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Sony CEO Hirai says it will continue making smartphones, but not to compete with Apple or Samsung

Sony CEO Hirai says it will continue making smartphones, but not to compete with Apple or Samsung

12 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   2 articles

Just because Sony CEO Kaz Hirai expects the company to report its largest ever operating profit this year doesn't mean that the company has fixed everything that has prevented...
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Huawei will preload Android Messages on its Android smartphones

16 hours ago   |   Beta News   |   5 articles

After you've used a messaging app, it's hard to go back to SMS. You can't share files, get read receipts, group chats or share emoji. It's archaic, but the good news is that...
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Huawei Phones Will Now Offer Android Messages App By Default

Huawei Phones Will Now Offer Android Messages App By Default

18 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   5 articles

Google has announced that its Android Messaging app has been selected by Huawei as its default messaging app. This means that Huawei's upcoming smartphones will offer the...
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Google and Huawei partner to bring RCS to millions via Jibe and Android Messages app

Google and Huawei partner to bring RCS to millions via Jibe and Android Messages app

22 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   4 articles

Google has nabbed a notable partner in Huawei as it strides forward in its quest to push Rich Communication Services to the masses. The Chinese smartphone giant announced today...
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Google and Huawei team up to spread RCS messaging, all Huawei smartphones to get Android Messages app

Google and Huawei team up to spread RCS messaging, all Huawei smartphones to get Android Messages app

1 day ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

Google and Huawei are partnering up to accelerate the adoption of RCS messaging. Google has announced that its RCS-based Android Messages app will soon get integrated across...
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Huawei Bringing Google's Android Messages To Its Smartphones

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

Huawei is set to integrate Google's Android Messages app into its smartphone portfolio, the two companies said Wednesday. The move is described as Huawei's attempt to support...
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Fire TV & Chromecast Will Be Obsolete In 2023: Twitter COO

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Streaming devices such as Google's Chromecast and Amazon's Fire TV Stick won't exist by 2023, Twitter Chief Operating Officer Anthony Noto said last week while speaking at...
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Fun idea: this gadget can turn your smartwatch into a smartphone

Fun idea: this gadget can turn your smartwatch into a smartphone

1 day ago   |   Phone Arena

Smartwatches are a neat little gizmo but are very often dependent on the smartphone that they pair with. Very few wearables out there have a SIM card slot and can be an...
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U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

U.S. security concerns could stall Huawei's and ZTE's 5G expansions

2 days ago   |   VentureBeat

ANALYSIS: Will U.S. citizens get their first 5G phones from Huawei or ZTE? Not if Congress has its way. Over the last week, members of Congress have been getting tough on the...
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BlackBerry is desperate to remind you WhatsApp works on its Android phones

BlackBerry is desperate to remind you WhatsApp works on its Android phones

2 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Popular messaging app WhatsApp rocked the BlackBerry boat at the end of 2017 when it confirmed it would pull all support for the BlackBerry 10 and BBOS operating systems...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could go one better than the notch-laden iPhone X

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could go one better than the notch-laden iPhone X

Most smartphone companies seem to be pursuing a truly bezel-free screen, and currently the likes of the iPhone X and Essential Phone with their notches are out in front, but... Read more ...

LG X4+ Smartphone Announced In South Korea

LG X4+ Smartphone Announced In South Korea

LG has announced the launch of a new smartphone in South Korea, the LG X4. The handset is apparently designed to be a rugged smartphone. The device is designed to offer... Read more ...

Razer Phone 2 Could Launch In September With Project Linda

Razer Phone 2 Could Launch In September With Project Linda

The Razer Phone was launched back in November of last year and now it looks like we have some details about its successor, the Razer Phone 2. According to a recent report the... Read more ...

Honor View 10 update adds Face Unlock and other nifty features

Honor View 10 update adds Face Unlock and other nifty features

Unveiled last month, Honor View 10 made its debut on the market a few weeks ago. Even though the smartphone ships with Android 8.0 Oreo and Huawei's latest EMUI 8.0, there are... Read more ...

Android Pay goes live for 80 additional banks and credit unions in the US

Android Pay goes live for 80 additional banks and credit unions in the US

Google is doing wonders when it comes to the coverage of its mobile payment service, Android Pay, in the United States. If you've been following our reports, then you already... Read more ...

Apple Redesigns Its App Store Listing For The Web

Apple Redesigns Its App Store Listing For The Web

IOS users are probably more than aware that with iOS 11, Apple has made some changes to the way the App Store is designed, which now sports a cleaner and more modern look... Read more ...

Samsung Investigated In Italy Over Alleged Planned Obsolescence

Samsung Investigated In Italy Over Alleged Planned Obsolescence

As you've probably heard, Apple is currently facing a barrage of lawsuits and government probes over the iPhone slow downs, with a French consumer group accusing Apple of... Read more ...

TSMC Thinks Premium Smartphone Shipments Will Decline In 2018

TSMC Thinks Premium Smartphone Shipments Will Decline In 2018

Some analysts are predicting that Apple's “real” super cycle will begin this year with the release of 2018's iPhones, and while that remains to be seen, it seems that not... Read more ...

‘Right to repair' legislation gaining steam amid Apple's iPhone battery...

‘Right to repair' legislation gaining steam amid Apple's iPhone battery replacement program

Amid Apple's ongoing battery repair program , iFixit today reports that “Right to Repair” legislation is gaining traction. The site explains that so far this year, 17 states... Read more ...

Chip maker TSMC sees shipments of top shelf smartphones declining this year

Chip maker TSMC sees shipments of top shelf smartphones declining this year

TSMC, the company that produced the A11 bionic SoC for the trio of 2017 Apple iPhone models, is expecting a decline in the shipment of high-end smartphones in 2018. C.C. Wei... Read more ...