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Windows 10 April 2018 Update and Edge makes your laptop battery last longer

Microsoft has once again claimed that using its Edge web browser will make your laptop’s battery last longer than if you were using Google Chrome or Firefox.The company has made the claim after releasing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, which includes an updated version of Edge.Microsoft has...


GDPR and website operators – the final checklist

The introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in a few days is a once-in-a-generation update to our existing and somewhat outdated data protection laws from 1998. GDPR is a complex framework of requirements. At its heart is the principle of “data privacy by design a...


New Google Lens Features From Google I/O are Rolling Out!

Some of the new Google Lens features that were announced at Google I/O are now available. I’m seeing them on the Pixel 2 XL and OnePlus 6 sitting here on my desk, so the rollout could be quite wide. The new features are listed in the screenshots below and include real-time object tracking that...


DIRECTV NOW’s Cloud DVR Now Available to Android Users

Last week, iOS and Apple TV users were treated to a massive update for DIRECTV NOW. Well, it’s now Android’s turn, with the update available via Google Play. The big change is the addition of DIRECTV NOW’s Cloud DVR feature. With it, users can get up to 20 hours of free recording,...


T-Mobile Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 Updated With May Security Patch

T-Mobile and Samsung are pushing updates out to the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8. Inside, owners will find the May security patch, which was released on May 7. Following the update, the S8 will be on build G950USQS3CRE2, the S8+ will show build G955USQS3CRE2, and the Note 8 wil...


Vivo’s All-Screen Phone With Pop-Up Selfie Cam is Getting World Cup Hype

You may recall one of the random stars of MWC, a Vivo phone that featured an all-display design without a notch, thanks to a clever pop-up selfie camera mechanism. That phone was a concept called APEX. Today, Vivo is back to teasing a similar phone with a pop-up camera in a hype-filled teaser to set...


Samsung May Ditch Tizen for Wear OS on New Watch

When Wear OS takes another crack at it this fall with the arrival of Qualcomm’s new wearable chipset, Samsung may join the party and release its first Android-powered smartwatch since the original Gear Live back in 2014. That’s a huge deal if true. The first report of Samsung making a ne...


Three new Xiaomi phones hit TENAA: Are we looking at Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A?

The top-end Xiaomi phone seen on TENAA this week. TENAA Three new Xiaomi phones have appeared on the TENAA website, running the gamut from entry-level to mid-range. The two cheapest phones lack a fingerprint scanner, while the top-end model packs a scanner and dual-camera setup. All three phones...


HTC explains why it chose the U12 Plus name — and it makes a lot sense

HTC has explained why it chose the HTC U12 Plus (styled HTC U12+) name for its latest flagship handset. Typically, a “Plus” model accompany’s a standard version of a device — like with the HTC U11 and HTC U11 Plus, or Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. With only one variant of th...


Huawei, Chinese display maker teaming up for 8-inch foldable smartphone?

Huawei is reportedly working with display maker BOE to bring a foldable smartphone to market. The display brand is tipped to be working on four foldable phones from two companies. BOE is showing off a foldable phone and tablet at an industry expo this week. We’ve heard reports of Huawei&rsqu...

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