Four highly rated Anker chargers are cheaper than ever for today only

Anker’s offering four chargers on sale for their lowest prices yet, but you’ll need to act fast. They’re Amazon’s deal of the day and will disappear tonight. On tap: two Qi wireless charging pads, a USB Type-C wall charger, and a combination Type-C and Type-A wall charger. The best deal …

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Early tests show the Galaxy S9 beating iPhone X where it counts: The screen and camera

If the first round of test results is an indication, iPhone X’s reign as the best handset in the world could be coming to an end. DisplayMate and DxOMark, two of the most respected names in smartphone testing, have put the Galaxy S9’s display and camera through a litany of …

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The state of Android security: Great on Oreo, but most phones are missing out

Google has released its annual report on Android security and the message is clear: The devices running the latest version of Android are among the safest you can buy. Through a combination of features such as Google Play Protect and Instant Apps, the bug bounty program, and machine learning, Google …

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Android P will have notch support and improve indoor mapping

The first developer preview of Android P has arrived, and with it Google is ready to show off the next phase of its mobile vision. And notches are all the rage. As previously rumored, Android P will introduce display cutout support for Android apps, letting developers “take full advantage of …

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Reading the Android ‘P’ leaves: 5 things the beta could tell us about the Pixel 3

With two months still to go until I/O, Google has given us our first sneak peak at Android P, and there’s a lot to digest. While it’s light on major front-facing features, there are a lot of changes that will impact flagship phones in 2018 and beyond, starting with the …

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Galaxy S9+ hands on: Testing AR emojis and Samsung’s dual-aperture camera

Ten years ago, I wouldn’t be caught dead using emojis. Now, I probably text or Slack more than 10 a day. Enter the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, which create the world’s most technologically advanced emojis. They’re personalized emojis in my own image. They doppelgang the whiskers on my face. Samsung’s …

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The Galaxy S9 is just the calm before the next big thing

No, Samsung hasn’t run out of ideas. The Galaxy S9 may be visually indistinguishable from the Galaxy S8, but there’s no reason to think the company has lost its innovation edge. Like Apple, Samsung has been known to stick with the same phone design for at least two generations, and …

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Sony swings for the fences with the 18:9 Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

Sony has once again brought a brand new Xperia flagship phone to Mobile World Congress, but there’s a lot that’s different about this year’s model: It has a new design, an 18:9 screen, and a fingerprint sensor that will work in the United States. Michael Simon/IDG The Xperia XZ2 is …

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