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    Galaxy S9 and S9+ press images leaks

    The Galaxy S9 duo have leaked again, this time in a press image, courtesy Evan Blass aka evleaks writing for VentureBeat. From the image, you wouldn't really be able to tell these are new devices at first glance until someone told you otherwise. The phones feature largely the same design as...
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    Sony Xperia L2 sales begin in UK

    The Sony Xperia L2 is now available for purchase in the UK. Retailer Clove has the device listed on its website for £199 (tax included), which currently translates into around $282. In case you aren't aware, the UK is not the first European market where the Xperia L2 is available - France and...
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    Gionee S10 Lite launched with 4GB RAM, 16MP selfie camera

    Gionee has launched a new smartphone in India. Dubbed S10 Lite, the device is powered by Snapdragon 427 SoC and sports a 5.2-inch HD display. RAM is 4GB, while internal memory is 32GB. The handset features a 13MP rear camera and a 16MP front shooter. Measuring 148.7×73.7×7.9mm and weighing in...
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    Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts getting ZenUI 4.0 update

    Asus has started pushing out a new update to its ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) smartphone. Arriving as version V14.0200.1712.347, the update bumps the system user interface to ZenUI 4.0. The announcement says it'll take around one week for the system to complete the autopush, so be patient if you...
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    EU court declares Uber a transport company not a digital service

    European Union’s top court ruled today that the ride-sharing platform Uber is a transport service and should be regulated similar to taxi operators. The company claimed it is a digital service and should pay lighter taxes as other e-commerce businesses. Uber launched in 2011 and currently...
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    BlackBerry Keyone Black Edition gets price cut in Canada

    If you are a BlackBerry fan in Canada, and are in the market for a new smartphone, you'll be glad to know that the Keyone Black Edition has received a price cut in the country. Walmart has the device listed for CAD 648 (around $505), down from its usual price of CAD 799 (around $622). Other...
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    Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ benchmarks confirm 18.5:9 screens

    The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will retain the 18.5:9 aspect ratio of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. That's been confirmed through an HTML browser benchmark, which revealed the screen aspects for both. Sadly the benchmark doesn't have any more spoilers, but as the Mobile World Congress draws near, we're...
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    Netflix now supports HDR on Windows 10

    Netflix has rolled out support for HDR on the Windows 10 platform. Users can now finally access Netflix' growing library of HDR content if they are connected to a compatible HDR monitor or television. As with 4K support on Windows 10, the HDR support comes with a handful of provisos. First of...
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    Samsung Galaxy J2 (2018) leaks

    At the high-end, Samsung's all about Infinity Displays and small bezels and the 18.5:9 aspect ratio, but the Korean company also churns out quite a few low-end offerings each year. And now we're fast approaching the launch of just such a device: the Galaxy J2 (2018), previously thought to be...
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    Amazon brings Firefox and Amazon Silk support to Fire TV

    Amazon has announced that all users of Fire TV devices will now be able to browser the web through Firefox and Amazon Silk browsers. While the Silk browser was made available for download at the end of last month, the addition of Firefox is new. The move comes shortly after Google decided to...
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    First 5G spec has been finalized, expect to start seeing 5G in 2018

    3GPP is an organization whose purpose is to define the industry standards for technologies that would succeed the 4G LTE standard. Today, 3GPP has set the specifications for 5G equipment in both towers and smartphones alike. This means that 5G standards have been set so that network and radio...
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    We might see the Snapdragon 845 in Chromebooks

    Just like the Snapdragon 835 in 2017, we can expect to see the Snapdragon 845 in many high-end smartphones during 2018. Qualcomm recently announced its Snapdragon 845 CPU at a launch event in Hawaii. At the event, Qualcomm had a lot to say about the “Always Connected PCs” running Windows 10 on...
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    Samsung confirms Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) release date

    Samsung has confirmed the release date for the newly-unveiled Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) smartphones. During a recent event in Vietnam, the South Korean company confirmed the devices will go on sale there January 6 onwards. This is inline with the 'early January' release time frame we...
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    Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt with 3 GB RAM appears

    Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB storage in a limited set of markets. Now a more powerful version was leaked by the retailer Mahesh Telecom on Twitter and later Samsung India uploaded the phone on its website, confirming the price INR12,990 (around €170). The Galaxy J7 Nxt has...
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    ZTE Axon M foldable phone found on Geekbench

    As we confirmed yesterday via the FCC listing, the model tested was running Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Other specs detailed by the Geekbench listing are 4GB of RAM and that it’s running a 4 core Qualcomm processor, expected to be the Snapdragon 820. We expect the Adreno 530 GPU to have no trouble...
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