Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ both receive January 2021 security patch

The Verizon branded version of both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, both released in 2018, are receiving a software update that features the most up-to-date version of the Android security patch.

yesterday, 10:28 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Motorola edge s looks sharp in leaked official image

The Snapdragon 870-powered budget flagship will be unveiled on Tuesday.

yesterday, 7:50 PM by Anam Hamid,  2 comments
  popular Facebook kicked Apple iPhone users out of their accounts on Friday

Issues with what Facebook calls a configuration change caused iPhone users to get logged out of the Social Networking Giant's app on Friday. Those supporting 2FA had problems logging back in.

yesterday, 7:21 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Is the Surface Pro 7 better than Apple's MacBook Pro? Microsoft certainly thinks so

Microsoft is boldly billing the Surface Pro 7 as a "better choice" over Apple's MacBook Pro in a new 30-second ad guaranteed to stir quite a bit of controversy.

yesterday, 4:09 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Useful feature Google pulled from Android 11 rumored to be included in Android 12

A feature that Google tested with the Android 11 beta but didn't include in the final build will end up on Android 12 according to a fresh report. The feature allows Pixel users to tap the back of the phone to open certain applications.

yesterday, 3:57 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Here's how the imminent Google Search redesign will make it easier and faster to find information

A major redesign is coming to Google Search with the intention to make it easier and quicker for users to find the information that they are seeking. The update is said to be imminent.

yesterday, 12:38 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
DEAL Expires in - 12h 46min The affordable OnePlus Nord N10 5G is even cheaper than usual for a limited time

Priced at a very reasonable $299.99 right off the bat, the unlocked OnePlus Nord N10 5G is on sale for a limited time at a measly $249.99.

yesterday, 7:47 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Make Siri respond on the right Apple device; did you know that your Apple Watch has a flashlight?

If you're having a problem with Siri responding to your Apple Watch when you want her to answer from your iPhone, there is a way that you can arrange Siri to answer from the Apple device you asked your question on.

2 days ago, 9:58 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment

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Samsung plans on building a fab in the states to build cutting-edge chips

Samsung, looking to top TSMC and become the top contract foundry in the world, plans on spending over $10 billion to build a cutting-edge foundry in the United States.

2 days ago, 5:01 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL Expires in - 12h 46min Verizon's gorgeous LG Velvet 5G UW is on sale at a phenomenal price

The stunning LG Velvet 5G UW can be purchased for as little as 120 bucks by Verizon subscribers willing to open a new line of service this weekend only.

2 days ago, 2:54 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Two of Samsung's next Android tablets have just leaked in all their (familiar) glory

Several leaked renders strongly suggest the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2021) and Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2021) will look virtually identical to their predecessors.

2 days ago, 1:07 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
While Apple cuts production of the 5G iPhone 12 mini, its Pro line takes business away from Huawei

Reports say that Apple is planning to cut production of the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini while raising production of the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. All iPhone 12 series models support 5G.

2 days ago, 12:44 PM by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
Stop what you're doing and delete these Android apps before they bombard your phone with ads

The latest collection of malicious Android apps you need to delete from your phone ASAP includes a grand total of 164 ad-pushing titles posing as legit mobile tools, services, and games.

2 days ago, 12:09 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gets green light from more organizations

The successor to the hugely popular Galaxy A51 has been spotted on the websites of the Wi-Fi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG.

2 days ago, 11:31 AM by Anam Hamid,  3 comments
featured updated That's all folks: Samsung Galaxy Note series is no more, say two well-known insiders

Although the Note series appears to have been discontinued, we may still see one more Note handset.

2 days ago, 10:04 AM by Anam Hamid,  43 comments
Verizon starts offering the Fossil Gen 5 LTE smartwatch with monthly plans

Fossil's new Gen 5 LTE smartwatch is now available for purchase from Verizon.

2 days ago, 10:01 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
TCL promises Android 11 for its 2019 and 2020 smart TVs

TCL plans to update its 2019 and 2020 smart TVs to Android 11. Sadly, Google TV is only coming to TCL's 2021 smart TVs (at least in Europe), but that might change later this year.

2 days ago, 9:32 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
DEAL Expires in - 12h 46min If you hurry, the Motorola One 5G UW can be yours for free (no trade-in required)

You don't need to trade anything in or meet any other special requirements apart from opening a new line of unlimited service to score Verizon's Motorola One 5G UW free of charge.

3 days ago, 8:46 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Samsung might be working on a Galaxy Tab S7 Lite and Galaxy Tab S7 Lite Plus

Rumor says Samsung is currently working on a new upper mid-range tablet that would probably be called the Galaxy Tab S7 Lite, or the Galaxy Tab S8e.

3 days ago, 8:08 AM by Iskra Petrova,  3 comments
Honor moves on from Huawei as it signs deals with Qualcomm, Intel, and others

Honor has announced new supply agreements with Qualcomm, Intel, Samsung, Sony, MediaTek, and others. The company plans to offer an ecosystem of products ranging from smartphones to laptops.

3 days ago, 8:01 AM by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
DEAL This unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL deal is pretty much unmissable

Android purists on tight budgets should still consider Google's ancient Pixel 3 XL, which is currently available for as little as $299.99 in an unlocked 64GB variant at B&H.

3 days ago, 6:27 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Galaxy Note20 FE may launch this year instead of the Note21

Samsung might release one final Galaxy Note model this year, but it won’t be the Galaxy Note 21

3 days ago, 6:26 AM by Mariyan Slavov,  11 comments
DEAL Affordable Moto G7 Plus gets a generous $130 discount at Motorola

You can now get the affordable Motorola phone for just $119 in a limited-time offer from Motorola.com. The unlocked variant works with AT&T and T-Mobile.

3 days ago, 6:14 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
New Samsung Internet 13.2 app brings Smart Protect, better dark mode, more

The main highlight of the updated Samsung Internet app is Smart Protect, a new security feature that's supposed to detect malicious sites that try to convince users to download malicious software.

3 days ago, 5:37 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Carrier-branded Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 units in the US receiving Android 11 update

Verizon was the first carrier in the US to provide Galaxy Z Fold 2 users with the highly-anticipated Android 11 update a few days ago.

3 days ago, 5:20 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Verizon shaves $400 off the price of Apple's iPhone 11 Pro

Regardless of which model you want to buy (64/256/512GB), you'll save $400 on the iPhone 11 Pro at Verizon.

3 days ago, 5:04 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Unannounced Nokia smartphone codenamed Quicksilver runs Android 11

Rumor has it that Nokia Quicksilver might be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 480 5G chipset, which would make it a very appealing, budget-friendly Android smartphone.

3 days ago, 4:36 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
New report suggests that the LG Rollable phone might never see a release

According to the report, the fate of the LG Rollable is currently undecided and LG is "open to every possibility".

3 days ago, 4:25 AM by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
Sony Xperia Pro 5G set to finally launch in the US

The 5G mmWave capable flagship boasts the same specs as its Xperia 1 II cousin with some additional extras on top.

3 days ago, 4:07 AM by Mariyan Slavov,  6 comments
Honor officially unveils its V40 5G flagship smartphone

The Honor V40 5G will sell for as low as $555 (8/128GB). The 8/256GB is priced to sell for $620 and both models will be available in three color options: Midnight Black, Rose Gold, and Titanium Silver.

3 days ago, 4:04 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL The affordable Apple Watch SE gets a hefty discount on Amazon in a limited-time deal

The budget-friendly Apple Watch is now discounted by $40 on Amazon, getting even more affordable.

3 days ago, 3:29 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
DEAL Get this Bluetooth speaker from Marshall Amplification at a bargain price

You’ve probably heard of Marshall Amplification - the legendary British company that designs and manufactures legendary music amplifiers, speaker cabinets, headphones, and more.

3 days ago, 3:04 AM by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
New app allows Apple's iMessage to run on an Android phone

Android users can actually use Apple's iMessage app on their Android device by using an app called Beeper. One of the methods allowing this to work requires that users pay $10 per month for a jailbroken iPhone 4s.

3 days ago, 9:19 PM by Alan Friedman,  13 comments
updated Xiaomi gets blacklisted in the U.S. by Trump administration

The Trump administration with days left until the Biden team takes over, decided to blacklist phone manufacturer Xiaomi forcing U.S. investors to dives their holdings in the company before next November ends.

3 days ago, 6:51 PM by Alan Friedman,  23 comments
Uncertified Android phones will lose support for an important app in March

Uncertified Android handsets, including newer Huawei models unable to contain the latest Google security permissions, will no longer be allowed to run the Google Messages app on March 31st.

3 days ago, 5:47 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Collateral damage: MediaTek dethrones Qualcomm in world's largest smartphone market

Sanctions imposed by the US on Huawei are having unintended effects.

3 days ago, 5:46 PM by Anam Hamid,  4 comments
Apple's plan to drop iOS 15 support for three popular iPhones gains traction

According to a new report that corroborates an older one, Apple's future iOS 15 update will not be compatible with the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and first-gen iPhone SE.

3 days ago, 4:02 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
updated New report suggests LG could (partially) exit smartphone market

LG could exit the flagship smartphone market in 2021, a new report claims. When contacted for a statement on the matter, LG said no decisions have been finalized.

3 days ago, 3:31 PM by Joshua Swingle,  31 comments
Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G battery life: the longest lasting Samsung flagship?

The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 5,000mAh battery capacity, but how much does it score on our battery test?...

3 days ago, 3:15 PM by Victor Hristov,  4 comments
Apple releases iOS 14.4 RC and watchOS 7.3 RC for developers

Apple has released iOS 14.4 RC which means "Release Candidate". That term replaces the previously used Gold Master and denotes a beta version of the software that soon could be released as a final version.

3 days ago, 2:19 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
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