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5.85-inch OLED iPhone will be cheaper to make then iPhone X

5.85-inch OLED iPhone will be cheaper to make then iPhone X

Depending on who you ask, the iPhone X is either Apple’s biggest success or a retail flop. Its reported cut in OLED display orders from Samsung may point to the latter. Because of that, some may have presumed that Apple is done with flirting with OLED screens and that the iPhone X may have been a one-time thing. On the contrary, analysts are now reporting that there will be two OLED iPhones this year and one of them, a 5.85-inch model, might, in fact, be the cheapest iPhone this year.

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Huawei phones to disappear from Best Buy shelves

Huawei phones to disappear from Best Buy shelves

Prepare for another tirade from Richard Yu next week. It is becoming harder and harder to be Huawei these days, especially to be Huawei in the US. It was already a huge deal when AT&T (and Verizon) pulled the rug from under it at the worst possible time. Now it seems that one of Huawei’s last strongholds in the country. Best Buy has reportedly stopped ordering new stocks of Huawei’s phones and will actually stop selling them in the next few weeks.

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Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

Pokemon GO Eggstravaganza: All the big event details

This morning Niantic revealed details on their next big Pokemon GO event: Eggstravaganza (2018.) This event takes place at the end of March, making way for the most Eastery of months - April! No foolies, this event lasts until the second of April, right through the egg-filled holiday. Inside special boxes for this event are Super Incubators, Star Pieces, and more oddities to assist in the egg-filled romp.

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Look, OnePlus 6 is probably a well-priced copycat, too

Look, OnePlus 6 is probably a well-priced copycat, too

When you look at the latest leak of the OnePlus 6, you'll think - wow, but that does look familiar, familiar indeed. The device in the leak seems to work with a display with a notch at the top, and around back it has a pill-shaped arrangement of cameras (two cameras, as it were.) On the back is a fingerprint scanner and an LED flash, as well. If this design blows anyone's mind, I'd ask them how they've so successfully lived under a rock for the past half-year.

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Google ARCore 1.0: here are the first batch apps for your phone

Google ARCore 1.0: here are the first batch apps for your phone

At MWC 2018 last month, Google kicked the AR doors open when it launched ARCore, the spiritual successor to its now-defunct Project Tango, as a version 1.0 stable release. That was practically the green light for developers to start their engines and bring their AR ideas to life. There hasn’t exactly been a flood of those, sadly, but Google is highlighting some of the new ones that you can now try. Presuming you have a compatible device, of course.

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LG Zone 4 prepaid Verizon phone won’t break the bank

LG Zone 4 prepaid Verizon phone won’t break the bank

A new budget-tier prepaid smartphone has launched through Verizon: the LG Zone 4. This handset packs a 5-inch display and support for Verizon's LTE network, as well as the promise of solid battery life and a decent camera. This model won't be taking on the latest and greatest smartphones, of course, but rather things like the Moto E series and other inexpensive models. The handset is available now.

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BlackBerry Smartphone Fan League rewards praise on social media

BlackBerry Smartphone Fan League rewards praise on social media

BlackBerry is hoping to drum up new customers by turning existing handset owners into its biggest fans. The company has launched a new fan club of sorts, a new social campaign that'll reward "superfans" for sharing BB-related content on social media. Users who participate in challenges through the campaign will be given points that can be redeemed for a chance at prizes.

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Subscribe with Google makes a lot of sense for some news

Subscribe with Google makes a lot of sense for some news

Subscribe with Google was introduced today to bring online newspaper subscriptions into Google's warm embrace. The announcement was made by Google's Jim Albrecht, Project Management Director for Subscribe with Google. "Today we’re announcing Subscribe with Google," said Albrecht, "the simple way to subscribe to news publications and maintain access everywhere: websites, apps, even search results."

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Android apps starter pack: A few new oddities you might grab

Android apps starter pack: A few new oddities you might grab

Our most updated look at what a new Android user should download first is here - in this Android apps starter pack. Today I'm going to make the process really, really simple, and drop the following unto your brain: Google Creative Lab. Users that've never used an Android device before - or have had an Android device, and still do, but want to see something wild and new, this is what's up.

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Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

Pokemon GO should cross-brand with Disney characters

As we reach a point in Pokemon GO where we're well over a few hundred unique monsters, it's time to think cross-branding. Expanding beyond the borders of the Pokemon universe. At the rate Niantic's been going with Pokemon generations, it wont be long before they've got all 800+ types and variations. It's time to think expansion beyond The Pokemon Company's borders.

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Jabra Elite 65e wireless earbuds bring on pro noise cancellation

Jabra Elite 65e wireless earbuds bring on pro noise cancellation

This week the folks at Jabra revealed the Jabra Elite 65e wireless earbuds. These earbuds are connected to one-another with a wire that runs along the back of the neck of the wearer. With this new pair of earbuds, users are able to take advantage of ANC, Active Noise Cancellation, "providing two levels of noise cancellation" so that you'll never have to hear the gym play Steve Winwood again.

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HTC Desire 12, 12+ boast big displays and dual cameras

HTC Desire 12, 12+ boast big displays and dual cameras

Though HTC has sold off a portion of its smartphone business to Google, we can still expect a few phones from the company as we move through 2018. We've already heard rumors of the HTC U12+ - supposedly a competitor to the Galaxy S9+, iPhone X, and other flagships - but HTC isn't only interested in the high end. Say hello to the HTC Desire 12 and 12+, two new phones in HTC's long-running, entry-level line.

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