Wednesday , 3 June 2020

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Huawei MatePad T Appears in Leaked Render

 A new affordable tablet? Following the unveiling of its flagship MatePad Pro last year, Huawei is set to launch an entry-level model with the MatePad T. Revealed by EVLeaks through his Patreon page, the MatePad T does bear resemblance to the MediaPad M5 Lite with its 8-inch display and thick top and bottom bezels. The differences between the two include …

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OPPO Teases A92s 5G in China

To be an “affordable” 5G phone UPDATE: According to a Weibo post, the 8GB/128GB variant of the A92 is priced at CNY 2499(~Php 18k).   Aside from the Ace2, OPPO is expanding its A-series line as well. Aside from the previously rumored A52 and A92, there’s an A92s in the works as well. Unlike its non-S sibling, OPPO teased this …

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The LG Style3 is a Compact Mid-Range Phone with Snapdragon 845

Exclusive to Japan While we are waiting for LG’s rumored new phone next month, the Korean brand launched a new model in Japan with the Style3. The compact mid-range phone is unique as it uses a Snapdragon 845 processor. The chip may be two generations old, but it can keep up with most Snapdragon 700-series processors. The Style3’s screen is …

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Google And Apple Join Forces To Battle COVID-19

It’ll make it easier for health apps to do contact tracing While there are already efforts to use people’s smartphones as tracking tools for contact tracing, they’re not perfect – there are still hurdles to overcome, including compatibility between Android and iOS as well as other, small technical details to make the system work. Apparently that’s not lost on both …

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Samsung Galaxy A71 Scores 84 in DxOMark

It is on par with the Redmi Note 8 Pro The Galaxy A71 is one of the first phones Samsung launched in the Philippines for 2020. DxOMark recently tested the mid-range phone and gave it an overall score of 84. That makes the Galaxy A71 on par with the Redmi Note 8 Pro but a point behind the Galaxy A50. …

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Facebook’s Quiet Mode is The Social Media Detox We Need

It’ll help you step away from the app to keep your sanity With everyone cooped up in their respective abodes during the enhanced quarantine period, social media has become more toxic than ever before. From political bickering to class warfare and insane conspiracy theories about the pandemic, using social media apps like Facebook during the time of COVID is slowly …

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Huawei Is Releasing Their Own Credit Card

Complimenting Huawei Pay Chinese giant Huawei is set to release its own physical credit card to complement its Huawei Pay payment service in China. The card will be backed by UnionPay, and use their backend to process payments. It will have NFC capability for more secure, contactless payments. For early adopters of Huawei’s new card, there will be no first-year …

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Huawei Might Enter the GPU Business

To be run by former NVIDIA employees While Huawei has its own in-house CPUs and AI chips, the Chinese tech giant is planning to make its own GPUs as well. A new report from MyDrivers said that Huawei is setting up a new department in South Korea, which will be manned by former NVIDIA employees. Tech insiders said that Huawei …

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The Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Series Get Select Galaxy S20 Features

Samsung’s 2019 flagship phones get new features! Good news to Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 users: Samsung announced that it will be porting some key Galaxy S20 features to its 2019 flagship phones. According to the changelog, ported features include Single Take, Night Hyperlapse, Pro Video, and Intelligent Gallery. View this post on Instagram Guys! Samsung's Single Take feature …

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Samsung Working on Custom Exynos Chip for Google

To power the next Pixel phone? With Samsung making its Exynos processor available to other brands like vivo and Meizu, new reports state that Google will be Samsung’s next client for its Exynos processors. Even more interesting is that Samsung will be designing a custom Exynos processor for Google, incorporating Google’s Visual Core ISP and NPU. According to the report, …

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