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Yesterday   The end of the controversial display notch is nigh... for Android at least. Samsung kickstarted the death of the cutout with — no surprise — another type of display cutout on its newly announced Galaxy A8s.

3 Days Ago   Patreon, the subscription content service that allows people to receive donations directly from their audience, has taken a major stance against alt-right and far right content creators.

3 Days Ago   Samsung's Galaxy 10 is coming and while we already know it's going to be feature-packed like no other Samsung phone before, we didn't have any idea what it looks like...

3 Days Ago   The music streaming war between Apple Music and Spotify is heating up. As part of what appears to a be series of moves to grow Apple Music, Apple has acquired Platoon, a London-based company that discovers and develops artists by giving them the resources they need to create music and forge relationships with labels.

5 Days Ago   Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips dominate mobile — you'll find them in almost every Android phone and tablet — and now they're ready to invade Intel's main turf: PCs.

5 Days Ago   The Apple Watch Series 4's transformation from miniature iPhone and fitness tracker to medical device is now complete with the release of the ECG (electrocardiogram) app and irregular heart rhythm notifications.

6 Days Ago   Qualcomm's next-gen mobile chip, the Snapdragon 855, is official and will be looked back as a cornerstone to the 5G-ification of everything. The world's largest mobile chipmaker held back on sharing extensive details during the first day of its annual Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui, Hawaii on Monday.

7 Days Ago   5G, 5G, 5 gee. To most people, 5G is merely the successor to 4G LTE — the next generation of cellular connectivity for your phone. And yes, that's what 5G will be for most people as carriers worldwide begin deploying the high-speed wireless connectivity starting in 2019.

7 Days Ago   A new generation of smartphones is nearly upon us. Starting in 2019, Android phone makers will start shipping new devices with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 system-on-a-chip (SoC), which'll be the first chip to support 5G.

10 Days Ago   Microsoft Surface Pro 6 $899 (starting) View Product The Good Comes in matte black option! • Quad-core performance • Entry-level model doesn't stink anymore The Bad No USB-C port(s) The Bottom Line Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 is easily the best 2-in-1 computer of the year, with best-in-class performance at a great value.

11 Days Ago   Essential birthed the notch with the PH-1 and Apple popularized it with the iPhone X, but Asia's biggest smartphone makers already look ready to kill it and replace it with a less offensive-looking hole cutout in the upper corner.

14 Days Ago   Google Pixel Slate $599 (starting) View Product The Good Front-facing speakers play nice and loud • Hardware is well-built • Has two USB-C ports The Bad Buggy software • Pricey for the Core i5 and i7 models • Official keyboard is expensive and sucks The Bottom Line Google's Pixel Slate is a wannabe Surface Pro that doesn't impress in hardware or software.

14 Days Ago   Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. For almost two weeks, I’ve been living life like it was 1994 thanks to Sony’s PlayStation Classic.

20 Days Ago   A whole new year is right around the corner, and you know what that means for Samsung: a new Galaxy phone. As the company prepares to launch its next flagship Galaxy phone (expected to be called the Galaxy S10) early next year, several reports of leaked features suggest the plan of attack is the same as it's been: overwhelm rivals with tons of new features.

20 Days Ago   AmazonBasics Microwave $59.99 View Product The Good Dirt cheap • Voice commands work well The Bad Limited voice command presets The Bottom Line Amazon's Alexa-enabled microwave is a dirt-cheap buy if you need a simple microwave.

21 Days Ago   If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. This seems to be the guiding principle for Snap Inc.'s relentless pursuit to make its Spectacles camera glasses A Thing.

22 Days Ago   We review a lot of products here at Mashable. Some are good, others are really great and earn our Mashable Choice badge, and a few end up being complete trash.

22 Days Ago   A new year of exciting new consumer tech is on the horizon, and CES 2019 will be the first stop to see what's in store for our increasingly connected lives.

26 Days Ago   Holy moly, has Google just changed the smartphone camera game with the release of the Night Sight mode for its Pixel 3 and 3 XL phones.

27 Days Ago   Dolby Dimension $599 View Product The Good Really well-built and comfy to wear • Great sound with neat ambient listening mode • Snazzy magnetic wireless charging dock The Bad Expensive • Can feel heavy for long use • Audio lags for some streaming services like YouTube • Included pouch dumps dust and lint onto headphones The Bottom Line Dolby's first wireless headphones ooze high-end, but audio latency for certain video services and a high price tag make them a hard sell.

28 Days Ago   Apple Watch users, rejoice: Spotify is now available for your wrist. The music-streaming service has finally added an Apple Watch app allowing users to not only get music playback controls, but also access playlists, favorite songs, and "DJ from your watch" with Spotify Connect speakers.

31 Days Ago   While American police struggle to equip officers with body cameras, Dubai's police continue to drift further into the future and make the world's authorities red with envy.

31 Days Ago   As California's deadly wildfires rage on, none other than billionaire SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk has come forth to offer help once again. Just after midnight (ET) on Saturday morning, Musk took to Twitter (where else?) to offer help from his electric vehicle company Tesla, which is based in the state.

31 Days Ago   We now have proof that apps drain less of your phone's battery life when they use darker colors, like black and gray. At a recent Android Dev Summit session (via SlashGear), Google revealed what we've long suspected: the colors used within apps have a direct impact on smartphone battery life, and white or brighter colors are a bigger drain.

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