samsung
New Update Gives the Galaxy S10 a Real Night Mode

Almost every high-end phone has some kind of night mode nowadays: Google has Night Sight, LG has Night View, and Samsung has Bright Night. Unfortunately, Samsung’s version has some weird restrictions that only enables Bright Night in very low light conditions, instead of letting you turn it on whenever you want. It’s really annoying and something I called out in my Galaxy S10 review. But that’s no longer the case. Read More >>

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Google Adds AI That Automatically Stops You From Filling Your Pixel 3 With Selfie Rubbish

Take a peek at your smartphone’s camera roll and you’ll probably find hundreds of duplicate shots, all snapped while trying to take the perfect selfie. To remedy this, Google is bringing some new AI smarts to its camera app so that it only takes a photo when everyone is selfie-ready. Read More >>

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US Federal Agents, Police Are Using Google’s Location History Feature to Track Down Suspects

American law enforcement queries of Google’s massive mobile device location tracking database, which employees call Sensorvault, has “risen sharply in the past six months,” the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing sources at the company. Read More >>

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Nokia 1 Plus Comes to the UK for Under £90

It's quite amazing what you can get smartphone-wise for under £100 these days, and Nokia has just added itself to the list with the new Nokia 1 Plus. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy Fold: Our Closest Look Yet at the Next Generation of Phones

People have been talking about the idea of flexible phones for years now, but with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold on 26th April, we’re staring that future in the face. Read More >>

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Could the Samsung Galaxy Fold Actually Be Worth It?

The Galaxy Fold represents more than eight years of design, engineering, and brand new tech, just to realise a phone with a flexible screen that works. We’re talking new malleable adhesives and complicated composite polymers made specifically to support the bendy display. And now after months of teasing, I’ve finally gotten a chance to check one out in the flesh. And despite its nearly £2,000 price tag, the Galaxy Fold is proof that the whole bendy phone trend could be more than just a fad. Read More >>

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This Pop-Up Phone Camera is Freaking Me Out

Last week, Oppo announced its new Reno phone range over two split events in China and Switzerland. Read More >>

technology
Skype’s Latest Feature Will Help You Show Your Parents How to Use Their New Phone

Apps like VNC or Window’s Remote Desktop Connection have long been an invaluable tool for kids tasked with remotely solving their parents’ computer woes. But Skype might soon be the new secret weapon when it comes to helping baby boomer’s figure out how to use their new-fangled smartphones, as it’s soon rolling out a new screen sharing feature on its iOS and Android apps. Read More >>

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Sharp’s Vertical Folding Smartphone Concept Looks Like My Dream Game Boy

In the brave new world of folding touchscreen devices, companies are throwing every random design at the wall, hoping one of them will be the device that consumer’s embrace. Sharp, who started producing flexible OLED screens back in June of 2018, recently showed off a prototype of a smartphone that folds vertically, like the clamshell cellphones of yesterday, or the modern Game Boy I hope Nintendo actually makes. Read More >>

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Oppo’s New Phone is Impressively Gorgeous for Under £200

Oppo has well and truly arrived in the UK, and we're pretty happy to have another brand making surprisingly inexpensive smartphones in the vein of Honor, Huawei, Xiaomi and co. Read More >>

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The Samsung Galaxy A80 Has a Cool Spinning Selfie Camera

If you've been obsessing about smartphones as long as we have, you'll remember the groundbreaking spinning camera on the Oppo N1 all the way back in 2013: Read More >>

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The Best Alternative Apps to Install Instead of Your Phone’s Defaults

Your phone comes with a stack of apps to get you started—and they’re fine, up to a point. But if you stick with the apps Apple and Google have given you, then you’re missing out on a whole world of quality third-party alternatives. Here we’re going to guide you towards some of the best we’ve used. Read More >>

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Google Will Now Let You Use Your Android Phone as a Physical Security Key

By now you should know that two-factor authentication is a vital and necessary component of good security hygiene. That said, the most common ways of getting 2FA codes usually involve text messages or authenticator apps, which aren’t always hacker-proof. But today, Google announced at its Cloud Next conference that you can now use any Android 7+ phone as a legit physical security key. Read More >>