Monthly Archives سپتامبر 2020

The OnePlus 8T 5G hype train has left the station ahead of October 14 launch

UPDATE: In addition to the OnePlus 8T 5G name, the company that never likes to settle… for boring and conventional marketing has officially confirmed the handset’s October 14 launch date. The global announcement event will start at 10 AM EDT under the cryptic “Ultra Stops at Nothing” tagline.

Of course, things may not remain cryptic for long, as we fully expect OnePlus to make plenty of exciting announcements in anticipation of the actual October 14 announcement. Stay tuned and check out our original post below for the time being.


Not that there was ever any serious doubt, but rumors of a T-series sequel to the OnePlus 8 duo released earlier this year and 2019’s 7T and 7T Pro first emerged back in June, with several major leaks revealing pretty much everything you need to know about th...

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CDC pulls its bombshell COVID-19 guidance from the web

  • New CDC guidelines that appeared on the agency’s website just a few days ago, which refined the agency’s guidance around how the coronavirus spreads, were abruptly pulled from the agency’s site on Monday.
  • The CDC said it was due to the new coronavirus guidance being posted as a draft in error.
  • Critics immediately pounced, arguing that this was but the latest instance of perceived political influence hampering the CDC’s communications around the coronavirus.

Just a few days ago, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield insisted to US senators that his agency is putting out reliable, scientifically accurate data and guidance about the novel coronavirus that’s free of any political bent one way or the other. That the agency’s “scientific integrity … has not been compromised and it w...

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Tipster posts rumored names of the 5G Apple iPhone 12 models

For most of the summer, when we discussed the upcoming 5G Apple iPhone models, we referred to them as the 5.4-inch iPhone 12, the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max, the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. This seemed to make sense since there would be two standard iPhone models and two “Pro” models providing some sort of balance. However, Twitter tipster “L0vetodream” disseminated a tweet today in which he claims to give us the name of each model in the upcoming iPhone 12 series. Keep in mind that these names come from the tipster’s source(s) so take this information with the proverbial grain of salt. 

The 5.4-inch iPhone might be called the iPhone 12 mini

The tipster says to expect the 5.4-inch model to be named the iPhone 12 mini. The 6...
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Apple just released the first iOS 14.2 public beta

  • Apple rolled out the first public beta for iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 on Monday.
  • Now that public betas are rolling out as well, everyone with an iOS or iPadOS device can try the new software and all of the features that Apple is adding in the next update.
  • iOS 14 is a massive update packed with hundreds of new features that you can read about right here — some highlights include home screen widgets, new Compact UI features, an App Library with all of your installed apps, and the redesigned Messages app.

Last week, Apple threw us for a loop by releasing the first developer beta of iOS 14.2 just days after iOS 14 had been distributed to the public...

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T-Mobile goes for Verizon and AT&T’s jugular with yet another crazy good deal

Just when we thought T-Mobile couldn’t possibly get any more aggressive in its efforts to steal customers away from the competition and stay ahead of AT&T while continuing to inch closer to Verizon, the “Un-carrier” has launched yet another irresistible promotion.

This one is aimed specifically at convincing Verizon and AT&T subscribers to jump ship by offering them a $250 incentive with (almost) no strings attached. Like virtually all BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) deals recently available at any of the country’s top mobile network operators, this requires both a number port-in and a new service line activation but not much else.
Kicked off right before the weekend started with little to no fanfare, the incredibly attractive special offer doesn’t have an expiration date listed among its ...
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Amazon’s 5 best-selling bed sheets will have you sleeping like a baby

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  • Good sheets can have a huge impact on the quality of sleep you get each night.
  • Bed sheets impact everything from general comfort to temperature control, and they can mean the difference between enjoying a restful night’s sleep or tossing and turning.
  • Head over to Amazon and you’ll find plenty of great bed sheet sets in stock — here, we’ll show you the retailer’s five best-sellers.

We’ve got enough stress in our lives these days without having to worry about struggling to get a good night’s sleep. What you might now realize, however, is that the quality of your bedsheets can have a big impact on the quality of your sleep...

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Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) listed by some retailers ahead of unveiling, revealing release date

Google has scheduled a hardware event on September 30 where it will likely unveil the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G).

Both phones will seemingly be powered by the Snapdragon 765G. The Pixel 4a (5G) will probably feature a 6.24-inches OLED display, a dual-camera array with a 12.2MP main sensor and a wide-angle unit, and a 3,800mAh battery.
The Pixel 5 is expected to have a 6.01-inch 90Hz screen, a 12.2MP main camera with a 0.5x wide lens, and a 4,000mAh cell with support for 15W wireless and 5W reverse wireless charging.
We already know that the Pixel 4a (5G) will start at $499 in the US,  and the phone has now shown up on at least three online stores alongside the Pixel 5, revealing more pricing details.

The listings also back up rumors that alleged the Pixel 4a (5G) would be available in th...

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You won’t believe how good these treadmills and exercise bikes are for less than $250

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  • Have you canceled your gym membership yet? If not, you’re nuts because no one should be going to the gym during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • Stop putting yourself and your family at risk, and pick up some affordable exercise machines on Amazon so you can work out at home instead.
  • You won’t believe the killer deals we found today, like a flywheel-style exercise bike for just $110 and a best-selling mechanical treadmill that’s available right now for just $149.

You know an infected person doesn’t have to cough or sneeze on you for you to catch COVID-19, right? Several studies and a mountain of anecdotal evidence has proven that you can spread the no...

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Apple to use mini-LED displays on up to 40% of iPads next year

The Apple Watch has used OLED since its inception and soon every new iPhone model will take advantage of the technology too. But reports suggest Apple is already looking towards the next generation of displays.

There’s more competition in the world of mini-LED

A new research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors) claims Apple has recently decided to accelerate its adoption of mini-LED display technology on the iPad and MacBook product lines. The move comes amid increased competition among mini-LED display chip suppliers. Kuo says that Epistar was expected to be the exclusive supplier of mini-LED display chips for Apple next year.

However, rival Sanan Optoelectronics has experienced better and faster than expected development in recent months and has now secured an agreement with ...

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Don’t drop $400+ on an Apple Watch when this sleek $135 smartwatch has 14-day battery life

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  • The Apple Watch is obviously the #1 reason the smartwatch market is booming right now, and Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch Series 6 will be the company’s best model yet.
  • As good as the next-gen Apple Watch is shaping up to be, there are other watches out there these days that are far more affordable and have other key advantages over Apple’s smartwatch.
  • The Amazfit GTS Smartwatch has styling that’s similar to the Apple Watch, but it works with Android devices as well as iPhones, it has a sleep-monitoring feature, and it lasts for an incredible 14 days on a single charge.

If you’re an iPhone user with your heart set on the awesome integrated experience...

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