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ZTE is back in the US with the Axon 10 Pro for $550

This time last year, we were writing about US government employees being told not to use ZTE devices. This was after the company had paid a large amount of money to the US government in hopes of lifting a trade ban. Nowadays, it's Huawei who is in the spotlight, and ZTE is making a comeback...

[Update: Sunsetting] Google Hire is a New Recruiting Application for G Suite Customers

At Google I/O this year, we learned about a new project Google took on to solve a job recruitment issue that they have noticed over the last few years. The company calls it Google for Jobs, and its goal is to improve the experience for both employers as well as those who are looking for...

GlobalFoundries sues TSMC and 20 companies to block chip shipments to the US and Germany

SoC's, or System-on-a-Chip, form the brains of a smartphone, directly dictating the capabilities, power, and features of the smartphone. SoCs are at the forefront of the smartphone upgrade cycle, as OEM refresh cycles are dependent on new features being brought over by the advancement to the SoC. While companies like Qualcomm design their own SoCs...

Discord tests new ways to help you find good servers through Discover feature

Discord is a popular IM client for online gaming communities. The app and service allows users to create different servers for a dedicated umbrella topic, and then create different channels within the server for further topic bifurcation. Users can then talk to each other within these channels, and you can keep track of the expected...

[Update 3: Vivo NEX 3 hands-on video] Waterfall displays are the next trend for smartphone displays

OPPO grabbed the world's attention when it launched the Find X last year. The OPPO Find X was a pinnacle of smartphone design as it took the idea of an elevating front-facing camera to the next level. Instead of using a pop-up camera, the smartphone used a moving assembly which was as wide as the...

[Update: Hands-on images and camera samples] OPPO Reno2 with 48MP quad cameras, 5X hybrid zoom, shark fin rising design launches in India alongside Reno2Z and Reno2F

OPPO introduced the camera-centric Reno series, comprising the OPPO Reno 10X Zoom and the Reno Standard editions, earlier this year. As evident from the name, the Reno 10X Zoom focussed on the zooming abilities of the smartphone – it features a periscopic 5X optical zoom module with the ability to zoom up to 50X digitally....

Google Maps directions can now combine multiple modes of transportation

Google Maps continues to be the preferred mode of travel for a lot of users around the world, whether they use it for their daily commute or for occasional long trips. Over the years, Maps has added several features that make it even more useful, such as AR Navigation, Timeline sharing, and even alerts for...

Samsung Galaxy M30s leaked teaser hints at massive 6000mAh battery

Samsung is planning a half-yearly refresh of its A-series and M-series lineup, attaching an "s" suffix to the phones which see improvements in certain areas. Earlier this month, Samsung had announced the Samsung Galaxy A10s, the Samsung Galaxy A30s, and the Samsung Galaxy A50s. Now, a leaked marketing teaser suggests that Samsung is planning a...

Possible images of the Google Pixel 4 on Sprint may have just leaked

Google has already revealed a lot of information about the Pixel 4, but there's still a lot we may not know about the next pair of Pixel smartphones. For instance, it's rumored that the Pixel 4 series will have 90Hz displays, among other features. Today, new photos of the upcoming 2019 Pixel have leaked online,...

Turning the Honor 20 Pro into a desktop with Easy Projection [Video]

Technology trends tend to be cyclical. Several years ago, devices like the Motorola Atrix 4G tried to bridge the gap between phone and laptop. It was seen as a gimmick and not super useful at the time. Recently, we've seen a comeback in this technology with features like Samsung DeX. The Honor 20 Pro (and...

Verizon’s free anti-robocalling service is now rolling out

Thankfully, robocalls aren't as frequent in Europe as they're in the US. According to the statistics from YouMail, nearly 48 billion robocalls were made in 2018 only in the US. Over 37% of these calls were spam calls. Many of the tech companies are trying their best to avoid or completely block most of these...