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  • The 5 best and worst things about the OnePlus 7 Pro

    The OnePlus 7 Pro is an an excellent phone; in his review, Ryne went so far as to call it “the best smartphone you can buy.” It’s so good, we actually had trouble narrowing this list down to just five of its best features. But even though it’s OnePlus’s most feature-rich device to date, the […]

  • Harry Potter: Wizards Unite update

    Niantic Labs, creator of the hugely-popular Pokemon Go game, is moving into the Wizarding World with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. The game first launched in the UK and the US, before rolling out to a range of other countries. There’s the potential to get confused, because there’s a lot to get involved with.  Here’s everything […]

  • [Update: Teardown] The ASUS ZenFone 6 and its motorized camera put up a brave front in JerryRigEverything torture test

    Update 1: 2019/06/21 8:48am PDT ASUS has made big strides into the flagship market with the ZenFone 6. For $499, you get great performance, a massive 5,000mAh battery, and even a motorized camera. Durability is always a concern when moving parts are involved, prompting phone-destroyer JerryRigEverything to take his picks, knife, and lighter to one. Zack […]

  • FedEx is apparently refusing to even ship Huawei phones to the US

    The hits keep on coming for Huawei. After the announcement of a US technology export ban, numerous Huawei suppliers and partners around the world have ended relationships with the company. Now, you might not even be able to ship a Huawei phone reliably. PCMag tried to mail a P30 Pro from the UK to the […]

  • Sorry, YouTube podcasters: Hangouts on Air will shut down later this year

    Google Hangouts is set to shut down sometime next year, with spin-offs Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat intended to be full replacement by then. Even though the new services will technically be available to non-business users, Google is pushing regular people to use Android Messages and Duo instead. As a result, it seems at least […]

  • Samsung’s new 128GB Galaxy Tab S5e is already $50 off ($430)

    The Galaxy Tab S5e was originally announced earlier this year, and it arrived in the United States in April. It’s Samsung’s latest mid-range tablet, with a large AMOLED screen and a thin design, and now you can get the 128GB version for $429.99 — $50 off the original price. This tablet has a Snapdragon 670 […]

  • [Update: Confirmation] Report: Google gives up on making its own tablets

    Update 1: 2019/06/20 1:21pm PDT According to a recently-published report by Computerworld, Google is “officially done” making tablets. This follows in the wake of last year’s poorly-received Chrome OS-powered Pixel Slate, and subsequent rumors of downsizing the hardware division responsible. This will not affect the division responsible for the Pixel phones, and Google still apparently has […]

  • Google killing its tablets in 2019 is as shortsighted as it was in 2016

    Today, Google announced it was giving up on tablets… again. I have never been a cheerleader for Google’s tablets. I have never been very happy with its primary tablet platform. And I found its first tablet in three years to be a fairly massive disappointment. So, you’d think the news today that Google is, once […]

  • The best cheap fitness tracker deals June 2019

    Hunting around for a good deal on a fitness tracker? Want to track your intense workout programme, or just keen on know your step count or heart rate on a regular basis?  You’re in the the right place, as we cover off the top offers that are all based on our four and five-star reviews. […]

  • Xiaomi stole artwork from a 3D artist commissioned by rival LG

    There’s a different perspective on copying and redistributing other people’s work in China — in fact, copyright as we know it was only introduced to the country’s legislation in the 80s. Companies still have a different culture around copying others’ work, especially since copyright violations are often still considered minor misdemeanors there. However, companies should […]

  • Waze teams up with Castbox to offer a dedicated podcast experience

    Castbox Announces Podcast Integration With Navigation App Waze SAN FRANCISCO, CA — JUNE 19, 2019 — Castbox (https://castbox.fm), an award-winning podcast platform, today announced its integration with Waze, the community-based navigation app owned by Google. The new integration gives drivers an easy way to listen to their favorite podcasts on Castbox while navigating to their […]