Moto G Stylus stars in new television ad

Motorola has released an ad for the Moto G Stylus, a new low priced model that will cost $300 and features a stylus. It also has a quad-camera system which includes a ToF sensor.

1 min ago by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Come watch the official new product video for the Sony Xperia 1 II flagship

Sony has released a new product video for its new flagship model the Xperia 1 II which is pronounced the Xperia One Mark Two. The phone has a 4K display and camera technology inspired by Sony's professional cameras.

2 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
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DEAL Expires in - 4d 2h Google's Pixel 2 is an outright steal at $100 with a 90-day warranty

Google's ancient Pixel 2 may not feel very attractive with the mid-range Pixel 4a and high-end Pixel 5 duo not very far down the road, but at only $99.99, this 5-inch oldie definitely deserves some attention.

4 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
What does former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse think about the T-Mobile merger and 5G?

Former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, who was running Sprint back in 2014 when it tried to merge with T-Mobile and was rebuffed by the FCC and DOJ, weighs in on the current merger and 5G.

4 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Huawei MatePad Pro 5G: hands-on with the iPad Pro lookalike

The Huawei MatePad Pro 5G was announced yesterday and it arguably looks a lot like the iPad Pro. Huawei argues that its device is better and here are our initial thoughts after a quick hands-on with the tablet.

8 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  9 comments
featured Samsung starts production of an important Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G component

Samsung has started the mass production of its 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM package. This will provide those purchasing the top-of-the-line Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G handset with 16GB of memory.

8 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
My biggest wish for Android 11

Android 11 is getting a bunch of exciting new features, but one thing is key piece of user stats is missing and I wish Google added it with the upcoming update...

9 hours ago by Victor Hristov,  6 comments

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Some of us still remember the times when we could easily access the battery of a smartphone and remove or change it. These times have now changed and the vast majority of smartphones these days come with non-removable batteries.

10 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  19 comments
poll The Huawei Mate Xs: want one?

The Mate Xs is the newer, better Mate X that's probably - maybe - going to be available for purchase. So... would you?

10 hours ago by Preslav Kateliev,  18 comments
EC staff required to use end-to-end encryption messaging app Signal for texting

In recent years, end-to-end encryption messaging app Signal has been gaining popularity for its simple interface, open-source technology and improved security. Privacy experts consider Signal to be superior in regards to security to other messaging apps and more and more people start to prefer it, as it develops more and more general public-oriented features.

11 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro specs and design leaks get a match

Check out the leaked OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro design appearing again to tout some rather upgraded camera area and new visuals.

11 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  9 comments
Could Android 11 be restricting navigation bar customizing apps?

Android 11 is now in developer preview, not distributed yet to the general public, but we are already getting some reports on issues it might be presenting. Android Police has drawn our attention to a Reddit thread in which some users complain about Android 11’s incapability to run navigation bar modifying apps.

11 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
A proposal could force Apple to disclose alleged censorship actions

Apple has always been keen on protecting its users’ privacy, as well as its own. However, The Guardian is reporting today that Apple might be forced to disclose information related to Chinese censorship requests.

12 hours ago by Iskra Petrova,  3 comments
Nokia's exclusive partnership ends as Sony starts using ZEISS optics for Xperia phones

Along with the three new smartphones revealed this month, Sony announced a partnership with ZEISS, the optics company that's making lenses for smartphones among other things.

12 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
8K vs 4K vs 1080p on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Video file size comparison

How much space does 8K video footage take in comparison with 4K UHD?

13 hours ago by Peter Kostadinov,  17 comments
The Apple iPhone 9 and the 5G iPhone 12 family face serious delays says analyst

Apple could have to delay the launch of both its entry-level iPhone 9 and the iPhone 12 series depending on how soon its supply chain in China can return to normal production.

19 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
T-Mobile rolls out Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ Android 10 update

The Un-carrier has just announced the Galaxy S9/S9+ Android 10 update is now rolling out to all T-Mobile users.

20 hours ago by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Apple reopens more stores in China as the iPhone outperforms the competition

As Apple starts reopening more than half of its Apple Stores in China, a securities analyst points out that iPhone sales in China outperformed those of other manufacturers last month.

yesterday, 10:42 PM by Alan Friedman,  8 comments
DEAL Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ scores a crazy discount on eBay

The Galaxy Note 10+, one of the hottest phones of 2019, has an eBay deal slashing one-third off the normal price.

yesterday, 8:27 PM by Eugene Jeong,  2 comments
One of Apple's richest and oldest fans finally switches from a flip phone to an iPhone

One of the world's richest men, Warren Buffet, announced today on CNBC that he has finally swapped his $20 Samsung flip phone for an Apple iPhone 11 series phone.

yesterday, 6:58 PM by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
DEAL Apple's iPhone 11 Battery Case is almost 25% off on Amazon

Amazon has a deal for you, with Apple’s official battery case for the iPhone 11 getting a handsome discount.

yesterday, 5:44 PM by Eugene Jeong,  0 comments
featured Huawei Mate Xs: hands-on with the futuristic 5G foldable

The Huawei Mate Xs was announced earlier today and we got the chance to go hands-on with the futuristic 5G-ready foldable smartphone. Here are our first thoughts on Huawei's newest product.

yesterday, 5:15 PM by Joshua Swingle,  11 comments
Here's why tablet sales are soaring in China

The coronavirus is forcing more Chinese people to hunker down inside their homes. As a result, tablet sales are taking off in the country although tablet supplies are constrained by the virus.

yesterday, 5:00 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL Expires in - 5d 2h Deal: Buy the enticing Motorola One Hyper for $100 off

The Motorola One Hyper offers nice mid-range features and Android 10 at a very attractive price - limited time deal!

yesterday, 4:10 PM by Florin Troaca,  4 comments
Netflix adds new feature that lets you see most popular series and movies

The most popular movie streaming service, Netflix is adding a new feature that will allow its users to pick what to watch based on the popularity of the shows.

yesterday, 3:36 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Bose's premium noise-canceling headphones score another huge discount on Amazon

The most recent deal offered on Amazon brings the total price of the Bose QuietComfort 35 II near that $200 mark.

yesterday, 3:02 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Next Apple Pencil could sport some very useful features

Apple has received a patent from the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office for a new Apple Pencil with a screen, biometrics scanner, and haptic feedback in the grip. The company also filed a patent application for a glass enclosure for the iPhone.

yesterday, 2:19 PM by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
  popular Google Pixel 4 XL review 4 months later: is it worth getting one in 2020?

This is my Google Pixel 4 review after several months of daily use. Here are my thoughts and impressions on the phone's display quality, camera, battery life, and overall user experience.

yesterday, 9:51 AM by Nick Todorov,  28 comments
The new Mate Xs is the priciest, most exquisite foldable phone so far

Do you want to see how Huawei beats Samsung at its own foldable phone game? Then check out the new Mate Xs design and specs.

yesterday, 9:21 AM by Daniel Petrov,  36 comments
WhatsApp private group links visible in Google search results

Group chat is an incredibly useful messaging feature and private groups have been around for a long time already. However, it has been brought to our attention by Jordan Wildon, a multimedia journalist for German outlet Deutsche Welle, that some WhatsApp private group chats have their links available in Google search results.

yesterday, 9:13 AM by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
The TSA bans use of TikTok over national security threat allegations

The United States Senator for New York Charles E. Schumer has been concerned about national security risks posed by China-owned social media platform TikTok and other similar platforms operating in the US since October last year. He has now reached out to the Transport Security Administration’s (the TSA) Administrator David Pekoske, expressing his concern over the use of the platform by the agency.

yesterday, 8:15 AM by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
Microsoft Edge isn't secure, says Google

Google has started displaying a warning for Microsoft Edge users who try to install Chrome extensions, alleging that the Google Chrome browser is the more secure option.

yesterday, 8:03 AM by Eugene Jeong,  12 comments
Apple may bring an iPad multitasking feature to the iPhone in iOS 14

Does Apple have iPad-style multitasking shenanigans up its iOS 14 sleeve for the iPhone?

yesterday, 7:49 AM by Daniel Petrov,  13 comments
Google tries to please the European Parliament with a change on services search results page

The European Parliament has been concerned about Google and other US tech giants’ dominance over the tech industry for a while now, and Google is attempting to please the EC with a new way some search results are shown, striving to avoid another antitrust case. Google’s actions are focused on displaying business listing websites, which contain information about restaurants, hotels or other services offered in specific regions.

yesterday, 7:09 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Galaxy Fold 2 will sport an S Pen and bendy glass, but not Samsung's best camera

The best Samsung phone camera - that of the Galaxy S20 Ultra, may not come to the Fold 2, but two other cool features will.

yesterday, 6:12 AM by Daniel Petrov,  5 comments
Instagram for Android: removing unwanted followers made simpler

Reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong seems to always have upcoming features for Instagram figured out. Now, she has discovered yet another new, interesting feature regarding Instagram for Android. The newly-discovered option allows you to remove followers directly from their profile on Instagram for Android.

yesterday, 5:53 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Samsung gives us a glimpse behind the scenes of the Galaxy Z Flip manufacturing

Video shows the effort that goes behind the making of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, the company's second foldable smartphone.

yesterday, 5:35 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  0 comments
Coronavirus case confirmed in Samsung factory in South Korea

We have been hearing news about different factories’ production struggles over the coronavirus outbreak for almost two months now. Unfortunately, on Saturday, Samsung temporarily closed one factory in South Korea over a confirmed case of the coronavirus, reports Reuters. Until now, Samsung has remained fairly unaffected by the public health crisis.

yesterday, 4:47 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
updated Samsung Galaxy S20 and Ultra 5G preorder deals at Verizon, Amazon, 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, Amazon, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, or Best Buy.

yesterday, 4:29 AM by Daniel Petrov,  11 comments
HTC is not done with smartphones yet, plans to release a 5G one in 2020

Despite what many people might think, HTC still hasn't given up on smartphones. The company's chief executive said there's a plan to release at least one 5G phone this year.

yesterday, 2:55 AM by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: 108MP camera samples comparison vs 12MP photos

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with a brand new 108-megapixel sensor for the main camera and by default it cleverly fuses 9 individual pixels into one to come up with a final 12-megapixel photo. But you can also shoot at the full 108 megapixels. What's the difference between those 12MP and the full 108MP photos? Here are some examples...

yesterday, 2:33 AM by Victor Hristov,  14 comments
  popular Sony Xperia 1 II is here: brings back what people want, adds more improvements

The Sony Xperia 1 Mark II is here and it brings back things we missed! Also adds a lot of improvements...

yesterday, 1:52 AM by Preslav Kateliev,  58 comments
Meet the Xperia 10 II, Sony's latest ultra-tall "super" mid-ranger

Despite the very unfortunate MWC 2020 cancellation, Sony is dead set to refresh its mid-range lineup with new devices. The Japan-based manufacturer just announced the release of the Sony Xperia 10 II, a 6.0-inch device with a tall, 21:9 OLED display and a triple camera system.

yesterday, 1:49 AM by Peter Kostadinov,  8 comments
  popular Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max Camera Comparison

Which one has the better camera: the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra or the iPhone 11 Pro Max? We compare the cameras of two of the hottest phones you can buy in 2020...

3 days ago, 2:59 PM by Victor Hristov,  93 comments
LG G8 ThinQ receives Android 10 on its last major US carrier

LG’s flagship G8 ThinQ from last year has finally received Android 10 on T-Mobile, meaning it’s scored the update on every major US carrier.

3 days ago, 7:11 AM by Eugene Jeong,  4 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: 120Hz vs 60Hz Battery Life Comparison

In this Galaxy S20 Ultra 120Hz vs 60Hz battery drain test, we compare the effect of the higher refresh rate on that massive, 5,000mAh battery inside Samsung's flagship...

3 days ago, 3:47 AM by Victor Hristov,  48 comments
Google finally opens up about having its apps banned on new Huawei phones

Google posted a support page that explains which Huawei phones cannot use the Google Mobile Services version of Android and why it prevents users from sideloading such apps like Gmail and YouTube.

3 days ago, 8:29 PM by Alan Friedman,  18 comments
Apple's March event could include new headphones, iPod touch and more

Target employees are leaking screenshots of several Apple devices that are showing up in the retailer's POS system. These include a new Apple TV, AirPods X Generation, a new iPod touch and more.

4 days ago, 3:45 PM by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
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