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Evernote’s Home feature is a dashboard full of handy widgets

Evernote Back in September, Evernote started rolling it out its first major redesign in years. At the time, the company promised the refresh was just the start of an ongoing initiative to make its app, once a titan in the space, faster, more reliable and better than ever before. Today, Evernote detailed the first of …

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Visa abandons $5.3 billion acquisition after DOJ objections

hatchapong via Getty Images Visa has abandoned its $5.3 billion bid to acquire fintech startup Plaid. In an announcement on Tuesday, the US Department of Justice said the two companies have agreed to call off their merger. The agency filed a lawsuit to block the deal last November, alleging at the time that, had it …

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Motorola’s latest batch of budget phones includes a cheap 5G model

Samsung isn’t the only company unveiling new devices earlier than usual this year — just ahead of CES 2021, Motorola has pulled back the curtain on its latest batch of smartphones. There are no flagship models in sight for now, but as usual, Motorola has a bevy of new options for smartphone shoppers on a …

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Mobile-first bank Simple is shutting down

Simple One of the first-ever mobile-first banks is shutting down. After an email notice started to circulate on Twitter earlier in the day, a spokesperson for BBVA confirmed to Engadget the company plans to shutter Simple. The move is part of an ongoing effort by the bank, one of the largest in the world, to …

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Samsung will reveal its next flagship smartphones on January 14th

Samsung confirmed today that its latest Galaxy Unpacked event — and its first major smartphone launch of the year — will take place virtually at 10AM Eastern/7AM Pacific on Thursday, January 14th. “Over the past year, mobile technology has taken center stage in everyday life as people are working remotely and spending more time at …

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Poco teases a sequel to its legendary F1 phone

Engadget Poco has released numerous phones since its iconic Pocophone F1 debuted in 2018, but the Xiaomi-created brand has steered clear of creating a direct sequel — even the $500 F2 Pro is far too expensive to be considered a true follow-up. You might see a proper successor soon, though. GSMArena notes that Poco has …

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Everything we know about Samsung’s Galaxy S21 so far

2020 is thankfully in the rearview mirror, which means — among other things — a year of new hardware to look forward to. While we’d normally have to wait a little longer for news of high-profile smartphone launches, 2021 is already shaping up to be a little different. For whatever reason, Samsung is planning to …

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T-Mobile warns customers of second data breach in less than a year

SOPA Images via Getty Images As if 2020 weren’t bad enough, some T-Mobile customers are winding down the year with word of a data breach. According to reports from BleepingComputer and AndroidPolice, T-Mobile has within the past few days begun to notify affected subscribers of “malicious, unauthorized access” to some of their account information. “We …

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A new update makes it easier to move apps between the LG Wing’s displays

Richard Lai/Engadget If you’re the proud owner of an LG Wing, your quirky dual-screen phone is about to pick up new features. As spotted by Droid Life, Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) has released a new update that builds out the Wing’s unique functionality and should make it easier to use. Most notably, there’s a new …

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Gazelle will stop accepting trade-ins by mail on February 1st

Chris Velazco/Engadget Used electronics marketplace Gazelle is ending its mail-in trade-in program. In an email obtained by The Verge, the company says it will stop offering the service on February 1st, 2021, meaning potential customers have until January 31st to get an old device in if they want to take advantage of the outgoing program. …

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