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Motorola’s P40 is a mishmash of Apple, Honor, Huawei, and Samsung designs

Motorola is planning a sequel to the Motorola P30, according to current rumors. The phone may be called the Motorola P40, and here's everything that we know about the device so far.The post Motorola’s P40 is a mishmash of Apple, Honor, Huawei, and Samsung designs appeared first on Digital Trends.

Honor View 20 hands-on review

The Honor View 20 may be the most important device Honor has every announced. It features a new type of screen, an exciting new camera, a great new design twist, and plenty of new technology. This is not just another rehashed version of a Huawei phone.The post Honor View 20 hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Illuminate the dark: Pixel 3’s Night Sight vs. Mate 20 Pro’s Night Mode

Google and Huawei are using artificial intelligence to improve the quality of low-light photos captured on their respective phones, the Pixel 3 and the Mate 20 Pro. We pit Night Sight vs. Night Mode to find out which is better.The post Illuminate the dark: Pixel 3’s Night Sight vs. Mate 20 Pro’s Night Mode appeared first on Digital Trends.

OnePlus 6T vs. Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 3 vs. LG G7 ThinQ: Camera Shootout

The OnePlus 6T can match or even surpass other flagship smartphones in terms of specs and performance. How about with its camera? We put it up against the Samsung Galaxy S9, LG G7 ThinQ, and Google Pixel 3 to find out.The post OnePlus 6T vs. Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 3 vs. LG G7 ThinQ: Camera Shootout appeared first on Digital Trends.

Turbulent 2018 didn’t keep Huawei from selling millions and millions of phones

Huawei has announced it has sold more than 200 million smartphones over the past year, despite not being widely available in the U.S.. Here are all the details on Huawei's massive 2018.The post Turbulent 2018 didn’t keep Huawei from selling millions and millions of phones appeared first on Digital Trends.

Twice as many publishers earned first million on Apple App Store vs Google Play

Apple's App Store has created 164 new millionaire publishers in 2018, compared to only 88 from the Google Play Store. The breakdown of the publishers in terms of app categories were very different between the platforms.The post Twice as many publishers earned first million on Apple App Store vs Google Play appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google patent shows off a hinged smartphone with selectable displays

Google has been awarded a patent on a folding smartphone design. Google's patent shows a hinged smartphone that can be used in a number of different ways, including in a two-player tent-style fold.The post Google patent shows off a hinged smartphone with selectable displays appeared first on Digital Trends.

Made in China: OnePlus 6T vs. Honor 8X vs. Pocophone F1 vs. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

We took four smartphones from popular and upcoming Chinese brands to China, to see which has the best camera. The OnePlus 6T takes on the Honor 8X, the Pocophone F1, and the Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro.The post Made in China: OnePlus 6T vs. Honor 8X vs. Pocophone F1 vs. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Play is offering discounts on apps, games, movies, and more

Google has announced a series of discounts on apps, games, movies, and more in celebration of the holiday season. In particular, you'll get discounts on the first season of 'Game of Thrones,' as well as in games like 'Pokemon Go.'The post Google Play is offering discounts on apps, games, movies, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

Close your tabs: Chrome for Android may launch a new sneak peek feature

Chrome for Android users may soon be able to browse the internet without having a ton of tabs open. A new sneak peek feature lets users view content from other webpages without having to open new tabs.The post Close your tabs: Chrome for Android may launch a new sneak peek feature appeared first on Digital Trends.

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming OnePlus 7 smartphone

The OnePlus 6T may still be new, but we're already looking ahead to the upcoming OnePlus 7. It will feature modern specs like the Snapdragon 855, and could offer up to four camera sensors. Here's everything we know about the OnePlus 7.The post Here’s everything we know about the upcoming OnePlus 7 smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

The best Nokia 8.1 cases

With a notch and a powerful midrange processor, the Nokia 8.1 is Nokia's latest great smartphone. But it's no match for concrete. Here are some of the best Nokia 8.1 cases to keep your phone protected.The post The best Nokia 8.1 cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

Here’s how the Google Play Store detects fake ratings and reviews

Reviews and ratings are critical when figuring out if an app is worth your time or money. That's why Google spares no expense when cracking down on fake reviews and ratings on the Google Play Store.The post Here’s how the Google Play Store detects fake ratings and reviews appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google’s Gboard communication app reaches 500 languages in only 2 years

In December 2016, Google launched Gboard with support for an already-impressive 100 languages. Since then, however, Google has added a hefty 400 languages to the software keyboard, bringing the total number to 500.The post Google’s Gboard communication app reaches 500 languages in only 2 years appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT packs the most RAM ever seen in a smartphone

The next generation of smartphones has begun, and it's begun with a bang. The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT comes with the next generation Snapdragon 855 processor, 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage.The post The Lenovo Z5 Pro GT packs the most RAM ever seen in a smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

Which smartphone manufacturers won and lost in 2018

As the curtain comes down on 2018, we take a look at the big successes and failures in the smartphone market over the last 12 months. Which phone maker had the best year, and who had a year to forget?The post Which smartphone manufacturers won and lost in 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.

Forget 3 being a crowd, 4 is the magic number on the Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei's sequel to the P20 Pro, the P30 Pro, has already started to leak ahead of its 2019 announcement and release. The phone is likely to improve even further on the P20 Pro's excellent cameraThe post Forget 3 being a crowd, 4 is the magic number on the Huawei P30 Pro appeared first on Digital Trends.

T-Mobile is giving away free iPhone XRs and Galaxy S9s for the holidays

T-Mobile is celebrating the holiday season with a series of deals for customers who want an iPhone XR, Galaxy S9, OnePlus 6T, LG V40, or LG G7. There are terms and conditions to the deals, but they are still worth considering.The post T-Mobile is giving away free iPhone XRs and Galaxy S9s for the holidays appeared first on Digital Trends.

Why Honor’s new screen is the hole-y grail in quest to ditch the notch

Honor will release a smartphone with an in-screen camera in the new year, a trend which is gathering momentum in the industry. Honor said it has cracked the formula, and explains what's special about its All-View Display.The post Why Honor’s new screen is the hole-y grail in quest to ditch the notch appeared first on Digital Trends.

Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases

The holidays might be nearing, but bargains don't take time off. To celebrate the last day for U.S. ground shipping, Speck will be offering a sitewide 50-percent-off deal for one day only on Monday December 17.The post Score a Christmas deal with Speck’s half-off sale on its entire range of cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Verizon announces Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW

Back in May, Verizon announced the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G UW, a phone compatible with Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband and lowband networks.Now Verizon has come back with the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW, a far more affordable smartphone than the flagship S20 while still bringing 5G connectivity.SpecsThe A71 5G UW features:A 6.7″ Super AMOLED Infinity-O DisplayA quad-camera rear array with a 64MP main module, a 12MP Ultra Wide lens, a 5MP Macro lens, and a 5MP Depth CameraA 32MP front cameraA 4,500mAh battery8GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storagePricing and availabilityThe Samsung Galaxy A71 5G UW has a retail price of $649.99, which breaks down to $27.08 a month for 24 months on Verizon Device Payment.However, if you activate a new line on any Premium Unlimited Plan, you can get the device for $15 a month or $20 a month online.Preorders for the Galaxy A71 5G UW start tomorrow, July 9 here. The phone will be available in stores starting July 16. During the preorder period, users can get 25% off cases and screen protectors.Verizon also launched three additional phones, the Samsung Galaxy A11 and A21 and the Orbic Journey L.

Just $89.95, the MagiMask is the future of AR

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are two topics which have been kicking around for quite some time, with the former dating back decades. And thanks to the advances in phones and consoles, they both continue to get better. And cheaper.Augmented Reality really took off with the launch of Pokemon Go, ushering in an exciting and fun way to blend the real world with collectible characters. Over on the retail front, places like IKEA and Amazon are making AR an instrumental part of their shopping experience.What does the future hold for AR technology? It looks an awful lot like what MagiMask is doing today.Whereas most conventional AR accessories have an image that’s viewed via split-screen, the MakiMask is a singular full-screen experience. What’s more, it’s four times the resolution as compared to today’s common experience. That means fewer headaches and less eye strain.Beyond the AR aspect, the MagiMask is a fun way to enjoy movies and games on your handset. Paired with a Bluetooth controller, you’ll have more fun gaming with popular such as Fortnite. Or, simply take in a cinema-like experience from the comfort of your hammock.As we’ve seen time and again, innovations like these get their start on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. It should come as no surprise to learn that the MagiMask was successfully backed on both outlets (Kickstarter, Indiegogo).Magimask BundleMagiMask: Full resolution 4x higher than split-screen VRsMagiTools: Physical tracker objects that allow you to easily interact w/ the digital worldUniversal phone mount: Adjusts to your AR-compatible smartphoneRecommended Portable Cinema Viewing Apps: Netflix, HBO, Hulu, VLC, YouTube, YouTube 360, & Amazon PrimeRecommended Augmented Reality Apps: Sketchfab, Augment, Kubity, IKEA, Alone, Holo, Sketch AR, Geogebra AR, Jig Space, Civilizations AR, Visible Body AR, Dinopark AR, & Enter the roomGaming & Drones: Grand Theft Auto (With Bluetooth Controller), Fortnite (With Bluetooth Controller), DJI (Navigate Drone With Controller, Connect To DJI app)Ludenso Create: Create 3D models & view your masterpiece in AR on the MagiTile with your iPad.Buy it Today!Normally, the MagiMask retails for $129.99; however, AndroidGuys readers can snag the MagiMask plus a bundle of props for $89.95. That’s 30% off its regular price, plus the goodies.Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Oukitel WP5 Pro launches globally at $129.99

Oukitel this week launched its attractive WP5 Pro rugged phone, offering it up with a full global availability. Thus far the reviews and chatter surrounding the handset has been rather positive, and it falls in line with the brand’s affordable alternatives to pricey big-name models.The Oukitel WP5 Pro landing page has gone live, giving consumers a chance to purchase the new phone for the reasonable and budget-friendly launch price of $129.99. In stock and ready to go, it’s also on sale for a short time.The Oukitel WP5 Pro has a unique owl-like camera design that may be of interest to you. It features a three-camera array with a parallel row of LED lights. It’s pretty distinctive stuff, especially for a rugged phone.With an 8,000mAh battery, the Oukitel WP5 Pro is like having a solid phone battery and a portable power bank in one. Indeed, it’s about twice the capacity that other phones offer.In terms of hardware features, the WP5 Pro comes with MediaTek’s Helio A25 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It truly is a slightly more robust take on the standard WP5. Moreover, it runs Android 10 and has a customizable button on the side which can be configured as users see fit.The standard price of the Oukitel WP5 Pro will be $200, but the newly launched phone is being offered at just $130 for a limited time. Head to AliExpress to purchase the phone. For more new features and information on this phone, and others in its portfolio, please go to Oukitel’s official website.EDITOR NOTE: This is a promoted post and should not be viewed as an editorial endorsement.

Just $39.99, this 9-course bundle will help you master Microsoft Office like a pro

Looking to take your career to the next level in 2020? Maybe you’ve been hoping to round out your resume or portfolio. Or perhaps you’d like to shake things up and take your life in a new direction.Regardless of what it looks like, if want to get ahead of the curve in 2020, or really tap into your new-found down time, you will want to master data and documents like a pro. And when it comes to that, Microsoft Office still reigns supreme.If you’re ready to get serious about certification, or want to expand your horizons, look no further than the Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle.The Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle includes nine courses, more than 59 hours of instruction, and more than 566 lectures in how to improve your knowledge and skills by way of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access.Microsoft Teams: Supercharge Your Business Productivity & Master Microsoft TeamsMicrosoft Outlook 2019: Learn to Use Outlook Properly & Watch Your Productivity SoarExcel Beginner 2019: Know Your Way Around Spreadsheets & Learn Basic Functions, Formulas, and FeaturesExcel Advanced 2019: Delve Into High-Level Consolidation, Analysis & Financial ReportingExcel Beginner 2019 for Mac: Get to Grips for Excel 2018 as a Mac UserPowerPoint 2019: Beginner to Advanced Tools, Features & Techniques on Making Amazing Slide PresentationsWord 2019: Conquer Your Word Documents & Improve Your ProductivityAccess 2019: Start Your Database Journey by Learning the Fundamentals of MS Access 2019Advanced Access 2019: The Next Step to Supercharge Your Microsoft Access & Data Analysis SkillsThe training lays out all the critical areas covered in Microsoft’s key Office programs and also provides certification upon completion. The bundle comes with lifetime access, and you’ll be able to learn on desktop and mobile. Learn at your own pace and where it makes the most sense.The Complete 2020 Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle is valued at $870, but we’re offering it to our readers for just $39.99 (95% off). Hurry, this incredible offer won’t last forever!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.