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Dual-camera smartphones may soon be a bit more affordable, thanks to a new chip

Dual-camera smartphones may soon be a bit more affordable, thanks to a new chip On Wednesday, semiconductor company MediaTek announced the Helio P25, a mobile camera processor handling the demands of two cameras while being better suited for devices with a bit less power.The new chipset supports dual cameras but operates 25 percent more efficiently than the company’s other dual- camera chipsets.

Samsung's Note 7 recycling center catches fire, company blames faulty batteries

Samsung's Note 7 recycling center catches fire, company blames faulty batteries On Wednesday, 19 fire engines and 110 firemen reported to a fire at Samsung SDI’s Chinese manufacturing facility in Tianjin.There’s no indication that it was actually Note 7 batteries, specifically, that caused the failure — but the Wuqing branch of the Tianjin fire department had a rather different explanation for what had happened.

Leaked photos show just how sexy Samsung's Galaxy S8 could look

Leaked photos show just how sexy Samsung's Galaxy S8 could look 8-inch screen and the larger "S8 Plus" a 6.2-inch display — both would be larger than the existing S7 and S7 Edge, which have 5.

Attack on Titan's Newest Smartphone Puzzle Game Launches This Month

Attack on Titan's Newest Smartphone Puzzle Game Launches This Month There’s a new smartphone game collaboration coming through for Japanese gamers, and it’s called Attack on Titan: Chain Puzzle Fever.The Titans devour humans one by one, and the only way they can be stopped is by a swift strike to the neck.

Why unlimited data is making a comeback

Why unlimited data is making a comeback It’s been almost five years since the last of the great unlimited data plans died out and left just a few calcifying tendrils of grandfather access for those willing to live the remainder of their days on 3G phones.People were upset when AT&T and Verizon ended those plans, even if few ever used their monthly allotment of 2G of data.

Nokia is resurrecting the iconic 3310 phone

Nokia is resurrecting the iconic 3310 phone For over a decade, Nokia dominated the smartphone and feature phone markets — and one of the devices that cemented its position as an early leader in the cell phone industry was the Nokia 3310.At first glance, the Nokia 3310 doesn’t look like the kind of device anyone would care about in 2017.

BlackBerry's smartphone market share is finally 0%

BlackBerry's smartphone market share is finally 0% The onetime leader in smartphones sales made up zero percent — or 0.Business Insider spotted the stat in research from the firm Gartner tracking smartphone sales.

ZTE's next phone will have gigabit download speeds

ZTE's next phone will have gigabit download speeds China's ZTE has announced the launch of the Gigabit Phone, a device that offers extremely fast connectivity at 1Gbps, as well as a few other nifty features.Besides the amazing download speeds — ZTE did not share details of how the phone will achieve such fast connectivity — the Gigabit Phone will also have the ability to create panoramic, 360-degree video, and it will come with "instant cloud storage.

HTC announces another big loss, plans to ditch cheap phones

HTC announces another big loss, plans to ditch cheap phones After lagging sales and a loss of direction, HTC says it’s going to drop the cheap phones from its 2017 lineup.This is merely a way to keep cash coming in as HTC plans its next move.

No, you shouldn't be allowed to fix your own phone, 'Right-to-Repair' is a dumb idea

No, you shouldn't be allowed to fix your own phone, 'Right-to-Repair' is a dumb idea My co-worker, Tracey, held her iPhone like a baby bird with a bent wing.Opponents contend that Apple's fighting Right-to-Repair legislation because it wants to protect trade secrets.

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker A rare alliance of Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress could lead to increased restrictions on how police officers can deploy so-called Stingray cell phone trackers.This bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingrays.

AT&T brings back its unlimited data plan for everyone — too bad it sucks

AT&T brings back its unlimited data plan for everyone — too bad it sucks It's official: unlimited data plans are back.Compared to the competition, the AT&T's "unlimited" plan is easily the worst — it's the most expensive and offers fewer features.

Google wants to know what you'd like to see in the Pixel 2

Google wants to know what you'd like to see in the Pixel 2 In a post on the Pixel User Community board, Google's Krishna Kumar, the product lead on the Pixel, asks to hear thoughts on the current Pixel phones and what Google can improve for future devices.What would you like to see us improve?

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches If you’re the type that worries about wayward car keys or nail files scratching your pricey smartphone’s screen, fret no more.Titanium dioxide nanoparticles in the gel fill microscopic valleys on your smartphone’s screen, effectively reinforcing it against bumps and bruises.

LG G6 will have dual 13-megapixel cameras on the back

LG G6 will have dual 13-megapixel cameras on the back LG is feeding us a steady diet of leaks and specs for its upcoming G6 flagship, scheduled to launch Feb.The company already told us about the phone's elongated screen and UI, and now, in a blog post on the company's Korean site, we've learned that the G6 will have dual, 13-megapixel rear cameras.

5 Upcoming Android Phones That Are Worth Waiting For

5 Upcoming Android Phones That Are Worth Waiting For However, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, one of the flagship Android phones, is literally bursting into flames.So, now that we’ve seen the future at CES, here are five upcoming Android phones worth waiting for.

Meitu's latest smartphone is for the selfie-obsessed

Meitu's latest smartphone is for the selfie-obsessed By now, you would've heard of Meitu — the top Chinese beautifying app that's taking the world by storm.The Chinese app maker is also capitalising on the selfie-obsessed with its range of "selfie phones.

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email What we want is to walk into a room and have our iPhone 8 start charging automatically.In a very dense paper published last week in the journal PLOS One, Disney researchers Matthew Chabalko, Mohsen Shahmohammadi and Alanson Sample describe the development of “Volumetric wireless power for livable spaces.