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Your right to repair stops where Apple’s liability begins

Apple’s not trying to stop you from swapping your iPhone battery. It just doesn’t want a Note 7 situation on its hands.

I’m a big believer in the right to repair. I like to tinker around with my old truck, I love to make small improvements to my house, and I’m the guy who isn’t afraid to take his phone apart and swap the battery if it needs it. Working with my hands is just a thing  [Read More…]

Huawei begins trademarking its Android replacement OS — HongMeng

The trademark’s been filed in Canada, the European Union, Mexico, and more.

What you need to know Huawei has filed to trademark its Android replacement OS, HongMeng. It’s been trademarked in more than 10 countries. The first devices with HongMeng are expected to launch in October.

It appears the launch of Huawei’s Android replacement, HongMeng, is getting closer. Recently, the second largest smartphone maker in the world began filing to trademark the OS in a handful of  [Read More…]

Verizon begins rolling out its 5G network in Chicago and Minneapolis

Do you have the need for speed? If so, then you’ll be happy to hear that Verizon is currently rolling out 5G connectivity a week ahead of schedule. Typical speeds are expected to be 450Mbps with peak speeds of up to 1Gbps. That makes 5G up 10 times faster than traditional LTE networks. Unfortunately, 5G speeds are limited to Chicago and Minneapolis at the moment — and only if you have the Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod  [Read More…]

T-Mobile begins testing its home internet service in rural America

It’s expected to be live in 50,000 homes by the end of 2019.

On March 21, T-Mobile announced that it’s started testing a new in-home internet service using its LTE network to bring fast, reliable data speeds to people in the U.S. that live in rural areas with limited access to broadband services.

Simply called “T-Mobile Home Internet”, the service delivers download speeds up to 50Mbps via LTE with no data caps. Customers will pay $ 50/month  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Black Friday pricing for Echo, Fire TV, and more begins Nov. 16

Here. We. Go!

November is already underway, and that means that before you know it all the Black Friday sales will be in full swing. We’ve already seen ads from Costco, Kohls, Target, and others surface, and now Amazon’s getting in on the fun. The company rebranded its daily deals section at the beginning of the month to “Early Black Friday Deals”, and now we are getting our first look at some of the upcoming deals that start as  [Read More…]

Fortnite Android Beta begins rolling out for supported Android devices

Well, that didn’t last long. After a rumored 30-day exclusivity period and a confirmed “few day exclusive” comment from Samsung, the Fortnite Android Beta has officially begun rolling out for Android devices. I just got my invite to download on my OnePlus a couple hours ago, confirmed by two Scott and Andrew on their respective devices.

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Amazon begins its Prime Day celebration early with $100 off the Echo Show

The savings start today!

Prime Day may not officially start until July 16, but Amazon has started the deals early by taking $ 100 off its own Echo Show. The Alexa-enabled speaker-with-screen is available for just $ 129.99 for Prime Members — the lowest price we’ve seen for the Echo Show.

Most will already be familiar with Amazon Echo line of products, adding smart assistant functionality to rooms in your home. The hands-free, voice-controlled Show offers the  [Read More…]

Android Oreo begins rolling out to the Huawei Mate SE

After being launched with Android Nougat, the Huawei Mate SE is finally receiving its update to Android 8.0 Oreo. The update is rolling out to device owners now and should be available for everyone this week.

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Google begins offering a new take on how you listen to your favorite podcast

Although there are plenty of apps on the Play Store which provides the ability to play your favorite podcasts, Google is looking to do more. Instead of relying solely on Google Play Music, you can now play podcasts directly from your Google searches. A new way to play podcasts The Big G confirmed this to […]

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Instagram begins testing new portrait mode feature for Stories

Instagram portrait mode is finally coming! At least that’s what many observant Android developers suspected after a new “portrait shutter icon” file was recently spotted in the app’s code. Instagram confirmed this week that they are currently testing a new camera format called “Focus”.

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