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How to watch Apple's WWDC keynote today, which will have hardware launches

Today, Tim Cook and co. will launch the Apple WWDC 2020 event with a keynote. We expect to see new hardware during this event. Here's how to watch! → Read More

IRS tried (unsuccessfully) to use smartphone location data to find tax criminals

After a year of paying to obtain location data, the IRS canceled its partnership due to a lack of success. → Read More

That Note 20 Ultra leak is probably not real, so don't get your hopes up

You know the leak by now, most likely. We don't buy it for a second. → Read More

This week in Apple: Foldable iPhone rumors, CarKey, and App Store legal troubles

A foldable iPhone? Rumors so far suggest it could be more of a secondary display rather than a foldable. → Read More

GCam mod for OnePlus 8 series can now use telephoto and ultra-wide, no root

A popular OnePlus 8 Google Camera mod can now access more than just the primary lens. Even better, it can do this without needing to root first. → Read More

The Poco F2 Pro is now available in the UK, get yours for just £479

The Poco F2 Pro is now available in the United Kingdom with a limited-time introductory price of just £499. Here's what you need to know! → Read More

Samsung might be working on tilting smartphone camera sensors

What would be the benefit of tilting cameras? Well, the sky's the limit really, as it would open up new ways we've never seen for phones to capture images. → Read More

Dish is now the official owner of Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Sprint prepaid

The DOJ required T-Mobile to sell off Boost Mobile and other Sprint MVNOs in order to get the Sprint deal approved. → Read More

Russia gives up on trying to block Telegram, will just let it do its thing

After two years of an official ban that pretty much did jack squat, the Telegram Russia ban is now over. People can use it freely without issue. → Read More

Criminal ring of Chrome spyware extensions exposed, millions of users affected

Google failed to notice the activity and only took action after a third-party security group did the legwork. → Read More

Zoom relents, will offer end-to-end encryption to every user, paid or not

Free users are going to need to jump through a few extra hoops to get it, but their privacy will be assured. → Read More

Google Assistant smart displays will soon finally get access to web pages

You can watch videos and listen to music using something like a Google Nest Hub, but you can't see websites. Smart display web pages are coming, finally. → Read More

Google launches Android 11 beta 1.5 to fix some annoying bugs

The first Android 11 beta launched only a few days ago, but there's already a beta 1.5. Google pushed this out to fix some prevalent bugs. → Read More

Got a Sony SD card? It might corrupt your video files, but Sony will replace it.

If you own a Sony SD card, it might be defective. Some models could possibly corrupt video files, which is obviously bad. Thankfully, Sony will replace it. → Read More

We asked, you told us: The Poco F2 Pro is hot, but the price is lukewarm at best

According to two different Android Authority polls, our readers think the Poco F2 Pro is a stellar phone but could be hindered by too high of a price. → Read More

A tiny smartphone company just brought a new Android version to a 2015 device

The Fairphone 2 is a 2015 smartphone, but the company behind the device just delivered a new version of Android. Your move, large OEMs that can't keep up. → Read More

Details emerge for upcoming Nest-branded smart speaker, codename 'prince'

There could be a new Google Nest-branded smart speaker on the way. Codenamed 'prince,' the speaker could be a long-awaited replacement for the Google Home. → Read More

All major carriers in US experiencing issues right now, especially phone calls

Can't make phone calls at the moment? You're not alone. There's a widespread AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon outage across the US right now. → Read More

Samsung might be going all out this year with a Galaxy Tab S7 Plus, see it here

As one would expect, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus looks a lot like the vanilla variant, albeit bigger. → Read More

AT&T switches on 5G in 137 new markets, now covers over 160 million people

With these new markets added, AT&T 5G now covers more than 160 million people. → Read More