Dish acquires another carrier to add potential 5G subscribers

Dish Wireless has acquired Republic Wireless for an unknown amount of money. The deal includes 200,000 customers and Republic's supporting assets including those related to 5G service.

1 min ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
You'll feel more secure about the Safari browser if you install today's iPhone and iPad updates

Apple released security updates for the iPhone (iOS 14.4.1), iPad (iPadOS 14.4.1) and the Apple Watch (watchOS 7.3.2) that fix an issue with the WebKit browser engine.

2 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
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Snapdragon 888's successor may feature Leica technology

Qualcomm is also said to be working on a stripped-down variant of the Snapdragon 888.

4 hours ago by Anam Hamid,  0 comments
Galaxy S21 Ultra vs iPhone 12 Pro Max, Pixel 5, Note 20 Ultra low-light camera comparison

There's no rest for the wicked when the lights go down.

8 hours ago by Peter Kostadinov,  1 comment
It's magic! Live Caption button reappears on some Pixel units after being disabled

Abracadabra! Some Pixel owners are getting upset thanks to the "magic" found with the Pixel Live Caption feature. Users who have disabled the Live Caption button are finding it reappearing after rebooting their handset-like magic!

8 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Galaxy A72 and A52 launch date seemingly outed by Samsung accidentally

Samsung's YouTube channel suggests an Unpacked event will be held this month.

11 hours ago by Anam Hamid,  0 comments
Qualcomm's serious chip shortage may last until late this year

Qualcomm, the biggest supplier of mobile microprocessors worldе, is seriously struggling to keep up with an increasingly high demand for its chips now that the COVID-induced drop in demand has begun righting itself. Biden recently announced he would seek $37 billion in funding for chip manufacturers in the US, including Qualcomm, but it could take a long time before its effect reaches smartphone sellers and end consumers.

11 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  1 comment

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Apple Watch has a workout challenge for Women's Day, with prizes to win

Apple Watch has come out with a fitness challenge to celebrate International Women's Day today, giving women who own the gadget a chance to take some time for themselves for a bit of health-oriented self-care. The challenge only requires the Apple Watch wearer to complete any workout with a duration of at least twenty minutes, promising an elegant gold-rimmed, limited-edition badge to proudly display on your screen.

11 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  0 comments
WhatsApp is working on encrypted chat backups, disappearing photo feature

WhatsApp is introducing a new password-protected chat backup feature on their messaging app. You can choose to lock any of your chats behind a password, and not even WhatsApp will have access to these private passwords. Upon reinstallation of WhatsApp, or installation on a new device, you will receive a password prompt to unlock your protected messages.

11 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  1 comment
The EU comes after Apple with list of antitrust charges

EU antitrust regulators are currently finalizing a list of charges against Apple for violating antitrust laws. Apparently, Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service, had jumpstarted a set of four cases against Apple when it filed a report against the tech giant two years ago.

11 hours ago by Doroteya Borisova,  6 comments
Twitter is working on an Undo button

According to blogger Jane Wong, Twitter is working on an “Undo” button. The feature will appear after the user sends a tweet. The point of the “Undo” button is to give the user a more convenient way to delete their tweet shortly after sending it. This feature could be the answer to the criticism Twitter has gathered for not having an edit button.

12 hours ago by Iskren Gaidarov,  0 comments
Apple is moving up to 10% of iPhone 12 5G production to India

Apple is planning to move up to 10% of iPhone 12 production to India, as part of its efforts to reduce its reliance on China. The move should also help Apple boost sales in India.

12 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Apple may let you know if you’re being stalked

With iOS 14.5 beta 3 currently available to developers and beta testers, a noteworthy add-on to the Find My app is being discussed within the Apple community. Owners of Apple items may be allowed to get notified whether another item that’s unknown to them is in their close proximity and is currently being tracked through the Find My application.

12 hours ago by Ventsislav Dyankov,  0 comments
Aggressively priced Z Flip could help Samsung maintain dominance in 2021 amid new competition

New report from DSCC provides a comprehensive analysis of the foldable market, says 12 devices from 8 companies expected in Q4.

12 hours ago by Anam Hamid,  0 comments
Huawei P50 to be the first device with HarmonyOS out of the box

The Huawei P50 will be the first device running HarmonyOS out of the box. According to reports, the device has already gone through beta 2 testing of the new operating system and has moved on to beta 3. Reportedly, the results from the testing have been promising.

13 hours ago by Iskren Gaidarov,  5 comments
Samsung's popular Galaxy A50 is getting updated to Android 11

Samsung updated the incredibly popular Galaxy A50 to Android 10 nearly one year ago, but who still use the device are in for another big surprise. The South Korean company is now rolling out yet another important update for the Galaxy A50, Android 11.

15 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL updated Best AirPods sales and deals right now

Looking for a new pair of wireless earbuds to pair with your iPhone, but the Apple Store doesn’t currently offer any AirPods discounts? Do not be disappointed; we are here to help ‒ we have scrutinized the internet for the best AirPods and AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max deals right now. Check them out!

16 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite finally gets its Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update

It's been less than two weeks since three Samsung Galaxy S10 models received their One UI 3.1 update, and a fourth is now getting the same treatment, the Galaxy S10 Lite.

16 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
SK hynix’s 18GB LPDDR5: world’s largest mobile memory modules enter mass production

The first device to feature the 18GB LPDDR5 DRAMs is going to be the Asus ROG Phone 5 which is to be unveiled on the 10th of March. Compared to the previous generation of mobile memory chips made by SK hynix, the new product is almost 20% speedier, able to achieve pin speeds of up to 6400Mbps -- vs 5500Mbps in the older chips. Also, the new chips have the bandwidth to move ten 5GB Full-HD video clips in a second. So far, the largest capacity DRAM modules available to the mobile phone industry included 16GB of DRAM.

16 hours ago by Ventsislav Dyankov,  0 comments
OnePlus renames Fnatic Mode to Pro Gaming Mode after partnership ends

If you own an OnePlus smartphone and you're wondering what happened with the Fnatic Mode and why it's been replaced with a new Pro Gaming Mode, the answer is quite simple: a partnership has ended.

16 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL updated Best iPhone SE deals right now

If you're looking to buy an iPhone SE, there are tons of places you can get it from. Discounts are plentiful as well. Check out all the iPhone SE deals going on right now...

16 hours ago by Georgi Zarkov,  1 comment
DEAL Samsung's Galaxy Buds+ true wireless earphones are nearly 30% off on Amazon

The Galaxy Buds+ aren't the most expensive earbuds available on the market, but they're a great bang for the buck if you're looking for a pair of earphones in the $100-$150 price range.

17 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
featured Apple's next event might clash with the OnePlus 9 announcement

The next Apple Event has reportedly been scheduled for March 23, the same day as the OnePlus 9's announcement. Apple is expected to unveil the iPad Pro (2021) series and AirTags. It could potentially announce AirPods 3 and a new Apple TV too.

17 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
DEAL updated Best iPhone 11 deals right now

Sporting the fast and capable A13 Bionic chip and awesome camera systems, the iPhone 11 phones are still great if you’re looking into upgrading in early 2021. Here are the best iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max deals right now.

17 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Best hybrid smartwatches you can buy in 2021

Behold the hybrid smartwatch! This gadget is a crossbreed between a regular watch and its smart counterpart. You still get some of the smart features, coupled with months of autonomy.

17 hours ago by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
Weird iCloud glitch locks a user out because of her surname

iCloud is mistaking a user’s surname for a piece of computer code, denying her access to the service. The glitch was brought to light by actor Rachel True, who’s been unable to access her iCloud for over 6 months because she typed in her surname with a lowercase “t”.

17 hours ago by Iskren Gaidarov,  0 comments
Fossil Gen 5 Wear OS H MR2 update on hold two months after release

It's unclear when exactly the Wear OS H MR2 update was put on hold, but many Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch users have already received it and they don't seem to have any major issue with it.

20 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
featured The OnePlus 9 event date is now official, as is the Hasselblad camera tie-up

The OnePlus 9 event date is now official as March 23, and more about the Hasselblad camera branding of the 9 series gets revealed.

20 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
The very first tweet is being auctioned off; the current top bid is $2.5 million

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey is auctioning off the very first tweet ever posted on Twitter and it was written by himself in March 2006. The current top bid is $2.5 million.

yesterday, 10:32 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Space zoom and other previously flagship-exclusive features allegedly coming to Galaxy A72

New detailed infographics have leaked all the specs of Samsung's forthcoming midranger.

yesterday, 6:23 PM by Anam Hamid,  0 comments
The unveiling of Huawei's next 5G tablet is just weeks away

Huawei is expected to unveil its first flagship phone series of 2021, the P50 line, on April 17th. On the same date, Huawei will reportedly introduce the MatePad Pro 2 5G.

yesterday, 6:15 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Top analyst reveals when Apple might unveil the device that will replace the iPhone

Top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told TF International customers in a note that Apple will release a mixed reality (VR/AR) "helmet" in 2022 followed by the AR focused Apple Glass in 2025.

yesterday, 2:40 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
featured Tipster says Samsung will unveil two new watches earlier than expected; here's why it is rushing

According to a tweet from a reliable Twitter tipster, Samsung will unveil two new smartwatches earlier than usual. The Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch Active 4 could be introduced during Q2.

yesterday, 12:35 PM by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
Samsung Galaxy A52 poses for camera ahead of official unveiling

Images confirm OIS, water rating, and more.

yesterday, 11:22 AM by Anam Hamid,  3 comments
Future Nokia smartphones could adopt a new naming scheme

Future Nokia smartphones could adopt a new branding scheme, according to a trusted source. The move would put an end to the current 'dot' names and see Nokia move over to alphanumeric names.

yesterday, 11:00 AM by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
Apple iPhone 11 still turns on after sitting at the bottom of a lake for six months (VIDEO)

An Apple iPhone 11 that was accidentally dropped and fell to the bottom of a lake was discovered by divers after six months and was returned to the owner with the phone still working.

2 days ago, 10:54 PM by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
Report reveals why the U.S. blacklisted Xiaomi in January

Back in January, the U.S. Defense Department blacklisted Xiaomi for having close ties to China's military. This forces U.S. investors to dives themselves of any holdings in Xiaomi by November 11th.

3 days ago, 6:31 PM by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
Here is where cities worldwide are hiding 5G towers

While some cities hid 4G LTE antennas in cacti, church bell towers and other regional landscape, 5G towers have different needs and smart street lamps might be used to hide 5G equipment.

3 days ago, 3:37 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
The world's top smartphone market has a new number one brand

Oppo has replaced Huawei as the most popular brand in China during January with a 21% share of the market. Vivo was second followed by a three-way tie between Huawei, Apple, and Xiaomi.

3 days ago, 1:08 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
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