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Google Made a Super Simple AR Tool to Help You Better Visualise Proper Social Distancing

Quarantine is slowly lifting in the UK (or at least in England), but with covid-19 continuing to plague communities throughout the UK, it’s still important to maintain proper social distancing where needed when out in public. To help make staying six feet away from others easier to visualise, Google made a simple augmented reality tool called SODAR. Read More >>

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The Razr Hasn’t Even Been Out for Six Months, But Rumours Say a New One Could Arrive This Autumn

Motorola’s rebooted Razr with a flexible screen hasn’t even been on sale for a full six months, but according to new rumours, there could be a new model due out before the end of the year with significantly beefier specs, updated software, and even 5G support. Read More >>

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Stop Hating Dark Mode Because It’s Different

Earlier this week Google announced that the Google App was finally getting an official dark mode on Android and iOS, which is something that would normally make me happy, but I’ve suffered not one, but two rants from my colleagues complaining about dark mode. So consider this piece a direct rebuttal to my colleagues’ work so that I can go back to enjoying dark mode. I appreciate my colleagues and their opinions, but it also clear that those opinions are very, very wrong. Read More >>

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How to Send Audio and Video Messages to the People You’re Missing

Meeting up with friends and family is difficult (if not impossible) right now, which is why we’re all experimenting with different ways to keep in touch. Not every form of communication has to be a live video chat, though – there are tonnes of options that allow you to leave audio and video messages for friends and family any time. Read More >>

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Vivo’s New X50 Might Have the Best Smartphone Camera Ever, Thanks to a Tiny Built-In Gimbal

Vivo teased some pretty ambitious tech with its Apex 2020 concept phone, but now it’s putting one of those far-out innovations into something you might actually be able to buy. Read More >>

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Google Has a Big Android 11 Show Planned for 3rd June

Even though Covid-19 may have forced Google to cancel its annual developers conference, Google still has a major Android event planned for this spring. Read More >>

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Lenovo’s Rumoured Gaming Phone with a Side-Mounted Camera Could Be Genius or a Massive Fail

We’ve seen phones with punch-hole selfie cams, pop-up selfie cams, and even 360-degree rotating cameras. But now, new leaks suggest that Lenovo’s upcoming gaming phone might get the wildest front-facing cam of them all thanks to a side-mounted motorised selfie shooter. Read More >>

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Motorola Edge+ Review: The Best Battery Life Ever, But Where’s the Polish?

On paper, Moto’s return to the flagship phone world seems like it’s got all the right stuff. For less than a Galaxy S20+, you’re practically getting the same assortment of specs including a 6.7-inch OLED screen, Snapdragon 865 chip, 12GB of RAM (which is 4GB more than what you get from Samsung), and full 5G support. You also get handy bonuses like a headphone jack, a higher res 108-MP main camera, and a massive 5,000 mAh battery. Read More >>

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Android Users Can Now Be Free From Their Netflix Viewing Mistakes

With quarantine measures still very much in place, there’s not much to do besides stay home and binge watch streaming video. Thankfully, for people who’ve been watching a lot of Netflix on their mobile Android device, Netflix has finally made it possible to remove shows from your Continue Watching row. Read More >>

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This Smartphone’s Battery Will Last You 60 Whole Days and it’s Less Than £200

If you're going to be stranded up a mountain in the foreseeable future, or lazy enough that putting your phone on to charge every night has become a menial task that's just beneath you, you can just buy one of these phones every time its's out of juice. It's just that cheap. Read More >>

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31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About

You’d have to be really, really bored to devote some time to scrolling through all the settings on your phone or laptop – so the devices you rely on every day may well offer a selection of options and features that you’re completely unaware of. Here’s a rundown of 31 of the best lesser-known settings that you might find useful. Read More >>

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Motorola Edge+: Endless Edge Screen and a Headphone Jack for Less Than Samsung’s Best

It’s been almost three years since Motorola released anything you could really consider a flagship phone (and that’s including its £1,500 bendy-screen Razr reboot). But now with the new Edge+, Motorola is getting back in the high-end handset game with practically all the features people expect in a premium device, for a somewhat reasonable price. At the moment, however, the Edge+ is only available in certain European countries, the US and Canada, so bear that in mind as you read on. Read More >>

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Users Claim the Exynos Version of the Galaxy S20 Ultra Is Suffering From a Boatload of Issues

Unlike the Galaxy S20 Ultra that’s on sale in the US, which uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip, the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the UK and most of Europe uses an Exynos chip. And users here, as well as many based in continental Europe, are complaining that they’ve encountered a number of big problems with Samsung’s super-premium flagship phone. Read More >>

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OnePlus 8 Review: This Is the Android Phone for Most People

When OnePlus first started selling phones back in 2014, it positioned its devices as flagship killers, offering similar specs and performance as high-end phones from Samsung, Google, and others, but for half the price. Later, as OnePlus grew and matured, even though its phones may not have offered quite the same level of savings, OnePlus began challenging the big brands with things like faster updates, cleaner, more streamlined builds of Android, and high refresh rate displays. Now skip ahead to today, where thanks to the decline and disappearance of longtime industry mainstays like LG and HTC – often at the hands of OnePlus – and the arrival of the new OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, it feels like the once plucky contender with a chip on its shoulder is finally ready to take its place on the main stage. OnePlus, welcome to primetime. Read More >>

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How Fuzzy Will the LG Velvet Phone Really Be?

After eight generations of G-series phones, it seems LG is finally ready to move on and try something different with a new family of handsets headlined by the upcoming LG Velvet. And while a shakeup from LG’s mobile division has been long overdue, an important question remains: How fuzzy will the LG Velvet really be? Read More >>