Tag Archive: 2020

The Moto G7 is still one of the best mid-range Android phones in 2020

Best answer: Yes, you should still buy the Moto G7 in 2020. While Motorola has announced two new Moto G models for this year (the G Stylus and G Power), the G7 continues to offer a great user experience and still holds up as one of the better mid-range phones you can buy right now.

Still great: Moto G7 ($ 300 at Amazon) The Moto G7 stands the test of time as a great mid-ranger

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Google I/O 2020, including the planned livestream, is completely canceled

This year’s I/O is officially done for.

What you need to know Google has canceled all of its I/O 2020 plans. The company cites the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus as the reason. Previously, Google was planning to host a livestream in place of a physical event.

It’s official — Google I/O 2020 is no more. The reason? COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The news broke on March 20 via the Google Developers account on Twitter, with the company saying:

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Nokia 8.3 5G with Snapdragon 765G leads HMD’s 2020 lineup

Finnish firm unveils Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3 and Android Go-powered Nokia 1.3.

HMD Global has today taken the wraps off new Android devices that were originally to be unveiled at the cancelled Mobile World Congress show last month. Leading the pack is the company’s 5G standard-bearer, the Nokia 8.3 5G. Powered by Qualcomm’s high-mid-tier Snapdragon 765G platform, the €599 phone offers a balanced feature set, global 5G support in a single model, and future-proofing for standalone  [Read More…]

Vivo VP predicts 5G phones could drop to $212 by the end of 2020

According to IDC data, Vivo ranks second in 5G phone sales in China.

What you need to know Liu Hong, Vice president of Vivo, says that 5G phones could drop to as low as $ 212 by the end of 2020. Xiaomi announced the Redmi K30 5G running a Snapdragon 765G in December of 2019 for only $ 284. Once Qualcomm starts rolling out its 5G capable Snapdragon 600 series, it could lead to more affordable 5G  [Read More…]

Mandatory 5G is leading to bulkier and uglier phones in 2020

Retractable cameras are making way for 5G antennae this year, and it’s all because of Qualcomm.

The last two years witnessed a drastic change in smartphone design as device makers waged a war on bezels. We were treated to designs with razor-thin bezels, phones with all-screen displays and retractable front cameras, and we even got mechanical sliders. To put it mildly, it has never been more fun to write about phones.

But that’s changing this year as  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 9 Pro preview: The battery life champion of 2020

With a 5020mAh battery and a large 6.67-inch FHD+ display, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is an absolute beast.

The Redmi Note series has a storied legacy. The Redmi Note 3 was the first phone with a Snapdragon 650 chipset. The Redmi Note 4 was the first phone in India to sell 10 million units. That momentum continued over the years, with the Redmi Note 7 Pro becoming the best-selling phone in India last year.

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E3 2020 canceled due to coronavirus concerns

The major gathering of game publishers and developers will not take place this year.

What you need to know E3 has taken place annually since 1995. Several major events, such as GDC 2020, have been canceled this year due to COVID-19. Today, the ESA confirmed that E3 2020 has been canceled.

After rumors that spread over the last couple of days that E3 2020 was going to be canceled due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we’ve got  [Read More…]

Rumor: E3 2020 may be canceled due to coronavirus concerns

One of the biggest gaming events of the year may be canceled as new consoles are on the horizon.

What you need to know The coronavirus has caused venues all over the world to shut down. GDC was just postponed at the end of February. E3 looks like it may be following suit and may cancel its planned conference in June.

The Entertainment Software Association may be announcing E3 2020’s cancellation tomorrow morning due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)  [Read More…]

How to watch Australia vs. India T20 Women’s World Cup 2020 final online

While they may have the weather to thank for securing their place in Sunday’s showdown, India go into their maiden Women’s T20 World Cup final against hosts Australia as favourites. With rain washing out their semi-final clash with England, the Women In Blue progressed to the final on account of being group winners during the tournament’s round robin stage.

Despite the intervention from mother nature, India have looked good value throughout, following a superb unbeaten run in the group stages.  [Read More…]

Philips Hue Bridge v1 support ending April 2020

One year on from announcing that support was winding up, the Hue Bridge v1 will become obsolete next month.

What you need to know Philips has confirmed via Twitter that the Hue Bridge v1 will stop getting software updates after April 2020. Philips initially announced that support was winding up in April of 2019. After April, the v1 will not work with the Hue app, or any digital assistants.

Philips has confirmed via Twitter that support for  [Read More…]