Read why apps will open and install faster on the Google Pixel 4a
A screenshot of the Pixel 4a's bootloader reveals that the phone will use Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1, a huge improvement over the Pixel 3a's eMMC chip. This should lead apps to open and install faster.
OnePlus 8 announcement date might have just been leaked
Twitter leaker Max J claims OnePlus 8 will be officially unveiled on April 15, a date that comes in line with previous rumors pointing to a mid-April reveal.
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Despite COVID-19, Apple still expects to ship 90 million AirPods this year for a 50% hike
Apple still hopes to ship 90 million AirPods units this year which would be a 50% increase over the 60 million AirPods unit it delivered last year. Even the COVID-19 virus isn't forcing Apple to change its forecast.
AT&T raises internet data caps in response to coronavirus outbreak
Starting this week, all AT&T consumer home internet wireline customers, as well as Fixed Wireless Internet, will be able to use unlimited internet data.
All T-Mobile customers get unlimited data, 20GB mobile hotspot for two months
T-Mobile announced that all its customers, including Metro by T-Mobile customers, who have plans with data will have unlimited smartphone data for the next two months.
Samsung quietly unveils the budget-friendly Galaxy A11
Samsung hasn't yet officially launched the Galaxy A11, a budget-friendly smartphone that we heard about earlier this month.
Google Maps will alert users to any coronavirus-led changes made by businesses
Google is suggesting that business owners update their profile on Google's My Business page to pass along coronavirus related changes to consumers. These include new hours of operations and new services being offered.
Coronavirus effect: Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint waive cancellations and late fees
For the next 60 days, cancellations and late fees are suspended by all major US mobile carriers and other service providers.
All 42 Apple Stores in China are now open
All 42 Chinese Apple Stores have now reopened, although most of them will be operating for limited hours for a bit. Meanwhile, all of Apple's retail locations inb Italy are shut.
featured Huawei P40 Pro PE specs leak: huge battery, loads of cameras, 5G, much more
The Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition's specs sheet has leaked out. It reveals the presence of the Kirin 990 5G, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and incredible cameras to take on the Galaxy S20 Ultra.
YouTube app is getting a new tab on Android and iOS
YouTube is slightly changing the design of its mobile app by adding a new Explore tab.
Google explains how the Pixel 4's Motion Sense gestures work
Google recently published an explainer on how the Pixel 4 recognizes gesture controls and user presence. The post revealed some insights into the development process for the Soli module, as well as software development efforts to process the sensory data and incorporate it into system functions.
featured Apple moves WWDC 2020 online
Apple has decided to move its WWDC developers conference online, a move that was expected after the recent cancelation of Google I/O and new restrictions limiting the size of gathering in San Jose.
DEAL Sprint wants to go out with a bang, offering an amazing freebie for carrier switchers
Before merging with T-Mobile, Sprint has quietly kicked off an amazing promotion for those looking to ditch their existing carrier and bring their own phone to the "Now Network."
TikTok’s owner, ByteDance, strives to become a tech giant like Google and Facebook
ByteDance, the owner of the popular among young people video platform TikTok, seems to have ambitions to become a global leader in the tech industry. Reuters reports that Zhang Yiming, the company’s CEO, is preparing to rival Google and Facebook on the global market.
Flat lens promises thinner, cheaper smartphone cameras
A new invention from the University of Utah may change smartphone camera systems, as researchers have developed a flat lens with similar properties to its conventional glass stack counterparts
Galaxy S20 Ultra 108MP vs 12MP and S20+ 64MP vs 12MP — Is shooting at higher megapixels worth it?
Smartphone cameras with massive sensors boasting huge megapixel numbers sound impressive, but are they as better as they sound? We take another look to try and find out.
Samsung collaborates with premium brand Kvadrat for sustainable Galaxy S20 Plus phone cases
Samsung, in collaboration with sustainable textile brand Kvadrat, is going to launch a new accessory line for the Galaxy S20 Plus and the Galaxy Watch Active2. The Danish textile brand has the European Union’s Ecolabel certification under its belt and is providing textile fabrics made from recycled plastic bottles.
featured 120Hz vs 60Hz effect on battery life compared: Galaxy S20 Ultra vs S20 Plus vs S20
We compare 120Hz vs 60Hz effect on battery life on the new Galaxy S20 Ultra, S20 Plus and S20. The new 120Hz option takes a big toll on battery life...
featured Did Samsung decide that the iPhone 11 is not even worth competing with?
The pricing of the Galaxy S20 sends us one message: "We're not even worried about the iPhone 11"
5G consumer awareness is raising, US 5G device market is expected to grow
As 5G coverage in the United States gets better and better, more people are inclined to seek an upgrade with a 5G-capable smartphone this year. Although the 5G smartphone demand for the first half of 2019 was just 1% of the market, now, according to a research by NPD Group’s Mobile Phone Tracking Service, the demand is starting to rise.
DEAL Expires in - 1d 21h Samsung's 512GB Galaxy Note 10+ is on sale at a big discount at Microsoft
Normally priced at a whopping $1,200, the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ with 512 gigs of internal storage space can be purchased for a limited time for a reasonable $886 from Microsoft.
Samsung may be developing a new gamepad for Galaxy phones
A new patent submission by the company leads us to believe that a similar gamepad may be produced in the future for newer Samsung Galaxy devices.
Tinder delays global release of Swipe Night, its interactive adventure experience
Tinder’s first-person apocalyptic interactive show Swipe Night won’t see its international release. With the coronavirus outbreak raging around the world, apocalyptic scenarios are deemed inappropriate, and the dating service feels like a delay to the plans is in order
DEAL Apple's iPhone XS Max is hugely discounted at Best Buy with installment plans
Released in 2018 and technically discontinued by Apple in 2019, the iPhone XS Max is currently on sale at an earth-shattering $700 off its list price with monthly installment plans on Verizon or Sprint.
Netflix's mobile-only plan goes live in two countries
Netflix had been testing a cheaper mobile plan for a few months now, so it's no surprise that the new product is now being introduced in two countries.
PhoneSoap sanitizer sales explode, how long does coronavirus stay on phone surfaces?
How long can the coronavirus last on your phone display surface, frame, or stay on your case? Glass, metal and plastic need to be sanitized, it turns out.
popular Iron Man just leaked the OnePlus 8 Pro in the wild, confirming quad camera system
Iron Man protagonist Robert Downey Jr. has been photographed holding an unannounced OnePlus 8 Pro during a break from filming an ad for said company.
The latest gaming smartphone has impressive specs
Although it's marketed as a gaming smartphone, Red Magic 5 is a flagship first and foremost.