Samsung addresses report of exclusive chipset for 2025 Galaxy phones
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Samsung addresses report of exclusive chipset for 2025 Galaxy phones

Rumor has it that Samsung is planning on making a Galaxy-exclusive processor for its 2025 flagship phones. The rumor originated in a potentially suspect report by Business Korea, but has been corroborated by another Korean outlet, Naver, which added additional details. Despite the two reports, Samsung has issued a response to Android Authority saying that Read more

A look into Texas’ controversial anti-censorship law HB 20
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A look into Texas’ controversial anti-censorship law HB 20

Freedom of speech has always felt like something of a major question mark when it comes to the internet. While there are many laws about it, there are plenty of gray areas as well, especially given how much nuance there is in U.S. speech laws between state and federal legislation. Recently, a controversial internet anti-censorship Read more

European Union looks to block Apple’s hardware ‘gatekeeping’
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European Union looks to block Apple’s hardware ‘gatekeeping’

Apple is one of the biggest tech companies in the world, having a huge stake in both hardware and software products, but the European Union is looking to make the company share its toys. The Digital Markets Act is a provisional piece of legislation proposed by the EU earlier this week that seeks to block Read more

Android rebrands mobile security measures under one umbrella
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Android rebrands mobile security measures under one umbrella

Android’s security branding has never been particularly strong, but a new initiative by the company seems to be changing that by putting all branches of Android security under one umbrella. Posted to the official Android YouTube channel today, a video titled Protected by Android introduces the new branding of the same name. To be blunt: Read more

Google Pixel 6a introduces new fingerprint scanner
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Google Pixel 6a introduces new fingerprint scanner

After months of speculation, leaks, and rumors, the Google Pixel 6a was finally officially revealed at Google I/O 2022 and it seems to include an updated fingerprint scanner. The issues with the scanners in the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro have left a lot of fans cold on Google’s sensor technology, but the company might Read more

Google Play Store helps find the apps invading your privacy
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Google Play Store helps find the apps invading your privacy

Google has implemented a feature that requires app makers to disclose what data their apps are taking from users. Starting today, Android users will be able to see specific information about their apps’ data collection through the Google Play Store. The data is accessible in the Play Store via the “Data Safety” tab listed in Read more

T-Mobile celebrates 1 million home internet customers
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T-Mobile celebrates 1 million home internet customers

Following the commercial launch of its at-home internet services in April 2021, T-Mobile is celebrating its 1-millionth home internet customer just one year later. The company’s stated goals when launching the service were to bring the fast internet speeds of its 5G mobile plans to home routers, and its been widely successful. On top of Read more

Samsung’s Exynos 1280 chipset details promise ‘5G for all’
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Samsung’s Exynos 1280 chipset details promise ‘5G for all’

Samsung revealed the Exynos 1280 a while back, but has been stingy on details ever since despite launching the Galaxy A53 5G and A33 5G with the chipset. Now, the company is finally ready to share what’s going on underneath the hood of its shiny new mobile processor. In short, the Exynos 1280 aims to Read more

Remember Essential? An eBay listing shows shelved speaker prototype
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Remember Essential? An eBay listing shows shelved speaker prototype

The oft-forgotten Essential Home never officially saw the light of day following Essential’s 2020 closure, however, a prototype for the smart device has surfaced on eBay. The Essential Home was a part of the company’s planned products that, like Project GEM, were scrapped before Essential eventually shut its doors. Apparently, the smart home speaker got Read more

Google Pixel 6a retail box leak gives glimpse of its design
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Google Pixel 6a retail box leak gives glimpse of its design

A picture of a retail box for the hotly anticipated Google Pixel 6a has leaked, giving fans a look at what’s potentially to come with the smartphone. The Pixel 6a is something of a big question mark for fans of Google phones as it’s been all but confirmed by the company. Seeing how there hasn’t Read more