Huawei’s Honor 10 is official in China, with a heavy nod to the P20

The Honor 10 is official from Huawei’s subsidiary brand, and it packs in a lot of the same features as Huawei’s latest P20 smartphone. That’s not to say they’re identical, as Honor has included a few original tweaks and is much more aggressive on pricing, but if you’re looking for something similar to the P20 […]

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Motorola announced Moto G6 and Moto E5 lines

At the beginning of April, several details about Motorola’s newest smartphones in their line of Moto G devices surfaced. Today Motorola made things official with an announcement launching the three devices that make up the new Moto G6 series of smartphones. They did not stop there though as they also announced the new Moto E5 […]

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Kanye just played Twitter like a fiddle

Kanye West finally ended his social media hiatus this past weekend, nearly a year after he randomly deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Over the past few days, the producer/rapper/fashion designer has sent out an avalanche of tweets ranging f…
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Whether you’re buying something for yourself or for someone else, this HyperGear wireless audio gift set makes an excellent bundle of audio products for just about anyone. You’ll get a pair of earbuds, over the ear headphones, and a portable speaker, and they’re all Bluetooth-enabled and wireless for convenience. That’s going to cover pretty much […]

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The Morning After: TESS takes off and Russia battles Telegram

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Twitch has a tiny Russian problem, and Intel has pulled the plug on its smart glasses. We also have an update on what Pornhub is (not) doing about deepfake videos and everything you need to know about last night…
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April 2018 security patch drops for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Galaxy Note 8 has finally caught up to Samsung’s latest software, which means most users should be on Android 8.0 Oreo by now. With that out of the way, it’s time for Samsung to stay on top of security updates. The April 2018 update has started to roll out for certain Galaxy Note 8 […]

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Alexa can help improve your ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ K/D ratio

Amazon has been adding some pretty mainstream entertainment skills, like recapping NBA and NHL scores. But now you can ask the voice assistant how you did in your last Call of Duty: WWII match, too. The new skill, available in beta, will use AI and m…
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Sprint and Google Voice will go their separate ways this June

Way back in Android’s lifespan (seriously, 2011 kind of wayback) Sprint and Google teamed up to integrate the carrier’s service with Google Voice services. It was a pretty nifty partnership and really the only one of its kind, but up until now, it’s worked without a hitch. Sprint users could take advantage of all the […]

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Dropbox gets full-screen iPad navigation and drag-and-drop for iOS

You know how an iPad's screen real estate is wasted on Dropbox? Well, it's wasted no more. The file hosting service has rolled out a pretty meaty update for Apple devices, which includes full-screen file navigation for Cupertino's tablets. Just colla…
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Instagram adopts a new Focus feature to improve your portrait photos

Instagram has announced a new feature to help you quickly take excellent photos of yourself or the people around you, emulating the portrait mode that we’re seeing on most new smartphones. The feature is called Focus and gives your shots a professional, softly blurred look and makes them quick and easy to share. If you’ve […]

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Windows 10 update will support more password-free logins

It's not just web browsers that are moving beyond passwords. Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10's next update will support the new FIDO 2.0 standard, promising password-free logins on any Windows 10 device managed by your company or office. You…
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Scientists accidentally produce an enzyme that devours plastic

There are research teams around the world dedicated to finding a remedy for the growing plastic pollution crisis, but now it seems that one group of scientists have found a feasible answer — and they stumbled upon it by accident. Researchers studyin…
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Google’s latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to ge…
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iHeartRadio offers curated playlists to free users

iHeartRadio added on-demand music streaming powered by Napster to its broadcast radio-centric service in 2016. The company later added curated activity-, era- and genre-based playlists for paid subscribers since then, too. Now the company is bringing…
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[Sponsored] PUBG Mobile vs Fortnite Mobile: An Honest Comparison

In the quest for Battle Royale supremacy, two games have moved way ahead of the pack: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite. While PUBG undoubtedly has a substantial advantage regarding general realism, Fortnite took the opposite route and is breaking new ground with its innovative and fun approach. Each game has its inherent characteristics. Whether or not […]

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Sony shrinks its Digital Paper E Ink tablet

Sony is one of the few companies persisting in E Ink stylus devices, despite the fact that they're way less practical than a tablet and surprisingly expensive. It has just unveiled a new model, the DPT-CP1 that helps (a bit) on the latter count. It's…
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Anker PowerWave 7.5 Qi wireless charging stand review

The Galaxy S9 has been out for a few weeks, and if you’ve already purchased one you’re probably in the market for a wireless charging pad to go with it. To make that a little easier for you, we got our hands on Anker’s new PowerWave wireless charging stand for a review. The PowerWave 7.5 […]

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[TA Deals] A lifetime subscription to Disconnect VPN is cheaper than ever

As always, it’s incredibly important to have a reliable VPN for your computers and smart gadgets. You don’t need prying eyes snooping into your web traffic, and right now you can make that jump with a heavily discounted lifetime subscription to Disconnect VPN. This fully featured VPN service encrypts your web traffic, blocks tracking requests, […]

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Ford’s self-driving car network will launch ‘at scale’ in 2021

Ford hasn't been shy about its plans for a self-driving car network in 2021, including its hopes of fielding a purpose-built vehicle that year. However, there have been questions about the size — will this be like the services we've seen so far, wh…
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Google and Netflix team up for a “Lost in Space” game on Google Home

Google likes to create fun experiences on Google Home, adding to the little gadget’s highly functional approach. This time around they’ve partnered with Netflix to craft a game based on the streaming service’s new show, Lost in Space.  There’s only so much you can do with a game where the only feedback is sound, so it […]

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You will soon be able to download your photos and videos directly from Instagram

One of the great frustrations about Instagram is the inability to download the photos and videos (or any other information) you’ve uploaded to the social media app. Unlike Facebook with its Download Your Information tool, Instagram doesn’t have that option unless you are willing to use a third-party app, although this could be about to […]

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Xiaomi backed Black Shark gaming smartphone announced

While the big phone manufacturers focus on improvements in areas like cameras, screen real estate or how thin and light they can make a smartphone, an interesting niche market is popping up. Despite their small size, some consumers are very interested in using their smartphone primarily for gaming. This is driving the development of devices […]

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Anker SoundCore Mini 2 Bluetooth speaker review

If you’re intricately familiar with Anker’s plethora of products, you’ve probably seen some of their sub-brands that cover specific kinds of gadgets. Their smart home brand is Eufy, for example, and that brand is responsible for the latest version of the SoundCore Mini Bluetooth speaker. The second iteration of the fun-sized speaker shoots for better […]

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Facebook removes Pages of two groups run by Richard Spencer

Earlier this week, during his testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Mark Zuckerberg responded to a question from Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) about hate groups by saying, "We do not allow hate groups on Facebook, overall. So,…
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The best $1,000 projector

By Chris Heinonen This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. After spending 1…
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The Morning After: NTSB’s tiff with Tesla

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning! Fortnite is back, and we've spent some time with a very special iPhone 8 Plus. It's RED. And then there's Vizio's 2018 TV lineup.
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Galaxy Note 9 rumors pick up steam, suggest a bigger battery and 6.4-inch screen

The Galaxy Note 9 rumors are going to start getting more frequent over the next few months, and today we’ve got a leak that suggests some improvements in key areas for Samsung’s late-year flagship. We’ve already heard that Samsung is working on putting the fingerprint sensor underneath the screen, but now we know they want […]

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LG opens Software Upgrade Center, promises Oreo update for G6 in April

How many times have you bought a brand new phone and then waited for months for the manufacturer to issue a software update? Well, just a few weeks before LG unveils the G7 ThinQ at an event in New York on May 2nd, the Korean company has announced the opening of a Software Upgrade Center […]

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[TA Deals] Get WordPress themes for life with a discounted Theme Junkie subscription!

A pleasant theme can really make or break your WordPress website, and with so much competition you need something that stands out above the rest. We can help you with that thanks to a massive discount on a lifetime subscription to Theme Junkie. 55 & counting fully responsive themes Advanced theme control panel High-quality, clean […]

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Here we go yet again – Sprint and T-Mobile re-open merger talks

Several years ago, a recurring news item that seemed to spring up on a regular basis was the continuing saga of legal fights between Apple and their Android competitors. With those issues largely settled, a replacement for that void has appeared in the form of a merger involving wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile. After a […]

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Snap didn’t learn their lesson, will try to create Spectacles 2.0

Remember Snap’s Spectacles? No? It’s okay, they weren’t very good. They were so bad, actually, that Snap ended up with tons of excess parts and materials laying around that they couldn’t do anything with. You’d think that would be a pretty clear sign that the market doesn’t want your idea, but Snapchat’s parent company is […]

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[TA Deals] Save 30% on G-DROP’s rugged waterproof Bluetooth speaker

Looking for a new Bluetooth speaker to drag along through your outdoor adventures? You might want to check out this G-DROP speaker, which offers stellar sound and a waterproof design in a compact package. It’s on a nice discount right now, too. The speaker is IPX7 rated, so it can be submersed for 30 minutes, […]

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Cambridge Analytica’s acting CEO is stepping down

Embattled tech firm Cambridge Analytica announced that its acting CEO, Alexander Tayler, is stepping down to resume his post as chief data officer. The company's board suspended and began investigating its previous head exec Alexander Nix a month ago…
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Samsung, OnePlus to be part of historic ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ promo campaign

With the third installment in the Avengers series from Marvel ready to hit the big screen later this month, advertisers are preparing to let loose their promotional campaigns tied into the latest Marvel Comics Universe theatrical release. According to sources, the advertising campaign budget for Avengers: Infinity War will be the biggest one ever for […]

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Vimeo’s Mac app simplifies uploads from Final Cut Pro

Vimeo hopes its desktop Mac app will further win over pro users. Specifically, those who rely on Final Cut Pro for their editing, thanks to deeper integration with the filmmaking suite. You can export in the ProRes format and upload multiple files di…
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Rumored BlackBerry KeyTwo device leaks in press render

Last year in the first product to come from TCL bearing their newly acquired rights to the BlackBerry name for hardware, we saw the launch of the BlackBerry KeyOne. The device was a nice smartphone that we rated highly despite the niche buyer that it would likely appeal to. Although we had some reservations about […]

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Huawei prepares to start production of the 7nm Kirin 980 CPU

Samsung recently announced they had finished up their development of the 7nm manufacturing process for mobile processors ahead of schedule, but they’ve still got plenty of competition to contend with. Huawei is easily one of Samsung’s biggest rivals on that front, and rumor has it they’ll start manufacturing their own 7nm Kirin 980 CPU this […]

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Facebook starts telling users if Cambridge Analytica had their data

Though initial reports estimated that around 50 million Facebook users' information was improperly obtained by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook upped that number to 87 million last week. The company also said that it would soon be informing those users…
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Uber’s Southeast Asia merger delayed pending reviews

Uber is normally glad when its service keeps running in a given country, but not this time around. The Philippines has ordered Uber to keep its local service active while antitrust investigators review the merger with Grab's Southeast Asia business….
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Taboola and ZTE want to bring a tailored ad feed to your phone

Taboola is an advertising company that you’ve likely seen across websites on the internet, and they’ve announced a new partnership with ZTE that’s aiming to bring a more personalized ad feed to your smartphone, for better or worse. The app itself looks pretty similar to the old Google Now feed, but it’s tailored around content […]

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Ultra HD group outlines next generation of 4K TV broadcasts

The concept of 4K TV broadcasting is only just getting off the ground, but its overseers are already planning for what comes next. The Ultra HD Forum has published its first "Phase B" guidelines detailing what companies should aim for with future 4K…
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‘PUBG’ moves beyond battle royale with War Mode

The PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds team is now clearer about their plans to add game modes beyond the signature battle royale and zombie games. The developer has revealed that it's experimenting with a War Mode that behaves more like the conventional…
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Google is bringing a new history feature to Google Chrome on Android

Google is testing out a new feature for the mobile version of its Chrome web browser that should make your browsing experience a bit better. Currently accessing your recent web history involves a few taps behind some settings menus, but a new feature in the works will allow you to long press the back button […]

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Samsung completes 7nm manufacturing development six months ahead of schedule

Samsung has completed a pretty big manufacturing milestone, and they’ve done it six months ahead of schedule. The company’s been hard at work developing a 7nm manufacturing process for mobile CPUs, and they’ve officially crossed the finish line and are making it ready for other CPUs to start utilizing. So what exactly does this mean […]

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China’s ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing recruits drivers in Mexico

In December, Reuters reported that China's Didi Chuxing ride-hailing company would be expanding its business into Mexico, taking on rival Uber, which has the largest foothold in the country. Now, Reuters reports that the company is actively recruitin…
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[Sponsored] Save 28% on MJYUN’s Truly Wireless Earbuds!

Getting tangled up in your headphone cable can be a pain when you are at the gym or walking around town, but it doesn’t have to be this way thanks to MJYUN’s Truly Wireless Earbuds that boast noise-canceling technology as well as great audio. Best of all, swapping to wireless earbuds doesn’t have to cost […]

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Backpage.com was seized by the federal government

Classifieds website Backpage.com has been seized and disabled by the federal government. When you visit the website now, you'll see a message saying it and all affiliated websites have been taken over "as part of an enforcement action by the Federal…
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Best case guide for the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro

Huawei launched its P20 and P20 Pro flagship smartphones on March 27 at an event in Paris, and despite some differences in hardware, both models sport glass panels front and back with some truly stunning finishes. You only need to take a look at either handset in the Twilight or Pink Gold colors to see that […]

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Twitter tries to explain how it fights breaking news hoaxes

During the minutes and hours after shots rang out at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, many people used Twitter just as they have after other high-profile events: to spread fake information and hoaxes. In response to reports about how bad its "fak…
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Apple will ship its redesigned Mac Pro in 2019

If you were budgeting for the redesigned Mac Pro this year, you'll want to earmark that money for something else. Apple has revealed to TechCrunch that the modular workstation is now slated to ship in 2019, rather than sometime in 2018 as many expect…
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