LG V60 leaks in the flesh and what is up with those cameras?

The LG V60 ThinQ has leaked in the flesh, raising questions about its camera setup

17 min ago by Preslav Kateliev,  0 comments
Super-fast charger technology to be used by Apple and other tech giants

Tech companies are trying harder to achieve faster charging speeds in order to satisfy customers’ growing demands. Now, we are receiving interesting news that big companies such as Huawei, OPPO, Samsung and Apple will go for a new charger technology, using gallium nitride, called GaN technology, for their chargers.

22 min ago by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
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Feb 20, 2020, 4:48 AM,  by PhoneArena,  1 comment
German people value their private data more than Americans

How much money would you want Facebook to pay you for sharing your data? A recent study by the US-based Technology Policy Institute looked into six countries - the United States, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Columbia and Argentina, in order to determine how much personal privacy is worth to their citizens, reports Reuters.

49 min ago by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
How to quickly take a selfie with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Here's how to quickly and effortlessly take a selfie with the Galaxy Z Flip!

1 hour ago by Peter Kostadinov,  0 comments
The best Samung Galaxy S20, Plus and Ultra glass and film screen protectors

Check out the best Samsung Galaxy S20, Plus or Ultra glass and plastic screen protectors that you can buy right now to supplement Samsung's official pre-installed protection.

1 hour ago by Daniel Petrov,  1 comment
Samsung already improving the Galaxy S20 Ultra camera

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is not on store shelves yet and it's already getting better

1 hour ago by Preslav Kateliev,  2 comments
5 phones with the worst names of the last year

Smartphone names are getting increasingly complicated but some manufacturers are especially bad at coming up with good names. Here are the worst offenders of the last 12 months.

1 hour ago by Georgi Zarkov,  3 comments

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Honor 9X Pro hands-on: great design, better specs

The Honor 9X Pro has been announced as the company's latest budget smartphone. It retails at €249 and features a 6.6-inch display paired with an all-screen design, a triple-camera setup, and the new App Gallery.

1 hour ago by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
Here are all the Snapdragon 865 smartphones that are coming soon

Qualcomm has revealed some of the upcoming smartphones that will have its flagship chip, the Snapdragon 865.

2 hours ago by Georgi Zarkov,  2 comments
Three intriguing unannounced Motorola phones get a new round of rumored specs

The high-end Motorola Edge Plus is most likely right around the corner, alongside an aptly named Motorola One Mid handset with respectable specs and a low to mid-end Moto G8 Power Lite.

2 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Star Wars director says Apple doesn’t allow bad guys to use iPhones

Apple's care for its public image goes to greater extents than we realized, director Rian Johnson reveals in a new YouTube video.

4 hours ago by Georgi Zarkov,  3 comments
Can you guess which smartphone was the most popular worldwide for 2019?

According to research firm Omdia, the Apple iPhone XR was the most popular smartphone worldwide last year with 46.3 million units shipped. The iPhone 8 was the most popular in 2018.

yesterday, 11:14 PM by Alan Friedman,  23 comments
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.

yesterday, 8:16 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 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.

yesterday, 5:46 PM by Alan Friedman,  11 comments
DEAL Expires in - 3d 17h 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.

yesterday, 4:10 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 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.

yesterday, 3:18 PM 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.

yesterday, 12:03 PM by Joshua Swingle,  9 comments
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.

yesterday, 11:44 AM by Alan Friedman,  12 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...

yesterday, 11:00 AM by Victor Hristov,  9 comments
Leaked EU proposal: can we have easier to replace smartphone batteries?

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.

yesterday, 9:29 AM by Iskra Petrova,  21 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?

yesterday, 9:25 AM 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.

yesterday, 8:38 AM 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.

yesterday, 8:37 AM by Daniel Petrov,  10 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.

yesterday, 8:30 AM 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.

yesterday, 8:08 AM 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.

yesterday, 7:56 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  5 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?

yesterday, 7:06 AM 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.

yesterday, 12:36 AM by Alan Friedman,  7 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.

yesterday, 12:06 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  3 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 6:58 PM by Alan Friedman,  8 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 5:00 PM by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL Expires in - 4d 17h 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!

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 9:21 AM by Daniel Petrov,  37 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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.

2 days ago, 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?

2 days ago, 7:49 AM by Daniel Petrov,  14 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.

2 days ago, 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.

3 days ago, 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.

3 days ago, 5:53 AM by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
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