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Samsung Galaxy J4 Core goes official with big 6-inch display and 3,300mAh battery

After the leak the other day, the Samsung Galaxy J4 Core doesn’t surprise us with its official release today, but we will go over this once again. It’s the company’s second Android Go-powered handset after all and will probably be a good deal in the emerging markets.

LG G7 Fit will be available in Europe, Asia and other regions this week

LG announced the LG G7 Fit at the end of August., that was quite a while ago. But the wait is finally over – potential buyers in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East will be able to snag one this week. The prices were not

Brands are cashing in on social media envy, and using influencers to sell it

On Wednesday, Gizmodo reported that an influencer paid to endorse specs online is being sued for not being influential enough. So far, so funny. The truth is that the minor celeb is being sued for breaking his contract. Grown-ish star Luka Sabbat was contracted to post three

Amazon fixes flaws in smart home operating system

Amazon has had to patch 13 flaws found in an operating system used in smart home devices after it was discovered that the software bugs could enable hackers to take over the devices. The flaws were found in FreeRTOS, an embedded operating system ported into over 40

Stress less: Minimizing the negative effects of social media

Social media can be a place to connect with friends and family, make plans or hear about events. At the same time, social media use can sometimes overwhelm us with news and information. Navigating social media use is all about keeping things in perspective. Here are some

Remember Life Before Social Media? Maybe It’s Time For A Reminder

When Twitter was young and tweets a mere 140 characters long, I used to mock the platform for consisting largely of posts that merely used tiny URLs to direct readers to in-depth articles on real new sites. Now I long to return to those days. Last week

Google’s ‘Pixel Slate’ may come with 2 operating systems

SAN FRANCISCO: Google’s first Chrome operating system (OS) based tablet “Pixel Slate” may support dual-booting Windows 10 — allowing two operating systems to run on one device, the media reported. “Chrome OS” is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the “Linux” kernel and

Windows 10 — 1990s edition is the retro operating system we want

Windows 10 is a great operating system, but it’s not without its problems from time to time. That said, it’s still a huge leap forward from past Microsoft offerings, like Windows 95 and 98. If you’ve ever wondered what Windows 10 would be like if it had

Weekly poll results: Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 X soak in the fan love

Huawei has popular flagships on its hands, last week’s poll shows, however its product strategy may not be the best. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro won the popular vote hands-down, as it should – it’s the de-facto flagship. But that means that the vanilla Mate 20 lost

Huawei launches Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro in China with a twist

Today Huawei officially brought its Mate 20 series to the Chinese market. The Huawei Mate 20 will go on sale in 6GG+64GB version for CNY 4,000 (€500) and 6GB+128GB priced at CNY 4,500 (€570). Interestingly, Huawei will offer the Mate 20 Pro without a fingerprint scanner with