Friday , October 20 2017

Google’s battery app is now available in the Play Store as ‘Device Health Services’

Google is continuing the trend of moving more and more apps and services out of the core OS and into the Play Store. We’ve seen it happen with things like the Dialer, Google Keyboard (now Gboard), Google Assistant and more. Now, the Pixel and Nexus battery app is headed there …

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Razer teases its first smartphone, reveal to be made on November 1

Razer has been making major hints about entering the smartphone market for some time, and now the gaming hardware and accessories company is going to officially reveal its first mobile product on November 1, according to a bare-bones teaser page on its website. Editor’s Pick The best phones for gaming …

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Honor sends out invites for December 5 product launch

Honor has started sending out invites for a new product launch on December 5. The event will take place in London and will seemingly see the arrival of new, bezel-less smartphone or two. As you can see in the invite above, which we received via email, there are outlines of …

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Honor 7X with 18:9 display, dual-camera setup, and thin bezels makes its debut

As expected, the Honor 7X has been announced today. The smartphone sports a 5.93-inch display with Full HD+ resolution (2160 x 1080 pixels) and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It’s quite easy on the eyes and sports thin bezels, although they do look a bit bigger than those of the Galaxy …

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Moto G5S Plus Review: This is a budget phone?

What exactly quantifies a budget smartphone? Is it a price point resting below a certain level? A lack of any flagship-level features? Or an outdated design compared to today’s standards? The answer is different for almost everyone, but one thing is for certain: Lenovorola knows how to refine a design, …

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Some Google Pixel Bluetooth issues fixed in October security update

It’s been a year since the release of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL and their sequels are already upon us. Yet Google is still to completely fix their Bluetooth problems, which have been popping up almost since day one. The latest issues followed the Pixels’ update to Android 8.0 Oreo at …

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USB Power Delivery explained

Fast charging is a convenient way to keep your phone topped up throughout the day, but it comes in a variety of flavours. Qualcomm has its Quick Charge technology in a number of handsets. OPPO and OnePlus offer varieties of VOOC. MediaTek has Pump Express. The list goes on. But …

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Apple reportedly partnering with LG for folding iPhone

Samsung is speculated to make a lot of cash from sales of Apple’s iPhone X. Like, a lot. The reason is that Samsung supplies a number of the phone’s components — notably its curved OLED display. It no doubt pains Apple to have to work with its closest smartphone competitor …

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10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about …

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Recent Google Home Mini bug saw it record far more than it should have

The Google Home Mini smart speaker hasn’t yet been officially released, but it hasn’t stopped it from getting into trouble. A recent problem has seen some of the pre-release units spontaneously activate thousands of times per day, meaning they were picking up almost everything happening in their vicinity. By default, Google …

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