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Samsung Galaxy S8 video leaks show new phone in full

Samsung Galaxy S8 video leaks It’s still more than a month away before Samsung officially shows off the Samsung Galaxy S8, but that isn’t stopping some eager eyes from taking a peek at the unannounced flagship phone. Two videos have recently surfaced showing what looks undoubtedly like Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy successor in action, according to Phone Arena. The first video, courtesy of Slashleaks, shows not just the supposed S8, but another device claiming to be the larger Samsung Galaxy S8

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The 6 best 13-inch laptops of 2017

best 13-inch laptops of 2017 Update: With a 4K screen and the exterior design of a modern work of art, the Lenovo Yoga 910 is now one of the best 13-inch laptops of 2017. Read on to number 5 on our list to find out why! Thirteen inches. Arguably, it’s the perfect size for a laptop screen. Not too big nor too small, the best 13-inch laptop will sidestep the flimsiness and squint-inducing terror of a smaller notebook, absent the

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How to Recover Deleted iMessages from an iPhone or iPad

How to Recover Deleted iMessages from an iPhone or iPad If you’ve ever deleted iMessages and then wanted to get them back, it’s not necessarily easy to do. But it is possible. There are three different methods for recovering deleted iMessages. You can restore from an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup, you can use an app that scans backups for deleted data, or an app that scans your device for deleted data. If you have iCloud or iTunes backups, then you

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Nokia 3310

Everything You Need to Know About the New Nokia 3310 Nokia has launched a brand new version of the legendary 3310. This is the Nokia 3310 brought up to date for 2017, but with a heavy dose of nostalgia thrown in for good measure. To help you decide whether to buy one, here’s everything you need to know about the new Nokia 3310… In the middle of February we reported that the legendary Nokia 3310 was making a comeback The

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Review: Updated: Sony Xperia XZ

Sony Xperia XZ The Sony Xperia XZ may be the brand’s fourth flagship in the last two years, but it’s been a whole year since it released the Xperia Z5 to critical acclaim at IFA 2015. In the meantime Sony has released the Xperia X, which we believed to be its latest flagship handset at the time – but it wasn’t. The Xperia XZ is that phone. The Xperia Z line is now dead. Every Sony phone will now be

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Review: Updated: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Update: Despite the death of the Note 7, the ‘Always On Display’ features are making their way to the Galaxy S7 Edge and S7. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a phone I’d hate to have had to make. Its predecessor was a multi-award-winning phone, simply because it packed all the power of the ‘normal’ Galaxy S6 and yet… that curved edge. I wasn’t alone in loving it, whipping it out proudly whenever possible. But that

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Sony unveils a99 II, its first flagship-class, full-frame interchangeable lens camera in four years

Sony on Monday at Photokina 2016 introduced the Alpha a99 II, its first flagship-class, full-frame interchangeable lens camera in four years. The wait seems to be well worth it as the a99 II is loaded to the brim with pro-level features. The a99 II comes loaded with a 42.4-megapixel Exmor R CMOS full-frame sensor with an ISO range of 100 to 25,600 (expandable to ISO 50 – 102,400). If you’re familiar with Sony shooters, you’ll recognize this sensor as the

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How to Charge iPhone 7 and Listen to Music at the Same Time

There has been much ado about Apple’s removal of the headphone jack in its latest version of the iPhone. That means you only have one port on the phone–so how do you charge and listen to music at the same time? We have some options for you. Most people are concerned with why Apple removed the headphone jack in the first place. Their marketing department would like you to believe it was all about “courage” but there are actually more practical reasons. The

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Comcast will launch a wireless phone service in 2017

Reports surfaced late last year that Comcast, acting as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), intended to launch a branded wireless service that would piggyback on Verizon’s nationwide network of cell towers. Comcast, which earned the option in 2011 as part of a $3.6 billion spectrum licensing deal with Verizon, confirmed on Tuesday that it will indeed exercise the option. During a speaking engagement at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia investor conference on Tuesday, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said his company

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10 tips to keep your phone safe and secure

Many of us live on our smartphones, using them for shopping, socialising, browsing, banking and more – and we stay logged in to our accounts for ease of use, which means anyone who has access to our handset essentially has access to our whole lives. The worst case scenario is that a lost or stolen phone will lead to theft, of either money or identity – and don’t think it can’t happen to you. According to Consumer Reports, 2.1 million

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