Category Archives: Mobile

How to Use Your Existing Phone Overseas

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Google Assistant may soon have a web app for lists and notes

Google Assistant might soon have its own list- and note-taking functions instead of leaning on third-party apps. The 9to5Google team has sifted through the Google search app's code to discover an unannounced "Lists and Notes" web app for Assistant t…

Huawei is working on a foldable 5G smartphone

It's wasn't too long ago that flip phones were all the rage, and now it looks they might have a spiritual successor. Richard Yu, CEO of Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, told Digital Trends that his company is working on foldable phones as part of its…

Some Google Pixel 3 users claim their photos aren’t saving

If you're having issues with your Google Pixel phone not saving photos, you're not alone. According to reports on Reddit and Google's own forums, some owners of Google Pixel 3, 3XL, 2 and 2XL models — and potentially other Android phones as well –…

OnePlus moves 6T launch to October 29th to avoid clashing with Apple

If you're the sort who regularly tunes into device launches, you've probably noticed that Apple's October 30th iPad Pro event was set to clash with OnePlus' 6T premiere — in fact, they were within an hour of each other. That's a bit of a problem, is…

Google apps could cost manufacturers up to $40 per handset in the EU

After Google was fined $5 billion by EU courts for forcing providers to make its own products the default on Android devices, the company is now separating Chrome and search from the rest of its suite of apps. The question has been, though, how licen…

Moment’s Anamorphic lens provides epic looks

When Moment announced an anamorphic lens, it really caught my attention. After all, the film Tangerine was shot on an iPhone 5S using an anamorphic lens from Moondog Labs, so I was excited to try my hand at a more cinematic look. But what is an anamo…

Apple now offers a USB-C Watch charger

The iPhone XR made its entrance today, but that's not the only new product available in the Apple Store. The company also introduced a USB-C charger for the Apple Watch. Up until now, the only official option for charging your Apple Watch was a USB-A…

Uber adds VoIP calling option to its app

Uber now allows riders and drivers to communicate over voice over internet protocol (VoIP) in addition to SMS texts, in-app messaging and regular phone calls. The Verge reports that Uber announced the global availability of the VoIP feature at a conf…

Apple iPhone Xr pre-orders are now open

Apple opened pre-orders for its more expensive iPhone models shortly after they were announced, leaving the more affordable iPhone Xr out of the lineup. Now, you can finally pre-order an iPhone Xr if you can't stomach paying a grand for a phone or if…