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Motorola announces new Moto G6 and E5 families with taller displays, better batteries, and dual cameras

Motorola announces its new Moto G6 and G6 Play with tall displays, Turbopower, and budget prices. Alongside this, the company announced the E5 Plus and E5 Play, which are its truly budget phones.

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Sony announces Xperia XZ2 Premium with 5.8-inch 4K HDR display, dual cameras, spec bumps

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

The new high-end model forms a triumvirate trying to save Sony’s smartphone business in 2018.

We’re over a month removed from the announcement of the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, which have just gone on sale in the U.S., but Sony has a third member of the lineup to launch now: the Xperia XZ2 Premium. The XZ2 Premium is mostly the same as the standard XZ2, aside from a handful  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A2 revealed with 5.99-inch display and dual cameras

There’s also a 2,910 mAh battery.

Last September, Xiaomi took its Mi 5X, loaded it with stock Android One, and sold it globally as the Xiaomi Mi A1. It quickly proved itself to be one of the best mid-range smartphones of the year, and now we have our first look at its successor.

A device recently passed through the TENAA in China with the model number M1804D2SE, and for all intents and purposes, it’s expected that  [Read More…]

Smart doorbells are way less invasive than smart cameras in the home

They can’t help once intruders are inside, but they can still see them entering, along with delivery drivers and friends.

The Nest Hello is officially up for grabs, and as someone who never managed to get their hands on any of the Ring Doorbells, I totally want one. I already have a Nest Cam IQ sitting on a bookshelf in my living room, and I love the way Nest products can interact with Google Assistant.

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Video: Samsung Galaxy S9+ cameras explained

Let’s talk about the Samsung Galaxy S9’s cameras. If you’re a fan, they’re what truly sets these phones apart from the competition. If you’re a cynic, they’re the only real upgrade in a relatively boring upgrade cycle. Either way, they’re easily the most interesting thing about Samsung’s latest flagship, and more than two weeks with the S9+ has given us a chance to get to know this area of the phone pretty well.

We’ve covered everything that’s  [Read More…]

Google Camera’s Portrait Mode technology from the Pixel 2 goes open source

The Pixel 2 is arguably the best camera experience on Android with Google achieving with software what others require hardware to do. One of these features is the Pixel 2‘s Portrait Mode which identifies a subject and then blurs the surrounding background to provide focus on that subject. Google is using semantic image segmentation to […]

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Netgear’s Arlo smart cameras now support Google Assistant

Available for the Arlo Pro 2, Go, Baby, and more.

Nest and Ring may be the top names in the smart security camera space, but that doesn’t mean they’re the only ones out there. Netgear’s Arlo line of cameras are fairly popular, too, and now they’re getting even better with full Google Assistant integration.

With this update, you’ll be able to see live video feeds of your cameras by either talking or typing to the Assistant. You can  [Read More…]

DIY Security Cameras: Comparing Cloud Storage Costs

Oh, you thought the hardware was all you had to pay for?

So you got yourself one of those off-the-shelf home security cameras. Good for you. Because there are a lot of great ones out there that make it simple (and relatively affordable) to keep an eye on your abode.

But the hardware is just one part of the purchase. Pretty much every single company that’s selling you this magical peace of mind is also pushing some  [Read More…]

Huawei P20 Lite shows off its notch, dual cameras, and Android Oreo

Huawei will announce three new phones on March 27 in Paris — the P20, P20 Lite, and P20 Plus. The regular P20 showed off its good looks earlier this week thanks to a leaked hands-on photo, and now its Lite sibling is getting similar treatment.

Once again, Evan Blass has given us a clear look at what to expect from Huawei next month. Just like the P20, the P20 Lite has two rear cameras, very slim bezels surrounding  [Read More…]

The Huawei P20 will have three cameras and be unveiled next month

The Huawei P20 has been hovering on the rumor mill for some time, but Huawei has now confirmed the device exists and will launch at its event next month. Huawei’s next device has been going backwards and forwards between being called the P11 or P20 with arguments warranting each direction. Huawei has finally settled the […]

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