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I can’t stop thinking about the Midnight Green iPhone 11 Pro

I can’t stop thinking about the Midnight Green iPhone 11 Pro

Of all Apple's surprises at its big 2019 iPhone event yesterday, the one I was least expecting was that I'd fall for a dark green phone. The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max proved controversial from the first leaks, the aesthetic balance of including a new triple camera array without making a smartphone look, well, ugly ending up being a very hot topic indeed.

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Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (Redmi K20 Pro) Review : Shiny Low Profile Hero

Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro (Redmi K20 Pro) Review : Shiny Low Profile Hero

The smartphone you see before you represents everything good about reading tech news today. It's very easy to get wrapped up in believing the best phones only come from the most visible brands - Samsung, Apple, etcetera - but that's not always true. Imagine there's a phone that's just as good as far more expensive devices but isn't made by a brand you recognize - could such a device exist?

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Pokemon GO guide update: Deoxys raid counters, best movesets, weakness

Pokemon GO guide update: Deoxys raid counters, best movesets, weakness

In Pokemon GO, today is a good day to hit up a Deoxys Raid Battle in a Pokemon Gym near you - they're everywhere! Niantic announced that several different forms of Deoxys would be battling trainers in Pokemon GO, including Normal, Attack, Defense, and Speed! It might seem daunting, not knowing which Pokemon might be best against the various forms - but have no fear. All four different Deoxys Raid Boss Pokemon are weak against the same Pokemon types!

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iFixit Fairphone 3 teardown is a rare treat for DIYers

iFixit Fairphone 3 teardown is a rare treat for DIYers

While modern-day smartphones look nice, getting into them to fix something is usually an exercise in frustration. From components that are held in place by a ton of glue to non-standard screws, a lot of manufacturers out there seem to be making it as difficult as possible to repair their phones. Fairphone is not one of those companies, and iFixit's teardown of its latest phone, the Fairphone 3, is proof of that.

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iPhone 11 hands-on: Narrowing the flagship gap

iPhone 11 hands-on: Narrowing the flagship gap

Colorful, more battery life, better cameras... what's not to like about the iPhone 11? It's fair to say its predecessor, the iPhone XR, had a turbulent time at launch: chronically misunderstood, but then going on to be the strongest-selling model in Apple's phone line-up. Now, the iPhone 11 wants to repeat that trajectory.

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iPhone 11, Pro, Max release date, preorder, and price tiers revealed

iPhone 11, Pro, Max release date, preorder, and price tiers revealed

Today Apple flipped the script for their top-tier iPhone collection presentation with the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. Where before, Apple had the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and iPhone XR, now they've got iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, and iPhone 11. This way nobody feels like they're getting a lesser device with an "R" attached to the end of its name.

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iPhone 11 Pro brings triple cameras and big battery boost

iPhone 11 Pro brings triple cameras and big battery boost

The iPhone 11 Pro was revealed as Apple's higher-tier hero smartphone this afternoon at Apple's main mobile event. Apple's Phil Schiller suggested that this smartphone will be the "best product made, even if you're not a pro." The iPhone 11 Pro will be released with a 5.8-inch display, while the iPhone 11 Pro Max will have a 6.5-inch display, both with Super Retina Display-branded OLED panels.

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iPhone 11 revealed: Apple’s new dual-camera affordable hero

iPhone 11 revealed: Apple’s new dual-camera affordable hero

Today we're looking at iPhone 11, Apple's newest low-tier (of three) smartphones. This will replace the iPhone XR - in spirit, if not in all stores immediately. This new series will feature two cameras at its back in a camera bump square with rounded corners. This device has a 6.11-inch Retina display with spacial audio (with Dolby Atmos) up front, and a variety of color cases around the sides and back.

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Samsung on why Galaxy Fold won’t be a software flop

Samsung on why Galaxy Fold won’t be a software flop

Today Samsung released a bit of info on the Samsung Galaxy Fold, suggesting in the process that the release of this device marks the "beginning of a new era in mobile technology." Samsung seemed to want to make it clear that they weren't just releasing another new phone, but a new type of device that'll change the industry. At the same time, Samsung seemed to wish to reassure potential consumers that even though this device is new, the Android ecosystem with which it works is more than just robust - it's been prepared for this device quite specifically.

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Pokemon GO Ultra Bonus Week 2, 3 Rewards, September Gen 5 launch

Pokemon GO Ultra Bonus Week 2, 3 Rewards, September Gen 5 launch

This month Pokemon GO is packed with Ultra Bonus Week event weeks of rewards, starting back on the 2nd. Week 1 started on September 2, 2019, and is set to last until September 9, 2019, at 1PM PDT. By the time you're reading this article, it might already be time to switch! So let's start in on Week 2 right away!

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With Android 10, old data makes your phone smarter

With Android 10, old data makes your phone smarter

Today we're looking at how Android 10 utilizes collected info from phones connected with Google Play to optimize apps on current devices. After the initial shock of Android 10 gestures and the joy of discovering top-tier features like internal audio screen recording, we took a brief look at what lies beneath. Android 10 was released on September 3, 2019, starting with Google Pixel smartphones and moving out from there - right to Essential Phone and others.

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This Apple Event’s big hero: An affordable iPhone

This Apple Event’s big hero: An affordable iPhone

The September 10, 2019 Apple Event won't only be about the iPhone 11, or whatever Apple will call their next smartphone hero. It'll be Apple's next move after one iPhone model out-shipped every other smartphone model in the world for the past year. That model was the iPhone XR.

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