Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium release date, news, and features

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Sony has officially unveiled the higher-end variant of its flagship with the Xperia XZ2 Premium. The naming scheme says plenty, but the difference between the Xperia XZ2 Premium and the standard Xperia XZ2 is akin to the difference between a Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus: bigger screen, better camera, and higher price. After 2017’s […]

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A flaw-by-flaw guide to Facebook’s new GDPR privacy changes

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Facebook is about to start pushing European users to speed through giving consent for its new GDPR privacy law compliance changes. It will ask people to review how Facebook applies data from web to target them with ads, and surface the sensitive profile info they share. Facebook will also allow European and Canadian users to […]

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Google IO 2018: what we want to see

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Google IO 2018 is just weeks away, with the event happening in early May, and it’s sure to be used to unveil a bunch of Android software goodies and potentially even some new hardware. We don’t know much about IO 2018 yet, but Google has begun teasing the event, giving us a few clues as […]

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Someone made a game where you ride the rapidly changing prices of cryptocurrencies

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The cryptocurrency world is a strange one, but at least it has a sense of humor. A new game has you riding a little crypto-car along the wildly fluctuating prices of major and minor currencies. It’s quite ridiculous, and it isn’t even a bad game! It’s called Crypto Rider, predictably, and is very much a […]

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Rain, rain go away: OnePlus 6 teased to be waterproof

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The soon-to-be-launched OnePlus 6 is being teased as the next waterproof (or at least water-resistant) Android Oreo phone, according to an official Twitter post today. “Don’t you just hate it when you have to stop using your phone when it rains? So do we ;),” noted the verified OnePlus account in a tweet on Monday […]

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The psychological impact of an $11 Facebook subscription

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Would being asked to pay Facebook to remove ads make you appreciate their value or resent them even more? As Facebook considers offering an ad-free subscription option, there are deeper questions than how much money it could earn. Facebook has the opportunity to let us decide how we compensate it for social networking. But choice […]

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Android Auto finally supports wireless, as long as you've got the right phone

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We knew it was coming, and now it’s here, for a selected number of handsets at least: Android Auto is going wireless, provided you have a compatible head unit installed in your car and a phone with the Pixel or Nexus name attached. Up until now you’ve had to plug your Android phone into the […]

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Google might add iPhone X-style navigation to Android P

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Android P is coming down the line and we’re expecting to hear much more about Google’s next mobile operating system update at the Google I/O developer conference in May. In the meantime, we may have some hints about updates to the navigation system, leaked by… Google itself. In a screenshot posted to the Android Developers […]

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Your Android phone might not be as secure as you think

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Your favorite phone maker may be delivering security updates at a steady pace, but a new report states that your smartphone may still be vulnerable to the next major exploit. That’s because crucial patches are commonly skipped over by some of the most prolific players in the smartphone market, according to in-depth findings from Security […]

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Elon Musk says Tesla will be profitable in Q3 and Q4

Tesla is one of the more interesting companies for Wall Street that had an interesting couple of months this year — and it seems even tweets from Elon Musk, who said that the company will be profitable in the back half of the year, may be enough to swing its stock. The Tesla and SpaceX […]

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