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Android phones everywhere are adopting the iPhone X notch, and it shows a true lack of originality among smartphone makers

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Last September, Apple unveiled a smartphone that looked like none before it:
With the iPhone X, Apple ditched the three-year-old design that prevailed during the iPhone 6 era in favor of something new - an edge-to-edge design with no home button for Touch ID, and an all-new OLED display that takes up the whole front of the phone.
The new display almost takes up almost the whole front of the phone, but not quite. Apple cut out a little "notch" to house its front-facing camera and other sensors that power Face ID, which replaces Touch ID as the main authentication method in the iPhone X.
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Reddit user makes homemade Android-powered gaming smartphone

Reddit user makes homemade Android-powered gaming smartphone

One year ago   |   By MobileSyrup

A Reddit user that goes by the name ‘ LexieD' has created what might be one of the most impressive-looking DIY hardware projects I've ever encountered. The device, which LexieD says stands in for their phone, features GPS, 4G LTE and is capable of making phone calls - oh, and it also is capable of smoothly running various Android-based console emulators. Along with this functionality, the device also features built-in controllers, which means you won't need to use touch screen controls with games that were originally designed to be played with a controller. The homemade console/smartphone...
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Dear Nintendo: Look at this DIY 3DS-like phone

Dear Nintendo: Look at this DIY 3DS-like phone

One year ago   |   By SlashGear

This Spring a developer by the name of Lexie Dostal hand-constructed an Android 3DS gaming phone. This device doesn't run 3DS games from Nintendo, but it does look a whole lot like a 3DS handheld gaming system. It actually uses some salvaged 3DS parts, as it were - but it runs an open hardware Android SBC called KitePhone. This is...
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