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Huawei P30 Pro gets Super Night Mode for selfies with latest EMUI update

The “Super Night Mode” will likely be included in the next update for the global variants of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro.

What you need to know The latest EMUI update for the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro adds a night mode for the selfie camera. Dubbed ‘Super Night Mode’, the feature will allow users to capture better selfies in lowly lit conditions. For now, the feature is rolling out only in China.

Huawei has started  [Read More…]

Apex Legends gets limited-time event with a solo mode

Only one can wear the crown in Apex Legends’ upcoming event.

What you need to know Apex Legends is a popular battle royale game from developer Respawn. Usually players would need to compete in groups of three. A limited-time event is bringing a solo mode to the game.

Apex Legends is hosting a limited-time Iron Crown Collection Event for two weeks, starting on August 13 and lasting until August 27. The biggest feature coming with this event  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield gets Android 9 Pie and the new Hulu!

Wait — how old is this Android TV box again?

What you need to know The Shield is being updated to Android 9.0 Pie today. It’ll have the new Hulu With Live TV app built in. Plus improved color for HDR-enabled TVs.

NVIDIA Shield — which remains the only Android TV box you should buy — just keeps getting better and better. Never mind the fact that it’s more than four years old — ancient by today’s tech standards. (Also never  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro gets August 2019 security patch before Pixels

OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to users now.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro. The update brings the August 2019 security patch before any Pixel phones have gotten it. There are also fixes for some screen sensitivity issues.

There are a lot of reasons to buy OnePlus phones, but one aspect that’s helped them stick out over the years has been OnePlus’s commitment to fast and consistent software  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Fold gets a September release

Samsung this week released a statement regarding the status of its folding smartphone, the Galaxy Fold. According to the device maker, it will get a wide release starting in September.

After its first run of review units proved to have a number of design problems back in April, Samsung ultimately scrapped its formal launch. The decision was made to regroup and make adjustments to the design, leaving its debut to linger for the unforeseeable future.

Having spent the last few  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch Active gets low heart-rate alerts and automatic swim detection

Samsung’s also launching new bands for the smartwatch.

What you need to know The Galaxy Watch Active is getting updated with a bunch of new features. Samsung’s added automatic swim tracking, SmartThings control using Bixby, and a lot more. There’s also a new lineup of watch bands, including a reflective textile band and stylish active leather collection.

The Galaxy Watch Active is already one of the best smartwatches you can buy in 2019, but now it’s about  [Read More…]

KnowRoaming’s new eSIM gets you connected in the U.S. or Europe for $10

I am an unabashed fan of the eSIM. The prospect of decoupling a phone from the physical SIM card that provides the means for connectivity to a particular carrier — and usually only one carrier — is very attractive. But for one reason or another, mainly having to do with the powerful carriers that provide the service, and the lucrative roaming agreements they make with providers in other countries, eSIM adoption has been molasses slow.

That’s slowly changing  [Read More…]

Review: ASUS gets another gold star with the Chromebook Flip C214

With all-day battery and performance to match, this durable little Chromebook is great for anyone that’s looking for a dependable, long-lasting laptop.

At the beginning of this year, a small flood of new Chromebooks were announced, including a new host of education-geared Chromebooks from Dell, Lenovo, Acer, and ASUS, which is replacing our old favorite education Chromebook, the C213, with our new favorite Chromebook for students, the aptly-named C214. The new version isn’t so much of an  [Read More…]

SwitKey Beta gets an Animoji clone in its latest update

What you need to know SwiftKey Beta now has an Animoji-like feature called ‘Puppets’. Puppets lets you record messages as several cute animals like a dog or owl. The update also brings support for the Shan language.

SwiftKey Beta users can now play with Puppets, a 3D animation feature that’s similar to Animoji’s on iOS or Samsung’s AR Emoji. Users can record themselves as a dinosaur, cat, owl, dog, or panda and have their phone’s camera track their  [Read More…]

Your Amex gets you free 2-day shipping

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Ever heard of ShopRunner? If you haven’t, it’s an online shopping platform that offers free 2-day shipping, just like Amazon Prime. Most of the stores that operate on ShopRunner are mid to high end apparel retailers such as Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth, Polo Ralph Lauren, and more. You can shop  [Read More…]