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Samsung is the first to introduce 8GB LPDDR5 DRAM chip for smartphones

Readying the industry for the coming 5G revolution, Samsung has successfully developed an industry first 8GB LPDDR5 DRAM module. Samsung was also the first to bring the 8GB LPDDR4 to mass production in 2014 and once again looks to disrupt the area with another breakthrough. The 8GB LPDDR5 DRAM is ...

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 to be unwrapped in two days; huge 5500mAh cell, 6.9-inch screen are the main draws

On Thursday, July 19th, the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is expected to become official. The latest rumored specs reveal just how “Max” some of the specs are for the 2018 version of Xiaomi’s phablet. For example, the device is expected to feature a huge 6.9-inch display, carrying a 1080 x ...

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Microsoft Edge for iOS upcoming features include visual search, paste & go, more

Microsoft is about to push out yet another update for Edge. We’ve already covered the Android version of the browser in a previous story, so here is what to expect from the app if you’re using an iOS device instead. First off, the new changes are already available in the ...

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Deal: The Razer Phone is $175 cheaper on Amazon

If you didn’t find a good deal among those offered by Amazon during Prime Day, here is one more that hasn’t been mentioned in our earlier article. The Razer Phone, one of the first smartphones aimed at mobile gamers, is $175 cheaper for a limited time. You have until the ...

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Analyst says two Samsung Galaxy S10 units will use more accurate fingerprint in display scanner

Earlier today, we told you that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will reportedly have an in-display fingerprint scanner. While that isn’t exactly the first time that we have passed this rumor along to you, today’s story adds that some lower priced Galaxy models might also have this feature next year. It ...

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Upcoming OnePlus 5/5T update to add Google Lens and camera improvements

After confirming that its last year flagships will get Project Treble support, OnePlus is now adding another interesting new feature to both handsets: Google Lens. The latest OxygenOS open beta build brings Google Lens support and a couple of camera improvements. If you’re running an OxygenOS beta build on the ...

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Verizon will no longer activate 3G phones; network will shut down at the end of 2019

Do you remember your first 3G smartphone? For yours truly, it was the BlackBerry Storm, which was released half-baked from Verizon on November 21st, 2008. Let’s say that after all these years, you want to re-activate your old Storm or BlackBerry Storm 2 (the latter was a decent phone) on ...

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Xiaomi resumes Android 8.1 Oreo update for Mi A1 and includes July Security Patch

The Android 8.1 Oreo release took some time to get ready for the Xiaomi’s Android One smartphone a.k.a Mi A1, and when it finally got released a big nasty issue involving SMS made the company put the update on a hold. Thankfully Xiaomi was able to fix the issue that ...

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Huawei Mate 10 and P20 series should receive GPU Turbo update during next month

Back in the last month, Huawei announced that its exclusive GPU Turbo technology developed with Honor handsets in mind would eventually come for the Huawei flagships. The Turbo update improves by 60% of the graphical processing power of the handsets, while also offers 30% less power to consume. Huawei’s GPU ...

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