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Android Phone, Products

Nothing Phone 1 comes to US via $299 beta program

January 10, 2023

Via: The Verge

Nothing is finally giving people in the US a way to purchase its debut smartphone… sort of. After its CEO teased a “US launch” last month, the company has officially announced a new US-focused beta program. Customers can pay Nothing […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple contributes MagSafe to Qi2 standard — why it matters

January 4, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Apple is serious about sustainability, which is important if you want billions of smartphone users to move to wireless charging. That likely explains why it has put its MagSafe tech forward as a standard for use by others via the […]


Android, Operating System

10 Android tips you shouldn’t miss from 2022

December 16, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Ah, the holidays. No matter what manner of winter celebration you prefer (I’m a Festivus man myself), late December is a fine time for kickin’ back and collecting your thoughts for the coming year. That means it’s also a fine […]


Gadgets, Products

Snapdragon Summit: Event recap and everything you need to know

November 29, 2022

Via: Pocket Now

During the Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 flagship SoC, the new Qualcomm S5 and S3 Gen 2 Sound Platforms, and the Snapdragon AR2 platform aimed to revolutionize AR glasses. Qualcomm had a busy two-day […]


Android, Operating System

ASUS Reveals Roadmap for Android 13 Update: ZenFone 9 First to Experience Update

November 15, 2022

Via: Tech Times

ASUS has revealed the roadmap for a future Android 13 update. The first smartphone that could experience this update is the ZenFone 9. ASUS Reveals the Roadmap for What Devices Will Get the Android 13 Update According to the story […]


iPhone, Products

Showdown: Here’s how much battery iPhone 14 Pro Max had when Pixel 7 Pro died

November 9, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is known for using smaller battery capacities in its iPhones than what we see in Android smartphones. But it can usually make up the difference with tight hardware/software integration. In the latest battery test, PhoneBuff found out how much […]


Android Phone, Products

Samsung S23 Ultra Specs Leaked: New Camera, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC to Power Next Smartphone

November 4, 2022

Via: Tech Times

The latest Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s specs have been leaked online, and the first look at the device’s future offers delivers an outstanding smartphone for next year’s release. It centers on camera improvements that will further deliver on the device’s […]


iPhone, Products

The most breakable iPhones? How the iPhone 14 fared in drop tests

October 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Allstate Protection Plans, formerly known as SquareTrade, performed a series of robotic drop tests on the Apple’s largest series 14 models: the iPhone 14 Plus and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The company doesn’t do it for the heck of it; […]


Android Phone, Products

7 helpful hidden settings for your Google Pixel 7

October 18, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

All right, Pixel pals: So you’ve given into temptation and picked up a Google Pixel 7 or Pixel 7 Pro. Maybe you upgraded from a previous Pixel, or maybe it was an entirely new path for you after years in […]


Android Phone, Products

Google Pixel Fold leak reveals new details about the display

October 14, 2022

Via: BGR

Sooner or later, every major smartphone vendor will try its luck with a foldable phone. While Samsung currently has a stranglehold on the market, Apple and Google may debut foldables of their own in the coming years. Rumors of a […]


Android Phone, Products

Google Pixel 7 review: Building a brand, brick by brick

October 12, 2022

Via: BGR

Google seems to have turned a corner with the Pixel series. For years, Pixel devices were great phones, but they struggled to make a serious dent in the smartphone market — and not for lack of trying. But with the […]


Android Phone, Products

What everyone’s getting wrong about the Google Pixel 7

October 11, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Do a little leisure reading about Google’s shiny new Pixel 7 phones, and you’re bound to encounter a handful of common conclusions: The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are mostly meant to be reference devices and demo-like showcases for […]


Android Phone, Products

Hands-on with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro: something familiar

October 6, 2022

Via: The Verge

This has been a refrain over the past couple of months, so you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro look and feel a lot like the devices that came before them: […]


Networking, Tech

Smartphone satellite expectations will soon crash to Earth

September 30, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Have you heard the news? Regular smartphones are getting satellite connectivity! Apple recently announced long-rumored satellite support for the new iPhone 14, enabling users to send emergency messages outside cellular coverage areas. The service, called Emergency SOS, was made possible […]


iPhone, Products

Apple’s new ad for the iPhone 14 Pro line goes fowl

September 30, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Apple has released a new video that is sure to be its next 60-second and 30-second television ads for the iPhone 14 Pro models. Called “Chase,” the video starts with a man chasing a chicken which he is recording on […]


Android, Operating System

How to quickly find and delete unused applications on Android 13

September 20, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Honest answers only! Do you use every app installed on your Android device? If not, why do you keep those unused apps installed? You might not have ever considered this, but it is not beyond the realm of the possibility […]


iPhone, Products

iPhone 14 Pro spotted in the wild ahead of Friday release

September 13, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple will release the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro series later this week. While customers wait for their orders to arrive on Friday, it seems some people got their hands on the new iPhone 14 models prior to the […]


iPhone, Products

The iPhone 14 doesn’t have Apple’s latest processor

September 7, 2022

Via: The Verge

Apple has announced that the regular iPhone won’t be getting a new processor this year — instead, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus will be powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic chip, the same chip that’s in the iPhone 13 Pro […]


Android Phone, Products

It’s settled: 6.1 inches is the ideal smartphone screen size

August 25, 2022

Via: The Verge

I come to you today with good and bad news. The bad news is that small phones are dead. Apple is all but certainly killing off the iPhone Mini this year, and the smallest Android phone I’ve used all year […]


Android Phone, Products

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 Unveils on Lei Jun’s Annual Speech, CEO Unveils New Foldable

August 11, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Xiaomi is bringing a new foldable smartphone to its lineup, and it is with the MIX Fold 2 that gives the latest there is to the company’s offers, with the reveal coming from its CEO, Lei Jun. The smartphone brings […]