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I've used the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X — and the winner is clear

Apple now sells three premium iPhone models for the first time in the product's history.<p>So which should you buy? The iPhone 8? The 8 Plus? The X?<p>I've …

Mobile Technology

[Deal Alert] T-Mobile Galaxy S8 down to just $350 from Samsung

Last-generation phones are expected to depreciate, but Samsung phones typically retain their value better than many of their competitors. It's pretty …

Mobile

Moto E5 Play Is the First Android Go Smartphone from Motorola.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The Moto E5 Play with Android Go is Motorola’s first smartphone on Google’s lightweight OS. The entry-level smartphone runs on …

Mobile Technology

I'm excited for the Pixel 3 XL's notch because screen protectors will be better

Much has been made of the Pixel 3 XL's design — at least, what leaks are showing. A full glass back and front facing speakers make an appearance, but …

Google Pixel

Xiaomi Mi 8 reportedly launching soon in India, priced under Rs. 30,000

Xiaomi is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world and is even bigger in India. As a result, the company will be launching their new …

Mobile Technology

iPhone X vs. Google Pixel 2 XL: Which flagship phone is the best?

Two of the best phones you can buy, Apple's iPhone X and Google's Pixel 2 XL have lightning fast speeds, exceptional cameras and high-end hardware. As the marquee devices of Silicon Valley's largest tech companies, it's only natural to compare them head-to-head: design, camera, performance, …

Mobile Technology

Busted! Samsung uses stock photos as proof of camera quality

When Apple wants to show off the camera quality of its latest iPhone, it mines social media for user photos by searching the hashtag “Shot on iPhone.” Apple then has plenty of actual iPhone images it then licenses for advertising.<p>But when Samsung tried to tout the camera of the Galaxy A8 in a …

Social Media

What is a Vault App and Does Your Child Use One?

A vault app, also known as a ghost photo, decoy, or photo vault app, among other names, is a tool people can use to hide pictures, videos, and …

Apps

Nokia 6.1 Plus with 4GB RAM, 3060mAh battery to be launched in India on Aug 21

HMD Global, the owner of the Nokia brand had launched its smartphone Nokia X6 in China some time back. Its global nomenclature is Nokia 6.1 Plus and …

Mobile Technology

Google is reportedly developing its own Amazon Echo Show

Google’s answer to Amazon’s screen-touting Echo Show and Echo Spot launched earlier this year: Android Things-powered devices made by third-party partners like Lenovo, LG, Sony, and JBL and imbued with Google Assistant capabilities and smart displays. (We reviewed the first, the Lenovo Smart …

Technology

Honor Play Philippines Price is PHP 15,990 : Affordable Gaming Smartphone

Mark Milan Macanas<p>8/17/2018<p><i>Honor Philippines continues to give its competitors in the mobile industry a big run for the money by releasing Android</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

What features would a $2,000 iPhone need to make it irresistable? | ZDNet

1TB of storage<p>I don't want to mess about. If I'm paying that sort of money, I want so much storage that I won't worry about running out of storage …

Mobile Technology

Google could launch its answer to Echo Show for the holidays

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) could launch its answer to Amazon’s Echo Show later this year, according to Nikkei and 9to5Google sources.<p>The “smart speaker …

Business

Motorola One Smartphone Gets Benchmarked

We have been hearing rumors about Motorola’s new Android One smartphone, the Motorola One and now the handset has been benchmarked.<p>The Motorola One …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: Samsung's best 'everything' phone. But... - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a big, beautiful phone with top-tier specs including a massive battery and internal storage that starts at 128GB. The new S Pen doubles as a wireless remote for taking long-distance selfies.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's expensive and offers few real innovations over last year's …

Phones

Motorola's New P30 Smartphone Blatantly Copies iPhone X

Motorola's latest P30 smartphone is making headlines this week, but not for an impressive feature set or a unique design. As it turns out, Motorola has opted to copy the design of the iPhone X, resulting in an Android smartphone that's nearly identical to Apple's flagship device.<p>The P30, which …

Tech Trends

Oppo F9 With 6.3-inch Waterdrop display, 6GB RAM, AI Dual Cameras Launched

<b>OPPO</b>, the chinese smartphone maker has finally launched <b>OPPO F9</b>, the company’s latest mid-range offering from its portfolio of the successful ‘F’ …

Mobile Technology

OnePlus 6 Camera M mod lets you control sharpness & noise reduction

The OnePlus 6 was launched in May as the successor of the OnePlus 5T. Its list of specifications includes the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, …

OnePlus 6

Spotted: New Honor phone with 7.12-inch display and 4,900-mAh battery

TENAA<p>A TENAA listing has revealed the specs for a phone thought to be the Honor 8X.<br>• The phone will be notable due to its huge 7.12-inch display.<br>• Other details revealed include its RAM, storage, and camera setup.<p>Specs for a new Honor phone codenamed Honor ARE-AL00 have arrived on TENAA. The listing …

Tech Trends

Samsung Brazil tried passing two stock photos off as Galaxy A8 camera samples

Remember when Huawei tried passing a photo from a $4,500 camera off as one from the then-new P9? Samsung Brazil's just done the same thing, but with …

Android News

Motorola’s new smartphone looks awfully familiar…

There’s the old saying that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.<p>Well, it looks like Motorola is certainly flattering Apple with its new phone.<p>…

Mobile Technology

Reliance JioPhone 2: Jio.com crashes as smart feature phone goes on flash sale | tech

Reliance Jio’s official website for purchasing JioPhone 2 went down shortly after JioPhone 2 went on flash sale at 12PM.<p><b>Reliance JioPhone 2: Full</b> …

Mobile Technology

Jury Still Out on 3D Sensing for Smartphones

Since Apple rolled out the iPhone X last year, opinions among industry observers have split over 3D sensing technology. Is 3D all the rage among …

Imaging

This is probably the saddest iPhone X clone to date

The iPhone X design is a monster success — just look at all the top Android device makers that have validated Apple’s notch. The list includes …

Tech Trends

Would You Like to See The Big Ol' Engagement Ring Nick Jonas Bought Priyanka Chopra?

<b>Priyanka Chopra</b> gave me, by which I mean she gave all of us, the first non-blurry (though still sort of low-res due to the fact that a front-facing …

Engagement Rings

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Video)

Samsung recently launched their Galaxy Note 9 smartphone and now we have a video comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.<p>The …

Galaxy Note

News: World of Warcraft Lens on Snapchat Lets You Transform into Orc or Elf & Do Battle in Augmented Reality

To promote Battle of Azeroth, the latest expansion for the World of Warcraft franchise, Blizzard Entertainment has conjured a Shoppable AR Lens that …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft’s HoloLens mall demos bring early AR glasses to the masses

Your phone or tablet might already have augmented reality capabilities, but the concept of AR doesn’t mean much to the average person right now: Apart from a couple of games and apps, AR is far from mainstream. Surprisingly, Microsoft is taking steps to change that, as it recently added HoloLens AR …

Augmented Reality

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus is a 10-inch tablet that delivers a lot for its low price

Xiaomi<p>The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 Plus is a new 10-inch tablet that packs a Snapdragon 660 processor.<br>• Its most expensive variant packs LTE and 128GB of storage for only about $305.<br>• As of now, the tablet is available or pre-order in China only.<p>Back in June, we told you about the Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 – an 8-inch …

Tech Trends

The Hertz Rental Corvette Z06 Seems to be Missing its Front Splitter

You can rent a 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 from Hertz, but it seems you might not get the car's aggressive front splitter as part of the deal.<p>To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Hertz is teaming up with Chevrolet to offer a special-edition Corvette Z06 for rent at various locations around the …

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