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JBL Link Bar pre-order starts for Android TV soundbar

Neither Google Assistant nor Android TV is exactly new. You’d see one or the other in this or that new smart product.

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Huawei faked Nova 3 camera output with a DSLR again

The heavy emphasis placed on smartphone cameras these days are sending companies scrambling to prove theirs is the best, be it in camera hardware, AI features, or both. Huawei, who has partnered with famed camera lens maker Leica for its premium models, naturally wants to give buyers of its mid-range smartphones the same assurance

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Pokemon GO scans users’ files to root out rooted phones

While rooted devices may have security implications for owners themselves, they’re also seen as potential threats to one specific class of Android apps: online games. Rooted devices have the potential to install modified versions of the game that could, in theory, give players an unfair advantage.

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JBL’s Android TV soundbar arrives in October for $399

You don't have to wait too much longer if you like the thought of a Google-powered soundbar.

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Supreme Mophie Juice Pack Air drops for your iPhone

Mophie and Supreme have pushed out a new collaboration, with a new Supreme/Mophie Juice Pack Air for Apple’s iPhone. The battery cases are part of Supreme’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection and, as you’d expect from the streetwear brand, the company logo takes center stage. In fact, there’s more logo than there is Juice Pack Air casing to print it on

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The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is 2018’s new graphics star

Kicking off Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, NVIDIA is hosting a keynote address to talk gaming and new hardware. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang took the stage just a short while ago to make a reveal something that we all knew was coming.

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This $224 Essential Phone deal is perfect for Android 9 Pie

Smartphones may generally be getting bigger and bigger, but the Essential Phone bucked that trend – and now its price is getting smaller, too. The Android handset still packs a Quad HD display, dual cameras, and a not-insignificant 3,040 mAh battery, but does so in a relatively tiny package. Essential achieved that by slimming the bezels around the 5.71-inch touchscreen … Continue reading

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Surface Go: what you’re really paying for

There are few things in tech history that have gone down in history to be so polarizing, like Apple’s removal of the headphone jack, the notch, and the Surface Go. Reviews are all over the place but, unsurprisingly, they can be easily grouped into the +1s and the -1s.

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NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 leak: AI ray-tracing for the masses

With just a few hours away from NVIDIA’s grand but totally not unexpected unveiling of its GeForce 20 series video cards, one last leak arrives to complete the picture. And it might actually be the one most important one, at least for those who want a taste of that AI-powered ray-tracing that NVIDIA is promising with its new Turing architecture … Continue reading

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Sony explains why Android updates take so long

If you're like many smartphone owners using non-stock versions of Android, you're probably twiddling your thumbs waiting for your device maker to release an upgrade to Android 9 Pie. But have you wondered why you're waiting so long when your Pixel- a...

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