MediaTek says that it won't sell 5G chips to Huawei illegally
Chip designer MediaTek says that it won't do anything illegal in order to supply Huawei with chips including rebranding TSMC chips and passing them off as its own.
Amazon will reportedly hold a multi-day sales event in June with steep discounts
The sale will last for ten days apparently and involve discounts of at least 30 percent.
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OnePlus jacket design competition could be your ticket to the company's next launch event
The company wants you to create a design based on ‘We and OnePlus’ theme.
featured Sony Xperia 1 II goes up for pre-order for real: here's everything you need to know
The extravagant Sony Xperia 1 II is finally officially up for pre-order in the US ahead of a July 24 release with free true wireless earbuds included... at certain retailers.
Google deletes anti-China app with 5 million installs
An app called Remove China Apps that listed the apps on a phone that originated in China has been deleted by Google after the title amassed a total of five million installs.
Unlocked OnePlus 7T is no longer available on the company's official website
Only the T-Moble version of the phone is available at $100 off its launch price.
Apple hopes lowering iPhone prices in China leads to a massive number of upgrades
Apple has cut the prices of its current iPhone models in China that are being offered by etailers like JD.com and Tmall by 13% and 6% for the iPhone SE. Apple seeks to get users of older models in the country to update.
Facebook now allows users to hide older posts
The latest Facebook update lets users hide their older posts published on the social platform that are no longer relevant for their audience, but are worth keeping.
DEAL T-Mobile customers get extended Stadia Pro free trial and other perks and gifts
The latest batch of T-Mobile Tuesdays freebies and perks might be the best one in quite some time, including three free months of Google Stadia Pro access.
AT&T's data plans are unlimited for HBO Max, not so for Disney+ or Netflix
Three streaming services walk into an AT&T store, and only one gets to use unlimited data for real.
featured Phones with fastest wireless charging
These are the phones with fastest wireless charging. Which fast wireless charger is the best one? Let's take a look...
Mobile wallet transactions are estimated to grow by a staggering 50% this year
In this day and age, we are getting more and more accustomed to using technology for almost everything in our daily lives. Now, the ongoing pandemic froze the entire world for quite some time, and people are starting to rely on mobile wallet payments more than they ever did.
featured Fastest charging phones
Which are the fastest charging phones in 2020? We look at all the fast charging tech used and how it differs between phone makers...
DEAL Amazon has Samsung's high-end Galaxy Tab S6 on sale at an excellent discount
The newly released mid-range Galaxy Tab S6 Lite and the impending high-end Tab S7 and S7+ are not enough to reduce the appeal of this heavily discounted Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.
Microsoft Remote Desktop for iPhone and iPad gets long-awaited update, mouse and trackpad support
After over a year of no updates, Microsoft finally refreshes its Remote Desktop app, adding support for iPadOS features and more.
popular These iPhones may be updated to iOS 14 on release, supported device list leaks
Apple may update to iOS 14 all iPhone and iPad models that got iOS 13, from iPhone 6 and up.
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A summary of the battery test results for all the phones that go through our PhoneArena battery testing...
Apple Stores close again, as iPhone looters get this tracking warning
Check out the Apple Store anti-theft tracking system in action on a looted iPhone 11 as protests force many of them to close again, shortly after coronavirus reopening.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 release date has been revealed
One of the world's most successful and affordable fitness trackers is getting a new iteration on the exact same date as the Mi Band 4.
popular An app turns your Galaxy S20 Ultra or Note 10 Plus into night vision goggles
Check out how to introduce night vision to your Galaxy S20+, Ultra, S10 5G or Note 10+... sort of.
OnePlus Z 5G benchmark seems to confirm excellent SoC and insane RAM count
The impending mid-range OnePlus Z 5G handset appears to have been benchmarked with a more than respectable Snapdragon 765G SoC and an outright mind-blowing 12GB RAM count in tow.
Certification confirms the upcoming Lenovo Legion gaming smartphone will support 45W charging
Recently, a lot of rumors have been circulating in regards to an upcoming gaming smartphone, made by Lenovo. We know that Lenovo excels at making gaming laptops and PCs, so we are excited to see what the company can do in the gaming smartphone niche.
Huawei patents show futuristic under-screen camera smartphones
The Chinese giant has filed patents for two smartphones last year, showing curved-edge displays with under-screen cameras.
DEAL Apple's fully unlocked iPhone XS Max is on sale at massive discounts in brand-new condition
In theory, you have a month to score an unlocked iPhone XS Max in brand-new condition at $700 and up with a full 1-year warranty included, although Woot's latest deal is likely to expire far sooner than that.
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.
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.