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Samsung is reportedly working on a dedicated gaming smartphone

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Although gaming phones were never really a thing, the arrival of the original Razer Phone last November kicked off a trend that has since led to the creation of a number of devices including the Asus ROG Phone, Honor Play, and Huawei Mate 20 X. But according to one industry insider, these devices may soon face some tough competition from Samsung.
While exact details about this particular smartphone are yet to be provided, it was revealed last month that Samsung is currently working on a Snapdragon 845-powered Galaxy A device, which could suggest the sources are talking about the same...
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With Google's first Android phone, the iPhone finally got a rival - CNET

With Google's first Android phone, the iPhone finally got a rival - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Looking back, it's clear that from the start the T-Mobile G1 challenged Apple's iPhone like BlackBerry and Nokia never could.
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Google Apps License Could Cost European Phone Makers $40 Per Device

Google Apps License Could Cost European Phone Makers $40 Per Device

2 monthes ago   |   By ExtremeTech

The Commission's requirement that Google unbundle apps is bound to make Android licensing more complex. Now, a leaked document suggests that Google could charge OEMs as much as $40 per phone for a Google apps license.
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Some Google Pixel 3 users claim their photos aren't saving

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

If you're having issues with your Google Pixel phone not saving photos, you're not alone. According to reports on Reddit and Google's own forums, some owners of Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 2 and 2XL models - and potentially other Android phones as well -...
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Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps

Google will reportedly charge European phone makers as much as $40 per phone to add popular apps like Gmail and Maps

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Google will ask for $40 per device in "licensing fees" from Android manufacturers that want their phones to include Google's app bundle, the Verge reports.
The fee will differ by country and device, and will cover Google's Play Store, as well as Gmail, YouTube, and Google Maps.
This is one of the many changes Google is making after it was hit with a $5 billion fine for forcing manufacturers that wanted access to the Google Play Store to exclusively install Google apps.
With a $5 billion antitrust fine looming overhead, we now know how much Google thinks its popular apps are worth, and what...
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Google Maps will now display speed limits for its Android and iOS apps

Google Maps will now display speed limits for its Android and iOS apps

For the last couple of years, my wife and I have relied on an ancient Garmin GPS for long road trips, in part because it had a useful feature that Google Maps lacked: speed... Read more ...

Fortnite V-Bucks being used by criminals for money laundering on dark web

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Criminals are using Fortnite's V-Bucks for money laundering schemes on the dark web. Epic Games, apparently, is not doing enough to prevent the game from being used for the... Read more ...

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Mortal Kombat 11 Kollector's Edition includes life-size Scorpion mask

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Fighting game fans are eagerly poring over all the newly released details on the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Following an announcement teaser back in December, this week saw the... Read more ...

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Des chercheurs ont mis en évidence qu'un nombre plus important d'astéroïdes ont frappé la Terre ces dernières 290 millions d'années. C'est deux fois et demi plus que les 700... Read more ...

Galaxy S10 vs. Galaxy S9: Biggest Changes to Expect

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