Verizon and Niantic ink partnership to offer customers rare Pokemon, avatar masks

Verizon and Niantic, the studio behind the Pokemon GO smash hit, have just announced a partnership that will benefit the carrier's customers, fans of the AR (augmented reality) mobile game.

24 min ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Samsung's new One UI 3.0 beta makes its way to the Galaxy Note 20 series

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra One UI 3.0 beta program has kicked off in the United States on October 22.

47 min ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
sponsored The Best Spigen Cases for the iPhone 12. Spigen keeps your Apples well covered

Spigen's popular cases are now available for the iPhone 12 series

3 days ago, 8:21 AM by Spigen,  0 comments
Disguising a gambling app as something else lands Apple in court

Apple is being sued by a woman who spent over $3,000 on coins for a game called "Jackpot Mania." While Apple doesn't allow gambling apps in the App Store, the plaintiffs say that the game should be considered a gambling app.

1 hour ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Face unlock support coming soon to WhatsApp on Android

A new beta version of WhatsApp for Android adds face unlock support, a nifty option for those users who own smartphones that lack fingerprint sensors.

1 hour ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Google Fi introduces new subscription program for Pixel 4a

Starting today, Google Fi's new phone subscription program allows customers to get the Pixel 4a, device protection, and a phone upgrade after two years, for just $15 per month.

2 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Update will give Motorola users more control over the camera

Motorola's new Camera 3.0 app will be pre-installed on upcoming Motorola handsets. The company says that the app will make controlling the camera on Motorola phones more intuitive.

yesterday, 10:34 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
How TSMC and ASML plan to get to the 2nm process node

TSMC and ASML are working on the 3nm and 2nm process nodes that will drive nearly the next decade of chip production for smartphones. While FinFET will be used with the 3nm process, the 2nm process will debut TSMC's GAA (Gate All Around architecture).

yesterday, 6:13 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments

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DEAL Awesome new deal bundles the discounted OnePlus 8 Pro 5G with two coveted accessories

The unlocked OnePlus 8 Pro 5G is not only discounted by a cool $100 again, also including a pair of Bullets Wireless Z earphones and a Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger for free.

yesterday, 4:16 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
T-Mobile might try to disrupt yet another industry with its next Un-carrier move

T-Mobile's next big Un-carrier announcement is officially scheduled for October 27, but it may have nothing to do with the wireless industry. Here's where you can watch the event.

yesterday, 3:18 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Apple iPhone shipments show brisk growth in India

The latest numbers covering the smartphone market in India during the third quarter show that Apple is beginning to show some serious growth in shipments of the iPhone to the country.

yesterday, 1:55 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
featured Key specs for US-bound OnePlus Nord N10 5G & N100 leak

The OnePlus Nord N10 5G and Nord N100 key specs have leaked ahead of their upcoming US and European launches. The smartphones will be cheaper than the original Nord.

yesterday, 10:02 AM by Joshua Swingle,  8 comments
DEAL When is Black Friday 2020? Best deals and discounts to expect

We will be continuously rounding up all the noteworthy deals for you right here...

yesterday, 9:03 AM by Radoslav Minkov,  7 comments
That chinless, carved Galaxy S21 design? It could be called Blade Bezel

The Galaxy S21 series may have only one member with a curved display but Samsung isn't done with the design surprises.

yesterday, 8:53 AM by Daniel Petrov,  12 comments
The Huawei Mate 40 Series are official – Space Ring Design, 5G and super fast charging

Huawei's new Mate 40 Series are finally official. Let's see what's hiding inside that signature circular camera module!

yesterday, 8:49 AM by Radoslav Minkov,  18 comments
DEAL The crazy cheap OnePlus Buds are even cheaper than ever before

The first-gen AirPods-rivaling OnePlus Buds are on sale for $59 a pair instead of their $79 regular price ahead of the commercial debut of the even cheaper OnePlus Buds Z.

yesterday, 8:48 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Apple Talk: the art of propping up your products

Apple's way of presenting its newest products goes a long way towards making them seem more appealing than they might be. Here are some of the tactics it uses...

yesterday, 7:55 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  10 comments
DEAL Apple's new iPad Air is available at a cool discount while still on pre-order

Apple's technically unreleased fourth-generation iPad Air is already on sale for $559 instead of its $599 list price in a single green hue with 64 gigs of internal storage space.

yesterday, 7:50 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Spotify launches The Get Up: a mix between a podcast and a personalized music playlist

Wondering whether to listen to music or to a podcast in the morning? Worry not, Spotify has got an interesting FM Radio-inspired solution for your mornings.

yesterday, 7:35 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
updated Latest Huawei Mate 40 5G series leak reveals design, specs, and more

The Huawei Mate 40 series has leaked in full ahead of its announcement tomorrow. The flagships feature 6.8-inch waterfall displays, the Kirin 9000 chipset, and up to four rear cameras.

yesterday, 5:32 AM by Joshua Swingle,  9 comments
  popular First iPhone 12 teardown confirms smaller battery, flaunts the ingenious MagSafe coil

Check out the guts of the iPhone 12.

yesterday, 4:32 AM by Daniel Petrov,  12 comments
Video-streaming service Quibi reaches its end-of-life after six months of operation

It's been confirmed that Quibi's service is shutting down, just six months after it was launched in April, 2020.

yesterday, 3:37 AM by Iskra Petrova,  7 comments
Some US-based Galaxy Note 20 owners can now register for One UI 3.0 beta

Galaxy Note 20 users can now register for One UI 3.0 beta: but not everyone. Some users are not eligible for the beta yet.

yesterday, 2:08 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
iPhone 12 5G can download iOS updates over 5G; you might need to manually enable it to work

The iPhone 12 series will be able to download entire iOS updates via their 5G connections, but for some of the iPhone 12 users, this option won't be on by default and you will have to manually enable it for it to work.

yesterday, 1:40 AM by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Those who work from home might save money using Boost Mobile's new $10/$15 per month plans

Boost Mobile has two limited promo plans for those who are mostly home every day with their Wi-Fi router. For as low as $10 or $15 per month, subscribers can get unlimited talk, text and 2GB or 4GB of 4G data respectively.

yesterday, 12:45 AM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Verizon tops estimates by adding 283,000 postpaid phone subscribers in Q3

Verizon reported a gain of 283,000 postpaid phone subscribers during the third quarter as the nation's largest carrier tries to widen its lead over the second largest, T-Mobile.

2 days ago, 9:22 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
At least one iPhone 13 feature is pretty much confirmed

A teardown video has revealed that the iPhone 12 features the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem and not its successor.

2 days ago, 6:27 PM by Anam Hamid,  7 comments
U.S. officials worried about White House's sweetheart deal to lease mid-band spectrum for 5G use

The White House is trying to fast track the leasing of valuable mid-band spectrum that is currently owned by the Defense Department without using a competitive bidding process.

2 days ago, 6:01 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured Here's exactly what you need to access Verizon's nationwide 5G network today (or at least tomorrow)

These are all of the devices recently updated or soon to be updated to support Verizon's new and somewhat controversial nationwide 5G network.

2 days ago, 4:41 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Demand is apparently not high enough to justify an iPhone 12 mini android alternative

Unless the iPhone 12 mini is a runaway success, don't expect Android vendors to make compact flagships anytime soon.

2 days ago, 4:27 PM by Anam Hamid,  29 comments
Eagerly anticipated iOS 14 feature still not working for all after latest update

Even after Apple distributed iOS 14.1 yesterday, a bug is preventing users from selecting a default browser and email app to replace Apple's Safari and Mail clients respectively.

2 days ago, 4:12 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
DEAL Apple's classic iPad Pro 10.5 is on sale at a crazy low price in brand-new condition

Released all the way back in 2017 and officially discontinued less than two years later, Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro can still be an incredibly smart buy at a whopping $299 discount.

2 days ago, 2:01 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
When it comes to the 5G iPhone 12 series, what you see may not be what you're getting

What you see on the status bar of a 5G enabled new iPhone model may not be exactly what you're getting in terms of data speed thanks to Apple's new "Smart Data" feature.

2 days ago, 1:35 PM by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
DEAL Amazon has a bunch of Apple Watch Series 6 models on sale at surprisingly decent discounts

The Apple Watch Series 6 is still pretty fresh, not to mention extremely well-reviewed, but Amazon is already discounting half a dozen models by anywhere between $25 and $30.

2 days ago, 12:49 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Video shows French iPhone 12's cumbersome packaging

The French law requires Apple to bundle EarPods with its phones.

2 days ago, 11:09 AM by Anam Hamid,  4 comments
DEAL Amazon Prime members can now get the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live cheaper than ever

Woot is doing what Amazon could not do during last week's Prime Day extravaganza, selling brand-new Samsung Galaxy Buds Live units at $35 off their list price for Prime members only.

2 days ago, 8:32 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
OnePlus Nord N10 5G to arrive in blue with OnePlus 8T-like camera bump

The OnePlus Nord N10 5G looks set to arrive with a big OnePlus 8T-like camera bump on the back. It should also be available in blue.

2 days ago, 8:26 AM by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
Huawei's inability to make new tablets could increase Apple iPad's dominance further

Global tablet shipments are forecasted to decline by 10.5% in 2021 per Digitimes.

2 days ago, 8:16 AM by Anam Hamid,  6 comments
YouTube for Android will soon give users the option to choose default video quality on Wi-Fi and mobile data

YouTube is bringing an important setting to its app: the option to chose your preferred default video quality for Wi-Fi connections and mobile data connections. Until now, you could choose the video quality only on a video-per-video basis.

2 days ago, 7:09 AM by Iskra Petrova,  4 comments
The real iPhone 12 Pro Max vs iPhone 11 Pro Max battery difference finally outed by Apple

Check out the true iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max battery capacity, as disclosed by Apple itself.

2 days ago, 5:30 AM by Daniel Petrov,  15 comments
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