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Galaxy S10 camera details leaked

Galaxy S10 camera details leaked

Today we've got a bit more information about the Samsung Galaxy S10 family's many various camera arrays. The Samsung Galaxy S10 will come in at least three configurations, one "Lite", another just called Galaxy S10, and another with "Plus" at the tail end of its name. These devices will carry between two and three cameras on their backs.

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Intel turns to 3D stacking to reboot its chip roadmap

Intel turns to 3D stacking to reboot its chip roadmap

During an event it called "Architecture Day" this week, Intel prepared us for what's coming up in 2019. The company had a lot of announcements to make, and one of the most exciting is a new 3D packaging method for CPUs that it's calling Foveros. Beyond Foveros, we also heard some impressive claims about next generation integrated graphics and, of course, we received a codename for its next CPU architecture.

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Galaxy S10 leaks just got real

Galaxy S10 leaks just got real

The Samsung Galaxy S10 leak released today made the whole game change - and not just because it appears to be a real photo. Today we get confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will indeed have a headphone jack. Today we get a bit more confirmation that the Galaxy S10 will still have a microSD card slot. Today we get confirmation that, no, Sandy, they won't be moving back to a plastic back just to let the phone have a removable battery.

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MakerBot Method 3D printer gives desktop fab a pro-upgrade

MakerBot Method 3D printer gives desktop fab a pro-upgrade

MakerBot has made a name for itself creating desktop 3D printers, but now the company is looking to fill the gap between that segment and the hulking industrial 3D printers that are priced well outside the budget of most consumers. Today, MakerBot announced the Method, which it calls the "first performance 3D printer." The result is a machine that costs a fair bit more than many desktop 3D printers, but borrows capabilities from industrial machines.

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Can charging my phone under my pillow cause a fire?

Can charging my phone under my pillow cause a fire?

Today we're going to have a chat about the various different places where charging your smartphone can cause a fire. Spoiler alert: fires can happen almost anywhere there's oxygen, and the vast majority of the time there's a fire involving a smartphone, it's due to shoddy equipment. Not only can your phone start on fire, your bed, your pillow, and your head can start on fire, too.

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Galaxy S10 case spills the good news

Galaxy S10 case spills the good news

This morning a case for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 was leaked with a very short video. In-hand, this case makes it appear as though the Galaxy S10 - in at least one iteration - will have a rather extended camera array. That'll be either three or four lenses, depending on the extent to which Samsung thought they needed to go. There's also a key at the bottom.

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TiVo Bolt OTA 4K DVR Review: Designed for cord-cutters

TiVo Bolt OTA 4K DVR Review: Designed for cord-cutters

TiVo is a household name that feels increasingly obsolete. In a world where thousands of movies and TV shows are available to stream on-demand, where live television is available over the Internet, and where DVRs exist in the cloud, one is justified in questioning whether any physical DVR can serve a purpose for modern consumers. With TiVo's Bolt OTA 4K, the answer is yes.

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Galaxy A8s no-jack photos show End Is Near for Samsung

Galaxy A8s no-jack photos show End Is Near for Samsung

The first hole of the season is here! In the mix is the Samsung Galaxy A8s, one of a whole barrage of smartphones with "holes" in their displays coming in 2019. This device features what Samsung calls an "Infinity-O" display, with a hole cut into its display for a front-facing camera in lieu of a notch. Because we need the full frontal display, and we need the camera, and we cannot do without both!

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Big Lenovo Z5s leak tips 2019 Moto multi-cam

Big Lenovo Z5s leak tips 2019 Moto multi-cam

This week we've gotten a bit of a look at the next Lenovo smartphone, and with it, a tease of what's to come from Motorola. As Motorola is part of Lenovo, we've been able to look back and forth between companies to sort of gauge next steps in either company's smartphone strategy for the past couple years. Now, here with the Lenovo Z5s on the horizon, we're able to see how a future Moto device might go beyond the basics.

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Galaxy S10 just leaked in ‘photos’ with 3-cam back

Galaxy S10 just leaked in ‘photos’ with 3-cam back

Overnight it would appear that the Samsung Galaxy S10 made its way into the hands of a couple of different sources internationally. While we cannot guarantee the veracity of these photos - and/or very good renderings - it would seem that at least that we're getting closer to the final product. If these do indeed show the Galaxy S10, we can safely assume we're seeing the Galaxy S10 Plus, not just the base model. It's expected that the Galaxy S10 will have two back-facing cameras, while the Galaxy S10 Plus will have three.

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Xiaomi 9, 48MP camera phone teased with release date

Xiaomi 9, 48MP camera phone teased with release date

There's a Xiaomi smartphone coming with the fruits of the company's labor in their new camera department (established earlier this year). In the first month of the year, Xiaomi suggests, they'll have a device that'll have a whopping 48MP sensor onboard. This device is ready for prime-time already, appearing in the micro-blog of Xiaomi company co-founder and President Lin Bin.

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Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

A budget phone with the newest version of Android onboard right out the box - that shouldn't be a surprise, but it is. Today the Nokia 8.1 was revealed as a global phone, complete with an Android One version of Android Pie. This device has a 6.18-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and an "edge-to-edge" design.

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