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Don't Expect More Software Updates for the Samsung Galaxy S8

It’s always a sad day in Androidland when a popular smartphone officially reaches its end of life. Samsung will no longer push software updates to its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Science, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Samsung Gear Vr, Qualcomm, Samsung Galaxy, Bixby, Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Galaxy S8, Androidland, Samsung Mobile Phones, Technology Internet

Google May Have Inadvertently Just Spilled the Beans About the Pixel Buds A on Twitter

Google I/O 2021 is just a couple of weeks away, but in the run-up to its annual developer conference, Google may have just accidentally confirmed the existence of the Pixel Buds A on Twitter.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Sundar Pichai, Pixel, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Pixel Buds, Pixel 3, Pixel 5, Technology Internet

Can’t leave your phone alone? You’re just trying to blend in

Keep checking your smartphone without knowing why? You may be unconsciously copying those around you, according to Italian research into the ‘chameleon effect’Name: The Chameleon Effect.Age: About 22 years old. It was discovered and named by the sociologist John A Bargh and the social psychologist Tanya L Chartrand, who published a paper about it in 1999. Continue reading...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Technology, Animals, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Animal behaviour, John A Bargh, Tanya L Chartrand

Samsung's Galaxy A52 5G Gives You the Most Phone for Your Money

Samsung’s Galaxy A52 5G has a lot to live up to. Not only is it the successor to last year’s top-selling Android phone, but it’s also the star of Samsung’s new mid-range A-Series (the slightly more premium Galaxy A72 isn’t coming to the U.S). With people holding onto their phones for longer, there’s a good chance a…Read more...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, 5g, Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, Samsung Galaxy A51, Pixel 5, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, Samsung Mobile Phones

Samsung's New Galaxy Book Pros Are Super Thin and Feature-Packed

Device makers have been shaving off extra millimeters here and there for years, so it’s easy to get jaded about the appearance of a new super slim laptop. With Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Pro laptops, that ultra-thin package doesn’t quite convey how compelling these machines are.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Intel, Smartphones, Computing, Tablet Computers, Dell, Samsung Electronics, Laptops, Samsung Galaxy, Amoled, Evo, Samsung Mobile Phones, Samsung Galaxy Note Series, Classes Of Computers

Soon You May Not Have to Say 'Hey Google' to Get Your Phone's Google Assistant to Listen to You

If you’ve ever wanted your Google Assistant to get moving without having to say, “hey Google,” all the time, you may be getting your wish in the near future.Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Android, Science, Technology, Google Search, Smartphones, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Alphabet Inc, Google Assistant, Google Workspace, Technology Internet

Who on Earth Is Buying These Rugged Android Phones?

Caterpillar, the same folks behind forklifts and the other big machines you have to wear hardhats around, makes Android devices for a very particular set of users in the field. Their latest device, the Cat S42 H+, is fascinating, because you can run it under water and wash it in the sink at the same time as your hands.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Kyocera, Consumer Electronics, Samsung Galaxy, Mediatek, Caterpillar, Otterbox, Galaxy S, Samsung Mobile Phones, Information Appliances, Technology Internet

Congrats to OnePlus for Making Its Smartwatch Slightly Less Awful

The OnePlus Watch launch was catastrophic. Never had a flagship smartwatch since’s infamous Puls smartwatch failed in such spectacular fashion. I recently wrote 2,000 words about how it was the worst smartwatch I’ve ever used. Today OnePlus pushed out an over-the-air update that claims to fix some of the…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Technology, Smartwatch, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Computing, Oneplus, Carl Pei, Wearable Computers, Cloud Clients, Mobile Computers

Samsung's New Upcycling Program Allows You To Turn an Old Galaxy Phone Into a New IoT Device

Usually, when a phone gets worn down, you recycle it or trade it in for a new one. But with its new upcycling program, Samsung is trying to help people convert old Galaxy phones into new IoT devices. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Companies, Best Buy, Mobile Phones, Samsung Electronics, Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy A31, Samsung Mobile Phones, Videotelephony, Technology Internet, Draftsajid Sadi

The Microsoft Store for Windows 10 Is Reportedly Getting a Major Overhaul

Microsoft is reportedly reworking its entire Store app in Windows 10, including policy changes for developers and making the UI easier to navigate. Windows Central reports the changes are a sweeping rejuvenation of the Microsoft Store, changes that will hopefully encourage Windows 10 users to use the app more often…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Smartphones, Windows Phone, Computing, Microsoft Office, Windows 8, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Microsoft Store, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet

Android 12 May Include Feature That Will Hibernate Apps You Haven't Used in a While

You probably have a bunch of apps you’ve installed on your phone but only use rarely, so to free up some extra space, it looks like Google is giving Android 12 a new feature that will automatically delete temporary files for apps you haven’t used recently.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Mobile Linux, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet, Android Version History

Two New Galaxy Book Laptops Get Leaked Ahead of Samsung's Upcoming Unpacked Event

The Samsung leaks just keep coming. Following recent rumors about the Galaxy Tab S7 Lite, Samsung’s Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 have just been spotted in recently discovered renders. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Intel, Smartphones, Best Buy, Computing, Nvidia, Samsung Electronics, Laptop, Qualcomm, Consumer Electronics, Samsung Galaxy, Evan Blass, Samsung Galaxy Book, Snapdragon 8cx

The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

Over the past few years, Sony phones have landed in the U.S. like lead balloons. Its handsets don’t get much support from carriers or room on retail shelves. But with the new Xperia 1 Mark III, Sony could be poised for a big time comeback. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Sony, Xperia, Sony Xperia, Mark III, Sony Xperia 1, Sony Xperia 5 II, Bravia Tvs, Sony Xperia 5, Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro, Sony Xperia Z2, Mark III Sony

TCL Teases Fold 'N' Roll Concept Alongside Trio of New Phones

In the U.S., TCL is best known for its affordable TVs, but this year, the company is trying to broaden its horizons with the release of three new phones and an exciting new teaser for its hybrid Fold ‘n’ Roll concept. Read more...
Tags: Science, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Programming Languages, Qualcomm, Samsung Galaxy, Tcl, Computer Programming, Foldable Smartphone, Tcl 10 5g, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Information Appliances, Samsung Galaxy Z Series, Technology Internet

Samsung's Next Unpacked Event Is Set for April 28

Samsung has already hosted two Unpacked events this year, and now a third event is on the way scheduled for the end of this month. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartphones, Companies, Mobile Phones, Chromebook, Tablet Computers, Samsung Electronics, Odyssey, Samsung Galaxy, Evan Blass, Business Finance, Samsung Mobile Phones, Videotelephony, Technology Internet

New Google Photos Video-Editing Features Finally Appearing on Android Phones

Google announced back in February it was adding new video-editing tools to its Photos app, but those updates appeared only on iOS devices first. Now, according to Android Police, Google is rolling out the same tools to Android users.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Google Photos, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Google Pixel, Android Police Google, Pixel 3, Cross Platform Software

Samsung Reportedly Mulling Slick Tech and a Big-Name Camera Partnership for Future Galaxy Phones

A lot of smartphone brands have recently turned to legacy camera makers to help improve the image quality of their phones. Vivo partnered with Zeiss, OnePlus teamed up with Hasselblad, and now, according to multiple reports, it appears Samsung may be looking to team up with Olympus to upgrade the cameras on future…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Samsung, Smartphone, Smartphones, Digital Photography, Mobile Phones, Olympus, Galaxy, Oneplus, Samsung Galaxy, Camera Phone, Hasselblad, Image Stabilization

Google Has Canceled the Pixel 5a, Multiple Reports Claim

It seems another gadget has fallen victim to the global chip crunch: A number of new reports claim that Google has decided to cancel the release of the Pixel 5a. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Pixel, Google Pixel, Google camera, Pixel 3, Pixel 4, Jon Prosser, Technology Internet, Draftpixel 5a

Google Has Canceled the Pixel 5a, Multiple Reports Claim [Update: The Pixel 5a Is Still Alive]

Update: While rumors originally claimed another gadget had fallen victim to the global chip crunch, Google has now officially debunked previous reports that the Pixel 5a had been cancelled. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Pixel, Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 4a, Jon Prosser, Technology Internet, Draftpixel 5a

Nokia's Overhauled Budget Phone Lineup Has Something for Everyone

Sometimes it just makes sense for companies to rethink their entire portfolio instead of churning out another generation of the same old devices, which is exactly what Nokia is doing with its new X, G, and C-series phones. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nokia, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Telecommunications, Hmd, Qualcomm, Android One, Mediatek, HMD Global, Nokia 1, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, Embedded Operating Systems, Nokia C Series

LG Pledges Three Years of OS Updates After It Stops Making New Phones

LG will continue to provide operating system updates for its mobile phones over the next three years, even after the company stops making phones entirely by July of this year, according to an announcement posted on LG’s website. And that’s good news for anyone who recently bought an LG phone or may be thinking of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Lg, Consumer Electronics, LG Electronics, Stylo, LG UX, LG K Series, Lg G Series, Technology Internet

Here Are the Full Details on Samsung's Entire Galaxy A-Series Lineup for the U.S.

Samsung left a few details out when it announced the latest generation of its budget and mid-range Galaxy A-series phones last month. Now the company has finally returned to reveal all the details about which makes and models are officially coming to the U.S., including a few phones that didn’t get much attention back…Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Att, 5g, Samsung Galaxy, Mediatek, T Mobile, US Cellular, Samsung Galaxy A series, Samsung Galaxy A51, Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Mobile Phones, Technology Internet

Google's April Software Update Just Gave the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G a Big Performance Boost

The Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 weren’t exactly slouches when it came to processing power, but now a recent software update from Google has just given those phones a big boost in performance. Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, 3DMark, Pixel, Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Der Standard, Pixel 3, Pixel Phones, Pixel 5, Technology Internet, Andreas Proschofsky

Google Is Cracking Down on Apps That Can See Every Other App You Have Installed

As Google continues to upgrade its privacy and security policies, it’s now making an important change in Android that will significantly limit the ability of Android apps to see all the other apps you have installed on your device.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play, Google Drive, Science, Smartphones, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Mobile App, Google Allo, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet

LG to Stop Making Phones Worldwide by July 31

LG, the South Korea-based electronics manufacturer, will soon stop producing new mobile phones worldwide, according to a press release from the company early Monday.Read more...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Technology, Smartphones, Companies, Lg, LG Electronics, Business Finance, Chaebol, LG ThinQ, Economy Of South Korea, Technology Internet, Lg Corporation

Pixel 6 Will Reportedly Be the First Phone With Google-Made Chip

Google’s next Pixel phones will reportedly be the company’s first devices powered by its own homemade chip, internally called the “GS101” Whitechapel.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Linkedin, Intel, Smartphones, Computers, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Tablet Computers, Amd, Qualcomm, ARM

Sony Is Launching a New Xperia Phone in Mid-April and its Rumored Specs Look Impressive

Following a recent spate of new phones from OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi, and others, now it seems like Sony is up next with plans to release a new Xperia phone on April 14. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Xiaomi, Sony, Sony Xperia, Mark III, Sony Xperia X, Onleaks, Information Appliances, Technology Internet, Steve Hemmerstofer, OnePlus Vivo Xiaomi

This Stick-On Gadget Solves Wireless Charging's Biggest Problem

Wireless chargers have a dark secret that’s never addressed in the brochures and other promotional materials: You still have to deal with wires. But with Humanscale’s new NeatCharge wireless charger, at least those cords are hidden away out of sight underneath a desk or table. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Equipment, Smartphone, Smartphones, Computing, Desk, Ikea, Consumer Electronics, Humanscale, Inductive Charging, Wireless Energy Transfer, Technology Internet

It's Looking Like Samsung's Return to Wear OS Is Inevitable

Rumors that Samsung might be ditching its proprietary smartwatch operating system for Google’s neglected Wear OS platform aren’t new. However, it’s looking increasingly likely that Tizen OS is not long for this world.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Science, Technology, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Tizen, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Wearable Devices, Samsung Galaxy, Computer Architecture

Apple Fixes 'Asian' Adult Content Filter, but We Need More

In an ideal world, I wouldn’t have had to write a story about how Apple’s adult content filter on iOS blocks users from searching the word “Asian” in any browser. In that world, I also wouldn’t have to write the follow-up the issue is now fixed, but that the timing—shortly after a mass shooting in Atlanta that left…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Atlanta, Smartphones, Computing, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mobile Software, Vicha, Ios 14, Mobile Operating Systems, Vicha Ratanapakdee, Steven Shen, Killing Of Vicha Ratanapakdee

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