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Please Don't Download Fortnite for Android From Sketchy Places Please Don't Download Fortnite for Android From Sketchy Places

When Fornite developer Epic Games decided to skip the Google Play Store and asked players to install the newly released Android app from its website instead, the decision made a lot of sense financially. By cutting out Google, Epic could retain 100 percent of the game’s profits on Android, rather than let Google take…

The Samsung Note 9 Shows How Important Smartphone Cooling Has Become The Samsung Note 9 Shows How Important Smartphone Cooling Has Become

Recently, sentiment has been growing that smartphones aren’t as exciting as they used to be, and to a certain extent, that’s true. Smartphones have been getting faster, their cameras have gotten sharper, and their displays have gotten bigger, but at the same time, they are more or less the same rectangular pocket…

Report: Google Finally Has a Plan to Make a Good Smartwatch Report: Google Finally Has a Plan to Make a Good Smartwatch

Currently, when it comes to smartwatches, it’s the Apple Watch and then everything else. However, if a report from Android Police is any indication, Google might have a plan to wrest some sales away from Tim Cook and co.

Don't Get Nostalgic for This 20th Anniversary: Apple's iMac G3 Was an Awful Computer Don't Get Nostalgic for This 20th Anniversary: Apple's iMac G3 Was an Awful Computer

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the iMac G3, the original iMac that was designed by Jony Ive and was one of the first computers released by Steve Jobs after he rejoined Apple in 1997. It launched on August 15th, 1998.

You Can Really Feel the Samsung Note 9's $1000 Price Tag You Can Really Feel the Samsung Note 9's $1000 Price Tag

Since the beginning, the big honking screens on Galaxy Note phones have been their most memorable characteristic. But as the rest of the smartphone world caught onto the jumbo display trend and screen sizes from various makers started to converge around six-inch displays, the throne on which Samsung’s Note phones…

Here's How to Get Fortnite on Your Android Phone Here's How to Get Fortnite on Your Android Phone

After months of waiting, Fortnite, the most popular game on the planet, is finally ready for its debut on Android. Unfortunately, when the news was first announced alongside the Galaxy Note 9's launch last week, there were a couple catches.

That New Android Update Broke a Key Perk of the Pixel XL  That New Android Update Broke a Key Perk of the Pixel XL 

While some folks may be worrying about Google’s next phone, especially with leaks suggesting the Pixel 3 could sport the biggest notch we’ve seen on a handset yet, it seems Google may have more immediate concerns after the release of Android 9 Pie created issues with charging speeds on the original Pixel XL.

Finally, a Perfect Phone for Small Hands Finally, a Perfect Phone for Small Hands

Whether it’s because you’ve got small hands, prefer a more pocketable device, or simply don’t care about having a giant display, when it comes to truly small phones, there just aren’t a lot of options. Your choices are essentially the iPhone SE, the standard Pixel 2, and this: the Xperia XZ2 Compact. However, with…

Samsung Really Went and Made a Bixby Speaker Samsung Really Went and Made a Bixby Speaker

As if we don’t have enough smart assistants already, after months of speculation, Samsung finally took its AI-powered voice helper Bixby and put it in a speaker that its calling the Galaxy Home.

Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Note 9 Everything You Need to Know About the Samsung Note 9

Last year’s Galaxy Note 8 was a totally solid phone, but it wasn’t very exciting. With a screen that was the same size as what you get on a Galaxy S8+ or S9+, and a battery that was actually smaller, it felt like Samsung played it safe.

Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies

Created in 1908, Hydrox was the original chocolate sandwich cookie, but it was Oreo (which first went on sale four years later in 1912) that ended up dominating the market. In the decades since, Hydrox has been something of a cult favorite compared to its younger, more recognizable competitor—a battle for biscuit…

How Two Big Things Stopped the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 From Winning Me Over How Two Big Things Stopped the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 From Winning Me Over

After checking it out briefly when it first announced, I was prepared to hate the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. Sporting outdated specs similar to last year’s Galaxy Note 8 (except with 2GB less of RAM and worse cameras), no fingerprint reader, and a price tag of $650 (and that’s not including its $150 keyboard dock), the…

Android P Is Now Officially Android 9 Pie Android P Is Now Officially Android 9 Pie

At long last, three months after it was first announced, today Google is finally ready to release the next version of its mobile OS. And now Android P officially becomes Android 9 Pie.

Motorola Thinks It’s Got the First 5G Phone—and Here’s the Mod That’s Making It Happen Motorola Thinks It’s Got the First 5G Phone—and Here’s the Mod That’s Making It Happen

Mobile 5G isn’t here yet. And no matter how fast or shiny the best phones available today are, they’re going to feel somewhat lacking once 5G networks finally start going live. But what if you could add 5G support to a phone months or even years after you bought it?

Did Amazon Just Accidentally Confirm Samsung’s Unreleased Dual-Wireless Charger? Did Amazon Just Accidentally Confirm Samsung’s Unreleased Dual-Wireless Charger?

Amazon is really good at making it easy to buy stuff online, however it seems the company isn’t all that great at keeping secrets. That’s because last night at an Amazon holiday press preview event, among the hundreds of products it was trying to push as we slowly approach peak gifting season, the company had one…

By Outselling the iPhone, Huawei Shows It Doesn’t Need the U.S. to Succeed By Outselling the iPhone, Huawei Shows It Doesn’t Need the U.S. to Succeed

Earlier this year, fueled in part by the U.S. government’s concerns over security and potential espionage, AT&T, Verizon, and Best Buy all backed out of deals to carry Huawei phones in their retail stores. This forced Huawei to shift its attention away from the U.S. and focus more on other markets such as Europe and…

Samsung’s Latest Tablet Is Trying to Out Pro the iPad Samsung’s Latest Tablet Is Trying to Out Pro the iPad

Tablets are in a tough spot nowadays. Do you go cheap and just push out something that’s essentially a big phone, or do you up the price and go for extra functionality like stylus and keyboard support? Over the past few years, Samsung has tried to make the most of Android by making tablets that were closer to…

Google Lays Down the Law on Notches Google Lays Down the Law on Notches

While Google hasn’t made a phone with a notch (at least not yet), the folks over in Mountain View have been working on adding support for sensor cutouts into the next version of Android. And in a recent Android Developers Blog post, Google described in greater detail what it’s doing to enhance the functionality of…

Leaked Pics Show a Scary-Big Notch on an Alleged Pixel 3 Leaked Pics Show a Scary-Big Notch on an Alleged Pixel 3

Based on the timing of last year’s Pixel 2 launch, we’re still a solid two months away from confirming whatever Google has planned for 2018. But that isn’t going to stop internet sleuths from trying to dig up any info they can. Over the weekend, two leaks popped up that could have some interesting consequences for…

New York Is Moving to Kick Charter Out of the State New York Is Moving to Kick Charter Out of the State

In 2016, Charter, the U.S.’s second largest cable provider bought out Time Warner Cable and rebranded the company as Spectrum. However, in order for the deal to get approved, the company promised New York State officials that it would increase broadband speeds to 100 Mbps by the end of 2018 while also extending cable…

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