Monthly Archives: February 2018

We went for a ride in a Huawei smartphone-controlled self-driving Porsche

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Huawei didn’t have a new phone to show at MWC this year, so it did what any good smartphone maker would: it put the Mate 10 Pro in an autonomous car and drove it directly at a dog. Of course, the promotional video was a lot more dramatic than what the company was actually demoing […]

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Airfox's mobile wallet aims to replace banks in emerging countries

Airfox also wants to entice people to engage with the app often by rewarding them with cryptocurrency. Later on, there will be video advertisements in the application that users can watch if they want to earn some crypto, which they can then turn into traditional money and add it to their balance. The company says […]

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This phone of the future has a pop up selfie camera and half-screen fingerprint scanner

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It has an in-display smartphone fingerprint scanner that covers almost half the screen, and a selfie camera that pops out the top when required.  This is Chinese manufacturer Vivo’s glimpse of future phones, and we checked out the Apex Concept at MWC 2018. First is the handset’s claim of the “world’s first half-screen in-display fingerprint […]

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With the Galaxy S9, Samsung put the fingerprint sensor where it belongs

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautiful phone with a critical flaw. The fingerprint sensor is in the wrong damn spot. A phone is only as good as its usability and, to me, the S8 is crippled with its fingerprint sensor located off center. It drives me mad but Samsung finally righted the wrong with […]

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Nokia 7 Plus Android One Smartphone With Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Nokia 7 Plus was launched at the HMD Global launch event in Barcelona on Sunday, ahead of MWC 2018. The Android One smartphone has been designed for ‘creators’, the Finnish company said, and sports a dual rear camera setup just like the original Nokia 7. The company is touting the use of Zeiss optics on […]

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Watch Samsung’s MWC conference live right here

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Samsung’s press conference at MWC in Barcelona is happening today. The conference starts at 6 PM CET (5 PM GMT, 12 PM EST, 9 AM PST). You can also check out our liveblog to get our commentary on Samsung’s news. And of course, everybody is waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. Details about […]

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Chrome's pull-to-refresh starts making its way to Chromebooks

As we mentioned, though, the feature has only made its way as far as the developer channel. If you do have access to it for Chrome OS and Windows, you’ll still have to activate the gesture via the hidden flag chrome://flags/#pull-to-refresh. Based on previous reports, Google’s Chrome team has been working on bringing the gesture […]

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Official three minute Samsung Galaxy S9 video brings another huge leak

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We’re merely hours away from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S9, and we’ve been treated to yet another leak – but this one is massive. Essentially, Samsung has reportedly put up a three minute video (which has since been taken down, but reuploaded by Slashleaks) that shows the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in […]

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Nope, Android isn’t getting a system-wide dark mode (at least not yet)

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According to a number of reports today, the next version of Android would include a “dark mode” — something that’s been a long-time feature request from those who prefer the dark-themed and power-saving option that’s already available in apps like YouTube and Twitter. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. News that Android was getting its own […]

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Ledger is working on new native apps for its cryptocurrency hardware wallet

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French startup Ledger is making some of the most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallets out there. But the company’s apps aren’t that great. That’s why the company announced that Ledger has been working on brand new native apps for all desktop and mobile platforms. Right now, Ledger relies on Google Chrome for its desktop apps. At […]

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