featured Google's giant mistake allows some Pixel 4 XL users to install the first Android 11 beta
Google's boo boo allowed at least two Pixel 4 XL users to install the first Android 11 beta on their phone. Originally scheduled for May, the official release has been pushed back twice and at this time there is no official release date.
OnePlus 8 Pro owners report major video streaming bug
OnePlus 8 Pro owners are reportedly facing a streaming bug where content cannot be played in HD from a number of popular streaming sites, including Netflix. The issue is apparently caused by a software bug in Widevine, a popular DRM platoform.
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Google is letting you know that its Duo app has a major FaceTime feature
Google is promoting the fact that its Duo video chat and messages app has end-to-end encryption matching the FaceTime video chat app offered on iOS by Apple. This means that only the sender and recipient of a Duo chat or message can decipher it.
iPhone shipments could have reached record levels in Q1 2020 were it not for COVID-19: Gartner
The firm says the smartphone industry witnessed its worst decline ever in Q1 2020. Samsung, Huawei, and OPPO faced a double digit slump.
DEAL Amazon brings the unlocked LG G8 ThinQ back down to its all-time low price
Instead of waiting for the arguably overpriced LG Velvet to reach the US, bargain hunters might be better served by purchasing last year's LG G8 ThinQ at a massive discount.
featured See the new features that Google Pixels are receiving today
Google released the monthly security update today along with functional patches for the Pixel line and the quarterly update that brings new features to the Pixel phones.
Google releases new features for some of its Android apps
If you own an Android smartphone, you'll be getting a handful of nifty features in the coming months.
Amazon is making Alexa even more powerful with a slew of new features
Amazon announced a host of new features that are now available in Alexa or will be in the coming weeks.
Google reveals new software improvements coming to Pixel smartphones
Announced earlier today, the next update for Pixel phones will add Adaptive Battery improvements, a new bedtime feature in the Clock app, and some personal safety features.
DEAL Expires in - 3w 3d Withings offers sweet discounts on various Steel HR smartwatch models
Withings is running a sale on many of its Steel HR smartwatch models, so if you're looking for such a device, now would be a good time to check out the company's online store.
Pandora's Modes feature is coming to a genre-based station
Introduced one year ago, Pandora's Modes feature that allows users to fine-tune their radio experience with just one click is coming for the first time to a genre-based station – Qmunity.
Update to Pinterest makes shopping on the app a "snap"
Pinterest has added a new feature that allows users to take a picture from a phone's camera or their camera roll and look for related products available for sale from Pinterest merchants.
Gimbal camera-touting Vivo X50 Pro to be available internationally
The Vivo X50 series will not be confined to China. The specifics surrounding its international release are not known yet.
Pixel Buds 2 complaints mount, with Google refunding some users
A growing number of users are reporting connectivity issues. Some had their buds replaced, only to experience the same issue again.
featured Why metal phones are gone and battery life's a compromise: an interview with Huawei's lead designer
We sit down for a talk about the present challenges and future advancements in phone design possibilities with the lead designer of Huawei's P-series and the experimental Mate line.
OnePlus 8 5G series camera updates to intro portrait filters, white balance fix
Leave it to OnePlus to ask fans how would they like to see the 8 and 8 Pro camera features improved, and start cracking.
T-Mobile's 'nationwide' 5G network gets 'nationwide-r' with coverage in all 50 states
Just in case T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network was not impressive enough from an availability standpoint, Alaska is now completing the list of 50 US states technically covered by it.
featured The Vivo X50 Pro 5G series sports unique gymbal camera stabilization and Samsung's new 50MP sensor
They can't see me rollin', they hatin' because I'm on a gymbal - meet the unique Vivo X50 series camera specs and stabilization features.
Lenovo announces the all-in-one Mirage VR S3 headset
The Chinese company has announced a virtual reality headset that will be used for education, employee training and more.
Apple iPhone 12 Max & 12 Pro to enter production in July; other 5G models to follow
The 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max and iPhone 12 Pro will reportedly enter production in July. The 5.4-inch iPhone 12 and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max will follow at a later date, which could lead to a staggered launch.
Verizon's Galaxy A71s UW to be released with Snapdragon 765 as its cheapest 5G phone
Surprise, surprise, Verizon's cheapest 5G phone will be Samsung's Galaxy A71s 5G UW, still with an upgraded chipset compared to the global version.
iPhone SE (2020): which color should you get?
If you’re looking to upgrade to the iPhone SE (2020) this year, you may be wondering which iPhone SE color you should pick. The iPhone SE comes in three colors - white, black, and Product RED, and we will hopefully help you decide which one to get. So, read on!
DEAL AT&T finally discounts the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip by a massive 780 bucks
The groundbreaking and somewhat divisive Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is on sale at a huge discount at long last, fetching $600 all in all instead of a whopping $1380.
DEAL The Apple Watch Series 5 is on sale at $100 off list prices in multiple variants again
Amazon is back with yet another extensive Apple Watch Series 5 sale, bringing GPS-only prices down by $100 in a bunch of different color options and both 40 and 44mm sizes.
5G conspiracy theories, debunked: The fear of the next-gen wireless technology
5G is deemd as the end-all of humanity, a scary new technology that will fry our brains and give us cancer, but is the fear of the wireless revolution anything else than third-party propaganda?
Best small and compact phones to buy
Once domineering the market, the phones that we now consider "compact" are slowly but steadily getting replaced by >5.5" handsets that don't fit the bill of just anyone that easily. Apart from the occasional smaller-sized phone announced once in a blue moon, the majority of devices being released nowadays are larger than life and definitely don't cater to folks with smaller hands or just those who prefer more pocketable devices.
featured In search of the perfect compact phone: iPhone SE (2020)
Have I found the perfect compact phone?
popular The Galaxy Note 20 may have a larger battery to back its 120Hz display and 5G specs, after all
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 battery capacity leaked out again, and it's not what we thought it would be to back its 5G modem and 120Hz display.
ACLU's app captures police misconduct even if they smash your phone
The Mobile Justice app is available in 17 states-soon to be all 50-aned was edeveloped by the ACLU back in 2015 to record police misconduct. In other words, it is perfect for the times.
U.S. lawmakers seek FTC investigation of TikTok
Four senators, two from each party, are asking the FTC to investigate short-form video app TikTok for not following a consent agreement with the FTC relating to content posted by users' under 13.
DEAL Deal: OnePlus 7T now costs as low as $150 at T-Mobile
You can buy the high-end OnePlus 7T for the price of a basic smartphone at T-Mobile if you add a new line of service.
Latest update solves Galaxy S20 Ultra's autofocus woes to some extent
The new update kind of gives a macro mode to the phone.
Android users, this is one image you must not use as a wallpaper
When set as a wallpaper, an image is causing certain Android phones to crash.
Apple takes action to close most U.S. stores after looting occurs
Because of the violent protests that have rocked America, some Apple Stores have been damaged or looted. As a result, Apple closed most of its U.S. locations on a temporary basis.
Leak calls for no change to Apple Watch Series 6 display
According to a Twitter tipster, Apple plans on using the same JDI-sourced OLED panel that it used on the Series 5 Apple Watch for the upcoming model expected to be unveiled this September.
ZTE Axon 11 SE leaks out: 5G mid-range phone that might not cost much
The ZTE Axon 11 SE could become one of the cheapest 5G smartphones out there. It's unclear if the handset will be sold in the US.
Apple iPhone production could increase sharply in India
India has removed a clause that had prevented smartphone manufacturers from embracing the country's new production-linked incentive scheme which is set to run for five years.
Britain seeks to form a "D10" to help find alternative 5G suppliers to Huawei
Britain has approached the U.S. about creating an alliance made up of 10 Democracies that would find alternative 5G networking equipment suppliers to replace Huawei.
Some Apple iPad Pro models suffer from bootloops
Some Apple iPad Pro users have been complaining about a bootloop issue that keeps crashing their tablets every few minutes. The problem seems to have occurred following the update to iPadOS 13.4.1.