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IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again

A smartphone-based VR system can now help people with severe macular degeneration see better. While it doesn’t cure blindness, it does enable users with this vision disorder to carry out tasks they would otherwise find impossible.The post IrisVision uses VR to help people with fading eyesight to see again appeared first on Digital Trends.

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 battery cases

It's frustrating when your smartphone runs out of power, and batteries perform worse the older they get. Maybe you should check out some of the best Samsung Galaxy S8 battery cases and secure yourself some stamina.The post Best Samsung Galaxy S8 battery cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

5 features you may not have heard about on the Samsung Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 isn't too different from its predecessor when it comes design and specs, but it does introduce a few notable components. We rounded up a list of our favorite features on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.The post 5 features you may not have heard about on the Samsung Galaxy S9 appeared first on Digital Trends.

Explore a galaxy of S8 accessories for your Samsung smartphone

Make sure you’re getting the most from your new Samsung smartphone with some of the best Galaxy S8 accessories that money can buy. We've got options for gaming, charging, music, and more.The post Explore a galaxy of S8 accessories for your Samsung smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus review: Almost to Infinity

The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are here, bringing with them a new taller display in a body that's smaller

Samsung’s attempt to halt remapping of Bixby button targets T-Mobile users

Samsung has blocked remapping of the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8 again -- but seemingly only for T-Mobile users. Customers with the June security update have reported their remapping apps no longer work.The post Samsung’s attempt to halt remapping of Bixby button targets T-Mobile users appeared first on Digital Trends.

Galaxy S8 Mini: News and rumors

Samsung used to release Mini variants of its popular Galaxy S smartphones. It hasn't happened in years, but now it seems the company may reintroduce the line with a compact version of the popular Galaxy S8 called the Galaxy S8 Mini.The post Galaxy S8 Mini: News and rumors appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung still needs more data to launch Bixby in English, report says

The English-language version of Bixby, Samsung's virtual assistant, was supposed to debut before the end of June -- but that due date came and went with no noise. A new report may explain why.The post Samsung still needs more data to launch Bixby in English, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

How does the new OnePlus flagship fare against the latest and greatest from Samsung? Find out in this in-depth look

OnePlus 5 impressions from a Galaxy S8 user

I've been using the Galaxy S8 for the past couple of months, and I recently switched to the OnePlus 5

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

How does the HTC U11 fare against one of the best Android smartphones currently available? Here is an in-depth look

You may finally get the chance to talk to Samsung’s Bixby by the end of June

Sources say Samsung is planning on delivering Bixby's voice functionality to Galaxy S8 owners closer to the end of the spring -- two months after the launch of its flagship smartphone.The post You may finally get the chance to talk to Samsung’s Bixby by the end of June appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung’s SoundAssistant app gives Galaxy users powerful audio features

With SoundAssistant, you can set volume individually for certain apps, change media volume using hardware keys, and schedule audio profiles. The app is available exclusively for Galaxy users running at least Android 7.0.The post Samsung’s SoundAssistant app gives Galaxy users powerful audio features appeared first on Digital Trends.

5 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is my daily driver

Here are five reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is going to be my daily driver for the foreseeable

HTC U11 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Which flagship reigns supreme?

HTC's new U11 is a heck of a smartphone, with a gorgeous display and nifty features. But how does it measure up to Samsung's Galaxy S8, the reigning champ? We pit the two against each other to find out.The post HTC U11 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8: Which flagship reigns supreme? appeared first on Digital Trends.

Show your Galaxy S8 you care with one of these great cases

Protect that curvy display and stamp your own style on Samsung's smartphone with the best Galaxy S8 cases and covers. We've got everything from rugged drop protection to minimalist shells.The post Show your Galaxy S8 you care with one of these great cases appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners around the world have been complaining of improperly calibrated, red-tinted displays since the device's launch in April and software updates don't appear to be fixing the issue in all cases.The post Samsung Galaxy S8 customers complain of red-tinted displays appeared first on Digital Trends.

BlackBerry KeyOne vs. Galaxy S8: Keyboard or curves?

If you’re eying up Samsung’s latest curved beauty, but you’re also tempted by an old-school BlackBerry keyboard, then you might need some help choosing between the Galaxy S8 and the BlackBerry KeyOne.The post BlackBerry KeyOne vs. Galaxy S8: Keyboard or curves? appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a random reboot problem and nobody knows why

A thread on Samsung's community help forum revealed pages of replies from owners of Samsung's latest flagship reporting restarts that seemingly occur frequently and out of nowhere.The post The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a random reboot problem and nobody knows why appeared first on Digital Trends.

AT&T’s ‘5G Evolution’ is a step on the true 5G path, but there is a ways to go

The race to 5G has kicked off -- well, depending on what your definition of 5G is. On Tuesday, AT&T announced it switched on its 5G Evolution service in Austin, Texas, and Samsung Galaxy S8 users can start taking advantage.The post AT&T’s ‘5G Evolution’ is a step on the true 5G path, but there is a ways to go appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google Accessibility expands with apps for cognitively impaired

Google Accessibility enables people with disabilities to get the most out of their smartphone via free apps. The tech giant now offers three new apps that can help the elderly or other people with cognitive impairments better use their phones with less effort.Google Accessibility – 3 new apps added to the mixGoogle Accessibility, as the name implies, targets enabling its audiences with different handicaps. In their latest blog post, Google talks about their efforts to further help people with cognitive issues by making their routine more streamlined and accessible.Action Blocks Action Blocks is the latest app on the Google Play Store. You can create customized spaces on the screen that on a single tap carry out an action for you. All of this from your home screen.You can create a dedicated block to dial a loved one without accessing the dialer app, or adjust the lighting in the room to a specific setting, all from the Action Blocks app.Live Transcribe The Live Transcribe app has been improved to add more languages to its list which include Albanian, Burmese, Estonian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Punjabi, and Uzbek. In addition, it also brings brand new features targeted to a new audience.Your phone will vibrate when someone nearby says your name.You can now add custom names or terms for different objects or places that might not be in the dictionary.A revised search bar lets you search through past conversations more easily. To enable it, turn on ‘Saving Transcriptions’ in Settings. When enabled, transcriptions will be saved on your device for three days in local storage.Sound AmplifierThe Sound Amplifier app now enables people who are hard of hearing to experience their favorite content with minimal disturbance. Users can now connect their Bluetooth headphones and place their phone near the source of the sound e.g. a television, to get the audio transmitted to their headphones without taking up the volume.The app also works for boosting the volume and clearing up the audio of apps on the phone. Whether you’re listening to music or watching a video on YouTube.With all of these additions, Google’s commitment to accessibility is indeed a commendable effort. Especially with many elders staying indoors due to the Corona Virus, these new features are a welcome addition.

Just $36.99, the ChronoWatch has full color display and 16 functions

Summer is quickly approaching, the stay-at-home restrictions are slowly lifting, and things are looking better. Now’s the time when you leave those lazy days behind and start exercising and getting more active.Now’s the time to pick up a new smart watch. Why? For starters, they’ll help keep track of things and hold you accountable. Not only that, but it can help cut your phone time down, too.Buying a new smart watch doesn’t have to cost all that much money. Take the ChronoWatch, for instance. Priced just $36.99, it offers up a full 1.4-inch color touch display, waterproof coating, and support for 16 different functions.Track sleep, steps, calories, blood pressure, distance, heart rate, and more with this affordable smart watch. Indeed, the ChronoWatch also provides glanceable weather, alarms, music controls, and notifications to popular apps.On top of all of this, it pairs via Bluetooth to both Android and iOS phones and offers up a seven day battery.ChronoWatchTrack your daily activity, including steps, calories burned, mileage & heart rateMonitor your blood pressure & blood oxygen levelsWear it anywhere, anytime thanks to its sweat & waterproof designControl phone calls & musicGet alerts for SMS, Facebook & moreView the time, date & week on the sleek 1.4-inch screen displayBuy Yours Today!Stop over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today and order your ChronoWatch for just $36.99, a savings of some 81% off original retail price.For a limited time (until May 26), you can save an additional 20% on the ChronoWatch, getting it for a mere $29.60 after it’s all done. Simply use coupon code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout. You’re welcome.

Realme X50 Pro Play brings Snapdragon 865, 90Hz, and more for $400

Realme on Monday announced its X50 Pro Play on Chinese social media site Weibo. The phone brings a lot of flagship-tier specs and features but for a low price of $400. The only catch here is that it’s currently exclusive to China, with plans to expand in Europe to follow.Realme X50 Pro Play – Irresistible hardware and priceThe Realme X50 Pro Play has just been announced, and to say it is loaded with a world of features would not do it justice. Even though the phone is a less-expensive option to the Realme X50 Pro, it brings a lot to the table, while keeping the price very affordable.In a market where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 starts at above $600, Realme has proven yet again that competition in the market is indeed healthy.Here are the specs of the phone:CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8656.44″ fullHD+ (2400 x 1080) Super AMOLED display, w/ 90Hz refresh rateAndroid 10 powered by the Realme UI6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM options4200mAh battery (65W SuperDart fast wired charging)Back cameras: 48-MP main camera, 8-MP ultrawide, 2-MP macro, 2-MP depth.Front camera: 16-MP main camera, 2-MP depthPhone color options: Black and SilverPricing6GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $3808GB RAM + 128GB ROM= $42012GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $460The inclusion of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 means that the phone has 5G capabilities, which makes it yet another great phone for the emerging 5G market that’s garnering across the world.In the past, Realme has shown itself to be a contender for releasing strong hardware at attractive prices. The Realme X50 Pro Play does have a lot going for it, and the only real problem with this phone would be its availability.A good majority of the hardware is found in flagship-tier phones, but competing brands like Redmi and Realme deliver premium hardware in a mid-tier price range. In the end, the only problem that comes is availability.The phone is set to launch in China first on June 1st. Soon after, Realme will expand the phone to Europe and other regions.What are your thoughts on the Realme X50 Pro Play? Let us know in the comments section below!

Use this coupon to save an extra 20% on this beginner quadcopter you control with a thumb

What seemed like a technology reserved for a select few people just a few years ago has evolved into an entire ecosystem of cool products and use cases. We’re talking, of course, about drones and quadcopters.Drones are now routinely used for videography, delivery, mapping, and even racing. Then there are also people who like to have them just for fun and to fly about the house or back yard.If you want to get into the growing world of drones but don’t know where to start, consider picking up the popular SHIFT RED. When other drones and quadcopters come with wonky and hard-to-master controls, this one is super simple.The SHIFT RED is employs a one-hand control system and leverages Near-Field Micro-Sensing technology to make flying as simple as moving your thumb.There are also eight different auto-pilot modes, HD video recording, and other fun features that help make the SHIFT RED so popular.Typically retailing for $299, you can save over 30% and get the SHIFT RED: Drone Package for just $199.95 in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.Save an extra 20% for a limited time!Use the promo code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout and we’ll knock an extra 20% off the price of the SHIFT RED. That drops the price all the way down to just $159.96. This coupon will only last until May 26 so act fast!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.