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Simplify Your Life With the Best Minimalist Apps for Your Phone

Life is complicated enough without apps that are weighed down with features you don’t need. Make your smartphone an oasis of calmness, tranquillity, and elegant design choices with our picks for the best minimalist apps of the moment—they stick primarily to the job they were made for, and are easy on the eyes. Read More >>

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15 New Features We’ve Already Spotted in the Android Q Beta

Android Q is here—in an early, beta form—and if you’ve got any generation of Pixel phone on hand then you can give it a test run. We’ve been playing around with the beta edition, and these are the most significant changes we’ve spotted, alongside the new features Google has been trialling. Read More >>

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You Can Get Android Q Now if You Have a Google Pixel

Pixel users, get ready to engage Smug Mode: you get to try Android Q before anyone else. Read More >>

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This is the Amount of Work it Takes to Win a OnePlus Competition

OnePlus loves its competitions. Just recently they've had a £7,500 prize offering for an aspiring mobile filmmaker and a 5G app contest, for instance. Read More >>

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ZTE Has Another Foldable Phone on the Way

Remember ZTE's folding phone? Not many people do, but it was one of the very first foldables on the market – although admittedly because it was made up of two screens with a hinge, rather than an actual flexible display. Read More >>

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How to Hide the Galaxy S10’s Hole Punch Camera

Hole punch cameras (or as we like to call them, doughnut phones – 'cause they've got a hole) are almost as divisive as the infamous notch. Read More >>

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How to Enable Dark Mode Nearly Everywhere It’s Available Right Now

Dark mode can make software easier on the eye, give you a refreshing change from the norm, and even save on battery life if you’re using an OLED display – here are all the apps and platforms offering the option of a dark mode right now, and how to enable it in each case. Read More >>

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If You Must Use Slack on Your Phone, Why Not Do It in Dark Mode?

For those of us attached to our phones or laptops during all hours of the day, Dark Mode offers a welcome alternative to the searing whiteness that usually greets our eyeballs. It’s the default pretty much everywhere: from documents to search engines and everywhere in between, excluding Slack. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S10e Review: Cheaper, Smaller, Just Right

It wasn’t long ago when premium smartphones cost around £700. But after suffering through several release cycles littered with £1,000 flagships, it’s clear those days aren’t coming back. To fill in the gap, phone makers have started putting out streamlined, slightly more affordable versions of the flagship devices, typically with a handful of more luxurious features removed to help lower the price. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Review: An Android Champ to Get Excited About

If the Pixel 3 was Google’s crowning achievement for showing how good a software-first approach to phone design can be, then the Galaxy S10 is a tribute to the hardware gods. Between a new take on the tired notched selfie cam, a redesigned rear camera setup with three different lenses, and incredible battery life, the Galaxy S10 feels like a celebration of smartphone tech sophistication. Read More >>

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Google Pulls Photos Feature From Android TV After Bug Exposed Users

Following the discovery of a bug that showed hundreds of Google accounts as being linked to unrelated individual users, Google has temporarily shut down Photos on Android TV. The mysterious software flaw demonstrated potential privacy concerns, and the company said a fix is in the works. Read More >>

huawei
MWC 2019: The Huawei Mate X Is Even More Exciting Than You Think It Is

By now, anyone even remotely interested in tech has probably heard about the Mate X – Huawei’s fantastically expensive bendable phone that despite launching second, somehow managed to steal the spotlight from Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Read More >>

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MWC 2019: Energizer’s Extra Juicy Phone Is Super Thick

Every year, the battery life of phones gets just a little bit longer, but somehow there’s always a handful of people who still want more. So as is if to end battery life anxiety once and for all, this simply massive Energizer phone popped up at MWC to really prove that a phone really can have too much juice. Read More >>

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MWC 2019: HTC’s Hotspot is Actually Cool

It’s much more than a simple hotspot, but too bulky to be a smartphone and too small to be a tablet. But none of that really matters because with its new 5G Hub, HTC did the impossible and made hotspot that’s worth caring about. Read More >>

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MWC 2019: LG’s First 5G Phone Can Turn Into a Dual Screen Sandwich

LG is not one to be outdone by its South Korean rival, so following the launch of the Galaxy S10 5G, LG naturally had to follow suit with its own 5G phone announcement in the form of the new V50 ThinQ 5G. Read More >>