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Xperia XA1 Oreo to remove only Night Light mode on Sony phones

There has been a spate of awareness and push for “blue light filters” on mobile devices when studies and articles popped up talking about the harmful effects of screens, especially their blue light, on our overall health. But while some platform makers did implement built-in “night modes” on their operating systems, the situation on Android, unsurprisingly, is less clear-cut. Sony … Continue reading

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Twitch Rooms chatrooms for channels go live worldwide

Twitch has announced the worldwide launch of its Rooms feature on mobile and soon for the web.

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Coinbase Warning: Check your bank account NOW

Over the past week a number of banks and credit card companies issued Bitcoin sales brands like Coinbase to switch their MCC code.

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PSA: Sprint’s free year of Unlimited Freedom deal is still available

Last summer, Sprint launched an incredible deal for new customers: the carrier’s Unlimited Freedom plan, for free, for an entire year. Though there were some restrictions, such as needing to bring your own eligible phone, the deal was without any hidden tricks or restrictions.

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ZTE Axon 7 Oreo US beta: here’s how to get in

ZTE made a big splash in the US back in 2016 when it launched the Axon 7, back then its premium model. It still is, so far, its flagship phone with no successor yet in sight. But while fans await what is rumored to be the Axon 9 (no Axon 8), the Chinese OEM is making their time worthwhile with … Continue reading

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Samsung Bixby coming to TVs, washing machines, appliances

Samsung is never one to make a U-turn on something new product or feature it has put out, no matter how useless or derided it may have become.

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Galaxy S9 camera teasers should worry iPhone X

Visually speaking, all signs point toward the Galaxy S9 being very similar to the Galaxy S8. Take a look at the back of the handset, though, and the changes are apparent (at least based on very credible leaks)

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Galaxy S9+ AnTuTu benchmark confirms specs, performance

With just barely two weeks left, it’s not surprising to see a torrent of leaks, rumors, revelations, and even official teasers building up the hype around the Galaxy S9. Samsung has just recently released three video clips that hint at the upcoming flagship’s camera prowess. Now AnTuTu is getting into the game, revealing just how powerful the larger Galaxy S9+ … Continue reading

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Verizon ships Netflix on Fios TV for free… sort of

Verizon customers using Fios Internet and TV service were given access to Netflix this week. Specifically those users with Multi-Room DVR Enhanced for Premium service – they were given said access, and were given said access with a single year free with the streaming service. Unlike most smart TV platforms, Verizon Fios users will find Netflix on a TV channel … Continue reading

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Google Chrome ad filtering crackdown: here’s how it works

Google just published a reminder that may have gone slightly unnoticed by most. Starting tomorrow, February 15, Google Chrome will remove all ads on websites that fail to meet the criteria set by the Better Ads Standard from the Coalition for Better Ads

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