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I Miss Texting With T9

Smartphones have made plenty of tech obsolete. Yet every time I get a buzz for a text, I can’t help but feel a deep yearning for the old glory days of T9 texting. Read More >>

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Samsung Rolls out New Secret Menu at Nationwide Restaurants

Samsung's foldable phone may be going to shit, but it knows you still gotta eat. The South Korean company has teamed up with four UK restaurant chains to bring Samsung owners exclusive dishes to keep them distracted until it gets back to the business of satiating your appetite for sleek and slinky new tech products, rather than juicy burgers and piping hot pizzas. Read More >>

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Huawei is Unveiling its First 5G Phone for the UK Next Week

Huawei's unveiling a new phone next week. TechRadar reports that it's likely that the handset will be the Huawei's Mate 20 X 5G - a 5G capable version of the smartphone manufacturer's Huawei Mate 20 X that launched alongside the regular Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro last year. Read More >>

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Amazon UK Has Knocked £200 off the Huawei Mate 20 X Until Tomorrow

In a flash sale that times out at midnight tonight, Amazon UK is offering the Huawei Mate 20 X for the low, low price of £600. That's a saving of £200 that you can fritter away on something frivolous, like 37 KFC 'I Love You Bacon' burgers, or 500 packs of rhubarb and custard creams. Read More >>

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Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation

Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can access them via your phone, TVs, and even your smartwatch. Read More >>

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Watch a Bunch of Confused People Use the Galaxy Fold for the Very First Time

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a wildly ambitious device that has the potential to change how phones are made in the future. (I mean, maybe!) And despite all of its flaws, issues, and sky-high price, we still find it really compelling. Read More >>

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It’s Kind of Brilliant How This Dual-Screen Smartphone Avoids the Notch

2018 may have been a pretty sedate year for phones, with many flagships including the Galaxy S9 and iPhone XS trotting out essentially the same design for a second tour of duty. But as we move closer to 2019, phones like the Oppo Find X and this wonderful, new dual-screen device suggest things could get a lot more interesting real soon. Read More >>

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The Samsung Galaxy S9’s Biggest Competition Isn’t the iPhone

This weekend, Samsung finally took the wraps off the rather lovely new S9 and S9+. They have all the headline-grabbing features they need to be top contenders in the smartphone world: huge glorious screens, incredible cameras and benchmark-topping specs — but they have one massive competitor that may just sink them, and it isn't the iPhone. It's the Galaxy S8. Read More >>

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You Might Want to Turn Off Instagram’s New, Humiliating ‘Activity Status’

It’s a sickness. Whether it’s repeatedly checking for new likes on a pic or mindlessly scrolling through your feed, Instagram can be a tremendously addictive app. And just in time to help feed your habit, Instagram has instituted a new “activity status” feature that shows you the last time someone was actively using the service. Read More >>

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How to Pick the Best Browser For Your Phone

Perhaps you’ve been using the same browser since you first unboxed your phone, or perhaps you switch between them on a weekly basis. There are just as many choices for browsers on mobile as there are on desktop and each runs a little differently. Below we’ve run through every major browser available—from stalwarts like Chrome and Safari to newer browsers like Puffin. Read More >>

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LG, This is a Pretty Stupid Way to Leak Your Next Flagship Phone

Hey you out there. Did you know LG is planning on announcing a new flagship phone later this autumn? No? Well apparently neither did a few users on Joeseph Gordon Levitt’s collaborative video site HitRecord, when they started posting videos showing off the Mordred LG V30. Read More >>

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All the Sensors in Your Smartphone, and How They Work

Your smartphone is a remarkable feat of engineering. It’s half a dozen or more gadgets packed into a single slab. Much of it’s coolest feats are accomplished with a wide range of sensors — but what are they and what do they all actually do? Read More >>

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An Amazon Bot Is Making the Greatest Smartphone Cases 

In what’s either the best art project, the best business move, or both, someone has made what I assume is a bot that’s churning out thousands of unique iPhone cases for sale on Amazon. Pretty much all of them are masterpieces. Read More >>

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Barclaycard Wants To Replace Checkouts With Your Phone

No one likes checkout queues, so Barclaycard wants to replace them using your phone. The idea is simple, and not all that new, in that you scan all of your purchases as you shop, using your phone camera, and then press pay at the end when you're done. It's not that different to existing laser scanner system in many supermarkets. Read More >>

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It Looks Like Google is Making a Phone Soon

Good news Androidistas! Google is doing a phone, and it’s coming soon. Google will livestream the announcement on its YouTube channel at 17:00 UK time on October 4th, meaning the phone will be a libra, and therefore very balanced. Read More >>