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The OnePlus 7 Pro display will ‘redefine fast and smooth’ says CEO Pete Lau

It sure does look like the phone will have a 90Hz refresh rate.

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau had an exclusive talk with The Verge recently, sharing some more details about the OnePlus 7 Pro. The main topic of discussion was the new display that will be featured in the OnePlus 7 Pro model. According to Lau, it will set a new benchmark for mobile displays and will “redefine fast and smooth”.

He elaborated more by saying it  [Read More…]

Facebook says it exposed millions of Instagram user passwords

Affected users are being contacted now.

Back in late March, Facebook came under fire for storing its users’ passwords in a readable format — exposing around 600 million passwords to its employees. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Facebook’s now quietly announced that something similar also happened to Instagram accounts.

Added as a text update to an article on the Facebook Newsroom published four weeks ago, Facebook says the following:

Update on April 18, 2019 at 7AM  [Read More…]

DOJ says T-Mobile and Sprint merger ‘unlikely’ to be approved

The $ 26 billion deal could be in trouble.

We’ve been talking about the T-Mobile and Sprint merger for a while now, and about a year since it was initially announced, it looks like it could be in trouble. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Department of Justice isn’t so keen on the impending merger.

The report reads:

Justice Department staffers have told T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. that their planned merger is unlikely to  [Read More…]

U.S. judge says Qualcomm owes Apple nearly $1 billion in rebate payments

Qualcomm ordered to pay nearly $ 1 billion in patent royalty rebates, but a payment may not be forthcoming.

In a preliminary ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that Qualcomm owed Apple nearly $ 1 billion in rebate payments that were part of the business cooperation agreement of the two companies. Today’s ruling is unrelated to the patent fight that both companies are embroiled in, but pertains to the matter of  [Read More…]

Google says it will unveil ‘future of gaming’ at GDC 2019

What’s Google up to?

Ever since Google announced “Project Stream” in partnership with Ubisoft, gamers everywhere have been clamoring to learn more about the company’s gaming ambitions. Today, Google announced that it would reveal what it considers to be the “future of gaming” at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 later this month. The corporation has never had a strong gaming presence in the past, so it’ll be interesting to see what happens next week.

There  [Read More…]

Motorola says it is working on a foldable smartphone

Don’t expect it to look anything like the Huawei Mate X.

One of the biggest takeaways from MWC 2019 is that foldable phones are a thing and they’ll be here very, very soon. Samsung has the Galaxy Fold, Huawei wowed us with the Mate X, and now Motorola confirmed that it too is working on its own folding phone.

Speaking with Engadget, Motorola’s VP of Global product, Dan Dery, said:

We started to work on foldables a  [Read More…]

Nothing says luxury like a Galaxy S10+ and some leather

With its striking glass back, a multitude of different colors, and the controversial hole-punch display, the Galaxy S10+ is a phone that makes a statement. It’s big, powerful, and unashamed of its $ 1,000 starting price. If you plan on picking one up for yourself, you might as well go all out and “treat yo’ self” to one of these leather cases.

Genuine leather Samsung Leather Back Cover

Staff Favorite

Coming straight from Samsung, this case is  [Read More…]

Qualcomm says its Snapdragon X50 will power over 30 5G devices in 2019

The company’s also using CES 2019 to show off its vision for smart vehicle experiences.

2019 is going to be the year of 5G, and Qualcomm wants to make sure it’s at the forefront of it all. As CES 2019 rolls along at full steam, the chip-maker has announced that its Snapdragon X50 platform will be at the heart of more than 30 5G-capable devices this year alone.

Per Qualcomm’s press release:

Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform is  [Read More…]

OnePlus CEO says upcoming 5G phone will cost $200 to $300 more than the 6T

Get ready to pay a premium for that 5G icon.

OnePlus announced earlier today that it will launch the first phone powered by the Snapdragon 855. The phone will initially make its debut on UK carrier EE’s 5G network before becoming available in global markets.

While the phone slated for a launch in the first half of 2019 — before end of May, according to CNET — it won’t be marketed as the OnePlus 7. OnePlus is  [Read More…]

DisplayMate says Pixel 3 XL OLED display earns ‘highest A+ rating’

A new high-end smartphone typically garners plenty of attention, especially when it comes to the camera, display, and a few other areas. Google’s Pixel 3 XL is probably going to get a lot more attention in the display area thanks to its immediate predecessor.

It isn’t a secret that the Pixel 2 XL’s display didn’t quite make everyone happy that got to look at it. And while Google tweaked and updated the handset, and the device’s display turned out to  [Read More…]