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Which phones let me connect to 5G in 2019?

Which phones let me connect to 5G in 2019?

New 5G network service was connected in several countries around the world in recent months before all brands had their own 5G smartphone. Some manufacturers have a single smartphone capable of connecting to 5G data speed, while other have no 5G devices whatsoever. Today we're taking a peek at the very few 5G smartphones on the market today - and we look ahead to the future, when 5G covers a much more comprehensive portion of the world.

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Pokemon GO leak spills months of updates

Pokemon GO leak spills months of updates

Intrepid detail hunters flushed out a significant amount of detail from the newest version of Pokemon GO's game files overnight last night. In these files, they discovered line after line of code with indicators for future updates for the game. While these lines of code may look like nonsense to the average person, we know that you, the SlashGear reader, are fully prepared to turn gibberish into future-telling detail!

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It’s Galaxy Note 10 release day: The deals (and the reasons to wait)

It’s Galaxy Note 10 release day: The deals (and the reasons to wait)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is available for purchase (general availability) starting today, August 23, 2019. Today we're looking at the Galaxy Note 10 price, the price of the Galaxy Note 10 Plus (Galaxy Note 10+, if you prefer), and how and where people will get deals. We've also got a short list of reasons why someone might want to reconsider buying a Note 10 right this minute, including the fact that the Galaxy Note 10 Plus doesn't arrive until September.

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Pokemon GO Water Festival research tasks detailed

Pokemon GO Water Festival research tasks detailed

Today we're taking a peek at all the Pokemon GO Water Festival tasks that've just leaked - along with new Avatar Items. This leak comes just before the event begins in early September, when it'll be the precursor to the biggest event in Pokemon GO history: the Thousand Year Slumber! The Water Festival will include a pair of new shirts and new shoes for Avatars including new team shirts for both male and female avatars: Happi Coat - and the shoes are actually Sandals!

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Galaxy A50s and A30s revealed as Samsung’s release cycles quicken

Galaxy A50s and A30s revealed as Samsung’s release cycles quicken

The Samsung Galaxy A50s and A30s were announced today as 's' upgrades to devices in the Galaxy A series: A50 and A30. These devices were released with surprisingly few details on pricing or release - almost as if Samsung's push for the popularity of this lineup is more about the feeling than it is about the nitty gritty bits like... how they can be purchased.

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Mobile PDF edits enabled with Google Drive and G-Suite

Mobile PDF edits enabled with Google Drive and G-Suite

This week the folks at Google enabled PDF edits for mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, and the like) in the Google Drive app. Users will need the official Google Drive app for iOS or Android to make this work, but the feature will be turned ON by default - so no worries about searching for settings before you hit the ground running. Users will be able to enter text in text fields, tap checkboxes, tap radio buttons, and select options from a dropdown menu. UPDATE/CLARIFICATION: This feature will be available to G Suite users soon, and Google has not announced a release for non-G Suite consumers.

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New Android logo and brand update for 2019

New Android logo and brand update for 2019

The big Android news from Google today was the change from Android Q to Android 10, and the end of the desserts. That's important - that's the fun part of the news, and the most tasty - but the part that will matter most to graphic designers is the edits made to the Android logo and design guidelines. Of import here are the adjustments in the eyes, the color shift, and the shift in aesthetics overall.

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Verizon 5G starts filling the gaps with clever Boingo deal

Verizon 5G starts filling the gaps with clever Boingo deal

Verizon is expanding its 5G service to a number of high-traffic areas by partnering with Boingo Wireless. Boingo Wireless has services in distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cells, and Wi-Fi - which allows them to make cash selling internet access to people in airports. The last time you saw the brand Boingo, it was likely at a location where you'd otherwise have issues getting internet access - now they're working with Verizon to spread 5G internet access to those same arenas.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Review: The difference a Plus makes

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Review: The difference a Plus makes

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ should be a tougher sell than it actually is. A $1,100 Android phone, scaled so vast that many will struggle to comfortably hold it, the defining feature of which is a pop-out stylus... and yet here we are, in 2019, with a flagship that boasts such user goodwill that even a history of immolation cannot derail it. As always, Samsung has thrown the kitchen sink at its newest Note, but now more than ever the results are mixed.

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Major Apple leak: iPhone Pro, 16-inch MacBook Pro, new iPads

Major Apple leak: iPhone Pro, 16-inch MacBook Pro, new iPads

Today there's been a relatively massive leak of Apple products that'll be revealed in the near future. Sources familiar with the situation leaked three new iPhone models including two "Pro" iPhone models (likely iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max) as well as a successor to the iPhone XR. Also in the mix are a new iPad Pro, a low-end iPad, AirPods, a lower-end HomePod, and a MacBook Pro with a 16-inch display. Apple will also release its previously announced Mac Pro and 32-inch XDR Pro Display by the end of this year.

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WhatsApp monetization is here

WhatsApp monetization is here

Evidence suggests WhatsApp is nearing an age in which advertisements and services with businesses will become a reality. Most WhatsApp users take advantage of the services offered by WhatsApp without paying any sort of dues whatsoever to its parent company Facebook. Income history and the impending launch of several WhatsApp brand-oriented services suggest that Facebook will change the way in which the chat app does business. Today we discuss why we're approaching some of the biggest changes in WhatsApp's decade of history.

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All 17+ Shiny Pokemon GO releases for Ultra Bonus Week

All 17+ Shiny Pokemon GO releases for Ultra Bonus Week

Today we're looking at all the Ultra Bonus Week Shiny Pokemon we can expect in Pokemon GO over the next month. We're also looking at all the bonuses, odd raid battles, and new Pokemon Egg hatches we can expect through the next month. We're talking really strange hatches, here, like regional exclusive hatches, like Farfetch'd and Kangaskhan.

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