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Jacob Lieben

Co-owner and co-editor in chief of Lostgeeks.net. Responsible for article writing and the web infrastructure of this website.

OnePlus announces the Android Pie Open Beta for the OnePlus 5 and 5T

OnePlus is one of the companies that strives to have a good customization layer, as well as having an appearance similar to Android “stock”, and now just announced the arrival of Android Pie in beta form for the OnePlus 5 and 5T, its flagships of last year. This beta for ...

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Lenovo Z5s Targets at Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition

We knew the Lenovo’s first on-screen smartphone will hit the market in December. Recently, the manufacturer issued a statement and said it will hold a conference in Beijing on December 18 to officially announce the Lenovo Z5s. Today, this phone clearly showed it is focusing on the Xiaomi Mi 8 ...

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Huawei CFO perfects $7.5 million bail conditions

The tension between the United States and China is getting worse and though both parties act as though all is well, things are deteriorating gradually. The US clamp down on Huawei is quite disturbing and the Chinese government might be forced to take similar actions against American companies operating in ...

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The smartphone market will recover next year, but long-term forecast calls for slow growth

With the advent of the foldable form factor and (relatively) wide-scale 5G mobile network rollouts around the corner, the next few years could radically transform the smartphone industry as we know it today. But radical transformation doesn’t necessarily equate to massive growth, as the stagnant global market is expected to ...

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OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T get their first Android Pie-based open beta builds

OnePlus was one of the first companies to roll out a stable Android Pie update for a non-Pixel device back in September (yes, even before Nokias started getting the fresh goodie packs), but last year’s OnePlus 5 and 5T are still stuck with their Oreo builds. Probably not for long, ...

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Verizon makes it easier for iPhone owners to activate eSIM on the fly

Last week, Verizon flipped the switch to enable eSIM support for all iPhone models launched in 2018, but it wasn’t until today that customers could actually use the new feature without having to visit or call a Verizon store. The My Verizon app for iOS has just been updated with ...

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Microsoft to bring more improvements to Cortana, including multi-user support

Despite fierce competition in the digital personal assistant market, Microsoft continues to support Cortana and include her on just about every device and app it can. Although it didn’t announce any new plans for Cortana yet, there are hints Microsoft’s assistant will get a brand new feature sooner rather than ...

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Nokia 8.1 with 6/128GB configuration to arrive in January 2019

Despite its price of €399 in Europe, the Nokia 8.1 is nothing short of impressive. It features a large 6.2-inch display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 processor, and even a dual-camera setup complete with ZEISS branding. Pretty soon, though, a slightly more impressive version will be available to purchase. At the moment, ...

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Wall Street firm sees regulatory approval for T-Mobile-Sprint merger by mid-2019

Analysts at U.S. brokerage house Cowen appear to be bullish on the prospects of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger getting regulatory approval, according to Fierce Wireless. The securities firm expects the required approval from the FCC and DOJ to occur before the middle of next year, which dovetails with the time period ...

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Instagram ready to give influencers and celebs specialized tools via Creator Accounts

Instagram plans to offer high-profile influencers special tools that will provide them with a deeper insight into various data regarding their followers. These tools will be delivered in the form of Creator Accounts, which will only be available to select Instagram users (i.e. influencers, celebs). An Instagram official recently told ...

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