The first images with Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The first images with Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

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Images with the screens that are designed for the new Pixel just leaked and they depict interesting design changes. The new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL models will have a different design. If these images are correct, then we are witnessing an important change made by Google. The larger model, Pixel 3 XL, will have the famous notch at the top of the screen, just like the iPhone X. The smaller version, Pixel 3, will have margins at the top and bottom of the screen, even though they will be a bit thinner than the previous model. If we pay a close attention to these images, we can see other important details: both models keep the stereo speakers. Also, this year they will also feature dual front cameras. Unfortunately,…
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Huawei P11 – A smartphone with amazing specs

Huawei P11 – A smartphone with amazing specs

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Huawei continues to bring out new and interesting devices. Their focus remains on the quality of photos. After launching the P9 in partnership with Leica, the Chinese manufacturer Huawei continues to pay close attention to the camera on their new devices. According to new and unconfirmed information, the new P series flagship will have an incredible camera system. Thus, the Huawei P11 might have a triple camera with a 40MP resolution featuring Leica lenses and 5x hybrid zoom. Therefore, the main camera will have three lenses, and the front camera a 24MP lens. Here is a short introduction: The information comes from a promotional image launched by a creative agency working for Huawei. In addition, cameras will also have Pro mode for night, so they can make better pictures. A…
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Samsung W2018 Flip Phone – Back to the future

Samsung W2018 Flip Phone – Back to the future

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Flip phones are no longer popular in US and Europe like they used to be back in the days. But they are still very popular in Asia and Samsung pays attention to that. They regularly launches richly equipped flip phones. The W range, which brings together Samsung's smartphones, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. On this occasion, the manufacturer has unveiled a new model, the Samsung W2018. This device loads a good part of the Galaxy S8 and Note8 components. It features a 4.2-inch 1080p front screen and there is another one in the back. So we are talking about a double display phone. Samsung W2018 also includes a physical keyboard and a directional pad, a Bixby button. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the back of the phone, under the…
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World premiere: A robot has officially received citizenship!

World premiere: A robot has officially received citizenship!

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Saudi Arabia is the first country in the world to grant citizenship to a robot. Sophia is an android that received Saudi citizenship. It spoke at a press conference in Riyadh. According to many, this is a historical event. Sophia impressed the audiences by addressing the question in an unique and rather interesting manner. Sophia also responded to the journalist's questions. She was asked if the robots could pose a threat to the human race and if they can take control of the world by destroying people. In response, Sophia joked saying: "You've read Elon Musk too much." At the conference, the robot said it wants to work with people, understand them and gain their trust. Sofia said that its mission is to build alongside people towns and smart homes…
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iPhone 8 will cost under $1000! What is the starting price and when it’s the release date

iPhone 8 will cost under $1000! What is the starting price and when it’s the release date

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New York Times journalists got new information about the upcoming iPhone 8. According to anonymous sources, Apple will keep the price under $1,000. Thus, prices will start at $999. According to the same source, the new iPhone will feature an ultra-thin OLED screen, facial recognition and wireless charging system. As you can imagine, $999 is the starting price for the basic model that will feature 64GB of internal memory, write 9to5Mac. Thus, you can expect a higher price for the 256 GB or 512 GB versions. Considering the previous releases, each internal storage upgrade should cost extra $100. This is not yet confirmed though. All three iPhone 8 versions will feature 3GB of RAM and Apple A11 chipset. The internal memory chipsset will be produced by Sandisk and Toshiba (for…
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Samsung launches Galaxy Note Fan Edition, a smartphone built from Note 7’s parts

Samsung launches Galaxy Note Fan Edition, a smartphone built from Note 7’s parts

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Samsung has officially launched an unique smartphone that is made from the remaining components they have from all the Galaxy Note 7 that were returned back to them. This smartphone is called the Galaxy Note Fan Edition, and Samsung makes no secret of the fact that it's a "Reinforced Note 7". The only difference is the battery - Samsung chose a smaller battery of 3,200 mAh, compared to the 3,500 mAh battery that was on Note 7. The battery has been subjected to a new extended testing process that Samsung has set up after the withdrawal of Note 7, in an attempt to wash their bad history in this regard. Another difference to Note 7 is the software. Galaxy Note Fan Edition uses the new software and new applications that…
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Panasonic introduces two new interactive LCD displays

Panasonic introduces two new interactive LCD displays

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Panasonic just announced that the company is ready to release two new LCD displays with integrated touchscreen. We are talking about TH-75BQE1 (75") and TH-65BFE1 (65"). Both use VA type LCD panels with Direct LED backlight. As you can imagine, the difference between these two products are the size and resolution. The 65" one is a Full HD while the 75" panel brings Ultra HD (4K) rezolution. The brightness of these two LCD displays is identical: 400 cd / m2 - nits. The displays can recognize up to ten simultaneous touches and they are compatible with software that manages electronic whiteboard functions. PC connections can be made via HDMI, VGA or USB port. The latter can also be used to view files stored on memory and hard disks. Using a…
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Apple iPad Pro 10.5” teardown confirms 4GB RAM and 8.134 mAh battery

Apple iPad Pro 10.5” teardown confirms 4GB RAM and 8.134 mAh battery

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5'' is on sale for a few hours in stores all over the world and folks at iFixit have already been able to open it and disassemble it to the last chip. No wonder nobody knows the repair index is extremely low - as usual - two in ten. Among the major issues that were found in the teardown we can count: High amount of stickers that blocks the battery, and no tab to extract it as it did in iPad Pro last year. The Smart Connector port is virtually impossible to replace, but it does not have any moving parts so it is a small chance to break down. The LCD display and front panel glass are fused together; The opening of the device is, consequently,…
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A man built his own iPhone from zero

A man built his own iPhone from zero

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Scotty Allen quit his job as an engineer in Silicon Valley to go around the world and build things. While he was in Shenzhen, China, he managed to build an iPhone 6s by itself, buying all the pieces in the markets of Huaqiangbei. In that market, he was able to find everything you can think of, including different pieces of the smartphone. Allen managed to capture the entire process and posted the video on YouTube. The entire journey started from a common discussion: "I wonder if you can build your own phone..." So he started looking for all the necessary parts on the market, he took his time and he managed to put everything together (towards the end of the following video). Allen chose the iPhone 6s for two reasons…
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Best 20 smartphone of 2017 (so far)

Best 20 smartphone of 2017 (so far)

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Mobile World Congress in Barcelona has just ended and several highly interesting smartphones were introduced at the show. Business Insider has created a list containing the best 20 smartohones of 2017 (so far). You may think that smartphones like LG G6, Huawei P10 or .. Nokia 3310 would be included in the list, but they need to be further tested until a conclusion is drawn. It is interesting to see that the first places in the list are not owned by giants like Samsung or Apple. According to Villas-Boas Antonio from Business Insider, Google Pixel is considered to be the best smartphone of the moment. Here's the complete top: 20. BlackBerry Classic 19. BlackBerry Priv 18. Moto G4 17. LG G5 16. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 15. ZTE Axon 7…
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