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Hell Yeah, Bring on All the Cameras Hell Yeah, Bring on All the Cameras

After lackluster sales of the Galaxy S9, it seems Samsung has some big plans in store for its next Galaxy phones. And that’s in part because next year will be the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S line.

Palm's Ultra Tiny Phone Is an Absolute Snack Palm's Ultra Tiny Phone Is an Absolute Snack

There’s just something about this phone. From the moment I laid eyes on this thing, it just kind of made me happy. It’s small and adorable like a newborn puppy, and despite how petite it appears it photos, it looks and feels even smaller in person. And I’m not the only one that had this reaction. When I brought it…

India's BJP Is Reportedly Using Data From a State-Funded Free Phone Program to Hit Up Voters India's BJP Is Reportedly Using Data From a State-Funded Free Phone Program to Hit Up Voters

India’s right-wing, arch-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using government-subsidized cell phones that have been handed out to millions of people as a campaign tool, the New York Times reported on Sunday, with the BJP using a $79 million free-phone program in the state of Chhattisgarh to appeal directly to…

This Could Be the Cheap Pixel 3 People Were Hoping for

Back before the Pixel line was a thing, Google’s Nexus phones were prized for their solid builds, stock software (with day-one updates), and affordable prices. But after several generations of Pixels with flagship price tags, it’s seemed like making affordable phones was something Google left in the past. That may…

Huawei's Mate 20 Pro Is a Technical Marvel Huawei's Mate 20 Pro Is a Technical Marvel

If we judged the new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro like Olympic figure skaters, they’d no doubt earn 10s across the board for technical merit. That’s because even though they don’t have a built-in stylus, Huawei’s new flagship phone duo offers almost every other feature you could want, and I don’t just mean the easy shit.

Samsung’s New Theme Policy Sounds Like Some Bullshit Samsung’s New Theme Policy Sounds Like Some Bullshit

Android 9 Pie was released more than three months ago, but Samsung phones, including the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9, still aren’t running the latest software. As Samsung works on updating its devices to Android 9 in the coming months, today we learned there’s one really annoying change in policy that will be waiting…

Sharp Is Making a Dual-Notch Smartphone for All You Die-Hard Notch-Heads Out There Sharp Is Making a Dual-Notch Smartphone for All You Die-Hard Notch-Heads Out There

In the war of notches and bezels, Sharp has landed firmly on Team Notch with its upcoming Aquos R2 Compact. Yup, your eyes do not deceive you. That is a phone with two notches.

Google's Incredible Night Sight Mode Was Worth the Wait Google's Incredible Night Sight Mode Was Worth the Wait

As good as the Pixel 3 is, when Google released the phone last month, it sort of felt incomplete. Part of that feeling is due to Google’s software-first approach to smartphone design which means there’s always code being tinkered with, but the other part was simply because Google still hadn’t delivered two major Pixel…

Pixel 3 Users Claim Their Text Messages Are Vanishing [Update] Pixel 3 Users Claim Their Text Messages Are Vanishing [Update]

The Pixel 3 is a pretty good smartphone, but it’s gotten off to a buggy start since launching last month. From unsaved photos and extra notches to wonky RAM management, the latest bug for Google to fix is vanishing text messages, according to recent complaints from Pixel 3 owners.

This Solution to Phone Multitasking Is Either Genius or Totally Absurd

There’s a reason your computer’s home screen is often referred to as its desktop. The user interface is designed to emulate a physical desk covered in documents and tools. That analogy doesn’t work quite as well with a smartphone’s tiny screen, but this concept UI that switches apps automatically as you physically…

Samsung’s Flexible Display Is Our Best Look Yet at Its Hyped Bendable Smartphone Samsung’s Flexible Display Is Our Best Look Yet at Its Hyped Bendable Smartphone

People have been talking and dreaming about bendable screens for years, and while a handful of devices have experimented with the idea, there’s still a lot of hardware and software that needs to be refined before the tech is truly worth caring about. But at the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference, the world’s biggest…

Holes Are the New Notches, According to a Recent LG Patent Holes Are the New Notches, According to a Recent LG Patent

The notch is going to go down as one of the shortest-lived features in smartphone history, but that doesn’t mean we’re completely done with screen cutouts just yet. In a recent patent filing from South Korea, it seems LG is looking to evolve the notch by turning it into a hole.

Google Promises a Fix for the Pixel 3's Biggest Issue 'in the Coming Weeks' Google Promises a Fix for the Pixel 3's Biggest Issue 'in the Coming Weeks'

With its nifty software tricks and superb camera, the Pixel 3 is undoubtedly a good phone. But it ain’t perfect, and right now, the Pixel 3's biggest issue is wonky memory management.

Apple iPhones Will Get 5G in 2020: Report Apple iPhones Will Get 5G in 2020: Report

5G speed might be coming to Apple products as soon as 2020, according to a recent report.

Sorry, But Your iPhone 5 Just Became Obsolete Sorry, But Your iPhone 5 Just Became Obsolete

Sometime in the flurry of news surrounding the new iPad Pro and the new MacBook Air, Apple quietly added the iPhone 5 to its list of “vintage and obsolete products” in the United States. There it sits, alongside the Apple III, the Newton MessagePad, and the first four generations of iPhone, as a thing that Apple…

Apple Just Can't Stop Throttling iPhones Apple Just Can't Stop Throttling iPhones

You can now download and install iOS 12.1. That means you’ll finally be able to use Group FaceTime (LOL), access over 70 new emoji, and get rid of the annoying image blur that caused “Beautygate.” If you own an iPhone 8 or iPhone X, it also means that your processor will get throttled as the battery degrades in order…

The Complete Guide to Google Assistant in 2018 The Complete Guide to Google Assistant in 2018

Beyond Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube, Google Assistant is shaping up to be one of the most important Google products in the years ahead, and it’s already more pervasive and more advanced than you might have realized. Here’s everything Google Assistant can do and everywhere you can find it.

Delightful Google Bug Seemingly Gives Pixel 3 XLs an Extra Helping of Notches Delightful Google Bug Seemingly Gives Pixel 3 XLs an Extra Helping of Notches

Until Apple, Google, and the like find a way to hide front-facing cameras and sensors beneath their smartphones’ displays, notches are a hideously unfortunate design solution to maxing out screen real estate. The Pixel 3 has one of the worst notches, and making matters even worse for some Pixel 3 XL users is a bizarre…

OnePlus 6T Review: The No Bullshit Best Deal in Smartphones OnePlus 6T Review: The No Bullshit Best Deal in Smartphones

Since its inception, OnePlus has danced around the fringes of the smartphone market, catering to nerds and enthusiasts with spec-laden devices for reasonable prices. And unlike the Apples and the Samsungs of the world, OnePlus has thrived even though it really only makes one product a year, typically released in the…

The Red Hydrogen One Is a Phone Made for an Alternate Reality The Red Hydrogen One Is a Phone Made for an Alternate Reality

Jim Jannard is an interesting guy. After starting a one-man business selling motorcycle parts, he decided to pivot into goggles and eyewear. Fast forward about 25 years, and Oakley had become one of the biggest sunglass brands in the world. Then in 2007, after selling Oakley for $2.1 billion, Jannard turned to his…

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