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Which of your phones lasted the longest?

While smartphones will never earn a place on the shelves beside shampoo and others in the “Fast Moving Consumer Goods” (FMCG) category, it’s become a rite of passage for companies to introduce yearly updates to their existing model range, with flagship devices often taking center stage. Mobile carriers have also made it …

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Samsung unveils Bixby 2.0 and absorbs IoT with SmartThings

I still remember Samsung’s keynote at CES 2015. It was Boo-Keun Yoon who stood on stage and pronounced their “2020 vision”, which back then, seemed to be a little crazy. The plan according to Samsung would be to have no single product without an Internet connection from 2020 onwards—whether it’s …

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TPCast for HTC Vive: Wireless VR has arrived

TPCast invited us to the Berlin VR-Lounge to check out an advance preview of their wireless VR solution. On site there was a prepared VR-capable PC with all the right equipment. From the setup description it becomes clear that one does not simply use TPCast with one or two plugged cables—VR becomes rather …

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Why there won’t be a OnePlus 5T

It actually makes sense for a smartphone manufacturer to release top smartphones twice a year. Samsung, LG and Huawei follow this rhythm. In the first quarter of 2017, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S8, LG the G6 and Huawei the P10. And by the end of the year, all three manufacturers will release their …

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Cyber Monday deals 2017: how to find the best tech bargains

What is Cyber Monday? Cyber Monday is one of the biggest shopping days in the calendar. Coined by retail research company Shop.org, Cyber Monday is viewed as the beginning of the holiday shopping season. You’ll be able to find some of the best tech specials anywhere. Like Black Friday, Cyber Monday delivers huge …

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5 things you should know about the new Pixel 2 phones

1. There’s a ‘dark’ theme When digging into the system files of the new Android update, modders have many times come across references to a dark mode as a secondary theme of Google devices. But this function has never been active until now. On the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 …

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro hands-on review: Brains and beauty

Huawei Mate 10 Pro camera Compared to the Mate 9, little has changed on the camera hardware front. Now there are two f/1.6 optics of the Leica Summilux-H brand and an unequal double sensor. The black-and-white resolution is 20 megapixels. The RGB sensor only resolves 12 megapixels, but has an …

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