Verizon's free Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Ultra 5G deals best AT&T and T-Mobile's BOGO

And the best Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus or Ultra deal goes to... Verizon, for its free S20+ offer, and a huge discount on the Ultra 5G, in addition to the carrier and Samsung credits or preorder gifts that smack T-Mobile's BOGO.

19 min ago by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
Facebook will now pay you to say things in order to teach its Portal devices

Facebook wants to teach its Portal devices to recognize voice command prompts better by paying users to record the "Hey, portal" phrase.

33 min ago by Georgi Zarkov,  0 comments
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Microsoft finally brings OneDrive for Android on par with iOS app

Microsoft has finally updated OneDrive for Android with dark mode, here is how you can enable it.

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LG V60 rumor round-up: Specs, features, price, release date

Realize it or not, LG's V-series is due for an update - the LG V60 is due to be released relatively soon, and if history repeats itself, we are very likely to see this upcoming Android phone announced around MWC 2020, which is scheduled for late February 2020...

1 hour ago by Peter Kostadinov,  18 comments
YouTube Music update adds the best Google Play Music feature

Starting today, YouTube Music is rolling out one of its most-requested features – the ability to upload music.

1 hour ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy S20 and Ultra 5G preorder deals at Verizon, T-Mobile, Best Buy or AT&T

What's the best deal on a Galaxy S20 Ultra preorder? Well, check out how to get the new S20, Plus and Ultra from Samsung, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, or Best Buy.

2 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  7 comments
Leak reveals how Twitter might fight back against misleading tweets

On March 5th Twitter will reveal its new policies toward tweets containing "untruths" and a leaked demo received by NBC News shows how tweets containing lies and misleading information could be marked as "Harmfully Misleading."

2 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  1 comment

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Microsoft to bring its antivirus solution to Android and iOS in 2020

The so-called Windows Defender is the default antivirus software on every Windows 10 PC, but Microsoft revealed plans to bring it to additional platforms like Android and iOS.

2 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
The new TicWatch Pro 2020 smartwatch promises up to 30 days of battery life

Mobvoi, the Google-backed company behind the TicWatch brand, has just announced an upgrade to its flagship TicWatch Pro smartwatch.

3 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Leaked render shows off LG's V60, quad camera and huge battery in tow

A new render of the LG V60 shows off a quad-camera and a familiar design.

yesterday, 8:09 PM by Eugene Jeong,  9 comments
featured T-Mobile hopes to close on its merger with Sprint as soon as April 1st

T-Mobile and Sprint announced today that they hope to close their merger as early as April 1st. The deal was originally announced on April 29th, 2018 and will leave the U.S. with three major carriers until Dish builds up its business.

yesterday, 4:56 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
DEAL Expires in - 1w 2d Find out here if you're eligible for a free 2-month Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription

Select new Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscribers have until March 1 to claim two free months of access to over a million books on their iOS or Android device of choice.

yesterday, 4:34 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Production of Huawei's 5G networking equipment unaffected by the coronavirus

Huawei said today that the coronavirus pandemic has had no effect on the company's ability to produce 5G networking equipment. The U.S. has been trying to stop its allies from purchasing Huawei's 5G gear.

yesterday, 3:10 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL The best budget Android phone just got another price cut

B&H Photo has offered a good discount on the Pixel 3a since Black Friday, but now the phone is just $329 brand new.

yesterday, 11:37 AM by Eugene Jeong,  8 comments
DEAL The new Galaxy S10 Lite gets a big discount on eBay

A deal on eBay brings Samsung's latest budget flagship to just $500.

yesterday, 11:24 AM by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
featured Samsung patent reveals possible waterfall screen and projector for Galaxy Note 20 line

Samsung has received a patent for a method that allows physical buttons to protrude through a waterfall display. This means that we might see such a screen on the upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series.

yesterday, 11:01 AM by Alan Friedman,  17 comments
featured Apple's next iPhone might not be called iPhone 9... Or iPhone SE 2

Apple's next iPhone might not be called the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2. Instead, the company is planning to market the phone as 'iPhone' with a 64GB version priced at $399 and a 128GB variant at $449.

yesterday, 10:57 AM by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
DEAL Apple's Beats Solo Pro wireless noise-canceling headphones are cheaper than ever

For a limited time, Amazon offers a $50 discount on the Beats Solo Pro, and you can even choose from six available colors.

yesterday, 9:37 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple iPhone history: the evolution of the smartphone that started it all

The history of the Apple iPhone starts in 2007 when Steve Jobs took the world by surprise by unveiling a mysterious 3-in-1 device that no one could fully predict: the original Apple iPhone...

yesterday, 9:32 AM by Victor Hristov,  39 comments
Apple might finally give users the right to choose default apps on iPhone

Apple could soon let iPhone users change their default internet browser and mail app to third-party options, sources close to the company say.

yesterday, 8:58 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  27 comments
DEAL T-Mobile kicks off a great BOGO deal for Galaxy S20 pre-orders

T-Mobile today kicks off the pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S20 Ultra, which is the latest device that can fully tap into the magenta carrier's nationwide 5G network. Low and high coverage are supported, and mid-band 5G will be supported if the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint completes...

yesterday, 8:55 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  6 comments
T-Mobile says the FCC made a bunch of mistakes when testing its 4G coverage

In response to an FCC investigation that concluded its 4G LTE coverage was grossly exaggerated, T-Mobile claims the Commission performed limited, unsound, and deeply flawed tests to reach its damning verdict.

yesterday, 8:49 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Apple еx-employee’s “App Store Confidential” book strikes a nerve with Apple

Tom Sadowski, ex-employee of Apple, who was responsible for the German part of App Store’s business, has published a book on February 18, called “App Store Confidential”. The name of the book suggests its author will be sharing information that is not publicly available, regarding the App Store. However, Apple doesn’t seem to allow this.

yesterday, 8:35 AM by Iskra Petrova,  4 comments
Play Cyberpunk 2077 on your Android phone at launch, here is how

NVIDIA has just announced that CD Projekt RED's Cyberpunk 2077 will be playable on GeForce Now, its cloud game streaming service, at launch.

yesterday, 8:24 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
New real-world tests compare Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T's 5G networks with mixed results

While Verizon is named the nation's 5G download speed champion in the latest in-depth OpenSignal report, T-Mobile and Sprint lead two equally important charts, challenging Big Red for the overall 5G crown.

yesterday, 8:07 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
updated Google could lose its most valued US retail partner for the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 (or not)

According to inside sources, there's a zero chance Google's Pixel 4a will be sold by Verizon, while the Pixel 5 and 5 XL are also highly unlikely to be released on the nation's largest carrier.

yesterday, 7:55 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  10 comments
Huawei’s lawsuit against the US’ ban dismissed by the US District Court

Trump’s government has had an issue with Huawei for a long time now. The Chinese company has been accused of espionage and has been relentlessly attacked with allegations from US authorities, which resulted in a trade ban against Huawei last year. In consequence, Huawei filed a lawsuit, protesting the US government’s National Defense Authorization Act.

yesterday, 7:40 AM by Iskra Petrova,  9 comments
Google’s upcoming policy for background location access is more strict than ever

Privacy and security - the twenty-first century’s hot topics. Now Google is targeting the unnecessary background location access, granted to apps. Google is previewing a new policy concerning the background location services’ use by apps that do not require it for their core functionality.

yesterday, 7:36 AM by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
German company creates skin-detection technology for better mobile security

We are now seeing more phones using facial recognition as a form of security. However, some implementations of the facial recognition option are not unbreakable. BBC News is shining the light on a German software company, called trinamiX, which has created a new piece of technology that scans and detects skin, and is able to distinguish between real skin and for example, plastic skin.

yesterday, 7:33 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
featured Here's what the Google Pixel 5 XL could look like

An early Google Pixel 5 prototype has leaked and it features a huge camera module on the back which includes three camera sensors. It also corroborates the presence of a forehead above the display.

yesterday, 7:14 AM by Joshua Swingle,  40 comments
O2 reaches 34.5 million customers; reports third year of growth

O2 UK has reported its third consecutive year of growth. It finished 2019 with 34.5 million customers when those served through Giffgaff, Tesco Mobile, Sky Mobile, and Lycamobile are factored in. Profit and Revenues also performed well.

yesterday, 7:05 AM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Check out the breathtaking Jennie Red Samsung Galaxy S20+

The Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds Plus in an exclusive Jennie Red model are now official, take a gander at the first new launch color that Samsung outs.

yesterday, 6:14 AM by Daniel Petrov,  5 comments
The Samsung Galaxy S20 8K video recording file size is not for the faint of storage

Do you want to know how much storage size a single minute of 8K video recording will take with the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra? Check out the unpleasant truth.

yesterday, 5:58 AM by Daniel Petrov,  7 comments
Sony Mobile website discontinued after years of tumbling Xperia sales

The Sony Mobile website has been officially discontinued after years of tumbling Sony Xperia sales. The website now redirects to the regular Sony website, where its smartphones are simply a subsection.

yesterday, 4:24 AM by Joshua Swingle,  11 comments
DEAL Еxpired Apple's first-gen AirPods are cheaper than ever in 'new - open box' condition

If you hurry, you can get the 2016-released Apple AirPods with a wired charging case included for just $89.99 in new condition alongside a 90-day warranty.

yesterday, 4:02 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
updated Samsung Find My Mobile message spooks users worldwide

Samsung users are getting a mysterious notification from Find My Mobile. Many were spooked it's a hack. Don't worry, it's probably...

yesterday, 3:45 AM by Preslav Kateliev,  9 comments
Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra 100x zoom comparison against a $6000 pro camera kit

What will happen if we pit the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 100x Space Zoom against a pro-level Sony A9 camera with equally expensive Sony 200-600G zoom lens? Check it out.

yesterday, 3:10 AM by Daniel Petrov,  10 comments
Spotify adds true song lyrics integration on Android and iOS devices

Spotify's latest update adds song lyrics, a new feature that's now slowly rolling out to users on both Android and iOS platforms.

yesterday, 2:55 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Sony Xperia L4 is official: a first for Sony in an unexpected way

Sony just announced its newest phone: Xperia L4. The L4 is a budget friendly phone with a cinema-wide 21:9 display.

yesterday, 2:00 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  10 comments
Early Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Ultra camera samples compared to iPhone 11 Pro Max, S10+, Pixel 4 XL

Check out a very early Galaxy S20 Plus camera samples compare preview of a floor unit against the iPhone 11 Pro Max and Google Pixel 4 XL, and marvel at the 8K video recording sample, too.

yesterday, 2:00 AM by Daniel Petrov,  5 comments
Found on Android 11 developer preview: reverse wireless charging and a new Motion Sense feature

With the Android 11 developer preview dropping today, a hidden setting indicates that reverse wireless charging, called Battery Share, will be offered for the Pixel 5.

2 days ago, 11:15 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Barr, DOJ want platforms like Facebook and Twitter to lose protection from lawsuits

Attorney General William Barr and others attending a public meeting of the Department of Justice want to strip social media platforms like Facebook of the legal protection they now have from certain posts made by their subscribers.

2 days ago, 8:33 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
Microsoft teases three new features for the new Office mobile app

Microsoft reveals three new important features that will be added to its unified Office app for Android and iOS.

2 days ago, 3:30 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Google is launching Android 11 Developer Preview for Pixel phones early

Google has just released the first Android 11 Developer Preview about a month earlier than expected.

2 days ago, 3:06 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Expires in - 1m 1w The new Galaxy Note 10 Lite is already discounted in the UK

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite is already available with an £80 discount in the UK. This is made possible by a small discount courtesy of BT and a cashback offer from Samsung.

2 days ago, 1:23 PM by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Switched from Android to iOS last week; this is what I've discovered so far

After switching last week to an Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max from a Google Pixel 2 XL, here are some of the things I've discovered about iOS compared to the Android OS.

2 days ago, 12:25 PM by Alan Friedman,  64 comments
DEAL Samsung's Galaxy A40 is ridiculously cheap with this O2 contract

The Samsung Galaxy A40 can be acquired with a 24-month O2 contract that offers 8GB of data for just £6.50 per month, or £156. This represents a huge saving over the smartphone's retail price of £219 which doesn't include a contract.

2 days ago, 12:07 PM by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Google Stadia now supports Samsung, Razer and Asus smartphones

After bringing its cloud gaming streaming service to Pixel phones last year, Google announced Stadia will be expanding to new devices come February 20.

2 days ago, 11:57 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
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