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Nubia Red Magic 3S launches globally October 16

The gaming phone space gets a little more crowded next week with the global launch of the Nubia Red Magic 3S. Set to launch on October 16, it brings top-tier hardware to the market, but at price lower than its competition.

The Red Magic 3S is a refreshed approach to the Red Magic 3 which launched earlier this year. Similar to what OnePlus does with its portfolio, the Nubia line pushes out incremental upgrades without waiting for an annual cycle.

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New concerns raised over how Amazon handles people’s Cloud Cam footage

AI has to be trained by a human, and what better way to do this than with real-world examples?

What you need to know Video clips from Amazon Cloud Cams can be manually submitted for review when a false alarm is detected. Teams of workers in India and Romania review hundreds of clips every day. Amazon’s handling of private and sensitive data is being brought into question.

Amazon, who is no stranger to privacy issues with Alexa  [Read More…]

Just $68.99, this Bluetooth mechanical keyboard pairs with phones, tablets

Head over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today and you’ll find that we’re offering a Bluetooth mechanical keyboard for just $ 68.99. At 20% off its normal price, it makes for a really cool accessory for phones and tablets.

Paired over 2.4GHz or Bluetooth, the dual-mode MK75 keyboard can connect to three devices at one time. Moreover, a dedicated slot holds your phone or tablet into place. Break this one out at a coffee shop or cafe and you’ll turn  [Read More…]

Samsung putting $11 billion into quantum-dot displays to compete with China

Samsung is facing a loss in profits from increased competition and a slowdown in sales.

What you need to know Samsung is investing $ 11 billion along with $ 336 million from the South Korean government into quantum-dot displays to stave off Chinese competition. A new quantom-dot production line will be built in Asan and is set to start operating in 2021. It will create 81,000 jobs and initially will be able to produce panels 65 inches  [Read More…]

Waymo’s self-driving taxis are ready to pick up passengers in Arizona

Unlike your typical taxi, Waymo’s cabs are a truly personal experience because there’s no one else inside.

What you need to know Fully driverless taxis from Waymo are now driving in Phoenix, Arizona. Only a special group of 400 participants has access to these, for now. These driverless minivans could be coming to other cities in the near future, such as Los Angeles.

Waymo has been publicly testing its self-driving cars since the company spun off from  [Read More…]

Should you buy a 5G phone in 2019?

Best answer: 5G is amazing technology, but it’s not yet worth going out of your way to get it. The networks are small and inconsistent, and you have to choose a phone specifically to get 5G. They’re expensive, and aren’t the best phones available today.

Verizon’s top 5G phone: Samsung Galaxy S10 5G ($ 1300 at Verizon) 5G for less on Sprint: OnePlus 7 Pro 5G ($ 840 at Sprint) 5G speeds are amazing, but coverage is  [Read More…]

Oppo Ace debuts with ridiculous charging speed

Oppo on Thursday announced its latest phone, the Reno Ace, a device that features some of the most high-end hardware you’ll find.

When it comes to specifications, the phone closely resembles the 7T, the newest device from its OnePlus sister brand. Included are the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor, a 6.5-inch 1080p display (20:9 aspect ratio) with water drop cutout and 90Hz refresh rate.

Also present is the ever-popular Sony 48-megapixel IMX586  [Read More…]

These are the best phones to use with Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile is all about getting great service for a fraction of the price of the big carriers, and for many, that philosophy extends to the phone they choose to use. Thankfully there are tons of great Android phones that embody the same idea: getting a great experience with the latest specs and features, and not paying an arm and a leg for it. The best example of this is the OnePlus 7T, which offers a flagship-like experience  [Read More…]

Sharp S7 Android One phone heads to Japan

Sharp, yeah that brand, is back with another Android One smartphone, the S7. Set to arrive in Japan later this year, the phone is among the first to run Android 10.

The Sharp S7 features a 5.5-inch (2160 x 1080) display, 12-megapixel rear camera, and 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.

Other specifications worth highlighting include a microSD expansion card slot and 4,000mAh battery. Interestingly enough, Sharp says  [Read More…]

Here’s why the Surface Neo runs Android, but the Duo has Windows

Android or Windows? That is the ultimate question, and the answer may surprise you. It’s both.

Last week, Microsoft unveiled two new foldable devices that are expected to start shipping at the end of next year, which push forward Surface as a brand into new categories. One sticking point amongst fans, however, has been the decision to use Windows on the bigger Surface Neo and Android on the smartphone-sized Surface Duo. Some people don’t understand why Microsoft  [Read More…]