What to Expect from Samsung’s July 26th Unpacked Event

Smartphones July 6, 2023 0 Comments

The Pixel Fold is finally arriving on customers’ doorsteps. But Samsung is swooping in with a distraction—the next Samsung Unpacked event kicks off on July 26th (about a month earlier than usual), and naturally, this year’s tagline is “Join the Flip Side.” Note: Samsung Unpacked begins July 26th at 7 AM ET (4 AM PT). You can livestream the event…

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The World’s Most Repairable Phone Arrives in the U.S.

Smartphones July 5, 2023 0 Comments

After a decade-long wait, Fairphone is finally selling one of its user-repairable products in the United States. But the details are a little bit strange—the Murena Fairphone 4 uses a non-standard operating system, it only works well on T-Mobile’s network, and it’s expensive. The Fairphone 4 originally debuted on the European market in 2021. It isn’t the most powerful or…

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Galaxy Z Fold 5 Has a Nearly Gapless Hinge in New Hands-on Photos

Smartphones July 3, 2023 0 Comments

We don’t expect the Galaxy Z Fold 5 to introduce any major upgrades—it will be very similar to its predecessor. However, new hands-on images show that Galaxy Z Fold 5 may use a “waterdrop” hinge, which will significantly reduce the size of its screen gap and potentially reduce screen creasing. In a now-deleted Twitter post, AhmedQwaider888 shared three images of…

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Google’s Pixel Fold Is Repairable With the Help of iFixit

Smartphones June 27, 2023 0 Comments

While folding phones are getting more durable and usable with each release, fixing one yourself is still a daunting task. And while Samsung limits repairs to professionals, Google’s new Pixel Fold supports DIY repairs thanks to its partnership with iFixit, a first for a folding phone. Yes, if you invest in the expensive and fancy Pixel Fold and something happens…

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Google Pixel Devices Are Bugging Out After June Update

Smartphones June 26, 2023 0 Comments

This month’s Pixel Feature Drop introduces bug fixes and emoji wallpapers. But it’s also responsible for a few new problems—some Pixel users report excessive heat and battery drain after installing this update, while others are experiencing random cellular dropouts. Complaints about the June update are plastered all over the r/GooglePixel subreddit. Users say that their Pixel 6 or Pixel 7…

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