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Image bricks some Android phones when used as wallpaper

Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Never mind a text character crashing your phone — if you’re on Android, your choice of wallpaper could be a larger problem. Users have discovered (via Android Authority and 9to5Google) that an innocuous landscape photo is “soft-bricking” some Android phones when it’s used as a background. Your phone isn’t completely dead …

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Wallace and Gromit get their first AR story in ‘The Big Fix Up’

Sponsored Links Aardman Animations Over the years, beloved duo Wallace and Gromit have appeared in their share of games. In 2009, for instance, Telltale Games gave the two its classic adventure game treatment. But for the time ever, they’ll star in an augmented reality title. Later this year, Aardman Animations, with help from a group called the Fictioneers and the …

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Qualcomm’s latest mobile gaming chip packs faster graphics and global 5G

Sponsored Links Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images Qualcomm isn’t wasting any time following up last year’s Snapdragon 765G gaming chip with a more powerful model. It’s unveiling the Snapdragon 768G, a follow-up that appears to address what many gamers want the most: raw performance. The 2.8GHz Kryo 475 CPU is estimated to run about 15 …

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