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OnePlus confirms it’s going to make cheap Android phones again

It’s part of a strategy to create an entire ecosystem of devices.

What you need to know In a recent interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said his company is re-focusing efforts to create cheap phones once again. It’s part of a new strategy to create an ecosystem of connected OnePlus devices. More premium phones like the OnePlus 8 Pro aren’t going away.

If you’re a long-time OnePlus fan, chances are the company’s last couple of releases have  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 5 once again rumored to feature a mid-range Snapdragon 765 SoC

The Pixel 5 could be Google’s first ‘premium’ mid-range smartphone.

What you need to know Google may not release a Pixel phone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset this year. Instead of the flagship Snapdragon chipset, the Pixel 5 might feature the mid-range Snapdragon 765. The Pixel 5 is expected to launch this Fall with a starting price of $ 699.

In March this year, a teardown of the Google Camera app had suggested the Pixel 5 may  [Read More…]

The Facebook Portal Mother’s Day sale lets you see mom face to face again

This Mother’s Day will be a bit different than most. With everyone practicing social distancing and staying at home, you might not be around your mother during this special day for the first time in years. Luckily, this Mother’s Day sale on Facebook Portal devices will help make sure you and mom can see each other whenever you choose. With select devices now $ 50 off, today’s sale offers some of the best discounts yet on Facebook Portal models with  [Read More…]

Amazon will once again allow sellers to ship non-essential items this week

What you need to know Some third-party sellers will be able to resume shipments to Amazon warehouses this week. Amazon paused non-essential inbound shipments back in March. Quantities will be limited as Amazon continues to prioritize essential items.

After temporarily pausing inbound shipments to its warehouses of non-essential items, Amazon is once again getting ready to allow sellers to have products delivered to warehouses to be sold. According to a statement from Amazon to CNBC, third-party sellers will  [Read More…]

After being killed twice, Newton Mail might have a buyer (again)

Third time’s the charm?

What you need to know Newton, the popular email app, may not be going away after all. Following the closure of Essential, Newton announced it would be shutting down on April 30. We should get a final announcement by April 20.

Don’t call it a comeback — call it a comeback x2. On March 26, the official Newton blog was updated with a new post announcing that the company is trying to hold  [Read More…]

It’s not just you, Snapchat is down again

DownDetector is showing a peak of 15,000 outage reports in the last couple of hours.

Update, March 24, 10pm ET:Didn’t take long for Snapchat to go down again. Five days after our previous report, Snapchat users are complaining the service is down all over again. According to Downdetector, the complaints began around 9pm ET and have ramped up since then. Snapchat hasn’t yet acknowledged the issue.

What you need to know Snapchat is currently experiencing issues. DownDetector  [Read More…]

Spotify’s web service is down for many people (Update: Working again)

It was down for around six hours on Monday.

Update, 3:30pm ET, March 16: It looks like the Spotify web app has resumed functioning after a six-hour downtime. Is your Spotify service working again?

What you need to know Spotify’s web app is down for many people in North America and Western Europe. Mobile and native desktop apps are working fine. No word on when the outage will be over.

As many people beginning their new work-from-home  [Read More…]

Xiaomi messes up again, rolls out bug-filled Mi A2 Lite Android 10 update

Users are complaining that the update is bricking their phones or putting them in a boot loop.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s limited rollout of Android 10 for the Mi A2 Lite has been met with disastrous results. The update is causing phones to enter boot loops. Other users report the phone becoming entirely unresponsive. This comes just a week after the company pulled the Android 10 update for the Mi A3, after similar complaints of  [Read More…]

How Google Maps can help you never be late to work ever again

Before you leave for work, read this.

As far as turn-by-turn navigation apps go, Google Maps is one of the best out there. It has highly-accurate location data, is easy to use, and comes pre-installed on all Android phones. Google’s been fine-tuning the Maps formula for years, and where it’s at now is better than it’s ever been before.

For example, did you know Google Maps is an excellent tool for planning your commute to work? From  [Read More…]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare again takes the lead for December 2019 NPD

Call of Duty is retaining the lead, with Star Wars on its heels.

What you need to know The December 2019 NPD report has been released. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the bestselling game of the month and on PlayStation 4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was the second-bestselling game of the month. You can grab Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4 for $ 47 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information  [Read More…]