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Yesterday   At Mobile World Congress, LG announced a new version of the V30 called the V30S ThinQ, but it wasn't actually new. There were no hardware changes to enable the AI camera features (just more storage and RAM), so there was nothing stopping LG from rolling them out in an update.

Yesterday   Update 1: 2018/04/20 1:51pm PDT This version of the Reddit app just hit stable, delivering the Trees theme just in time for 4/20—almost too perfectly timed—as well as all the other v3.0 goodies we covered.

Yesterday   As LG spins up its mobile OLED production to compete with Samsung, it just can't make enough panels that are to Apple's liking. The post Apple May Be Stuck With Pricier Samsung Displays for 2018 iPhones appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yesterday   The first 5G networks should begin appearing later this year, but AT&T is already rushing to call its network "5G." The so-called 5G Evolution is faster than the current version of LTE, but it's not really 5G.

Yesterday   Let's not sugarcoat this -- Allo is dead. Instead, Google is putting all its eggs in the RCS basket. The post Google Abandons Allo Chat App to Focus on RCS Messaging appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yesterday   The war on bezels has been hard-fought, and smartphone makers like Samsung, OnePlus, and Google have made steady progress in their quest to minimize wasted space.

Yesterday   All it takes is a little juggling of the terms and conditions. The post Facebook Limits Number of Users Protected by New EU Privacy Law appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Yesterday   Bridenstine currently serves as a Republican US Representative from Oklahoma, making him the first politician to take the reins at NASA. The post Republican Congressman Jim Bridenstine Confirmed as New NASA Chief appeared first on ExtremeTech.

2 Days Ago   Verizon has long had a parental control service called FamilyBase, but today that is going away. In its place, Verizon is rolling out Smart Family. It works on both iOS and Android to allow parents to track device location, filter content, and more.

2 Days Ago   Intel hoped not to repeat Google's creepy Glass mistake when it revealed the Vaunt smart glasses earlier this year. However, Intel is already throwing in the towel; the Vaunt project is dead, and so is the entire division that created it.

2 Days Ago   Earth is completely overrun with humans -- there are billions of us living and dying on this planet, leaving signs of our existence in the soil, atmosphere, and even in space.

2 Days Ago   Alexa has gobs of skills from companies large and small. Do you have a skill, though? Probably not, but you can in just a few minutes with the new Alexa Blueprints.

2 Days Ago   The artificial muscle is capable of 758 Joules of work per kilogram, which is 18 times higher than your biological muscles. The post Carbon Fiber Artificial Muscles Can Lift 12,000 Times Their Weight appeared first on ExtremeTech.

2 Days Ago   Just add it to Chrome, and you have what Microsoft assures everyone are more effective safe browsing tools. The post Microsoft Releases Defender Extension for Chrome appeared first on ExtremeTech.

3 Days Ago   Motorola is about due for some new phones, and they're probably not far off now. You can tell because some new devices just showed up in a changelog for the Moto Voice app.

3 Days Ago   The Razer Phone is one of the few devices that caters to developers and enthusiasts with an unlockable bootloader, factory images, and so on. It was stuck on Nougat until recently, though.

3 Days Ago   With this newly released data, astronomers may be able to find our sun's siblings and learn about the evolution of the galaxy. The post Astronomers Sample the ‘DNA’ of 340,000 Stars appeared first on ExtremeTech.

3 Days Ago   Razer's first smartphone came out last year, and no surprise, it was marketed as a "gaming" phone. I don't know how you have a gaming phone without RGB LEDs, but I digress.

3 Days Ago   The video shows former President Barack Obama saying things he never said, and it looks surprisingly believable. The post Buzzfeed Created a ‘Deepfake’ Obama PSA Video appeared first on ExtremeTech.

3 Days Ago   Microsoft made its first ever Linux announcement at the recent RSA security conference as part of a new initiative aimed at securing IoT devices. The post Microsoft Announces a Linux Operating System for the First Time Ever appeared first on ExtremeTech.

3 Days Ago   Google wants to take you on a tour of some of the world's most important historical sites, and you don't even have to stand up. The post Google Open Heritage Lets You Explore Endangered Historic Sites in VR appeared first on ExtremeTech.

4 Days Ago   Google has been working toward making the Chromecast home screen a bit more useful with features like weather and YouTube searches. Now, something new is showing up: Google Home tips.

4 Days Ago   Russia is attempting to enforce the ban in any possible way, but it's just causing a mess for internet users in general, not just those on Telegram.

4 Days Ago   Wear OS devices aren't exactly flying off the shelves, but that hasn't stopped Casio from announcing a new one. The new PRO TREK WSD-F20A has the same rugged design and flat tire display as Casio's other Wear device.

4 Days Ago   The current wait list to get a base Model 3 is between 12 and 18 months. It might be getting a little longer, too. Tesla has started a temporary Model 3 production shutdown that will last four or five days.

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