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16 Hours Ago   In all the excitement over the possibility of Apple adopting 5G for its 2020 iPhone lineup, the company's other major mobile device has been all but forgotten about.

20 Hours Ago   One of Nintendo's most anticipated games of 2019 isn't coming to Switch. Mario Kart Tour -- which was announced for iOS and Android over a year ago -- is the company's next mobile game, and though it still doesn't have a release date, Nintendo opened signups for a closed beta on Android devices this week.

Yesterday   Much like the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Fold before it, Google's Pixel 3a appears to have leaked in full ahead of its unveiling next month. On Wednesday morning, VentureBeat's Evan Blass piled on with a leak of his own -- a high-resolution Pixel 3a render that gives us our clearest look yet at the midrange phone.

Yesterday   Yet another source claims that Nintendo will launch a cheaper Switch model this summer. In a new report focusing on the company's continued success, Bloomberg cites people familiar with Nintendo's plans that believe "a new, cheaper version of the Switch" will be on store shelves by the end of June.

2 Days Ago   That's more like it. After a few slow months in a row, Netflix is back to being extremely busy throughout the month of May, with a great deal of high-profile original movies and series -- both new and returning -- hitting the service in the coming weeks.

2 Days Ago   "Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives." One of the most quotable Thanos lines from Avengers: Infinity War is perhaps even more applicable to its sequel -- a movie that attempts to bring a satisfying conclusion to a story that spans 22 films and 11 years.

2 Days Ago   As appealing as owning an electric vehicle sounds, the idea of having to find somewhere to charge it is somewhat off-putting. But if that was one of the only hurdles keeping you from taking the leap and buying an EV, Google just made your life a whole lot easier.

2 Days Ago   Android Q will bring a host of significant new features to the mobile operating system later this year, from a system-wide dark mode to 3D Touch-like pressure-based input.

2 Days Ago   Apple has been touting the iPad as a viable laptop replacement for years, but the fact remains that iOS, in its current state, simply isn't all that well suited to the multitasking necessary to make it a true workstation.

3 Days Ago   Now that the release date of Samsung's Galaxy Fold has been pushed back indefinitely, the stage has been cleared for another Android phone maker to steal the spotlight this spring.

3 Days Ago   It seems increasingly unlikely that Apple will enter the 5G era in 2019, but the pieces are beginning to fall into place for the company to take advantage of the technology in the near future.

4 Days Ago   Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL weren't the flashiest phones of 2018, but they're still two of the best Android flagships devices on the market.

4 Days Ago   There has been a lot of complaining on my part in a few of these weekly Netflix release posts recently, but with The Hateful Eight being added to the streaming library this week, I've got nothing to complain about.

6 Days Ago   If you visit BGR with any frequency, you know that we love a good iPhone leak as much as any other website. Not every leak, render, and report pans out, but they typically help us form a rough outline of what to expect from Apple when it finally unveils its next flagship smartphone every September.

6 Days Ago   Amazon on Thursday announced that everyone with an Alexa-enabled device can now listen to music for free. The free tier is ad-supported, as Billboard's report suggested earlier this week, but it allows anyone with an Echo to play music without paying a subscription fee (though, as you would expect, there are some restrictions).

6 Days Ago   Every year, Samsung releases two versions of its flagship phones: One with a Qualcomm processor, and one with its own Exynos processor. This is once again the case for the Galaxy S10, which comes equipped with the Snapdragon 855 in the United States, and the Exynos 9820 in several other regions around the world.

7 Days Ago   Have you ever taken a step back and really thought about just how staggeringly large Disney has become? When I was young, all that "Disney" represented was theme parks and animated feature films.

7 Days Ago   As many high-profile Android flagships have still yet to be announced this year -- from Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 to the OnePlus 7 Pro -- one device that has continued to draw interest is the mid-range Pixel 3 successor that Google is supposedly prepping for launch.

8 Days Ago   The 2019 iPhone models are slowly beginning to take shape, as yet another research note from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that Apple's next flagship phones will feature 12-megapixel front-facing TrueDepth cameras.

8 Days Ago   Until Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint get their act together, there's not much we can do about spam calls and texts. But if you want to try to solve the problem yourself, we've got two intriguing free apps that you might want to check out.

9 Days Ago   Verizon appears to be incentivizing consumers to make purchases online rather than at one of its brick-and-mortar retail stores, as CNET reports that the mobile carrier is lowering activation and upgrade fees on its site and in its My Verizon app from $30 to $20 starting this Thursday.

9 Days Ago   The first of five Challenger Packs for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arrives on Tuesday, adding Joker to the roster of Nintendo's popular Switch fighting game. Joker is the protagonist from social simulator/RPG hybrid Persona 5, and as you'll see in the video below, he's unlike anyone else Nintendo has ever invited to the franchise.

9 Days Ago   During the April edition of its Inside Xbox live show, Microsoft uncovered the newest member of the Xbox One family: The frequently-leaked Xbox One S All-Digital Edition.

9 Days Ago   Ten days left until Avengers: Endgame means you're probably doing everything you possibly can to pass the time until you can actually get to the theater to see the most anticipated movie of 2019.

9 Days Ago   Samsung has sucked a lot of the air out of the room with its Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Fold, and soon-to-be-revealed Galaxy Note 10, but there are plenty of other noteworthy Android flagships set to launch in 2019.

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