Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica

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Galloway, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Ron:

OnePlus 8 Pro will finally add wireless charging, IP68 water-resistance

OnePlus' 2020 flagship should launch in mid-April with a 120Hz display. → Read More

Qualcomm’s wireless earbud SoCs promise 13 hours of playback time

The chips have always-on voice assistants and active noise cancellation. → Read More

Xiaomi’s Redmi K30 Pro brings Snapdragon 865 phones down to $425

$425 makes this the biggest bang-for-your-buck phone on the market. → Read More

Reports: Google, LG, don’t want Qualcomm’s super-expensive Snapdragon 865

Smartphones are too expensive, so some are opting for cheaper chips. → Read More

Nokia 8.3 is the first global phone with an integrated 5G modem

The Snapdragon 765G with its built-in 5G modem finally ventures outside of China. → Read More

Android 11 Preview 2 hands on: More polish and a new install method

We get yet another notification panel redesign and lots of tiny changes. → Read More

7.5-inch e-ink display is powered completely by NFC

$70 display sips just enough power from an NFC data transfer to flip e-ink pixels. → Read More

Google strips location sharing from Google Hangouts

Google seems determined to kill its best messaging app. → Read More

Verily’s COVID-19 screening site goes live, is already over capacity

There's an extremely simple three-question survey and only two testing sites. → Read More

Red Magic 5G gaming smartphone has 144hz display, internal cooling fan

Plus it comes in some ridiculous color combinations. → Read More

New $1,800 TAG Heuer smartwatch is the price of four Apple Watches

It has the same terrible Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC that all other Android watches have. → Read More

Google tells employees to work from home to prevent coronavirus spread

Google wants all North American employees to work remotely through April 10. → Read More

Get your first look at a real Pixel 4a prototype

The renders were right, and for a budget phone, this looks pretty great. → Read More

Huawei expects a 20% drop in phone sales, thanks to lack of Google apps

The US export ban is going to finally start affecting Huawei in 2020. → Read More

Oppo’s flagship Find X2 Pro announced with 65W charging, Snapdragon 865

It has a 120Hz display, 5G, and really fast charging. → Read More

“Project Sandcastle” brings Android to the iPhone

It's still in beta, but it's up and running on the iPhone 7. → Read More

Galaxy S20 teardown shows off plethora of cameras, double-decker motherboard

We also get to see the fingerprint reader, which is just as small as last year. → Read More

You can now jailbreak an iPhone with an Android phone

Jailbreak exploit Checkra1n now runs on Linux, which means it runs on Android, too. → Read More

Pixel Slate fire sale sees $300-$700 price drop, free pen, free keyboard

2018's Pixel Slate is still hanging around in stores, now at a reduced price. → Read More

Pixel 4 feature drop adds new emoji, scheduled dark mode, faster Google Pay

The second-ever Pixel feature drop adds a few new features to Google's smartphone. → Read More