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UMIDIGI One and One Pro compact smartphones are coming soon (Promoted)

Chinese manufacturer UMIDIGI is preparing to launch yet another smartphone series that features the popular notch.

Building on the success of the Z2 family, UMIDIGI plans to introduce the One and One Pro smartphones in the near future. The phones are going to be offered in Carbon Fiber and Twilight, two color options the Z2 Pro will also be sold in.

Indeed, at a glance, the two smartphones series look quite similar. But the UMIDIGI One and One Plus include  [Read More…]

Samsung announces faster Chromebook Plus V2, coming to Best Buy soon

Last year’s Samsung Chromebook Plus was an excellent premium Chromebook with a dazzling screen, solid build and compelling features. Now Samsung announced it’s refreshing the hit product.

Dubbed Chromebook Plus V2, the next-generation model doesn’t stray too far from the size and style of the original model. It’s still a laptop you can also use as a tablet, but the new version does include a few important changes that should provide an overall superior experience.

First off, the Samsung Chromebook  [Read More…]

Mophie Charge Stream Pad+: Why plug-in charging for smartphones may soon be obsolete

The Mophie pad+ delivers optimized wireless fast charge power to Samsung, Apple, and other Qi-enabled smartphones

Wireless charging has been a reality since 2015 when Samsung first introduced the technology as a basic option with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Since then, Qi wireless charging has achieved mainstream consumer adoption and is now found in most of today’s popular smartphones. Charging stations have also infiltrated airports, public venues, office buildings, restaurants, hotels, and even cars.

Why  [Read More…]

Netflix will soon add games to its streaming lineup

It’s kicking things off with Minecraft: Story Mode later this year.

Netflix is already one of the world’s most popular services for watching movies and TV shows, and later this year, the company will begin to dip its toes into the waters of streaming games.

According to a report from TechRadar, Netflix is partnering with developer Telltale Games to create a special version of Minecraft: Story Mode that will be playable via Netflix’s streaming service.

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Google Pixel Launcher will soon let you manually toggle its dark/light theme

The feature will be added in a “future Android build.”

Google’s Pixel Launcher is one of the best Android launchers around, and with the launch of the Pixel 2 last year, it introduced a feature that enabled a dark theme when applying certain wallpapers. Now, Google’s going to give you manual control for toggling it.

Spotted by the fine folks at Android Police, a Googler recently responded to a thread on the Google Issue Tracker from a  [Read More…]

Lawnchair Launcher gets official v1.0 release, v2.0 beta coming soon

One of the most popular Pixel Launcher launchers is growing up.

Google’s Pixel Launcher offers one of the best Android experiences around, and since the original Pixel debuted in 2017, there’s been a heap of developers trying to recreate that home-screen experience for other, non-Google handsets. One of the most popular, Lawnchair Launcher, is now exiting its beta and has an official v1.0 release on the Play Store.

Lawnchair’s been in beta since mid-October, and after lots  [Read More…]

Chrome OS to soon offer ‘integration’ with Android Messages

We’ve only been waiting forever for this.

Chrome OS is rapidly becoming a more practical replacement for Windows and macOS machines with every passing day, but one area that’s still lacking is proper tie-ins with Android. According to new commits in the Chromium Gerrit, however, this is going to start changing with proper integration with Android Messages.

Spotted by XDA Developers, the commit reads as follows:

Add a feature flag for CroOS Android Messages integration.

Later on,  [Read More…]

The effect of the Sprint + T-Mobile merger on MVNOs will soon be discovered

The Justice Department is questioning smaller brands right now.

It’s clear that the T-Mobile and Sprint merger will have a huge impact on the wireless space in the U.S., meaning that every nook and cranny needs to be checked before the deal can go through. As part of the latest step in this process, the Justice Department is now reportedly asking smaller MVNOs about how the merger will impact them.

According to Reuters, the Justice Department is  [Read More…]

LG V35 ThinQ is coming to Project Fi soon

LG is launching flagship after flagship. The latest is the V35 ThinQ which will be sold by AT&T, but also by Google’s Project Fi.

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Android Things is the smart home’s saving grace and it can’t come soon enough

Android Things could be what it takes to make all these smart things be simple things, too.

In an article gushing over my Logitech Harmony remote I mentioned that I had a horrible mish-mash of smart “stuff” in my house and tying it all together was a pain. That prompted a conversation where someone reached out to me with a really great question that I had a tough time answering: Where should I start if I want  [Read More…]