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Hold on to your britches, mid-range smartphone options in the U.S. just got more interesting with Samsung's new Galaxy A35 5G. For just under $400, buyers will inherit a lot of what made last year's higher-tier Galaxy A54 a popular favorite. Expect an excellent 120Hz AMOLED panel, triple cameras, and promised long... Read more...
Nothing Phone (2a) - Starting at $349 Nothing’s Phone (2a) is an affordable mid-range smartphone that punches way above its weight. Solid performance Cool design Beautiful display Decent cameras Outstanding battery life Clean, responsive software No 4k selfie video Limited US band support No wireless charging No... Read more...
Motorola is trying to bring a sense of individuality back to owning smartphones. Harking back to customizable Moto X back covers, the newly announced Motorola Edge 50 Ultra will have a real wood and vegan leather option. The Ultra joins two other models—the Edge 50 Pro and Edge 50 Fusion—for a global launch in the... Read more...
A Google Pixel camera expert shares tips and tricks for capturing the upcoming total solar eclipse with a smartphone. The total solar eclipse will make its way across North America on April 8, 2024, with an estimated 115-mile wide path of totality. Michael Specht, a Pixel Camera product manager and image quality... Read more...
In a risky, but sensible move, Samsung Electronics might be on the verge of launching a much cheaper foldable (think $800) alongside the Galaxy Fold 6 later this year. This ought to help drive greater acceptance from phone users who might have long admired foldables, but stayed away due to the their exorbitant price... Read more...
OnePlus is possibly ditching MediaTek for Qualcomm with its upcoming Ace 3V mid-range smartphone. The phone is set to launch this month and will initially be available in China only. If the specs are anything to be believed, however, we hope the phone makes it way stateside at the very least to bring some much-needed... Read more...
The Xiaomi 14 Ultra with a Leica Quad camera array, equipped with four 50MP sensors, including a Sony 1-inch sensor, has made its way to the market. The company’s flagship also comes packed with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, and a 6.73-inch 2K AMOLED LTPO display. It didn’t take long for the Xiaomi 14 Ultra to pop up for... Read more...
A possible leak of what the iPhone 16's camera hump might look like is in circulation right now, creating its fair share of buzz and disappointment. The leaked photos show molds of the rear cover purportedly of the iPhone 16, revealing a refreshingly simple dual-camera setup in the rear like that of the iPhone X or... Read more...
Samsung is defending its decision to dial back on the vividness of the Galaxy S24 Ultra's Vivid display mode, much to the chagrin of some users. Users who prefer the punchy (unrealistic) color setting will have to soldier onward with more muted colors that Samsung says is part of its new display technology. A... Read more...
OnePlus 12 - Starting At $799, Find It On Amazon The OnePlus 12 is a no-compromise Android flagship that offers a beautiful display, excellent cameras, outstanding battery life, and superb value. Unrivaled value Gorgeous display Excellent cameras Outstanding battery life Fast wired/wireless charging, charger in box Clean and responsive software... Read more...
Oppo has done it again by one-upping every major smartphone brand with its Find X7 Ultra, at least in the camera department. Sporting four (yes, FOUR) Sony 50MP sensors—two of which are periscopic lenses—the phone is aiming high indeed. Pity we won't get it here in the US. The ultimate flagship experience... Read more...
Apple's iPhone 16 won't even hit the shelves until the later part of this year and yet, the iPhone 17 rumor mill is already busy churning away. The latest report points to a significant upgrade to the front selfie camera leading to a smaller Dynamic Island. Reputed Apple and tech analyst, Kuo Ming-Chi, speculated... Read more...
Samsung has officially announced the date and time for its upcoming Unpacked event, where it will unveil the latest additions to the Galaxy mobile device portfolio. Rumors and leaks have been making the rounds surrounding the upcoming Galaxy S24 lineup for a while now, which include a supposed new AI tool that will... Read more...
Samsung's last couple of Galaxy S-series phone haven't really set the world on fire unlike its predecessors, but if recent rumors are to be believed, the upcoming Galaxy S24 could turn the market on its head. A new leak postulates that the top-of-the-line Galaxy S24 Ultra might bring 4K 120fps video recording to the... Read more...
If leaked sources hold true, Vivo's upcoming X100 flagship might possess the most OP telephoto sensor to ever graze a smartphone. Perhaps wanting to please mobile photographers looking for that extra iota of zoom clarity and image quality, the Vivo is said to be coming with a monster 200MP sensor with 200x zoom, made... Read more...
In a move designed to enhance the privacy of user data, Google is changing how some data is stored in Google Maps. The company remarked in a blog post that the change will store data from a user's Timeline locally on their actual phones, instead of Google's cloud. The company says it wants users to “spend less time... Read more...
Humane launched its wearable AI device called the Ai Pin, a virtual assistant powered by technologies from OpenAI and Microsoft. The AI-infused device comes with a steep price tag and a required monthly plan through T-Mobile. Humane has been prepping the world for its wearable device for several months. The company... Read more...
Samsung says a new era of AI is coming, with generative artificial intelligence leading the way. In a press release, the company says its Samsung Galaxy is about to change the mobile technology landscape with its upcoming AI innovations. Tech companies continue to clamor over how to infuse artificial intelligence... Read more...
Though Android 14 may be Google’s baby, it does not appear to be playing nice with Google’s Pixel phone lineup. On Reddit and in Google’s issue tracker, users who upgraded to Android 14 on Pixel devices are reporting that they are losing all data after their phones get soft-bricked by the update in a... Read more...
OnePlus Open - Starting at $1699 The OnePlus Open is the most affordable book-style folding phone available in the US today. It delivers superb hardware, excellent cameras, and great software, with few compromises. Unrivaled value Superb design and build Beautiful displays Excellent cameras Blazing performance 67W... Read more...
The Google Camera app has been quietly replaced with the Pixel Camera app in the Google Play Store. The Pixel-exclusive app also received a new app description with a few hints at what Pixel owners will be able to do with the newly labeled app, suggesting there's more than just a name change afoot. One of the... Read more...
Some iPhone 15 owners are reporting that their hot new smartphone is, well, getting very hot. The high temperatures are being experienced while charging the iPhone 15 series smartphone or during prolonged use. Apple launched its iPhone 15 lineup last week with the smartphone's first-ever USB-C charging port. While... Read more...
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