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Microsoft experiments with modular controllers for mobile devices


While some of the new gaming phones have hardware controls - either on board or as accessories - most handsets out there rely on touch and motion. Those are fine for casual games, but Microsoft believes it can interest serious players with Xbox-l...

OnePlus 6T durability test: scratches don't bother the in-display fingerprint reader


The OnePlus 6T was unveiled just minutes ago and it already had to face the JerryRigEverything durability test. Not just that, Zack was at the event in New York and he disassembled the phone in front of a live audience. We're live with @zackjerr...

OnePlus 6T review


You were the Chosen One! You were supposed to uphold the staples of smartphone design and be different, not join the madness. You were supposed to bring balance to the force, not leave it in darkness. Joking aside, we might as well get a couple o...

OnePlus 6T is here with a smaller notch, in-display fingerprint reader, bigger battery


After a lengthy promotional campaign and a fair bit of leaks the OnePlus 6T is here just about six months after its predecessor arrived on shelves. At this point we're well aware of what the OnePlus 6T brings over the OnePlus 6 but we'll go over...

Deal: eBay UK takes 15% off items from 40 sellers, refurbished iPhone 8 down to £370


The parade of discount codes at eBay UK continues. The latest offers 15% for products from 40 sellers and will run from today until midnight Friday. As usual, there are limits - you need to spend at least £30 and the maximum discount is £75. Th...

Apple iPhone XR sold 9 million units in its opening weekend, still short of predictions


According to data obtained by Rosenblatt Securities analyst Jun Zhang, Apple sold around 9 million iPhone XR units in the phone's opening weekend. Those are some stellar numbers but ones that fall short of said analyst' prediction of 10 million ...

Samsung launches its first 512 GB microSD card for nearly €300


Samsung announced in the summer that a 512 GB microSD card is being prepared for launch and the time has come. The German version of the company website and online store listed the accessory with the staggering price tag of €289.90. It is yet to...

Red Hydrogen One lands at Verizon and AT&T on November 2 for $1,295


After almost a year and a half since its initial announcement, Red's groundbreaking Hydrogen One smartphone is finally ready to launch. Pre-orders should have shipped already, but what if you want to purchase yours from a carrier? Well, in that c...

Vivo adds a new color to the vivo X23 - Star Edition


The vivo X23 has been out since early September in Magic Blue, Phantom Purple and Phantom Red and today vivo has added a new Star Edition option to the mix. The new color option features a light to dark red gradient finish with vertical colored ...

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite goes global, arrives first in France, Ukraine


Last month Xiaomi announced the Mi 8 Lite as a more affordable option of its flagship series, but the phone was introduced only on the Chinese market. It eventually made its way to Ukraine and now Donovan Sung, global spokesperson of the company,...

Reuters: the OnePlus 6T is coming to the US with backing from T-Mobile and Qualcomm


Executives from T-Mobile USA have confirmed to Reuters that the upcoming OnePlus 6T will be available in the US with the backing of the carrier itself as well as chip-designer Qualcomm. The partnership will be unveiled in more detail later today ...

Watch the OnePlus 6T get unveiled here


Today OnePlus will unveil its 6T flagship smartphone at a special event in New York and you can watch it right here in your browser. At the time of writing the event is happening at exactly at 11AM EDT time, that's less than 2 hours from now. T...

Honor to announce Waterplay 8 tablet on Oct 31


Honor is planning to have a massive event on October 31. We already know the slider Magic 2 will arrive, but now the official Weibo page of the company revealed even more devices are coming. The phone will be accompanied by Honor FlyPods, Honor W...

Honor Magic 2 visits AnTuTu, confirms Kirin 980 chipset and a few other specs


The Honor Magic 2 will be unveiled two days from now. The official teasers and the leaks have painted a picture of a phone that will give even the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 a run for their money. This teaser, for example, promises t...

New leak details Lenovo Z5 Pro's slider mechanism, its new security chip


Lenovo will announce the Z5 Pro in just a few days on November 1. It will have a slider mechanism, a built-in security chip and four cameras. The slider mechanism will operate manually (like the one on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3) and according to the l...

New iPad Pro to have rounded bezels, no Home button


Apple is having an announcement tomorrow and we're expecting to see new iPad Pro in two sizes, hopefully along with MacBook Air and new AirPods. Back in September we saw renders with extremely thin rounded bezels, later seen again inside a case a...

LG Pay Quick trademarked for Europe, USA, South Korea


Samsung Pay, LG Pay, Google Pay and Apple Pay are some of the services that allow plenty of customers to use their phones instead of cards. Samsung also introduced the Pay mini platform that has a digital wallet for bills and other online payment...

Oppo achieves 5G speed on modified R15


Two months after completing the first 5G tests, an Oppo smartphone reached 5G Internet speeds. Oppo VP and President of the Business Department in China Brain Shen posted an image on Weibo of the device that managed to open the company webpage ov...

Honor Magic 2 appears on Geekbench two days ahead of official launch


Huawei's subsidiary Honor is launching the Magic 2 slider on October 31. There might be two days until the launch, but the device has already appeared on Geekbench, revealing the Kirin 980 potential. The listing also revealed specs like Android P...

Week 43 in review: Xiaomi unveils two flagships, HTC bets on crypto


October continues to bring exciting hardware as this week Xiaomi stepped under the spotlight and announced not one but two flagships. We got the gaming-oriented Black Shark Halo and the super cool slider Mi Mix 3. HTC unveiled another interestin...

You can activate the ECG monitor in the Apple Watch Series 4 outside the US


Here is how you can get the ECG function in the Apple Watch Series 4 even if you live outside of the United States with a little change The post You can activate the ECG monitor in the Apple Watch Series 4 outside the US appeared first on Pocketnow.

OnePlus 5G phone to hit Europe first, will mark split in device lineup


Qualcomm has been a big presence in recent days with OnePlus and the phone maker has been leveraging that to make confident claims about 5G. The post OnePlus 5G phone to hit Europe first, will mark split in device lineup appeared first on Pocketnow.

Huge savings on Apple products during “Shop and Save Early” from B&H


If you're planning on getting new gear, a MacBook Pro from Apple or other tech-related accessories,B&H is probably the best place to start looking right now The post Huge savings on Apple products during “Shop and Save Early” from B&...

OnePlus 6T after 24 hours — our hands-on experience (Video)


The phone has just been announced with a great bevy of features and hardware. We got to test it out over the past 24 hours. Here's our story. The post OnePlus 6T after 24 hours — our hands-on experience (Video) appeared first on Pocketnow.

Teaming with T-Mobile, OnePlus 6T goes Un-carrier


For the first time, OnePlus has gotten one of its phones onto a US network. And its fans believe it couldn't have picked a better choice. The post Teaming with T-Mobile, OnePlus 6T goes Un-carrier appeared first on Pocketnow.

OnePlus 6T announced as a tap into the future


This Android phone has been promoted to give consumers "the speed you need," and it's been better positioned than any of its predecessors to do so. The post OnePlus 6T announced as a tap into the future appeared first on Pocketnow.

You can’t say no to this LG V40 ThinQ deal on Sprint, just $10/month


This is a great moment if you want to buy a new LG V40 ThinQ on Sprint since you would be paying without a doubt a very low price for it The post You can’t say no to this LG V40 ThinQ deal on Sprint, just $10/month appeared first on Pocketnow.

Don’t miss the OnePlus 6T Launch (livestream available)


Today at 11AM New York time, OnePlus is announcing the OnePlus 6T. You can watch the livestream of the OnePlus 6T launch right here. The post Don’t miss the OnePlus 6T Launch (livestream available) appeared first on Pocketnow.

OnePlus 6T unboxed hours before announcement


The OnePlus 6T unboxed in these pictures seems to be the real deal, as we're literally hours away from the official announcement. The post OnePlus 6T unboxed hours before announcement appeared first on Pocketnow.

Huawei trolls Samsung and Apple for slowing down phones


Huawei trolls Samsung and Apple in a recent tweet over the new that broke last week of the two deliberately slowing down phones. The post Huawei trolls Samsung and Apple for slowing down phones appeared first on Pocketnow.

Report claims new iPads will look similar to the iPhone 5


A new report comes with a new bit of information on the new iPad, adding to what we have previously seen and heard about it. The post Report claims new iPads will look similar to the iPhone 5 appeared first on Pocketnow.

OPPO tests 5G smartphone, prepares to launch in 2019


OPPO brags about 5G smartphone progress by showing proof of a functional device, promises commercially available models in 2019. The post OPPO tests 5G smartphone, prepares to launch in 2019 appeared first on Pocketnow.

The $53 Huawei Band 2 Pro watch tracks sleep, your heart, and more


All the activities are yours for the tracking. The Huawei Band 2 Pro all-in-one activity tracker smartwatch has dropped to $52.88 on Amazon from a street price around $70. We haven't seen it drop in price since May. The watch comes with built-i...

Aukey's $11 USB-C Power Delivery wall charger keeps your gear powered up


Power Delivery for more advanced devices. The black Aukey USB-C wall charger with 18W Power Delivery is down to $10.99 with code AUKEY8PA on Amazon. That price is almost $12 off what this charger normally sells for and one of the best deals we've...

A fix is coming for the second notch bug on Pixel 3 XL


From specs, pricing, features, and more, here's the latest on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Following months of leak after leak, Google's officially taken the wraps off its Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. The two handsets look exactly like what we saw in...

Add a refurbished original Amazon Echo to your home for just $50 today


An oldie but a goodie. If you don't need the latest and greatest, and just want a great deal, you won't want to miss this deal. Amazon has dropped the price on a certified refurbished Echo down to just $49.99 for today only, which is $30 cheape...

Best clear cases for the Google Pixel 3 XL


I know, I know, no one wants to hide their sexy new phone under a case, but it's okay! Clear cases can keep your Google Pixel 3 XL safe while showing off that two-tone glass back for all the world to gaze upon and weep at its loveliness. Crysta...

Best Accessories for OnePlus 6T


The OnePlus 6T is the most powerful and impressive phone OnePlus has ever created, and if you want to take your experience to the next level, a few great accessories are just what the doctor ordered. Whether you need a case, wireless earbuds, or s...

Borderlands 2 VR: Everything you need to know


Handsome Jack awaits you in glorious cel-shaded madness The Borderlands series by Gearbox has been a fan favorite for years and with the 2-year anniversary of the PlayStation VR, Gearbox and Sony have just announced a VR version of the acclai...

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The big shopping event is right around the corner. Don't panic, but Black Friday and Cyber Monday are not all that far away, and it's time to start getting prepared. In the coming weeks we will start seeing deals begin to leak and retailer'...

What can my child learn with a Kano Computer?


Best answer: The Kano Computer Kit teaches kids how to code, no matter what their age or skill. With the Kano Computer Kit, your child will be able to create games, music, videos and even software. Amazon: Kano Computer Kit ($143) What is the ...

No Man’s Sky The Abyss makes me want to recreate Rapture


The Abyss is the perfect addition for base builders and creatives alike. Minecraft tends to be the gold standard when it comes to recreating some of our favorite video game cities, but No Man's Sky's latest update makes it a whole lot easier to...

Amazon Fire tablets, Vitamix blenders, and more are discounted today


Whether you're looking for new tech gear or household items, we've got you covered. There's never a shortage of deals available, but sorting through all of them can be difficult at times. We've handpicked all the best tech, and everyday essent...

Amazon Alexa can now control NVIDIA Shield TV


Just in case the built-in Google Assistant isn't good enough for you. You can now control your NVIDIA Shield TV — that's the uber-powerful streaming/gaming box that runs Android TV with Google Assistant — with Amazon Alexa...

With these heavy duty cases, your Google Pixel 3 is in good hands


Some people prefer to use a brand new phone without a case — but if you're on the exact opposite end of the spectrum and know you need the most rugged protection for your Pixel 3, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up some of the ...

Best Cases for OnePlus 6T


The OnePlus 6T is a good-looking phone. Heck, it's actually quite stunning. Those good looks do come at a cost, however, as the all-glass back will likely show signs of use a lot sooner than you'd like. Thankfully, you can prevent that and keep th...

Aukey's $12 Power Strip features 4 outlets and 4 USB ports


Power all the things. Aukey's Power Strip with 4 USB Ports and 4 Outlets is down to a new low price of $11.99 when you enter coupon code 6YI3ALOA at checkout. With four outlets and four USB ports, this power strip is super useful for areas lik...

OnePlus plans on launching the first 5G phone in Europe in 2019


The 5G phone will exist alongside OnePlus's other LTE handsets. OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6T earlier this morning, but even so, the company's already hard at work on its successor. In an interview with The Verge, CEO Pete Lau confirmed t...

Save 15% off Blink indoor and outdoor HD security cameras


Don't blink, you might miss this deal. Add some extra security to your home with 15% off a Blink camera system today. Whether you need hooking up with indoor security cameras or a weatherproof system for protecting the area around your home, this...

Will a OnePlus 6 case fit the OnePlus 6T?


Best answer: Unfortunately, you can't use a OnePlus 6 case on the OnePlus 6T. The new phone is slightly taller than the outgoing model, and it's not close enough to let even flexible or loose cases fit on the new phone. You'll have to buy a new ...

Use smart home tech to make your Halloween home a bit more terrifying


Use your Connected Home tech for evil. Most of the time your Connected Home tech is busy lighting your home, pinging your phone when there's a water leak, and letting you know who is at the front door. While any Halloween supply store will gla...

Insecurity Camera [#acpodcast]


Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Russell Holly are joined by our very own Hayato Huseman! The deluge of new phones in October continues with the launch of OnePlus 6T and RED Hydrogen One — the crew have in-depth looks at both devices. B...

AT&T 5G “puck” revealed to be Netgear hotspot


The telecom provider is weeks away from launching its new 5G network and it finally has revealed the first device that will traffic on it. The post AT&T 5G “puck” revealed to be Netgear hotspot appeared first on Pocketnow.

Apple updates the Mac mini - more RAM, more cores and more connectors


Apple just announced a long-awaited hardware refresh of the Mac mini. The mini desktop computer was overdue for an update as the last one was four years ago. So it's only natural to make the new one considerably faster and more refined. But does ...

Apple seeds iOS 12.1 to fix soft selfies, add group FaceTime


Today Apple will seed the final iOS 12.1 firmware to supported iPhone and iPad models. The firmware enables the dual-SIM support of the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, brings Group FaceTime calls with support for up to 32 people at once and adds some 7...

Apple unveils new MacBook Air with Retina Display, thinner bezels, updated internals


The rumors were right: Apple has finally decided to update the very long in the tooth MacBook Air. Apple's best selling laptop (and cheapest one, incidentally) has been in need of a refresh for years, and today we finally got it. The new MacBook...

Apple's iPad event - what to expect


Apple's October 30 event is upon us and while it will bring no new phones or smart wearables it will be jam packed with announcements. So let's try and decipher the clues with the help of recent leaks and rumors. The stars will undoubtedly be th...

ZTE to bring four smartphones in India


ZTE had a rough couple of months after it breached US trade regulations, but is finally back on track and even managed to launch a hot flagship on the Android One program - the Axon 9 Pro. According to reports, the phone will arrive in India alo...

AnTuTu: The OnePlus 6T is second fastest Android smartphone


Following last night's launch event, AnTuTu published a screenshot of a OnePlus 6T score sheet with pretty impressive results. The overall score is 298,011, which is an improvement over the OnePlus 6's average score of around 289,424, despite the...

Apple isn’t bundling new iPad Pro with headphone jack dongle


With the shift from Lightning to USB-C, Apple has decided that its customers who are already paying more than $799 for a tablet can pay more for a dongle. The post Apple isn’t bundling new iPad Pro with headphone jack dongle appeared first o...

As promised, Nokia 6.1 gets Android Pie update


The new Nokia 6 is getting its long-awaited taste of Android Pie, but there's a question as to whether the Plus version will make it under the deadline? The post As promised, Nokia 6.1 gets Android Pie update appeared first on Pocketnow.

Apple announces new MacBook Air: smaller bezels, smarter, faster, lighter


Apple has just announced the New MacBook Air, a faster, smarter, sexier, and lighter version of its notebook. Check out all the details. The post Apple announces new MacBook Air: smaller bezels, smarter, faster, lighter appeared first on Pocketnow.

You can join us here and watch here today’s Apple event


You can now watch todays Apple event live stream, if you don't know how, just follow the links in this post and join us to see what's new The post You can join us here and watch here today’s Apple event appeared first on Pocketnow.

ZTE gets back to US market with Blade Max 2s and Blade Max View


After a long hiatus from the US market, ZTE is back with two new phones. The ZTE Blade Max View has a 6" 18:9 1080p display and a Snapdragon 435 chipset with 3GB of RAM. Its 32GB storage is expandable and there's a 4,000mAh battery inside. The ...

ZTE nubia X unveiled with two screens and two fingerprint readers


ZTE nubia X is finally here and as expected - the dual screen flagship went official earlier today. Arguably, the best feature is the main display achieving 93.6% screen-to-body ratio. It uses and LCD panel, while on the back you get a seconda...

Apple iPad Pro arrives on Verizon, promo in tow


Yesterday Apple announced the new iPad Pro in two iterations - an 11" model and 12.9" model with prices starting at $799 and $999. Verizon followed through with an announcement that it is launch pre-orders tomorrow, with the official launch takin...

Another great solution for the notch is provided by the Nubia X


The new Nubia X removes the selfie camera from its front panel to eliminate the need for the notch, but it gives us a better option for selfies The post Another great solution for the notch is provided by the Nubia X appeared first on Pocketnow.

Apple’s Dual eSIM won’t be supported by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile


iOS 12.1 is already available and it gives all 2018 iPhones great new features like dual eSIM. However, don't expect them to work in US biggest networks The post Apple’s Dual eSIM won’t be supported by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile appeared ...

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