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Tech leaker Evan Blass is back at it again, and this time, he shared an image of the upcoming Galaxy S20 family. One image indicates a promo that will gift a pair of Galaxy Buds+ to anyone who pre-orders the S20+ or S20 Ultra. No additional information was released with this image, but apparently the camera arrays that include a 100X “space zoom” on the S20 Ultra, are real. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Microsoft’s Windows 95 is the successor to Windows 3.1x and was released to manufacturing on August 15, 1995, and hit stores on August 24, 1995. It boasted an updated graphical user interface (GUI), complete with simplified “plug-and-play” features. Three years later, it was succeeded by Windows 98, but for anyone who has wondered just what this operating system would look like on a smartphone, this should answer that question. Read more for a video and additional information.
Google’s Apple AirDrop alternative, previously known as Fast Share, is now known as Nearby Sharing. XDA Developers managed to get their hands on a working APK and decided to show just how the service works. This feature is integrated directly into the Android 10 interface and users basically select the content, click on “share”, and then choose “contacts geographically close to you”. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Most know of Nintendo’s Joy-Con, which are the primary game controllers for the Switch, consisting of two individual units, each containing an analog stick and an array of buttons. They can either be used while attached to the main console unit, or detached and played wirelessly; when detached, a pair of Joy-Con can be used by a single player, or divided between two as individual controllers. Giacomo Zangani’s Clippad may not have the two player functionality, but when not in use, this smartphone game controller easily slips into your pocket. Read more for an animation, additional pictures and information.
The Google Pixel 3a is a fine smartphone for everyday use, and you can get one unlocked for $349 shipped with a free $100 Amazon gift card, today only. Its custom Titan M security chip helps secure the operating system and your most sensitive data, such as passwords, while the Quick Switch Adapter enables you to easily transfer your messages, contacts, and photos to your new device. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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We’re just a couple of weeks away from the possible unveiling of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip smartphone, but new details have been leaking out. Max Weinbach of XDA Developers claims the device’s flexible OLED screen may use “Samsung Ultra Thin Glass,” or an ultra-thin glass cover for protection, but unfortunately, doesn’t eliminate the crease down the middle. This alone would differentiate it from the new Motorola RAZR and the Galaxy Fold, which both use plastic screens. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Google Envelope, an experimental app from their Wellbeing project, is exactly as it sounds. These paper envelopes basically transform how your smartphone works: one turns your smartphone into a device that can only make and receive calls, while the second transforms it into a photo and video camera with no screen. Read more for a video and additional information.
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With Mobile World Congress and Samsung’s own Unpacked event just weeks away, even more rumors about the company’s upcoming folding handset are beginning to surface. Most already know that there is going to be a next-generation Galaxy Fold, whether it be the Galaxy Fold Z or Galaxy Flip Z, but how different is it going to look from its predecessor? A new photo recently surfaced showing a ‘Z’ shape, which means there is probably going to be two fold points. Read more for additional renders and information.
Microsoft first debuted its Xbox Console Streaming for Xbox One last year, but now, all members o the Xbox Insider Program can try out the preview. Anyone with an Xbox account can sign up to join the program, but currently the Xbox Console Streaming app is only available on Android (6.0 or higher) phones and tablets, so iOS users will have to wait a bit longer. Read more for a how to get started video and additional information.
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Another day, another Samsung Galaxy S20 leak, and this time, it’s a full render of the Ultra variant based on previous leaks. This model features a 6.9-inch WQHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate, an Exynos 990 / SnapDragon 865 chipset, 40MP front-facing hole punch camera, and a rear camera setup that consists of a 108-megapixel primary sensor, 48MP Telephoto as well as a 12MP ultra-wide. Read more for the video by Concept Creator and additional information.