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Back in October, Huawei launched its foldable Mate X smartphone and the device is now available to buy in China. The Mate X, which unfolds to 5.8 inches wide, went on sale Friday on Huawei´s online store in China priced at 16,999 yuan (£1,900 / $2,422). Those who did not manage to buy a Mate X on Friday will get another chance on 22 November when a second batch will go on sale.
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Apple has quietly released a firmware update for its recently launched AirPods Pro wireless earbuds. Apple launched AirPods Pro earlier this month with firmware version 2B584 and the updated version shows as version 2B588.
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Motorola is trying to recreate the success of 2004 by reviving the Motorola Razr with the launch of a new model - a £1,170 ($1,500) foldable flip-phone that has a 6.2-inch screen flexible screen and runs on Android.
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Huawei x Gentle Monster Smart Eyewear series is officially available to buy in the UK. Unlike Google Glass, there’s no heads-up display. Essentially, it looks like a normal earwear that has an integrated Bluetooth headset. It has built-in dual speakers with a semi-open design and dual microphones on the temple which uses AI for noise reduction
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Samsung has released a new software update for the Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+ and S10 5G that introduces more Galaxy Note10 features to the flagship lineup. Now, in addition to enjoying the diverse range of Note10 features that were added in the S10’s most recent update, users will be able to access all-new smart multimedia and Wi-Fi functions that streamline connections and take content creation to the next level.
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The European version of the Huawei nova 5T is now available in the UK. The nova 5T is the first Huawei phone available in the UK with a hole punch display à la Samsung’s Galaxy S10 series. The device boasts a 6.26-inch LCD display with a 1080p resolution.
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Google has released the November 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.
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Huawei Mate 30 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G went on sale in China today and the company sold 100,000 units in just one minute. The 5G variants proved to be a hit in China just as much as the non-5G models, allowing Huawei to rake in CNY 500 million per minute during the sale.
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BlackBerry has today rolled out the October 2019 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices.
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Punkt launched the MP02, back in September of last year, and the company has finally released the third update of the MP02’s firmware. Firmware v1.6 brings the following numbers: EU.01.06.0069 for Version 1 (EU, GB, JP and AU) and US.01.06.0069 for Version 2 (USA/Can).
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Apple today unveiled AirPods Pro that features Active Noise Cancellation and superior, immersive sound in an all-new lightweight, in-ear design. AirPods Pro uses advanced technology to let users listen to music, make phone calls, enjoy TV shows and movies, play games and interact with Siri.
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Apple has released iOS 13.2, bringing new features like Deep Fusion camera mode, new emojis, compatibility with the new AirPods Pro and more.
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At a 5G conference held in Shenzhen, Huawei finally launched its foldable Mate X smartphone. Huawei Mate X was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona back in February, as a direct competitor to Samsung's Galaxy Fold.
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Huawei has officially launched the HUAWEI P30 lite New edition in Kenya, retailing at KES. 28,499. This comes 6 months after the launch of the P30 series in the market. Huawei says they’ve sold over 10,000 P30 Units since launch.
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At an event in Paris today, Huawei announced the launch of the European version of the Huawei nova 5T. Available next month, the nova 5T is the first Huawei phone available in the UK with a hole punch display à la Samsung’s Galaxy S10 series. The device boasts a 6.26-inch LCD display with a 1080p resolution.