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As the two largest, most profitable smartphone makers in the world can’t shake off battery management issues, Huawei has spotted an opportunity and seized it with two hands. The company left nothing to chance, and went to the most rigorous third-party certification system – Germany’s TÜV Rheinland – to ensure a fresh and demanding set of eyes before launching the phones with the best battery life in …


Apple will now sell you a refurbished Series 3 GPS only Apple Watch for $50 off

Want a Apple Watch Series 3 GPS only model at a discounted price? Apple has added the timepiece to its offerings of refurbished devices with $50 knocked off the price. That takes the price of the 38mm version of the timepiece down to $279, while the 42mm model will cost you $309. The discounts amount to savings of up to 15% off the price of a brand new watch. And in case you’re concerned about buying a previously owned device, all of these watches go through “Apple’s rigorous refurbishment process” and are sold with a 1-year limited warranty. Buyers have 14-days to return their watch if they are …

Buy yourself a Series 3 Apple Watch from T-Mobile, and get one for your "Valentine" half-off

Starting tomorrow, February 10th, T-Mobile has some deals for Valentine’s Day 2018, which takes place this coming Wednesday. Buy yourself an Apple Watch Series 3 (with cellular) and you can get a second timepiece for 50% off (up to $215 in savings). With the Series 3 Apple Watch, you don’t need to pair the wearable with an iPhone. The stand-alone smartwatch will allow you to answer a call, stream your favorite tunes, and ask Siri for the latest weather forecast even if you left your iPhone back home. Also starting tomorrow, add a new line to your T-Mobile account and the Un-carrier will match it …

HBO's stellar Westworld TV series is getting a mobile game

The highly-acclaimed Westworld TV series has already been renewed for a second season at HBO, but by the time the new season premiers a mobile game might be released. Warner Bros. recently confirmed that a mobile game based on the Westworld TV series is now in the works at Dead by Deadlight developer Behaviour Interactive.

The game developer collaborates with the TV series’ Kilter Films to make the Westworld mobile game as close to the show as possible. For the time being, the tile is “being tested in limited release,” so it may take some time until mobile users get to play it.

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Huawei P11 name appears likely for Huawei's next P series phone, not Huawei P20

A few days ago, we told you that some expect the Huawei P10 sequel to be called the P20. But based on the number of trademarks already in place, it would seem that we should expect the next phone in the Huawei P series to be called the Huawei P11. While both names were filed with trademark regulators starting in 2015, continuing into 2016 and through last year, Huawei P11 shows up in registrations more often than Huawei P20 does.

Test pages discovered on Huawei’s site show the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer using the P11 and P12 names. But these are just placeholders being …

New Samsung Galaxy J series smartphone leaks out: solid specs, Android Oreo

Samsung’s Galaxy J series is considered the company’s cheaper mid-range lineup, whereas the A series is aimed at customers with slightly bigger budgets. However, it looks like the next Galaxy J series phone will include one feature that the new Galaxy A8/A8+ (2018) smartphones don’t have – Android 8.0 Oreo.

An unannounced smartphone that goes by the model number Samsung SM-J720F has just popped up in benchmark listings, and we believe this device is likely to be named Galaxy J8. The original Galaxy J7 is also known as Samsung SM-710F, while the last year Galaxy J7 has another model number …

A Rose McGowan documentary series about her life as an activist will air on E!

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Actress and activist Rose McGowan, who was among the first to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, will star in her own documentary series to premiere on E! this monthCitizen Rose will follow McGowan, now a prominent face and voice in the movement to end sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond.

The show premieres in conjunction with McGowan’s memoir Brave, which is set to release on Jan. 30. After the premiere, the remaining four episodes will air in spring.

Within a week of the first breaking Weinstein news, McGowan’s Twitter account was suspended, drawing uproar from her supporters (Twitter explained why in a statement). She remained at the forefront of the #MeToo movement after her suspension and rallied her supporters into #ROSEARMY and a full feminist revolution. Read more…

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Xiaomi to add iPhone X-like "full display gestures" to Mi MIX and Redmi 5 series phones

Xiaomi is testing new gesture controls for some of its smartphone models. The so-called “full display gestures” have been included in the latest beta build of MIUI 9, the company’s custom Android-based firmware.
Swiping up from the bottom of the display will get you to the home screen. Add a short pause to the same motion and you’ll activate the “Recents” screen. Lastly, swiping from the left or right of the screen to the middle will return you to a previous page. 
It looks like Xiaomi has drawn inspiration …

Huawei's 2018 roadmap may have just leaked, includes four Honor and three P series phones

Usually, we kind of know what high profile smartphones companies like Apple, Google, LG, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony plan to launch each year. The only things left to determine is their final design and the new stuff they bring to the table.

Well, it looks like Huawei’s 2018 roadmap has just leaked and if it’s accurate, it doesn’t really bring any surprises. The Chinese company plans to launch three P series smartphones – P Plus, P and P Lite – in Q2 2018.

In the first quarter of 2018, Huawei plans to make the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Lite available for purchase …

Deal: Buy an Apple Watch Series 3 and save $200 on the iPhone 8/Plus and iPhone X at Verizon

Great news for Apple fans who want it all, as Verizon has an interesting deal that shaves $200 off the newest iPhones. There are some requirements that you’ll need to meet, but you’ll end up with an Apple Watch and an iPhone 8/Plus or iPhone X.

First off, the deal is only available with Verizon Unlimited and requires customers to purchase an Apple Watch Series 3. Then, a $200 promo credit will be applied to your account over 24 months when you buy an iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X. The credit ends when the balance is paid or line terminated.

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