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HTC’s next smartphone in the U12 series might not be made by HTC itself

It’s no secret that HTC’s smartphone business has been struggling for years. The company’s latest flagship, the U12+ hasn’t done much to turn things around and in July, the phone maker was forced to lay off 1,500 workers in its manufacturing unit in Taiwan.

You’ve probably heard that HTC is preparing to launch a new budget phone called the U12 Life (Imagine Life). Well, as a result of these job cuts, it seems that HTC won’t be actually making this  [Read More…]

The Oppo R17 offers a glimpse as to what the OnePlus 6T might look like

Look at that itty-bitty little notch!

While it can be fun to look at OnePlus as an underdog in the smartphone space, it’s important to remember that its parent company is Oppo — one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world. OnePlus phones often take a lot of inspiration from Oppo handsets that come out before them, and should that pattern continue this year, the recently announced Oppo R17 looks like an excellent foundation for the  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 9 is here but you might not like the price

Just when you thought the smartphone world had gone quiet, Samsung is back with a new device. However, this time around, the leaks pretty much shared everything about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

At its latest “Unpacked” event in New York City, Samsung unveiled its 3rd flagship of 2018. The latest device in the Note lineup sees quite a few improvements under the hood, with one major one on the outside.

Display and Internals

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Swiping on your phone might not so harmless as it seems, here’s why

Smartphones might be the epitome of modern convenience, but the dirty little secret that’s not so secret anymore is this. Your omnipresent device is a serious threat to your privacy.

With the increasing speed, power, cloud services and millions of apps being available for smartphones, the mobile threat landscape continues to grow.

With more and more people using their devices to shop online, pay their bills or play a game, the threat is all around us. Indeed, we’ve have been  [Read More…]

YouTube for Android is testing its dark theme, and you might be able to use it right now

Rejoice, my friends; soon we can binge YouTube all night without getting blinded by the bland white interface!

YouTube brought a dark theme to its desktop website last year and back at the beginning of the year, the same glorious dark theme was announced for its iOS and Android apps. Apple users got that dark theme just a few brief weeks after the announcement, but Android users were left waiting, and waiting, and waiting for theirs. We  [Read More…]

This might be the 3rd-gen Amazon Echo Dot

The new speaker will have improved sound quality and a rounded design.

Amazon’s Echo Dot is one of the most popular smart speakers around, and thanks to a couple images that recently popped up, we might have our first look at the third-gen version of it.

FrAndroid and Numerama recently got together to share the above two photos. Assuming these are accurate, this is what the next version of the Echo Dot will look like.

As we  [Read More…]

Getting low on storage? You might like these smaller Android games

There are many reasons for wanting to install a lightweight Android game on your device. Maybe you’re in a Wi-Fi-less area and you want to use up too much of your mobile data. Or maybe you want to try out a new game, but your phone’s internal memory is filled up.

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Whatever your reason, the good news is that there are enough great lightweight games under 25MB games waiting for  [Read More…]

Blackberry KEY2 Lite (Luna) might be in the works

BlackBerry’s latest KEY2 smartphone recently went on sale in the US. The device is among the more unique Android phones out there, featuring an improved QWERTY keyboard under the display.

However, not everyone might be willing to spend $ 650 on the device. Especially since the KEY2 packs middle-range specs including a Snapdragon 660 processor.

But if you still fancy the idea of having a phone with a QWERTY keyboard we have some good news for you. According to reliable  [Read More…]

Google might face a $2.82 billion fine for pushing its services on Android

The European Commission is behind this.

When you get a new Android phone, you probably don’t think too much about the Google Search widget on your home screen, Chrome being set as the default browser, or all of Google’s big apps pre-installed out of the box. However, the European Commission certainly has and is planning on fining Google billions of dollars for these actions.

According to a report this week from The Wall Street Journal, it’s expected  [Read More…]

Google’s AR Stickers might be headed for the LG G7 ThinQ

AR Stickers for the Pixel and Pixel 2 were announced in October last year and launched in December with Star Wars and Stranger Things content.

So far the stickers have been a Pixel exclusive, but according to a statement unearthed by Android Authority it seems like the new LG G7 ThinQ will soon be getting them too.

If this turns out to be true, it will certainly help LG differentiate its flagship from other offerings on the market. For those  [Read More…]