Apple 

The Apple reviews are in, but tech season is just getting started

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn get into their Apple reviews for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the Apple Watch Series 5. It’s a review redux, and there’s plenty more to say about the new iPhones, their cameras, and whether the nickname “sweater mode” is going to stick for what Apple calls “Deep Fusion.” We hope it does; “sweater mode” sounds much cozier. Today’s the day when preorders for the new iPhones should start arriving on people’s doorsteps, and the lines at Apple Stores are…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy Buds are getting a new silver color to go with the Note10 family

If you’ve been around these past few weeks then you have definitely already seen the stunning new “Aura Glow” color of the upcoming Galaxy Note 10+. And what better way to compliment a shiny new phone than a shiny new pair of truly wireless headphones. The Galaxy Buds are already listed on a few of Samsung’s regional websites in the new “silver” finish. The color effect appears to be identical to that on the upcoming Note10 and renders probably don’t do it justice.     Samsung Galaxy Buds in silver Besides the color, though,…

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samsung 

Planning to buy the Samsung Galaxy A80? Here are the offers

The Samsung Galaxy A80 was finally launched in India at a price of ₹47,990 last week. The smartphone was globally unveiled at an event in Bangkok, Thailand in April. The smartphone is known for its unique camera mechanism and for being the first Samsung smartphone to kill the notch and offer a full-display front. The smartphone is currently available for pre-orders and would be available on online (and offline) stores starting 1 August on Flipkart and Samsung Store. During the pre-bookings, Samsung is offering flat 5% cashback to customers purchasing the smartphone using…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy J4+ and J6+ are the latest phones getting Android Pie update

Samsung recently rolled out the Android Pie update for the Galaxy J8 in India, and now, this South Korean tech giant is seeding this latest version of Android for two more smartphones – Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+. The update weighs more than 1GB in size and carries security patch that’s dated April 1, 2019. It also comes with One UI which is the latest iteration of Samsung’s custom Android skin. That said, unlike previous rollouts, Samsung has this time released Android Pie in multiple markets. The Galaxy J4+ is receiving it in Ukraine, Thailand,…

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Mobile phone recycling 

Cellphones are endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help

In the Congo basin, minerals used in cellphones and other electronics are often mined by illegal, small-scale miners who end up hurting wildlife for food and driving them away from their habitat. You can do something to change this. A mother gorilla holds her child in a jungle in Congo. Gorillas are driven away from their habitats by small-scale miners who dig for coltan, a mineral used in cellphones and other electronics. Image: FredR, CC BY-NC 2.0 You probably use it every day and don’t think once about gorillas. In today’s world, it’s…

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Computer 

Are You Sitting Incorrectly In Front Of Your Computer? This Simple Change Could Make All The Difference

For a lot of us, the majority of the working week is spent sitting in front of a laptop, and this can lead to a bad crick in the neck, as well as some serious long-term health problems. So, the question is, are you sitting incorrectly in front of your computer? Not a lot of people know that the pain we experience may actually be down to something as minor as the position of our head. If you want avoid spending huge amounts of money on massage treatments and chiropractor appointments,…

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