Speed limits pop up in Android Auto when using Google Maps

After adding the option to disable notification sounds, Google is silently bringing yet another useful feature to Android Auto.

Feb 05, 2020, 10:49 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Dark mode is finally coming to Google Translate on Android and iOS devices

Google Translate version 6.5 is finally bringing dark mode support both on Android and iOS devices.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:55 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
YouTube Music adding highly requested feature on Android

It looks like Google has decided to add a highly requested feature to the YouTube Music mobile app – lyrics integration.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:20 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Moto G8, G8 Power and G Stylus surface in new renders

Renders of the Moto G8, Moto G8 Power, and the Moto G Stylus were disseminated by tipster Evan Blass via his Twitter account. The trio could be introduced on February 23rd at MWC.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:40 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Spotify hits nearly 125 million subscribers, acquires major podcast company

Spotify cemented its top spot in the streaming music service industry after an incredible 2019.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:24 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Why would the FBI lie about its inability to unlock a terrorist's iPhones?

FBI Director Christopher Wray said to a House committee today that the FBI still cannot access the encrypted data inside the iPhone 5 and iPhone 7 belonging to the terrorist who killed three in Pensacola.

Feb 05, 2020, 4:59 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
DEAL Metro by T-Mobile unveils killer Valentine's Day deals for both singles and couples

Network switchers can get a $50 iPhone 7 and $40 single-line unlimited high-speed LTE data plan on Metro by T-Mobile this Valentine's Day, while those who don't mind also adding a second line will pay 50 bucks for two iPhone 7 units.

Feb 05, 2020, 3:03 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Disney+ does something in three months that Netflix took two years to accomplish

Disney reports that its Disney+ streaming video service now has 28.6 million subscribers worldwide reaching that figure in just three months. It took Netflix two years to hit that number.

Feb 05, 2020, 1:00 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  8 comments

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  popular Samsung does the unthinkable with Android 10 update for US unlocked Galaxy Note 9

No major US carriers have delivered Android 10 goodies to their Galaxy Note 9 variants yet, but Samsung is already sending the update to the US unlocked model, which is highly unusual.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:28 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  21 comments
poll Huge camera modules: do you like them, do you hate them?

The Galaxy S20 Ultra's camera is going to be... big. So, that made us wonder: how do you feel about camera bumps nowadays?

Feb 05, 2020, 9:28 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  30 comments
This Razr teardown shows why Motorola is so flexible with screen repair prices

Watch the first Motorola Razr teardown video and it will become abundantly clear why it priced the display repairs at half of what Galaxy Fold's screen replacement costs.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:18 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
For the first time: iCloud.com portal accessible from iPhone and Android through browser

Until recently, when trying to access iCloud.com from a mobile device browser, you landed on a page informing you that you have to download and use apps to sign-in to your iCloud account. Luckily, we now see that Apple has changed the page and users are now able to access certain iCloud content by visiting iCloud.com from an iOS or even an Android device.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:07 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  8 comments
DEAL Еxpired You can get a free keyboard with Microsoft's Surface Go tablet at Best Buy

My Best Buy members are eligible for a massive $130 discount on a Surface Go bundle including the 128GB storage variant of Microsoft's 10-inch tablet, as well as a Signature Type Cover in platinum.

Feb 05, 2020, 9:04 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Best new iPhone, iPad apps for January 2020

A short list of the best iOS apps that came out in January 2020. There's not much variety but there's some good quality in the apps we've selected.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:55 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  0 comments
Who won the Iowa caucus 2020, Buttigieg or Sanders? Results ruined by a Shadow app

What happened with the Iowa caucuses and the first Democratic primary election there? A vote-counting fiasco, that's what, and there was an app for that. With Butigieg claiming victory without official results, and Sanders being optimistic, there is an indication that the app-based voter rolls weren't the only game in town that night.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:37 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  6 comments
DEAL Verizon's Galaxy S10 5G is on sale at a crazy high discount on eBay

A brand-new, unused, unopened, and undamaged Samsung Galaxy S10 5G for Verizon use can be purchased for as little as $525 from a top-rated eBay vendor, compared to its extravagant $1299.99 list price.

Feb 05, 2020, 8:14 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Poco X2 is official: a 120Hz display on a budget with four cameras in tow

Poco released its first phone as independent brand but the device is just a rebranded Redmi K30. Still, it offers plenty for its humble price tag.

Feb 05, 2020, 7:58 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments
Behold the foldable Motorola Razr in a soon-to-be-released gold hue

Exclusively up for pre-order in a Noir Black variant, the foldable Motorola Razr smartphone is most likely coming soon in a snazzy gold version too, as suggested by a bunch of newly leaked high-quality renders.

Feb 05, 2020, 6:56 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
AT&T becomes the first major US carrier to update the Galaxy Note 9 to Android 10

Shortly after Samsung delivered an official Android 10 update for the US unlocked Galaxy Note 9, AT&T is reportedly following suit while beating Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint to the punch.

Feb 05, 2020, 6:00 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
DEAL Еxpired Amazon has a large number of popular RAVPower charging accessories on sale at hefty discounts

Amazon is selling a bunch of well-reviewed RAVPower portable chargers, power bricks, charging stations, car chargers, and even charging cables at special prices for 24 hours only.

Feb 05, 2020, 5:01 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
A Nokia smartwatch with Wear OS and optional cellular support could be right around the corner

HMD Global might be preparing to unveil a mystery Nokia-branded smartwatch with Wear OS software and eSIM support for standalone cellular connectivity at MWC 2020 in Barcelona.

Feb 05, 2020, 4:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Check out the new Galaxy S20 ringtone, 'Over the Horizon' inspired by nature

Take a listen to the new Over the Horizon 2020 tune that Samsung will use as a ringtone for the Galaxy S20, inspired by nature

Feb 05, 2020, 3:54 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  2 comments
Facebook Messenger Kids to receive new update with promising features and security

Facebook will roll out a new update for their children-oriented messenger app, Facebook Messenger Kids. This morning the refresh of the app has been announced by Facebook for the countries that it’s available in, such as the US, Canada, Peru and Mexico.

Feb 05, 2020, 3:41 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
OnePlus patent shows dedication to hiding smartphone cameras. But not with electrochromic glass

OnePlus really wants to hide smartphone camera lenses, but not necessarily with the uber-expensive electrochromic glass that we saw earlier this year...

Feb 05, 2020, 3:22 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  1 comment
Samsung leaks the Flip's leather case, confirming a brand new Galaxy Z-series of flexies

If you have been wondering how are you going to protect the new Galaxy Z-series clamshell design, Samsung has the Flip's back with an official leather case.

Feb 05, 2020, 3:15 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
Negotiating with Apple: why is it hard to bring Apple Pay to Israel?

The Israeli website Calcalist has recently published information concerning ongoing negotiations between Apple and financial system entities of Israel about the adoption of Apple Pay in Israel.

Feb 05, 2020, 3:05 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
featured Massive Samsung Galaxy Buds+ leak reveals huge battery upgrade, small price hike, and more

The full information of the impending Samsung Galaxy Buds+ has leaked, including a reasonable price point, a massive battery, and four snazzy launch colors.

Feb 05, 2020, 2:50 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  10 comments
The Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite will get flagship treatment by Samsung

There is nothing "lite" about the Galaxy S10 Lite — not only does it have flagship hardware, it will also get flagship support...

Feb 05, 2020, 2:39 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  1 comment
featured Forget the iPhone's hot plates, first live S20 Ultra pic flaunts a whole oven!

Check out the first live pic of the Galaxy S20 Ultra, this camera thing is positively huge!

Feb 05, 2020, 2:18 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  11 comments
Trump adviser reveals plan to use software in 5G networks to replace Huawei's hardware

White House economic adviser Lawrence Kudlow discussed how the U.S. might be able to avoid using Huawei's 5G gear by creating standards that will allow 5G software to work on hardware from any manufacturer.

Feb 05, 2020, 1:15 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
DEAL Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) is 30% off on eBay

Although it's not as cheap as an Amazon Fire tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) costs far less than the South Korean company's mid-range slabs.

Feb 05, 2020, 12:09 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Instagram's newest feature is all about GIFs

Instagram announced that users can now reply to their friends' stories using GIFs pulled from GIPHY.

Feb 04, 2020, 11:53 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Save more than $100 on Microsoft's Surface Headphones at Amazon

Microsoft's premium headphones are one sale once again at Amazon. Originally priced at $350, the Surface Headphones are now $100 cheaper, but you'll have to hurry since not many units remain in stock.

Feb 04, 2020, 11:04 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
NVIDIA GeForce Now streaming service exits beta, Android users can play PC games

NVIDIA GeForce Now, the streaming service that lets you play the games you own on any compatible platform including PC, Mac, NVIDIA Shield, and Android devices is finally out of beta.

Feb 04, 2020, 10:40 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Apple iPhone production is set to resume in China on February 10th

Apple's major contract manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron expect to resume production of iPhone models on February 10th after closing some assembly lines due to the coronavirus.

Feb 04, 2020, 9:25 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
LG and ZTE will skip MWC 2020 over coronavirus concerns

LG announced it will not longer be present at MWC 2020, while ZTE has decided to cancel its press events.

Feb 04, 2020, 8:54 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Outlook users on iPad are getting an important new feature

Microsoft is finally bringing a new feature to Outlook on iPad which should have been there since day one.

Feb 04, 2020, 8:22 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Samsung Galaxy Buds+ app gets released ahead of the official reveal

Before the Galaxy Buds+'s announcement, Samsung inadvertently (or not) released an app that allows users to connect them to their iPhones.

Feb 04, 2020, 8:06 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Google bug accidentally shares users' private videos with strangers

Google released a mea culpa to some users of its Photos app who might have had some of its videos sent to accounts owed by strangers because of a bug that has been exterminated.

Feb 04, 2020, 6:11 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
DOJ calls in iOS app developers for questioning in investigation of Apple

It appears that the Attorney General and his Justice Department have been investigating the Apple App Store looking to see whether Apple has acted as a monopoly.

Feb 04, 2020, 4:50 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
DEAL Amazon is running a big sale on (almost) the entire new family of Kindle e-readers

Amazon's all-new Kindle, Kindle Kids Edition, and Kindle Paperwhite e-readers are all on sale at excellent discounts in multiple variants for a limited time.

Feb 04, 2020, 2:53 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Huawei, ZTE ask the FCC not to label them national security threats

Huawei and ZTE are asking the FCC not to officially designate the two manufacturers as national security threats in the U.S. This has been left up to the FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau.

Feb 04, 2020, 1:08 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Best new iPhone and iPad games for January 2020

The first month of 2020 is already behind us but it gave us at few interesting games for iPhone and iPad. We picked out the best free and paid games that came out in January.

Feb 04, 2020, 9:24 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  0 comments
Are you getting a foldable phone or betting on a classic design this year?

In 2020, foldable phones are about to become a bit more accessible. Are you planning to nab one?

Feb 04, 2020, 9:16 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  25 comments
T-Mobile and Sprint boost their joint efforts against robocalls

When they're not busy doing everything in their power to close a merger that's been a very long time coming, T-Mobile and Sprint are working together to curb robocalls and scams.

Feb 04, 2020, 9:03 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
featured MWC 2020: what to expect — phones, companies, events

MWC 2020 is right around the corner! Here's what we are excited about...

Feb 04, 2020, 8:54 AM,  by Preslav Kateliev,  6 comments
DEAL Samsung kicks off a fresh batch of killer Galaxy Note 10 and S10-series deals

Samsung has the unlocked Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+, Note 10, and Note 10+ on sale once again. Here are the full details of the killer new deals.

Feb 04, 2020, 8:01 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Samsung leaks the Galaxy S20, price increase vs S10 pops up with release details

Check out the big Galaxy S20 price increase from the S10 series, straight out of a Koream report that also confirms the S20 release date there. Straight out of Samsung's Belgian website we now have a naming scheme confirmation, too.

Feb 04, 2020, 7:12 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  20 comments
DEAL Еxpired Hurry and get the 256GB Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 at a big discount on Amazon

Amazon has the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 on sale at a 20 percent discount in two colors with 256 gigs of internal storage space and 8 gigs of memory.

Feb 04, 2020, 6:39 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
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