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Re-predicting Android’s OS dessert names beyond Kit Kat

In 2009, Android enthusiasts got their first tastes of Cupcake and Donut. With Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jellybean, and Kit Kat now in the books – just for fun – I’m revising my predictions.

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The Galaxy S21 could actually have a fast fingerprint scanner

Ever since Samsung and other company’s moved away from traditional fingerprint scanners, in favor for the ultrasonic versions, there have been issues. Screen protectors are extremely hit or miss, and so is the scanner when it comes to actually doing the one thing it was designed for — scanning your finger.For one reason or another, the …

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TCL announces new Google TV set to debut later this year

TCL has announced its plans to launch a new TV lineup for 2021 that will run on the new Google TV platform. For those who are unfamiliar with Google TV, it’s an evolution of Android TV that brings together movies, shows and live TV and organizes them all based on your personal preferences.The exact details …

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Mobvoi’s Earbuds Gesture make it easy to answer calls

It should come as no surprise that we are seeing an influx of new truly wireless headphones now that CES 2021 has officially kicked off. Mobvoi, known as the company behind TicPods, is joining the fray with a truly unique take on how you can interact with your phone.The Mobvoi Earbuds Gesture sport a dedicated …

One of a kind

TCL’s incredible display technology finally arrives on a new tablet

The Android tablet market is pretty much a wasteland, with the exception of Samsung’s wide-range of options and Amazon’s Fire Tab lineup. TCL is still trying to make some headway to take some of the market share away from the two giants. Perhaps it will take a new piece of display technology with promises to …

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TCL announces two new budget-friendly phones at CES 2021

CES 2021 is officially underway, with companies making announcements for a slew of devices that will be coming over the next few months. We’ve already seen some new smartphones announced from the likes of Motorola, but now TCL is getting in on the fun with two new devices.Catch up on CES 2021TCL surprised many in …


TCL might have just stolen the show at CES 2021

CES 2021 is already shaping up to be one of the most interesting events in recent memory, and TCL is here to make things even more interesting. In addition to revealing two new smartphones, with plans for more to come, along with an all-new and unique tablet, the latest announcement has the potential to turn …