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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Samsung has 11-inch and 12.4-inch flagship tablets in the works
Reports suggest that the South Korean giant is working on its Samsung Tab S6 successor models, featuring larger displays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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...