Monthly Archives: March 2018

Galaxy S9’s display takes honors alongside its camera

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Earlier this morning Samsung’s Galaxy S9’s camera was awarded the highest-yet score from DxOMark, and now its screen gets the best-of-all-time nod from DisplayMate and display wonk Ray Soneira. The margins between the victor and the vanquished, however, are growing thinner every generation. The S9 beats its competitors, chiefly the iPhone X if we’re honest, […]

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Nokia 8110 4G was so nearly a true spring-loaded Matrix phone

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When the Nokia 8110 4G launched at MWC 2018, some people expressed surprise that it didn’t have the spring-released front cover the phone sported in its iconic starring role in The Matrix. However, this was actually a feature added by the filmmakers to make the handset look more visually exciting, and the original phone had […]

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Instagram code reveals unreleased voice and video calling

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Instagram wants to be your phone, not just your camera. And it wants to be better at it than Snapchat. Files buried in Instagram and the Instagram Direct standalone app’s Android Application Packages (APKs) are files and icons for “Call” and “Video Call”. APKs often show files for unreleased features that are lying dormant in […]

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The new Light Phone 2 keeps things basic but adds e-ink and ‘essentials’

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Light is back with a new twist on its anti-smartphone phone. But this time, instead of doing just one thing, the Light Phone 2 does a few, and exists somewhere between the original Light and your overwrought iPhone – though still far closer to the first-generation Light phone overall. The new design features a matte […]

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This is our first glance of the LG G7, and it looks like an iPhone X

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Update: Previously reliable leaker Evan Blass had speculated this wasn’t the LG G7, but he has now said he was wrong and he believes this is LG’s next flagship phone.  He said, in an article for Venture Beat, “According to several sources — and judging by the icy reaction Ynet reporter Guy Levy received from […]

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