Snapchat’s ‘Snap Map’ Feature Now Rolling Out Worldwide

Snap Inc. on Wednesday announced Snap Map, a new feature of Snapchat that allows users to quickly locate their friends and see what they’re up to, in addition to checking in at various locations and attaching Stories to their pings. The functionality started rolling out less than 24 hours ago and should soon be available […]

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Rumor: Galaxy S9 To Feature Exynos 9810 With CDMA Support

The system-on-chip (SoC) powering the Samsung Galaxy S9 series will be called the Exynos 9810 and feature a modem with CDMA support, one industry insider said earlier this week. It’s currently unclear whether the South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer came to an agreement with Qualcomm over CDMA-related patents or if it opted to include CDMA […]

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OnePlus 5 Isn’t Cheating On Benchmarks, Co-Founder Claims

The OnePlus 5 isn’t cheating on benchmarks, the company’s co-founder and head of global business Carl Pei said earlier this week, shortly after initial reports that the newly unveiled Android flagship is artificially maintaining high clock speeds of its processor whenever it detects that it’s running one of the most popular mobile benchmarking apps on […]

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Samsung Had To ‘Humanize’ Itself After Note 7 Fiasco: CMO

Samsung Electronics had to “humanize” itself following last year’s Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, as revealed by Marc Mathieu, Chief Marketing Officer of the company’s U.S. division. While speaking at the Cannes Lions Festival on Tuesday, Mathieu implied that doing damage control in the aftermath of the ordeal surrounding Samsung’s 2016 phablet was the biggest challenge of […]

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Qualcomm Details OnePlus 5’s Snapdragon 835-Enabled Features

Qualcomm on Tuesday detailed all of the Snapdragon 835-enabled features of the OnePlus 5 shortly after the Chinese original equipment manufacturer (OEM) officially announced its latest Android flagship. The San Diego, California-based semiconductor company stated that its chip allows the new OnePlus device to boast support for the 802.11ac 2×2 MU-MIMO technology and achieve up […]

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Sharp FS8016 With 17:9 Display Panel Hits AnTuTu

A Sharp-made device bearing the model number FS8016 appeared in the database of popular mobile benchmark AnTuTu earlier today, with its listing suggesting that the smartphone sports a display panel with a resolution of 2040 by 1080 pixels, amounting to an unconventional aspect ratio of 17:9. Other details revealed by AnTuTu that can be seen screenshotted […]

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Verizon’s ASUS ZenPad Z8 (2017) Leaks Online As ‘ZT582KL’

An ASUS-made device bearing the model number ZT582KL was leaked by a known industry insider Evan Blass on Tuesday, with the source claiming that the tablet in question is Verizon’s version of the ASUS ZenPad Z8 (2017). While the seemingly official renders that can be seen above this writing don’t reveal the exact model of the product, […]

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Google Optimizes TalkBack’s ‘Select To Speak’ For Android O

Google improved its TalkBack accessibility service with a “Select to Speak” feature that allows owners of Android smartphones and tablets to receive audio feedback from their devices by simply selecting any piece of writing and having TalkBack voice it out for them. The Mountain View, California-based Internet giant started implementing the functionality since at least […]

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Analyst: Integration Of T-Mobile & Sprint Could Take 5 Years

A full integration of T-Mobile and Sprint in case the two decide to merge could take between three and five years, according to one Mark Stodden, Senior Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service, a New York City-based bond credit rating company. In a note to investors detailed on Monday, Stodden described the potential consolidation of the third […]

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Red HTC U11 Variant Coming To The U.S. Tomorrow

A red variant of the HTC U11 will be available in the United States as of tomorrow, the Taiwanese original equipment manufacturer (OEM) announced. The company’s latest Android-powered flagship hit the market earlier this month, with HTC initially offering it in Brilliant Black, Amazing Silver, and Sapphire Blue. It’s currently unclear how the fourth variant […]

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