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Google’s AirDrop Alternative ‘Nearby Sharing’ Detailed in a Video

Only yesterday we came across a report that talked about Samsung’s iteration of Apple’s popular AirDrop functionality, reportedly known as “Quick Share”. Today a video posted by XDA shows what appears to be Google’s own version of AirDrop, simply named “Nearby Sharing”. The video shows how this feature works between two compatible phones. It’s clear

Sprint Will Fix Broken Samsung Galaxy Screens for $50

In what is considered to be a great move both environmentally as well as economically, Sprint has announced that it will fix broken or shattered displays of select Samsung Galaxy smartphones for just $50. The best part here is that even non-Sprint customers can walk into a store and get their display fixed for $50.

T-Mobile Upgrades Its 4G and 5G Networks in Miami

The 5G market is heating up and T-Mobile is dominating it so far. Meanwhile, the carrier has announced an upgrade of its existing 4G and 5G networks as the city gears up for Super Bowl LIV on February 2, 2020. Keeping this in mind, one would assume that most of the network upgrades are focused

Upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro Rumored to Be Packing Wireless Charging

OnePlus has innovated a great deal with its smartphones and other commercial products over the past few years. But one feature missing from the company’s flagship is wireless charging. While speaking at The Vergecast podcast recently, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau remained skeptical about wireless charging, claiming that it’s simply not fast enough, especially compared to

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Sony Xperia 2 Could Be the Company’s First 5G Phone

According to a report from a well-known Chinese source, Sony could bring its first-ever 5G smartphone in the form of Xperia 2. It’s no secret that Sony is gearing up to launch 5G handsets this year as it notably stayed out of the 5G race last year. However, with 2020 expected to bring better 5G

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Huawei Plans to Launch a $150 5G Phone by the End of 2020

Huawei is known as one of the most popular mobile manufacturers in the world today. Media reports in China now mention that the company plans to bring a super-cheap 5G phone to the market. This phone could cost as low as 1,028 CNY as per the company which is the equivalent of $148. Huawei reportedly

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Sonos Will Stop Supporting Older Devices From May 2020

If you’re still using an older Sonos smart speaker at home, there’s some bad news waiting. The company has announced that starting in May 2020, legacy Sonos devices will stop receiving software updates and new features. Here are the devices that are falling out of favor with the company: Original Sonos ZonePlayers Sonos Connect Sonos

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Instagram Removes the IGTV Button From Its App

It’s no secret that Instagram has introduced a lot of changes to its app, including the introduction of IGTV, a dedicated platform for longer videos, designed to encourage creators to upload long-form original content. Shortly after, Instagram also added a dedicated IGTV button on the top right of the app’s home screen. Well, the icon

OnePlus 8 Pro Leak Confirms 120 Hz Display Refresh Rate

With all talk about Samsung looking to launch the Galaxy S20 lineup with 120 Hz displays, it’s easy to forget that OnePlus also has similar plans of its own. Well, a new leak has uncovered the OnePlus 8 Pro, revealing the setting that lets users enable the 120 Hz display refresh rate. It’s worth pointing

Leak Suggests Google Has a 5G Mid-Range Pixel Phone in the Works

A new leak uncovered strenuously by the folks over at XDA has revealed the possible existence of a couple of new Pixel phones, with one of them likely packing 5G. Three new device codenames were uncovered – Sunfish, Redfin, and Bramble. While Bramble is possibly a pre-development board and not an actual phone, Sunfish and

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Huawei Shipped More 5G Phones Than Samsung in 2019

It’s natural for one to assume that Huawei may have lost some of its revenue by not being able to do business with the U.S. or even use Google Services on its Android devices. However, the opposite seems to be the case as per the company’s sales figures for 2019. The company mentions that it

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EU to Make USB C Chargers Mandatory for All Smartphones

We live in a time when USB C ports can be found in a wide range of devices. Manufacturers like Samsung, Huawei, Google, OnePlus, and so on have shifted to USB C some time while ago, although there are still a handful of devices launching with micro USB chargers. Well, the European Parliament has decided

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Samsung Could Bring 5G Variant of the Galaxy A71 to the U.S.

As per a new report by SamMobile, Samsung is preparing to launch two variants of the Galaxy A71 in the U.S. bearing the model numbers SM-A716U and SM-A716U1. It is said that the latter will be an unlocked variant of the smartphone, while the SM-A716U will probably be locked to a carrier in the region.