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Samsung Galaxy S9 Teasers Feature 3D Emoji and Super Slow Motion

We’re excited for February 25 to roll around, the date Samsung is scheduled to unveil the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. As we draw closer, we’ll undoubtedly learn more about these devices not just through leaks and rumors, but official teasers posted by Samsung. In fact, the company has post...

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Guys, I Don’t Think Verizon’s go90 Service was a Hit

Verizon has this video service called go90. I doubt you’ve used it. I did once, though, because they were offering up a free stream of the US soccer match where they failed to qualify for the next World Cup. It’s quite the memory to be attached to go90. Other than that, I’m not sur...

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Essential Phone 8.1 Beta Update Available, Includes “Slow Scrolling Jitter Fix” (Updated!)

After Essential told us that they were skipping the update to Android 8.0 and jumping straight to Android 8.1 instead, we were left wondering when that might happen. Today, Essential announced that the Android 8.1 “Oreo” update was rolling out in their beta channel. And when Essential sa...

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US Government Recommends That You Avoid Huawei and ZTE Products

Yikes for Huawei and ZTE. You know all that talk recently about how AT&T and Verizon were distancing themselves from Huawei because the US government was worried that their products could be used to spy on Americans? Six top intelligence chiefs sat in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee y...

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Android 8.1 Oreo beta update available for Essential Phone

Essential has released Android 8.1 Oreo beta for the Essential Phone. This new update brings Oreo features as well as some new Essential-specific fixes and tweaks. Essential chose to skip Android 8.0 updates, instead focusing only on Android 8.1. At the end of January, Essential announced that it...

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Snowden: ‘Get rid of Dropbox.’ Here’s the alternative he recommends

A few years back, Edward Snowden picked something of a fight with cloud storage mogul Dropbox in an interview with the New Yorker. It’s a lengthy interview, but the meat of the matter that we’re addressing today comes at 1:04:55. We’re talking about encryption. We’re talking...

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Weekly Plan Spotlight: the $25/month plan from MINT SIM is a potential game-changer

Welcome back to the Plan Spotlight! Today we’re seeing a hell of a deal come from one of our favorites here at AAPicks, MINT SIM. It’s called the MINT SIM Large Plan, and it’s a pretty straightforward package. You get unlimited talk and text as well as 10GB of high-speed data all...

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Messenger Kids, the controversial Facebook app, arrives on Android

Facebook’s new Messenger Kids app hits the Google Play Store today. The app gives children a Messenger profile that is heavily controlled by their parents. It has been available on the Apple App Store and Amazon Appstore for a while now. Kids’ involvement with technology has always bee...

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Possible pricing, display, and chipset for Moto G6 family leaks

Andri Yatim A month ago, a large Motorola leak gave us hints of the various stats of the upcoming G6 family of phones. A new leak gives us the possible pricing and chipset info for the devices. The HTML5test database also all but confirms the display ratios and resolutions of the devices. A month...

Computing

iMac 2018: what we want to see

It’s pretty likely that we will see a new Apple iMac in 2018, and with this year being the 20th anniversary of the iconic machine, could we even get some nice surprises from Apple to celebrate this milestone?As usual, Apple is keeping its cards pretty close to its chest, so we don’t have...


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