Tag Archive: Year


Samsung Galaxy S10+ review, a year later: Cheaper and better with One UI 2

Samsung’s hardware still shines, and One UI 2 keeps things fresh for 2020.

With the way Samsung’s phones continuously stay in the conversation of the high-end competition, it’s easy to forget just how long they’ve been on the market. It definitely snuck up on me that the Galaxy S10+ was several months old at the end of 2019, as it kind of gets combined with the Galaxy Note 10 in my mind and still feels “fresh.”

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These are all the Huawei phones getting EMUI 10 this year

The Mate 20 and P30 series will kick things off, with other phones to follow in “later months.”

What you need to know Huawei has confirmed the list of devices slated to receive the Android 10-powered EMUI update in global markets. The company’s flagship Mate 20 and P30 series will be the first to receive the new skin starting this month. The list also includes phones from the nova lineup and previous models of the Mate and  [Read More…]

Start the year off right with these incredible fitness trackers!

We highly recommend the Fitbit Versa 2 for a wide variety of styles and uses, including automatic activity tracking, on-screen workouts, Fitbit Pay, music storage, and so much more. It’s no wonder that Fitbit continues to be one of the many highly regarded names in the industry with all it has to offer. However, don’t worry if that’s not your cup of tea. There are quite a few other options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for specific  [Read More…]

New evidence suggests Xiaomi may finally launch the Pocophone F2 this year

The value flagship will likely be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset.

What you need to know A leaked trademark application has revealed that Xiaomi is working on a new device called the POCO F2. The phone is expected to be a direct successor to the POCO F1 launched in 2018. In markets outside India, the phone could be called the Pocophone F2 instead.

Pocophone global head Alvin Tse had hinted in a tweet last month that  [Read More…]

$900 million in 2019 player spending marks Pokémon GO’s best ever year

That’s even better than PoGo’s launch year!

What you need to know Pokémon GO has its best-ever year in terms of user spending in 2019. Users spent nearly $ 900 million in 2019. That’s a 10% increase on 2018, and even better than its 2016 launch year.

Reports have revealed that Pokémon GO saw its best-ever year of user spending in 2019.

New Sensor Tower data suggests that user spending in Pokémon GO reached $ 894 million  [Read More…]

The NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2019) is my favorite purchase of the year

There’s a reason the Shield TV is the best Android TV box.

There’s no shortage of smart TV platforms, but in our household, we went all-in on Android TV. It started with a Sony 950D back in 2015, and over the last four years, we amassed three additional TVs that ran Android TV out of the box.

The end result is that I didn’t need a standalone Android TV box. I bought a Mi Box S to  [Read More…]

2020 looks to be an excellent year for virtual reality

Virtual reality had a great 2019, and could have an even better 2020.

Virtual reality turned a bit of a corner in 2019. The rise of the Oculus Quest and the announcement of Half-Life: Alyx brought VR more into the mainstream and created a fair bit of buzz. 2020 looks to be another great year for VR, with added functionality for the Oculus Quest, the potential growth of wireless VR, and the release of one of the  [Read More…]

Spotify to halt political ads on its platform next year

Spotify plans to reintroduce political ads to its platform once it has the tech to vet them.

What you need to know Spotify says it will “pause” political advertising on its platform in early 2020. The company will reintroduce political ads to its platform once it has all the resources necessary to “responsibly validate and review” them. Twitter banned political advertising on its platform last month, while Google’s new policy on political ads will come into effect  [Read More…]

Make 2020 your year! Master cloud security with these online courses

We live in the age of the cloud. That means companies and organizations everywhere are scrambling to hire or promote talented and trained experts in the space. Smart business are looking for cloud security leaders to protect servers and data from the latest cyber threats and attacks.

The Essential Cloud Security Certification Bundle, available in the AndroidGuys Deals Store for just $ 49, will help you become one of those in-demand cloud security professionals.

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Huawei trduges along despite U.S. pressure, will sell 230M phones this year

That’s 30 million more units than last year.

What you need to know Huawei’s consumer group CEO estimates his company will have sold a total of 230 million mobile devices this year. That’s 30 million more than last year, despite the onset of U.S. sanctions and restrictions on the company earlier this year. Slowly but surely, the company is gaining on Samsung to become the largest smartphone company by market share.

2019 has been a tough year  [Read More…]