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Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G exclusive to EE in UK

Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold in Korea yesterday and the company has announced the folding smartphone will be an exclusive to EE in the UK. The Galaxy Fold 5G will be available to buy from 18th September from EE, as well as from Samsung Experience Stores.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On

Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold in Korea earlier today and at IFA 2019, which opens its doors today (September 6), visitors will be able to have the unique opportunity to experience the Galaxy Fold for the very first time.

Google releases September 2019 Android Security Bulletin and Google Device Images

Google has released the September 2019 Android Security Bulletin, giving carriers and device makers a fresh set of patches to install. Google device firmware images have also been released to the Google Developer site. Though Google puts out the Android security patches each month, the job of actually getting the fixes to end users falls on the telcos and/or device manufacturers themselves. Those partners vary in their ability to release the patches in a timely fashion.

Socializer aims to help the lonely get together

With the expansion of social networks, people are physically socialising less than ever. Even though this sounds weird, it’s a well known paradox. With the introduction of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp and other social networks, people don’t feel the need to catch up in person as they did in the days before the expansion of internet/smart phones.

Huawei Mate 30 banned from using Google Apps

Huawei is set to unveil its new Mate 30 line of phones on Sept. 18 in Munich, though it is not clear when the devices will go on sale. What appears to be clear is that the devices will not be shipping with key Google apps and services.

Google Play Store Redesign officially rolls out

Google has officially rolled out the new Play Store design to users across all Android devices. The new design features a complete visual redesign aligning with a Material design language and introduces several user-facing updates to deliver a cleaner, more premium store that improves app discovery and accessibility for the users.

Telegram for Android brings Silent Messages, Slow Mode, Admin Titles and More

Telegram has rolled out a new update, bringing features like Silent Messages, Slow Mode, Admin Titles, and more. Users can send messages silently. To use this feature, users need to simply hold the Send button and choose to deliver the message or media without sound and the receiver will get a notification as usual, but their phone won’t make a sound even if they are not in Do Not Disturb mode.

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G now available from Vodafone UK

EE quietly opened pre-orders for the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G Thursday, and Vodafone, with little fanfare, has now followed suit. The 5G phone is available to order on 5G plans ranging from £68 per month with £29 upfront to £81 per month with £29 upfront cost.  Vodafone's 5G plans have no limits, while you have a a choice of data limits on 5g ready plans.

Samsung unveils two Galaxy Note 10’s

Samsung unveiled two new versions of the Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday with fast 5G network connection and improved camera features. Samsung says that this is is to cater for people who want the power and functions of the Note but prefer a smaller phone.

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