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Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel XL 2 camera test: Which takes the best photos?

One year ago   |   By Pocket-lint

With the compact camera market steadily dwindling, it's an increasing truth that the best camera will be the one in your pocket, i.e. your phone's camera. In recent years we've been truly spoiled with just how good these cameras have become. In 2017 the Google Pixel 2 XL showed that just one camera and no gimmicks were required to be an awesome camera. Many proclaimed it the phone camera to beat. Then, in 2018, Huawei unleashed the P20 Pro , which took a different tact: its triple lens rear cameras crammed in multiple features, from super-high resolution, to zoom and artificial...
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How to turn your old Android phone into a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker

How to turn your old Android phone into a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

Smart assistants are all the rage these days, and rightfully so - all of the major players on the market have either released a couple of these or revealed their plans to enter the smart assistant territory with a loud bang. The likes of Apple's HomePod, Google's Home, Max, mini, and most importantly, the wide range of Alexa-powered Amazon speakers quickly made the scene pretty congested.
But why bother buying a dedicated smart speaker when you can easily make yourself one, recycling an older Android device in the process?
Yes, we know you're probably raising your eyebrows ...
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Phones running Oreo will also get Android Auto Wireless support, Google confirms

Phones running Oreo will also get Android Auto Wireless support, Google confirms

One year ago   |   By GSMArena

A few weeks after Google announced the rollout of Android Auto Wireless, Kenwood confirmed in a press release that in addition to Google Pixels as well as Nexus 5X and 6P, the feature will also be available on other devices running Android P.
Now Kenwood has offered an update, saying Google has confirmed to them that support for Android Auto Wireless will also be available on devices with Android 8.0 OS. Following is exactly the addendum exactly says:
In our press release below, we indicated that future smartphones would require Android 9.0 OS to be...
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ARM cuts ties with Huawei in a devastating blow

ARM cuts ties with Huawei in a devastating blow

The ripple effect caused by the US-imposed trade clampdown is continuing to spread, this time affecting chip designer ARM. The UK-based firm has reportedly sent a memo to... Read more ...

‘Game of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Wanted Arya Stark to Finish Her Kill List

‘Game of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Wanted Arya Stark to Finish Her Kill List

Game of Thrones just wrapped up its season finale, but some fans were bummed that the show ended without Arya Stark killing one major character on her list. Maisie Williams... Read more ...

Panic reveals Playdate, a pocket-size game console with hand crank

Panic reveals Playdate, a pocket-size game console with hand crank

Panic, the company best known for its Mac and iOS software, has revealed a new pocket-size handheld game console that features a tiny hand crank, D-pad, and black and white... Read more ...

Panic's Playmate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season' of 12...

Panic's Playmate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season' of 12 intriguing titles

Tired of your smartphone games, and don't want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of... Read more ...

Superhot, Dead By Daylight, The Banner Saga, And More Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Superhot, Dead By Daylight, The Banner Saga, And More Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has announced eight more games coming to its monthly Xbox Game Pass subscription service in the next few weeks. It contains a blend of older titles, such as the first... Read more ...

Windows 10 now offers a game-focused Xbox Game Bar overlay

Windows 10 now offers a game-focused Xbox Game Bar overlay

An update to Windows 10 has introduced the Xbox Game Bar, a quick access overlay that lets Windows users access music, capture tools, and Xbox Live friends while playing almost... Read more ...

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users

The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour , is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already... Read more ...

Android-powered Ouya's game store closes forever on June 25

Android-powered Ouya's game store closes forever on June 25

It's the end of the line for the Ouya , an Android-based game console that was one of Kickstarter's first major success stories back in 2013. Roughly four years after... Read more ...

Apple WWDC 2019 invites go out ahead of iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 unveilings

Apple WWDC 2019 invites go out ahead of iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 unveilings

Even though we already knew the Apple WWDC 2019 keynote date before today, we just got in the all-important press invites to June's developer conference. We'll be bringing you... Read more ...

League of Legends smash hit coming soon to mobile

League of Legends smash hit coming soon to mobile

It appears that Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has “succumbed” to Tencent's pressure to bring the game to mobile. Now that China's Tencent Holdings Ltd... Read more ...