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Dark Sky announces acquisition by Apple and discontinuation of Android support

Weather app Dark Sky announced its acquisition by Apple, as well as major changes in Android and Wear OS support.

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Nokia 7.2 starts receiving Android 10 update

After Nokia 2.2, HMD Global is upgrading another smartphone to Android 10 in less than a month, the Nokia 7.2.

1 hour ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
OnePlus 7/Pro getting new updates to fix issues and improve various features

The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro are once again eligible for new updates that further improve some features of the phones or address issues that have been reported by owners.

1 hour ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Huawei says China will retaliate against the U.S. if Trump disrupts the flow of chips

After reporting that its placement on the Commerce Department's entity list cost it $12 billion in revenue last year, Huawei threatened that China will retaliate if further restrictions are forced on it by the U.S.

3 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
T-Mobile merger with Sprint takes a giant leap forward; deal will improve carrier's 5G network

Tomorrow 16 banks around the world will be loaning T-Mobile $23 billion to pay for the merger with Sprint. But thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, the banks will be on the hook for the money under the bond market is stable.

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featured Apple's iPhone 9 announcement and release dates may have just leaked

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OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed the OnePlus 8 series will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, LPDDR5 RAM chips, and UFS 3.0 storage technology. Also to be expected are important software optimizations and 5G connectivity.

5 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
The best dual SIM phones

The best dual SIM phones let you take advantage of two good carrier plans at once, use one of the two SIM cards for family and friends and another for work, or simply allow you to snatch that great new data plan while your contract with another carrier still has mileage left in it...

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Pokemon GO to add new gameplay features that encourage indoor play

Niantic revealed that it will prioritize the development of more ways to experience Pokemon GO indoors.

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Family-friendly Spotify Kids launches in the US with better privacy, curated content

The family-friendly Spotify Kids app has today launched in the US with COPPA-compliant privacy protection, human-curated content, and no ads. Kids that use the app also won't influence music recommendations for their parents.

7 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
T-Mobile's #GiveThanksNotPranks April's Fools campaign will match your coronavirus donations

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7 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
WhatsApp to support multiple devices under one account and expiring messages

The ability to use your WhatsApp account on multiple devices along with self-destructing messages are expected in an update soon.

7 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
Future iPads to come in landscape orientation, patent mentions presence of a notch as well

Even though a lot of people primarily use iPads in landscape oriented mode, Apple still makes the Apple logo and the Face ID reader on new iPads in portrait orientation. A new patent, brought to our attention by 9to5Mac, suggests that this might be changing for future iPad devices.

7 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus Review

The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ would be a great choice if $150 is all you have to spend on a pair of true wireless earphones. The sound quality is vary good, and bigger batteries put these among the earbuds with best battery life you can buy today.

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7 hours ago by Nick Todorov,  5 comments
The LG V60 ThinQ is more similar to Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 than you think

Both the main display on the LG V60 ThinQ and the phone's optional Dual Screen attachment are compatible with various first and third-party Active Pens, giving Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 a bit of a run for its money in that sense.

7 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Huawei P40 Pro contains US parts despite US’ trade ban

As we are all well aware, last year, the US government listed Huawei in a trade blacklist, over allegations of espionage, therefore blocking American companies from working with it. Surprisingly, Huawei's latest flagship, the P40 Pro, somehow ended up having a couple of parts made by US companies.

7 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  4 comments
Another video-chat app gets caught in a privacy breach controversy

As the ongoing pandemic forces people to stay home, video chat apps gain popularity as means to communicate with family and friends, or even colleagues. Recently, Zoom’s popularity peaked, but then it had a problem with some privacy concerns being raised. Now, it’s another video chat app that appears to have some privacy-related issues.

8 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
Microsoft introduces Family Safety app for Android, iOS

The app will allow parents to manage their children’s screen time over PC, Xbox, and Android, and get notifications when the kid arrives at or departs from a certain place via location tracking.

8 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
Apple display supplier Samsung to stop manufacturing LCD displays by the end of 2020

Nowadays, LCD panels for smartphone displays are taking the back seat while tech companies move towards OLED screens, including Apple. Samsung Display, one of Apple’s suppliers for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch displays has announced today that it is going to end LCD production in its China-based and South Korean factories by the end of 2020.

8 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  3 comments
Nokia's new AI service to help carriers with 5G networks

Nokia's new AI service will help communication service providers predict and prevent technical issues.

8 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
Telegram's new update helps you organize your chats better

The messaging app Telegram was updated to add a plethora of handy features for both big channel owners and users looking to organize their chats better.

8 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
Facebook partners with a microLED company to develop AR glasses you’ll actually wear

Plessey's expertise in high-resolution, high-frame-rate microLED displays will prove very useful if Facebook wants to offer competitive AR glasses that people won’t get tired or be ashamed of wearing.

8 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  1 comment
Automatic status sharing option spotted in Facebook Messenger

The feature is supposedly borrowed from a similar functionality in the Facebook-owned Instagram - an option to add a status update to threads and choose the Auto Status feature, which will change the status based on your location, movement, battery level and network connection

9 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
DEAL Save £288 on 20GB of data when you buy the iPhone 11 at Sky

Sky Mobile customers that purchase the iPhone 11 can save £288 on a 20GB SIM plan spread over a 36-month contract. The iPhone 11 features Face ID, the powerful A13 Bionic chipset, and a dual-camera system.

9 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
WatchOS 7 will add a kid mode to the Apple Watch

One of the big changes will allow multiple Apple Watch accounts to be actively connected to one iPhone’s Apple ID

9 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
featured Best true wireless earbuds

These days, true wireless earbuds are dime a dozen. We've gathered the 10 best pairs of wireless earphones that you can buy right now.

9 hours ago by Georgi Zarkov,  20 comments
DEAL Expires in - 5h 38min The respectable LG G7 Fit is on sale at an irresistible price for a limited time

The upper mid-range LG G7 Fit is not an incredibly popular phone, but at $179.99 in brand-new condition with a 1-year manufacturer's warranty included, this bad boy is an absolute steal.

9 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
featured Nubia Red Magic 5G hands-on

We had some time with the Nubia Red Magic 5G — the first phone with a 144 Hz display. Is it worth it? Here's what we think about it...

10 hours ago by Preslav Kateliev,  3 comments
featured Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 20 leak reveals huge design clue

An official Samsung Galaxy Note 20 case mold has leaked out, revealing a cutout for a huge camera module much like the one featured on the Galaxy S20 Ultra. It also points towards a more rectangular design and a display that is almost flat.

10 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  11 comments
Huawei shipped over 44 million flagship smartphones last year

Huawei shipped an impressive 44 million flagship P and Mate-series smartphones in 2019, with the Huawei P30 series alone accounting for over 20 million units. The news comes despite an ongoing US trade ban.

11 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  12 comments
TIDAL launches Welcome Mix, an optimized experience for new members

To make it easier for new subscribers to transition to the music streaming service, TIDAL unveiled its new customized “Welcome Mix,” which was specially created for new members.

11 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Amazon has a whole bunch of Fitbit devices on sale at generous discounts

The Fitbit Ionic, Versa, and Versa Lite smartwatches, as well as the Fitbit Charge 3 and Ace 2 activity trackers, are all available at lower than usual prices on Amazon.

12 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL no longer sold on Google Store

Google has sold out its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL inventory and isn't planning to start selling them again.

12 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  1 comment
Verizon's OnePlus 8 5G vs 8 Pro vs Lite (Z) specs and price pre-release comparison

Can't decide which OnePlus 8 model to buy? Check out Verizon's OnePlus 8 5G vs the 8 Pro and Z (Lite) model specs and prices so that you can easily make up your mind when they are released.

12 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  12 comments
The POCO F2 won't just be a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro, exec confirms

The highly anticipated POCO F2 won't simply be a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro, one executive has confirmed. The possibility of the latter launching under the POCO brand wasn't denied, however.

12 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
updated Amazon may have revealed the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite release date and price

The unannounced Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is already listed on Amazon.de as coming on April 2 in both Wi-Fi-only and LTE-enabled variants, with some surprising price tags in tow.

13 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
DEAL These Galaxy S20 & S20+ 5G deals at Sky Mobile will save you £288 on 20GB of data

Sky Mobile is giving customers the chance to purchase the Galaxy S20 5G or Galaxy S20+ 5G and save a whopping £288 on 20GB of data. The smartphones offer powerful cameras, 128GB of storage, and the high-end Exynos 990 chipset.

13 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
featured Apple is eyeing 2020 releases for a new HomePod version, 'budget' iPads, and more

Despite having to make some big work culture adjustments due to the coronavirus pandemic, Apple still plans to release a bunch of new stuff this year, including a refreshed HomePod and an unknown number of "budget" iPads.

13 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
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