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OnePlus is running a bunch of awesome deals on phones and accessories

Every Wednesday is apparently "OnePlus Day", and just in case the company's incredibly well-reviewed handsets don't usually feel affordable enough, you still have a few hours left to get a cool free gift with your "favorite phone."Pretty much every single mobile device currently sold by the ambitious company comes with a nice freebie bundled in today...

Tinder adjusts to the new normal by testing a much needed feature

It used to be that when you swiped right on Tinder and spoke with the person you wanted to meet up with, you'd suggest a place to get together to see if any sparks flew. That might have been a safe place with plenty of people around like a restaurant, a book store, a bar, or a crowded park. The problem is that the pandemic has made it unsafe to go to...

Check out this hands-on video of the 5G Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

As we told you yesterday, which will be held August 5th starting at 10 am EDT (7 am PDT, 2 PM GMT) and it can be viewed on Samsung.com or the . Thanks to the pandemic, Samsung will be virtually hosting the event. Besides the foldable sequels like the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the 5G version of the Galaxy Z Flip, Sammy will introduce the new Galaxy Note 20...

T-Mobile boasts 130x more 5G network coverage than Verizon, AT&T takes the speed

Taking the meat from the latest state of the mobile union from , the makers of Speedtest, T-Mobile didn't miss the opportunity to brag with the findings that it is excelling in one very important 5G metric - availability."In its Q2 2020 Speedtest United States Market Report measuring 4G and 5G coverage and speed, Ookla found that T-Mobile customers...

Motorola will launch a sub-$500 5G phone in the US this year (might not be the Moto G 5G Plus)

Yesterday, Motorola unveiled its third 5G smartphone of 2020 - the affordable (seen above). The new handset can be purchased starting today in Europe, but what about the US? Well, for now, Motorola can't say if the Moto G 5G Plus is or isn't coming to North America. But the company did share some future 5G-related plans with us. Motorola told us that...

When will Android phones finally catch up with Apple's Face ID?

It's now been two years and a half since Apple launched the iPhone X, the first phone with Face ID, a secure biometrics system that was able to recognize your unique facial features and allowed you to effortlessly unlock your phone. Face ID was far from the first face recognition system available on a phone: we remember Google Nexus phones from a nearly...

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset focuses on 5G and gaming features

The next chipset for the second half of 2020 coming from Qualcomm is, , the Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G. The new mobile platform popped up recently in various benchmarks, so we kind of knew it was coming, just didn't know when exactly.The sequel to the Snapdragon 865 chipset is meant to further expand 5G support to even more devices in the months to come,...

Aukey's USB-C power strip finds a steep discount on Amazon

Aukey often has discounts and promotions on its range of mobile and tech accessories, and this Amazon deal is the latest, featuring a steep price cut on a forward-looking power strip. Aukey’s power strip features a nondescript black design with four outlets, but the cool feature is the inclusion of a USB-A port and USB-C port. The power strip is equipped...

Google may have accidentally revealed the Android 11 release date

While we continue to wait for Google to unveil to the company's rookie smart speaker effort, which may or may not happen later today, it looks like the search giant randomly allowed the Android 11 launch date cat out of the bag at an otherwise unremarkable virtual smart home summit. Although this might not be etched in stone just yet, the newest version...

What is 5G? What is my benefit from 5G?

You've probably heard of 5G. Your mobile carrier likely has support for it, just like most new flagship smartphones do. 5G has also been in the news due to conspiracy theories surrounding it, which in some countries.In short, 5G is the next generation technology standard for cellular networks, to follow after 4G and 3G. Like any new technology, it...

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