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Comparing the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to the rest of the S10 family

5G is the hottest trend in smartphones right now with promises of better speeds and coverage. But since there is almost no coverage of 5G yet, all we get to do is see the phones. I received the of the Galaxy S10 5G this week and did an unboxing on XDA TV. In the video,...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ design confirmed via FCC photos

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is arriving on the 7th of August in multiple variants and a myriad of leaks have already given away to the design of the phablet. From the digital renders for the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10+, we have learned that the two models will come with expansive...

Google Pixel 4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10 forums are now open

We made it through the rush of new smartphones in the Spring and now we're in a slight lull period. Soon, there will be some heavy hitters being announced. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL from Google and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series will be coming later this Summer/Fall. We know these devices...

[Update: Rolling out] Google Translate tests instant translation in the camera with automatic language detection

In spite of the lack of success with Google Glass, Google firmly believes that augmented reality will dominate the future of services like Search and Maps. Naturally, Google Lens received due attention at Google I/O this year, and a host of features to make information easily perceptible and your life easier, in general, were shown...

After FCC vote, AT&T is the first US carrier to automatically block robocalls

As technology has progressed, some rules and regulations have lingered behind and have been unable to catch up with the times. Telemarketing itself has a big enough stigma about it, but adding in computers to automate much of the workload takes things to an entirely different level. The FCC has been pressured into forcing telecommunication...

YouTube for Android widely rolls out topic filters on the Home page

There's been a lot going on at YouTube lately. Between hiding comments by default on Android, finally arriving on Amazon Fire TV, and YouTube TV getting a new UI, it's safe to say that the company has been busy. Despite working heavily on their newer platforms, YouTube hasn't neglected its core Android app. The latest...

Android Q beta 5 adds new gestures for screen unpinning and the Accessibility Menu

Google released the 5th Android Q beta earlier today for its Pixel smartphones, leaving one more beta left until the stable release next month. It's been a month since the last beta release, so Google has had plenty of time to make small tweaks here and there. We've been digging into Android Q beta 5...

Google’s Nest smartwatch app is no longer available for Wear OS or watchOS

Recently, we've seen Google begin to take more control over the Nest branding. They launched the Google Nest Hub Max, renamed the Home Hub to "Nest Hub," and turned nest.com into a glorified splash page for the Google Store. Now, Google is killing the Nest app for Wear OS and Apple watchOS. The Nest app for...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ leaked renders show off gradient Silver and Black colors

 The hype around the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is starting to get bigger and bigger. As per usual, leaks are widespread. For example, we learned that the Galaxy Note 10 is likely to feature at least one of Samsung's new ToF sensors. Leaked images have shown that the device will feature a hole punch in...

Mobvoi launches the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE with dual-layer display and added connectivity

The TicWatch Pro was launched exactly one year ago by Mobvoi, the company founded by an ex-Googler. Previously, they had focused on affordable smartwatches, but the TicWatch Pro was a step up into premium territory. Now, they are building on that with the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE: everything great about the original with added cellular connectivity. On...

Microsoft prototypes Xbox controllers designed for smartphones

In order to compete with the likes of Google Stadia, Microsoft announced Project xCloud earlier this year. It's a game streaming service that’s designed to allow users to stream Xbox games to your console, PC, or mobile devices, and all existing Xbox games are compatible. Microsoft may even be working on a super cheap console...

Nest Hello doorbell may get package delivery and pickup detection

The Nest Hello doorbell is a security system and a doorbell all in one package. It has a 24/7 live video feed, night vision, notifications to your phone, and more. With a Nest Aware subscription, it's even better. A feature which 9to5Google has spotted shows that soon, the Hello may get both package delivery and...