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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…]

Facebook says nearly 50 million accounts impacted by security breach

Facebook has reset access tokens for around 90 million people in response to the breach.

Facebook today revealed that more nearly 50 million accounts have been affected by a “security issue.” Discovered by Facebook’s engineering team on September 25, the issue allowed attackers to take over people’s accounts by stealing Facebook access tokens.

From Facebook:

Our investigation is still in its early stages. But it’s clear that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that impacted “View  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to launch in November, says Samsung’s mobile chief

Remember Samsung’s foldable smartphone that has been rumored forever? Well according to the company’s mobile division CEO DJ Koh, who recently talked to CNBC, the device will finally make a debut during Samsung’s Developer Conference. The event is scheduled to take place between November 7 and 8 in San Francisco.

Koh also went on to confirm rumors that the phone will be usable while in a folded state. What’s more, he revealed that users will have to unfold the device  [Read More…]

T-Mobile now says ‘encrypted passwords’ were exposed in its security breach

Are you a T-Mobile customer? Here’s what you should do to keep your info safe.

T-Mobile, one of the United States’ most popular and controversial wireless carriers, announced on August 24, 2018, that a variety of personal information was exposed for its entire subscriber base.

Any security breach should be handled with the utmost care and caution, and to help you understand what exactly is going on, here’s a quick breakdown of everything you need to know.

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Bethesda lawsuit says Westworld game is ‘blatant rip-off’ of Fallout Shelter

Alleges developer misused Bethesda’s intellectual property to develop new game for Warner Bros.

Bethesda Softworks has sued Warner Bros. Entertainment and Behavior Interactive over their latest mobile release, Westworld.

As reported by Polygon, Bethesda has filed a lawsuit in Maryland U.S. District Court which alleges the mobile game Westworld, based on HBO’s hit TV series of the same title, is a “blatant rip-off” of its own game, Fallout Shelter, to the extent that it was built using  [Read More…]

Sony says it’s stopping development of its Xperia Home launcher

Only bug fixes will be added from here on out.

Most Android OEMs outfit their phones with their own skin on top of Android, and with that, a custom launcher. Sony’s phones have long come with the Xperia Home launcher, and following the latest update that landed on June 11, development for it will be ending.

As noted by moderator Erika Prymus for the Xperia Home Open Beta on Google+:

A business decision has been taken that  [Read More…]

Instagram says it’s fixed a bug that was causing the Android app to crash

If it’s still not working, try uninstalling and reinstalling the app.

Instagram is the world’s most popular app for sharing photos and videos of your life, but since yesterday, June 4, there’s been a bug that’s caused the Android app to repeatedly crash. The issue was affecting Android phones of all kinds, but thankfully, the issue’s been fixed.

According to a Tweet that Instagram shared this morning:

Yesterday, there was an issue causing the  [Read More…]

Huawei says it’ll stop offering bootloader unlock codes

The service is being stopped for all phones on May 24.

If you’re big into the Android modding community, chances are you’ve taken a liking to Huawei. Huawei’s gradually become one of the more developer-friendly companies in the Android space, but that’s all changing.

According to a pop-up found on the company’s unlock page:

To provide better user experience and avoid issues caused by ROM flashing, the unlock code application service will be stopped for all products  [Read More…]

Pete Lau says the OnePlus 6 will come with a glass back and ‘premium hand-feel’

The OnePlus 6 will feature a glass back with a five-layered Nanotech coating.

OnePlus served up a teaser over the weekend showcasing the back of the OnePlus 6, hinting at a possible ceramic or glass back. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took to the company’s forums earlier today to confirm that the phone will indeed feature a glass back.

This isn’t the first time OnePlus opted for a glass back, as the OnePlus X also used the  [Read More…]