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iPhone prices outside the US might finally go down

Apple may finally be feeling the burn of its flat pricing scheme for its products, particularly its iPhones.

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Excessive screen time may lead to delayed preschool learning

As we more and more become people of screens and digital media, questions surrounding both the benefits and dangers of screen time also grow in number and variety. Concerns are even greater when children, who have less self-control than their older counterparts, are involved. Parents may now have even great reason to fret over their kids’ use of mobile devices … Continue reading

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Galaxy S10 launch date set for early March, “Lite” name still in doubt

It’s less than a month before Samsung finally unpacks its early 2019 flagships, so naturally, the rumor mill is working overtime to bring any and all tidbits about the Galaxy S10 and its various models. Not that there’s much left to be said about them. While most of the details about the smartphones have become common knowledge, one thing still … Continue reading

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Android Q features Face ID, app updates rollback, and background location access

The ball has started to roll for Android Q development and more than its dessert name, Android users are, of course, more curious about the new features it would bring. And while it’s too early in the development process to set anything into stone, some of the features gleaned from the AOSP version of Android Q do make us long … Continue reading

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OPPO punch hole camera patent uses dead space as a launcher

With Samsung and almost all of the major Chinese OEMs backing it up, it seems there is no more escaping the next dreaded “evolution” of the smartphone screen. The punch hole or hole punch camera is intended to be less visually invasive than the notch but, like a small black dot in an otherwise pure white paper, it may actually … Continue reading

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Chromebook Instant Tether coming to non-Pixel Android phones in Chrome OS 73

Although some laptops these days are starting to sport SIM card lots for their own connectivity, majority still don’t. That’s true even for more portable 2-in-1s.

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Key to human regeneration could be found in recently assembled salamander genome

Salamanders are fascinating creatures that have one key ability that humans would love to have. The salamander can regenerate just about any of its body parts, including arms, legs, tail, spinal cord, eyes, and in some specimens half the brain.

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iPhone XR US sales beat iPhone XS, XS Max combined: the reasons behind it

There has been a lot of reports saying how the 2018 iPhones have been doing terribly in the market. Many even cite the cheaper iPhone XR as the worst-performing of the three. One consumer research, however, claims the exact opposite.

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Redmi Go is Xiaomi’s first Android Go phone

Xiaomi isn’t exactly what you would call a model Android OEM. Partly due to Google Play’s unavailability and partly due to its own ambitions, the Chinese manufacturer has, for years, doing non-standard Android customizations on its phones. So when it came out with its first ever vanilla Android One phone, there was no small amount of praise lavished on it

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Huawei 5G phone at MWC 2019 will have two special features

With MWC 2019 closing in, it’s not at all unexpected to hear smartphone makers starting to drum up the hype around their upcoming smartphones. Also unsurprising, a lot of them are buzzing around 5G.

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