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15 Hours Ago   It should be an exceptional week for OnePlus, considering the stellar response the OnePlus 7 Pro got after launch and the fact that the young smartphone vendor just launched its first ever 5G phone.

19 Hours Ago   Forget about all those gorgeous renders that depict the new design changes coming to the 2019 iPhone 11 series phones, as there’s a far more exciting rumor in town.

21 Hours Ago   The last season of Game of Thrones turned out to be a huge disappointment for fans of the show, and it was comprised of the worst episodes in the entire series when it comes to reviews.

23 Hours Ago   Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That's the kind of trick current technology can actually make possible.

Yesterday   Remember two years ago when OnePlus had to explain that the OnePlus 5 phone it had just launched didn't really have true 2x optical zoom like the company said?

Yesterday   After bringing OLED screens to the iPhone line, Apple has been rumored to do the same thing with select MacBook Pro and iPad Pro models in the future.

Yesterday   Anyone following Trump’s trade war with China can’t say the import ban on Huawei came as a huge surprise. We’ve seen this happen before with ZTE, which was hit with a similar order preventing it from purchasing hardware and software products from US companies, and now it’s Huawei’s turn to go through the same moves.

Yesterday   The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry.

Yesterday   With May almost over, we’re some two months away from the next major Android phone launch. The Galaxy Note 10 will likely drop in early August, and it’ll come in as many as four versions, according to recent reports, including two differently sized 4G phones, and their respective 5G counterparts.

Yesterday   The first OnePlus 5G phone ever, and the first 5G phone to launch on UK carrier EE, is the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, which you can preorder right now.

2 Days Ago   When Google unveiled Google Duplex last year at I/O 2018, the brand new Assistant feature looked terrific. It was the kind of futuristic technology nobody else had.

2 Days Ago   Game of Thrones season 8 is now beyond us, and we’ve come to accept HBO ruined the biggest TV show ever created. Again, it’s not the ending that’s upsetting, but the writing of this whole season.

2 Days Ago   I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone.

2 Days Ago   Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they've had to endure in season 8, but George R.R.

2 Days Ago   The US government's Huawei import ban delivered a massive blow to the most important Chinese smartphone vendor. Under the terms of the ban, Huawei can’t do business with US-based hardware suppliers and software makers.

2 Days Ago   The Game of Thrones finale is the worst rated episode in the show's entire history, and season 8 is was the success HBO dreamed it would be.

2 Days Ago   Soon after Avengers: Endgame was released last month, we learned the film will not be available for online streaming until much later this year, and it’ll be a Disney+ exclusive.

2 Days Ago   Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to install the latest Windows 10 version, and that's great news considering that last year's major Windows 10 updates were plagued by a few annoying problems, including "Blue Screen of Death" issues in April and those aggravating file deletions that followed the October Update.

3 Days Ago   Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications.

3 Days Ago   We've known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus's first 5G phone. And we've known it'll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year.

3 Days Ago   OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships out there.

3 Days Ago   It’s nowhere near close to being as incredible as Avengers: Endgame, but Captain Marvel is still a film that you should watch if you haven’t seen it already.

3 Days Ago   The Galaxy S10 was released just a few months ago and it turned out to be a success for Samsung, unlike its predecessor. In about three more months, the Galaxy Note 10 will come out with an updated design as well as several new features, according to the newest leaks.

3 Days Ago   The Pixel 3a that was released a couple weeks ago is one of the hottest Android phones in town. It’s a Pixel phone priced at $399 that delivers Google’s advanced camera tech that’s available on the more expensive phones — at least, almost the same camera experience.

4 Days Ago   After teasing that smartphone design will see some sort of breakthrough in the second half of the year, and after telling us the Galaxy Note 10 will not be a Galaxy S10 lookalike, the world's top Samsung insider is back with a new cryptic message.

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