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How fast is the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra charging? We test the charging speed using the adapter provided in the box and the results are impressive...

6 min ago by Victor Hristov,  0 comments
This Apple Maps feature is better than Google's version of the same thing

Apple has added the "Look Around" 3D Apple Maps imaging feature to three more cities bringing the total number available to nine. And more cities will be added over time.

1 hour ago by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
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DEAL Amazon's Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-orders arrive with two freebies in tow

Amazon is running a promotion on the entire Galaxy S20 series, so if you feel like none of the carriers or other retailers in the country are matching these deals, you might want to check them out.

yesterday, 11:03 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Google Fit update makes the app much easier to use

Google has just announced that Google Fit is much easier to use after the latest update that's now rolling out to Android and iOS devices.

yesterday, 10:37 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
White House makes odd claims about net neutrality repeal

According to a White House report, repealing net neutrality will increase real income by $50 million a year. The report also says that consumers were worse off under the Obama era rules.

yesterday, 10:29 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
The new Google Assistant rolling out to Pixel 4 users with G Suite accounts

The good news is the new Google Assistant isn't just available to Pixel 4 users with G Suite accounts, but it also supports the Japanese language.

yesterday, 7:52 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Nexus 6P owners start receiving up to $400 in bootlooping settlement proceeds

Nexus 6P owners who were part of a class-action lawsuit against Huawei and Google are starting to receive their share of a $9.75 million settlement. The phone suffered from bootlooping and battery draining issues.

yesterday, 7:18 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments

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We take the camera of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra for a test at night and use the new Space Zoom functionality...

yesterday, 4:58 PM by Victor Hristov,  26 comments
YouTube TV to add HBO Max at launch, two other premium add-ons

YouTube TV has just announced that it has reached an agreement with Warner Media to offer customers some of its streaming services like HBO, HBO Max, and Cinemax.

yesterday, 2:25 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Check out the reception that the OnePlus Concept One received around the world (VIDEO)

The OnePlus Concept One with its disappearing rear camera went on a world tour so that crowds in North America, Europe and India could see the electrochromic glass technology.

yesterday, 2:21 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
You must see this 1940s video showing what passed for mobile telephony at the time

A film made by Bell Telephone from circa 1948 reveals what passed for mobile telephony back at that time. The equipment was unwieldy and the process of making a call was complex.

yesterday, 12:27 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Sony teases Xperia 5 Plus (1.1) launch event

Based on teasers posted on the official Xperia Instagram and Twitter accounts, Sony is planning on live-streaming the Xperia 5 Plus launch event on YouTube, with a date set for Monday, February 24.

yesterday, 10:11 AM by Eugene Jeong,  10 comments
featured Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 is doomed, and it's all the Galaxy S20 Ultra's fault

There's simply no way Samsung can make the Galaxy Note 20 significantly and meaningfully better than the Galaxy S20 Ultra, so we might have to accept the fact the very spirit of the Note family is dead.

yesterday, 9:53 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  73 comments
featured The Google I/O 2020 event is all set to detail the new Android 11 features

Google just announced its I/O 2020 event where the new Android 11 Developer Preview features will take centerstage, and a full-fledged beta will follow before the final Android 11 release in the summer.

yesterday, 9:09 AM by Daniel Petrov,  6 comments
We hear rumors about AirPods Pro Lite again

We have been hearing rumors about AirPods Pro Lite recently. Now, Digitimes is reporting that the alleged AirPods Pro Lite is gaining a new member of its supply chain. Taiwan-based Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) has reportedly joined in with the companies trying to gain backend orders relating to the unconfirmed AirPods Pro Lite.

yesterday, 9:04 AM by Iskra Petrova,  4 comments
Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ are finally treated to Android 10 on a major US carrier

Owners of Verizon-locked Galaxy S9 and S9+ models can celebrate at long last, as the official Android 10 update has reportedly started rolling out over-the-air.

yesterday, 8:53 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  10 comments
featured What will happen if Chinese brands drop the Google Play Store for good?

Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo have united to create an alternative to the Play Store but this could lead the Android ecosystem down a dark path. Here's our vision.

yesterday, 8:50 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  27 comments
Global telephone companies unite their support for flying cell phone antennas

These days, telephone companies and network providers are working harder and harder to bring fast internet to every corner of the world. Last year, two companies, Google-owner Alphabet and Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, formed an alliance over an interesting new technology, created in order to provide network coverage in desolate areas or regions with hardly reachable topography.

yesterday, 8:39 AM by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
poll Galaxy S21 or Galaxy S30, what will Samsung call it in 2021?

What do you think will Samsung be naming its Sprigt 2021 flagships - the Galaxy S30 or the Galaxy S21 series?

yesterday, 8:14 AM by Daniel Petrov,  9 comments
Google updates terms of service to make them easier to understand

Google has brought a new update to their terms of service on Thursday, sending an email to users summarizing what changes have been made to the policy. Apparently, the language has been modified, not specifically the content itself - Google is stating the terms will be slightly improved now and easier for people to understand.

yesterday, 6:48 AM by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Apple files for a restraining order against Tim Cook’s alleged stalker

Apple has filed for a restraining order against Rakesh “Rocky” Sharma, a 41-year-old San Francisco man, who has reportedly been preoccupied with Apple’s CEO since September last year, when he allegedly left a disturbing voicemail on an unnamed Apple executive’s phone.

yesterday, 5:55 AM by Iskra Petrova,  13 comments
Google removes 600 apps from Google Play for disruptive ads

Annoying, disruptive ads - who doesn’t hate them? Google does as well, it even went as far as to remove nearly 600 apps from the Google Play Store for violating its disruptive ads policy. Additionally, said apps have also been banned from ad monetization platforms Google AdMob and Google Ad Manager.

yesterday, 5:40 AM by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Android 11 could bring this nifty new gesture feature to Google's Pixels

Google is testing a new doule-tap-the-back gesture for Pixel phones with Android 11.

yesterday, 5:25 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  7 comments
DEAL Expires in - 1m 1w Here's how you can save $50 on Samsung's all-new Galaxy Buds+ at AT&T

The hot new Samsung Galaxy Buds+ are on sale at a cool $50 discount right off the bat at AT&T when pre-ordered alongside a Galaxy phone, tablet, or smartwatch of your choice.

yesterday, 5:03 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Verizon's free Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Ultra 5G deals best AT&T and T-Mobile's BOGO

And the best Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus or Ultra deal goes to... Verizon, for its free S20+ offer, and a huge discount on the Ultra 5G, in addition to the carrier and Samsung credits or preorder gifts that smack T-Mobile's BOGO.

yesterday, 3:40 AM by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
Facebook will now pay you to say things in order to teach its Portal devices

Facebook wants to teach its Portal devices to recognize voice command prompts better by paying users to record the "Hey, portal" phrase.

yesterday, 3:26 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  2 comments
Microsoft finally brings OneDrive for Android on par with iOS app

Microsoft has finally updated OneDrive for Android with dark mode, here is how you can enable it.

yesterday, 2:34 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
LG V60 rumor round-up: Specs, features, price, release date

Realize it or not, LG's V-series is due for an update - the LG V60 is due to be released relatively soon, and if history repeats itself, we are very likely to see this upcoming Android phone announced around MWC 2020, which is scheduled for late February 2020...

yesterday, 2:33 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  24 comments
YouTube Music update adds the best Google Play Music feature

Starting today, YouTube Music is rolling out one of its most-requested features – the ability to upload music.

yesterday, 2:05 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Samsung Galaxy S20 and Ultra 5G preorder deals at Verizon, T-Mobile, Best Buy or AT&T

What's the best deal on a Galaxy S20 Ultra preorder? Well, check out how to get the new S20, Plus and Ultra from Samsung, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, or Best Buy.

yesterday, 1:25 AM by Daniel Petrov,  9 comments
Leak reveals how Twitter might fight back against misleading tweets

On March 5th Twitter will reveal its new policies toward tweets containing "untruths" and a leaked demo received by NBC News shows how tweets containing lies and misleading information could be marked as "Harmfully Misleading."

yesterday, 1:13 AM by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
Microsoft to bring its antivirus solution to Android and iOS in 2020

The so-called Windows Defender is the default antivirus software on every Windows 10 PC, but Microsoft revealed plans to bring it to additional platforms like Android and iOS.

yesterday, 1:08 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
The new TicWatch Pro 2020 smartwatch promises up to 30 days of battery life

Mobvoi, the Google-backed company behind the TicWatch brand, has just announced an upgrade to its flagship TicWatch Pro smartwatch.

yesterday, 12:05 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Leaked render shows off LG's V60, quad camera and huge battery in tow

A new render of the LG V60 shows off a quad-camera and a familiar design.

2 days ago, 8:09 PM by Eugene Jeong,  11 comments
featured T-Mobile hopes to close on its merger with Sprint as soon as April 1st

T-Mobile and Sprint announced today that they hope to close their merger as early as April 1st. The deal was originally announced on April 29th, 2018 and will leave the U.S. with three major carriers until Dish builds up its business.

2 days ago, 4:56 PM by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
DEAL Expires in - 1w 1d Find out here if you're eligible for a free 2-month Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription

Select new Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscribers have until March 1 to claim two free months of access to over a million books on their iOS or Android device of choice.

2 days ago, 4:34 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Production of Huawei's 5G networking equipment unaffected by the coronavirus

Huawei said today that the coronavirus pandemic has had no effect on the company's ability to produce 5G networking equipment. The U.S. has been trying to stop its allies from purchasing Huawei's 5G gear.

2 days ago, 3:10 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL The best budget Android phone just got another price cut

B&H Photo has offered a good discount on the Pixel 3a since Black Friday, but now the phone is just $329 brand new.

2 days ago, 11:37 AM by Eugene Jeong,  11 comments
DEAL The new Galaxy S10 Lite gets a big discount on eBay

A deal on eBay brings Samsung's latest budget flagship to just $500.

2 days ago, 11:24 AM by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
featured Samsung patent reveals possible waterfall screen and projector for Galaxy Note 20 line

Samsung has received a patent for a method that allows physical buttons to protrude through a waterfall display. This means that we might see such a screen on the upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series.

2 days ago, 11:01 AM by Alan Friedman,  23 comments
featured Apple's next iPhone might not be called iPhone 9... Or iPhone SE 2

Apple's next iPhone might not be called the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2. Instead, the company is planning to market the phone as 'iPhone' with a 64GB version priced at $399 and a 128GB variant at $449.

2 days ago, 10:57 AM by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
DEAL Apple's Beats Solo Pro wireless noise-canceling headphones are cheaper than ever

For a limited time, Amazon offers a $50 discount on the Beats Solo Pro, and you can even choose from six available colors.

2 days ago, 9:37 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple iPhone history: the evolution of the smartphone that started it all

The history of the Apple iPhone starts in 2007 when Steve Jobs took the world by surprise by unveiling a mysterious 3-in-1 device that no one could fully predict: the original Apple iPhone...

2 days ago, 9:32 AM by Victor Hristov,  40 comments
Apple might finally give users the right to choose default apps on iPhone

Apple could soon let iPhone users change their default internet browser and mail app to third-party options, sources close to the company say.

2 days ago, 8:58 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  27 comments
DEAL T-Mobile kicks off a great BOGO deal for Galaxy S20 pre-orders

T-Mobile today kicks off the pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S20 Ultra, which is the latest device that can fully tap into the magenta carrier's nationwide 5G network. Low and high coverage are supported, and mid-band 5G will be supported if the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint completes...

2 days ago, 8:55 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  6 comments
T-Mobile says the FCC made a bunch of mistakes when testing its 4G coverage

In response to an FCC investigation that concluded its 4G LTE coverage was grossly exaggerated, T-Mobile claims the Commission performed limited, unsound, and deeply flawed tests to reach its damning verdict.

2 days ago, 8:49 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Apple еx-employee’s “App Store Confidential” book strikes a nerve with Apple

Tom Sadowski, ex-employee of Apple, who was responsible for the German part of App Store’s business, has published a book on February 18, called “App Store Confidential”. The name of the book suggests its author will be sharing information that is not publicly available, regarding the App Store. However, Apple doesn’t seem to allow this.

2 days ago, 8:35 AM by Iskra Petrova,  4 comments
Play Cyberpunk 2077 on your Android phone at launch, here is how

NVIDIA has just announced that CD Projekt RED's Cyberpunk 2077 will be playable on GeForce Now, its cloud game streaming service, at launch.

2 days ago, 8:24 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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