Your wish has been granted! Microsoft's Surface Duo might launch much earlier than expected

The Surface Duo could be released this summer, months before the original release date during the holiday shopping season of 2020. The dual-screened device could be unveiled as soon as this spring.

1 min ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Facebook Messenger gets another redesign, here is what's new

Facebook is constantly adding and removing features from its mobile apps, as it tries to evolve its ecosystem. The most recent app to suffer important changes is Messenger, the company's main chat app.

yesterday, 10:33 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 won't be upgraded to Android 10

Samsung has finally confirmed that Galaxy S8 and Note 8 won't receive any new OS updates beyond Android 9 Pie.

yesterday, 9:52 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
New Surface Go 2 leak reveals major upgrades

A new spec list for the next Microsoft tablet has, ahem, surfaced, and it reveals some major and powerful upgrades.

yesterday, 9:41 PM by Eugene Jeong,  1 comment
An iPhone 11 survived a two-month underwater trip at Disney World

One family shared their experience with the iPhone 11's water resistance surviving much more than they expected.

yesterday, 9:23 PM by Eugene Jeong,  2 comments
Gameloft launches LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed featuring iconic minifigures

LEGO Legacy: Heroes is the name of Gameloft's most recent mobile game. After more than a year in development, the game is finally available on Android and iOS devices.

yesterday, 9:19 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
A mysterious rally in Nokia's stock could mean that a new 5G challenger to Huawei is coming

Nokia's stock shut up on Wednesday in the midst of a major coronavirus sell-off and that led some analysts to deduce that the company could be the subject of a takeover.

yesterday, 9:15 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment

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Supertall LG V60 ThinQ 5G stars in official promo video

The LG V60 ThinQ 5G is coming soon to Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T. The phone's price will likely be around $900.

yesterday, 7:22 PM by Florin Troaca,  5 comments
FCC approves plan that will lead to an auction of mid-band spectrum for 5G

An FCC vote along party lines will allow foreign satellite firms to get paid for giving up their mid-band spectrum which will be auctioned off some time this year by the FCC.

yesterday, 5:02 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy A41 leaked renders reveal triple camera, sleek design

A slightly downgraded version of the Galaxy A51, the unannounced Galaxy A41 is still an interesting phone.

yesterday, 3:28 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Microsoft to remove one important feature from its Android launcher

The Redmond-based company announced that it will turn off the Cortana service in the Microsoft Launcher on Android by the end of April.

yesterday, 2:28 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple has a Siri-ous problem

Apple introduced the Siri digital assistant in 2011 with the launch of the Apple iPhone 4s. Tests show that Siri is seriously far behind Google Assistant when it comes to comprehension and accuracy.

yesterday, 2:25 PM by Alan Friedman,  8 comments
Here's the successor to the world's most popular budget phone

The Samsung Galaxy A11 has leaked out entirely as the successor to the world's most popular budget smartphone – the Galaxy A10. It features an Infinity-O display, a triple-camera setup, and a massive 5,000mAh battery.

yesterday, 1:40 PM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Report claims that T-Mobile has laid off some employees just weeks from the finish line

T-Mobile is laying off Mero workers according to a newly published report. While T-Mobile John Legere says that the merger with Sprint will add to jobs from day one, the carrier is allowed to eliminate duplicate positions.

yesterday, 11:40 AM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Review

We review the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with a focus on its revolutionary new Space Zoom camera, 8K video recording and we test the monstrous 5,000mAh battery...

yesterday, 11:00 AM by Victor Hristov,  80 comments
featured Google has to change something after the Pixel 4 flop, but THAT Pixel 5 design ain't it

Even if Google is merely considering that ghastly Pixel 5 XL design leaked a little while ago, the search giant appears to be getting desperate after four underwhelming handset generations when the solution is a lot simpler to implement.

yesterday, 9:54 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  22 comments
featured vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Galaxy Note 10+ (5G)

Compare the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Note 10+ camera quality, battery life and extra features for the respective prices before you make a buying decision.

yesterday, 9:04 AM by Daniel Petrov,  10 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review: 48 hours later

This is an ongoing Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review where I share thoughts and impressions as I use the phone as my daily driver. Here are my thoughts so far after using the Galaxy Z Flip for 2 days.

yesterday, 8:49 AM by Nick Todorov,  17 comments
LG V60 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G specs, price, and features

Check out how the LG V60 with Dual Screen stacks up against the Galaxy S20 series pricing in specs and features before both are released on US carriers.

yesterday, 7:37 AM by Daniel Petrov,  5 comments
The FCC may propose $200 million in fines for US carriers selling their users’ location data

The four major US carriers have been under investigation by the FCC for a couple of years already over allegations of sharing their customers’ location data. The New York Times reports that the penalty facing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon is supposedly around $200 million in total.

yesterday, 7:08 AM by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
featured Galaxy S20 sales get off to a very slow start, but Samsung shouldn't panic just yet

The Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are not exactly selling like hotcakes in Samsung's domestic market, but the coronavirus epidemic might be the main reason for that, at least for the time being.

yesterday, 5:36 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  25 comments
DEAL Budget Huawei Y6 2019 is only £69 for existing GiffGaff customers

The budget Huawei Y6 2019 is now only £69 for existing GiffGaff customers, that's £60 cheaper than the RRP and £10 cheaper than the second-best deal on the market. The smartphone features Google services, a 6.1-inch display, and a 13MP camera.

yesterday, 5:02 AM by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
Smart Compose for Google Docs is out of beta, but it's not yet mainstream

In case you didn't see it yet, Google confirmed that Smart Compose for Google Docs is generally available to anyone with a G Suite account.

yesterday, 4:09 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Еxpired Woot is holding an absolutely bonkers sale on new and old Samsung smartphones

Woot has the entire Galaxy S10 family, as well as the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9 duo, and many more Samsung smartphones on sale at crazy low prices in refurbished condition today only.

yesterday, 4:01 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Pixel phones could get these new features with the March feature drop

Pixel phones are getting better over time thanks to Google's feature drops and the next one is going to add a few long-awaited features.

yesterday, 3:37 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  3 comments
LinkedIn will have Stories like Snapchat and Instagram

LinkedIn is reportedly working on bringing Stories to its users. Mainly focused on work relationships and professional networking, the platform could use the feature in ways that are not obvious when you first think of it. LinkedIn tells us that Stories could facilitate sharing key moments from work events, posting tips and tricks to work smarter, or quickly announcing something to colleagues.

yesterday, 3:26 AM by Iskra Petrova,  3 comments
Samsung launches two new Galaxy Watch Active 2 models

Samsung is refreshing its lineup of smartwatches with two new Galaxy Watch Active 2 variants that were recently unveiled in South Korea.

yesterday, 3:09 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Google and OnePlus sold fewer smartphones in the US in Q4 2019 than Alcatel

Apple, Samsung, LG, and Motorola were the unsurprising top four smartphone vendors stateside during Q4 2019, while Alcatel managed to beat Google and OnePlus for the fifth spot.

yesterday, 2:41 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
Uber redesigns mobile app, adds two essential features

Uber has just announced it has refreshed its mobile app with a new design and added two important new features that will make it easier for customers to communicate with drivers.

yesterday, 2:40 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
featured Vivo's 5G Apex 2020 is what every smartphone wishes it could be

The Vivo Apex 2020 concept smartphone is what every device wishes it was. It features groundbreaking cameras, a stunning new design, and crazy 60W wireless charging technology.

yesterday, 2:00 AM by Joshua Swingle,  28 comments
Google Fi customers can already use T-Mobile's 5G network

Google Fi confirmed last year that it will offer 5G mobile service to its customers thanks to partnerships with Sprint and T-Mobile.

yesterday, 1:37 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Shazam finally adds Apple Music integration on Android

Apple Music integration is finally making its way to Shazam users on Android.

yesterday, 12:54 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 update tweaks gesture navigation, face unlock

The Galaxy Note 10 is the latest Samsung smartphone to receive an update that fixes or improves some of the features that didn't work quite as they should.

yesterday, 12:34 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
New accessory for the Apple iPad Pro takes it closer to laptop territory

Apple will reportedly release a new QWERTY keyboard accessory alongside the rel;ease of the new iPad Pro. The accessory will include a trackpad and capacitive buttons that will feel like real keys.

yesterday, 12:25 AM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Samsung says the unlocked Galaxy Z Flip will be back in stock tomorrow

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip stands out among the new smartphones of 2020. If you want to buy it unlocked in the US, you can do so soon.

2 days ago, 8:03 PM by Florin Troaca,  1 comment
$12 billion of potential Apple iPhone 9 revenue is up in the air

Apple CEO Tim Cook told Fox Business today that he is optimistic that the Chinese are getting the coronavirus under control. Meanwhile, Apple's shares have declined 14.2% over the last week.

2 days ago, 6:31 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
First leaked render reveals key Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite selling point

Just like the "regular" Galaxy Tab S6 but unlike the mid-range Galaxy Tab S5e, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is pretty much guaranteed to feature a built-in S Pen, at least based on its first leaked render.

2 days ago, 4:38 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
The world's second largest smartphone market is finally getting a physical Apple Store

This year, Apple plans on selling iPhone models online in India for the first time. By next year, there will be a full fledged Apple Store in the country according to CEO Tim Cook.

2 days ago, 3:13 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
First HTC smartphone to be launched this year is the Wildfire R70

It looks like HTC is still releasing entry-level phones, such as the Wildfire R70 that's just been revealed today.

2 days ago, 2:09 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  7 comments
Dead by Daylight coming to Android and iOS this spring

Critically-acclaimed asymmetric survival horror Dead by Daylight is finally coming to Android and iOS devices this spring.

2 days ago, 1:31 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Expires in - 1m 2d Deal: save £150 on the new Galaxy S10 Lite at O2 UK

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is already £150 cheaper thanks to O2 UK’s big discount and Samsung’s new cashback promotion. The smartphone features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display, the Snapdragon 855, and a triple-camera setup.

2 days ago, 1:24 PM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Leaked EU proposal would force the iPhone to include a feature it has never had before

The European Union (EU) is trying to stop the creation of electronic waste and one way they might accomplish this is through a law requiring that mobile devices come with replaceable batteries.

2 days ago, 12:39 PM by Alan Friedman,  15 comments
These were the best selling smartphones in 2019 by region

The best selling smartphones by region in 2019 have been revealed today by Counterpoint Research. The iPhone dominated in North America and Europe, while Samsung proved popular in the Middle East and Africa, Latin America, and Europe too.

2 days ago, 10:54 AM by Joshua Swingle,  12 comments
featured Will Samsung ever get serious about challenging Apple in the smartwatch market?

Samsung was probably wise to not unveil an iterative new smartwatch alongside the Galaxy S20, but the upcoming Galaxy Watch 2 or Galaxy Watch Active 3 still needs to be spectacular to go up against the Apple Watch lineup.

2 days ago, 10:08 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  30 comments
Spotify refreshes its iOS app with streamlined controls and a new look

Music streaming giant Spotify just released an update to its iOS app, which gives the interface a facelift and a few important changes.

2 days ago, 9:28 AM by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
This brand-new Timex smartwatch is an affordable battery life champ with built-in GPS

The "sports-first" Timex Ironman R300 GPS smartwatch is up for grabs in the US at a reasonable price of $120 with built-in GPS functionality, heart rate monitoring, and an absolutely mind-blowing battery endurance rating.

2 days ago, 9:13 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
OnePlus 6/6T get OxygenOS Open Beta 5 update: optimized one-hand experience in Phone App along with February security patch

OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T are now getting a new beta update for their operating system - the OxygenOS Open Beta 5. The new update provides several new features, among which the Android security patch for February 2020 and an optimized one-hand mode experience in the Phone app.

2 days ago, 9:08 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Newly released patent is latest hint towards Apple’s AR glasses

Apple's rumored AR headset is still shrouded in mystery but we're slowly getting an idea of what it might do. The latest piece of information comes from a recent Apple patent.

2 days ago, 8:50 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  2 comments
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