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Samsung Galaxy S9 second opinion review: A battery short of perfection

Samsung once again nails the one-size-fits-all flagship, but mediocre battery life holds it back from an A+.

There’s rarely a more consumer-facing phone than the latest Samsung flagship. Say what you will about the Pixel 2 having cleaner software or the LG V30 being better for filmmaking, but the fact is that the Galaxy S9 is the phone plastered on every billboard, every web ad, and every subway station. For the vast majority of consumers, it’s the  [Read More…]

Verizon gives you a second chance to enroll in its Total Mobile Protection insurance program

Bought a smartphone from Verizon, but you didn’t get insurance? Not to worry, the carrier is giving you a second chance to enroll with its Total Mobile Protection insurance.

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Get a lifetime second phone line for your Android for only $25

Whether it’s selling items on Craigslist, separating work from personal life, signing up for online services, or something else, you need a second phone line. We’ve got an exclusive deal to help our readers save ton on a lifetime Hushed account.

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Alcatel is the second smartphone brand to launch an Android Go phone in the US

Alcatel announced the availability of its fist Android Go phone for the US market. Alongside the 1X, the company will also launch the 3V.

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Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018

The long rumored Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung is officially confirmed and is expected to launch in the latter half of 2018.

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Samsung will release a premium Bixby speaker in the second half of 2018

Bixby’s strengths (and weaknesses) will soon be put on full display.

Smart speakers are quickly becoming one of the hottest new markets in the consumer tech space, and it’s currently dominated by the likes of Amazon and Google.

Apple just stepped into the ring with its own HomePod speaker, and in the second-half of 2018, Samsung will do the same.

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Samsung’s head of mobile operations, DJ Koh, confirmed this  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: A second opinion

Huawei’s best efforts can’t save this great phone from a failed launch in the U.S.

Samsung isn’t the only brand known for throwing seemingly every possible feature into its phones, and the telecom giant Huawei is betting big on AI this year with its new flagship, the Mate 10 Pro. With an attractive design, speedy performance, and a massive battery, it’s the best phone the company has ever crafted, but a number of unforeseen circumstances may keep  [Read More…]

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s second offer to buy the company

Despite increasing its offer by $ 16 billion, Qualcomm still refuses to sell to Broadcom.

Ever since early November of last year, there have been talks of Broadcom being interested in acquiring chip-maker Qualcomm. The deal was turned down by Qualcomm’s Board of Directors later that same month, but a report quickly followed this up suggesting that Qualcomm would reconsider its decision if Broadcom offered more money.

Broadcom recently came back to Qualcomm with a new offer  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A second opinion

In a post-Galaxy S8 world, the Note 8 is safe, predictable and arguably overpriced. But it’s still one of the very best Android phones you can buy right now.

Until recently, the last Galaxy Note I could actually buy in the UK was a model released almost three years ago. 2015’s Note 5 never reached European shores, and the Note 7 was canned just before the official Euro release could begin. It’s been a rough couple of  [Read More…]

LG V30 will have a second year of warranty in the U.S.

The LG V30 and V30+ will be available soon from all major U.S. carriers.

After leaks and pre-announcements, the LG V30 was made official at this year’s IFA conference. However, availability and price were not announced at the event, leaving potential buyers curious as to when the phone would be available. We now know that it’ll be arriving on October 5.

AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have already announced their availability for the V30, but in a press  [Read More…]