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iPhone 12: The 3 new things business pros need

The features business pros need in Apple’s iPhone 12, especially as increasing numbers of users are more dependent on mobile devices while weathering the COVID-19 pandemic, are: More styles, faster performance, and better pricing. Here are details about each iPhone 12 wish list item. More styles than the iPhone 11 Let’s start with more models. […]

Everything You Need to know about iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 is finally official, and it was unveiled alongside the new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max during the company’s virtual October event. So what do we know about the new iPhone? Almost everything we will do before the iPhone 12 release date, which is set for October […]

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iPhone Flip: Everything we know about Apple’s foldable phone plans

While there are no rumors to suggest we’ll get an iPhone 12 Flip this year, there’s no doubt Apple is researching flexible displays and will eventually launch a handset with one. The questions, of course, are when we’ll see it, and what it’ll look like. Patents and concepts from independent designers give us clues, but […]

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Samsung Galaxy S21 / S30 release date, price, news and leaks

The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the company’s most premium and impressive smartphone to date, but already we’re dreaming of what Samsung will cook up for the Galaxy S30 range. Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has launched, we know Samsung’s vision of what a ‘premium’ phone is right now – and that gives us […]

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iPhone 12 rumors: Apple may announce it on Sept. 10, launch phone in October

With Apple apparently leaking a Sept. 10 event date on its YouTube channel and iOS 14 available for public beta, interest, and speculation about the iPhone 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Max are reaching a groundswell. (Apple has not confirmed the names of the phones, but we’ll go with those for now.) iPhone rumors have […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra hands-on: The best Galaxy phones ever?

The Galaxy Note 10 Plus was, for me, the best Android phone of 2019. Announced at Galaxy Unpacked, Samsung has now returned with the Note 20 and the Note 20 Ultra — no Plus model this year — with the difficult task of improving on a phone that really did everything you could want or […]

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Rumor suggesting Galaxy S30 might ditch SD875 just crazy enough to maybe be true

For years now, every new iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S line has seen a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800-series chipset powering the phones in the North American market. Other areas see Samsung’s own Exynos CPUs powering the phones. With the Samsung Galaxy S30 due early next year, it’s reasonable to assume this trend would continue. However, […]

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iPhone 13 rumors, release date, and specs

Although the iPhone SE 2020 is Apple’s latest device, we are still expecting the release of the new iPhone models from the Cupertino anytime soon, They are called iPhone 12, 12 Plus, 12 Pro. While we await the new iPhone models release, we have gathered some interesting information for our readers by looking at the […]

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Galaxy Note 20 Ultra release date level leak: The new boss

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra was leaked in a big way today with specifications that position it as one of the most extravagant smartphones ever made. This device was tipped to roll with a Quapcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, QHD+ 120Hz image refresh rate LTPO display, a top-tier camera array, and a brand new S […]

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Rumor: Galaxy M (2020) series to offer significant hardware changes

Another rumor pertaining to Samsung’s mid-range smartphone lineup for next year emerged via Twitter, this time regarding the Galaxy M (2020) series. Firstly, the rumor indicates that the Galaxy M (2020) lineup might follow the same naming scheme as the Galaxy A (2020) series, which would make sense if Samsung doesn’t want to confuse people. […]

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8 best iPhone 12 rumors: Release date, 5G, price and other leaks we know

With Apple’s April debut of the new iPhone SE for 2020, the company showed that it’s carrying on with product launches, despite the coronavirus forcing Apple to close its US retail stores indefinitely and all its stores outside China. This may indicate that the upcoming iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Max — Apple has not confirmed the names of […]

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Release Date, News, and Rumors

The Samsung Galaxy S20 only recently broke cover in the markets. The smartphone was launched in three variants, including a Plus (+) and Ultra variant with the latter having the best hardware among all. The company’s core smartphones have launched at somewhat predictable times. Keeping this in mind, there are rumors circulating about the features […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Rumor to have under-display camera to beat iPhone 12

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may be set to get a show soon, as possible teaser images for the upcoming phone have popped up on the company’s Galaxy Store. An eagle-eyed reader of SamMobile flagged a featured picture in the Galaxy Store’s ”Samsung Rewards” section, which included a theme for an unreleased Samsung phone. It […]

iPhone SE 2020 vs iPhone 11: Apple’s cheapest recent phones compared

It’s been a long time coming but Apple has finally launched a successor to the iPhone SE, dubbed simply the new iPhone SE. This phone slots in at the bottom end of Apple’s current smartphone selection, offering a relatively affordable – not to mention compact – alternative to the iPhone 11 range. Previously your cheapest […]

Why the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will be your secret love affair

Some of you may not agree with this statement but I have a strong feeling that you’ll end up agreeing with me by the end of this piece. As far as smartphones are concerned, there’s not much that surprises me anymore. I’ve been in this business long enough to have tested more phones than I […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 20: News, Leaks, Release Date, Specs, and Rumors!

Every year, there are certain phones we just can’t help but get excited about — one of which is the Galaxy Note. From the first Note that debuted in 2011 up to last year’s Note 10, Samsung’s stylus-equipped flagships are regularly some of the most interesting to hit the market. Samsung revamped its naming convention […]

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Deal: Master your Raspberry Pi this Pi Day

March 14 is officially Pi Day. In honor of the occasion, we’ve found a deal that helps you harness the power of your Raspberry Pi. From drones to gaming stations, the possibilities are almost endless. The Raspberry Pi Mastery Bundle can help you expand your Pi horizons, and the best part is that it’s 96% […]

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Get the Sony WH-1000XM3 on sale for $72 off

Amazon With the Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones likely just around the corner, their predecessor is seeing a solid deal over on Amazon. Right now, you can pick up a pair of the Sony WH-1000XM3 on sale for a cool $278, which is nearly $72 off the retail price. We’ve seen these headphones drop to this […]

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Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the cameras in Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro Max. Hardware Details Samsung’s Galaxy […]

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Android 11 update rolling out with bug fixes

The Android 11 developer preview appears to be coming along swimmingly with the first update landing today. Dubbed Android 11 developer preview 1.1, this update doesn’t introduce any new features — just a plethora of new patches and bug fixes. All tweaks made to this Android 11 DP update address development feedback Google has received […]

The most anticipated smartphones of 2020

There’s already a flood of rumors and leaks about this year’s set of incoming heavyweights, including the iPhone 12, OnePlus 8, and P40 Pro, along with a handful of other intriguing-looking handsets. Here’s a look at our most-anticipated phones of the year ahead, including links to extensive previews for many of them. Stay tuned, as […]

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Android Moment Pro Camera app to be abandoned

Today, in an email, smartphone lens-maker Moment announced that it will abandon the Android version of the Moment Pro Camera app. The company has spent the past two years developing the professional camera app that integrates well with its line of interchangeable lenses. In the email, the company says it loves Android, but it doesn’t […]

iPhone SE 2 release date, price & specs rumors

Whatever happened to the idea of a small iPhone? Apple’s 4in iPhone SE was discontinued in September 2018, and fans of petite (not to mention affordable) handsets have been demanding a replacement ever since. When the iPhone XR launched in September 2018 some viewed it as a possible replacement for SE. But that handset has […]

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Enjoy your tunes for up to 30 hours with the XFit headphones

Having your headphones die halfway through your workout is so frustrating. Even worse, many of the headphones with the most powerful charging cases are expensive. Fortunately, you can combine battery life and affordability with the Treblab XFit wireless headphones from Tech Deals right now. Does 30 hours of combined battery sound like enough? The Treblab […]

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Android 10 rolling out to US models

Update: February 18, 2020 (03:00 PM ET): Android 10 started making its way to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 devices at the end of January. Now, according to a post on Reddit, it looks like the update is now finally rolling out to Verizon-branded phones. Not all users are seeing the update quite yet, but it […]

Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra: Prices, specs, release date and more you need to know

After months of leaks and rumors, Samsung on Tuesday revealed the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra. The three new phones all come with 5G connectivity, several new camera improvements, and have a hole-punch display similar to the Galaxy Note 10. With all of the leaks over the past few weeks, there wasn’t a […]

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How to get Disney Plus for free (Update: Two week trial with Kellogg’s cereal)

Update: February 13, 2020: We have updated this post with a new Disney Plus free two-week trial if you purchase a participating Kellogg’s cereal. Disney Plus is, without a doubt, the biggest launch in the history of the premium streaming service industry. You can now stream not only tons of classic TV shows and movies […]

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The $600-valued SQL Database Starter Bundle is now just $29

Like it or not, our tech-driven world revolves around data. Companies profit and elections are swayed based on how data is collected and crunched. That’s why demand is high for specialists in this field. Today’s SQL deal could be your launchpad because it’s the world’s leading programming language for managing databases. The SQL Database Starter […]

Galaxy S20, Galaxy Buds+, Z Flip: Everything expected at Samsung Unpacked

In the tech world, the start of the year always means a ton of announcements and trade shows. And for mobile lovers, the weeks between CES and Mobile World Congress mean only one thing — the annual spectacle that is Samsung Galaxy Unpacked. Samsung’s biannual show has become a February tradition, and it’s hitting on […]

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Can we really tell the difference on a smartphone?

It’s 2020 and if you haven’t got a QHD display on your smartphone, what are you doing? QHD displays are so sharp and beautiful that for a top of the range smartphone to not have one is a crime… or at least that seems to be the public perception among tech lovers. What if the […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: All the rumors in one place

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip passed through the FCC recently, giving us some more information about connectivity details. See the roundup below for more! Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone — the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip — will take the Galaxy Fold vertical. This clamshell design harks back to flip phones of old, competing toe-to-toe with the […]

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Pay what you want to become a big data boffin

Data is all around us. You can’t even turn on your TV or use a Fitbit without creating data that’s useful for someone somewhere. The upshot of all of the data we create is that high paying jobs come along with it. If you’re ready to make a future-focused career change and learn the skills […]

iPhone 12 rumors and leaks: 4 things we expect from Apple in 2020

Even though Apple launched its trio of iPhone 11 models a mere four months ago in September, the rumor mill is already looking across the horizon and speculating about 2020 and the upcoming iPhone 12 (some rumors have already begun for the 2021 iPhones). Keep in mind that we don’t know what the new iPhones’ […]

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This all-in-one charger is a wireless charger and a power bank

Our charging needs are rising by the day. As you accumulate more devices with different charging methods, what you really need is an all-in-one charger. We’ve come across a great option, and you can save almost $100 to boot. This MobilePower three-in-one charger has two high-speed USB ports and one USB-C port. It can also […]

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Deal: Save 94% on the Stock Photo Mega Bundle

Shutterstock might be the Spotify of ready-to-use images, but it’s $29 for just 10 individual shots. For the same price, you can get unlimited, royalty-free access to over 80,000 stock photos. The Stock Photo Mega Bundle contains a vast range of HD images split across more than 750 diverse categories. Romance or rivers; winter or […]

Samsung Galaxy S20 all the rumors and specs so far

We’re weeks away from Samsung’s Unpacked event on Feb. 11 in San Francisco, but the rush of leaked blurry photos and specs is pointing to three versions of a phone called the Galaxy S20 and not the Galaxy S11 as originally suspected. What’s in the mix? 5G, tons of cameras, a giant battery and extra fast […]

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OnePlus 7 Pro down to just $499 ($170 off)

The OnePlus 7 Pro is one of the best Android flagships you can buy. It’s got the powerful Snapdragon 855, a versatile camera setup, a 90Hz display, and lots more going for it. Now, a current deal sees the OnePlus 7 Pro back on sale for one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen it […]

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New iPhone 12: Everything we know about Apple’s 2020 iPhones

Apple’s iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max only went on sale a few months ago, but all eyes are already on the Cupertino company’s 2020 handsets — and for one very good reason. The next iPhones will reportedly be Apple’s first to support 5G networking. At least one model will support […]

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The best (and worst) weird tech we saw at CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES, is the largest of its kind in the world. Thousands of companies descend upon Las Vegas to show off their latest creations. The law of averages state that if you get that many tech companies together, there’s definitely going to be some weird tech to see. Sure […]

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You’re really excited for the OnePlus 8 and new iPhones

There’s a lot to look forward to in 2020 smartphones: better battery life, bigger camera sensors, more telephoto and wide-angle lenses, and even foldable form factors. Now that we’re starting to hear more about the first phones launching in 2020, we asked you to tell us which smartphone line you’re most excited for in 2020. The […]

The 3 biggest smartphone trends of 2019

A year is a long time in the smartphone industry. Even during what is typically regarded as a static spell for innovation, there were several trends that developed and spread in 2019. Here are the three biggest smartphone fashions of the year just gone. Innovations and new ideas tend to start when a flagship phone from […]

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What we want to see from rumored mid-ranger

91mobiles/Onleaks The OnePlus 8 Lite name appeared out of nowhere earlier this month, after serial tipster OnLeaks revealed supposed renders of the smartphone (above). The mid-range market has changed in a big way since the OnePlus X — OnePlus’ previous budget device — landed back in 2015. Budget phones have gained camera sensors, better software, […]

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Best of Android 2019 Readers’ Choice: Your favorite phone of 2019 is…

This year, our Best of Android series is a triple crown: there’s one award for raw performance based on our battery of objective tests; an Editor’s Choice award that takes into account performance combined with all those intangibles that are impossible to measure objectively (like value for money, availability, and software support); and one decided […]

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Both Apple and Samsung are Seeing the trend of consumers choosing Lower-End Smartphone models

On July 19 Patently Apple posted a report titled “In Q2, Apple’s Latest iPhones Dominated the top 3 Spots in the U.S. while gaining iOS market share in Urban China.” Our second report on this subject was posted on July 22 was titled “Apple’s iPhone XR was the Best Selling Smartphone in the U.S. in […]

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Moment Fisheye 14mm lens samples: A fun tech toy

Moment’s various smartphone lenses are tons of fun. If you’re a pro photographer, you probably have a whole slew of professional DSLR lenses in your gear bag, but amateurs (and pros looking to travel light) can get a lot out of these snap-on pieces of glass. The newest lens in the line is the Moment […]

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New iPhone 12 release date, leaks and what we’re expecting

We’ll say it now: the iPhone 12 needs to be a huge change to Apple’s smartphone. The iPhone 11 range brought, well, very little in terms of an upgrade. With new camera upgrades and some more power inside, they were modest updates to the popular iPhone range.  So what will the iPhone 2020 bring? Is […]

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Google Pixel 4 doesn’t work with some USB cables

The Google Pixel 4 has turned out to be a bit of a contentious handset. While it has its share of cutting edge ideas, there’s already quite a list of things to dislike about the phone. Battery capacity tops the list of gripes and to make matters worse you can’t just reach for any charger […]

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold is now finally available for purchase

We were expecting many folding smartphones this year, with the first major release being the Samsung Galaxy Fold. But due to the Galaxy Fold’s problems and Huawei’s ongoing issues, the excitement around them has cooled. Issues with the screen delayed the Fold’s initial April 25 release, but they are now fixed and the device is […]

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Yesterday’s Google Pixel 4 ‘feature drop’? Expect more of them quarterly.

Yesterday, there was a Google Pixel 4 “feature drop” that landed quite unexpectedly. The update came with a bevy of new features, including new photo editing tools, enhanced Call Screening, improved Duo calls, and more. Now, according to statements given to The Verge, Google is proclaiming that its goal is to make feature drops such as this […]

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Misfit sale takes additional 20% off site-wide

Misfit The Misfit Vapor X is one of the best Wear OS watches you can pick up today. But one of the only gripes we had with it was the price. Now, thanks to Misfit’s latest “12 Days of Misfit” holiday sale, you can pick one up for as little as $144 with promo code […]

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Save up to 99% on lifetime access to VectorGrove vector graphics

Vector graphics are awesome. They’re useful in marketing, website design, social media, and pretty much everything in between. If you’ll need them at some point in your life, check out today’s deal from VectorGrove. This is your opportunity to get lifetime access to the entire VectorGrove library of vector graphics for just $23 with our promo […]

Black Friday memory card deals: select Samsung cards on sale now

Many of us think of the Black Friday shopping season as the time to make big purchases like TVs, computers, phones, and gaming systems. It’s also the perfect time to save money on little things, like memory cards! Often times you’ll find memory cards signicantly slashed down over the Black Friday week. While we expect […]

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iPhone 12 design rumors: The iPhone might get smaller in 2020

Apple could change up the design of the iPhone 12 in 2020 and surprise us with a new, yet familiar look. We rounded up all the rumors about the next iPhone’s design and features, including a four-camera array. On this week’s Apple Core roundup, we also check in on the latest rumors about Apple’s AR […]

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The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 may have solved a big issue with long-range zoom

Opinion post by Hadlee Simons Zoom has been a major challenge for smartphones over the years, but 2016’s iPhone 7 Plus went a long way to improving matters thanks to its 2x telephoto camera. The telephoto camera meant that you didn’t need to rely on cropping or bulky lenses (e.g. Samsung Galaxy K Zoom) in […]

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Samsung Galaxy S11 Release Date, News, Leaks & Rumors

The Samsung Galaxy S11 release date is still several months away but that doesn’t mean leaks and rumors aren’t floating around already. In fact, it’s just the opposite with a ton of exciting news about a bigger and faster Galaxy S11+ and more. We expect the Galaxy S11 release date to be sometime in February, […]

Nearly 150 vulnerabilities come on many Android devices out of the box

In a new detailed report, security firm Kryptowire revealed 146 different Android vulnerabilities across 29 various OEMs, including Samsung, Asus, Xiaomi, and Sony. Kryptowire discovered these with its in-house automated firmware scanning tools, and most of the affected manufacturers hail from Asia. The worst part about these vulnerabilities is that every one of them comes […]

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12 Best Smart Phones of 2019

With so many smartphones vying for your attention, it’s not easy to pick the best phone. Tom’s Guide reviews dozens of new handsets each year, and we evaluate them in our lab and in the real world based on design, features, performance, camera quality and battery life. We also perform in-depth face-offs between flagship phones […]

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Price drop! Lifetime Koofr Cloud Storage is 93% off

Access to cloud storage is like having your hard drive everywhere with you, only far more safe and convenient. With Koofr cloud storage, you’ll never have to worry about losing your precious files to viruses, theft, malfunctions, or other disasters. Dropbox and iCloud are two of the most popular cloud storage services around, but their […]

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Pay what you want to master fun electronic projects in Arduino

If you were the type of kid that got grounded for taking apart your parents’ stereo, you might have an aptitude for electronics. With Arduino, your gift for tinkering could be taken to the next level. Guidance on how it all works doesn’t come better than the Arduino Hacker eBook Bundle. The 15 eBooks that […]

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Samsung Will Fix Huge Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Flaw

Samsung will fix a nasty bug that has caused problems with the fingerprint sensor on the company’s Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10, according to a new report. The tech giant will fix a flaw that duped the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10’s ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to believe any fingerprint was authorized when they […]

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Best Halloween movies on Amazon Prime

There’s no better time to watch a scary movie than on Halloween. After all, it’s supposedly when the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest and all sorts of supernatural shenanigans could happen. But the horror genre is not the only one in the spirit of the holiday! We have included […]

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Hushed gives you a second private number for just $25

Isn’t it annoying how everything requires your personal phone number? Whether you’re signing up for an online service or making an impulsive purchase, a phone number is often needed. Sadly, giving out your number makes you easy prey for scammers and telemarketers looking to bombard you with illicit phone calls and texts. Fortunately, you can […]

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Watch your favorite shows unrestricted with Stream Unblocker (96% off)

Are you in love with a TV show right now? TNT Stream Unblocker is the best way to sate your binge cravings while you’re abroad. Don’t let geo-restrictions stop you from enjoying the latest Walking Dead or Lucifer episodes. Stream Unblocker is essentially a VPN, but it’s designed specifically for giving you lag-free access to […]

iPhone SE 2 release date, news, price, and leaks

The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max may have launched September 10, 2019, but Apple couldn’t bring itself to putting out an iPhone SE 2 to land alongside them.  The iPhone SE 2 is one of tech’s ‘will it, won’t it’ stories, as rumors have alternated between saying it definitely does, then definitely doesn’t, exist, and […]

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Start coding today with the Computer Programmer Super Bundle

Strong programming skills can take your next idea from boring to a smash hit. The problem is: how do you learn a new computer language quickly? This computer programmer bundle is one solution. Becoming a skilled computer programmer takes practice and time, but snagging this bundle for $27 with our promo code 40LEARN40 could jumpstart […]

Galaxy S11 Release Date, Specs, Price and Camera

Rumors are already beginning to swirl about the Galaxy S11 — if that’s what Samsung winds up calling its flagship phone for 2020. Most of the speculation right now centers around the cameras and design, and there have been several major leaks already. With the iPhone 11 lineup wowing critics with their cameras, the OnePlus […]

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Get the Galaxy S10 Plus for just $599.99 with promo code

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is collectively praised as an excellent phone, but with a launch price of $1,000 for the base model, it’s no doubt pricey. That’s what makes today’s deal worth highlighting. Dailysteals is offering a limited number of grade-A refurbished and unlocked Galaxy S10 Plus handsets for only $629.99. Even better, if […]

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iPhone 11 a Hit as Apple Boosts Production By 10%

The smartphone market is slumping, but Apple seems to be bucking that trend with the iPhone 11.  According to a new report from Nikkei Asian Review, Apple is increasing iPhone 11 production by 8 million units due to “unexpected higher demand,” which is roughly a 10% increase. To put this number in perspective, the publication […]

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What’s taking eSIM so long to become mainstream?

eSIM has been available in smartphones for years now, see the Google Pixel 2 as an early example, yet the technology still hasn’t caught on in the mainstream. Only a handful of smartphones released each year include eSIM technology and even fewer carriers support the full range of devices. Furthermore, iSIM, eSIM’s eventual successor, doesn’t […]

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Microsoft Project xCloud: Everything we know so far

Update, October 1, 2019: Microsoft has added the Android version of its xCloud app to the Google Play Store. It’s officially called the Xbox Game Streaming app. That likely means the public preview test is about to roll out to the invited beta testers in the US, the UK, and South Korea. The idea of […]

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro Revealed: Big Screen, Halo Ring Cameras and No Google

Huawei’s latest smartphone series, the Mate 30, has arrived today (Sept. 19). Coming in standard and Pro varieties, it’s looking to be a serious rival to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus and the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max — at least, if you can get your hands on the Huawei handset. […]

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Cloudflare releases easy to use Warp VPN

Yesterday, Cloudflare released its highly anticipated Warp VPN to the public after months of setbacks. It first announced Warp in April, and it allowed people to sign up for early access before the full release planned in July. Before today, there were about two million people on the waitlist to try Warp. The demand for […]

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What is Peacock? Everything about the NBCUniversal streaming service

The video streaming service boom continues. In addition to the launches of both Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus later this November, 2020 will see TimeWarner going live with HBO Max. Now NBCUniversal, owned by Comcast, has announced details of its upcoming streaming service, which will be called Peacock. The best streaming services of 2019 […]

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OnePlus could sell a phone through Verizon next year

The OnePlus 7 Pro works on Verizon’s network, but Big Red doesn’t officially sell any OnePlus smartphone. That could change as soon as next year, according to today’s report from Android Police. It’s unclear when exactly OnePlus will launch a phone on Verizon or what model the carrier will offer. Yesterday, PhoneArena reported Verizon will […]

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All the rumors in one place

Google Update, September 11, 2019 (2:42PM ET): We’ve updated the Pixel 4 rumor hub with hands-on videos, along with a leak of the phone’s Face Unlock feature. Check the article below for more information! When the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL started leaking last year, it didn’t stop. On top of the usual […]

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Top Android games weekly: All the biggest news, updates, and more!

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the top Android games news, updates, and more on the Google Play Store! Below you’ll find everything worth knowing about all the major developments in the Android gaming world over the past seven days. Read also: 15 best upcoming Android games: Action, racing, strategy, and more Let us know […]

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7 cool Android features you might not know about

One of the great things about Android is how intuitive it is. The majority of its most important features are easily accessed and clearly identifiable (like screen brightness). But there are some useful features that are hidden away or aren’t clearly explained. Here, we’ve gathered some of the best Android features you might have missed. […]

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Best Samsung Galaxy S10e screen protectors

The Samsung Galaxy S10e is the baby of the Galaxy S10 family. It’s no slouch in the specs department though, coming with everything you’d expect from a 2019 flagship. While it may be the smallest and least expensive member of the Galaxy S10 lineup, you’ll still want to keep that beautiful display safe from scratches […]

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JBL Link Bar review: The smartest speaker in its class

Delay after delay created plenty of buzz for the JBL Link Bar review. This Google Assistant soundbar is a Chromecast-enabled smart speaker with full Android TV functionality. There’s little it can’t do. Let’s find out if this is the only soundbar your home theater needs. Read the in-depth review by SoundGuys. What’s it like to […]

iPhone SE 2 release date, news, price and leaks

Update: While we still haven’t heard whether the iPhone SE 2 will appear alongside the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11R, both of which are likely to be announced on September 10, 2019, we hope they’ll share the stage with a new version of the affordable and hand-sized iPhone. Without much news around the rumored device, […]

We asked, you told us: You clearly prefer one Note 10 model over the other

Over the years, the Galaxy Note line has garnered a dedicated following of passionate power users who don’t like making sacrifices when it comes to their smartphone buying decisions. Sure, Notes are generally more expensive than most other phones on the market, but for that money you get some of the best specs and all […]

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Your phone can now verify you in Google Passwords

Today, Google announced a new feature which allows you to verify your identity by using your Android fingerprint or screen lock instead of a password when visiting certain Google services, such as Google Passwords. What’s more, there’s nothing additional to set up for this new feature: it just works. The new feature is arriving on […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs. Note 10 Plus: Which One Should You Buy?

This year, we’re getting not one, but two versions of Samsung’s flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 10. There’s the standard model, at 6.3 inches, and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus, toting a gargantuan 6.8-inch display. However, the differences between the two handsets go far beyond size. Complicating things further, the Note 10 will set you […]

Galaxy UNPACKED 2019 Official Invitation

Start time and how to watch

Samsung has already flexed its muscles in 2019 with the Galaxy S10 series, but now it’s time to go even bigger with the Note 10 launch. The second Samsung Unpacked of the year will take place today at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, where we expect to see not just one phablet, but […]

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Use Google Assistant to read and reply to messages

For a long time, if you wanted to hear Google Assistant read off your incoming messages — and use your voice to reply to those messages — you needed to be using a small handful of apps to do so. These included Google’s own Messages and Hangouts, for example. Now, however, it seems the number […]

All iPhone 12 Models Will Get 5G in 2020 (Report)

There are high hopes that 5G will come to Apple’s iPhone’s as soon as next year, something that a significant Apple expert has now fully endorsed. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, in a recent investor note (via MacRumors), says that he now expects all 2020 iPhones to be 5G ready. He had previously written that only […]

The Pay What You Want: Project Management Mastery Bundle

Name your price for project management certification training

There are thousands of people out there making big money in project management. Many industries need these highly efficient team leaders to guide important projects, so it’s a highly-transferable skill. It’s never too late to put yourself on this career path, but you’ll need certifications. The Pay What You Want: Project Management Mastery Bundle is […]

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Samsung Galaxy Fold: Specs, Price, Release Date and More

Here’s everything we know about the Galaxy Fold as we get closer to a September launch. Update July 24 at 11:30 p.m. ET: Samsung says it’s fixed the problems with the Galaxy Fold and will release the foldable phone in September in select markets. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is more than just a smartphone. It’s […]

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Save 50% off the Bose Soundwear Companion speaker

The Bose SoundWear Companion Wireless Wearable Speaker solves a unique problem: you want to listen to music but you don’t want to wear headphones. You also don’t want the music blasting from your stereo and you don’t want to be locked to one place while you listen. The Bose SoundWear Companion allows you to do […]

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Say hello to Nokia’s Android-powered feature phone

Even though Nokia still sells feature phones, a leak from 9to5Google earlier today revealed what could be an Android-powered Nokia feature phone. Based on a leaked image from an anonymous tipster, the phone looks remarkably similar to the Nokia 220. Because we’re supposedly looking at a feature phone, we see the familiar trappings of one: […]

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Netflix account sharing: Everything you need to know

In the past decade, Netflix and services like it have become the primary source of entertainment for cord-cutters. However, even to this day many myths about account sharing on Netflix persist. We are here to dispel them once and for all, so you can watch the latest season of Stranger Things in peace. Let’s get […]

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iOS 13: beta, release date, and feature list

New iOS 13 beta is here to fundamentally change the way you use your iPhone on a day-to-day basis, and we have been testing the public beta since late last month.  We have a complete iOS 13 features list below so you can determine if you want to get iOS 13 public beta now or wait for […]

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How to work online as a physical therapist or personal trainer

Interested in health and fitness? Want to expand your knowledge and earn some cash on the side, or full-time, without leaving home? Consider becoming an online personal trainer. You could also become a virtual physical therapist. This is a relatively new option, but it’s quickly gaining traction. It’s easier than you think, and it can be […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: What we expect

We’re only a few months away from an official Samsung Galaxy Note 10 announcement. The Note 10 is Samsung’s true flagship and we expect it to compete with just about any handset on the market. The Galaxy Note 9 took home our best of Android 2019 award, so the Note 10 has a big pair […]

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All the Details and Rumors about 2019 iPhones

In 2019, Apple is expected to continue offering iPhones in multiple sizes and at multiple price points to provide customers with choice. 2018 brought the iPhone XS (5.8 inches), the iPhone XS Max (6.5 inches), and the iPhone XR (6.1 inches). The two XS devices have higher price tags starting at $999, while the XR […]

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Top app developers make gobs of cash from Apple, much less from Google

According to new data from Sensor Tower, the top 100 app developers earned around $84 million from sales on the Apple App Store during the first quarter of 2019. That’s is about $9 million more than app developers earned from the same platform last year during the same period. Those same top 100 app developers also […]

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All Fortnite Battle Royale patch notes and more

Welcome to our Fortnite update tracker! We’ll be collating all of the official Fortnite Battle Royale update/patch notes and breaking down all the new features added to Epic Games’ phenomenon for Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch platforms. More: Fortnite Season 9 guide: Battle Pass, […]

iOS 13 all-but confirms iPhone 11 will ditch a feature found on iPhone XS

Apple announced its all-new iOS 13 update at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week. The final update will roll-out to iPhone and iPod Touch owners across the world sometime in the autumn, but developers have already had a chance to install the new version of the mobile operating system and test the new features. One […]

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Most aren’t buying 5G phones until networks are ready (Poll results)

After several years of hype and speculation about 5G networks, carriers are slowly starting to roll out the new service. At the same time, Qualcomm has made 5G modems available, and manufacturers are already beginning to put the hardware in its phones. Now that a handful of 5G-compatible phones are available for purchase, we wanted […]

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iPhone 11 (2019) Rumors: New iPhone Release Date, Leaks and More

Apple’s iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max represent important steps forward for the company’s handsets and are among the best phones you can buy. They’re the most powerful iPhones ever, thanks to the A12 Bionic chip, and they offer many other upgrades, including better cameras with features like Smart HDR. But there’s always room for improvement. iPhone 11 […]

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Justice Department eyeing antitrust case against Google

Update: June 3, 2019 at 3:10 p.m. ET: A new, unconfirmed report from Reuters claims the U.S. Justice Department is also considering an antitrust investigation into Apple. The report, citing unnamed sources, did not offer specifics into what the department’s probe of Apple might cover. The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly been given jurisdiction into […]

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Huawei and the Trump debacle: The story so far (Updated: May 29)

The headlines and details concerning the Trump administration’s blacklisting of Huawei have come in fast and furious over the past week. Here’s a breakdown of how the story has unfolded. For a more detailed historical look at how Huawei has reached this point, check out our full summary here. Wednesday, May 15: The Trump administration […]

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How to get the beautiful B&O Beoplay H4 headphones for just $153

The AAPicks team writes about things we think you’ll like, and we may see a share of revenue from any purchases made through affiliate links. With so many smartphone manufacturers messing with the headphone jack, wireless headphones are quickly becoming a must-have. The only problem is a premium pair usually means premium prices. Today you […]

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Start earning top dollar as a DevOps engineer with this bundle

DevOps engineers are IT professionals who specialize in working with software development teams and system operators. They make communication between the two more efficient, resulting in faster and higher quality code releases. For this skillset, the demand for these professionals is only increasing. With the DevOps Certification Training Masterclass Bundle, you’ll learn all the skills […]

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Are you buying the OnePlus 7 or 7 Pro? (Poll of the Week)

The leaks are done. The rumor mill has gone silent. The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro are finally here to take your money, which won’t be as much of a problem as it would be with other flagship smartphones. That’s because the OnePlus 7 Pro starts at $669, while the OnePlus 7 starts at a […]

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Samsung again India premium smartphone market king, demoting OnePlus

For the past three consecutive quarters, Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has held the crown in India as the premium smartphone market leader. When the company took that crown away from Samsung, it was a bit of a shock — almost like a David and Goliath story. However, according to a recent report from Counterpoint Research, that […]

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Manual camera mode is nice, but only sometimes gets used (Poll results)

Whether you spend $300 or $1,000 on a smartphone, chances are you will be able to capture decent-looking photos. Of course, there will likely be a quality difference when using auto settings. One way to improve images is by using manual camera controls found on some handsets. By learning how to properly set the ISO, […]

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[email protected] uses music to focus your mind and help boost your productivity

Struggling to get in the zone after the weekend? It’s probably because distractions are everywhere. It can be very tough to focus on one specific thing at any given moment, which is a major issue when it comes to meeting deadlines. That’s where productivity apps come in. [email protected] is both a productivity app and music […]

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Some OnePlus 6T variants out of stock as company prepares OnePlus 7

OnePlus is a very efficient company when it comes to creating stock of its smartphones. When a new device comes along, the company is usually already sold out of the previous device preventing wasted money on unsold stock. Report: OnePlus 6T made up only 2.4% of T-Mobile phone sales in Q4 2018 When OnePlus revealed […]

Ad-supported Amazon Music comes to Alexa devices

Amazon announced today that Alexa-enabled devices can now play ad-supported music from Amazon Music for free. The announcement comes a day after Google announced a similar move with YouTube Music and Google Assistant-powered devices. Keep in mind that folks can only listen to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations for free — they […]

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Android’s Bluetooth latency needs a major overhaul for real-time content

A longer version of this article was originally published at our sister site SoundGuys. Android and audio can’t seem to get along. Google has spent years slowing fixing the round-trip latency problem, yet some OEMs still haven’t gotten the memo. Worse still, the world’s most popular mobile OS isn’t addressing this looming problem for wireless […]

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Kickstart a new Excel data analyst career for $49

The world runs on data. So, naturally, those who can analyze that data are in high demand.  If you’re looking to join the ranks of these data analysts, you’ll need to master Microsoft Excel. Today’s top deal is just the thing to help — the Excel Data Analyst Certification School.  Excel is more than just a […]

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Fitbit teams up with Snapchat to bring Bitmoji to your watch face

If you’re a Snapchat user and happen to own a Fitbit smartwatch, we’ve got good news. Fitbit has teamed up with Snapchat to bring your personalized Bitmoji avatar to your watch face. The story behind Snapchat’s Android rebuild Snapchat announced a big move in late 2017. It was going to fix all of the problems […]

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Most prefer the Galaxy S10 Plus over the P30 Pro

Huawei officially announced the P30 Pro this week, introducing the Galaxy S10 Plus’ first real competition of 2019. Both handsets feature top-of-the-line specs, impressive camera performance, and a premium price tag. With this in mind, we decided to ask you if you’d rather pick up Samsung’s latest and greatest or Huawei’s. Here is what you […]

Latest Pocophone F1 beta includes Game Turbo

With a Snapdragon 845 and at least 6GB of RAM, the Pocophone F1 is more than capable of playing graphics-intensive Android games. With the latest beta update, the phone receives yet another feather in its gaming cap — Game Turbo. Similar to Huawei’s GPU Turbo, Game Turbo allocates CPU and GPU resources to improve the […]

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Master Microsoft data tools in this 31-hour course bundle

From Access to Excel, Microsoft data tools hold a lot of power. If you harness that power, you could not only enhance your resume but potentially land a higher paying job. The Complete Microsoft Data Analysis Expert Bundle offers 31 hours of extensive training in Microsoft data tools. Through six in-depth courses, you’ll go from […]

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Do AirPods and other EarPods cause cancer? Here’s the scary research

They’re polarizing, but the Apple’s AirPods, the courageous wireless earbuds that promised to whisk us away to an untethered musical wonderland, are undeniably big hits. With Apple ceremoniously killing off the headphone jack on the iPhone, other smartphone makers have followed suit, writing thankless obituaries for the traditional 3.5 mm audio port and declaring boldly that the […]

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 will arrive this year, but probably not in next few months

Huami — the company responsible for the line of Xiaomi Mi Band fitness trackers, as well as the line of Amazfit smartwatches and trackers — recently conducted a quarterly earnings call. During the chat, some info was dropped about the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 4. According to David Cui, Chief Financial Officer at Huami, the Xiaomi […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: News and Rumars, and what we want to see

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 needs to pack a punch to get the series back in the limelight. There aren’t many Galaxy Note 10 leaks or rumors just yet, but we’ve put together a list of what we want from Samsung and its next flagship phablet to help propel the handset to the top of […]

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The best Snapdragon 855 phones — what are your best options?

If performance is what you’re after, getting your hands on the best Snapdragon 855 phone you can find is the way to go. Quite a few of them were announced this year by Samsung, LG, Sony, and more, with even more expected to debut in the near future. We’ve rounded up the best Snapdragon 855 phones on the […]

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MediaTek is working on a 7nm 5G chipset, will be better than Helio P90

MediaTek executives have confirmed that they’re working on a 7nm chipset. The new chipset will support 5G connectivity and will be positioned above the Helio P90. MediaTek isn’t always on the cutting edge when it comes to the high end of the market, but the company generally does a great job of delivering competitive budget […]

Here’s how to install Fortnite for Android

Fortnite for Android is finally here, and you can download the highly popular battle royale game from Epic Games right now. Read Next: Fortnite vs PUBG: Ten mobile differences between the two biggest battle royales However, Epic, as we have reported before, has elected not to release Fortnite for Android via the Google Play Store. So how […]

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Best Samsung Galaxy S10 wireless chargers

Samsung is making a big push towards wireless charging this year. Apart from all the new entrants in the Galaxy S10 family, the Galaxy Buds and the Galaxy Watch Active also support wireless charging. If you’re looking for some great options to charge your brand new smartphone wirelessly, we’ve got you covered. Here is a roundup […]

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Galaxy S10 vs. Galaxy S10+ vs. Galaxy S10e: What Should You Buy?

If you’ve been holding out on upgrading your Galaxy, there are three powerful new phones to choose from. The Galaxy S10e is the most affordable and compact of the bunch; the Galaxy S10 is the standard flagship; and the Galaxy S10+ is the biggest and most premium phone in Samsung’s lineup. (We’re talking up to […]

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The LG G7 ThinQ is just $430 ($320 off) and comes with a free case

The LG G8 ThinQ is likely days away from being announced at MWC 2019, which means now is a great time to grab last year’s LG G7 ThinQ at a highly discounted price. For a limited time, grab an unlocked 64GB model for just $430 and save yourself over $320. Despite being overshadowed by other […]

These 4 smartphone OEMs have less NFC support now than in 2015

NFC support is a feature that almost every flagship phone offers. However, four major device manufacturers have notably decreased NFC support in their phones since late 2015. LG, Xiaomi, Alcatel, and Oppo seem to be placing less importance on NFC tech. A near field communication (NFC) chip is a simple-but-powerful tool inside most smartphones. Using NFC […]

Buy an LG V40 ThinQ on Sprint, get a free TV

If you’re in the market for a smartphone and are a Sprint subscriber, Best Buy has quite the deal for you — the retailer knocks either $270 or $360 off the LG V40 ThinQ and offers a free 49-inch LG 4K TV with your purchase. You either get $270 or $360 off the phone when […]

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Top 50 failed Google products ranked from best to worst

Google services and products have enriched the lives of tech fans, businesspeople, and basically anyone who’s ever been curious enough to ask a question on the internet. We all know about Search, Gmail, Maps, Chrome, YouTube, and, of course, Android. We’ve recently seen new names added to the Google hall of fame too — most […]

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14-year old Fortnite Player found Apple’s FaceTime bug before it went viral

A mother and son from Arizona tried to warn Apple about the eavesdropping FaceTime bug over a week ago. The facetime bug, which gained attention on Monday, relates to the company’s FaceTime chat function. Michele Thompson and her 14-year-old son made several attempts to warn the firm about the facetime bug, but say they were […]

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China reacts to Huawei woes, encourages ‘information consumption’

Yesterday’s news about legal action from the U.S. towards Huawei has China very concerned. In response, the country is pledging to help keep Huawei growing domestically through a series of programs. The vested interest from China in Huawei’s success doesn’t help assuage fears about the connections between the two. Over the past decade, Huawei has […]

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You can secretly listen in on Call Screen spam conversations on your Pixel

One of the coolest features launched with the Google Pixel 3 is Call Screen, which allows you to have Google Assistant answer your spam calls. Rather than waste your time dealing with telemarketers, Assistant will do all the work for you. As Call Screen does its thing, it’s easy to watch a transcript of the […]

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Deal: Become an Adobe expert for under $30

The Adobe suite is the gold standard when it comes to photo editing and graphic design software. To build a successful career in almost any creative industry, mastering these programs is a must. Today’s deal is the perfect way to become an expert in the Adobe suite. The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle contains seven learning kits […]

Check to see if Samsung Pay is draining your battery, temporary fix is here

Samsung Pay is the company’s mobile payments service which competes with fellow Android-based service Google Pay (and Apple’s very popular Apple Pay). However, it appears that the payment service is glitching out at the moment, causing severe battery drain on Samsung phones. Users on several Reddit forums (like this one, this one, and this one) […]

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New LG TVs will use AI to better the picture and sound based on content

High-end LG televisions come with the ThinQ branding, which signifies built-in AI features. Although previous LG TVs have included Google Assistant built in and newer ones are now featuring Amazon’s Alexa too, LG will debut a new type of AI-powered television at CES 2019. According to an LG press release, the company’s newest flagship TVs […]

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This week in Android: Punch hole screens are here!

It’s the end of 2018, and you might hear a collective sigh from smartphone pundits. This year was celebrated almost universally by incremental increases to already great hardware. But we also got new form factors — sliders and pop-out cameras — in our quest to eliminate the bezel. Those designs and more will be further refined in […]

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Xiaomi Black Shark review: A blast for your buck

Gaming smartphones had a breakthrough in 2018, with multiple renowned companies in the field launching their super-powered handsets. These include the Asus ROG Phone, Razer Phone 2, and today’s review subject, the Xiaomi Black Shark. Check out the Asus ROG Phone vs. Razer Phone 2 vs. Xiaomi Black Shark to see how the three phones […]

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Google Home still the best smart speaker, but HomePod advancing

The latest testing from Loup Ventures concludes, once again, that Google Home is by far the best smart speaker. The Google Home outperformed all other smart speakers in nearly every metric. However, Apple’s HomePod made some big progress this year, so Google’s “best smart speaker” title is by no means assured forever. Back in July, […]

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CuriosityStream is documentary heaven for $1.25 per month

Most people enjoy a good documentary. You learn interesting things, but you don’t have to read a book, and you often get stunning visuals. If you know someone who particularly loves documentaries, CuriosityStream is the ideal Christmas gift. It’s an on-demand streaming service specializing in award-winning programming about science, nature, history, technology, society, and more. […]

Google acquires India-focused app Where is My Train

Google has acquired India-based startup Sigmoid Labs, creator of the very popular app Where is My Train. The deal is reportedly worth somewhere in the range of $30 — $40 million. Where is My Train helps track train routes and schedules in India, without the need of internet data. India-based startup Sigmoid Labs announced today […]

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Start date, Battle Pass, skins, map changes, and more!

Fortnite Season 7 is fast approaching, and it looks like a cold snap is about to hit Epic Games’ hit battle royale game. With all the confusion over Season 6’s giant cube finally put to bed, the Fortnite team has begun teasing a winter theme to coincide with the Christmas season. Below we’ll be piecing […]

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Samsung’s 12 days of deals promotion gets you a Verizon Note 9 for $300 off

Samsung We’re through Black Friday and Cyber Monday but the sales aren’t stopping yet. Samsung has launched its 12 days of deals promotion, bringing you new and exclusive discounts from its online store every day for almost two weeks. Samsung has already shown off what’s available for the first five days and you can check them out […]

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This week in Android: Black Friday and the Best of Android!

This has been a busy week for Android Authority. We finally unveiled our Best of Android awards, including the best Android phone of 2018. You won’t want to miss that. But, it’s lonely at the top, so we also announced the phones with the best camera, the best screen, the best performance, the best battery, […]

Smart home gadgets that are perfect for Android users

Smart home tech is, quite frankly, an intimidating pool to jump in to. There are a lot of options out there, and they all do a lot of the same stuff. None of them are particularly cheap, so you want to make sure you’re making the right decisions when it comes to smartening up your […]

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New Wear OS update is all about saving battery life

Google has just announced a new Wear OS update that will hopefully let you squeeze a bit more battery out of your smartwatch. The “H” update, as Google calls it, was announced with little fanfare on the Wear OS community support page. Skagen Falster 2 review: The prettiest Wear OS watch has a problem I loved the […]

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Music Gateway connects you with industry pros

It’s famously difficult to get noticed in the music industry. Talent isn’t enough these days, you have to put yourself out there in the right way. If you’ve already tried sending out demos, posting YouTube clips, and trying out for America’s Got Talent, it’s time to get smart. Music Gateway offers a different approach. It’s […]

Amazon is giving you free shipping, no matter how little you spend

Shutterstock Amazon is probably one of the best places to shop for the holidays. First, there are a ton of good deals. Second, you don’t have to fight the crowds. Typically Amazon is the best deal for Prime users but this holiday season Amazon is sweetening the deal a bit for those without Prime. Starting […]

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See the Lenovo Z5 Pro – the other sliding phone – a day early here

weibo.com/ideamagic A month ago, Lenovo teased the arrival of a bezel-less Lenovo Z5 Pro. Now we have some leaked images. The device is set to launch tomorrow and appears to have a sliding mechanism akin to the Xioami Mi Mix 3. Pricing details and most of the specs are still unknown. Remember the Lenovo Z5? […]

Google Phone app might finally introduce a dark theme

A recent APK teardown revealed a dark theme within the latest Google Phone update. The teardown also revealed the app’s ability to share its blocked numbers list with other apps. We do not know when the new features will arrive in the Phone app, though the update is rolling out. The Google Phone app contains […]

This week in Android: Pixel 3 review, Huawei Mate 20 hands-on, and more!

It’s been a week full of new phones, new reviews, and new accessories — but then again it’s #Phonepocalypse. We wrapped up our full review of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL. It’s one heck of a set of phones. They won’t be for everyone, for sure. Be sure to read the full to find […]

Town of Salem coming to Android Oct. 14, hopefully without bots

Update, October 16, 2018 (01:11PM EST): As described in the article below, the popular browser-based game Town of Salem is out now on Android. You can play the game by clicking the button below and installing it on your compatible Android device. The game is free-to-play, but does offer in-app purchases. Original Article, October 12, 2018 […]

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Here are some Google Assistant updates coming to Google hardware

Along with the launch of new Google hardware this week, there are many Google Assistant updates on the way. A lot of the Google Assistant updates will hit Google hardware first, but many will come to all Android devices eventually. It’s clear Google is continuing to go all-in as an “AI first” company. The long-awaited […]

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Get over $4,300 worth of CompTIA certification training for only $59

There are almost 1 million open IT positions in the U.S. waiting to be filled. When you’re applying for an IT position, the very first thing the overwhelming majority of hiring staff look for is specialized certifications, such as CompTIA. They want to know if you’ve put in the effort to study for exams and, […]

FBI forces child porn suspect to unlock iPhone X using Face ID

During an investigation into a child pornography suspect, FBI agents forced the suspect to unlock his iPhone X using his face. This is the first time Face ID (or facial recognition in general) has been used in this fashion. As of right now, forced use of Face ID and fingerprints can be utilized to unlock […]

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Your career begins here! Cisco networking & cloud computing certification bundle

The demand for Cisco and cloud computing professionals is growing every day. Today, you can get the comprehensive training you need to get started in this future-proof career for only $39 with the Cisco Networking and Cloud Computing Certification Bundle. Get started with over 110 hours of world-class training including the most important tools used […]

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Team 17 games like Worms 2 and The Escapists heavily discounted today

Team 17 If you’ve been holding out on buying one of the highly-rated games from U.K. game studio Team 17, now might be the time to pull the trigger. Several Team 17 games are heavily discounted right now on the Google Play Store! One of Team 17’s most popular titles is Worms 2: Armageddon, which […]

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Open the door to a career networking with Cisco

Forbes magazine estimates that Cisco is 15 times bigger than it’s nearest rival in the networking game. Of course, networking is absolutely integral to every office-based company on the planet, which means that Cisco network engineers are in high demand. If you’re thinking of pursuing a lucrative career in this industry, the Ultimate Cisco Certification Super Bundle contains all […]

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Apple iPhone Xs release date: Pre orders for the NEW Apple iPhone Xs & Xs Max are open

Apple has finally unveiled its 2018 flagship handsets: the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. These phones are not only faster (as you’d expect) but also have a lot of new features. Here’s everything you need to know about the new 5.8in and 6.5in iPhones, including the UK price, release date and, of course, the […]

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Honor 5G phone will be world’s first as it hopes to be a top 3 brand by 2022

The president of Honor smartphones made some bold claims regarding the company at an event held over the weekend. According to George Zhao, an Honor 5G smartphone will be the world’s first, and Honor will be a top-three smartphone brand by 2022. Honor did not give any information about the Honor 5G phone, other than […]

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Apple Issues Recall For Defective iPhone 8

Apple has found that a small percentage of iPhone 8 devices have a defective logic board that hosts the phone’s main electronic components, including the microprocessor (or the device’s brain), the memory and the wireless chip. The affected devices that were sold between September 2017 and March 2018 in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, […]

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Huawei phones delisted from 3DMark following benchmark inflation

Earlier this week, AnandTech published an article detailing its findings regarding several Huawei and Honor smartphone benchmarks. Today, in response, some Huawei 3DMark listings have been delisted. This is yet another instance of smartphone brands gaming the benchmark system to artificially inflate scores. Today, several Huawei phones (including one Honor device) were delisted from smartphone benchmarking hub […]

iPhone 11 release date, price, news and leaks

Apple’s iPhone 11 – whether it’s called that or the iPhone XI, iPhone XS or iPhone X2 – could launch in just under two weeks, meaning we may already be close to the official release date. The timing for the iPhone 11 announcement shouldn’t surprise anyone. Apple’s smartphone-focused keynotes routinely take place in early September. […]

EMUI 9 beta: Huawei and Honor users can now sign up to test Android Pie

Here’s one last big story coming out of IFA 2018: Huawei just announced the availability of its beta program for Android Pie-based EMUI 9. Users of select Huawei devices can join the beta program for EMUI 9, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie and brings improvements focusing on speed and simplicity. The Pie beta […]

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Galaxy Note 9 continues Samsung trend of disappointing iFixit ratings

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has received a four out of 10 rating from iFixit for its ease of repair. The gadget repair outlet criticized the amount of glue used in the Samsung phablet. iFixit also bemoaned the need to remove the rear panel for all component repairs. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 isn’t a […]

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Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus needs little introduction. Released in April last year, this former flagship is still high on many Android fan’s wishlist. Today, you can go to Dailysteals to get a remarkable discount on a limited number of GSM unlocked models. We’ve even managed to get an exclusive deal just for AA readers. The Galaxy […]

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HTC U12 Plus Flame Red edition now available in US and Canada

The HTC U12 Plus comes in a Flame Red color and is available now at HTC.com for a September 10 ship date. The Flame Red variant was previously only available in certain countries but is now available in the United States and Canada. The HTC U12 Plus Flame Red edition is the same device that […]

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iDrive gives you unlimited lifetime mobile backup for $19.99

No monthly subscription, unlimited data backup, and even cross-platform compatible despite the iName). This is why iDrive has made our special deal post, and remarkably right now it’s available for a one-off payment of just $19.99. You might well ask why you would pay for mobile backup when there are free options out there. The answer […]

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 front and back from leaked images.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 leaks in full on retail site: here’s the lowdown

pcgarage.ro A Xiaomi Pocophone F1 listing has appeared on a Romanian retail website. The listing reveals the specs and price of the unannounced Xiaomi phone, and provides some images. We still don’t know if the listing is legit, but it’s a good effort if it’s fake. Xiaomi is working on a new device, currently referred to […]

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Honor Play to hit India on August 6, global launch at IFA?

Amazon India A listing for the Honor Play has appeared on Amazon India’s website. The listing contains the “crazy fast, crazy smart” tagline, which is the same tagline used in Honor’s IFA press invite. The Honor Play is a gaming-focused phone, packing a flagship processor and “4D” vibration. The Honor Play was announced in China […]

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Why it has taken so long to get Android gesture controls right

Android P is bringing a host of new features to Android in the coming months, and one of its biggest changes is gesture controls. Gesture controls are designed to replace the back, home, and recents buttons that we’ve all been using for years, augmenting these traditional controls with new features. Android P beta hands-on: Gestures galore At […]

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Here’s what you need to know

Today, Qualcomm officially announced the first 5G millimeter wave and sub-6GHz antennas for mobile devices. These antennas will help bring 5G into reality, and you’ll see them in devices soon — before the end of 2018. Before we go any further, let’s first talk about what millimeter wave (mmWave) is and why the tech could […]

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Honor Note 10 leaked images show off massive display for gaming

Techtastic Leaked images reportedly show the Honor Note 10 and its enormous screen. The phone has tiny bezels and is noticeably smaller than a Nintendo Switch. Still, as the images are not official, they should be taken with a pinch of salt. Images have leaked that supposedly show the Honor Note 10 and its anticipated […]

This country’s carriers charge most for 1GB of mobile data

Shutterstock Canadian cellular networks make the most revenue per gigabyte of data, according to a recent report. Consumers in Canada also lag behind when it comes to volume of mobile data used. Canada’s networks make more than 35 times more revenue per gigabyte of data than Indian carriers. Canadian carriers such as Rogers and Bell […]

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5-star rated: Become a master photographer bundle 97% off

Get the most out of your camera & even launch a photo business with this immersive (26.5 Hours!) bundle. There really is money to be made. Sure, it’s a competitive industry, but the demand is huge. Pretty much every publication, online or print, pays photographers. What is a more fun way, to make some extra money? […]

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Here’s how the periscope design works

MyFixGuide/Zol.com.cn The Oppo Find X arguably takes the cake for the most innovative design of 2018, owing to the periscope design. How does it all work though? MyFixGuide has just cracked open a device to reveal all the details. A peek under the hood reveals a “dual-track” periscope structure, comprised of a motor, cables and other […]

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8 Amazing Apps for Scanning Documents

Best Scanner App for Android: 8 Amazing Apps for Scanning Documents Android Smartphones, Smartwatches, Tablets, and Apps

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Rumors: Release Date, Specs and More

The Galaxy Note 8 proved that Samsung could rebind from the debacle that was the explosive Galaxy Note 7. For the Galaxy Note 9, you can expect a more powerful big-screen device with upgraded cameras and a whole new Bixby assistant. The Note 9 should also be announced earlier than previous handsets in the lineup. […]

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Phones with hardware gimmicks like the may become the new hotness

The sliding cameras in the Oppo Find X make it look a bit like a robot. Earlier this week, the Oppo Find X was officially announced. This handset now holds the record for the highest screen-to-body ratio for a smartphone at 93.8 percent. It accomplishes this feat with a set of cameras on both the front […]

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Limited edition Moonlight Silver Realme 1 now available in India

Realme Oppo sub-brand Realme has released a Moonlight Silver version of its Realme 1 smartphone. The device is available via Amazon India and costs 10,990 rupees. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Oppo sub-brand Realme has released a Moonlight Silver version of its budget Realme 1 smartphone in India. The device went on […]

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We’ve received money offers for coverage

DxOMark A DxOMark executive said the company has received cash offers in exchange for reviews. The executive said the offers came from companies that didn’t understand the platform’s business model. The camera review website was previously criticized for its updated rating system. Camera ratings website DxOMark has received cash offers in exchange for covering specific […]

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US Justice Department said to be investigating Sprint-T-Mobile merger

The U.S. Justice Department is said to be investigating the agreed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. The department is thought to be asking smaller wireless operators for their opinions on the deal. While some people say the deal could lead to high prices in the prepaid market, others say it could help break the dominance […]

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5 Reasons Why the iPhone X is the Best Phone

There’s been a lot of debate over exactly how successful the iPhone X has been since its launch last year. On the one hand, it was one of the best-selling smartphones in December 2017 worldwide, according to data tracked by Kantar Worldpanel. And yet other reports point to Apple slashing production in half for the […]

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Top 10 Features of Galaxy S9

Meet the Galaxy S9 The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ may look a lot like last year’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ at first glance, but don’t be fooled. There are a ton of new features to play with on Samsung’s latest flagships, which are available to pre-order now and go on sale March 16. To […]

David Gerrold predicted the smartphone. Now he says AI is inevitable.

StreetScape TV Science fiction writers are some of the great creative forward-thinkers of our time. Hard science fiction is the particular category within the genre that matters the most in imagining our shared future, where the laws of physics are adhered to, usually with specified accuracy. The debate here isn’t if this genre is better […]

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Xiaomi phone with notch hits TENAA, but it’s not the Mi 8

A budget Xiaomi phone with a notch has surfaced online. TENAA A Xiaomi phone with a notch has surfaced on China’s telecoms authority website. The phone has mid-range specifications, which means it isn’t the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship. The website also lists a near-identical variant, albeit without a display cutout. There have been several Xiaomi […]

Best Buy will give you a $299 mesh Wi-Fi system if you buy a Galaxy S8

Best Buy will give you a $299 mesh Wi-Fi system if you buy a Galaxy S8

Best Buy is offering people who buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus a free Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi system. Buyers can choose from the 64GB version of the phone in either device in Midnight Black or Coral Blue. The Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi system is a mesh network system worth $299.99. Best Buy is […]

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 review: A well-rounded budget smartphone

Asus smartphones have had a rollercoaster ride in the Indian market. While the company saw some success with quite capable mid-range Zenfone devices in the past, Chinese players like Xiaomi and Lenovo almost drove the company out of the budget segment and the minds of consumers. The Zenfone brand has featured innovative, eclectic experiments like […]

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First phone from Oppo sub-brand to get AI chip, 6GB of RAM

Amazon We first heard about the Realme brand two weeks ago, a new, India exclusive sub-brand from Chinese giant Oppo. Now, ahead of the Realme 1 launch tomorrow (May 15), the brand has teased (and inadvertently revealed) a few details about its debut phone. The phone, available exclusively via Amazon India, comes with a unique […]

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5 best geology apps for Android!

Geology is the study of the earth’s structure, the various processes that act on it, and its history. That’s a lot of ground to cover (heh heh). However, there aren’t a ton of Android apps for geology fans. Most of your info comes from books, maps, and actually being there to see it. Mobile apps […]

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LG becomes latest OEM to say it didn’t copy Apple with notch design

LG’s mobile division chief Hwang Jeong-hwan has spoken out against suggestions that it copied Apple’s iPhone X design on the LG G7 ThinQ. “We planned the notch design before Apple,” said Hwang at an LG G7 ThinkQ launch event in Seoul yesterday (via The Investor). The notch is the name given to the cutout at the […]

Apple plans three new iPhones for 2018—and they’re all like the iPhone X

According to a new report, three new iPhones will launch in 2018, all derived from the design and features of the iPhone X. One would be a direct successor to the iPhone X, another would be a significantly larger cousin with the biggest smartphone screen Apple has yet produced, and the third would be a […]

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Weekly Plan Spotlight: Mint Sim offering you big savings

Welcome back to Weekly Plan Spotlight! If you’re happy with your device but your carrier not so much, then this week’s spotlight is for you. Mint Sim is offering bulk deals on sim-only 4G LTE data packages which are likely to be raising more than a few eyebrows. Why so cheap Mr Fox? Mint Sim […]

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Galaxy Note 8 update hub: T-Mobile halts Oreo update

Update #2 (4/24/18): T-Mobile has frozen the release of Android Oreo, although no reason has been specified. GSMArena spotted the announcement on the network’s website. The notice merely reads that as of April 3 the update is “is temporarily unavailable.” Update (4/3/18): According to multiple user reports on Reddit, Android Oreo is rolling out to unlocked Galaxy […]

Apple’s iPhone X will be killed off this year, Analyst says

Apple’s iPhone X is likely to be discontinued this year if earnings from one of the company’s top suppliers is anything to go by, according to an analyst. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, or TSMC, the world’s largest semiconductor foundry company, revised its full-year revenue target to the low end of its forecast. Shares in the company […]

Truecaller now has over 100 million daily active users who don’t care about privacy

Truecaller, the popular caller ID app, now has more than 100 million daily active users as announced by the company in a blog post. It is a major milestone for a mobile-only product that was first launched in 2009 for BlackBerry devices of the time. While Truecaller started as a caller ID and spam-blocking service, […]

Comment Authority: The best comments for Week 15, 2018

Welcome to a brand new feature here at Android Authority! Each week, Comment Authority will compile the best comments written on the site by you, the readers. Sometimes commenters make terrific observations that aren’t mentioned by our hard-working editorial staff, or simply make a great joke that keeps the conversation lively. We want to highlight the […]

Essential Phone grabs Bluetooth 5 support, April security patch in latest update (Updated)

Update (04/08/18): Essential recently rolled out the latest Android security update for the Essential Phone and we’ve just discovered another one of its included improvements: a setting that lets you dictate how apps treat the Eye of Sauron — also known as the notch. If you head to Settings > System > Developer options > Essential notch settings, you can pick from three […]

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HMD Global launches Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco in India

In a press conference in New Delhi, HMD Global surprised many by launching its entire 2018 portfolio (for now) in India in one go. The company reiterated the new Nokia 1 that was launched last week, and then went on to launch the second-generation Nokia 6 as well as the two devices unveiled at the […]

Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker – March 30, 2018

Welcome to our Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker. Following its public release in August 2017, Oreo is steadily finding its way to more and more Android smartphones. Google has been working to reduce fragmentation and ensure that more devices receive the latest Android version in a timely fashion. It’s still a work in progress though; […]

Honor View 10 for £369, £170 off Google Pixel 2 XL

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best UK deals of the week for Android devices, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile. Best Android phones you can buy in the UK With Android thoroughly dominating the mobile industry, there are almost […]

Where to buy phones in the UK

Buying a new phone can be a minefield. Whether you’re in for a budget bargain or a high-end flagship, a hoard of brands and network carriers are all vying for your hard-earned cash. With so many decisions to make already, you’d be forgiven for not thinking beyond the basic questions. Where’s the best place to […]

Florence brings a tale of life and love to Android later this month (Updated)

Mountains Update (15/03): Florence is now available at the Google Play Store and comes in at the same price as its iOS counterpart ($2.99) as expected. You can download it from Google Play at the link at the bottom of the page, but a word of caution – this one might make you feel some […]

Motorola could cancel the Moto X5 amid confirmed layoffs

According to an anonymous source, Motorola plans to abandon plans for the Moto X5. While the company never officially announced the follow-up to last year’s Moto X4, information on the upcoming device leaked in January. The source also confirms that Motorola intends to focus on the E, G, and Z lines for now. An anonymous […]

Iphone X vs Galaxy S9

Iphone X vs Galaxy S9 Since not every phone buyer is entirely loyal to one brand, you may be wondering whether now is the time to switch to Android, or iOS if you’re already an Android user. Samsung has just unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9+, successors to last year’s S8 models. Apple launches its […]

First Android P dev preview tipped for this month, might feature preemptive call-blocking

Recent commits point to preemptive call-blocking possibly featured in Android P. A Sony engineer created the commits, which have not yet merged with AOSP. Speculation suggests the first Android P dev preview may launch mid-March. Even though some carriers put limitations on it, you can block specific phone numbers on Android. If a new set […]

Hands-on: Asus ZenFone 5Z is powered by the Snapdragon 845, priced below $500

At MWC 2018 Asus unveiled the new ZenFone 5 series. Only the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 5 Lite were formally shown off, but Asus announced a third model in the works as well. The Asus ZenFone 5Z sits at the very top of the product line, offering high-end specs (mostly) worthy of a true flagship […]

MWC 2018: Here’s what to expect

What is MWC? Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest and most exciting events in the mobile industry. It’s where the majority of big players like Samsung, LG, Sony, and Huawei show off their latest and greatest products every year. When is MWC? MWC kicks off on Monday, February 26 and ends on Thursday, […]

Chain together 3 offers to get 3TB of Degoo Lifetime Cloud Storage for a record low price

Pretty cool announcement here. Until either Monday night or Tuesday, you can take advantage of 3 promotions simultaneously to get quality cloud storage at maybe the lowest price we’ve ever seen. Long story short, you can get 3TB of lifetime cloud storage from Degoo for $38.99. Here’s how it works: Degoo Premium cloud storage normally […]

Galaxy S9 will finally feature stereo speakers (oh, and 3D emoji)

Evan Blass The Samsung Galaxy S9 is currently being tested by Korean mobile networks and accessory companies ahead of its release. This has led to some leaks on upcoming features. These include 3D emojis, a new speaker setup, and the return of the Bixby button. Despite the official announcement of the Galaxy S9 still being […]

Android Oreo coming to Honor 7X and Honor 8 in Q2 2018

Honor has announced that it will roll out the EMUI 8.0 update, based on Android Oreo, to the Honor 7X and Honor 8 in Q2, 2018. Honor France revealed the news in a tweet yesterday (via GSMArena), and also stated that the rollout to the Honor 9 and Honor 8 Pro had commenced in the […]

Imported smartphones could become more expensive in India

Shutterstock Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, tabled the 2018 Union Budget before the Parliament on Thursday. While the budget had its own merits, it did leave many disappointed with respect to prices of imported goods such as mobile phones. The Minister announced import duties will jump to 20%, up from 15% previously. This will impact […]

Download the Galaxy S9’s first wallpaper here

The Samsung Galaxy S9 launch is only a month away now, but if you’re already craving that new flagship feeling, we’ve got one of its wallpapers for you to download below. This was posted on Twitter by leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) yesterday. It’s the same wallpaper seen in a recently leaked render (above), featuring a […]

iPhone X Discontinued?

Apple will discontinue the iPhone X, which has sparked a lot of speculation that Apple’s first “full screen” iPhone hasn’t been as successful as many have anticipated. What’s Happening: Headlines are pounding the web that Apple has “already discontinued” the hot-ticket iPhone X, due to reports from Ming-Chi Kuo, a supply chain analyst who has […]

Biting a smartphone battery won’t extend its life, but it could shorten yours

CCTV footage of a man biting a smartphone battery has made its way online and the consequences are frightening. The video, which was uploaded to social media site Miaopai (via The Verge), takes place in a Chinese electronics store and shows the man with the battery in his mouth moments before it explodes. Reportedly, the man was […]

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10 Amazing Apps for a Better Health

Running is one of the easiest and the most effective physical exercises. It helps you to burn extra calories, strengthen your muscles and lighten up your mood. Keeping track of all of your runs is very important. It is crucial for achieving your health related goals. There are a lot of cool Android apps available […]

Latest YouTube app update hints at a dark theme, Incognito mode, and more

A recent YouTube app teardown revealed that the option to enable a dark theme could arrive in a future update. Another feature that could make its way to the app is Incognito mode. Because these features were found in code, there is no guarantee they will see the light of day. YouTube has been at […]

Xiaomi and Oculus join forces to launch two standalone VR headsets

This article originally appeared on our sister site, VRSource.com. The Oculus Go and Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone headsets have the same specs and features Xiaomi’s headset will be exclusive to China, while Oculus’ will be available in the rest of the world Both are standalone headsets, so they work without a PC or a smartphone […]

Google Pixel 2 – A phone with great performance

What is the Google Pixel 2? The Pixel 2 is Google’s second attempt at creating an Android version of the iPhone 8 and a proper competitor to the Samsung Galaxy S8. Instead of focusing solely on top-end specs and including every feature imaginable, it aims to aims to offer users the cleanest Android experience possible. […]

Apple IPhone X vs iPhone 8 – Whats the difference?

iPhone X which is by far the most interesting of Apple iOS 11 Has A Nasty Surprise For Apple And iPhones 6 Big Predictions For The Smart Home/Security Space In 2018’s new iPhones. But the iPhone X is also over 40% more expensive than the iPhone 8, so is it worth the substantial extra outlay? […]

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Best Weather Apps for Android 2018: 10 Apps with Consistent Updates and a Great User Feedback

There was a time when weather forecasting was nothing more than just a fortune-telling. But fortunately, those days are gone. With a massive advancement in technology and a rapid development of apps, you are now enabled to get the forecast in the most accurate way possible. There are hundreds of weather apps for the Android […]

This tool keeps track of all your online subscriptions for 96 percent off

If you use the Internet in any way, it’s likely that you are signed up for at least a few, and maybe more than a few, paid online subscription services. You could be signed up for a streaming video service like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or something similar. You might have signed up for gaming […]

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Best Shooting Games for Android 2017 List: 10 Incredibly Addictive Games that You Must Play

If you are a fan of headshots, you must be incredibly addictive to the shooting games. The genre has a huge fan base. Knowing this fact, the developers have been continuously working hard to create the best shooting games for Android devices. However, there are tons of apps in the same category. So, finding the […]

iOS 11 Review: Thoughts on the new iOS

Visual Changes According to some iOS 11 feedback, iOS 11 surely overwhelms the user through its new and improved User Interface. The software is much smoother and intuitive than its predecessors and comes with very aesthetically appealing widgets and displays along with a beautiful lock screen. The iOS 11 therefore has a lot of visual […]

Best Free Android Games 2017 List – Sonic Forces Speed Battle

Best Free Android Games 2017 List

Everybody loves to play great free games on their Android devices, rather than the paid ones. And we don’t blame anyone, as there is nothing wrong with saving money in your pocket. There are tons of free games in the Play Store. So, it is very difficult to choose the best ones at a glance. […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 to launch February 27, 2018

91 Mobiles The rumored Samsung Galaxy S9 is said to be launching February 27, on the second day of MWC 2018 Despite the speculation, a launch during the first press day on Sunday, February 25, seems more plausible The device is also expected to go on sale in March 2018 Rumors surrounding Samsung’s next flagship, […]

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Outstanding Battery Performance and Attractive Design

The V30 is the best smartphone that LG has ever created. Having a wide-aperture camera with a stunning shooting ability and a high-quality DAC capable of delivering outstanding audio, it has become a great value for your money. It’s an amazing device. But can it outmuscle the other flagship phones in the market, including Galaxy […]

Google Assistant coming to feature phones, starting with India’s JioPhone

At the Google for India event in Delhi, Google launched a series of new features and initiatives designed for India and the developing world at large. The most important is Android Go, a lightweight edition of Android made for entry-level devices that have little storage and less than 1GB of RAM. But Google is not […]

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Best Android Tablets 2017: 10 Most Admired Large Screen Android Devices of this Year

As we are heading towards the end of this year and the start of the holiday season, many people are planning to buy new tablets for their dear ones. While there are plenty of options, we strongly believe that you should go for the absolutely best devices. You should consider buying those tablets that are […]

FCC gives carriers more tools to fight illegal robocalls

Have you ever received a call from the IRS tell you that you owe a ton of money? What about from a “Microsoft support specialist” telling you that your computer is infected with viruses? These are (almost always) illegal robocalls that use phone number spoofing to get you to pick up. It has become a […]

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10 Unique Ways of Using Samsung Galaxy Phones

The Galaxy S8 is a wonderful smartphone. It looks fantastic and performs brilliantly. And by knowing some of the tricks, you can use the device in a more effective and amazing way than the other people. More importantly, you can transform yourself from a typical user to a smartphone wizard. Sounds good? Take a look […]

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5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 218th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week: UC Browser hit a bit of trouble this week. The app disappeared from the Play Store entirely. Allegedly, the developers used some fairly shady and misleading techniques to increase their download numbers. UC Browser has denied those allegations. […]

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Best Upcoming Smartphones of November 2017 that You Must Know

It’s November and we are heading towards the end of 2017. However, there are still some amazing smartphones left to be revealed. More specifically, a number of highly anticipated handsets are going to be introduced in this month. They are buzzing all the tech communities. In this article, you will find a list of the […]

10 Best Android Phones of 2017

Being equipped with significant upgrades, the Android phones of this year have become better than ever before. They are faster, more powerful and have more advanced shooters. As a result, it has become incredibly difficult for us to find the best Android phones among the overwhelming number of amazing devices. However, after analyzing all the […]

Samsung Note 8 : Features list and Detailed Review

After the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7 last year, a phone that was recalled due to its tendency to catch fire and explode, there was speculation Samsung would end the tarnished Note brand. That speculation has been killed with today’s announcement of the company’s latest flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The […]

SAMSUNG GALAXY S9: NEWS AND RUMORS

The Galaxy S8 may be the Samsung phone to buy right now, but in 2018, it will likely be replaced by another phone, which we expect to be named the Galaxy S9. Although the S8 only began reaching store shelves in the last several months, talk has already begun regarding its successor, Here are all […]

iPhone X Release Date & Price

Brace yourself for the iPhone X price and release date that Apple announced on Tuesday. It costs more than any prior iPhone and ships later than expected. That’s the only bad news, though. Apple claims the iPhone X, which is pronounced ‘iPhone 10’, is worth your money and the extra wait time. This is Apple’s […]

iPhone 8 Plus Space, Release Date & Price

The iPhone 8 Plus has launched, alongside the new iPhone 8 and super high-spec iPhone X. There’s also a new Apple Watch 3. We’ve put together this guide to walk you through all the new features, the price and the release date of the iPhone 8 Plus, so read on to find out everything you […]

iPhone 8 Release Date & Price

Apple’s new iPhone 8 is official, but it’s not the high-end special edition handset that was rumored months ago. That phone has also arrived though, and it’s called the iPhone X. There’s also a larger iPhone 8 Plus, along with the new Apple Watch 3. The iPhone 8 is essentially the iPhone 7S, as it’s […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Concept Shows Entirely Bezel-Less Front Front and Interesting Features

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s launch may be around the corner, but we’ve just stumbled upon something that can make us forget that upcoming beast. GalaxyS9blog.com has just posted a video of Samsung Galaxy S9, which shows a stunning and powerful smartphone that may be released in 2018. And while there have not been any major leaks […]

Nokia 8 Rumors, Specs, Release Date & Price

Nokia went all out with phone releases at MWC 2017, where the Finnish company launched its Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 3310 phones to the market. Despite the company’s large list of phones, there was one that got away, the Nokia 8. The flagship phone will run on Android, is expected to come with a […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors, Specs, Release Date & Price

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 won’t just be your average next-Galaxy, when it arrives. It will be the follow-up to the most troubled Samsung device ever. For many users, it is the first Note they can buy since the Galaxy Note 4, back in 2014. Needless to say, the pressure is on for Samsung. Let’s […]

IPhone 7s and 7s Plus Rumors, Release Date, Specs & Much More

Every other year, Apple comes out with “S” model iPhones that enhance and speed up their main series models from the previous year, and the rumor mill chugs along nicely right up into their very announcement. However, this year, because of the highly-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone, aka the iPhone 8, the iPhone 7S and 7S […]

Amazing Features & User’s Reviews About Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone was launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 570 pixels per inch. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The […]

Huawei Mate 10: Specifications/Rumors

Last year, at the end of fall, the Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei presented a new flagship among the tablets called Huawei Mate 9. The smartphone received top-end hardware, two cameras on the rear panel, a lot of memory and a powerful battery. After the launch of Huawei Mate 9, the Chinese giant Huawei is planning […]

Huawei Mate 8: Probably The Best Android Phone

The Huawei Mate 7 was arguably the best phone of 2014 – it offered more features and, in some instances, better performance than every other flagship phone on the market while costing hundreds of dollars less. It also came to Australian shores early although its successor has come very late (it was launched in November […]

Google‘s 2017 Addition Pixel-2 Phone

The Google Pixel is the best phone for Android purists, but it’s starting to look dated next to more powerful and sexier phones like the Galaxy S8. The upcoming Google Pixel 2, however, looks it it will give Samsung, LG and Apple a run for their flagship money. Google is rumored to be releasing three […]

What to Expect From Apple’s 10th Anniversary Edition Iphone 8

Apple only just launched its iPhone 7 a few months ago, but many eyes are already turning to next year’s model, the iPhone 8, which is expected to be Apple’s biggest launch in years so if you’re anticipating the usual annual upgrades to the iPhone there might be a big surprise in store. Too awesome […]

Phone That Fits In Your Hands LGG6

The LG is going much popularity in this competitive industry filed of manufacturing Smartphone devices. The LG Smartphone’s series has gained much positive reviewed with its last release and very user still love the design of its device. Now it is the time to get the 6th edition form this company as LG G6 to […]

Iphone 7 & 7 Plus Special Edition (Red)

Cupertino, California — Apple has announced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition in a vibrant red aluminum finish. IPhone 7 and IPhone 7 Plus are the best, most advanced iPhones ever, packed with unique innovations that improve all the ways iPhone is used every day. Both phones feature the most popular camera […]

All About Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung finally made the long-awaited Galaxy S8 and S8+ official earlier today and from what we’ve seen thus far, the immense hype that surrounded the two Galaxy phones before they were even unveiled was far from baseless. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are unique, to say the least, in that they don’t look like anything […]

New Lightning Audio Jack Isn’t a Big Deal

Apple sent shockwaves through the tech community when rumors swirled about the demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack on the latest iPhone incarnation. The shock waves reached a fever pitch when Apple confirmed they would be dropping the jack that has been in play since the 19th century.   The shock and concern makes sense. […]

Three Shopping Apps that are Sure to Save You Big

Everyone loves shopping, and even if you don’t love to shop, it is a necessary part of your day-to-day life. Well, one part of shopping we personally hate is spending more money than we need to. Thankfully, the advent of the smartphone has made it easier to save big without much effort. For your convenience, and the […]

The Craziest News Stories Involving Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go, the much awaited augmented reality game from Niantic, became an instant hit upon its release last month. Since then, players of all ages have been running wild to “catch ’em all” but there are a few Pokemon addicts who have taken their hunting to the extreme.   For example, Kohei Uchimura is supposed to have […]

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How To Prevent Your Phone From Water Damage

We’ve all been in the precarious position of dropping a cell phone in water a time or two. According to recent statistics, water damage is the most common cause of phone replacement outside of lease or contract terms. While water damage seems to be a widespread problem among the smartphone-carrying set, there are a few great ways to […]

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The iPhone 7 Release: Rumors Roundup

The Fourth of July is over, and that means we are officially in the dog days of summer. Long, hot and filled with fun in the sun, summer time also heralds in a big event. When the days of July and August finally come to a close Apple fanboys (and girls) rejoice, because they are that much closer […]

Better firework picture on your cell phone

Preparing for next year’s Firework Photos on your phone

Better Firework Pictures From Your Phone We are fresh off of a holiday weekend here at The Cell Phone Hospital. We love the 4th of July for everything it stands for, and, of course, the food and fun. One great thing about the 4th is all of the great pictures we get to check out on Twitter […]

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Best Dating Apps for 20-somethings Looking for Love

Dating in the technological age isn’t all fun and games, but it can be easy. Once upon a time, when your parents were young, people met each other at school or work, or while they were sitting in a bar or grabbing a cup of coffee. That’s not the way it is today. In fact, more and […]

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Three Things That Should Never Be Stored on Your Cell Phone

Your phone is part of your identity in more ways than you may realize. With the number of people carrying smartphones, it is no wonder that the phone itself has become something of an extension of who we are. You use your phone to snap pictures of your friends and family, you use it to order dinner, and […]

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Five Phone Cases that will Blow Your Mind

It seems like now everyone has one of two phones. People seem to be Android aficionados, or Apple fans. Since so many people are rocking the same phone, it isn’t always easy to distinguish between your device and everyone else’s. Now, that’s what the phone case is for. A phone case can act as an extension of your […]

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Apple Announces iPhone SE

iPhone SE has arrived, but is it all that’s cracked up to be?   Rumors of a smaller iPhone swirled for months, but on March 21st, Apple finally confirmed what the world already figured out; the company was releasing a new 4-inch iPhone. The phone, dubbed the iPhone SE, is a big step in a small direction. […]

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Five Cell Phone Hacks that 20-Somethings Need to Know

If you are a 20-something with a smartphone, you are not alone. In fact, research suggests that the vast majority of 20-somethings carry smartphones, and have been doing so for years. With that kind of experience, you probably think you have the ins and outs of your iPhone or Android device completely down, but there is plenty of […]

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The Coolest Apps of 2016 (So Far!)

Did you know that making phone calls is the third most popular thing people do on their phones now? Yup, the phone is no longer for calls, but you probably knew that already. In today’s digital world, it is all about the apps, and more are being added by the second. We’ve collected four of the best […]

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Encryption Battle: FBI vs Apple

Apple and FBI Battle Over Phone Encryption in Court Apple and the FBI are embroiled in a legal battle over the security features of the company’s flagship device, the iPhone. At the center of the case is an iPhone 5C with heavy encryption enabled on it. The phone, belonging to Sayeed Farook, may hold information about terrorist […]

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Super Bowl Ads that Featured Apple Devices

Apple Pops up in the Strangest Places: Four Super Bowl Ads that Featured  Apple Devices If you watched the Super Bowl on Sunday you might have noticed that Apple didn’t buy any commercial airtime. But while the company didn’t buy their own airtime, Apple products were still front and center. In fact, apple products made a cameo […]

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The Three Most Common Smartphone Accidents

A recent poll conducted by a UK-based research company found that the average iPhone is damaged within 10 weeks of purchase. Irreparably damage takes much longer, so that’s good news. But, exactly how are all of these phones being damaged? We went ahead and took a look at the most commonly reported phone mishaps for your entertainment and […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7: Rumored Specs and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy S7: Rumored Specs and Release Date Now that we are officially into 2016, new phone rumors are coming out in droves. One of the most talked about devices so far is the Samsung Galaxy S7. Heading into its 7th generation, the Galaxy line needed to pull out all the stops to stay fresh, and if […]

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Repair it or Replace it, what should I do?

The Cost of Doing Business (Or Should You Repair it or Replace it) So, you broke your phone. In the immediate panic and aftermath of accidental damage to a smartphone, many people assume replacing the phone is the best option. After all, you are likely to get a new phone in a year anyway, so why not […]

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Phones dirtier than a toilet seat.

Fact is, our phone screens get the worst of everything. Think about it for a sec, we count money and use the calculator app, we exchange numbers with a coughing friend, and as bad as this sounds we are all guilty of using the phone on the toilet. What do we do when our 4 year […]