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New report states Google also violated App Store privacy rules

Google used the same tactics as Facebook to distribute data collection apps on iOS.

Apple blocked all of Facebook’s internal iOS apps after it was found that the social network was distributing a VPN app that collected an overt amount of customer data. Now it looks like Google has also been undertaking a similar practice.

An investigation by TechCrunch found that Google was using its Enterprise Certificate to let users install an app called Screenwise Meter, which  [Read More…]

Doogee S80 review: An Android that’s also a walkie-talkie

Over the past few years, there’s been a clear trend across the smartphone industry to go thinner, lighter and more compact. If you remember, we were surprised when phones with 10 mm profiles started to emerge, but now 8 mm smartphones are the norm.

So in the era of super skinny smartphones, it’s indeed quite unusual to stumble upon a device with a heavier frame.

The Doogee S80 is one such bulky smartphone, but is by no means the only  [Read More…]

These $120 Jabra Elite 65t are wire-free and also have access to Alexa

These earbuds also offer one-touch access to Siri or Google Assistant.

The Jabra Elite 65t Alexa-enabled true wireless earbuds are down to $ 119.99 on Amazon today. These buds regularly sell for $ 169.99 and have only reached this price once before, so today’s deal makes for significant savings. Both the Titanium Black and Gold Biege versions of these headphones are currently discounted. This deal is also being matched at Best Buy if you prefer to shop  [Read More…]

Best desk lamps that also can charge your phone

No matter if you work from home or are drowning in homework, a good desk lamp is a great way to tie your entire workspace together. Better yet, a desk lamp that can charge your phone adds a wonderful level of functionality that any workflow can benefit from. Without further ado, these are our favorite desk lamps that also serve as phone chargers.

Fast wireless charging TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp

This first desk lamp from TaoTronics has a  [Read More…]

The Lenovo Smart Display is also available for pre-order in Canada

The Lenovo Smart Display also appears to be coming soon.

Smart Displays are the latest form factor to bring the Google Assistant into people’s homes, and since earlier this year, the Lenovo Smart Display has been doing just that for folks in the United States. Our friends in Canada have yet to join in on the Smart Display love, but thanks to a Best Buy listing, it would appear that that’s soon changing.

If you head to  [Read More…]

Project Fi deal knocks $200 off LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ, $150 service credit also available

Project Fi has a new deal to tempt you into putting a new LG smartphone into your pocket.

Google has announced a new deal for Project Fi that’ll get you $ 200 off the LG G7 ThinQ or LG V35 ThinQ. This cuts the price of the LG G7 ThinQ down to $ 549, or $ 22.88 per month for 24 months, while the LG V35 ThinQ is available for $ 699, or $ 29.13 per month for 24 months.

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This $13 dual USB car charger also has Bluetooth and is an FM transmitter

Grab one for each of your vehicles.

Using coupon code VIVAFF22 during checkout drops the price of Anker’s Roav SmartCharge car charger with built-in Bluetooth / FM Transmitter down to just $ 12.99. This is $ 7 less than what it normally sells for, and a huge discount compared to buying the two components of it as separate devices. It comes equipped with two PowerIQ USB ports to charge your devices while on the go, and it  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

Xiaomi render suggests the Mi Mix 3 will also feature a mechanical slider

Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi Mix 3 will also have a mechanical slider, but it could be very different from what we’ve already seen so far.

When Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 last year, it mentioned that it experimented with different designs for hiding the front camera before settling on the current implementation — positioning it in the bottom bar. One of those designs included a notch much like the Essential Phone, and at the time Xiaomi said  [Read More…]

Mi Laser Projector review: Xiaomi’s costliest product is also its best

Xiaomi’s laser projector trounces every other product in this category.

Xiaomi sells over 2,000 items in China, and one of the more interesting products it launched last year was the Mi Laser Projector. The ultra-short throw projector can cast up to a 150-inch image, and it comes with an array of features that differentiates it from the rest of the options in this segment.

Above all else, Xiaomi as a brand is associated with offering incredible value  [Read More…]