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  1. PhilipMichaels

    The $349 Galaxy A50 Is Samsung's Pixel 3a Killer with Bigger Screen and 3 Cameras

    Samsung is giving shoppers a midtier option with the $349 Galaxy A50, which delivers three rear cameras and a big battery. Here's all the specs. The $349 Galaxy A50 Is Samsung's Pixel 3a Killer with Bigger Screen and 3 Cameras : Read more
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    Samsung Patents Weirdest Phone Yet: A Rollable Candy Bar

    The rollable display phone expands from normal candy bar size to extra-elongated format. Samsung Patents Weirdest Phone Yet: A Rollable Candy Bar : Read more
  3. PhilipMichaels

    New Pixel 4 Renders Reveal Camera Surprise

    A Pixel 4 render reportedly based on early prototype schematics features a camera module capable of holding multiple lenses. New Pixel 4 Renders Reveal Camera Surprise : Read more
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    Please Tell Us the iPhone 11 Won't Look Like This

    The iPhone 11 looks even worse when you see a render without all the gloss and drama of the hero shots. Please Tell Us the iPhone 11 Won't Look Like This : Read more
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    Forget the Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X: Oppo Has the Near-Perfect Foldable

    The design eliminates the only drawback of the Huawei Mate X: its sidebar camera setup. Forget the Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X: Oppo Has the Near-Perfect Foldable : Read more
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    Moto Z4 Review: A Solid 5G-Ready Phone for $499

    The Moto Z4 marries a premium design and display with good-enough performance and solid battery life. It's a decent alternative to the Pixel 3a — so long as you don't need the best camera. Moto Z4 Review: A Solid 5G-Ready Phone for $499 : Read more
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    Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Battery Disappointment

    It might not charge as quickly as you might have hoped. Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Battery Disappointment : Read more
  8. PhilipMichaels

    OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Pixel 3: Which Phone Wins?

    The new OnePlus 7 Pro gives you so much phone for the money that it puts Google's flagship on notice. OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Pixel 3: Which Phone Wins? : Read more
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    Nokia Is Undercutting Everyone with a $160 Android Pie Phone

    HMD Nokia thinks they can make a dent in the US market by going low cost with its Nokia 3.1 phone. Nokia Is Undercutting Everyone with a $160 Android Pie Phone : Read more
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    Troubled Galaxy Fold Could Finally Launch in July

    And Samsung will use a press conference to discuss its improvements. Troubled Galaxy Fold Could Finally Launch in July : Read more
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    Galaxy Note 10 Pro and Its Four Cameras Look Gorgeous in New Renders

    The phone looks similar to the smaller Note 10, but with four sensors on the back. Galaxy Note 10 Pro and Its Four Cameras Look Gorgeous in New Renders : Read more
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    Facebook Bans Huawei From Pre-Installing its Apps

    The ban includes Instagram and WhatsApp, but not user downloads of these apps once they set up the phone. Facebook Bans Huawei From Pre-Installing its Apps : Read more
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    Behold the Galaxy Note 10 in These High Definition Renders

    The 6.3-inch phone will have a punch hole selfie camera centered on the top of the display. Behold the Galaxy Note 10 in These High Definition Renders : Read more
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    Fast-Charging Batteries Die a Lot Faster Too, Say Scientists

    A scientific team found the reason why batteries degrade by creating the most detailed images of a battery in history. Fast-Charging Batteries Die a Lot Faster Too, Say Scientists : Read more
  15. Mark Spoonauer

    Seriously, What the Hell is Dark Mode For on iOS 13?

    Dark Mode on iOS 13 makes content pop on the iPhone and looks cool, but it has more practical benefits. Seriously, What the Hell is Dark Mode For on iOS 13? : Read more
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    Motorola's Long-Lasting G7 Power Gets a Price Cut

    Motorola's unlocked smartphones are now on sale. Motorola's Long-Lasting G7 Power Gets a Price Cut : Read more
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    6 Reasons You'll Want iOS 13 on Your iPhone

    iOS 13 has dozens of new features, but these are the ones that will compel users to upgrade. 6 Reasons You'll Want iOS 13 on Your iPhone : Read more
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    Leaked Galaxy Note 10 5G Benchmarks Tease Insane Speeds

    Two versions of the Note 10 5G with different processors have been benchmarked, with one beating even Samsung’s own S10+. Leaked Galaxy Note 10 5G Benchmarks Tease Insane Speeds : Read more
  19. PhilipMichaels

    How to Install the iOS 13 Beta on Your iPhone

    The iOS 13 beta is available, at least if you're a developer. Here's how to install the beta and which iOS devices support it. How to Install the iOS 13 Beta on Your iPhone : Read more
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    Samsung's Galaxy A50 to Challenge Pixel 3a June 21 (Report)

    Samsung's device is already available in India. And it's coming soon to the U.S. Samsung's Galaxy A50 to Challenge Pixel 3a June 21 (Report) : Read more
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    The First Under-Display Selfie Cameras Are Here, and They Look Like Magic

    Oppo and Xiaomi announced new displays with seemingly impossible selfie cam technology. Where is Samsung and Apple? The First Under-Display Selfie Cameras Are Here, and They Look Like Magic : Read more
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    iOS 13 Wish List: 10 Features We Want from Apple

    Apple's about to provide a sneak preview of the iOS 13 update, coming this year. Here are the features we hope make the final cut. iOS 13 Wish List: 10 Features We Want from Apple : Read more
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    The Best Gadgets That Never Came Out (Will the Galaxy Fold Join Them?)

    Here are 9 of the greatest vaporware stories, where tech companies failed to deliver the products they announced. The Best Gadgets That Never Came Out (Will the Galaxy Fold Join Them?) : Read more
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    How to Block Phone Calls On Android

    Desperate for a way to stop those pesky robocalls? Here are several options you can try to block phone calls on an Android device. How to Block Phone Calls On Android : Read more
  25. Paul Wagenseil

    Of Course iPhone Apps Spy on You: Here's What to Do About It

    It shouldn't be news that iPhone apps spy on you. That's how they make money. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do about it. Of Course iPhone Apps Spy on You: Here's What to Do About It : Read more
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    The Galaxy Note 10 Will Keep Buttons But Kill the Headphone Jack

    Reliable source claims that Samsung tried no buttons but it didn’t work well enough. The Galaxy Note 10 Will Keep Buttons But Kill the Headphone Jack : Read more
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    Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Most Surprising Spec

    The standard Note 10 looks to be getting a smaller battery than the Note 9. Galaxy Note 10 Leak Reveals Most Surprising Spec : Read more
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    This $245 Phone Makes You Wonder Why the Hell People Spend $1000 on a Flagship

    A new high quality, low cost breed of phones are about to deepen the $1,000 flagship sales slump. This $245 Phone Makes You Wonder Why the Hell People Spend $1000 on a Flagship : Read more
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    How to Make Ringtones for iPhone

    Making a ringtone for your iPhone is pretty straightforward if you follow these step-by-step instructions. Here’s how to get started. How to Make Ringtones for iPhone : Read more
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    First Sprint 5G Speed Tests: More Reliable Than Verizon

    Sprint's 5G network in Dallas isn't as speedy as Verizon's 5G in Chicago, but the coverage is broader. First Sprint 5G Speed Tests: More Reliable Than Verizon : Read more
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    Sprint Lights Up 5G Network: What You Need to Know

    Sprint is nipping at Verizon’s heels with a live 5G network that's now live and a premium 5G smartphone that goes on sale Friday. Here are the details. Sprint Lights Up 5G Network: What You Need to Know : Read more
  32. misssmith11

    Best of Computex 2019: The Top New Tech

    Computex 2019 proved to be a virtual smorgasbord of exciting new tech. From dual screens to keyboards with adjustable actuation, there was innovation hiding around every corner in Taipei this past week. Here are our top products of Computex 2019. Best of Computex 2019: The Top New Tech : Read more
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    Here's What the Pixel 4 Could Look Like

    A screen protector might tell the story of Google's new Pixel 4 design. Here's What the Pixel 4 Could Look Like : Read more
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    Moto Z4 Hands-On: The Pixel 3a’s Biggest Rival Has Arrived

    At $499, the Moto Z4 looks to be a mix of premium hardware with good-enough performance. In other words, it could be the perfect adversary for Google’s Pixel 3a. Moto Z4 Hands-On: The Pixel 3a’s Biggest Rival Has Arrived : Read more
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    One More Apple Patent Points to Inevitable Foldable iPhone

    Like everyone else, Apple knows the current phone factor is exhausted and users will buy into bigger foldable screens to enjoy media and games. One More Apple Patent Points to Inevitable Foldable iPhone : Read more
  36. PhilipMichaels

    A Prominent Leaker Says This Is the Galaxy Note 10

    A new render of the Galaxy Note 10 render shows off the design of Samsung's next flagship phone. A Prominent Leaker Says This Is the Galaxy Note 10 : Read more
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    Don't Wait For Amazon Prime Day: Galaxy S10 $100 Off Right Now

    Our favorite Android smartphone is on sale for a limited time. Don't Wait For Amazon Prime Day: Galaxy S10 $100 Off Right Now : Read more
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    How to Downgrade iOS and Keep Your Data

    Regret installing an iOS update? Follow these steps to downgrade iOS and not lose any data as you turn back your iPhone to how things once were. How to Downgrade iOS and Keep Your Data : Read more
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    Galaxy Note 10 Dex Live Could Beam to Desktops Wirelessly

    A trademark application has revealed a potential killer feature for the Galaxy Note 10. Galaxy Note 10 Dex Live Could Beam to Desktops Wirelessly : Read more
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    Sony Is Working on a Foldable Phone Called the Xperia F (Report)

    The new Sony Xperia F will allegedly use Samsung flexible displays. Sony Is Working on a Foldable Phone Called the Xperia F (Report) : Read more
  41. PhilipMichaels

    5G Phones Are Crazy Expensive, But This Chip Could Change That

    Chip maker MediaTek is showing off a 5G system-on-chip at Computex that will likely mean a broader range of phones offering faster 5G connectivity next year. 5G Phones Are Crazy Expensive, But This Chip Could Change That : Read more
  42. PhilipMichaels

    New Galaxy Note 10 Leak Tips Multiple Design Changes

    More evidence suggests that Samsung is going to stack the rear camera lenses vertically, after a prominent leaker tweets out images showing such a design. New Galaxy Note 10 Leak Tips Multiple Design Changes : Read more
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    The World’s Cheapest Android Phone with Snapdragon 855 Undercuts the OnePlus 7 Pro

    The Redmi K20 Pro has a Snapdragon 855 processor and 48-megapixel camera for under $400. The World’s Cheapest Android Phone with Snapdragon 855 Undercuts the OnePlus 7 Pro : Read more
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    iPhone 11 Will Reportedly Ditch 3D Touch

    Analysts from Barclays have reconfirmed their earlier predictions that the iPhone 11 will use a more conventional haptic feedback system. iPhone 11 Will Reportedly Ditch 3D Touch : Read more
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    Galaxy Fold Release Date May Be Pushed Back to July (Report)

    There had been some hope it would launch in June. Galaxy Fold Release Date May Be Pushed Back to July (Report) : Read more
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    How ARM’s New Mobile Chips Will Handle 5G, VR and Folding Phones

    With ARM’s Cortex-A76 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU, the mobile processor designers want to define the tech that will appear on your smartphone in the next few years. How ARM’s New Mobile Chips Will Handle 5G, VR and Folding Phones : Read more
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    Pixel 3a vs. Moto G7: Why Google’s Worth the Extra $100

    The Pixel 3a brings the best parts of Google’s pricey flagships down to an affordable price. But how does it compare to the budget-minded Moto G7? Pixel 3a vs. Moto G7: Why Google’s Worth the Extra $100 : Read more
  48. Marshall Honorof

    How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number

    There are a few trial-and-error methods you can use to hazard a reasonably good guess as to whether someone's blocked your phone number. How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number : Read more
  49. Mark Spoonauer

    Best Buy Just Cancelled All Galaxy Fold Preorders

    Best Buy announced in a forum post that it is cancelling Galaxy Fold preorders, and it is not providing a new date. Best Buy Just Cancelled All Galaxy Fold Preorders : Read more
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    The First Phone with a 64-Megapixel Camera Will Be Samsung's Galaxy A70s

    The giant camera sensor will debut in a mid-range phone before making it to flagships. The First Phone with a 64-Megapixel Camera Will Be Samsung's Galaxy A70s : Read more
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    Own a Huawei Phone? Here’s How the Ban Will Affect You

    With Huawei landing on the U.S. government’s blacklist, you may wonder how it affects your device. Here’s how Huawei’s troubles could impact you. Own a Huawei Phone? Here’s How the Ban Will Affect You : Read more
  52. PhilipMichaels

    This Wireless Charger Can Juice Four Phones at Once

    Spansive's Source can charge four phones wirelessly at the same time and without some of the quirks and frustrations you associate with wireless charging pads. This Wireless Charger Can Juice Four Phones at Once : Read more
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    Samsung Patent Hints at Galaxy Fold 2 with Improved Folding Mechanism

    The next Galaxy Fold could have an entirely new folding mechanism, if a new Samsung patent is to be believed. Samsung Patent Hints at Galaxy Fold 2 with Improved Folding Mechanism : Read more
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    Galaxy Note 10 Leak: Very Fast Charging, Battery and Design Detailed

    It looks like the Galaxy Note 10 will be one of the fastest charging phones ever and feature a punch hole in a new location. Galaxy Note 10 Leak: Very Fast Charging, Battery and Design Detailed : Read more
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    ARM Suspends Business With Huawei, Putting Future Phones in Doubt

    Chip designer ARM is no longer working with Huawei, following a U.S. ban on the Chinese tech giant. And that could cripple Huawei's plans for future smartphones. ARM Suspends Business With Huawei, Putting Future Phones in Doubt : Read more
  56. Mark Spoonauer

    Samsung Debuts 5x Periscope Zoom Camera in Time for ‘Most Creative’ Phone

    Samsung's new periscope camera is capable of 5x optical zoom, but it may not make the cut for the Galaxy Note 10. Samsung Debuts 5x Periscope Zoom Camera in Time for ‘Most Creative’ Phone : Read more
  57. PhilipMichaels

    Report: Huawei's Android Alternative Is 'Far From Ready'

    Should Huawei lose access to Android and Google Play, it could turn to an OS it's been developing in house. But there are conflicting reports on how far along that project is. Report: Huawei's Android Alternative Is 'Far From Ready' : Read more
  58. Paul Wagenseil

    The U.S. Needs to Put Up or Shut Up About Huawei

    The U.S. government won't let American companies do business with Huawei. But it still won't say exactly why. The U.S. Needs to Put Up or Shut Up About Huawei : Read more
  59. Mark Spoonauer

    OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Galaxy S10 Plus: So Close Samsung Should Be Nervous

    The OnePlus 7 Pro offers flagship performance and specs for less than the Galaxy S10. Here'’s how these phones stack up in a round-by-round battle. OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Galaxy S10 Plus: So Close Samsung Should Be Nervous : Read more
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    Honor 20 Pro Hands-On: Four Cameras and a Unique Look

    The Honor 20 Pro is the top model in Honor’s newly unveiled 20 Series of flagship phones. Here's what we think of this 6.26-inch handset and its four rear cameras. Honor 20 Pro Hands-On: Four Cameras and a Unique Look : Read more