featured Demand for 5G iPhone 12/Pro higher than expected; could best iPhone 11 series

Launch weekend demand for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro has exceeded expectations. The lineup is on track to be more popular than the iPhone 11 series and could lead to a supercycle.

Oct 19, 2020, 6:44 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  46 comments
The iPhone 12 display replacement and repair price is out, higher than iPhone 11's

Check out the iPhone 12 display price increase from an iPhone 11 repair.

Oct 19, 2020, 6:43 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  6 comments
iPhone 12: Dual SIM can't benefit from 5G speeds, leaked Apple document states

A user on Reddit has stated that in a carrier-internal document, Apple says that while on Dual Sim, iPhone 12 users can't benefit from 5G speeds and the network will drop to 4G LTE.

Oct 19, 2020, 6:20 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  10 comments
Samsung's Wireless Charger Trio, Galaxy Fit 2, and some new Galaxy Buds Live colors go on sale in the US

Samsung's versatile Wireless Charger Trio is now up for grabs in the US at $90 alongside a $60 Galaxy Fit 2 and $170 Galaxy Buds Live in hot new colors.

Oct 19, 2020, 4:48 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 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 deals right now. Check them out!

Oct 19, 2020, 4:41 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
Apple iPhone 12 and 12 mini battery size leak clears the capacity decrease mystery

The iPhone 12 series battery sizes are tipped to be smaller than the iPhone 11 models, yet Apple lists the battery life as the same, what gives?

Oct 19, 2020, 4:00 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  18 comments
Samsung is treating Galaxy S9 and S9+ users to their last big software update

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ have officially started receiving their final feature update in Europe.

Oct 19, 2020, 3:26 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
DEAL Save $500 on Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G right now, no trade-in needed

Samsung's exceptional Galaxy S20+ 5G model is on sale at a phenomenal $500 discount with Verizon installment plans and pretty much no other strings attached ahead of Black Friday.

Oct 19, 2020, 2:40 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments

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Google ends support for its Trusted Contact app on December 1; Google Maps will take over location sharing

Support for the app ends December 1, 2020. Instead of it, you will be able to use Google Maps Location Sharing feature.

Oct 19, 2020, 2:11 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
Google makes some concessions hoping to get EU to approve purchase of Fitbit

Google gets a little closer to EU approval of its acquisition of Fitbit after making some concessions that will allow the deal to pass muster with the EU's competition commission.

Oct 18, 2020, 11:01 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
If 5G doesn't matter to you, this MVNO can save you big bucks on the iPhone 12/12 Pro

MVNO Red Pocket Mobile can save you $80 to $200 on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro respectively. There is no 5G service and subscribers are locked into the device for at least 12 months.

Oct 18, 2020, 5:48 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
How to pick up your new 5G iPhone from an Apple Store without contracting COVID

Worried about catching COVID when the time comes to pick up your new Apple iPhone? Several Apple Stores in the U.S. have an Express Storefront pickup service allowing you to take your device home without getting infected.

Oct 18, 2020, 1:25 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
LG will be staying away from the Snapdragon 875 flagship chip for a while reportedly

The company is expected to release an expandable phone in H1 2021.

Oct 18, 2020, 11:55 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  9 comments
featured updated This is the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G and its insane camera bump

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G renders have revealed an updated design complete with a ridiculous camera bump.

Oct 18, 2020, 11:49 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  48 comments
Which iPhone should you buy in late 2020? iPhone 12 buying guide

So many new iPhones, so little money.

Oct 18, 2020, 7:02 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  11 comments
featured Samsung Galaxy S21 5G leaks in full with new camera bump, flat display

The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has leaked in full for the first time. It boasts a revised camera bump and a flat punch-hole display.

Oct 18, 2020, 4:29 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  26 comments
Boost Mobile to offer the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Boost Mobile has just announced that it will finally offer the Galaxy S20 FE 5G to its customers.

Oct 17, 2020, 10:26 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Zuckerberg calls the App Store a monopoly and says Apple needs to be scrutinized by the U.S. government

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that he wants the government to scrutinize Apple more than it is currently in the process of doing. The executive says that the App Store is a monopoly.

Oct 17, 2020, 9:54 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
UScellular is bringing the new iPhone 12 lineup to its customers

UScellular will offer the entire new iPhone 12 lineup, and new customers who switch their service will get the iPhone 12 for free.

Oct 17, 2020, 9:05 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
iPhone 12 loses to iPad Air 4 on AnTuTu, also lags behind iPhone 11 in graphics

The iPad Air 4 performed significantly better than the iPhone 12, even though they have the same A14 Bionic chip.

Oct 17, 2020, 5:24 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  13 comments
Pre-order demand for iPhone 12 Pro forces changes in delivery schedule; one color is the hottest

Apple has just started taking pre-orders for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro and demand for the Pro model has pushed the arrival of the device into November; the most popular color is Pacific Blue.

Oct 17, 2020, 3:31 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
Do these renders show Huawei's last 5G flagship phone for some time?

New renders of the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 Pro have been published. Possibly Huawei's last high-end flagship phone for some time, the device is powered by the 5nm Kirin 9000 chipset.

Oct 17, 2020, 1:01 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  45 comments
Galaxy S21 will likely cost less to make than the Galaxy S20, do we smell a price cut?

The price of some key components has reportedly reduced drastically.

Oct 17, 2020, 10:53 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  8 comments
How iPhone users on Verizon can know whether they are on low-band or high-band 5G airwaves

There is a way that Verizon subscribers can know whether their iPhone 12 is on low-band 5G or high-band 5G and that is to get a look at the status bar at the upper right corner of the screen.

Oct 16, 2020, 9:48 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
With its smartphone and 5G business in shambles, Huawei is preparing to challenge car maker Tesla

A prototype electric car will begin road tests later this year.

Oct 16, 2020, 7:03 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  14 comments
updated The iPhone 12 mini costs more than what most were led to believe

The $699 starting price is only for the carrier-locked models.

Oct 16, 2020, 5:28 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  31 comments
Samsung apparently all set to give Exynos chips Qualcomm-rivaling graphics boost

Although Galaxy S21's Exynos chip will probably have a Mali GPU, a later flagship could boast AMD graphics.

Oct 16, 2020, 5:03 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  6 comments
Planning to vote in the U.S. next month? You might need to check out this app!

Google will now show Americans who ask where they should go to vote or drop off completed ballots. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic many Americans don't want to vote in person.

Oct 16, 2020, 4:28 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Patent application reveals Apple's plans for its MagSafe line of iPhone accessories

A patent application filed by Apple with the USPTO reveals that the company is working on a battery case for its MagSafe line of accessories which uses an array of magnets to stay connected to an iPhone.

Oct 16, 2020, 1:43 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Huawei has started to tumble and Xiaomi is eating up its market share

Huawei has started to tumble in the world of smartphones and Xiaomi is benefitting massively. Samsung has also seen a boost, whereas Apple has been able to maintain its market share during the final months of its iPhone upgrade cycle.

Oct 16, 2020, 11:34 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  44 comments
Unlike Pixel 5, the iPhone 12 costs more in markets where it doesn't support faster 5G speeds

iPhone 12 and 12 Pro cost the most in India and France.

Oct 16, 2020, 11:01 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  4 comments
T-Mobile may have won the US 5G war before Apple's iPhone 12 is even released

More and more analysts believe T-Mobile's early lead over Verizon and AT&T in the US 5G wireless industry will be virtually impossible to overturn anytime soon... if ever.

Oct 16, 2020, 10:49 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
The Galaxy S21 charger leaks, no 65W brick in the box

Galaxy S21 may not ship with a 65W charger, but at least there would be one in the box.

Oct 16, 2020, 10:08 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  10 comments
No apparent reason for the average consumer to buy the iPhone 12 Pro, say analysts

Apart from a better camera setup and more base storage, there is no incentive for most consumers to upgrade to the pricier Pro models.

Oct 16, 2020, 9:19 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  21 comments
DEAL featured Best pre-order deals on the Apple iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max

Find the best pre-order deals on iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max.

Oct 16, 2020, 7:47 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  2 comments
The Moto G9 Power could be right around the corner with a massive battery in tow

If you thought this year's Moto G Power was impressive from a battery life standpoint, wait until you see what the Moto G9 Power could be capable of with a 6,000mAh cell on deck.

Oct 16, 2020, 7:40 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
DEAL updated Best iPhone 11 deals right now

The iPhone 12 series is out and now is the right time to find some great deals on Apple’s last year flagship iPhone 11 series. 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 2020. Here are the best iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max deals right now.

Oct 16, 2020, 7:01 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
Under-screen Touch ID for iPhone now seems even more likely

Apple is reportedly working on an under-screen version of Touch ID for iPhone. The feature could arrive as soon as next year on the iPhone 13 Pro series.

Oct 16, 2020, 6:08 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  17 comments
Best phones for kids (2020)

We take a look at smartphones that are best suited for adolescents and younger kids, taking in consideration what's important to them and to their parents.

Oct 16, 2020, 5:45 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  6 comments
iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max colors: all the available colors and which color should you get?

If you want to get yourself a brand new iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max, but you're wondering which color will work the best for you, check this article out. It attempts to help you get a better grasp of the iPhone 12 Pro colors and pick the best for you.

Oct 16, 2020, 5:38 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  9 comments
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