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Apps & OS, Mobile

Despite Google’s ban, several apps provide short-term loans at ridiculously high interest rares

January 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Last August, Google changed some Play Store rules to crack down on apps offering short-term loans often called “payday loans.” These financial transactions earned this name because they are used by consumers who are living paycheck to paycheck and need […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

LG confirms Android 10 update for nine smartphones

January 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The only LG smartphone that’s been updated to Android 10 is the G8 ThinQ, but that’s about to change very soon. The South Korean company has just confirmed that at least nine smartphones will be updated to Android 10 in […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Motorola starts pushing out the Android 10 update to Moto G7 Plus

January 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Motorola is far from being done with Android 10 updates. In fact, there are only a few Moto phones that have been updated and a bunch that has yet to receive the long-awaited software upgrade. The Moto G7 Plus is […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Why is Samsung’s new flip line called the Galaxy Z? Leaked promo holds a hint…

January 20, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The Galaxy Z Flip may take a wrecking ball to Motorola’s strategy with the Razr (2019) as it is supposed to offer a similar package at a much lower price tag. Don’t expect 5G or the latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, […]


Mobile, Smartphones

New Face ID and IKEA scanner lined up for the iPhone 12

January 17, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

We’v been hearing that Apple is going to miniaturize the Face ID recognition module that brought on the infamous notch design for a while now, and 2020 will be the time, it seems, three years after the iPhone X ushered […]


Mobile, Smartphones

What trade ban? Huawei shipped a record number of phones in 2019

January 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Despite an extremely turbulent few months, Huawei finished 2019 on a high by setting an impressive new smartphone sales record. It shipped 10 million more smartphones than predicted Company chairman Xu Zhijun revealed earlier today that Huawei managed to ship […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Oneplus confirms invisible camera tech will be used on future flagships

January 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

OnePlus recently unveiled the Concept One smartphone at CES 2020. Among other things, it featured a new invisible camera technology and it turns out that could soon reach production smartphones. Speaking to The Verge (via Android Central) on a recent […]


Mobile, Tablets

Apple’s first 5G iPad Pro could arrive as early as this year

January 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Apple is already developing a new iPad Pro series for release this Spring, but if a new report is anything to go by, it may also be working on a 5G-ready model scheduled for release later in the year. Apple’s […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (Bloom) clamshell specs, price and release preview

January 13, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung’s foldable phone strategy is getting clearer by the day, and it seems already set to mean one affordable midrange clamshell focused on portability to be released in the spring, followed by a one vertical-axis flagship like the Galaxy Fold […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Watch Active 2 update brings a long-awaited new feature

January 10, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Just when Samsung’s venerable Galaxy Watch Active 2 wearable scored its all-time low price yesterday, a new update that is rolling out is making it even more irresistible to grab. No, not the ECG or fall detection functions, we wish! […]