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Watch Huawei’s P40 launch event right here at 9AM ET

Sponsored Links Huawei Huawei’s P40 series launch event starts today at 9AM ET. You can watch the livestream below or follow along as we write about the proceedings. Be sure to check the website afterward as well, as we’ll have all the biggest highlights. Thanks to the usual assortment of pre-release leaks, we have a …

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European mobile carriers will share location data to track COVID-19 spread

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti More governments are relying on phone location tracking in a bid to track and contain the spread of COVID-19. Eight European carriers, including Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile), Orange and Vodafone, have agreed to share phone location data with the European Commission to help measure the coronavirus’ reach. That immediately raises privacy …

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Royole’s next foldable phone is much better at bending

Sponsored Links Royole When we spoke to Royole CEO Bill Liu back at CES 2019, we were told that his company’s — and the world’s — first foldable phone wouldn’t be just a one-off. Today, the manufacturer finally unveiled the FlexPai 2, which is equipped with a tougher and more vibrant flexible display, along with …

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Apple’s Siri helps Americans wondering if they have COVID-19

Sponsored Links Wachiwit via Getty Images It’s not just Alphabet’s Verily offering a COVID-19 screening tool. Apple has quietly updated Siri in the US to provide a questionnaire (using US Public Health Service and CDC data) when they ask if they have the coronavirus. The voice assistant will ask if you’re exhibiting symptoms like a …

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Motorola’s rumored Edge+ flagship phone shown off in more leaked images

Sponsored Links Evan Blass We first heard rumblings of Motorola’s newest flagship phone, the Motorola Edge+, earlier this month. Leaked renders showed a 6.7-inch phone with a bezel-free, curved-edge design and tiny hole-punch camera. Without Motorola’s say so there’s no way to tell if these specs are legit or not, but newly leaked images, courtesy …

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Samsung shuts down its PC-to-mobile game streaming on March 27th

Sponsored Links Samsung We hope you weren’t counting on Samsung’s PlayGalaxy Link to play your PC games on your phone. Samsung has quietly announced (so quietly that most didn’t notice the news in late February) that it’s shutting down the game streaming service on March 27th. The Korean tech giant didn’t explain why besides “internal …

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Motorola’s zero-bezel Edge phones may include a more affordable model

Sponsored Links XDA-Developers Just because Motorola might return to flagship phones with its high-end Edge+ model doesn’t mean it’s forgetting its more cost-conscious fans. XDA-Developers has shared leaked photos and details that appear to confirm that a non-plus Edge model not only exists, but that it should be considerably more affordable. It’ll still have the …

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Pixel 4a will reportedly feature faster UFS 2.1 storage

Sponsored Links TecnoLike Plus Earlier this week, we got to learn a lot about the Pixel 4a when Cuban YouTube channel TecnoLike Plus uploaded a hands-on with a pre-production model of the upcoming phone. XDA Developers has now shared a photo of the phone’s bootloader that details additional information about the device. The most interesting …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is surprisingly sturdy

Sponsored Links JerryRigEverything, YouTube If you’re going to drop $1,400 on a top-of-the-line smartphone like the Galaxy S20 Ultra, you’d expect it to be tough enough to survive the abuses of daily life, wouldn’t you? Thankfully, that appears to be the case. Both JerryRigEverything (aka Zack Nelson) and PhoneBuff have conducted durability tests for the …

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Motorola’s first high-end phone in years may have a ‘bezel-free’ display

Sponsored Links Onleaks/Pricebaba Motorola hasn’t really produced a flagship-quality phone since the Moto Z3, but it might make up for lost time with a device that ticks the latest checkboxes. Onleaks and Pricebaba have shared renders of what they say is the Motorola Edge+, a 6.7-inch phone with high-end if familiar specs. Most notably, it’d …

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