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Mobile trends to look forward to in 2020

Another year, another line up of smartphone trends to look forward to. This year brought us mechanized selfie cameras, in-display fingerprint scanners, variations of the

Google Glass Explorer Edition final update: What you need to know

Google has announced the final software update for its Google Glass Explorer Edition wearable. Early next year, this update will be released and remove support

Google Recorder lands on Pixel 2, but Pixel 1 owners are out of luck

Last month, Google semi-officially confirmed that its excellent Recorder transcription app would be coming to “older Pixel devices in a future software update.” That update has now

Asustor Nimbustor 4 (AS5304T) 4-bay NAS Review

Asustor is a key players in the NAS market, and ADM, their operating system, is mature enough to slot in right behind QNAP’s and Synology’s

Skydio 2 review: A drone that’s almost impossible to crash

According to its creators, Skydio 2 ($999) is the most advanced auto-follow drone on the face of the planet. Thanks to an array of six

Qualcomm’s next-gen Snapdragon 865 mobile chip focuses on 5G – UPDATED

Qualcomm says that it will reveal more details about its next-gen Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 765 and Snapdragon 765G later this week. Qualcomm uncorked this year’s

PocketGo review: Portable retro gaming bliss

The new orientation and improved processing power make it even better than before. The PocketGo is the latest portable gaming emulator from BittBoy, and it

You can’t do real work on Android, at least not all of it

While not an Apple hater, I personally prefer more open or at least less restrictive platforms and devices. That primarily translates to Linux and open

Windows 10 version 1909 November 2019 is rolling out: brace yourselves

Since Windows 10 first launched, Microsoft has adopted a release schedule that saw two major Windows updates per year along with rolling fixes and patches

Pixel 4 XL teardown reveals a mess of parts inside

What should have been the Pixel 3’s redemption may very well end up being worse than last year’s Google flagship smartphone. The Pixel 4 was

The Galaxy Watch and Watch Active are about to get a huge upgrade

Some of the Galaxy Watch Active 2’s best features will be coming to select, much-loved, older models. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that older tech models

iOS 13.2.3 released to fix iPhone search and download bugs

Apple has released another iOS 13 update, bringing the latest version of the software for iPhone to iOS 13.2.3 and with it addressing a number

Chrome OS will soon let you know when your Chromebook is about to die

It’s always tough saying goodbye. It’s also tough when your trusted Chromebook stops receiving auto updates abruptly and you had no idea that deadline was

Best antivirus for Mac: Protect yourself from malicious software

Macs may be attacked less often than other platforms, but they’re not invincible. Macs may be a far less tempting target for malware and viruses,

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

If you can’t get over the hurdle of giving away a bunch of personal information to sign up for blockchain-based payments, that’s fine. Brave’s browser

EaseUS The Best Tool to Recover Data

Data loss is one of the biggest problems which looms over digital sphere. It might arise out of a variety of situations ranging from external

Michael Kors Access Lexington 2 review: Elegant form, average software

It may have a shiny, stylish exterior, and an impressive-sounding name, but underneath the Michael Kors Access Lexington 2 is just another Wear OS smartwatch.

Nokia 6.2 in for review

Since Nokia’s Renaissance with Android began in 2017 the maker has relied on its midrange to expand market share and so far it’s worked. Nokias

Google bought Fitbit: what this means for smartwatches market

Apple is dominating the smartwatch business and Google is finally feeling the FOMO. With Apple Watch devices capturing almost 46% of the market in Q2,

Garmin Forerunner 945 vs Polar Vantage V: Top running watches compared

We compare Garmin’s and Polar’s top-end watches to see which is best In the world of multisport watches, they don’t come much better than the Garmin

ASUS ZenFone 6 Android 10 update inspires some confidence

ASUS is not a name that would immediately pop up in conversations about smartphones but it has two killer phones this year. The rather eccentric

Google Pixel 4a: what we want to see

Google surprised everyone in 2019 by releasing the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, affordable versions of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL that brought some

Listen up: Google’s excellent voice to text software will arrive on older Pixel phones

One of the best features of the Pixel 4 will be rolled out to the rest of Google’s own-brand smartphones, according to official confirmation. According to the

Apple Watch watchOS 6.1 arrives: AirPods Pro support plus Series 1/2 update

Apple has released watchOS 6.1, adding support for the new AirPods Pro, and delivering some excellent news for the earliest-adopters of the smartwatch. Pushed out

Here’s what the Android 10 beta brings to the Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi has introduced the Android 10 beta to another one of its smartphones, so here’s all the software goodness that’s heading right to the Mi

Fast Charge: Pixel 4 disappointment make me even more excited for the Pixel 4a

The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are both now out and they’re a good duo of Android phones, but they could have been so much better. In

Photo editing basics: 6 tips for polishing and perfecting finished images

Make your digital images even better by using photo editing software to polish and perfect the finished images. You have many choices among photo editing

Another Pixel 4 update coming after Google limits display refresh rate

Google is releasing a software fix for its Pixel 4 range, following complaints about the functionality of the ‘Smooth Display’, which offers a 90Hz refresh

Purism Librem 5 Linux phone delayed a bit due to CPU thermal problems

Making smartphones is hard business, especially if you’re not a giant like Samsung or even someone smaller like Motorola. It becomes even more difficult when

Google Pixel 4 XL vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus: There can be only one

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus dethroned the Pixel 3 on our best smartphones list as our favorite Android phone, can Google’s Pixel 4 XL