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Check out these magazine covers that were shot using the OnePlus 7 Pro

Harper’s Bazaar India cover shows what the OnePlus 7 Pro can do with no digital retouching.

With the May 14 OnePlus 7 announcement swiftly approaching, the marketing team is in full swing. This time around, OnePlus partnered with Harper’s Bazaar India and GQ India for the magazines’ May 2019 cover shots.

Harper’s Bazaar cover stands out because it states the photo is not filtered or digitally altered. The photo is of actress and activist Jameela Jamil  [Read More…]

T-Mobile: Not going to bundle streaming video and broadband — we’re going to disrupt

T-Mobile’s Mike Sievert, left, and John Legere. (Image credit: T-Mobile)

And then CEO John Legere dunks a horrendous Dad Joke on AT&T.

You join a T-Mobile earnings call for the financial news, but you stay for execs dog-cussing their competitors. That’s just the way it is, usually. But today TMo CEO John Legere went full Dad Mode on AT&T when it comes to the prospect of bundling home broadband via 5G with its fledgling streaming video  [Read More…]

Where were all the Chromebooks at MWC?

Even as Chromebooks seep from education into more and more homes, they’re all but ignored at one of the biggest tech shows of the year.

Meet the Lenovo 14e Chromebook Enterprise, the only new Chromebook we could find at Mobile World Congress this year. While my AC cohorts ran themselves ragged covering phone after phone and our Windows Central counterparts salivated over Microsoft’s new HoloLens 2 and a plethora of PCs and PC peripherals, I kept waiting  [Read More…]

10 things we’re excited about from Samsung Unpacked 2019 and 1 we’re not

More Power

The new Samsung Galaxy S10 family wouldn’t be near as tempting if it didn’t mean also getting more power. Thanks to the use of a new 7nm processor and upgraded GPU the S10 will see a boost of up to 29% in CPU performance and up to 37% in GPU performance over  [Read More…]

8BitDo’s newest M30 Gamepads were modeled after Sega Genesis controllers

Return to the classic feel of the Sega Genesis with the M30 Gamepad.

Despite the failures of Sony’s PlayStation Classic, there’s still a ton of room on the market for retro, nostalgia-inducing consoles. Nintendo’s NES Classic and SNES Classic consoles were extremely successful after all. Here’s where Analogue’s Mega SG comes in. This lag-free, HD console comes with a special adapter that lets you play original Sega Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System game cartridges, making it  [Read More…]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday were record-breaking days for online shopping

Amazon announced Cyber Monday was the company’s single biggest shopping day in history. The company said the five days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday saw millions more orders than during the same time last year with a total of 180 million items ordered. We know it was huge for our Thrifter Team as well, which had 24/7 coverage during that time.

So how did Amazon’s other top products compare to Thrifter’s? Suprisingly different! I think it’s obvious the  [Read More…]

Oppo’s two latest Android phones were cheating on processor benchmarks

The Find X and F7 are the latest Android phones to juke the stats.

The Oppo Find X and F7, two of Oppo’s latest Android phones, have recently been outed for cheating on processor benchmarks with the popular 3DMark benchmark app.

UL Benchmarks revealed this info on October 18, saying that the two Oppo phones were designed to know when 3DMark was running and then crank themselves into high-gear to get the best possible results. When a  [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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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch could be the Android smartwatch you were waiting for

Turn the dial to 11.

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch bears a striking resemblance to the Gear Sport from last year, but it’s refined in a number of ways that, along with the rebranding to bring it closer to the company’s line of Galaxy phones, could help it stand apart.

Available in two watch face sizes, 46mm and 42mm, the Galaxy Watch features an OLED display covered in Corning’s new Gorilla Glass DX+ glass built specifically for wearables.  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot, and Instant Pot were this year’s Prime Day best-sellers

More than 100 million products purchased worldwide.

Now that the huge 36-hour event is over, Amazon is offering us a quick look inside some of the successes of Prime Day 2018. As we expected, this was the biggest shopping event that Amazon has ever had, beating out previous Prime Day events, as well as Black Friday and Cyber Monday when comparing the same lengths of time. During the 36 hours, Prime members purchased over 100 million products around the  [Read More…]