See Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T's download speeds increase on LTE, and imagine their 5G future
The 4G networks speeds are beginning to appear in the rearview mirror, especially in the few areas where Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint have 5G equipment up and running, but the LTE ride has been remarkable.
Apple suppliers prepare for decreased production in upcoming months
Apple supply partners in Taiwan expect production to stagnate, as coronavirus keeps causing a significant drop in smartphone demand worldwide.
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Huawei has already lost over $60 million on the foldable Mate Xs 5G
Huawei CEO Richard Yu says the company has already lost between $60 million and $70 million on the foldable Mate XS since it launched in March. That is despite the eye-watering €2,499 price tag.
Zoom app takes another hit as the US Senate and Google ban its use by employees
The Zoom app has experienced a spike in popularity and with that, some privacy concerns were raised. Now, companies and organizations are starting to ban its usage or advice employees to avoid it over security and privacy concerns.
Here are two photos taken with the OnePlus 8 Pro compared against a rival flagship
OnePlus CEO shared four photos, two of which were taken with the OnePlus 8 Pro. The other two are from a mystery rival phone.
Google offers free 2-month Stadia Pro trial to make our lives more fun during the lockdown
If you happen to be in one of the lucky places where the service is available, all you'll need is a Google account.
Samsung is still dominating the OLED screen market by far
Samsung held over 90% of the OLED screen market in Q1 of 2020, selling over 61 million panels to Apple, Huawei, OnePlus and Xiaomi, among others.
New version of emojis for iOS and Android delayed due to COVID-19
As we all know, the current situation with the pandemic influences organizations to cancel events and delay a lot of new releases of phones or software. Now, the organization that was giving us new emojis to play around with is going to delay the new emoji rollout.
Samsung introduces new Door to Door Service for Galaxy users in Canada
Samsung Canada announced on Twitter a Door to Door Service for Samsung Galaxy phones, tablets and wearable devices amid COVID-19 pandemic.
LG has a radical new design in the works for a mystery 'upcoming' smartphone
LG's unnamed G9 ThinQ replacement is confirmed to follow a new design vision with a "Raindrop" rear camera arrangement and "front-back symmetrical curves", snubbing many current industry trends.
What took Netflix 7 years to accomplish required only 5 months for Disney+
Disney+ required just five months to reach 50 million paying subscribers. The service got an unexpected boost by the outbreak of coronavirus which has led many people in various countries to stay locked down at home.
85% of surveyed teens own an Apple iPhone
A survey of 5,200 teens reveals that 85% of them own an Apple iPhone and 88% expect their next handset to be an iPhone too. 25% of them own an Apple Watch and 52% own a pair of AirPods.
Release of 5G Apple iPhone models could be delayed to December or beyond
Two analysts from securities firm Wedbush say that at best there is only a 15% chance that Apple will have its new 2020 5G iPhone models available for purchase by October.
DEAL The G9 ThinQ might not happen, so why not get the LG G8 ThinQ at a crazy low price?
Last year's LG G8 ThinQ is arguably more attractive than ever before thanks to a hot new eBay deal bringing its price down to $309 in a US unlocked variant backed by a 1-year warranty.
popular The OnePlus 8 & 8 Pro 5G prices have leaked and they aren't cheap
The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro European prices have leaked out and they aren't cheap. OnePlus is planning huge price hikes for both smartphones that will push the price tag beyond €1,000 for the first time.
OTA update feature not found on Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G could be used on next year's models
Google is going to force Android phone manufacturers to use A/B partitions on new handsets running Android 11. This will allow Android users to keep using their phone in the middle of a software update.
featured Samsung to release Galaxy A01 to A71 on US carriers, cheap 5G for the masses
The Galaxy S20 5G too expensive? Check out the new Samsung A-series midrangers release on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, including the Galaxy A51 5G and A71 5G at $600.
featured How the coronavirus pandemic is changing our smartphone use and habits
The world has changed. But have we?
featured AT&T to lose more than Verizon from the merger, as T-Mobile and Sprint users dig 5G
Which carrier will lose the most from the T-Mobile/Sprint merger? Verizon's coverage may shield it from the merger effects.
Huawei considering 5G mobile chips from Samsung, MediaTek
With the current restrictions in place, Huawei can't use Qualcomm's 5G chips in its smartphones, and the Chinese company is exploring other options
featured Samsung has no intention to delay the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Fold 2 launch
According to a new Korean media report, Samsung is still planning to unveil the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Fold 2 in July or August, although the announcement might end up being an online-only affair.
Navigate your Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra or your Note 10+ with a virtual cursor with this app by Samsung
The One Hand Operation + app allows one hand navigation to your device, it now gets an update adding a virtual cursor for easier reachability.
See the first photo taken with Microsoft's Surface Duo smartphone
Panos Panay, Chief Product Officer at Microsoft, has shared on Instagram the first public photo captured on the company's upcoming two-screen smartphone.
DEAL You can now bundle Samsung's high-end Galaxy S20+ 5G with a free Galaxy A50 mid-ranger
With this hot new deal from Samsung, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint customers can get the Galaxy S20+ 5G alongside a completely free unlocked Galaxy A50.
Best wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation
ANC is becoming a common feature on wireless over-the-ear headphones, but wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation aren't so plentiful yet. We've gathered the best earphones that will put extra effort to keep distracting noises away.
Samsung’s Bixby can now play Netflix movies for you
Samsung unveiled the feature for the Galaxy S20 back in February during the Unpacked event, and now it's rolling out
iPhone maker Foxconn reports that March revenue is 60% up
The notorious electronics manufacturer has reported a rise in revenue for March 2020, despite COVID-19 situation.
New WhatsApp beta reveals a long-awaited advanced search option and more secure backups
There is a new beta for WhatsApp that has been revealed and it is offering us some appealing features, like an advanced search option to easily search for videos, photos and audio.
Is Google pushing brands to mark whose phones use the Play store? Not so fast...
In the fight for Huawei's market share, some phone makers are washing their hands with Google's Android mandates.
Best portable wireless Bluetooth speakers this year
We take a look at the top Bluetooth speaker options and highlight the speakers that shine with great sound, battery life and additional features...
Google could be dropping the Hangouts branding
Hangouts Meet was renamed to Google Meet on the company's Support page, suggesting that a change in the namings of Hangouts Chat and Hangouts, the app, may also follow.
The Android 10 update for the US unlocked Motorola One Action has finally arrived
Owners of the US unlocked Motorola One Action have had to wait for an official Android 10 update until now, even though said rollout was reportedly underway in other regions way back in January.
Galaxy Fold users in the US get Android 10 and One UI 2.1 update
Samsung has released the long-awaited Android 10 update for Galaxy Fold users in the US. Along with Google's 10th initiation of Android, the update brings Samsung's One UI version 2.1.
Shareholder sues Zoom for fraud and concealment of the app’s privacy issues
Recently, we have witnessed the popularity growth of the video-conferencing app Zoom, used by remote workers and even schools for their remote classes during the pandemic. However, we have also witnessed some shocking privacy issues that the app had and for which it is now going to be held accountable in court.
The New T-Mobile marketing onslaught is still a few months away
Even though T-Mobile has already announced the long-awaited completion of its Sprint merger, the two brands will be kept relatively separate for marketing purposes until "midsummer."
Racing game Forza Street to come out on iOS and Android
The popular simulation racing game series gets a mobile addition for iOS and Android on May 5th.
Netflix adds a profile PIN option to protect kids
Apart from setting a PIN to your profile, you can also remove specific content from the profile of your kid.
Apple and Google's proposal for a more secure two-factor authentication moves forward
Apple and Google engineers proposed an idea how to try to make the two-factor authentication system more secure. The idea is now getting an official status by the WICG.
Samsung Galaxy A51
The Samsung Galaxy A51's specifications include a 4,000mAh battery coupled with the mid-range Exynos 9611 chipset, 4/6GB of RAM, and 64/128GB of internal storage. There is a quad-camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor on the back, as well as a 32-megapixel selfie shooter. The phone comes with Android 10 and One UI 2.0 out of the box.