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Samsung's Next Phone Screen May Curve Around All Its Edges

Why it matters to you These reports confirm that the curved display and screen-to-phone ratio trends remain hot. The Galaxy S8’s edge-to-edge curved screen is one of the most impressive things about it, but rumor has it that Samsung wants to produce one that’s even better. According to South Korean …

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Find Out When Your Phone is Getting Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat has been out for some time, but manufacturers and carriers are still lagging behind in pushing updates to devices. Now we’re on 7.1.2, but it’s still in beta and only offers bug fixes and optimizations. The Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus Player, and …

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Your Phone's Gyroscope Could Reveal your PIN Code

Why it matters to you Turns out your phone’s PIN code is less secure than previously thought. Researchers demonstrated how to hack it with gyroscope data. It’s no secret that smartphone PIN codes are not perfect, but new research suggests they might be next to worthless. A team of scientists …

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Scientists Develop Phone Screen that Can Heal Itself

Why it matters to you A major scientific discovery could pave the way for self-healing smartphone screens. Dropping your phone is a virtual inevitability, and if you live dangerously — i.e., don’t use a case — it can end badly. A nicked, scratched, or shattered smartphone screen usual means a …

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Vaio's New Phone A is a Midrange Android Handset

Why it matters to you Vaio, the hardware company Sony spun off in 2014, is releasing a midrange Android phone for the Japanese market. Sony’s Vaio line of laptops were some of the most impressive on the market. They were the first to use switchable graphics, meaning they could swap …

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Vaio's New Phone A is a Midrange Android Handset

Why it matters to you Vaio, the hardware company Sony spun off in 2014, is releasing a midrange Android phone for the Japanese market. Sony’s Vaio line of laptops were some of the most impressive on the market. They were the first to use switchable graphics, meaning they could swap …

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