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OnePlus 6T event date changed to steer clear of Apple

Yesterday, Apple announced that it will host a new product reveal event on October 30, likely for the iPad we saw no sign of during its iPhone reveal in September. While Apple hosting a follow up event where it talks about the iPad isn’t really anything new, this year there’s a bit of a problem, at least as far as … Continue reading

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Tim Cook has had enough of Apple chip hack speculation

Earlier this month, Bloomberg Businessweek published a long report alleging that Chinese intelligence had managed to implant malicious chips on servers ultimately used by Apple, Amazon, and some other major companies and agencies.

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Vertu returns from bankruptcy with $14k phone

Vertu has a new Android smartphone, and they’ve priced it at around $4,000.

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Pixel 3 camera problem leaves some shots unsaved

A Pixel 3 camera bug is failing to save some photos, with Google’s new Android flagships apparently experiencing a weird glitch with the Google Camera app. The problem affects both the Pixel 3 and the larger Pixel 3 XL, owners of each phone have confirmed, in addition to the last-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. However, the way the … Continue reading

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Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google’s shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents confirm, a move which is leading some to predict more expensive products for buyers.

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Honor 8X Review: mid-range as good as premium

You can probably already guess from the title: Honor has done it again. While it’s easy to knock the company as “just a Huawei sub-brand”, it has been rocking the smartphone global market, including the US, with affordable smartphones that sometimes rival even Huawei’s high-end models

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LG G7 ThinQ climbs only one step higher on the DxOMark ladder

LG has just unveiled the LG V40 ThinQ, boasting of its first triple camera smartphone.

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Verizon Pixel 3, Best Buy causing some confusion, annoyance

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are now available, depending on where you’re getting your device. But what should be a good if not uneventful launch is now being marred by some unstated caveats

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Samsung tipped to be testing in-screen front camera

It may have, so far, ignored the whole in-screen fingerprint sensor, a.k.a. fingerprint on display or FOD, but Samsung might have something more ambitious planned instead. According to the latest round of rumors, Samsung is currently testing prototypes of a camera that hides behind the screen of the smartphone.

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Sony Xperia Android 9 Pie updates: which gets it when

Sony is arguably not one of the top Android smartphone makers in recent history but it does have some qualities that endear it to Android fans. One is the near vanilla Android experience Sony’s Xperia phones offer. The other is its support of custom ROM development.

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