featured Possible Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ benchmark reveals a completely unexpected compromise

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ could come with as little as 8GB RAM, at least according to an early benchmark that also seems to suggest the device is pretty much ready for primetime from a software development standpoint.

2 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
LG V60 ThinQ Review

The V60 boasts a Snapdragon 865, a strong camera setup, top-notch battery life, 5G, and great audio—all for $200 less than the Galaxy S20. It's not an exciting phone, but it's a really good phone and an even better value.

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Samsung's boring Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G may soon get a new color to spice things up

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G could soon be made available in a new color. There's no word on which this will be, but it should be more exciting than the current Cosmic Black and Cosmic Grey options.

4 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  6 comments
featured Apple could purposely try to steal OnePlus' thunder this month

Apple could try to steal OnePlus' thunder this month by moving the iPhone 9 announcement to April 14, the same day OnePlus is planning to unveil the OnePlus 8 series. The move would be a repeat of 2018, when OnePlus was forced to move its OnePlus 6T event to avoid a clash with Apple.

5 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  21 comments
Motorola now lets you pre-order the Moto G Stylus and G Power - nice phones, attractive prices

Running Android 10, the Moto G Stylus and Moto G Power offer cool features for less than $300. Both phones will be released this month.

7 hours ago by Florin Troaca,  1 comment
featured We test the fastest charging 5G phone battery against the Galaxy S20 Ultra

Check out the new fastest charging flagship on the block with its 65W brick, taking on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

8 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  8 comments
DEAL Samsung now offers 50% buy-back on the Galaxy S20-series

Samsung is aware of that and in hopes of mitigating its declining sales, the South Korean chaebol has implemented a rather curios buy-back policy on its own store which would refund Galaxy S20 buyers some 50% of the device's value provided it's returned withing two years after the purchase.

9 hours ago by Peter Kostadinov,  10 comments

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Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max camera comparison: low light and night mode

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featured updated Take a look at the OnePlus 8 Pro 5G in all official colors

The OnePlus 8 Pro has leaked out in an official press image that showcases the upcoming green color. The smartphone will arrive on April 15 with a 6.8-inch 120Hz AMOLED display, a quad-cam system, and the Snapdragon 865 alongside 5G network support.

10 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  16 comments
Huawei CEO would like Google to submit its apps on Huawei’s AppGallery store

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10 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  24 comments
Samsung Galaxy A10s models get Android 10 and One UI 2.0

Samsung is now promptly rolling the update out to the budget Galaxy A10s models in some regions.

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Several official OnePlus 8 5G & 8 Pro 5G cases have leaked

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12 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Instagram is working on a new “Limit sensitive content” feature

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13 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  1 comment
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14 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  8 comments
Snapchat adds an AR circle to keep people at a distance

“My Social Distance” creates a virtual circle showing the recommended safe distance between people, according to World Health Organization’s guidelines

15 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
Get SiriusXM free for your iOS or Android device through May 15

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yesterday, 5:21 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
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.

yesterday, 4:37 PM by Eugene Jeong,  13 comments
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.

yesterday, 4:19 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  2 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.

yesterday, 4:05 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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.

yesterday, 2:05 PM by Alan Friedman,  95 comments
OnePlus CEO confirms key OnePlus 8 series specs ahead of launch

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.

yesterday, 11:50 AM by Joshua Swingle,  4 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...

yesterday, 11:23 AM by Daniel P.,  64 comments
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.

yesterday, 10:36 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
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.

yesterday, 9:42 AM by Joshua Swingle,  0 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.

yesterday, 9:25 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 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.

yesterday, 9:23 AM by Iskra Petrova,  8 comments
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.

yesterday, 9:13 AM by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
DEAL Еxpired 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.

yesterday, 7:22 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
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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.

yesterday, 6:45 AM by Joshua Swingle,  10 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.

yesterday, 6:04 AM by Joshua Swingle,  22 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.

yesterday, 5:25 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
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.

yesterday, 4:46 AM 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.

yesterday, 4:40 AM 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.

yesterday, 3:51 AM 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.

yesterday, 3:41 AM by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
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