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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark

By | Apple, cameras, Gadgets, iPhone, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Mobile, Photography, TC | No Comments

 If our review didn’t convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark’s lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally states that the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have the best smartphone cameras it’s ever tested — though they aren’t without their flaws. Read More

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Google brings the $399 Android One Moto X4 to Project Fi (and the U.S.)

By | Android, Android One, Gadgets, Hardware, Mobile, moto x4, Motorola, TC | No Comments

 Google today announced that the Android One Moto X4 is now available for pre-order on its Project Fi page. Like other Android One phones, the mid-range Moto X4, comes with a pure version of Android without any bloatware. This marks the first time an Android One phone is available on Project Fi, Google’s own virtual cell network, and it also marks the Moto X4’s arrival in the… Read More

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Wall Street dings Apple after some reported LTE connectivity issues on the new Watch

By | Apple, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Series 3, Apps, finance, Gadgets, Mobile, TC | No Comments

 There are a lot of reports hitting the ‘net this morning in reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3, which indicate that there are some LTE connectivity issues — causing Apple to take a small dip this morning and a speed bump in its march to $1 trillion. Shares of Apple fell around 2.5% this morning, which for Apple is a pretty substantial ding for the company despite the deceptively… Read More

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Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

By | Alexa, Amazon, amazon alexa, Amazon Echo, Amazon.com, Artificial Intelligence, computing, echo, Emerging-Technologies, Gadgets, mixed reality, Mobile, smartglasses, TC, Technology, Wearables | No Comments

 Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company’s plans. Read More

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Google’s Pixel 2 XL leaks in two colorways, reportedly priced at $849

By | Android, Gadgets, Google, Hardware, Mobile, Pixel 2 XL, smarthone, TC | No Comments

 Google’s big Pixel 2 event is coming up very soon – it’s set for October 4. The Pixel 2 XL has leaked, however, with pictures of both a black and a white color option, and the Pixel 2 XL name is apparently going to be the official one, too, according to a new report from Droid Life. The smartphone looks like the original, but with a sleeker rear two-tone look, with what… Read More

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15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

By | Apple, Apps, Gadgets, iOS, ios 11, Mobile, TC | No Comments

 After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away. If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short and sweet review of iOS 10 if you want to learn more about all the changes… Read More

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How the Essential Phone won me over completely

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 Still, Essential saw something missing in the now very mature smartphone market, and led by Android creator Andy Rubin, set out to address that gap.
The Essential Phone (PH-1 by technical model name) is the fruit of that labor, created by what seems like an impossibly small team, that number under 100 and for much of the device’s development, actually numbered far fewer. It’s an… Read More

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