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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will be announced on August 5
Raymond Wong
Fingers crossed it fixes the S20’s bad camera.
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OnePlus will launch Nord phone using AR on July 21
Raymond Wong
Expect more companies to have augmented reality launches since in-person events are effectively canceled for the foreseeable future.
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Police bust organized crime networks linked to special Android smartphones
Tom Maxwell
EncroChat sold "secure" phones that were used to facilitate organized crime. Apparently they weren't secure enough.
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Samsung ‘accidentally’ leaks bronze Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Raymond Wong
Okay, this "Mystic Bronze" looks hot. Like really hot.
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Google Photos stops automatically backing up images from WhatsApp, Messenger, and other apps
Tom Maxwell
You can re-enable the feature, however.
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After iOS 14, there's almost no reason to buy an Android phone anymore
Raymond Wong
Why wouldn't you buy an iPhone now that Apple has copied all of Android's best ideas?
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Another $1,000 Motorola phone has nasty screen defects
Raymond Wong
Uh-oh. Not again. Maybe just stick with flat screens?
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The Galaxy Fold 2 already sounds way more exciting than the Galaxy Note 20
Raymond Wong
So do the beans. Don't forget the bean-shaped AirPods killers.
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Setting this image as your wallpaper will crash your Android phone
Evan Rodgers
Do not enjoy this mountain vista.
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Google postpones Android 11 release over U.S. protests
Raymond Wong
"Now is not the time to celebrate" the company says.
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YouTube videos are getting 'chapters' so you can skip through with ease
Tom Maxwell
Chapters make it easy to navigate to your favorite parts of a video.
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A new Android vulnerability could trick you into divulging sensitive data
J. Fergus
StrandHogg 2.0 exploits Android's multitasking features and looks like a legitimate app.
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Google's Fast Pair brings AirPod-like Bluetooth pairing to Android
J. Fergus
Phones running Android 6.0 and up will benefit from most of the new features.
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Alternative Android app store Aptoide has suffered a major data breach
Matthew Wille
The company says 97 percent of its users aren't affected by the hack.
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LG's new Velvet phone and raindrop camera won't save LG
Raymond Wong
The company is basically giving up and making a Samsung Galaxy.
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Google is working on a minimalist version of Gboard
Ian Servantes
It would certainly go over better than the spacebar fiasco.
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OnePlus 8 Pro review: God Emperor of Android
Raymond Wong
The new OnePlus flagship combines blazing speed, outstanding cameras, and a killer display to rise to the top of the Android heap. Everyone else: you're on notice.
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OnePlus 8 Pro: watch the livestream announcement here
Raymond Wong
The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro will soon be official. From the cameras to the 120Hz display and the colors, here's everything that's leaked on the new Android phones.
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Instagram launches TikTok
J. Fergus
The update to the IGTV app's functionality finally brings it closer to catching up with rival offerings.
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Google just released a virtual braille keyboard for Android
Tom Maxwell
Prior to this, blind and low-vision users needed to bring their own braille hardware keyboards.
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