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Thanks to COVID-19, Qualcomm predicts 30% decrease in phone shipments

There was a decline of 21% between January and March.

What you need to know Qualcomm shared its latest earnings report on April 29, 2020. The report cites a 21% decline in demand for phones for the first three months of 2020. A 30% decrease in phone shipments is expected for May-June.

On April 29, 2020, Qualcomm published its Q2 Fiscal 2020 earnings report that spans January through March of this year. Being the world’s largest supplier  [Read More…]

Feast your eyes on the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s innards, thanks to this tear-down

Samsung’s most expensive flagship is certainly not the most repairable.

What you need to know iFixit this week released its teardown of the Galaxy S20 Ultra. It shows off the phone’s massive camera modules and more. The phone, unfortunately, got a terrible repair rating of 3 out of 10, though.

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra may be “too much of a good thing,” but what it’s not is easily repairable. That’s according to the folks at iFixit, who  [Read More…]

The Moment Pro Camera app is end of life thanks to Google’s practices

Google. you have to take control over your platform to stop this sort of thing from happening.

Moment makes a great set of lenses for your phone and has an awesome camera app that gives you complete control over all of your camera settings. It’s so good that it’s worth using even if you didn’t buy a set of Moment lenses for your phone.

That’s going to change soon enough, though. This is Moment’s statement as posted  [Read More…]

Buy the Galaxy Z Flip without going broke thanks to these awesome deals

Get Samsung’s new foldable without going totally broke.

After wowing the world with the Galaxy Fold in 2019, Samsung has returned to the foldable phone market with the Galaxy Z Flip.

Compared to the Galaxy Fold, the Z Flip is quite different in more ways than one. It’s more widely available for purchase, has a lower price tag, and the form factor is geared towards more of a mainstream market than the somewhat limited appeal of the  [Read More…]

You can now stargaze on your phone, thanks to Google Earth

After years as a desktop exclusive, the star-filled sky is finally available on phones.

What you need to know Google Earth is being updated for mobile devices. The revamped app adds stars to the Earth’s backdrop. The images shown were collected by the European Southern Observatory.

Google Earth on phones is getting a small but pretty upgrade. The backdrop of the Earth is no longer a dull, lifeless sea of black. In its stead, you’ll now find  [Read More…]

WhatsApp can now set reminders thanks to Any.do integration

Only available for Any.do Premium subscribers.

What you need to know WhatsApp can now set reminders after teaming up with the popular to-do list service Any.do. You’ll be able to create reminders with messages or by forwarding messages from your contacts. The integration is only available for Any.do Premium subscribers.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messengers with millions of users worldwide, and thanks to a new partnership with the popular to-do list service Any.do, it’s  [Read More…]

Multiple calls on WhatsApp just got less confusing thanks to call waiting

There’s also a fix for battery issues on OnePlus phones.

What you need to know WhatsApp’s latest update adds calling waiting to the app. If you receive a second call while you’re already talking to someone, the call won’t automatically get rejected. You’ll now get a notification for the call, and the option to end your current call to switch to the second one.

WhatsApp just got a really neat feature with its latest update. And I’m  [Read More…]

Save 33% on a year of Disney Plus thanks to this Cyber Monday deal

If you aren’t one of the millions of people who already signed up for Disney Plus, you may actually be excited that you waited. The streaming media service has proven to be wildly popular so far, and ahead of the official launch Disney offered a few discounts, but nothing since the service actually launched. Cyber Monday changes that, and brings the first major discount (bundle pricing aside) to the service. For a limited time only, you can sign up and  [Read More…]

Thanks to Cyber Monday, you can get noise canceling headphones under $100

Here at AC, just about all of us have a pair of active noise canceling headphones that we swear by. If you do a lot of airplane travel, frequently work at busy coffee shops, or have lovely (and noisey) kids, a good pair of noise canceling headphones can allow you to enjoy your favorite music and podcasts while blocking out all of the extra chatter around you.

It’s easy to spend a lot of money on noise canceling headphones, but  [Read More…]