Apple's iPhone 9 and Xs to only come with Intel modems, dual SIM support in the cards

Amidst reiterating that the rumored 6.1″ LCD iPhone 9 will account for 50% of Apple’s 2018 iPhone crop sales, famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo added a few more notable details about this year’s portfolio in three memos to clients of its research shop KGI Securities.

First off, Apple is apparently done with Qualcomm for good, and all three upcoming new iPhones this year will be equipped with Intel modems. Thus, unless Qualcomm wiggles back in the supply chain due to some patent suit agreement, there won’t be the differences in download speeds and signal strength that we are witnessing …


The Elephone U and U Pro draw near. The phones will accept 1 TB microSD cards.

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Over the past month, Elephone has been teasing us over and over with its new upcoming high-class phones — the Elephone U and Elephone U Pro. Shiny phones built with metal and glass, curved AMOLED displays, dual cameras on the back, and presumably bargain price.

So, here’s the quick rundown on both phones — they will have the same …

Google updates Files Go file manager with support for tablets and SD cards

Google has just announced its new file manager for Android devices, Files Go has been updated with a few new features. First off, the app now features support for tablets, so if you’ve wanted to use Files Go on a larger screen, you’ll be able to do that after updating to the latest version.

Then, SD card support has been added as well, which means you’ll now be able to see files stored on your SD card if you’re using one. Another new feature included in the update is the option to open files in other apps.

With the latest version Files Go, users can customize which apps open their …

13 blunt and sweary Christmas cards for your greatest frenemy

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Christmas cards are boring, aren’t they?

Santa. Reindeers. Trees and baubles. It’s always the same, every year. We might as well just do away with all together, right?

Well, maybe all hope is not lost.

With its gloriously blunt and sweary range of Christmas cards, UK-based family design company Love Layla is hoping to throw a tinsel-wrapped spanner in the works.

“As a husband and wife team, we employ our family and friends, so the ‘creative process’ is always an entertaining one,” director Stacey Dennis told Mashable, when asked how they come up with their designs. Read more…

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Apple's Black Friday deals bonanza kicks off in Australia and New Zealand with gift cards of up to $160

Apple’s one-day Black Friday shopping bonanza has already kicked off in Australia and New Zealand, because, well, it’s already Friday there. The offers include free gift cards of up to A$210 in value (~$160) with the purchase of select products from Apple’s online store, as well as from Apple retail stores in both countries.

The following Apple gift cards are available in both Australia and New Zealand:
iPhone 7 / iPhone 6s / iPhone SE – A$70 ($53) gift cardiPad Pro, iPad Mini. iPad 9.7-inch – A$140 ($106) gift cardApple Watch …

Deal: SanDisk microSD cards in many sizes are on sale at Amazon, offer ends today

ProductLocationStorage capacityCurrent PriceOffer expires in
SanDisk Ultra microSD card
+ adapter
Amazon

32GB$9.49 ($14.99)
37%

17 hours 
(at the time of posting)

64GB$13.99 ($24.99)
44%128GB$28.49 ($49.99)
43%200GB$49.99 ($84.99)
41%256GB$89.99 ($149.99)
40%

GET THEM HERE

Do you have a smartphone or tablet in need of some extra storage space? If yes, you’re in …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be launched in September, free 256 GB microSD cards offered with pre-orders

Last week, we heard that the Galaxy Note 8 could be released on August 24, just one day after Samsung’s Unpacked event where the handset will be officially announced. However, according to Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), who almost always gets things right when it comes to leaked information, August 24 is the day when the new Note will only be available to pre-order.

Apparently, the launch date of the Galaxy Note 8 is set for September 15, at least in the US. The good news is that folks who pre-order the smartphone will receive a free 256 GB microSD card, in addition …

Microsoft to update Arrow Launcher with redesigned cards and Me avatar

The newest Arrow Launcher update is not available for download in the Google Play Store unless you’re a beta tester. However, since this is a pretty important update, we thought it would be nice to give you a heads up on what’s coming to Arrow Launcher very soon.

If you’ve been using Arrow Launcher for a while, then you’ll be pleased to know that you will soon be able to rest the app’s settings to default with a tap of a button. A new option will be added to the Setting menu so that you can reset your Arrow Launcher if you want to start customizing it again from scratch.

Furthermore, …

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with free $200 gift cards at Best Buy

If you’re in the market for a new, unlocked high-end Android phone (in the US) and you’re looking for a good deal, Best Buy has something that may interest you. The retailer is currently offering free $200 gift cards with the purchase of an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+.

As you can see by visiting the source link below, Best Buy is selling the unlocked Galaxy S8 for $724.99, and the unlocked S8+ for $824.99, both only in midnight black (folks needing other color variants have to look elsewhere). With the free $200 gift card, you’ll (kind of) end up paying $524.99 and $624.99, …