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Vivo is the latest brand to pull out of MWC over coronavirus fears

Vivo has confirmed that it will no longer attend MWC.

What you need to know Vivo has pulled out of MWC, citing coronavirus worries. The brand was slated to introduce its latest bezel-less phone at the conference, and it says it will introduce the device at a later date. LG and Sony have already pulled out of the show, and with Vivo following suit this year’s event will be severely diminished.

Following LG and Sony, Vivo has  [Read More…]

Is your Wear OS watch running the latest software? Here’s how to check

Your Wear OS watch is a powerful tool. It keeps you updated on incoming notifications, tracks your physical activity throughout the day, and — depending on the model you have — can even make/receive phone calls. With so much going on, it’s important that your watch is running the latest available software. Checking to see if there is an update takes only a couple of seconds, and today, we’re going to show you how to do just that.

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Google’s latest earnings disappoint despite new disclosures

The report confirms YouTube made $ 4.7 billion during the last three months.

What you need to know Google parent company Alphabet has shared its Q4 2019 earnings report. For the first time, it’s been disclosed how much revenue YouTube and Google Cloud generate. Total revenue of $ 37.57 billion was lower than the predicted $ 38.38 billion.

On February 3 following the closing bell on Wall Street, Google parent company Alphabet released its official earnings report  [Read More…]

Xbox basically just buried Google Stadia with latest Project xCloud update

Today, a slew of Project xCloud additions threaten to rip Google Stadia of its, well, reason to exist.

With one single library update, Microsoft just ripped Google Stadia of one of its only reasons to exist. Today, without any fanfare or warning, Microsoft included Destiny 2 to its Project xCloud game streaming library, at no extra cost, complete with synchronicity for those of us who have been playing on Xbox or using save syncing.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 will have a 5x optical zoom according to latest report

Korean optics manufacturer makes no mention of components for 10x optical zoom in the Galaxy S20.

What you need to know A report out of Korea shows that optics manufacturer Optrontech is supplying prisms that support 5x optical zoom for the Samsung Galaxy S20. That contradicts previous rumors that the Galaxy S20 Ultra will sport a camera with 10x optical zoom. It’s still possible that the S20 Ultra could feature a 10x digital zoom though.

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Samsung’s latest rugged phone has a hole-punch display, removable battery

Samsung’s first rugged Galaxy with an Infinity-O display.

What you need to know Samsung today introduced the latest addition to its rugged smartphone lineup. Called XCover Pro, the phone will feature a 6.3-inch display with a hole-punch cutout and dual rear cameras. It will be available for purchase in Europe starting early next month.

In October last year, Samsung announced the XCover FieldPro, a rugged smartphone designed for enterprise users. The company today unveiled a new addition  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s latest fitness tracker doesn’t look like one at all

The Mijia Quartz Watch doesn’t look like your average fitness tracker, but it is hiding a lot of smarts.

Xiaomi is known primarily for its phones, but the Chinese brand is the second-largest wearable manufacturer in the world. That’s down to its affordable line of fitness bands under the Mi Band label, but that’s not all Xiaomi makes. It introduced a full-fledged smartwatch last month, and over the years it has launched a few hybrid wearables, like  [Read More…]

Press pause on your apps with Action Launcher’s latest update

From live wallpapers to 2020 Supporter wallpapers, v45 is here to make your phone more festive.

What you need to know Action Launcher v45 is rolling out to users now along with an ActionDash update. Quicktheme now can pull colors from live wallpapers, but there’s a few caveats to keep in mind. New ActionDash integrations allow you to see your usage in a widget or pause apps for the rest of the day. Support 2020 is here  [Read More…]

Google Maps’ latest update ditches the slide-out menu for the bottom bar

Most of the settings found in the side menu have been relocated to the account switcher.

What you need to know Google’s navigation app is getting a new design. The app ditches the slide-out menu on the left in favor of an expanded bottom bar with more shortcuts. The account switcher now houses many of the settings previously found in the hamburger menu.

The newest version of Google’s mapping application comes with a fresh coat of paint,  [Read More…]

LG’s latest UX 9.0 software looks a lot like Samsung’s One UI

The UX 9.0 update is expected to begin rolling out before the end of the year.

What you need to know LG has released a new video showing off the latest version of its custom user interface. LG’s new UX 9.0 is a significant improvement over UX 8.0, featuring a more intuitive design and a system-wide dark mode. The UX 9.0 update is expected to hit the G8 ThinQ before the end of the year.

LG announced  [Read More…]