updated Apple is reportedly scrapping the Beats headphone lineup

Apple is reportedly planning to phase out the Beats headphone lineup over the coming year. The company's focus is now creating Apple-branded headphones in-house.

30 min ago by Joshua Swingle,  9 comments
DEAL Apple Shopping Event at Best Buy: Great savings on the iPhone 11, AirPods, Apple Watch

Best Buy is currently hosting a superb Apple shopping event that has tons of bargains on iPhones, AirPods, Apple Watch, and more. The sale kicked off yesterday but it's unclear when it's going to end, so don't make your mind for too long or you might just miss it.

2 hours ago by Peter Kostadinov,  2 comments
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DEAL If you like dirt-cheap Android tablets, you'll love this Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) deal

The mid-range Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2019) can be purchased for a measly $99.99 from a highly trusted eBay vendor in open box condition with a full 1-year warranty included.

3 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may have a cheaper, 256GB version

The cheaper, 256GB version will probably shed between $100 and $200 from the price of the 512GB model, judging by how storage affects the price in current Samsung flagships

3 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  1 comment
Microsoft's Project xCloud preview is entering 11 more countries in Western Europe

Microsoft is making its cloud gaming service available for preview in more countries, after it was initially out only in the US, UK, Canada and South Korea.

4 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  1 comment
featured updated Behold the OnePlus 8 Pro wireless charging dock and even more OnePlus 8 series renders

The blazing fast OnePlus 8 Pro wireless charging dock has leaked in high-quality renders alongside a bunch of new OnePlus 8 series images.

4 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
YouTube will now delete videos claiming that 5G is linked to the coronavirus outbreak

After recent events, related to some conspiracy theories linking the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with the development and launch of 5G networks around the world, social media giants were urged to better moderate misinformation and harmful theories on their platforms. BBC now reports that YouTube has decided to impose a more strict policy in regards to related to the topic video content.

4 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  10 comments

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Reports suggest that the South Korean giant is working on its Samsung Tab S6 successor models, featuring larger displays.

4 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  8 comments
Verizon's kid-friendly GizmoWatch 2 comes with GPS, 4G LTE, and an incredibly low price

The kid-friendly Verizon GizmoWatch 2 is available at a crazy low price of $99.99 with built-in GPS connectivity, 4G LTE support, and a water-resistant design.

5 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
featured Apple planning BeatsX-like AirPods X, $350 premium Bose headphones rival

Apple is reportedly planning a pair of BeatsX-like wireless earphones for running dubbed AirPods X. These will retail at $200 and accompany a pair of premium over-ear headphones that rival Bose products and are priced at $350.

5 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
Facebook offers COVID-19 self-reporting survey for epidemiologists’ research

Facebook is offering a new way to help health organizations in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. Now, a new survey that Facebook’s users will be able to fill out and therefore provide info about the virus spread, as part of a research program done by Carnegie Mellon University, is going to be available for US users.

7 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
DEAL The OG Fitbit Versa smartwatch is on sale at a 50 percent discount

Originally priced at $200, the feature-packed Fitbit Versa smartwatch is more interesting than ever thanks to an essentially unbeatable 50 percent markdown.

7 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
featured Best high-end Bluetooth wireless headphones money can buy in 2020

Looking for a pair of high-end earphones? Don't like messy wires? We have just the thing! These are the best wireless headphones money can buy in 2020, compatible with pretty much every Bluetooth capable device.

7 hours ago by Nick Todorov, Georgi Zarkov,  13 comments
More affordable 5G smartphones to choose from will be coming in the second half of 2020

Smartphone makers are eager to impress us with new and stunning models, even though the public health situation is changing the way new smartphones are launched and announced. China-based smartphone vendors are working hard to equip the market with powerful smartphones, capable of benefiting from 5G’s faster speeds.

7 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip could be getting a 5G variant

Rumors suggest that Samsung may have a 5G version of the Galaxy Z Flip planned for a release later this year.

8 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
DEAL Grab an NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV at a sweet discount

Typically selling for $150, you can buy one for a limited time for just $130. The deal is available at Best Buy, but those who wish can try Amazon as well.

8 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
The cheapest Nokia smartphone is now up for pre-order in the US

Nokia 1.3 is available for pre-order in cyan and charcoal colors and should hit the shelves on April 29.

8 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
featured Here's what the iPhone 12 Pro 5G's notch might look like

A leaked iPhone 12 Pro sketch has revealed Apple is working on a smaller notch. We have created concept renders to depict what the new implementation may look like.

8 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  23 comments
WhatsApp limits message forwarding to "one chat at a time"

The popular service announced in a post on its official blog that it will allow users to forward content to only one chat at a time.

8 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
The Google Pixel 5 and LG G9's 5G may be way gentler on the battery than Galaxy S20

Check out exactly how much of a battery life hit 5G takes on your phone, and marvel at the Google and LG wisdom with the Pixel 5 and G9.

8 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
Samsung Galaxy S20 series update brings more camera improvements

Although Samsung has already released an important update that addresses some of the camera issues that many Galaxy S20 users reported, there is still room for improvement.

8 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Apple to donate $10 million to Lady Gaga’s coronavirus fundraiser

The world-famous pop star Lady Gaga recently released a music video, shot entirely on an iPhone 11 Pro. Now, her collaboration with Apple continues, but this time, it’s linked to the noble cause of raising money for people affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

8 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Google tightens rules for approving COVID-19-related apps on the Play Store

The most significant change is that Google will only approve COVID-19-related apps if a government or a health organization is backing them.

9 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
Leaker hints at a crazy 192-megapixel phone to be revealed next month

Chinese leaker hints that a mid-range smartphone with a 192MP camera will be revealed next month.

9 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  0 comments
Facebook starts rolling out new UI on Android devices

One of the features tested by Facebook since the beginning of the year involves a redesign of the Android app.

9 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
The Google Fit app gets a useful update with new progress tracking feature and a step counter

We all know it’s important, even more so these days, to stay active and move. Google is now offering an update to the Google Fit app, which will bring some useful features to better help you track your daily and weekly activity and progress.

9 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
Google Play Pass is still not great, but at least it's free for a full 30 days now

If you've been meaning to give Google Play Pass a whirl but never found the time to do so, you can now gain free access to the game and apps subscription service for 30 days instead of the typical 14.

10 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
After four years, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will stop getting updates

The 2016 flagships were removed from Samsung's list of phones that are expected to receive quarterly updates.

10 hours ago by Radoslav Minkov,  3 comments
Despite launch of new 5G phones Samsung expects slight gain in Q1 profits

Samsung slightly topped expectations during the first quarter by reporting estimated revenue that exceeded the equivalent of $45 billion USD. Operating profits are believed to have totaled the equivalent of $5.23 billion in the quarter.

yesterday, 10:49 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Leak reveals that iOS 14 will include Android features that iPhone users have long wanted

A Twitter tipster posts screenshots allegedly revealing that iOS 14 will offer more customization, possibly bringing Android-style widgets to Apple's mobile operating system.

yesterday, 6:58 PM by Alan Friedman,  35 comments
Monthly update gives Pixel 4 owners something they really wanted

Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL owners will be happy to find that after today's monthly security update, they will be able to set Face Unlock to work only when the user's eyes are open.

yesterday, 3:23 PM by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
updated The unreleased Google Pixel Buds 2 go up for pre-order at yet another US retailer

Google has yet to confirm the official release date of the Pixel Buds 2 true wireless earbuds, but if you dare, you can already pre-order these AirPods-rivaling bad boys from one third-party US retailer.

yesterday, 3:02 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
HTC revenues actually grew in March despite the COVID-19 pandemic

HTC experienced a positive March 2020 with revenues rising sequentially for the first time in three months. These positive results comes despite the COVID-19 impact on the smartphone industry.

yesterday, 1:58 PM by Joshua Swingle,  6 comments
Vandals in China and the U.K. destroy cell towers after theories link 5G to COVID-19

Vandals are destroying cell towers in China and the U.K. after celebrities like Woody Harrelson started to promote conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to 5G wireless signals.

yesterday, 12:53 PM by Alan Friedman,  25 comments
DEAL The first notable Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra deal comes from a top-rated eBay vendor

The state-of-the-art Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra can be purchased from a highly trusted eBay seller for $350 less than usual, although you have to keep in mind this is a 4G LTE-only variant you're dealing with here.

yesterday, 12:41 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
DEAL Great Amazon discounts slash Apple Watch Series 5 prices by $50

The Apple Watch Series 5 is available for $50 less at Amazon right now. The hefty discount applies to a long list of models including both GPS and GPS + Cellular versions in the 40mm and 44mm sizes.

yesterday, 10:41 AM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Samsung's mid-range Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) expands to T-Mobile with 4G LTE support

The brand-new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020) is available with built-in 4G LTE support for T-Mobile after making its Verizon-only debut a couple of weeks ago.

yesterday, 10:22 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
5G speeds are great, but they come at a cost

Can you guess how much more power will 5G cost Verizon, T-Mobile, or AT&T's networks to operate?

yesterday, 9:15 AM by Daniel Petrov,  3 comments
Best wireless Bluetooth earbuds and in-ear headphones

Wireless headphones are nothing new as this old and proven concept fits in particularly well with the nature of accessories whose purpose is to comfortably and unobtrusively pump sound in your ears while you go by with your daily business. Truly, die-hard audiophiles probably cringe and wince at the thought of surrendering their high-end cans for Bluetooth earbuds, but this wouldn't make a difference to the average Joe out there who will certainly value the comfort and added ease of use of the wireless buds...

yesterday, 8:39 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  23 comments
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