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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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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Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

Paul Allen, who cofounded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has died at age 65 after a battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, CNBC reports . Allen, a tech billionaire, was a... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint meet with the FCC to show it how much good will come...

T-Mobile and Sprint meet with the FCC to show it how much good will come from their merger

The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint is a big deal for US consumers. The question is, will the new T-Mobile-Sprint alliance put Verizon and AT&T on their heels... Read more ...

OPPO Hyper Boost technology to arrive 17 models via new update

OPPO Hyper Boost technology to arrive 17 models via new update

On October 16th, OPPO officially announced that 17 models will be upgraded to the official version of ColorOS 5.2.1. The new system brings an important feature: Oppo Hyper... Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G smartphone may come with 10GB of RAM

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G smartphone may come with 10GB of RAM

Xiaomi fans have every reason to be excited because the company is bringing something interesting on October 25th - of course, we are talking about the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. After... Read more ...

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Small enhancements make a big difference

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Small enhancements make a big difference

Little has changed with the Surface Laptop 2, but it's still a thrill to use. Unlike the Surface Pro, the Surface Laptop launched as a version 1.0 device with very few flaws... Read more ...

Muzei 3.0 Brings New API, Many New Features & Design Refresh

Muzei 3.0 Brings New API, Many New Features & Design Refresh

In Short: Muzei Live Wallpaper is one of the most popular wallpaper-related apps in the Google Play Store, and the company has just announced that the version 3.0 is rolling... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could have a mammoth screen

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could have a mammoth screen

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 only launched recently, packing a big 6.4-inch screen, but we're already hearing rumors about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 - including suggestions that... Read more ...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase launches Dublin base for Brexit

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase launches Dublin base for Brexit

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Qualcomm's new Wi-Fi chips are meant to rival 5G speeds

Qualcomm's new Wi-Fi chips are meant to rival 5G speeds

Qualcomm is launching a family of chips that can add incredibly high-speed Wi-Fi - at speeds up to 10 gigabits per second - to phones, laptops, routers, and so on. It's the... Read more ...

Original Google Pixel XL returns to the spotlight with killer eBay deal

Original Google Pixel XL returns to the spotlight with killer eBay deal

The fact you can still find brand-new original Pixel and Pixel XL units at various eBay sellers and even major retailers like B&H Photo Video a full six months after Google... Read more ...