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Thank God Microsoft Is Actually Trying New Things

Last fall, Microsoft surprised everyone when it announced the Surface Duo. Following months of development, Microsoft is finally ready to release the Surface Duo for real, and after learning more about it, I feel like the Surface Duo is so much more than just a dual-screen gadget or even Microsoft’s first Android…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Microsoft, Smartphones, Surface, Consumer Tech, Surface Duo, The Surface Duo Arrives On 910


No iPad Screen Can Compare to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+

The Galaxy Tab S7 may not have immediately stood out among Samsung’s avalanche of new products announced during last week’s Galaxy Unpacked event, but after getting the chance to actually spend some time with a Galaxy Tab S7+ and use it some more, it’s quickly becoming a contender for Samsung’s most improved new…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Tablets, First Look, 2 In 1s, Galaxy Tab S7, Tab S7, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 First Look


Google Just Rolled Out a Slew of New Android Features

Ahead of the upcoming official release of Android 11, Google is pushing out a few updates to all Android phones (running Android 6 and above) and it includes some helpful updates to Android Auto, a new Bedtime mode to help you sleep better, enhanced emergency services, and improved accessibility for people with…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Accessibility, Earthquakes, Emergency services, Android Auto, Els, Android 11, 5 New Android Updates For Summer 2020, Bedtime Mode


More Surface Duo Leaks Hint at Imminent Launch and Upcoming Carrier Support

Officially, Microsoft’s upcoming dual-screen Android phone—the Surface Duo—remains slated for a holiday release. However, following a new round of leaks and rumors, there’s a growing pile of evidence indicating that the Surface Duo’s launch could happen a lot sooner. Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Microsoft, Smartphones, Surface, Leaks, Rumors, Surface Duo, Dual Screen Phones, The Surface Duo Is Coming Soon


Millions of Android Phones Are at Risk Due to "Achilles" Flaw in Qualcomm Chips

When you’re on the hunt for a new smartphone, it’s likely that you’re focused on price, design, and features first—and probably not the silicon inside powering it. However, researchers have found that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip, one of the most widely used in Android phones, has hundreds of bits of vulnerable code…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Cybersecurity, Qualcomm, DSP, Qualcomm Chips


The Galaxy Z Fold 2 Looks Like a Big Step for Forward for Foldable Phones

With the original Galaxy Fold, Samsung took a major leap into creating an entirely new type of mobile device. However, like a lot of innovative first-gen gadgets, the Fold was just as much of a tech demo as it was a true retail device. But with the Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, Samsung appears to have addressed many of the…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Galaxy Unpacked, Foldables, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Unpacked 2020, Samsung Announces The Galaxy Z Fold 2 5g, Galaxy Z Fold 2 5g


Android's Alternative to Apple's AirDrop Is Called 'Nearby Share' and It's Rolling Out Today

With the launch of Android 10, Google quietly removed Android’s previous local file sharing feature when it dropped support for Android Beam. But starting today, Google is finally ready to release Android Beam’s replacement: Nearby Share. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Tablets, File Sharing, Nearby Share, Google Announces Nearby Share For Android


Android's Alternative to Apple's AirDrop Is Called 'Nearby Sharing' and It's Rolling Out Today

With the launch of Android 10, Google quietly removed Android’s previous local file sharing feature when it dropped support for Android Beam. But starting today, Google is finally ready to release Android Beam’s replacement: Nearby Sharing. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Tablets, File Sharing, Nearby Sharing, Nearby Sharing Is Here


The Pixel 4a Is Perfect Smartphone Simplicity

As smartphones continue to get more sophisticated and more expensive, there’s a question that becomes increasingly relevant: How much phone do you actually need? Features like a built-in stylus, a foldable screen, and wireless charging are certainly nice to have, especially when they’re built into the same device you…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Android, Science, Smartphones, Pixel, Consumer Tech, Budget Phones, Pixel 4a, Google Pixel 4a Review


Dark Sky's Android and WearOS Apps Are Officially Dead

Well, Android friends, it’s time to say a final goodbye to Dark Sky. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Android, Science, Weather Apps, Dark Sky


HMD Is 'Doubling Down' on Nokia Phones in the U.S.

HMD has made some major strides in reviving Nokia phones after purchasing the branding rights from Microsoft back in 2016. However, despite enjoying 20% year-over-year growth as recently as Q2 2019, Nokia phones haven’t been quite as successful in the U.S. as the company had hoped, which is something HMD’s chief…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Microsoft, Nokia, Smartphones, 5g, Consumer Tech, Nokia Phones, Hmd Doubling Down On Nokia In The US, Nokia 83 5g


Chrome OS Could Soon Be Connecting With Your Android Phone in a Welcome Way

While Chrome OS users are able to connect their android phones to their computers to text and use their phone as an automatic wi-fi hotspot, it’s been lacking in certain features. Compared to the Windows 10 Your Phone app, it doesn’t integrate as deeply with your phone with features like managing photos and play…Read more...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Android, Science, Chrome Os, Android Phone Hub


0 to 50 in 5 Minutes: Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 Could Be Wicked Fast

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge platform has sort of become an industry-standard having been used on a wide range of phones, tablets, and more. But now for Quick Charge 5, Qualcomm is giving its charging platform a massive boost in speed. Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Charging, Qualcomm, Consumer Tech, Fast Charging, Charging Tech, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 Is Here, Quick Charge 5


The Asus ROG Phone 3 Is a Delightful Affront to Phone Design

A lot of gaming phones fail to differentiate themselves from standard smartphone fare. But that’s not a problem for Asus’ new ROG Phone 3, which has massive specs, in your face RGB lighting, and possibly the most responsive performance I’ve ever experienced in a phone. Read more...
Tags: Android, Gaming, Science, Asus, Smartphones, First Look, Consumer Tech, ROG Phone, Asus Rog Phone 3 First Look, Rog Phone 3


The OnePlus Nord Is Such a Tease

As good as the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are, the OnePlus Nord might be the company’s most exciting phone of the year. Not only does the Nord include a lot of the specs and features we love about the OnePlus 8, but its combination of price and components also represents a return to form for OnePlus, whose phones…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, First Look, Consumer Tech, Nord, OnePlus Nord, Oneplus Nord First Look, Mid Range Phones


AccuWeather's Making a Play for Dark Sky's Android Users With a Redesigned App

When Apple bought Dark Sky back in March, it was a death knell for Android fans of the app. A small reprieve was granted earlier this month, when Dark Sky co-founder Adam Grossman said the Android app would work an additional month before shutting down on August 1. Well, that day is fast approaching, and it would…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Android, Science, Accuweather, Weather Apps, Dark Sky, Adam Grossman


Researchers Created an App That Monitors Your Mental Health by Tracking Your Data

Even though I appreciate that it’s for a good cause, this app still sounds like something out of Minority Report.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Apps, Science, Privacy, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mental Health, Tracking, Data Privacy, Privacy And Security


Lenovo's Funky Gaming Phone with a Side-Mounted Pop-Up Cam Appears to Be Real

A couple months ago, rumors started to swirl about an upcoming Lenovo gaming phone with a funky side-mounted pop-up cam, and now based on a listing on JD.com, it seems those rumors were true. Read more...
Tags: Android, Gaming, Science, Smartphones, Leaks, Lenovo, Consumer Tech, Gaming Phones, Lets Get Funky, Funky Gaming Phone


Google Accidentally Leaked Its Cheaper Pixel 4a Just Weeks From Launch

The upcoming launch of Google’s next mid-range smartphone, the Pixel 4a, has been rumored for months. But today, the Pixel 4a inadvertently showed up on Google’s Canadian online store, effectively removing any doubt that the Pixel 4a is coming soon. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Leaks, Pixel, Consumer Tech, Pixel 4a


This Is the Best $250 Phone

Just a few years ago, a $250 phone didn’t offer much. If you were lucky, you might get a front-mounted fingerprint reader that took up a bunch of space, stuttering performance, and a single rear camera that probably performed decently during the day, but turned into a potato at night. Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Consumer Tech, Budget Phones, Battlemodo, Tcl 10l, Moto G Power, Budget Phone Battlemodo


These Are the Best Games You Can Play on a Chromebook

Android apps are now a fixture on Chrome OS and Chromebooks, but they don’t all run as smoothly as you might hope—and that includes games. If you’re looking for gaming experiences that work well on a bigger screen, run without a hitch, and even offer keyboard and trackpad support (in some cases), then these are the…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Games, Science, Chrome Os, Chromebooks, Chromebook gaming


How to Safely Move All Your Messages From One Phone to Another

When you’re upgrading to a new phone, you don’t want to leave anything behind on your old device, especially not those message conversations that you’ve built up over the years. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Science, Messaging, Smartphones


How to Make Your Phone Read Everything On Screen Out Loud

It’s not always convenient or possible to glance at your smartphone’s screen as you normally would, but with a few tweaks to your phone’s settings, you can get the most important information without having to look down at the display. Here’s how to get your phone to read the info you need aloud to you through the…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Science, Smartphones


Our First Look at Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Appears to Confirm Almost Every Design Rumor

Just last week, renders allegedly showing the unreleased Galaxy Note 20 appeared on Samsung’s official Russian website. But now, it appears the Galaxy Note 20 has been photographed in the wild for the first time, confirming details we’ve gleaned from previous reports.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Unpacked 2020, Galaxy Unpack, Galaxy Note 20, A Wild Galaxy Note 20 Has Appeared


Android Users Blessed With Dark Mode Support for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

I have made a terrible mistake. I, the owner of an Apple-made miniature computer I carry with me everywhere, am experiencing a profound feeling of regret over the decision to procure this particular gadget over one that runs on Android. Because beginning this week, Android users will officially have access to a…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Google Docs, G Suite, Dark Mode, Dark Mode Everything


Dark Sky Won’t Be Disappearing From Android Just Yet

When news broke earlier this year that Apple had snapped up Dark Sky, the weather app said at the time that while the app would continue working for iOS users, it would be shut down for Android and Wear OS users and subscribers beginning July 1.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Android, Apps, Science, Weather Apps, Dark Sky


The Pixel 3a Is Dead

The Pixel 3a has been one of our favorite phones over the past year, but it seems its time has come to an end as Google has confirmed that the Pixel 3a has been officially discontinued.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Rip, Pixel, Consumer Tech, Pixel 3a, The Pixel 3a Is Dead


It Looks Like Google Is Killing Chrome's Unofficial Forced Dark Mode

In recent builds of Chrome for Android, Google provided a hidden option that allowed users to force dark mode onto websites that would normally feature bright white backgrounds. Sadly, based on updated settings from the Canary build for next version of Chrome (86), it appears Google is dropping support for forced dark…Read more...
Tags: Chrome, Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Android Google, Chrome Canary, Dark Mode, No More Forced Dark Mode For Chrome, Chrome 86, Chrome On Android


What You Get with a World-Class Phone That Can't Access Google

It’s a weird situation when the second largest smartphone maker in the world is treated as persona non grata, but that’s precisely what Huawei is facing when it comes to selling gadgets in the U.S. And based on the current political climate, there’s very little chance that will change between now and November.…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Android, Science, Smartphones, Huawei, EMUI, P40 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro Review


The OnePlus Nord Could Be OnePlus' Big Return to Affordability

When the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro launched earlier this year at $700 and $900, it sort of felt like OnePlus had given up on making speedy and relatively inexpensive phones in order to cater to mainstream buyers. But with the new OnePlus Nord, it appears OnePlus is looking to return to its roots by making a truly…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Smartphones, Consumer Tech, Nord, OnePlus Nord, Oneplus Nord Goes Official



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