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Gadgets, Mobile

Huawei can’t officially use microSD cards in its phones going forward

May 24, 2019

Via: The Verge

The effects of the United States’ Huawei ban continue to grow, with the Chinese hardware company now barred from being a member of the SD Association (the trade group that agrees upon standardized specs for SD and microSD cards). In […]


Mobile, Smartphones

OnePlus walks back an important claim about a OnePlus 7 Pro feature

May 24, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The OnePlus 7 Pro camera system has already been under attack from owners of the phone; this prompted a OnePlus staff member to write about an impending update that will allegedly improve the quality of images snapped with the rear […]


Mobile, Tablets

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally

May 24, 2019

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line’s accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware. Microsoft’s Surface […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Can a third operating system survive today’s smartphone world?

May 22, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded “entity list” and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Stable release of Tor browser arrives on Google Play Store

May 22, 2019

Via: TechSpot

With more people now accessing the internet via mobile devices than desktops, an official Tor app was inevitable. While it had been possible to connect to Tor from a smartphone using the Orbot/Orfox app, it now comes built directly into […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Can Huawei make a phone without US parts?

May 21, 2019

Via: The Verge

On Sunday, Huawei got some life-threatening news from Google. Following an executive order that gives the federal government the power to block purchases of foreign-made technology deemed to be a security threat, Google announced that it had pulled Huawei’s license […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Smartphones

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro

May 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Remember Huawei’s promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company’s flagships would receive official Android Q updates shortly after Google’s own Pixel devices? It’s pretty crazy how fast and drastic things can change in today’s volatile mobile […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless

May 21, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to Bloomberg, the […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android

May 20, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q’s release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to many apps. We learned […]


Apps & OS, Mobile, Smartphones

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google’s restrictions on Huawei

May 20, 2019

Via: Techradar

Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates. Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company […]