Oppo schedules a global launch for its Band Style wearable on March 8

Oppo introduced the Oppo Band back in June 2020, and nine months later, the wearable finally will escape the domestic scene. Its first overseas market will be India, with a launch scheduled for Monday, March 8 and the name is slightly changed – it will now be called Oppo Band Style. The wearable comes in […]

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Security Researchers Develop Framework for Tracking Bluetooth Devices Using Find My

Ahead of the debut of AirTags and support for locating third-party Bluetooth items through Find My in iOS 14.5, a team of security researchers from the Secure Mobile Networking Lab at the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany has reverse engineered the ‌Find My‌ protocol and developed an app that’s designed to let anyone create […]

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LinkedIn Won’t Use IDFA After Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Changes

Apple plans to begin enforcing its App Tracking Transparency changes following the release of iOS 14.5, and all apps that access an iPhone‘s ad identifier or IDFA will need to ask a user’s permission before tracking is allowed. LinkedIn today said that with Apple’s proposed changes, it will no longer be accessing the IDFA so […]

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The Galaxy A32, 4G or otherwise, is a worthy upgrade for Galaxy A30 users

The Galaxy A30 is celebrating its two-year anniversary this month, and a new model in the budget series is now available for purchase. We’re referring of course to the Galaxy A32, which happens to be Samsung’s most affordable 5G-enabled smartphone to date. But how much has changed over the past couple of years, exactly, and should […]

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What’s on Your iPhone Home Screen?

MagSafe Charging Port for iPhone Appears in Apple Patent In a newly granted patent, Apple envisions a type of connectivity port using an iteration of its magnetic MagSafe charger to charge an iPhone, potentially paving the way for a future without Lightning. Submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday (via Patently […]

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Samsung is working on yet another F-branded phone: the Galaxy F02s

New evidence shows that Samsung is planning to release yet another rebranded smartphone under the Galaxy F badge. A ‘new’ smartphone bearing the Galaxy F02s moniker was recently added to the Google Play Console, and all signs point to this device being a rebranded Galaxy A02s / Galaxy M02s that was created for Samsung’s online […]

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EU Prepares to Charge Apple in Antitrust Dispute With Spotify

EU regulators are in the process of finalizing a charge sheet against Apple, initiated by an antitrust complaint from Spotify (via Reuters). In 2019, Spotify filed a complaint with the European Commission, alleging that Apple enforces App Store rules that “purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience,” accusing the […]

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iPad and MacBook Models With OLED Displays Rumored to Launch in 2022

Apple plans to release new iPad and MacBook models with OLED displays in 2022, according to industry sources cited by Taiwanese supply chain publication DigiTimes. The information was shared in the site’s paywalled “Before Going to Press” section, so there are no further details yet, but the full report should be released by tomorrow. Apple […]

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Red Magic Watch goes official

Alongside the brand new Rad Magic 6 series, today nubia announced its Red Magic Watch. It features a traditional round casing with a 1.39-inch AMOLED display and 454×454-pixel resolution. The Red Magic Watch comes in 5 color options with both leather and silicone watch strap models. Red Magic Watch The watch weighs just 30 grams […]

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iOS 14.5 Beta 3 Includes ‘Item Safety Feature’ for AirTags and Other Tracked Items to Help Prevent Stalking

iOS and iPadOS 14.5 beta 3 includes a new “Item Safety Feature” that helps prevent someone from stalking or tracking you with item trackers such as AirTags. The new toggle was higlighted by by 9to5Mac contributor and developer Benjamin Mayo, who explains that with the feature toggled on, your iPhone will notice that someone has […]

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Galaxy Buds+ update brings Auto Switch Function to earbuds

One of the important features that arrived with the relatively new Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro is the Auto Switch Function which makes it easier to automatically switch between your connected Galaxy devices, like a phone and a tablet. Now a firmware update to the slightly older Galaxy Buds+ is bringing that feature to the truly […]

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Deals: Amazon Discounts 256GB Wi-Fi iPad Air to New Low Price of $679.99 ($69 Off)

MagSafe Charging Port for iPhone Appears in Apple Patent In a newly granted patent, Apple envisions a type of connectivity port using an iteration of its magnetic MagSafe charger to charge an iPhone, potentially paving the way for a future without Lightning. Submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday (via Patently […]

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Galaxy Xcover 5 announced, here’s when and where it will hit the shelves

The Galaxy Xcover 5 wasn’t left out the rumor mill and after a few interesting leaks pertaining to its specifications and design, Samsung’s next-gen rugged phone finally went official moments ago. The latest model will be available for purchase in Asia, Europe, and Latin America by the end of March, and availability will expand to […]

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Meizu 18, Meizu 18 Pro announced in China with Snapdragon 888

Zhuhai, Guangdong-based Meizu is one of the silent Chinese OEMs out there. Despite harping ever so slightly in the smartphone market – the company has some exciting flagship offerings. After surprisingly announcing a pair of high-end phones in the 17 series – notably the Meizu 17 and 17 pro – last year, the smartphone maker […]

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