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BlackBerry has today rolled out the August 2019 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series is now available to pre-order online on O2’s custom plans. Customers can also pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ 5G in-store from Thursday 8th August – before all the handsets go on general sale from the 23rd August.
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While proudly announcing that the company opened up pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 10 5G today, EE has also quietly opened pre-orders for the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G.
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EE announced today that it will offer customers the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 4G and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 from today. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G is available to pre-order on a wider variety of 5G plans EE from 8th August through EE stores, over the phone and via ee.co.uk.
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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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Google has released Beta 6 of Android Q bringing the final beta release for developers, with the official release to consumers “just a few weeks away.”
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Google has released the August 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 has launched its first pop-up selfie-camera smartphone in India, the Y9 Prime 2019, featuring a full-view display and triple rear camera setup. Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 comes with a full view 6.59-inch full-view display with an FHD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and the pixel density is 391 PPI.
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Huawei is still optimising the foldable Mate X smartphone and will not release it without meeting quality requirements, the company's director of consumer business mobile phones He Gang said Monday.
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BlackBerry has today rolled out the July 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 it took quite some time for the company to release the first update of the MP02’s firmware. However, that release still had a few issues and there hasn't been a single update for nearly four months.
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ASUS today unveiled ROG Phone II, the successor to the ROG Phone. ROG Phone II builds on the gamer-centric design of the first-generation ROG Phone, and takes performance to an epic new level with the world's first implementation of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, which is clocked at up to 2.96GHz.
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Huawei board member and senior Vice President Catherine Chen said on Thursday that the company's Hongmeng operating system is not intended for smartphones and the company intends to continue to use Google's Android operating system for its smartphones.
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Samsung has announced the mass production of the industry’s first 12Gb LPDDR5 mobile DRAM, maximising the potential of 5G and AI features in future flagship smartphones.