USB-C Charging Could Become European Standard With Drafted EU Law

USB-C charging has become the de-facto charging standard for all premium smartphones, but not so much on more budget-friendly models. A drafted law awaiting an EU Council vote could disrupt the affordable handset space by making USB Type-C charging mandatory for all smartphones sold in the European Union. The current state of charging standards The […]

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Samsung Smartwatch On The Way, Could Be The Galaxy Watch 2

Samsung is preparing to launch its Galaxy S20 series next month, but where there’s a smartphone there’s almost always a smartwatch. In Samsung’s case, the Galaxy Watch Active wasn’t exactly an original Galaxy Watch successor, but a new Samsung smartwatch spotted with a model number suggests Samsung is soon to remedy that. Galaxy Watch 2 […]

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Google Frees Duo From The Phone Number On The Web

Tired of using your phone number for Google Duo? Well, there’s good news: you can now use Google Duo phone number-free, though with some restriction. According to a Google employee, Google Duo now comes number-free, allowing Duo users to use the service without worry over whether they have a phone number (and of course, data […]

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Huawei Offers $26 Million For App Gallery Development

Huawei may have launched a new version of its P30 Lite smartphone to still sell a Google Play Store-enabled device, but the Chinese OEM has a real problem: it is banned from the Google Play Store for future phones. This is driving the company to develop its own App Store, with a $26 million pot […]

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US Patent Filings Up 15-Percent From 2018 With Samsung Leading

In the current smartphone era, some consumers believe that innovation is dead. Fortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case, as the latest numbers from the patent analyst company IFI Claims says patent filings increased 15-percent in 2019. Samsung topped the patent filings holdings for the second year in a row. US Patent Filings Increase In […]

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Next Nubia Red Magic Gaming Phone To Feature 144Hz Display

It’s 2020, the time for specs to break the mold they’ve been in for 2019. Last year saw the beginning of 5G in the masses (though in limited form), and specs improved even further than in 2018. In this era of gaming phones, OEMs are expected to really bring their “A-game” in the spec department, […]

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Privacy Organizations Sign Open Letter To Google About Android Bloatware

Android bloatware. It’s a phrase that Android users know about all too well. A group of over fifty organizations have written an open letter to Google to do something about the Android bloatware problem and thus, take security seriously. What is Android Bloatware? Android Bloatware is a term that refers to the “bloat” on Android […]

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Privacy Organizations Sign Open Letter To Google About Android Bloatware

Android bloatware. It’s a phrase that Android users know about all too well. A group of over fifty organizations have written an open letter to Google to do something about the Android bloatware problem and thus, take security seriously. What is Android Bloatware? Android Bloatware is a term that refers to the “bloat” on Android […]

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Privacy Organizations Sign Open Letter To Google About Android Bloatware

Android bloatware. It’s a phrase that Android users know about all too well. A group of over fifty organizations have written an open letter to Google to do something about the Android bloatware problem and thus, take security seriously. What is Android Bloatware? Android Bloatware is a term that refers to the “bloat” on Android […]

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Free Google Nest Mini Gift Now Available For Google Fi Customers

Google revamped its Home Mini smart speaker, rebranding it the Google Nest Mini in time for the unveiling of its second-generation speaker at the company’s annual Made By Google event. And now, Google is offering its Nest Mini for free to Google Fi customers by way of the Google Fi app. The free Nest Mini speaker […]

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