A document made public by the local antitrust watchdog has now further revealed the nature of the allegations and identified the people who filed the complaint.
July 9, 2019
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India's mobile payments firm MobiKwik reaches rare key profit milestone
Indian mobile payments firm MobiKwik has reached a milestone very few of its local rivals can even contemplate: not burning money. The 10-year-old Gurgaon-headquartered firm said Tuesday it is now generating a profit excluding interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.
September 3, 2019
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Inexpensive, unpatched phones put billions of users' privacy at risk
Billions who only connect with cheap Android phones pay with their personal info.
October 7, 2019
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Infinix Note 6
The Infinix Note 6 is a mid-range smartphone that features a 6.01" 1080x2160 AMOLED display, a Mediatek MT6765 P35 chipset, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage, a dedicated microSD slot, Dual-SIM, a triple camera setup and a stylus.
July 19, 2019
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[Infographic] Experience the Galaxy Note10's Premium Display
The visual language has become an essential element of today's mobile communication. Designed to bring passion to your life, the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+'s Cinematic Infinity Display lets you work and play with more freedom than ever before.
August 19, 2019
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[Infographic] Galaxy A50s & A30s: Engage and Share In the Moment
As smartphones become an increasingly vital part of people's lives, users are calling out for devices that can perform in the moment. Samsung Electronics' newest Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s are built for just that purpose, with innovative performance and long-lasting battery capabilities built right into the devices.
August 22, 2019
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Infographic: 40% of iPhone users would switch to Android if given a free phone
Despite the popularity of Windows 10, Apple still dominates Microsoft in terms of online searches, according to Signs.com.
July 2, 2019
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InHand Electronics
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Inside T-Mobile's new device testing lab, where the 'Un-carrier' is gearing up for national 5G rollout
T-Mobile is pulling back the curtain on a new device testing lab in its hometown of Bellevue, Wash., as it prepares to roll out next-generation 5G wireless service across the country next year.
August 20, 2019
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Inside the Galaxy A80's Revolutionary Rotating Camera
A camera that rotates presents itself as the perfect camera solution for smartphone users in the Era of Live as not only can it expand the rear camera experience to front-facing pictures and videos, but it can also allow for a true full-screen experience for users to fully engage in their favorite content.
July 15, 2019
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Instagram dark mode is now available on Android 10 devices
Users will have to toggle on Android 10's system-wide dark theme to enable Instagram's new dark mode.
October 8, 2019
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Integrating Fingerprint Authentication Into Your App
As more and more private messages or financial transactions are communicated through our mobile devices, security concerns are rising at a fast pace. Different methods are being used for this purpose, including pins, passwords, security questions, one-time text messages, face recognition, fingerprints, and many others.
July 15, 2019
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Intel Announces $1 Billion Modem Business Sale to Apple
Simultaneously with its second-quarter financial results, Intel has announced that it would sell the majority of its smartphone modem business to Apple. The transaction is worth $1 billion and includes intellectual property, equipment and leases, and ~2,200 employees will join Apple.
July 25, 2019
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[Interview] The Future is Foldable: Developing the Galaxy Fold's App Ecosystem
The category-defining Galaxy Fold is designed to inspire and unlock new mobile experiences. It's not just groundbreaking hardware that makes this device a game changer; it's the seamless software as well. It's the combination of an intuitive UI that emphasizes continuity, and a growing ecosystem of apps that leverage the Galaxy Fold's dual displays to deliver the seamless foldable experience that consumers have been waiting for.
September 9, 2019
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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use Markup on your screen captures and photos
Use Apple's built-in tool to draw on images, add highlights and annotates, stamp your signature, and insert captions in screen captures, Photos, and Messages.
October 3, 2019
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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use the new gestures for cut, copy, paste, undo, and redo
Apple's making it easier to work with text in iOS 13 with a series of new gestures.
July 22, 2019
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iOS 13 exploit bypasses the lockscreen for access to contacts
Security flaw should be fixed in iOS 13.1
September 13, 2019
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iOS 13 is changing VoIP APIs preventing apps like WhatsApp from collecting background data
Background access will be restricted with iOS 13.
August 6, 2019
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iOS 13 is here; iPadOS and iOS 13.1 coming earlier than expected
If you own an Apple iPhone 6s or later, go to Settings > General > Software updates. You might find that iOS 13 is ready to be downloaded and installed. Among the new features expected is a system-wide Dark Mode which will change the usual black text on a white background to white text on a dark background.
September 17, 2019
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iOS 13 lets you save one or more Live Photos as a video
This is a feature that should have been available from the start.
October 3, 2019
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iOS 13: Everything that's new with augmented reality
Apple may or may not still be developing an AR headset, but the latest features in ARKit 3 show it's still committed to augmented reality.
July 22, 2019
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iOS 13: How to automatically close Safari tabs
Get that huge list of open tabs under control with iOS 13's helpful new feature.
July 12, 2019
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iOS 13: How to turn on Dark Mode on iPhone and iPad
Apple offers two handy ways of turning on one of iOS 13's (and iPadOS 13's) most highly anticipated features.
June 25, 2019
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iOS 13: How to use a mouse with your iPad or iPhone
Mouse support has finally arrived on the iPad and iPhone with iPadOS 13 and iOS 13! As you might expect, that support comes with a catch or four.
July 1, 2019
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iOS 13: The first 6 things to do after you upgrade
There are lots of great new things to try. Start with these!
September 19, 2019
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iOS 13's new Optimized Battery Charging feature explained
If you want your iPhone's battery to hold its charge over time, you'll enable this feature.
July 11, 2019
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iOS 13.1 brings controversial CPU throttling feature to 2018 iPhones
Apple prides itself on its "customer first" philosophy but the company's practices aren't always in line with it, or at least it doesn't seem that way for outsiders. Apple has been through all sorts of controversies through the years but probably the biggest one was in 2017 when it was discovered that Apple lowers the maximum CPU frequency of some of the older iPhones without telling the users.
September 24, 2019
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iOS 13.1 hasn't fixed all of iOS 13's woes
 
October 8, 2019
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iOS 14 concept imagines Split View coming to iPhone
This is how Split View would look on an iPhone.
October 7, 2019
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iOS app Airmail's unannounced switch to subscription-based pricing angers users
Users who paid for the app are seeing notifications cut off already.
July 15, 2019
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iOS vulnerability that let you jailbreak your iPhone is once again dead
Previously fixed bug, which somehow came back in iOS 12.4, is patched for a second time.
August 26, 2019
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iOS Weather App UVLens Sent Adult Content Popup Push Notifications To Users
Recently, the iOS weather app UVLens caused a flurry among users. Many iPhone users received an adult Push notification from the application, hinting a possible cyberattack on the app. However, it turned out the culprit was the Push notification supplier that may well have been compromised.
September 6, 2019
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iOS, iPadOS and tvOS 13.1 updates are now available
Apple has just released iOS 13.1. This update brings everything new in iOS 13 in case you haven't updated yet, as well as many bug fixes. I recommend updating to iOS 13.1 to get a more stable phone.
September 24, 2019
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iPhone 6 Explodes in the Hands of a Minor; Apple Says It's Currently Investigating
An 11-year-old girl from California, Kayla Ramos has reported that her iPhone 6 exploded in her hands while she was using it. The minor says that she noticed her phone emitting sparks and threw it on the blanket. Fortunately, the incident didn't cause a lot of damage, although Ramos did sustain a few minor burns, along with the blanket and the bed in the room sustaining holes, possibly because of the volatile battery running in the iPhone 6.
July 15, 2019
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iPhone 11 (2019): release date, price, news and leaks
Well, folks, 2019 is here and although we've got months of waiting before the next generation of iPhones hits us -- there are already rumors about them floating about the Web. Never too early for those if your device is hot enough, we guess.
September 3, 2019
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iPhone 11 / Pro / Max battery capacity: size revealed
The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max are here, and while Apple has officially unveiled the devices, the company does not disclose a few interesting details that you might want to know.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro camera sensors said to have over 30% higher max ISO
Better low light performance is good for everyone.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews call out massive leaps in photography, battery life, and value
But iOS 13 might be a bit buggy.
September 17, 2019
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iPhone 11 benchmarks: the quickest of quick looks
Apple launched its latest iPhones on Friday, with the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models powered by the company's custom ARM-based A13 "Bionic" processor. While we will look further at these new iPhones and how they compare to their latest and upcoming competitors in the future, we ran the new iPhone 11 Pro Max through some quick benchmarks this weekend to get an initial look at relative performance within the iOS family.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Colors: Which color is best for you in 2019
The iPhone 11 is available in six breathtaking colors, including an all-new purple and green. These phones are identical in every other way, other than the external color. You can go traditional and select the black or white model or try one of the new ones. Whatever you do, make a selection that matches your personality and enjoy!
September 17, 2019
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iPhone 11 durability tests prove glass still breaks like glass
Scratch it, drop it, dunk it, bend it
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Has Uniquely Compact Component Placement Shown In Render
The successors of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will feature three rear cameras, and the iPhone 11R will come with a dual-camera setup on its back. On this note, we've got an interesting image for an iPhone 11 today that might highlight the device's internal component arrangement.
August 26, 2019
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iPhone 11 iFixit Teardown Shows Device Resembles an iPhone XR, but With iPhone 11 Pro Hardware Inside
Earlier, a TENAA listing and a Vietnamese YouTube channel had revealed some tidbits about the latest iPhones which Apple had left out such as the battery capacities, rectangular logic board, and single-unit battery. Now, thanks to the latest iPhone 11 iFixit teardown, we have more details about the innards of the cheapest of the three phones in the lineup, which we predict will also be the most popular in terms of racking up sales.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Logic Board Allegedly Leaked; Shows a Slight Difference Compared to 2018 Lineup's PCB
A bevy of leaks, rumors and other interesting details surrounding the 2019 iPhone 11 range will continue to come through as Apple preps itself for its annual September keynote. A lot of the times, we've reported about the outside changes the upcoming smartphone family will tout when compared to the 2018 lineup, but the latest leak dives deeper.
July 8, 2019
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iPhone 11 Lineup Witnesses Mixed Response From Early Adopters
Apple's problems with selling enough of its new iPhones to keep investors happy aren't hidden anymore. After an overwhelming market response to the iPhone X, the company's sales once again failed to keep up with the iPhones XS and iPhone XR.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Needs To Sell Well For Apple To Keep Up With Its Display Orders
We've got less than two weeks before Apple announces its third-quarter earnings for the Fiscal Year 2019. The company's problems with the iPhone are well known, and this quarter we'll be able to tell whether the smartphone has reversed its shipment decrease.
July 18, 2019
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iPhone 11 Night Mode Camera Sample Beats the iPhone X in Low-Light Photography
One of the highlights of the new iPhones is their upgraded camera system. Since the phones will not start shipping until September 20, you can enjoy the various shots shared by Apple to get an idea of the phones' capabilities. But then of course, with marketing photos you can never be sure, so you might want to check out the first camera sample shared by a user to see how great the iPhone 11 Night mode is.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 not having 5G is both okay and not okay
It's official: the iPhone 11 does not support 5G connectivity.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max review: The iPhone for camera and battery lovers
Apple's iPhone 11 Pro models offer just a little bit extra, but some of those features matter a lot to extreme mobile users and pixel experts.
September 17, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Benchmark Allegedly Shows Increased Multi-Core Performance & Other Details
Just like its previous keynotes, Apple didn't dive into the key specifications of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. While it did state that the A13 Bionic was the fastest SoC running in a smartphone, it didn't give exact numbers to back up that claim, but it doesn't need to.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Camera & Its Features Received Endless Praise From Travel Photographer
One of the highlights of the latest iPhones is their improved camera system and so far, we have heard plenty of great things about them. Now, photographer Austin Mann has also shared his verdict about the iPhone 11 Pro camera and he is largely all praises, although he does have a few recommendations about how it could have been even better.
September 19, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro is the most accessible iPhone yet
Last year's iPhone was an outlier for me. Although I reviewed the then-new iPhone XS line, the model I ultimately chose for myself was the "lesser" iPhone XR.
October 7, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro LTE performance on par with the iPhone XS, says report
LTE testing shows iPhone 11 Pro performs similar to the iPhone XS.
September 24, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max bests Galaxy Note 10+ and Huawei Mate 30 Pro in battery life testing
Turns out putting a huge battery into an iPhone means it'll last longer.
September 24, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max Colors: Which color is best for you in 2019
The iPhone 11 Pro Max, like the iPhone 11 Pro, features four colors, Space Gray, Silver, Gold, and new for this year, Midnight Green. Here's a look at each color and which one we like the best and why.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max Display Earns Highest A+ Award From Calibration Firm, Beating Competing Devices
During its September 10 keynote, Apple's executives praised the iPhone 11 Pro Max display, and to promote the imminent launch of its latest models, companies will resort to such strategies. The changes in the display quality would obviously be put to the test, and DisplayMate certainly did.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Max easily beats Galaxy Note 10+ in battery test
The iPhone 11 Pro Max battery is as robust as Apple says it is.
October 10, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro owners are absolutely loving the triple-camera system
Apple's Shot On iPhone campaign is being elevated to an entirely new level.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro sample gallery (DPReview TV)
Have a closer look at sample images from iPhone 11 Pro's ultra-wide, standard and telephoto cameras featured in this week's DPReview TV episode.
October 7, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro Specifications Revealed by Leakster, Shows 6GB RAM Instead of 4GB, Battery Capacities Mentioned Too
A leaked benchmark allegedly revealing the iPhone 11 Pro's performance surfaced, showing 4GB of RAM of a $999 device. The same RAM count was seen in the iPhone 11 benchmark, which came forth before Apple's September 10 launch. Of course, Geekbench scores can be manipulated, which is why we requested you to treat them with a pinch of salt.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro survives grueling stress test with flying colors
The iPhone 11 Pro's new matte back will definitely hold up impressively.
September 23, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro: The ugliest iPhone ever!
They say that good things come in threes. Three of a kind. Three's Company (RIP, John Ritter). Three-eyed ravens. There's even a literary Rule of Three that spans the breadth of human influence and communication. Basically, we humans are hardwired to like things that come as a "pair-plus-one."
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11 Pro: What YOU want to see
There's a rumor going around that Apple might just call one or more of this fall's iPhones... the iPhone Pro. Or maybe the iPhone 11 Pro. It's unclear. Also unclear: What, beyond just adding the label, Apple could do to make the iPhone really, truly worthy of the name 'Pro'. That is, if the name 'Pro" even means anything any more.
August 15, 2019
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iPhone 11 (R) benchmark points to memory upgrade, very small performance bump
We're exactly one week away from the official announcement of the iPhone 11 family, and although most of the key selling points and (largely minor) upgrades over last year's XS/XS Max/XR lineup have already been leaked, the full story is far from clear. For instance, we're still not entirely sure how Apple intends to label its iPhone XR sequel, which is widely expected to retain a slightly lower-quality LCD panel than the XS and XS Max successors while most likely jumping from a single to a dual rear-facing camera setup.
September 3, 2019
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iPhone 11 reportedly has two-way wireless charging but Apple disabled it in software
Apple hasn't had much luck with wireless charging
September 13, 2019
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iPhone 11 review: One week later
iPhone 11 is the most compelling iPhone Apple has ever made.
September 17, 2019
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iPhone 11 Sales Expected to Be Disappointing, Says Analyst, but No Reasoning Given
iPhone 11 sales are unlikely to be impressive, according to brokerage firm Rosenblatt Securities, and according to the countless leaks we've seen, there isn't expected to be much of a change from the outside. However, the forecast is hardly surprising, given the fact that the same sentiments have been expressed by analysts before.
July 8, 2019
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iPhone 11 To Boost Apple's Unit Shipments Aided By iPhone SE 2
Apple's iPhone SE 2 is a unicorn that refuses to die (not that we hate unicorns). The device has been a regular part of the rumor mill for over a year, and after TF International's Ming-Chi Kuo breathed fresh air into it again earlier this month, all eyes are on Apple to revive the smaller form factor once again.
October 7, 2019
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iPhone 11 Users Will Receive Warning if a Non-Genuine Apple Display Is Used as a Replacement
Smartphone displays can be costly to repair, especially when undertaking an authorized route. This is one reason why users often don't mind getting them fixed from unauthorized service providers who do it for less money.
September 26, 2019
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iPhone 11 Will Be The Last With LCD, Apple Will Remove Face ID In 2021
We've got an interesting report for Apple's future iPhone plans today. Yesterday, TF International's renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple will launch one notch-free iPhone in 2020. This device will not feature the company's proprietary True Depth facial recognition setup.
July 11, 2019
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iPhone 11 Will Use Old LT2 Display Material & Might Match Note 10+
Samsung'a Galaxy S10 lineup came with excellent displays which utilized the company's brand new M9 display material. This enabled the devices to achieve a 0.4 white point color accuracy.(JNCD). Apple's iPhone XS lineup also has this rating, and now, it's looking as if the iPhone 11 will bring this down to 0.3. Take a look below for more details.
August 16, 2019
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iPhone 11 won't charge your AirPods, and that's OK
Apple's latest phones don't do reverse charging. No big deal.
September 13, 2019
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iPhone 11, 11 Pro and Pro Max are top 3 selling phones in September for Telia Norway
More surprisingly, the iPhone 8 is still fifth...
October 10, 2019
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iPhone 11, 11R and 11 Max: The specs, features and prices we expect from Apple in September
With all the buzz about the 2020 iPhone, what exactly are we going to see this year?
August 1, 2019
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iPhone 11: What is Deep Fusion and how does it work?
Apple calls it 'computational photography mad science,' but what does it do?
September 12, 2019
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iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max: 6 things you didn't know about Apple's new phones
Surprising things you might have missed about the iPhone 11s.
September 15, 2019
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iPhone 12 AR Camera has to be about more than just the ToF tech
Supply chain exfiltrator extraordinaire Kuo Ming-Chi added more fuel to the 3D sensing rear camera rumor fire for the iPhone 12. That's the 2020, not 2021 iPhone for those trying to keep track at home. Specifically, time-of-flight or ToF systems.
August 6, 2019
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iPhone 12 Lineup To Feature OLED Across The Board, Differentiate With 5G
Even though it's barely been a month since Apple launched the iPhone 11 lineup, we're already seeing alleged details for next year's smartphone surface on the rumor mill.
October 10, 2019
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iPhone 2019 rumors: Another report claims 3D Touch will be absent from all 2019 iPhones
What will be in Apple's next iPhone? We'll keep track of all the rumors right here.
July 8, 2019
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iPhone 2021 Model to Get in-Screen Touch ID, and Face ID Support, Claims Famed Apple Analyst
The home button isn't making a return to future iPhone models but there is a possibility that Apple's exploring a way to incorporate an in-screen fingerprint reader. According to popular TF International Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple might be prepping an iPhone 2021 model that will provide support for not just Face ID, but Touch ID as well.
August 5, 2019
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iPhone Brand Loyalty Slips as More Users Trade in Their Devices for Android Smartphones, Says Latest Study
A new study by the company BankMyCell, which makes it easier for people to trade in used phones for new ones suggests, that iPhone brand loyalty might have hit an all-time low. The company tracked over 38,000 customers from October to June and since the sample size only includes its own clients, the data collected is not necessarily the most reflective of buying trends in the industry.
July 18, 2019
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iPhone Camera Evolution: how iPhone cameras changed from iPhone 6 to iPhone 11 Pro Max
But what does this even mean? Is it more megapixels? And who cares about numbers if the images don't look better?
October 3, 2019
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iPhone feature for offline messaging has been shelved, say report
The feature would be great in rural areas where coverage is limited and in emergency situations.
August 26, 2019
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iPhone loyalty drops to its lowest level in a long time as users flock to Samsung
Like many other major mobile device vendors, from Samsung to LG, Apple has seen its sales numbers decline recently, a trend that's unlikely to be reversed anytime soon. But the Cupertino-based tech giant has largely relied on two things when maintaining a positive outlook. Namely, profit margins and loyalty rates.
July 18, 2019
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iPhone Out-of-warranty Battery Replacement Program Frequently Asked Questions
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iPhone owners can now plug in hardware security keys with the YubiKey 5Ci
Yubico's new $70 key uses Apple's Lightning but also supports USB-C connections to Android phones and PCs.
August 20, 2019
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iPhone repairs could become much cheaper thanks to these laser machines
Because everything is better with lasers
October 7, 2019
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"iPhone SE 2" could encourage strong 2020 performance for Apple according to investor note
More "iPhone SE 2" rumors
October 10, 2019
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iPhone SE 2 Launch Could Happen in H1 2020; Device to Reportedly Get Bigger Display
Rumors have been flying around about an iPhone SE successor since earlier this year. The budget phone was launched back in 2016 with a starting price of $399. Although Apple hasn't followed up with a second iteration yet, it seems that's about to change and we may see the iPhone SE 2 launch next year, at least according to the latest report.
September 12, 2019
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iPhone SE 2 Once More Rumored to Get iPhone 8 Design, Powerful Internals & a 2020 Launch
The appetite for pricey phones has gone down in the last few years, forcing vendors like Google and Samsung to churn out upper-mid tier phones. Apple is all set to follow suit, as more evidence is piling about the iPhone SE 2 launch.
October 3, 2019
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iPhone storage: 64GB just isn't enough anymore
Commentary: Apple's premium phones shouldn't skimp on basic storage. It's time to bump up from the 64GB minimum.
September 15, 2019
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iPhone touch gestures and commands--no Home button, no problem!
No Home button, no problem! Here's how you navigate modern iPhones with edge-to-edge displays.
October 10, 2019
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iPhone Upgrade Program vs iPhone Payments: Which iPhone financing plan is right for you?
We need our new iPhones every year, but sometimes we just can't cough up that large chunk of change at once. We've tried every way of paying for a new iPhone, and this is what we think is the best.
September 17, 2019
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iPhone with in-screen Touch ID allegedly set for 2020 release
We've heard similar reports before, and it sounds like it could become reality as early as next year.
October 3, 2019
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iPhone with on-display fingerprint sensor and Face ID coming in 2021
The new system will come in addition to an improved Face ID.
August 5, 2019
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iPhone XR Colors: Which color is best for you in 2019
Offering the same cutting edge internals as the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the iPhone XR is noted for its colorful selection and less expensive price.
August 13, 2019
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Is 11 Pro Max the 'toughest' iPhone ever? Kind of, but when drop-tested vs Note 10+...
Unlike the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy Note 10+ is clad entirely in Gorilla Glass 6 protection, and should be able to withstand the most common drop from pocket height but could it be a match for "the toughest glass ever in a phone?"
September 24, 2019
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Is Apple trying to convince us that the iPhone 11 Pro is only for professional photographers?
iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro might be a tougher decision to make this year than ever before.
September 13, 2019
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Is iOS's Do Not Disturb While Driving driving you around the bend? Change its behavior
Will you use it in a car? On a boat? In a tram? Maybe: scram!
July 11, 2019
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Is it safe to carry phones in your pocket? Apple and Samsung slapped with RF radiation lawsuit
Dust up your hazmat suits, people, your iPhone and Galaxy emissions are just short of Chernobyl levels, way higher than the safe ones presented to the FCC, and there is even a lawsuit now filed against them for doing that!
August 27, 2019
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Is the OnePlus 7T water resistant?
Best answer: No. The OnePlus 7T bears no official IP rating for water or dust resistance, and while the company claims its phones are water resistant to some extent, water damage isn't covered under the 7T's warranty.
October 8, 2019
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Is Visible offering real Unlimited Data?
Best answer: Yes! Visible will never slow down your data just because you're using a lot of it, meaning you're free to stream and browse to your heart's content. New and existing customers can currently get unlimited LTE speeds with the service, but at a later date, Visible will implement a speed cap of 5Mbps.
August 15, 2019
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Is your smartphone secretly listening to you?
The question of whether our smartphones are always listening to us is cropping up on online forums and Twitter almost daily, and most users have had the experience of talking about something then, soon after that, seeing online ads about that specific thing.
September 9, 2019
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It sure looks like Google is killing the fingerprint sensor and wide-angle selfie camera on the Pixel 4
The dawn of new tech means bidding farewell to old features.
July 29, 2019
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It's 2019 and Google still can't keep malware out of its Android app store
In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised itself as an unofficial version of Telegram messaging app -- only to push malicious websites in the background.
July 16, 2019
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It's been 10 years since Phoenix's super catchy Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix got stuck in our heads
It's a pop rock classic that soars with hits like "1901" and "Lisztomania."
September 13, 2019
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It's possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy -- here's how
Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent... these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us. With more and more businesses realizing the lucrative power of personal data, there's no denying that our deeply personal details are being weaponized against us.
September 13, 2019
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iWork gets Dark Mode and much more in update for iOS 13
Now you can turn off the lights while you write your thesis.
September 30, 2019
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Jabra Elite 65t versus Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless: Which should you buy?
Both earbuds are unique in their own way. The Elite 65t is trying to include as many features as humanly possible but in that pursuit makes sacrifices in sound quality. While the Momentum True Wireless puts sound quality first, and that forces things like battery life and comfort to take a toll.
August 13, 2019
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Japan limits tech exports to South Korea amidst diplomatic spat
Relations between Japan and South Korea have been strained for quite a few months, following a diplomatic altercation over wartime labor. In October last year, the South Korean Supreme Court ordered some Japanese companies to provide monetary compensations to South Korean forced to work for Japan during its colonial rule.
July 1, 2019
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Japan okays one shipment of material Samsung needs for its most advanced chips
The term Free trade has become an oxymoron. Just look at the mess that is taking place with the U.S. and China. As we've pointed out countless times, the tariffs that the U.S. is imposing on imports from China are import taxes that are paid by U.S. corporations.
August 8, 2019
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Job Data Shows Spike in Android Skills Demand, but Mobile Job Searches Are Down
Employer interest in mobile developers -- especially for Android -- climbed from May of last year to this year, but job seeker interest significantly decreased during the same time period, according to internal data from careers site Indeed.
August 19, 2019
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July 2019 security patch rolling out with improved "OK Google" detection
There are also fixes for some pesky bootloader bugs.
July 1, 2019
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July Android Security Update Fixes Four Critical RCE Flaws
Three critical remote code execution (RCE) in the Media framework and another one in the Android system were fixed by Google in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) as part of the July 2019 security patch.
July 1, 2019
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July is here -- and so are the latest Android security fixes. Plenty of critical updates for all
Patch, punch, it's the first of the month
July 1, 2019
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July update for the Pixels is here to fix bootloop issue and four other problems
Last month some Google Pixel 3a owners thought that they had been transported into the future when they received the monthly July update in June. The new OTA update was sent just two weeks after the one for June was disseminated and it included the July 5th security patch.
July 1, 2019
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Kids are spending over 30 hours a week on phones, survey finds
That's 1,500 hours per year.
July 15, 2019
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Killer Pixel 4 camera samples and Dual Exposure feature are bad news for Apple and Samsung
Google's Pixel 4 camera will be awesome! While that doesn't really sound like a revelation, if the Pixel line's history is any indication, the leaked samples below will make you drool in a woke state.
October 3, 2019
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Kirin 990 5G: Huawei launches Mate 30 series processor
New processor boasts gains in AI and 5G performance.
September 6, 2019
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Kirin 990 to Offer 4K 60FPS Video Recording Support, a Feature Already Present in Most Flagships
While recent flagships from Huawei such as the P30 Pro are great when it comes to capturing photos, there is room for improvement in the video department. However, the upcoming Mate 30 Pro will be on par with competing phones when it comes to shooting videos, thanks to the Kirin 990 SoC, which will finally be able to provide 4K recording at 60FPS.
August 19, 2019
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Kittyhawk, FAA update B4UFly app so drone pilots can easily see where they can fly
Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) partnered with leading UAS Service Supplier Kittyhawk to give the government agency a much-needed overhaul to its B4UFly app. Launched in 2016, it has been used over 70,000 times.
August 2, 2019
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Knowing where the center of a space is helps inform spatial awareness
As you enter a new environment such as visiting a classroom for the first time, your brain takes in information about your surroundings to help inform where you are and what direction you are facing. Knowing where the center of the room is located helps provide a reference point for processing space. A new study provides new insight into navigation and spatial learning by examining how the rat brain processes spatial information.
August 2, 2019
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Kuo: Apple to skip iPhone 11s and jump to iPhone 12
11s is cool, but you know what's better? 12!
October 3, 2019
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Kuo: iPhone 11 & unreleased iPhone SE2 to drive 10% YOY growth in Q1 2020
iPhone 11 and the unannounced iPhone SE2 are expected to be key sellers.
October 7, 2019
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Latest analyst report predicts 'stable' 2019 iPhone sales, AirPods 3 release by year's end
It's no big secret that Apple is hard at work on three new iPhone models to follow in the footsteps of last year's XS, XS Max, and XR with largely unchanged designs, but industry pundits and analysts don't seem to agree on how successful this generation might prove.
July 9, 2019
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Latest and greatest models have no appeal for 30% of cell phone users
The lure of owning the latest phone is wearing off for many buyers who just want a phone that works well. This could be an issue for the upcoming iPhone 11.
September 6, 2019
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Latest Galaxy Fold Teardown Reveals Samsung's 'Alarmingly Fragile' Device, Despite Numerous Fixes Made on the Inside
When Samsung recalled its first foldable phone after initial negative reviews, it also requested the repair specialist iFixit to take down their review.
October 7, 2019
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Latest Google Camera app reveals Pixel 4 may include a telephoto camera
A front-facing IR sensor was also discovered which could be used for facial recognition.
July 5, 2019
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Latest Huawei smartphone sales forecast looks extremely positive
Huawei's smartphone business took a pretty big hit in May following a trade ban imposed on the company by the US Government. Analysts reacted quickly to the news by downgrading sales forecasts to as low as 180 million units. But now that things are improving, one analyst believes Huawei could ship many more.
July 15, 2019
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Latest Motorola One Zoom renders reveal unique light-up rear logo
Motorola hasn't yet announced plans for an IFA 2019 press conference but the consensus is that its first quadruple-camera smartphone, the Motorola One Zoom, will be announced at the event. This particular device has already leaked extensively both in terms of design and specifications, but the newest press renders reveal a rather unique feature.
August 13, 2019
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Latest Pixel 4 Leak Points to 90Hz Display, 6GB of RAM
Samsung just announced its newest flagship phone, but if that's not your speed, the Pixel 4 leaks are still flowing. A new report includes information about the basic specs like RAM and battery capacity, but we're also learning some tantalizing details about the displays.
August 8, 2019
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Latest Pixel 4 leaks include live photos, a commercial, and confirmation of key specs and features
Google's next flagship smartphones are likely coming this fall. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are expected to be the first in the world to feature the company's "Soli" radar technology that lets you interact with phones by moving your hands and fingers in front of the screen.
September 9, 2019
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Latest Pixel 4 rumors claim 8x zoom, improved Night Sight, and new 'Motion Mode'
One of the best smartphone cameras is probably getting even better
September 6, 2019
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Latest Pixel 4 XL leak shows off new camera app UI and face unlock
New Pixel 4 XL leak gives us a detailed look at the design and camera features.
September 12, 2019
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Latest Pixel 4 XL photo leak corroborates Snapdragon 855 and more specs
So far this morning there's been one iPhone 11 leak, two Google Pixel 4 leaks, and one Samsung Galaxy S11 article. It looked as though a tie for the most leaked device of the day was on the horizon but the Pixel 4 has now extended its lead over rival smartphones with a third leak courtesy of 91Mobiles.
September 10, 2019
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Latest smartphone craze: texting your "number neighbors"
The smartphone era means that we all have the ability to entertain ourselves wherever we are and at any time. If we want to watch any episode of great older shows like House or NYPD Blue or a reality series like 90 Day Fiance or live news from CNN, it's all just a few taps away.
August 6, 2019
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Latest Zenfone 6 Update Triggering Motherboard Malfunction for Some Users
The ASUS Zenfone 6 received an update a few days ago that aimed to bring forth some optimisations and QoL changes. It appears to have had the opposite effect as several Zenfone 6 owners have been reporting system stability problems including frequent crashes/restarts, network connectivity problems, and boot loops after installing the update.
August 6, 2019
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Lawsuit accuses AT&T of running a "bait and switch scheme"
Spotted first by Ars Technica, a class action suit was filed against AT&T last week in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs claim that the nation's second-largest carrier is using a "bait and switch scheme" by charging customers a "bogus so-called 'Administrative Fee' of $1.99 per month. The filing notes that the fee is not mentioned in AT&T's advertised prices.
June 25, 2019
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Leak reveals that the Huawei Mate 30 Pro will sport a quad-camera setup
A leaked promotional image of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro published by Slashleaks not only confirms that the device will have a circular camera module on the back, but it also shows a total of four cameras inside the circle. A case render that we passed along earlier this month was correct in showing the circular module but was wrong in showing only three cameras on the back.
August 26, 2019
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Leaked documents show Huawei helped build North Korea's Koryolink cellular network
Documents obtained by The Washington Post show how Huawei worked behind the scenes to build North Korea's 3G Koryolink network.
July 22, 2019
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Leaked dongle hints at end of the headphone jack on Galaxy Note 10
And now, the end is near.
August 1, 2019
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Leaked Google Pixel 4 promo video includes gestures, astrophotography mode, and more
Another day and another leak
September 9, 2019
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Leaked Google Pixel 4 XL pictures show off the giant top bezel
The leaks just keep on coming
September 10, 2019
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Leaked Huawei Mate 30 series promo images reveal four models
Corroborating recent leaks, today's press renders showcase a circular camera module on the rear that's accompanied by a large ring. This setup should house a main 40-megapixel shooter that supports 4-in-1 pixel binning technology, a new 40-megapixel cine camera, an 8-megapixel sensor paired with a 3x telephoto zoom lens, and a dedicated Time-of-Flight sensor for improved bokeh imagery.
September 16, 2019
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Leaked OnePlus 7T Pro poster teases 90Hz display and "smooth" experience
Three weeks after the first OnePlus 7T Pro press render showed up online, a new promotional poster which teases one of the smartphone's standout features has appeared just two days before the next-gen flagship is officially unveiled.
October 8, 2019
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Leaked Pixel 4 images suggest it'll look just like the Pixel 4 XL (but smaller)
Google's Pixel smartphones have always come in two sizes: regular and XL. But while the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL looked virtually identical, Google changed things up for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 series phones, with the larger models featuring slimmer bezels and/or camera notch designs.
July 22, 2019
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Leaked Pixel 4 photos show new and improved astrophotography, portrait and Night Sight modes
The Google Pixel 4 is just around the corner, expected to be announced at the Made by Google Event on October 15. We've already seen what the Pixel 4 will look like, thanks to both Google and third-party leakers, but today we're getting more than a hardware leak.
October 3, 2019
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Leaked Pixel 4 XL shots appear to show hefty bezel
There's apparently no stop to leaks about Google's upcoming Pixel phones.
September 10, 2019
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Leaked Pixel 4/XL renders show 'Oh So Orange,' 'Clearly White,' and 'Just Black' models
Last year's Pixel 3 leaks were so bad people started calling it the most leaked phone ever. And now that the flagship's about to be replaced, its successor seems to be competing for the same title.
October 3, 2019
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Leaked Samsung Galaxy A roadmap shows 108MP cameras in 2020
Samsung introduced a 64MP smartphone camera sensor earlier this year, and a 108MP version earlier this week.
August 15, 2019
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Leaked video shows off Android running on a feature phone
The OS is thought to have since been scrapped
September 23, 2019
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LG and Sony's smartphone divisions continue to struggle
Neither company has had much success in recent memory
July 30, 2019
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LG announces the K50S and K40S mid-range phones ahead of IFA 2019
The new K series phones will be available in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
August 22, 2019
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LG confirms launch date and venue for its next 'Dual Screen' flagship
LG doesn't like to waste any time, confirming the impending arrival of its next flagship smartphone mere hours after said device made its debut in the rumor mill.
August 6, 2019
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LG Dual Screen Smartphone Technology Explained!
LG has now introduced two Dual Screen smartphones -- the LG V50 ThinQ and the LG G8X ThinQ.
September 6, 2019
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LG falls behind Samsung in phone OLED displays, may source them from China
Oh, how the mighty have fallen! LG used to breathe down Samsung's neck when it came to OLED displays but with the focus of the world's largest phone maker moving to small, flexible ones for phones, the division of labor now seems to be LG for TVs and Samsung for handsets.
July 5, 2019
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LG G8: Everything you need to know!
An interesting mix of old and new.
August 1, 2019
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LG Mobile reports even higher quarterly losses and lower sales, blames the 'market' and 'Chinese brands'
LG seemed almost unusually optimistic back in April, reporting a smaller operating loss for its long-struggling mobile division than the previous quarter while expecting the 5G-enabled V50 ThinQ to "create positive momentum" in Q2. Technically, the company never said anything about potentially returning to smartphone business profitability, but clearly, the hope was the April - June 2019 results would continue the (semi) positive trend noticed in the January - March timeframe.
July 30, 2019
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LG patent shows a tri-fold foldable smartphone
It would seem that more companies want to get in on the foldable phone action, after Samsung caught the media's eye with the Galaxy Fold and Huawei did the same with the Mate X. It looks like LG has a different take on the idea though, as a new patent shows a tri-fold phone.
August 1, 2019
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LG patented a button-free handset and a phone possibly aimed at photographers
But will they ever become actual products?
August 19, 2019
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LG profits go down as mobile division continues to decline
LG today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2019 - that is, the three months ending on June 30, 2019. The firm saw sales worth 15.63 trillion won, or roughly $13.4 billion, a 4.1% increase from the same period last year, but profits were down 15.1% to 652.3 billion won ($559.4 million).
July 30, 2019
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LG seemingly confirms multiple Dual Screen phones for IFA debut along with 'omnitasking' browser
LG didn't waste any time confirming the launch date and venue for its next "Dual Screen" device shortly after rumors started swirling around a possible V60 ThinQ flagship with 5G support, but even though the company ramped up the IFA 2019 teasing games in recent weeks, the name or names of the phone(s) due to be unveiled on September 6 remain largely unclear.
August 27, 2019
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LG smartphone sales dropped by 21.3% YoY in Q2 2019
LG's home appliance business posted record profits in Q2 2019, offsetting smartphone losses.
July 30, 2019
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LG Stylo 5 and Moto G7 Play arrive at Metro by T-Mobile, prices start at $0
Nationwide prepaid carrier Metro by T-Mobile just released two new smartphones that can be had for as low as $0 (zero bucks): LG Stylo 5 and Motorola Moto G7 Play. Metro lets you get any of these two phones for free only if you switch from another carrier, excluding T-Mobile, port-in an existing number and sign up for a new line of service.
July 29, 2019
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LG Stylo 5 expands to its first major US carrier with built-in pen and mid-end specs
If you like your smartphones affordable and creative, the LG Stylo 5 may have already piqued your interest with its debut on Cricket Wireless late last month, followed shortly by an expansion to Boost Mobile. While there's still no word on an official US release of an unlocked variant, the pen-wielding mid-ranger has become available on its first major US carrier today, just as expected.
July 19, 2019
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LG to Start Production of OLEDs in China Next Month, Set to Double OLED Output
LG Display this week said that its plant in Guangzhou, China, would start full swing operations next month. The factory, which cost LG around $4.2 billion, will produce large OLED panels for Ultra-HD televisions. The new manufacturing capacity will nearly double LG's output of OLED substrates and will enable the company to cut its costs.
July 11, 2019
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LG trademarks show the company has a new flagship naming scheme in store
Despite the troubles LG is facing on the smartphone market in recent years, the company remains motivated to be one of the big players in the industry. LG keeps looking for the right formula that will capture people's attention once more and it seems there will be at least four more attempts to do that.
July 11, 2019
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LG V35 ThinQ Now Receiving Android Pie Update in the US
LG hasn't been particularly great with software upgrades, and things don't appear to be getting better. Thankfully, the Korean smartphone maker has updated a fair few of their devices with Android Pie in the past few weeks. Today, the LG V35 ThinQ is on the receiving end of the much-awaited software upgrade in the US. The build is available for all variants of the smartphone.
August 5, 2019
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LG's G8X ThinQ offers a dual screen experience without foldable tech
LG is playing a wait-and-see game with foldables
September 6, 2019
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LG's Mobile Business Continues to Suffer; Company Blames 'Aggressive Pricing by Chinese Brands' as One Reason
While most smartphone vendors have seen their sales slowdown in recent years because of an industry-wide slump, some, like LG, surely have it worse than others. The company has posted its financial results for the second quarter of the year, and its smartphone wing shows no sign of improvement.
July 30, 2019
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LG's smartphone sales dropped another 21%
Let's start with the good news. LG actually had a pretty good quarter (on the strength of appliance sales). The LG Home Appliance & Air Solution division made $5.23 billion for Q2. Anyone who's been following the company for the past several years can guess where the bad news comes.
July 30, 2019
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Lilbits 374: Gaming phones... or something
When Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 855+ processor, the company said we could expect smartphones powered by the chip in the second half of the year (ie any day now). Asus has already announced it's on board, and now it looks like Nubia is getting in on the action.
July 19, 2019
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Listen to this AI chat up a frustrated telemarketer for 15 minutes
Telemarketers are the bane of our existence. With the rise of robocalls and automated bots meant to call hundreds of numbers per hour, The Jolly Roger Telephone Company -- a nod to the traditional skull and crossbones -- is fighting fire with fire, using automation to keep these scammers on the line in an attempt to waste as much of their time as possible.
July 25, 2019
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Live Galaxy Note 10+ photos show no headphone jack, corroborate dimensions
Less than 24 hours after official press renders of the Galaxy Note 10+ appeared online, live photos of the flagship which corroborate everything previously seen have now been published by the FCC.
July 11, 2019
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Lousy contributions: The state of thought on 3D Touch
It was nothing until it might be going away. Now it's amazing.
July 30, 2019
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Made in America: Apple fronts Corning $250 million for 'the toughest glass ever in a phone'
American company, invest in American jobs! That's the new mantra with the current White House administration, and Apple happily obliged by upping its investment in Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, with a cool $250 million.
September 17, 2019
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Magpie review: Visual note-taking iOS app for sharing with family and friends
Combines photos with notes, maps, prices, and links to create unique visual lists that can be shared with family and friends.
July 8, 2019
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Malicious Android Apps Evade Google Play Protect via Remote Commands
More than two dozen malicious Android applications with over 2.1 million installs in total were observed by security researchers while displaying aggressive full-screen ads after downloading configuration files.
September 23, 2019
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Malware Index Advises Android Developers of Suspicious Apps on Google Play
Secure-D has unveiled a free mobile malware center that lets developers and others see suspicious Android apps.
July 22, 2019
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Manage your Jenkins server from Android
Keep tabs on your Jenkins server, as well as its jobs and actions, with this handy Android app.
September 24, 2019
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Manage Your Stress with Samsung Health, Now Available in More Languages
While many look forward to the cooler weather and the sight of falling leaves in autumn, it's easy to get stressed out as summer vacation season winds down and back-to-school planning and the daily grind begin again.
August 26, 2019
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Managing Android devices with Intune
Microsoft's mobile device management solution can help control Android devices in your network as well as Windows PCs.
August 5, 2019
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Many VPN apps on Apple's App store can't be trusted, researcher warns
Apple must look into the security and privacy of VPN apps provided by its App Stores
August 8, 2019
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Massive Google Pixel 4 XL design leak reveals all, huge top bezel included
Around one month after he first revealed the Pixel 4's controversial back panel, today tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with a 360-degree render video of Google's next XL flagship which showcases what is almost certainly the device's final design.
July 8, 2019
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Massive Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak details specs and showcases colors at the last minute
Huawei is just about ready to throw its hat into the crowded ultra-high-end "phablet" ring with a couple of remarkable challengers for the likes of the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+.
September 19, 2019
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Mate 30 is the best 30: flat screen, giant battery, excellent camera kit
We know, we know. The question on your mind is 'heck the specs, tell us about Google Maps!" While Huawei has found some workaround for the latter, the former are way more impressive when it comes to the new Mate 30 that sits right smack in the middle specs- and price-wise when compared to its Pro and Lite siblings.
September 19, 2019
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Mate 30 Pro Display to Reportedly Use 'Largest Curvature Ever'; Resolution Details Also Leaked
Although it was earlier speculated that the Huawei Mate 30 Pro will have a circular camera setup on the back, it has now emerged that the phone might retain the same square grid as its predecessor, the Mate 20 Pro, although the specifications will reportedly receive a considerable bump, so the arrangement will not matter much
July 29, 2019
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Mate X Hardware Specifications Apparently Getting Kirin 990 & P30 Camera Upgrade -- Delay Might Have Been Worth It
Shortly after the Galaxy Fold delay, Huawei postponed the launch of its own foldable smartphone, the Mate X, stating that additional tests were needed to be done. This might have disgruntled some customers when the news first came out, but there could be a silver lining in all of this.
August 19, 2019
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May-Li Khoe: How design and operations really work at Apple
There's an article on Jony Ive going around that, while I think it absolutely captures the frustration of a segment of people, also feels like it represents an extreme perspective, reaction, and yes, even agenda, from those people.
July 5, 2019
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MediaTek launches Helio P65 octa-core smartphone chip
MediaTek's most exciting next-gen chip is the upcoming 7nm Arm Cortex-A77 processor with integrated support for 5G wireless. But we probably won't see devices powered by that chip until early next year.
June 25, 2019
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MediaTek takes on Qualcomm's Snapdragon with a new gaming chipset for phones
MediaTek just released its two new gaming-focused chipsets: the G90 and the G90T. These 12nm octa-core chips have a similar design to Qualcomm's Snapdragon and Huawei's Kirin chips with ARM Cortex-A76 and A55 cores.
July 30, 2019
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MediaTek Unveils Their Helio G90 and Helio G90T Gaming Chips
MediaTek has a lot of ground to cover before it can get anywhere close to the likes of HiSilicon or Qualcomm. The Taiwan-based company's chipsets often find their way in budget or mid-range devices, and their flagship chips often cannot compete with even an upper-mid-range Qualcomm equivalent.
July 30, 2019
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Meet Sony's new mid-range smartphone, the Xperia 8
Sony Xperia 8 is a brand new mid-range smartphone that's been recently introduced in Japan. We're not sure whether or not the phone will make it to other countries at the moment, but if it does here is what you should expect.
October 7, 2019
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Meet the first flagship phone that can be charged in 30 minutes, 90Hz display and SD855+ in tow
Forget all other phone maker technologies, at the top of the fast charging food chain we now have to put Oppo, whose new Reno Ace phone has a hearty 4000 mAh battery that can go from zero to hero in just 30 minutes.
October 10, 2019
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Message to IT: Trusting Apple and Google for mobile app security is career suicide
Ready for the mobile security news that IT doesn't want to hear about but needs to? When security firm Positive Technologies started pen testing various mobile apps, security holes were rampant.
July 1, 2019
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Mi 9 Pro 5G Is Here; Offers an Efficient Snapdragon 855+, 30W Fast Wireless Charging, Triple Camera Setup & More
Alongside the mind-blowing Mi MIX Alpha, the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G was also introduced, offering customers a more affordable way to obtain an Android flagship experience. Let us take a look at all the things that make the Mi 9 Pro 5G special, and how it manages to compete against other devices in terms of both price and performance.
September 24, 2019
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Mi MIX 4 Specifications Leak Reveal Xiaomi's Best Flagship to Date; Snapdragon 855 Plus, 12GB RAM, Quad-Rear Camera & More
Xiaomi is yet to release its best possible flagship of the year, and if these Mi MIX 4 specifications are to be believed, we might have a real winner on our hands, at least in the hardware department. The Chinese manufacturer has been rather mum about the situation, and we can speculate that it's probably waiting for the iPhone 11 family and Mate 30 series to launch before it can introduce the 'ace up its sleeve' and bring it to the table.
August 22, 2019
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Microsoft and Samsung expand partnership, including Microsoft apps and services integrating with the Galaxy Note 10
Microsoft's CEO and Corporate Vice President spoke at Galaxy Unpacked about Samsung and Microsoft working together.
August 8, 2019
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Microsoft Authenticator on Android gets cloud backup and recovery
Microsoft is making it easier for Android users to transfer their credentials to new devices using cloud backup and recovery in the Microsoft Authenticator app.
September 13, 2019
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Microsoft can fix the toxic Android hellstew, but it needs a partner: Samsung, LG, ZTE or Huawei?
There is definitely room for a full range of business-friendly Microsoft Android devices, targeted to SMBs and enterprises.
October 10, 2019
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Microsoft Clippy is back from the dead (sort of) on macOS
It's ridiculous, but the good kind of ridulous.
September 6, 2019
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Microsoft Edge on iOS now supports reading webpages out loud
Microsoft Edge can now read webpages out loud on iOS, improving web accessibility.
August 13, 2019
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Microsoft Intune now supports fully managed Android Enterprise devices
Microsoft today announced that Microsoft Intune support for Android Enterprise fully managed devices is now available generally available. This means that companies deploying Android devices to employees now have more control over the experience provided by those phones.
September 23, 2019
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Microsoft is injecting ads to install apps into Android
If there's one thing that's pretty much universally hated, it's when content that you didn't ask for is shown on your device. That's what Microsoft is doing though, as users are seeing ads to install apps show up when opening or sharing a file.
July 8, 2019
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Microsoft is slipping app ads into Android menus
If you use a Microsoft app on your Android phone, Microsoft might be quietly advertising its other apps in your "Share" and "Open" menus. Android Police has pointed out that some Microsoft mobile apps add extra options to your menus when you interact with a file.
July 8, 2019
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Microsoft isn't making another Windows phone for one simple reason
Going all in with Android on its dual-screen phone for 2020 is a play some Microsoft-watchers think is long overdue.
October 3, 2019
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Microsoft launched a phone and made me laugh
Redmond presented the Surface Duo to wild gasps. But it insisted it isn't a phone. What is it, then? Now that's a question for the marketing department, one it tried hard to answer.
October 3, 2019
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Microsoft Launcher update adds important Cortana improvements
Microsoft didn't entirely drop Cortana, or at least not when it comes to its integration in the Android launcher that it's developing. As such, the latest update for Microsoft Launcher focuses on Cortana improvements, but also adds some visual changes a well.
August 20, 2019
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Microsoft makes OneDrive more secure with Personal Vault for Android and iOS
Microsoft has just announced it's making OneDrive more secure with the addition of Personal Vault, a protected area that can only be accessed by the owner of the account, which features a strong authentication method or a second step of identity verification.
June 25, 2019
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Microsoft Patches Vulnerable Android Remote Desktop App
Microsoft updated the security advisory of an information disclosure vulnerability that previously impacted only Windows Remote Desktop Protocol clients to also include the Microsoft Remote Desktop for Android app.
August 20, 2019
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Microsoft poaches former Siri chief from Apple
Bill Stasior, longtime head of Apple's Siri team, has left the company to join Microsoft's AI division. After nearly a decade at Apple, Stasior will step into the shoes of a corporate vice president at Microsoft later this month. At his new job, the former Siri chief will lead an artificial intelligence group, The Information reports.
August 20, 2019
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Microsoft removes some older phones from its online store
If you've looked at Microsoft's page for the phones it sells lately, you've probably noticed that some of the devices are getting a bit long in the tooth. And unless there's a sale going on, these handsets are sold for their original retail prices.
July 1, 2019
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Microsoft says its Surface Duo phone isn't really a phone -- here's why
Commentary: Microsoft says you'll call the Surface Duo a phone even if it doesn't. Huh?
October 8, 2019
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Microsoft starts rolling out another new Android app, SMS Organizer
Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications .
August 19, 2019
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Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off
As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread.
July 15, 2019
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Microsoft To Do gains dark mode on iOS 13
Microsoft To Do now has a dark mode on iOS, bringing battery savings and a sleek new look.
October 7, 2019
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Microsoft: OK, we admit it, spring is over. Here's your Windows 10 19H2
Mysteriously missing update finally arrives in preview form. World shrugs
July 2, 2019
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Microsoft's SMS Organizer app for Android reportedly rolling out to more regions
Microsoft's Garage division in India released a messaging app for Android in 2018 that was available only in that country. The app, SMS Organizer, as the name suggests, helped users organize their messages by automatically categorizing promotional messages using Machine Learning (ML) capabilities. Now, it looks like the app is beginning to be made available to a wider audience.
August 19, 2019
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Microsoft's new SMS Organizer app for Android filters out spam messages
Available in the US, UK, and Australia
August 19, 2019
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Microsoft's Surface Duo phone is powered by Google's Android, and that's a big deal
Microsoft's Surface reputation and the adoption of a once-rival platform gets the software titan back into the mobile game.
October 7, 2019
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Microsoft's Your Phone app can now manage Android notifications on your PC
The feature is now rolling out broadly to all Your Phone users.
July 2, 2019
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Microsoft's Your Phone app gains new features
Microsoft's Your Phone app allows you to link your Android or iOS device to your Windows 10 PC, and perform tasks like viewing your phone's photos on your computer, and reading and sending text messages from the comfort of your desktop or laptop.
October 3, 2019
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Microsoft's Your Phone app may be included in the upcoming Galaxy Note10
Microsoft has been putting a significant amount of effort into improving the connection between Windows 10 PCs and Android phones with the Your Phone app, and it seems like the company will be trying to promote the app to more users in the near future. According to a report by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft may be shipping the Your Phone Companion app with the upcoming Galaxy Note10 flagship.
August 2, 2019
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Mid-range Asus ZenFone 5Q receives Android 9.0 Pie update months after its high-end siblings
Asus was hardly the quickest Android device manufacturer to deliver an official Pie-flavored goodie pack to one of its smartphones, but at least the "regular" ZenFone 5 and the ZenFone 5Z received their over-the-air 9.0 OS builds pretty much simultaneously during the early stages of 2019 and later stages of 2018.
July 5, 2019
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Midnight green iPhone 11 Pro demand is high, Apple analyst says
Preorders for the iPhone 11 are already exceeding expectations, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
September 16, 2019
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Mike Pompeo Warns Italy Over Huawei-5G Deal
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Italy that a key partnership with the US could be at risk should the country adopt Huawei's 5G technology for its telecom network.
October 3, 2019
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Mimojis Are Xiaomi's Version of Apple's Memojis
Imitation is often regarded as the best form of flattery. If that statement were true, one can't help but assume that Xiaomi is smitten by Apple. Time and again, Xiaomi has 'been inspired' by a lot of Apple's work. Today, it appears that the company is mimicking another one of Apple's creation--the Memeoji. Xiaomi just introduced the Mimoji, a not-so-subtle rendition on Memojis.
July 2, 2019
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Ming-Chi Kuo says that all three new iPhones coming in 2020 will support 5G
2020 might be the year of the next smartphone supercycle
July 29, 2019
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Mint Mobile versus Boost Mobile: Which prepaid carrier is best for you?
Mint mobile is going to be cheaper overall, but Boost has a lot of features going for it and favors the data-heavy user. If you use a ton of data and need even more data for your Wi-Fi devices, then there is no question, Boost is the better plan for you. If you use more of an average amount of data and your main goal is to save money, then Mint Mobile makes a lot of sense with its bundles saving you money over time.
August 16, 2019
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Mint Mobile versus Cricket Wireless: Which is better for you?
Cricket has an advantage in travel to Canada and Mexico with its unlimited plans, and the AT&T LTE network is one of the strongest available. The T-Mobile network that supports Mint has been one of the fastest-growing networks, and if it's available in your area, it will serve you well. Always be sure to check coverage where you go to be sure each network will work for you.
August 16, 2019
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Miss Mac's photo book printing? There's an app for that
Now you can get those same gorgeous photo books without ever leaving your bed.
October 1, 2019
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Mobile gamers, rejoice - the Asus ROG Phone 2 launch is right around the corner
After making some serious waves with a "mainstream" flagship priced exceptionally low for its top-notch specifications and unique approach to solving the full screen conundrum, Asus is gearing up to unveil the second edition of its niche-oriented gaming ROG Phone.
July 5, 2019
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Mophie's new convertible wireless charger is all about giving you options
It'll also work in portrait or landscape mode.
September 16, 2019
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Monument Valley 3 is happening according to its developer
The popular mobile puzzle game is getting a third chapter.
August 1, 2019
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Moon Wireless Charger review: Tiny but mighty
This small and thin wireless charging pad does the job.
September 3, 2019
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Mophie powerstation hub review: Travel charging with no extra cables necessary
When you take your gadgets on the road, you can charge them all at once without even needing an extra cable in your bag.
July 11, 2019
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Mophie unveils new wireless charging pad and more accessories for iPhone
Supercharge your iPhone with Mophie's new accessories.
July 16, 2019
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Mophie's iPhone XS and XR battery cases are now available for all
Featuring Lightning pass-through and wireless charging
August 1, 2019
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Mophie's new Powerstation Hub is a jack-of-all-trades wireless charger
It'll charge your gadgets at home or on the go wirelessly.
June 25, 2019
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More Mate 30 Pro Renders Based on Leaks Add New Color, Periscope Lens, Provide Notch and Punch-Hole Camera Options
Just yesterday, a Mate 30 Pro render was allegedly leaked, revealing Huawei's obsession to add as many cameras at the back of its upcoming flagship, while also arranging those sensors in the most unusual of fashions. A concept creator has taken advantage of this opportunity and in the process, has made subtle improvements to the images that you came across earlier.
July 5, 2019
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More than 1,000 Android apps discovered to harvest data even after you deny permissions
And researchers say they've only scratched the surface
July 8, 2019
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More than 1,000 Android apps harvest data even after you deny permissions
The apps gather information such as location, even after owners explicitly say no. Google says a fix won't come until Android Q.
July 8, 2019
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Mosaic Preview -- Just Another Brick in the Wall
Have you ever felt like time is just repeating itself? The monotony of getting up on a morning, following the same routine, making the same trip to work. It's hard not to feel like there must be something better than this. I'm most certainly guilty of this when I'm going to work at the day job,
September 12, 2019
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Moto E6 gets octa-core processor and removable battery for under $150
Could removable batteries make a comeback?
July 25, 2019
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Moto E6 Plus is here with a 6.1-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio P22 chipset
The Moto E6 Plus comes in Caribbean Blue, Rich Cranberry, Bright Cherry, and Polished Graphite gradient finishes.
September 6, 2019
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Moto E6 specs: Snapdragon 435, 13MP camera, 3000mAh removable battery
With the Moto E6, Motorola is bringing back removable batteries.
July 25, 2019
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Moto E6 unveiled with Snapdragon 435 and removable 3000mAh battery
The Moto E6 is a pretty minor upgrade over last year's E5.
July 25, 2019
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Moto G evolution: excellent averageness through the years
We spend a lot of time covering the flagship lines of the top smartphone brands: Samsung's Galaxy S, Google's Pixels, LG's G and V series and, of course, Apple's iPhones. And that's all well and good, but there are many other phones that have left their mark in the industry -- and they're not necessarily high-end models.
June 25, 2019
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Moto G7 series: Everything you need to know!
Say hello to Motorola's four budget champs of 2019.
August 1, 2019
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Moto Mod brings 5G support to older Moto Z2 Force phones
Verizon added software support for the 5G Moto Mod to the 2017 Moto Z2 Force, retroactively making it the oldest phone that supports 5G.
August 16, 2019
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Moto Z2 Force gets 5G Moto Mod support with reverse charging
Back in April, the Moto Z3 became the world's first commercially available smartphone with 5G capabilities, though with a big asterisk, because you needed the 5G Moto Mod (sold separately through Verizon) that snaps onto the back of the phone and provides said capabilities.
August 16, 2019
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Moto Z2 Force Getting Android Pie Along With 5G Moto Mod Support on Verizon
Motorola and timely software upgrades are rarely found together in the same sentence, and unfortunately, the company has little to prove me wrong. It is usual for a lot of Motorola smartphone users to wait for extended periods for software updates and security patches.
July 25, 2019
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Motorola adds 5G compatibility to the Moto Z2 Force, if you buy the pricey 5G Moto Mod
Motorola is adding 5G support for 2017's Moto Z2 Force​ when you clip on the $350 5G Moto Mod.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola expands iFixit partnership to sell replacement phone parts in Europe
Last year, Motorola began making its phones easier to repair by partnering with iFixit to provide official replacement parts and kits directly to customers. Today, the companies announced that they're expanding that program to Europe as well.
July 11, 2019
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Motorola has GoPro aspirations for its latest budget handset
Good on Motorola for keeping it interesting. At the end of the day, I'm not sure how large a market there is for a budget "action camera" phone, but in a world of samey electronics, at least the Lenovo-owned brand continues to shade in interesting corners.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola intros the Moto E6 Plus, an affordable phone that doesn't look bad
Alongside the interesting upper-mid-range One Zoom, Motorola today announced the Moto E6 Plus, a more modest smartphone made for users on a budget. As we previously said (when we first saw this device in some leaked photos), the Moto E6 Plus looks way better than the regular Moto E6, which is already available to buy in the US.
September 5, 2019
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Motorola is quietly thriving in the US, but it needs a real flagship to get to the next level
As global smartphone shipments have been steadily declining for the past couple of years, it's proven difficult for most mobile industry veterans to maintain a healthy growth pace and hefty profit margins with consumers constantly demanding more value for less money. But apart from the likes of Huawei and Xiaomi, which impressively managed to defy all trends and boost their sales numbers amid this unprecedented stagnation, another major brand made significant albeit not as remarkable strides.
July 26, 2019
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Motorola Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play are now super cheap with a new Verizon line
A few months back, when Verizon Wireless released the Motorola Moto G7 Power, it sold it for half price ($120 instead of $240) to customers willing to activate a new line of service. The carrier is still doing that, but, if you want to get the G7 Power (pictured above) at a truly killer price, you should purchase it from Best Buy.
July 8, 2019
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Motorola One Action comes with ultra-wide action cam and affordable price tag
Ultra-wide cameras are a wide-spread feature among the current crop of Android phones but Motorola's new One Action is taking a slightly different approach to most of its competitors. The brand new device's ultra-wide camera has been designed to work predominantly as a GoPro-style action camera.
August 19, 2019
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Motorola One Action debuts with unique camera feature and a solid price
Motorola has just announced its latest smartphone -- the Motorola One Action -- and its arguably the company's best offering since the Moto G7 which arrived earlier this year. It's available to purchase in Denim Blue and Pearl White across Europe and Latin America right now and retails at €259.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola One Action impressive mid-ranger gets its specs confirmed via Google
Tagging Motorola's next lineup of mid-range smartphones as "decent" would be an understatement. The One Action, One Macro, and One Pro are expected to be revealed this year and at least one of them seems to be as powerful as a mid-end phone can be, at least on paper.
July 22, 2019
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Motorola One Action is a smartphone designed to replace an action camera
Smartphones have largely replaced point-and-shoot cameras for most folks, and with the addition of wide-angle, telephoto, and depth-sensing cameras, they can even replace a DSLR in some situations.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola One Action is a phone with a GoPro-like camera
Calling all skaters, skydivers and backflippers.
August 16, 2019
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Motorola One Action key specs revealed through Android Enterprise Directory
Key specs of an upcoming smartphone from Motorola, the One Action, has been confirmed through a listing on the Android Enterprise Solutions Directory. The listing indicates that the device has already received Android certification from Google, meaning Motorola may be formally announcing it in the near future.
July 19, 2019
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Motorola One Action leaks: specs, features, pricing, release date
The Motorola One Action's existence is certainly no secret, although the lack of official confirmation has meant that, until today, there's been quite a bit of mystery surrounding the product.
August 6, 2019
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Motorola One Zoom is a $450 quad-camera smartphone (including 3X optical zoom)
As expected, Motorola's newest smartphone is a mid-range model with an emphasis on photography.
September 5, 2019
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Motorola One Zoom is official: four cameras, 10x hybrid zoom, on sale today
The Motorola One franchise, unlike the Moto G series, is non-generational. Each device is developed with a clean slate and isn't necessarily meant to replace an existing model. So far this year, Motorola has introduced the One Vision and One Action but today the Chicago-based brand has introduced its most ambitious device yet -- the Motorola One Zoom.
September 5, 2019
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Motorola One Zoom leak reveals quad camera setup with 5x hybrid zoom
Motorola One Zoom will be the company's first quad camera smartphone.
August 8, 2019
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Motorola's 5G Moto Mod now works with its two-year-old Moto Z2 Force
It already works with the Moto Z3 and Z4
August 16, 2019
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Mystery Motorola One phone with pop-up camera leaks in full with mid-range specs
In addition to the usual Moto G-series, Z-series, and E-series upgrades, Motorola has done some interesting work expanding the mid-range One family this year with Vision, Action, and Zoom models. But the Lenovo-owned company might actually have two more devices under the same banner prepared for announcements and commercial launches by the end of 2019.
October 7, 2019
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Motorola's One Action tries to stuff a GoPro into a smartphone
Can Motorola fix the scourge of vertical video?
August 16, 2019
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Native Union releases new line of accessories to be sold by Apple
The Dock Wireless Charger Marquetry Edition looks pretty awesome.
July 18, 2019
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Need a mental break? Avoid your cellphone
Using a cellphone during breaks led to mental depletion, poorer performance in a recent study
August 19, 2019
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Netflix explains why it snuck a physical activity tracker onto some phones
Netflix was researching how to improve video quality when you're on the go
August 1, 2019
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NeuralCam Night Photo app brings Google-inspired 'Night Sight' functionality to iPhones
An app called NeuralCam Night Photo uses machine learning and computational photography to offer a 'Night Sight' mode on the iPhone. The technology works to transform very low-light images into brighter, clearer photos without the need for a tripod using only software.
August 26, 2019
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New 1Password update adds new dark mode and voice control
1Password joins the dark mode movement.
September 19, 2019
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New 5G download data speed record set by Huawei and its Swiss partner
If you're wondering why everyone is making such a big deal about the next generation of wireless connectivity, it's because the faster data speeds available with 5G can lead to many innovations that will change your life for the better. You might say to yourself that, well, 4G LTE is fast enough, and it is when compared to 3G. But let's look at some numbers.
October 10, 2019
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New and existing T-Mobile customers can score a free phone by adding a new line
T-Mobile announced a new promotion today that will give new and existing T-Mobile subscribers the opportunity to grab a new smartphone for free. There is one catch; to receive a free phone, a new voice line must be added to any of the carrier's postpaid voice plans.
July 19, 2019
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New and improved Galaxy Fold gets its first hands-on review by... Samsung
Samsung's new and improved Galaxy Fold is scheduled for release tomorrow, at least in Korea, and Samsung just announced its 5G version as we were sitting during its keynote presentation at the IFA 2019 expo.
September 5, 2019
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New Android Ransomware Uses SMS Spam to Infect Its Victims
A new ransomware family targeting Android devices spreads to other victims by sending text messages containing malicious links to the entire contact list found on already infected targets.
July 29, 2019
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New Apple patents could mean better lenses with smaller camera bumps
Smartphone cameras have improved tremendously over the years, offering image quality and dynamic range to rival some dedicated cameras. However, innovations for smartphone camera lenses are rarely seen, and for a good reason- a thin smartphone simply doesn't have the space for a larger or more elaborate lens setup. But with recent Apple patents, this might soon change.
October 8, 2019
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New Cerberus Android Banker Uses Pedometer to Avoid Analysis
A new banking trojan for Android devices relies on the accelerometer sensor to delay its running on the system and thus evade analysis from security researchers.
August 13, 2019
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New class action lawsuit targets Apple over iPhone throttling
Apple still can't escape its past discrepancy.
August 1, 2019
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New crowdsourced report shows T-Mobile with the fastest download and upload dataspeeds in the states
OpenSignal has released its latest Mobile Network Experience Report for July. T-Mobile took first place in the category of U.S. download dataspeed with an average of 23.6Mbps. That topped Verizon's 22.9Mbps speed and AT&T's 22.5Mbps. Sprint was dead last with an average speed of 19.2Mbps.
July 15, 2019
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New details and photos of Pixel 4 XL surface
That is when Google is holding its next Made by Google event and the stars of the show figure to be the two handsets. Meanwhile, a site called Nextrift (via 9to5Google) claims to have a Pixel 4 XL in its possession, running pre-release software. The device is the Clearly White model (the other two options are rumored to be Just Black and Oh so Orange), and Nextrift posted some more details about the device.
September 23, 2019
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New FCC Rules Target International Robocallers
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on yet another batch of robocall rules.
July 9, 2019
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New Galaxy Fold durability test exposes glaring flaws Samsung has yet to iron out
Technically, the world's first foldable device from a household name of the mobile industry is still at its first generation, and with the exception of a few thousand early adopters in Samsung's homeland, no one can actually use the Galaxy Fold as a daily driver yet.
September 23, 2019
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New HUAWEI P30 Pro Mystic Blue Available NOW!
The new HUAWEI P30 Pro Mystic Blue smartphone is here, with a price cut too! Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about this new two-tone colour option!
September 24, 2019
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New iMessage exploit allows hackers to hijack your iPhone by simply sending you a message
A new, "interaction-less" bug in iMessage was recently discovered that could allow hackers to gain access to your iPhone. The exploit being interaction-less means that you don't need to do anything--download any files or click any suspicious links--to get your device compromised. What's even worse, you don't even need to open the iMessage app for the exploit to work.
August 8, 2019
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New info confirms Pixel 4 will have a taller display and 6GB RAM
BGR sources have confirmed the taller display and additional RAM.
July 18, 2019
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New iPhones Running the Latest iOS 13.1 Update Apparently Have Wireless Charging Speeds Nerfed From 7.5W to 5W
One thing we can agree on is that one joy of having a Qi-enabled device is that it doesn't have to be tethered to a wire to get juiced up. One trade-off is, of course, the speed but wireless chargers are slowly trying to catch up with their wired counterparts.
September 26, 2019
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New leak compares Pixel 4 camera to Note 10+ -- and Samsung wins
Pixels have long been known to have the best smartphone cameras -- but if the latest leak is any indication, that reign may be coming to an end.
September 13, 2019
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New leak shows off the new Huawei Mate 30 family
Huawei is expected to officially unveil the Mate 30 family of smartphones later this week, on September 19. However, a new series of tweets from renowned leaker Evan Blass has shed light on the design of the entire lineup ahead of the announcement.
September 16, 2019
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New Mate 30 Pro leak shows off a waterfall screen
Huawei Mate 30 Pro will be among the first flagship phones to feature a 'waterfall screen'.
September 12, 2019
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New "Motion Mode" and Night Sight improvements rumored for Google Pixel 4
New mode should allow you to make more action-y photos with the upcoming model.
September 6, 2019
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New Motorola One Action leak confirms Exynos 9609 chipset, tall 21:9 display
Unlike the Motorola One Vision, the One Action will have triple rear cameras.
July 19, 2019
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New Motorola One Pro images leak to fill in the zoom camera blanks
There is always a whiff of nostalgia when we get to write about Motorola phones, and perhaps that's what Lenovo had in mind when it acquired the company in the first place. Since the acquisition, Motorola proved that it can make excellent handsets that strike the value-for-money balance very well.
August 26, 2019
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New Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 phones revamp HMD's midrange lineup
Two similar phones with slightly different cameras
September 5, 2019
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New Nokia tech may double your phone's battery life
That'll be especially handy when 5G comes around and sucks up all that power -- but the Nokia research likely won't arrive for years.
June 25, 2019
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New OnePlus 7T Pro Renders Highlight Very Little Design Differences When Compared to OnePlus 7 Pro
Although the OnePlus 7T has been unveiled already, the 'Pro' model hasn't made an official appearance yet. The phone is expected to look a lot like the OnePlus 7 Pro and some recently leaked OnePlus 7T Pro renders back up this claim.
October 7, 2019
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New Outlook mail and calendar icons leak online
Outlook might gain some new mail and calendar icons to match its new app icon.
August 19, 2019
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New petition implores Microsoft to make foldable Surface Duo a true Windows phone
The new Microsoft Surface Duo -- the surprising foldable device powered by Android that marks the tech giant's return to the smartphone market -- is not quite Microsoft enough for some fans.
October 7, 2019
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New Pixel 4 color options based on Android 10's refreshed palette envisioned in concept renders
The Google Pixel 4 is just around the corner, and as is tradition, we've already heard and seen pretty much everything there is to know about the upcoming Android 10 flagship. We even got to see it in the flesh in a series of leaked hands-on videos, and real-life images of an Orange (a.k.a "Coral") Pixel 4!
September 9, 2019
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New Pixel 4 feature makes it the phone for mumble rap fans, here's a demo
Back in the spring, Google demonstrated an awesome Live Caption feature that was supposed to be arriving with Android 10, but the fine print said only for "select phones." Unlike Live Transcribe, we are yet to see Live Caption materialize on any handset, select or not, but with the arrival of Pixel 4, all that will change, it seems.
October 1, 2019
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New Skype icon comes to Android, joining iOS which received it earlier this week
Skype users on Android have a fresh new icon to look at.
August 16, 2019
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New Uses for Smartphone AI: A Short Commentary on Recording History and Privacy
Having just attended the Huawei keynote here at the IFA trade show, there were a couple of new features enabled through AI that were presented on stage that made the hair on the back of my neck stand on end. Part of it is just an impression on how quickly AI in hand-held devices is progressing, but the other part of it makes me think to how it can be misused.
September 6, 2019
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New Verizon 5G unlimited data plan prices comparison, Get versus Do versus Play More versus Start
With its 5G network rollout taking shape, Verizon today taught us what the price for using its next-gen connectivity standard will be by introducing four new unlimited plan - Start, Get, Do and Play More.
August 2, 2019
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New Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app icons for Android leak online
This morning, Microsoft Italian enthusiast website Aggiornamenti Lumia posted a tweet showing off high quality versions of two new icons that are supposedly coming to the Calendar and Mail apps in Windows 10 Android.
August 19, 2019
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New York City sues T-Mobile US over 'abusive sales tactics'
Dodgy dealing in a mobile phone shop? What kind of a world?
September 5, 2019
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Newly released Sailfish 3.1 isn't ready to be Huawei's "plan B" OS
Sailfish is rumored to be Huawei's "plan B" OS, though it needs more work to bring it up to par if Huawei abandons Android. For instance, Sailfish OS 3.1 adds security features Android had in 2014.
July 25, 2019
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Niantic is launching two new programs to bring AR and STEM to classrooms
Niantic Labs is upholding its commitment to education with new partnerships with TechRow Fund and DonorsChoose.org.
September 24, 2019
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No notification light on your phone? This app is your salvation
There are a number of Android phone owners who are upset because their device does not have an LED notification light. Life is tough, we know. Actually, there are some devices where the notification light is disabled by default. For example, on our Pixel 2 XL, you have to go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications and toggle on Blink light to turn on the LED notification light.
July 5, 2019
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No, 5G isn't going to make your 4G LTE phone obsolete
This transition is different from earlier cellular generation shifts, which means 4G could be useful a lot longer.
July 12, 2019
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No, Samsung isn't building a new chipset factory in the US
Samsung has effectively shot down the ongoing rumor that it's about to expand its US-based chip production business amidst South Korea's ongoing trade war with Japan. Local sources claimed that due to the tensions between the two countries, Samsung might feel pressed to expand its chip manufacturing business in its Austin, Texas-based foundry, which was founded all the way back in 1996 and has cost Samsung nearly $17 billion so far, or even invest in a whole new production factory.
July 22, 2019
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Nokia 3 V budget Android phone launching on Verizon
The new phone from HMD Global will cost $168.
August 20, 2019
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Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 are mid-range phones with triple-cameras, HDR displays
HMD is updating its line of mid-range phones with two new models sporting features that used to be flagship territory.
September 5, 2019
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Nokia 6.2 rumor lists specs, reveals possible pricing & announcement timeline
The original Nokia 6 landed in January 2017 and its successor, the Nokia 6.1, debuted twelve months later. Consequently, the announcement of this year's Nokia 6.2 was first expected to take place in January but rumors later mentioned an introduction at MWC 2019 in February.
July 22, 2019
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Nokia 7.2 Launched: 6.3-Inch PureDisplay, 48MP Camera, Snapdragon 660
HMD Global has announced its new 'performance mainstream' smartphone, the Nokia 7.2. It is aimed at the mass market, yet features premium capabilities, like a large HDR10-capable display with PurePlay enhancements, and a triple-module camera with a 48 MP sensor.
September 9, 2019
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Nokia 8.2 5G may debut at MWC 2020 with 64MP camera, all-screen design, more
The Nokia 8.2 is reportedly on track for launch later this year but a new rumor suggests HMD Global is actively working on a separate 5G variant that could debut in early 2020.
October 10, 2019
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Nokia 8.2 with pop-out camera system now seems even more likely
The Nokia 8 series moved away from the flagship segment and down into the upper-midrange market upon the arrival of the Nokia 8.1 last December. The upcoming Nokia 8.2 is expected to maintain this positioning when it arrives later this year but it looks as though it'll have one standout feature.
October 8, 2019
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Nokia 9 PureView receives important camera improvements in latest update
It's a pity that US carriers didn't pick any of HMD Mobile's top-tier phones yet, but the competition at that level is quite fierce. Besides Apple and Samsung, there are few companies that manage to find success in the US with their flagship smartphones.
July 8, 2019
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Nokia 9.1 PureView flagship reportedly coming in Q4 with 5G support, better Light camera
Nokia 9 PureView is a great flagship smartphone, but its five-camera array doesn't live up to the expectations, despite being one of the handset's main selling points. HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia-branded smartphones, understood the problem and is now actively working to correct everything that's wrong with the Nokia 9 PureView camera.
July 29, 2019
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Nokia 9.1 PureView Tipped to Get Snapdragon 855, 5G Support, and Better Camera Hardware
The Nokia 9 PureView made headlines by becoming the first Android-powered flagship to feature five rear cameras. However, using outdated hardware would not have been everyone's cup of tea, and it looks like on the horizon, there might be good news inbound. The Penta-lens flagship might be succeeded by the Nokia 9.1 PureView, featuring improved hardware specifications, with a focus on the camera too.
July 29, 2019
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Nokia 9.1 PureView with Snapdragon 855, 5G, and better cameras may arrive in Q4 2019
The smartphone will not be powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset.
July 29, 2019
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Nokia finishes serving Pie with low-end Nokia 1
It's been a long journey, but today, Nokia announced that the last of its eligible phones for the Android Pie upgrade, the Nokia 1 running Android Go, is getting the update today.
June 25, 2019
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Nokia refreshes its iconic 2720 flip phone
Big buttons, T9 keyboard, dual-sim 4G connectivity, two screens and a standby time of nearly a month
September 6, 2019
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Nokia Reveals Its Android 10 Roadmap
The next version of Android will simply be the number 10; no more dessert shenanigans. The software is expected to make its way to Pixels in the coming weeks. Usually, OEMs wait for after the release date to tell users about what they have planned, update-wise. HMD, on the other hand, thought that this was an ideal moment for that reveal and has revealed its roadmap for Android 10 updates.
August 22, 2019
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Nokia shares its Android 10 roadmap with updates starting in Q4 2019
The Nokia 7.1, 8.1, and 9 PureView will be among the first phones to get the update.
August 22, 2019
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Nokia's first 5G phone could be your affordable route to next-gen speeds
The Nokia device, due next year, could make 5G more widely accessible.
September 5, 2019
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Nokia's first Android phones will continue receiving security updates for another year
The Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 will receive quarterly security patches until October 2020.
August 15, 2019
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Nokia's iconic 2720 flip phone is the latest model to be resurrected by HMD
Plus two other feature phones
September 5, 2019
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North Korea's 3G network reportedly built in secret with help from Huawei
The Chinese company uses US tech in some of its components, thus violating US sanctions on North Korea
July 22, 2019
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Not receiving Gmail notifications on your Note 10? You're not alone!
There may or may not be a fix that works for you, but you can at least know you're not alone.
September 17, 2019
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Notches are silly, 2020 iPhones ironic, and the front camera hiding trend is all wrong
Ladies and gents, the last chapter of the game called "Аll-Screen Phone Makers" is upon us, and the boss is harder to beat than a Bloater in Last of Us. The urge to make an "all-screen" phone has resulted in some pretty head-scratching design decisions, and they've done a lasting aesthetics damage that was pretty much uncalled for.
July 12, 2019
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Note 10 ends the iPhone XS design exclusivity in the premium segment
Before Samsung's introductory promo video above, we thought that the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ sport Gorilla Glass 6 on aluminum action, but right around the 15 seconds mark, Samsung casually mentions they are built on a stainless steel frame.
August 8, 2019
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Note 10 may be the fastest Android alive as new Exynos 9825 and Snapdragon 855+ benchmarks leak
What are the usual upgrades we came to expect from the Note line compared to the S-line entrants preceding it? The S-Pen stylus, of course, but also a tad larger display, more RAM and bigger battery.
July 16, 2019
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Note 10 Plus versus iPhone XS Max, OnePlus 7 Pro and LG V50 ThinQ
We see how the new Note 10 Plus compares to its competitors, spec by spec.
August 8, 2019
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Note 10 Plus versus Note 9: Which phone should you buy?
Let's work out if you need to spend more on the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus, or less on last year's Note 9.
September 3, 2019
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Note 10+ 5G teardown confirms it's a tricky phone to repair
A new motherboard layout, 5G antennas, and many more fun bits were found in iFixit's teardown of the Note 10+ 5G.
August 22, 2019
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Note 10+ 5G tops Verizon's download speeds, wins camera and display benchmarks
The Note 10 duo offers a lot more to early adopters than the Note 9 did at launch. While the camera kits are still the great ones from the Galaxy S10 5G or S10+, the algorithms have been changed and new shooting modes like live focus audio zoom for video have been added.
August 13, 2019
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Note 10+ beats the iPhone XS Max in machine drop test
Clad entirely in the latest and toughest Gorilla Glass 6 edition, the new Galaxy Note 10+ should be able to withstand the most honest drops from pocket heights even on rough surface but is that indeed the case?
August 26, 2019
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Note 10+ hops on the subway, first live action leak ensues
We've seen plenty of CAD-based schematics, case-maker renders, and even official images of Samsung's upcoming Note 10 and 10+ so far, but real-life photos or even better, videos, have been few and far between.
August 5, 2019
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Note 10's Exynos 9825 versus ROG II's 855+ specs and benchmark comparison
Samsung already detailed its next-gen Exynos 9825 processor that is a step above the Exynos 9820 in the Galaxy S10 family, and we benchmarked it on the Note 10+. The 9820 is an odd 8nm bird that is slightly inferior to the Snapdragon 855 in the US versions of the S10 which is made with the first-gen 7nm process.
September 5, 2019
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Now hiring: Digital voyeurs with flexible morals and a sense of adventure!
Psst! Hey you! Yeah, you! Lurking in the bushes with a camera! Sitting on the park bench with a cocked ear! Riding the subway with an eye on your fellow passengers' phone screens!
July 29, 2019
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Nubia launches Red Magic 3S with Snapdragon 855+ (and active cooling)
After launching the Red Magic 3 gaming smartphone earlier this year, Nubia is introducing an updated model with a faster processor and faster storage.
September 5, 2019
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Nubia Z20 Features a Dual-Screen, Snapdragon 855 and More
ZTE seems to have recovered from the crippling sanctions that threatened its existence. Today, the Chinese telecommunications behemoth just announced the release of its latest flagship--the Nubia Z20. It is a dual-screen phone, much like many of its Chinese counterparts. Throwing a second screen at the back may not be the most effective method to squeeze out some more screen real estate, but it at least looks good.
August 8, 2019
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Nubia Z20 is a new flagship phone with Snapdragon 855+ and two AMOLED displays
The Nubia Z20 starts at 3,499 yuan ($496) in China.
August 9, 2019
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Nubia's Z20 comes with two AMOLED panels, a Snapdragon 855+ and three cameras
Nubia's recent flagships have taken an interesting approach to the pursuit of a bezel-less screen. Instead of trying to find nifty ways of making the front camera real estate smaller - or trying to hide it under the screen - nubia would rather slap a second screen on its phones and let you use the main camera to take selfies.
August 8, 2019
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Numerous Android Antivirus Apps Found to Contain Critical Security Vulnerabilities
An antivirus app should ideally keep the phone safe from security threats. However, researchers have found numerous Android antivirus apps exhibiting security vulnerabilities. One of these apps even exposes the users' address book.
August 6, 2019
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NVIDIA's GeForce Now cloud gaming is coming to Android phones
There's no shortage of Android games in the Google Play Store, but fans of PC and console gaming may soon have a new option for playing PC titles on an Android phone or tablet.
August 19, 2019
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NYC is suing T-Mobile for allegedly selling used phones as new and using other shady tactics
The lawsuit alleges deceptive practices
September 6, 2019
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NYC Law Enforcement Has Been Cracking Locked iPhones for Almost 2 Years
Using a screen lock on your smartphone will keep most prying eyes away from your personal data, but law enforcement is not so easily deterred. Police have access to tools and services that can crack phones, and we might not even know what capabilities they have until years later.
October 8, 2019
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October 2019 security patch comes to Pixel phones with critical bug fixes
The patch fixes the dirty tricks with a handful of treats.
October 7, 2019
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Official Android Pie update spreads to US unlocked LG V35 ThinQ (among other variants)
The LG V35 ThinQ is quite possibly the most interesting high-end smartphone released in 2018 that you can buy at a massive discount right now, and thanks to a long overdue software update, the no-notch 6-incher feels even harder to resist for professional bargain hunters.
August 5, 2019
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Official Android Pie update widely released for US unlocked Moto G6, this time for real
After not one, not two, but three false alarms, US-based owners of one of the best and most popular mid-range smartphones released in 2018 can truly and finally rejoice, as the official Android 9.0 Pie update appears to be rolling out on a wide scale for the unlocked Moto G6 at last.
July 16, 2019
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Official roadmap shows when your Nokia phone will receive Android 10
Now that we know the name of the next version of Android, the next question you have is "when will my phone receive it?" If you own a Nokia phone (made by HMD Global under license from Nokia), we can give you that information right now, straight from the manufacturer's mouth.
August 22, 2019
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"Official" Samsung Galaxy Note 10 renders let us see the phone's pink variant
Although Samsung will not show us its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 smartphone series before August 7, we've already seen renders depicting the regular Note 10 and the Note 10+. Today, thanks to a new leak, we can take a look at the Galaxy Note 10 in a previously undiscovered color variant: pink - or maybe it's coral, we don't know what Samsung intends to call it.
July 29, 2019
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OK, Google. We've got just the gesture for you: Hand-tracking Project Soli coming to Pixel 4
Mobe will watch, er, fingers as well as listen for commands
July 30, 2019
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OmniCharge Omni 20+ Power Bank review: A one-stop shop for all your charging needs
OmniCharge thought of every connection type you could possibly need while on the road.
July 1, 2019
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On the cusp of the Note 10's release, Samsung touts a 'Decade of Galaxy Innovation'
Samsung just outed an infographic that depicts the milestone achievements it has brought to the smartphone industry over ten years in the market. Called "10 for 10: Highlights from a Decade of Galaxy Innovation," the post is undoubtedly aimed to stir excitement about the next edition of the Note series, just like there was an anniversary Galaxy S10 trio before it.
August 1, 2019
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One market research firm claims Apple fell to fourth place in Q2 2019 smartphone shipments
While most reputable market research firms released their latest quarterly smartphone sales reports last week, one such company took a few extra days to crunch the numbers, ultimately ranking the world's top five vendors differently than Canalys, Strategy Analytics, and Counterpoint.
August 8, 2019
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One of the best Galaxy Note 10+ features will soon be supported by a mid-range Samsung phone
There are quite a few reasons why the "regular" Galaxy Note 10 doesn't exactly justify its existence and why you should probably try to get the plus-sized model (if you can afford it), but as it turns out, one of the exclusive Note 10+ features helping it stand out from its little brother may not stay that way for very long.
August 27, 2019
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One Shortcoming That Twilio Doesn't Want You to Find Out
Wait, my messages might be received out of order? Let's figure out a way around this issue.
July 15, 2019
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OneDrive picks up dark mode with iOS 13, rest of Office suite to follow
Switch off the lights.
September 19, 2019
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OneNote for iOS now lets you import details from Outlook meetings into notes
Adding meeting details to your notes just got easier on iOS.
August 13, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro 5G Is Headed to the U.S., but With a Much Steeper Price Tag Attached
The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G will be the first flagship from the company to get support for the next-generation of cellular connectivity. However, where the non-5G variant of the OnePlus 7 Pro sports a $669 price tag for the base model, this version will force you to spend a little more.
August 27, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro 5G joins Sprint as service expands to more cities
The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G will reportedly cost $840 on Sprint.
August 27, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro Almond is shipping now in the US, Canada
The limited edition phone features a pop-up camera coated in 24-karat gold.
June 25, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro bests LG and Samsung devices in US download speeds, iPhones lag far behind
One of the reasons why 5G-enabled smartphones are expected to expand so slowly around the world compared to 4G LTE-capable devices back in the day is the latter group still satisfies the needs of most tech consumers with excellent download and upload speeds, as well as great coverage.
September 10, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro Easter egg unlocks hidden wallpapers, here's how to get them!
The OnePlus 7 Pro may have been out for a couple of months now, but a cool Easter egg has just been discovered that unlocks a handful of sweet wallpapers on the device.
August 13, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro Gets New Camera Features, June Security Patches, and More via OxygenOS 9.5.9
The OnePlus 7 Pro has been at the receiving end of several updates over ever since its release. Some of them bought forth new features while others were minor QoL updates aimed at making the user experience better. Today, the OnePlus 7 Pro is receiving a significant upgrade that brings with it a lot of changes and a bunch of new features.
July 8, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro owners get strange spam notifications on their phones
The Chinese phonemaker "accidentally sent out a global push notification."
July 1, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro owners received bizarre spam notifications during a failed internal test
Multiple users posted screenshots of the garbled messages
July 1, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro review, 3 months later: Still my favorite Android phone
OnePlus's latest handset is better than ever.
August 13, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro update brings tons of new features and improvements
OnePlus continues to amaze its customers with timely updates that bring improvements and, many times, new features. It looks like OxygenOS is a work on progress and the software the comes with the OnePlus phones is getting many optimizations almost all the time.
July 8, 2019
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OnePlus 7 Pro update improves the camera, touch sensitivity, and much more
The update is a staged rollout which will go out more widely in a few days.
July 9, 2019
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OnePlus 7 With 12GB RAM Matches the Fully-Spec'd out OnePlus 7 Pro, but It's Exclusive to One Market
This year, the OnePlus 7 was overshadowed by the OnePlus 7 Pro and this isn't a surprising revelation when you compare the standard and spec'd-out models. There are obviously some differences between the two of them, including memory configurations, as the OnePlus 7 was only announced in the 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM variants, while the Pro model is offered in an 'over the top' 12GB RAM version.
July 26, 2019
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OnePlus 7T is the first phone to run Android 10 out of the box
OnePlus confirms that its upcoming flagship will run the latest version of Android out of the box.
September 24, 2019
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OnePlus 7T latest update brings important camera improvements
The most recent OnePlus flagship killer, the 7T is getting a small but important update that further improves the phone's camera performance. As some of you probably know by now, the OnePlus 7T packs a better camera than the predecessors.
October 3, 2019
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OnePlus 7T leak hints at three rear cameras
OnePlus appears set to join the three-camera trend.
August 26, 2019
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OnePlus 7T leak reveals circular triple camera module, waterdrop notch
The OnePlus 7T will succeed the current OnePlus 7, which has dual rear cameras.
August 26, 2019
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OnePlus 7T may get a new 'Olive Green' color
Frosted Silver and Glacier Blue are the only two colors the phone currently comes in.
October 7, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Official Images Shared by CEO; Triple Rear Camera Displayed
OnePlus CEO Also Shares the Efforts That Went Into Employing an Attractive Design and Camera Setup for the Upcoming Devices
September 17, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro Apparently Pictured in Protective Casing; No Potential Design Change Noticed From OnePlus 7 Pro
With the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 already announced, the general opinion was that the company wouldn't launch any more devices this year as these models already cater to two varied pricing brackets. However, there's a possibility a OnePlus 7T Pro unveiling might be lurking in the corner as the device has allegedly been pictured in a protective shell. Unfortunately, the cosmetic changes differentiating the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro might only be transparent when you compare the internal specifications.
August 9, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro Design Sketch Highlights What Could Be a Large Rear Camera Hump
The OnePlus 7T Pro design has been shared via sketch by a popular leakster on Twitter, allegedly revealing how the upcoming flagship could differ from the OnePlus 7 Pro. Previously, the 'T' series in OnePlus' smartphone lineup only focused on incremental upgrades on the inside, but according to the latest sketch, it could mean the manufacturer is taking steps in a different direction.
August 22, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro detailed spec leak reveals Android 10 and larger battery
You may have been distracted by all of the Pixel 4 leaks lately, but there's another phone launching in a few weeks to get excited about. The OnePlus 7T Pro is on the way, and we're getting a confirmation of the specs by notable leaker OnLeaks via Compareraja.
September 13, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition is launching alongside 7T Pro
A tweet by Pete Lau reveals a McLaren variant of the 7T Pro is incoming.
October 8, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition preview: Great legacy, lazy execution
The hardware is still robust, but the design doesn't stand out and you don't get as many goodies in the box.
October 10, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro Offers Snapdragon 855+, Small Battery Increase, Warp Charge 30T, & Fewer Differences From the Regular OnePlus 7T
As expected, shortly after the OnePlus 7T, the OnePlus 7T Pro has officially made its appearance. Since this is the Chinese company's second top-tier flagship of the year, arriving around five months after the first one, there aren't a lot of upgrades to talk about.
October 10, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro spec leak reveals minor hardware upgrades
The OnePlus 7T Pro will feature the same 6.67-inch 90Hz AMOLED display and triple rear cameras as the OnePlus 7 Pro.
September 3, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Pro Specifications: Everything but wireless charging
You may have been fooled by the emergence of the OnePlus 7T to think the company was finished releasing phones this year. But you were wrong.
October 10, 2019
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OnePlus 7T Review: Not very new, but still one of the best phones you can buy
OnePlus keeps all the great features of its last flagship, doesn't add much else.
October 7, 2019
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OnePlus 7T versus OnePlus 7 versus OnePlus 6T: All the major differences
OnePlus 7T, the "toc" of OnePlus's tic-toc release schedule is now official. As with every new smartphone release, one question immediately rises: how better is it than the old one? Unlike the OnePlus 7, which mostly flew under the radar due to its similarity with the 6T, this time, the OnePlus 7T is taking center stage and with good reason.
September 26, 2019
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OnePlus 8 Renders Show up With a Front Punch-Hole Camera, Triple Rear Sensor Array, Much Slimmer Bezels & More
The OnePlus 7T launch hasn't happened in so many regions and we're already seeing OnePlus 8 renders populate the internet. For those interested in skipping the current-gen devices from the manufacturer and picking this one up for 2020, OnePlus has potentially chosen a completely different design route and in just a few moments, you'll see them.
October 3, 2019
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OnePlus accidentally sent out garbled push notifications to OnePlus 7 Pro owners
Owners of the vanilla OnePlus 7 did not receive any such push notification.
July 1, 2019
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OnePlus admits the 7 Pro camera is 'not where we want it to be' despite crazy DxO scores
The OnePlus community of phone lovers is as dedicated about the brand as those of much larger and more popular ones for a good reason. The unorthodox word-of-mouth marketing that OnePlus started with, the dedication to software that makes it a standout in the sea of Android phones, and the (until recently) value for money hardware, made OnePlus a force to be reckoned with in the span of a few short years.
August 5, 2019
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OnePlus and Google's value pricing lead to strong Q2 growth in the U.S.
According to the latest data from Counterpoint Research, the smartphone market in the U.S. continues to struggle. During the second quarter, covering April through June, smartphone sell-through (how many units were sold by a retailer) declined 1.5% year-over-year. As the research firm points out, U.S. consumers are holding on to their handsets for longer periods of time leading to an upgrade rate among the four major U.S. carriers of only 4.5% during the period. Sales of premium models also were "soft."
August 20, 2019
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OnePlus and Sprint are teaming up to launch a 5G smartphone
OnePlus has strengthened its position in the US market over the past year by offering both the OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 7 Pro through T-Mobile. Now, in a bid to capitalize on the growing popularity of 5G, the company has teamed up with Sprint.
August 6, 2019
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OnePlus announces the OnePlus 7T with its 90Hz AMOLED display, new design, and more
OnePlus announced its fall flagship smartphone today, and after various leaks, there wasn't a whole lot left to the imagination. But the company delivered on its promises, with the new 90Hz AMOLED display that was previously exclusive to the Pro line, a new design, and more.
September 26, 2019
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OnePlus' best phone isn't coming to the US
The OnePlus 7T Pro brings a Snapdragon 855+, higher base specs, and limited availability.
October 10, 2019
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OnePlus has big plans for its first global R&D facility in Hyderabad, India
OnePlus is set to invest nearly $140 million in the facility over the next three years and create over 1,500 jobs.
August 26, 2019
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OnePlus Image Product Manager talks OnePlus 7 Pro in new interview
The delays in features and DxOMark software are due to a small team and limited resources.
July 22, 2019
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OnePlus is bringing a 5G phone to Sprint 'soon'
A 5G OnePlus phone is coming to the US.
August 6, 2019
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OnePlus is bringing its first 5G phone to the U.S. with Sprint
Today, Sprint announced that it will be selling a 5G phone that's made by OnePlus, marking the carrier's fourth 5G device and OnePlus's first in the United States. The Chinese firm did release a 5G phone earlier this year, but it was exclusive to a carrier in the UK.
August 6, 2019
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OnePlus One Seemingly Caught Fire in the Middle of the Night; Company Responds That It's Investigating the Matter
Smartphones exploding, catching fire, and causing damage in a given proximity are incidents that we don't really hear about in droves, but it also doesn't give cause to manufacturers to simply ignore them. This time, it is the OnePlus One, whose battery reportedly caught fire during the middle of the night.
July 5, 2019
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OnePlus reveals the next 7T series design, and why it put the cameras in a circle
The pictures are accompanied by a lengthy "making of" post with the usual OnePlus design drawings that tip the creative process behind each decision, titled "No detail is too small to be perfected."
September 17, 2019
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OnePlus Teases the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G: Seven Pro + 5G Later This Year
Alongside their new OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro smartphones, OnePlus also used their UK event this afternoon to tease their first 5G-capable smartphone: the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G. The handset will be one of the first 5G smartphones to hit the UK market later this year. Surprisingly, the device is not bigger than 4G phones from OnePlus, a feature that the manufacturer is very proud of.
May 14, 2019
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OnePlus tells us why its camera is not where it wants to be
OnePlus phones are known for their performance, speed, and fast charging -- but not the picture quality of its cameras. That's why the company decided to go all out and rectify this by putting three cameras on the back of its latest flagship: the OnePlus 7 Pro.
August 2, 2019
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OnePlus' first 5G handset is headed for Sprint
Sprint this morning announced that it will be the first network to get its hands on OnePlus's long-promised 5G handset [not pictured]. The Shenzhen-based manufacturer announced late last year that it was targeting 2019 for the device, bucking the trend of being slightly behind the curve on the latest smartphone technologies.
August 6, 2019
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Ookla Ranks Airports by Wi-Fi Speed
You always want good data speeds, but there are few places a good data connection is more important than at the airport. You might want to download some music or send some emails before going offline, and airport Wi-Fi can be congested and slow. However, things are improving, and some airports are faster than you might expect. Ookla, the company behind Speedtest.net, has checked US and Canadian airports to figure out which ones offer the best Wi-Fi speeds.
August 27, 2019
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Opinion: Working with a foldable smartphone is a game-changing experience
Revised Galaxy Fold adds new twist to fall Phone-a-Palooza
September 24, 2019
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Oppo A9 2020: Specs, Design & Camera Promise Strong Mid-Ranger
The smartphone market's growth and maturity has led to components being easily available for manufacturers unwilling to solely cater to the high-end market. In fact, most midrange today have adequate features to meet an average person's needs. Today we've got a new mid-range smartphone from Chinese company Oppo that promises to deliver great performance at a budget.
September 19, 2019
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OPPO Debuts 'Waterfall Display' on Its Smartphone; No Side Buttons, but Hefty Curves on Both Ends
Right after showcasing its first under-screen front camera technology that will eventually be present in future smartphones, OPPO decides to put forward a prototype featuring a 'Waterfall Display'. The idea was nearly materialized with the launch of Find X, but the waterfall display takes this design change to a whole new level. It also helps the device get nearer to that elusive 100 percent screen-to-body ratio mark.
July 29, 2019
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OPPO delivers new OTA update for Reno 10x Zoom; security, camera, and network improvements
One of the more critical and often overlooked areas of a smartphone is its software. Getting a steady stream of updates, whether it is to add new features or just to improve its security is a vital component when it comes to having a good and prolonged experience.
June 25, 2019
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OPPO F11 Pro unboxing and first impressions
All eyes are on the OPPO Reno series, with its 10x Zoom variant offering flagship-level hardware and an interesting hybrid zoom rear camera. Of course, that's on top of the unique fin-style pop-up camera on the front, which removes the need for a screen notch to provide you with an uninterrupted full-screen experience.
July 8, 2019
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Oppo Introduces MeshTalk -- An Ad Hoc LAN With 3km Communication Range
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has had an eventful time at the Mobile World Congress, Shanghai. The company became the world's first to introduce a new camera technology that will become mainstream in due course of time. Additionally, it also surprised everyone by launching an inter-device communication framework dubbed 'Meshtalk'. Take a look below for more details.
July 1, 2019
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Oppo Reno 5G review:
The most affordable 5G phone is a winner
July 2, 2019
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Oppo Reno Ace has 90 Hz display, 65 watt fast charging
Chinese phone maker Oppo unveiled its new 65 watt fast-charging technology last month. Now the company is launching the first phone to make use of it.
October 10, 2019
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Oppo shows off its extremely curved 'waterfall screen'
No buttons, notch, or holes here
July 29, 2019
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Oppo shows off 'waterfall screen' phone with ultra-curved edges
Could this be our first hint at the next flagship?
July 29, 2019
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OPPO teases "Waterfall Screen" tech with curved edges and super slim bezels
Many of the smartphone innovations today often come from Chinese OEMs, and quite a few names easily figure in the list of the most innovative phone makers from China if their recent streak of accomplishments is any proof. There's Vivo, which introduced the pop-up front camera with the NEX phone, and OPPO, which took a different spin on elevating selfie shooters with the Reno series, among other things.
July 29, 2019
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OPPO VP Says First Smartphones With Under-Screen Cameras Won't Deliver the Best Imaging Results
OPPO is all set to unveil its under-display camera technology tomorrow at the MWC Shanghai trade show. Although a couple of other companies, including Xiaomi and Samsung are also working on this technology, OPPO would be the first one to formally unveil it.
June 25, 2019
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OPPO's new fast-charging champs are here: 65W SuperVOOC and 30W Wireless VOOC
Fast-charging is one of the best features of modern smartphones. It almost completely eliminates battery anxiety because a few hours of extra battery life require only several minutes on the charger. And while Apple finally decided to pair its iPhone Pros with an 18W fast-charging adapter, other companies are offering speeds multiple times faster.
September 19, 2019
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Oppo's new 'Waterfall' phone display extends nearly all around the sides
After showing off its in-screen selfie camera last month, Oppo today demonstrated a new screen design with 88-degree curved edges. The new display design, called "the Waterfall screen" has minimal bezels on top and bottom, achieving nearly 100 percent screen-to-body ratio.
July 29, 2019
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Oppo's 'waterfall display' beats Samsung at its own curvy game, but we aren't sold
Those trend-setters from Oppo are at it again, releasing a so-called "waterfall display" technology which seems to be just a flexible OLED screen sloping further towards a phone's edges than the current handsets with curved screens.
July 29, 2019
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Oppo's 'Waterfall' display is cool, but I have questions about durability and repairs
OPPO's announcement of its new full-body "Waterfall" display technology was yet another reminder that we're in a new era of smartphones: the interesting era.
July 29, 2019
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Oppo's "Waterfall Screen" wraps around the sides of a smartphone
A few days after Ice Universe teased an upcoming Vivo smartphone with a curved glass display and a screen-to-body ratio of "over 100%," Oppo has begun showing images and photos of a phone that appears to have a similar design.
July 29, 2019
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Oregon becomes the 15th state suing to block T-Mobile from combining with Sprint
With the FCC and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) both giving a green light to the $25.6 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger, there is just one matter holding things up. Back in June, the attorneys general from nine states and Washington D.C. filed a suit seeking to block the deal.
August 13, 2019
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Orange Google Pixel 4 leaks in hands-on video and photos
Last Monday there was no Pixel 4 news but on Tuesday Google's flagship received FCC approval and by Wednesday Best Buy had started promoting the phone. Thursday's headlines were dominated by the first Pixel 4 hands-on video while a bunch of features were detailed on Friday. Now, another leak pair of leaks has appeared.
September 10, 2019
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Ossia is gearing up to charge gadgets without a wire in sight in 2020
A number of companies have been working on over-the-air charging -- the holy grail for electronic devices -- for several years now. Just think about how cool it'd be to never again have to plug your gadgets into wall sockets, change the batteries in your smoke detector, or even put down your phone so it can juice up.
July 5, 2019
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Otterbox unveils wicked new limited edition Disney Villains Collection
Otterbox, makers of the well-known and super rugged Defender line of smartphone cases, has just launched the limited edition Disney Villains Collection of the slimmer but highly protective Symmetry Series.
August 26, 2019
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Our fixation with smartphone "chins" has to stop
Smartphone design hasn't exactly peaked yet, but it's getting there. Each year, the aesthetics of our handheld companions are becoming more refined. Companies are shifting away from the utilitarian looking devices we had in the past with big, ugly buttons to more elegant and subtle forms with polished details.
July 25, 2019
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Our Note 10+ camera samples are in, review its night, selfie and portrait shots
We took a literal axe to the wooden crate that Samsung shipped the Note 10+ to us with, and immediately unwrapped and took it out for a few camera samples to gauge how is the camera different from the one on the S10 5G.
August 16, 2019
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OurPact returns to App Store, reviving debates about Apple's impartiality
What OurPact's return means for similar apps, iOS security, and antitrust cases against Apple.
July 12, 2019
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Out of storage error on your iPhone or iPad? Here's the fix!
How do you fix the dreaded 'Out of Storage' error on your iPhone or iPad? Here are some things you can try!
July 1, 2019
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Oukitel debuts its C17 Pro; triple rear camera setup for $139.99
Throughout the years, Oukitel has managed to pump out a huge variety of smartphones, some with designs that might look familiar. A couple of weeks ago, the firm debuted its Y4800, featuring a sleek design and 48MP rear camera sensor. Now the firm has announced the C17 Pro, a handset that looks quite modern and is meant to be a part of its entry line of phones.
July 30, 2019
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OUKITEL's Y4800 smartphone features 48MP rear camera and is priced at $199.99
OUKITEL, known for mimicking the work of major handset manufacturers around the globe, has announced something new, touting a 48MP rear camera sensor, 4,000mAh battery, and a 6.3-inch 1080P display.
July 15, 2019
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Outlook for Android now lets you jump straight back into a draft inside a thread
Jumping back into drafts will be a little less of a hassle from now on.
July 5, 2019
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Outlook on Android gets support for Samsung smartwatches, more improvements
Microsoft has published this month's changelog for the Office app updates for Office Insiders on Android, and it focuses exclusively on Outlook, with other apps having no new features to highlight.
October 7, 2019
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Owners of defective 2016 Google Pixels can now claim up to $500
The class action lawsuit settlement site for defective Pixel microphones has gone live.
August 13, 2019
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Palm Pilot Robot Kit
explains how to build an autonomous robot controlled by a handheld device.
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PalmInfocenter.com
daily news, reviews, and polls for Palm-OS based machines.
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PalmPower Magazine
news about PalmPilot-related happenings, product reviews, tips and techniques, and more.
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Pandora and Amazon team up to bring Alexa Linking to iPhone users
Amazon and Pandora have a long-standing partnership, which allowed the latter to bring its music streaming service on all Alexa devices. The feature was introduced last year and made available to all Pandora Premium users.
September 19, 2019
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Patent dispute forces HTC to stop selling smartphones in the UK
HTC has been struggling to compete in the smartphone market for quite some time and it seems like thing aren't getting any better. The company has halted all sales in the UK due to an ongoing patent dispute.
August 5, 2019
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Pawgo
resource for mobile computing with small handheld devices, including PDAs and cell phones.
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People are curious about how their iPhone XS battery has aged over the past year
Some report battery degradation of 15% while other say it's only been 1%.
September 13, 2019
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Personal Experiences and Tips
includes a discussion on power-user synchronization and palm/cellular solutions.
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Phishing Attack Targets The Guardian's Whistleblowing Site
The Guardian's SecureDrop whistleblower submission site was targeted with a phishing page that attempted to harvest the unique "codenames" for sources who submitted information using the service. In addition, this phishing page promoted an Android app that allowed attackers to perform a variety of malicious activity on a victim's device.
September 16, 2019
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Phone grips are the best tech accessory you can get your kid as they head back to school
Phone grips aren't just a cutesy way to spice up your kid's case; they're an easy investment in your kid's clumsy hands.
August 15, 2019
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Phones with in-screen fingerprint scanners: Galaxy S10, OnePlus 7 Pro and more
The iPhone 11 is rumored to have an in-display fingerprint scanner. But these phones already have the feature.
July 19, 2019
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Photos show Huawei executive holding redesigned Mate X
The company extended the plastic film on the internal screen past the bezels on the phone. This will prevent it from being peeled off, which several influencers did with their review units causing them to stop working.
July 26, 2019
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PhotoShelter launches FileFlow, a mobile app that lets clients access delivered content
PhotoShelter has introduced FileFlow, a new iPhone app that makes it easier for photographers and their clients to find, share, and download images.
August 20, 2019
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Picture-in-Picture is the best feature Android's many video apps aren't using
Only a handful of apps have ever implemented this Android Oreo feature -- and that's a crying shame.
September 19, 2019
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PinePhone Remains On Track For Shipping In The Months Ahead
The open-source minded PinePhone is sitll on track for shipping in the months ahead and its software side is coming along nicely with the ability to run UBports Ubuntu Touch, Sailfish OS, postmarketOS, KDE Plasma Mobile, and other options.
September 5, 2019
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Pixel 3a DxOMark Review Gives the Mid-Ranger a Score of 100, Just Below the Pixel 3's Ranking
When Google announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, the search giant's 'marketing cry' was both devices featuring the same rear cameras as the ones present on the costlier Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. This naturally came as a mini-breakthrough, as no other smartphone starting at $399 could take images of the same quality.
July 19, 2019
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Pixel 3a Sales Helped Google Ship Twice as Many Smartphones Compared to Previous Quarter
Since three generations, Google just focused on the upper-tier pricing segment of the smartphone market, not realizing the potential of the lower bracket, which is dominated by the likes of Xiaomi and Huawei. With the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL launch, Google finally understood what that market may have meant. During Alphabet's Q2 2019 financial results, the search giant admitted that Pixel 3a sales is what helped it garner twice as many smartphone shipments in this quarter.
July 26, 2019
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Pixel 4 & Pixel 4 XL Case Renders Highlight Newer Design, Several Cameras, and Various Cutouts
After Google leaked the rear design of its upcoming Pixel 4 phones itself back in June, the presence of a dual-camera made us wonder what else the company would be able to do in raising the smartphone imaging bare. Unfortunately, at the time, it was unclear how the phones looked from the front.
July 19, 2019
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Pixel 4 & Pixel 4 XL To Beat Huawei P30 Pro, Improve Google Assistant
Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are leaking regularly on the rumor mill. The devices are due to be launched early next month, and the leaks suggest that Google will make plenty of upgrades on them this year. The company will add a new camera sensor to the lineup's back, and at the front, we'll get a 'radar' chip capable of gesture recognition.
September 9, 2019
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Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Will Feature A Radar Chip To Detect Motion
After having lost an entire pre-production batch of devices of the Pixel 3 last year, Google's taking a unique approach with the smartphones now. The company officially shared an image of the Pixel 4 on its Twitter earlier this year, and now we've got a big expose from Google on what to expect from the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
July 29, 2019
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Pixel 4 Camera to Include 'Motion Mode' and Improved Night Sight
The Pixel 4 is expected to make its release late next month. We already know what it looks like, based on some earlier leaks. We also know that it will feature a 90Hz screen, among other things. Today, 9to5google received some more information about Google's upcoming flagship.
September 6, 2019
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Pixel 4 Coral variant shown off in new hands-on video
The Coral name is the internal, unofficial name for the color.
September 10, 2019
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Pixel 4 Face Unlock versus Apple Face ID: How they're different and how Google's might be better
Both are using well-established tech to detect your face and unlock your phone, but there are some substantial differences in the hardware and the methods.
July 29, 2019
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Pixel 4 leak appears to reveal full specs, 'Neural Core' feature
Google's next phone continues to share its secrets before its official reveal.
October 3, 2019
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Pixel 4 Leak Suggests Beefier RAM And Displays For Lineup
When we talk about high-end smartphones, Google's gadgets are a new entry. It's only been four years since the company had its designs assembled in China. This inexperience has held Google back in the market, as its current Pixels severely lack in the hardware segment.
July 18, 2019
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Pixel 4 leaks show no notch but large forehead, new sensors
What do you think of the design?
July 22, 2019
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Pixel 4 leaks show the notch will be replaced for a chunky forehead with a neat trick
Are touchless gestures on the way?
July 22, 2019
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Pixel 4 Live Video Shows New Color Variant; No Word On Release Date
Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are due for launch next month, and we're witnessing a plethora of leaks these days. It's appearing as if Google has once again misplaced Pixel units, and these are making it on the interweb in the form of leaks. These leaks have shown us that we should expect at least three color variants of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL this year.
September 10, 2019
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Pixel 4 Might Support 'Soli' Touchless Gestures
Google has shown off some wildly futuristic technologies at its annual I/O gathering, but most of them have faded into obscurity without ever appearing in a consumer product. The Project Soli gesture control system has been pie-in-the-sky since its debut in 2015, but a report several months back confirmed Google was still working on the tech.
July 22, 2019
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Pixel 4 Price Leak Allegedly Shows Expensive Models in Two Storage Capacities
Google earlier unveiled a teaser revealing an October 15 launch date for not just the Pixel 4 range, but other products too. So far, plenty of specification details have already leaked, and some of them have actually been confirmed by the search giant itself. Now, alleged Pixel 4 price details have also shown up, but keep in mind that Google didn't leak these.
September 23, 2019
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Pixel 4 rumored to have 90Hz display, 6GB RAM, DSLR-style camera accessory
Could the next Pixel be a photographer's dream smartphone?
August 8, 2019
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Pixel 4 Specifications via Leaked Pictures Reveal 6GB RAM & Ultra-Zoom Feature
It's been an exciting two days, especially if you're someone who is eagerly waiting for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL launch. A fresh set of leaked images reveal more news regarding the Pixel 4 specifications and if you're the kind of person who likes to open up multiple apps in quick succession or want a smartphone imaging upgrade to a future device, we have an excellent development for you.
September 6, 2019
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Pixel 4 will have gesture controls and Google's version of Apple's FaceID
Google is beginning to hype its next Pixel with two new key features.
July 30, 2019
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Pixel 4 XL leaks in video, reveals white and black colors
What just happened? A video has leaked online that apparently shows off the Pixel 4 XL in all its glory. The video seems to confirm the front of the phone as well as two likely color options.
September 5, 2019
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Pixel 4 XL versus Pixel 3 XL: specs comparison
The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL release date is approaching and leaks about the upcoming next-gen Pixels have already started pouring in.
August 27, 2019
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Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL's Tangy Approach Shown In Live Leak
Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are regular features of the rumor mill, with the devices having leaked extensively over the past few weeks. It's given us a fair idea of what to expect from the gadgets, with the consensus surrounding a square camera housing consisting of two camera lenses.
September 9, 2019
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Pixel 4's new color 'Oh So Orange' shown off in leaked official render
This new render looks less vibrant than prior images.
October 3, 2019
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Pixel class-action lawsuit finalized, owners can claim up to $500
Get up to $20 even if you experienced no issues
August 13, 2019
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Play, Capture, Share: Meet the New Galaxy A50s and A30s
With upgraded essential features, made even more powerful
August 22, 2019
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Plenty of information regarding Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone has been leaked over the past few months. And as it heads closer to release, we can expect even more details to be unveiled, leaving little left to the imagination.

Here's what's happening to Google's driving apps for Android 10, all three of them
Google is in a weird place when it comes to its driving apps for Android 10, and it's about to get weirder. Until the company is able to release its now-delayed Assistant Driving Mode or a stopgap solution it's still developing, some Android 10 users may be stuck without a driving app for their phone. Unless you count Google Maps, of course.
September 5, 2019
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Pocket PC Central Bluetooth Information Center
Most Pocket PCs are Bluetooth capable. some Pocket PCs, like the iPAQ 2215, have onboard Bluetooth and come ready for Bluetooth connectivity out of the box.
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POCO's head of product Jai Mani has left Xiaomi
Jai Mani was instrumental in launching the POCO F1.
July 19, 2019
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Porsche Design Huawei Mate 30 RS is here with its leathery back and astronomical price tag
As per usual for Huawei flagship announcement events, the regular duo is accompanied by a fancier version of them carrying the Porsche Design name. Today is no different, the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro are now official and so is the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 30 RS (quite the name). Obviously, this device is not meant for the mass market but instead for those that want a more luxurious smartphone experience.
September 19, 2019
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Possible hardware specs for Samsung Galaxy M21, M31, and M41 leak online
Earlier this year, Samsung launched its first Galaxy M devices, the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20, and later the Galaxy M30. Now, leaks online reveal what could be the core specifications of the upcoming Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31, and Galaxy M41. Right now the specifications are limited to the processor, camera, and RAM; no release date, pricing, or designs have been revealed.
August 16, 2019
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Possible iPhone 11R Geekbench score reveals it could come with 4G of RAM
The 4G of RAM could be a 25% bump over the iPhone XR.
September 3, 2019
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Possible OnePlus 7T leak shows a circular camera module
Ever since the OnePlus 3T, OnePlus has released two smartphones every year. That means that later on this year, we've still got one or two phones coming, likely called the OnePlus 7T and the OnePlus 7T Pro. Not much is known about the devices, but renowned leakster Evan Blass tweeted out some renders of a OnePlus device with a round camera module, as seen above.
August 22, 2019
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Powerful hidden APIs in Huawei Mate 30 allow Google app installation
"LZPlay" app hooks into undocumented Huawei APIs to install Google apps - a potential security risk?
October 1, 2019
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Press F to Pay Respects to the Back Button in Android 10
Earlier this year, it was rumored that Google would remove the back button from Android 10. The rumors appear to be true, based on the Android 10 release notes. The latest version of Android now features a fully gesture-based method of navigation. Thankfully, there is an option to revert to simpler times if gestures are not your thing.
September 3, 2019
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PressReader aims to add more personalization to its digital news platform by acquiring News360
A pair of digital news companies are teaming up, with PressReader acquiring News360.
August 20, 2019
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Pretec Electronics Corp
designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of PCMCIA cards, compact modem for handheld PDAs, and digital cameras.
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Pricey OnePlus 7T Pro and its McLaren edition are official but don't expect a T-Mobile release
After teasing for a good while now, OnePlus just took centerstage in London and announced its next flagship, the 7T Pro. Coming along for the ride is a souped-up McLaren edition which may or may not see a Verizon release in a 5G reincarnation.
October 10, 2019
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Prizmo 5 review: Mobile scanner app makes it a snap to capture documents
A comprehensive mobile scanner app for iPhone and iPad that makes it easy to effortlessly capture single or multi-page documents.
October 7, 2019
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Production reportedly ramping up for triple-lens camera destined for iPhone 11
Apple's upcoming iPhone is rumored to feature a triple-camera setup.
August 20, 2019
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Public records reveal T-Mobile's plan to make Seattle a 5G hub in partnership with UW and tech giants
T-Mobile wants to make the Seattle region the capital of 5G innovation, and it has brought along an all-star cast to make that vision a reality.
August 22, 2019
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Purism announces official specs of its upcoming Librem 5 smartphone
It has been almost two years since Purism ended its Librem 5 crowdfunder, raising $2.1 million. Now the company has unveiled the final specifications for the device as well as an approximate launch date of Q3 2019. If you're unfamiliar with the device, the Librem 5 runs PureOS, a fully free and open source operating system that is not based on Android or iOS.
July 29, 2019
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Purism finalizes specs for the Librem 5 Linux smartphone (shipping in Q3, 2019)
Linux laptop company Purism is getting ready to ship its first Linux smartphone. The Purism Librem 5 was first announced in mid-2017, raised over $1.5 million through a crowdfunding campaign a few months later, and has been under development ever since.
July 29, 2019
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Purism Finally Announces The Firmed Up Specifications For The Librem 5 Smartphone
It still remains to be seen if Purism will be able to ship the Librem 5 Linux smartphone this quarter as is their current revised target, but at least today they are publishing the finalized specifications for the phone's hardware.
July 29, 2019
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Qualcomm 215 Aims at Entry-Level Smartphone Segment
Qualcomm has launched a new smartphone platform that is aimed directly at the entry-level $100 smartphone segment. The platform is called Qualcomm 215, and it offers a 64-bit CPU, dual SIM, and dual VoLTE capability. The new platform marks the first 64-bit processor in the 200 series.
July 9, 2019
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Qualcomm 215 chipset revealed for entry-level smartphones
Qualcomm is determined to compete with the likes of MediaTek and Samsung when it comes chipsets for budget-friendly smartphones. The US chipmaker has just announced a brand new mobile processor aimed at low-end phones, the 215.
July 9, 2019
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Qualcomm and Tencent join forces on mobile gaming hardware and software
It's a rare sight that could lead to more companies following suit
July 30, 2019
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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus: A Higher Bin SKU
Today Qualcomm is announcing a new small refresh of the Snapdragon 855 SoC: the new Snapdragon 855+. In the past Qualcomm had the habit of sometimes refreshing their flagship SoCs in the middle of their product life and give them a small performance boost, probably the most known chip fitting this pattern was the Snapdragon 821 from a few years ago.
July 15, 2019
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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus; Focuses on Single-Threaded Workload Performance & GPU-Dependant Tasks
Qualcomm just announced a spruced up version its current flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 855 SoC. Called Snapdragon 855 Plus, the new silicon's prime core CPU has a higher clock speed and there is also a faster GPU added to the mix.
July 15, 2019
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Qualcomm hit with $271M EU fine over predatory pricing of baseband chips
A long-running European antitrust investigation into whether Qualcomm used predatory pricing when selling UMTS baseband chips about a decade ago has landed the chipmaker with a fine of €242 million (~$271M) -- aka, 1.27% of its global revenue for 2018.
July 18, 2019
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Qualcomm is being fined €242 million for 'predatory pricing'
The fine comes courtesy of the European Commission.
July 18, 2019
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Qualcomm is bringing 5G to mid-range devices in 2020
Today, Qualcomm announced that it's bringing 5G to the high-end and the mid-tier with new chipsets coming in its Snapdragon 7 series and Snapdragon 6 series. The new chipsets will be available in 2020.
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm is partnering with Tencent over gaming devices and 5G
You can expect future Tencent games to be highly optimized for Snapdragon-powered flagship Android smartphones.
July 30, 2019
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Qualcomm roadmap for 2020 includes 5G SoCs for the Snapdragon 8, 7, and 6 Series
Qualcomm made several announcements today at IFA. First, the company introduced the world's first 5G chipset that incorporates a modem, RF transceiver, and RF Front-end. Called the Snapdragon 5G Modem-RF System, the chipset uses a "system-level approach" that will help Qualcomm's customers achieve "high 5G performance" with more efficient use of power.
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 could lead to better entry-level smartphones
Qualcomm's latest chip for entry-level smartphones is designed to offer up to 50-percent better performance than its predecessor, a 28 percent graphics boost, and new features including support for budget smartphones with dual cameras.
July 9, 2019
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 gets speed boost for gaming phones, with Asus ROG Phone II up first
The Snapdragon 855 Plus has a 15% faster GPU and will appear in new devices later this year.
July 15, 2019
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is an overclocked SD855 for gaming phones
Most of the flagship smartphones to ship so far this year have been powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 processor. But it's officially no longer the chip maker's most powerful smartphone processor.
July 15, 2019
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Qualcomm X50 versus X55 modem: Why the X55 is so important for 5G's future
Qualcomm's X55 modem changes 5G from an extra feature into an integrated solution for tomorrow and beyond.
August 20, 2019
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Qualcomm's 5G modem is coming to midrange phones next year
Not just for flagships
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm's expanding 5G to cheaper smartphones with new chips
And that could help over 2 billion people connect to the super-fast wireless network.
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 600 and 700 chipsets will come with a 5G modem in 2020
Qualcomm is putting a 5G modem in Snapdragon 600 and 700 series chipsets.
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm's New 5G Chips Target Budget Smartphones in 2020
Qualcomm promised to play its role in enabling 5G connectivity for up to 2 billion people by expanding the 5G modem support in its chips beyond the 8- series to the 6 and 7-series processors. The new 5G-enabled mobile platforms will be available in 2020, the vendor announced today.
September 6, 2019
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus aims to be the ultimate gaming processor
Devices will start shipping with the 855 Plus is the second half of 2019.
July 15, 2019
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus aims to take mobile gaming to the next level this year
Qualcomm typically unveils only one new high-end smartphone chipset a year, but even though we still expect a proper Snapdragon 855 sequel to go official in the next few months for use on premium mobile devices in 2020, the semiconductor giant has surprisingly taken the wraps off an early upgrade of its latest flagship today.
July 15, 2019
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Quantum goes open and passwords must die in a week of Microsoft fun
Also: a new build brings Android joy to more users. Assuming it actually installs
July 15, 2019
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Razer Phone 2 Finally Gets Android Pie on AT&T
Razer took a reasonable amount of time to roll out the Android Pie update for their latest flagship--the Razer Phone 2. Its predecessor, on the other hand, had to wait an obscene amount of time and received the update only a few days ago. There was, however, one variant of the Razer Phone 2 that was still stuck on Oreo till today.
July 26, 2019
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Razer Phone confirmed to receive Android Pie update in 'coming weeks'
Razer began rolling out the Android Pie update for its second-generation gaming smartphone in February this year. The original Razer Phone, on the other hand, has been stuck on Android 8.1 Oreo for more than a year now.
July 19, 2019
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Razer Phone starts receiving Android 9.0 Pie update
UPDATE: Razer has put the rollout on hold due to the Game Booster bug, so if you don't see it yet on your phone, that's why. According to a message on Reddit, Razer will resume the depolyment once the bug is fixed.
August 19, 2019
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Realme could launch a phone with the Snapdragon 855 Plus later this year
Realme's Snapdragon 855 Plus offering will likely be among the most affordable phones powered by the chipset.
July 16, 2019
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Realme is getting ready to launch a phone with a 90Hz display
The phone could feature a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with 90Hz refresh rate and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset.
September 9, 2019
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Realme X launched in India alongside entry-level Realme 3i
The Realme X had made its global debut in China in May this year.
July 15, 2019
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Rebuttal: No, Samsung should absolutely not ditch the S Pen
Last week, my colleague Victor ran an opinion piece stating that Samsung should kill off the S Pen in favour of other upgrades that the Galaxy Note line needs. Now, we are a diverse team here at PhoneArena, with different preferences and opinions. And I happen to be of the opinion that no, Samsung absolutely shouldn't even think about losing the S Pen.
July 12, 2019
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Record Galaxy Fold screen replacement price puts iPhone 11 Pro or Note 10+ repairs to shame
At long last, Samsung released the Galaxy Fold for the general public, after the few preview specimens it sent out to tech reviewers and assorted "influencers" were either abused or exhibited strange display artifacts.
October 8, 2019
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Record wireless charging speeds to debut on the Mi 9 Pro 5G
Xiaomi won't have its 100W charger that tops up a 4000mAh battery in 17 minutes fit to a retail phone yet, but as soon as this month it will unveil another record-holder when it comes to charging speeds.
September 9, 2019
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RED blames Chinese ODM for Hydrogen One troubles, including the camera
There was a lot of hype around the RED Hydrogen One smartphone when it was first announced but later its launch was delayed several times and when the device was finally available in the shops the specs looked outdated, especially when considering the premium price point.
July 25, 2019
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Red Galaxy S10e version goes official, but there's still no word on US release
Almost one month after the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ were introduced, UK carrier EE has announced that it'll now be exclusively selling the two flagships alongside a previous unannounced Cardinal Red version of the Galaxy S10e.
July 2, 2019
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Redesigned Galaxy Fold fixes past mistakes: What's different about Samsung's foldable phone
Samsung made major improvements to the design of its first foldable phone after the Fold suffered screen breakages that delayed its sale.
September 8, 2019
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Redmi 8A passes through TENAA with massive 5000mAh battery
Unlike the Redmi 8, the Redmi 8A will not have a fingerprint sensor.
September 12, 2019
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Redmi confirms it is working on a phone with a 64MP camera
The smartphone will likely use Samsung's 64MP ISOCELL Bright GW1 camera sensor.
July 22, 2019
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Redmi joins Samsung in a bid to release the first smartphone with a 64MP sensor
64MP camera sensors are making headlines in 2019 with manufacturers like Samsung (with their ISOCELL Bright GW sensor) and Realme sizing up against each other in a bid to release the first smartphone with that resolution.
August 5, 2019
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Redmi shows off images taken with Samsung's 64MP GW1 sensor
Will Redmi get the first 64MP phone to market?
July 22, 2019
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Redout: Space Assault Now Available on Apple Arcade as a Timed Exclusive
Redout: Space Assault, announced last year for PC, has just been released on Apple Arcade as a timed exclusive.
October 7, 2019
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Render shows that Vivo could be taking the next step toward a full-screen design
Ever since phone manufacturers started to find alternatives for the placement of the selfie camera on their phones, the industry has been moving toward the Holy Grail; a 100% screen-to-body ratio. Former Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive admitted a few years ago that he wanted an iPhone that looked like a single sheet of glass.
July 18, 2019
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Repair shop leaks the 2019 iPhone logic board, hinting at big changes under the hood
With the iPhone X, Apple moved to stacked logic boards inside its handsets, and Samsung did the same with the Exynos version of the S9, for instance. These advanced SLP (Substrate-Like PCB) circuit boards would stack or package the chips tighter together, making their footprint much smaller, and leaving space for other things inside a phone, like, ahem, larger batteries.
July 8, 2019
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Report claims that one major issue prevents the DOJ from approving T-Mobile-Sprint merger
CNBC's David Faber has been following the twists and turns of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, and his latest report suggests that the Department of Justice is giving T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom one week to reach a settlement with the regulatory agency before it sues to block the $26.5 billion deal. The German telecommunications giant has one issue with the deal being worked out between T-Mobile, Dish and the DOJ.
July 18, 2019
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Report: Samsung's upcoming Note 10 will have a '3-stage variable aperture'
Samsung guru and leaker Ice Universe claims Samsung China engineers have said the camera inside the upcoming Samsung Note 10 smartphone will feature a 'three-stage variable aperture.'
June 25, 2019
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Report: The camera components inside the iPhone 11 Pro Max cost $73.50
Technology analyst firm TechInsights has started its teardown of Apple's latest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 11 Pro Max which features a triple-camera setup, including an ultra-wide angle and 2x tele lens.
October 10, 2019
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Researcher Discovers Android Zero-Day Affecting Recent Smartphones Under Active Exploit
Recently, researchers have discovered an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Android systems. The vulnerability targets most of the latest smartphones from popular brands. What's more troublesome is that the researchers have noticed its under active exploitation.
October 7, 2019
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Researchers allegedly bypass Apple's Face ID using modified glasses
It's not a very straightforward process, but it works.
August 8, 2019
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Researchers break iPhone's FaceID by putting modified glasses on unconscious people
But here's the catch: the victim needs to be totally unconscious
August 9, 2019
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Researchers peer into crystal ball to see future where everyone's ID is tied to their smartphone
Big Brother rang...
August 13, 2019
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Researchers: 'Simjacker' Attack Silently Tracks Your Phone's Location
Both Apple and Google spend a great deal of time and energy strengthening the security of their mobile platforms. No piece of software is perfect, but Android and iOS are overall very secure these days. That doesn't matter when an attack can completely bypass your operating system.
September 13, 2019
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Revamped Apple Maps now available in Northeastern U.S.
The expansion continues with Maine, New York, and more.
August 13, 2019
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Revamped Apple Maps rolls out to Texas, Louisiana, and Southern Mississippi
The improved experience will be available across the entire U.S. by the end of 2019.
August 9, 2019
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Reverse Wireless Charging Hardware Is Present on iPhone 11 Lineup, but Apple Reportedly Disabled It via Software
Before the September 10 iPhone 11 keynote, there were droves of reports and rumors alike prattling about the lineup getting reverse wireless charging support. This would have helped Qi-enabled accessories getting topped up by being placed on top of the Apple logo in the middle, according to a previous report.
September 13, 2019
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Reverse Wireless Charging, Apple Pencil Support Will Not Be Part of the iPhone 11 Features, Says Revered Analyst
Just before Apple's 'By innovation only' keynote that's happening later today, a revered analyst provided some last-minute thoughts on what he believes will be missing from the iPhone 11 features.
September 10, 2019
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Review: RHA's handy travel adaptor lets you use your favorite wireless headphones in flight
Essential gear for any road warrior
July 12, 2019
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Ringke Fusion-X Galaxy Note 10+ Case review: A clear case that can go the distance
Durable, dependable, and affordable, Ringke squeezes everything I want into this sharp-looking package.
September 6, 2019
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Robert Downey Jr. blames assistant for using a Huawei P30 to promote the OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus hasn't reacted to the controversy yet.
August 5, 2019
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Robocall blocking apps caught sending your private data without permission
Robocall-blocking apps promise to rid your life of spoofed and spam phone calls. But are they as trustworthy as they claim to be?
August 9, 2019
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ROG Phone 2 listing reveals massive battery, big phone
We've already heard that Asus is preparing a second generation of the ROG Phone to delight us with. The 2018 ROG Phone was a dedicated gamer handset with a super impressive 90 Hz AMOLED display, an RGB lit logo on the back, and a ton of accessories meant to enhance the gaming experience on the device. Now, it's time for generation 2. What will it have in store for us?
July 18, 2019
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ROG Phone 2 will arrive with a massive 5,800mAh battery and 6.59-inch display
The ROG Phone 2 is shaping up to be a huge upgrade over its predecessor
July 18, 2019
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ROG Phone 2 will have a switch to "tone it down" with the gamer UI
Alright, so Asus has a ROG Phone 2 in the works -- a handset geared towards the gamers. We did spend some time with it and we have to say it's an impressive piece of tech! So much so that it may even draw the attention of users who are not necessarily into "all that gamer stuff".
July 22, 2019
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Roughly a third of Americans think they have a 5G phone (they don't)
Even if you have a 5G phone, it's probably too hot outside to use the 5G network anyway, according to reports.
July 19, 2019
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Rumored Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ prices are not that bad... when you think about it
High-end smartphone prices have been getting a little out of hand lately, leading us to expect some big numbers for the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 and Note10+. After all, the radical redesign of Samsung's pen-wielding flagship stopped being a secret a while ago, and if the Galaxy Note 9 started at a whopping $1,000, it felt safe to assume its substantially upgraded sequel would cost significantly more in an entry-level configuration.
July 12, 2019
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Sailfish OS 3.1 Released As Jolla's Biggest Update In A Year
Jolla has released Sailfish OS 3.1 "Seitseminen" as their Linux-based mobile operating system update and their biggest since shipping Sailfish OS 3 back in 2018.
July 25, 2019
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Sailfish OS 3.1 smartphone OS adds support for fingerprint sensors, file system encryption
Sailfish OS is a Linux-based operating system for smartphones... that continues to add some of the features you'd expect to find on a smartphone OS.
July 25, 2019
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Samsung ad invites iPhone fans to "fall in love" with Note 10's Video Bokeh
It does look good, too.
September 13, 2019
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Samsung and Apple can't keep up with OnePlus
The OnePlus 7 Pro is a great phone all around, but the area where it truly shines is speed: use it for just a short while, and you will notice that this phone sets a new standard for performance and fluidity. This is due to OnePlus focusing on two fundamental areas of the smartphone experience: the first one is meticulous software optimization that gets rid of every millisecond of lag,
June 25, 2019
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Samsung and Microsoft team up to compete with Apple's ecosystem
During the presentation of Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 10, there was a part that was unusual for the launch of a new Android device. That was when Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, took the stage.
August 27, 2019
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Samsung announces new, enhanced Bixby Vision features
Samsung has just revealed a handful of new features that Bixby will be getting in the coming days, so if you're a fan of the AI, here is what you should expect. First off, the added enhanced Bixby Vision should make it easier for users to do more while on the move.
October 7, 2019
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Samsung announces the Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s
Samsung has announced the Galaxy A50s and the A30s, two mid-tier phones that come with a "new contemporary look", versatile cameras, infinity displays, and long-lasting batteries. The two new entries feature a holographic geometric pattern on the back and come in four new colours, Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, and Prism Crush Violet.
August 22, 2019
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Samsung at IFA 2019: Galaxy Fold, 5G phones and chips, and even a clothes steamer closet
Here comes Samsung's foldable phone once again. Plus, an avalanche of appliances.
September 5, 2019
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Samsung beats out Apple and Huawei in mobile network speed test
In the 40 countries that were analyzed, Samsung users were fastest in 35% of them.
August 6, 2019
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Samsung brings new messaging feature, more AR Emoji options to Galaxy S9/S9+
More than a year after the release of the Galaxy S9/S9+, Samsung continues to bring new features and important improvements to its last year flagship. The month of July comes with one new feature aimed at Samsung fans and more customization options for AR Emoji.
July 22, 2019
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Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold 'before it was ready'
No release date yet
July 1, 2019
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Samsung CEO calls Galaxy Fold mishap 'embarrassing'
In a meeting with a group of journalists in South Korea, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh candidly addressed the company's latest hardware mishap. "It was embarrassing," he told reporters, as quoted by The Independent. "I pushed it through before it was ready."
July 1, 2019
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Samsung CEO says he pushed Galaxy Fold launch 'before it was ready'
Samsung co-CEO DJ Koh says he pushed the Galaxy Fold to market "before it was ready," leading to the device's delay just days before it was supposed to ship out to customers. "It was embarrassing," Koh told a small group of reporters, according to The Independent.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung crushes Apple and Huawei in global download speeds, new study finds
OpenSignal is a mobile analytics company primarily known for its detailed examinations of global cellular networks, periodically pitting carriers and countries against one another to find out where you can get the highest speeds, lowest latency, and widest 4G LTE availability.
August 6, 2019
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Samsung discontinues its mirroring app for smartphones
Samsung is notifying customers that the SideSync app will be discontinued next month. The South Korean company cites changes "in internal operation policy" for the removal of the app, which has more than 50 millions of downloads in the Google Play Store.
September 12, 2019
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Samsung ditched the headphone jack, now it's deleting Apple trolling videos
Apple ditched the headphone jack three years ago when it launched the iPhone 7. Samsung quickly took full advantage of the situation by mocking the company in marketing videos for the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy Note 9. B
August 8, 2019
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Samsung Engineers Reportedly Find S Pen Restricting the Galaxy Note Design, Overall Battery Capacity, and Camera
The S Pen has become the hallmark of Samsung's Note series phones and the stylus is no doubt a handy tool for many people. However, one leakster has stated that the engineers employed by Samsung believe that this very S Pen is the reason why they are restricted with the Galaxy Note design.
July 9, 2019
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Samsung executive describes his feelings about the Galaxy Fold launch in one word
Yesterday, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh not only gave an update on the status of the Galaxy Fold, but he also explained how he personally felt about the botched launch. With the phone circling in a waiting pattern waiting for a green light from Samsung ground control, Ars Technica reports that the executive is embarrassed by the fiasco.
July 2, 2019
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Samsung expects second-quarter profits to plunge 56%
Electronics giant likely hurting from smartphone market slowdown and US-China trade war tensions.
July 5, 2019
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Samsung Exposes All It'S Cards After They Fold
Ars Technica spotted an unclad Samsung Fold over at iFixit and took a look at why the second version of the phone weighs an extra half ounce.
October 7, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A (2020): Drastic camera upgrades including 108MP sensor
The 2019 Galaxy A series has been selling incredibly well since it launched earlier this year. Samsung shipped a whopping 12 million combined units in Europe last quarter and it managed to sell an impressive two million Galaxy A10, A30, and A50 models in India during the first 40 days.
August 15, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A10e and A20 reportedly coming to Verizon
After unifying the Galaxy A and J series under a single banner, Samsung announced a new lineup of smartphones, more impressive and better looking than anything it launched before in the mid-range tier.
July 22, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A10s: Can it compete with the iPhone XR?
The Samsung Galaxy A10s features a dual camera, a 4,000 mAh battery, and a fingerprint scanner.
August 13, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A20 and A10e coming to T-Mobile, the latter will cost as low as $0
T-Mobile just unveiled that it's getting ready to release two affordable Samsung smartphones that boast modern designs: Galaxy A20 (seen above) and Galaxy A10e, both officially announced not long ago.
July 19, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A20s goes official with 6.5-inch Infinity-V display, triple rear cameras
In addition to an upgraded triple camera setup, the phone also features a glossy plastic back.
September 23, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A20s officially confirmed
So far the only official information about the upcoming Galaxy A20s released by the South Korean tech giant is contained in an infographic posted on the Samsung Newsroom today. It also reveals the design details and color variants of the A20s.
September 23, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A50s | A30s | A20s For Gen Z Revealed!
Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A30s and Galaxy A20s smartphones that are targeted at Gen Z youths!
September 17, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A80 | Watch Active | Buds BLACKPINK Edition Is Here!
BLINKs rejoice! To celebrate BLACKPINK's birthday, Samsung just released a very limited number of the highly-exclusive Samsung Galaxy A80 | Watch Active | Buds BLACKPINK Edition sets!
August 2, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A80 finally hits store shelves, but it won't come cheap
Revealed back in April, the Galaxy A80 missed its initial market launch by at least one month, as Samsung promised to make it available for purchase at the end of May. Samsung's first smartphone to feature the New Infinity design, the Galaxy A80 is a mid-range device when it comes to hardware, but it's priced like a flagship.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating cameras now available (in some markets)
The Samsung Galaxy A80 smartphone features three cameras on the back... but they can also flip around to face the front of the phone, allowing you to use the same three-camera system to snap selfies or live stream video.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A90 5G receives Wi-Fi certification
The Galaxy A90 has been the centre of much talk and speculation for a while now. It was rumored earlier on that the A90 would feature a sliding camera, although this was later debunked as Samsung came out with a different phone with such a camera design; the Galaxy A80. Last month, Samsung's upcoming mid-range addition to the Galaxy family was spotted on Geekbench.
August 1, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy A90 5G smartphone brings premium features to the A series
Samsung's Galaxy A90 5G is a smartphone with a a big display, a big battery, a fast processor, plenty of memory and storage, three rear cameras, and a high-resolution front-facing camera. As the name suggests, it also supports 5G wireless.
September 3, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Fold release window narrows in new Korean media report
After a long and bumpy journey that started many years ago with a bunch of different foldable concepts envisioned as mobile industry game changers, Samsung swears the design kinks, flaws, and vulnerabilities that stalled a commercial Galaxy Fold launch initially scheduled for April have all been ironed out.
August 1, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Fold review:
A promising -- and problematic -- blueprint for foldable phones
October 3, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 | 10 Plus Launch In Malaysia!
Samsung just launched the new Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus smartphones in Malaysia!
August 15, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ Q&A: Ask us anything about the S Pen monsters
We've got a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and a Note 10+ on us, and while we are working hard on that full review, we thought it'd be a great idea to answer some of the burning questions you might have about the two hot new devices.
August 16, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+: first camera samples, iPhone XS comparison
The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are finally unveiled and -- as expected -- they are specs champions. Samsung has not only consistently packed the best specs they can cram into its Note devices, it has also been putting great emphasis on its cameras' performance over the past few year.
August 8, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones first to be certified for Wi-Fi 6
The Wi-Fi Alliance is the organization that sets standards for the Wi-Fi industry and also certifies Wi-Fi enabled devices, like smartphones for example. Nearly a year ago, the Alliance decided to simplify how it will name future generations of Wi-Fi. For example, the latest generation of wireless local area networking is now known as Wi-Fi 6 instead of Wi-Fi 802.11ax.
September 17, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Review
Real big, real expensive
August 27, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Review: Should You Spend For The Stylus?
The most phone
August 22, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 removes the headphone jack signaling the end of an era
Commentary: Don't worry. There's always Bluetooth and dongles.
August 8, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: smaller phone, bigger expectations
One part Galaxy S10, one part S Pen, shake
September 3, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 rumor review: release date, price, specs, and features of the future beast
Samsung's flagship phone reveal for the first half of 2019 is behind us and, oh boy, was it a wild ride. We got to see not two, not three, but four new devices join the Galaxy S family -- those being the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10 5G -- and a new contender in the (bendable) form of the Galaxy Fold.
August 1, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 users are getting better weather data thanks to new partnership
Samsung has just announced it has teamed up with The Weather Channel to offer Galaxy Note 10 users better weather data. The announcement only mentions Galaxy Note 10 devices, which will have access to new features in Samsung Weather, including government-issued weather alerts, radar maps, and weather video clips from The Weather Channel editorial team.
September 16, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Users Get New and Upgraded Weather Data
The Samsung Weather experience on the Galaxy Note 10 is getting an upgrade thanks to a partnership with The Weather Channel, a subsidiary of IBM.
September 16, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 versus Galaxy S10: Which high-priced premium phone should you buy?
Here's everything you need to know.
August 8, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: Coasting to victory
The Note keeps getting better; but are the improvements big enough to justify the cost?
August 22, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: If you have $1,100 to spend, this is the phone to buy
It's big, but it's worth it.
September 3, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: All of the key features that are missing
The Note 10 phones pack many new features, but they're also missing some key things.
August 15, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: how to S Pen -- new and old features
The Galaxy Note line of devices still has that one feature, that one tool that no other phone pulls off quite as well -- the S Pen stylus. For it's not a simple capacitive pen, it's actually powered by Wacom technology for superb palm rejection and a sensitivity for 4096 pressure levels. It feels very natural to use, and offers enhanced features via a mechanical button on the S Pen's side and various software optimizations.
August 20, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: More leaked images show no headphone jack
The images were reportedly leaked by the FCC.
July 11, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: The 4 features business users want
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phone will launch in August, and will be the first of the Note series to include a 5G model.
July 30, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy Note evolution: what's changed from the very first Note until now
The device that most certainly singlehandedly kickstarted the large-screen trend and became widely-accepted as the first commercially-successful phablet was 2011's Samsung Galaxy Note. What's more, the "phablet" portmanteau term (a word concoction between "phone" and "tablet") essentially made its debut alongside the first Note.
August 22, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus review:
Killer cameras and battery life might meet their match in the Note 10
July 9, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy S10 series updated with Note10's Link to Windows feature and more
Samsung announced today that it has updated its Galaxy S10 series with a bunch of features first found on the Galaxy Note10 range. In addition, Samsung's identity management and messaging apps have been simplified and made easier to use with this new update.
September 24, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973) Review -- Editor's Choice!
With a sleek Infinity-O design, and a plethora of new features under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S10 (SM-G973) smartphone is the culmination of ten generations of Galaxy S evolution.
July 29, 2019
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Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+ update brings manual Night Mode to Sprint users
Samsung quietly updated its most recent flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S10 and S10+ with new camera features. These change have been pushed out along with the May/June security patches, and although we're at the end of July, many users have yet to receive the improvements.
July 29, 2019
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Samsung Gear S3 hits new all-time low price on eBay in open box condition with warranty
Considering the Gear S3 was originally released almost three years ago, it's honestly more surprising that the smartwatch is still around than seeing it so frequently and deeply discounted by everyone from its manufacturer to major third-party retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo Video, and top-rated eBay sellers.
August 2, 2019
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Samsung has two budget flagships on the way, one with 5G support
The Galaxy S10 lineup, Galaxy Fold, and Galaxy Note 10 series (including 5G models) mean that by the end of this summer Samsung will have introduced a total of ten Snapdragon 855-powered smartphones. The company isn't stopping there, though.
June 25, 2019
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Samsung insists the Galaxy Home isn't dead, but does anyone care anymore?
In addition to the beloved headphone jack and sometimes useful microSD card slot, Samsung notably got rid of the universally despised dedicated Bixby button with the introduction of the company's newest high-end handset duo (trio if we also count the 5G-enabled Note 10+).
August 8, 2019
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Samsung isn't going it alone in the fight against Apple and Google
No matter its size, no tech giant can afford to be an island
August 8, 2019
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Samsung is getting ready to test the Galaxy S11 periscope tele camera
The South Korean tech publication The Elec reports that Samsung will soon receive test sockets for periscope-style tele camera that is expected to make its debut in at least one of the Galaxy S11 models early next year.
October 7, 2019
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Samsung is no longer manufacturing phones in China
Sony is also shifting smartphone production outside of China.
October 3, 2019
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Samsung is selling more phones in the EU at the expense of Apple and Huawei
Xiaomi emerges as a powerful competitor
August 13, 2019
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Samsung just solved the Note 10's top hole mystery
Is it a bird, is it a plane, is it a speaker or an infrared port? Those were the questions we were asking ourselves ever since we saw the mysterious elliptic thingy at the top frame of the Note 10 and 10+.
August 16, 2019
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Samsung launches a Bixby app store to better compete with Alexa and Google Home
It's called Bixby marketplace
July 1, 2019
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Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and Korea
You can use the marketplace to download "capsules" for third-party services.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the US, here is how it works
Samsung is not giving up on Bixby, on the contrary, the South Korean giant is spending more resources to make it more user-friendly and customizable. Many of Samsung's smartphones launched recently come with a dedicated Bixby key, which will now come in handy for those living in the United States.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung launches 'cardinal red' Galaxy S10 in UK and Switzerland
A slick new color that most people can't buy
July 2, 2019
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Samsung makes 5G cheaper with Galaxy A90 5G phone
The device will cost 749 euros (about $827) when it arrives in Europe in October, making it nearly $500 less than Samsung's other 5G phones.
September 5, 2019
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Samsung may need to delay the Galaxy Note 10 for a surprising reason
After being officially scheduled for an early August announcement, Samsung's "next big thing" had its design fully revealed in several rounds of high-quality render leaks, with many other details and key specifications also pretty much confirmed in recent weeks, from storage configurations to physical dimensions, price points, and a possible commercial release date.
July 16, 2019
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Samsung may take on the bendy Motorola RAZR with a compact 6.7" Galaxy Fold 2
If you are disappointed by the two current approaches to foldable phones - the horizontal in-folding type of Samsung's Galaxy or the out-folding Mate X - there is another way, and it makes plenty of sense. Sharp has a working prototype and Motorola is reportedly resurrecting the RAZR for the bendable times, but Korean media is reporting today that Samsung is also working on a 6.7" Galaxy Fold successor that will fold over the horizontal axis, just like on previous patents.
June 25, 2019
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Samsung Mobile Chief Admits Galaxy Fold Launch Was Pushed Before the Device Was Ready
The first crop of foldable handsets would indeed have their fair share of problems, but if you rush a product before it's ready for consumers, it will undoubtedly result in a PR nightmare. While the Galaxy Fold launch was nowhere close to the aftermath of the Galaxy Note 7 release, it is still a lesson that Samsung has repeated. In a recent interview with the company's mobile chief, DJ Koh, he admits that the foldable device was released before it was ready for the market.
July 1, 2019
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Samsung Note 10+ torn apart to expose three 5G antennas: One has to pick up something
Repairability score tumbles -- good luck swapping that battery
August 22, 2019
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Samsung once again unveils an industry first with its new mobile image sensor
Samsung announced today a new 43.7MP mobile image sensor (7968×5480), the ISOCELL Slim GH1. Using what the company calls ISOCELL Plus technology, the sensor is the first to work with 0.7μm pixels.
September 24, 2019
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Samsung paid AMD $100 million to pimp Galaxy S12 or Note 12 with Radeon Exynos graphics
Samsung recently announced a partnership with AMD for boosting the graphics processing in its future phones. Out of the blue, AMD will be providing "ultra low power, high performance mobile graphics IP based on AMD Radeon graphics technologies... across mobile applications, including smartphones."
August 6, 2019
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Samsung Pay adds virtual debit card and international money transfers
International money transfers are launching first in the U.S. and expanding to more countries next year.
October 3, 2019
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Samsung phones could see massive battery improvements in just a year due to graphene
We have been hearing about the benefits of graphene as this miracle material for years now and while there have been promising developments in labs, actual products sporting the newfangled tech are few and far between. Now, we might finally see a realisation of graphene's potential, at least in battery tech.
August 13, 2019
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Samsung phones to get One UI 2.0 along with Android Q, Galaxy S11 series to receive One UI 2.1
Samsung is reportedly releasing the second version of its relatively-fresh One UI interface to eligible Samsung devices alongside with Android Q later this year, says SamMobile. One UI 2.0 will be released with the next big major software update for Samsung's flagships at first, but will most certainly seep down to the lower-tier segments with time.
July 16, 2019
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Samsung patent shows a foldable display that works with the S Pen
After a lengthy delay, Samsung's Galaxy Fold is now shipping to customers around the world but the company is already looking towards the next iteration of the device. Rumors about it are already circling the internet and today we're getting a hint of what else we might expect from the next Fold.
October 8, 2019
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Samsung predicts another big drop in quarterly profits, but it could be the last one
Due to a slump in global sales of both high-end smartphones and memory chips, Samsung didn't have the best of quarters between April and June, shedding no less than 56 percent of its overall profit gained during 2018's second quarter.
October 8, 2019
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Samsung putting $11 billion into quantum-dot displays to compete with China
Samsung is facing a loss in profits from increased competition and a slowdown in sales.
October 10, 2019
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Samsung releases a nice infographic describing the advantages of its latest AMOLED display
A couple of weeks ago Samsung announced its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy Note 10, with its 6.3" 2280x1080, 401 PPI, Dynamic Infinity-O AMOLED display (6.8" 3040x1440, 498 PPI, on the Note 10+).
August 22, 2019
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Samsung removes ads that trolled Apple over removing headphone jack after it does the same thing
It just started removing the headphone jack from its phone too.
August 8, 2019
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Samsung reports its financial results for Q2 2019, includes a one-time $684 million payment (could be from Apple)
Samsung Electronics reported its financial results for Q2 2019. The company's operating profit totaled ₩6.5 trillion (around $5.6 billion). Interestingly Samsung reported a one-off gain of $684 million, which could be Apple's compensation for lower-than-agreen-on iPhone OLED panel orders.
July 5, 2019
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Samsung rumored to launch vertically foldable phone with 6.7-inch display
Galaxy Fold delay be damned.
June 25, 2019
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Samsung said to be working on a flip phone-style foldable smartphone
Samsung's Galaxy Fold has had a troublesome road so far, and to this day, there's no official date on when it will be available to buy - though rumors have pointed at a launch later this week. Despite the woes with its first foldable phone, Samsung is reportedly keen on exploring the concept further with a new phone coming next year.
September 3, 2019
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Samsung salivates over projected 5G phone prices, touts the Note 10's S-Pen
During its Samsung Investor Forum 2019 keynote, company chiefs took the stage to express their confidence in the future of the cell phone industry that will apparently be shaken up by foldables with 5G connectivity. "5G will trigger the demand to replace people's phones, and will serve as a driving force for the smartphone market," according to Lee Jong-min, a senior vice president of Samsung Mobile.
July 5, 2019
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Samsung says there is unexpected demand for its Galaxy Fold phone in Korea
Samsung started shipping its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, on September 6 in Korea, and the company now says that demand for this innovative (and highly expensive at $1,980) phone was strong.
September 24, 2019
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Samsung should kill the S Pen
The Galaxy Note is Samsung's holy grail. It's the company's most expensive smartphone, its biggest profit driver. Even the exploding Note 7 did not stop Samsung from resurrecting the Note series like a phoenix from the ashes.
July 8, 2019
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Samsung sells 2 million 5G smartphones so far, projects 4 million by year's end
That's a lot of 5G phones.
September 6, 2019
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Samsung Smartphones Beat Apple & Huawei Devices in Wireless Download Speeds in 35% of Countries, Latest Data Shows
Mobile analytics company OpenSignal recently tested a staggering 23,352,908 devices in around 40 countries to determine which smartphone models offer the best wireless download speeds on a 4G LTE connection. It turns out that Samsung, which is also the number one smartphone maker in the world, offers the highest download speeds in many regions of the world, leaving behind its rivals Huawei and Apple.
August 6, 2019
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Samsung smartphones will get One UI 2.0 along with the Android Q update
Samsung will debut One UI 2.1 with the Galaxy S11 series phones next year.
July 16, 2019
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Samsung tipped to copy Apple's new camera technology for the Galaxy S11
Last month, just days after Samsung released the Galaxy Note 10 series, tipster Ice Universe (@ UniverseIce) cautioned consumers interested in picking up one of the new models.
September 17, 2019
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Samsung to launch a non-flagship 5G smartphone soon
It looks like Samsung fans will be spoiled with tons of nice surprises for the next month or so, as the South Korean company has just introduced its new Android flagship tablet, the Galaxy S6 Tab, and is now gearing up to unveil the Galaxy Note 10/10+ and Galaxy Watch 2.
August 1, 2019
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Samsung trolls Huawei Mate 30 launch by bragging about its close ties to Google
Samsung doesn't always love to tout its close relationship with Google -- that is, not unless it's expedient to do so.
September 19, 2019
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Samsung Unveils ISOCELL Bright HMX 108 MP Sensor for Smartphones
Samsung this week has introduced the industry's first 108 megapixel image sensor for smartphones. The Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX promises to allow smartphones to take photos comparable to those from DSLR cameras. One of the first ha