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Is the iPhone SE really worth $150 more than the Moto G Power?

Best for less Moto G Power

$ 250 at Motorola

Pros Three-day battery life Large display with slim bezels Rear cameras are lots of fun Expandable storage Has a 3.5mm headphone jack Cons Lacks NFC Motorola’s poor update policy

Want a quality smartphone while spending hardly any cash? The Moto G Power is a fantastic choice. This is a solid all-around device, offering good performance, a decent LCD display, and rear cameras that offer a lot  [Read More…]

Pixel 4a camera samples have surfaced, and they look really good

The 12MP sensor appears to be rather capable.

What you need to know Camera samples from the Pixel 4a were shared on Twitter by a tech YouTuber in Cuba. The samples from the phone are compared to a Redmi Note 7. As we’ve been expecting, the images look quite nice.

We’re expecting Google to unveil the Pixel 4a any day now, likely through a simple press release seeing as how Google I/O 2020 is no longer happening.  [Read More…]

Is there really a competition between the Galaxy Tab S6 and S6 Lite?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Best Android tablet

$ 648 at Amazon

Pros Better display More base storage Built-in fingerprint scanner More RAM Includes S Pen Cons Higher price tag Keyboard must be purchased separately

The Galaxy Tab S6 presents the best that Samsung has to offer in the tablet market. It’s powered by the Snapdragon 855 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM, and has a built-in fingerprint scanner, so it gives you everything  [Read More…]

iQOO 3 5G debuts in India, but do you really care?

The phone features “Monster Touch” pressure-sensitive gaming buttons on the sides.

What you need to know Vivo’s iQOO sub-brand today launched its first 5G smartphone in India. The gaming-focused iQOO 3 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset and packs a large 4,440mAh battery. It will be available in the country starting March 4 for a starting price of ₹36,990 ($ 515).

Vivo’s iQOO sub-brand announced its first Snapdragon 865-powered smartphone at simultaneous launch events held  [Read More…]

The S20 Ultra is the phone I really want but will probably never buy

It’s big and badass, but it’s $ 1,400 so I know I’m not buying one. So why do I really, really want to do it?

Like everyone expected, Samsung showed off a set of new phones that are downright amazing and somehow even better than the downright amazing models it showed us last time. I’ve not touched any of them, but I’m confident that any of the Galaxy S20 models would be an awesome phone that would  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S20’s night mode has this really cute animation you have to see

A few years ago, you wouldn’t have found me lavishing praise on Samsung’s software design team, but times have definitely changed.

Galaxy S20 Night ModeSamsung’s new moon-shaped night mode indicator in its camera app.

The company released One UI last year, and with it came not an overhaul of how the company approaches its Android design, but special attention to many  [Read More…]

Should you really consider buying a phone from BLU?

Best answer: BLU has made affordable Android phones for years, but there have been security scares and a few disastrous bugs throughout its history. BLU phones can give a decent Android experience to users on a very limited budget, but it still hasn’t completely won our trust back yet.

Great budget pick: BLU VIVO XL5 ($ 120 at Amazon)

BLU is a budget phonemaker with some black marks on its track record

If you’ve ever looked  [Read More…]

I hate big phones, but I really wish I went XL with the Pixel 4

I like everything about my Pumpkin Spice Pixel 4 except for its crappy battery life. I should have gone extra-large.

It seems like everyone (well, almost everyone) hates the Pixel 4. That’s OK and hating things you never planned to buy is the secret fuel that powers the tech side of the internet. I’m not one of those people and think the Pixel 4 was a great upgrade from the 3 in almost every way. It’s just  [Read More…]

Did the former Disney CEO really just throw shade at Apple TV+?

Maybe, or maybe not. On the other hand, you could only actually watch one of those services on launch day.

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner today did what one does on Twitter, whether you’re a billionaire, a president, a billionaire president — or just one of the peasants. He trolled. And it was a decent troll, at that, taking aim at the quality of content on Apple TV+ thus far on the same day that Disney+ launched..

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Here’s how much faster the Share menu in Android 10 really is

In its internal study, Google found 99% of Android 10 users can see the Share UI in just 103 milliseconds or less.

What you need to know Google detailed the changes it made to make the share sheet in Android 10 much faster at the Android Dev Summit held this past week. With Android 10, Google replaced Direct Share with the new Sharing Shortcuts API, which allows apps to preload direct share targets. An internal study conducted  [Read More…]