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Google Pixel 2 Users Report Odd Camera Banding Effect When Capturing LED Lights

The Pixel 2 is an excellent 2017 flagship with an excellent camera. But it’s not without its problems, including this new one where the camera seems to show a banding effect when capturing LED lights.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 14, 2017

Lenovo Moto Tab Comes To AT&T On Nov. 17: Here’s What You’re Getting For $299

Lenovo is launching a new tablet called the Moto Tab, a $299 entertainment device with moderately decent specs. Launching Nov. 17, it marks Lenovo’s return to the tablet market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 15, 2017

iPhone X Owners Complain About Distortion, Crackling Sounds From Earpiece

Apple’s $999 iPhone X, released just two weeks ago, is already showing several problems. After suffering from the green light of death and becoming unresponsive in cold weather, some units are now exhibiting buzzing sounds and distortion.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 14, 2017

Sick Of Google Pixel 2 XL Display Issues? Here's One More: Unresponsive Edges

Another Google Pixel 2 XL display issue has surfaced, as owners of the smartphone have complained about unresponsive touchscreen edges. This particular problem, however, is different from all the others.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 13, 2017

Everything About The OnePlus 5T Leaked: Here Are The Pictures, Specs, And Release Date

ZDNet Germany uploaded its unboxing gallery for the OnePlus 5T a few days before the smartphone's official unveiling in New York. Here are all the details of the highly anticipated device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2017

Green Line Of Death Plaguing iPhone X Displays

The Google Pixel 2 XL is not the only phone to exhibit display problems this year. Apple’s $999 iPhone X is showing signs of quality problems, too, now with several users suffering from the green line of death.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) With Infinity Display Confirmed: What's Next For Samsung?

Evidence has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) will roll out next year with an Infinity Display. It is very likely that its larger counterpart, the Galaxy A7 (2018), will also come with the design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

The iPhone X Screen Apparently Becomes Unresponsive In Cold Weather: Apple To Release Software Fix

Multiple iPhone X owners have been reporting that their screen stops working in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the reports, saying it’s currently working on a software update that’ll fix the issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

Verizon's Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Trade-In Deal Lets You Shave 50 Percent Off The Google Phone

Verizon wants you to trade in your phone for a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, offering a discount of 25 percent to 50 percent on the Google handsets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

The iPhone X Actually Has A Home Button: How To Use It If You’re Sick Of Gestures

Because the iPhone X doesn’t have a home button, users are required to learn a new gestures-based navigation system to properly interact with their handset. As it turns out, the classic home button can be resurrected.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

Galaxy S9 Won't Have In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor, But Galaxy Note 9 Might: Report

Samsung isn't going to put an in-screen fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S9, but it might cram one into the Galaxy Note 9, according to a report.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 9, 2017

It's Official: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Is Heading To T-Mobile And Sprint, Going Beyond AT&T

Fans of the Galaxy S8 Active will finally have more carrier options other than AT&T, as the rugged Samsung phone is officially heading to T-Mobile and Sprint.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 8, 2017

OnePlus Invites You To Meet The New OnePlus 5T On Nov. 16, But You'll Need $40

The OnePlus 5T is about to roll out, and OnePlus wants you to be there when it unwraps the anticipated smartphone at an event in Brooklyn, New York.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 7, 2017

Want To See The OnePlus 5T? Look At The Oppo R11s

The OnePlus 5T is one of this year’s most anticipated flagship Android phones, but its design might not be a mystery anymore. Users are starting to point out its possible similarities to the recently unveiled Oppo R11s.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2017

Samsung Goes After Apple In New Savage Ad: Mocks Dongles, The iPhone X Notch, And More

Samsung has released a new ad for its Galaxy devices, and unsurprisingly, it’s going after Apple’s phones yet again. With a longtime iPhone user as the protagonist, Samsung manages to show how its phone have always been better.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2017

Apple Says Burn-In And Color Shifting On iPhone X Are ‘Normal’

The iPhone X has now been released, and for many, it’s the first time they’re going to experience an OLED display, and also the first time they’re going to encounter OLED-specific problems. Here’s what Apple says.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2017

Buh-Bye, Bixby: Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8 Owners Can Finally Disable The Bixby Button

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners, you can now say goodbye to Bixby or, to be exact, completely disable the Bixby button. That's good news if you've always wanted to keep Samsung's virtual assistant quiet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2017

Here’s How To Get Android 8.0 Oreo Beta On Your Samsung Galaxy S8

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus owners: Android Oreo is ready for you. Well, the beta version at least, which Samsung is now rolling out to select devices in the form of Samsung Experience 9.0.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 3, 2017

OnePlus Gives Users What They Want: The New OnePlus 5T With A Headphone Jack

OnePlus has confirmed that its upcoming OnePlus 5T will come with a headphone jack. Of course, that's good news for fans who prefer wired audio equipment to wireless ones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 3, 2017

Android-less Pixel 2 XLs Make Their Way To Users

Google's problems with the Pixel 2 XL just keeps piling on. First there were the issues with the display, Android Auto, and poor audio-recording quality, and now some units are arriving without an Android operating system.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2017

Muskie, Rejected As The Google Pixel 2 XL, Evolved Into The HTC U11 Plus

Muskie, the smartphone that was supposed to become the Pixel 2 XL, was rejected by Google. The device, however, has now evolved into the HTC U11 Plus, the company's latest flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 3, 2017

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition In The US, But What’s The Difference?

Samsung hasn’t forgotten about the business and enterprise sector. It’s releasing an Enterprise Edition of the Galaxy Note 8 pretty soon, loaded with security and management features IT people will love.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2017

Razer Phone Finally Unveiled, Promises To Be A Gaming Beast With 120Hz Display, 8 GB RAM

There’s never been a smartphone that’s truly for gamers, until now. The Razer Phone has officially been announced: a flagship with latest specs, an Ultramotion display, and 8 GB of RAM.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2017

Essential Phone Update Improves Touch Response And Patches Up Security Vulnerabilities, But It's Not Perfect

A new Essential Phone update improves the device's touch response and patches up certain security vulnerabilities, among other things. Installing the update, however, might cause trouble for some users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2017

New OnePlus 5T Render Shows Bezel-Less, Curved Glass Display, Rumored To Launch Nov. 16

The OnePlus 5T is almost there. With its Nov. 16 launch date edging nearer, leaks are starting to circulate online, one of them being a render shared by Evan Blass showing the device’s bezel-less display.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2017

iPhone X Impressions, Videos Are Out Early As Apple Takes Odd Release Strategy

More and more details of the iPhone X are turning up online after Apple sent out a few review units and invited a couple of YouTubers over its New York penthouse to take the handset out for a spin.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2017

Google Put An Easter Egg Mini Game In The Pixel 2 That'll Get You Squeezing Your Phone

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have a mini-game Easter egg related to Active Edge. From the look of things, Google wants you to have fun giving your phone a good squeeze.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 2017

You Can Get An Essential PH-1 For Just $299: Here's What You Need

The Essential PH-1 or Essential Phone is available for just $299, but you're going to have to jump through a few hoops to get it at that price.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2017

Early iPhone X Videos, Images Give A Glimpse Of What To Expect From Apple's 'Future Of The Smartphone'

Apple fans everywhere can now get a close look at the highly anticipated iPhone X by way of early packaging and unboxing images and videos.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2017

Amazon’s Cheapest Kindle Will Soon Have Audible Support, But There’s A Catch

Owners of Amazon’s cheapest Kindle will soon be able to enjoy audiobooks on their device. Amazon has now confirmed that Audible support will arrive for its entry-level e-reader in the coming months.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 2017

Pixel 2 XL Records Poor Audio Quality When Shooting Videos, Users Complain

If you've noticed poor audio quality on your Pixel 2 XL's recorded videos, then you're not alone. Other users are going through the same thing, from ringing sounds to problematic background audio.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2017

iPhone X Screen Repair To Cost $279, Out-Of-Warranty Damage $549: Why You Need AppleCare+

Apple is going to charge you $279 to replace the screen of your iPhone X or $549 for damage outside the warranty, but AppleCare+ will bring those down to $29 and $99 respectively.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

iPhone X Pronunciation: How Apple Wants You To Say It (Hint: It's Not 'Ex')

There's a slight chance you might be pronouncing 'iPhone X' wrong. From the look of things, it's not called the iPhone 'ex' at all, according to Apple.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

Google Stubbornly Defends The Pixel 2 XL’s Screen But Promises Updates To Fix Burn-In Issues

Google has now addressed reports of Pixel 2 XL burn-in issues, which have been plaguing the phone ever since it was released. The company plans to release a software update for what’s possibly a hardware problem.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

Pixel 2 XL Suffers From Major Display Issues: Here Are Some Alternatives To Consider

The Pixel 2 XL is plagued with a serious burn-in issue, among other things. At that, here are some alternatives to it, including one from LG, one from HTC, and one from Google.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 26, 2017

Pixel 2 Has Intel Inside: Chip Maker Helped Google Develop The Hidden Pixel Visual Core Processor

Google has confirmed that Intel codeveloped the hidden Pixel Visual Core, which works hand in hand with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, found in every Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL out there.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 25, 2017

New OnePlus 5T Teaser Image Hints Edge-To-Edge Display

OnePlus is likely to launch the much-rumored OnePlus 5T in the coming days. The number of rumors and leaks has progressively increased with each new week.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 25, 2017

Steve Wozniak Says iPhone 8 Is The Same As iPhone 7, Won't Get iPhone X On Launch Day

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak isn't going to get the iPhone X the day it launches because he's happy with the iPhone 8, which he thinks is the same as the iPhone 7, which he says is like the iPhone 6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017

Pixel 2 XL's Display Has More Problems Than The Burn-In Issue: Dead Pixels, Green Lines, And More

Google's plate is full. Aside from the Pixel 2 XL's burn-in issue, its pOLED display is also having problems with dead pixels, blue shift, black smear, weird green lines, and many others.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017

The Essential PH-1 Isn't A Success, And The $200 Price Drop Proves It

The $699 Essential PH-1 or Essential Phone just got its price dropped by $200. While that's good news for consumers, it indicates that the smartphone maker is struggling.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017

Amazon Is Now Discounting $30 Off Kindle Devices To Celebrate The E-Reader’s 10th Anniversary

Several Kindle models are now $30 cheaper as part of the device’s 10th anniversary. Amazon is offering discounted Kindles in addition to various top-selling e-books from Oct. 23 through Oct. 25.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2017

Pixel 2 XL Screens Are Already Suffering From Burn-In Problems This Early: Is LG To Blame?

With the launch of the Pixel 2 XL, it’s possible Google has released this year’s best Android phone. But its screen burn-in issues are causing a bit of a controversy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 23, 2017

Confirmed: Google Online Support Rep Says Rooting Your Pixel 2 Won't Void The Warranty

Yes, you won't void the warranty of your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL if you root it as long as you bought it from Google, an official chat support rep has confirmed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 22, 2017

Essential Phone Cheaper By $200 Just 2 Months After Shipping Started: Perfect Timing?

The Essential Phone price has been slashed from $699 to $499 just about two months since shipping of the device started. The price drop might be too early, but it could also be perfect timing for Essential.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 22, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Accessories Take Smartphone Customization To The Next Level

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now available, but that's just the beginning. The next step is the accessories such as the Live Case, Pixel Buds, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2017

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